Tag Index > don-king

Don King image  

Don King Says $2 Million Lost in Povetkin vs. Stiverne Fallout

According to veteran promoter Don King, his side lost close to $2 million as a result of the canceled fight between his heavyweight, Bermand Stiverne, and Russia's Alexander Povetkin. ...Read More

Don King, Donald Trump Together in Florida, Answer Questions

Don King doesn’t occupy the prominent place in boxing he held for the better parts of four decades, but the flamboyant promoter still knows how to attract a lot of attention. ...Read More

Don King Not Sure if He Will File a Lawsuit Over Povetkin Fallout

Veteran promoter Don King has not yet made up his mind about filing a lawsuit against his promotional rival Andrei Ryabinsky of Russia - over the recent mess involving Olympic gold medal winner Alexan...Read More

Don King Preparing Lawsuit Against Povetkin, Ryabinsky

According to overseas sources, veteran promoter Don King is preparing to gain a measure of revenge by filing a lawsuit against his promotional rival Andrei Ryabinsky of Russia....Read More

Don King Explodes on Povetkin, Wants Stiverne To Get Wilder Shot

LAS VEGAS – In the aftermath of Saturday’s news that the WBC Interim heavyweight title fight in Russia between former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne and top-ranked Alexander Povetkin had been c...Read More

Arum Apologizes To King For Post-Presidential Debate Vegas Spat

If you were eating dinner Wednesday night at Piero’s in Las Vegas, you also might’ve witnessed one heck of a show for free. Boxing promoter Bob Arum was eating dinner at the Italian restaurant with hi...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Not Ruling Out Issues For Stiverne Bout

World of Boxing CEO Andrey Ryabinsky admits there could be potential issues with wrapping up the deal for the mandatory WBC eliminator between Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne. ...Read More

'Don King Way' Not Moving To Street Where He Killed a Man

Cleveland's city council won't further consider a proposal to put Don King's name on the street where the legendary boxing promoter stomped a man to death in 1966....Read More

Don King Creates a Stir By Dropping N-Bomb at Trump Event

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton decried a fresh round of police-involved shootings on Wednesday, with the Republican nominee saying he was ‘‘very troubled’’ by the killing of a black man by a white p...Read More

Povetkin-Stiverne Talks Are "Extremely Difficult" - Purse Bid Likely

According to Andrey Ryabinsky, who promotes Alexander Povetkin, the ongoing negotiations with Don King, for the mandatory fight with Bermane Stiverne - are extremely difficult and a purse bid is likel...Read More

Don King: Povetkin-Stiverne Can Go To Russia, Putin is My Friend

LAS VEGAS -- The architect and impresario behind the legendary The Rumble In the Jungle and Thrilla in Manila and countless other historic classic boxing events, Hall of Fame promoter, Don King, has p...Read More

Don King on Muhammad Ali: This is a Sad Day For Life

Muhammad Ali died Friday at age 74, according to a statement from the family. He was hospitalized in the Phoenix area with respiratory problems earlier this week, and his children had flown in from ar...Read More

Imam, King Gunning For Granados Rematch in Early 2016

Last month, junior welterweight contender Amir Imam (18-1, 15KOs) was within touching distance of a world title shot. Imam was the mandatory challenger to WBC champion Viktor Postol. The World Box...Read More

Don King: I'd Make Mayweather vs. Imam Right Now

Hall of Fame promoter Don King is still pecking away. No longer a major player in the promotional marketplace, the 84-year-old veteran believes his company currently promotes the next crossover supers...Read More

Video: Bermane Stiverne, Don King Discuss Rossy Bout

LAS VEGAS - Former champion Mickey Bey was ringside on Saturday night at the The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. Bey watched undefeated super welterweight prospect Jarrett Hurd hande...Read More

King: Stiverne Will Return on Deontay Wilder's Card, 1/16

According to promoter Don King, former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (25-2-1, 21KOs) will return to the ring on January 16th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The card will...Read More

Holyfield: Mayweather Great, But Never Fought Everybody

LAS VEGAS - It was in the 11th round that it happened: Floyd Mayweather so brilliantly bamboozled Andre Berto that it was possible to buy into his claim of being "TBE" -- The Best Ever. Certainly d...Read More

Bryan Outslugs Rossy For Win In Brutally Hot Vegas

Philly brawler Joey Dawejko scored his second consecutive 1st round knockout. He only needed 75 seconds to get the job done this time around, dropping and stopping Natu Visina in the opening bout of a...Read More

Stiverne-Ortiz Unlikely, Don King Refuses To Sign Off

There had been a lot of talk surrounding a possible heavyweight clash between former WBC belt-holder, Bermane Stiverne and the undefeated Luis Ortiz (22-0, 19 KO's) being added to the October 17th pay...Read More

Trevor Bryan Ready To Put In Work Versus Derric Rossy

Trevor Bryan never has a problem getting ready for any given fight, simply because he chooses to always stay ready. The unbeaten heavyweight constantly carries that mindset—a must these days for an...Read More