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August 10, 2020

Arum: Fury-Wilder Will Happen, Even in 2021 - Then Joshua or Whyte

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, who co-promotes WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, is confident that nothing will derail the trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder.

August 8, 2020

George Foreman reveals Surprising Fact on Joe Frazier and Ken Norton

Rivals form and ultimately compete against one another to find out who the best is but sometimes, although rare, fighters won’t fight out of friendship

August 8, 2020

Three-time amateur world champ hunts fast-track heavyweight title shot

A three-time world amateur champion, Magomedrasul Majidov from Dagestan was quickly snapped up by Eddie Hearn when turning pro.

August 7, 2020

Tyson Fury’s Mind Games

The undefeated two-time world champion not only specialises in the art of warfare inside the ring, but also thrives off of securing victories before

August 6, 2020

MTK Global sign Kazakhstan amateur star Kamshybek Kunkabayev

MTK Global is delighted to announce the signing of talented Kazakhstan superstar Kamshybek Kunkabayev.

August 5, 2020

Lennox Lewis furious as dreadlock stigma extends to Jamaican schools

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has revealed his disappointment over a deadlock ban being overseen in Jamaican schools.

August 5, 2020

Andy Ruiz set for talks to fight WBA ‘Regular’ champion Manuel Charr

Manuel Charr says he wants to fight Andy Ruiz next and questioned why the American heavyweight would turn down a world title fight.

August 4, 2020

Gerry Cooney Hits 64

After big KO wins over faded names Ron Lyle, Jimmy Young and Ken Norton, Cooney was all over the place; a genuine household name everywhere in America.

August 4, 2020

Dillian Whyte wants protege Fabio Wardley to target fight against Dave Allen

Fabio Wardley wants to fight Dave Allen to continue his impressive rise in the heavyweight division, says his manager Dillian Whyte.

August 2, 2020

What did George Foreman do after Retiring from Boxing

In the 1990s, Foreman developed a knack for sales and by the end of the decade, he had made a lot of money.

August 2, 2020

Ali’s Communist Twin Who Turned Down Millions to Stay Amateur

Teófilo Stevenson, born in Puerto Padre in 1952, took the heavyweight gold medals at the Munich, Montreal and Moscow Olympic Games in 1972, 1976 and 1980

August 1, 2020

Fabio Wardley blasts out Simon Vallily in third round

For the English heavyweight title, rising prospect Fabio Wardley (9-0, 8 KOs) blasted out Simon Vallily (17-3-1, 7 KOs) in the third round of action.

July 31, 2020

Joshua vs. Pulev targeted for December 5 or December 12

Joshua was originally due to defend his Unified Heavyweight Championship against the Bulgarian at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in North London, UK in June

July 30, 2020

Fabio Wardley's fake moustache triggers exchange with Simon Vallily

The rivalry between unbeaten prospect Fabio Wardley (8-0, 7 KOs) and Simon Vallily (17-2-1, 7 KOs) escalated on Thursday ahead of their showdown

July 30, 2020

What happened to heavyweight Nkosi Solomon after shock debut loss?

It’s been almost two years since heavyweight Nkosi Solomon was introduced to the boxing world in a flood of publicity after signing with Eddie Hearn.

July 30, 2020

Whyte Taking a Huge Risk

Eddie Hearn, promoter for heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte, is concerned with the boxer's upcoming fight with former champion Alexander Povetkin.

July 29, 2020

Darmani Rock vs. Carlos Negron set for November 7

Fans who have been keeping any eye on heavyweight prospect Darmani Rock have been waiting for the 24 year old Philly fighter to take a step up in class

July 29, 2020

Usyk-Chisora likely to be rescheduled for October

David Haye, who manages Chisora, told Sky Sports News on Wednesday that Usyk-Chisora likely will take place sometime in October.

July 29, 2020

Anthony Joshua to wait until December to defend his Unified Championship against Kubrat Pulev

Joshua’s defence against Pulev of his Unified Heavyweight Championship has now been pushed back from October to December 5 or 12.

