Taylor and Lopez have a date, Crawford could derail Spence-Thurman fight


British middleweight (up to 72.6 kg) Chris Eubank Jr. (32-3, 23 KOs) will try to close the defeat of compatriot Liam Smith (33-3-1, 20 KOs) in an immediate revenge – such a right was written in the contract for the first fight .

Manager Rick Glaser claims that the rumors about the closure of the promotional company Probellum Richard Schafer (due to rumors of connections with mobster Daniel Kinahan) is a silly fiction – they will soon have a new owner and rebranding (including a new company name).

Yesterday at Probellum the fourth reigning world champion appeared – Foster beat Vargas. Also with the titles of Sunny Edwards, Regis Prograis and Eimantas Stanyonis.

WBC middleweight champion (up to 72.6 kg) American Jermall Charlo (32-0, 22 KOs) apologized to the fans for a long downtime (did not enter the ring since June 2021) and promised to resume his career … in June of this year – will defend the title (presumably with interim champion Carlos Adames from the Dominican Republic).

The holder of the vacant WBC bantamweight title (up to 53.5 kg) will be determined in a duel between Filipino legend Nonito Donaire (42-7, 28 KOs) and former Mexican challenger Alejandro Santiago (27-3-5, 14 KOs) , and then the newly-minted champion will meet the winner of the eliminator between Navaphon Kaikanha (57-2-1.47 KOs) from Thailand and Raymart Gaballo (25-1, 21 KOs) from the Philippines.

In December 2021, Donaire knocked out Gaballo. If the veteran takes the belt, then Probellum a fifth reigning world champion.

WBO welterweight champion (up to 66.7 kg) American Terence Crawford (39-0, 30 KOs) can disrupt the fight scheduled for the summer between compatriots Errol Spence (28-0, 22 KOs) and Keith Thurman (30-1, 22 KOs) ) – negotiations are ongoing for a fight for the title of absolute division champion, but columnist Mike Coppinger claims that they have little chance.

The fight for the WBO super lightweight title (up to 63.5 kg) between Briton Josh Taylor (19-0, 13 KOs) and American Teofimo Lopez (18-1, 13 KOs) is tentatively scheduled for May 27 or June 3 – will take place on Easter Road Stadium in Eddinburgh (Scotland).

Super middleweight knockout (up to 76.2 kg) American Edgar Berlanga (20-0, 16 KOs) received three proposals for further cooperation (golden boy, Matchroom And Premier Boxing) – promises to be determined within the next 48 hours.

Prospect – super lightweight (up to 63.5 kg) British
Adam Azim (8-0, 6 KOs) claims he failed to knock out the Nicaraguan over the weekend
Santos Reyes (12-1, 3 KOs), as already in the 2nd round he injured his hand.

May 20 in Dublin (Ireland) IBO lightweight champion (up to 61.2 kg) Briton Maxi Hughes (26-5-2, 5 KOs) will meet with local top prospect Gary Kalli (15-0, 9 KOs) – fight will be the opening act for the superrematch Kathy Taylor vs Amanda Serrano.

On March 1, in Nakhon Sawan (Thailand), the only WBA champion in the minimum weight (up to 47.6 kg) will be determined – local legend Tammanun Nyomtrong (24-0, 9 KOs) will meet with the young Dominican Eric Rosa (5-0, 1 KOs).