Middleweights Chris Eubank Jr 32-2 (23) and Liam ‘Beefy’ Smith 32-3-1 (19) will meet over 12 rounds at the AO Arena in Manchester, England on January 21. Eubank Jr is in career-best form, while former WBO junior middleweight champion Smith, 34, has had a late career resurgence. It’s a good opportunity for me to show I’m twice the fighter that he is as well as those he has faced,” Eubank Jr said. “There aren’t many bigger names in the sport than Chris Eubank Jr, who many believe is coming into his prime now. This is his biggest fight in recent memory against a truly world class fighter Liam Smith.
Mauricio ‘Bronco’ Lara 24-2-1 (17) has vowed to do whatever it takes to become world champion. Instead, he will now face Jose Sanmartin 33-5-1 (21) tonight at the Plaza de Toros Arroyo in Mexico City on Saturday night, live worldwide on DAZN. I plan to deliver a great show in Mexico City, a place that has needed a show like this for quite some time. “I had mixed feelings with the Wood fight being cancelled. It positioned me as one of the top prospects in Mexico City and in all of Mexico.1 month ago RingNews24
Fury says Chisora will present a tougher challenge to him than Usyk. “He comes and does exactly what it says on the tin – he goes to war,” Fury said. If he lands a punch on me, a big swing, I’m getting knocked out. “Listen, I rate Derek Chisora as highly as I rate Usyk, and I will train as hard for Derek as I will for any man in the world. If I didn’t, I would have to be an absolute idiot – I will not underestimate Derek Chisora.1 month ago RingNews24
British heavyweight contender Dillian ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte 129-3 (19) eked by tough American Jermaine ‘989 Assassin’ Franklin 21-1 (14) by majority decision at Wembley Arena in London, England on Saturday night. “He’s undefeated and he’s come in and given us a good fight,” Whyte said said in the ring after the bout. “I think Dillian Whyte had to win the championship rounds to win the fight. “I’ll fight Joshua tomorrow. I’ll fight Joshua even when I’m 60.4 days ago RingNews24
Super flyweight Juan Francisco Estrada 43-3 (28) has spoken about his friendship with Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez 51-3 (41) ahead for their trilogy fight for the vacant WBC super flyweight title at Gila River Arena in Glendale, California on Saturday night. “We’ve had a great training camp and I’m desperate to get in the ring for the trilogy with Román,” said Estrada. “I’m happy and I feel it will be a great fight like the last two. We put on a great fight, I felt that I won that fight by a few points, but he got it. I’ve also won titles, but I think he’s a great fighter and in the fights we’ve had.1 hour ago RingNews24