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Mayol Wants Out From Managerial contract

Former WBC mini flyweight world title challenger Rodel Mayol wants out from his Japanese manager Yasuo Matsuoka, accusing the manager of failure to take care of him as a world rated fighter and to att...Read More

Alex Arthur Named Euro Fighter of The Year

Scottish super-featherweight star Alex Arthur has been nominated by the European Boxing Union as their Champion of the Year for 2006. ...Read More

Tomasz Adamek Moving Up To Cruiserweight

Former WBC light heavyweight champ Tomasz Adamek is moving up to cruiserweight for his comeback on June 9 in Katowice, Poland. Adamek is fighting Panamanian Luis Pineda for the vacant IBO title....Read More

Wayne McCullough Announces June 23 Return

It was reported by the BBC, that former bantamweight champion Wayne "Pocket Rocket" McCullough, 36-years-old, has announced his return to the ring after a two-years of retirement. ...Read More

Erdei To Defend Against Blades on 6/16

Universum announced today that WBO light heavyweight champ Zsolt Erdei´s defense against George Blades will take place on June 16 in Budapest. Also on the bill are Erdei´s Hungarian stablemates Zsolt ...Read More

Malignaggi-Ndou Headlines HBO B.A.D. Card

New York - DiBella Entertainment’s Paulie Malignaggi challenges veteran world titlist Lovemore N’dou in an IBF Junior Welterweight Championship bout on Saturday night, June 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena in ...Read More

Miguel Cotto Makes 30-Day Weight Limit

Miguel Cotto today weighed 154 1/2 at his mandatory WBA 30-day safety weigh-in....Read More

HBO Scraps 5/26 Card After Guzman Pulls Out

It appears that Joan Guzman's (27-0, 17 KOs) lightweight debut has been put on hold. Guzman suffered a hand injury during training and pulled out of his May 26 bout against Australian fighter Michael ...Read More

Bautista-Ponce De Leon Headlines World Cup

Michael Aldeguer, son of respected boxing patron Tony Aldeguer who is slowly taking over the mantle of his father in the sport said yesterday that Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista’s mandatory title fight with...Read More

Spartacus, Oakey Headline SENI: BOX Show

Hennessy Sports are bringing their hallmark brand of competitive championship boxing to the ‘seni07 Combat Sports Show’ at ExCeL London in Docklands with ‘SENI:BOX,’ the launch event of the three-day ...Read More

Martin Power Challenges Booth on June 16

Some of the best fights of the year have come from the smaller weight divisions where fighters have so much to prove and so much to lose. Martin Power, who is looking to get back on track after two br...Read More

Mitchell Brothers Look To Make British History

East End boxing brothers Kevin and Vinny Mitchell aim to succeed where other famous British fighting brothers have failed - to become the first to hold World titles at the same time. ...Read More

Updated Diego Corrales Memorial Service Info

LAS VEGAS - The memorial service for Diego "Chico" Corrales, 29, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 15, at the Palm Green Valley Mortuary (7600 South Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123)...Read More

Mayweather, Jr. Speaks on Diego Corrales

"Boxing has lost a great warrior and a gifted athlete. Diego Corrales had the heart of a champion, and while we were competitors in the ring, he was someone who I greatly respected and will be remembe...Read More

Pacquiao-Valero Clash Possible For Macau

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Thursday that a fight between Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and undefeated KO artist Edwin Valero of Venezuela “will be absolutely huge in Macau when we finally hav...Read More

John Duddy Set on Ireland Invasion

NEW YORK CITY - Unbeaten middleweight sensation "Ireland's" John Duddy headlines "Tomorrow's Champions" in the 10-round main event against Dupre "Total Package" Strickland (18-1-1, 7 KOs) on May 18th ...Read More

Alexander Povetkin To Face Barrett in June

Alexander Povetkin (11-0, 9 KOs) is determined to further enhance his reputation as one of the hottest heavyweight prospects with a special boxing doubleheader. The former world amateur champion, who ...Read More

De La Hoya-Mayweather Does 2.15 Million Buys

NEW YORK -- HBO Sports reported today that 2.15 million pay-per-view buys and $120 million in pay-per-view revenue was generated from last Saturday’s mega fight showdown featuring Oscar De La Hoya and...Read More

Gammer Set To Return Against Kenna

The BBC reports that former British heavyweight champion Scott Gammer 17-1-1 (9 KOs) will return to the ring in Neath on June 10 against former Southern Area champ Colin Kenna 16-4-2 (7 KOs). Gammer m...Read More

Arum Arriving To Give Pacquiao Moral Support

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is scheduled to arrive Thursday morning in Manila to give Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao "moral support" in his bid for the lone congressional seat in South Cotabato....Read More