14.8.2020 07:18 am
Undefeated American David Benavidez defends his World Boxing Council super middleweight world title for the third time on Saturday against Colombia’s Alexis Angulo.
Benavidez, 22-0 with 19 knockouts, returns to action in the feature bout at Uncasville, Connecticut, some 11 months after stopping countryman Anthony Dirrell in the ninth round.
Boxers fighting in Britain would be required to wear masks during ring walks and would be banned from using a spit bucket under proposals to allow for a resumption of the sport, it was reported on Wednesday.
In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday, the boxer thanked all those involved in trying to combat the coronavirus.
The news comes a little over a week after Britain’s Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round of their heavyweight title rematch in Las Vegas.
He also says a miscalculation with his ring-walk costume proved costly in the first defeat of his career.
Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, the Briton dominated the American champion
It’s almost time for the thrilling WBC heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas … and observers are predictably divided over what the result will be.
The most-anticipated heavyweight showdown in nearly two decades will transfix the boxing world on Saturday.
The British heavyweight said he expected the fight to flip expectations of either a knockout for the hard-hitting Wilder or a points win for Fury.
The British boxer, 30, said he was “hungry, determined and focused” as he appeared alongside Ruiz in a press conference in Diriyah, close to the Saudi capital Riyadh.
This fight certainly coins the term ‘irrelevant referee’!
The 34-year-old Wilder landed a devastating right hand to end the fight .
Yet his opponent says the WBC world heavyweight champion employs some tactics that are ‘illegal and borderline criminal’.
The former world heavyweight boxing champion says he made the comments to fulfil the role of being an outsider.