Articles by author: Luke Furman(1037 results)

WBC Prez is Proud of Povetkin's Performance With Joshua

Although his organization was not involved in the fight, World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman was very proud of the performance of Alexander Povetkin of Russia. Povetkin (34-2, 24 KOs), wh...Read More

Lemieux on Canelo: I'll Be The Underdog, I Can Surprise Everyone

Last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Canadian middleweight banger David Lemieux (40-4, 34KOs) sparked out Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (28-3, 22KOs) in a single round....Read More

Adonis Stevenson vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk Card Coming Together

Groupe Yvon Michel confirmed to RDS that everything is coming together his December event, which is going to be headlined with Adonis Stevenson making his tenth defense of the World Boxing Council (WB...Read More

Tabiti-Fayer, Tete-Aloyan Eyed For October 13, Yekaterinburg

The quarterfinal battle of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), between cruiserweight contenders Ruslan Fayfer of Russia and Andrew Tabiti of the United States, is scheduled for October 13 in Yekater...Read More

Alvarez's Coach Already Formulating Plan For Kovalev Rematch

Marc Ramsay, the head trainer for WBO light heavyweight world champion Eleider Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs), is already gearing up a plan for a rematch against Sergey Kovalev. In of the biggest surprises of...Read More

Lemieux: O'Sullivan Doesn't Have Much of a Chance of Winning

Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (39-4, 33 KOs) is planning to make a real statement against Irishman Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (28-2, 20 KOs). Lemieux will face O'Sullivan on September 15...Read More

Lemieux's Coach: We Have No Choice - We Must Beat O'Sullivan

For former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (39-4, 33 KOs), his career will be at stake when he faces Irishman Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (28-2, 20 KOs) on September 15 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Ve...Read More

Povetkin's Coach Very Pleased With Training Camp For Joshua

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin has completed the first stage of preparation for the mandatory fight against WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO world champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs). ...Read More

Bute Undecided on Boxing Future, Praises Eleider Alvarez Win

Former world champion Lucian Bute (32-5, 25 KOs) will soon decide if he intends returns to the ring or if he's going to retire from the sport. Bute, 38 years old, seems to be leaning towards a routine...Read More

Denis Lebedev Back on September 7, Against Top 15 Opponent

Cruiserweight contender Denis Lebedev of Russia will hold his next fight in Chelyabinsk on September 7. The information was reported by the press office of Russian promotional company RCC Boxing....Read More

Sergey Kovalev Says Eleider Alvarez Rematch is Likely Next

Former world champion Sergey Kovalev will be looking for revenge. Last Saturday in Atlantic City, the Russian fighter suffered his third career defeat when he was knocked out in the seventh round by u...Read More

Alvarez Eyes December Return: Kovalev, Bivol or Stevenson Next?

WBO light heavyweight champion Eleider Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) is riding high after last Saturday's huge victory over Sergey Kovalev in Atlantic City. Down on all three of the official cards, Alvarez c...Read More

Alvarez's Coach Was Surprised KO of Kovalev Came So Early

A star was born last Saturday night in Atlantic City, when Eleider Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) pulled off a sensational knockout of Sergey Kovalev to capture the WBO light heavyweight title. Behind on t...Read More

Bivol's Promoter: Kovalev Has Unfortunately Slowed Down

Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter for WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol, believes Sergey Kovalev has slowed down at the age of 35. Last weekend in Atlantic City, both Bivol and Kovalev were in acti...Read More

Murat Gassiev on Usyk Fight: It's All or Nothing!

Russia's Murat Gassiev understands the importance of the upcoming final fight of the World Boxing Super Series tournament, when he meets Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk, but he's approaching this fight in th...Read More

Pascal vs. Bosse in Doubt, Criminal Review For Bosse License

According to a report from the Montreal Journal, there appears to be a big issue with Steve Bosse securing a boxing license for a scheduled fight with former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal...Read More

Gassiev: No Intimidation That Uysk is The Favorite, I'm Ready

WBA, IBF cruiserweight world champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) of Russia has easily named Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs), who holds the WBC, WBO world titles, as the strongest opponent of...Read More

Fedor Chudinov vs. Najib Mohammedi on Usyk-Gassiev Card

As previously reported on, former World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight champion Fedor Chudinov will return to the ring on July 21 at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Chu...Read More

Eleider Alvarez Training in Colombia For Sergey Kovalev Fight

One month away from the biggest fight of his career, Eleider Alvarez has decided, along with his trainer Marc Ramsay, to go into exile in Bogota, Colombia to increase his chances of getting his hand r...Read More

Stevenson vs. Gvozdyk: Michel Reacts To Purse Bid Controversy

Yvon Michel, promoter for WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, has reacted to the circulating stories regarding claims of "collusion" in the recent purse bid for the mandatory defense agai...Read More