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February 27, 2020

Andy Ruiz Jr. wants tune-up in August, but it WON’T be Luis Ortiz

Andy Ruiz Jr. acknowledges that Luis Ortiz is a fight that he’d like to take, but he wants to take a tune-up before that in August

February 27, 2020

Joseph Parker would 'love' a potential WBO eliminator against Daniel Dubois

Joseph Parker would "love" a potential WBO eliminator against Daniel Dubois, but firstly wants a ruthless win over Shawndell Winters

February 27, 2020

Otto Wallin Wants Tyson Fury Rematch

“If anybody still doubted me, now they know,” said Wallin. “My fight with Fury was of course a much better fight and I showed that I belong"

February 26, 2020

Tyson Fury invited to White House and the Vatican after Historic win

President Trump stayed up late to watch Fury dethrone his American rival, 34, with an incredible performance at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

February 26, 2020

‘Not activated yet’, but Deontay Wilder wants rematch

World Boxing News has been informed by Deontay Wilder co-manager Shelly Finkel that the intention is there for a third fight with Tyson Fury.

February 26, 2020

Tyson Fury has option to pay Deontay Wilder off

FRANK WARREN has admitted that Tyson Fury could attempt to pay off Deontay Wilder to ensure he fights Anthony Joshua this year.

February 26, 2020

Ring Magazine release updated Top Ten Heavyweight Rankings

Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte have leapfrogged Deontay Wilder in the Ring Magazine’s new top ten heavyweight rankings.

February 26, 2020

Fury-Wilder II Prelims Average 1.42 Million Viewers Across ESPN, Fox Sports Platforms

The past month has emphatically proven that the sport flows better when all parties work together to succeed

February 26, 2020

Apti Davtaev to face Lucas Browne, Otto Wallin injured

Swedish Fury-cutter Otto Wallin has suffered a “minor” foot injury, booting him from his March 28th Showtime co-main event opposite Lucas Browne.

February 26, 2020

Best I Faced: Chris Byrd

What Chris Byrd lacked in stature he made up for in ability and ring smarts. The super-slick southpaw fought many of the best big men of his generation

February 25, 2020

Shannon Briggs honored at NBA game

He was joined courtside by local favorite heavyweight unbeaten contender Adam Kownacki. A highlight reel of Briggs’ best Knockouts were shown

February 25, 2020

Parker’s plan: win - and get the hell out of Texas

Joseph Parker’s road back to boxing relevance won’t ever lead to the now fully resurgent Tyson Fury.

February 25, 2020

Lennox Lewis confirms EA Sports is considering Fight Night Revival for Xbox and PS5

Lennox Lewis has dropped a bombshell claim that EA Sports is 'considering' the stunning revival of the Fight Night franchise on PlayStation 5 and Xbox

February 25, 2020

Gypsy King touches down in Manchester

Tyson Fury has arrived back in England to a royal fanfare as he caps off an amazing few days after beating Deontay Wilder to become the new WBC Champion

February 25, 2020

Dereck Chisora hints Oleksandr Usyk fight is happening

DERECK CHISORA has hinted that he will be fighting Olexandr Usyk after all - before joking that the Ukrainian will box him out as he "can't box".

February 24, 2020

Wilder: Breland influenced to throw towel by Anthony Dirrell, who's trained by 'Sugar' Hill

Two days after suffering his first defeat, Deontay Wilder was still trying to figure out why Mark Breland threw in the towel Saturday night.

February 24, 2020

Deontay Wilder blames knockout loss to Tyson Fury on heavy ring-walk costume

Deontay Wilder has said the elaborate outfit he wore on his ring walk weighed 40 pounds and was the key reason for his defeat to Tyson Fury.

February 24, 2020

Two Britons looking to be big in Europe

THE ALREADY huge heavyweight showdown between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce at the o2 Arena on April 11 – live on BT Sport Box Office – has just got bigger

February 24, 2020

Muhammad Ali’s return to the ring electrified Atlanta, black community

“Here’s a guy who was very articulate and said things that normally, people with his skin color wouldn’t say,” Holyfield recalled.

