Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Tarver-Green: Both Boxers Confirm Done Deal For July 20

By Chris LaBate

Danny Green (31-3, 27KOs) has confirmed an earlier story on BoxingScene.com. The Australian star has finalized a deal to defend his IBO cruiserweight title against former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver (28-6, 19KOs). The fight takes place on July 20 in Sydney, Australia. Green last fought in November, winning a unanimous points decision over BJ Flores at Perth's Challenge Stadium. The fight with Tarver takes place at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

"I'm in the process to go into a training camp in about four or five weeks to get ready for the toughest test of my career. Antonio Tarver is a monster of a bloke and his credentials are impeccable," Green told reporters.

Tarver also confirmed the deal to Australian reporters. He said there are no worries about Green's punching power. In 2009, Green knocked out Tarver's rival Roy Jones Jr. in one round.

"I've faced punchers before, they have to land in order to be effective so I'm not worried about that," Tarver said. "I know Danny Green is going to bring his attitude, his aggression. He's a proud fighter, so am I. So this fight makes to be a great fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Phil Ivey on 04-06-2011

"When you beat a legend, you become a legend." - Mr. Green

Comment by Forza on 04-06-2011

Tarver is like 41 years old. I think green can K.O him

Comment by buster007 on 04-06-2011

[QUOTE=SERVILEV;10334919]still trying to figure out why american boxers are so insistant on going to Australia to fight this protected fighter. Cmon Tarver and Jones are bigger stars even at their worst. Hopkins apparently was the only smart one about the…

Comment by kingfaze19 on 04-06-2011

tarver got stamina issues, green might KO him in the middle rounds.. if tarver is in great shape he'l win easily though, far superior boxer

Comment by ADozenArrows on 04-06-2011

[QUOTE=SERVILEV;10334919]still trying to figure out why american boxers are so insistant on going to Australia to fight this protected fighter. Cmon Tarver and Jones are bigger stars even at their worst. Hopkins apparently was the only smart one about the…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (34)
Top Headlines Chocolatito's Manager Firm on May Return, Rules Out Nietes Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz - The Ball is Already Rolling Linares: I'm Confident That I Can Beat Lomachenko! Juan Francisco Estrada Will Aim To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out Arum: I Really Think Joshua's Chin is Suspect, Parker Could KO Him Ricardo Mayorga Hits Texas To Begin Camp For April Return Kell Brook Admits He Hit 'Rock Bottom' After Spence, GGG Losses Eubank Sr. To Eubank Jr. - The Decision Was The Right Decision Imre Szello Got Revenge on Denis Grachev in Hungary George Groves: Eubank Jr. Should Try Something Else, or Perform WBC Welterweight Tournament - Eight Fighters Announced Frank Warren is Eager To Do Billy Joe Saunders vs. George Groves Daigo Higa, Ken Shiro Title Bouts Added To Murata-Blandamura Bellew Urges Eubank Jr. To Make Big Changes After Groves Loss Humberto Velazco With Big KO Win Over Thomas Williams Jr. Weekend Review: Groves Proves His Level, Eubank Jr. Sinks Bivol Believes Barrera's Reason for Picking Him Over Kovalev Porter To Thurman: You Ran in Our Fight & You're Still Running! Garcia on Spence: I Don’t Duck Nobody; It'll Eventually Happen George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr. - Afterthoughts Shane McGuigan: Eubank Jr. Must Reassess, Get Rid Of Cowboys BBBofC Round-Up: Wale, Dickens, Ward, Benn, Selby, More Chris Eubank Jr. Would Consider Returning To Middleweight Teofimo Lopez To Return on Crawford-Horn Undercard Arum Explains Why Lomachenko-Linares Being on HBO is a 'Waste' Callum Smith Expects Braehmer To Present Some Problems George Groves - The Emotion and The Logic Danny Garcia: I Want Thurman, It's On Him, Whenever He's Ready McGregor Trolls Mayweather Over Failed Bid To Lure Him To UFC Ugas Motivated To Shock Experts, Topple Errol Spence For IBF Belt Video: Jermell Charlo Talks 154 Division, Andrade, Lubin, More Alberto Machado vs. Rafael Mensah Purse Bid Set For March 2 Alexander: I Absolutley Beat Victor Ortiz - I Gave Him Three Rounds Groves May Request New WBSS Date if Injury Needs Time To Heal William Silva Tops Card on March 3 in Clearwater, Florida Video: Paulie Malignaggi Breaks Down Garcia's Win Over Rios Brandon Rios: I'm Mad Over Stoppage, I Was Ready To Continue! Video: Shawn Porter Talks Confrontation With Danny Garcia Sauerland: We'll Wait Before Making Decision On WBSS Final Isaac Zarate, Ruben Villa Win Bouts in Ontario, California
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement