Santa Cruz: Davis makes weight or pays big fine

Four-weight world champion Leo Santa Cruz is not concerned that Gervonta Davis will fail to make the

More WBC 135lbs title confusion as Linares tests positive fo...

The highly confusing WBC lightweight title picture took another complicated turn after Jorge Linares

Harper and Jonas share the spoils at Fight Camp

A heavy favourite, Terri Harper appeared a touch fortunate to hold on to her WBC super-featherweight

Matchroom vs Queensberry: Who wins?

It’s been a strange year yet 2020 continues to surprise. On Tuesday, Frank Warren made an unlikely

Fight Camp II preview: Harper and Jonas make history

The second of Eddie Hearn and Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ series is headlined by an intriguing al

Pacquiao would face Golovkin – at 147lbs

Hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach recently, and perhaps mischievously, namedropped Gennady Golovkin

WBC reaffirms Whyte mandatory position

The WBC has reiterated that the winner of Tyson Fury’s trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder must face

Dulorme fighting for Puerto Rico

Thomas Dulorme has been around the block in boxing. The Puerto Rican has fought some of the best nam

Ramirez-Postol confirmed for August 29 in ‘The Bubble’

Top Rank has confirmed that WBC/WBO 140lbs champion Jose Ramirez will finally meet mandatory challen

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Agustin Gauto: Ready for take-off

Argentina has enjoyed a love affair with the sweet science ever since British sailors brought the Queensbury Rules to the ports of Latin America in the early 1900s. That boxing became so swiftly woven into the fabric of the country is no su...

Danny Roman: More conquests to come

Certain fighters speak to us through their struggles, their pain resonating with our own shortcomings. We seek a connection that is both inspiring and, at the same time, deeply human. It’s a rare commodity and far more valuable than the p...

Jesse Rodriguez: A new star rising

The world is losing its mind. It took just five seconds of padwork for a 53-year-old Mike Tyson to dominate conversation across the boxing world. The obsession with the sport’s blue riband division remains, even among its old-stagers, but...

Artem Oganesyan: Imperial in style

Inked across Artem Oganesyan’s heart is the depiction of a monument entitled, ‘We are our mountains’. The two figures, hewn from volcanic rock, are an imposing sight, stoic in their command of the land they oversee and unyielding to t...

Dmitry Bivol: Russian maestro talks Beterbiev unification, move to 168lbs, boxing philosophy and more

They say that in boxing closed mouths don’t get fed. Goading a desired opponent into a fight has long been a ploy adopted by those wishing to further their ambitions, and since the birth of social media such provocations have become secon...

Caoimhin Agyarko: Black Thunder on the horizon

Rising prospect Caoimhin ‘Black Thunder’ Agyarko only has two words on his mind. It’s unrelenting, each question and probe inevitably returning to the same topic. World champion. “I want to be the first black Irish pers...

‘It never changes’: Josh Taylor’s winning mentality

In a recent episode of the Netflix smash hit ‘The Last Dance’, against a backdrop of Michael Jordan defying physics as he soared to the basket, coach Phil Jackson pointedly remarks upon the Chicago Bulls’ attitude to winning another c...

EXCLUSIVE: Israil Madrimov – “Dreaming of Greatness…”

“I just want to go out there and smash them.”  The battle cry that echoes from Israil Madrimov’s (4-0, 4KOs) tongue with ice-cool composure – a statement uttered with an assured sense of certainty. The standout prospect of 2019...

Israil Madrimov – Welcome To Your Prospect Of The Year

The Eastern Bloc remains synonymous with a certain type of austere aesthetic; a cold and unforgiving terrain inhabited by an unbreakable population, their spirit unbowed despite enduring the brutality of Soviet rule.  Whilst such imagery m...

Devin Haney – “The Audacity…”

When a 20-year-old prodigy called out the great Vasyl Lomachenko on Friday night, many were left scratching their heads. Those people clearly don’t know Devin Haney. “It’s No-machenko, because he doesn’t want to fight m...