Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Oosthuizen-Gonzalez Wrapped Up, No Nelson vs. Clottey

By Rick Reeno

A deal is basically wrapped up for IBO super middleweight champion Thomas Oosthuizen (21-0, 13 KOs) to make a defense of his title against undefeated Brandon Gonzalez (17-0, 10 KOs) on June 29th as part of an HBO televised tripleheader. The main event features a middleweight fight between WBA/IBO middleweight king Gennady Golovkin (26-0, 23 KOs) and top contender Matthew Macklin (29-4, 20 KOs). The card takes place at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, CT.

Promoter Lou DiBella denied published reports that junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson (20-1-1, 12 KOs) will face Joshua Clottey in the televised opener. The opponent hunt continues, says DiBella, but many of the boxers approached for the HBO opportunity have either turned Nelson down without hearing an offer or they overpriced themselves. 

DiBella tells BoxingScene - "That is not true, Willie Nelson is not going to fight Joshua Clottey. We are still searching for an opponent, but nobody wants to fight Willie Nelson."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tonyu on 04-12-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13236105]Yeah he sucked, seemed to be preparing himself to justify a robbery. Thankfully the judges were at least a little more fair. I think Bellew has made a mistake in opting for the rematch, the Malawian has too…

Comment by Weebler I on 04-12-2013

[QUOTE=Tonyu;13236077]I agree in my opinion that Bellew is a tall guy who hits hard and if made to miss by slippery fighter like Chilemba he runs out of ideas and has no plan B and for a tall guy he…

Comment by Tonyu on 04-12-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13236070]I think at 25 Chilemba has a lot of potential. Imo he beats Bellew in the rematch unless Bellew can connect with something big in the early rounds. It would be interesting to see Chilemba against one of…

Comment by Weebler I on 04-12-2013

[QUOTE=Tonyu;13236053]Hi The Weebler- I had friends at ringside when he fought Chilemba and the feeling by the audience was that none deserved to lose on the night and the draw was a pretty accurate result - however Chilemba fought very…

Comment by Tonyu on 04-12-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13234240]I see he has a draw with Chilemba on his record. I wonder who really won that fight.[/QUOTE] Hi The Weebler- I had friends at ringside when he fought Chilemba and the feeling by the audience was that…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines McGregor: I'm Ready To Change The Face of The Fight Game Berto: If McGregor Beats Mayweather - It's a Big Blow To Boxing McGregor: Mayweather Would Need To Reincarnate Bruce Lee! Pacquiao-Horn: Funding Pulled Until Manny Commits To Rematch Andre Ward: Facing Anthony Joshua is NOT Off The Table! Video: Dillian Whyte Ready For Deontay Wilder, Discusses Future Andre Ward on Top Rank Rumors, Says HBO Contract is Up Yomar Alamo Blasts Zsigmond Vaas in One For WBC Youth Belt Sean Dodd Stops Antonio Horvatic In Tom Stalker Warm-Up Photos: Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Mike Alvarado Smash Opponents Lipinets Rips Indongo, Says IBF Title Was 'Stolen' From Him Crawford on Facing Pacquiao-Horn Winner Next: I'm All For It! Mayweather Not Focused on Surpassing Marciano's Mark of 49-0 Photos: Crawford Demolishes Indongo To Become Undisputed! Photos: Dillian Whyte, Bryant Jennings Blast Out Opponents Photos: Shakur Stevenson Dominates To Win Third FIght Joe Selkirk: I Came Back To Win a World Title Whyte: My Body Shots Would Make Wilder Fall in Three or Four! Video: Bryant Jennings Talks Wilder-Ortiz, Crawford, More Video: Andre Ward Talks Crawford, Kovalev, Stevenson, More Video: Teddy Atlas Talks Crawford, Lomachenko, Spence, More Golovkin's Trainer: If We Get Robbed With Canelo - It's Our Fault Cornflake Retires From Boxing After Winning WBC Latino Title Indongo: When Terence Crawford Hit Me - It Hurt So Bad! Pacquiao vs. Horn Rematch Negotiations Heat Up in Australia Maurice Hooker Continues Unbeaten Run, Defeats Jackson Clayton Laurent Wins Big in Pro Debut With a Knockout Terence Crawford Crushes Julius Indongo in Three To Unify Crawford vs. Indongo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Oleksandr Gvozdyk Blasts Out Craig Baker Shakur Stevenson Drops Paz, Wins Easy Decision, Moves to 3-0 Mike Reed Dominates Rob Frankel For Decision Win Mike Alvarado With a Wicked Knockout of Sidney Siqueira Crawford-Indongo Results: Jennings, Whyte Get TKO Wins Indongo: I Studied Crawford For Years, Most Dangerous on Inside Crawford vs. Indongo - CompuBox Historical Review Indongo's Manager Explains Weigh-In Scuffle With Team Crawford Maurice Hooker Aims To Inch Closer To World Title Shot Ruslan Fayfer Beats Junior Wright for IBF #2 Cruiserweight Spot Crawford Hopes To Fight in Football Stadium in Near Future
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement