Articles by author: Keith Idec(4196 results)

Andrade-Kautondokwa - LIVE Results From Boston

Irish heavyweight Niall Kennedy out-landed Brendan Barrett to win a sloppy, six-round heavyweight fight Saturday in Boston. Kennedy, 34, knocked down Barrett in the fifth round and won their bout on a...Read More

Hearn: Andrade Still Wants To Fight Saunders At Some Point

NEW YORK – Demetrius Andrade can become a world champion in a second division Saturday night. Beating Walter Kautondokwa will not only earn him the WBO middleweight title, it’ll move Andrade into posi...Read More

Kautondokwa: Soon People Will Know How To Say My Name!

When Walter Kautondokwa was offered an unforeseen shot to fight Demetrius Andrade late last month, it only took a couple hours to finalize a deal to replace Billy Joe Saunders if Saunders wasn’t grant...Read More

Hearn: Kautondokwa More Dangerous For Andrade Than Saunders

NEW YORK – A bit of a nightmare. That’s how promoter Eddie Hearn described Demetrius Andrade having to prepare for a right-handed knockout artist on two weeks’ notice. The undefeated former junior mid...Read More

Andrade: I'll Fight Canelo At 168; No Reason For Us Not To Fight

Now that Canelo Alvarez also has an exclusive deal to fight on DAZN, Demetrius Andrade can’t see any reason they shouldn’t eventually fight. If it means moving up to 168 pounds to make that lucrative ...Read More

Kautondokwa: Don't Underestimate Me; I Didn't Just Fall From Sky!

Walter Kautondowka warned anyone making the mistake of thinking he doesn’t have a shot to upset Demetrius Andrade on Saturday night. The unknown, unbeaten Namibian contender has fought a low level of ...Read More

Jarrell Miller-Fres Oquendo In Works For 11/17 In Atlantic City

Jarrell Miller is less than two weeks removed from quickly knocking out a 41-year-old former contender. Now the heavyweight’s handlers are working on matching Miller against a 45-year-old contender wh...Read More

Canelo-Fielding: No Rematch Clause in Contracts, Says Hearn

NEW YORK – Eddie Hearn isn’t insulted nor surprised that Canelo Alvarez’s handlers didn’t request a rematch clause during negotiations for the Alvarez-Rocky Fielding fight. “I just think that two thin...Read More

Hearn: Jacobs To Fight Canelo in May If He Beats Derevyanchenko

NEW YORK – The vacant IBF middleweight title won’t be the only thing at stake for Daniel Jacobs a week from Saturday night. If Jacobs can defeat Sergiy Derevyanchenko in what should be a difficult 12-...Read More

Hearn: Canelo-Fielding Probably Gets DAZN 1 Million Subscribers

NEW YORK – Eddie Hearn expects Canelo Alvarez to make an immense impact immediately for DAZN. The British promoter predicted Wednesday that Alvarez’s first fight on the new streaming service “probably...Read More

Taylor Confident He'll Beat Martin, Then Baranchyk In WBSS Semis

Josh Taylor envisions his journey to the World Boxing Super Series’ 140-pound final going through Ivan Baranchyk after he beats Ryan Martin. The Scottish southpaw is scheduled to meet Martin in a WBSS...Read More

Canelo: If the People Want Third Golovkin Fight, We'll Make It

Canelo: If the People Want Third Golovkin Fight, We'll Make It

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Numbers were the primary focus before, during and after the Canelo Alvarez-Rocky Fielding press conference Wednesday in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The historic fi...Read More

Canelo-Fielding Contracts: Rehydration Clause, 2nd-Day Weigh-In

NEW YORK – Rocky Fielding was noticeably bigger than Canelo Alvarez when they stood face-to-face Wednesday. The 6-feet-1 Fielding stands four inches taller than the 5-feet-9 Alvarez, who will move up ...Read More

Hearn: Canelo/DAZN Deal Will End PPV Boxing In the United States

Eddie Hearn believes the historic deal Canelo Alvarez, Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN have struck will signal the end of pay-per-view boxing in the United States. The 28-year-old Alvarez’s 11-fight co...Read More

Tevin Farmer: The Gervonta Davis Fight Won't Make Or Break Me

Tevin Farmer still wants nothing more than to fight rival Gervonta Davis. But now that he has the IBF junior lightweight title and a new multi-fight agreement with DAZN, Farmer isn’t as consumed as he...Read More

Marcus Browne Arrested, 3rd Domestic Incident Since December

Light heavyweight contender Marcus Browne was arrested Monday for the third time in less than 10 months for a domestic incident involving the same woman. The New York Daily News reported Tuesday that ...Read More

DAZN To Stream Canelo-Fielding Card, Future Canelo Fights

DAZN has made its most significant impact yet in the crowded American television/streaming market for boxing. has learned DAZN, a new streaming service that launched September 22 in th...Read More

Crawford-Benavidez ESPN Show Averaged 2.245 Million Viewers

More viewers tuned in to watch ESPN’s boxing broadcast Saturday night than for any of the network’s telecasts of the sport since Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn. According to Nielsen Media Research ratings r...Read More

Crawford Frustrated at Times; "I Don't Get the Credit I Deserve"

OMAHA, Nebraska – Terence Crawford knows what his detractors will state and write now that he has stopped Jose Benavidez Jr. The unbeaten WBO welterweight champion expects them to degrade Benavidez, w...Read More

Arum: Mayweather Wouldn’t Have Gone For KO Like Crawford

OMAHA, Nebraska – What impressed Bob Arum most about Terence Crawford’s performance Saturday night was that Crawford wasn’t content to beat Jose Benavidez Jr. on points. An aggressive Crawford finishe...Read More