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Mikey Garcia should fight at 140 says trainer By Allan Fox: Two days after his disappointing loss to Errol Spence Junior at Arlington, Texas, four division world champion Mikey Garcia is considering moving down in weight from 147 to 135 to resume defending his WBC lightweight title. However, Mikey's trainer Robert Garcia wants him to move down to light welterweight, according to TMZ.
Andres Cortes, Jahmal Dyer ready for ShoBox debuts on April 5 Super featherweight prospects Andres Cortes and Jahmal Dyer will make their ShoBox debuts on April 5 in an eight-round matchup, part of Mayweather Promotions' tripleheader that night from Sam's Town in Las Vegas. Cortes, a Vegas native, is 21 years old and has fought five times at Sam's Town already, so he'll be in a familiar place.
Shannon Courtenay the reformed wildchild following AJ's route to the top Bantamweight queen Courtenay, 25, was childhood mates with AJ and still calls him by his nickname.
Mikey the Magician By Jermill Pennington: The showdown in Arlington Texas took place on Saturday night featuring IBF Welterweight champion Errol Spence Junior vs Mikey Garcia for the vacant WBC Diamond Belt. When the fight was first announced months ago the skeptics were out on this fight being an absolute mismatch.
Chris Eubank Jr says Canelo Alvarez fight is "inevitable", rules out Billy Joe Saunders rematch World-rated super middleweight Chris Eubank Jr 28-2 believes it is "inevitable" he will eventually face WBC and WBA middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez 51-1-2. The 29-year-old Eubank Jr is coming off a 12-round unanimous decision win over former IBF 168-pound champion James DeGale in February.
Charlie Edwards wants unification bout with Kal Yafai WBC flyweight champion Charlie Edwards 14-1 is targeting a unification bout with WBA counterpart Kal Yafai 25-0. But first the 26-year-old from Surrey must get past former sparring partner Angel Moreno 19-2-2 of Spain in the first defence of his titles at the Copper Box Arena this Saturday, live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US.
The Boxing Esq. Podcast, Ep. 22: Manager Keith Connolly The Ring is proud to present "The Boxing Esq. Podcast with Kurt Emhoff". Kurt is a top boxing manager and attorney based in New York City. He has represented more than 10 world titleholders during his 20-plus years in the sport. Listen to Episode 21, with former champ / world-class trainer Buddy McGirt, here.
Errol Spence to De La Hoya: You don't treat black fighters well brotha "Of you want to make some real money, let me promote your next fight in DAZN." Spence's response to De La Hoya was short and sweet, "you don't treat black fighters well brotha." De La Hoya has since deleted his tweet.
Spence is too much for him to handle, but Garcia shows big heart Although the fight was one-sided, Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia treated boxing fans to a rarity on Saturday: a meeting of undefeated, in-their-prime titleholders. Garcia, the smaller man, deserves credit for challenging himself.
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Andrew Moloney to risk it all in enemy territory The only blemish on the 29-year-old's record was a 2013 unanimous decision defeat to Paul Butler in London, his only bout outside of Chile. He has won 12 fights since that setback. Moloney's manager Tony Tolj accepts the risk of heading to South America but feels the end will justify the means.
Lucian Bute Expected To Announce Retirement From Boxing According to a report in the Montreal Journal, former world champion Lucian Bute is expected to announce his retirement from boxing. The Quebecer of Romanian descent has been out of the ring for over two years. The last time Bute saw action was back on February 24, 2017.
Katie Taylor-Delfine Persoon fight targeted for Joshua-Miller card Eddie Hearn is confident he can get the lightweight unification fight done for June 1.
Kieran Smith pushing for Top 15 World Ranking Kieran Smith has set his sights on breaking into the top 15 world rankings once he's made his return to the ring at the Emirates Arena on Friday. Unbeaten Smith is back in action on a packed card in Glasgow as #MTKFightNight return to Scotland live on iFL TV.
Kell Brook added to Joshua vs. Miller card on June 1 By Tim Royner: Kell Brook will be battling an opponent still to be determined in a catch-weight fight on the Anthony Joshua vs Jarrell Miller card on June 1 on DAZN and Sky Sports.
Charlie Edwards: I'd take Kal Yafai in next fight, I know he won't Charlie Edwards says a domestic blockbuster with British rival Kal Yafai is "on the radar", but he must first have to overcome former sparring partner Angel Moreno when he defends his WBC Flyweight World title for the first time at the Copper Box Arena this Saturday, live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US.
Woodstock wants more than two weeks notice to face Sam Bowen in UK title match-up LYON WOODSTOCK insists he would jump at the chance to fight British super-featherweight champion Sam Bowen if he was given enough notice. The bitter local rivals are both in action at Leicester's Morningside Arena on Saturday night, when Bowen makes the first defence of his domestic title against Jordan McCorry, live on BT Sport.
MTK Box Cup: Entry closes at almost 600 competitors for April event Excitement for the MTK Box Cup continues to grow, with nearly 600 boxers confirmed to be taking part with just over a month to go until the prestigious event takes place. The highly-anticipated tournament takes place between April 18-21 at Penrith Leisure Centre in Cumbria, and has attracted interest from all around the world.
New Commonwealth champ Tommy Frank open to inevitable Sunny Edwards clash Sheffield's Tommy Frank has paid tribute to Luke Wilton, after beating the Belfast man to become the new Commonwealth Super Flyweight champion, and has reiterated he will fight any super flyweight in the UK, or beyond.
Lomachenko v Crolla undercard begins to take shape for April 12 Undefeated super lightweight Arnold Barboza Junior is a young contender closing in on a world title shot. Mike Alvarado wants another taste of world championship glory.
Sam Maxwell reiterates desire to fight Ohara Davies in future Sam Maxwell knows claiming the WBO European super-lightweight title against Kelvin Dotel on Saturday will make him a target for domestic rivals. The heavy handed 'Super' faces Spain's Dotel on Frank Warren's Leicester show - live on BT Sport - and is relishing the prospect of significant exposure in his first title fight as a professional.
Deontay Wilder to announce next fight against Dominic Breazeale American heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder will reveal on Tuesday that the ninth defence of his World Boxing Council title will be against Dominic Breazeale on May 18 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Lawrence Okolie: Wadi Camacho is a practice fight for me The 2016 Olympian has personality, can punch, and perhaps most important to a promoter when looking at a rising cruiserweight, he has a body - at 6'5" with an 82-inch reach - that can fill in some more and join the heavyweight ranks in time. He is, for the time being, the class of the domestic cruiserweight scene in the United Kingdom.
Arum: Unlike Mikey Garcia, Amir Khan Intends To Win His Fight! On Monday, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum took aim at four division world champion Mikey Garcia. This past Saturday night, Garcia suffered a one-sided twelve round decision loss to IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Garcia, who holds the WBC lightweight title, was moving up by two weight classes to take the fight.
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