British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price has confirmed that his proposed US debut on July 27 is off due to circumstances outside of his control.
It is the second setback for the big hitter in as many weeks after learning that Sky Sports would not be renewing his promoter Frank Maloney’s contract, leaving Price without a broadcaster in the immediate future.
British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price is set to make his American debut on July 27 on a show in Atlantic City against a yet to be named opponent.
The Romanian-Canadian French-speaking IBF super-middleweight champion Lucian Bute allows the Sky Sports cameras inside his Florida training camp before he travels to England to put it all on the line against Carl Froch. The slick southpaw and trainer Stephan Larouche work in the gym to a Froch Army backing track and talk about the Librado Andrade debacle, not entering the Super Six and why they are coming to England.
The Sky Sports cameras go inside Carl Froch’s training camp as he prepares for his IBF world super-middleweight title showdown with Lucian Bute on Saturday night. See the Cobra at home with his missus Rachael Cordingley and son Rocco, working on the game plan in the gym under the strict eye of trainer and mentor Rob McCracken, and in the dressing room at the Capital FM Arena getting a feel for the triumphant homecoming he’s expecting.
British light-heavyweight champion Tony Bellew is at loggerheads with Frank Warren after his solicitors claimed he had severed ties with the promoter, only to have the claims rejected out of hand by Warren.
888poker.com are also backing the huge night of boxing at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham as Froch aims to become a three-time world champion live on Sky Sports.
Ricky Hatton has criticised Sky Sports for not renewing their deal with Hatton Promotions and vowed to give his talent stacked stable a new television home after their split from the broadcaster.
The boxing world was shocked when the television network decided not to give the European Promoters of the Year any further dates after their Manchester Velodrome super show on Saturday June 16.
Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn wants to build on Brook’s big night which saw 10,000 people packed into the Arena, and was also a huge ratings winner on Sky Sports.
Promoters David Coldwell and Eddie Hearn have announced that ‘The Big Bang’ boxing show headlined by Tony Bellew vs Danny McIntosh will be moved from its original date of Saturday, April 14 to one day prior on Friday, April 13.
The British light-heavyweight title contest has been moved to avoid a clash with the potential all-Merseyside FA Cup semi-final and will still take place at Liverpool’s Echo Arena with the doors now opening at 6.30pm.