February 24, 2020

Tyson Fury thanks 'Lord and Savior Jesus Christ'

"I said those who stand in the dark can never come into the light. All praise be to the one and only true God, Jesus Christ.”

February 24, 2020

Warren on Fury: That Was Best Performance By British Boxer

The 31-year-old Briton twice knocked down the WBC heavyweight champion before finally claiming victory in the seventh round

February 24, 2020

Tyson Fury 'The Biggest Star In The World'

Having claimed the WBC heavyweight title with victory over Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury now stands on his own as the biggest name in boxing

February 23, 2020

Dillian Whyte checks Eddie Hearn as promoter ignores WBC mandatory

Dillian Whyte is livid following immediate attempts by his own promoter Eddie Hearn to bypass and ignore his mandated shot at the WBC title.

February 23, 2020

Charles Martin: This has just given me more confidence

Martin landed a powerful left cross late in the round to send Washington to the mat, eventually forcing referee Tony Weeks to wave off the bout in round 7

February 22, 2020

How to watch Wilder-Fury 2: PPV info, fight time, odds

It’s the biggest fight in years. Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are set to square off Feb. 22 in Las Vegas for Wilder’s WBC Heavyweight Championship

February 22, 2020

Otto Wallin: Fury will beat Wilder on points

Wallin isn’t convinced Tyson Fury will aggressively go after Deontay Wilder, as Fury repeatedly has predicted.

February 22, 2020

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury bulk up for heavyweight showdown

Deontay Wilder will be at a career high weight, but will still be 42 pounds lighter than Tyson Fury for their much-anticipated heavyweight rematch

February 22, 2020

Excitement as Anthony Joshua poses with Nigerian fans

In a tweet on Friday evening, Joshua posted pictures of himself flanked by fans, including children, who displayed some of his belts.

February 22, 2020

Simon Kean KO's Daniel Martz in Canada

Heavyweight Prospect Simon Kean 19-1 (18 KOs) scored an expected TKO 3 over American Daniel Martz in Rimouski, PQ, Canada (Report in French)

February 21, 2020

Luis Ortiz Warns Andy Ruiz: I'm No Joshua

Earlier this week rumors leaked of a potential Andy Ruiz-Luis Ortiz heavyweight showdown ticketed for the late spring.

February 21, 2020

The 50 Greatest Heavyweight Boxers Of All Time Have Been Named

The legendary Muhammad Ali has fended off fierce competition to be named the best heavyweight of all time by boxing fans.

February 21, 2020

Bahamian Heavyweight Prospect Amron Sands Dominates

Heavyweight prospect Amron “The Sandman” Sands improved to 11-0 (9 KOs) with a victory against Cristian Galvez last night in the Dominican Republic

February 21, 2020

PREVIEW: Grizzly and the Mountain from Canada (In French)

Simon Kean, Trois-Rivières, PQ, Canada 18-1 (17 KOs) vs. Daniel Martz, Clarksburg, WV, USA 19-8-1 (16 KOs) from Rimouski, Canada - 10 Rounds

February 21, 2020

The Best Rematches in Heavyweight History

With Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury II doubling as perhaps the most anticipated Heavyweight fight in 18 years, this is a good time to look back.

February 21, 2020

Michael Spinks to Attend Box Fan Expo on May 2nd in Las Vegas

Two-division world champion Michael Spinks has confirmed that he will appear at the sixth annual Box Fan Expo on Saturday, May 2, 2020

February 21, 2020

Charles Martin: I'll stop Washinton in 4th

Former IBF heavyweight world champion Charles Martin is hungry to get himself back in position for a world title shot.

February 21, 2020

Carlos Takam pushing to be in title picture with Feb 28 win

The heavyweight division has always been the premier division in boxing. For centuries the heavyweight champion of the world has been THE man.

February 20, 2020

Bob Arum: Joshua's not an elite fighter

Arum’s Top Rank Inc. promoted Ruiz for most of his career, which was why Ruiz’s huge upset of Joshua last June 1 stunned Arum.