July 29, 2020

Mike Tyson’s net worth in 2020

With a professional record of 50 wins and six defeats, and two no contests, many consider Iron Mike one of the greatest heavyweights ever

July 29, 2020

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury urged to 'get the job done'

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury's brief conversation on holiday in Marbella was "awkward" and they reminded each other not to ruin their collision course

July 27, 2020

Dillian Whyte's protege Fabio Wardley battles Simon Vallily on Saturday

Fabio Wardley's blistering speed and destructive power have propelled him up the heavyweight rankings

July 27, 2020

Oleksandr Usyk not worried about being undersized at Heavyweight

Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) has always used his maneuverability, speed, and ring IQ to win his fights since he turned professional in 2013 at cruiserweight.

July 26, 2020

Alexander Povetkin: I don't see Dillian Whyte as my last chance

Although Povetkin (35-2-1, 24 KOs) will turn 41 years old on September 2, he’s not viewing his Aug. 22 fight against Dillian Whyte as his last hurrah.

July 24, 2020

Joe Joyce-Michael Wallisch ESPN+ Weigh-In Report

Joyce distributed a career heaviest 270 pounds across his 6’6” frame during Friday’s official weigh-in. Wallisch weighed 261 pounds - also a career-high

July 24, 2020

Olympic Heavyweight Boxer Darius Fulghum’s Dreams are Still Alive

“I’m pretty sure that goes through all my teammates’ minds as well,” Fulghum says. “Like, damn, we really should be in Tokyo right now"

July 23, 2020

Marco Huck vs Dennis Lewandowski on August 29th

Former WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck is all set to make his return to the ring in Braunlage, Germany on August 29.

July 23, 2020

George Foreman makes an interesting point about Rocky Marciano

While athletes change from generation to generation the sport of boxing is one of the few, as a sport, that doesn’t change much.

July 22, 2020

Remembering Great Hackney Heavyweight John L Gardner

The London Borough of Hackney has produced many champions, both British and Commonwealth, also European and indeed some World champions too.

July 21, 2020

Britain’s World Heavyweight title hopefuls over history

Britain is blessed, at present, in terms of current world heavyweight champions with Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury holding all of the titles

July 21, 2020

The Heavyweights: Ranking the best big men in boxing today

Boxing’s marquee division is in rude health currently with some serious talent atop the heavyweight table.

July 20, 2020

Croatia's Alen Babic to get undercard slot on Whyte-Povetkin on Aug. 22nd

Alen Babic looks set to return to the ring next month. The Croatian heavyweight has not yet fought this calendar year. Babic, 29, has a record of 3-0

July 20, 2020

1931 Max Schemling-Young Stribling heavyweight title fight opened Cleveland Stadium

Cleveland Stadium was christened by a world heavyweight boxing title bout, the first of 64 years of events in that grand venue.

July 19, 2020

Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua come face to face in chance meeting

A chance meeting took place between British heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, as the pair came face to face in Marbella, Spain

July 19, 2020

Charr continues to bait Andy Ruiz: Accept my challenge, don't hide!

EC Boxing’s newly signed heavyweight Mahmoud "Manuel" Charr has made it clear once again that he is willing to fight the big names of the division.

July 19, 2020

Lucas Browne: I'm focused on Davtaev

“Right now, I’m signed to fight Apti Davtaev in the United States. Obviously with the pandemic going on, everything is up in the air"

July 18, 2020

Jersey Joe Walcott was Camden’s ‘Rocky.’ A waterfront statue honoring him is taking shape.

A statue honoring the famed boxer, sheriff, and city legend is on its way to being completed, and county officials plan to install it by Fall 2021

July 18, 2020

Guido Vianello to Face Kingsley Ibeh on July 21st

Ibeh has emerged as a cult favorite, on the strength of appearances on consecutive Thursdays preceding Independence Day.

July 17, 2020

Toledo Heavyweight Anderson makes quick work of Perez

“After I hit him with the right hand, I knew it was over,” Anderson said after the fight. “He couldn’t take my power.”

