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WBC – Jan. 11, 2018 – Light Heavyweight Status

WBC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION STATUS CLARIFICATION Eleider Alvarez has officially notified the WBC that he is withdrawing from the WBC-ordered Interim World Championship fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The WBC Board of Governors will now look into the effect of Mr. Alvarez’ decision on the overall status of the division, and will produce an official ruling […]

The Other Guys @ 175lbs

By Gav Duthie: Even with the surprise retirement of pound-for-pound #1 Andre Ward 32-0 (16), the 175lb Light Heavyweight division is by far the best and most talented division in boxing. Big punching Russians dominate the titles with Sergey Kovalev WBO, Artur Beterbiev IBF and Dimitry Bivol WBA and possible unification bouts between them is […]

Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack planned for Feb. or Mar. 2018

By Stanley White: WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) will be defending his title against Badou Jack (22-1-2, 13 KOs) in February or March of 2018, according to RingTV. … Read

Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Craig Baker – Results

By Chris Williams: Light heavyweight contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk kept himself on course for an eventual world title shot last Saturday night in defeating Craig Baker by a 6th round knockout at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. Baker was coming off a year-long layoff to take the fight with Gvozdyk.… Read

Whyte, Jennings, Gvozdyk & Walters on Crawford-Indongo card

By Jeff Aranow: Dillian Whyte, Bryant Jennings, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Nicholas Walters and Shakur Stevenson will all be fighting on the undercard of the Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo card on ESPN on August 19 at the Pinnacle Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. In terms of sheer names, this has got to be one of the best […]

Gvozdyk: Ward not my P4P king, Lomachenko is

By Allan Fox: Undefeated light heavyweight contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk says he doesn’t rate IBF/WBA/WBO 175 lb. champion Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) as the pound-for-pound king in the sport of boxing now. Gvozdyk says his pick of the No.1 pound-for-pound king is WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko. Gvozdyk says he has doubts about […]

Quotes/Photos from Today’s Lomachenko / Usyk / Gvozdyk Media Workout

Undefeated champions and 2012 Ukrainian Olympic medalists VASYL LOMACHENKO, ALEKSANDR USYK and OLEKSANDR GVOZDYK hosted a Media Workout at World Boxing Gymnasium in Oxnard, Calif. today. All three are in deep training for their title defenses, which will take place Saturday, April 8, at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD. The […]

Usyk vs. Hunter & Gvozdyk vs. Gonzalez on Lomachenko-Sosa card

The VASYL LOMACHENKO – JASON “El Canito” SOSA junior lightweight world championship event has become an embarrassment of Ukrainian riches with the addition of two title fights. Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) cruiserweight world champion and Olympic gold medalist OLEKSANDR USYK and NABF light heavyweight champion and Olympic bronze medalist OLEKSANDR GVOZDYK will be defending […]

Oleksandr Gvozdyk and Isaac Chilemba battle it out Saturday

By Allan Fox: NABF light heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (11-0, 9 KOs) will be defending his title this Saturday night against the highly rated Isaac Chilemba (24-4-2, 10 KOs) on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight card begins on Saturday night at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. We’ve heard […]

Gvozdyk vs. Chilemba this Saturday on HBO PPV

By Allan Fox: This Saturday night light heavyweight contenders Oleksandr Gvozdyk (11-0, 9 KOs) and Isaac Chilemba (24-4-2, 10 KOs) do battle on the Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The promoters for the 29-year-old Chilemba have been putting him through the gauntlet recently by matching him […]

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