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Hearn on Saunders Domestic Violence Video: It Was So Idiotic!

As had previously reported, Billy Joe Saunders has had his boxing licence suspended pending a hearing after footage emerged of him telling men how to hit their female partners during c

Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled For July 23-August 8, 2021

The International Olympic Committee announced Monday that the postponed 2020 Summer Olympics have new dates for 2021. The opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics will take place July 23, 2021, almost

Saunders Suspended By British Boxing Board For Controversial Video

Billy Joe Saunders had his license suspended Monday by the British Boxing Board of Control in response to a social media video he posted online, which showed the WBO super middleweight champion giving

Whyte-Povetkin, Usyk-Chisora Cards Pushed Back Due To COVID-19

The British Boxing Board of Control has extended its suspension of all tournaments until the end of May due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, effectively pulling the plug on both of Matchroom’s sch

Sergio Martinez Postpones June 6 Comeback Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Former two division world champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martínez has decided to postpone his return to the ring, scheduled for June 6, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The return to the ring of Martínez

Boxing Hall of Fame To Enshrine 2020, 2021 Classes in June of 21

Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley benefitted from revised eligibility rules to both get voted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) two years earlier than expected. Only now, they’ll have

Anthony Yarde's Father Dies of Coronavirus, Urges Everyone To Stay Home

Anthony Yarde has revealed that his father has died of coronavirus as he urged people to stay at home at respect social distancing. The 28-year-old who boxed Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light-heavyweig

Kell Brook: Terence Crawford Wants The Fight, Arum Does Too

Former welterweight champion Kell Brook is eager to get another crack at a world title at 147-pounds. Brook has revealed that he personally spoke to WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford, who exp

UFC's White: Everybody is Running and Hiding, I'm Looking For Solutions

While every boxing promoter has shut down their events for March and April, and some have even been shut down for May, UFC President Dana White is doing everything possible to push forward with his pl

Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua Not Until February 2021, Says Warren

Frank Warren, who along with Top Rank is the promoter for WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, says a unification with Anthony Joshua would likely not happen until February of next year. The promoters

Antonio Margarito Reveals Why He Left Boxing in 2017

It's been almost three years since former world champion Antonio Margarito entered the ring. Based in San Diego, the 'Tijuana Tornado' was a three-time world welterweight champion. He just celebrated

IOC's Boxing Task Force Fires Back at Claims They Caused Fighters To Catch Coronavirus

The International Olympic Committee’s Boxing Task Force (BTF) have fired back at claims that their qualifying tournament in London had caused three boxers and a trainer to test positive for the corona

Tokyo Olympics Postponed Until "Not Later Than Summer 2021"

A four-week plan to determine the best course of action for the world’s most prominent competition didn’t even last 48 hours. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed to postpone the 202

2020 Summer Olympics: IOC Member Says It Will Be Postponed

An International Olympic Committee member acknowledged Monday that the 2020 Summer Olympics will be postponed. Dick Pound, an influential IOC member from Canada, told USA Today that the Summer Olympic

Josh Warrington vs. Xu Can: Terms Agreed For Fight In Leeds

Josh Warrington looks set for a unification outing next. The 29-year-old has been is closing in on a featherweight unification fight after rejoining promoter Eddie Hearn back in February. Warrington,

Fury's Decision To Return License May Keep Him Beyond UKAD's Reach

Tyson Fury formally relinquished his licence with the British Boxing Board of Control before winning the WBC heavyweight title, a decision that could effectively put him beyond the reach of any reopen

Boxing Fans Express Frustration In Lack Of Ticket Refunds For Postponed Events

As expensive as it has become to sufficiently follow boxing these days, having to pay for events that don’t take place is a reasonable place to draw the line. Unfortunately, it’s the grim reality faci

Tyson Fury Pays £1.5 Million To Settle Lawsuit With Mick Hennessy

According to a report by The Sun, WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has agreed to pay £1.5 million to settle a breach of contract lawsuit with former promoter Mick Hennessy. Fury, 31-years-old, made

Fury vs. Wilder Trilogy Looks Very Doubtful For July, Says Warren

According to Frank Warren, who along with Top Rank is the promoter for WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, says it's looking very unlikely that we'll see a trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder in July.

Froch Confident He Would Have Beat Up, Defeated Golovkin

Former unified super middleweight champion Carl Froch is still very confident that he would beaten Gennady Golovkin - if the two had finalized a deal to fight each other. Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) retired