Breazeale (20-2, 18 KOs), of Eastvale, California, was the mandatory challenger for Wilder’s title.
He was in with an overmatched opponent, but Gary Russell Jr. didn’t show any signs Saturday night of ring rust during what has become his annual appearance in the ring.
For the vacant WBO super middleweight title, Billy Joe Saunders (28-0, 13 KOs) became a two-division world champion as he easily outboxed Shefat Isufi (27-4-2, 20 KOs).
With all of the turmoil and controversy finally in the past, the World Boxing Super Series super lightweight finals is now set.
LIn a heavyweight contest, Olympic silver medal winner Joe Joyce (9-0, 9 KOs) had few issues in scoring a third round knockout of Russian giant Alexander Ustinov (34-4, 25 KOs)
Naoya Inoue enters the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight finals in similar fashion to how he advanced to the semifinals—in swift and violent fashion.
There was a shock result on the early portion of Billy Joe Saunders’ undercard on Saturday night as Harley Benn suffered his first career defeat.
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been ordered to defend his new IBF middleweight world title against Sergiy Derevyanchenko by August 4.
There’s no arguing the talent of Japan’s 26-year old bantamweight Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KO).
Ricky Hatton believes that Daniel Dubois will be seeing stars when he collides with bitter rival Nathan Gorman.