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Bellew vs. Makabu Title Clash Officially Unveiled

As previously reported on BoxingScene, Liverpool’s Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) has confirmed that he will meet South Africa's Ilunga Makubu (19-1, 18 early) for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title at ...Read More

David Price To Make Ring Return on Bellew vs. Makabu Card

32-year-old former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price (19-3, 16KOs) will finally make his ring return on May 29th as part of the Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu undercard at Goodi...Read More

Tony Bellew-Ilunga Makabu: Paul Economides Added To Card

Paul Economides has had next month’s fight date swapped. The Connahs Quay super bantamweight, 29, has been out of the ring since last October and is now preparing to lace up the gloves again....Read More

Tony Bellew: I'm The Best Cruiserweight In The World

Former EBU Cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) has told BoxingScene that his May 29 Goodison Park showdown against Ilunga Makubu (19-1, 18 early) for the WBC title will be a “Carnival”...Read More

Bellew-Makabu World Title Clash Confirmed, 5/29 At Goodison Park

Tony Bellew will get the chance to fight for the world title at Goodison Park. The Liverpool cruiserweight (26-2-1, 16 KOs) has a fight with Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight crown locked...Read More

Bellew-Makabu: Goodison Park Licence Granted

Tony Bellew will get the chance to fight for the world title at Goodison Park. The Liverpool cruiserweight (26-2-1, 16 KOs) has a fight with Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight crown locked...Read More

Bellew's Coach: Makabu is Most Dangerous Cruiser Out There

Tony Bellew's lengthy dream of becoming world champion took a step closer last week when promoter, Eddie Hearn, announced that the Liverpool man would challenge Congolese dangerman, Ilungu Makabu, for...Read More

Hearn: Bellew-Makabu World Title Show Will Be Unforgettable

Eddie Hearn has promised an unforgettable night of boxing in Liverpool this summer when Tony Bellew finally gets a cruiserweight world title shot. The Matchroom Sport chief has stated that fans of ...Read More

Grigory Drozd Agrees With WBC's Decision To Take Title

On April 8th World Boxing Council cruiserweight champion, Russian Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO), was due to defend against mandatory challenger, Ilunga Makabu (19-1, 18KO), from Congo....Read More

Tony Bellew: Ramirez Sh*t Himself, Makabu Didn’t!

Liverpool’s Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) has a world title fight on his plate again after promoter Eddie Hearn revealed that the 33-year-old cruiserweight contender will meet South Africa's Ilungu Mak...Read More

Makabu, Bellew To Collide For Vacant WBC Cruiserweight Title

Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) will fight for a world title in early summer. The Liverpool cruiserweight, who is an avid Evertonian, will get a shot at the WBC title. Bellew, 33, has been handed h...Read More

Grigory Drozd Avoids Surgery, Will Rehab For Month and a Half

As reported last week, WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd of Russia is seriously injured and unable to make a mandatory defense of his title against Ilunga Makabu. The fight was scheduled for Ap...Read More

Grigory Drozd Injured, Makabu Defense on 4/8 Card Canceled

WBC cruiseweight champion, 36-year-old Russian Grigory Drozd, is seriously injured and unable to make a mandatory defense of his title against Ilunga Makabu. The fight was scheduled for April 8. ...Read More

Drozd-Makabu, Troyanovsky-Cuenca II on BoxNation, April 8

BoxNation will show Grigory Drozd and Illunga Makabu’s eagerly anticipated WBC World Cruiserweight Title showdown from Moscow on April 8. On the same bill, 48-1 star Cesar Rene Cuenca is out to avenge...Read More

Drozd vs. Makuba Targeted for April 8th in Moscow

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO) will make the second defense of his world title on April 8 in Moscow (Russia), according to his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing. ...Read More

WBC: Wilder's Voluntary Defense Approved For 1/16

For WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder - the No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger is Alexander Povetkin of Russia, who also holds the WBC Silver title, and is scheduled to fight Mariusz Wach t...Read More

Drozd Injured, Makabu Defense To Be Rescheduled

According to Andrey Ryabinskiy, head of the “World of Boxing” promotional company, one of his stellar protégé’s Grigoriy Drozd is forced to withdraw from his scheduled mandatory defense against rugged...Read More

Drozd vs. Makabu Title Clash a Done Deal For Russia?

According to sources with knowledge of the details, WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) and WBC mandatory challenger Ilunga Makabu (19-1, 18 KOs) have agreed to the terms for a pro...Read More

Mchunu vs. Makabu: B-Scene Staff Predictions

Possibly the best fight of the weekend is one that is not available to stateside fans, which is fitting since it takes place in a division largely ignored by American networks. Streaking cruiserwe...Read More

Ilunga Makabu Rallies To KO Thabiso Mchunu in Eleventh

International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - In a very important WBC cruiserweight eliminator - Thabiso Mchunu (16-2, 10KOs) came on strong, faded during the late rounds and...Read More