Boxing News & Rumors 2015
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 10, 2015 12:03 AM EST|
Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn said that a fight between Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) and his ward Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) is looming to happen next year after eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has crossed Khan’s name off his list of possible opponents for his last fight in April.
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM EST|
Reigning world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s IBF belt was taken away by the said sanctioning body after the Briton signed a rematch with former champ Wladimir Klitschko instead of fighting IBF’s mandatory challenger Vyacheslav Glazkov of Ukraine.
Boxing News & Rumors: GGG Coach Thinks Potential 155-lb Catchweight for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Fight is “Disrespectful”
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 09, 2015 07:17 AM EST|
Abel Sanchez, head trainer of current, unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBC (interim) and IBO middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) recently said that a potential 155-pound catchweight title fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) would be "disrespectful" to all the past fighters of the middleweight division.
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 09, 2015 06:43 AM EST|
Reigning world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been under fire for his controversial comments in a recent interview with British reporter Oliver Holt that saw him talk about his “spiritual” views and then equate homosexuality with abortion and pedophilia.
Boxing News & Rumors: WBC Postpones Cut-off Date for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Fight Negotiations
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 05, 2015 12:43 PM EST|
The World Boxing Council reportedly postponed the deadline of the negotiations on the mandated title fight between new WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and WBA (Super), IBF, WBC (interim) and IBO middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs).
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 03, 2015 05:01 AM EST|
Top Rank boss Bob Arum recently denied the rumor that his fighter, Timothy Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs), is close to signing a championship unification bout with England’s Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) that is supposedly set early next year.
Boxing News: Floyd Mayweather Sr. Picks Terence Crawford Over Manny Pacquiao, Says Amir Khan Has ‘Glass Jaw’
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 02, 2015 02:10 AM EST|
Floyd Mayweather Sr. picked current WBO junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford over Manny Pacquiao in a potential fight between the two on April next year while also saying that Amir Khan has a “glass jaw” and would not be able to keep up with the Filipino pugilist.
Boxing News: Canelo Alvarez Could Fight Manny Pacquiao in May, Gennady Golovkin in Sept. as Floyd Mayweather's Replacement
|Cristian Andal |||Dec 02, 2015 01:50 AM EST|
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) is being groomed by his promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, as the boxer who would fill-in Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May-September yearly schedule, saying that Alvarez could initially take a “victory lap” title defense in May before fighting mandatory opponent Gennady Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) in September.
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 30, 2015 11:35 PM EST|
Top Rank chief Bob Arum recently admitted that he does not want his no. 1 fighter, Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs), to select British sensation Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) as his farewell opponent in April because the latter is not under his promotional firm.
Floyd Mayweather Tips Terence Crawford in Possible Manny Pacquiao Fight, Says 'He's a Lot Better Than I Thought'
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 30, 2015 01:40 AM EST|
Retired pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) recently gave current WBO junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford (27-0, 19 KOs) some tips if ever he will clash with eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) next year, saying that the Filipino pugilist is “a lot better than I thought”.
Boxing Rumors: Cinco de Mayo Doubleheader Featuring Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin Title Defenses Possible says WBC Prez
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 26, 2015 07:38 AM EST|
World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman recently admitted that he will support any proposal to have a Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin doubleheader fight card on Cinco de Mayo weekend, where the two boxers will defend their titles against two different opponents, before they finally clash in September next year.
Boxing News & Rumors: Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Rematch ‘Virtually Dead’ as Michael Koncz Says Filipino Won’t Wait for Money
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 26, 2015 06:50 AM EST|
The dream rematch of Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) is now almost impossible as Pac-Man’s adviser Michael Koncz said that the Filipino will not wait for the retired pound-for-pound champion to make a decision whether he would fight again or not.
Boxing News & Rumors: Tyson Fury Threatens to Pull Out of Wladimir Klitschko Fight over 'Gloves' Dispute
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 24, 2015 04:20 AM EST|
British undefeated boxer Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) had threatened to pull out of his world title fight against heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-3, 53 KOs) on Saturday because of a dispute regarding the gloves both combatants will use that night.
Boxing News & Rumors: Freddie Roach Wants Miguel Cotto to KO Canelo Alvarez, Then Secure Floyd Mayweather Rematch
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 20, 2015 07:02 AM EST|
Multi-award winning boxing trainer Freddie Roach has revealed his plan for Miguel Cotto as the Puerto Rican fighter moves toward to the twilight of his illustrious career: knock out Canelo Alvarez on Saturday and then call out Floyd Mayweather Jr. to come out of retirement for a rematch.
|Cristian Andal |||Nov 20, 2015 06:38 AM EST|
Undefeated British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) has predicted that he will knock out reigning world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in their world title clash on Nov. 28 at the Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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