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Mayweather-Logan Paul Exhibition Has New Date/Broadcaster

Former pound-for-pound kingpin Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition with social media star Logan Paul

John Simpson: Talk of the town

“I’ll never say never, and I never announced a retirement. In my head I want to do it, but my bo

Higgins: Parker will retire Chisora

Joseph Parker will send heavyweight warhorse Dereck Chisora crashing into retirement, says the Kiwi

Arreola: Ruiz is my legacy fight

Three-time world heavyweight title challenger Chris Arreola wants to leave a lasting impression on b

Hearn signs DAZN deal, ends exclusive Sky partnership

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing have signed a new five-year deal with streaming powerhouse DAZN

Sulaiman breaks down the super-fly scene and imminent WBC 11...

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman explains to Boxing Social the rationale behind Juan Francisco Estrad

Ennis targets Porter and Thurman

Elite welterweight talent Jaron Ennis appears to have a sky-high ceiling as a fighter. Having brushe

Lara seeking middleweight unifications

Cuban veteran Erislandy Lara hopes to embark on a middleweight unification series after he takes on

Harper meets Choi on May 15 in Manchester

Terri Harper will put her WBC and IBO super-featherweight world titles on the line against undefeate


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Anthony Dirrell: Fire still burning

At 36, Anthony Dirrell accepts he is in the twilight of his career, yet the competitive fire still burns brightly within him. Having overcome cancer to become a two-time WBC super-middleweight champion, his legacy in the sport has already b...

Carl Frampton: History in touching distance

Tonight, Carl Frampton will attempt to etch his name into the history books by becoming the first three-weight world champion from the island of Ireland when he challenges Jamel Herring for the WBO super-featherweight title at Caesars Palac...

Michael McKinson: The golden ticket

During his first 24 months as a professional, Michael McKinson only earned one paycheque from the sport he had dedicated his life to. Balancing a nine-to-five job with the rigours of training took a toll on the Portsmouth man, both mentally...

Yafai hails Chocolatito, predicts Estrada war

Tonight, Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada finally meet once again with the WBC and WBA super-flyweight titles on the line at the American Airlines Center, Dallas. Their first encounter in 2012 saw them vie for the...

Kevin Barry: Parker needs to look sensational against Fa – and he will

When Joseph Parker takes on Junior Fa this Saturday at the Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, it will be the most important fight of his career to date. While it may seem peculiar to bestow such status on a bout where Parker is the 10-1 on...

Paddy Donovan: Aiming for the welterweight summit

At just 22 years old, Paddy Donovan has time on his side. However, the Irishman is keen to reach the summit of the sport as quickly as possible and has his sights set on becoming welterweight world champion within three years. While it is n...

Smith: I’d fight Tszyu in WBO final eliminator in Australia

Liam Smith is open to fighting Tim Tszyu in a final eliminator in Australia to become mandatory challenger for new WBO super-welterweight champion Brian Castano. Castano, who captured the WBO crown last Saturday against Patrick Teixeira, wa...

Smith sets August deadline for Vargas clash

Liam Smith will turn his attention to other options if a prospective fight with Jessie Vargas does not take place before the end of the summer. A contest between former WBO 154lbs title-holder Smith and two-weight world champion Vargas has ...

Smith backs Castano, but fancies Teixeira clash

Liam Smith has backed Brian Castano to become the new WBO super-welterweight champion when the Argentine challenges Patrick Teixeira in Indio, California, on Saturday night. Teixeira captured the interim version of the WBO title in November...

Gennady Golovkin: MSG memories

In hindsight, Gennady Golovkin (41-1-1, 36 KOs) was always going to be a superstar. His combination of power, technical excellence, affable personality and aggressive style was always going to appeal to fight fans. However, less than a deca...

Lee McGregor: The risk is worth the reward

When Boxing Social caught up with Lee McGregor in early January, the Edinburgh fighter was in a buoyant mood, three weeks ahead of his European bantamweight title challenge against Karim Guerfi. Having based himself in London unde...

Burns Night 2021: Top 10 Scottish fighters

In celebration of Scotland’s traditional Burns Night, John Angus MacDonald looks back through boxing history to compile a list of the ten finest fighters to ever emerge from the nation. 10. Alex Arthur  Arthur prided himself on d...

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’...