Month: December 2021

Despite Bob Arum’s claims that Tyson Fury’s next fight would see him enter the ring without his WBC title on the line, a decision he claimed received Mauricio Sulaiman’s blessing, the sanctioning body’s plans have changed. They’ve now ordered Fury and interim champ Dillian Whyte to come to terms by January 11th, otherwise they’ll head
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Posted on 12/31/2021 By: Sean Crose Okay, the whole thing may not be entirely pay per view worthy, but tomorrow night’s Luis Ortiz-Charles Martin heavyweight scrap looks to at least be an entertaining way to celebrate the new year. While they might not be at the level of Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, or Oleksandr Usyk
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2022 is just a day away, and boxing is just about to start getting back into the swing of things following pretty much a dead week in the holiday season. As such, the staff predictions also return. Last “season,” as it were, Patrick L. Stumberg walked away with the championship, for which he has received
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News Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing Kiko Martinez wins the prize for Boxing News comeback of the year. Plus Kamil Sokolowski is the journeyman of the year THE BOXING NEWS COMEBACK OF THE YEAR 2021 1. Kiko MartÍnezOkay, we know Kiko didn’t really go anywhere. But his return to the world rankings at the age of 35
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News Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing Eddie Hearn is the Boxing News promoter of the year. Plus more in our 2021 review BOXING NEWS PROMOTER OF THE YEAR 2021- EDDIE HEARNTHE promoter a section of hardcore fans love to hate was unquestionably the hardest working promoter in 2021. Across 10 different countries, Hearn promoted or co-promoted 44
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News Ryan Hafey/PBC Tyson Fury versus Deontay Wilder wins the Boxing News 2021 event of the year award THE BOXING NEWS EVENT OF THE YEAR 2021 1. TYSON FURY-DEONTAY WILDER IIIThere were ‘bigger’ events, in terms of attendance levels, but the third contest between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder trumped the lot for worldwide interest.
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News Al Bello/Getty Images Tyson Fury’s final punch to finish his epic rivalry with Deontay Wilder wins the 2021 knockout of the year award KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR 2021 1. TYSON FURY w ko 11 DEONTAY WILDERAfter 29 rounds, it had to end this way. It had to be clean, there could be no judging
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News Melina Pizano/Matchroom George Kambosos’ victory over Teofimo Lopez is the upset of 2021 UPSET OF THE YEAR 2021 1. GEORGE KAMBOSOS JNR w pts 12 TEÓFIMO LÓPEZIF anyone bar George Kambosos Jnr or his team tell you they knew the Aussie was going to beat Teófimo López be very, very suspicious of that person’s
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Amateur • Issue • Premium Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Galal Yafai and Lauren Price are the male and female amateur boxers of 2021. John Dennen reviews the Olympic year BRITISH boxing has never had a year like 2021. It surely won’t again for another century. Amid a global pandemic, that for the first time in their
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Order #OrtizMartin on FOX Sports PPV for $39.99: https://pbcham.ps/OrtizMartinPPV-5 Watch live as Luis Ortiz, Charles Martin, and the rest of the fighters on our New Year’s Day Heavyweight Extravaganza host their final press conference ahead of their respective bouts on Saturday, January 1, 2022, live on FOX Sports PPV. #PressConference Visit PremierBoxingChampions.com for more info.
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Kazuto Ioka secured a Plan B after his planned NYE unification with Jerwin Ancajas fell through, and now “Pretty Boy” has done the same. Rappler reports that Ancajas will defend his IBF super flyweight title against 13th-ranked contender and 2016 Olympian Fernando Daniel Martinez this coming February. BoxRec has the bout listed on the 5th,
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