Anthony Crolla captured the WBA lightweight world title with a stunning one-punch knockout against Darleys Perez Anthony Crolla has become WBA world lightweight champion after a stunning fifth-round stoppage of Darleys Perez on Saturday night. The Manchester man landed a single body shot that left Perez crumpled in a... Read more
By Edward Chaykovsky According to Peter Fury, uncle and trainer of IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18KOs), his nephew will NOT retire following the upcoming rematch with Wladimir Klitschko on July 9th. Last November, Fury won an upset twelve round unanimous decision over Klitschko to capture the world... Read more
Amir Khan has insisted he would not be interested in fighting Floyd Mayweather if the American makes his expected return from retirement, even if he defeats Saul Alvarez to win the WBC middleweight title. He challenges Mexico’s defending champion ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday at Las Vegas’ new T-Mobile Arena... Read more
By Miguel Rivera Abel Sanchez, trainer for IBO/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (35-0, 32KOs), feels WBC champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs) is disrespecting the boxing legends of Mexico with his catch-weight demands. Canelo is back on Saturday night when he defends his title against Amir Khan (31-3,... Read more
By Lyle Fitzsimmons Turn on your evening news or glance at a favorite source of headlines. Chances are pretty good there’ll be a mention of Flint, Michigan. A decision to change the main water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River – which ultimately subjected citizens to dangerous... Read more
By Elisinio Castillo WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) of Cuba is back on track after a lawsuit being brought against him was withdrawn. Two weeks ago, BoxingScene.com reported that promoter Greg Cohen recently filed a lawsuit in Manhattan against Ortiz and Dade Promotions, claiming the involved parties... Read more
Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. opened up the door to a ring return this past Saturday night, when during a Showtime televised interview he admitted to be involved in discussions with Showtime/CBS for a potential comeback with a “nine-figure” payday.  “If I came back, of course, it would have... Read more
By Elisinio Castillo Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs) is not ducking any fighter and took on all challenges in his young 25-year-old career. This Saturday night, Canelo will defend his title against Amir Khan at a catch-weight... Read more
By Ryan Burton Sources in Mexico have advised BoxingScene.com that a fight between Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0) and Dominik Britsch (32-2-1) of Germany is nearly finalized for July 23rd.  The fight will serve as the co-feature for the Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol HBO distributed pay-per-view main event that takes place... Read more
By Elisinio Castillo In 2008, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar de la Hoya was the heavily favored opponent of Manny Pacquiao, who was moving from lightweight to the welterweight division. Most observers, including De La Hoya himself, saw the fight as a one-sided contest. Everyone felt Pacquiao, who had... Read more