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Stevenson Wants to Face Smith in NY; 4/29 Negotiations Ongoing

Promoter Yvon Michel is optimistic regarding negotiations for Adonis Stevenson to defend his WBC light heavyweight title against Joe Smith Jr. The Stevenson fight Michel is discussing with Joe DeGuard...Read More

De La Hoya Worried: Chavez Jr. Could Derail Canelo-Golovkin Plan

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, he is very motivated to stage a September fight between his company star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and the current middleweight ki...Read More

DeGale-Jack Drew an Average of 454,000 Viewers on Showtime

An average of 454,000 viewers watched the James DeGale-Badou Jack fight Saturday night on Showtime, according to figures released Wednesday by Nielsen Media Research....Read More

Keith Thurman to Danny Garcia: You’re Getting Knocked Out

NEW YORK – Angel Garcia was relatively calm Wednesday until Keith Thurman promised to knock out his son. That’s when Danny Garcia’s father/trainer turned volatile, screaming curses and racial insults ...Read More

Badou Jack Vacates WBC Title, Officially Moves Up To 175-Pounds

The WBC has received official notification from WBC super middleweight champion, Badou Jack, who has decided to move up in weight and compete in the light heavyweight division; consequently, the supe...Read More

CBS to Air Garcia-Thurman; Announcement at Press Conference

NEW YORK – The Danny Garcia-Keith Thurman fight will be made available to the largest possible television audience. CBS will air their welterweight title unification fight on free television March 4 ...Read More

Nate Diaz Expected To Receive Boxing License, Heading To TMT?

Nate Diaz is the latest UFC star to apply for a boxing license, according to MMA reporter Brett Okamoto. Last fall, UFC champion Conor McGregor - who is arguably the biggest star of the company - app...Read More

Mayweather Willing To Help Rousey Improve Her Striking Skills

MMA superstar Ronda Rousey has been thrown a career lifeline by one of boxing's biggest stars. Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has offered a helping hand to the former UFC ban...Read More

David Lemieux vs. Curtis Stevens Set For March 11, HBO

In a fight that fans have been calling for since the middle of last year, former IBF Middleweight Champion and current NABO Middleweight Champion David Lemieux (36-3, 32 KOs) will go toe-to-toe with C...Read More

Mayweather: Facing McGregor Makes Sense, But No One Else Does

Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to be asked about a potential fight with mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor. Of course, Mayweather helps fan the flames by expressing interest in that bout happ...Read More

BBBofC Punishes Wilkins, Karkardi Over Nick Blackwell Incident

Hasan Karkardi and Liam Wilkins have been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control following the sparring incident which saw Nick Blackwell admitted to hospital for a second time....Read More

Mayweather: Dana White “A F***ing Comedian for McGregor Offer

Floyd Mayweather Jr. literally laughed Friday at Dana White’s financial offer for a much-discussed showdown with Conor McGregor. When told by a cameraman of White’s $50 million offer – $25 mil...Read More

Canelo-Chavez Jr: Golden Boy Prez on Drug Testing, Weight, More

It was made official a short while ago, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will face Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (49-2-1, 32 KOs) on May 6th in a high-profile showdown of Mexican stars....Read More

Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Deal Reached For May 6

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (48-1-1, 34KOs), announced on Friday that a deal was finalized for a showdown with fellow Mexican superstar and former WB...Read More

Golden Boy Reserves T-Mobile Arena For May 6, Likely Canelo-Chavez

Regardless of how his negotiations with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. play out, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez officially has a home for his next ring appearance. The reigning super welterweight titlist and (technica...Read More

Andre Ward Reacts To Floyd Mayweather: I'm Not Taking The Bait!

IBF, WBC, WBA light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) has hit back at retired former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., who recently had some choice words about the Olympi...Read More

Garcia-Thurman to Be Announced Wednesday; Network Not Finalized

NEW YORK – The Danny Garcia-Keith Thurman fight finally will be announced Wednesday during a press conference in New York. What hasn’t been determined is whether their March 4 welterweight title fight...Read More

Mayweather Grilled on Domestic Violence By 'SportsCenter' Co-Hosts

Floyd Mayweather Jr. appeared on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Wednesday primarily to promote the James DeGale-Badou Jack fight Saturday night in Brooklyn. The retired superstar spent a significant portion...Read More

Mayweather: Kovalev Beat Ward, Hunter is Not a Good Trainer!

Retired former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. touched on a number of topics when he sat down with reporter Brian Campbell of ESPN for a live chat on Facebook. One the discussions wa...Read More

Mayweather: I Would Face McGregor, I Offered Him $15 Million!

Former welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather said Wednesday he was "interested" in a fight with Conor McGregor and had already offered the mixed martial arts star $15 million to climb into the ring w...Read More