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Fortuna vs. Tanajara Looking Likely With Withdrawal of Linares

Lightweight contender Javier Fortuna, who is in need of a new opponent because of the withdrawal of the ill Jorge Linares, likely will face substitute Hector Tanajara Jr., an undefeated up-and-comer, ...

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Linares Out, Fortuna In Search Of New Opponent

One of the more attractive stateside matchups for this summer is no longer taking place as scheduled. A planned lightweight showdown between former three-division titlist Jorge Linares and Dominican R...

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Linares Tests Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Scheduled Aug. 28 Clash With Fortuna

Linares: Where Is Ryan Garcia? Still Playing Online While I'm Training For A Real Fight

Jorge Linares had his fun on social media until it was time to actually fight. That’s just how he has always prioritized his life, a claim that isn’t necessarily shared by his divisional peers. The fo...

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Fortuna Eager To Honor Lewkowicz By Becoming Three-Division Champ

Javier Fortuna waited months for word of his rescheduled ring assignment, though even that paled in comparison to the best boxing related news he’s heard this year. The former two-division titlist was...

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Golden Boy Prez: Ryan Garcia Will Get A lot of Credit in Beating Campbell

Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez, who promotes unbeaten Ryan Garcia, says his boxer is demanding fights like Luke Campbell. The World Boxing Council recently ordered Garcia and Campbell to f...

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Jorge Linares vs. Javier Fortuna, WBC Diamond Title, August 28

A high-stakes battle of international proportions heads to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. as Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (47-5, 29 KOs) takes on Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (35-2-1, ...

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De La Hoya Worried For Ryan Garcia in Test With Jorge Linares

Golden Boy Promotions head Oscar De La Hoya is tasked with developing and guiding the career for one the fastest rising stars in the sport in Ryan Garcia. Garcia (20-0, 17 KOs) is coming off back-to-b...

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Ryan Garcia: They're Gonna Say Linares Was Old, Has No Chin When I Catch Him

Ryan Garcia hopes his fight against Jorge Linares still can be scheduled for later this year. But even if Garcia knocks out the former three-division champion, the young lightweight contender doesn’t ...

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Jorge Linares: Ryan Garcia Has Talent, But He’s Not Ready For A Big Fight Now

Jorge Linares doubts Ryan Garcia is ready to fight someone like him. Linares has noticed Garcia has plenty of speed and confidence, but the former WBA/WBC lightweight champion doesn’t think the undefe...

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Linares: Lomachenko Still Best At Lightweight; Don't Think Lopez Can Beat Him

Teofimo Lopez has impressed Jorge Linares. The former WBA and WBC lightweight champion speaks from experience, however, when he says “it’s a little different” when you fight Vasiliy Lomachenko. Linare...

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Linares: First Fight Back I Want Is Rematch With Lomachenko

Jorge Linares has his wish list firm in hand—and it’s loaded with the very best that the lightweight division has to offer. The former three-division titlist is angling for a third reign at lightweigh...

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Lightweights Must Fight Their Way To Greatness

Lightweights Must Fight Their Way To Greatness

By Tris Dixon - It will be 40 years ago in July since the late Matthew Saad Muhammad and perineal title challenger Yaqui Lopez shared 14 wild rounds in New Jersey’s Playboy Club. For many, it was 1980...

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Linares: I'm a Four-Time World Champion, Ryan Garcia Is The Internet Champion

Ryan Garcia may have more social media followers than every top-rated lightweight combined, but it’s what he doesn’t have that concerns Jorge Linares. A matchup between the two was once upon a time ru...

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Golden Boy Aims For July 4 Return, Would Consider Canelo Fight Behind Closed Doors

Golden Boy Aims For July 4 Return, Would Consider Canelo Fight Behind Closed Doors

By Dan Rafael - Boxing promoters are busy making plans for bringing fights back this summer with most realizing that, at least initially, they will have to take place without spectators -- or the reve...

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Linares Hopes To Work His Way Back To Lomachenko Rematch

Former WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares would like to work his way to a rematch with Vasyl Lomachenko. Linares returned to the lightweight division back in February, when he stopped Carlos Moral...

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Ryan Garcia: "I'm Going To F--king Knock Linares' Ass Out"

The sky seems to be the limit for Ryan Garcia after back-to-back devastating first round knockouts of Romero Duno and Francisco Fonseca. Although Garcia is already calling out the likes of Gervonta Da...

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Jorge Linares Very Eager For Big Fights, Titles at 135-Pounds

Jorge Linares, a three division world champion, returned to Venezuela after four years of being away, and this visit allowed him to spend time with his people, and he took part in a press conference. ...

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Golden Boy's Diaz: Ryan Garcia vs. Jorge Linares is Very Viable

Golden Boy Promotions' head matchmaker, Robert Diaz, indicated how confident the company is after last Friday's sensational performance by lightweight star Ryan Garcia (20-0, 17 KOs), after he knocked...

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Jorge Linares Breaks Down KO Win Over Morales

Jorge Linares Video Interview - Anaheim, California - Hot lightweight prospect Ryan Garcia (20-0, 17 KOs) knocked Francisco Fonseca (25-3-2, 19 KOs) out cold with a single shot in the first round. The...

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