Pound-for-pound star Floyd Mayweather will return to his British home of BoxNation with his thrilling September rematch with Argentine assassin Marcos Maidana to be screened live and exclusive on the channel.
Dereck Chisora has been forced to withdraw from his showdown against Tyson Fury this Saturday (26th July) at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester after suffering a fractured hand in his last sparring session leading up to the fight.
Chisora’s fight against Fury, which was a European heavyweight title defence with the Vacant British title on the line plus an eliminator for the WBO World title, will now be rescheduled and a new date will be announced shortly. Read more »
The heated battle between Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora is approaching, with Chisora looking to avenge his loss from the first time out. Both men have had different paths to world title with Chisora bouncing back from a defeat at the hands of Fury to go on and face Vitali Klitschko for his version of the world title belt, whilst Fury has taken a more cautious approach and has yet to challenge for a world title. That could soon change if he records his second victory over a revitalised Dereck Chisora. Check out the four keys to victory Read more »
You do not want to miss what went down at the Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora. A confrontation took place, a bet was made between the two, a little bit of aggression and even the two trainers exchange words. We have a fight folks. Check out the footage Read more »
FightHype.com were on hand at the Echo Arena in Liverpool as Matchroom boxing presented Collision Course headline by Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew in seperate bouts as both men look to set up a show down for later in the year which will be a rematch from the world title fight in which Nathan Cleverly emerged with a razor thin point decision victory. Also on the bill was Olympic medalists Anthony Ogogo, Luke Campbell and Anthony Joshua as they looked to continue their promising starts to their respective careers. Hot prospects Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding look to build on their impressive reputations and Birmingham’s Gamal Yafai looking to gain more experience in the pro game. Read more »
World Junior Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade spoke to fighthype.com on his visit to the UK. Andrade who last time out took Brian Rose apart to retain his world championship spoke on his next step, Canelo v Lara. Most interesingly Andrade speaks on Miguel Cotto’s performance under Freddie Roach and lays down a challenge to the world middleweight champion. Check it out here Read more »
Johnny Nelson caught up with FightHype.com and touched on a number of topics including Saturday night’s clash between Saul Alvarez and Erislandy Lara in the Junior Middleweight division. The intriguing clash between the two top men in the Junior Middleweight division (other than Floyd Mayweather) will look to not only win but win in style to put them self in the running for a fight with the pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, a match that Canelo in particular will want so he can right some wrongs of their first encounter in which Mayweather put on a masterclass by defeating the Mexican over 12 rounds.
Lara and Canelo share two mutual opponents in recent times in Alfredo Angulo and Austin Trout. The Mexican dropped Trout on verge to a close point decision which many questioned but was enough to set up the Mayweather clash whilst Lara on the other hand comfortably beat Trout dropping him en route to a 12 round decision. Both Canelo and Lara recorded stoppage victories over the tough Alredo Angulo with Lara having to bounce back himself from two knock downs. The only defeat on Canelo’s current resume is a lopsided defeat to Floyd Mayweather whereas Lara’s solitary defeat is a very controversial defeat against Paul Williams where anybody outside of a judges seat saw Lara as the winner. this will be great to watch, see what Johnny Nelson thinks…. Read more »
In a recent interview with FightHype.com 2012 Olympic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua spoke about his scheduled bout with Matt Skelton on July 12 2014. Joshua who boasts a perfect record will look at this fight with the experienced Skelton as his sternest test to date in his bid to march towards a British title shot in the near future. Check out what he had to say to FightHype.com’s Raphael Baker Read more »
“Ultimately, there’s still a lot of animosity. There’s still a lot of fair rivalry. It’s a grudge match…same result, but a more emphatic victory on my behalf,” stated former light heavyweight champion turned cruiserweight Nathan Cleverly, who talked about a potential rematch with Tony Bellew provided they both get past their upcoming opponents on the July 12 card they’re both headlining. Check it out! Read more »
“I don’t have an ounce of respect [for Nathan Cleverly] from my side, but I’m not fighting him; I’m fighting Dos Santos. It is about July 12th. I am an ultimate professional and I don’t believe in looking past any fighter…I don’t really care for him, don’t have any thoughts towards him, and don’t really like him, to be honest,” stated cruiserweight Tony Bellew, who talked about a potential rematch with Nathan Cleverly provided they both get past their upcoming opponents on the July 12 card they’re both headlining. Check it out! Read more »