Featuring the very latest boxing news including announcements, video interviews, articles, fight previews and recaps.
Guillermo Rigondeaux impressive in KO victory over Julio Ceja Guillermo 'The Jackal' Rigondeaux 19-1 delivered an impressive come-from-behind knockout of Julio Ceja 32-4 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday night.
Kal Yafai hoping successful mandatory defense leads to big fight WBA super flyweight titleholder Kal Yafai returns to the ring on Saturday against mandatory challenger Norbelto Jimenez, and if successful, is hoping to finally land what could be called a big fight at 115 pounds.
Errol Spence Jr to meet Shawn Porter in welterweight unification in September IBF welterweight champion Errol 'The Truth' Spence Jr 25-0 will face WBC counterpart Shawn 'Showtime' Porter 30-2-1 in a unification bout in September. "The contract is signed now. The date and venue is still to be decided, but it's definitely going to happen," said Spence to PBC on FOX.
Demetrius Andrade aiming to shine in hometown defense against Maciej Sulecki Two-division titleholder and reigning WBO middleweight titleholder Demetrius Andrade returns to the ring on Saturday, headlining a DAZN-streamed card from his hometown of Providence, Rhode Island. The 31-year-old Andrade wants to look good at home, of course.
Callum Smith vs. Canelo Alvarez possible for December By Charles Brun: Callum Smith is counting on getting a fight against Saul Canelo Alvarez in December or sooner, according to his trainer Joe Gallagher. Canelo will be fighting on September 14, and the leading candidates are Demetrius Andrade and Gennady Golovkin.
Patrick Day ahead of Carlos Adames fight: 'I love humbling these undefeated guys' The 26-year-old from Freeport, N.Y. turned pro as a celebrated prospect in 2013 after winning a N.Y. Golden Gloves title and U.S. National title the year prior, but his stock tumbled in 2015 when he lost a majority decision to Alantez Fox, and then suffered a first round stoppage loss to a journeyman with a losing record.
Dillian Whyte slams WBO mandatory challenger decision Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has lashed out at the WBO after he was replaced as the number one contender by cruiserweight upstart Oleksandr Usyk.
Kal Yafai wants the big fights after Norbelto Jimenez WBA super flyweight champion Kal Yafai 25-0 is looking to deliver an impressive performance when he takes on mandatory challenger Norbelto Jimenez 29-8-4 at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island this Saturday night.
Errol Spence looking huge for Shawn Porter fight By Mark Eisner: A huge looking Errol Spence Junior and a much smaller Shawn Porter met with PBC on Fox this week to discuss their upcoming unification fight that is expected to take place in September. The 5'9 1/2″ Spence not only towered over the 5'7″ Porter, but he looked a lot heavier than him.
Amir Khan took Neeraj Goyat fight at short notice to 'erase' nightmare Crawford KO THE Bolton boxer is back in action next Friday against the Indian despite only having a few weeks of training under his belt. His reputation took a heavy hit when he was pulled out of his bout with Terence Crawford following a low blow.
June 25, 1952: Maxim vs Robinson The challenger couldn't continue and Maxim retained his title. It would be the only time in over 200 professional fights that Sugar Ray would lose inside the distance. They later weighed Robinson and discovered he had been drained of 16 pounds during the fight; Maxim had lost ten.
Carl Frampton, Jessie Magdaleno double bill set for August 10th in Philadelphia We have a date, location, and co-feature for Carl Frampton's Top Rank debut: August 10th, Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, and Jessie Magdaleno, respectively. All we're missing now is an opponent.
Fathers and Sons Boxing news about Fathers and Sons by Wrigley Brogan at Boxing.com. Ultimate Source for Latest Boxing News.
Franklin Manzanilla steps in against Shakur Stevenson on July 13th Recent super bantamweight title challenger Franklin Manzanilla has been tabbed to replace Hairon Socarras in the main event of a July 13th Top Rank on ESPN card, taking on Shakur Stevenson in Newark. Manzanilla is, all things considered, a better pick than I'd feared.
Amir Khan admits Terence Crawford loss taunts sparked swift return to the ring Ex-world champ Amir Khan says abuse he took after corner threw in the towel as he struggled following low blow still stings.
Demetrius Andrade aiming for greatness WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade 27-0 believes he can be as big a name as Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez or Gennady Golovkin with a little more exposure.
Super Boxing League And Fitness Time Gym Announces Groundbreaking Partnership In Saudi Arabia About Super Boxing League. Boxing in India has for many years been one of the most popular sports, and with the launch of Super Boxing League with participation from top pugilists from India and abroad, the stage is set for some exciting ring action.
Ceja Files Protest With WBC Over Stoppage Loss To Rigondeaux After being given just eight seconds to unsuccessfully plead with referee Russell Mora to allow his last fight to continue, Julio Ceja will be granted at least the next few days by the World Boxing Council to argue his case for reconsideration.
Manny Robles is walking on Cloud 10 Trainer Manny Robles is no stranger to success and failure, boxing's ups and downs. However these days, he's walking on Cloud 10.
Wladimir Klitschko rescued from yacht after fire Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has revealed he was rescued from a yacht in Mallorca on Monday after it caught fire. The 43-year-old, who has a 64-5 record and last fought against Anthony Joshua, losing by technical knockout in 2017, had been vacationing in Spain.
Jermall Charlo is locked in on Brandon Adams Saturday night in Houston Jermall Charlo has lived in Houston, Texas, for quite a while. He trains in Houston, is "Houston Proud," but until Saturday, Charlo will be doing something he's never done before in his hometown: He'll be headlining when he fights Brandon Adams at the NRG Arena in a 12-round middleweight main event on Showtime.
Andrade: I'm Facing The Tough Guys At 160lbs Demetrius Andrade believes he's on the right path to prove he is the man at 160lbs as he defends his WBO crown against Maciej Sulecki on Saturday night at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK.
Demetrius Andrade: Maciej Sulecki is a tough guy Demetrius Andrade believes he's on the right path to prove he is the man at 160 lbs as he defends his WBO crown against Maciej Sulecki on Saturday night at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK.
Charlo-Cota Main Event Averaged 1,832,000 Viewers For FOX Fighting a late replacement on a Sunday night didn't dramatically impact viewership for Jermell Charlo's win over Jorge Cota on network television. Nielsen Media Research revealed Tuesday that an average audience of 1,832,000 tuned in to watch Charlo's brutal, third-round knockout of Cota from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Kal Yafai admits he must impress in world title defence against Norbelto Jimenez Kal Yafai admits he must impress when he defends his WBA super-flyweight world title against Norbelto Jimenez but wants a.
Lomachenko vs. Campbell Agreement Reached, Says WBC The representatives of Vasiliy Lomachenko and Luke Campbell have reached an agreement to carry out their battle for the vacant lightweight title of the World Boxing Council on August 31, according to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman. The WBC's purse bid, which was scheduled for Wednesday, has been canceled.
Featherweight Stevenson to fight Manzanilla Shakur Stevenson will take on former world-title challenger Franklin Manzanilla when Stevenson makes his hometown professional debut at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on July 13.
Thurman: Pacquiao better get me before I get him By Dan Ambrose: Keith Thurman will be looking to score a quick knockout of Manny Pacquiao in the first three rounds on July 20th in their fight on Fox Sports pay-per-view. Thurman has a goal of sending the 40-year-old Pacquiao into retirement. Manny only has a puncher's chance of winning the fight, according to Thurman.
Kal Yafai vs. Norbelto Jimenez this Saturday on DAZN Kal Yafai knows he must impress in his fifth WBA World Super-Flyweight defense against Norbelto Jimenez at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Saturday night, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK as he targets massive names and unification fights next.
EXCLUSIVE: Manny Pacquiao v Keith Thurman DOES have drug testing Despite fears to the contrary, Manny Pacquiao's world title clash with Keith Thurman does have active drug testing, WBN has been informed. Reports earlier this week led to a fans backlash against the pair of fighters for not insisting on having procedures in place.
July 13: Shakur Stevenson to Fight Franklin Manzanilla in Newark Homecoming Newark native Shakur Stevenson has graduated from co-headliner to center stage performer. Stevenson, a 2016 Olympic silver medalist, will return home for the first time as a professional when he faces former world title challenger Franklin Manzanilla in a 10-round featherweight bout Saturday, July 13 at Prudential Center.
