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Isaac Dogboe Extends Top Rank Pact, With Multi-Year Deal

WBO super bantamweight titlist, Isaac Dogboe, has had a banner 2018. Not only winning the title but becoming a notable figure within the sport of boxing. Now he has signed a new pact with Top Rank, wh...Read More

Mikey Garcia, Richard Commey Agree To Terms; Date Not Set

NEW YORK – Mikey Garcia will remain at lightweight for at least one more fight. Promoter Lou DiBella confirmed to on Tuesday that he has reached an agreement for his fighter, Richard C...Read More

Graciano Rocchigiani Tragically Killed, Run Over By a Car in Italy

Former two division world champion Graciano "Rocky" Rocchigiani died on Tuesday in Italy after being hit by a car. According to Bild newspaper, Rocchigiani was walking as a pedestrian in Italy when he...Read More

Claressa Shields Says Hammer Fight Off Due To Hammer's Illness

Claressa Shields revealed Monday that her long-awaited middleweight title fight against Christina Hammer has been postponed. The Shields-Hammer fight was announced last week for November 17 at Boardwa...Read More

Canelo's Television Future To Be Decided Soon

So with HBO deciding to get out of the boxing business in 2019, that leaves the games biggest pay-per-view star, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, as a free agent of sorts. Right now, Golden Boy Promotions, is s...Read More

Conte: Substance Saunders Used Ten-Fold Stronger Than Clenbuterol

Victor Conte has been suspicious of Billy Joe Saunders since before Saunders defeated Willie Monroe Jr. The 68-year-old Conte, imprisoned for his role in the BALCO scandal, worked with Monroe, who los...Read More

Andrade vs. Kautondokwa For WBO Belt If Saunders Is Stripped

Walter Kautondokwa could be in line for a shock shot at a world title. The Namibian, who is the WBO African champion, is rated number two with the sanctioning body. Kautondokwa was most recently in ac...Read More

George Groves Rules Out Retirement Despite Knockout Loss

George Groves has ruled out retirement despite losing his world title. The former WBA Super world super-middleweight king was stopped inside seven rounds in the World Boxing Super Series final on Frid...Read More

Golovkin Being Approached By All Major Platforms, Says Loeffler

With HBO Sports confirming that beginning in 2019 that they will no longer be televising boxing, marquee fighters like Gennady Golovkin - who was a staple of the network the past several years - are n...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders - Statement Regarding Positive Drug Test

Following reports of an adverse analytical finding in a test carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (“VADA”) on WBO World Middleweight Champion, Billy Joe Saunders, we can confirm that t...Read More

Arum Wants Golovkin On ESPN; Open To Golden Boy/Canelo Deal

Now that HBO has announced it is moving away from broadcasting boxing, two of the sport’s biggest stars are TV free agents. Promoters for middleweight rivals Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin can be...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Fails PED Test; Andrade Fight In Jeopardy

Billy Joe Saunders reportedly has failed a performance-enhancing drug test that has jeopardized his upcoming middleweight title defense against Demetrius Andrade. According to an report Thurs...Read More

Wilder vs. Fury Official For Staples Center, December 1, PPV

WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder will defend his title against lineal champion Tyson Fury in a blockbuster matchup of undefeated heavyweights on Saturday, December 1, live on SHOWTIME PPV® at 9 p.m. ...Read More

HBO Sports Issues Statement on Decision To Drop Boxing

Statement From HBO Sports Regarding Decision To Leave Boxing - “Our mission at HBO Sports is to elevate the brand. We look for television projects that are high-profile, high-access, and highly ambiti...Read More

HBO is Leaving Boxing After 45 Years, Network Announces

According to an article in the New York Times, HBO is officially leaving boxing after 45 years. HBO Sports Executive Vice President Peter Nelson made the announcement that HBO was dropping boxing Thur...Read More

Stevenson-Gvozdyk To Air on SHO Right Before Wilder-Fury PPV

The televised portion of the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury pay-per-view undercard is still under construction. It appears, though, that boxing fans will get an appealing lead-in to Showtime’s four-fight, ...Read More

John Molina Reacts To Victor Ortiz Fight Being Canceled

Earlier reported that the welterweight bout between John Molina and Victor Ortiz, scheduled for this Sunday in Ontario, California, would not be taking place as Ortiz was charged with ...Read More

Victor Ortiz Out Of Fight With Molina After Sexual Assault Charges

John Molina Jr. might still fight Sunday night, but Victor Ortiz won’t be his opponent. Multiple sources have informed that Ortiz has been removed from that main event by Premier Boxin...Read More

WBC Prez Clarifies Position on Banning Fathers as Trainers

In early September WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman said that the sanctioning body was conducting an ongoing pilot program, doing interviews and gathering data - following a proposal made during the WB...Read More

Sampson: Sergio Martinez Taking Dangerous Risk With Chavez Jr.

Sampson Lewkowicz, the longtime adviser of two division world champion Sergio Martinez, believes the boxer is taking a "dangerous risk" by returning to the ring for a planned rematch with Julio Cesar ...Read More