Throwback Thursday: Carl Thompson Weathers, Cuts Down David Haye

(photo via) There has always been a constant struggle between youth and experience in boxing. Though many fighters in recent years seem to have tapped into a wellspring of unlikely rejuvenation at advanced ages, the reaper can’t be fended off forever. Eventually old succumbs to young, brittle to sturdy, and so forth. Youth does have its drawbacks, however, chief among them likely...
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December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver rejuvenated, wants David Haye in 2015

All five-time world champion Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) wants for Christmas is a signed contract to fight former two-division world champion David Haye (26-2, 24 KOs), ideally, during the first-quarter of 2015. Tarver has been sending direct tweets for the past six months to Haye, who hasn't fought in more than two years, without receiving a response. Coming off last...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A interview with Adam Booth: I fully expect Andy Lee to win

Adam Booth had huge stirrups to fill when he stepped into the trainer’s saddle for Andy Lee two years ago. The classy Limerick southpaw is clearly one of the most gifted Irish fighters of his generation. However, following two stoppage defeats, the 30 year old was in danger of becoming a talent unfulfilled. Booth – feted for his work with David Haye and George Groves previously...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fury vs. Chisora II predictions from British boxers & trainers

Ahead of the heavyweight rematch between Dereck Chisora and unbeaten  Tyson Fury on Saturday November 29th at the ExCeL London, boxing writer Glynn Evans canvassed the British fight scene for thoughts and picks. Check out the roundup of Fury vs. Chisora predictions from the rematch. Anthony ‘Arnie’ Farnell (Manchester trainer): I think Fury on points. The better skill set is...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 potential fights for Anthony Joshua in 2015

Fans are continuing to speculate on Anthony Joshua’s (9-0, 9 KO’s) path to world glory, and just how good the unbeaten fighter is at this stage of his still-young pro career. With the Englishman being the focus of a huge amount of attention since picking up Olympic gold at London 2012 many boxing fans anticipate a big step-up for Joshua in 2015. The colossal heavyweight stands...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

David Haye: ‘Only way to beat Mayweather is with a shotgun & shoot him in legs’

Could it be? Someone has finally figured out the “Mayvinci Code” that could hand undefeated, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. his first loss as a pro? Well. sort of. Heavyweight boxer, David Haye, was around the MGM Grand in Las Vegas taking in Friday’s festivities leading up to Saturday’s big rematch between Mayweather and Marcos Maidana when he gave out the plan...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fallout from the Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora rematch debacle

A fractured left hand to Dereck Chisora put an end to his rematch with Tyson Fury just one week before the combatants were due to meet in their highly anticipated second match. It's left each man in a slight quandary as to what their next moves are, while both count the cost of an opportunity missed, at least temporarily. Tyson's fury When three potentially big fights involving the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeaten brothers Noel & Abel Gevor in action August 16

Hot and cold. Orthodox and southpaw stance. Noel and Abel Gevor - brothers, who could not be more different. Noel being the calm and quit one opposes Abel, who is acting far grittier. But they have one thing in common: the will to win. On August 16, both brothers will step into the ring to fight on the same card at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany. Trained by their...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury still fighting this Saturday, Chisora fight possibly slated for September

Tyson Fury will be fighting this weekend despite the cancellation of his world title eliminator with Dereck Chisora. After enduring yet another major setback following the cancellation of the Chisora bout, due to the Londoner fracturing his left hand, Fury is actively in the process of finding a replacement alongside Hennessy Sports and Queensberry Promotions to ensure that he competes...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fury vs. Chirosa preview part I: What’s changed since their first match?

Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora Rematch Analysis: When they first met at Wembley arena in the middle of 2011, Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora brawled away for twelve competitive rounds. Exchanging leather, the two men put their unbeaten records on the line, accepting of the harsh consequences, with Fury picking up a twelve round decision victory. A fight is a fight, but circumstances...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fury vs. Chisora II to be shown in U.S. on AWE network

On Saturday afternoon, July 26, Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO's) and Tyson Fury (22-0 16 KO's) will do battle in a twelve round heavyweight rematch. The fight, which will be staged at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England, will televised live and exclusively in the United States on AWE--A Wealth of Entertainment. The two top-ten heavyweights met almost three years ago to the day...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Boxing retirements that need to happen in 2014

Hanging up the gloves is always a touchy subject in boxing, but even so every year sees a number of high profile retirements. This year has already seen more than most, with the likes of Erik Morales, Yuri Foreman and Vitali Klitschko bidding adieu. And even so, there should have been even more retirements. David Haye unofficially retired late last year only to (shockingly) spend...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxing World Cup: Great Britain

The 2014 Boxing World Cup kicks off with a look at a nation which perhaps has stronger historical ties to the sport than any other nation, and retains one of the most fervent fan bases. Here's a look at Great Britain, and after a disappointing outing in Brazil, they'll need to lift their country with some support here. Today's Fighters If you were to produce a heat map of British...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury vs Dereck Chisora II preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview: Fury vs Chisora Rematch: Three years ago, Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora met one another in a British and Commonwealth heavyweight title fight. Neither man was in particularly great shape for what was the biggest test for both up to that point. Over twelve hard rounds, Fury managed to out-work the barrel-chested Chisora, with his wild hooks and constant aggression...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Carl Froch, Nonito Donaire And Felix Sturm

(photo via r/boxing) Like this picture of David Haye, Darren Barker and Matthew Macklin as horny adolescents standing next to (presumably) the first girl they’d ever seen, there’s so much boxing on this weekend, I don’t know where to look. The biggest fight of the week is the rematch between super middleweights Carl Froch and George Groves in London, which will doubtless have...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: David Haye greatest hits & highlights

Watch the Greatest Hits & Career Highlights of David Haye: David Haye shared a video of his own greatest hits, career highlights, and best and most exciting moments in the ring. Settle in and watch the clip, which lasts for over 15 minutes, right here. For many fans, it's been easy to forget that at one time, Haye was quite an exciting and dynamic fighter. His work and reputation...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury: I feel like coming out aggressive & going for the knockout

Heavyweight Tyson Fury is in a confident mood ahead of his ring return against big-hitting Joey Abell this weekend. The Manchester bruiser will step back into the ring at the Copper Box Arena this Saturday night, following nearly a year of inactivity after two dates to meet David Haye were cancelled by the Londone. There is no doubt that the 25-year-old Fury has endured a frustrating...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury: “All The Others Are Pretenders”

For Immediate Release: TORONTO (February 6, 2014) – It isn’t just a 6′ 9″, 250-pound frame that distinguishes Tyson Fury as potentially the biggest superstar in British sport. After 21 consecutive pro wins, the trigger tongued traveller is on the cusp of challenging for the world heavyweight title and don’t expect the build-up to slip beneath the radar. Everybody, it seems...
Via BadCulture
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Huge Q&A interview with Tyson Fury: Talks Chisora, Haye, fighting anybody for money, & much more

It isn't just a 6' 9", 250-pound frame that distinguishes Tyson Fury as potentially the biggest superstar in British sport. After 21 consecutive pro wins, the trigger tongued traveller is on the cusp of challenging for the world heavyweight title and don't expect the build-up to slip beneath the radar. Everybody, it seems, harbors an opinion on Fury's fighting talent and kamikaze...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxing News 24 gets ridiculous with Klitschko ducking Haye claims

Where are the Editorial Standards of Today's Boxing Sites? In a recent article by Rob Blakeman, boxing website Boxing News 24 posited the theory that former WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko might have retired so as to duck David Haye. Yes, you read that right, and it wasn't in a satirical context either. Someone actually proposed that Dr. Ironfist vacated his championship...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury: I’m the most dangerous fighter on the planet

Tyson Fury is looking to put a frustrating year behind him as he eyes a summer showdown with the enigmatic Dereck Chisora. The Manchester heavyweight returns to action on February 15th at the Copper Box Arena, where he faces experienced Argentine Gonzalo Omar Basile following a tumultuous end to 2013. Fury had been all set to face former WBA heavyweight world champion, David Haye...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora II: More pointless heavyweight rematches

More Heavyweight (In)Action - Fury vs. Chisora II: Word has it that British promoter Frank Warren would like to make Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora II happen this year, and to make that fight into an elimination bout. The suggestion leaves many in boxing circles shaking their heads, and the only heavyweight fight more pointless than this one on the horizon is the ludicrous Bermane...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fury Ends “Retirement” Sets Sights On Wilder

LONDON, ENGLAND - For someone who loves social media as much as Tyson Fury, his twitter timeline has been extraordinarily quiet. Keeping a low profile ever since the David Haye fight plan fell apart, his rants have been fewer and shorter. Choosing instead to troll fighters such Derek Chisora (calling him “tubby”) and Bobby Gunn, his usual colorful and call ‘em out style has...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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