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Kubrat Pulev: I Want To Fight Dillian Whyte - But No Deal Yet

Heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) has denied reports that he's scheduled to face British contender Dillian Whyte (21-1, 17 KOs) on a date of July 21. Pulev has been out of the ring sin...Read More

Hearn: How Did WBC Order Whyte-Ortiz, Wilder-Breazeale Next?

Hearn: How Did WBC Order Whyte-Ortiz, Wilder-Breazeale Next?

By Keith Idec - Eddie Hearn couldn’t believe what he was reading. As Dillian Whyte’s promoter perused a WBC quarterly report issued by email Tuesday night, he noticed that the sanctioning organization...Read More

Dillian Whyte Embraces Pulev - But Still Wants Povetkin Clash

British heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has issue with a potential IBF final eliminator against Kubrat Pulev. Last week, the International Boxing Federation ordered Whyte and Pulev to face each ...Read More

Promoter: Pulev 'Accepts' IBF Eliminator Against Dillian Whyte

Kubrat Pulev’s promoter says his fighter is ready to face Dillian Whyte in an IBF heavyweight elimination match next. He hopes the feeling is mutual now that the IBF has ordered a bout between Pulev a...Read More

Dillian Whyte vs. Kubrat Pulev - IBF Eliminator is Ordered

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom has confirmed that Dillian Whyte has been ordered to fight Kubrat Pulev in a final heavyweight eliminator under the International Boxing Federation (IBF). Whyte is al...Read More

Pulev Still Wants a Crack at Anthony Joshua, Charr is an Option

Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 14 KOs) is still very much interested in a showdown with IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). The two were scheduled to fight last October, before a cr...Read More

CompuBox Ranks The Top Heavyweights in Boxing

The Heavyweight division is alive. Champs Anthony Joshua (KO 10 Carlos Takam) & Deontay Wilder (KO 1 Bermane Stiverne) won their recent fights, as did contenders Jarrell Miller (KO 9 Wach) and Dillia...Read More

McCracken: Takam is Dangerous; Unlike Pulev, Will Go For It

Anthony Joshua’s trainer doesn’t think they were left with an easier fight once Kubrat Pulev pulled out with an injury last week. Carlos Takam, Pulev’s replacement, presents a different challenge and ...Read More

Kubrat Pulev vs. Fres Oquendo in Play For WBA Title

According to Bobby Hitz, the President of Hitz Boxing, he is in talks to possibly bring the first WBA Heavyweight Championship fight in over 35 years to Chicago. “Yes, I can confirm that my co-promot...Read More

Joshua: Takam Is Tougher Than Pulev, But Not a Smarter Fighter

Anthony Joshua isn’t sure if Carlos Takam will provide a more difficult fight Saturday night than the man he replaced. It depends upon your perspective, according to the unbeaten British superstar. Jo...Read More

Pulev: It Was Tough Decision To Withdraw From Joshua Fight

Kubrat Pulev was less than two weeks away from a world title shot, when he suffered a shoulder injury. He was in full training to challenge WBA, IBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua before a c...Read More

Hearn Feels Takam Will Be More Durable Than Pulev in Joshua Bout

As reported on Monday on BoxingScene.com, heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF, IBO, WBA world titles against Carlos Takam after Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev withdrew due to a shoulder i...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Carlos Takam Finalized For October 28

Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the IBF mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Frenchman Takam is rated at n...Read More

Pulev Reportedly Injured, Anthony Joshua Fight in Jeopardy

Reports are coming out of Bulgaria that Kubrat Pulev has suffered a chest injury ahead of his IBF/WBA/IBO heavyweight title challenge against Anthony Joshua, The bout, which was due to take place on O...Read More

Pulev: I Wasn't Ready for Klitschko; He Took Joshua Lightly

In hindsight, Kubrat Pulev realizes he wasn’t ready to challenge Wladimir Klitschko three years ago. The Bulgarian contender was undefeated at the time, but he wasn’t as prepared as possible to dethro...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Gives His Take on Joshua vs. Pulev

Anthony Joshua's upcoming showdown with Kubrat Pulev will be a clash of styles, according to former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. Unbeaten WBA, IBF and IBO world heavyweight champion Joshua...Read More

Pulev Will Donate Half of Purse to Charity if He Upsets Joshua

If Kubrat Pulev pulls off an upset against Anthony Joshua on October 28, he has promised strangers in need will benefit from his success. The Sun of London reported Wednesday that Pulev plans to donat...Read More

Joshua vs. Wilder-Ortiz Winner - Guaranteed in 2018, Says Hearn

If both fighters continue to win, a blockbuster unification showdown is guaranteed between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) and IBF, IBO, WBA Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs), accor...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev Secured By Showtime

Showtime announced Thursday afternoon it will televise the Anthony Joshua-Kubrat Pulev fight live October 28 from Cardiff, Wales. The British superstar has as a multi-fight agreement with Showtime, bu...Read More

Joshua Ready for 'War,' But Wants to Show Pulev His IQ, Skills

After a knock-down, drag-out brawl with Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Joshua doesn’t want to make his mandatory title defense against Kubrat Pulev any more taxing than necessary. The huge heavyweight ch...Read More