Fury wasn’t mentally ready for Ustinov fight due uncle’s hospitalization

fury5445Heavyweight Tyson Fury wasn’t mentally ready to fight Alexander Ustinov tonight because of his uncle Hughie being hospitalized from complications from surgery, according to promoter Frank Warren.

Fury obviously is close to his uncle, and he wasn’t up for going into a fight where he would need to be fully engaged for him to win. Continue reading

Golovkin easy for HBO to work with

golovkin#1(Photo credit: Will Hart/HBO) It seems that WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KOs) is someone that has made it easy for HBO Boxing executives to work with him in terms of the fights that he takes on their network. According to Doug Fisher, Golovkin hasn’t turned down one fighter that HBO has approved for him to fight. Continue reading

McCoy impressed with Josh McCown, sees him opening eyes in 2014

mccown3Quarterback Josh McCown is competing for the starting job with Tampa Bay Buccaneers for this season with 2nd year QB Mike Glennon. One player on the Bucs team who thinks that the 35-year-old McCown is ready to take over the team’s starting job is defensive end Gerald McCoy, who has watched what McCown can do since training camp started and he’s very, very impressed with his talent. Continue reading

Fury shockingly pulls out of Alexander Ustinov fight, fans angry

Popular heavyweight Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KOs) won’t be fighting #8 IBF, #9 WBA Alexander Ustinov (29-1, 21 KOs) tonight in what was a highly anticipated fight, as Fury has decided to withdraw from the fight after his uncle Hughie was hospitalized due an undisclosed illness. Fury, 6’9″ and his trainer Peter Fury chose to pull the plug on the fight with Ustinov. Continue reading

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