Promoter Oscar De La Hoya has denied that his fighter Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) has already chosen his next opponent. Recently, there was an informal information that the Mexican would meet Billy Joe Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) this year.
Johnathon Banks, former trainer of Wladimir Klitschko commented on the story of Dillian Whyte, who in an interview to Sky Sports, said that he saw Klitschko brutally knocking Deontay Wilder (42-0-1, 41 KOs) out.
On February 14 at the boxing event in Anaheim one of the most promising lightweights in the world Ryan Garcia (19-0, 16 KOs) will have his next professional fight. Francisco Fonseca (25-2-2, 19 KOs) will become the opponent of the 21-year-old American. Last year Garcia had two fights. The former world champion in three weight classes Jorge Linares will also perform on this card. If both fighters win they will fight each other on May 2 in Las Vegas. Oscar de la Hoya, the promoter of Garcia believes that his fighter will be ready for a title fight by the end of the year.
Preliminary discussions on the organization of the fight between Anthony Joshua (23-1, 21 KOs) and Kubrat Bullet (28-1, 14 KOs) have been conducted. Until now, it was about to carry out in May at the London stadium, but the proposals for the organization of the fight are coming from different corners of the world.
On Saturday at one of the UFC events in Las Vegas Conor McGregor scored his another victory in MMA. The Irish knocked Donald Cerrone out at 40th second of their fight after more than a year's break.
Watch video of the full fight, which took place in Philadelphia, and where the local favorite IBF and WBA champion Julian Williams (27-2-1, 16 KOs) was facing the contender for his title Jeison Rosario (20-1-1, 14 KOs) from Dominican Republic. For Williams it was the first title defense, while for Rosario it was the first opportunity to challenge a championship belt. Before the fight, Williams was considered as a clear favorite, and bet on the victory of Rosario were taken at the rate of 1:30.
Super lightweight prospect Shohjahon Ergashev (18-0, 16 KOs) knocked Adrian Estrella (29-5, 24 KOs) in the first round within the evening of boxing in Sloan, Iowa. The bout ended with firing punch of Uzbek to the body. In the main event of the evening Vladimir Shishkin scored a unanimous decision victory over Ulises Sierra. This evening was the 250th Shobox: The New Generation event.
Tony Yoka (7-0, 6 KOs), amateur world (2015) and Olympic (2016) heavyweight champion, is one of the most interesting prospects in boxing today. Unfortunately for him, his professional career is not developing as fast as he and his fans would like. Obviously, this pushes him to seek solutions of the situation.
On April 11 two former world junior welterweight champions - Regis Prograis (24-1, 20 KOs) and Maurice Hooker (27-1-3, 18 KOs) can fight on the evening of boxing, organized in the United States. American journalist Mike Coppinger informed about the negotiations on this issue.