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Khurtsidze Blasts Tommy Langford To Earn Billy Joe Saunders

Leicester Arena, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom - In a WBO middleweight eliminator, with the interim-WBO title at stake, Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) stopped previously undefeated T...Read More

Warren: Langford Could Land Saunders Shot in Summer With Win

TOMMY LANGFORD can set up a summer blockbuster with Billy Joe Saunders tonight. But first he has to get past the man they call ‘Mini Mike Tyson’. Langford has never shirked a challenge and the middlew...Read More

Tommy Langford is Aiming To "Smash" Avtandil Khurtsidze

It might be wise to avoid mentioning to Tommy Langford that he’s fighting for a 'diluted' version of the world middleweight title when he fronts up to heavily avoided Georgian Avtandil Khurtsidze for ...Read More

Langford Confident He'd Topple Billy Joe Saunders For WBO Belt

Baggies bomber Tommy Langford is hoping a victory over Avtandil Khurtsidze for the WBO Interim Middleweight Title will secure an all-British showdown with World Champion Billy Joe Saunders. On Saturda...Read More

Khurtsidze: Daniel Jacobs Helped Me Prepare For Langford Clash

Avtandil Khurtsidze, the WBO #1 ranked Middleweight contender, has arrived in England and is putting the finishing touches on his preparation for Saturday's WBO Interim Championship clash versus #3 To...Read More

Frank Warren Breaks Down Khurtsidze vs. Langford Clash

We last week set the ball rolling for our Leicester promotion on April 22 and I saw it remarked on social media that it is a card that ‘covers all the bases’. Well, looking at it, it is a show with so...Read More

Langford: If No Golovkin Deal, Saunders Will Have To Face Me!

Unbeaten British Middleweight Champion Tommy Langford has talked up a possible domestic clash with Billy Joe Saunders, should he win the WBO’s interim belt. On April 22nd, Langford faces hard-hitting ...Read More

Frank Warren on Bad British Scoring, Khurtsidze vs. Langford

The 114-114 tally submitted by British judge Ian John Lewis following the WBC world title contest between Rey Vargas and Doncaster’s Gavin McDonnell in Hull last weekend does the game over here no fav...Read More

Avtandil Khurtsidze vs. Tommy Langford - WBO Interim on April 22

Birmingham’s Tommy Langford (18-0-0, 6 KOs) will face Brooklyn-based Georgian Avtandil Khurtsidze (32-2-2, 21 KOs) for the WBO Interim World Middleweight Championship at the Leicester Arena on Saturda...Read More

Gennady Golovkin vs. Billy Joe Saunders in Play For 2017?

Recently Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs), the current WBO middleweight belt-holder, was given an exception to bypass his mandatory challenger, Avantil Khurtsidze, who took a step-aside fee. Accordin...Read More

Saunders-Khurtsidze: WBO Orders Promoters to Start Negotiations

The WBO informed promoters for its middleweight champion, Billy Joe Saunders, and No. 1 contender Avtandil Khurtsidze on Thursday to begin negotiations for a title fight. If Frank Warren, Saunders’ pr...Read More

Khurtsidze: Billy Joe Saunders is a Knockout Waiting to Happen

If Avtandil Khurtsidze gets his shot at Billy Joe Saunders, the WBO’s No. 1 middleweight contender doesn’t expect to have much trouble with the unbeaten champion. “He’s a knockout waiting to happen,” ...Read More

Adviser: Khurtsidze-Saunders a Must if Canelo-Chavez Gets Made

Avtandil Khurtsidze and his handlers hope the WBO does the right thing – the only thing, in their estimation – by granting him a deserved shot at middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders if a Canelo A...Read More

Team Khurtsidze Still Wants Saunders, Monitoring Canelo-Chavez News

Avtandil Khurtsidze had been the mandatory challenger to middleweight titleholder Billy Joe Saunders — at least until the World Boxing Organization decided to replace him and put Canelo Alvarez in tha...Read More

WBO Served Itself, Not Boxing, By Making Canelo Mandatory

WBO Served Itself, Not Boxing, By Making Canelo Mandatory

By Keith Idec - Laughable. That’s about the best way to describe the WBO’s deceptive explanation for why it installed Canelo Alvarez as its mandatory middleweight championship challenger over Avtandil...Read More

WBO Skips Khurtsidze, Installs Canelo as Saunders' Mandatory

The WBO has paved the way for Canelo Alvarez to finally make his debut as a full-fledged middleweight in his next fight. According to a report posted by espn.com’s Dan Rafael on Wednesday night, the P...Read More

Khurtsidze's Trainer: We Hope Saunders Don't Chicken Out

So what became of middleweight Avantil 'Suicide' Khurtsidze, who after bursting the bubble of the undefeated Antoine Douglas on March 5th hasn't been seen in the ring since?...Read More

Khurtsidze's Adviser: WBO Must Force Saunders To Do Mandatory

Avtandil Khurtsidze’s handlers want the WBO and Billy Joe Saunders to honor his mandatory title defense. Khurtsidze has been the No. 1 contender for Saunders’ WBO middleweight title for most of 2016, ...Read More

Khurtsidze-Langford WBO Purse Bid Loom For Saunders Shot

There are only a few days remaining before the World Boxing Organization stages a purse bid for the final middleweight eliminator between Avtandil Khurtsidze (32-2-2, 21 KOs) and Tommy Langford (16-0,...Read More

Khurtsidze's Coach: We're Ready To Face Golovkin in September

Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32KOs), who already owned the WBA/IBO/IBF middleweight world titles, recently picked up the WBC belt from Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez - but he still has no opponent lined up fo...Read More