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More to come from Ruiz, says Reynoso

After dethroning Anthony Joshua in stunning fashion at Madison Square Garden in June 2019, then-unif

Prove yourself in the ring, Lomachenko warns Lopez

Unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko has warned IBF ruler Teofimo Lopez to back up his ta

Black Flashback: Pat Barrett’s Lost Tapes Part One

Back in 2009, Terry Dooley spoke to former world title challenger Pat Barrett at length about his

Wild card Gassiev nears long-awaited heavyweight debut

While the heavyweights continue to grab the attention of fight fans old and new, the wild card of th

Dorticos vows to go down in history ahead of WBSS Final

One of the most significant fights of 2020 takes place in Munich on Saturday night when Yuniel Dorti

Canelo-Yildirim purse bids postponed

Due to his ongoing litigation with promoters Golden Boy Promotions and streaming network DAZN, the i

Braekhus in defiant mood ahead of McCaskill rematch

Cecilia Braekhus is too polite an interviewee to descend to trash talk. However, the ‘First Lady

Haney-Gamboa set for November 7

WBC lightweight title-holder Devin Haney is set to face Cuban veteran Yuriorkis Gamboa on November 7

Pedraza schools Molina, Wants Ramirez-Taylor winner

Former two-weight champion Jose Pedraza continued his march towards a title tilt at 140lbs with a de

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More to come from Ruiz, says Reynoso

After dethroning Anthony Joshua in stunning fashion at Madison Square Garden in June 2019, then-unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz had the world at his feet.  Six months later, however, ‘The Destroyer’ lost his crown via unanim...

Prove yourself in the ring, Lomachenko warns Lopez

Unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko has warned IBF ruler Teofimo Lopez to back up his talking when the pair unify their titles on October 17 in Las Vegas.  Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs) branded Lomachenko a ‘diva’ upon the annou...

Wild card Gassiev nears long-awaited heavyweight debut

While the heavyweights continue to grab the attention of fight fans old and new, the wild card of the division is set to make his long-awaited debut in the weight class before the turn of the year. Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) has suffered ...

Dorticos vows to go down in history ahead of WBSS Final

One of the most significant fights of 2020 takes place in Munich on Saturday night when Yuniel Dorticos and Mairis Briedis clash in the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final. After repeated delays due to the interference of the Covi...

Canelo-Yildirim purse bids postponed

Due to his ongoing litigation with promoters Golden Boy Promotions and streaming network DAZN, the immediate future of Mexican star Canelo Alvarez remains shrouded in doubt. One option for Canelo’s eventual return is a vacant WBC 168lbs t...

Haney-Gamboa set for November 7

WBC lightweight title-holder Devin Haney is set to face Cuban veteran Yuriorkis Gamboa on November 7. Haney had engaged in an online beef with WBC 126lbs champion Gary Russell Jr. and that fight had been seriously floated though the seasone...

Pedraza schools Molina, Wants Ramirez-Taylor winner

Former two-weight champion Jose Pedraza continued his march towards a title tilt at 140lbs with a decisive points win over Javier Molina at the ‘Bubble’ in the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, on Saturday night. Scores were 98-92 (twice) and 99-91...

Lubin seals WBC title shot, Ennis extends KO streak

Erickson Lubin earned another title shot at old foe Jermell Charlo after registering a clear points verdict over former US Olympian Terrell Gausha at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut on Saturday night. Scores were 118-110, 116-112 and ...

Warren astonished by Whyte’s ‘short’ medical suspension

Promoter Frank Warren is somewhat mystified by two recent rulings from the British Boxing Board of Control. In late August, Dillian Whyte suffered a heavy, fifth-round knockout against Alexander Povetkin on a Matchroom Boxing promotion whil...

Nelson Makes Joshua-Fury Pick

Most observers and bookmakers feel Tyson Fury will have too much boxing nous for Anthony Joshua when the rival heavyweight champions meet in two titanic clashes in 2021. In recent times, no fight has captured the imagination like Fury-Joshu...

Crawford-Brook moves closer to reality

A widely-held view is that the welterweight division is filled with more gifted fighters than any other weight class, but it’s been a rough year at 147lbs. The Covid-19 Pandemic has hit the division especially hard with a number of leadin...

Behind closed doors final may benefit McKenna

Belfast’s Tyrone McKenna is well known for being dragged into a war by the roar of the crowd. McKenna (21-1-1, 6 KOs) has the skill and technique to win fights in a more straightforward manner, but too often plays to the gallery.  So it...

Zhang signs with Matchroom Boxing

Chinese heavyweight contender Zhang Zhilei has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. The unbeaten Zhang (21-0, 16 KOs) returned to action last November in Monte Carlo, Monaco, with a 10-round win over Andriy ...

Hearn: Contract close for Fury-Joshua I and II in 2021

A blockbuster two-fight series between the two best heavyweights on the planet is edging closer to reality.  According to Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, both fights between British world champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are lookin...

Taylor: Unification with Ramirez one of the biggest fights in boxing

WBA Super and IBF 140lbs champion Josh Taylor is just over a week away from facing mandatory challenger and Thai puncher Apinun Khongsong at the York Hall, but the Scot’s overwhelming motivation remains a unification bout against unbeaten...

Eubank Jr. targets Canelo, Charlo and co

There is no time to waste. The enigmatic Chris Eubank Jr. turns 31 today and the Brighton middleweight is determined to meet the best boxing has to offer as he hits the prime of his career. That includes Mexican star Canelo Alvarez, WBC cha...

MTK announce double header Autumn return

Following a run of three shows throughout the summer, MTK Fight Night will return to Production Park Studios in Wakefield for two events to be shown live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank and worldwide on IFL TV. On Sunday 18 ...

Hooks and jabs: Lubin nears Charlo revenge mission

Erickson Lubin and Terrell Gausha will fight for the right to meet WBC 154lbs champion Jermell Charlo when they clash in a final eliminator at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut on Saturday. Charlo will face WBA Super and IBF title-holde...

Usyk-Chisora edges closer

The Covid-19 Pandemic has had a disastrous effect on the boxing schedule in 2020, but it appears that four titanic heavyweight clashes will go ahead before the close of the year. Dillian Whyte has his shot at revenge against Alexander Povet...

Davies: I will destroy McKenna

Ohara Davies says he has little doubt he will defeat Tyrone McKenna when they meet in the Golden Contract 140lbs final at Production Park Studios in Wakefield on September 30. Davies (21-2, 6 KOs) and McKenna (21-1-1, 6 KOs) have engaged in...

Wilder in ‘amazing shape’ ahead of Fury trilogy

Conventional wisdom does not suggest that Deontay Wilder will overcome WBC king Tyson Fury in their contracted trilogy fight, tentatively scheduled for the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on December 19. After being trounced in seven rounds ...

Gonzalez and Estrada primed for long-awaited rematch

Rival 115lbs champions Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada will return to action in October ahead of a projected unification clash in 2021. Gonzalez and Estrada fought way back in November 2012 when then-WBA light-fl...

Charlo: I’m more dangerous than ever

WBC 154lbs king Jermell Charlo believes he is at the peak of his powers ahead of his unification with WBA Super and IBF champion Jeison Rosario on September 26. The rival champions will meet at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut on Showt...

Hooks and jabs: Matchroom signs IBF champ Hamadouche

It’s been a busy day at Matchroom HQ with the announcement of a raft of new boxing shows including the eagerly anticipated rematch between Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte. But the Brentwood-based organisation have also expanded their...