Your fight-size boxing update:
- The WBC announced that it will give the winner of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs fight a specialized version of the middleweight world title, which can be seen below. Fightful will have live coverage of the fight, set to unify the WBA "Super," WBC and IBF 160-pound titles on May 4 in Las Vegas.
--BREAKING NEWS--— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) April 23, 2019
This will be the WBC belt at risk for #CaneloJacobs !
The Mayan Belt has the traditional green leather, gold and carved jade!#WBC #ConquerEverything #Boxing pic.twitter.com/jQxAOuC3MD
- Sky Sports has picked up all six of the World Boxing Super Series semifinal bouts across its three tournaments, giving fans in the United Kingdom a way to watch the WBSS. The first of the three WBSS cards will take place on April 27, followed by one on May 18 and then on June 15.
- Heavyweight prospect Guido Vianello announced on Twitter that he will fight next on June 15 on the undercard of Tyson Fury vs. Tom Schwarz. The card will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be streamed on ESPN+ in the United States.
- Unbeaten Italian cruiserweight Fabio Turchi will face Sami Enbom in a 12-round bout for the WBC International cruiserweight title on April 26 on a boxing card that will be streamed on DAZN. Also on the card is Alessandro Riguccini vs. Ivan Alvarez for the interim WBC Silver welterweight title and Orlando Fiordigiglio vs. Stephen Danyo for the IBF International junior middleweight title.
- Jeremiah Nakathila recently defeated Zoltan Kovacs by eighth-round stoppage to become the new WBO Global super featherweight champion.