Tag Index > chris-van-heerden

Chris Van Heerden image  

WBC Welterweight Tournament Postponed Due To Visa Issues

The Real Deal Boxing and Lee Baxter Promotions regret to announce that the Jose Sulaiman WBC World Invitational Tournament, scheduled to take place this Saturday, August 25th in Toronto, Canada, has ...Read More

WBC Welterweight Tournament - Training Camp Notes

The Jose Sulaiman WBC World Invitational Tournament presented by The Real Deal Boxing and Lee Baxter Promotions in association with Louisville Top Knotch and The World Boxing Council, takes place in T...Read More

WBC Welterweight Tournament - Semi-Finals on August 25

Holyfield's The Real Deal Sports and Entertainment and Lee Baxter Promotions in association with Louisville Top Knotch and the World Boxing Council, are proud to announce that the semi-final round of ...Read More

Francisco Santana Stuns Felix Diaz in WBC Welterweight Tourney

KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY - In a contest to set an alternate in the 'The Jose Sulaiman World Invitational' welterweight tournament, rising prospect Sergey Lubkovich (8-0, 6 KOs) took a major s...Read More

Holyfield, WBC Announce First Round Bouts For 147 Tourney

Louisville, Kentucky will play host to the first round of the ‘Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament’ at the KFC YUM! Center on Friday, April 27 as the matchups for the first round were announce...Read More

WBC Welterweight Tournament - Eight Fighters Announced

Eight World Class Fighters in the welterweight division have been chosen for the inaugural ‘Jose Sulaiman World Invitational’ presented by Evander Holyfield’s The Real Deal Boxing in association with ...Read More

Chris Van Heerden Inks Pact With Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports and Entertainment has announced the signing today of top welterweight prospect CHRIS “The Heat” VAN HEERDEN, (25-2-1, 12 KO’s) to an exclusive promotional contract...Read More

Mayweather Trainer: McGregor-Van Heerden Sparring Could Be Staged

Nate Jones, assistant trainer to five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs), is not really paying any attention to the "leaked" sparring footage that shows UFC superstar Conor Mc...Read More

Van Heerden Gives McGregor No Shot To Beat Mayweather

Former IBO welterweight champion Chris van Heerden knows firsthand what it's like to BOX Conor McGregor -- and tells TMZ Sports the guy is gonna get ROCKED by Floyd Mayweather on August 26th at the T-...Read More

Kevin Lerena Edges Micki Nielsen: Budler, Van Heerden Win

Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa - In the final fight of the Super Four Cruiserweight tournament, Kevin Lerena (16-1, 8KOs) won a twelve round majority decision over previously und...Read More

Hekkie Budler Aims To Bounce Back at Kempton Park

Seven months after losing his world title bout, Hekkie Budler returns to the ring Saturday night. Budler will face Siyabongo Siyo in a 10 round bout at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, South Africa....Read More

Van Heerdan Alleges Conor McGregor Manipulated Sparring Clip

A few weeks ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got in some round of sparring with welterweight contender and former IBO champion Chris Van Heerden in Los Angeles. McGregor posted a video w...Read More

Roach: Van Heerden Beat Up McGregor, I Told Floyd I Need 3 Years

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach was brutally honest in a recent conversation with former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather - advising the retired pound-for-pound king that it would take...Read More

Van Heerdan Details McGregor Sparring, Says He is Capable Boxer

Conor McGregor, who hasn't fought since losing to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, is reportedly in talks to fight five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr in a boxing match....Read More

Chris Van Heerden Edges Steve Claggett Via Majority Nod

Downtown Las Vegas Event Center, Las Vegas, Nevada - Chris Van Heerden (23-2-1) bounced back from his knockout loss to Errol Spence to defeat Steve Claggett (23-3) via majority decision in the CBS Sp...Read More

Photo/Weights: Roy Jones Jr. Gets Between Van Heerden, Claggett

LAS VEGAS - An solid undercard showcasing promising prospects has been announced for this Saturday night's "Knockout Night at the D" series, presented by the D Las Vegas and Downtown Las Vegas Events ...Read More

Common Sparring Partner Breaks Down Cotto-Canelo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Many boxing writers and fans have given their two cents on who will win between Miguel Cotto and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. The 12 round bout will take place tonight at the Mandalay B...Read More

Spence, Colon Big KO Winners; Ruddock Drilled In Three

Rising welterweight Errol Spence Jr. remains perfect—and doing so in a near-flawless performance in breaking down Chris van Heerden in eight rounds Friday evening in Toronto, Canada. ...Read More

Spence vs. van Heerden: BoxingScene Staff Predictions

In just three years in the pro ranks, Errol Spence Jr. is already being groomed for showdowns with some of the top fighters in the always loaded welterweight division. Before he can get there, he m...Read More

Chris Van Heerden: I'll Make Errol Spence Respect Me

Welterweight Chris Van Heerden is confident going into his fight against Errol Spence on Friday night. How could he not? He has successfully made the transition from being an unknown fighter fro...Read More