February 20, 2020

Boxing’s Biggest Fight Promises Heavyweight Drama

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury probably won’t win the Fight of the Year award, but it’s a rare case of a fight everyone wants to see

February 19, 2020

Joseph Parker preparing for busy 2020

Former heavyweight world champion Joseph Parker has promised fight fans that he is gearing up for a “busy year” of boxing

February 19, 2020

The most frightening fighter on the PLANET

Deas would know. The trainer has guided Deontay Wilder from gangly teenage novice to heavyweight champion of the world.

February 18, 2020

Photos: Charles Martin, Gerald Washington - Face-Off

The Wilder vs. Fury II features former heavyweight world champion Charles Martin squaring off against Washington former title challenger Washington

February 18, 2020

Mauricio Sulaiman discusses witnessing the pardon of former Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson

A wrong should always be given the opportunity to be corrected. Especially, when it should have never taken place to begin with.

February 18, 2020

Muhammad Ali's tailor Ahmet Yusuf ends 62-year career

A tailor who once made a suit for boxing great Muhammad Ali is hanging up his measuring tape for the final time.

February 18, 2020

Andy Ruiz Jr. back to basics on the football field, drops weight for return

Former unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. is hard at work in the gym and on the football field ahead of an imminent return to action.

February 18, 2020

Marvin Hagler hopes Wilder beats Fury, then faces Joshua

Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion Marvin Hagler hopes Deontay Wilder beats Tyson Fury so he can take on Anthony Joshua

February 18, 2020

25 Greatest Heavyweight Fights of the Last 100 Years

Every boxing fight tells a story. Take the first fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. It was a tale of two very different heavyweights

February 17, 2020

Hearn: Wilder-Fury winner can't say they are #1 above Joshua

Eddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua will be ready for a unification fight with the winner of Saturday’s Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury fight

February 17, 2020

The State of the Heavyweight Division is Strong -- and Full of Hope

Indeed, boxing's marquee division is as healthy as it has been in years, with three men seated at the top of the division, all with championship claims.

February 17, 2020

The Biggest Question heading into Wilder-Fury 2

It will be maybe the main question on the minds of many of us hardcore: will Tyson Fury really try to be a different sort of fighter Feb. 22

February 16, 2020

Mike Tyson throws support behind Tyson Fury ahead of Deontay Wilder rematch

Ahead of his WBC Heavyweight title bout with Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury has received the support of the legendary fighter after whom he was named

February 15, 2020

A Colorado Panorama: Jack Dempsey and Mary Long

Born in Manassa to a poor family, Jack Dempsey left home at age 16. To earn spare cash, he entered saloons and challenged all comers to fight him.

February 15, 2020

Muhammad Ali remembered by Dick Cavett

Talk show host Dick Cavett can still picture the day in 1963 when he first met legendary heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali, then still known as Cassius Clay.

February 14, 2020

Kash Ali is ready to prove he is too good for Josh Sandland

Kash Ali says he will be far too good for Josh Sandland when they meet in an all-Yorkshire heavyweight clash on February 21 at the Barnsley Metrodome

February 14, 2020

Wilder-Fury II: Bob Arum wants good judges

“Other than the two knockdowns [in the ninth and 12th rounds], I couldn’t really find a round to give to Wilder,” Arum told BoxingScene.com

February 14, 2020

Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev close to being finalized

IBF/WBA/WBO Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua’s next IBF mandatory defence against Kubrat Pulev is close to being finalized for June 13 or June 20th

February 13, 2020

Heavyweight legend Ray Mercer reflects on victorious 1988 Olympic experience

Thirty-two years after he captured an Olympic gold medal, “Merciless” Ray Mercer fondly remembers his Olympic experience like it was last month.

