By Peter Lim Jermell Charlo (27-0, 12 KOs) might share exactly the same DNA with his twin brother Jermall, but boxing also runs deep in the genetic makeup of John Jackson’s family. His father Julian (55-6, 49 KOs) was a two-division titleholder who ranks among the deadliest one-punch knockout... Read more
David Haye took less than two rounds to stop Arnold Gjergjaj in his latest straightforward but searing success at The O2. The two-weight world champion put his visitor down once in the first and twice in the second before the referee stepped in with 24 seconds still left in... Read more
By Francisco Salazar It is a crossroads bout tonight between Ray Beltran and Ivan Najera. A win keeps hopes alive for that fighter to fight another day, possibly in a big-money fight. A loss would have that fighter seriously contemplating their future in the sport. Which is why the... Read more
By Peter Lim Jermall Charlo (23-0, 18 KOs), over the last three years has seemed as complete a fighter as they come. He shoots his jab like Mark Breland, spears the right cross like Thomas Hearns and utilizes creative angles like Sugar Ray Leonard. But the fact of the... Read more
Joseph Parker’s opponent in this IBF heavyweight title eliminator, the 35-year-old Carlos Takam, represented a big step up in competition as well as in scheduled distance. Thanks in part to Takam’s inability to maintain a consistent pace, especially in rounds 10 and 11 after Takam closed the connect gap... Read more
Joseph Parker beat Carlos Takam by unanimous decision Read more
By Igor Lazorin, tass Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter of Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin, is hoping to finalize a new date for a mandatory bout with WBC champion Deontay Wilder by year’s end. Povetkin was scheduled to fight Wilder earlier today in Moscow, Russia. Earlier this week,... Read more
By Alexey Sukachev MOSCOW — WBC #10 cruiserweight Dmitry Kudryashov (19-1, 19 KOs) came back with the fourth-round stoppage of Brazilian journeyman Julio Dos Santos (30-6, 27 KOs). Dos Santos was down after a pair of uppercuts in round two, then again in the fourth. The bout was stopped at... Read more
By Frank Warren Boxing is often no laughing matter, so fair play to the comedy channel ‘Dave’ for coming back for seconds and screening the latest episode of David Haye’s comeback on Saturday night. The more boxing that reaches people’s living rooms the better. Let’s hope the joke is... Read more
Shannon Briggs made an explosive UK debut, knocking out Emilio Ezequiel Zarate to close in on a David Haye showdown. The former world heavyweight champion racked up the 36th opening-round finish of his rollercoaster career. Briggs (60-6-1-KO56) is now expected to get a shot at fellow former title holder... Read more