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Boxing champ Leon Spinks dies at 67
"Former heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks has died at age 67. He authored one of the most stunning upsets in boxing history. But Leon Spinks lost his fight with prostate and other cancers, speaks one gold of the 1976 Montreal Olympics but had only seven professional fights under his belt. When he got into the ring with Muhammed Ali on February 15th 1978, he was outweighed by Ali by more than £25, but wanna split decision against the legend becoming undisputed heavyweight champ?
Tyson Fury looks bulky as he trains for 3rd fight with Wilder
"Very big news. Surfacing sugarhill is the trainer of tyson fury and it seems like he posted a picture of not only tyson fury. But anthony durell guy that you know wasn't questioned during one of the tyson. Fury fights as to being part of that tyson fury team while he's now in a picture. Tyson fury a very bulky. Tyson fury very muscular tyson fury tyson fury came into the rematch with deontay wilder. At two hundred seventy four pounds and he did look a bit solve but that extra weight caused all the problems that we see in that fine. Now he's bulking up that way. Is he gonna move better. Is it going to slow him down. And he's going to get robotic as he likes to question and sees. Aj bad news for a while because he's getting stronger. What we're gonna be talking about the fact that it looks like fury's in can't four that fight. We know johnny nelson adam smith and a few others have been letting the cat out the bag that they feel that. This fight is going to happen. That fury has let it out he will be signing those contracts so looking like wow. The fury threes imminent. Fury's already in training camp in miami. And i'm just saying he looks bulky is hell.
Anthony Joshua casts doubt over whether Tyson Fury fight actually happens in 2021
"Let me give you some more quotes from an art. Spn article About a week ago from joshua go a week ago. When i look at fury. Great talent but i don't know whether he's coming or going joshua tolley. Spn on wednesday. I don't know if he's going to fight wilder or if he's not going to fight wild if he's going to fight agit kobe or if he's not gonna fight cover you. He announced he was going to fight me. Then the deal didn't get signed. We're and we're not fighting then you have got sick and he seems to be just straight you here. He is fighting derek. Jeter he fights you here. He's fighting chazz witherspoon and he fights them. I go off people who are serious furious serious and keen than the fight will happen honestly. I'm keen test myself. He's supposed to have the real boxing. I q so it's going to be a real good challenge. I'm keen to compete with him. No problem but whether he's ready that's a whole other story because of the issues. He faces during his career. I don't know what will happen in twenty twenty one. But if i was to bet all my money on it i would say use it because he is with matchroom straightforward fight and his track record shows when he says he's going to fight someone he does and Yeah man look. He's expressed that you know. I guess. Tyson fury kind of little bit all non dependable. I guess in a sense you know. It's not dependable and usually tyson fury kind of goes off the hinges. Whenever he feels like you know he's going to do with the chance gonna through so There's was just some substance to some of the are some of the feelings that joshua has been feeling for for a little bit
Floyd Mayweather Jr. sets exhibition bout against YouTuber Logan Paul
"The logan paul of floyd mayweather fight will be happening He's been trashing floyd for a while. Now that would be logan. Paul and finally the pro boxer has agreed to get in the ring. I know a lot of people are excited about this. They can't wait so we'll see what happens by the way. Logan paul did a lose to kfi last year. Who's another youtuber. And he sings and stuff. So i don't know
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: What you need to know
"Mike tyson versus roy jones rules concluding on further rules. And the fact that twelve ounce gloves will be used instead of ten. He stated the california state. Athletic commission approved the fight. They will have a ref. They're the referee overseeing the fight under are all normal. Fight professional rules with the exception but a few exceptions. That's the gloves. Like putting an extra kleenex between two trucks crashing. You know so. Basically they're talking about. The gloves is the only exception that these rules are under the state athletic commission and that there will be ref there from the state athletic commission as well. So i don't know a lot of confusion a lot back and forth and it's been fight weeks so i kinda wanna give meeting. Maybe his credit and say maybe he's right. You know. I know i know. He came out on one of these earliest shows that we did earlier this week and he said you know all this is just to drum up interest. I think it was when When the presale broke you know when when they initially Released a press. Release that mike. Tyson roy jones set the pay per view presell Broke the pay per views of presell record. I think that's what many say you know that this might be fake news Strategic put out there to build interest in sight. I don't know if that's true based off the attention that we get when we do. These shows on tyson. I think that tyson just brings them out definitely. Because he's a legend man. He's a legend. Any when i when you save them out. We're not just talking about boxing. Fans he brings out to the the the actresses actors the the entertainers. Everybody comes out. I don't care what walks alive. You know who. Mike tyson. Mike tyson is in the ring. You want to see it and you want to see if you know you can get there early to check out. Mike man this iron mike and roy roy jones junior. Mister flashy mr must. Y'all must've forgot. I don't know how these promoters Maybe they need to mow need us promoting because they dropping the ball on this one man. This is a huge huge. I told you everybody over. Forty on roy jones like this is what you said when you woke up from your net right you had it on your tv. It's all over my tv solo. My wife was showing looking advertising websites. Hard they got mad. Google banner ads on everything now. Obviously i only searched predominantly boxing. So maybe the i'm targeted you know. Because this technology has gotten to the level where they follow keywords and key stroke. So maybe it's it's it's specific to me because i'm already a boxing fan but i think that they're spending money on advertisement many doing a thing man.
