Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) isn't the first elder statesman of the sweet science to hold the light heavyweight crown. With a win on Saturday, November 8 against WBO Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, Hopkins would be just one belt away from becoming the first fighter in boxing...
IBF Super Flyweight titleholder Zolani Tete said he’ll end challenger Paul Butler’s dream of making history by being the first British boxer in over 100 years to win a second world title at a lighter weight. Credit: Frank Warren The teak-tough South African puts his title on the line against Butler at the Liverpool Echo Arena on October 25th on a huge fight card that also features...
Paul Butler will challenge IBF Super Flyweight titlist Zolani Tete on Saturday, October 25th at the Liverpool Echo Arena (subject to IBF final approval). Butler stepped up a division to bantamweight and beat IBF World Champion Stuart Hall on points in June to become the fastest ever Englishman to win a world title. The 25-year-old goes back to his natural weight of super-flyweight...
Paul Butler will relinquish his IBF bantamweight title and return to the super flyweight division as he aims to become Britain’s first boxer to win a second title at a lighter weight in over a century. The Ellesmere Port ace put on a blistering performance to take the title from Stuart Hall last month in Newcastle, and now looks to join British legend Bob Fitzsimmons, who won the...
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