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Macklin: Andy Lee Has a Good Chance To Beat Korobov

Matthew Macklin says his career is on the line on Saturday night when he faces WBC International Middleweight champion Jorge Sebastian Heiland at The 3Arena in Dublin, live on Sky Sports. The 32 ye...Read More

Macklin Hopes Heiland Win Leads To Miguel Cotto Shot

Matthew Macklin believes he could challenge WBC Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto next if he can see off Jorge Sebastian Heiland at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15, live on Sky Sports. Macklin...Read More

Korobov-Lee Officially Added To 12/13 HBO Card

LAS VEGAS, NV. – The exciting world championship boxing event, featuring the Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley vs. Diego “La Joya" Chaves 12-round welterweight rumble and the MAURICIO "El Maestro" HERRER...Read More

Andy Lee To Benefit From Middleweight Title Reshuffle

The addition of Billy Joe Saunders against Chris Eubank Junior to Frank Warren's November 29th bill at London's ExCel Arena is good news for Ireland's Andy Lee. BoxingScene can confirm that the 33-2 ...Read More

Korobov-Lee: WBO Sanctioning Likely, Eyed For 12/13

Unbeaten middleweight Matt Korobov has watched a slew of opponents avoid him like the plague, even with the prospects of an alphabet title at stake. Good news appears to be on the way for the 31-year ...Read More

WBO: Korobov-Lee Request For Vacant Belt Received

Ever since Peter Quillin turned down a $1.5 million payday to defend against Matt Korobov, the WBO middleweight title has been held in abeyance. We know Korobov will be fighting for the vacant tit...Read More

Saunders-Korobov Back in Play For Vacant WBO Title

According to World Boxing Organization President Paco Varcacel, WBO 154-pound champion Dememtrius Andrade passed on the opportunity to face Matt Korobov for the vacant WBO middleweight crown, which P...Read More

De La Hoya Backs Quillin's Decision To Vacate Title

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya fully supports the recent decision by Peter Quillin (31-0, 22KOs) to vacate the WBO middleweight title. The WBO had ordered Quillin to face mandato...Read More

WBO orders Andrade vs. Korobov for vacant title at 160

It wasn’t going to be Peter Quillin vs. Matvey Korobov, not after Quillin dropped his World Boxing Organization title rather than get paid $1.4 million to defend against his mandatory challenger, Koro...Read More

Saunders-Korobov WBO Title Bout in Play For Nov. 22nd

Speculation is growing that Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) and Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) will meet for the vacant WBO middleweight title on Nov 22. The number one and two contenders with the W...Read More

Frank Warren Eyes Saunders-Korobov on Chisora-Fury II

One man's loss is another man's gain. On Thursday, Peter Quillin (31-0, 22KOs) announced that he was vacating the World Boxing Organization's middleweight title. He was scheduled, at least on paper, ...Read More

Top Rank VP Not Surprised That Quillin Dropped Title

On Thursday, Peter Quillin (31-0, 22KOs) announced that he was vacating the World Boxing Organization's middleweight title. He was scheduled, at least on paper, to face mandatory challenger Matt Koro...Read More

Peter Quillin Vacates WBO Title, Roc Nation Comments

LOS ANGELES - Middleweight star Peter Quillin announced today that he is vacating his WBO middleweight title, effective immediately, in order to pursue bigger opportunities at 160 pounds. "I'd lik...Read More

Quillin-Korobov is Heading To Barclays, 11/1; TV TBA

Pending signed contracts from all parties involved, the middleweight title fight between unbeaten titlist Peter Quillin and undefeated mandatory challenger will take place November 1 at Barclays Cente...Read More

Golovkin's Manager: I Hope Korobov Beats Peter Quillin!

Oleg Hermann, manager of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27KOs), has no problem with having his team sit down to discuss the possibility of fighting boxers under the banner o...Read More

Top Rank VP, WBO Prez Stunned By Roc Nation Bid

Carl Moretti, VP of Top Rank, and WBO President Paco Valcarcel, were stunned to see Roc Nation Sports take part, and then thrown down a tremendous sum, on the Peter Quillin vs. Matt Korobov purse bid ...Read More

Quillin-Korobov WBO Purse Bid Won By Roc Nation

In a stunning turn of events, Roc Nation Sports, the sports management company founded by rapper Jay Z, blew away the competition at today's WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin's mandatory defense against...Read More

Quillin-Korobov Middleweight Title Fight Ordered By WBO

By Jake Donovan Bob Arum and Oscar de la Hoya have declared to the world that boxing’s Cold War has officially thawed and that their companies – Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions, respectively – a...Read More

Korobov Credits Sparring With Andre Dirrell For Win

Shortly after his unanimous decision victory over Jose Uzcategui, Matt Korobov (24-0) revealed that he had sparred with super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell throughout much of his training camp....Read More

Matt Korobov Drops, Outpoints Jose Uzcategui

The concept behind HBO showcasing unbeaten middleweight Matt Korobov was to build him up as a potential future opponent for red-hot middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin. That much was evident thr...Read More