Here is a round-up of the best of today’s boxing news…
Chris Eubank Jr has offered John Ryder a fight later this year
When asked about Chris Eubank Jr, Ryder’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealed to Boxing Social: “Had an offer. Very interested in that fight.
“Speaking to Charlie Sims and Tony Sims and the team, and if the number’s right, that’s definitely a fight that John Ryder would take.”
Eddie Hearn gives gut feeling on where Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua rematch will take place
When asked where his gut suggests the bout will happen, Hearn told The Sportsman: “I think if I had to choose anywhere, I would probably say Cardiff.
“I think the general feeling around the training team is Cardiff would be the wise thing to do, as you’ve already done one in America.
“I would love to do it in Britain, because I think it would be great for British boxing, probably the biggest fight of all time in this country.”
Dillian Whyte is in fight mode ahead of his clash with Oscar Rivas
The ‘Body Snatcher’ told talkSPORT after his final press conference today: “I don’t care about all that man, I just wanna f*** stuff up and that’s it.
“I don’t come to play, I come to hurt these guys as much as I can and that’s it.
“It’s all smiles and fun and games, but when I switch on I wanna f*** something up.
“I don’t play once I switch on.”
Artur Beterbiev vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk is signed for October 18
The IBF and WBC light-heavyweight champions will meet in a unification fight later this year.
Beterbiev announced he’d signed for the bout, with Gvozdyk’s manager Egis Klimas soon coming out and confirming his man had done the same.
Eddie Hearn has revealed his plans for the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell
The lightweight unification fight between Loma and Campbell will be announced this Saturday, Hearn told Seconds Out before detailing his undercard hopes.
- Charlie Edwards WBC title defence
- Liam Smith vs Sergio Garcia
- Joshua Buatsi
- Joe Cordina British title defence
- “Big heavyweight fight”