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Sergey Kuzmin Aims To Be Mandatory To Joshua, Parker, Wilder

Russian heavyweight Sergey Kuzmin is aiming to become a mandatory challenger to world title by the end of 2018. The 30-year-old Kuzmin is being fast-tracked to a world title. With only 11 wins (8 by K...Read More

Bivol: Barrera is a Tough Test For Me, 90% That He Beats Valera

The World Boxing Association light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia says a mandatory fight with Sullivan Barrera of Cuba is an excellent opportunity to test his worth. On November 25 ...Read More

Rey Vargas, Nacho Beristain Likely To Part Ways After Next Bout

According to Hall of Fame trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, it is very likely that December 2 will be the last time that he works the corner of undefeated Rey Vargas, who is the super bantamweight ch...Read More

Hearn To Parker: Joshua Has Glass Jaw? Then Jump on This Fight!

Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has sent a stern message to Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker, as a potential unification fight edges closer to becoming reality. During the week, Parker's camp rele...Read More

Amir Khan Still Screaming, But Finding Success on 'I'm a Celeb'

As previously reported on, former world champion Amir Khan is taking part in the popular reality show “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!” - which is taking place in the Australian j...Read More

Kovalev: I'm Much Stronger Than I Was in My Last Three Fights

Sergey Kovalev and his opponent Saturday night, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, are both punchers. So not many people expect the 12-round WBO light heavyweight title fight to go the distance at Madison Square...Read More

Gradovich With Eye Issues, Withdraws From IBF Eliminator

Evgeny Gradovich, the former featherweight world champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), will not fight Australian Terence "TJ" Doheny as scheduled on December 15 in Yekaterinburg, Russ...Read More

Eddie Hearn Speaks With Tyson Fury, Offers To Guide Career

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom is very interested in working with former unified heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs). Fury has been out of the ring since November 2015, when he tra...Read More

HBO's Peter Nelson: We Have All-Action Fights on This Network

A few days ago, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum trashed the current lineup of boxing content being presented on HBO - and he especially took aim at the head of HBO Sports, Peter Nelson. Arum's fire has been t...Read More

Shabranskyy's Coach is Expecting a 'Fight' With Kovalev

This Saturday night from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy faces Sergey Kovalev as the main event of an HBO televised tripleheader from the Theater in New York's...Read More

Hearn: Anthony Joshua Wants To Do a Job on Joseph Parker

As previously reported on, Anthony Joshua slammed a media conference staged by Joseph Parker and his promoters - labeling it as unprofessional and claiming it detracted from the credib...Read More

Felix Valera, Trainer: Barrera is a Better Fighter Than Kovalev

Felix Valera believes he has signed on for a more difficult fight Saturday night than Vyacheslav Shabranskyy. Valera and his trainer, Luis Perez, both told that they think Sullivan Bar...Read More

Austin Trout Eyes Return in Early 2018, With "True 154 Pounder"

Austin "No Doubt Trout (30-4) may have just fought in October but he isn't planning on staying out of the ring for very long. He hopes his next ring appearance comes much more quickly than his last o...Read More

Barrera: Shabranskyy Hits Hard, Definitely Can Beat Kovalev

NEW YORK – Sullivan Barrera knows as well as anyone that Vyacheslav Shabranskyy can punch. Barrera doesn’t think the Ukrainian light heavyweight contender is as big a puncher as Joe Smith Jr. – who, l...Read More

Saunders: Jacobs Praised For 'Brilliant Loss' - You Lost, Got Beat!

WBO middleweight Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) is scratching his head as to why Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) is being praised by some experts for a twelve round unanimous decision loss to WBC, WBA...Read More

Atif Shafiq Assesses Bramall Lane Victory, Plans For 2018

‘Unique’ Atif Shafiq continued his winning ways with an excellent points victory over former Celtic title challenger Rhys Saunders last Friday evening at Bramall Lane on an excellent night of boxing o...Read More

Joshua: Fury Boxed and Ran With Klitschko - I Don't Respect That!

Unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua believes Tyson Fury is the opponent who could cause him the most problems and has claimed he could knock Deontay Wilder out with one shot. With WBC heavywei...Read More

Brook Willing To Eat a Kangaroo Testicle To Secure Amir Khan

Former IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) is willing to go above and beyond to get Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) in the ring. Brook has been chasing after Khan for the last few years. Ther...Read More

British Board Confirm Tyson Fury's UKAD Hearing For December

Tyson Fury's UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) hearing appears poised to resume next month, as pictures posted on social media revealed the scale of the fight he faces to get back to fitness. The former WBO, IBO,...Read More

Bob Arum To Hearn: 65-35 is More Than Fair For Joshua-Parker

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum believes a 65-35 split is more than fair for a world title unification between WBO champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) and IBF, IBO, WBA king Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). D...Read More