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Froch: No Sour Grapes, But I'm Not Sad To See Andre Ward Go

As previously reported on, unified light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announced Thursday he is retiring from boxing because he no longer has the desire to fight, leaving the sport a...Read More

Luis Ortiz Fires Back at Wilder: Don't Get Caught With Weed Again!

The headline on reads, Wilder to Ortiz: Don't F*** Up Our Fight by Using PEDs Again! The story, written by Keith Idec, used the quotes from Deontay Wilder at the official press confere...Read More

Matty Askin Out Of British Title Clash With Stephen Simmons

Matty Askin has withdrawn from his British Cruiserweight title fight with challenger Stephen Simmons on October 6 in Edinburgh. The bout which formed part of a British title double header, to be scree...Read More

Lee Selby Voices Frustrations At Not Landing Big Fights

It’s been over two years since Selby shone at London’s O2 Arena dismantling Evgeny Gradovich to take the Russian’s world title from him. Since then it has been a period of frustration for Selby in his...Read More

DiBella: ‘This is Some Crazy Sh*t’ Wilder Is Doing With Luis Ortiz!

NEW YORK – Lou DiBella believes Deontay Wilder has been unfairly vilified during his 2½-year championship reign. People seem to forget, DiBella says, that Wilder was about to board a plane to Moscow w...Read More

Ramirez's Trainer Predicts Big Statement Win Over Jesse Hart

On Friday night in Tucson, WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramírez (35-0) will defend his title for the second time when he faced his mandatory challenger Jesse "Hard Work" Hart (22-0...Read More

Luis Ortiz: Wilder F***ed Up! He'll Run a Lot & Embarrass Himself

NEW YORK – Travel-related flight cancelations prevented Luis Ortiz from coming to New York from Miami for a press conference Wednesday. That didn’t stop the unbeaten Cuban heavyweight contender from t...Read More

Kovalev: Right Now It's 1-1; I Want a Third Fight With Ward

LAS VEGAS – Sergey Kovalev knows it probably isn’t a realistic expectation, but he wants a third fight against Andre Ward. Kovalev considers their series even. The former light heavyweight champion th...Read More

Roach on The Miguel Cotto vs. Mikey Garcia Possibility

Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) has made some noise on social media regarding his interest in facing WBO junior middleweight titlist, Miguel Cotto. Cotto had been hoping to face the winner of last week's...Read More

Saunders vs. Golovkin is The Preferred Fight, Says Warren

ANOTHER OF THE question marks to emerge from the weekend’s events in Las Vegas is how the dubious draw between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez affects our own Billy Joe Saunders. The bottom line i...Read More

Conlan: Golovkin is Sliding, I Don't Think He Wins Canelo Rematch

Irish Olympian Michael Conlan was shocked at the outcome of last week's middleweight clash between IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez...Read More

Golden Boy Prez: Canelo Can Improve, Golovkin Can't Get Better!

Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez said that the most important thing for Canelo Alvarez's team right now is to make the rematch against Gennady Golovkin. Last Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena...Read More

Joseph Parker Views Fury Bout as First Step in Big Overseas Run

JOSEPH PARKER is hoping one day to be a global superstar like the All Blacks. The New Zealand heavyweight defends his WBO title against Britain’s Hughie Fury at Manchester Arena this Saturday night. I...Read More

Mikey Garcia Serious: I'd Go To 154 For Miguel Cotto in December

Former three division champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) says he is still very interested in moving up to the junior middleweight division for a showdown with Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto (41...Read More

Conor McGregor May Help in Push To Extend Ali Act To MMA

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed by boxers to MMA fighters, according to Congressma...Read More

Wilder: I Don't Want to Hear Luis Ortiz Is Old After I Beat Him

NEW YORK – Deontay Wilder wants even his harshest critics to be fair. Now that what is expected to be the most difficult fight of his career is official, the unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion doesn’t ...Read More

Arum Eyes Crawford-Horn, Pacquiao Rejects Rematch in Australia

Back in July, eight division champion Manny Pacquiao suffered an upset decision loss to Jeff Horn before a crowd of over 50,000 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. There is a rematch clause...Read More

Lipinets-Kondo IBF 140-Pound Title Fight on Wilder-Ortiz Card

NEW YORK – The press conference Wednesday was all about the Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz heavyweight title fight November 4 at Barclays Center. Sergey Lipinets’ name wasn’t mentioned, but More

Roach: I Had Golovkin Win By 2, Tough To Beat Canelo in The U.S.

Freddie Roach, the current trainer of WBO 154-pound champion, Miguel Cotto, was in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this past weekend where middleweight king, Gennady Golovkin, and Saul A...Read More

UKAD Responds To Tyson Fury Over Claims on Delaying Ruling

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has denied Tyson Fury's claim that it is to blame for the long delay in the case against him and his cousin Hughie Fury. The heavyweight duo were charged in June 2016 after they ...Read More