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Articles by author: Luke Furman(931 results)

Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez Confirmed For 2018

The light heavyweight showdown between Adonis Stevenson and Eleider Alvarez is officially getting pushed back to January 2018. Their mutual promoter, Yvon Michel of GYM, has confirmed the news after d...Read More

Lemieux vs. Saunders Negotiations Going 'Well' For December 16

Last week, BoxingScene.com reported that the World Boxing Organization sent a letter to Billy Joe Saunders' promoter Frank Warren, advising him that a mandatory defense of the WBO middleweight crown w...Read More

Kovalev-Shabranskyy: WBO To Rule This Week if Title is at Stake

According to World Boxing Organization President Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel, his organization will make a ruling this week on whether or not to sanction Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) vs. V...Read More

Dmitry Bivol: Badou Jack Gave Me His Belt, I Want The Rest!

WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol is targeting all of the other beltholders in his division, because he wants to become the absolute champion at 175-pounds. On Wednesday evening, WBA Preside...Read More

Stevenson-Alvarez Eyed For 12/16 - Unless Lemieux Fights on Date

Promoter Yvon Michel would love to stage the mandatory fight between WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and challenger Eleider Alvarez at the Montreal Olympic Stadium. As of Thursday, Mi...Read More

Alexander Ustinov vs. Manuel Charr in Play For November 25

Heavyweight contender Alexander Ustinov is scheduled to return to the ring on November 25 in Oberhausen (Germany). According to his promoter, Vladimir Hryunov, the Russian giant will fight for the vac...Read More

Alexander Povetkin vs. Christian Hammer in Play For December 15

There are ongoing discussions to make a December fight between former world heavyweight world champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) of Russia and dangerous German contender Christian Hammer (22-4...Read More

David Lemieux May Headline Card on December 16

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux will not be the dance partner of four division champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) on December 2 at New York'...Read More

Lemieux Waiting on Word From Miguel Cotto on December Fight

Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux is being positioned to fight in early December at Madison Square Garden in New York City. There are ongoing discussions to see Lemieux (38-3, 33 KO) coll...Read More

Alvarez: When Adonis Stevenson Signs a Contract - I'll Believe It!

Eleider Alvarez is shaking his head at the World Boxing Council recently stating that a deal is close for his mandatory fight with WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson. There was talk of th...Read More

Derevyanchenko: Golovkin Beat Canelo, But I Saw Problems

Middleweight contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko (11-0, 9 KOs) is the IBF's mandatory challenger to world champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs). He was a very interested observer when Golovkin ...Read More

Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez May Get Pushed To 2018

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, the light heavyweight showdown between Adonis Stevenson and Eleider Alvarez is in serious negotiations, but the contest may very well get pushed back to Janu...Read More

Tomasz Adamek vs. Fred Kassi Set For November 18

Former two division world champion Tomasz Adamek (51-5, 30 KOs) is pushing forward with his career and the next bout of his latest run has been finalized. Adamek will face veteran Fred Kassi (18-6-1, ...Read More

IBF: Beterbiev vs. Koelling Officially Approved For Vacant Title

Th reshaping of the light heavyweight division has officially begun. Two weeks ago, IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward shocked everyone by announcing his retirement from the spo...Read More

Promoter: Now That Ward Retired, Adonis Stevenson is #1 at 175

With the recent retirement of WBO, IBF, WBA light heavyweight champion Andre Ward, promoter Yvon Michel is confident that Adonis Stevenson - the WBC champion - is universally the best fighter at 175-p...Read More

Artur Beterbiev is Pumped To Fight For IBF World Title

Light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev is a very happy man, after learning that he's going to fight for a world title in November. Beterbiev is scheduled to fight German boxer Enrico Koelling, on...Read More

Beterbiev vs. Koelling: Vacant IBF Title Likely To Be at Stake

Last week, IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward shocked everyone by announcing his retirement from the sport. With Ward hanging up the gloves, there will soon be three world title...Read More

Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez in Serious Negotiations

A light heavyweight showdown between Adonis Stevenson and Eleider Alvarez is in serious negotiations, according to their mutual promoter Yvon Michel of GYM. Alvarez has been the mandatory challenger, ...Read More

Mikael Zewski Inks Promotional Pact With Yvon Michel of GYM

Mikael Zewski and Groupe Yvon Michel have an agreement an agreement, which was formalized Friday morning. The contract is a one year deal, which should move Zewski (28-1, 21 KOs) pretty fast in the co...Read More

Adonis Stevenson To Fight in The Fall - But Against Who?

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson is scheduled to defend his title, but there is now word on the opponent. He is currently under an order to make a mandatory defense against Eleider Alva...Read More

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