July 17, 2020

Top Rank's plans for Tony Yoka on hold until travel restrictions ease

Heavyweight up-and-comer Tony Yoka’s deal to be co-promoted by Top Rank is set but the company remains unsure when he will be able to make his US debut

July 17, 2020

Rejuvenated Heavyweight, Simon Vallily calls his earlier career 'a total shambles'

Vallily is determined to inflict a first career defeat on Dillian Whyte's Heavyweight protégé Fabio Wardley when they collide for the vacant English title

July 17, 2020

Victor Faust (Viktor Vykhryst) – Erol Ceylan’s New Heavyweight Hope

The former amateur-standout has left his days in the unpaid ranks behind to pursue greatness in the professional game.

July 15, 2020

Promising US Heavyweight Jeremiah Milton to make pro debut on July 17

The 4-round bout will take place at the Venice Center in Venice, Florida, as Jeremiah will face Cedric Washington (0‐1) of Jonesboro, Arkansas.

July 14, 2020

Agit Kabayel vs. Evgenios Lazaridis is picked up by ESPN+

The event, promoted by SES Boxing, will take place in front of a limited number of fans and will mark Kabayel’s first fight since he signed with TopRank

July 14, 2020

Larry Holmes claims Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury would stand no chance against his era

Legendary ChampionLarry Holmes has claimed his era of fighters would have dominated the likes of Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury if they were to square-off

July 14, 2020

Agit Kabayel vs. Evgenios Lazaridis will have WBA regional at stake

Agit Kabayel and Evgenios Lazaridis will a little more at stake when they enter the ring on Saturday night at the Seebuhne Elbauenprk in Magdeburg, Germany

July 13, 2020

Povetkin ready for Whyte

Alexander Povetkin says he won’t make the same mistakes against Dillian Whyte on August 22 that he made in his fight against Michael Hunter

July 13, 2020

Jared Anderson return bumped up to July 16

The Bubble is weird. For instance, heavyweight prospect Jared Anderson was supposed to fight this past Thursday

July 13, 2020

Tony Yoka was compared to Anthony Joshua after Olympics but is now forgotten heavyweight

Joshua took four years after winning an Olympic gold medal to add a world heavyweight title, remarkable speed that Yoka insisted he could improve upon

July 13, 2020

Efe Ajagba inks advisory pact with James Prince

The unbeaten heavyweight prospect has become the latest to join the growing stable of high-powered boxing manager James Prince.

July 13, 2020

Whyte vows to be slimmer for Povetkin

Whyte, the interim WBC heavyweight champion, weighed a whopping 271 pounds when he plodded to a points win over Mariusz Wach in Saudi Arabia

July 10, 2020

Kownacki: I want Helenius rematch

Adam Kownacki doesn’t dodge any questions about the first loss of his professional boxing career. In fact, he answers them before you even ask

July 10, 2020

The Story of Michael Bentt: Heavyweight’s Forgotten King

The fifty-four year-old once sat at the top table of heavyweight boxing, when in October of 1993, he became WBO World heavyweight champion

July 9, 2020

Helenius willing to face Luis Ortiz or Andy Ruiz

Heavyweight contender Robert Helenius, who holds the WBA's 'gold' title at the weight, is waiting for news from the WBA with respect to final eliminator

July 8, 2020

Joseph Parker and Junior Fa having trouble negotiating New Zealand heavyweight clash

Former heavyweight titleholder Joseph Parker and Junior Fa are negotiating — or at least arguing — but don’t seem close on a deal

July 8, 2020

Ezzard Charles statue fighting delays

The original unveiling date of October 2020 is being pushed to spring 2021, according to the Cincinnati Parks Foundation

July 8, 2020

Carlos Takam says July 9 fight vs. Forrest is no 50-50

Carlos Takam, the veteran heavyweight, gloves up the night of July 9, in the main event on ESPN, topping a Top Rank card with dance partner Jerry Forrest.

