Photos: Anthony Crolla, Ismael Barroso Ready For Manchester War
By Elliot Foster Anthony Crolla and Ismael Barroso tipped the scales ahead of their battle for world honours this weekend. The show, which is topped by the ‘Danger Zone’ showdown between Crolla and Barroso for the former’s WBA lightweight title, takes place on Saturday at Manchester Arena, live on... Read more
Paul Smith hoping for world title chance after 11 months out
Paul Smith has his sights set on another world-title attempt but is more concerned about returning to the ring for the first time in almost a year. The eldest of Liverpool’s boxing brothers makes his return with a six-round contest against Daniel Regi at the Manchester Arena on Saturday,... Read more
Video: Chisora Hit By Bottle, Loses His Mind at Pulev Weighin
 Kubrat Pulev (22-1, 12 KOs) and Dereck Chisora (25-5, 17 KOs) will meet in a European title fight and IBF World title eliminator on May 7 in Hamburg, Germany. The heavyweights collide as part of a blockbuster Team Sauerland bill at the Barclaycard Arena, and there is a lot on... Read more
By Elliot Foster Anthony Crolla and Ismael Barroso tipped the scales ahead of their battle for world honours this weekend. The show, which is topped by the ‘Danger Zone’ showdown between Crolla and Barroso for the former’s WBA lightweight title, takes place on Saturday at Manchester Arena, live on... Read more
NJ Changes How Referees Assess Hurt Fighters After Knockdowns
By Keith Idec Larry Hazzard has seen entirely too many boxing matches that should’ve been stopped sooner, including some bouts in his home state of New Jersey. That’s what prompted Hazzard, New Jersey’s longtime boxing commissioner, to instruct his state’s referees to take an additional measure during fights to... Read more
Evander Holyfield and Oscar De La Hoya on Amir Khan v Saul Alvarez
Amir Khan is bidding to become WBC middleweight champion Evander Holyfield and Oscar De La Hoya have explained the adversity Amir Khan will face when he steps up two weights to take on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday. Former light-welterweight champion Khan is stepping up to challenge Alvarez for... Read more
Anthony Crolla relishes underdog tag as he prepares to box shrewdly and test Ismael Barroso’s stamina 
Anthony Crolla is relishing the ‘underdog’ tag as he steels himself for the first defence of the World Boxing Association lightweight title against power puncher Ismael Barroso on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena. The opportunity for a detailed scouting report on the vicious Venezuelan came for Crolla when... Read more
Lemieux: Let’s See How Tapia Adapts, I’m Sure I’m Gonna Hit Him
By Thomas Gerbasi If there were dark days for David Lemieux after his October loss to Gennady Golovkin, he wasn’t about to admit to them or show any sign of weakness. He’s a fighte Read more
WBC Prez Admits Tough Spot – if Mayweather, Khan Target Garcia
By Rick Reeno MGM Grand, Las Vegas – World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman may find himself in a very tough position if Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26KOs) and Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) simultaneously target WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia. Mayweather, who retired last September, is mulling the possibility of... Read more
Amir Khan says his speed will cause Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez problems
Amir Khan believes he will beat Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on points this Saturday Amir Khan has warned Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez that his move up to middleweight has not slowed him down. Khan (31-3 KO19) challenges the formidable Mexican (46-1-1 KO32) for the WBC middleweight title at a catchweight of... Read more