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May 30, 2020

Dillian Whyte: Wilder is injured; WBC should order Fury to fight me next

Whyte doesn’t want to wait for Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder to fight a third time before he gets his title shot, let alone longer.

May 26, 2020

Otto Wallin is targeting Anthony Joshua or Dillian Whyte

Otto Wallin wants a big-name battle with Anthony Joshua or Dillian Whyte after proving his "world-class abilities" against Tyson Fury

May 26, 2020

Oleksandr Usyk warns Derek Chisora's punches won't land

Oleksandr Usyk says Derek Chisora’s plan to unleash relentless aggression from the opening bell will be rendered useless

May 26, 2020

Tyson Fury expects more dangerous Deontay Wilder in third fight

Fury and Wilder are signed to do a third fight sometime — it was originally meant to be July 18, then Oct. 3, but all plans are on hold

May 26, 2020

Whyte warns Chisora: You want to get brutally knocked out again?

Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte is not concerned with Derek Chisora's recent threat of traveling over to Russia to help prepare Alexander Povetkin.

May 26, 2020

Charles Martin: Don’t know if Kownacki can come back

The former IBF Heavyweight champion hopes Kownacki can come back and thrive after suffering a fourth-round, technical-knockout loss to Robert Helenius

May 25, 2020

‘I won’t be retiring’ – best is yet to come promises Nail Kennedy

The Wexford fighter suffered a first career defeat last time out having been stopped by former Olympian Devin Vargas in Springfield, MA, USA

May 25, 2020

Muhammad Ali's 'Phantom Punch' Against Sonny Liston Still Confuses Everybody

Ahead of their first meeting, Ali was seen as the huge underdog in the fight as he was still on the rise as a young and promising fighter.

May 25, 2020

Guido Vianello: Italian out to build an empire

The Italian Heavyweight, a police officer in his homeland before turning professional, left Italy in 2018 to pursue his dreams of becoming a world champion

May 25, 2020

Frank Sanchez wants to step-up and face the best

"He wants big fights and he feels like he's ready to fight big fights," said Margules, the President of Warriors Boxing, to Sky Sports.

May 25, 2020

David Price: I've earned the right to decide when I retire!

"I started boxing when I was fourteen. I turn thirty-seven next month. Boxing has given me everything"

May 24, 2020

Andy Ruiz Jr: Problem Forever

DiBella doesn’t like Ruiz moving away from Robles, who he rates as a good coach, and moving over to Reynoso’s camp.

May 24, 2020

'Most Notorious African-American on Earth'

On 31 March 1878, John Arthur ‘Jack’ Johnson, the man who would come to be known as ‘The Galveston Giant’, was born in Texas

May 24, 2020

Tyson Fury not looking ahead to Anthony Joshua fight

“If I get knocked out by Deontay Wilder, it won’t be on, will it?” Fury said. “There will be another fight with Wilder"

May 24, 2020

Murat Gassiev will be better Heavyweight than Oleksandr Usyk, says Abel Sanchez

Abel Sanchez believes Gassiev will prove the better Heavyweight than Usyk, thanks to speed and power which he compares to Evander Holyfield

May 23, 2020

Earnie Shavers’ Greatest KO – The night he took out Ken Norton

Often referred to as the hardest hitting heavyweight never to have won even a version of the world title

May 23, 2020

Demsey Mckean's manager talks possible Joseph Parker clash

Angelo Di Carlo is known within Oceania and world boxing as one of boxing’s good guys. Di Carlo has been a mainstay in Australian boxing

May 23, 2020

Chisora: I'll travel to Russia, help Povetkin take down Whyte!

There is a tentative date in July, which is likely not going to happen as planned. The newest date may come down in late July or early August.

May 22, 2020

Joe Joyce manager: We'll wipe out Dubois

“He beat Bryant Jennings in his last outing... a world class heavyweight who took Wladimir Klitschko twelve rounds. Daniel Dubois has beaten nobody"

May 20, 2020

Gerrie Coetzee to get movie treatment

This July, a film will begin shooting, the story to tell the tale of former WBA heavyweight champ Gerrie Coetzee’s life in and out of the ring.

