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Smith to face Holzken as Braehmer drops out

Callum Smith is preparing to take on Nieky Holzken in the World Boxing Super Series semifinal on Saturday after the withdrawal of Juergen Braehmer.
Via ESPN
3 days ago

David Haye vs Tony Bellew II

The match-up between David Haye vs Tony Bellew 2 returns to the O2 Arena, London on May 5. 2018 continues to be an interesting year for British boxing and boxing around the globe with Haye-Bellew one of the many upcoming highlights. The rematch, originally slated for December 17, had to be postponed after Haye (31-3, 26 KOs) tore his bicep in a freak accident. “The Hayemaker” will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

Mayweather Sr. thinks son will jump to UFC

Not so fast, fight fans! Floyd Mayweather could be heading to the UFC after all.In recent weeks, rumors regarding Mayweather’s fighting future have heated up (then quickly cooled down), ultimately teasing his jump to UFC. But his father, Floyd Mayweather, Sr., believes there’s a chance he makes that jump. In fact, he thinks it will happen.“The way I see it, I have to believe that...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vera-Soro eliminator March 24 in Marseilles

Undefeated John Vera will travel overseas to face Michel Soro in a junior middleweight title elimination bout on March 24 in Marseilles, France.
Via ESPN
3 days ago

Real Deal! Field announced for 147-lb tourney

Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing announced the field for an upcoming eight-man single-elimination tournament in the welterweight division which will feature quarterfinal pairings picked by boxing fans.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Chat: Dan Rafael talks boxing, noon ET

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, including this weekend's fights and much more.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

'JoJo' Diaz: 'I will remind everyone why I deserve a world title shot'

Undefeated featherweight Joseph "JoJo" Diaz faces Victor "Vikingo" Terrazas in the main event of a Golden Boy on ESPN card Thursday night, hoping a victory will push him closer to a title opportunity.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Scorecard: Garcia scores highlight-reel KO, Ortiz gets gift in draw

Former welterweight world titleholder Danny Garcia returned from a long layoff to defeat Brandon Rios with a spectacular knockout, and Devon Alexander was victim of some bad scorecards in his fight against Victor Ortiz.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Visually upset Eubank Jr. needs changes

Nick Parkinson assesses the adjustments Chris Eubank Jr. needs to bounce back from his comprehensive points defeat to world champion George Groves.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

McGregor: Floyd walked out of rematch talks

Conor McGregor claims Floyd Mayweather has abandoned talks over a lucrative rematch and says he's proud of his "son" for opting to stay retired.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Eubank Jr. eyes weight change for world title

Chris Eubank Jr. is not ruling out a return to middleweight after a unanimous points defeat to George Groves on Saturday.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Naseem: Eubank Jr. should retire after defeat

Former featherweight world champion Prince Naseem Hamed believes Chris Eubank Jr. should retire after his defeat to George Groves on Saturday night.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Jacobs-Sulecki fight officially announced

Former middleweight world titlist Daniel Jacobs will face Maciej Sulecki on April 28 in the main event of an HBO-televised card at Barclays Center in Jacobs' hometown of Brooklyn, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced Sunday.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

Mayweather Sr. indicates Floyd Jr. is training for UFC

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has given several hints that he is considering at least one mixed martial arts fight, and the undefeated boxer’s father believes things are heading in that direction.In a recent interview with Amer Abdallah for Mayweather’s YouTube channel, Floyd Mayweather Sr. was asked if the hype surrounding his son fighting in the UFC is real.“The way I see it, I have to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia KOs Brandon Rios with brutal punch

Danny Garcia took care of Brandon Rios in Saturday’s welterweight title eliminator, and emerged victorious in a big way.Garcia caught Rios with a brutal right cross in the ninth round, which knocked his opponent onto the mat.Rios was clearly dazed, but he did eventually get up, resulting in the ref attempting to determine if he was fit to continue. It was decided that he was not...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia tells Shawn Porter ‘get the f— out of here!’

Danny Garcia created some fireworks during his knockout win over Brandon Rios on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and the fireworks continued in the ring even after the fight.The 29-year-old from Philadelphia ran his record to 34-1 after his 9th-round TKO of Rios on this huge shot: The referee stopped the fight after determining Rios could not continue. Garcia was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Garcia KO's Rios in return from 11-month layoff

In his return from an 11-month layoff, Danny Garcia outboxed, outslugged and finally knocked out Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios in a welterweight world title elimination fight Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

Benavidez beats Gavril, retains 168-pound title

Super middleweight world titleholder David Benavidez dominated from start to finish as he routed Ronald Gavril to retain his belt in another impressive performance Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

Alexander, Ortiz fail to make mark, fight to draw

Former welterweight world titleholders Devon Alexander and Victor Ortiz fought to a draw Saturday, though Alexander clearly seemed to have a big edge in the main event of a prime time Premier Boxing Champions card in El Paso, Texas.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios live blog

Las Vegas – Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios are meeting on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay, and LBS is on the scene. Garcia is 33-1 and lost to Keith Thurman last March. Rios is 34-3-1 and has lost three of his last six fights, including defeats to Mike Alvarado, Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley.We will be providing coverage of the main event with analysis from ringside combat...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Groves injures shoulder, place in WBSS final in doubt

George Groves may have beaten Chris Eubank Jr. by unanimous decision Saturday night, but his place in the World Boxing Super Series final is uncertain after he suffered a shoulder injury.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

George Groves batters Chris Eubank Jr. to retain WBA crown

A battered Chris Eubank Jr. was unable to make good on his pre-fight promises as George Groves dominated their grudge match in Manchester.
Via Sporting News
5 days ago

Groves beats Eubank by unanimous decision

George Groves beat Chris Eubank by unanimous decision to successfully defend his WBA super middleweight title for a second time.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

Showtime Championship Boxing: ‘Garcia vs. Rios’ Preview

Showtime kicks off their massive Spring schedule with a welterweight eliminator as former three-time world champion Danny Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) returns from an eleventh month layoff and the first lost of his career against former two-time lightweight champion Brandon Rios (34-3-1, 25 KOs). Rios ended a near two-year retirement when with a knockout win over journeyman Aaron Herrera...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago

Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios results: Live updates and round-by-round scoring

Can Danny Garcia rebound from losing his WBC welterweight title and undefeated record against the hard-hitting Brandon Rios?
Via Sporting News
6 days ago
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