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Peter Nelson Expected To Leave HBO Sports in Coming Weeks

Peter Nelson, the executive vice president of HBO Sports, is leaving the network “probably within the next 30-to-60” days, a source with knowledge of the plans told BoxingScene on Monday. Nelson, of c

Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Exhibition Bout Reportedly Postponed

Reports have swirled of a heavily publicized exhibition match with former four-division champion Roy Jones Jr. now being pushed back to late November. Two sources with knowledge of the situation infor

Fortuna vs. Tanajara Looking Likely With Withdrawal of Linares

Lightweight contender Javier Fortuna, who is in need of a new opponent because of the withdrawal of the ill Jorge Linares, likely will face substitute Hector Tanajara Jr., an undefeated up-and-comer,

Lopez Manager: Very Little Effort From Top Rank To Get Lomachenko Fight Done

Split-T Management head David McWater is stuck in hardball negotiations with Top Rank to make the lightweight unification match between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez a possibility. At the momen

Ryan Garcia-Luke Campbell - WBC Orders Fight To Purse Bid

The fate of Ryan Garcia and Luke Campbell will be determined by whomever is willing to spend the most for their services. An ordered fight between the pair of lightweights is now heading to a purse bi

Loma's Manager: We Want Lopez, If Not Him - Then Maybe We'll Fight Verdejo

A meeting between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez was supposed to be one of the most anticipated and highly competitive boxing matches of 2020. After a contentious week of negotiations, the light

Navarrete-Magdaleno: WBO Orders August 11 Purse Bid For Vacant Title Fight

Emanuel Navarrete and Jessie Magdaleno are nearly set to challenge for a second divisional title. When and where their fight takes place will depend on who is willing to raise the most money to presen

Arum: Loma Has Given Us Relief, If Lopez Turns Down Deal - On To The Next

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, there is trouble in paradise when it comes to finalizing the lightweight unification between WBA, WBO champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and IBF champion Teofimo Lopez

NSAC Suspends Victor Rodriguez, Donte Stubbs: Positive Drug Tests In ESPN Wins

A pair of boxers who followed all COVID-19 safety and testing protocols during their time in The Bubble managed to fall short when it came to old fashioned drug testing within the sport. Victor Albert

Hearn Speaks To Warren: Rivals Plan Future Meeting To Talk Business

Earlier this week, promoter Frank Warren challenged his British rival, Eddie Hearn, to come together in order to match their best fighters against each other. "How about lighting the touch paper and r

Efe Ajagba Signs With Top Rank; Changes Trainer From Shields To Koroma

The significant changes Efe Ajagba has made to his promising career are official. Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc. announced Wednesday that it has signed Ajagba to a promotional deal. Ajagba also confirmed

Errol Spence, Danny Garcia Confirm FOX PPV Fight Set For November 21

Errol Spence Jr. and Danny Garcia confirmed Friday afternoon that their welterweight title fight is set for November 21. Spence issued a Tweet that revealed the date of their 12-round fight for the un

Showtime Permanently Removes Malignaggi From Broadcasting Team Over IFL TV Comments

Paulie Malignaggi’s mouth was one of his greatest assets when he was a fighter and has helped him become one of boxing’s best broadcasters. Comments Malignaggi made three months ago, however, have cos

Angelo Leo vs. Tramaine Williams Set For WBO Title, Fulton Out Due To COVID-19

Stephen Fulton was the only one of the six fighters scheduled to fight on Showtime’s three-bout broadcast Saturday night that didn’t participate in a virtual press conference Wednesday. He won’t fight

Arum: We'd Like To Do Pacquiao-Crawford For 11/14 Or 11/21; Nothing Concrete

Bob Arum hasn’t given up on making a long-elusive fight against Manny Pacquiao next for Terence Crawford. Arum informed BoxingScene.com that Pacquiao is among Crawford’s potential opponents for his up

Arum: Lomachenko-Lopez Could Air On ESPN, Not Necessarily Pay-Per-View

Something positive potentially could happen for cost-conscious boxing fans in this constantly changing, COVID-19 world. Promoter Bob Arum has informed BoxingScene.com that it’s still possible that the

Jamel Herring Back in Camp: Focused on Oquendo, Then Frampton

Junior lightweight world titlist Jamel Herring, who has had a defense against Jonathan Oquendo postponed twice because of positive Covid-19 tests, is rescheduled to fight him again. The fight is due t

Teddy Atlas Explains How He Botched Reconciliation With Mike Tyson

Several decades ago, veteran coach Teddy Atlas worked as an assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Cus D'Amato. One of Atlas' duties included the training of D'Amato's teenage protégé Mike Tyson, who year

Roy Jones on Mike Tyson: He's Coming To Kill, I'm Going in There To Kill or Die!

Former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr., who spent about 10 years as the unmatched pound-for-pound king for much of the 1990s and early 2000s, spent the last several years of his career faci

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones - Exhibition Fight Finalized For September 12

Mike Tyson has a prominent opponent for the comeback he has teased over the past several months. According to a report Thursday by Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole, Tyson and another legend, Roy Jones Jr., w

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