Teddy Atlas may become the new coach of the former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-2, 22 KOs). This was stated by a boxing journalist Mike Coppinger in one of the social networks.
Coach Manny Robles, in an interview to ESPN has confirmed that he is no longer cooperating with the former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. (33-2, 22 KOs). The decision to terminate the joint operation was made by Ruiz, who in his last performance lost three champion belts in the rematch against Anthony Joshua.
Negotiations are under way on organizing a fight between Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Ryota Murata (16-2, 3 KOs). The duel could take place on May 3 in Japan. Several American journalists reported on these negotiations in social networks, including Mike Coppinger and Chris Mannix. Negotiations on this issue can be completed in the nearest future.
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.
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.