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Common Sparring Partner Breaks Down Cotto-Canelo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Many boxing writers and fans have given their two cents on who will win between Miguel Cotto and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. The 12 round bout will take place tonight at the Mandalay B...Read More

Photos: Errol Spence Beats Down Heerden For TKO

25-year old 2012 US Olympian Errol Spence Jr. (18-0, 15 KO), 146 ½, of Dallas, Texas, continued his steady rise in the Welterweight division, scoring two knockdowns in the seventh and a standing stopp...Read More

Spence, Colon Big KO Winners; Ruddock Drilled In Three

Rising welterweight Errol Spence Jr. remains perfect—and doing so in a near-flawless performance in breaking down Chris van Heerden in eight rounds Friday evening in Toronto, Canada. ...Read More

Spence vs. van Heerden: BoxingScene Staff Predictions

In just three years in the pro ranks, Errol Spence Jr. is already being groomed for showdowns with some of the top fighters in the always loaded welterweight division. Before he can get there, he m...Read More

Chris Van Heerden: I'll Make Errol Spence Respect Me

Welterweight Chris Van Heerden is confident going into his fight against Errol Spence on Friday night. How could he not? He has successfully made the transition from being an unknown fighter fro...Read More

Weights from Toronto: Stevenson 175, Karpency 174.5

Adonis Stevenson and Tommy Karpency were both on weight ahead of their World light heavyweight championship contest Friday evening in Toronto, Canada. Stevenson came in right at the 175 lb. limit f...Read More

Errol Spence-Chris Van Heerden Made Official, PBC

TORONTO -- Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM), in association with Global Legacy Boxing (GLB) and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), officially announced today that 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol "The Truth"...Read More

Errol Spence Jr-Chris Van Heerden Likely For 9/11, PBC

BoxingScene.com had been advised that rising welterweight star Errol Spence Jr. (17-0, 14KOs) will likely face IBF #8 ranked contender Chris Van Heerdan (23-1, 12KOs). This fight will be the Premie...Read More

Van Heerden Stops Ayala After Four In Hollywood

It is easy to understand Chris Van Heerden's frustration over the last couple of month or so. He was scheduled to fight Frankie Gavin on May 9, but Gavin pulled out of the fight in order to accept a f...Read More

Van Heerden-Ayala Tops 5/13 Charity Event in Hollywood

Welterweight contender Chris Van Heerden of South Africa will fight Ramon Ayala tonight., headlining the 6th annual Big Fighters, Big Cause event inside the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highlan...Read More

Anthony Joshua Replaces Frankie Gavin in Birmingham

Anthony Joshua MBE is set to replace World title challenger Frankie Gavin on the bill at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9, live on Sky Sports. Gavin was set to face Chris van Heerden in...Read More

Van Heerden Moves Past Gavin Fallout, Foucses on Rios

Among the many drawbacks to a promoter being able to control both sides of a marquee fight is the disrespect felt by the fighters who are frozen out due to such politics. It was in that vain that C...Read More

Frankie Gavin Wows To Shine Against Van Heerden

Birmingham’s Frankie Gavin posted a 10-threes win over Bogdan Mitic at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday night in a marking time bout that he believes has sharpened his tools ahead of a May 9th...Read More

Frankie Gavin-Chris Van Heerden IBF Clash on May 9th

Frankie Gavin will challenge Chris van Heerden for the IBF International Welterweight title clash on May 9 at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, live on Sky Sports. Gavin will headline in the sec...Read More

Van Heerden: I Can Continue To Get Better and Better

Johannesberg - The below-freezing temperature in New York did not seem to bother Chris “The Heat” van Heerden as the South African gained a split points victory over Cecil McCalla, at the iconic Madis...Read More

Roc Nation Sports Debuts: Dusty Harrison, Johnson Win

By Thomas Gerbasi - Welterweight prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison didn't deliver the showcase performance his fans and team might have expected against 35-year-old New York veteran Tommy Rainone at t...Read More

Chris Van Heerden To Be Trained By Freddie Roach

Welterweight Chris Van Heerden will now be trained by Freddie Roach, Van Heerden told Boxingscene.com on Wednesday afternoon. Originally from South Africa, Van Heerden (21-1-1, 11 KOs) has continue...Read More

Van Heerden Injured, Withdraws From ShoBox Bout

Former IBO Welterweight Champion Chris Van Heerden was forced to withdraw from his first US televised appearance on Showtime due to a foot injury. "I can't tell you how absolutley devastated I am...Read More

Douglas-Soro Tops ShoBox Quadruple Telecast, July 25

Since its inception in July of 2001, ShoBox has provided thrills, upsets, and sensational knockouts. During this time period, a number of world title holders at least made an appearance on the pop...Read More

Van Heerden on Helping Cotto, Growing as a Fighter

Welterweight contender Chris Van Heerden fought all of one fight in 2013. After migrating to the United States, finding and training with a solid coach, and working with an ambitious promoter, Va...Read More