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Frank Warren: Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Set, July 21

Liam Smith will fight for the world title next month. The former WBO super-welterweight world champion is mandatory for another shot at the crown he surrendered back in September 2016. Smith, 29, had ...Read More

Hooker: Flanagan Overlooked Me; I Shocked the Boxing World!

Maurice Hooker sensed overconfidence from Terry Flanagan before their fight for the vacant WBO junior welterweight title. Flanagan called Hooker “just another American I’m going to add to the list” an...Read More

Pavlik: I Would Rather Have Fought Froch Than Calzaghe

FORMER world middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik remains content that he has fought for the last time. “I promised my kids at a young age and my wife that I would be done. They wanted me done shortly a...Read More

Errol Spence: I Would Rather Fight Jessie Vargas Next Than Ugas

Yordenis Ugas wants to fight Errol Spence Jr. next, but the feeling isn’t mutual. Spence said during a post-fight press conference late Saturday night that he would rather fight Jessie Vargas in his n...Read More

Eddie Hearn Wants Fast-Moving Josh Kelly to Fight in America

According to promoter Eddie Hearn, the next step for Josh Kelly could be a fight in the United States. The unbeaten British welterweight prospect improved to 7-0 on Saturday night and recorded his fif...Read More

Paddy Barnes To Challenge For WBC Flyweight Belt, Aug 18 In Belfast

Paddy Barnes will get a world title crack when he returns. The former WBO European flyweight champion has been out of action since last November. Barnes will be back between the ropes on August 18, ho...Read More

Jamie McDonnell: I'm Going To 126-Pounds, Will Target Big Fights

Jamie McDonnell has confirmed that he will return at a higher weight after surrendering his world title. The Doncaster man is set to come back after losing his WBA ‘regular’ bantamweight crown to Naoy...Read More

Lewis Benson believes he is taking reasoned risk in Coyle fight

Edinburgh’s Lewis Benson has decided to take a risk by putting his perfect, 10-0 (2 KOs), record on the line later this month when the Commonwealth Games 2014 participant meets fellow undisputed prosp...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev To Land in Moscow on July 21, Says RBF Exec

The General Secretary of Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, announced at a press conference that the highly anticipated fight between Russia's Murat Gassiev and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk will tak...Read More

Joe Joyce Willing To Face Bryant Jennings Next

Last Friday night at York Hall, Olympic silver medal winner Joe Joyce (5-0, 5 KOs) crushed Ivica Bacurin in the first round. Bacurian was a late replacement for Richard Lartey, who withdraw a few days...Read More

Arum Names Amir Khan as Possible Foe For Terence Crawford

Two weeks ago, Terence Crawford (33-0, 24 KOs) made a statement in the welterweight division by dominating and stopping Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) to capture the WBO welterweight title at the MGM Gran...Read More

Vijender Singh Aims To Impress Against Lee Markham, Win Title

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will be gunning for his third professional title when he takes on Lee Markham for the Commonwealth super middleweight belt on the 13th of July in London....Read More

WBC Prez in High Spirits: Canelo-GGG Rematch Can Be a Classic!

The president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Mauricio Sulaiman, is in very high spirits, because he expects a "boxing classic" when Canelo Alvarez challenges IBO, WBC, WBA middleweight champion Ge...Read More

Miguel Berchelt Already on Weight, Feels Very Strong For Barros

WBC super featherweight world champion Miguel "Alacran" Berchelt is on weight and in great physical form to make the third defense of his world title on Saturday at the Poliforum Zamna in his adopted ...Read More

Yordenis Ugas Wants His World Title Crack at Errol Spence

Cuban welterweight contender Yordenis Ugas is hoping to secure his mandatory world title shot at current IBF king Errol Spence (24-0, 21 KOs). Both fighters were in action on Saturday night in Frisco,...Read More

Arum Shakes Head at "Bad Blisters on Feet" Claim For Jeff Horn

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has been around the sport for over 50 years - and he's heard countless post-fight excuses in that long stretch of time. It was no surprise to Arum, when Jeff Horn and some of h...Read More

Artur Beterbiev is Appealing Recent Legal Victory For Michel

Karim Renno, the lawyer for IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev, has confirmed to the Montreal Journal that his office filed documents to appeal the recent judgment that came down in favor ...Read More

Chris Byrd: Wilder Can't Take Pressure, Almost Lost To Old Man

Former heavyweight champion Chris Byrd is very impressed with the current heavyweight champions, WBC beltholder Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) and IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO unified king Anthony Joshua (21-0, ...Read More

Paul Smith Announces His Retirement From Boxing

The oldest of the fighting Smith family, former British super middleweight champion Paul Smith, has announced his retirement from boxing. Exactly one year ago in Germany, Smith lost a twelve round una...Read More

Danny Roman: I'd Like To Unify With Rey Vargas or Isaac Dogboe

A sellout crowd of more than 12,600 fans packed Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas - In the televised co-feature, Danny Roman defended his WBA Super Bantamweight World Championship with a unanim...Read More