By Cliff Rold It takes something extra to get much attention at 105 lbs. Wars help. Akira Yaegashi-Pornsawan Porpramook and Francisco Rodriguez-Katsunari Takayama had reach rare for their class with action rare for any class. Individual fighters have worked harder for excellence than a single night’s mayhem could sometimes... Read more
Terry Flanagan expressed his "huge disappointment" that a world lightweight unification contest with fellow Mancunian Anthony Crolla had failed to materialise after retaining his WBO crown against Derry Mathews in Liverpool on Saturday night. Read more
Terry Flanagan made a second defence of the World Boxing Organisation lightweight title against the brave, obdurate Derry Mathews in his fiftieth professional contest. It was a convincing win for the champion on the cards, his accuracy and work-rate never relenting, but the Mancunian was unable to break the... Read more
Terry Flanagan expressed his "huge disappointment" that a world lightweight unification contest with fellow Mancunian Anthony Crolla had failed to materialise after retaining his WBO crown against Derry Mathews in Liverpool on Saturday night. Read more
Terry Flanagan made a second defence of the World Boxing Organisation lightweight title against the brave, obdurate Derry Mathews in his fiftieth professional contest. It was a convincing win for the champion on the cards, his accuracy and work-rate never relenting, but the Mancunian was unable to break the... Read more
From the plush, glass-walled office of Top Rank Inc. in Las Vegas, Bob Arum admitted that although there is the talk of Manny Pacquiao fighting for the last time on April 9, he doubts it. And Arum has seen it all before. When March 29 arrives, it will mark... Read more
Kevin Bizier is keen to add his name to the list of Canadian greats Kevin Bizier hopes to add his name to the list of great Canadian world champions when he takes on Kell Brook for the IBF world welterweight title in Sheffield on Saturday. Bizier landed the mandatory... Read more
Anthony Joshua and Charles Martin will meet in the ring on Sky Sports Box Office. Anthony Joshua’s biggest night in boxing is coming and you can book the event right now. The Olympic gold medalist challenges IBF world heavyweight champion Charles Martin at The O2 on April 9. Joshua’s... Read more
by Cliff Rold It looked like he’d been solved. Jessie Vargas was stunned and taking fire in the fourth round. As the round ended, Sadam Ali was fired up with momentum on his side. Ali didn’t win another round. In the best performance of his career, a fighter whose... Read more
By CompuBox WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the crowd swelled at the DC Armory ahead of the Ortiz-Thompson fight, Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) and Sadam “World Kid” Ali (22-1, 13 KOs) squared off in the co-main event for the WBO Welterweight world championship. Vargas closed the show landing 21 of... Read more