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Vito Mielnicki Jr: I Want To Be Great, Not Just Settle For Average

Vito Mielnicki Jr: I Want To Be Great, Not Just Settle For Average

It’s often the little things that mean the most. So when Vito Mielnicki Jr. accepted an interview after a sparring session on New Year’s Eve, he didn’t see it as a big deal. It’s just part of the job.

Wilder, Fury Taking a Chatty Path Toward February Rematch

Wilder, Fury Taking a Chatty Path Toward February Rematch

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - When a Deontay Wilder combination left Tyson Fury horizontal in the final round of their get-together 13 months ago in Los Angeles, the exultations were immediate. The Staples Ce

'Golden Contract' Light Heavyweight Semis Set, March 20 At York Hall

All of the 'Golden Contract' semifinalists now have a set date and location for their next ring adventure. The four remaining combatants for the light heavyweight batch of MTK Global's 'Golden Contrac

What's The Best Plan Of Action For Jaime Munguia?

What's The Best Plan Of Action For Jaime Munguia?

By Corey Erdman - On Saturday night, Jaime Munguia made a move his body sorely needed for him to make as the former world champion moved up to 160 pounds. After years of sitting in saunas and hot bath

Xander Zayas: I Don't Like To Brag About Things, I Just Work Hard

The Instagram post, accompanied by an ultra-rare photo of Xander Zayas without a smile on his face, came just before Christmas. The 17-year-old had just capped off his first year as a professional and

Sonny Conto To Fight in A.C., Then Help Fury Prepare For Wilder

The first time Sonny Conto saw Tyson Fury up close he was around 11 years old. Fury was beating up a local boxer at the 2300 Theater in Philly as part of a “Philadelphia vs. Ireland” amateur showcase,

Briedis vs. Dorticos WBSS Final Set, March 21 In Riga

The last leg of the World Boxing Super Series is finally set. Mairis Briedis and Yuniel Dorticos have waited for months to receive their marching orders for the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) season

Jaron Ennis: This Is The Year Everyone Will See I'm An Elite Fighter

Jaron Ennis: This Is The Year Everyone Will See I'm An Elite Fighter

By Keith Idec - ATLANTIC CITY – Cameron Dunkin figured he’d have little trouble finding a ranked welterweight willing to fight Jaron Ennis on Friday night. Ennis’ promoter was afforded about twice as

Claressa Shields and The Roaring 20s

Claressa Shields and The Roaring 20s

By Cliff Rold - The gloved era of boxing didn’t begin in 1892. When the story of the sport is told, it can sometimes feel like it. In July 1892, James Corbett bested the immovable object of his time,

Cem Kilic: 2020 is The Year When I'll Become World Champion

Cem Kilic: 2020 is The Year When I'll Become World Champion

By Thomas Gerbasi - Cem Kilic is not a “new year, new me” kind of guy. But as 2020 begins with an ESPN-televised co-main event bout against fellow unbeaten Steven Nelson, the super middleweight conten

Facing Forward When it Comes To Canastota Enshrinement

Facing Forward When it Comes To Canastota Enshrinement

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s just more than five months away. That’s 156 days, for you need-to-be-exact types. Either way, for boxing fans, few weekends on the calendar provide the drama and jubilation

What's Happening With DAZN? - Part Two

What's Happening With DAZN? - Part Two

By Thomas Hauser - Bill King is a senior writer for Sports Business Journal and has honed his journalistic skills over the course of three decades. He's more than able to ferret out the details of a s

What's Happening With DAZN? - Part One

What's Happening With DAZN? - Part One

By Thomas Hauser - On May 10, 2018, Eddie Hearn (managing director of Matchroom Boxing) and Simon Denyer (CEO of what was then Perform Group) announced a joint venture at a press conference in New Yor

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Fighter of The Year - Canelo Alvarez

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Fighter of The Year - Canelo Alvarez

By Mitch Abramson - Canelo Alvarez’s facial expressions ranged from grim to exasperated. It was September of 2013 and Alvarez was flailing away at Floyd Mayweather Jr., trying to land but mostly missi

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Fight of the Year: Golovkin-Derevyanchenko

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Fight of the Year: Golovkin-Derevyanchenko

By Keith Idec - Gennadiy Golovkin admits he thought he’d be in for a short, easy night when he sent Sergiy Derevyanchenko to the canvas with just over a minute to go in the first round of their middle

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Knockout of the Year: Yuniel Dorticos KO10 Andrew Tabiti

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Knockout of the Year: Yuniel Dorticos KO10 Andrew Tabiti

By Cliff Rold - For those paying attention, cruiserweight long ago shed its position as a sort of bastard child stuck between the classic light heavyweight and heavyweight classes. No longer just the

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Upset of the Year – Joshua-Ruiz I

BoxingScene.com's 2019 Upset of the Year – Joshua-Ruiz I

By Thomas Gerbasi - June 1. Madison Square Garden. New York City. The coronation of Anthony Joshua as an international boxing superstar was here. What could possibly go wrong? As we found out, everyth

Expect Garcia, Wilder, Loma To Provide 2020's Biggest Highlights

If you’ve gotten to this point and aren’t happy, it’s your own fault. You should have seen it coming last year. In keeping with tradition in this Tuesday morning space, we proactively greet the New Ye

BoxingScene.com 2019 Prospect Of the Year - Vergil Ortiz Jr.

BoxingScene.com 2019 Prospect Of the Year - Vergil Ortiz Jr.

By Jake Donovan - Vergil Ortiz Jr. saw his 2018 campaign end in anti-climactic fashion, the recipient of a medical form from the New York State Athletic Commission denying him a boxing license due to

Boxing Attempts To Grow Its Reach By Entering New Markets

Boxing Attempts To Grow Its Reach By Entering New Markets

By Corey Erdman - There are many boxing trends we’d probably all prefer be left behind in 2019: Major sanctioning bodies adding more world titles, networks’ inability to cooperate with one another and

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