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,
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.
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. The holiday celebrating Mexican heritage has taken on a new meaning in the combat sports world in recent years as one of the most sought after boxing dates on the calendar. This year, the big boxing Cinco de Mayo showdown sees Middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez taking on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in a catchweight fight. For Canelo, it’s his second year as the star attraction of the Cinco de Mayo fight, as he took on Amir Khan last year. But this year, he takes on fellow Mexican fighter Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - son of Mexico’s legendary champion. HBO’s latest promotional video for the fight focuses squarely on this Mexico vs. Mexico Cinco de Mayo angle.