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Joshua, Hearn Stand Firm: Wilder Fight Must Be in The UK

IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs), and his promoter Eddie Hearn, are standing firm with their position that a unification with WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39...Read More

Inoue Confirms He’ll Compete in WBSS Bantamweight Tournament

Naoya Inoue made the announcement fight fans wanted to hear about as quickly Friday night as he knocked out Jamie McDonnell. The newly crowned WBA world bantamweight champion confirmed during a post-...Read More

De La Hoya: Golovkin is Afraid of Canelo - We're Moving On!

The planned fall rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is now looking less likely to take place. The two boxers were scheduled to meet on May 5th, but the fight fell out after Canelo was...Read More

Whyte-Pulev: Surprise Bidder Beats Hearn, Sauerland For Rights

A surprise bidder beat out the promoters of Dillian Whyte and Kubrat Pulev on Thursday to earn the right to promote their IBF-mandated heavyweight elimination match. Epic Sports & Entertainment, a New...Read More

Broner Blasts Hearn's Three-Fight, $6.75M Offer as 'Slave Deal'

Adrien Broner believes Eddie Hearn genuinely wants to sign him to a promotional contract. That didn’t stop Broner from publicly ripping the British promoter’s three-fight, $6,750,000 offer in an Insta...Read More

Hearn Provides Update on Joshua vs. Wilder Negotiations

While doing a phone interview on 'the 3 Knockdown Rule' podcast with Mario Lopez, promoter Eddie Hearn was asked about the status of the negotiations between IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion, Anth...Read More

Golovkin-Derevyanchenko: IBF Ruling is Expected Soon

NEWARK, New Jersey – Gennady Golovkin left a hearing that lasted more than 4½ hours Tuesday still uncertain if he’ll remain the IBF’s middleweight champion. Daryl Peoples, president of the IBF, told B...Read More

David Benavidez - Legal War Looms Between Sampson, Top Rank has been advised that WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez (20-0, 17 KOs) is about to find himself in the middle of a legal battle between Sampson Boxing and Top Rank. Benav...Read More

Wilder Dares Joshua To Back Up "F*** Him Up Bad" Boast

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is crossing his fingers that Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs), holder of the WBA, IBF, IBO, WBO titles, will make good on his recent statements. In ...Read More

Manager: GGG Avoided Derevyanchenko on 5/5 & They Know It

Sergiy Derevyanchenko’s promoter and manager have taken exception to Gennady Golovkin’s promoter suggesting Derevyanchenko wasn’t available to challenge Golovkin for the IBF middleweight title May 5....Read More

Gvozdyk Not Stepping Aside, Ready For Adonis Stevenson Shot

In the wake of the twelve round majority draw between WBC light heavyweight titlist Adonis Stevenson and former two-division beltholder Badou Jack from this past weekend in Toronto, both sides have ta...Read More

Antonio Tarver vs. Travis Kauffman in Play For June 10

Former world champion Antonio Tarver (31-6-1, 22 KOs) will return to the ring for the first time since August of 2015, when he fought to a twelve round split draw with Steve Cunningham. ...Read More

Sor Rungvisai-Estrada II, SuperFly 3 Eyed For September 8, HBO

After two highly acclaimed editions of 'SuperFly', which features the sports little big men, a third chapter of this series is being penciled in for the late summer. Tom Loeffler, who staged and organ...Read More

Mayweather: Gervonta Davis Would Have Finished Lomachenko!

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather respects the abilities of Vasiliy Lomachenko (11-1, 9 KOs) - but the retired former pound-for-pound king is very firm that Gervonta Davis (20-0, 1...Read More

Hearn Explains Why DAZN Venture Can't Be Compared To PBC

Last week, it was announced by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sports the formation of an American affiliate (Matchoom USA) and a new streaming platform(DAZN) that will produce 16 fight cards in the States a...Read More

Lomachenko-Linares Had Peak Viewership of 1,749,000 on ESPN

Vasiliy Lomachenko-Jorge Linares was the most-watched boxing match on cable television in 2018. According to Nielsen Media Research statistics released Wednesday, Lomachenko’s 10th-round technical kno...Read More

Golovkin Promoter Reacts To Canelo Enrolling in VADA Testing

A couple of hours ago Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez announced on Twitter that he would be enrolling in year-round testing with VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association). This comes on the heels of his schedul...Read More

Canelo Alvarez Announces VADA Will Test Him for PEDs Year-Round

Canelo Alvarez announced through his Twitter account Tuesday afternoon that he has signed a contract to participate year-round in the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association’s testing program for performanc...Read More

Hearn: Wilder, Charlo Brothers Need Help - They Are on My Radar!

Last Thursday, promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom announced a $1 billion broadcast partnership in the United States with global sports media company Perform Group. Hearn will run the venture through hi...Read More

WBC Prez: Canelo Dropped After Not Enrolling in Testing Program

According to the president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Mauricio Sulaiman, his organization was forced to remove Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez from their middleweight rankings due his failure to enroll ...Read More