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Kovalev on Ward's Retirement: Good for Boxing, Fans & Division!

Part of Sergey Kovalev is disappointed that Andre Ward announced his retirement from boxing Thursday. Just last weekend, Kovalev discussed his desire to land a third fight against Ward at some point. ...Read More

Andre Ward Announces His Retirement From Boxing

Two-weight world champion Andre Ward - widely considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world - has retired from boxing at the age of 33. The former super middleweight and current light-heavy...Read More

Jake LaMotta, The Raging Bull, Passes Away at 95

Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died at the age of 95. His fiancee, Denise Baker, says LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospit...Read More

Canelo-Golovkin: Golden Boy Prefers To Do Immediate Rematch

Tom Loeffler, who promotes IBF, IBO, WBC, WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs), told on Sunday morning that he would be speaking to Golden Boy Promotions regardi...Read More

Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux Finalized For December 9

Top Rank has officially announced that a showdown between Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux has been finalized for an ESPN televised date of December 9 at Madison Square Garden in New York Cit...Read More

Crawford Focused on Move To 147 - Wants Keith Thurman Fight

WBA, WBC, WBO junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) is ready to conquer his third weight class. After becoming a world champion at lightweight, and unifying the entire division ...Read More

Wilder-Ortiz, Jacobs, Lipinets Showtime Tripleheader in Play

Now that the Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz heavyweight title fight is essentially a done deal, has learned Showtime is in the process of finalizing a tripleheader for November 4 at Barclay...Read More

Canelo: I'm Prepared To Look To Knock Out Golovkin!

LAS VEGAS – Canelo Alvarez reiterated Tuesday that he doesn’t want his fight against Gennady Golovkin to go to the scorecards. Golovkin has knocked out 89 percent of his professional opponents. Alvare...Read More

Canelo-Golovkin: Nevada Commission Approves Judges, Referee

The Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the officials for the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight at its meeting Monday morning in Las Vegas. The NSAC approved Nevada’s Adalaide Byrd, Nevada’...Read More

NYS Settles to Pay $22 Million to Magomed Abdulsalamov, Family

A judge approved a settlement agreement Friday through which New York State has agreed to pay $22 million to the family of injured boxer Magomed Abdulsalamov. reported that Court of Claims ju...Read More

Cris Cyborg To Enter Boxing? Obtains License To Box in California

MMA superstar Cris Cyborg is following in the footsteps of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. The feared UFC women's featherweight champion has been granted a boxing license by the California State Athleti...Read More

John David Jackson: Sergey Kovalev is a Real Assh*le - He Quit!

Three months ago, unified light heavyweight champion Andre Ward 32-0 (16 KOs) earned his claim as boxing’s top pound for pound fighter and erased any doubts by stopping Sergey Kovalev 30-2-1 (26 KOs) ...Read More

Charlo-Lubin, Hurd-Trout, Lara-Gausha - Showtime Triple, 10/14

An intriguing super welterweight title bout between champion Jermell Charlo and mandatory challenger Erickson Lubin will cap off a packed night of televised boxing October 14. has been...Read More

Cotto-Kamegai Peaked at 805K Viewers, Averaged 730K on HBO

Even in direct competition with a pay-per-view extravaganza, boxing fans tuned in to watch Miguel Cotto’s return to the ring. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, HBO’s bro...Read More

Mayweather-McGregor: Ringwalks To Be Delayed After PPV Outages

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will clash at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night –– but the fans could be forced to wait a little while longer before getting to see the event. Some fans were exp...Read More

Top Rank, ESPN Announce Multi-Year Exclusive Deal

ESPN and Top Rank today announced a vast and exclusive, multimedia agreement to make ESPN the home of Top Rank in the U.S. and Canada. Under the agreement, ESPN will televise live fights on ESPN and E...Read More

Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Stripped of IBF 130-Pound Title

LAS VEGAS – Gervonta Davis spoke Thursday about moving up to lightweight sooner rather than later. That move took place long before anyone expected. Davis was overweight Friday for his scheduled title...Read More

Crawford-Indongo Telecast Averaged 965,000 Viewers on ESPN

According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, an average of 965,000 viewers tuned in to watch an ESPN telecast Saturday night that featured Terence Crawford’s demolition of previous...Read More

Mayweather-McGregor: Robert Byrd as Referee, Judges Selected

On Wednesday morning, the Nevada State Athletic Commission officially selected the officials for next week's blockbuster bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. Robert Byrd has been sele...Read More

Arum: McGregor Can't Fight For Sh*t, He Pushed Malignaggi Down!

As previously reported on, UFC superstar Conor McGregor is planning to continue his boxing career beyond the upcoming showdown with five division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor...Read More