By Chris McKenna, courtesy of The Daily Star CARL FRAMPTON is aiming to emulate his manager and mentor Barry McGuigan by winning the WBA featherweight title. The Belfast fighter is moving up from super-bantamweight to take on Mexican sensation Leo Santa Cruz. The mouth-watering featherweight clash was confirmed for... Read more
Gennady Golovkin wants to add a third middleweight world title to his collection Gennady Golovkin’s priority is to unify the middleweight division against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez before entertaining the idea of catchweight super-fights, his promoter has reiterated. Read more
Australian Jeff Horn has set his sights on Jessie Vargas’ WBO world welterweight title after adding the biggest name yet to his growing hitlist. Horn defeated hard-hitting American veteran and three-time world champion Randall Bailey via technical knockout after seven rounds at a sold-out Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre... Read more
Heavyweights Anthony Joshua and David Haye were among the big names at the star-studded BT Sport Industry Awards in Battersea, London. The duo are preparing for their respective fights against Dominic Breazeale and Arnold Gjergjaj but took time out from the gym to join a host of celebrities and sportspeople... Read more
By Edward Chaykovsky Tom Loeffler, promoter for WBA/IBF/IBO middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (35-0, 32KOs), is willing to negotiate the details if IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-0, 25KOs) is actually serious about facing the feared puncher. Read more
Anthony Joshua’s next opponent Dominic Breazeale sends a message to British fight fans through a surprised Glenn McCrory… Dominic Breazeale privately messaged me on Wednesday night. Completely out of the blue. Can you believe it? I’d never met the man or even spoken to him before. It was quite... Read more
By Miguel Rivera Hall of Fame trainer Nacho Beristain, believes there are too many factors in favor of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs) – who defends the WBC middleweight title against Amir Khan on May 7th from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight is scheduled to take... Read more
By Jeandra LeBeauf CARSON, CALIF. – As we near the highly anticipated rematch between former world champions “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Andre “The Beast” Berto, fighters competing on this Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & FOX Deportes card participated in a final press conference before they enter the... Read more
Patrick Nielsen (28-1, 14 KOs) takes on ‘Momma’s Boy’ Denis Douglin (20-4, 13 KOs) for the WBO Intercontinental Super Middleweight title at the Nordic Fight Night on May 28 at the Arena Midt in Kjellerup, Denmark. The Danish star returns following his third-round TKO victory over domestic rival Rudy Markussen,... Read more
By Miguel Rivera When Oscar De La Hoya turned 25, he had already won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics and won 27 professional fights with titles at super featherweight, lightweight, super lightweight and welterweight – with wins over fighters high quality and many veterans of the ring. Despite their number,... Read more