Artur Beterbiev eager to defend 175-pound title Saturday vs Callum Johnson
Undefeated Canada-based Russian slugger thinks making a big statement in Chicago could lead to unifications against fellow titleholders Adonis Stevenson, Dmitry Bivol and Eleider Alvarez.
PBC fighters reflect on their Olympic experiences
Competing for one’s country at the Olympics is one of the greatest honors an athlete can achieve. With the Rio Summer Games getting underway this weekend, some of PBC’s Olympic veterans shared their own memories and offered advice to this year’s athletes.
Lem’s Corner: Lara ready ‘right now’ for Golovkin, Canelo
Erislandy Lara has made four successful defenses of his 154-pound world title, and the 33-year-old native of Cuba is eager to add to that number as he attempts to fulfill a goal of unifying one of boxing’s deepest divisions.
Lem’s Corner: Stevenson sees a lot of himself in confident challenger Williams
Champion Adonis Stevenson understands the motivation of challenger Thomas Williams Jr. entering their upcoming clash. He was in a similar position as the underdog before capturing his 175-pound title against fellow left-hander Chad Dawson three years ago.
Beterbiev turns up the power to gain fourth-round TKO of Maderna
Any questions about Artur Beterbiev’s surgically repaired right shoulder were answered pretty quickly in his return against Ezequiel Maderna.
Beterbiev prepared to put shoulder to the test in return against Maderna
Fully recovered from surgery on his right shoulder, Artur Beterbiev is now ready to test its knockout power against Ezequiel Maderna as he resumes his pursuit of a 175-pound world title.
Unbeaten slugger Beterbiev has sights set on 175-pound champ Kovalev
Sergey Kovalev’s nickname might be “Krusher,” but Artur Beterbiev’s promoter refers to him as “The Target.”
Knockout savant Beterbiev returns June 4 against Maderna on ESPN
If ever there was a boxer who embodied the cliché “some things in life are worth the wait,” it’s Artur Beterbiev.