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Turkish challenger Avni Yildirim is widely expected to be the fall guy when he faces unified super-m

McCaskill: I exposed and almost KOed Taylor

Undisputed welterweight champion Jessica McCaskill is in a bullish mood ahead of her intriguing rema

Aleem dream nears reality

Ra’eese Aleem left his home state of Michigan with nothing more than $3,000 and a dream to hea

Leo hails Mayweather impact

WBO super-bantamweight champion Angelo Leo has paid tribute to the impact of promoter Floyd Mayweath

Galahad on the brink of multi-fight deal with PBC

Kid Galahad is on the verge of joining Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions on a multi-fight deal,

Texas triple: Gonzalez-Estrada 2, McCaskill-Braekhus 2, Kyog...

Matchroom Boxing USA have confirmed a triple world title show at the American Airlines Center in Dal

Mexican Civil Wars – Part One

With the likely war between Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez less than a month away, IBHOF inductee

Stephen Fulton: From The Bottom To The Top

Stephen Fulton has Philly on his mind. The unbeaten 26-year-old (18-0, 6 KOs) will walk to the ring

Kid Galahad: Warrington is a con man

Yesterday, Josh Warrington made the shock decision to vacate his IBF featherweight title rather than


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Galahad on the brink of multi-fight deal with PBC

Kid Galahad is on the verge of joining Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions on a multi-fight deal, which includes potential unifications with WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. and WBA ‘Super’ titlist Leo Santa Cruz. Followin...

Kid Galahad: Warrington is a con man

Yesterday, Josh Warrington made the shock decision to vacate his IBF featherweight title rather than face mandatory challenger Kid Galahad. The pair previously fought in June 2019, with Warrington retaining his belt via contentious split de...

Daniel Dubois: Calm before the storm

It would be understandable if Daniel Dubois felt a sense of trepidation ahead of tonight’s clash with Joe Joyce at Church House, Westminster. After all, there is a lot at stake: the British, Commonwealth and European heavyweight titles, a...

Terri Harper: The dream continues

Terri Harper’s journey from working in a fish and chip shop to winning a world title in just her 10th fight is nothing short of a fairytale.  It may sound farfetched, even now that it has become reality, but her trainer and mana...

Paddy Donovan: Primed for the big time

On the Las Vegas strip, it is easy to lose focus and direction. It is designed to have that effect: neon lights disorientate, windowless casinos without clocks pump oxygen into the room to encourage gamblers to part with their last dollar a...

Nelson breaks down Usyk-Chisora

In the 41-year history of the division, only two former cruiserweight world champions have gone onto capture heavyweight gold. Tonight, Oleksandr Usyk takes the next step in his quest to follow in the footsteps of Evander Holyfield and Davi...

Taylor: Lopez isn’t that special

WBA Super and IBF super-lightweight champion Josh Taylor has welcomed a fight with unified lightweight boss Teofimo Lopez. Taylor (17-0, 13 KOs) looks set to face rival WBC and WBO title-holder Jose Ramirez early next year with all four maj...

Eaton tips McKinson for the top

Michael McKinson has been tipped to win major titles by his promoter Lee Eaton, of MTK Global. The welterweight is currently ranked No.8 by the WBO and will likely face a fighter in the sanctioning body’s Top 10 to help him scale the rati...

Cheeseman-Eggington II hopes fade

A rematch between Ted Cheeseman and Sam Eggington appears unlikely at present, as ‘The Big Cheese’ is unhappy with the financial terms offered. The two super-welterweights topped the bill on the first of Eddie Hearn’s ‘Fight Camp’...

Mthalane defends IBF crown against Mama on December 20

IBF flyweight champion Moruti Mthalane will defend his crown against mandatory challenger Jayson Mama in a long-awaited homecoming bout in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on December 20. Mthalane (39-2, 26 KOs) has not fought in his native Sou...

Bentley ready for the next step

Tonight, Denzel Bentley (13-0, 11 KOs) faces the biggest challenge of his career to date as he takes on Mark Heffron for the vacant IBF European middleweight title, at York Hall, Bethnal Green. For a fighter who had just 17 fights as an ama...

Dan Azeez: Never back down

With his knee-high socks and short, velvet trunks, it is clear that Dan Azeez has a deep reverence for a bygone era of boxing. However, his admiration for the legends of the sport is not a case of style over substance, as he combines retro ...

Lee McGregor: I’m in the shape of my life

In the past, the days leading up to a weigh-in were wildly unpleasant for Lee McGregor as he endured an arduous battle to lose the final few stubborn pounds to boil his 5’7” frame down to the bantamweight limit.  However, when Box...

Chris Jenkins: Tough times don’t last, tough people do

Spend any length of time talking to Chris Jenkins and it’s likely he’ll tell a joke in a minute. Of course, the Welshman has good reason to be cheerful. Having been on the verge of walking away from a sport that had taken more from him ...

Pro predictions: Whyte-Povetkin

Ahead of Dillian Whyte’s crunch heavyweight clash with Russian Alexander Povetkin at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Brentwood tonight, Boxing Social asked some of the sport’s insiders for their opinion on who wins and how. Enzo Maccari...

McDonnell targets Yorkshire derby with Warrington

Jamie McDonnell has his sights set on big, all-British fights with IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington, Kid Galahad or Carl Frampton. Former WBA Regular and IBF bantamweight title-holder McDonnell (30-3-1, 13 KOs and 1 ND) is aiming ...

Mark Chamberlain: You don’t get paid for overtime

While the outbreak of Covid-19 has disrupted many high-profile boxers’ plans for the year, it has resulted in unexpected opportunities for fighters in the infancy of their careers. Each of the first four shows staged in England since boxi...

Jamie McDonnell: One last roll of the dice

In April 2018, Jamie McDonnell had it all. He held a version of the WBA bantamweight world title and, while it may have been the sanctioning body’s secondary strap, McDonnell didn’t care. To him, it was a world title and it was allowing...

PJ Rowson: No rush for emerging star Foster

Manager PJ Rowson believes his fighter, Brad Foster, is more than capable of winning a world title, but insists there is no need to rush the 22-year-old. Foster (13-0-2, 5 KOs) recently won the Lonsdale Belt outright having made four succes...

Essuman eyes British title, fresh date with Peynaud

English welterweight champion Ekow Essuman (13-0, 5 KOs) hopes to face Cedrick Peynaud (8-7-3, 4 KOs) in the next three weeks and has his sights set on the British title before the end of the year. Essuman had been scheduled to face the Fre...

Pigford wants Eggington-Cheeseman winner

Knockout artist Joe Pigford (16-0, 15 KOs) has put the British super-welterweight division on notice. In the three years since his breakout win against Aarron Morgan, Pigford has failed to secure meaningful fights, instead having to make do...