Khan says he has a 'verbal agreement' to fight Pacquiao on November 9 By Charles Brun: Amir Khan says he has an agreement from WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao for the two of them to face each other on November 9 of this year in Saudi Arabia, according to Gareth A Davies of UK Yahoo Sports.
Whyte Reacts To Usyk Being Mandatory: Boxing is Full of Sh t! Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has been climbing up the ranks of the WBO, and secured the number one position. He was confident in eventually receiving a mandatory world title shot. The WBO felt otherwise - as last week they officially made Oleksandr Usyk the mandatory challenger to current world champion Andy Ruiz.
Ryan Walsh knows EBU title shot is close ahead of sixth British title defence Ryan Walsh is ready to step up and take on the world class fighters in his weight division - provided he successfully defends his British featherweight title against Lewis Paulin on Friday.
Bryant Jennings admits he altered plans to face Joe Joyce In a heavyweight blockbuster on July 13, Joe Joyce aims to extend his unbeaten record against the dangerous Bryant Jennings at London's O2. Jennings, who previously challenged former heavyweight ruler Wladimir Klitschko, is looking to get back into contention after a crushing defeat to the hands of Oscar Rivas.
30 Years Ago This Week: The Great Lennox Lewis Goes Pro "Is he British?" "Is he Canadian?" No matter the questions plenty of fight fans were asking three decades ago when heavyweight star Lennox Lewis went pro, Lewis was a born Londoner and his first pro fight took place in the nation's capital.
Andrew Selby promises to stay dedicated after linking with MTK Global MTK Global is delighted to announce an advisory deal with world-class flyweight talent Andrew Selby. The Welshman won two world championship medals and twice reigned supreme as European amateur champion before turning professional in late 2015.
Showtime profiles Erickson Lubin As junior middleweight contender Erickson Lubin looks to work his way back to a world title shot, with a WBC eliminator match against Zakaria Attou set for this weekend, Lubin discusses his story and mindset at this point in his career - still only 23-years-old.
Zolani Tete plans fall return, wants unification or Luis Nery WBO bantamweight champ Zolani Tete, who was forced out his April WBSS semifinal against Nonito Donaire due to a shoulder injury, brings good news: he's back in training, intends to return in the fall, and has his sights on either a unification bout or former WBC kingpin Luis Nery.
Parker expects Andy Ruiz Jr. to fight him after Joshua rematch By Tim Royner: Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is counting on Andy Ruiz Junior in looking his way to avenge his only career loss if he's able to defeat Anthony Joshua in a rematch later this year. Parker defeated Ruiz Junior by a 12 round majority decision in December 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Adrien Broner-Lee Selby in the works for fall Multiple sources report that onetime welterweight champion Adrien Broner and former featherweight champion Lee Selby are in "advanced talks" for a fall showdown. No word yet as to the date, location, or weight class. Not gonna lie; World Boxing News mentioned this a week ago, but I dismissed it as too far-fetched to be credible.
Bad Left Hook Boxing Rankings : Rigondeaux returns, Cancio confirms his status Guillermo Rigondeaux is back at 122, and Andrew Cancio proved he’s no fluke at 130.
Ohara Davies vs. Miguel Vazquez on ESPN+: How to watch England's Ohara Davies faces Miguel Vazquez of Mexico in a junior welterweight bout on ESPN+ on Friday? Here's how to watch the fight.
Richard Commey vs. Raymundo Beltran: How to watch the fight on ESPN Looking to watch the IBF lightweight world title bout between Richard Commey and Ray Beltran on ESPN on Friday? Here's how to do it.
Amir Khan claims he has a 'verbal agreement' to fight Manny Pacquiao later this year Amir Khan has claimed he has a "verbal agreement and quot; to fight ex-training partner and former world champion Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia on November 9, 2019.
Professor Welton's Boxing Cats The film is called "The Boxing Cats" and is, according to the Library of Congress, "A very interesting and amusing subject." The performance was part of Professor Henry Welton's "cat circus," which successfully toured the United States. Professor Welton was as much a visionary, if somewhat less dexterous, than Thomas Edison.
Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning boat by Spanish coastguard The former world heavyweight champion was rescued after the chartered boat he was on caught fire on Monday morning.
Adrien Broner vs. Lee Selby in negotiations for fall By Kenneth Friedman: Adrien Broner and Lee Selby are in negotiations for a fight in the fall at an undetermined weight on Premier Boxing Champions in the fall, according to Mike Coppinger.
PICTURED: Paulie Malignaggi shows off badly swollen hands from BKFC Paulie Malignaggi explained he wanted to try something new as the former world champion displayed the pains of his recent labour. 'The Magic Man' lost via a close decision to Artem Lobov in a five-round bare knuckle contest. He probably knew beforehand his hands couldn't stand up to it.
Will title bout against Richard Commey be Raymundo Beltran's last stand? Now into his 20th year as a pro, Raymundo Beltran is surprised with his longevity in boxing. But the former world titleholder is fighting again for a belt, and he couldn't be more excited.
Thurman Fight Draws More Questions For Pacquiao When Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman clash in July, one fighter will be looking to build a legacy while the other will be looking to keep theirs intact. The undefeated Thurman will be looking for a signature win, while Pacquiao will be looking to avoid another loss.
June 25, 1981: Leonard vs Kalule Always shuckin' and jivin'! Clinching and grabbing! Dancin' and prancin'! And doing some cherry pickin' too!" And while such charges are not completely without merit, don't let them obscure an important fact: in his prime, Sugar Ray Leonard was flat-out deadly.
Fans joke Shannon Briggs 'went too far' with new Klitschko boat prank Wladimir Klitschko reported a boat fire to authorities recently as the former world heavyweight champion enjoyed a vacation in Spain. 'Doctor Steelhammer' was seen enjoying his time away until a post on Tuesday revealed dramatic events unfolding on a yacht.
Divisive Davies can show us how good he is on Friday comeback Ohara Davies makes his boxing comeback at York Hall on Friday, just streets away from his troubled former life.
Paulie Malignaggi shows off broken hands after bare knuckle fight with Artum Lobov Malignaggi, who has a long history of hand injuries, not surprisingly injured both hands this past weekend.
Acosta May Have To Wait, Soto Could Get Hit With Mandatory Angel Acosta's quest to become a two-time junior flyweight titlist might have to come against someone other than the man who dethroned him. Mexico's Elwin Soto claims the World Boxing Organization 108-pound title with a thrilling-and controversial-12th round stoppage over the Puerto Rican knockout artist last Friday in Indio, Calif.
Parker: I Know I Can Beat Ruiz A Lot Clearer If We Have Rematch Joseph Parker isn't convinced Andy Ruiz Junior will beat Anthony Joshua again. If Ruiz does defeat Joshua in their immediate rematch, Parker "would love" to secure his own second fight with Ruiz.
Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea Former heavyweight titleholder Wladimir Klitschko is back in the news, but this time because he nearly sunk his own battleship, when he took his family and friends out for a late night cruise. Klitschko, 43, confirmed on his Twitter account that the Spanish coast guard had to save everyone aboard his boat, which apparently caught fire at sea.
Full card set for Philip Bowes title defence on July 13 at York Hall London promoter Mickey Helliet has put together a quality undercard for next month's championship show at the York Hall in Bethnal Green. In the top-of-the-bill fight on Saturday, July 13, Philip Bowes puts his Commonwealth super-lightweight championship on the line.
Ohara Davies warns Miguel Vazquez: As soon as I hit you, you're done! Ohara Davies has emphatically dismissed suggestions former world champion Miguel Vazquez could know too much for him on Friday night.
Interactive Nevada Hall of Fame Museum now open to the public This past Saturday the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame held its ribbon cutting event for its Interactive Boxing Exhibit Museum located at the HeadzUP Las Vegas headquarters. Hall of Fame referee Joe Cortez hosted the event where many past and current world champions were in attendance.
Watch as boxing legend Lomachenko teases sensational UFC switch with Muay Thai training video Lomachenko has wrestling and martial arts skills as well as boxing.
Paulie Malignaggi displays broken hands after bare-knuckle defeat to Artem Lobov Paulie Malignaggi has shared pictures of the broken hands he sustained in his bare-knuckle boxing defeat.
Sid Bowater returns from two-year absence on July 6 at Walsall Town Hall Sid Bowater will end a two-year exile from pro boxing determined to right what he feels were the wrongs of his last experience. It's taken quite some time for Bowater to pledge his future to the sweet science again, after losing his unbeaten status.
