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Tennyson shooting for the stars at lightweight

Belfast banger James Tennyson believes he can mix it with some of the lightweight division’s

Andy Lee discusses his timely retirement and the temptations...

Fresh from a visit to the beach with his family, former middleweight world champion and now professi

Artem Oganesyan: Imperial in style

Inked across Artem Oganesyan’s heart is the depiction of a monument entitled, ‘We are our mounta

Crews-Dezurn reinstated as WBC champion, Jiménez receives n...

The WBC has finally reinstated Franchon Crews-Dezurn as its WBC super-middleweight champion and anno

Highly-regarded Hedges joins Matchroom

Decorated amateur John Hedges has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchr

Curtis Cokes 1937-2020: Graham Houston pays tribute to the f...

Curtis Cokes, who passed away on May 29 at the age of 82, was a beautiful stylist who perhaps never

Matchroom reschedule Ritson and Selby shows, Manchester even...

Amid uncertainty regarding the fate of their scheduled summer shows, Matchroom Boxing has issued a s

Kirk Johnson pays heartfelt tribute to late trainer Curtis C...

Former top heavyweight contender Kirk Johnson has paid an emotional tribute to Curtis Cokes, his for

Jose Ramirez outlines three-fight plan

Unified super-lightweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez says that, despite a frustrating delay to his


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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...