February 13, 2020

On this day in history, legendary Rocky Marciano got his 39th victory

During his rubble littered path of mayhem and destruction towards Sport’s then richest prize, Rocky Marciano thundered his way to victory number 39

February 12, 2020

The Story Behind Tyson Fury's Name

When Tyson Fury was born back in 1988, Mike Tyson ruled supreme as undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

February 12, 2020

Saudi Arabia said to be ready to bid $194m for Joshua-Fury clash

Promotor Eddie Hearn reportedly says Gulf kingdom is keen to host boxing match between UK heavyweights

February 11, 2020

Ranked: The 9 Biggest Upsets in Heavyweight Boxing History

On June 1, 2019, Anthony Joshua – one of boxing’s most sculptured monoliths – may not have appreciated the rarefied company he was about to join

February 11, 2020

Wilder vs. Fury: Proof Any Fight Can Be Made

WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is pointing to his fight against Tyson Fury that any match can be made in boxing

February 11, 2020

Joe Joyce Vows to Test Daniel Dubois' Chin

Joyce has flown to Las Vegas to begin his training camp for the British heavyweight title fight, which takes place at the O2 arena, London, on April 11.

February 11, 2020

42-1, a line that lives in Las Vegas betting lore

It was 30 years ago that Buster Douglas, a journeyman heavyweight who never seemed to fight to his potential, came off the canvas to stop Mike Tyson.

February 10, 2020

Usyk to face Chisora in May

According to the Ukrainian's co-promoter, the bout will be announced after Usyk deals with an injury

February 10, 2020

Murat Gassiev finally set for Heavyweight Debut

Last seen losing a wide decision against Oleksandr Usyk, Murat Gassiev is finally set for his own heavyweight debut.

February 9, 2020

Fury: Joshua fight would have to be in Vegas, no more UK fights

"No. I won't be fighting in the UK anymore. Based on the fact I've got an American boxing licence and the fact I've got an American TV contract"

February 9, 2020

Charles Martin trains with ex-Andy Ruiz Jr. coach

Former IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin is bidding to land a second chance at Anthony Joshua against Gerald Washington on February 22nd.

February 8, 2020

Wilder makes huge claim ahead of Fury rematch

“Of course I can win a fight on the scorecards. Anything is possible in boxing. I’m not worried about my boxing IQ or my level of skill"

February 8, 2020

Dave Allen returns with third-round KO win over Dorian Darch

Dave Allen returned to the ring with a third-round knockout of Dorian Darch on Saturday night in Sheffield.

February 8, 2020

Joseph Parker's tribute to the Dallas Cowboys

Joseph Parker needs to match his illustrious Texas surroundings as he relaunches his boxing career at the Dallas Cowboys' training complex.

February 8, 2020

Whyte warns Wilder: I'll release WBC documents - embarrass you!

Wilder claims that Whyte, who has been waiting for a shot at the title since 2018, had plenty of opportunities to put himself in position for a fight

February 8, 2020

30 years after Tyson fight, Buster Douglas is ‘feeling good’

Tyson said the loss was a positive for him in the end, allowing him to learn how to “overcome adversity.” The two have barely crossed paths since.

February 8, 2020

WBA 'Regular' Heavyweight title still in a cloud of controversy

Just over two weeks ago Manuel Charr 31-4 (17) stated their would be an announcement soon regarding his return to defend his WBA regular world title.

February 7, 2020

Hasim Rahman: Boxing saved my life

Like many young men of Baltimore, I rarely, if ever witnessed hope for material success outside of a criminal lifestyle.

February 7, 2020

Pulev to Joshua: I'll bust you up in front of your own fans!

According to Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, the fight is nearly done for a June date at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

February 6, 2020

Dave Allen hits reset button for Saturday return

Allen (17-5-2, 14 KO) had a big night last April, main eventing at London’s O2 Arena, where he knocked out Lucas Browne in the third round on a body shot.

February 6, 2020

Joshua: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium favourite for Pulev

The British heavyweight, 30, who defeated Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia in December, is expected to take on Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in June.

February 6, 2020

Fury plans to weigh about 270 pounds for rematch with Wilder

The brash British heavyweight revealed during a radio interview Wednesday on ESPN New York (98.7 FM) that he weighs 270 pounds

February 6, 2020

Dave Allen - 'I've only shown 20-30% of my ability

“It’s my time to prove why I am ‘The Special One’. Why I belong where I belong. We’ll see on Saturday night what I’ve got."