July 8, 2020

Dillian Whyte splits with trainer Mark Tibbs ahead of Povetkin

Dillian Whyte is just about six weeks away from arguably the most important fight of his career to date, when he takes on Alexander Povetkin on Aug. 22

July 7, 2020

Jermaine Franklin promising heavyweight greatness

The American Heavyweight prospect has been presented as a future great by Showtime, but are the tools there?

July 5, 2020

WBC Prez: Fury-Whyte can happen in 2020 if Wilder drops out

Back in February, Fury dropped Wilder twice and stopped him in the seventh round to capture the WBC world title.

July 3, 2020

Deontay Wilder once said he would ‘kick the hell’ out of prime Mike Tyson

Before Fury: "Nobody has a natural killer instinct as I do, ain't anybody could ever knock me out. I'm very confident in what I say and I speak what I do."

July 3, 2020

Marvin Hart – Maligned Heavyweight Champion, Conqueror of Jack Johnson

If it’s unfair to try and take away Hart’s distinction as a genuine world heavyweight champion, it’s equally unjust to try and take away his greatest win

July 3, 2020

Kingsley Ibeh edges Patrick Mailata by majority decision

The Phoenix-based Nigerian heavyweight rode out Mailata’s early power surge, connecting with quick left uppercuts out of a southpaw stance.

July 2, 2020

Hughie Fury's fight with David Allen will never happen if it is not finalised by Friday, says Peter Fury

The British rivals have been holding talks about a domestic clash in August, with Hughie Fury willing to take a smaller percentage of the fight purse

July 1, 2020

Michael Hunter enters free agency

American heavyweight contender Michael Hunter and Matchroom Boxing are parting ways after the promotional outfit opted not to renew his contract

June 30, 2020

Peter Kadiru added to July 18 SES card

Heavyweight Peter Kadiru has been added to the July 18 open-air show on the floating stage at Elbauenpark in Magdeburg, Germany.

June 30, 2020

WBC Prez Backs Fury: Loaded Glove Allegations Are Ridiculous, Sad, Irresponsible

In a recent social media post, Marsellos Wilder, the younger brother of Deontay Wilder, made a sensational claim that Fury may have loaded his gloves

June 28, 2020

Jack Dempsey and the Newsboy: Debunking a Myth

In Dempsey's dream, Willard knocked him out. It wasn't until a newsboy selling papers assured him he'd won that the Dempsey felt like the champion.

June 27, 2020

Carlos Takam ready and willing to step in against Jerry Forrest, replacing Jarrell Miller

DiBella said on Saturday afternoon. “I’ve heard that Carlos Takam is in the mix and we have approved him."

June 27, 2020

Frank Warren: I'd back Tyson Fury to beat Lennox Lewis

Frank Warren, co-promoter of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, believes his boxer is the best of his generation.

June 27, 2020

Agit Kabayel vs. Evginios Lazarides set for July 19

Lazarides lost a close decision to Erkan Teper in 2017 - but had his opponent down in the tenth and final round and felt robbed of the win.

June 25, 2020

Demsey McKean urges Joseph Parker to accept Australia vs New Zealand clash

Undefeated Australian heavyweight Demsey McKean urged Joseph Parker to accept a clash with him in what would likely be the biggest all Oceania fight ever

June 25, 2020

Fury: Wilder would blast out Joshua or Whyte in one round!

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is standing firm that Deontay Wilder is the second best fighter in the heavyweight division.

June 25, 2020

Andy Ruiz starts training camp for 2020 ring return

Ruiz has been inactive since December 2019, when he lost his world titles by way of a twelve round unanimous decision at the hands of Anthony Joshua

June 25, 2020

Filip Hrgovic not expecting big names to fight him unless they have to

Recently, co-promoter Nisse Sauerland said that they’re looking to plot a course toward a mandatory title shot for Hrgovic

June 24, 2020

Lou Savarese recalls Hampden bout with Mike Tyson 20 years on

Tyson took victory by technical knockout yet, two decades later, Savarese still maintains he should have been allowed to fight on.

