The IBF ordered an eliminator fight in the first flyweight (up to 49 kg): Filipinos Mark Weislles (17-0-1, 10 KOs) and Reggie Suganob (12-0, 4 KOs) should meet in a face-to-face fight – they will determine the mandatory challenger for the newly-minted champion world Sivenati Nontschinge (11-0, 9 KOs) from South Africa.
The conqueror of three weight categories, the popular Mexican veteran Abner Mares (31-3-2, 15 KOs), who resumed his career this year and did not impress in the comeback fight, offers a fight to his compatriot Oscar Valdes (30-1, 23 KOs), who conquered two divisions , acting in the second featherweight (up to 59 kg).
On the sidelines, there is talk that the world champion according to the WBA World age Cuban middleweight (up to 72.6 kg) Erislandy Lara (29-3-3, 17 KOs) can meet in the ring with an American of Puerto Rican blood and a former champion at 63 .5 and 66.7 kg Danny Garcia (37-3, 21 KOs), who has never boxed in the limit above 69.9 kg.
Bowlegged and Lame / Depression / Gangsta – about how Garcia looked at 69.9 kg
Former WBC middleweight champion (up to 76.2 kg) American David Benavidez (26-0, 23 KOs) is ready to fight compatriot ex-champion Caleb Plant (22-1, 13 KOs) in May 2023. But it’s in words. And in fact, yesterday he madly disappointed the fans with the choice of the next opponent.
Icelandic strong man Hafthor “Thor” Bjornsson Yesterday he announced that he had quit boxing. A good boxing strongman does not hide the fact that his goal was an exhibition fight with the WBC champion British heavyweight (over 90.7 kg) Tyson Fury (32-0-1, 23 KOs). But it didn’t work out – he flew with his father to Iceland, they didn’t find Thor, but went to the bar and “croaked”: video.
Three-time absolute world champion in two weight categories, American Clarissa Shields (13-0, 2 KOs) and her antagonist rival British Savannah Marshall (12-1, 10 KOs) are preparing to fight a rematch in the middleweight (up to 72.6 kg) . The bout is tentatively scheduled for next summer and is likely to take place this time in the US.
Shields and Marshall define the absolute: video — a brief account of their Saturday fight
Manager Shelley Finkel, who works with former WBC American heavyweight champion (over 90.7 kg) Deontay Wilder (43-2-1, 42 KOs), suddenly remembered the existence of the unified world champion Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (20-0, 13 KO) as a potential rival for his VIP client.
But it’s still clear that he has other priorities: “It could be Usyk. But maybe we’ll still hear Hearn’s proposal. After all, Wilder’s fight with Anthony Joshua makes sense. Such is the reality. The fight can take place here, and in Britain, and in Saudi Arabia. I have no doubt that they would fill the entire 80 thousandth Wembley Stadium in London. I think that now Joshua is not in the same situation as he was before – he doesn’t have so many options anymore. ”
Fantastic! Wilder came back and knocked out Helenius – Deontay closed a simple bright knockout over the weekend