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Tyson Fury Asks Okolie, Riakporhe For Sparring Help in Camp

Tyson Fury is attempting to secure the best sparring partners possible, to help him prepare for the upcoming rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. The second contest takes place on Feb

Jay Farrell vs. Damian Chambers Set, March 14 In Liverpool

Jay Farrell will fight for a title in the first quarter of this year. The cruiserweight has had two wins since suffering his maiden defeat as a professional. Farrell was stopped by Kent Kauppinen at t

Conor McGregor: It Would Be an Honor To Return To Boxing

According to UFC superstar Conor McGregor, he is focused on returning to the sport of boxing to fight for a world title. The Irishman is set to make his UFC return 15 months on from a submission defea

Tyson Fury Holds Nose at Joshua's Win, Rips Apart Sparring Offer

Heavyweight Tyson Fury has lashed out in the direction of Anthony Joshua. Joshua, who holds the IBF, WBA, WBO, IBO world heavyweight titles, made a public offer to assist Fury as a sparring partner. F

Wilder Paying No Attention To Hearn's 50-50 Talk For Joshua

A few weeks ago, promoter Eddie Hearn - who represents WBA, IBO, IBF, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua - admitted that a 50-50 deal was likely the only way he could finalize a unification with

Evan Holyfield Returns on February 8, On Christy Martin Card

Evan Holyfield (2-0, 2 KOs), 22-years-old, is fighting on a Christy Martin Promotions card at Hard Rock Daytona Beach on Saturday, February 8. Today, Christy visited Evan's gym in Houston, Texas. Duri

Babic Slams Filip Hrgovic Over Rumors of Olympic Run at Tokyo

Alen Babic (3-0, 3 KOs) has verbally blasted his countryman, Filip Hrgovic, over the rumors that the former Olympian is considering the possibility of competing at the Tokyo 2020 Games. Hrgovic captur

Alejandra Jimenez Eyes Drop To 160, Wants Claressa Shields

Alejandra Jiménez (13-0-1, 9 KOs), who at one time was the WBC heavyweight champion and last week captured the WBC super middleweight title, is planning to drop down by more one more weight class to p

Chavez Sr. vs. Jorge Arce Rematch Pushed Back To March 7

Two Mexican legends will collide in an exhibition fight, on Saturday, March 7, at the Hermosillo Multipurpose Center. The event will have national and international television coverage in a co-promoti

David Price Eyes Lucas Browne Clash For March or April

Olympic bronze medal winner David Price is looking to get back in the ring in the coming months. Price, coming off a TKO win over David Allen, was last in the ring back in October, when he came in on

Caleb Plant: Winning A World Title Was A Goal, Was Never THE Goal

NASHVILLE—The only takeaway for Caleb Plant in celebrating his first full year as a major titlist, is that there remains far more work to be done. “It means a lot to celebrate my one-year anniversary

ESPN's Smith-Hart Main Event Peaked At 673,000 Viewers

Viewership for ESPN’s boxing doubleheader went up Saturday night once the Titans’ upset of the Ravens ended, but still was lower than usual. According to Nielsen Media Research, ESPN’s main event betw

McGregor: Fury Can Beat Wilder, But I've Never Spoken To Him

UFC superstar Conor McGregor, who returns to the cage this Saturday night, is backing Tyson Fury to win the rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Wilder and Fury fought to a controvers

Besputin To Have B-Sample Tested, Vows To Fight PED Claim

WBA "regular" welterweight champion Alexander Besputin of Russia has decided to open the B-sample of his doping test after his A-sample tested positive for a banned performance enhancing drug, the Wor

Habazin: Braekhus Would Beat Shields In 147-Pound Fight

ATLANTIC CITY – Ivana Habazin has now gone 10 rounds apiece with Cecilia Braekhus and Claressa Shields. The Croatian contender considers Braekhus the harder puncher and the better boxer overall. Shiel

Arum: Lomachenko-Lopez Belongs At Madison Square Garden

ATLANTIC CITY – Bob Arum would like to bring the highly anticipated Vasiliy Lomachenko-Teofimo Lopez fight to Madison Square Garden. Like most things in boxing, though, the Lomachenko-Lopez site will

Ennis' Manager: Fight Against Crawford Would Be One-Sided

ATLANTIC CITY – Cameron Dunkin is as informed as anyone about Terence Crawford’s greatness. Dunkin was Crawford’s co-manager throughout the three-division champion’s ascent from unknown prospect to ar

Tyson Fury Fears Eye Could Reopen, Won’t Risk Sparring To Head

In his last fight against Otto Wallin, Tyson Fury suffered a bad cut over his right eye that required 47 stitches. The gash was so bad, many believed it would not heal quick enough in order for the pr

Sam Bowen Expects To Be Better After Making Jump to 135

Sam Bowen looks set to move up in weight after suffering his maiden career defeat. The former British super-featherweight champion was dethroned before Christmas. Bowen, who is from Ibstock in Leicest

James Metcalf To Return From Injury, Feb 28 In Liverpool

James Metcalf will return to the ring next month after a spell on the sidelines. The Commonwealth super-welterweight champion is undefeated in 20 fights and was last in action in June last year. Metca