Egis Klimas, manager of WBO cruiserweight champion of the world Oleksandr Usyk (11-0, 10 KOs) in the interview to Boxingtalk.com gave his vision of what have happened in the situation with Oleksandr Usyk and his former trainer James Ali Bashir.
"Basically that was his decision. After the last fight, he wasn't happy with the last camp and I know that. We said the fight will be over and then we'll talk. The fight was over and they went in different directions. He said he was going to go back to Ukraine and make a few changes; I helped him as much as possible." - said Egis Klimas.
Former EBU European heavyweight champion Derek Chisora is determined to settle the score in the upcoming rematch against Robert Helenius, whom he lost to by a very controversial split decision in December 2011.
“We had a lot of fun last time, and everyone knows who really won that fight. He can make all the excuses he wants, but that won’t help him on May 27” - said Derek Chisora.
Former two-time EBU European heavyweight champion Robert Helenius gave his comments on signing contract for a rematch against Derek Chisora, whom he beat by highly controversial split decision in December 2011.
“Before our first match, I injured my right shoulder and had to fight for twelve-rounds with just one arm. If I was able to beat him with one arm, I don’t see any problems beating him when I have two…after I beat Chisora, I will be in a good position to challenge for the world title.” - said Robert Helenius.
Former WBO world cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Glowacky (26-1, 16 KOs) will be back in the ring on April 22 in Legionovo, Poland. Glowacky will face Namibian native Vikapita Meroro (28-6, 14 KOs) in a ten-round fight.
Glowacki vs Meroro fight will be the part of the same card at heavyweight clash between Krzysztof Zimnoch (21-1-1, 14 KOs) and Michael Grant (48-6, 36 KOs).
Hughie Fury will have his father and trainer, Peter Fury, in his corner when he travels to New Zealand to fight WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker on May 6, Boxing News Online reports.
Peter had previously been denied a visa by Immigration New Zealand, but earlier today the Associate Minister of Immigration David Bennett confirmed that the experienced trainer had been granted “special direction” to enter the country.
Чемпион мира по версии WBC в легком весе американец Майки Гарсия заявил, что не понимает, за что чемпион мира по версии WBO во втором полулегком весе украинец Василий Ломаченко считается одним из лучших боксеров мира независимо от весовой категории: