Articles by author: Luke Furman(1070 results)

Artur Beterbiev Departing DAZN, Heading To ESPN

According to TVA Sports, IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev (13-0, 13 KOs) is going to be switching his alliance. The Canadian outlet reports that Beterbiev is going to part ways with stre...Read More

Lemieux Aims To Land Canelo on Cinco De Mayo Date

Despite the cancellation of his last fight, former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux is sill targeting the possibility of a showdown with Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez in 2019. Lemieux's co-p...Read More

Adonis Stevenson Begins To Speak, Says Fiancee

Former WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson has started talking again, according to a statement his fiancee, Simone God, provided to The Montreal Journal. Not only has the former champion b...Read More

Adonis Stevenson Has a Long Road Ahead, Says Fiancee

As reported last week, former WBC light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson has regained consciousness after three weeks in a coma following a December 1 knockout loss. Stevens...Read More

Dmitry Bivol To Reveal Opponent and Network Very Shortly

The next fight of the WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol is scheduled for a date in March and the contest will be held in the United States, and his opponent will be announced after the holid...Read More

Povetkin Embraces The Scenario of Facing Dillian Whyte Next

As previously reported on, Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin underwent surgery in November to correct injuries to both of his elbows. The Russian boxer has already started w...Read More

Dmitry Bivol is Not Surprised at Level of Talent From Ukraine

WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia is not surprised with the level of talent to come out of Ukraine in the last few years. Vasiliy Lomachenko, Artem Dalakian, Oleksandr Usyk and Ole...Read More

Povetkin To Start Training in January For Planned April Return

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin had an operation on the elbows of both hands after the September fight with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, and in January he will ...Read More

Eleider Alvarez's Top Rank Deal Guarantees 7 Figures Per Fight

For several years, WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez was seeking activity and recognition. Several months ago, he arrived on the scene with a vicious knockout of heavily favored Sergey Ko...Read More

Referee Having Sleepless Nights Over Stevenson Outcome

The third man on the ring in Quebec, when Adonis Stevenson was knocked out by Oleksandr Gvozdyk, is very troubled by the aftermath of the contest. According to referee Michael Griffin, he's has lost f...Read More

David Lemieux Will Fight Next at 168-Pounds, Says Estephan

According to Camille Estephan from Eye of The Tiger Management, former IBF middleweight world champion David Lemieux will be moving up to the super middleweight division....Read More

Dmitry Bivol Has No Problem With Oleksandr Gvozdyk Clash

WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol was very impressed with the recent performance of Oleksandr Gvozdyk, who traveled to Canada and captured the WBC world title with an eleventh round knockout...Read More

Lebedev Targets Usyk Mandatory Fight as Final Career Bout

Russian boxer Denis Lebedev said he intends to end his professional career after a potential fight with Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk. As Lededev’s manager Vadim Kornilov said earlier, the World Boxing Ass...Read More

Warren vs. Oubaali Title Clash Lands on Pacquiao-Broner Card

According to Le Equipe, Nordine Oubaali will finally go for the vacant WBC bantamweight championship on January 19th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He will face Rau'shee Warren as part of the Showtime...Read More

Kovalev's Promoter Reveals What Caused Losses To Ward, Alvarez

Kathy Duva, promoter for former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, believes her boxer's issues with stamina is now a thing of the past. Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) was at one-time regarded as one...Read More

Adonis Stevenson Hopes Pascal Wins, Not Impressed By Bivol

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson is hoping that his countryman, Jean Pascal, wins big this coming weekend in Atlantic City. Pascal will challenge undefeated WBA light heavyweight world ...Read More

David Lemieux: I Want Canelo Because I Know I Can Beat Him!

Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux will be looking to make a real big statement on December 15th, when he faces Tureano Johnson at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The bout will be ...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Will Have Two More Fights, Then Retire

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (34-2, 24 KOs), 39-years-old, is going to have two more fights at most, before retiring for good from the sport. Back in September, Povetkin took part in w...Read More

Artur Beterbiev Aims To Be "More Careful" Against Joe Smith

Artur Beterbiev (13-0, 13 KOs), the IBF lightweight heavyweight champion, admits that he will have very little time to rest. Beterbiev will make the second defense of his world title against Joe Smith...Read More

WBC Prez: Mayweather-Khabib Would Do Very Good Business

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman believes a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would be a huge financial hit. As ...Read More