Here is a round-up of the best of today’s boxing news…
Eddie Hearn wants to stage all-heavyweight show in February
“Yeah [in February].
“You’ve got Dillian Whyte, you’ve got Oleksandr Usyk, you’ve got Filip Hrgovic.
“The Michael Hunter vs Alexander Povetkin winner. Dave Allen will be ready to come back then. You’ve got Derek Chisora.”
Joseph Parker wants Derek Chisora fight rearranged
Parker’s manager David Higgins told Sky: “The onus is on Eddie Hearn to hopefully make it happen. He’s a busy man, he’s got a lot on, but the whole world wants to see it.
“February is the earliest I understand. To fight in February, Joe would have to enter camp at the very beginning of January.
“If anything, it might even end up in March. I don’t see Joseph Parker fighting before February unfortunately, which means a fairly long lay-off, but hey that’s the business we’re in.”
Manny Pacquiao makes fresh Floyd Mayweather rematch call-out
Pacquiao is thinking outside of the box in his latest attempt to lure Mayweather out of retirement and into a mega money rematch.
The Filipino legend, who dropped a unanimous decision to America’s 50-0 great in 2015, continues to fight and seemingly still desires the opportunity to avenge his most famous defeat before finshing his career.
Mayweather appears unwilling to budge from retirement, but Pacquiao has now enlisted the help of 55-year-old Chinese billionaire Jack Ma to try and change this.
Andy Ruiz Jr helps stranger push broken down car
Ruiz Jr was forced into action away from training on Sunday, as he came to the rescue of a stranded motorist.
The 260lbs unified heavyweight world champion was filmed pushing a broken down car out of a main road to safety with a friend.