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Sampson Files Lawsuit Against Benavidez, Arum, Top Rank, Keane

The legal battle has begun, with respect to the promotional contract of WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez. Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing has officially filed a lawsuit in ...Read More

Wilder Co-Manager: No Issue Fighting Anthony Joshua in The UK

Deontay Wilder's management team are optimistic of reaching agreement to seal a heavyweight unification bout against Anthony Joshua later this year. Shelly Finkel, one of Wilder's co-managers, told ES...Read More

Floyd Mayweather Tops List of Highest-Paid Athletes of 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought just once in 2017, but the retired superstar still made more money last year than any other athlete in the world. Mayweather topped’s rankings, released Tuesday,...Read More

Carl Frampton Gains Upper Hand in Legal Battle With McGuigan

Former world champion Carl Frampton has gained the upper hand in his ongoing legal battle with ex-manager and promoter Barry McGuigan. The two sides are battling it out at the North Ireland High Court...Read More

Katie Taylor’s Father, Two Others Shot at Boxing Gym in Ireland

Pete Taylor, the father and former trainer of Katie Taylor, was shot Tuesday during an attack at the boxing gym he runs in Ireland. Pete Taylor, 57, and an unidentified 35-year-old man were taken to ...Read More

Lomachenko: I'll Fight Gervonta Davis - But Only at Lightweight

WBA lightweight world champion Vasyl Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) is recovering from his recent surgery to correct a shoulder injury. Last month at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Lomachenko recov...Read More

Murray Skeptical of Saunders’ Injury; Fight Postponed Again

Promoter Frank Warren confirmed through his Twitter account Sunday that the Billy Joe Saunders-Martin Murray fight has been postponed again. England’s Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) was supposed to defend hi...Read More

Errol Spence: The Garcia-Porter Winner Will Have to Fight Me

Errol Spence Jr. had hoped his first welterweight title unification fight would’ve come against Keith Thurman. The unbeaten IBF 147-pound champion happily will settle for the winner of the Danny Garci...Read More

Six Fighters Agree To Join Eddie Hearn In DAZN Deal

Eddie Hearn has an agreement in place with six fighters as part of his $1 billion dollar deal with Perform Group's sports streaming service DAZN. The eight year deal, which was announced earlier this ...Read More

Wilder: I’m Thinking of Moving Down, Taking Over at Cruiserweight

Deontay Wilder weighed in at a mere 214¾ pounds for his last fight, his lowest weight since he came in at 207½ for his pro debut. That apparently has made the 6-feet-7 heavyweight champion consider ev...Read More

Jermell Charlo: I Ain't Moving Up; Love Separation From Jermall

Jermell Charlo isn’t interested in moving up to the middleweight division. The unbeaten WBC super welterweight champion doesn’t just want to prove himself as the best 154-pound fighter in boxing. He a...Read More

Jermell Charlo: I Have Large, Great Offers From Two Promoters

Jermell Charlo stressed Wednesday that he is fully focused on his upcoming title defense against Austin Trout. When asked during a conference call if he has heard from British promoter Eddie Hearn abo...Read More

Hearn: If Wilder Won't Travel For Joshua, Then Povtekin is Likely

Eddie Hearn, who promotes WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs), is hoping to finalize his boxer's next fight in two week's time. The two main players are WBC heavyweig...Read More

Lomachenko is Out Indefinitely With Labrum Surgery

Coming off his May 12th victory over Jorge Linares, newly crowned WBA lightweight titlist, Vasiliy Lomachenko, was slated to return on August 25th on ESPN. But those plans have been scuttled as it tur...Read More

Golden Boy Prez: If GGG Takes Old Terms - Fight Can Be Saved

Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez, who promotes Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs), says the rematch with Gennady Golovkin can be saved - if the IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middl...Read More

GGG Promoter: Canelo Needs The Rematch To Save His Image!

The controversy continues as it relates to the potential rematch between IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs...Read More

Golden Boy Prez: We Had a Deal For Weeks, GGG Changed Terms

Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez, who promotes Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs), is claiming that a deal was reached several weeks ago with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middlew...Read More

Golovkin Promoter: Canelo Wants 65-35, We Want Fair 50-50 Split!

Tom Loeffler, who promotes IBF, WBA, IBO, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs), says the rematch with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) is having serious problems due to t...Read More

Golovkin Promoter Explains GGG's Position: He Wants Fair Split!

So why is Golden Boy Promotions saying they are moving on from the rematch between their client, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, and unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin? While Golden Boy feels this...Read More

De La Hoya To Golovkin: Go Fight Derevyancheko For $1 Million!

It's clear that there is an impasse as it relates to the negotiations between unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) and Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KO...Read More