Tyson Fury Not Enrolled In Drug Testing Reportedly; He Says He Is [Video] #WilderFury

On the eve of beginning camp for a December 1 showdown against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, a new report says Fury has yet to enroll in the WBC’s Clean Boxing Program. ESPN’s Dan Rafael reports that as of Sunday Fury had yet to enroll in the drug testing program, which is overseen by VADA (Voluntary Anti-Dopping Agency). ESPN confirmed with enrollment status with president Dr. Margaret Goodman. As of Sunday, Fury, whom the WBC recently rated No. 3, was still not enrolled. “To date, VADA has not received Clean Boxing Program enrollment forms on Mr. Fury,” Dr. Margaret Goodman, the president of VADA, told ESPN. “Mr. Wilder remains enrolled in the Clean Boxing Program.”…

Watch Deontay Wilder & Tyson Fury’s Pre-Fight Tussle in Los Angeles (Video)

Heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury landed in Los Angeles on Wednesday to close out a multi-city tour to promote their upcoming super-fight scheduled for December 1 in Los Angeles. Both Wilder and Fury have expressed immense respect and admiration for each other on mutliple occasions but as the old saying goes, it’s a thin line between love and hate. Escalating their trash talking at the conclusion of the press conference, things became tense when the big man started shoving and attempted to get in each other’s faces. What ended up happening was the fighters being led to seperate spaces for media interviews but not before knocking down members of their respective camps on the…

Anthony Joshua Says No To Deontay Wilder Fight; Povetkin Up Next (Video)

A heavyweight unification bout between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder in 2018 looks to now be off the table with Joshua moving on to his WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin. Speaking to Sky Sports, WBA president Gilbert Mendoza is ordering that Joshua fight come to terms with Povetkin, or face being stripped, after giving him a month to make a decision on fighting Wilder. “The WBA have allowed over a month extension to negotiations with Povetkin and also ongoing discussions with Deontay Wilder. ”It appears the Wilder team have not returned the contract for the fight and therefore we are requesting a date for the Joshua versus Povetkin fight with immediate effect.” Joshua now has 24…

David Haye Says Goodbye Boxing in Video Message (Video)

Former multi-decorated heavyweight & cruiserweight champion David Haye formally announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday. In a press release, Haye passed on the message below along with a video message. Today (Tuesday, June 12, 2018) I announce my retirement from professional boxing. They say you can’t play boxing. Yet, as I write this retirement statement, and reflect on my time in the sport, I can’t find a better way to describe the ride. Thanks to boxing, I have been able to live my unencumbered childhood dream; a dream my dad, Deron, facilitated the moment he took me to Fitzroy Lodge amateur boxing club as a nervous 10-year-old. From the very start, my parents…

Deontay Wilder Agrees to Terms to Face Anthony Joshua (Video)

Boxing’s most anticipated fight between WBC heavyweight champion and IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion is close to completion after Wilder has reportedly accepted his terms. ESPN.com reports that Deontay Wilder has accepted a 2-fight agreement that will bring him to England to face-off against Joshua. “We have agreed to the terms that Eddie has put out to us for a fight in the U.K. Deontay has accepted his terms to fight in the U.K.,” Finkel said. “Deontay sent an email to Joshua (Sunday) night and I sent one (Monday) to Barry Hearn and Eddie telling them that we officially accept the offer to fight under the terms they gave us and to send us the contract.” “Now we…

Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz Drug Fiasco

By Jake Donovan There’s no positive spin on the possible cancellation of the scheduled November 4 heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz—but at present moment, there is also no need to yet hit the panic button. Because of the manner in which leaked drug results are handled, however, we are already at that point without cooler heads having a chance to prevail. An overnight breaking news item by award-winning ESPN senior writer Dan Rafael revealed that Ortiz had tested positive for banned substances chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide—both of which are used by drug cheats as masking agents to prevent detection of performance enhancing drug (PED) use). Such news was followed by the revelation that…

Gerald Washington Steps Last Minute In To Face Deontay Wilder

BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 30, 2017) – Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) will now defend his title against unbeaten contender Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (18-0-1, 12 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, February 25, from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. The opponent change comes after Wilder’s original foe, Andrzej Wawrzyk, tested positive for a banned substance. “I’m very happy to get this opportunity to fight for my first world championship,” Washington said. “I know that I’ll be fighting Deontay Wilder in his backyard, but that adds more excitement to the fight for me. I’m looking forward…

Deontay Wilder Without Opponent; Wawrzyk Tests Positive For PED

Deontay Wilder once again finds himself without a dancing partner after discovering his opponent Andrzej Wawrzyk’s positive test for performance enhancing drugs. According to BoxingScene.com, on Tuesday representatives from the World Boxing Council (WBC) informed Wilder’s promoter Lou DiBella that Andrzej Wawrzyk of Poland tested positive for an undisclosed PED. As a result, the heavyweight title fight scheduled for February 25 between Wilder and Wawrzyk will no longer move forward and the search is on for a last minute replacement. DiBella tweeted that he is proud to defend a clean champion and  is confident they will find a suitable replacement. Not just as of now, @BronzeBomber WILL defend @WBCBoxing HW Title in #Birmingham, 2/25. Stay tuned. Proud to promote…

Povetkin v Wilder Headed For Megasport Arena In Moscow

After Russian promoter Andrew Ryabinsky submitted the winning purse bid (7.15 million) guaranteeing him the rights to promote and control the upcoming match-up between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin, there’s been wide speculation on where the event could land. Despite Team Povetkin pulling out the win, the possibility of a stateside title defense didn’t appear to be far-fetched, until now. On Tuesday, Jake Donovan of BoxingScene.com reported that the May 21st championship fight is headed to Russia’s MegaSport Arena in Moscow. According to the report, Ryanbinsky put and end to rumors of the fight landing at Barclays on his social media account on Monday. MegaSport reportedly holds just under 14,000 fans. To…

[Video] Tyson Fury Storms Ring After Wilder; Win Demands Fight

BROOKLYN, NY — While Deontay Wilder celebrated his devastating 9th round knockout victory over Artur Szpilka, WBA/WBO champion Tyson Fury decided to join him in the ring and express his desire to face him a la WWE style. No matter what you think of the two champions, you have to admit, this is some entertaining stuff.

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