Tyson Fury has been given a ten day deadline to tell the WBO why they shouldn’t strip his heavyweight title, according to Boxing News. He must give them a reason why the belt shouldn’t be taken away from hi...
  The potential for a December 10th bout between heavyweights Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko is getting closer to being realized, says promoter Eddie...
“I’ve only seen Sergey Kovalev fight once,” Andre Ward said last month, and now he has begun his preparation to take on his fellow undefeated light-heavyweig...
WBO World Middleweight champ Billy Joe Saunders will face Russian boxer Artur Akavov (16-1, 7 KO’s) on October 27th.  This will be Saunders’ first defense of his WBO title, and will be his first fight in the last 10 mo...
I am too pumped for this fight. Close to 50/50 odds, two undefeated and highly ranked fighters…How much better does it get? 2016 has been a pretty disappointing year, but Kovalev Vs. Ward is going to be a fight to remember. November 19th.  Mark your calendars.  Check...
-OpeningRound Staff These statements will be sure to garner a lot of attention with the current state of affairs in the United States and the rest of the world. During the kickoff press conference for the rematch between WBO, IBF, WBA (Super) and WBC Diamond light heavyweight champi...
-OpeningRound Staff The Floyd Mayweather rivalry with Ronda Rousey doesn’t seem to be dying down any time soon, and UFC fighters such as Conor McGregor keep talking about fighting Mayweather, combat sports’ moneymaking king, in the octagon or elsewhere. It seems that Ma...
PRESS RELEASE Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs)* and Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi (38-4, 23 KOs) started off the main event slow, just feeling each other out in the first round. At the start of the second round, Kovalev engaged in an aggressiv...
Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion On coming off big fights against Pascal and Hopkins but now facing a lesser known fighter: “For me, any fight means a lot because it is the next step. Who I am and how I do my job means a lot. He is th...
IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) will be defending his titles two months from now against his hard hitting IBF mandatory challenger mandatory Nadjib M...