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Trinidad-Wright Buyrate Exceeds Expectations

The buyrate numbers for this past Saturday’s pay per view matchup between Felix Trinidad and Winky Wright were announced earlier today by HBO Sports. The middleweight megabout generated nearly 510,000...Read More

Ricardo Williams Sentenced To 3 Years

CINCINNATI A former Olympic silver medal-winning boxer from Cincinnati was sentenced yesterday to three years in prison for his part in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine....Read More

Bernard Hopkins Comments on Trinidad's Loss, Possibility of Facing Wright

In a recent interview with Bernard Fernandez of the Philadelphia Daily News, Bernard Hopkins aired out his thoughts on Winky Wright, Trinidad's loss and what all of this means for his career. Hopki...Read More

Amir Khan Looking To Retire By 25

Amateur sensation Amir Khan will turn pro later this year against an opponent to be announced. Khan, who is only 18 years old, plans to retire from the sport at the young age of 25. Khan announced his...Read More

Trinidad Retires For Good, No Winky Rematch

The Puerto Rican press has confirmed that Felix "Tito" Trinidad has officially retired from the sport of boxing. This is the second time that Trinidad has retired, the first time being in 2002. Tr...Read More

Mayorga's Comeback in Trouble

Ricardo Mayorga will be retried on rape charges after an appeals court on Monday overturned an earlier decision that cleared the former welterweight champion. ...Read More

Calzaghe, Harrison, Pavlik, Moorer

Undefeated W.B.O. Super Middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe raised his impressive record to 39-0 by halting Mario Veit at 2:18 of the sixth round. It was Calzaghe's 31st KO won....Read More

Graham Earl Injured, Kevin Bennett Fight Postponed

British Lightweight Champion Graham Earl had to accept the postponement of his Title fight with Commonwealth Champion, Kevin Bennett on May 12th when a wrist injury forced him to suspend training for ...Read More

Naseem Hamed Arrested After Car Crash

Former boxing world champion Naseem Hamed was arrested Monday after he was involved in a car crash that left one man seriously injured. ...Read More

Hopkin and Taylor Finally A Done Deal

Middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins and undefeated challenger Jermain Taylor are one step closer to getting into the ring. ...Read More

Nevada Medical Board Turns Down Joe Mesi

It was decided by a panel of medical experts on Monday that the best recommendation for undefeated heavyweight Joe Mesi is to stop boxing. The Nevada Athletic Advisory Board voted unanimously to uphol...Read More

Klitschko To Get Surgery, Rahman Has To Wait

World heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko‘s title defense against American Hasim Rahman has been postponed until at least September, ESPN reported Monday. ...Read More

Murad Wins Injin Chi-Rocky Juarez Purse Bid

International promoter Murad Muhammad has won the purse bid for the mandatory title defense of WBC featherweight champion Injin Chi of South Korea against No. 1 contender Rocky Juarez after promoter...Read More

Proposed Hopkins-Taylor Fight Falls Apart Says DiBella and Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins has until today to sign for the July 16th clash with undefeated middleweight star Jermain Taylor or the fight is off. DiBella told Arkansas Democrat-Gazette writer Chris Givens that he...Read More

Female Boxer Killed in Golden Gloves

A female boxer died from a head injury sustained in Colorado Golden Gloves competition, the Denver County coroner's office said Monday. Becky Zerlentes, 34, of Fort Collins, died Sunday afternoon, How...Read More

Hopkins Tells Taylor

Bernard Hopkins told the Associated Press that if Jermain Taylor does not accept his offer of $1.5 million to fight him on July 16th, the fight will never happen. Hopkins gave Taylor 24 hours to accep...Read More

Klitschko Confirms Rahman Still Next

The April 30th meeting between WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko and Hasim Rahman has been officially postponed. Vitali Klitschko sprained upper thigh muscle Friday night while jogging in Ukra...Read More

Pressure on Prospect Alvarado

This is the week that counts for Colorado’s Mike Alverado when he goes up against Hilario Lopez, one of Idaho’s best 147 pounders. Hilario Lopez has been on a hot streak as of late by beating some of ...Read More

Award-Winning Film is a Real "Champ" of a Boxing Movie.

This Friday, March 11th, in theatres across three states (California, Ma. & New York) the movie "BlackCloud" opens. Written and directed by well-known actor Rick Schroder, this film has drawn rave re...Read More

Arum: "They Knew Floyd Would Beat Gatti"

Top Rank head honcho told boxing writer Robert Morales that it was Main Events and Arturo Gatti that backed out of the Mayweather fight. Arum says that everything was agreed upon and Main Events pulle...Read More