Nathan Cleverly hopes to win his own US Election this week by proving he is the light-heavyweight division’s future.
The Welsh star will be defending his WBO crown on one of boxing’s biggest stages at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night against Shawn Hawk.
America goes to the polls on Tuesday, but the only votes Cleverly needs are from fans who want to see him in big match-ups against Tavoris Cloud, Beibut Shumenov, Chad Dawson and Bernard Hopkins early next year.
As far as crossroads go, Timothy Bradley couldn’t be at a bigger fork in his career, even if Blazing Squad penned another chart topping hit for the metaphorical junction.
Born and raised in Palm Springs, California, his story is one of hard work, toil and little fanfare: An amateur record comprising of 140 bouts and no Olympic appearances, an unbeaten record with minimal padding, and two world titles with no features on the big lights in Vegas.
IBO cruiserweight champion Danny Green is recovering in hospital after undergoing emergency surgery last week to remove an abscess on his appendix.
The Aussie slugger, who knocked out future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jnr in the first round of their title encounter in 2009, was rushed to hospital last Wednesday after his appendix burst.
The music release you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Nope not X-Factor crooner Matt Cardle’s second single. It’s Amir Khan’s new rap BFF Mr Capone-E with the ring entrance for the Bolton superstar.
Its hardly Jay-Z, or even Roy Jones Jnr for that matter, but it’ll warm on you. Plus shots of Khan holding his belt in white sleeveless mink ensemble while video models wiggle around him, is enough to make it authentic. Check it out…
When you talk about red-hot prospects in the game, you’ll be hard pressed to find Nick Blackwell’s name bandied about. But the Wiltshire man is going out of his way to change that, one record-breaking title at a time.
HBO’s Jim Lampley talks Khan vs Maidana with Roy Jones Jnr and the broadcaster’s other man Max Kellerman.