UK light-heavyweight star Anthony Yarde’s trainer Tunde Ajayi has been the talk of social media this week for a couple of reasons.
Staples Center, Los Angeles – After a career spent at super middleweight, and five successful title defenses, Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (40-0, 26 KOs) made a statement-making light heavyweight debut, stopping former world title challenger Tommy Karpency (29-7-1, 18 KOs) in four rounds.
Last month, the World Boxing Organization officially ordered a light heavyweight contest between WBO world champion Sergey Kovalev and undefeated top challenger Anthony Yarde.
Former WBC light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson -on the same weekend as the man who beat him last time out who made his first defence — had a big win himself.
In his first defense of the WBC light heavyweight title, Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-0, 14 KOs) stopped Doudou Ngumbu (38-9, 14 KOs) in the fifth round, due to a bizarre injury.
The light heavyweight championship reign of Oleksandr Gvozdyk is officially underway. The unbeaten boxer from Ukraine will make the
ONE Championship is currently negotiating a potential boxing fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Vitor Belfort.
Anthony Yarde came late to boxing at the age of 19 but eight years later, his opportunity for world title success is arriving ahead of schedule.