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ESPN Announcers Initially Will Call Fights From Studio & Homes, Not Ringside

ESPN’s boxing announcers initially will call the network’s live events in June from a studio and their homes. Joe Tessitore, ESPN’s blow-by-blow announcer, will call at least the Top Rank cards schedu...

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Navarrete, Greer, Andrew Moloney To Headline Top Rank's ESPN Shows In June

Joshua Greer Jr. and Jason Moloney were supposed to meet in an important bantamweight bout April 25, but they’ve temporarily taken divergent paths. According to an ESPN.com story Saturday, those 118-p...

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Top Rank Summer Series - Venue, More Details Revealed

Boxing’s return to Las Vegas now has an official home. Full details have been made available for at least the first two shows to be presented by Top Rank under the new Nevada COVID-19 testing protocol...

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Andrew Moloney Very Pumped For American Debut on Top Rank Card

The Moloney twins have been the talk of the boxing press in recent weeks, with the twins alongside their manager, Australian boxing icon Tony Tolj, successfully gaining entry to the United States desp...

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Nevada Commission Rolls Out Testing Protocol For Closed Doors Events

With an abundance of boxing to take place in Nevada this summer, comes a set of strict testing standards to which all participants are required to adhere. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) h...

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Giovani Santillan Signs Co-Promotional With Top Rank, Return on June 16

Multiple sources have advised BoxingScene.com that unbeaten welterweight contender Giovani Santillan (25-0) has signed a co-promotional contract with Top Rank Inc. He is also promoted by Thompson Boxi...

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Top Rank Safety Protocol Clears Path For Boxing To Return To U.S.

The demand was for boxing—and sporting events in general—to come up with a sufficient safety plan in order to once again do business in Nevada. Mission accomplished. As previously reported by BoxingSc...

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Top Rank’s Vegas Shows To Have 5 Fights, All With No Media

Professional boxing action in the United States will no longer be on the ropes due to the global pandemic of Covid-19. The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Top Rank to produce two ESPN shows ...

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Nevada Commission Approves Top Rank Dates For June 9 & June 11 In Las Vegas

The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved two dates Wednesday for promoter Top Rank to stage boxing shows in June at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The NSAC voted unanimously on a conference call to allo...

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ESPN Provides More Details On Summer Fight Dates, COVID Testing Protocol

Step by step, the pieces are falling back into place for boxing’s return to the United States. Top Rank will be the first promotional company out the gate, as the Las Vegas-based outfit plans to hit t...

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Arum: No Assurance We Can Do Big Fight With Live Audience This Year

As plans progress to reintroduce live boxing events to American viewing audiences, Bob Arum and the Top Rank team continue to sift through the best possible scenario for keeping the bulk of its stable...

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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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Arum Eager To Be Ringside When Top Rank Cards Begin June 9 in Las Vegas

Promoter Bob Arum is ready for boxing to resume. He is ready to head home to Las Vegas, ready to re-open the doors of his Top Rank office building and ready to take his seat at ringside after spending...

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NSAC Meeting on May 27; Top Rank June Events On Agenda

The governing officials in Nevada will hold its first commission meeting in three months, fittingly to determine whether or not boxing can return to Las Vegas for the first time within that same perio...

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ESPN To Televise Three Top Rank Cards During Second Week Of June

ESPN will bring plenty of live boxing back to its airwaves during the second week of June. Promoter Bob Arum told BoxingScene.com that the network will televise three live cards that week. The first c...

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What Will Fans See When Boxing Comes Back?

What Will Fans See When Boxing Comes Back?

By Thomas Hauser - On October 17, 2018, it was announced that DAZN, Canelo Alvarez, and Golden Boy (Alvarez's promoter) had entered into an agreement to stream Canelo's next eleven fights on DAZN plat...

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Dana White: If Arum Asks To Use UFC APEX - I'll Tell Him To Go F--k Himself!

UFC President Dana White has no intention of sharing the UFC's APEX facility, based in Las Vegas, with promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. Both the UFC and Top Rank are Las Vegas based companies....

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Arum: We Have An Obligation To Keep the Fighters Busy, Keep The Flames Burning

Even with the number of super fights his company is forced to put on hold, Bob Arum is pleased with the response to Top Rank’s efforts to keep the lights on during this extended downtime. The Hall of ...

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Arum Details Medical Process For Upcoming Top Rank Shows

Long before the first fight of the night for UFC 249 hit the TV screen, Bob Arum already had a clear vision on how things will—or hope to—go for Top Rank’s first post-pandemic boxing show....

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Arum: We'll Do Four-Fight ESPN Cards Two, Three Times A Week Starting In Early June

Bob Arum’s promotional company is in the process of finalizing plans to start televising live boxing cards on ESPN early in June. Arum divulged during a recent appearance on SiriusXM’s “At The Fights”...

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