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Nikolai Valuev: "The Better Fighter Won"

Nikolai Valuev has vowed to bounce back stronger than ever after losing his WBA heavyweight belt to Ruslan Chagaev. The mandatory challenger handed the Russian Giant his first defeat in 48 contests wh...Read More

Solis Predicts Explosive Fight with Pacquiao

Undefeated but unknown Jorge Solis predicts that his battle with Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao at the Alamadome in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday “is gonna be an explosive fight” in which he promise...Read More

NBI Takes Fighter into Protective Custody

Filipino minimum weight boxer Michael Rodriguez has been taken into protective custody by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents investigating the death of former WBC Youth flyweight champi...Read More

John Duddy Returns on May 18 in New York

NEW YORK CITY - Fresh off of his 19th victory on March 16 against Anthony Bonsante before a sold-out house in The Theater at Madison Square Garden, "Ireland's" John Duddy returns to the ring May 18, h...Read More

Nietes Defends WBO Asia Pacific Title

Classy world-rated Donnie Nietes defends his WBO Asia Pacific light flyweight title against tough Thai challenger Tongthalek Por Vorasing in the main event of an exciting fight card which will serve a...Read More

Boxer Reveals Names in Sisnorio Scandal

A boxer who was with Lito Sisnorio in Bangkok and identified himself as Boy Marco to hide his identity but is believed to be Michael Rodriguez has named former boxer Rey Paciones as the one who recrui...Read More

Mike Tyson Drug Trial Set For August

MESA, Ariz. -- Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson appeared in court Thursday and was given an Aug. 20 trial date on charges of drug possession and driving under the influence of drugs. ...Read More

Nikolai Valuev Confident of Chagaev Victory

Two days before his first mandatory title defense, undefeated WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev today came face-to-face with Uzbek challenger Ruslan Chagaev. It was a peaceful encounter, though,...Read More

John Murray Hits Back at Amir Khan

Manchester’s John Murray has hit back at Amir Khan, stating his domestic rival is ‘either seriously confused or lying’ and believes he is a ‘hypocrite’....Read More

Bowe and Seldon Slated For Swedish Card

Pugnus Boxing Promotion announced their plans for as show on September 15 at the Lofbergs Lila Arena (9000 seats for this event) in Karlstad, Sweden. Former heavyweight champs Riddick Bowe and Bruce S...Read More

Solis: "Pacquiao's Mexican Win Streak Will End"

SAN ANTONIO - The final news conference for "Blaze of Glory!" -- Saturday's four-fight Pay-Per-View extravaganza -- had the eight principals facing off at The Alamodome for the final time before Frida...Read More

De La Hoya: "Floyd better watch out for my fists"

PUERTO RICO - Inside a packed Wilfredo Gomez Gym in Puerto Rico, "The Golden Boy" Oscar De La Hoya held a media workout Tuesday, where he's rigorously preparing for his May 5 "The World Awaits" WBC su...Read More

Huck vs. Tokarev moved back to May 26

Marco Huck´s IBF cruiserweight eliminator against Vadim Tokarev has been moved back to May 26 after the 22-year-old was flattened by a stomach flu. Captain Huck (18-0, 14 KOs) was originally scheduled...Read More

Eastman Expects Tough Bout With Ashira

Howard Eastman continues the process of regaining his triple crown when he faces Evans Ashira for the vacant Commonwealth Middleweight Title at the Dudley Concert Hall on Friday April 20th live on Sky...Read More

Sprott Ready To Shock Matt Skelton

One punch king Michael Sprott reckons an electric shock before his fight against Audley Harrison helped him knockout the former Olympic Champion. ...Read More

Warren Offers Taylor $4 million For Calzaghe

LONDON - Promoter Frank Warren has offered middleweight champion JERMAIN TAYLOR the chance to do what 20 other men couldn't -- dethrone boxing's current longest-reigning world champion JOE CALZAGHE in...Read More

20 Fans Injured During Pongsaklek Bout

Some 20 fight fans including veteran Thai announcer Vichien Nilikanon of TV 7 were injured in a freak accident that took place in Saraburi, two hours north of Bangkok by road, during the WBC flyweigh...Read More

Undercard Stacked For Moore vs. Lujan

Light middleweight Jamie Moore's much awaited fight this Friday against former two time world title challenger Sebastian Lujan will be supported by a solid undercard from Frank Maloney Promotions at t...Read More

WBC Creating System To Prevent Mismatches

WBC President Jose Sulaiman is going to create a worldwide numbers classification category for boxers. The system is being created in order to prevent mismatched fighters from being clobbered. ...Read More

De La Hoya, Mayweather Give Camp Updates

This week's camp notes reflect how two great champions— Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather—use different methods to achieve in-ring success. Both combatants hope that their way is better than the ...Read More