February 5, 2020

Hearn: Michael Hunter is the Boogeyman of the Heavyweights

The lone loss of his career came in a hard-fought 12-round loss to Oleksandr Usyk in their April 2017 cruiserweight title fight.

February 5, 2020

Gerald Washington: I plan to hunt down Joshua

Gerald Washington is scheduled to face former world champion Charles Martin in an IBF Heavyweight Eliminator.

February 4, 2020

Wilder's trainer wants him to weigh in mid-220s

Deas expects Wilder (42-0-1, 41 KOs) to weigh significantly more than that when he fights Fury (29-0-1, 20 KOs) in their rematch

February 4, 2020

Deontay Wilder: Disappointed in Andy Ruiz

WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is shaking his head when discussing Andy Ruiz's one-sided decision loss to Anthony Joshua

February 4, 2020

15 times Top Heavyweights sparred with each other

All of the world’s best heavyweight boxers were at some point developing youngsters learning their trade

February 4, 2020

Fury: I hurt Wilder a lot in first fight

Tyson Fury believes that he physically hurt WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder several times in their first meeting back in December of 2018

February 3, 2020

Daniel Dubois v Joe Joyce will be 'my biggest risk', says Frank Warren

Promoter Frank Warren says he expects to finalise the "biggest risk" of his career in matching British heavyweight champion Daniel Dubois with Joe Joyce.

February 2, 2020

Looking back at Heavyweight Contender Andrew Golota

Golota was a 51 fight professional who was also an Olympic veteran who managed a bronze in the 1988 Seoul Olympics

February 2, 2020

Filip Hrgovic nominated for WBC's ‘Prospect of the Year' award

Croatian Heavyweight sensation Filip Hrgovic has been nominated for the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) ‘Prospect of the Year’ award for 2019.

February 1, 2020

Which trainer can save the career of Andy Ruiz Jr.?

So who would be a realistic and ideal choice to lead the 30-year-old native of Imperial, California, moving forward?

January 31, 2020

Hearn: Moving forward with Joshua-Pulev, late May or early June

“So what’s happening is, Joshua will fight Pulev and the winner, which of course we believe will be AJ—must fight Usyk as the mandatory.”

January 31, 2020

Yorkshire derby between Heavyweights Kash Ali and Josh Sandland confirmed

Heavyweights Kash Ali and Josh Sandland will clash in an all-Yorkshire derby battle at the Barnsley Metrodome on February 21st

January 31, 2020

Chisora is fit and ready if Usyk comes calling

Much has been made on social media regarding Chisora v Usyk. Betfair ambassador David Haye provides an update...

January 30, 2020

Heavyweight standout Jeremiah Milton signs managerial with Victory Sports

Amateur standout, Jeremiah Milton, has made his decision to turn professional, signing a managerial agreement with Victory Sports & Entertainment

January 29, 2020

Andy Ruiz's handlers "very Interested" in Dillian Whyte clash

Ruiz was last seen in the ring last month in Saudi Arabia, when he lost a twelve round unanimous decision in his rematch with Anthony Joshua.

January 29, 2020

The sad fate of John Tate: Avoidable or Inevitable?

John Tate was born today in 1955 and as such would be celebrating his 65th birthday. If he had lived

January 29, 2020

Jarrell Miller: Minor Setback For a Major Comeback

“Jarrell Miller is serious about coming back, doing things the right way and becoming heavyweight champion of the world,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum.

January 29, 2020

Joseph Parker: Big Fights are Coming

After his next fight, Parker has his sights sent on facing the biggest names possible in the heavyweight division.

January 29, 2020

Heavyweight Champion to Evangelical Grillmaster

No Way but to Fight follows Foreman's path from a rough childhood in Houston to international sports stardom, peddling grills, and preaching.

January 28, 2020

Deontay Wilder Outlines Gameplan

Heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has outlined his plan to take out Tyson Fury for the count when the pair meet in Las Vegas next month.