- Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones given WBC belt
The upcoming exhibition match between boxing legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jnr has been given a WBC belt that will be on the line. The WBC ‘Frontline Battle’ belt will be awarded to the winner on November 28th, as reported by Ariel Helwani.
- Eddie Hearn and Kell Brook exchange words
As news came out that Kell Brook would be fighting Terrence Crawford, it was also reported that Kell and his father made the deal themselves. Kell Brook recently lashed out at Eddie Hearn after Sky Sports did not bid for the fight, saying Hearn was “more interested in signing books”. Hearn replied stating that he was never involved in the fight and that they turned their back on him by negotiating the fight themselves.
- Adrien Broner faces ticking clock
Scheduled for a return against Ivan Redkach in December, Adrien Broner may be forced to push the date back due to his current weight. Following a video of Broner hitting pads posted to Instagram, fans began questioning whether he will be able to make 147 pounds in that time.
- Eddie Hearn claims that Wilder is out of the heavyweight picture until 2022
In a recent interview with Sirius XM, Hearn said that if Fury vs AJ happens, Deontay Wilder will likely be frozen out of the division until AJ and Fury is settled. With two fights between the Brits being planned for 2021, this would leave Wilder sat on the sidelines watching. He also once again confirmed that Fury will be fighting on December 5th with an opponent yet to be announced.