Joshua-Klitschko On Hold Until 2017

The World Boxing Association was expected to make a ruling today on sanctioning a bout between Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua, but it appears that bout will not be going forward as planned. ESPN's Dan Rafael reports that Klitschko and Joshua are targeting a spring showdown rather than a fight in December.According to Rafael, Klitschko has a…
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Decision on Klitschko-Joshua Coming Monday

A decision from the WBA regarding a possible bout for the vacant heavyweight title between Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua could come by Monday.Negotiations between the two parties were reported to have fallen through earlier this week, and it was reported Klitschko would pursue a bout with Lucas Browne for the vacant title instead. Last…
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Crawford Likely for Dec. 10 Fight

Now that the highly-anticipated middleweight title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs has been pushed back to 2017, junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford may fill in on the Dec. 10 slot.Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is looking for an opponent for Crawford, per a report by ESPN's Dan Rafael.The fight would be broadcasted on HBO,…
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WBO Orders Parker vs. Ruiz for Vacant Title

The WBO held a convention in San Juan on Thursday, during which they announced the ordering of Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz Jr for the vacant WBO heavyweight title. The bout will most likely occur on Dec. 10 in Parker's native country of New Zealand. ESPN's Dan Rafael was the first to report the news.Parker had been originally slated as the…
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Joshua vs. Klitschko Deal on Hold

The heavyweight super-fight between Wladimir Klitschko and IBF champion Anthony Joshua was reported to be done this week, but there is now a hold-up. Klitschko allegedly wants the vacant WBA title to also be on the line, and may not accept the fight otherwise.According to Sky Sports, both Klitschko and Joshua have agreed to the fight, which should…
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