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Takam's Promoter Says Deal To Face Tyson Fury was "98%" Done - Then Off

Joe DeGuardia, promoter for heavyweight contender Carlos Takam, said a deal was nearly complete for a fight with WBC champion Tyson Fury - but the comeback date unexpectedly called off. Fury was sched

Joseph Diaz, Shavkat Rakhimov Reach Terms, Avoid Purse Bid For IBF Title Fight

Joseph Diaz now has clear direction on his next fight. A purse bid hearing previously delayed in order for the IBF junior lightweight titlist to buy more time on his next ring appearance has since bee

Francisco Vargas Aims To Stay Busy, Resume Path To World Title

Francisco 'Bandido' Vargas is motivated to resume on a radiant path for another crack at a World Boxing Council (WBC) title. The former super featherweight world champion defeated Venezuelan Otto Gáme

Sullivan Barrera Vows To Go After Sergey Kovalev With Everything

The fight Sullivan Barrera has been chasing for several years, is being targeted to take place on January 30. Although the date has not been confirmed, DAZN is making moves to finally stage the postpo

Felix Verdejo: I'm Ready To Fight All of The Names at 135-Pounds

After a couple ups and downs in the last few years, Puerto Rican lightweight contender Felix Verdejo is very clear about his desire to become a world champion at 135 pounds, and his fight against the

Lennox Lewis Gives His Take on Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis will be watching this weekend, when his former foe, Mike Tyson, enters the ring for an eight round exhibition against Roy Jones Jr. The fight, take

Robles Admits They Lost Control of Andy Ruiz After Big Win, Blames 'New Friends'

Veteran trainer Manny Robles admits heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz was out of control in the months leading up to last December's rematch with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia.

McIntyre: Team Crawford Didn’t Leak Contract Details; Arum Needs To Look In House

Brian McIntyre has taken issue with Bob Arum’s claim that Terence Crawford’s team leaked details of his contract with Arum’s promotional company, Top Rank Inc. McIntyre, Crawford’s head trainer and ma

Fortuna: Would Love To Fight For Title Next, I Feel Like I Have Earned It Already

There is plenty on the growing to-do list for Javier Fortuna to accomplish in 2021. Not among those items, is waiting any longer than necessary for a title shot that should have come long ago. The 30-

Danny Garcia: When I'm Not The Underdog, I Don't Feel Right

Danny Garcia has fully embraced the concept of starting over—right down to the means in which he continues to train for arguably the toughest fight of his 13-year pro career. A chiseled physique compl

Teofimo Lopez: I'm The 'A' Side Against Tank Davis, No Matter What Floyd Says

Teofimo Lopez didn’t watch Gervonta Davis knock out Leo Santa Cruz last month. The undisputed lightweight champion considered that outcome completely predictable and didn’t think it was worth paying $

CSAC Releases $80K Purse To Flores Following Review of KO Loss To Luis Ortiz

The California State Athletic Commission on Monday released heavyweight Alexander Flores’ $80,000 purse after initially withholding it for possible lack of effort in a first-round knockout loss to for

Joe Joyce's Manager is Shocked That Daniel Dubois is Ranked Much Higher

According to manager Sam Jones, Olympic silver medal winner Joe Joyce is hoping to secure the biggest prize possible if he defeats division rival Daniel Dubois on Saturday night. The contest will take

Errol Spence: A Fight With Canelo Would Be Awesome at 160-Pounds

It's been just over a year since IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence nearly died in a horrific late-night Ferrari crash -- and the boxer told TMZ Sports how the incident changed him forever.

Joshua: Wilder Told The World That He Ducked and Dodged Me

IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is standing firm on his claim that Deontay Wilder is the reason that they never went forward with their anticipated fight.

Hearn Could See One of Two Fury-Joshua Fights Land Overseas

Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF, IBO, WBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, says a unification with Tyson Fury could easily end up overseas - as several big money offers are expected. Joshua

WBC Super Middleweight Title Status Remains Under Review With Board Of Governors

Now that Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has made his choice, the time has come for the World Boxing Council to follow suit. Guadalajara’s Alvarez (53-1-2, 36KOs) ended months of speculation over his next oppon

Hearn: Wilder-Whyte is Big Draw, But Whyte Must Beat Povetkin First

Eddie Hearn, promoter for heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte, would not rule out the possibility of a fight with former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder in 2021. In a recent interview, Whyte w

Eubank Jr: Anyone With a Middleweight Belt Is On My Hit List

Fully trained and ready to conquer the world, Chris Eubank Jr. has alerted his team of the intended targets for the months ahead. The second-generation middleweight from Brighton, England has made cle

Crawford: I Done Called Out The Top Welterweights; No Need To Do It No More

LAS VEGAS – Terence Crawford can’t see the need to keep saying what he assumes boxing fans and potential opponents already know. Crawford wants to fight the sport’s top welterweights to prove that he