Category: Boxing News

Fury/Wilder; Finalized! Now It’s up to Tyson

Former unified champion can seal big money fight with victory  After weeks of rumors and speculation FightZoneNews.com has learned through a source involved in the negotiations that should Tyson Fury beat Francesca Pianeta on Saturday then he will in fact face WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. An official announcement is expected as soon as Monday at a press event at the...

Weigh-in Results From Atlantic City

Jennings, Dimitrenko, Stevenson, Hart Ready to Go  Here we take a look at results from the weigh-in event today ahead of Saturday night’s Top Rank show in Atlantic City, New Jersey. With a main event featuring Philadelphia’s Bryant Jennings (23-2, 13 KOs) facing Russian Alexander Dimitrenko (41-3, 26 KOs). This afternoon Jennings registered 225 lbs on the scale. While his opponent,...

Weigh-in Results from Belfast & Fury Surprises

  The results are in from Europa Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland and they might be somewhat surprising. Most of all for a high profile co-feature bout. As former heavyweight champion of the world Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury (26-0, 19 KOs) tipped the BBBofC scales at an unexpectedly low 258 pounds with WBC belt holder Deontay Wilder on site. This...

Gassiev Likely to Face Surgery

Former unified champion may have surgery  Ex-unified cruiserweight world champion Murat “Iron” Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) may be facing surgery soon to repair an injured left shoulder suffered in his lopsided unanimous decision loss to Oleksander “The Cat” Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) of Ukraine last month. This as indicated by the Russian’s co-promoter Leon Margules. Gassiev gave up both the IBF...

Ward/Burts Added To September 22nd Card

  After making their official announcement yesterday for their debut broadcast on September 8th, The Undercard App [link below] has wasted no time in adding a second card for Springfield, Virginia on September 22nd. Already announced for the card are up and coming prospects light heavyweight Alvin Varmall Jr and super lightweight Patrick Harris. Now they’ve officially added welterweight Donald Ward,...

Wilder Looking For Official Announcement With Fury

  Wold Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight titlist, Deontay Wilder, will be ringside tomorrow in Belfast, he will be watching Tyson Fury take on Francesco Pianeta. The bout will be Fury’s second one since returning from a two and a half year hiatus. Fury who defeated future hall of famer Wladimir Klitschko back in November 2015 to become the unified heavyweight champion...

Andre Ward returning? Usyk wants in!

The Cat vs The Son of God? Sometimes you really don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. The sport of boxing is no different. Any boxing magazine, Twitter feed, Facebook page and the like is filled with fantasy matchups, knockout highlight reels, and epic battles. When Andre Ward walked away in June 2017. He left a void. Sure there are...

Inoue and Relikh headline in Yokohama

  The anticipation is unbearable. No sooner had the participants of this years World Boxing Super Series been announced. Had boxing fans around the world eagerly awaited its start. FightZoneNews.com has learned that one card will be housed in the land of the rising sun. That’s right folks. The location is Yokohoma, Japan. The date October 7th. Yes that’s right a...

Everyone’s A Winner

  Some 55 years ago, back in 1963, my Dad introduced me to the wonderful world of boxing. It was my 7th birthday, and Dad took me down to the Hyde Arms pub in Birmingham where, surrounded by a mainly Irish crowd, we listened intently to the boxing on a huge radio perched above the bar. British heavyweight champion Henry Cooper was...

Porter & Dad Talk About Garcia Matchup

  Former welterweight world champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter hosted a media workout at the Porter Hy-Performance Center in Las Vegas Wednesday as he prepares to take on Danny “Swift” Garcia for the vacant WBC welterweight world championship on September 8 live on Showtime. Shawn Porter: “Danny’s counter-punching I think plays into my hands. I’m a combination puncher. There’s more than one coming....