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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

Shakur Stevenson leads Top Rank’s boxing return on Jun...

It can all be summarised in three long-awaited words: boxing is back. Top Rank on ESPN returns

MTK Global announces boxing return in July

MTK Global has announced the return of its MTK Fight Night events in July. MTK Fight Night events wi

Alexis Rocha: Always learning

An education in the sport of boxing becomes extremely tough, very early. The young children spending

Pascal tries to tempt Canelo back to 175lbs

Battle-hardened WBA Regular champ Jean Pascal has offered four-weight champion Canelo Alvarez the op

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Highly-regarded Hedges joins Matchroom

Decorated amateur John Hedges has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom organisation. Hedges will campaign at super-middleweight after originally making the decision to turn professional with S-JAM Boxing ear...

Matchroom reschedule Ritson and Selby shows, Manchester event postponed

Amid uncertainty regarding the fate of their scheduled summer shows, Matchroom Boxing has issued a statement to clarify a new set of event dates. The promoters’ proposed Manchester show on July 4 has now been cancelled while events pe...

Jose Ramirez outlines three-fight plan

Unified super-lightweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez says that, despite a frustrating delay to his scheduled defence against Viktor Postol, his plan remains to beat the Ukrainian and then jump into an undisputed 140lbs title showdown with...

Shakur Stevenson leads Top Rank’s boxing return on June 9

It can all be summarised in three long-awaited words: boxing is back. Top Rank on ESPN returns Tuesday, June 9, as WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson (13-0, 7 KOs) takes on Puerto Rican contender Felix ‘La Som...

MTK Global announces boxing return in July

MTK Global has announced the return of its MTK Fight Night events in July. MTK Fight Night events will take place once a month from July and be broadcast live on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank. Discussions are also currently ongoing wit...

Pascal tries to tempt Canelo back to 175lbs

Battle-hardened WBA Regular champ Jean Pascal has offered four-weight champion Canelo Alvarez the opportunity to win another crown at 175lbs. “If Canelo wants to make history once again, if he wants to claim a second [world] title in the ...

Joshua fancies Buatsi-Yarde clash

Anthony Joshua has declared his interest in an intriguing domestic battle between his fighter Joshua Buatsi and light-heavyweight rival Anthony Yarde after the lockdown ends.  IBF, WBA Super and WBO heavyweight champion Joshua, who manages...

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...

Parker-Fa unlikely due to financial demands

As former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (27-2, 21 KOs) prepares for a potential ring return in August, it looks unlikely that fellow New Zealander Junior Fa (19-0, 10 KOs) will be the fighter in the opposite corner. Parker’s mana...

A year or two left, but Ricky Burns dreams of Glasgow finale

Three-division champion Ricky Burns says it would be fitting to finish his fine career in Glasgow, but the Scot still believes he has a few more good fights left in the tank. Having won world crowns at 130lb, 135lbs and 140lbs, ti...

Dillian Whyte and Francis Ngannou clash mooted in ePress Conference

WBC interim heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte and UFC heavyweight star Francis Ngannou will meet in a special ePress conference at 7pm (BST) on Saturday (May 30) on Matchroom Boxing’s YouTube channel. Eddie Hearn...

Jessie Vargas aims for three-division glory and targets Liam Smith clash

Jessie Vargas believes he will become a three-weight world champion and is interested in meeting former WBO 154lbs title-holder Liam Smith when boxing resumes later this year. Vargas (29-3-2, 11 KOs) previously held the WBA 140lbs and ...

Mike Tyson offered $1 million plus to face Joe Cusumano

Taking advantage of the ongoing media circus and arguably pushing it to another level, veteran promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr has offered Mike Tyson $1,000,000 to box his fighter Joe Cusumano, plus a percentage of closed-circui...

Thurman ready to face Spence in 2020

Former WBA/WBC welterweight king Keith Thurman says that he wants to face unified champion Errol Spence Jr upon boxing’s return.  The 31-year-old, who lost his WBA Super crown to the evergreen Manny Pacquiao back in July 2019, says that,...

Usyk issues Chisora warning

Ukrainian star Oleksandr Usyk has warned Dereck Chisora that adopting an aggressive approach in their heavyweight showdown will prove to be fruitless.  Former undisputed cruiserweight king Usyk was scheduled to face Chisora on May 23 in Lo...

Charlie Edwards signs with Frank Warren

Former WBC flyweight champion Charlie Edwards has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions. He joins brother Sunny Edwards in the Queensberry camp and believes it’s only a matter of time before th...

Boxing Social Shortlisted for 2020 Campaign Publishing Award

Boxing Social are pleased to announce our team have been shortlisted for the ‘Editorial Team of the Year’ award by the esteemed, annual Campaign Publishing Awards panel. Having finished in third place in the ‘Content Team of the Year...

Fury-Joshua: The trainers’ perspective

Despite mandatories, contractual obligations and a worldwide pandemic delaying a potential undisputed world heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua, the prospect of an all-British showdown for all of the belts remains ...

Sanchez outlines Gassiev’s heavyweight hit list

Murat Gassiev’s trainer Abel Sanchez has revealed who the Russian is targeting in his long-awaited heavyweight campaign, after he was ruled out of a clash with Jerry Forrest back in February. Former unified cruiserweight champion Gass...

Porter breaks down Crawford-Spence mega-fight

Two-time welterweight ruler Shawn Porter has tipped three-weight world champion Terence Crawford to overcome former foe Errol Spence Jr if the American pair meet post-lockdown.  Porter, known as ‘Showtime’, told Dan Rafael on ‘St...

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...

Tyson talks up Holyfield trilogy for charity

Former heavyweight destroyer Mike Tyson has stated that a rumoured trilogy clash with old nemesis Evander Holyfield ‘would be awesome for charity’. The 53-year-old Tyson, who bowed out of professional boxing after a sixth round retireme...

Morales urges Crawford-Spence showdown, more cross-promotional fights

Ring legend Erik Morales has called for boxing promoters to put politics to one side and pave the way for more cross-promotional mega-fights.  Citing Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury 2 as the perfect example of how different promotional outfi...

Sam Jones: “Dubois has beaten nobody, amateur or professional.”

Joe Joyce’s manager Sam Jones has ridiculed predictions that his fighter would be knocked out by rival Daniel Dubois in their postponed heavyweight encounter. Speaking on Queensberry Promotions ‘Lockdown Lowdown’, Jones argued: &...