Photos: Demetrius Andrade, Sulecki - Face To Face at State House Demetrius Andrade and Maciej Sulecki came face-to-face at the State House as they prepare to clash in Andrade's first hometown fight and second defense of his WBO World Middleweight title at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Saturday June 29, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK.
Nathan Gorman splats birthday cake on Daniel Dubois poster image NATHAN GORMAN has splattered arch rival Daniel Dubois by squashing him with his birthday cake. Gorman, is 23 today, but in no mood to celebrate until after their vacant British heavyweight title clash at London's o2 on Saturday July 13, live on BT Sport.
Golden Boy urged to make Canelo v Kovalev offer for super-fight at 175lbs As World Boxing News exclusively revealed on Monday, Sergey Kovalev is open to defending his WBO light-heavyweight title against Canelo Alvarez in 2019. Kovalev's promoter Kathy Duva reacted to previous rumors Oscar De La Hoya had singled out the big-punching Russian for Canelo's fourth division championship attempt.
Photos: Amir Khan Grinds Hard in Camp For Goyat Clash Amir Khan and Bill Dosanjh of the Super Boxing League today announced an exclusive and groundbreaking partnership agreement with Fitness Time Gym that will initially see eight Super Boxing Gyms opening at properties in key cities throughout Saudi Arabia.
Tramaine Williams back in action at Foxwoods on June 29 Roc Nation Sports today announced that featherweight boxer Tramaine Williams will continue his amazing journey in 2019 when he returns the ring in a ten-round bout on June 29th at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, CT where he will take on tough veteran opponent Neil John Tabanao.
Tommy Frank aiming for IBF route following Commonwealth run Tommy Frank is expecting some hard rounds when he faces Jemsi Kibazange at Sheffield's Ponds Forge Arena on July 5, live on Freesports. The 'Steel City' fighter will be making the maiden defence of his Commonwealth Super Flyweight Title, which he won by demolishing Belfast's Luke Wilton in four clinical rounds in March.
Klitschko rescued from burning yacht in Spain Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been rescued in Spain after his yacht caught fire.
Wladimir Klitschko Rescued After Yacht Catches Fire in Spain Retired former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko had to be rescued in Spain in the early hours of Monday along with his family and friends after a fire broke out on the luxury yacht where they were staying. Klitschko, who retired in August 2017, tweeted a dramatic video of the rescue, which occurred off the coast of Mallorca.
Former Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko Rescued from Burning Yacht Former heavyweight champion boxer Wladimir Klitschko has been rescued from a burning yacht off the coast of Mallorca, Spain. The Ukrainian revealed the news via his official Twitter account after being rescued in the early hours of Monday morning:. The 43-year-old was aboard the luxury yacht while holidaying in the Mediterranean.
Heavyweight prospect Muhsin Cason improves record to 5-0, 3 KO's Undefeated heavyweight prospect, Muhsin Cason, who is managed by Greg Hannley of Prince Ranch Boxing, remained unbeaten with a 1st round TKO against Nathaniel Copeland of Washington D.C.
Las Vegas overtakes Mexico, UK as Ruiz v Joshua II alternative venue Anthony Joshua is set to bid for revenge at the same arena where the Briton suffered his most damaging defeat. The 29 year-old, as WBN first reported earlier this month, is set to face Andy Ruiz Junior again at Madison Square Garden. Ruiz v Joshua originally went down on June 1st and ended in shocking fashion.
Anvar Yunusov remains unbeaten, results from Philadephia Three-time Olympian, Anvar Yunusov remained perfect by stopping Angel Luna in the 2nd round of their scheduled eight-round junior lightweight bout. The fight headlined an eight-bout card at The 2300 Arena and was promoted by King's Promotions in association with Titans Boxing Promotions.
Brittany Goosen honored at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame kick-off This past weekend in Las Vegas the WORLD BOXING COUNCIL had activations for WBC Cares ahead of the #CharloCota fight at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Inspired by the hard-working Brittany Goossen Brown, it all started Friday, June 21st, with a Blood Drive at the new home of NEVADA BOXING HALL OF FAME, HeadzUp Vegas!
Anthony Joshua sparring partner Joey Dawejko 'received death threats' amid rumours he KO'd Brit star before shock Andy Ruiz Jr loss After Joshua's sensational defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in one of boxing's biggest ever shocks, the world looked for reasons why it happened.
Tony Luis Edges Adrian Estrella With Majority Decisions Win Fringe lightweight contender Tony Luis won defeated Adrian Estrella by majority decision Friday night at the Civic Complex in his hometown of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. With the win, Luis improves to 28-3, 10 knockouts. It was a crossroads clash between Luis and Estrella, with the winner likely receiving a ranking in the WBC.
Malignaggi reveals broken hand during Lobov loss as he shows off severe swelling Former boxer fought most of battle with one hand and ended up suffering unanimous points loss.
Andrade vs Sulecki: Joseph Parker expects Andy Ruiz Jr to seek opportunity for revenge Joseph Parker expects Andy Ruiz Jr to seek redemption in a rematch if the new unified world champion inflicts a second stunning defeat on Anthony Joshua.
Klitschko rescued after boat catches fire with family on board Boat that Wladimir Klitschko was on caught fire nine miles from the Majorcan coast on Sunday night, but former heavyweight champ and family were safely rescued.
Herring Keeping Options Open While Negotiating Mandatory With long-reigning 130-pound titlist Miguel Berchelt seated ringside, Jamel Herring figured his first following his title winning performance over Masayuki Ito would be a unification match versus the Mexican slugger.
Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko rescued by Spanish coastguard after his boat caught fire Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was rescued by the Spanish coastguard after the chartered boat he was on caught fire on Monday morning.
Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning boat "We were in rough water and suddenly recognized fire - about 7 sea-miles from the coastline. "It took a while until the situation got under control, but we could count on helping hands from Majorcan coast guard and fire rescue. Thanks to all of them!
Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning yacht Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is rescued by Spanish coastguard after the luxury yacht he was onboard caught fire.
Callum Smith possible for December against Canelo, not September Super middleweight champion Callum Smith is hoping to land a money fight with middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, and trainer Joe Gallagher says he's been told by promoter Eddie Hearn that there's a chance it happens in December, but not September.
Mikey Garcia's Coach Believes Lomachenko Fight is Still Possible New York - Trainer Robert Garcia has been in four camps and now onto a third fight with his WBC junior welterweight world champion Jose Ramirez. Ramirez's next fight will be his biggest and toughest to date.
Wladimir Klitschko rescued by coastguard after yacht catches fire in Majorca Nine people had to be rescued after the yacht, making its way from Ibiz…
Wladimir Klitschko and family rescued after his boat catches fire in Spain Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says he and his family had to be rescued by firefighters in the middle of the night after his boat caught fire in Spain.
Zolani Tete recovering from injury and back in the gym, looking forward to unification fights I'll be happy with a title defense or a unification, and I believe the fight will take place in the U.K." Despite being forced to withdraw from the tournament, Tete did venture to Lafayette, Louisiana in late-April to watch Donaire's thunderous sixth-round knockout of replacement semi-finalist Stephon Young.
Where Does Floyd Mayweather's Dismantling Of Arturo Gatti Rank Amongst His Finest Wins? Boxing his pay-per-view debut, Floyd Mayweather, aged 28 and at the time sporting a 33-0 record as well as being at his blinding peak, dismantled the hugely popular Arturo Gatti. It was 14 years ago today, and Floyd, the challenger for Arturo's WBC belt at 140 pounds, put on a one-sided beating of a sizzling show.
Pacquiao: Thurman Reminds Me of The Miguel Cotto Fight New York - Manny Pacquiao's legacy has been cemented for years now. The accolades that follow him among the many are '8 division world champion' and 'fighter of the decade.' He has victories amongst many Hall-of-Famers and was a part of the richest grossing fight in boxing history with his counterpart Floyd Mayweather.
Lee Selby Up For Adrien Broner Fight - In The UK Or In The US Bad boy Adrien Broner may or may not be allowed into the UK to box, but if Broner is permitted to box on these shores, Lee Selby will accommodate him in a fight. So says Selby's trainer, Tony Borg, who spoke with South Wales Argus. But if Broner cannot box in the UK, Selby would travel to the US for the fight.
Callum Smith can beat Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez if deal is struck, says Liam Smith Briton Liam Smith says younger brother Callum can beat Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez if they can agree a bout.
