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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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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 body, I don’t know… It’s heartbreaking when you think you’re training for a fight, you’re so looking forward to it and then you ...

Sulaiman breaks down the super-fly scene and imminent WBC 115lbs tournament

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman explains to Boxing Social the rationale behind Juan Francisco Estrada’s elevation to WBC super-flyweight ‘franchise’ champion, and why he is “extremely excited” about the sanctioning body’s forthc...

Callum Johnson: Bulletproof

This Saturday night marks another fresh start in the career of Callum Johnson. The 35-year-old light heavyweight will put to bed an absence of over two years which began after he walked through veteran Seanie Monaghan in New York on a Match...

Rylan Charlton: Beaten but unbowed

It is an unpleasant and humbling experience to be beaten up by someone.  Out in the big bad world should a stranger or enemy get the better of you in a physical disagreement, leaving you in a bloody mess for whatever reason, then not o...

Weekend betting angle – Andrade vs Williams, Paul vs Askren

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston unearths the betting value in tonight’s fascinating WBO middleweight title clash between champion Demetrius Andrade and Welshman Liam Williams, as well as Jake Paul’s bout wi...

Pearson primed to upset Gongora, face 168lbs elite

Christopher Pearson is ready to upset the odds on Saturday night, as the American super-middleweight sets his sights on unseating IBO champion Carlos Gongora at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida. In December, Ecuadoria...

Jack Bateson: The path to contention

The initial stages of a fighter’s career consist of their debut, gradual moves through the fight distances and then a proving ground, which will demonstrate whether or not they have what it takes to move beyond the infancy stage. There ar...

The wonder of the welterweights

With the welterweight division bolstered by a new wave of stars including Jaron Ennis, Vergil Ortiz and Conor Benn, IBHOF inductee Graham Houston breaks down the deepest and arguably best weight class in boxing with his Top 10 rundown. Impr...

Jack Massey: The next step

When it comes to having sparred some of the best fighters in the cruiserweight division Jack Massey has been there and done that. The 28-year-old from Chapel-en-le-Frith has travelled to Spain to spar one-time world title challenger Youri K...

Clinton McKenzie: Back in business

As the country approaches step 2 of its ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown, an important landmark for fitness and boxing enthusiasts arrived with the official re-opening of gyms two days ago. It’s a date that two-time Lonsdale Belt winner Clin...

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...

Isaac Chilemba: Life, death and boxing

“That is the scariest part of my life,” admits the voice at the other end of a shaky, cross-continental Facebook Messenger call. It was a call intended merely to recap an experienced fighter’s career; to celebrate successes and ponder...

Weekend Betting Angle – Smith vs Vlasov, Benn vs Vargas and more

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston weighs up Saturday night’s betting opportunities, focusing on the vacant WBO light-heavyweight title fight between hard-hitting New Yorker Joe Smith and crafty Russian Maxim Vlasov....

Courtenay vs Bridges: A Fight Of Convenience

Mark Baldwin looks at Saturday night’s high-profile WBA bantamweight title clash between Watford’s Shannon Courtenay and charismatic Australian Ebanie Bridges, whose artful self-promotion has stolen the limelight and earned an u...

Kash Farooq: Full focus

The last time Kash Farooq spoke to Boxing Social he had just been watching the 2020 ‘Fight of the Year’ between Jose Zepeda and Ivan Baranchyk. Lately, he has been viewing one of the best fighters of the late 1980s and early 199...

Eimantas Stanionis: I’ll fight anybody

Saturday night’s show at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, has familiar stories popping off the page. The intriguing event to be broadcast on Showtime features highly-touted prospects, a current world champion as well as ...

Nathan Gorman: Aiming for titles, Wardley, but not Adeleye

Confidence, momentum and happiness. Three features of Nathan Gorman’s life and career which he has been working on since suffering his first defeat two years ago. That night in July 2019 witnessed the steamroller operation of Daniel Duboi...

Jaron Ennis: The acid test

Every fighter worth their salt will inevitably face an acid test or navigate their way through a tricky, character-defining crossroads…   It isn’t always when it should be. In fact, in boxing, it’s often too late or deem...

The End of The Line

It’s always sad to see a fine fighter come to the end of the line. To see him reach down and find what he once had isn’t there anymore. That was Carl Frampton on Saturday. He had one good round against Jamel Herring and that was it. Whe...

Lennox Clarke: I always believed I was at this level

“I called it, didn’t I?!” Lennox Clarke certainly did. The Halesowen man can now proudly call himself the new British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champion following his superb fifth-round stoppage victory over Willy Hutchinson...

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...

Weekend betting angle – Herring vs Frampton

IBHOF inductee and boxing gambling expert Graham Houston unearths the betting value in tonight’s WBO 130lbs title clash between champion Jamel Herring and Belfast boxing icon Carl Frampton in Dubai. Betting lines are almost even for the s...

Herring vs Frampton – Boxing Social staff picks

Carl Frampton bids to become the fighting isle of Ireland’s first ever three-weight world champion when he locks horns with WBO 130lbs king Jamel Herring at Caesars Palace Dubai on Saturday evening. Already widely regarded as the grea...

Khalil Coe: Jersey City tough

‘Another teen shot dead in Jersey City,’ reads the top story when searching for the second-most populous city in New Jersey, with ‘Jersey City man sentenced to six years in Newport mall shooting,’ resting ominously just below it. Bo...