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Ed Brown, 25, Passes Away Sunday Following Fatal Shooting

The Garfield Park gym at which Chicago-based boxer Ed Brown plied his craft has a wall dedicated to the memory of more than 20 boxers whose lives were tragically taken at the hands of street violence....Read More

McGregor: If Mayweather Runs, I Have Other Boxing Targets!

UFC champion Conor McGregor believes that he can replicate his MMA success in the boxing ring. On Wednesday, McGregor was issued a boxing license by the California State Athletic Commission. He failed...Read More

Heavyweight Izuagbe Ugonoh Inks Pact With Al Haymon

In gearing up for its strong 2017 season, the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) circuit is back in the business of recruiting new talent. The latest to join the fold is Izuagbe Ugonoh, a Poland-based ...Read More

Conor McGregor Gets Approval For Boxing License In California

Conor McGregor clearly knows how to generate interest in his career. reported Wednesday night that McGregor’s application for a boxing license in California has been approved by the Californi...Read More

Golovkin vs. Jacobs: Loeffler Updates on Negotiations, WBA Order

Negotiations are on-going for a fight between WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33KOs) and his mandatory challenger Daniel Jacobs (32-1, 29KOs). The hope is that should this fight come...Read More

Bernard Hopkins Training With John David Jackson For Final Fight

John David Jackson is back in Bernard Hopkins’ corner. Jackson worked the opposing corner when Sergey Kovalev dominated Hopkins two years ago in Atlantic City. But has learned that the...Read More

Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev PPV Show Barely Cracked 160K Buys

LAS VEGAS – has confirmed a Tweet by Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole that the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev pay-per-view show drew just over 160,000 buys. The figure is considered low for an HBO...Read More

Young Boxer Dies After Being Knocked Out in First Fight

A young boxer has died after being knocked unconscious by a single punch during his first fight. Kuba Moczyk had been in a coma with a bleed on the brain following the blow, which came during the fina...Read More

Kovalev: Forget Decision, I Want a Knockout in Ward Rematch!

Light heavyweight contender Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26KOs) regrets that he allowed Andre Ward (31-0, 15KOs) to reach the final bell last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. ...Read More

Arum Considers Pacquiao vs. Lomachenko For Sometime In 2017

Manny Pacquiao could be presented with a much more profitable option for 2017 if Floyd Mayweather Jr. comes out of retirement for a rematch. Regardless, promoter Bob Arum said again Monday that he’d l...Read More

Kovalev Will Exercise Immediate Rematch Clause

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas - Kathy Duva, promoter for Kovalev (30-1-1, 26KOs) , advised that she will exercise their contractual option for an immediate rematch with Andre Ward (31-0, 1...Read More

Roy Jones: Mayweather-McGregor Bigger Than Pacquiao Rematch

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. believes a mega-fight pay-per-view between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is by far the biggest match in combat sports...Read More

Ward Reacts To Mayweather's Conspiracy Theory on Kovalev Fight

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Former super middleweight king Andre Ward (30-0, 15KOs) is only days away from what he feels is the biggest fight of his career - an HBO pay-per-view showdown with IBF/WBO/WBA l...Read More

Hearn: Team Golovkin Trying To Entice Froch Out of Retirement

CARL FROCH could be tempted out of retirement by a mega fight with Gennady Golovkin. Former world super-middleweight champion Froch hasn’t been in the ring since knocking out George Groves at Wembley ...Read More

Angel Garcia Rips 'Nappy Hair' Crawford: Shut The F*** Up!

Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia, exploded and issued a very emotional response to WBC/WBO junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford - who on Thursday...Read More

Povetkin, Stiverne Sign Contracts For 12/17 in Yekaterinburg

World of Boxing CEO Andrey Ryabinsky has confirmed that the contracts have been signed for the WBC final eliminator between former world champions Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne. The World Bo...Read More

Schaefer Signs Olympian Balderas, Brother; Debuts In February

Carlos Balderas heard what Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya had to say. In the end, the 2016 U.S. Olympian determined that Richard Schaefer was the appropriate promoter for the Santa Maria, California na...Read More

Canelo Could Become Mandatory To Billy Joe Saunders

Wynn,Las Vegas - has been advised by World Boxing Organization President Francisco 'Paco' Valcarcel that Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (48-1-1, 34KOs) could very well become the mandatory chal...Read More

Charlo vs. Williams Finalized, IBF Purse Bid Canceled

While not a breaking news story, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) saw fit to confirm its recently announced super welterweight title fight. A purse bid hearing had been scheduled for the m...Read More

Angel Garcia: Thurman Will Be Knocked Out Cold in Five Rounds!

Angel Garcia, father and trainer of WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia (32-0, 18 KOs), expects his son to close the book on WBA champion Keith Thurman (27-0, 22KOs) in five rounds when the two box...Read More