Articles by author: Keith Idec(3917 results)

Frank Warren: Frampton-Warrington Is a 'Huge Fight' In the UK

Carl Frampton makes it clear whenever he is asked that the fight he wants most is a rubber match with Leo Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz avenged his majority-decision defeat to Frampton in July 2016 by defeat...Read More

Carl Frampton: The Big Fights I Want Will Probably Be In America

Carl Frampton will live out one of his dreams Saturday night. Fighting at Windsor Park, an outdoor soccer stadium in his hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, has long been toward the top of Frampton...Read More

Tyson Fury: I'll Slug It Out With Wilder & Knock Him Out

His history suggests Tyson Fury should try to out-box Deontay Wilder if they fight in November. That seems like the smartest strategy Fury could employ to beat the unorthodox, hard-hitting WBC heavywe...Read More

Saunders Reportedly Threw Chicken at Wilder at Belfast Restaurant

Billy Joe Saunders reportedly threw half a chicken at Deontay Wilder on Friday night. Yes, you read that correctly. According to numerous British media outlets, the incident took place at Nando’s, a r...Read More

Wilder-Fury Promotion Begins With 'Confrontation' in Hotel Lobby

Tyson Fury still must defeat Francesco Pianeta on Saturday night, but that didn’t stop him and Deontay Wilder on Friday from unofficially beginning what figures to be an over-the-top promotion of thei...Read More

Fury: Wilder, Joshua Are Bums, Not A Boxing Brain Between Them

Tyson Fury figures it shouldn’t be all that difficult to win the one heavyweight title he never owned and to regain the four championships he gave up. The extremely confident former champion will have...Read More

Tyson Fury Weighs In at 258 Pounds For Francesco Pianeta Fight

With a shouting Deontay Wilder standing nearby, Tyson Fury continued to display Friday just how seriously he has taken his comeback. The 6-feet-9 Fury stepped on the British Boxing Board of Control’s...Read More

Canelo: GGG's Power Respectable, But I Showed I Can Take It

Canelo Alvarez doesn’t deny that Gennady Golovkin can punch. Alvarez just doesn’t consider the pulverizing power Golovkin has utilized to decimate Vanes Martirosyan and so many other opponents to be a...Read More

Hart: Ramirez Doesn't Want to Fight Me; Rematch Won't Happen

Hart: Ramirez Doesn't Want to Fight Me; Rematch Won't Happen

By Keith Idec - Jesse Hart hopes beating Mike Gavronski on Saturday night leads to his rematch against Gilberto Ramirez. It should, since Hart is the mandatory challenger again for Ramirez’s WBO super...Read More

Canelo: One-Year Layoff Won’t Affect Me At All Against Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez will end almost exactly a one-year layoff the night he enters the ring to challenge Gennady Golovkin again. Their middleweight championship rematch is scheduled for September 15, one da...Read More

Tyson Fury: Joshua Wouldn't Fight Me For Any Amount Of Money

Joshua Ordered By WBO To Make Mandatory After Povetkin

The WBO hasn’t appointed a mandatory challenger for its heavyweight title. That hasn’t stopped the sanctioning organization from informing Anthony Joshua that he’ll have to make a mandatory defense of...Read More

Warren: Real Answer Is Joshua's Team Doesn't Want Wilder Fight

It’s obvious to Frank Warren that members of Anthony Joshua’s team don’t want him to fight Deontay Wilder. There’s no other explanation, according to Warren, for Joshua turning down $80 million in gua...Read More

De La Hoya: GGG's Mexican Style A Gimmick; Canelo's Fans Loyal

Oscar De La Hoya doesn’t pay Gennady Golovkin’s marketing campaign any mind. Much has been made about the Kazakh knockout artist’s “Mexican style” in recent years, more than ever since his controversi...Read More

Doheny Upsets Iwasa; Wins Unanimous Decision, IBF Title

TJ Doheny couldn’t understand the ring announcer when the scores were read Thursday night in Tokyo. Ryosuke Iwasa knew what was said and left the ring dejected. Ireland’s Doheny won a unanimous decisi...Read More

Canelo: I'll Look to KO Golovkin From Very First Round of Rematch

Canelo Alvarez suggested Wednesday that he’ll be more aggressive against Gennady Golovkin in their rematch than he was in their first fight. The former junior middleweight and middleweight champion is...Read More

De La Hoya Not Concerned Clenbuterol Will Taint Canelo's Legacy

Oscar De La Hoya isn’t worried that this clenbuterol controversy will permanently damage Canelo Alvarez’s legacy. Alvarez has encountered considerable backlash since the Nevada State Athletic Commissi...Read More

Frank Warren: Fury-Wilder Winner Is World's Best Heavyweight

According to promoter Frank Warren, the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder winner will prove himself as boxing’s best heavyweight. Assuming Anthony Joshua beats mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin on Septe...Read More

Granados: Garcia Wouldn't KO Me, Either; Would Need Judges' Gift

Adrian Granados has always respected Danny Garcia. That’s why he can’t understand Garcia’s reason for continuing to state Shawn Porter should’ve stopped Granados in their fight nine months ago at Barc...Read More

Tyson Fury: Let's Face It, Wilder Hasn't Really Fought Anybody

It didn’t take long Tuesday for the attention to turn toward Deontay Wilder. A press conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was held to promote Tyson Fury’s fight against Francesco Pianeta. The Ital...Read More