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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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Marriaga Makes Weight, Yap Well Over Limit For ESPN Headliner

Miguel Marriaga is ready to fight. As for Mark John Yap, a decision needs to be made after his epic scale fail. Thursday’s ESPN-televised main event is in jeopardy after Yap (30-15, 15KOs)— a 31-year ...

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Herring-Oquendo Off Again Due To COVID; Mayer-Joseph New Main Event

A card dedicated to rescheduling several bouts due to coronavirus has now been decimated by the infectious disease. Reigning 130-pound titlist Jamel Herring was once again forced to withdraw from a vo...

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Golden Boy, Mayweather Promotions, Top Rank Applied For Forgivable Loans Amid Pandemic

Three of the top promotional companies in boxing were among numerous small businesses that applied for financial assistance through a federal loan program launched to provide economic relief during th...

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Ryan Garcia: My Return In Aug/Sept Will Be Bigger Than Top Rank On ESPN - Everyone Will Be Watching

Ryan Garcia is stuck on the sidelines watching the sport he’s been billed to star in move forward without him, at least for the time being. Although Top Rank Boxing returned to ESPN with a slew of sho...

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Top Rank Approved For 10 More Vegas Fight Dates; Thursdays Only In August

Expect more closed-doors boxing events to take place in Las Vegas this summer—just as not as often as has presently been the case. Top Rank will move forward with shows airing live on ESPN from MGM Gr...

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Hearn: Ratings Produced By ESPN/Top Rank Shows Horrible For The Sport

Eddie Hearn thinks the viewership figures from Top Rank’s ESPN shows in June are bad for the boxing business overall. The British promoter pointed to the level of fights Top Rank has put together the ...

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Arum Defends Viewership Numbers For Top Rank's ESPN Shows In June

Bob Arum isn’t as disappointed as some people invested in boxing over viewership figures from the shows his promotional company has provided ESPN during the past two weeks. With few live sporting even...

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Javier Martinez Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank

Javier Martinez, USA Boxing’s top-rated fighter at 165 pounds, has signed a multi-year contract with Top Rank and will make his professional debut as a middleweight June 30 live on ESPN....

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Jarrell Miller To Fight Jerry Forrest On July 9 In Top Rank Debut

Jarrell Miller will insert himself back into the heavyweight picture on July 9 when he makes his Top Rank debut in Las Vegas against contender Jerry Forrest as the headliner for a show set to be stage...

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Dana White Slams Top Rank Ratings: Good Job Arum, You D-ckhead!

Sharing the same broadcast partner has certainly not slowed down the feud between UFC President Dana White and Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum. The two executives have traded plenty of words over the years. ...

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Top Rank on ESPN and What Comes Next

Top Rank on ESPN and What Comes Next

By Thomas Hauser - Two boxing cards promoted by Top Rank were televised on ESPN this past week. But the primary storyline wasn't the fights which were largely fungible. It was the return of boxing in ...

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Cancio Excited For Fresh Start With Top Rank, Goossen, Wants Big Names at 130

Former junior lightweight world titlist Andrew Cancio has a new promoter, a new trainer and a new outlook as he aims for a fresh start after losing his belt by seventh-round knockout in November to Re...

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Boxing Heads Down The Bumpy Road Back To Business

Boxing Heads Down The Bumpy Road Back To Business

By Corey Erdman - This past weekend showed the polar opposites of strategies boxing promoters will take when it comes to COVID-19. In Las Vegas, days before Top Rank’s mid-pandemic return on ESPN, Mik...

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Mikaela Mayer Tests Positive For COVID-19, Pulled From June 9 ESPN Show

For the second time this year, Mikaela Mayer has watched a fight canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This time around, it had a physical impact. The unbeaten 130-poun...

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Manager: Salamov, Vlasov Waiting To Hear From Top Rank For Fight Date

As a title eliminator is now set between Eleider Alvarez and Joe Smith Jr., the other side of the light heavyweight bracket now awaits its marching orders. Alvarez (25-1, 13KOs) and Smith (25-3, 20KOs...

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Arum Explains How "The Bubble" Will Work at Upcoming Top Rank Events

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is confident that his staff and the Nevada State Athletic Commission have prepared properly for the return of major boxing to the United States for the first time since the ...

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Arum On ESPN, Top Rank Return: If We F--k It Up, It’s Gonna Be Bad For Boxing

Bob Arum advised anyone dissatisfied with the June fights ESPN and Top Rank have announced thus far to remain patient. The 88-year-old promoter’s company encountered unprecedented problems while putti...

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Tyson Fury Deserves Biggest Contract in Boxing, Says Warren

WBC heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury is deserving a 'trillion dollar contract' when he renegotiates his new agreement with Top Rank, according to his co-promoter Frank Warren. Fury recently discu...

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Giovani Santillan Has Bright Future Under Top Rank, Says Manager

Unbeaten junior welterweight Giovani Santillan could become a contender by the end of 2020. Manager David McWater is confident that can happen. Santillan recently signed a co-promotional deal with Top...

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