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Figueroa Retains WBA Interim Title Against Chacon

Unbeaten interim WBA Super Bantamweight champion Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa (20

Makabu Defeats Papin on Points

Ilunga ‘Junior’ Makabu outpointed previously undefeated cruiserweight Alexsei Papin via

Kovalev Retains WBO Title Against Yarde in Russia

Sergey Kovalev has successfully retained his WBO light heavyweight title, stopping previously undef

Hope vs Expectation: Lions in Russia…

They’ve never seen lions in Chelyabinsk. Their ice cold, hostile surroundings, adopted in deme

Golovkin and Hearn Join Forces

Gennadiy Golovkin and Eddie Hearn today announce that their companies GGG Promotions and Matchroom B

Boxing is Dead: A Riposte…

A few days ago, I’d been scrolling aimlessly through Twitter, when stumbling across an article

Golovkin-Derevyanchenko to Meet at MSG for Vacant IBF World ...

Gennadiy Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko will clash for the vacant IBF World Middleweight title o

Estrada Defends WBC World Super Flyweight Title Against Beam...

Juan Franscisco Estrada will be making the maiden defence of his WBC super-flyweight title against D

Cheeseman and Fitzgerald Clash in Newcastle

Ted Cheeseman will defend his British Super-Welterweight title against Scott Fitzgerald at the Ut


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Network Wars: Money, Trades and Different Business Models

Five years ago, Golden Boy Promotions supremo Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank boss Bob Arum shook hands to end boxing’s...

John Harding Jr: The Perennial Underdog’s Quest For Glory

This Friday evening, John Harding Jr. will be stepping through the ropes in Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre to face Bol...

Boxing Moneyball: The Art of Winning in an Unfair Sport

David McWater, the analytics focused boxing manager, has described boxing as the last frontier for analytics. McWater is...

Boxing’s Management Minefield

Horror stories regarding poor boxing management of fighters are commonplace in our sport. The definition of bad or good ...

From Fighter to Trainer? Boxing’s Oldest Myth…

Boxing, like most ancient practices, is littered with myths that have stood the test of time. A closer examination into ...

EXCLUSIVE – Derrick James: “An amateur coincidence…”

Sometimes random encounters in two stranger’s lives can alter their trajectories forever. One such example is how curr...