Tony Thompson Boxing News

Tyson Fury says he’s not interested in Tony Thompson fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Moments ago, heavyweight Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KO’s) says he has no interest at all in accepting the challenge of former two-time world heavyweight title challenger Tony Thompson. Fury says he wants to wait on his July 26th WBO heavyweight title eliminator bout against Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO’s), and then face […]

Tony Thompson: Fury would be an easier fight than David Price

By Scott Gilfoid: #8 IBF, #15 WBC heavyweight contender Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (39-4, 26 KO’s) doesn’t think too much of UK fighter Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KO’s) after watching some of his fights, and he sees the 6’9” British heavyweight as an easier mark than David Price, who Thompson twice destroyed in 2013 in […]

Tony Thompson beats Odlanier Solis by split decision

By Allan Fox: 42-year-old Tony Thompson (38-4, 16 KO’s) beat a lazy-looking Odlanier Solis (20-2, 13 KO’s) by a 12 round split decision on Saturday night to capture the vacant WBC International heavyweight title at the Tekirdag, Turkey. The final judges scores were 115-114, 115-113 for Thompson. The final judges had it 116-112 for Solis. […]

Tony Thompson – Odlanier Solis ready for fight on Saturday

By Allan fox: Cuban heavyweight Odlanier Solis (20-1, 13 KO’s) weighed in on Friday for his fight tomorrow night against two-time title challenger Tony Thompson (38-4, 6 KO’s) in Istanbul, Turkey. Solid weighed in at 257 lbs, which is a fairly slim weight for him. He’s been as high as 271 during his career, which […]

Tony Thompson vs. Odlanier Solis this Saturday, March 22nd

(Photo credit: Team Thompson) By Allan Fox: #5 IBF, #10 WBC heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis (20-1, 13 KO’s) will be taking on two-time world title challenger #1 IBF, 42-year-old Tony Thompson (38-4, 26 KO’s) this Saturday, March 22nd in Istanbul, Turkey. The two fighters will be battling it out for the vacant WBC International heavyweight […]

Tony Thompson vs. Odlanier Solins on March 22nd in Istanbul, Turkey

Heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis arrived in Istanbul (Turkey). The 2004 Olympic gold medalist will face US veteran Tony “Tiger” Thompson on March 22nd in Tekirdag. It is the clash of two former Klitschko foes: In March 2011 Solis lost to then WBC champion Vitali Klitschko in Cologne (Germany) due to a knee injury; Thompson had […]

Raymundo Beltran & Tony Thompson on LAST CALL this Friday

After a wild Super Bowl that feature a changing of the guard, the Sport Swami is ready to give some grizzled veterans their time in the sun. So with two veteran fighters whom are turning back Father Time in tow, its two hours of Post Super Bowl action only on presents; LAST CALL on […]

Odlanier Solis battles Tony Thompson on 3/22

The New Year starts with good news for fans of world class heavyweight boxing. 2004 Olympic gold medallist Odlanier Solis (20-1) will face Tony Thompson (38-4) on March 22nd in Turkey! “All contracts are signed, the fight is on”, confirmed promoter Ahmet Oner who is planning to stage the fight in Kusadasi (Turkey). “Solis vs. […]

Tony Thompson wants Tyson Fury fight

All I want for Christmas is me vs Tyson fury @HennessySports and @peterfury let's make this happen I'll come to the uk so no excuses — Tony Thompson (@tiger_thompson) December 25, 2013 By Scott Gilfoid: #8 IBF, heavyweight contender Tony Thompson (38-4, 26 KO’s) says he wants a fight against #6 WBO Tyson Fury (21-0, […]

Deontay Wilder’s options for next fight more limited now

By Scott Gilfoid: With WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko poised to make an announcement about his next title defense in the next week or two, #3 WBC heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder (30-0, 30 KO’s) now sees his chances for a fight against Bermane Stiverne for the vacant WBC title as nonexistent now. That’s the fight […]

Deontay willing to fight Tony Thompson if Stiverne fight doesn’t happen

By Scott Gilfoid: #3 WBC Deontay Wilder (30-0, 30 KO’s) is hoping that his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions can line up a fight for the vacant WBC heavyweight title against #1 WBC Bermane Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KO’s) once WBC heavyweight title holder Vitali Klitschko vacates his title or is stripped of his belt by […]

Tony Thompson wants Deontay Wilder fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight title challenger Tony Thompson (38-4, 26 KO’s) is saying that he’s interested in fighting undefeated contender Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s), but he’s unable to the match because Deontay’s manager supposedly isn’t agreeable to a Thompson-Wilder fight for some reason. Thompson said “Wilder may be saying ‘yes,’ but his manager […]

Tony Thompson wants Deontay, Fury, Povetkin or Adamek

by Tony Thompson: I’m a well-rested Tony Thompson. I’m back in the gym. And taking that Kubrat Pulev fight with such a short time in between fights definitely did me in. But a well-rested Tony Thompson with ample time to prepare for any opponent out there is a dangerous Tony Thompson. I feel good. I […]

Deontay wants Chisora, Tony Thompson and Bryant Jennings

By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) says he wants to take on the best contenders while en route to a heavyweight title shot in 2014. After Deontay takes care of his light work next month against Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) on October 26th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Deontay wanted […]

Pulev says he wasn’t in top form for Thompson fight

(Photo Wende) By Scott Gilfoid: It looks like unbeaten Bulgarian heavyweight Kubrat Pulev (18-0, 9 KO’s) wasn’t altogether pleased with his 12 round unanimous decision win over 41-year-old Tony Thompson (38-4, 26 KO’s) in Germany last Saturday night. Pulev won the fight by the scores of 116-112, 118-110, and 117-111. However, he looked far from […]

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