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Martinez-Berchelt On Course For March 12 After WBO Rejects Appeal

On the heels of losing an appeal with the World Boxing Organization (WBO), the team surrounding Roman ‘Rocky’ Martinez will proceed with plans for a March 12 mandatory title defense versus Miguel Berc...Read More

Julio Ceja, Hugo Ruiz Ready For Rematch War on Feb. 27th

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Hard-hitting Mexican warriors Julio Ceja (30-1, 27 KOs) and Hugo Ruiz (35-3, 31 KOs) engaged in a memorable back-and-forth battle for the WBC 122-pound world title last August and th...Read More

Anthony Joshua-Charles Martin in Serious Talks, Says Hearn

Olympic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15KOs) could be fighting for a world title on April 9th at the O2 in London, according to the fighter's promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport. ...Read More

Zou Shiming Ring Return Draws 36.5 Million Viewers in China

'Return of the King,' which featured the return of two-time Olympic gold medalist and Chinese icon ZOU SHIMING in the main event, attracted an enormous audience of 36.5 million viewers. The January ...Read More

Gabe Bracero Arrested After Allegedly Beating Up Cop

Welterweight contender Gabriel Bracero (24-2, 5KOs) scored another knockout over weekend, but this time it wasn't in the ring. According to several reports in New York, Bracero allegedly beat up a ...Read More

Rigondeaux To Train At Derry Mathews' Gym In Liverpool

Guillermo Rigondeaux (16-0, 10 KOs) will use a well-known training facility when he touches down on Merseyside ahead of his UK debut next month. The Cuban, who is a two-time Olympic champion as wel...Read More

Oscar Duarte Signs With Golden Boy, Returns February 19

LOS ANGELES - Undefeated super featherweight prospect, Oscar Duarte (4-0-1, 3 KOs) of Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico has signed a promotional agreement with Golden Boy Promotions it was announced today. T...Read More

Juan Hernandez Has Chocolatito In Sights After Latest Win

Juan "Churritos" Hernandez knew going into his showdown with Jesus Silvestre that a win could lead to (at least) one more big fight. What has transpired in the aftermath, however, has perhaps surpasse...Read More

Gallagher: Canelo is Not Golovkin, Amir Khan Can Win

Joe Gallagher, regarded as one of the best trainers in the UK, says Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) has the style and the skills to upset WBC middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs) on May...Read More

Masternak Returns on Loaded April 2 Bill In Krakow

Mateusz Masternak (36-4, 26 KOs) will be fighting on home soil for the first time in four years when he returns to Poland to face the American power-puncher Eric ‘Danger’ Fields (24-3, 16 KOs) on Apri...Read More

Lomachenko on When He Learned Mike Tyson Was Not Ukrainian

Like a lot of young fighters, two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko idolized former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. ...Read More

Jazza Dickens Embraces Underdog Role Versus Rigondeaux

Merseyside hero James ‘Jazza’ Dickens says he’s happy to be labelled as the underdog heading into his massive David versus Goliath showdown with pound-for-pound star Guillermo Rigondeaux but insists h...Read More

K. Porter: Shawn Will Punish Keith Thurman Until He Breaks

Kenny Porter, father and trainer of former IBF welterweight champion Shawn 'Showtime' Porter, is predicting a lot of pain and punishment when his son challenges Keith 'One Time' Thurman for the WBA we...Read More

Kiatniwat Scores Repeat Win Over Lebron in Thailand

Stamp Kiatniwat managed a second win in as many fights with Gregorio Lebron, once again claiming a 12-round majority decision in their rescheduled flyweight interim title fight rematch Tuesday afterno...Read More

Nonito Donaire's Trainer Expects Pressure Fight From Bedak

The trainer/father of WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire says title challenger Zolst Bedak of Hungary is likely to try and pressure Donaire in their title fight sched...Read More

Hearn Expects Quigg To Score "Brutal" Knockout of Frampton

Eddie Hearn has predicted a big knockout win for Bury's Scott Quigg (31-0-2, 23 early) when he meets Belfast's Carl Frampton (21-0, 14 KOs) at the Manchester Arena (formerly MEN) on February 27. ...Read More

Tasif Khan Stops Isaac Quaye In Six, Wins WBU/GBU Crowns

Tasif Khan is set for a great future in the sport after winning two versions of the world title. The 33-year-old (11-1-2, 4 KOs) claimed both the vacant WBU and GBU super flyweight belts at the Ced...Read More

Eddie Chambers: The Division is in Good Hands With Tyson Fury

Brooklyn, New York - The resurgence of the heavyweight division after last year's shocking upset of Wladimir Klitschko has had its ripple effect. Anyone and everyone feels like their chances of becomi...Read More

Moralde, Duno Ready To Go To War in General Santos City

Unbeaten featherweights John Vincent 'Mulawin' Moralde and Romero 'Ruthless' Duno are in their best shape and ready to wage war in the 'Brawl at the Mall' fight card against separate opponents at the ...Read More

Amir Khan: Once My Shots Land on Canelo, He Will Think Twice!

British star Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) is not the least bit bothered by the issue of weight in his anticipated fight against WBC middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. ...Read More