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Top Rank Extends Agreement With HearMeCheer Through October

The relationship between Top Rank and HearMeCheer—a state-of-the-art audio broadcast app that streams live fan cheers into venues and televised sporting events—will now extend through the end of Octob...

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Xander Zayas Stops Orlando Salgado In 1st Round On Eve Of 18th Birthday

Xander Zayas spent his final moments as a 17-year old in style. The highly-touted welterweight prospect made quick work of Orlando Salgado, scoring a 1st round knockout in their Telemundo-televised cl...

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Ramirez-Postol ESPN+ Early Results: Javier Martinez Beats Rance Ward

The former amateur standout and current middleweight rookie was impressive in outpointing Rance ‘Pressure’ ward over six rounds Saturday evening on ESPN+ from MGM Grand Conference Center (The Bubble) ...

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Efe Ajagba To Make Top Rank Debut In September

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Efe Ajagba has created an entirely new team around him. In recent weeks, Ajagba (13-0, 11 KOs) parted ways with manager Shelly Finkel and promoter Richard Schaefer of Ri...

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Chris Van Heerden, Top Rank Mutually Agree To Part Ways

Chris van Heerden is ready to test the free agent market, as well as any other welterweight willing to step into the ring with him. The veteran 147-pound southpaw from Johannesburg, South Africa is on...

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Omar Rosario Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank

Omar Rosario, a six-time Puerto Rican national amateur champion who won the 2020 Olympic Trials at 152 pounds, signed a multi-year promotional contract with Top Rank. Rosario, 22, will make his profes...

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Frampton-Traynor, Conlan-Takoucht ESPN Weigh-In Report From Belfast

Carl Frampton is set for what literally represents his biggest challenge to date. The former two-division champion ventured into uncharted territory in his career, as he faces late replacement Darren...

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Bob Arum Motivated To Stock Up on More Heavyweights

In the last two years, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has begun to stock up on heavyweights. In early 2018, Arum's company signed a co-promotional agreement with now WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. Sinc...

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Navarrete-Magdaleno Purse Bid Won By Top Rank; Eyed For Oct. 17 or 24 In Las Vegas

The second purse bid hearing to be conducted via Zoom managed to outdo its predecessor. Terms have been settled for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight title fight between Emanuel...

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Duke Ragan Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank

Duke Ragan, the amateur fighting pride of Cincinnati, has elected to punch for pay. Ragan signed a multi-year professional pact with Top Rank, which will co-promote the 22-year-old with Antonio Leonar...

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Darren Traynor Secured As New Opponent For Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton will not miss a beat this weekend. Any concerns over missing out on a stay-busy fight this weekend were alleviated, as Scotland's Darren "Trayn-Wreck" Traynor has been tabbed to next fac...

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Lopez Manager: Very Little Effort From Top Rank To Get Lomachenko Fight Done

Split-T Management head David McWater is stuck in hardball negotiations with Top Rank to make the lightweight unification match between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez a possibility. At the momen...

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Navarrete-Magdaleno: WBO Orders August 11 Purse Bid For Vacant Title Fight

Emanuel Navarrete and Jessie Magdaleno are nearly set to challenge for a second divisional title. When and where their fight takes place will depend on who is willing to raise the most money to presen...

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Efe Ajagba Signs With Top Rank; Changes Trainer From Shields To Koroma

The significant changes Efe Ajagba has made to his promising career are official. Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc. announced Wednesday that it has signed Ajagba to a promotional deal. Ajagba also confirmed...

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Arum Making At Least 7-Fight Cards When Boxing Returns To ESPN, ESPN+ 8/22

Losing so many fights to COVID-19 in June and July has prompted Bob Arum and his matchmakers to alter their approach when his promotional company brings boxing back to ESPN later this month. Arum plan...

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Bursting the Bubble: ESPN's Boxing Return So Far Falling Flat

I’ve been a boxing fan for about as long as I can remember. From the moment I shared my dad’s recliner to watch Kenny Norton violently erase the “0” from Duane Bobick’s pro record, I’ve been as hooked...

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Christian M'Billi Aligns With Klimas, Aims For New Promotional Pact

Undefeated puncher Christian M'Billi (16-0, 15 KOs), admits that he was very surprised when promoter Yvon Michel of GYM did not extend their promotional agreement at the end of 2019....

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Clay Collard: As Soon As Top Rank Wants Me Back, I'll Be Ready

As long as Top Rank has summer dates, “Cassius” Clay Collard is happy to fill them. The unexpected boxing cult favorite continues to thrive during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which has otherwise ...

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Gilberto Ramirez a Free Agent, Amicably Spilts With Top Rank

BoxingScene.com has been advised that unbeaten former super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez (40-26) and long time promoter Top Rank Inc. have came to an agreement to officially part way...

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Top Rank's Plans For Tony Yoka on Hold Until Travel Restrictions Ease

Heavyweight up-and-comer Tony Yoka’s deal to be co-promoted by Top Rank is set but the company remains unsure when he will be able to make his United States debut. Yoka, one of boxing’s best prospects...

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