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Hearn: Jacobs-O'Sullivan Less Likely; Jacobs-Andy Lee Possible

Daniel Jacobs might fight an Irishman on April 28, but it may not be Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan. Eddie Hearn, Jacobs’ promoter, told IFL TV on Tuesday that it seems less likely than it once did that O’Su...Read More

Jacobs' Manager: O'Sullivan Must Be 'Realistic' to Get the Fight

Irish middleweight Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan is one of the opponents under consideration to fight Daniel Jacobs on April 28 in Brooklyn. Keith Connolly, Jacobs’ manager, warned, however, that O’Sullivan...Read More

Caleb Truax: I'd Love a Second Crack at Daniel Jacobs!

IBF super middleweight world champion Caleb Truax (29-3-2, 18 KOs) would love to get a rematch with Daniel Jacobs. They fought back in 2015, when Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) stopped Truax in the twelfth rou...Read More

Daniel Jacobs' Manager Hits Back, Roasts Billy Joe Saunders

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders saw his rep as a fighter burnished with his win last Saturday over David Lemiuex. And the Brit boxer, now 26-0, seems to be sage in that he’s trying to kee...Read More

Saunders' Promoter: Jacobs Fight Will Happen on Our Terms!

Last Saturday night, WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) made a big statement when he dominated former IBF beltholder David Lemieux over twelve rounds. Lemieux, because of his ...Read More

Daniel Jacobs Wants Saunders for April Return at Barclays Center

Daniel Jacobs hopes Billy Joe Saunders will return to North America for his next fight, this time to New York to face him. Jacobs is likely to fight again April 28 at Barclays Center in his native Bro...Read More

Daniel Jacobs: Unless Lemieux Gets Lucky, Saunders Will Win

Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) is a very interested party in the outcome of Saturday's clash between WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and challenger David Lemieux. The...Read More

Saunders: Jacobs Praised For 'Brilliant Loss' - You Lost, Got Beat!

WBO middleweight Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) is scratching his head as to why Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) is being praised by some experts for a twelve round unanimous decision loss to WBC, WBA...Read More

Austin Trout: Jacobs Beat Golovkin, He's The Best at 160!

Former super welterweight champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout agrees with the observers who thought Gennady "GGG" Golovkin deserved the win against Canelo Alvarez in September at the T-Mobile Arena in La...Read More

Jacobs: First Fight Was 50-50 - 100% I Win The Golovkin Rematch!

Former WBA 'regular' middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) is confident and has no doubt that he would win a rematch, if it ever happens, with IBF, IBO, WBC, WBA 'super' champion Gennady ...Read More

Jacobs: I Saw in Golovkin's Eyes at The End, He Was a Beaten Man

Former WBA 'regular' middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) maintains that he was rightful winner of the March encounter with IBF, IBO, WBC, WBA 'super' champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, ...Read More

Hearn: Golovkin Can Fight Jacobs Next if No Canelo Rematch

Eddie Hearn hopes Billy Joe Saunders defeats David Lemieux on December 16. Despite his contentious relationship with Frank Warren, Saunders’ promoter, Hearn knows Saunders would welcome a trip to Broo...Read More

Jacobs-Arias Peaks at 765,000 Viewers, Averages 706,000 on HBO

Ratings for HBO’s “World Championship Boxing” tripleheader Saturday night reflected direct boxing competition on ESPN. According to ratings released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research, Daniel Jacobs’ e...Read More

Manager: Jacobs Was 172, 173 Against Arias; Jackson a Bitter Man!

Daniel Jacobs’ manager has refuted trainer John David Jackson’s claims that Jacobs weighed “180, 185” pounds and as a cruiserweight had an unfair advantage over Luis Arias in their middleweight fight ...Read More

Hearn: I'd Work With Warren to Make Saunders-Jacobs Title Fight

UNIONDALE, New York – If Billy Joe Saunders defeats David Lemieux, Daniel Jacobs’ title shot could depend upon his new promoter’s ability to work with his bitter British rival. Eddie Hearn, Jacobs’ pr...Read More

Martin Murray Hopes To Face Daniel Jacobs Next

Middleweight contender Martin Murray (36-4-1, 17 KOs) is hoping to fight former champion Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) in the New Year. The two fighters are now promotional stablemates with Jacobs rec...Read More

Saunders: No Problem Facing Jacobs, His GGG Fight is Overhyped

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) has no issue with making a world title defense against Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs). Jacobs returned to the ring last weekend at Nassau Coli...Read More

Weekend Review: Jacobs Bounces Back, Beterbiev Captures Gold

The good news this past Saturday is that we saw a number of good fighters in action, including middleweight star Daniel Jacobs, new IBF 175-pound titleholder Artur Beterbiev and former U.S. Olympian J...Read More

Arias: My Foot Was 'On Fire,' Couldn’t Get Off Against Jacobs

UNIONDALE, New York – Luis Arias admitted Daniel Jacobs’ speed, strength and intelligence gave him plenty of problems Saturday night. But according to the Milwaukee middleweight, his biggest problem w...Read More

Jackson: Jacobs Was a Cruiserweight, Had an 'Unfair Advantage'

UNIONDALE, New York – Daniel Jacobs’ weight gain following an official weigh-in became an issue again after his victory over Luis Arias. John David Jackson, Arias’ trainer, took exception following Ja...Read More