Tony Thompson Boxing News

Odlanier Solis suffers ankle injury, Tony Thompson fight postponed

Rematch against Tony Thompson postponed to late November The rematch between Odlanier Solis and Tony Thompson originally planned to take place on October 18th at CASTELLO in Dusseldorf (Germany) has to be postponed after “La Sombra” Solis suffered a sprained ankle in training in Miami.

Odlanier Solis vs. Tony Thompson 2 in the works for October

By Dan Ambrose: In a must win bout for both fighters, #13 WBC heavyweight fringe contender Odlanier Solis (20-2, 13 KOs) and 42-year-old #13 WBO Tony Thompson (39-5, 26 KOs) will be facing each other in October in a rematch. The two fighters faced each other last March with Thompson pounding out a 12 split […]

Tony Thompson volunteers to fight Tyson Fury this Saturday

By Scott Gilfoid: Former two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson (39-5, 26 KOs) has volunteered to step in and replace the injured Dereck Chisora to fight Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KOs) this Saturday night at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester, UK. Chisora suffered a fractured hand on his final day of sparring to […]

Takam defeats Tony Thompson, captures WBC Silver heavyweight title

By Allan Fox: Former two time world title challenger Tony Thompson (39-5, 26 KO’s) took a beating in getting badly outworked by #11 WBC Carlos Takam (30-1-1, 23 KO’s) in losing by a 12 round unanimous decision on Friday night at the Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France. The judges scored it 117-111, […]

Tony Thompson vs. Carlos Takam on June 6th in France

By Allan Fox: #6 IBF, #6 WBA heavyweight contender Tony Thompson (39-4, 26 KO’s) will be taking a tough fight against #13 WBC Carlos Takam (29-1-1, 23 KO’s) on June 6th in a scheduled 12 bound bout at the Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France. The 42-year-old Thompson will be fighting in front […]

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 Wavlite.com presents; LAST CALL on […]

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