Articles by author: Luke Furman(985 results)

Lemieux vs. O'Sullivan on The Canelo-Golovkin Card?

According to TVA Sports, there is some discussion of former middleweight champion David Lemieux (38-4, 33 KOs) returning to the ring with a power-punch collision Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (27-2, 19 KOs)...Read More

Gassiev Admits He Expected Dorticos Would Fade in Second Half

WBA, IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KO) admitted that he took things very slow in his unification with Yunier Dorticos (22-1, 21 KO) last weekend in Sochi, because he expecte...Read More

Krzysztof Glowacki Avoids Disaster, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk Wins

Hala Nysa, ul. Sudecka 23, Nysa, Poland - It was a night where former cruiserweight world champion returned to the ring for their first bouts of the new year. In the main event of the evening, Krzyszt...Read More

IBF Prez: I Would Love To See Kovalev vs. Beterbiev Happen

International Boxing Federation President Daryl Peoples believes his light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KOs), is the top dog of the division. Beterbiev captured the vacant IBF world ...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: Price is Perfect To Get Ready For Joshua

Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter for Russia's Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs), believes his boxer's upcoming contest is a perfect fight to prepare for a future world title shot. Povetkin will be matched a...Read More

Povetkin Confident He Will Get Joshua Fight Before Wilder Does

Russia's Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs) is really looking forward to his upcoming fight with British contender David Price. The fight was finalized last week for the undercard to the WBO, WBA, IBF...Read More

IBF is Considering a Random Drug Testing Program

According to Daryl Peoples, President of the International Boxing Federation, his organization is considering the possibility of putting together their own random drug testing system - similar to the ...Read More

Lebedev Looks Forward To Facing Gassiev vs. Usyk Winner

Russian cruiserweight Denis Lebedev is very excited about the possibility of facing the overall winner of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament. On Thursday, the WBA issued an order which do...Read More

Gassiev's Promoter Confident: Usyk is Getting Knocked Out!

On Saturday night at the Bolshov Ice Dome in Adler, Russia - the punches were flying hard in the second semi-final fight of World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament. In a battle of un...Read More

IBF Prez: WBA Made a Very Important Move in Elevating Dorticos

The head of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Daryl Peoples, made it clear that for his organization it was extremely important that the WBA change the championship status of Russian boxer De...Read More

WBC Prez Seriously Doubts Andre Ward Will Attempt Return

Last week, former unified super middleweight and light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) sent the internet on fire when he posted a few messages to Twitter. The first tweet, was Ward disc...Read More

Povetkin Training For David Price, Not Worried About UK Crowd

Russia's Alexander Povetkin has already begun preparing for a fight with Liverpool boxer David Price. The fight is close to a done deal for March 31 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. The cont...Read More

Dorticos Predicts Brutal KO of Gassiev, Not Worried About Usyk

WBA cruiserweight champion Yunier Dorticos of Cuba is very motivated to achieve a single goal - to score a knockout of IBF world champion Murat Gassiev of Russia. On Saturday, Dorticos and Gassiev wil...Read More

WBC Prez Embraces The Idea of Wilder vs. Povetkin Next

The head of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Mauricio Sulaman, would love to see WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) collide with Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (33-1, ...Read More

Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez Will Happen, Says Michel

According to promoter Yvon Michel, the long-awaited fight between Adonis Stevenson and Eleider Alvarez will take place, but he still doesn't know when the match will materialize. "It will happen, but ...Read More

Stevenson vs. Jack: Eleider Alvarez To Fight in Co-Feature

It was officially announced earlier today that WBC light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) would defend his title against two-division champion Badou Jack (22-1-2, 13 KOs) in ...Read More

Beterbiev Looks Forward To Kovalev Bout, Denies Rejecting Him

IBF light heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KOs) has denied that he ever turned down a potential fight with current WBO champion Sergey Kovalev (31-2-1, 27 KOs). Beterbiev looks for...Read More

Kovalev: Gassiev Beats Dorticos With No Problems - By Knockout!

WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev is fully backing his countryman, IBF world cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (25-0, 18 KOs), to win in spectacular fashion when he faces WBA champion Y...Read More

WBC Prez Shifts Blame in 175 Mess To Stevenson's Team, Alvarez

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman is not going to take the blame for the ongoing mess with the WBC's light heavyweight title. The current world champion, Adonis Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs)...Read More

Promoter: Alvarez Won 3 Final Eliminators, No 4th With Gvozdyk!

Earlier,'s Steve Kim first reported that Eleider Alvarez has decided not to participate in Friday's WBC purse bid for a fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The World Boxing Council had re...Read More