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Articles by author: Tris Dixon(83 results)

This Bud's For You, Crawford's Stock Continues To Rise

This Bud's For You, Crawford's Stock Continues To Rise

By Tris Dixon - In the end it was a story of two right hands, one that missed and one that did not. Terence Crawford was making the initial defence of his WBO welterweight title and for the first time...Read More

WBC Prez Slams Khabib vs. McGregor Brawl, Plans Code of Ethics

THE unsavoury aftermath of the anticipated UFC clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor has been called “horrible” by the head of the World Boxing Council. Mauricio Sulaiman condemned what...Read More

WBC Prez Talks Fury-VADA, Joshua Facing Winner, Whyte's Shot

WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman is applying pressure on Tyson Fury to hurry up and enrol in VADA testing ahead of his December 1 fight with Deontay Wilder in Los Angeles. The controversial heavyweight...Read More

Fielding: Canelo Might Think It's Easy - I'll Be Ready For Him!

Rocky Fielding was told some big news would be broken in 15 minutes. He braced himself and then waited. He waited some more. Then his newborn began to cry and being a father took over. Fifteen minutes...Read More

Hearn on HBO's End, U.S. Market, Overpaying Fightrers, More

Promoter Eddie Hearn has a busy end to 2018, with shows in America, the UK and Monte Carlo. But he said he won’t be the one putting on Chris Eubank Jr-James DeGale [It’s not our fight”] if it happens ...Read More

Hearn Makes "Improved" Wilder-Joshua Offer, Asks For Meeting

Eddie Hearn made a brief stop by the WBC convention in Kiev today to make the case for his fighters at the mandatory contender meetings. Who spoke on behalf of his heavyweight, Dillian Whyte, who sits...Read More

Loeffler: Bidding War For Golovkin, Surprised By HBO Withdraw

TOM LOEFFLER said he was “surprised” to hear of HBO’s decision to withdraw from boxing. Loeffler, who has promoted Gennady Golovkin and the super-flyweight series on the network, hopes to have a new h...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Finally Lands Green Belt: at WBC Convention

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO was awarded a ‘green belt’ by the WBC as they opened their 56th annual convention in Kiev in the Ukraine. Wladimir had earlier given a stirring speech, lamenting that he never fough...Read More

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: And So It Begins. Actually

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: And So It Begins. Actually

By Tris Dixon - It will never happen. It’s not going to happen. It might happen. It’s going to happen. It’s on. What is your view of the WBC heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder, the champio...Read More

Michael Conlan: Vladimir Nikitin Will Be My First Step Up

Michael Conlan: Vladimir Nikitin Will Be My First Step Up

By Tris Dixon - IRISH star Michael Conlan maintains that he is on a collision course with the Russian who denied him Olympic glory in the Rio 2016 Games. He hopes a fight with Vladimir Nikitin will co...Read More

Canelo-Golovkin: We Saw it Coming

Canelo-Golovkin: We Saw it Coming

By Tris Dixon - SO that is that. Everything has been settled. It might take a while for the dust to settle in the desert but we now officially know there is nothing much between Gennady Golovkin and n...Read More

David Price Still Eager For World Title Shot, Talks Usyk-Bellew

LIVERPOOL heavyweight hope David Price still dreams of a shot at a world title. The 35-year-old, who rocked Alexander Povetkin with a stunning left hook before succumbing to the Russian in three round...Read More

Amir Khan's Last Big Run

Amir Khan's Last Big Run

By Tris Dixon - The best high-wire act boxing has had in recent history is back this weekend. Amir Khan, now 31 and with a professional record of 32 wins and four losses, has been making headlines for...Read More

Lennox Lewis – Urges Heavyweights To Sort Out The Mess

FORMER world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis says it is down to Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury to prove their superiority at the top of the heavyweight division. Lewis, who is back in...Read More

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: The Heist

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: The Heist

By Tris Dixon - Anthony Joshua was driving to the Bank of Wembley to withdraw another multi-million pound sum when he heard some noise. A few screams, some shouting, a freshly-cooked and incredulously...Read More

Groves: Smith Never Fought at High Level, Struggled in WBSS!

World Boxing Super Series super middleweight finalist George Groves is gearing up for his September 28 showdown with Callum Smith in the fight that “most-excited” him at the start of the tournament. ...Read More

Fury's Coach: I Believe Wilder is Most Dangerous Fighter Out There

TYSON FURY has entered the WBC heavyweight rankings at number five, increasing speculation that he will meet champion Deontay Wilder before the end of the year. But Fury’s trainer, Ben Davison, insist...Read More

The Heavyweights: A Little Less Conversation…

The Heavyweights: A Little Less Conversation…

By Tris Dixon - WHOSE side are you on? Who do you believe? In the red corner, there is Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua. In the blue corner are Al Haymon, Shelley Finkel and Deontay Wilder. In the green...Read More

Chisora's Trainer Breaks Down Sensational Knockout of Takam

DON CHARLES, Dereck Chisora’s trainer, was thrilled with his fighter’s performance against Carlos Takam but had some strong words for those who have written Chisora off over the years. Despite Chisora...Read More

Bellew's Trainer: Usyk is Very, Very Good - But He's Beatable

TRAINER Dave Coldwell admits his fighter Tony Bellew will be a significant underdog should the proposed fight with cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk be made. “It’s the toughest fight out there but it’...Read More

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