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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

Ryota Murata vs. Emanuele Blandamura Will Be Carried By ESPN

Ryota Murata, who holds the WBA 'regular' middleweight title is scheduled to face Emanuele Felice Blandamura in Yokohama, Japan on April 15th. And this bout - like his title winning effort versus Hass...Read More

ESPN Names Mayweather 8th Most Dominant Athlete of Past 20 Years

ESPN The Magazine has ranked Floyd Mayweather Jr. at No. 8 on its list of the most dominant athletes of the past 20 years. The list, revealed Tuesday, will be dissected as part of a “Dominant 20” sp...Read More

Kautondokwa: After Godoy, I am ready for Billy Joe Saunders!

Unbeaten middleweight Walter Kautondokwa is preparing for his next victory on Tuesday night in his native of Windhoek, Namibia. The hard-hitting contender will risk his WBO Africa belt for the fifth t...Read More

Jose Ramirez's First Defense Targeted For Ballpark in Fresno

So what's in store for newly minted WBC junior welterweight titlist Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs), who won the title by out-pointing Amir Imam this past weekend in New York? Well, a homecoming bout in h...Read More

Tyson Fury's New Goal - Break Joe Louis' 25 Defense Record

Former unified heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) has made some bold statements over the years, but his most recent even raised the eyebrows of his most loyal supporters. In a recent video...Read More

Ramirez-Imam Tripleheader Averaged Only 488K Viewers for ESPN

Overpowering competition from “March Madness” put a significant dent in ratings for ESPN’s boxing tripleheader Saturday night. An average of 488,000 viewers watched the telecast headlined by junior we...Read More

Anthony Joshua Won’t Discuss What He'll Weigh for Parker Fight

Anthony Joshua won’t discuss his weight target for his upcoming fight against Joseph Parker. Eddie Hearn, Joshua’s promoter, has indicated that the undefeated knockout artist will come in lighter than...Read More

Parker on Joshua: Somebody is Getting KO'd - It Won't Be Me!

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0 18 KOs) is just two weeks away from his unification showdown against WBA/IBF/IBO champion Anthony Joshua (20-0 20 KOs). The New Zealander finished up his L...Read More

Prograis Sees 'Lots of Holes' in Jose Ramirez, Respects His Chin

NEW YORK – Regis Prograis was more impressed with Jose Ramirez’s second-round knockout of Mike Reed than what he saw Saturday night. The WBC interim super lightweight champ still commended Ramirez’s p...Read More

Hughie Fury: I'll Be World Champion, I'm a World Level Fighter!

HUGHIE FURY has put the pain of his defeat by Joseph Parker behind him. But believes coming close to becoming WBO heavyweight champion will make him a better fighter. Fury, cousin of former world heav...Read More

Whyte Shakes Head: Joshua is Not Going To Fight Wilder Next

British contender Dillian Whyte does not expect IBF, IBO, WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) to fight WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs). Whyte is the WBC's number one ranked contender...Read More

Sanchez: If Canelo Dominates Golovkin, I'll Admit GGG Got Old

Abel Sanchez, trainer for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs), is training hard for his scheduled rematch with Canelo Alvarez. Their second fight takes place on ...Read More

Ismael Salas Denies Rumors of Split With Jorge Linares

Cuban trainer Ismael Salas came out and denied the circulating rumors that he split with the lightweight world champion of the WBA, Jorge Linares. "There is no split, there is only gossip that does a ...Read More

Ellerbe Concerned, Would Advise Mayweather To Avoid MMA

Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, would not be in favor of seeing his close friend, Floyd Mayweather Jr., make his debut in mixed martial arts. As reported late Sunday...Read More

McGregor Opens as 10-1 Favorite in Mayweather MMA Fight

As reported late Sunday night, retired former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) told TMZ that he is going to apply for an MMA license. Mayweather, 41, retire...Read More

Wilder: I'm Convinced Joshua, Hearn Are Definitely Scared of Me!

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) believes IBF, IBO, WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs), and his promoter Eddie Hearn, want no part of a unification in the coming future. ...Read More