By Rich Cheney: Junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo is picking IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) to stop Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) in the 11th round in their long awaited fight on September 16 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jermell, 27, likes Golovkin’s punching power, head movement and speed in the… Continue Reading Jermell Charlo: GGG beats Canelo
IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Andre “SOG” Ward says he’s not ducking any challengers, and yet he’s talking about wanting to move up to cruiserweight to face arguably the weakest of the champions in that weight class in Tony Bellew. Some boxing fans want to know is whether Andre Ward ever intends on defending his light… Continue Reading Is Andre Ward ducking Artur Beterbiev?
Andre “SOG” Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) says he would possibly move up to fight Tony Bellew if his WBC cruiserweight title is available when/if they face each other. Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs) is no longer the regular WBC cruiserweight champion, as he had his status changed by the World Boxing Council to Emeritus champion. The… Continue Reading Ward wants Bellew’s WBC cruiserweight title available for fight
By Rich Cheney: Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) cannot come in over the 140 pound limit this Friday at the weigh-in for his fight against Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) on July 29 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Broner will lose $500,000 from his purse for the fight if he… Continue Reading Broner: “Now I’ve got a reason to make 140”
By Rich Cheney: Undefeated WBC cruiserweight champion Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs) will be defending title against former heavyweight contender Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) on September 30 in the World Boxing Super Series tournament in Riga Arena in Latvia. (Photo credit: World Boxing Super Series) This is a tough fight for the 32-year-old Briedis,… Continue Reading Mairis Briedis defends against Mike Perez on Sep.30
By Rich Cheney: Former middleweight title challenger Curtis Stevens (29-6, 21 KOs) said on his social media site that he was released by his promoters at Main Events. Stevens has enough punching power and talent to get snatched up by another promoter. If he’s lucky, he’ll get signed with someone like Al Haymon. Still, it’s… Continue Reading Curtis Stevens no longer with Main Events
By Rich Cheney: Oscar De La Hoya hasn’t changed his mind about UFC star Conor McGregor’s chances of beating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their boxing match on August 26 on Showtime PPV. De La Hoya says McGregor ha virtually no chance at all of beating the 40-year-old Mayweather Jr. in their fight at the T-Mobile… Continue Reading De La Hoya: McGregor has no chance against Mayweather