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Mayweather, Hearn in Talks For TMT vs. Matchroom Card

This past fight week in Washington, DC saw promoters Eddie Hearn and Floyd Mayweather Jr. sit down and discuss the idea of a joint card in the fall, where there would be several fights pitting fighter...Read More

Thomas Williams: I Want Adonis Stevenson Next, I Want His Belt!

Thomas Williams put the light heavyweight division on notice Saturday night, scoring a second round knockout win over Edwin Rodriguez at the Stubhub Center in Carson, Calif. ...Read More

Mayweather's Trademark Filings Could Be Biggest Hint of Return

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather — who retired after a points decision win against Andre Berto in September last year — stated during a televised interview on Showtime on Saturday ...Read More

Porky Medina: Badou Jack is Better Than James DeGale

The two fighters who came up short on Saturday night’s super middleweight doubleheader have now been in the ring with both of the men who left with their 168-pound title belts still around their waist...Read More

Ellerbe Blasts Scoring for Badou Jack-Lucian Bute

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was unhappy with the judging for Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute, in which two of the three scorecards had it a 114-114 draw while the third judge had Jack, Mayweather’s fighter, as th...Read More

Bute Encouraged by Jack Draw, DeGale Loss: I'm Not Quitting

It’s been a long time since Lucian Bute has been on top. It’s been nearly four years since Bute lost his world title, after all, when he suffered a crushing fifth-round technical knockout defeat again...Read More

Medina: I Spit at DeGale Because He Was Head Butting, Elbowing

After the end of the 11th round of his fight with James DeGale, Rogelio “Porky” Medina spit at the super middleweight titleholder. It was a moment caught on camera and a moment that Medina did not den...Read More

Mayweather: Chocolatito is The Pound For Pound Best in The World

As previously reported on, former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather gave a strong hint that he could be tempted back into the ring, but insisted only a "nine-figure" payday...Read More

Batista teams up with Phil Landman, aims for late summer return recently spoke with Mohammed Faisal (1-0), aka Fes Batista to get an update on the status of his broken foot. In September we reported that the injury would have a lengthy rehabilitat...Read More

Hearn Defends Anthony Joshua vs. Dominic Breazeale

Anthony Joshua is one of three heavyweight world titleholders. His next opponent is not seen by an overwhelming majority of boxing observers as being anywhere near that level....Read More

Victor Ortiz's Reaction To Crazy Fan Who Tried To Assault Him

CARSON, Calif. - As previously reported on, former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz was attacked by a crazed fan at the StubHub Center. ...Read More

Eddie Hearn Critical of Al Haymon and PBC Business Model

Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing has a working relationship with Al Haymon, the powerful adviser with numerous major boxers in his stable, and the person behind Premier Boxing Champions....Read More

Ricky Burns Enjoying Low-Profile Approach

Coatbridge's Ricky Burns will attempt to become a three-time world titlist when he meets Italy's Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA World light-welterweight title on May 28. ...Read More

Bellew-Makabu: Burton vs. Dodson For British Title Added

Tony Dodson has been handed a career-reviving opportunity as he looks to give boxing a final throw of the dice. The Liverpool light heavyweight had been due to box on the undercard of David Haye’s nex...Read More

Fury: Klitschko Fight is My Last, I Have No Motivation To Carry On!

Heavyweight Champion of the World Tyson Fury last night sensationally claimed he'd retire after he fights Wladimir Klitschko - win or lose. The outspoken Fury, speaking to IFL TV's Kugan Cassius at ou...Read More

Medina: James DeGale Said He Would Stop Me, He Ran All Night!

Rogelio 'Porky' Medina came up short on the scorecards in his first-ever shot at a world title, but he put up the kind of performance that made him want another go at super middleweight titleholder Ja...Read More

WBC Prez Vows Investigation of Two Judges in Jack-Bute

Nothing was lost in the grand scheme of things in Badou Jack having to settle for a 12-round draw with former champ Lucian Bute in his super middleweight title defense Saturday evening in Washington, ...Read More

DeGale Disappointed With His Performance Against Medina

James DeGale won on the scorecards against Rogelio “Porky” Medina, but the boos that came in from the crowd in Washington, D.C., were because the bout was much closer than the judges had it....Read More

Video: Victor Ortiz Attacked By Crazy Fan Following KO Defeat

CARSON, Calif. - Following his knockout loss, Victor Ortiz was attacked by a crazed fan, who hurled some objects at him and started throwing punches at security and members of Ortiz's team. Footage wa...Read More

Anthony Joshua to Have U.S. Network Deal Announced Next Week

Newly crowned heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua may soon become a mainstay on American airwaves, according to promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing. Hearn said a deal with a network will be ...Read More