Undefeated heavyweight prospect Alexander Dimitrenko, 18-0 (11), takes on German champion Andreas Sidon, 26-5 (20), on July 2 at Color Line Arena of Hamburg. The vacant WBO intercontinental title will be on the line in this contest on the undercard of Zsolt Erdei’s WBO light heavyweight world title defense against …Read More »
Oakey Challenges Haymer for English Belt
By Curtis McCormick After two false starts Portsmouth, England’s Tony Oakey looks to be finally getting back in the ring where he can launch an all out assault on the English Light Heavyweight title currently held by London’s Peter “The Daddy” Haymer. The two clash on the undercard of “Lightweight …Read More »
Brand New Heavies.
As the flagship division of boxing, the heavyweights represent our sport to the “Average Joe” fan. While a dominant or exciting champion can generate a lot of interest in boxing, which then tickles down through the divisions, a collection of boring, faceless champions turns many people off the pugilistic game. …Read More »
This Week in Boxing.
Hey, fight fans what another great week for boxing. You may agree or you may disagree with the draw between Joel Casamayor and “Kid Diamond”, but one thing is for sure, that “Diamond” is one exciting fighter to watch. Throw in the arrival of Miguel Cotto as a full-fledged contender, …Read More »
Showtime to Replay Tyson-McBride.
SHOWTIME will replay Saturday’s historical pay-per-view bout that saw Mike Tyson slide into possible retirement following a stunning turn of events in which the former two-time world heavyweight champion refused to answer the bell for the seventh round against Kevin McBride. Fight fans have the opportunity to witness perhaps the …Read More »
DiBella Helping to Save U.S. Sub Base.
Baseball professionals and political leaders are joining forces in Connecticut, as The Norwich Navigators Double-A baseball team hosts a “Save Our U.S. Sub Base” rally on Tuesday, June 14 prior to its 6:35 p.m. home game. The statewide effort has drawn the attention of Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell, who has …Read More »
Vargas Tickets on Sale.
Two-time jr. middleweight world champion Fernando Vargas returns to the 154 lb. division on August 20 when he battles in a 12 round main event bout against Javier Castillejo at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL, it was announced today by Main Events CEO Kathy Duva. In the 12 round …Read More »
King Presents Rahman-Barrett/Golota-Saleta.
Promoter Don King has announced that tickets will go on sale Tuesday at 1 p.m. for his next boxing extravaganza at the United Center on Aug. 13 featuring a showdown for the World Boxing Council interim heavyweight championship that pits former WBC and International Boxing Council heavyweight champion and current …Read More »
Kovacs, Nagy Win EBA Titles.
At the excellent FELIX PROMOTION Mega-Event promoted at the Municipal Arena of Nyiradony, Hungary, ATTILA KOVACS and JOZSEF NAGY won the vacant EBA Super Welter and Middleweight Titles. EBA Super Welterweight Title ATTILA KOVACS vs. ALADINO ALANIS The strong Argentinian Aladino Alanis with an impressive record of 20 wins (13 …Read More »
Exclusive Interview with Arturo “Thunder” Gatti: Thank You Giovanni Gatti.
“He is an embarrassment to the sport. All real fighters are hard workers. It takes a lot of work to get to where you are and he makes all of our hard work seem like it’s a joke to the sport of boxing. But you know that guys like that …Read More »
This Month in Boxing History: June 1963 â€“ Cassius Clay vs. Henry Cooper.
It was a bout that contained arguably the most famous punch in British boxing history. Cassius Clay, the 1960 Olympic Gold Medalist at light heavyweight was unbeaten in eighteen professional bouts. He had already had some impressive names on his record such as Archie Moore, Sonny Banks, Alex Miteff and …Read More »
Earl Has Bennett Firmly in Sights.
By Curtis McCormick British Lightweight champion Graham Earl has something to prove and the Englishman plans on doing so this Sunday night when he meets Commonwealth titlist Kevin Bennett at London’s historic York Hall. Earl will be in good company as an English Light Heavyweight title fight along with two …Read More »