Callum Smith can topple Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez if deal is struck says Liam Smith - BBC Sport Liam Smith says his brother Callum can do what he could not by beating Mexico's Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez - if they can agree a bout.
Photos: Pacquiao Continues To Look Fierce in Camp For Thurman Preceding the pay-per-view is a FOX PBC Fight Night also taking place at MGM Grand that is headlined by undefeated IBF Super Middleweight World Champion Caleb "Sweet Hands'' Plant making his first title defense against unbeaten contender Mike Lee.
Pacquiao vs Thurman: No VADA Testing Do You Care🤔 BoxingScene.com has learned that participants for the biggest boxing event of 2019 to date will be subject to testing standards limited to that provided by Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Andy Ruiz Jr., Trainer Manny Robles Live Talks Ruiz vs Joshua Rematch Andy Ruiz Jr on Anthony Joshua: "The rematch is gonna be the same. I'm gonna be more prepared, I know his flaws, I can do a lot better. I think the only thing he can do is just run around. He's not good at boxing, he's not a good boxer. It's going to be a hell of a fight." Twitter: @Thaboxingvoice.
Andrew Cancio successfully defends his WBA Super Featherweight World Title Andrew "El Chango" Cancio, the pride of Blythe, Calif., successfully defended his WBA Super Featherweight World Title via third-round knockout in his rematch against Puerto Rico's Alberto "Explosivo" Machado. The event took place at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.
D'Mitrius Ballard and Elias Espadas fight to a no decision The event was streamed live globally on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page. "I felt like the fight could've went on," said D'mitrius Ballard. "I'm not the judge. I'm not the doctor.
BoxingScene Championship Stats, Records: June 2019 Update Heavyweight: Andy Ruiz now takes up a big piece of real estate in the unlimited class with three title belts and a likely first defense against the man he beat for them, Anthony Joshua. Since the last update, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have made defenses of their claim to the throne.
UK TV Broadcaster announced for Amir Khan vs Neeraj Goyat Two-Time World Champion and boxing star Amir Khan's history making fight against Neeraj Goyat at the King Abdullah Sports Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Friday 12th July will be broadcast exclusively live in the UK on free-to-air Channel 5.
Brooklyn's Curtis Stevens returns on August 3 as he eyes a world title tilt at 154 Brooklyn puncher Curtis Stevens has announced that he will move down in weight to 154 pounds, as he eyes up a world title in the Super Welterweight division.
Anthony Crolla supports refugee campaign in Manchester Half of Brits think the UK should be doing more to welcome and accommodate refugees and people seeking asylum. Street artist creates wall of welcome as a demonstration against divisive policies.
Aleksandr Usyk stamped as mandatory WBO heavyweight title challenger Despite not having fought in the division, undefeated former undisputed cruiserweight champion Aleksandr Usyk if the WBO's new No.1 heavyweight contender.
Boxing News Roundup : Pacquiao, Charlo, BKFC, more All the news from the last couple days.
Paul Malignaggi confirms re-retirement His right hand may be close to it but bones heal. Pride and ego sometimes take longer. Will he go out on two losses? Time will tell. Paulie has been a guest on the Everlast "TALKBOX" podcast. Listen here. You can follow Michael Woods on Twitter @Woodsy1069.
Hearn: Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Rematch Will Be Massive Eddie Hearn, promoter for former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, is very excited about the upcoming rematch with Andy Ruiz, who now holds the WBO, IBF, IBO, WBA titles. Back on June 1, Ruiz shocked the world when he stopped Joshua in seven rounds to capture the world titles.
Lee Selby's Coach: No Issue Fighting Adrien Broner in The U.S. As BoxingScene.com reported on Monday night, there are ongoing discussions to make a showdown between former world champions Lee Selby and Adrien Broner. There is no word as to the weight limit, but Broner is likely not going to fight below the junior welterweight limit of 140-pounds - and even making 140 might be a stretch.
Dawejko Received Death Threats Over Joshua Sparring Rumors Heavyweight contender Joey Dawejko has been receiving a lot of attention in the press as of late. There were rumors that Dawejko knocked out former world champion Anthony Joshua in sparring, as the British superstar prepared for the recent fight with Andy Ruiz.
Eric Gomez: Canelo will fight GGG when he wants to By Aragon Garcia: Saul Canelo Alvarez has more deserving opponents than Gennady Golovkin to fight in his next match in September says Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez. It's not about money for Canelo. Golovkin wants the trilogy fight outside of Las Vegas, but he's not in position to dictate where the third fight will take place.
Suddenly Violent Rigondeaux Renews Case For 122 Supremacy Let's say you're Guillermo Rigondeaux. You reached Sunday night with consensus acclaim - thanks to a resume dotted with title fights and a mantel stocked with championship belts - as one of the world's best 122-pound boxers. But something important was missing.
Boxing by the Book: "Gentleman Gerry" Besides working with scores of people in recovery over the years, Cooney established an organization called the Fighters Initiative for Support and Training in 1998 to help other fighters with retirement challenges.
Freddie Roach: Keith Thurman hits like a girl, Manny Pacquiao will knock him out Trainer Freddie Roach is helping prepare Manny Pacquiao for the July 20 FOX pay-per-view showdown with Keith Thurman, as Pacquiao, at 40, looks to win another world title at 147 pounds and keep himself right in the mix at the top of one of boxing's most star-studded divisions.
Amir Khan on track to face Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia on November 9 Amir Khan says negotiations for a Manny Pacquiao fight have reopened with an in-principle agreement in place for the pair to face off in Saudi Arabia later this year. The working date is November 9 at a venue in Jeddah. Khan is set to face India's Neeraj Goyat in Saudi Arabia on July 12.
Jermell Charlo: I’ll go for knockout against Tony Harrison in rematch Former 154-pound titleholder Jermell Charlo did about as expected on Sunday night, knocking out late replacement opponent Jorge Cota in the third round in a PBC on FOX main event from Las Vegas. Charlo spoke after the fight about that KO and his eventual rematch with Tony Harrison.
Adrien Broner vs. Lee Selby in The Works For Later This Year Sources have advised BoxingScene.com that a fight between former four-division champion Adrien Broner and former featherweight champion Lee Selby is being negotiated for later this year. There are several details still being negotiated such as the weight that the fight will be fought at and the venue.
Rey Vargas Expects Fireworks, Vows To Turn Back Tomoki Kameda World Boxing Council super bantamweight champion, Rey Vargas, believes that there will be a world of difference when he faces Japan's Tomoki Kameda for a second time. The two boxers will collide on July 13 in California.
Revised attendance figures cast doubt over Fury's US pulling power JEFF POWELL: Britain's rise in heavyweight boxing has been damaged not only by Anthony Joshua's sensational upset by Andy Ruiz Jr but by US doubts over the box-office pulling power of Tyson Fury.
Hearn says Dillian Whyte's WBC resolution is being finalized today By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn is saying that #1 WBC heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte's resolution with the World Boxing Council is being finalized today, and he says it's a "major moment for his career," in speaking to IFL TV.
Lightweight contender George Kambosos Jr calls out Jose Pedraza IBF number five ranked lightweight George 'Ferocious' Kambosos Jr 17-0 has called for a fight against two-time world champion Jose Pedraza to prime him for a world title shot within the next 12 months. The 26-year-old Greek-Australian, who has recently changed trainers from Justin Fortune to Javiel Centeno, is confident he can KO Pedraza.
Andres Gutierrez Edges Tomas Rojas For WBC Regional Title Before a packed house at the Palenque of San Juan del Rio in Queretaro, Mexico - Andres 'Jaguar' Gutierrez won the WBC International title of the super featherweight division in an all-out war against the two-time world champion Tomas 'Worm' Rojas.
Joseph Parker: "I have to do my best to bash him up" Joseph Parker 25-2 is looking for another dominant performance against former world title challenger Alex Leapai 32-7-4 when the pair meet at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on June 29. The fight will be the first bout of a three-fight deal with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing.
Ryan Walsh-Lewis Paulin and Ohara Davies-Miguel Vazquez LIVE on ESPN+ Friday, June 28 British featherweight champion Ryan Walsh will make the sixth defense of his title in a 12-round showdown against the unbeaten Lewis Paulin on the latest edition of #MTKFightNight Friday, June 28 at York Hall in London.