May 20, 2020

Where is former Heavyweight Champ Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes is considered by most to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. During his prime in the early 1980s, Holmes defended 19 times

May 20, 2020

Fury-Wilder 3 to be held outside of USA or UK

Bob Arum remains hopeful that the third Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder fight can happen in November or December.

May 18, 2020

Why Sultan Ibragimov swiftly disappeared from the sport

He will forever be known as Wladimir Klitschko's most unsatisfying world title win, a dire points decision in the most forgettable unification clash ever

May 17, 2020

Joshua-Pulev between September & November. Virtually impossible in UK

Joshua’s promoter also acknowledges that the British superstar might not make that mandatory defense of his IBF Heavyweight title until November.

May 17, 2020

Wladimir Klitschko could still cause commotion in Heavyweight division, says Derek Chisora

The 44-year-old has reportedly offered to spar with Usyk ahead of a rescheduled fight against Chisora, which is now set to be staged abroad

May 17, 2020

Fabio Wardley looking for a credible win

English Heavyweight title rivals Fabio Wardley and Simon Vallily came together for a special ePress conference with promoter Eddie Hearn

May 15, 2020

Recalling the savage Michael Moorer vs Bert Cooper slugfest

Moorer, a southpaw who had ruled the world, WBO at least, as a light-heavyweight, was having his seventh fight up at heavyweight.

May 15, 2020

Demsey McKean - The unbeaten Australian calling out Joseph Parker

Unbeaten Australian Heavyweight Demsey McKean believes he has the size and style to beat Joseph Parker as talks brew for a trans-Tasman showdown

May 15, 2020

First Heavyweight Champion to regain the title

He was, in his day, the youngest undisputed world heavyweight champion. He became the first heavyweight to regain the world title after losing it.

May 15, 2020

Oleksandr Usyk vs Derek Chisora could be held abroad

"There are a number of countries right now saying: 'We want to bring major sport back and show the world that we're open to business'"

May 14, 2020

Dillian Whyte has no intention of delaying WBC title shot

Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte will refuse any possibility of having his WBC heavyweight title shot pushed back.

May 13, 2020

Deontay Wilder labeled ‘a shown up bully’, young Brit DDD ‘beats him now’

Deontay Wilder is taking a considerable Brit-bashing in the UK media as promoter Frank Warren continues to tout his young heavyweight for a fight.

May 13, 2020

Joe Louis in Show Business

Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis came along too late to have toured the vaudeville circuits, but he did figure in movies and television.

May 13, 2020

Croatia interested in hosting Anthony Joshua-Kubrat Pulev bout

Add the Pula Arena in Pula, Croatia, to the venues interested in hosting the heavyweight bout between Unified Champion Joshua and Kubrat Pulev

May 13, 2020

South Africa’s Heavyweight Champions and Challengers

South African Heavyweights have made numerous challenges for one other portion of a world heavyweight title and only three have succeeded

May 13, 2020

WBC Heavyweight Top 40 (MAY 2020)

After skipping a month of updates due to the coronavirus crisis, the World Boxing Council has now released the heavyweight ratings for May 2020.

May 13, 2020

The Dark Age of Heavyweight Boxing

Wladimir Klitschko would almost certainly have unified the belts if his brother Vitali hadn't held the fourth. Their mother refused to let them fight.

May 12, 2020

Arum: Paying Wilder, Pulev step-aside money is ludicrous

Bob Arum can’t envision any scenario in which someone would be able to pay Deontay Wilder and Kubrat Pulev enough money to step aside

May 12, 2020

Satish Kumar set to bring his heavy mettle to fore at Olympics

As Satish finds himself in an unusual circumstance like everyone else, he’s got one thing on his mind: an Olympic medal next year

May 12, 2020

Five Months on Top: The sudden rise and frightening fall of Michael Bentt

He was a standout on both the New York and domestic heavyweight scene as an amateur, and it wasn’t hard to see him having some pro potential.

