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Andre Ward: I Can't Say I Was Surprised Kovalev Tested Positive For A PED

Andre Ward didn’t necessarily suspect Sergey Kovalev was using performance-enhancing drugs. Kovalev’s rival wasn’t exactly taken aback, either, when it was revealed recently that Kovalev tested positi

Canelo vs. Yildirim, Two-Fight Matchroom Deal Made Official

Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez will defend his WBC, WBA Super Middleweight titles against Avni Yidirim on Saturday February 27 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, live on DAZN in over 200 count

Josh Warrington Vacates IBF Title, Looks To Gary Russell or Xu Can

Josh Warrington has today vacated his IBF world title after the IBF refused to sanction his proposed unification fight in April. Earlier this month, the proposed mega fight with Xu Can was delayed wi

Jake Paul To Face Pro Fighter Headlining Snoop Dogg's Fight Club On Triller PPV April 17

Content creator turned KO artist Jake Paul will be returning to the ring April 17 as the featured attraction of Snoop Dogg’s newly launched Fight Club on Triller pay-per-view. The location for the sho

Broner's Fight On Showtime Moved From 2/13 To 2/20; Still Trying To Secure Opponent

Adrien Broner still doesn’t know who he will fight next month. BoxingScene.com has learned, though, that the former four-division champion will fight February 20, not February 13, as originally planne

Pedro Marquez Sick, Withdraws Morning Of ‘ShoBox’ Bout Against Martino Jules

UNCASVILLE, Connecticut – Pedro Marquez felt fine Tuesday afternoon, when he made weight for his fight against Martino Jules. BoxingScene.com has learned Marquez fell ill Wednesday morning, however, w

Canelo Alvarez Inks Pact With Matchroom, Will Face Yildirim Feb. 27 On DAZN

The sport’s biggest attraction and most sought-after free agent will remain put for the time being. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has decided to remain with DAZN-USA, as a one-fight deal was struck with promo

Fury-Joshua: WBO To Conditionally Approve Undisputed Championship

Whatever lingering issues remain in putting together an undisputed heavyweight championship are no longer bound to sanctioning body obligations. A major hurdle was cleared in efforts to move forward w

Joseph Diaz-Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov Title Fight is Back On

The fight between junior lightweight world titlist Joseph Diaz Jr. and mandatory challenger Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov is back on. About a week ago, Rakhimov tested positive for Covid-19 and the fight was

Melikuziev Still Wants Kovalev Fight, Doesn't Care About Failed Test

For as much concern expressed over facing Sergey Kovalev this early into his career, fight night can’t come soon enough for Bektemir Melikuziev. Apparently, it’s the only way he can convince the masse

Sergey Kovalev Tests Positive For Synthetic Testosterone, Putting Jan. 30 Bout in Jeopardy

Former three-time light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev has tested for positive synthetic testosterone, meaning his fight with up-and-comer Bektemir “Bek Bully” Melikuziev likely will be

Adrien Broner, Michel Rivera In Advanced Talks For Feb. 13 Showtime Headliner

Adrien Broner’s intended comeback showcase could instead turn into a major crossroads bout. Rising lightweight prospect Michel ‘La Zarza’ Rivera has emerged as a leading candidate to next face the for

Josh Warrington To Return Feb. 13; Xu Can Title Unification Bout Eyed For Springtime

Josh Warrington's 2021 campaign will include a showdown with Xu Can, just not in his very next fight. An announcement in the coming days from Matchroom Boxing will include the unbeaten IBF featherweig

Gabriel Flores Jr. To Fight Jayson Velez 2/20 On Berchelt-Valdez Undercard

Gabriel Flores Jr. has agreed to a replacement for Andrew Cancio. BoxingScene.com has learned that the undefeated Flores will oppose junior lightweight veteran Jayson Velez on February 20 at an undete

Nicky Booth, Once a Promising Prospect, Passes Away at Age 40

Once Nicky Booth was one of the top prospects in British boxing. Seen as the talented one of two boxing brothers from Nottingham who both won British titles, Nicky’s career was over almost as soon as

Showtime's Adrien Broner Card on Feb. 13 Going Through Multiple Changes

Although Showtime and Premier Boxing Champions have not yet announced their Feb. 13 tripleheader it has already seen major changes. Former four-division world titlist Adrien Broner, who has not boxed

Mike Acri, Promoter Who Worked With Camacho, Duran, Spadafora, Dies at 63

Longtime boxing promoter Michael Acri, who helped guide the late-career comebacks of Hall of Famers Hector Camacho Sr. and Roberto Duran, and guided Paul Spadafora to a lightweight world title, died o

Warrington-Xu, Avanesyan-Kelly To Be Among Matchroom February Fights

Josh Warrington is set to headline Matchroom’s first show of 2021 on February 13, with Eddie Hearn confident that the IBF featherweight champion will be in a unification fight with WBA champion Can Xu

Nordine Oubaali Reinstated By WBC as Bantamweight World Champion

The WBC has reinstated Nordine Oubaali as its bantamweight world champion, eliminating the “champion in recess” tag it had given him in mid-November after he came down with Covid-19 and was forced to

Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Title Fight Formally Ordered By IBF

Teofimo Lopez Jr. is now pressed with a deadline to honor his next mandatory obligation. The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has officially ordered a lightweight title fight between Lopez—as the

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