Thursday, February 22, 2018  |

Boxing

21
Feb

Mikey Garcia hopes to fight Jorge Linares this summer: I want that RING Magazine title

Mikey Garcia has no problem dropping back to 135, he says, because he wants a crack at THE RING lightweight championship Jorge Linares holds.

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21
Feb

Igor Mikhalkin is unknown…but will he over-deliver on March 3?

Igor Mikhalkin might be an unknown variable in the 175-pound division but could he over-deliver the goods against WBO titlist Sergey Kovalev on March 3?

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21
Feb

Nieky Holzken: ‘Expect the unexpected. I am here to beat Callum Smith’

He’s had less than a week’s notice, but Nieky Holzken is talking the talk ahead of his Cinderella Man-like entry into the World Boxing Super Series.

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21
Feb

Eddie Hearn: ‘Brits will love to see Joshua travel to Brooklyn to beat an American’

At a press conference on Tuesday, Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn shared his plans on eventually unifying the heavyweight division.

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21
Feb

John Vera-Michel Soro set for March 24 in France

Two junior middleweight contenders face off in a 12-round eliminator for the right to contest the WBA title later this year.

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21
Feb

Brian Viloria and Donnie Nietes put egos aside to help each other in sparring

With pivotal fights ahead of them, this Saturday night at the Forum, flyweights Brian Viloria and Donnie Nietes have looked to each other for help.

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21
Feb

Callum Smith on Groves-Eubank Jr., foreshadowed Braehmer withdrawal

“When (the WBSS) was pitched to me, I thought it was too good to be true. Will everything run smoothly? Will anyone pull out?” – Callum Smith only hours prior to Braehmer pulling out of their fight.

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20
Feb

Middleweight contender Andy Lee announces retirement from boxing

Andy Lee, THE RING’s No. 9 middleweight, is walking away from the sport.

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20
Feb

Lucas Matthysse likely to return in August or September, Eric Gomez says

But who will Lucas Matthysse return again? Golden Boy President Eric Gomez discusses.

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20
Feb

George Groves confident of quick recovery, looks forward to WBSS final

A dislocated shoulder is a serious and painful injury, but the talented Groves can take solace from the fact that he’s reached the final of the World Boxing Super Series.

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