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Eubank Jr praises Jones Jr influence

Ahead of his May 1 clash with Marcus Morrison in London, Chris Eubank Jr has praised the influence o

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


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Slick Herring retires Frampton in six

Carl Frampton’s dream of becoming a three-division world champion was cut down by brutal reality as a razor-sharp Jamel Herring dissected him in six, fairly one-sided rounds at Caesars Palace in Dubai on Saturday night. The Northern Irish...

The eight true champions of boxing

With over eighty men currently claiming to be ‘world champions’, Mark Butcher wonders how boxing would look if the sport returned to an eight division era with a solitary title-holder leading the way in each weight class. Who wo...

Calzaghe vs Froch: Who was the greatest?

Joe Calzaghe is living proof that nice guys can win. Carl Froch could probably wind up the Dalai Lama. The cult of personality shouldn’t matter when determining greatness, but it seems to be a factor when assessing the attributes of Brita...

Tyrone McCullagh: Moving on

With his elusive, catch-me-if-you-can style, you might say Tyrone McCullagh has already mastered the art of social distancing.  Having gained kudos in defeat against the battle-tested Ryan Walsh in their Golden Contract semi-final in F...

With Tyson and Holyfield in shape, Impact Boxing proposes ‘Veteran Boxing League’

With a 53-year-old Mike Tyson whipping himself back into fighting shape and old rival Evander Holyfield, 58, swiftly following suit, the likelihood of middle-aged boxing legends making a comeback, for charity or otherwise, has become an unn...

Apinun Khongsong: The Thai puncher with Josh Taylor in his sights

On the other side of the world, a young man is waiting for a global pandemic to pass and a fresh day of destiny.  Apinun Khongsong, the IBF’s No.1 contender at 140lbs, was homing in on a mandatory engagement with unified champion Jos...

Marquez counters Morales jibes over Pacquiao fights

They never met in the ring, but Mexican boxing legends Juan Manuel Marquez and Erik Morales have been jousting outside of the ropes.  Four-weight world champion Morales lit the touch paper this week after suggesting they never fought b...

Bivol would drop to 168lbs for Smith clash

Light-heavyweight king Dmitry Bivol says he is willing to drop down a division to face WBA Super 168lbs champion Callum Smith and become a two-weight world champion. Russian Bivol (17-0, 11 KOs) has held the WBA 175lbs crown for over two-an...

Nelson adds caution to Tyson comeback talk

With footage of a 53-year-old Mike Tyson punishing the pads and hinting at a return to the ring catching fire on the internet, former WBO cruiserweight champion Johnny Nelson has cautioned against any comeback by the two-time heavyweight ki...

The best pound-for-pound fighter in the UK revealed

In boxing, arguments rage over pretty much anything you can imagine outside of the ring. One long-running bone of contention centres on the mythical pound-for-pound ratings where boxing aficionados try in vain to rank the number one fighter...

Khan won’t box behind closed doors

Amir Khan is wary of boxing behind closed doors and says he will not rush back into the ring if the sport returns in July, with the Coronavirus pandemic still rife across the world. The British Boxing Board of Control is currently in discus...

The Power And The Glory – The 10 Greatest Mexican Boxers In History

Mexico and boxing are joined at the hip. Perhaps no other nation embodies the fight game than Estados Unidos Mexicanos, the uncompromising spirit of this battling nation is captured in its fighting men. From fearless brawlers to razor-shar...