Andy Ruiz Jr sends warning to Anthony Joshua Unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr has promised Anthony Joshua will receive more of the same in their immediate rematch later this year. The newly crowned IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion wrested the world championship from Joshua by seventh round knockout at New York's famed Madison Square Garden on June 1.
Juan Manuel Marquez Returns To The Ring - As a Promoter Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez has announced his return to the ring, this time as a boxing promoter.
Amir Khan set to finally agree dream fight vs Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia on November 9 AMIR KHAN is close to his dream fight with Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia on November 9. Bolton star Khan has been chasing the eight-weight legend since 2008. The pair verbally agreed to a welterwe…
Amir Khan vs Manny Pacquiao finally on after talks breakthrough Long-anticipated fight between Amir Khan and legend Manny Pacquiao agreed in principle for later this year.
BKF6 6: Top takeaways from Malignaggi’s loss to Lobov 436 days from the announcement of our first show, and we just promoted one of the most talked about combat sporting events of the summer." You never say never, but one would think this is truly the end of the fighting line for Paulie.
McGregor Was Very Pleased That Lobov Defeated Malignaggi UFC veteran Artem Lobov revealed that MMA superstar Conor McGregor congratulated him for the weekend victory over former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi. Lobov and Malignaggi clashed in a bare knuckle fight in Florida, as the main event bout for the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships 6 pay-per-view.
Hughie Fury vs. Samuel Peter added to Khan-Goyat on July 12 By Charles Brun: Hughie Fury will be facing former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter in a 10 round fight on the undercard of Amir Khan vs Neeraj Goyat next month on July 12 at the King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Khan-Goyat will be shown on Channel 5 in the UK.
British boxing trio into European Games quarter-finals but Frazer Clarke out Wins for Peter McGrail, Pat McCormack and Galal Yafai swept them into the quarter-finals of their respective categories but there was a surprise defeat for super-heavyweight Frazer Clarke.
NSAC, not VADA to handle Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman drug testing The WBC mandates VADA testing for ranked fighters as part of its "Clean Boxing Program," but the WBA, whose "regular" and "super" titles are held by Pacquiao and Thurman, respectively, does not. I can understand the fighters making this decision, but the optics ain't great.
Best I Faced: Stevie Johnston The latest subject of our Best I Faced series is former two-time WBC lightweight titleholder Stevie Johnston.
Spence: Crawford can fight Brook, but he's "washed" By Tim Royner: Errol Spence Junior says he doesn't mind if Terence Crawford defends against Kell Brook in his next fight, but he thinks that Brook is passed his prime. Crawford's promoter Bob Arum is said to be interested in making the Crawford-Brook fight next.
Khan: Hopefully Pacquiao Beats Up Thurman, Then We Can Fight! Amir Khan is hoping to face countryman Manny Pacquiao at the end of the year or in early 2020. Khan is going to return on July 12th, when he faces Neeraj Goyat at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Tyson Fury now bigger than Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder in US after scintillating Las Vegas debut, insists Frank Warren Warren claims the decision to backdate the Wilder rematch was the correct one - and insisted his man is more popular across the pond than AJ and America’s own Wilder.
Hughie Fury-Sam Peter set as Amir Khan-Neeraj Gojyat co-feature Hennessy Sports confirmed today that Fury will be the co-feature for Amir Khan's July 12th bout with Neeraj Gojyat in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, taking on 38-year-old former WBC champion Sam Peter.
EXCLUSIVE: Canelo v Kovalev, four-weight title shot moves a step closer Canelo's chances of challenging for a FOURTH-WEIGHT world championship have moved a step closer with a warm reception from Sergey Kovalev. WBN has learned Canelo will be aiming to move up to light-heavyweight for a title chance in a bid to add further to his legacy.
Daniel Roman-Murodjon Akhmadaliev purse bid scheduled for July 2nd It wound up taking slightly longer than 90 days, but unified super bantamweight champion Daniel Roman's WBA-mandated negotiations with Murodjon Akhmadaliev have a deadline: July 2nd. The sanctioning body has scheduled a purse bid with a minimum bid of $120,000, split 75/25 between champion and challenger.
Spence gives 3-fight plan: Porter, Pacquiao-Thurman winner, then Crawford By Sean Jones: Errol Spence Junior has mapped out his three-fight plan for unifying the welterweight division in facing Shawn Porter next followed by the winner of Keith Thurman vs Manny Pacquiao and then finally Terence Crawford.
Andrade: Providence Will See Greatness On Saturday Demetrius Andrade believes his big homecoming night will be the perfect showcase to secure blockbuster fights as he defends his WBO World Middleweight title against Maciej Sulecki on Saturday June 29 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK.
Warren Fires Back at Hearn, Rolls Eyes at Matchroom DAZN Shows Frank Warren came out swinging in the direction of his promotional rival, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport. Warren was fired up over some of the recent statements made by Hearn, who was somewhat critical of the recent Las Vegas debut of Tyson Fury. Fury, who Warren promotes, demolished no-hoper Tom Schwarz in two rounds at the MGM Grand.
Full card confirmed for Catskills Clash on June 28 Star Boxing is pleased to announce the card for CATSKILLS CLASH at Resorts World Catskills on June 28th. The much-anticipated night of fights is expected to be the first of many professional boxing cards at Resorts World Catskills.
Miguel Vazquez ready to derail Ohara Davies' title run this Friday Former world champion Miguel Vazquez has warned Ohara Davies he is far from over the hill ahead of Friday's hotly-anticipated collision. Mexican hero Vazquez heads for the #MTKFightNight at York Hall - live on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank and on iFL TV - looking to block Davies' route back to world level.
Andy Ruiz Jr. vows to win rematch as Anthony Joshua is 'not good at boxing' Andy Ruiz Junior has vowed to prove his stunning victory over Anthony Joshua was no flash in the pan as the Brit is "not good at boxing." Ruiz was sensationally crowned IBF, WBA and WBO world heavyweight champion by stopping Joshua at Madison Square Garden at the start of this month.
MTK Global, S-Jam Boxing team up to sign another heavyweight Talented heavyweight George Fox will continue his rise under the dual management of MTK Global and S-Jam. 'The Future' has already secured back-to-back victories as a professional and seems set to take the division by storm having sparred some top names already.
Dina Thorslund dominates April Adams to defend world title Dina Thorslund defended her WBO Female World Super Bantamweight title with a dominant display against mandatory challenger April Adams last night at the Forum Horsens in Denmark. The Danish champion showed her class, winning every round on all three of the judges' scorecards.
Bellew: Tyson Fury Beats Anyone - If It Goes Past 4 Rounds Former cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew has tipped Tyson Fury as the top man of the heavyweight class - and believes he would beat everyone in the weight division - if the contest crossed beyond the fourth round.
The Manassa Mauler His greatest fights are some of boxing's most famous, and his championship reign during the first half of the 1920's defined him as a fighter whose style and personality was emblematic of a burgeoning and aggressive age. Initially spurned by a fickle public, Jack Dempsey would later become a foremost symbol of American vitality.
Errol Spence: Shawn Porter fight already a done deal In this video interview with Fight Hub TV, IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence talks a bit about Jermell Charlo's recent performance this weekend and where things currently stand with him to unify titles with Shawn Porter. Check out some excerpts below… Spence on what he made of Jermell Charlo's performance:.
Boxing Nutrition: Dealing with gout and remaining healthy with it Fortunately, gout can be controlled. People with gout can decrease the severity of attacks and reduce their risk of future attacks by taking their medications as prescribed. Acute gout is best controlled if medications are taken at the first sign of pain or inflammation.
Blair Cobbs continues undefeated streak with dominant victory At the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, CA, charismatic welterweight prospect, Blair "The Flair" Cobbs, scored an impressive sixth round KO against once beaten foe, Robert Redmon Junior. Redmon's corner threw in the towel midway through round six.
Frank Warren: Tyson Fury now more known in US than Deontay Wilder, AJ Promoter Frank Warren believes Tyson Fury has overtaken Deontay Wilder in the profiling stakes on American soil. Fury recently made a successful debut in Las Vegas. He took out Tom Schwarz after wowing fans with an Apollo Creed ring entrance. 'The Gypsy King' even got the seal of approval from Rocky Balboa himself.
