Wladimir Klitschko will surely beat Anthony Joshua when the two meet on Saturday in front of 90,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium. Of that, we can be sure – unless, of course, you read something that says the exact opposite. Yes, Klitschko had a misstep in 2015 vs. Tyson Fury, not throwing nearly enough punches during his unanimous decision loss, but there’s a reason Klitschko ruled over the heavyweight division for a decade. It’s because he’s really good at knocking out opponents and he’s become really good at not getting knocked out himself. There’s little question that Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) has more buzz and more momentum heading into this bout. He’s younger and fresher. But Joshua – who,
LONDON -- Unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin will bypass a quick June return in his home country of Kazakhstan and instead look forward to trying to finalize a blockbuster fight in September against the winner of next week's Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight, K2 Promotions managing director Tom Loeffler told ESPN on Wednesday. Golovkin, who eked out a decision win in a hard fight with Daniel Jacobs on March 18, had been close to a deal to fight middleweight titleholder Billy Joe Saunders on June 10 at a 40,000-seat soccer stadium in Kazakhstan as part of the country's Expo 2017, one of Golovkin's sponsors. According to Loeffler, the combination of Golovkin getting
Tony Ferguson’s manager says that Nate Diaz should fight Ferguson if he wants to get a third fight with McGregor. While Conor McGregor continues to hunt down a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather, Nate Diaz appears to be stuck in a holding pattern when it comes to his next fight. After splitting a pair of fights with McGregor, Diaz has been holding out for an opportunity to complete the trilogy.