Dillian Whyte says Tyson Fury has hurt the sport ⋆

By William Lloyd: Dillian Whyte ripped into Tyson Fury on Friday, blaming him for hurting the sport with his COVID-19 illness that caused the postponement of the July 24th fight with Deontay Wilder and him blowing it with the Anthony Joshua mega-fight on August 14th. Whyte says Fury’s two big fights that have fallen through…

Charlo vs Castano: Brian Castano says all the pressure is

WBO junior middleweight champion Brian Castano will have his shot to make history this Saturday night when he collides with unified champion Jermell Charlo for the undisputed 154lb crown. And looking ahead to the massive opportunity at hand, Castano takes comfort in his preparation for the bout while saying the pressure is on Charlo to…

Deontay Wilder staying in the gym, showing improvement for Tyson

By Sean Jones: Deontay Wilder is staying in the gym preparing with his coach Malik Scott for his rescheduled fight against WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on October 9th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Malik posted a training video of him and Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) working on Friday, and the transformation…

Who wins Charlo vs Castano? Predictions and preview for undisputed

Scott Christ (42-13-2) Jermell Charlo’s going to lose rounds in this fight. He loses rounds in a lot of fights. Go back deep, go back years. He lost rounds against Vanes Martirosyan, lost rounds against John Jackson, lost rounds against Austin Trout and Tony Harrison (twice) and Jeison Rosario. He lost rounds to Jorge Cota,…

Eddie Hearn: 'Gervonta Davis will never be great if he's

By Matt Lieberman: Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis will never become the great fighter that he could if he’s stuck fighting in-house opposition with Mayweather Promotions and PBC stable fighters, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Tank Davis probably never be great, but he’ll make a lot of money for his promoters during his career, and he probably won’t…

Bernard Hopkins predicts Pacquiao vs

By Sean Jones: Bernard Hopkins predicts a victory for Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr over Manny Pacquiao for their fight on August 21st. B-Hop doesn’t view it as an easy fight for IBF/WBC welterweight champion Spence (27-0, 21 KOs) because Pacquiao is still fighting at a high level, even now at age 42. Spence, 31,…

Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley lands in Cleveland, adds Amanda

We learned the date this past weekend, and now Showtime’s revealed the location and part of the supporting cast. Their August 29th Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley card will take place at Cleveland, Ohio’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (home of the Cavaliers) and see Amanda Serrano defend her featherweight titles against WBC super bantamweight champ Yamileth…

Joe Smith Jr planning fall fight with Umar Salamov, 2022

All the pieces appear to be set for a three-belt light heavyweight unification match. Top Rank promotes both WBC/IBF champ Artur Beterbiev and WBO champ Joe Smith Jr, and the WBC announced late last month that Bob Arum intended to stage the fight on September 18th. Now, however, Mike Coppinger reports that Smith may have…

Rolando Romero still looking to land a fight with Gervonta

In a conversation with Fight Hype, lightweight Rolando Romero weighs in on Gervonta Davis’ latest performance, stopping Mario Barrios, and reiterates his interest in fighting Davis as soon as he can. When specifically asked about Davis, Romero replied in part: “I want Gervonta Davis,” Romero said. “That’s who I want…It’s a fight that can be…

WBA declines to reinstate Manny Pacquiao, receives strongly worded letter

This past January, the cretins at the WBA elected to demote “super” welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao to “champion in recess,” citing “Pac-Man’s” lack of defenses since beating Keith Thurman for the belt in July 2019. This move bumped “world” champion Yordenis Ugas into Pacquiao’s old position, but when Pacquiao announced his upcoming August 21st clash…