WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) has begun preparations for his third bout against Deontay Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs), scheduled for December 19. The Briton has three months to get in shape. While he is doing light training and talking to his American coach Javan Hill, who replaced Ben Davison last December.
Frank Warren's relationship with Eddie Hearn has warmed somewhat, but that doesn't mean Warren has stopped taking opportunities to criticize the boss of Matchroom Boxing, his younger rival. This time we are talking about the rest of Dillian White (27-2, 18 KOs) after the August defeat to Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs).
The reluctance of Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) to hold the third fight against Gennady Golovkin for many weeks has been the cause of an acute conflict between the Mexican and DAZN. A financially distressed American streaming platform wants a $365 million deal with Canelo to finally deliver the expected profits.
Eddie Hearn said in an interview to Sky Sports that, despite the aggravation of the situation related to the coronavirus pandemic and the new restrictions introduced, he does not intend to abandon December 12 as the date of the fight for three heavyweight belts between Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) and Kubrat Pulev (28-1, 14 KOs).
On November 21 Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs) will face Dillian Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs) in a rematch. The date of the fight for the interim WBC heavyweight title has been officially confirmed. This evening of boxing will be shown in the UK via Pay-Per-View.
On September 15 British promoter Eddie Hearn is gearing up to make several announcements regarding his boxing nights scheduled for the last quarter of 2020.
Mike Tyson (50-6, 44 KO) feels "invincible" and prepares to return to the ring with high hopes. Of course, Mike will not have professional, but exhibition fights. But he is very serious about the preparation and the performances themselves.
Jessica McCaskill (9-2, 3 KOs) sensationally defeated Cecilia Braekhus (36-1, 9 KOs) on points in Tulsa on August 15, capturing IBF, WBA, WBO and WBC welterweight belts. The Norwegian immediately after the fight suggested that she would end her career, but quickly changed her mind and decided to use the rematch clause, which was included in the contract for the August fight. At the beginning of next year, the girls will have a rematch.
Artur Beterbiev (15-0, 15 KOs) received a bruised rib and will not be able to train for several weeks. This means that the fight of the Russian against Adam Deines (19-1-1, 10 KOs), scheduled for October 23 in Moscow, as a defense of his IBF and WBC light heavyweight belts, will be postponed to a later date. There are no details about the new date yet.