On January 29 Florida will host a bout of the “regular” WBA heavyweight champion Manuel Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) and “interim” WBA title holder Trevor Bryan (20-0, 14 KOs). The duel, however, is in doubt at the moment because Charr is still in Germany and there are no signs yet that he will be able to come to the US, and his team blames Brian's promoters for serious organizational flaws.
According to unofficial information, the fight of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Logan Paul, scheduled for February 20, will be postponed to another date. So far, the reasons for this decision are unknown and there is no official confirmation.
The head of the World of Boxing promotion company Andrei Ryabinsky, due to the situation with the coronavirus in the UK, does not exclude another postponement of the second fight of Alexander Povetkin of Russia and Dillian Whyte of UK, but this probability is not so high.
Angelo Leo (20-0, 9 KOs) and Stephen Fulton (18-0, 8 KOs) hit the super bantamweight limit at the official weigh-in in Uncasville. At stake in their meeting there will be the WBO world title held by Leo.
Harold Knight joined Dillian White's (27-2, 18 KOs) coaching staff ahead of the rematch against Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs). The bout for the interim WBC heavyweight title will take place on March 6.
Alexander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) counted on a fight for the WBO heavyweight belt with Anthony Joshua (24-1, 21 KOs), but then there were talks that he could give the green light to AJ's duel with Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs), for a while, giving up the chance for a championship in exchange for a certain amount of money. Now everything goes to the fact that the Ukrainian can get, at least for now, a title fight for the interim title with Joe Joyce (12-0, 11 KOs), without additional reward.
On December 30, at the Premier Boxing Champions evening in Los Angeles, an interesting fight in the heavyweight division will take place, in which Michael Coffie (11-0, 8 KOs) and Darmani Rock (17-0, 12 KOs) will cross gloves.
Saul Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) will face Avni Yildirim (21-2, 14 KOs) on February 27 at an evening at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, according to American journalist Mike Coppinger. For Canelo, it will be the mandatory defense of the World Boxing Council's super middleweight title he won in December.