2016 has been an admittedly forgettable year thus far within the fight community. From fans to promoters, every active participant seems to be licking their respective wounds well into the final quarter of the fiscal year.
In October, lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury was forced to relinquish his titles, and his boxing license was subsequently suspended.
Following the collapse of the heavyweight championship rematch between fight legend Wladimir Klitschko and lineal champion Tyson Fury, negotiations are underway for the former to face IBF belt holder Anthony Joshua.
Next month, former long reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will face newly-crowned king Tyson Fury in what will serve as a rematch of their November 2015 bout won by the latter.
On July 9, former long reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will face newly-crowned king Tyson Fury in Manchester, UK in what will serve as a rematch of their November 2015 bout won by the latter.
Next weekend, newly-crowned IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KO) will face surging 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KO) at O2 Arena in London.
Newly-crowned lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury shared his thoughts on the upcoming WBC heavyweight title fight on May 21 between Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) and Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs).
Wladimir Klitschko, after losing to newly-crowned heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in a sloppy, low-energy affair in November, immediately exercised the rematch clause.
After 10 years without a loss, Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight title reign came to an end in November.
">Although a date and location have yet to be secured for the Klitschko vs Fury rematch, look for it to take place this summer.
Although most die-hard fight fans are currently buzzing about Cotto/Canelo and Golovkin/Lemieux stateside, sports enthusiasts across the pond are anxiously awaiting the big Heavyweight showdown on October 24, between incumbent champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-3, 53 KOs) and undefeated challenger Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs).
Wladimir Klitschko, boxing's 39 year old long-reigning lineal heavyweight champion will face unbeaten challenger Tyson Fury on October 24th.
According to the Daily Mail, Chelsea wants to host the fall showdown between lineal and concensus WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko and mandatory challenger Tyson Fury.
There's no question boxing's welterweight division is the most interesting, most talented weight class in the sport.