May 12, 2020

‘Razor’ Ruddock's heavyweight comeback, in his 50s, was a disaster

The latest talk about boxing comebacks will likely come to nothing, at best charity exhibitions where no meaningful blows are exchanged.

May 11, 2020

Gerry Cooney’s most impressive win – Norton, Lyle or Young?

Today, May 11, marks the anniversary of Gerry Cooney’s most brutal career KO – the one he scored over former WBC heavyweight champ Ken Norton in 1981.

May 11, 2020

Don King assured Mike Tyson he’d never go to jail, champ knew otherwise

Mike Tyson was facing a long stretch in prison that would ultimately cut short one of the greatest careers in the sport.

May 11, 2020

Joseph Parker is the breakout star of boxing's hiatus

Through a series of videos on Instagram and Twitter, the former heavyweight titleholder from New Zealand has become one of the coronavirus era’s stars

May 11, 2020

Bob Arum gives update on Joshua-Pulev and Fury-Wilder 3

Fans of the heavyweight division have followed the chatter, because chatter is all there is to take in while live fights are on ice.

May 8, 2020

Dubois-Joyce: Warren will not consider closed doors setting

The contest was close to being sold out, for the initial date of April 11, when the coronavirus pandemic forced Warren to postpone the show.

May 8, 2020

Joseph Parker-Lucas Browne in play for August in New Zealand

Former WBO heavyweight champion champion Joseph Parker is being position to return to the ring in the month of August in New Zealand

May 8, 2020

George Foreman: I just can't see Joshua beating Tyson Fury

Former heavyweight world champion and Hall of Famer George Foreman is confidently backing Tyson Fury to defeat Anthony Joshua.

May 7, 2020

Measured against all time: The Klitschko Brothers Pt. 2: Vitali

It was a career cut short and then reimagined for Vitali Klitschko. Regarded far and wide as the best heavyweight in the world at the end of 2004

May 7, 2020

Joshua vs. Pulev: Hearn hints that it may move abroad

Promoter Eddie Hearn is not ruling out the possibility that Anthony Joshua's next bout will be held on foreign soil.

May 6, 2020

Klitschko willing to help Usyk prepare for clash with Chisora

Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is willing to help Oleksandr Usyk in any way possible for his upcoming clash with Briton Derek Chisora

May 5, 2020

Kubrat Pulev not interested in stepping aside for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

As Anthony Joshua’s IBF mandatory challenger, Pulev insists he’ll do everything to get his shot at the title.

May 5, 2020

Whyte: Andy Ruiz might be another Buster Douglas

“He’s still a big draw in the heavyweight division, but I think Andy Ruiz might be another Buster Douglas,” Whyte said.

May 5, 2020

Millions were spent to restore Povetkin's name

World of Boxing CEO Andrei Ryabinsky: It’s not my character to quit. It's somehow wrong to do that, not something a man would do.

May 4, 2020

Daniel Dubois ready for Deontay Wilder by end of the year

Frank Warren feels that if Daniel Dubois can get past Joe Joyce he would then be ready for Deontay Wilder by the close of 2020

May 4, 2020

Kownacki keen on Helenius rematch, showdown with Ruiz

The Polish heavyweight hopeful from the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, New York suffered his first career defeat in his most recent ring adventure

May 2, 2020

Tyson Fury says he now plans to fight until he’s 40

“I’m going to fight on ‘til I’m 40 years old,” he told ESPN on Thursday. “I’ve been thinking about it, and there isn’t much else to do anyways"

May 2, 2020

1960 The Heavyweights

One name dominated the heavyweight division in 1960 and it was not the champion Floyd Patterson. The shadow of Sonny Liston loomed over the whole division

May 2, 2020

Lennox Lewis labels Larry Holmes ‘one of the best ever’

Lennox Lewis has laid extreme praise on Larry Holmes just a short time after the American great was beaten in a controversial poll by Anthony Joshua.

