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Buitrago Pulled From Hard Rock Card Over Murder For Hire Beef

Nicaraguan fighter Carlos "Chocorroncito" Buitrago will not be in action fight this Friday night at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. As reported a few day...Read More

Frampton Slams Quigg, Not Buying His Excuse For Missing Weight

Carl Frampton is not buying the excuses from Scott Quigg - who failed to make weight for a world title fight with WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez. In a contest which took place earlier this mo...Read More

Golden Boy Matchmaker Reacts to 'Neno' Calling Out Ryan Garcia

At a media day last week at Legendz Boxing in Norwalk, California, junior lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia (who fights on ESPN2 this Thursday night from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California...Read More

Roach Impressed With Jose Ramirez, Wants to Improve Defense

This past Saturday night, Jose Ramirez picked up his biggest career win to date, when he won a solid twelve round unanimous decision over Amir Imam, who was viewed as a very live opponent. By defeatin...Read More

Lolenga Mock, Mogens Palle Part Ways Over Money

Mogens Palle, co-promoter for Danish Fight Night along with Brian Nielsen, tells TV 2 Sporten that he no longer will promote fights with Lolenga Mock. Mock is the highest ranked of the DFN fighters an...Read More

Povetkin's Manager: Drug Tests in Order, No Worries For Price

Dmitry Ivanov, manager of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia, says his boxer has tested negative in all of the pre-fight drug tests for the upcoming showdown with David Price....Read More

Felix Verdejo's Trainer Expects His Fighter To Return Stronger

Ricky Marquez, trainer and manager of Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo, is confident that his boxer will return even stronger from last weekend's upset loss. Verdejo (23-...Read More

Joseph Parker: I'm Going To Come in Light and Fast vs. Joshua

On March 31st WBA/IBF/IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0 20 KOs) and WBO champion Joseph Parker (24-0 18 KOs) will collide in a Sky Sports pay-per-view heavyweight clash. The action takes ...Read More

Gvozdyk: Stevenson is 40 & Inactive; Not Sure He'll Beat Jack

NEW YORK – Oleksandr Gvozdyk wants to challenge whoever wins the Adonis Stevenson-Badou Jack fight as soon as possible. The newly crowned WBC interim light heavyweight champion can’t quite decide, tho...Read More

Zou Shiming: I Don't Have The Courage To Retire at The Moment

Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Zou Shiming is not prepared to announce his retirement. Shiming, who turns 37 in May, is at a crossroads in his life after sustaining optic nerve and bone socket inj...Read More

Lucas Browne Maintains Innocence in Drug Testing Beefs

This coming Saturday night, Britain’s Dillian Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) in a major showdown against Lucas Browne (25-0, 22 KOs) of Australia in a high-stakes heavyweight showdown at the O2 Arena in London....Read More

Horn's Coach: Crawford Will Be in For a Big Shock in First Round!

WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) is planning to take control early, and then never let up in his mandatory fight against Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs). The fight was scheduled fo...Read More

Berchelt To Make Another Voluntary Defense, Then Roman

World Boxing Council super featherweight champion Miguel "Alacran" Berchelt will make another title defense at the end of May or in June on United soil or in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, according to his ...Read More

WBC Prez: I'm Not Protecting Canelo, But We Have To Be Fair!

World Boxing Council President (WBC) Mauricio Sulaiman has rejected the idea that his organization is protecting Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs), who is currently preparing fo...Read More

Arum Says ESPN Momentum Building, Big Plans Ahead in 2018

The Top Rank/ESPN series has been on a strong run of late and that continued this weekend with the entertaining slugfest between Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, who went 12 hard fought rounds with Ramirez...Read More

Felix Verdejo Very Angry With Decision To Stop The Fight

Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo returned to Puerto Rico this afternoon - but not as he would have liked. On a cloudy and rainy afternoon, the popular Puerto Rican boxer returned home just over 12 hours a...Read More

Kyril Relikh vs. Eduard Troyanovsky Showdown is Ordered

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee ordered the start of negotiations between Belarussian Kyril Relikh, who is the current champion at 140 pounds, and Russia's Eduard Troyanovsk...Read More

Danny Roman vs. Moises Flores Must Happen By June, Says WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee has ordered the start of the negotiations between Daniel Roman, who is the super bantamweight champion of the organization, and Moises Flores...Read More

Arum Wants Ramirez, Prograis to Take Interim Fights on Same Card

NEW YORK – The WBC has mandated that Jose Ramirez must make his first title defense against Regis Prograis. Bob Arum, Ramirez’s promoter, has another idea. Arum wants to pair Ramirez, who won the WBC ...Read More

Arum: Felix Verdejo Very Disappointing; It's a Lack of Discipline

NEW YORK – Before Saturday night, Bob Arum still held out hope for Felix Verdejo. Even after all the injuries, subpar preparation and drama that slowed the lightweight contender’s development, his pro...Read More