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Articles by Keith Idec (5621 results)


Ruiz's Trainer: Joshua Surprised Me; Fought A Great Fight

Anthony Joshua has taken some criticism for the mostly safe strategy he employed while winning his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. Ruiz’s trainer, however, is among those that gave the British superstar...

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Jermall Charlo Drops Dennis Hogan Twice, Stops Him in Seven

Jermall Charlo assured Dennis Hogan that he isn’t anything resembling Jaime Munguia. The unbeaten WBC world middleweight champion showed the Irish contender exactly what he meant Saturday night at Bar...

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Chris Eubank Jr. Wins in Two By TKO, Korobov Suffers Injury

NEW YORK – Matt Korobov got off to a strong start Saturday night against Chris Eubank Jr. His good fortune didn’t last long. About 20 seconds into the second round, Korobov suffered an injury to his l...

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Ryosuke Iwasa Drops, Stops Marlon Tapales in Eleventh

NEW YORK – Two fights after TJ Doheny defeated him, Ryosuke Iwasa was able to win an IBF 122-pound championship Saturday night. The Japanese southpaw out-worked a comparatively inactive Marlon Tapales...

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Ellis Out-Works Aleem, Wins Majority Decision

NEW YORK – Ronald Ellis ended his 2019 much better than it started. The super middleweight bounced back from his first professional defeat by beating Immanuwel Aleem in their 10-round fight Saturday n...

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Hawton Edges Villalobos In Women's Rematch, Retains Title

NEW YORK – Lorraine Villalobos nearly ruined what was supposed to be an important moment Saturday night for Louisa Hawton. Villalobos knocked down Hawton and gave her a much more difficult fight than ...

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Hogan: I Thought Munguia Would Give Me A Rematch

NEW YORK – Dennis Hogan hoped Jaime Munguia would give him a rematch. The Irish contender was certain he had earned that opportunity April 13, when Hogan gave the unbeaten Mexican the most difficult f...

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Korobov: DeGale Didn't Take Eubank Seriously; Expected Easy Fight

NEW YORK – Matt Korobov thought James DeGale would beat Chris Eubank Jr. Their 12-round fight unfolded in quite different fashion than what Korobov expected to happen February 23 at O2 Arena in London...

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Charlo-Hogan - LIVE Results From Barclays Center

NEW YORK – Burley Brooks went the distance for the first time as a pro Saturday. Brooks, a super middleweight prospect promoted by Errol Spence Jr., had knocked out each of his first four foes, none o...

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Charlo: Canelo Will Try 160 Again; I Want That Fight To Happen

NEW YORK – Jermall Charlo doesn’t think Canelo Alvarez has fought for the last time at the middleweight limit. Even after knocking out Sergey Kovalev in their light heavyweight title fight last month,...

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'Bang Bang Lulu' Looking To Make Impact In United States

NEW YORK – Louisa Hawton’s heart is about 11,000 miles away from Brooklyn, where she’ll partake Saturday night in the highest-profile fight of her boxing career. As anxious as she is to showcase her s...

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Froch: Joshua Too Relaxed, Took Foot Off Gas Against Ruiz

Ruiz: What I Weighed Doesn't Matter; Wanted To Be Little Heavier

Andy Ruiz Jr. thought he would weigh in six or seven hours earlier Friday than when he and Anthony Joshua actually stepped on the scale in Saudi Arabia. By the time arrived for their official weigh-in...

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Charlo-Hogan Weigh-In Results From Brooklyn

Dennis Hogan has his work cut out for him Saturday night. That was obvious as the Irish contender stood before unbeaten WBC world middleweight champion Jermall Charlo at their weigh-in Friday at The T...

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Korobov's Manager: Beating Eubank Will Pressure Charlo To Take Rematch

NEW YORK – Jermall Charlo expressed respect for Matt Korobov as they sat next to one another Thursday during a press conference in Brooklyn. Charlo clearly realizes that Korobov gave him a difficult f...

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Joshua Much Lighter, Ruiz Much Heavier For Rematch

Looks weren’t deceiving. A noticeably lighter Anthony Joshua indeed weighed in at 10-plus pounds less Friday for his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. than he did for their first fight. England’s Joshua o...

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Charlo: Everybody Say Same Sh-t Until They Get In With Me

NEW YORK – Dennis Hogan hasn’t been knocked out as a professional prizefighter. That’s about to change, according to Jermall Charlo. The unbeaten WBC world middleweight champion predicted again Thursd...

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Jermell Charlo: I’m Gonna Knock Tony Harrison's Ass Out!

Jermell Charlo answered incredulously once FOX Sports’ Brian Campbell asked how his rematch against Tony Harrison will be different. “How the rematch gonna be different?,” an animated Charlo replied d...

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Whyte: I'm Getting Screwed Over; Wilder Don't Wanna Fight Me!

Whyte: I'm Getting Screwed Over; Wilder Don't Wanna Fight Me!

By Keith Idec - Dillian Whyte isn’t angry at WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman anymore. The brash British heavyweight has patched up his philosophical differences with Sulaiman, even though the WBC won’...

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Ruiz: I'll Weigh In The Same I Did For First Joshua Fight

A lot has been made this week about a seemingly slimmer Anthony Joshua as the former heavyweight champion completes preparation for his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. The 6-feet-6 Joshua weighed in at ...

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