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Cleverly Hungry To Relive The Dream of Being World Champion

NATHAN CLEVERLY fights WBA light-heavyweight champ Juergen Braehmer tonight with a point to prove. This is a bout that was supposed to have taken place five years ago. ...Read More

Parker Stops Dimitrenko In Three, Retains Mandatory Slot

Joseph Parker retained his mandatory position in the heavyweight division with another stoppage. The New Zealander advanced his undefeated ledger to 21-0 with 18 early endings at the Vodafone Event...Read More

Frank Warren: Show in Cardiff Keeps Getting Bigger and Better

Our return visit to Cardiff on October 22 promises to be some night – the show just keeps getting bigger and better. So successful was our last stop in the Welsh capital back in July, we are going bac...Read More

Carl Froch, Johnny Nelson Split on Braehmer-Cleverly Outcome

There are some differing opinions on the outcome of today's title showdown, when Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) defends his WBA 'regular' light heavyweight title against Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs...Read More

Anthony Mundine Seriously Considering a Future in Politics

OUTSPOKEN boxer Anthony Mundine says he’s considering a future in politics after calling for a boycott of the Australian national anthem at this weekend’s AFL and NRL grand finals....Read More

Joseph Parker Aims To Make a Big Statement With Dimitrenko

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker needs more than a win against Alexander Dimitrenko on Saturday night, he must deliver a statement performance....Read More

Peter Quillin Starts Rebuilding Career - With Virgil Hunter!

Former WBO middleweight world champion Peter 'Kid Chocolate' Quillin (32-1-1, 23KOs) is ready to begin the road back. The New Yorker has been inactive since getting stopped in one round last December...Read More

Joseph Parker Compares Younger Brother To 'Little Mike Tyson'

Joseph Parker compared his younger bother John to 'a little Mike Tyson' as the young Kiwi prepares for his professional debut. John, 22, will fight 27-year-old Ratu Dawai from Christchurch over four ...Read More

Arum: De La Hoya is Like a Momma in How He Protects Canelo!

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has been on a roll all week, with his statements regarding the ongoing negotiations to make a fight between Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (48-1-1, 34KOs) and Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (36...Read More

Joseph Parker's Promoter: Andy Ruiz on Board With The Fight

Duco Events' Dean Lonergan, who promotes undefeated heavyweight Joseph Parker, has already been talks with Top Rank to scheduled a potential fight with Andy Ruiz Jr. for the vacant WBO heavyweight tit...Read More

AIBA Developing Anti-Betting Program For Boxers

The international boxing association says it is developing a new anti-betting education program after three boxers were sanctioned by the IOC for gambling on fights at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics....Read More

Klitschko's Manager: Fury is Most Unworthy Champion in History!

Tyson Fury was fighting for his boxing future on Friday after media reports said he had tested positive for cocaine and faced being stripped of his heavyweight title belts....Read More

Ed Brown, Alejandro Hernandez Ready For Respective Bouts

Welterweight Ed Brown will fight Roberto Acevedo tonight, promoter Lou DiBella and matchmaker/ publicist Emily Pandelakis confirmed to ...Read More

Manny Pacquiao: No Reason To Apologize For Past Drug Use

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao insisted Friday he owed his fans and countrymen no apology after admitting to having used illegal drugs. Pacquiao, a national hero and elected senator, is a hig...Read More

Kovalev, Bellew Backing Cleverly To Overcome Braehmer

Nathan Cleverly is getting support from several past opponents as he gets ready for tomorrow night's fight with Juergen Braehmer for the WBA 'regular' light heavyweight belt on Saturday night, live on...Read More

Nehomar Cermeno's Win Opens The Door For Scott Quigg Clash

Earlier this month, former world champion Scott Quigg (31-1-2, 23KOs) expressed his interest in a clash with WBA 'regular' super bantamweight champion Nehomar Cermeno (25-5-1, 15KOs), who earlier toda...Read More

Petrov Talks Linares-Crolla, Promises Fireworks With Perez

Later tonight at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino, Petr Petrov (37-4-1) will face Michael Perez (24-1-2) in the evening's main event that will broadcast live on Estrella TV and stream live on Rin...Read More

Mundine Wants To Boycott National Anthem, Eyes Politics

Sydney Swans superstar Lance Franklin has dismissed boxer Anthony Mundine's calls to boycott the national anthem at Saturday's AFL grand final as 'stupid'. ...Read More

Stephen A. Smith on Why Mayweather-Pacquiao 2 is Possible

Stephen A. Smith is one of only two media members with whom Floyd Mayweather Jr. is known to speak with any regularity. Smith spoke with Mayweather earlier this week about potentially boxing UFC star ...Read More

Golovkin's Coach: Ward Fight Impossible - He Couldn't Make 168!

Gennady Golovkin's trainer, Abel Sanchez, says a potential fight with Andre Ward would have never come off - because Ward would have never been capable of making the super middleweight limit of 168-po...Read More