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Golovkin: If Canelo Rematch Falls Out - I Want Billy Joe Saunders!

Gennady Golovkin aims to set up a world middleweight title unification fight with Billy Joe Saunders should his rematch with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez be cancelled. WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO title-holder Golo...Read More

Hearn: Whyte vs. Browne Winner Will 100% Get a Title Shot

WITH the chance to become the WBC’s No.1 heavyweight contender, Lucas Browne needs no extra incentive to beat Dillian Whyte in Saturday’s showdown in London. Victory for the big Australian at the O2 A...Read More

Golovkin Promoter: GGG Wants Canelo, NOT Looking For Way Out!

Regardless of what is being said or claimed by those at Golden Boy Promotions - IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is not looking to withdraw from his planned rematch with Canel...Read More

Pacquiao Camp Standing Firm That Top Rank Contract Expired

Things are going to be interesting in the coming weeks, as Manny Pacquiao's team members are insisting that his contract with Top Rank has expired. Pacquiao himself has refused to comment on the matte...Read More

WBC Prez is Shocked: This is Not The Golovkin That We Know

Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, was shocked after hearing about the verbal explosion that came from WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. On Tuesday, dur...Read More

Bob Arum: We're Not Ready To Give Up on Felix Verdejo

Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix "Diamante" Verdejo is not a lost cause, according to two well-known Puerto Rican trainers and the boxer's promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank. Trainers Juan de León...Read More

Joshua Warns Wilder: Be Realistic or We'll Freeze You Out

Anthony Joshua believes Deontay Wilder needs to "stop living the fantasy" if the pair are to meet in the ring. Joshua will put his WBA, IBO and IBF world heavyweight belts on the line against WBO cham...Read More

Parker's Trainer: Despite Taunts, Joshua 'Has Pretty Good Chin'

Members of Joseph Parker’s team have continually questioned Anthony Joshua’s chin since their heavyweight title fight was finalized a few months ago. David Higgins – director for Duco Events, Parker’s...Read More

Linares: On May 12 - Lomachenko Will Bow Down To King Jorge!

WBA lightweight world champion Jorge Linares (44-3, 27 KOs) is very confident in his ability to overcome the biggest test of his career, two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KO...Read More

Whyte: Browne 'Just a Clubber;' He Hasn't Fought Anyone Like Me

Dillian Whyte isn’t the least beat intimidated by Lucas Browne. When Whyte looks at Browne’s resume, he’s hardly impressed with what Browne has accomplished entering their heavyweight fight Saturday n...Read More

Ryan Garcia: I Want Gervonta Davis, I Want To Fight Him!

Young, undefeated junior lightweight, Ryan Garcia (13-0, 12 KO's) has made it clear that he wants to be put on the fast track by Golden Boy Promotions. This Thursday night, he faces Fernando Vargas as...Read More

Hearn Sides With Joshua's Position: No Face To Face With Wilder

Eddie Hearn, who promotes IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs), believes his fighter is absolutely correct in rejecting the idea of going face to face with Deontay Wi...Read More

Browne: 'Idiot' Whyte Famous Only for Getting KO'd by Joshua

Lucas Browne cannot wait for his chance to silence Dillian Whyte on Saturday night. The unbeaten Australian heavyweight wants nothing more than to knock out Whyte when they meet in a scheduled 12-roun...Read More

Naoya Inoue's Power Has Improved at 118, Says Sparring Partner

Undefeated, top-ten pound for pound ranked fighter, Naoya Inoue will soon be moving up to bantamweight. I reported last month that a domestic affair with WBA “regular” champion Jamie McDonnell of Engl...Read More

Hearn: Anthony Joshua is Very Interested in Rematch With Whyte

Anthony Joshua would love to face Dillian Whyte for a second time after his fight with Joseph Parker, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Whyte and Joshua slugged it out at the O2 Arena in December 2015, with ...Read More

Frank Bruno Issues Joseph Parker Warning To Anthony Joshua

Former WBC heavyweight titlist Frank Bruno has urged IBF, WBA World and IBO title-holder Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) not to lose his cool when he meets WBO incumbent Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 early) a...Read More

Golden Boy Prez on Golovkin: Sounds Like Fear, Making Excuses

The rivalry between IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and challenger Canelo Alvarez - completely exploded on Tuesday, when GGG accused the Mexican superstar of being a longtime...Read More

WBC Prez is Waiting For Mikey Garcia To Make His Decision

In the coming days, the World Boxing Council is hoping to receive a decision from Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) to make up on his mind on what he intends to do in the near future. Earlier this month, Ga...Read More

Yuriorkis Gamboa, Golden Boy Promotions Part Ways

It appears that former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa and Golden Boy Promotions have parted ways. Gamboa's release was leaked to the Cuban press, but Golden Boy confirmed that Cuban wanted his relea...Read More

Jorge Arce Comes Out Firing in Defense of Canelo, Luis Nery

Former world champion Jorge "Travieso" Arce has come out firing in defense of his compatriots, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Luis Nery. Arce says there are way too many scenarios where an athlete is criti...Read More