KSI hits back at rival Logan Paul after mocking his music career as talks continue over US boxing rematch The internet kings competed in an exhibition bout last August which ended in a draw with a rematch thought…
Santa Cruz wants Gary Russell Jr. & Gervonta Davis fights By Dan Ambrose: Leo Santa Cruz says he wants to setup a unification fight at 126 against Gary Russell Jr., and if he can't get that fight, he plans on going after Gervonta 'Tank' Davis at 130. Santa Cruz is focusing on facing the bigger names in unification fights or title shots.
Andy Ruiz Jr. Says Anthony Joshua 'Not Good at Boxing,' Rematch Will Be the Same World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Junior has said Anthony Joshua is "not good at boxing" and predicted the same outcome in their rematch after knocking the Briton out on June 1.
Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman II Boxing news about Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman II by Boxing News at Boxing.com. Ultimate Source for Latest Boxing News.
Callum Smith Hopes To Get Clarification on Canelo Possibility Joe Gallagher, the trainer and manager of WBA super middleweight champion Callum Smith, is looking to get some clarification on his fighter's next move - hoping that he lands a showdown with Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez.
Remembering Willie "The Worm" Monroe Willie had supposedly heard an exhausted Ali tell his trainer and corner-man that he was all in. How boxing history might have been different if Monroe had managed to speak with Frazier's trainer Eddie Futch during those frantic few seconds. As it is, Willie Monroe has his own place in boxing history.
Eddie Hearn wants WBC to give Dillian Whyte a date for mandatory title shot According to Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn, the WBC's #1 contender Dillian Whyte will require a date from the sanctioning body about when he'll get his mandatory title shot against Deontay Wilder should his fight with Oscar Rivas be confirmed as a final eliminator.
Charlo Crushes Cota Boxing news about Charlo Crushes Cota by Robert Ecksel at Boxing.com. Ultimate Source for Latest Boxing News.
Daniel Dubois says Nathan Gorman sparring claims are irrelevant Daniel Dubois has laughed off Nathan Gorman's sparring claims ahead of the pair's domestic duel in the former's backyard of South London. The duo were familiar foes during their Team GB days and slug it out at London's O2 Arena for the prestige Lonsdale belt on July 13.
Amir Khan reveals where he wants to stage Manny Pacquiao super-fight British star Amir Khan has once again reiterated his desire to fight former training partner Manny Pacquiao at the back end of 2019. The Bolton man, who worked out alongside Pacquiao under Freddie Roach, is keen to battle his old friend if both win respective summer bouts.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Arturo Gatti Boxing news about Floyd Mayweather vs. Arturo Gatti by Boxing News at Boxing.com. Ultimate Source for Latest Boxing News.
Andy Ruiz Jr: Anthony Joshua can only run around, he's not good at boxing It's no surprise that newly-minted heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Junior would take great confidence from stopping Anthony Joshua in their first meeting - and he's expecting for more of the same for their rematch which is expected to be held this fall.
Richard Commey readies himself for Ray Beltran challenge: 'I'm not in this division to make up the numbers' Hard-punching lightweight Richard Commey will look to make the first defense of his IBF title against former beltholder Ray Beltran at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California on Friday. Commey, who is rated No. 1 by The Ring at 135 pounds behind champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, expects a tough challenge from the rugged veteran.
Hughie Fury to fight on Amir Khan undercard in Saudi Arabia Hughie Fury is to take on former world heavyweight champion Samuel Peter in Saudi Arabia next month.
Love Island star Tommy Fury's cousin Hughie to fight ex-world champ Samuel Peter in Saudi The 24-year-old will battle the veteran as the main support to Amir Khan’s fight against Neeraj Goyat.
Andy Ruiz Jr: Anthony Joshua is not a good boxer - BBC Sport Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says Anthony Joshua is "not good at boxing" and vows to beat him in a rematch.
Photos: Amir Khan vs. Neeraj Goyat - Jeddah Press Conference British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan said on Monday here in Jeddah that he is delighted to be in Saudi Arabia and will make history when he faces India's national boxing hero Neeraj Goyat, the WBC Asian Champion on Friday at King Abdullah Sports City.
Chubby champion Andy Ruiz Jr shows off title belts from a Rolls-Royce with wife Julia in low-key homecoming It was typical of the little-known chubby boxer who shocked the world to beat Anthony Joshua three weeks ago.
Hughie Fury vs. Sam Peter Set Down For Khan-Goyat Card Chief support pitches world grade heavyweights from past and present when undefeated former British champion Hughie Fury, 24, who features courtesy of Hennessy Sports and Channel 5, steps up against one-time WBC World Champion Samuel Peter.
Ruiz Jr. - Joshua is not good at boxing Has claimed that Anthony Joshua is not a good boxer with a rematch between the two fighters on the cards.
Eight bouts confirmed for 'A Puno Limpio' on June 28 in Trujillo Alto "We are going to have eight interesting fights in this edition, starting with Lobo Torres against Julio Laguna and the unbeaten Carlos Arrieta and Patrick Cora in important events, as well as other prospects of this area with very good matches," promoter Iván Rivera explained.
WBO order new champ Jamel Herring to defend against Lamont Roach World Boxing Organization chiefs have stipulated a mandatory defense for new super-featherweight title holder Jamel Herring. Lamont Roach has been put forward as the next challenger. A purse bid is set for July 21st. Below are contents of the official document sent to promoters.
Dirrell vs. Benavidez Targeted for Wilder-Ortiz Undercard on 9/28 Multiple sources have advised BoxingScene.com that WBC super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell will face WBC champion "in recess" David Benavidez on the Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz 2 pay-per-view undercard. The card is being targeted for September 28th in Los Angeles.
Hughie Fury to face ex-WBC champion on Amir Khan Jeddah bill Hughie Fury continues his run towards a second world heavyweight title shot on the undercard to Amir Khan's clash in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Chief support to Khan v Neeraj Goyat at the King Abdullah Sports Complex pitches world grade top division operators from past and present.
Enough Already, Tyson Fury is Not Lineal Champ And Tyson Fury is not lineal champ. Truth matters.
Amir Khan heads back to terrestrial UK TV for first time in nine years Amir Khan's return to the ring will be broadcast on terrestrial TV in the United Kingdom following an agreement this week. Two-Time World Champion and boxing star Khan's history making fight against Neeraj Goyat at the King Abdullah Sports Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Aussie amateur standout Mitchel 'Dynamite Kid' Stapleton signs with Tony Tolj Stapleton amassed 5 national titles as an amateur in Australia, and at the age of 19 has made the move in to the professional ranks. The New South Wales native discussed his link up with manager Tolj. Stapleton said, "I am delighted to link up with Tony Tolj and Dragon Fire Boxing.
Callum Smith to discuss options including Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez super fight Callum Smith is set to hold talks with promoter Eddie Hearn to discuss potential fights, including a blockbuster battle with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.
World Boxing Council to offer 'Oasis Vacations' to world champions in Cancun The World Boxing Council and Oasis Hotels and Resorts, have launched "WBC OASIS VACATIONS" program, which aims to offer a world-class vacation experience to our world champions through the premier resort services that Grand Oasis Cancun offers.
Jenny Sushe brands Kubrat Pulev a liar as reporter ceases groping case Jenny Sushe has ceased action against Kubrat Pulev on the back of a recent ruling into an incident of unwanted affection. The reporter claimed she was kissed and 'groped on the buttocks' by Pulev after the Bulgarian fought Bogdan Dinu in March.
Emerging Northern Irish trio to fight on Conlan v Nikitin A trio of emerging Northern Irish talents have been added to the historic Conlan vs Nikitin bill at Belfast's Féile an Phobail on August 3.
Amir Khan - Neeraj Goyat: Where To Watch & Live Stream Info Khan v Goyat WBC Pearl Welterweight Championship Title fight headlines a super fight night live from The Kingdom. - Thrilling heavyweight showdown between Hughie Fury and Former WBC Champion Samuel Peter in chief support. - Prince Patel aims to become first fighter of Indian heritage to win a World title against Venezuelan KO King Michell Banquez.
Dubois: Gorman Is Boring DANIEL DUBOIS HAS questioned the entertainment value of fights involving his forthcoming opponent Nathan Gorman.
Thurman Touched by Mike Birmingham Hall of Fame Induction Another significant piece from Keith Thurman's past will forever remain honored by the boxing community. Longtime boxing cutman Mike Birmingham is among the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2019 inductees who has gained enshrinement during its annual ceremony this weekend in Tampa, Florida.
