Alexander Krassyuk, the promoter of the undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, said that the next fight of the Ukrainian should be on May 18 or 25 in the United States. It will be the debut fight in the heavyweight as a pro.
Cruiserweight Evgeny Tishchenko (3-0) of Russia found out the name of his next opponent for the February fight. Former Czech champion Vaclav Pejsar (13-7) will enter the ring against the Olympic champion of Rio de Janeiro. The eight-round bout is scheduled for February 22 as part of the RCC Boxing Promotions boxing event in Yekaterinburg.
Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko told about his emotions after the defeat of his brother Wladimir to Anthony Joshua: “I had a great desire to get into the ring after the bout, which was associated with Klitschko and about which, of course, there was a lot of talk, the bout between Wladimir and Anthony Joshua. There was a desire to tear off Anthony's head.”
Adam Kownacki (18-0, 14 KO) will face the former heavyweight title challenge Gerald Washington (19-2-1, 12 KO) this Saturday in Brooklyn. "Babyface" is satisfied with his condition before the upcoming duel with a powerfully built American.
Unknown robbed home of the Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao in Los Angeles after his bout in Las Vegas. Sources in law enforcement agencies reported that on Sunday, the police received a call from the representative of the team Pacquiao, who spoke about the crime.
Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev asks his fans not to make hasty conclusions about his attack on the woman he allegedly committed. About this boxer wrote on his page on Instagram.
German boxer Felix Sturm was acquitted by the criminal department in the case of the use of illegal drugs. The Criminal Department rejected the clerical work due to insufficient evidence regarding the former world champion.
Leonard Ellerbe, longtime adviser of Floyd Mayweather, Jr., at a press conference after Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner fight stated that he did not believe that Floyd was interested in a rematch with Pacquiao. “He lives his life. I am very happy for him. He has things to do, he has a lot of money to spend. He has a business to do. Manny is already 40, Floyd will soon be 42. I do not think that this rematch will take place,” said Ellerbe.
In the main event of the evening in Las Vegas Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) scored a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner (33-4-1, 24 KOs), and defended his "regular" WBA welterweight belt.
In the main event of the evening in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao (61-7-2, 39 KOs) scored a unanimous decision win over Adrien Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs, 1 NC). In the seventh round Broner was on the verge of knockout defeat, but was able to hang on to the bell. The scores were: 117-111 and 116-112 twice. Thus, the 40-year-old Filipino defended his title of "regular" WBA welterweight champion.