Articles by author: Ryan Burton(2647 results)

Cody Crowley talks sparring with Mayweather, homecoming bout

Cody "The Crippler" Crowley (10-0) returns to the ring against Juan Carlos Cano (15-3-2) on Saturday night. The 8 round bout will headline a fight card at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, a...Read More

Maurice Hooker vs. Cristobal Cruz Set For Friday in Tijuana

Stacey Verbeek, who's husband Arnie manages super lightweight contender Maurice "Mighty Mo" Hooker (21-0-3), has advised that her fighter will return to action tomorrow in Tijuana, Baj...Read More

Izu Ugonoh on Signing His Deal With Al Haymon

Poland's Izuagbe "Izu" Ugonoh (17-0) made headlines in December when he signed with boxing power broker Al Haymon. Ugonoh, who is trained by world class trainer Kevin Barry, had spent most of his rec...Read More

Izu Ugonoh: I Have To Be at My Best To Beat Dominic Breazeale

Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Izuagbe "Izu" Ugonoh will face his best opponent to date when he takes on former title challenger Dominic Breazeale (17-1) this Saturday night in Birmingham, Alabama. ...Read More

Caleb Plant on Sparring George Groves, Future Plans

Rising super middleweight prospect Caleb Plant (14-0) fights for the first this year on Saturday against veteran Thomas Awimbono (25-6-1). The 10 round bout tops a FS1 card that takes place at the Leg...Read More

Ugonoh's Coach: A Win Over Breazeale Could Lead To Wilder

World rated heavyweight contenders Dominic Breazeale (17-1) and Izuagbe "Izu" Ugonoh (17-0) will collide on February 25th in Birmingham, Alabama. The bout will be aired on FOX in support of the Deont...Read More

Thomas Dulorme Ready to Face Miguel Cotto at a Catch-Weight

Earlier this week welterweight contender Thomas Dulorme's social media accounts exploded with comments from fans about a potential account against former four-division champion Miguel Cotto. Rumors sp...Read More

Parker's Trainer on Fury: Joe is Very Comfortable vs. Taller Fighters

On April 1st, WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0) and unbeaten mandatory challenger Hughie Fury (20-0) will collide at a venue to be determined in Parker's homeland of New Zealand. Duco Even...Read More

Ugonoh's Coach Believes Win Over Breazeale Will Lead To Title Shot

On February 25th, unbeaten heavyweight contender Izuagbe "Izu" Ugonoh (17-0) will face former title challenger Dominic Breazeale (17-1) in a bout scheduled for 10 rounds. The fight will be broadcast ...Read More

John Joe Nevin vs. Luis Lebron Set For March 24 Clash

On March 25th, unbeaten prospects John Joe Nevin (8-0) and Luis "Popeye" Lebron (7-0-1) will battle for the vacant UBF international featherweight title. Lebron's management team, New Face of Boxing, ...Read More

Diego De La Hoya To Return on Lemieux vs. Stevens Card

After multiple cancellations, super bantamweight prospect Diego De La Hoya (16-0) will finally make his first ring appearance of 2017. Golden Boy Promotions head matchmaker Robert Diaz has told Boxing...Read More

Matthysse-Cano Still in Play For 5/6; ESPN Card Planned For 5/5

Golden Boy Promotions head matchmaker Robert Diaz has confirmed a report from last week by's Miguel Rivera, that hard hitting Argentine slugger Lucas Matthysse will make his long await...Read More

Antonio Orozco-Keandre Gibson set for 4/1 Las Vegas on ESPN

Golden Boy Promotions head matchmaker Robert Diaz has confirmed to that unbeaten welterweight prospects Antonio Orozco (25-0) and Keandre Gibson (16-0-1) will square at the Cosmopolita...Read More

Luis Ortiz's Promotional Status Explained, Miller Fight Update

Top heavyweight contender Luis "King King" Ortiz (27-0 23 KOs) has seen his name in the news on a regular basis the past couple of months. After buying out his co-promotional contract with Golden Boy ...Read More

Robert Garcia: Chavez Has Advantage With Memo's Help on Weight

The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will play host to the May 6th catch-weight showdown between WBO super welterweight champion Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1) and former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez J...Read More

Robert Garcia: Canelo, Chavez Both Have Family Pride on The Line

World class trainer Robert Garcia was in the running to train Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-2) for his showdown against fellow Mexican Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1). The clash, which will be fought at a catc...Read More

Mikey Garcia: Other Fighters Will Pay More Attention To That Right

Newly crowned WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) is still glowing from his crushing three round knockout victory over previously undefeated Dejan Zlaticanin, which took place less th...Read More

Selby: Leo Santa Cruz, Carl Frampton Should Take Interim Fights

IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (23-1) was in attendance for Leo Santa Cruz's majority decision victory over Carl Frampton in their highly anticipated rematch this past Saturday at the MGM Grand ...Read More

Porter Aims To Shame Andre Berto, Will Keep Calling Him Out

Last week, former welterweight champion Shawn Porter told a group of media members (including this reporter) that he would be returning to the ring in April against division rival Andre Berto. He also...Read More

Jorge Linares is Unfazed at Fighting Crolla Again in The UK

On March 25th, WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares (41-4) will travel back to the UK to face Anthony Crolla (31-5-3) in a rematch of their September war that Linares won by unanimous decision. The ...Read More