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Jaime Munguia to defend junior middleweight title against Takeshi Inoue Jan. 26
Power-punching junior middleweight world titleholder Jaime Munguia will make his third defense against mandatory challenger Takeshi Inoue on Jan. 26 in the first fight of a new multi-year co-promotional deal Munguia and Zanfer Promotions signed with Golden Boy, the company announced on Monday.
Canelo Alvarez wants to unify 160 lb division in 2019
By Aragon Garcia: Saul Canelo will be fighting twice in 2019 and looking to unify the middleweight division, according to sources from ESPN. Canelo (51-1-2, 35 KOs) wants to win all four of the world titles in the 160 lb weight class in 2019, starting with the IBF belt held by Daniel Jacobs (35-2, 2
Dillian Whyte reveals diet secrets ahead of Dereck Chisora rematch
Dillian Whyte has revealed the food fueling him for his rematch with Dereck Chisora: Beef and potatoes. The London heavyweight beat Chisora two years ago following a brutal brawl, and will bid to produce a repeat performance on Saturday.
Josh Warrington insists his IBF featherweight crown is going nowhere as he and Carl Frampton show off their skills in public workout ahead of Manchester showdown
Josh Warrington is 'hungry' and ready to give his fans another night to remember when he aims to successfully defend the IBF world featherweight crown against Carl Frampton at the Manchester Arena.
Adrien Broner: “This is the biggest fight of my career”
By Chris Williams: Former four division world champion Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner is badly in need of a victory next month in his fight against Manny Pacquiao on January 19 on SHOWTIME pay-per-view at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. At one time Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs) was considered one of the
From Carl Frampton defeat in Las Vegas to Paddy Barnes at Windsor. Irish world title challenges over the past two years
Since Carl Frampton lost his WBA featherweight title to Leo Santa Cruz in Las Vegas last year, three other Belfast men have tried, but failed, to win world titles. Ryan Burnett took up Frampton's mantle but bad luck ended his run as a bantamweight king meaning that Laois native TJ Doheny is now Irel
Josh Warrington will have to change style against Carl Frampton, says Jamie Moore
Josh Warrington will be forced to change his game plan when he feels the power of Carl Frampton, according to the challenger’s coach Jamie Moore. Frampton bids to become a world champion again against IBF king Warrington in Manchester on Saturday night.
Dana White Responds To Oscar De La Hoya’s Boxing Challenge
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has offered a response to Oscar De La Hoya. It’s no secret that White and De La Hoya are at odds. The two have traded barbs since the buildup to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor last year. Following De La Hoya’s rant on the fight, White go
Great Trailer For an Irish Boxing Film Called FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY
"Let her fight. Let her do what she's born to do." I’ve got a trailer here for a great looking Irish boxing film called Float Like a Butterfly. The movie comes from the producers who previously brought us the wonderful films Once and Sing Street.
Canelo Alvarez crushes Rocky Fielding, now 3-division titlist
NEW YORK -- Canelo Alvarez kicked off the richest athlete contract in sports by doing just what was expected on Saturday night at sold-out Madison Square Garden. Heavy favorite Alvarez, the unified middleweight world champion and boxing's biggest star, moved up one weight class and destroyed the gam
Josh Warrington: People will take note afer I beat Frampton
Josh Warrington is set to defend the IBF featherweight title against former two-division titleholder Carl Frampton on Saturday in Manchester, streaming live on ESPN+ in the United States, and he understands that this is truly the fight that can make people see him as a world class fighter.
Amir Khan urges Kell Brook to come out of the closet
If you thought the bitterness between domestic rivals Amir Khan and Kell Brook was bad before, it’s just got a whole lot more petty. In a recent interview with Khan, the British rival goes on a rant where he accuses Kell Brook of being a closet homosexual.
2018 was a great year for the sport of boxing
2018 was a great year for the sport of boxing. The sport is producing a great product and there is an increasing number of platforms on which to show it to fans in the United States and around the world. We would expect this momentum to continue into 2019.
Oleksandr Usyk, Vasiliy Lomachenko among Fighter of the Year nominees
The Boxing Writers Association of America has finalized the ballot for its 2018 awards in eight categories. The nominees for the organization's most prestigious award, the Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year award, are:
Matt Korobov steps in for Willie Monroe against Jermall Charlo
Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs) will be defending his interim title against this weekend against a late replacement in Matt Korobov (28-1, 14 KOs), per an ESPN report. Charlo, who was set to fight Willie Monroe in a PBC main event in Brooklyn, saw Monroe pulled from the card after testing positive for
What’s next for Canelo Alvarez?
Saturday night went as planned. A game, brave, but overmatched Rocky Fielding sold his WBA “world” super middleweight to the highest bidder: that bidder being Golden Boy and the face of boxing, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
Claressa Shields wins BWAA’s female fighter of the year award
Claressa Shields (8-0, 2 KOs) has a successful 2018, and has now been formally recognized by the Boxing Writers Association of America by being named the female fighter of the year for 2018.
Whyte and Chisora get preemptive warning from British Boxing Board of Control
The British Boxing Board of Control have made it clear that they won’t put up with any pre-fight antics between heavyweight rivals Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora. The two fighters are set to meet in a heavyweight grudge match this weekend, with a final press conference set for Thursday, but offici
Eleider Alvarez signs with Top Rank
WBO Light Heavyweight champ Eleider Alvarez has joined forces with Top Rank, who will co-promote “Storm” alongside longtime promoter Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM). I normally just put the last names in the headline, but there’s a bit of an Alvarez glut at the moment, so I wanted to eliminate ambiguity. “
Josh Warrington: No doubt I'm No.1 after beating Carl Frampton
Josh Warrington, once known as the boxing tooth fairy, hopes people will begin to believe in him as one of the world's best featherweights after Saturday's fight with Carl Frampton.