By Ben Jacobs Ricardo Rizzo, adviser to Ismael Barroso (19-0-2, 18 KOs) assured that his man is looked better than ever in training camp for the upcoming title challenge of England’s Anthony Crolla (30-4-3, 12 KOs) in Manchester on May 7. The Venezuelan trained as he usually does in... Read more
From the moment they secured the televised rights for his eventual 2nd round knockout of Charles Martin to win a piece of the heavyweight crown, it was apparent that the brass at Showtime was keen on entering the Anthony Joshua business. That goal was realized on Wednesday, when the... Read more
by David P. Greisman Anthony Joshua just won a world title in April after he beat Charles Martin in two rounds, and he’ll be making his first defense in June against Dominic Breazeale. After that? His promoter is hoping to keep stepping up the opposition while building Joshua into... Read more
Olympic champion Katie Taylor goes undercover to surprise Patrick Fu, who is this year’s Living for Sports Student of the Year for the Republic of Ireland One lucky student got the surprise of his life in Dublin on Wednesday when he was surprised by boxing world champion and Olympic... Read more
Amir Khan has said he will hand Saúl Álvarez, the No 1 middleweight in the world, "a boxing lesson" when the pair meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night before taking a broadside at Floyd Mayweather Jnr, who the Briton said was "bitter" after the former undefeated world champion drifted... Read more
By Elliot Foster Paul Butler will be in pole position for a third world title shot with a win in his next fight. The Ellesmere Port man, 27, is set to participate in a final eliminator for the WBO super flyweight title on June 4 at Liverpool’s ECHO Arena.... Read more
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has dismissed the notion of feeling under pressure at being Mexico’s leading fighter during ‘Cinco de Mayo’ week in Las Vegas. The WBC middleweight champion, who makes the first defence of his title against Amir Khan at the new T-Mobile Arena on Saturday at a catchweight... Read more
By Yuri Tarantin ( and Alexey Sukachev On May 21, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) is about to take the plunge in the deepest waters of his ten-year career Read more
Eddie Hearn keen to add Dillian Whyte to O2 bill Dillian Whyte could make his comeback on the Anthony Joshua-Dominic Breazeale undercard, promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed. Whyte has been absent from the ring since damaging a shoulder in the seventh-round stoppage defeat to Joshua last December, but the... Read more
Anthony Crolla says he knows he is facing a very dangerous opponent on Saturday night in the form of Ismael Barroso. But the WBA world lightweight champion is convinced that, with the help of the fervent support of the fight fans in Manchester, he will retain his title. Crolla... Read more