Dougie's Monday mailbag I happened to watch most of the card on Friday but missed the main event as I had to go to Mexico to a party. I did see that Andrew Cancio pretty much repeated his upset with another body shot, which was what I expected.
Guillermo Rigondeaux wins in eight, controversially stops Julio Ceja In FOX-televised opener to Jermell Charlo v Jorge Cota, former super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and Mexico's Julio Ceja stood in the pocket and fought a close-quarters battle, neither giving and inch. That strategy did not play well for Ceja.
Watch moment Billy Joe Saunders' young son echoes his dad with famous 'where did your punch go?' signature move during amateur bout Back in December 2017 Billy Joe romped to a one-sided victory in defending his WBO middleweight title out in Canada against David Lemieux.
Bipolar Rock 'n' Roller: Mauro Ranallo documentary available to non-SHO subscribers SHOWTIME and Mauro Ranallo announced at the National Alliance on Mental Illness National Convention in Seattle that BIPOLAR ROCK 'N' ROLLER, a raw and revealing documentary chronicling the prolific combat-sports broadcaster Ranallo and his lifelong battle with mental illness, is now available for free to non-subscribers.
Chris Eubank stealing the show alongside Jr. on C4's Celebrity Gogglebox The first two Celebrity Gogglebox episodes have been aired on consecutive Friday's and once again Chris Eubank has taken centre stage. Alongside son and current IBO super-middleweight champion Chris Jr., Senior has been quipping his way to the nation's hearts.
Errol Spence On Upcoming Shawn Porter Fight: He's Always In Entertaining Fights Taking Punches, I'm Always In Entertaining Fights And Punishing People IBF welterweight champ Errol Spence is looking forward to his next fight. Speaking with Fight Hub, "The Truth" said his fight with Shawn Porter, the reigning WBC champ at 147 pounds, is a "done deal." Spence, 25-0 was coy when it came to giving an exact date but he repeated that the fight will indeed happen some time in September.
Ex-British champ Matty Askin admits swift weight gain led to bare knuckle boxing decision Matty Askin is the latest former British champion to make the switch to bareknuckle boxing. Askin decided he was finished with boxing after controversially losing his British cruiserweight title to Lawrence Okolie last September.
Greg Vendetti to face Michael Anderson on July 12 at Encore Boston Harbor Murphys Boxing is proud to announce that their debut event in a partnership with Encore Boston Harbor will take place on Friday, July 12th.
Carolyn Redmond and Pat Pytlik added to September 7 'Se7en' show in Canada Three Lions Promotions is excited to announce the debuts of amateur boxing standout Carolyn Redmond and once-defeated MMA veteran Pat Pytlik on the already stacked "Se7en" show on September 7 at the Hamilton Convention Centre. The card will be headlined by Bradley Wilcox and Mohammed Abedeen in a ten round, NABA Canadian lightweight title fight.
Thomas LaManna to return, headlines July 20 in Atlantic City World-Ranked junior middleweight contender Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna will be back in action on Saturday, July 20th at The brand new Carousel Room inside the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. LaManna will headline a massive 10-bout card that is promoted by Rising Star Promotions.
Poddy McCrory to feature on Mick Conlan v Vladimir Nikitin undercard Fast-rising super-middleweight Padraig McCrory is the latest fighter announced on the colossal Michael Conlan vs Vladimir Nikitin bill at Féile an Phobail on August 3.
Gloves Up, Knives Down: Aiming to tackle knife crime in the UK This, of course, isn't unique to the UK. Fighters across the world are often born in to poverty, with their fight for life transcending into a fighter's mentality inside the ring.
RESULTS: Guillermo Rigondeaux A "Boring" Fighter No More - Stops Julio Ceja In A Thriller The knock on Cuban southpaw Guillermo Rigondeaux has been, for years, that he is a dull fighter, a boring technician who never sends fans home happy.
Pacquiao-Thurman: No VADA Testing In Place for July 20 PPV Event The upcoming welterweight title fight between unbeaten Keith Thurman and legendary former eight-division titlist Manny Pacquiao is worth the price of admission on its own.
WATCH: Mikey Garcia fights Erik Morales in charity exhibition match This weekend saw two of the best go at it in a friendly manner, all in the aid of charity, as Mikey Garcia traded 'softer' blows with Erik Morales. With Fernando Vargas as referee, the pair entertained the crowd. Those in attendance included a host of famous names and boxing personnel.
Photos: Rigondeaux Goes To War With Ceja, Gets TKO Win Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - In FOX televised opener former super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and Mexico's Julio Ceja stood in the pocket and fought a close-quarters battle, neither giving an inch. Eventually, that strategy did not play well for Ceja.
Watch: Rigondeaux Knocks Out Ceja With Big Left Hand Cuban boxing great Guillermo Rigondeaux continued to show he's not quite done with boxing just yet on Sunday night. 'El Chacal' suffered a devastating career defeat to pound for pound supremo Vasyl Lomachenko last year. Since then he has been on a re-building mission now fighting on Premier Boxing Champions.
Watch: Jermell Charlo Produces Knockout of the Year Contender Former super-welterweight champion Jermell Charlo wasted little time erasing the first defeat of his pro career this weekend. Charlo lost his title last time out to Tony Harrison whom he was meant to fight this weekend but due to a late injury to Mexican Jorge Cota was drafted in.
ESPN+: Ohara Davies - Miguel Vazquez at York Hall on June 28 Davies will clash with former long-reigning lightweight world champion Vazquez at York Hall on June 28 - live on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank. Long-time super lightweight contender Ohara Davies, last seen in October suffering a points defeat to WBO No.
Blair Cobbs: I Have The Talent To Beat Anyone at Welterweight Friday night at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, CA, charismatic welterweight prospect, Blair "The Flair" Cobbs, scored an impressive sixth round KO against once beaten foe, Robert Redmon Junior. Redmon's corner threw in the towel midway through round six.
Andrew Cancio KO Machado🤕Paulie Loses🦁Jermell Charlo Live Fight Chat🤯 PPV-Paulie Malignaggi loses To Artem Lobov in Bare Knuckle Boxing. DAZN-Andrew Cancio Stops Alberto Machado in 3rd. ELWIN Soto. TKO Angel Acosta. DAZN UK - Conor Benn Stops Jussie Koivula in 2nd rd. Ted Cheeseman Gets a Draw vs Kieron Conway. Craig Richards Beats Andre Sterling.
Billel Dib reflects on Andrew Cancio's victory Billel Dib is still determined to land a shot at the world title in 2019 with WBA World champion Andrew Cancio appearing to be firmly on the Australian's radar.
RESULTS: Jermell Charlo obliterates Jorge Cota Former super welterweight world champion Jermell Charlo had anticipated this night would be all about him returning to championship glory. But it wasn't to be.
Thurman discredits Pacquiao's biggest wins at welterweight By Raj Parmar: Welterweight champion Keith Thurman is feeling very confident with less than a month to go for his mega-fight with 2000's fighter of the decade Manny Pacquiao.
Charlo KO's Cota in 3rd with Harrison looking on Jermell Charlo scored a third-round TKO of Jorge Cota, who replaced an injured Tony Harrison on short notice, on Sunday night in Las Vegas.
Malignaggi: I Got Sh t Decision From Bush League Judges! This past Saturday night, UFC veteran Artem Lobov claimed the unanimous decision over bitter rival, former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi, at Bare Knuckle FC 6 as he improved his record to 2-0 in the organization. Malignaggi, in his bare knuckle debut, claimed to have broke his hand after the fight.
Jermell Charlo gets back to winning after stopping Jorge Cota It didn't matter who replaced Tony Harrison, Jermell Charlo would only see Harrison in front of him. It was Harrison who six months ago handed Charlo his only pro loss and took away the WBC super welterweight belt. It was Harrison that Charlo was hoping to see again Sunday night in the rematch at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Jermell Charlo knocks out Jorge Cota in third round Former junior middleweight titleholder Jermell Charlo was hoping to take the WBC title back tonight in a rematch with Tony Harrison, but when Harrison pulled out due to injury, Jorge Cota stepped in. Charlo felt things out for a couple of rounds, then caught Cota with a right hand that put the Mexican down in the third round.
Boxing as a Uniting Force Boxing is a universal force for good that can unite gender, race, religion and conflicting sides of a delicately-poised political argument. That comes through loudly and clearly in the latest book by the brilliant Donald McRae.
