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Miguel Cotto Surgery a Success, Rehab To Last About Three Months

Former four division world champion Miguel Cotto is already back at home after being successfully operated on, on Wednesday morning, to repair an injury to his left arm. The injury took place during t...Read More

Commission Takes Action After Boxer With HIV Falsified Medicals

The Arkansas Athletic Commission will test fighters for communicable diseases after learning a boxer with the virus that causes AIDS fought in the state last month. Television station KATV reports the...Read More

Vinny Paz's "Bleed For This" Lawsuit is Finally Resolved

Former boxer Vinny Paz's lawsuit against the makers of a Hollywood movie about his life has been dismissed. The Rhode Island native had sued the producer and the director of the 2016 film "Bleed for T...Read More

Orlando Salido Has No Intention of Retiring in The Near Future

Mandalay Bay, LAS VEGAS, NV - 37-year-old Orlando Salido (44-13-4) doesn't believe he is slowing down. Despite all of the wars and his advanced age - especially for a lower weight, he feels that he i...Read More

Tyson Fury UKAD Hearing Starts Monday, Facing 4 Year Ban

Tyson Fury's hearing relating to his suspended drugs ban will begin next Monday and may last for several days. Last month it was revealed by the former heavyweight champion's promoter, Hennessy Sports...Read More

Arum: If HBO Wants to Counter-Program Loma-Rigo, Be My Guest!

NEW YORK – Bob Arum didn’t mention HBO or Peter Nelson specifically Thursday morning. Then again, the Hall-of-Fame promoter didn’t need to do that. Virtually everyone knew that he was referring to the...Read More

Miguel Roman Believes Salido Fight Can Exceed Morales-Barrera

Mandalay Bay, LAS VEGAS, NV - Top 130 pound contender Miguel "Mickey" Roman (57-12) has reeled off 19 victories in his last 20 fights. His only loss was in January against former champion Takashi Miu...Read More

Arum Wants Pacquiao To Face Last Man Standing For WBO Belt

So what's the latest on 'Planet Pacquiao'? The last time we saw Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs), the Filipino superstar lost his WBO welterweight title when he was upset - losing a twelve round unanim...Read More

Lomachenko: I Won't Be Surprised If Rigondeaux Quits!

NEW YORK – Vasyl Lomachenko wouldn’t be surprised if Guillermo Rigondeaux decides to go out the same way Nicholas Walters did. The confident southpaw said Wednesday that he thinks he can make the unde...Read More

Rigondeaux: I'm Gonna Just Beat the Sh*t Out of Lomachenko!

NEW YORK – Guillermo Rigondeaux is 37 years old, has fought a total of three rounds in the past two years and has moved up two weight classes to challenge one of the best boxers in the world. You woul...Read More

Jaime Munguia is Like a New Age Antonio Margarito, Says Beltran

Undefeated super welterweight, Jaime Munguia (25-0, 21 KO's), will be featured on HBO Latino this Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, where he faces Paul Valenzuela Jr. (20-6, 14 KO's)....Read More

Crolla Doubts Khan Ever Fights Brook - But Sees Other Options

ANTHONY CROLLA does not believe Amir Khan will ever share the ring with arch-rival Kell Brook, as speculation continues over the Bolton’s brawler’s next fight. Khan and Brook looked destined to do bat...Read More

Wilder: Povetkin and Ortiz are Back - I'd Love To Fight Those Guys!

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) is very open to the idea of fighting two of his past opponents who fell out - Alexander Povetkin and Luis Ortiz. Both Povetkin and Ortiz were sch...Read More

McGregor: Mayweather a Tactical Genius - But I'd Win Rematch!

The future of UFC superstar Conor McGregor is currently unknown. The fighter has numerous options in the UFC and he has several options if he decides to return to boxing. Back in August, the UFC light...Read More

International Olympic Committee Stops Payments To AIBA

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it would not make any payments to the international boxing federation AIBA until problems over governance and finances are sorted out. AIBA ...Read More

Roy Jones Explains Why Loma vs. Rigo is Best Fight Ever Made

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. is biting his lip as he counts down the days for Saturday night, when WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko defends his title against Guil...Read More

Manny Pacquiao Promoted To Colonel in The Philippines Army

Manny Pacquiao has lived a varied life outside of the ring and now the former eight division world champion has announced he has been promoted to the role of colonel in the Philippines Army. The 38-ye...Read More

Zolani Tete vs. Omar Narvaez Deal Reached, February Date Eyed

The World Boxing Organization has announced that a planned purse bid has been canceled for the ordered fight between WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete and mandatory challenger Omar Narvaez. Accord...Read More

ESPN Confirms Teddy Atlas Won't Work Loma-Rigo Broadcast

Longtime ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas won’t work the cable network’s telecast Saturday night of the highly anticipated Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux fight. Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Mannix repor...Read More

Miguel Berchelt To Make Next Defense in February, in Mexico

Miguel Berchelt (32-1, 28 KO's) was supposed to be facing Orlando Salido in defense of his WBC 130-pound title in an HBO televised main event on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in L...Read More