May 1, 2020

The WBA mourns the passing of its former president Bobby Lee

Robert “Bobby” Lee died this week in Hawaii at the age of 99. The World Boxing Association (WBA) mourns the death of its former president

May 1, 2020

Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin: Behind closed doors 'fight camp'

Promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed Dillian Whyte could kick-start a behind closed doors "fight camp" in a rescheduled bout against Alexander Povetkin

May 1, 2020

Wilder, Pulev refuse to step aside as Fury-Joshua talks begin

News of the first steps taken towards creating an undisputed heavyweight champion has already generated a buzz to the point of it sounding too good

April 30, 2020

Sources: Talks underway for possible Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua unification fight

Negotiations are underway for a potential blockbuster heavyweight title unification fight between champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia

April 30, 2020

Banks explains why Klitschko let Joshua off the hook after sixth

In the sixth round of that bout, Klitschko dropped Joshua in sensational fashion. He had the British star in serious trouble - but he was unable to finish

April 30, 2020

Dave Allen says Anthony Joshua isn’t the most naturally gifted, but works harder

He told Sky Sports that AJ really isn’t the most talented fighter out there, but he works harder than everyone else, and that has taken him to the top

April 30, 2020

Reynoso: Andy Ruiz has something special

if Andy Ruiz was capable of becoming a world champion, it is because he has something special, according to top trainer Eddy Reynoso.

April 29, 2020

Deontay Wilder is eliminating all of the 'Snakes'

Former WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is eliminating every person that he views as a "snake" from his camp.

April 28, 2020

‘Big’ George Foreman urges Mike Tyson to call off comeback plans

Former two-time heavyweight champion and the oldest man to life the top division crown, George Foreman has urged Mike Tyson not to return to boxing.

April 28, 2020

Retired boxer shoe shining in San Francisco 30 years after Holyfield fight

In 2003, Seamus McDonagh a cheerful shoeshiner from San Francisco, once found himself at the center of the professional boxing universe.

April 28, 2020

Daniel Dubois Accepts Big John Fury’s Praise

22-year-old Dubois, upon hearing that the elder Fury had referred to him as a “dangerous man”, smiled and simply confirmed “he’s bang on there, isn’t he?”

April 28, 2020

This Day in Sports History: Rocky Marciano Retires

Rocky Marciano holds one of the greatest records in boxing after ending his career early as Undefeated Heavyweight Champion at age 31

April 28, 2020

Tony Bellew confident that he'd play with Andy Ruiz, make fool of him

Bellew believes that he could toy with former unified champion Andy Ruiz, who last year shocked the world when he stopped Anthony Joshua in seven rounds.

April 25, 2020

Kownacki: I'm still one of the best Heavyweights, we'll prove it In my next fight

The previously unbeaten and top-rated heavyweight contender suffered a shocking 4th round knockout loss to Robert Helenius

April 25, 2020

Andy Ruiz's father excited, expects hire of Eddy Reynoso as trainer

A discussion took place a few days ago between Andrés Ruiz, the father of former unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz, and the outstanding trainer

April 24, 2020

Barry Hearn: Joshua-Fury has 95% of taking place in 2021

Barry Hearn, founder of Matchroom, feels confident that a 2021 unification will take place between Heavyweight Champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury

April 24, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: It’s not 100% certain Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III is next

Top Rank boss Bob Arum has admitted to WBN that a Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III is not one hundred percent guaranteed to happen next.

April 23, 2020

Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin could land in America

Dillian Whyte’s fight against Russian veteran Alexander Povetkin could be rescheduled to take place in America, according to the Heavyweight’s brother

April 22, 2020

Haye: I believe Usyk has miscalculated

Former two division world champion David Haye, who manages heavyweight Derek Chisora, believes Oleksandr Usyk has underestimated his man.

April 21, 2020

Arum casts doubt on Wilder-Fury III taking place by October

The next chapter in the rivalry between the pair of boxing behemoths is tentatively slated to take place in October live on PPV from Las Vegas, NV, USA

April 20, 2020

Wladimir Klitschko never granted world heavyweight title fight to rising contender Robert Helenius

"I would really have liked to fight him, but they also told me back then that he didn't want to fight me. I don't know why."

April 20, 2020

The Foreman – Holyfield – Moorer Rivalry

Looking back today, if they do so, it’s likely neither Foreman, Holyfield or Moorer will consider their series of fights to have been a rivalry.

