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Santa Cruz vs. Russell Much Better Fight; Both Want Selby Next

Santa Cruz vs. Russell Much Better Fight; Both Want Selby Next

By Keith Idec - If Leo Santa Cruz can overcome Carl Frampton on Saturday night, Santa Cruz-Gary Russell Jr. is the most meaningful fight that can be made within the featherweight division. Santa Cruz ...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz Motivated To Make Frampton Taste First Defeat

Leo Santa Cruz Motivated To Make Frampton Taste First Defeat

By Jake Donovan - There was a point in his career where fans wouldn’t have been as forgiving had Leo Santa Cruz opted to skip on a big opportunity. This time around, even the worst critic would’ve sym...Read More

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton: Ring the Damn Bell

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton: Ring the Damn Bell

By Cliff Rold - The best fights are often those that combine two elements. The first is that feeling on uncertainty for the audience. Last weekend had some of that. Few expected a barnburner in Terenc...Read More

Paulie Malignaggi’s Master Plan: This is Just Step One

Paulie Malignaggi’s Master Plan: This is Just Step One

By Thomas Gerbasi - Paulie Malignaggi won’t ever be accused of using one word when ten will do. And though some may not subscribe to his “more is more” approach, even they would admit that the former ...Read More

SHO’s Prospect Factory Churns Through Milestone Anniversary

SHO’s Prospect Factory Churns Through Milestone Anniversary

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Saturday night was a big HBO boxing night. But one night earlier, it was all about Showtime. The network’s 15th anniversary broadcast of ShoBox: The New Generation took place Fri...Read More

“Fighting Words” - When Good Fighters Meet Great Ones

“Fighting Words” - When Good Fighters Meet Great Ones

by David P. Greisman - When the Olympics begin in two weeks, the best athletes from nearly 200 countries will compete for the right to be recognized as the greatest in the world. A precious few among ...Read More

Delvin Rodriguez Has Goal of Big Fight, Canelo Showdown

By Thomas Gerbasi - Don’t call it a comeback, because Delvin Rodriguez never retired. Despite being on the sidelines since a lopsided decision loss to Erislandy Lara in June of 2015, the longtime welt...Read More

DiBella Defends Wilder-Arreola

DiBella Defends Wilder-Arreola "PBC On FOX" As a Ratings Success

By Keith Idec - Lou DiBella doesn’t understand the ratings hate. The official promoter of the 'PBC on FOX' card Saturday night has watched media members and fans criticize the show’s viewership figure...Read More

Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol: What About the Fight?

Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol: What About the Fight?

By Cliff Rold - It 'shouldn’t be on pay per view.' Have we got the whine du jour out of the way? Probably not. That’s too bad. One of the biggest complaints among boxing fans is that the best don’t fi...Read More

Frampton: When I Beat Santa Cruz, People Will Really Take Notice

Frampton: When I Beat Santa Cruz, People Will Really Take Notice

By Thomas Gerbasi - There’s nothing like a European Superfight. An arena or stadium packed to the hilt with fans from each fighter’s city or country cheering them on, and the stakes as high as they’ve...Read More

Santa Cruz: I'll Break Him Down, I Think I Can Stop Frampton Late

Santa Cruz: I'll Break Him Down, I Think I Can Stop Frampton Late

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Leo Santa Cruz has his eyes on bigger prizes. But before he gets to them, he’s got at least one more small objective. A former two-division title-holder before rising to featherw...Read More

“Fighting Words” - ShoBox: 15 Years, 67 Future Titleholders Later

“Fighting Words” - ShoBox: 15 Years, 67 Future Titleholders Later

by David P. Greisman - On a Saturday night at the Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, back in 2001 when the seaside resort town still regularly hosted boxing, the camera lights went on and two fig...Read More

Bradley Looks To Skeete Onto World Scene With Lepelley Win

Coming off the biggest win of his career against Sam Eggington, British welterweight champion Bradley Skeete (23-1, 10 KO's) defends his WBO European title against Frenchman Alexandre Lepelley on a hu...Read More

Atrocities of War Give Vasquez Unique Appreciation of Spotlight

Atrocities of War Give Vasquez Unique Appreciation of Spotlight

By Keith Idec - Many fighters express appreciation of opportunities to fight on national television. Sammy Vasquez appreciates these chances more than most. In 2009, when the Monessen, Pennsylvania, n...Read More

Wilder: 2017 Will Be a Banger, My Goal is To Collect all The Belts!

Wilder: 2017 Will Be a Banger, My Goal is To Collect all The Belts!

By Jake Donovan - Perhaps it’s the allure of being at home for fight week, or just the simple fact that he has a fight coming up at all. Whatever the case, there was something with Deontay Wilder that...Read More

Wilder-Arreola: Deserve Has Got Nothing To Do With It

Wilder-Arreola: Deserve Has Got Nothing To Do With It

By Cliff Rold - WBC heavyweight beltholder Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KO) wasn’t supposed to be fighting Chris Arreola. That’s just the way it worked out. He was supposed to be fighting former WBA titli...Read More

Crolla-Linares: Burton vs. Buglioni British 175lb Title Clash Added

Hosea Burton will return to the ring in the autumn. The British light-heavyweight champion (17-0, 8 KOs) will make a defence of his crown when he next dons the gloves on September 24, live on Sky S...Read More

Andy Ruiz Wants Title Shot: Would Go To UK For Joshua, Fury

Andy Ruiz Wants Title Shot: Would Go To UK For Joshua, Fury

By Thomas Gerbasi - As Chris Arreola prepares for his third crack at the heavyweight title this weekend against WBC champion Deontay Wilder, an opportunity received despite winning just one of his las...Read More

Brook’s Challenge of Golovkin Shows Signs of 1980s Greatness

Brook’s Challenge of Golovkin Shows Signs of 1980s Greatness

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - When a note from Gennady Golovkin’s publicist hit my inbox Friday afternoon with a subject line heralding a September fight with Kell Brook, I was sure I’d seen it wrong. So when...Read More

Fighting Words - Golovkin-Brook: Valid Reasons to Make It, Hate It

Fighting Words - Golovkin-Brook: Valid Reasons to Make It, Hate It

by David P. Greisman - This was supposed to be the year that Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought each other. This is turning out to be the year that two middleweights who should’ve fought each ...Read More

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