Dillian Whyte and Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn are set to meet with WBC brass this weekend, with Whyte seeking a mandatory shot at the WBC heavyweight title, which will be defended on May 18 by Deontay Wilder against current mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale.
Deontay Wilder’s decision to rebuff the $100million TV deal from DAZN is the latest ploy to circumvent a potential clash with Anthony Joshua, according to Barry Hearn.
Main Events Boss also talks Dmitriy Bivol, Sullivan Barrera and how good it is to be a light heavyweight right now
Greg Leon: Congrats on your victory, can you give us some thoughts on your performance?
Somewhere in the green mist descending down the steps amid the 3,712 that filled the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden was Michael Conlan.
Katie Taylor says she faces the first hurdle of a potentially “monumental” year as she meets Rose Volante in a World Lightweight unification clash at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA on Friday March 15, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK.
Anthony Yarde is happy to wait until he has won a world title before he takes on Joshua Buatsi – with the WBO calling him to face world champion Sergey Kovalev.
Former WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders will still fight Shefat Isufi at super-middleweight next.
The WBO has officially ordered a light heavyweight title fight between titleholder Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde, giving the parties 30 days to negotiate a deal before a purse bid is ordered.
Boxing fans can now look forward to the “big three” at heavyweight all fighting just weeks apart from another—even if they remain far apart in facing each other anytime soon.