April 20, 2020

Joe Frazier's Legendary Acts of Kindness

As a man well acquainted with victory as well as defeat, Frazier didn’t let that stop his generous nature.

April 20, 2020

Kilimanjaro – Africa’s forgotten heavyweight champion

Proud Kilimanjaro is the forgotten African heavyweight, as mighty as the mountain, who had his big opportunity against Lennox Lewis cancelled

April 19, 2020

PPV was born with Holyfield-Foreman: 29 years later, former HBO boss reflects

The unretired George Foreman and recently crowned heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield fit the bill for TVKO’s debut for $34.95 a buy at the Trump Plaza

April 18, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: WBA ‘regular’ plight worsens as Oquendo wins Charr case

Former world heavyweight title challenger Fres Oquendo has confirmed to WBN a recent victory in a Federal case against WBA ‘regular’ champion Charr

April 17, 2020

Frank Sanchez: I want Joseph Parker next, would win every round against him

“I am happy to step in for Junior Fa and fight Joe Parker,” Sanchez told BoxingScene.com. “I won’t price myself out because I know I will win"

April 17, 2020

Deontay Wilder to visit George Foreman before camp for third Fury fight

Deontay Wilder will visit one of the most acclaimed champions in heavyweight history before training camp for his third fight versus Tyson Fury.

April 17, 2020

Kubrat Pulev brands Dillian Whyte ‘the biggest coward'

Kubrat Pulev didn’t hold anything back in his latest outburst against Dillian Whyte after branding the British heavyweight a ‘coward’ on Thursday.

April 17, 2020

Junior Fa baits Joseph Parker to fight

Officially, the two boxers split their four fight series in the Amateurs with two wins each. But Fa believes he beat Parker in every meeting.

April 16, 2020

Andy Ruiz reflects on losses to Parker and Joshua

Ruiz would reflect on this fight and several other topics in an Instagram Live interview with WBA President Gilberto Mendoza Jr.

April 16, 2020

Tyson Fury savages Deontay Wilder after bizarre interview

Tyson Fury has blasted Deontay Wilder for “letting himself down” after the American said that the Gypsy King “wasn’t the champion”.

April 15, 2020

Whyte to Parker: Instead of Prancing in Your Kitchen - Fight Someone Credible!

Back in July 18, Whyte was nearly derailed by Parker in the final round of their clash but managed to survive to win a twelve round decision.

April 15, 2020

Whyte: Breazeale is Shameful, Pathetic Excuse for Heavyweight Boxer

Dillian Whyte is paying very little attention to the recent challenge from heavyweight contender Dominic Breazeale.

April 15, 2020

The heavyweight champion who won’t defend the ‘title’ for three years

World Boxing News finds it an astonishing fact that a heavyweight champion can win the ‘title’ and yet not defend it for more than two years.

April 15, 2020

Helenius: I don't know why Kownacki would want rematch after what I did to him

Finland’s Helenius dropped the significantly favored Kownacki twice and stopped the popular Polish contender in the fourth round

April 15, 2020

Usyk vs. Chisora could head to Saudi Arabia

Oleksandr Usyk’s fight with Dereck Chisora could end up in Saudi Arabia if that country comes out of the coronavirus lockdown ahead of the UK.

April 15, 2020

Eddy Reynoso has interest in training Andy Ruiz

Former Unified World Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz is still looking for a coach after abruptly ending his relationship with coach Manny Robles

April 15, 2020

Deontay Wilder says "I don't see Fury as a Champion"

Wilder (42-1-1, 41 knockouts) stated that he’s currently undergoing therapy and is hoping to return for the third fight against Fury later this year

April 13, 2020

Jarrell Miller's Bad Guy Image

Heavyweight Jarrell Miller was once due the fight of his career, a chance to win multiple world titles in a fight against Unified Champion Anthony Joshua.

April 13, 2020

What Happened to Leon Spinks' Teeth?

Leon Spinks made a name for himself in the boxing ring after winning the gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics and defeating Muhammad Ali