Boxing News & Rumors 2015

Boxing News & Rumors: Amir Khan vs Kell Brook Looming in 2016, Says Eddie Hearn

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. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Tyson Fury’s Belt Taken by IBF after Signing Wladimir Klitschko Rematch

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. read more

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. read more

Boxing News: Tyson Fury Under Fire Over Controversial Comments in Recent Interview

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. read more

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). read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Bob Arum Denies Rumored Timothy Bradley-Kell Brook Negotiations

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

Boxing News & Rumors: Bob Arum Rejects Amir Khan as Manny Pacquiao's Farewell Opponent

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. read more

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”. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

Boxing Rumors: Tyson Fury Predicts KO Victory Over Wladimir Klitschko on Nov. 28

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. read more

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