June 22, 2020

Browne, Davtaev hope 'fan-friendly' Heavyweight fight is rescheduled soon

Apti Davtaev and Lucas Browne both want their heavyweight fight to be rescheduled as soon as possible.

June 22, 2020

WBC Prez stands firm on support for Fury-Wilder 3, Whyte getting his shot

World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman says Dillian Whyte has the right to enforce his mandatory shot.

June 21, 2020

Tyson Fury could be made WBC ‘franchise’ champion

“Franchise” champions don’t have to fight mandatory challengers. It’s unclear if “franchise” champions can actually defend their titles

June 21, 2020

Joseph Parker willing to face top opponent in planned fall return

David Higgins, manager of Parker, is planning to have his boxer return to the ring in August or September - and Queenstown in New Zealand is the preferred

June 20, 2020

Oleksandr Usyk vs Dereck Chisora moved to October says Hearn

Fans will need to wait until October before they get a chance to see the mouth-watering heavyweight match between Oleksandr Usyk and Dereck Chisora.

June 18, 2020

Niall Kennedy eager to get back into the ring

Niall Kennedy is desperate to get back in the ring, with a first-ever pro defeat to avenge and father time against him.

June 18, 2020

Parker's desire to become Champion again

“I feel like after lockdown I’m a lot stronger and fitter and more focused. I’m ready to fight. There’s a goal that I want"

June 18, 2020

Jerry Forrest confident he’ll upset Jarrell Miller

The 31-year-old Miller, who regularly weighs in the neighborhood of 300 pounds for his fights, last gloved up on Nov. 17, 2018, grabbing a stoppage

June 17, 2020

Sensing Heavyweight History

Within days of being unofficially confirmed, an a Heavyweight super-fight is already generating the biggest buzz in Boxing in nearly a half century

June 12, 2020

Fury hints he'd drop WBC title, not interested in fighting Whyte

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has made it clear that he will not be forced by the World Boxing Council, or anyone else, to make a mandatory defence

June 12, 2020

Polish Veteran Heavyweight Wach scores decision over Johnson

The 40 year-old Wach controlled the action and was never really threatened by Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson, a journeyman fighter from New Jersey

June 11, 2020

Wach-Johnson Weigh-in report from Konary, Poland

Despite skepticism of the show never seeing the light of day, Mariusz Wach and Kevin Johnson are set to move forward with their heavyweight collision.

June 11, 2020

Kevin McBride: The day I retired Mike Tyson

Fifteen years ago at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., McBride sent Tyson to the canvas -- and eventually into retirement.

June 10, 2020

Jared Anderson scores third-round technical knockout of Johnnie Langston

Jared Anderson withstood Johnnie Langston’s initial attack Tuesday night and spent the rest of their heavyweight bout battering his exhausted opponent.

June 10, 2020

Guido Vianello seals another first-round KO in Las Vegas

'The Gladiator' from Rome has won all seven pro fights since representing his nation at the 2016 Olympics.

June 8, 2020

Daniel Dubois is 'the most exciting heavyweight' prospect

Frank Warren: "Exciting times, everybody looks to us as far as the heavyweight division is concerned"

June 5, 2020

Chisora: More Boxing in Saudi Arabia

“I was there and the trip was unbelievable, I felt safe, I went to a good restaurant, we hung out. Yeah, they don’t allow alcohol, which is good"

June 4, 2020

Manager: Kubrat Pulev will inflict another crushing loss on Anthony Joshua

"Kubrat seems to think that AJ is very afraid of him and that's why it's taking so long. I happen to agree"

June 4, 2020

Upstart Heavyweight Jared Anderson got a boost from Tyson Fury

It’s a little bit audacious — A lot, actually — to think that a 20-year-old first-year pro could teach the lineal heavyweight champion anything

June 3, 2020

Tyson Fury Looking for Biggest Boxing Deal in Sports History​

WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury is looking to break all boxing revenue records after his upcoming bouts.

June 2, 2020

Hrgovic would fight Joshua tomorrow if deal came

Undefeated Heavyweight contender Filip Hrgovic is ready for all comers, according to his promoter Nisse Sauerland.

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