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Prograis, Hooker Going Separate Ways; Can't Agree On Weight, Money

Promoters Lou DiBella and Dino Duva conceded Monday that they’ve stopped negotiating to make a Regis Prograis-Maurice Hooker fight at a higher weight. The former 140-pound champions signed contracts f...

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DiBella: Magdaleno-Vicente Is Gonna Be A War; Won't Be Surprised If Vicente Wins

Yenifel Vicente has four losses and two draws on his record. The 33-year-old Dominican veteran also has technically moved up two weight classes for his 10-round fight with Jessie Magdaleno on Thursday...

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DiBella: Regis Prograis Is Not Fighting Maurice Hooker At 147 Pounds

Maurice Hooker is willing to reschedule his fight against Regis Prograis. The former WBO junior welterweight champion just doesn’t want to face Prograis at a catch weight of 143 pounds anymore. Accord...

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Toka Kahn Clary Pulls Out of ESPN Co-Feature Against Abraham Nova

Junior lightweight Toka Kahn Clary has pulled out of his fight with unbeaten up-and-comer Abraham Nova. Kahn Clary was scheduled to fight Nova in 10-round bout at a contract weight of 132 pounds insid...

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Jerry Forrest Inks Promotional Pact With Lou DiBella

DiBella Entertainment has signed heavyweight contender Jerry "Slugger" Forrest (26-3, 20 KOs), a 6-foot-1 southpaw from Newport News, VA, to an exclusive promotional agreement. Forrest was born in Laf...

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Could Televising Boxing On Weeknights Become A Regular Thing Again?

Could Televising Boxing On Weeknights Become A Regular Thing Again?

By Keith Idec - Bob Arum remembers “enormous” audiences watching when ESPN televised Top Rank’s cards on Tuesday nights and Thursday nights during the 1980s. “ESPN’s boxing was must-see television bac...

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Middle Class Promoters Trying To Survive During Coronavirus Pandemic

Middle Class Promoters Trying To Survive During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Dan Rafael - Once the coronavirus pandemic is contained enough to allow sports to return, boxing promoters will look to put shows on as soon as possible. However, as long as the sport is shuttered ...

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Unbeaten Heavyweights Garcia, Delgado Collide On 'Philly Special'

There are several story lines attached to the recently announced clash between Elvis 'Semental' Garcia and Sahret 'The Hammer' Delgado. The best one is the part about two unbeaten heavyweight prospect...

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Impact Network To Televise March 27 'Philly Special' Card

For years having developed and personalized her brand, Michelle 'Raging Babe' Rosado is poised to have a major Impact on the industry. The 2020 launch of Raging Babe's 'Philly Special' series will be ...

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Steven Ortiz vs. Damon Allen Tops March 27 'Philly Special' Show

Two Philadelphia-bred prospects willing to put risk well before reward truly makes this one a Philly Special. Local lightweights Damon Allen and Steven Ortiz have agreed to terms for what will serve a...

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DiBella: Serrano is Most Dangerous Lady - She'll Show Katie Taylor

Seven-division world champion Amanda "The Real Deal" Serrano (38-1-1, 28 KOs), of Brooklyn, NY, was victorious last night with a third-round stoppage of Simone Aparecida Da Silva at the Meridian at Is...

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DiBella: Serrano-Taylor is Super Bowl of Women's Boxing

Seven-division world champion Amanda "The Real Deal" Serrano (37-1-1, 27 KOs), of Brooklyn, NY, will return to action Tomorrow Night, Thursday, January 30, at the Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami, ...

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DiBella: Farmer-Diaz, Roman-Akhmadaliev Would've Been Classic B.A.D. Doubleheader

Lou DiBella couldn’t help but feel nostalgic when looking at the undercard lineup for the next DAZN bill. The Hall of Fame-elected promoter has a vested interest in this week’s pre-Super Bowl boxing c...

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DiBella: I'd Be Happier if Farmer-Diaz Was Getting More Promotion Than It's Gotten

Amidst a loaded pre-Super Bowl card in Miami, there are two fights which stand out from the pack—Tevin Farmer’s title defense versus Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz and unified 122-pound title claimant Daniel Rom...

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DiBella: Lopez Has Dynamite In His Fists; Has Shot Against Loma

NEW YORK – Now that he has watched Teofimo Lopez demolish a powerful champion he promotes, Lou DiBella is convinced Lopez can beat any lightweight in boxing. Including Vasiliy Lomachenko. DiBella woul...

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DiBella: Teofimo's A Great Prospect, But Not Ready For Commey

NEW YORK – Richard Commey’s promoter respects Teofimo Lopez. Lou DiBella still can’t see the brash, unbeaten lightweight winning the IBF 135-pound crown from his fighter Saturday night. DiBella expect...

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Hopkins, Marquez, Mosley, Martin, Hauser: IBHOF Class of 2020

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the members of the Class of 2020. Inductees include champions Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Marquez and “Sugar” Shane Mosley in the men’...

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DiBella: Derevyanchenko Fought GGG Like A F***ing Warrior!

NEW YORK – By the end of the second round Saturday night, Sergiy Derevyanchenko didn’t appear ready to give Gennadiy Golovkin what evolved into the fight of the middleweight champion’s life. Golovkin ...

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DiBella: GGG-Derevyanchenko Decision Wasn't A Robbery

NEW YORK – Sergiy Derevyanchenko’s handlers stopped short Saturday night of calling their fighter’s loss to Gennadiy Golovkin “a robbery.” Promoter Lou DiBella and manager Keith Connolly instead empha...

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DiBella: GGG-Derevyanchenko F***ing WWIII; Like Gatti-Ward

NEW YORK – Lou DiBella was Micky Ward’s promoter when Ward went toe-to-toe with Arturo Gatti in what’s revered as one of the most incredible action fights in boxing history. Seventeen years later, DiB...

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