Deontay Wilder was lighter than Dominic Breazeale at the official weigh-in ahead of their fight in New York. WBC heavyweight title will be at the stake of this meeting. Champion's weight was 223 ¼ pounds and the challenger was 255 ¼ pounds.
On July 27 in Baltimore Jervonta Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) will hold his next professional bout. It is expected that the 24-year-old American will hold a mandatory defense of his WBA featherweight belt against Ricardo Nunes (21-2, 19 KOs).
WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says that his organization is considering the possibility of increasing the number of judges in the battles for the world titles. Fights for the World Boxing Council belt could soon be judged by five judges.
On June in New York 1 at the boxing evening from DAZN streaming platform at the Madison Square Garden arena WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) will face Andy Ruiz Jr. (32-1, 21 KOs). Initially Jarrell Miller was about to become an opponent for the British, however, Miller was caught three times on the use of doping agents in a few days. This will be the debut for Anthony Joshua in the United States. Since early May, Joshua preparing for this fight in Miami.
Dominic Breazeale (20-1, 18 KOs), who will meet in Brooklyn Deontay Wilder on May 18 (40-0-1, 39 KOs), says that WBC champion made a colossal mistake, denying millions of dollars for a unification bout with WBO, WBA and IBF champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs). Breazeale says that after the first defeat "The Bronze Bomber" will cease to be an attractive opponent for AJ.
Former undisputed champion Kostya Tszyu weighed the chances of his son, Tim, for a successful career. According to Kostya, Tim can follow his footsteps. On May 15, at the evening of professional boxing in Sydney, Tim Tszyu (12-0, 10 KOs) will face in the ring the Australian middleweight champion Joel Camilleri (17-5-1, 8 KOs).
This time Danny Z and Michael "Shep" Shepherd talked with LA Homicide Detective & cutman Mike Rodriguez about his life as a cutman, being the cutman for new champion Julian Williams, how he became a cutman and much more.
On June 1 in New York, Andy Ruiz, Jr. (32-1, 21 KOs) will face Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs). WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight championship belts will be at the stake of the fight. Ruiz continues to prepare for his second title chance, and dreams of becoming the first heavyweight champion from Mexico.
This Saturday in Brooklyn Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) will cross gloves with Dominic Breazeale (40-0-1, 39 KOs). For the Bronze Bomber, a clash with his compatriot will be a mandatory defense of his WBC heavyweight belt.
Shakur Stevenson (11-0, 6 KOs) for a long time have been asking for the main event fight of the evening. He finally got it. The talented Top Rank featherweight, the silver Olympic medalist, will return to the ring on July 13 in the Prudential Center in his native Newark, New Jersey.