If Kerry Hope’s European middleweight title win on the weekend was like something out of a Hollywood movie that’s because the Merthyr Tydfil man rewrote the script himself.
The boxer turned Congressman broke the news in a radio station interview in his native Philippines on Monday, stating that he had decided to give up all his vices after the dream.
Awesome fan made Mayweather vs Cotto promo, dubbed with the gruff tones of troubled rapper DMX. Just brilliant.
Very cool boxing motivation montage set to the amazing seven-minute opus I’ll Find A Way by Zack Hemsey. With footage from various HBO fighter programs featuring a host of champions from Bernard Hopkins to Floyd Mayweather and Yuriorkis Gamboa.
Top Rank and Brandon Rios pushed on with the promotion of the Battle of the Undefeated bill yesterday as promoter and fighter were in Los Angeles, once again minus Yuriorkis Gamboa, to announce the April 14 fight.
The eagerly anticipated lightweight dust up between unbeaten stars Brandon Rios and Yuriorkis Gamboa has been thrown into jeopardy after the latter failed to show up at a press conference to announce the fight.
Gamboa did not show up on Monday for a press event in his adopted hometown of Miami (video below) and his promoter Top Rank had no clue as to his whereabouts or why he didn’t show.
Earlier this week the WBC declared that they would be banning Brit heavyweight Dereck Chisora indefinitely and scraping him from their rankings following his behaviour in Munich a fortnight ago.