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Hearn Still Pressing To Make Deontay Wilder vs. Dillian Whyte

Eddie Hearn, promoter of British fighter Dillian Whyte (20-1, 15 KOs), is still pressing to get his man a major fight with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs). Hearn has submitted t...Read More

Dillian Whyte vs. Michael Grant Set For August 19, Says Hearn

Dillian Whyte wasn’t expected to face an imposing opponent August 19. But his promoter’s pick for his opponent is egregious even for a scheduled eight-round, non-televised, tune-up fight. Eddie Hearn ...Read More

Krzysztof Zimnoch Demolishes Michael Grant in Two Rounds

Former heavyweight world title challenger and at one time a top contender in 1999 to 2000, Michael Grant (48-7, 36 KOs), continued his sad road to a seemingly not-so-pleasant retirement with a crushin...Read More

Krzysztof Zimnoch vs Michael Grant on April 22 in Poland

Rising Polish heavyweight contender Krzysztof Zimnoch (21-1-1, 14 KO) is facing a blast from the past when he takes on well known veteran Michael Grant (48-6, 36 KO) on April 22 in Legionowo, Poland....Read More

Deontay Wilder Dismisses Michael Grant Comparison

When asked on a recent conference call if he sees any similarities between him and another 6-foot-7 heavyweight who got exposed it what turned out to be his only title shot, Wilder politely dismissed ...Read More

Povetkin With a Wicked Knockout of Takam in Ten

For all those years, when Alexander Povetkin was on the verge of fighting Wladimir Klitschko for the ultimate heavyweight supremacy, skeptics – as always, numbered in throngs – have doubted his charac...Read More

Weights From Moscow: Povetkin 229.7 Lb., Takam 252 Lb.

All fighters made weight ahead of Friday's big show in Moscow, Russia. The main event pits former heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin against Top 10 contender Carlos Takam in a bout scheduled for ...Read More

Carlos Takam Takes Michael Grant Out in France

Gymnase du Clos de l'Arche, Noisy-le-Grand, Seine-Saint-Denis, France - Carlos Takam (28-1, 22 KOs) got one of his biggest wins todate, an eight round stoppage of heavyweight veteran Michael Grant (48...Read More

Michael Grant Will Face Carlos Takam on May 24th

WBFed heavyweight champ Michael Grant, 48-4, will defend the title on May 24 in Noisy le Grand, France, against Carlos Takam, from Cameroons but based in France. Grant was at time regarded as mayb...Read More

David Price-Michael Grant Decision is Expected Soon

Showpony Promotions CEO Damian Michael has told WBN that a final decision will be coming very soon on whether British heavyweight champion David Price (13-0, 11KOs) will be featured on the Nelson Mand...Read More

David Price Offered Michael Grant Showdown on 2/2

According to a report in the Liverpool Echo, British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price has been sounded out for a fight on the upcoming Nelson Mandela Boxing Tribute on February 2nd 20...Read More

De La Hoya: Seth Mitchell vs Michael Grant Could Be Next

With a fight between Seth Mitchell against one of the Klitschko brothers a desire for Mitchell’s team for the not-too-distant future, Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions said Mitchell’s next fig...Read More

Francois Botha-Michael Grant Rematch in Play For March

On November 19 at the Monte Casino in Johannesburg, South Africa, heavyweight veteran Francois Botha was seconds away from winning a decision over Michael Grant (48-4, 36KOs). Botha, who was ahead on ...Read More

Kevin Johnson Eyes Michael Grant; Becomes Free Agent

Former world title challenger Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson has announced that he is a promotional free agent. Johnson, a resident of Atlanta, GA, via Asbury Park, NJ, was most recently promoted by New York...Read More

Photos: Michael Grant's One Shot Blasts Botha Out Cold

Monte Casino, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa - Francois Botha was seconds away from winning the fringe WBF heavyweight title when Michael Grant knocked him out on Saturday night. The South Africa...Read More

Grant Knocks Botha Out, Funeka and Klassen Win Bouts

Francois Botha was seconds away from the WBF heavyweight title when Michael Grant knocked him out on Saturday night. ...Read More

Michael Grant Not Intimidated By Botha's Home Advantage

South Africa's 43-year-old Francois “White Buffalo” Botha looks like a certain underdog in the heavyweight fight at Montecasino on Saturday night. On the scales, age-wise, in reach and in height, his ...Read More

Francois Botha: “I will cut Michael Grant down to size.”

They may have a combined age of 81 years with a combined fight record of 108 fights but Francois Botha has promised an explosion when he faces American Michael Grant at Monte Casino in Johannesburg, S...Read More

Grant vs Botha Headlines Card on November 19th

In Johannesburg South Africa on the 19th of November, a battle of veterans will take place between Francois ‘White Buffalo’ Botha and the hard-hitting Michael Grant. The American boxer, Grant, boasts ...Read More

Michael Grant Wants Chris Arreola, Not Seth Mitchell

Veteran heavyweight contender Michael Grant confirmed rumors that he had been approached about fights with both rising prospect Seth Mitchell and slugger Chris Arreola, however he is only interested i...Read More