Time and Place
Klitschko-Pulev heavyweight title bout rescheduled for Nov. 15
Wladimir Klitschko's management says his heavyweight title defence against mandatory IBF challenger Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for Nov. 15 in Hamburg. The fight was originally slated for Sept. 6 but had to be postponed after Klitschko tore a bicep in sparring and was forced to miss four weeks of training. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Gennady Golovkin will defend his WBA middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio in Carson, California, on Oct. 18. Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler announced the HBO matchup on Tuesday. Full Story.
Shiny and New
Kell Brook won a majority decision over Shawn Porter on Saturday night to take Porter's IBF welterweight title. The English challenger claimed his first world title in just his second fight outside Britain, outpointing the American champion with a smart game plan and consistent elusiveness at the outdoor StubHub Center south of Los Angeles. Full Story.