The Sleazy World of Boxing Promotions

Don King

When you think about the underworld of boxing, you immediately think of man waving a multinational flag, draped in thousand-dollar jewelry, exclaiming how this fight is the event of the century. Most often, we don’t think about the fighters that are at the mercy of these promoters. The fighter’s that lack

Anthony Joshua ordered to fight Alexander Povetkin

Anthony Joshua

A fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder could be made to wait. After becoming tired at two months worth of negotiations with no deal signed, the WBA has now ordered Anthony Joshua to sign for a mandatory title defence against Alexander Povetkin "within 24 hours".  Any plans for Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder contract sent this week

Deontay Wilder contract

Deontay Wilder will be sent a contract to fight Anthony Joshua this week. Following-on from Deontay Wilder who earlier insisted that he would be willing to travel to the UK to get the fight against Anthony Joshua, talks have been on-going for a while. The American was adamant he wanted the

Eddie Hearn issues counter-offer and sends warning

Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder

Eddie Hearn says that if he doesn't get a response from Deontay Wilder's team soon, he and Anthony Joshua will move on to a fight against WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin. While the Wilder camp has gone quiet with negotiating a fight with Anthony Joshua, Eddie Hearn has also been speaking with

Anthony Joshua: Wilder fight “has to happen”

Deontay Wilder vs Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) has admitted that a potential super-fight between the divisions two heavyweight champions "has to happen". Joshua, who holds the IBF, WBA and WBO belts called out WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) in the aftermath of Joshua's points win over Joseph Parker two weeks ago.

‘We Want It’ Deontay Wilder accepts Anthony Joshua’s Challenge

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Deontay Wilder has finally accepted the terms to challenge Anthony Joshua in the UK for a 60/40 purse split in a fight to decide the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. Since Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker on Saturday night, winning a unanimous points decision at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff,

Carl Froch vacates IBF super-middleweight title

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Carl Froch has decided to vacate one of his super-middleweight world titles; he has relinquished the IBF version of the belt which will now see James DeGale fight for the vacant title on April 25th at the O2 Arena in London. Froch won the belt in May 2012 when he beat

Carl Froch: Chavez Jr or Retire

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Carl Froch has indicated that if his promoter Eddie Hearn is unable to secure a fight against Julio Chavez Jr in Las Vegas, he could walk away from Boxing and retire. Since his knockout win against George Groves in May, the 37-year-old has thought about retiring since that stunning stoppage. Froch insists that

David Price on Anthony Joshua: I Would Try To Take His Head Off!

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David Price believes Eddie Hearn will be making a big mistake should he match his fighter Anthony Joshua with the Liverpudlian heavyweight. Price was ringside to watch the Olympic gold medalist make light work of Russian fighter Denis Bakhtov with a second-round stoppage on Saturday night which saw him capture

Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly Rivalry Explored

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15th October 2011, Liverpool England, Tony Bellew vs Nathan Cleverly. Cleverly boxes a little neater and comes away with a thin decision victory. Bellew cries, Cleverly celebrates. When they rematch later this year it will have been three years since they first took each other on in a tense and tight