Canelo Alvarez has adjusted his training to prepare for Amir Khan’s speed and movement Canelo Alvarez is preparing for another Floyd Mayweather as he plots Amir Khan’s downfall on May 7. The Mexican’s sole defeat to date came against superstar Mayweather in September 2013, and he is anticipating similarly... Read more
In what has become a recurring theme in his continuing rise in popularity, Gennady Golovkin was once again a knockout in the ring, at the box office and in the ratings. The unbeaten, unified middleweight titlist racked up the 16th defense of at least one title following a 2nd... Read more
Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto were both at a much better place in their respective careers heading into their first meet way back in April ’11. Ortiz was still in the rebuilding phase of his career, but was unbeaten in his previous five starts heading into his challenge versus... Read more
By Keith Idec NEW YORK – If you’d like an idea of just how difficult the negotiations will be for a Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight, assuming those talks ever begin, you need not look any further than Alvarez’s perspective on owning the WBC middleweight title. Read more
Keith Thurman predicts entertainment against Porter WBA world welterweight champion Keith Thurman is confident he can better Kell Brook’s victory over Shawn Porter. The 27-year-old Thurman (26-0-KO22) faces former IBF king Porter (26-1-1-KO16) in New York on June 25 and believes he’s the man to inflict a first stoppage... Read more
By Vince Rugari Rising Australian boxing star Jeff Horn is perfectly equipped to handle the biggest moment of his burgeoning career when it comes in front of a hometown crowd on Wednesday night. That’s the view of Horn’s trainer Glenn Rushton, who says the 28-year-old schoolteacher is set to... Read more
By Elliot Foster Luke Blackledge has had his opponent confirmed ahead of his next fight. The Accrington super middleweight, 20-2-2 (6 KOs), returns to the ring next month and will have his fight televised exclusively live on BoxNation. Blackledge, 25, will defend his Commonwealth crown on May 13 at... Read more
Shayne Singleton (R) in action against Sam Eggerton Shayne Singleton will face Adil Anwar for the vacant WBC international silver welterweight crown on the undercard of Anthony Crolla’s world title defence in Manchester on May 7, live on Sky Sports. The pair will go toe-to-toe before Crolla puts his... Read more
Last week, first reported that a date of July 30th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn is likely for the battle between IBF bantamweight world champion Carl Frampton (22-0, 14KOs) and WBA world featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18KOs). Frampton is aiming to become the first Northern Ireland boxer... Read more
SAN DIEGO – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) today hosted a media workout at the House of Boxing in San Diego, just a week before he departs for Las Vegas for his upcoming showdown with Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on... Read more