LIVE UPDATES: Charlo destroys Cota, Rigondeaux defeats Ceja Former WBC junior middleweight belt holder Jermell 'Iron Man' Charlo beat replacement opponent Jorge Cota by a third round knockout in a scheduled 12 round fight on Sunday night on FOX PBC Fight Night live on FOX and FOX Deportes at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Guillermo Rigondeaux wins war over Julio Ceja, eighth round stoppage It wasn’t the old version of Rigondeaux, and for fight fans that may be good news.
Charlo defeats Cota & Rigondeaux stops Ceja - live fight results By Mark Eisner Former WBC 154 pound champion Jermell Charlo stopped an over-matched Jorge Cota n the third round in the headliner fight on Sunday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Charlo, 29, knocked Cota down twice in the third. Referee Jay Nady stopped the fight after the second knockdown.
Charlo vs Cota results: Chris Colbert, Jesus Ramos pick up prelim wins Chris Colbert and Jesus Ramos were winners on tonight’s PBC prelims.
Andy Ruiz Takes High Road, Won't Engage Fury in War of Words IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight Andy Ruiz is not taking the bait. The newly crowned unified champion is not going to trade words with Tyson Fury, who recently threw a few verbal jabs in his direction. On June 1, Ruiz captured the world titles after stopping Anthony Joshua in the seventh round.
Andy Ruiz Jr: 'Anthony Joshua is not good at boxing' - video Mexican heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Junior insisted that Anthony Joshua was ‘not good at boxing’ and that he expects to win, when they face each other in a rematch. Ruiz, 29, stunned Joshua to win the IBF, WBA and WBO titles on 1 June and is under contract to take a rematch.
Roy Jones Jr. says Anthony Joshua shouldn't fight Andy Ruiz Jr. next By Tim Royner: Roy Jones Junior is recommending strongly that former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua should forget all about fighting an immediate rematch with Andy Ruiz Junior in his next fight, because he feels he needs take some tune-ups first.
The Professor and the Pugilist Boxing news about The Professor and the Pugilist by Gordon Marino at Boxing.com. Ultimate Source for Latest Boxing News.
Oleksandr Usyk named mandatory challenger to Joshua vs Ruiz Jr winner The WBO has named Oleksandr Usyk as the mandatory challenger to the winner of the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr later this year.
Jermell Charlo Brutally Knocks Out Jorge Cota in Third Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - In a junior middleweight contest, Jermell Charlo crushed Jorge Cota in three rounds. Cota was a late replacement for WBC world champion Tony Harrison, who withdrew with a training camp injury.
Spencer Goes Distance Again, Beats Black By Unanimous Decision Joey Spencer withstood the toughest test of his brief boxing career Sunday night. The unbeaten, 19-year-old junior middleweight prospect fended off Akeem Black and fatigue to win a six-round unanimous decision at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Heavyweight Jonathan Palata signs with Frank Warren 30-year-old heavyweight Jonathan Palata has signed with Frank Warren, and will make his Queensberry Promotions debut on July 13, part of the Dubois-Gorman card at London's O2 Arena. Palata has joined Warren's stable, which includes Tyson Fury, Daniel Dubois, Nathan Gorman, and Joe Joyce.
Usyk on fast track to fight Joshua-Ruiz winner The WBO tabbed Oleksandr Usyk as its mandatory heavyweight challenger.
Rigondeaux Makes it a 'Fight' - Stops Ceja in WBC Eliminator Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - In a WBC final super bantamweight eliminator, Guillermo Rigondeaux stopped Julio Ceja in the eight round. Rigondeaux, who usually moves and picks his punches, stood at close range to fight Ceja toe to toe for most of the contest.
Oleksandr Usyk fast-tracks to WBO’s mandatory position This announcement signals a baptism of fire for Usyk who is yet to make his debut in the Land of the Giants. The Ukrainian's scheduled bout against Carlos Takam in late May was postponed after Usyk suffered a biceps injury in camp - Eddie Hearn has since signalled his intentions to reschedule this fight for sometime in September.
Colbert Too Fast For Mercado, Wins Unanimous Decision The crowd didn't sound especially pleased with Chris Colbert at times Sunday, but the skillful lightweight prospect performed well in his televised fight. Brooklyn's Colbert used his athleticism, hand speed and intelligence to clearly out-box Alberto Mercado throughout their eight-round fight at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Josh Warrington: what's next? By L Butler: Josh Warrington is one of the leading lights of British boxing currently. In the wake of Anthony Joshua's defeat, he reigns as one of Britain's only undefeated world champions along with Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Josh Taylor, Kal Yafai.
Jermell Charlo vs Jorge Cota Preview and Prediction Former WBC World Junior Middleweight Champion Jermell Charlo of Richmond, Texas will be taking on Jorge Cota of Mexico this Sunday, June 23rd. The 12-round tilt from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen live in the USA on Fox and Fox Deportes and on Fox in Canada.
More Than 800K Viewers Tune In For Mikaela Mayer's Latest Win More eyes than ever are on Mikaela Mayer's rise in the pro ranks. It was evident in her most recent ring appearance, scoring a unanimous decision over Argentina's Lizbeth Crespo in a bout that featured a number of firsts for the 2016 U.S. Olympian.
Anthony Joshua's next opponent confirmed if he wins Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua was beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr earlier this month with a rematch set to take place before the end of 2019.
Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota - LIVE Results From Las Vegas MANDALAY BAY, LAS VEGAS, NV - Later on tonight former world champion Jermell Charlo will face late replacement Jorge Cota in a Premier Boxing Champions on FOX main event. Charlo was originally slated to face WBC super welterweight champion Tony Harrison who upset him in December.
Joselito Velazquez remains undefeated after split-decision victory over Martin Tecuapetla Joselito Velazquez got all he could handle from gatekeeper and former world title challenger Martin Tecuapetla Saturday night. Velazquez, a flyweight, defeated Tecuapetla by eight-round split-decision at the Plaza de Toros "Jesus Gonzalez Cortazar" in Ahualulco del Mercado, Jalisco, Mexico.
Porter confirms Spence fight is done deal on Fox PPV By Dan Ambrose: 'Showtime' Shawn Porter has confirmed that he'll be facing unbeaten Errol Spence Junior in a unification fight this year. Porter says he's not sure of the date yet, but he is saying that the fight will be shown on Fox Sports Pay-Per-View in the U.S.
Charlo: Judges Think Harrison Won Because They Don't Like Me Jermell Charlo still can't understand how he lost to Tony Harrison. The former WBC super welterweight champion refuses to accept that Harrison's slight advantage in jabs was enough to beat him December 22.
Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr rematch winner to face Oleksandr Usyk next year after being made WBO mandatory despite never fighting at heavyweight OLEKSANDR USYK has been made WBO mandatory challenger for the winner of Anthony Joshua’s title rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr… despite never fighting at heavyweight. The Ukrainian, the forme…
June 22, 1979: Duran vs Palomino If one were to rank the finest performances of the great Roberto Duran, his ten round win at New York's Madison Square Garden over former welterweight champ Carlos Palomino should be near the very top.
Tyson Fury's brother Tommy left stunned Tyson Fury's brother Tommy was left stunned when he found out on Love Island that Anthony Joshua was knocked out by Andy Ruiz Jr. Tommy Fury is a professional boxer himself.
WBO makes Oleksandr Usyk heavyweight mandatory By Tim Royner: In a predictable move, the WBO announced on Saturday that they've made unbeaten Oleksandr Usyk their mandatory at heavyweight.
Malignaggi: I Thought I Was Winning The Fight Easily, I am Done! Former two division world champion Paulie Malginaggi is fuming after losing an unanimous decision in his bare knuckle fight with UFC veteran Artem Lobov, which took place in the main event of the BKFC 6 pay-per-view event in Florida.
Oleksandr Usyk named as WBO mandatory challenger for Joshua v Ruiz winner Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk is named mandatory challenger for the winner of Anthony Joshua's heavyweight-title rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr by the WBO.
A Look Back at The Career of Willie "The Worm" Monroe Willie "The Worm" Monroe was boxing a six-rounder against Ted Hamilton, a scrawny white kid out of Fairmount, WV. This was in April 22, 1970, at the Blue Horizon. I was 22 years old; Monroe was 23 and he had won all four of his pro fights by knockout.
Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward 1 Boxing news about Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward 1 by Boxing News at Boxing.com. Ultimate Source for Latest Boxing News.