Mike Tyson might not stop after Roy Jones Jr. fight
"Asked roy jones junior and mike tyson. What is your take on. Roy jones in tyson. Anyone has seen the footage of tyson working. The focus pads lately says Tyson looks like the scariest fifty two year old on the planet What's roy jones is plan with tyson. Roy jones lulu lot. Roy jones lot roy jones was one of the most gifted athlete of all time and was completely dominant in his in his prime. But he's not a bona fide heavyweight tyson tyson. Pretty much is how does that first off. What's the weight that what are they doing. A catchweight where. Where's that thing gonna land. Well mike tyson. I spoke to him yesterday. Called me on my birthday. Which was very nice and A mike is lost one hundred pounds. He told me yesterday. One hundred pounds. Wow he's in fantastic shape and he says he really feels good about where he is and himself and you know his weight and his mental outlook is is just fantastic. I've been overseeing the gym. I'm going to work on that. Fight showtime nice enough to let me go work on that broadcast and so. I think it's really interesting. He's fifty four years old. He hasn't Fifteen years okay. Said since mcbride and he was done he was done after that fight and he just said it to me in the ring that night he said. I just don't have this in me anymore. Don't have that instinct to go out and be ferocious. Wanna do this anymore. So i think now the passage of time and getting in shape and you know seeing what's what's gone on with athletes who have extended their careers. Obviously and other sports are not getting hit like he is but to see just how well lebron james plays at an age Getting older see. Tom brady to see drew. Brees to see these guys now. You know lengthening their careers. You know it's an exhibition. So we'll find out but tyson did tell me in an interview that he would be willing to fight. If you know see how this goes he would be willing to fight evanger holyfield on third and if he does well he would consider one of the champions right now possibly a joshua or fury down the road and you know everybody can point to george foreman right. The our was wasn't fifty four years old But let let's see how he looks. I i know. I know that a lot of boxers of told me that what they see in the gym. Just the speed that they would not want to be hit by that.
Mike Tyson to return to boxing in exhibition fight against Roy Jones Jr.
"We got tails, son and on the line with us is good to see some young up and comers. I gotta ask you even in the boxing space. It was revealed today that Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Junior are going to be having an exhibition about in a few months for charity. What are your thoughts on seeing them back in the ring? Well, if by charity we mean Mike Tyson's bank account, and Roy Jones, his bank account, don't don't get fooled by. These guys aren't going out there to be nice. I love that fight. I can't believe he stepping in there with Roy. That's a hard night out. Let's see what happens. But I know that Mike is getting very good training. He's with guiding happy all. Cordero, who came over from Brazil did such a great job even was nominated Coach of the year in the M M a space But he's a hand coach and sort of everything else. He's striking Coach Mike Very good hands and whatever the promoter is, I mean shame on him. Shame. Shame one. Whoever the promoter is trying to come out of pretended for charity. This is for profit. Say what it is. There's no problem that will be a liar. Also you well, I'm going to talk to Roy Jones. Junior in a couple of days. You should I relay the message? I mean, come on Share. What do you want? Sure. I know Roy. Roy is not going to lie about it. This is for profit. You're not getting in there with Mike Tyson. I work with either There was some money on the line. So active. So what's were cherry? That woman? What a joke. I'm just supported that, you know, and all truth. I mean, they're pretending this is for charity. Shame on them. It's not Mike Tyson was very upfront. He says the 1st 1 to the table with a $1,000,000. Get me to sign a contract. Somebody came with a $1,000,000. You signed the contract. Pretend it's for charity. What, Sam? That's that's disgusting.
Mayweather paying for Floyd's funeral services
"Lettered Ellerbee CEO of Mayweather promotions telling ESPN that Floyd Mayweather has been in touch with George Floyd's family and is offered to pay for Floyd's funeral set for next week in Houston the family has accepted the offer back in twenty eleven may weather cover the funeral expenses of former boxer genero Hernandez who died of cancer Mayweather defeated Hernandez to win his first title back in nineteen ninety eight right bro A. B. C. news
Tyson Fury Vs. Deontay Wilder Rematch Postponed Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
"Well we got a boxing in the heavyweight that Bob on July eighteenth was scheduled between world champion Tyson fury and his rival Deontay Wilder has been postponed you might remember fury knocked out water in the seventh round of a match on February twenty second Wilder than immediately exercises contractual right for a third fight because the corner a corona virus situation is so fluid over co promoter Bob arum says he's looking to set up a rematch between these two rivals hopefully
Boxing: Third Fury v Wilder fight is on, says Warren
"And we are going to see part three after three you beyond a wobbler and Tyson fury Wilder has indeed exercise the right to a third fight with Tyson fury top rank chairman Bob arum furries Furies co promoter told ESPN cited that the plan is to have a fight take place in July July eighteenth at the MGM grand in Las Vegas the same locale where thanks that forty five pound costume yeah well he had a seventh round TKO against Tyson fury fury took him out arum said he was not surprised while the winter with picking up his option because it gives them a chance to get back to things that