Ruslan Chagaev wins a fake heavyweight title, nobody cares

This past Saturday, Uzbek contender and former heavyweight titlist Ruslan Chagaev defeated Fres Oquendo in Grozny, Russia to capture the fake WBA heavyweight championship. I say "fake" because, as we at have had cause to note many times over the last few years, the real WBA belt adorns the waist of World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko (pictured...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)  Michael Katsidis defeated Graham Earl [UD] Steve Moxon lost to Dennis Hogan [SD] Ruslan Chagaev defeated Fres Oquendo [MD] Jake Heun defeated Kendrick Miree [UD, World Series of Fighting 11] Luke...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

David Haye opponents: Povetkin or Chagaev top 2 choices

David Haye has a fight date of June 29th at the Manchester Arena, a plan for making a go at Vitali Klitschko, but no opponents as of yet. The plan as outlined by Haye is to make two fights, and then corner Vitali Klitschko with a choice of either giving Haye a shot at his WBC title or bowing out of boxing with ducking Haye as his last act. It's an ambitious scheme, and therefore...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Don George: I want to be world champion, I must win this fight

Chicago middleweight  Donovan "Da Bomb" George says there will be more than a win or a loss on the line when he steps in the ring against former world title challenger David "The Destroyer" Lopez this Friday, March 22. According to George, he must win or his boxing career has been a waste. Credit: Team George George (24-3-1, 21 KOs) will drop down to middleweight...
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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

American heavyweight Skipp Scott headlines Rumble on the Bayou June 10th

One of the "hidden giants" on the American heavyweight scene, Houston, Texas big man Skipp "Strictly Business" Scott (15-1, 10 KOs) will begin to come out of the shadows on Thursday, January 10, as he takes a big step up in competition. Fighting in one of the 10-round featured bouts at promoter Lou Savarese's "Rumble on the Bayou" event at the Bayou...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Undefeated cruiserweight Wadi Camacho returns on December 8

Wadi Camacho: Toks Is Gonna Get Some Real Punishment In January this year Canning Town’s rising Cruiserweight star Wadi ‘Machoman’ Camacho won his first professional fight, beating Northern Ireland based Ugandan Moses Matovu. Just under eleven months later, on Saturday, December 8th, the Barcelona born Cruiser Bruiser will step into the ring at the London Olympia for his first...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Fights in the Boxing Heavyweight division to look forward to!

People say Heavyweight boxing is “The worst it’s ever been” and “The worst division in boxing”, it may not be as good as it used to be, but look at these up-coming fights, and you’ll realise that today’s Heavyweight division isn’t as bad as people make out. Tyson Fury Vs Kevin Johnson – One of the most highly talked about Heavyweight prospects, up against and experienced...
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

British boxing beat: Bellew stops Miranda, Fury looking to Chagaev

In this week's installment of the British Boxing Beat, we look back at last night's strong outing from Tony Bellew, as he easily got rid of Edison Miranda, stopping him in 9 rounds. In other news, heavyweight Tyson Fury may be looking towards a huge test in Ruslan Chagaev, and a certain cricketer may be stepping through the ropes to pursue professional boxing. Bellew disposes...
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Timm to begin stint as German amateur boxing head coach

Boxing coach Michael Timm will leave his long term employer, Universum Boxing-Promotion on the first of August. The 50-year-old will join the German Boxing Association (DBV) at the Olympic Training center in Schwerin, where he will become the head coach from the first of August.  Timm, who lives in Schwerin with his wife, signed a free contract until the end of the year....
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Boswell eyes American heavyweight dream

Cedric Boswell is looking to become the first American boxer in five years to hold any of the major world heavyweight belts when he meets WBA champion Alexander Povetkin on Saturday. The 42-year-old Boswell has won 14 successive fights since the only loss of his career to Jameel McCline in 2003. The only win of note since then was a 10-round decision over then-45-year-old Oliver...
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December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Povetkin will make first defense against Boswell

Alexander Povetkin, who claimed a version of the heavyweight title with a unanimous decision against former titleholder Ruslan Chagaev in August, will make his first defense against American Cedric Boswell, promoter Sauerland Event announced.
October 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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