Trainer Peter Fury is expecting to see big things from unbeaten heavyweight contender Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) in 2017. With heavyweight champion Tyson Fury out of commission temporarily with some problems, Hughie, 21, is expected to step in and take over for Tyson and resume the greatness that we were seeing from the 6’9”… Continue Reading Hughie Fury with big things ahead of him
HBO has whiffed with pay-per-view turkeys between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan and Liam Smith in 2016, but now they’re about to finish strong with Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward, and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs. The Golovkin-Jacobs fight is being negotiated for December 10 on regular HBO. If the fight can get… Continue Reading Kovalev-Ward & Golovkin-Jacobs: HBO finishing strong in 2016
World champion Ricky Burns says he cannot see WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla losing this Saturday night against Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Burn thinks Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) will fight well in turning back the threat from the highly experienced Jorge Linares (40-3, 27 KOs). However, this is still considered… Continue Reading Burns: Crolla beats Linares
Kell Brook will NOT be vacating his International Boxing Federation welterweight title unless he gets a mega-fight off from one of the bigger names in the sport, says his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport. Hearn is hoping that Brook’s next fight will be against Saul Canelo Alvarez, Amir Khan or Miguel Cotto. Hearn believes… Continue Reading Hearn: Kell Brook won’t vacate IBF title unless he gets mega-fight
After seeing how badly middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin performed against welterweight Kell Brook last Saturday night, I can only conclude that the 34-year-old Kazakhstan fighter has gotten old on us. It was bound to happen sooner or later, as Golovkin is up there in age in his mid-30s. One judge had Brook ahead of… Continue Reading Golovkin looked OLD against Brook
WBO junior middleweight champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) will be entering into the lion’s den this Saturday night against the crowd favorite Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. There’s expected to be a crowd estimated at 50,000 to 60,000 fans by the time these two power… Continue Reading Canelo vs. Smith: Can Liam pull off upset?
Last Saturday’s match between middleweight knockout artist Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Kell “Special K” Brook was a successful one for HBO World Championship Boxing, given the time slot that the fight was in. Golovkin-Brook in the U.S in the early afternoon, and it drew an average of 843,000 viewers on HBO. Those numbers are respectable.… Continue Reading Golovkin vs. Brook HBO ratings results