Kathy Duva, the promoter for IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, has made an offer to unbeaten Artur Beterbiev (9-0, 9 KOs) to face Kovalev on November 28th in Moscow, Russia. Duva sent the offer to Beterbiev’s promoter Yvon Michel, and he reportedly will be looking it over and make a decision after he comes off of vacation. Continue reading Kovalev’s promoter makes offer to Beterbiev for November fight
Amir Khan reacted like anyone would after learning that Floyd Mayweather Jr. had decided to go in another direction with his next fight. Instead of processing it and seeing it from Mayweather’s perspective, Khan decided to lash out at Mayweather, inferring that he’s afraid of fighting him, and saying that he would be unbeaten like him if he cherry picked his way through 100 opponents. Continue reading Khan bummed out at not getting Mayweather fight
Amir Khan took a few days to finally respond about the news that Floyd Mayweather Jr. had passed him over for his September 12th fight due to all the badgering Khan had done about him in the media because he wasn’t showing any interest in fighting him. Continue reading Khan: Mayweather is making excuses, he’s afraid of losing
IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) is raring to go for his unification fight against WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) on October 17th, says Oscar De La Hoya, Lemieux’s promoter. This is the fight that Lemieux has been looking for because he now has a chance to establish himself as a big name in the 160lb division. Continue reading Lemieux is fired up for Golovkin, says De La Hoya
If Amir Khan ever had a chance of getting a big money fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. that chance went out the door this weekend with this news that Mayweather has no interest of letting Khan get the fight against him due to the trash talking that the 28-year-old Khan has been doing lately. Continue reading Khan talks his way out of Mayweather fight
(Photo credit: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions) The normally calm and cool BJ Flores (30-2-1, 20 KOs) lost control of his emotions following his 12 round unanimous decision loss to former WBA light heavyweight champion Beibut Shumenov (16-1, 10 KOs) last Saturday night at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Continue reading BJ Flores: Beibut Shumenov ran all night!
(Photo Credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events) #1 IBF challenger Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi (38-4, 23 KOs) was no match for IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs) last Saturday night in getting stopped in the 3rd round of a scheduled 12 round fight on HBO Championship Boxing from the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Mandalay Bay Events Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Continue reading Mohammedi blames defeat to Kovalev on being thumbed in eye