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Manager: Lomachenko Willing to Face Garcia or Pacquiao at 135

Currently, WBO super featherweight belt-holder Vasyl Lomachenko (7-1, 5 KOs) is scheduled to face Jason Sosa, who holds the WBA "regular" title, on April 8th on a card that will be televised by HBO. ...Read More

Kovalev's Promoter: Ward's Side Not Responding, Deadlines Loom

On November 18th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) won a close and controversial twelve round unanimous decision against Sergey Kovalev (30-1, 26 KOs) for his IBF, WBA and ...Read More

Shakur Stevenson Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank

Shakur Stevenson and Top Rank Inc. revealed via Twitter on Thursday that the 2016 Olympic silver medalist has signed a contract with Bob Arum’s promotional company. The Newark, New Jersey native was c...Read More

Broner-Granados Now at 147 Pounds, Not Original Weight of 142

Adrien Broner said during a conference call Thursday that he won’t have any difficulty making weight for his fight against Adrian Granados. Later on the call, Granados gave some insight as to why Bron...Read More

Chad Dawson vs. Andrzej Fonfara Added to Garcia-Thurman

NEW YORK – Promoter Lou DiBella confirmed that a light heavyweight bout between Chad Dawson and Andrzej Fonfara has been added to the Danny Garcia-Keith Thurman undercard March 4 in Brooklyn. It is po...Read More

Miguel Cotto is Ready: Juan Manuel Marquez is a Great Fight!

Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto is ready to sit at at the table and work out the terms for a catch-weight showdown with fellow former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40 K...Read More

IBF: Errol Spence Will Get Title Shot - With or Without Kell Brook

The purse bid for the IBF welterweight title fight between world champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) and top rated challenger Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) was scheduled for Tuesday, but a seven day exte...Read More

Sosa's Promoter: Lomachenko Fight is 'Signed, Sealed' For April 8

There was a lot of talk last week that a fight between WBO 130-pound champion, Vasyl Lomachenko, and Jason Sosa (who holds a version of the WBA belt) was in the works. BoxingScene.com was advised by ...Read More

Parker vs. Fury: Duco Secures The Fight With Over $3 Million Bid

BoxingScene.com was advised by World Boxing Organization President Francisco 'Paco' Valcarcel that Duco Events submitted and won Friday's purse bid to secure the promotional rights to the mandatory fi...Read More

Miguel Cotto Return is Off, James Kirkland Fractures His Nose

Miguel Cotto was scheduled to face James Kirkland on February 25th at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, but according to industry sources the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View event is going to be postponed. ...Read More

Beterbiev-Barrera: Michel Wins IBF Purse Bid To Promote Fight

Artur Beterbiev’s promoter won a purse bid Thursday for the right to promote the IBF light heavyweight elimination match between contenders Beterbiev and Sullivan Barrera. The purse bid took place Thu...Read More

Beterbiev-Barrera IBF Eliminator Headed to Purse Bid Thursday

Promoters for Artur Beterbiev and Sullivan Barrera hadn’t come to an agreement by the time this story was posted Wednesday night, thus it appears their IBF-mandated, light-heavyweight elimination matc...Read More

Lomachenko to Fight Jason Sosa on April 8 Near Washington, D.C.

Several potential opponents said they would fight Vasyl Lomachenko, but turned down the opportunity because they wanted more money. Jason Sosa wasn’t about to price himself out of what he considers th...Read More

Brook's Promoter: We Made Offers To Errol Spence - No Response!

New York - IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KO’s) has been idle from the ring since he was stopped in five rounds by middleweight Gennady Golovkin (36-0, 33 KO’s) last September at the O...Read More

Showtime Scores Rare Ratings Win Over HBO in Head-to-Head Battle

NEW YORK – Showtime Sports produced a rare ratings victory over rival HBO Sports for competing boxing broadcasts Saturday night. Viewership for Showtime’s doubleheader, which featured a WBA featherwei...Read More

McGregor Feels Ali Act Can Prevent UFC Blocking Mayweather Deal

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Floyd Mayweather Jr. says facing UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing ring “can happen” and is something that would “give the fans what they want to see.” In ...Read More

Gerald Washington Steps In to Fight Deontay Wilder on February 25

Gerald Washington has accepted a figurative and literal tall order on short notice. The unbeaten Washington has agreed to challenge WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder on February 25 in Birmingham...Read More

Conor McGregor Rips UFC, Vows To Fight Floyd Mayweather

UFC superstar Conor McGregor remains firm that his next appearance in a fight will be against retired former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. Last fall, McGregor secured a license to ...Read More

Porter Expects Andre Berto Clash in April, Wants Title Fight Next

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Shawn Porter (26-2-1, 16 KOs) is expecting to trade punches with fellow former welterweight champion Andre Berto (31-4, 24 KOs) on a yet to be determined date in April. Accordi...Read More

Roach Turned Down Offer To Train Chavez Jr. For Canelo Fight

On May 6th, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will face Mexican rival Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in a highly publicized catch-weight bout of 164.5-pounds. What's not clear is just who will be training Chavez Jr. for...Read More

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