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David Benavidez Laughs at Plant, Open For Gilberto Ramirez

Earlier this month, David Benavidez (19-0, 17 KOs), 20 years old, became the youngest world champion in the sport he won a twelve round split decision over tough as nails Ronald Gavril in The Joint at...Read More

Gassiev: Kudryashov Had Wrong Plan, Dorticos Did His Homework

This past Saturday night, WBA cruiserweight world champion Yunier Dorticos (22-0, 21 KOs) retained his title and stamped his place in the World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Semi-finals with a sen...Read More

Jack on Bivol, Vacating: I'm Not Ducking a Guy With 11 Fights!

Badou Jack scoffed at the notion that he’s avoiding Dmitry Bivol. Jack told for a story posted Monday afternoon that he didn’t give up his WBA world light heavyweight title Saturday because h...Read More

Tom Schwarz Injured, Withdraws From WBO Regional Defense

SES heavyweight Tom Schwarz is out with injury and will not be able to defend the WBO I/C title against Pole Marcin Siwy as planned. This was to be the main event on SES´ show at the Maritim Hotel in ...Read More

AIBA's Wu Gets Upper Hand on Rivals With Latest Court Ruling

A Swiss court on Monday dismissed an attempt by opponents to amateur boxing chief Wu Ching-Kuo to seize control of governing body the AIBA. Wu’s position was challenged by the AIBA's executive committ...Read More

Team Fury Want Parker Rematch or Lucas Browne Fight Next

The dust has settled on Joseph Parker’s Majority Decision win over Hughie Fury at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night and Team Fury have told BoxingScene that they will try to force through a remat...Read More

Joshua-Parker: Promoters Planning July Bout at Wembley

Now that Joseph Parker has overcome one unbeaten heavyweight from England, his team has its sights set on a bigger British threat. According to London’s Daily Mirror, representatives for New Zealand’s...Read More

Report: Bellew-Haye Rematch Set for December 10 at O2 Arena

David Haye will get his shot at redemption December 10. According to a report posted Monday afternoon by The Sun, Tony Bellew and Haye have agreed to fight again that day at O2 Arena in London. Bellew...Read More

Arum Wants Joseph Parker vs. Bryant Jennings Showdown

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is very interested in matching top contender Bryant Jennings in a heavyweight title bout against WBO world champion Joseph Parker. Last month, Jennings (20-2, 11 KOs) snapped a...Read More

Hearn on Jacobs' Options: Golovkin II, Canelo, Lemieux, Saunders

This past weekend, British promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport began his conquest of the American market. Known as the promoter for most of the biggest names in the UK market, Hearn is now looking...Read More

Roy Jones: Andre Ward's Place in Boxing History is Near The Top

Last week the boxing world received a shocker, when unified light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announced his retirement from the sport. According to Ward, the desire was no longer there and his bod...Read More

Daniel Jacobs Confident: I See Myself Stopping Canelo!

Former WBA 'regular' middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) was a very interested observer in the recent middleweight clash between Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. Golvkin (37-...Read More

Joseph Parker's Coach: Anthony Joshua's Style is Perfect For Us!

WBA, IBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is being lined up for a future bout by Joseph Parker, who holds the WBO title, after he defeated mandatory challenger Hughie Fury on Saturday. Joshua ...Read More

Golovkin's Promoter: Mayweather Knew What GGG Does To Him

In several recent interviews, former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (50-0, 27 KOs) has continued to claim that a potential fight with middleweight king Gennady Golovkin would have b...Read More

Rigondeaux's Coach: Now Lomachenko Can Prove His True Worth!

In every great boxing contest there is an A side and a B side, but there are moments where both sides believes they hold the top pecking order. And that will certainly be the case when one of the most...Read More

Beterbiev vs. Koelling: Vacant IBF Title Likely To Be at Stake

Last week, IBF, WBA, WBO light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward shocked everyone by announcing his retirement from the sport. With Ward hanging up the gloves, there will soon be three world title...Read More

Linares: The Draw Was Best Decision For Canelo vs. Golovkin

Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) was very pleased with is performance from Saturday night, when he retained his World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight crown Saturday against Olympic gold medal winner ...Read More

Joseph Parker May Defend in Japan, Against Kyotaro Fujimoto?

On Saturday night in Manchester, Joseph Parker beat Hughie Fury by a majority points decision to retain his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) heavyweight title at the Manchester Arena. The New Zealander...Read More

Campbell Reveals His Father Passed in Lead-Up To Linares Bout

Luke Campbell had to cope with the death of his father in the lead-up to his WBA lightweight title fight with Jorge Linares. The London 2012 gold medal winner was beaten on a split decision in Califor...Read More

Daniel Jacobs Clarifies Role of Al Haymon in Eddie Hearn Union

This past Saturday night, former middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) officially revealed that he signed a multi-fight promotional agreement with UK-based promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchro...Read More