Arum, King go head to head -- once again

Bob Arum and Don King, the most prominent promoters in boxing history, have butted heads for decades. But they are friendly rivals these days and enjoy talking over old times and telling their war stories.
1 day ago

Golovkin promoter: Golovkin in for rematch with Canelo, but wants 'level playing field'

"GGG's" promoter tells Sporting News that Gennady Golovkin is still in for his rematch vs. Canelo Alvarez, but the final decision lies with the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Undefeated champion Oscar Valdez beats Scott Quigg by unanimous decision

Oscar Valdez improved to 24-0 after the judges scored the gruelling 12-round fight 117-111, 117-111 and 118-110 against Scott Quigg.
Via Sporting News
6 days ago

Deontay Wilder to Anthony Joshua: 'I declare war'

The on again, off again drama surrounding Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua is apparently back on again.While the two have yet to meet in the ring during their careers, it has not been for a lack of effort on Wilder’s part. He’s now taking that to a whole new level by calling out his chief boxing rival.“No more excuses, no more waiting, no more dodging me … it’s time. It’s time to...
Via SNIPdaily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield making a name for himself as a promoter

Four -time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield figures he should be an honorary resident of Brooklyn after beating borough natives Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe during his Hall of Fame career. “I fought the two best people from there,” he told The Post. “I feel like I’m a part of Brooklyn.” Holyfield will definitely be part...
Via New York Post
7 days ago

Bob Arum pumps brakes on Manny Pacquiao’s next fight

Manny Pacquiao announced this week that he will be fighting a new opponent in June, but promoter Bob Arum isn’t so sure about that.Pac-Man, who has not fought since losing to Jeff Horn in Australia last July, announced in the Philippines that he will be fighting Lucas Matthysse on June 24. The fight is set to take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Arum is skeptical that the fight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez blames positive PED test on contaminated meat

Canelo Alvarez tested positive for clenbuterol ahead of his May 5 fight with Gennady Golovkin, and he says some contaminated meat is to blame.Golden Boy Promotions announced in a statement Monday that Alvarez tested positive for trace levels of the substance. They even quoted a lab director who said the trace levels found in the test were consistent with meat contamination. Golden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather announces he's creating a video game

Following in the footsteps of legendary heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather is looking to cash in on a video game that bears his name.Because, of course he is.Never one to shy away from making a buck or three, Mayweather told TMZ Sports that he’s looking into creating a boxing video game. He specified that the rumored “Fight Night” game by EA Sports won’t be part of his...
Via SNIPdaily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Deontay Wilder scores brutal 10th-round TKO on Luis Ortiz to remain unbeaten

Deontay Wilder has successfully defended his heavyweight title once again.Wilder defeated Luis Ortiz by a brutal tenth-round TKO on Saturday night to improve to 40-0 on his career. Take a look at the climactic sequence, which featured Ortiz hitting the canvass twice in the span of 30 seconds: Wilder was ahead 85-84 on all three judges’ scorecards at the time of the stoppage, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez rips Floyd Mayweather over possible UFC bout

There’s a darn good chance that we’ll see boxing’s Floyd Mayweather go up against UFC’s Conor McGregor in a rematch here soon. Only this time, the bout would be in McGregor’s corner of the universe — the Octagon.It’s not etched in stone. But a rematch of last August’s boxing match in Vegas would be quite the spectacle, and a pretty big draw for Dana White over at UFC.In speaking...
Via SNIPdaily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Billy Graham dies at 99

Billy Graham, The "Protestant Pope", Dies At 99.
Via The Oregonian
24 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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