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October 21, 2019

Evander Holyfield Turns 57: Remembering His Legacy

Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield turned 57 on Saturday. The Champ is recognized for being a four-time world heavyweight champion

October 21, 2019

Eddie Hearn: Martin Bakole ready for Daniel Dubois

Eddie Hearn has publicly told Frank Warren that he is willing to offer Martin Bakole as an opponent for Daniel Dubois’ next fight.

October 21, 2019

Andy Ruiz On Mandatory Usyk: He Didn't Look Good!

The heavyweight division is akin to a game of chess these days. Just a few years back, the division may have seemed like a boring game

October 20, 2019

Andy Ruiz: Anthony Joshua Will Run

If you ask Andy Ruiz, he thinks the British boxer is going to get on his bicycle in the rematch Dec. 7 and be on the run instead of standing toe-to-toe

October 20, 2019

Mike Tyson knocked out grown men in sparring at age 12

The former undisputed heavyweight champion incredibly knocked out grown men when he was just 12, his former trainer has revealed.

October 19, 2019

Dereck Chisora: Examining his defeats

Ahead of the David Price fight, Danny Flexen looks at the nine professional losses suffered by Dereck Chisora

October 18, 2019

Alex “The Great” Flores & Mario Heredia headline in Arizona

Heavyweights will grab the spotlight in Tucson, Arizona on November 7, when Alex “The Great” Flores takes on Mario “Chabelo” Heredia

October 18, 2019

Deontay Wilder Issues Warning to Former NFL Player

When news broke of former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall trying his hand at boxing, it was a surprising one.

October 18, 2019

The Greatest Heavyweight Boxers Of All Time

Heavyweight fever is finally coming back to boxing as we are entering a new great era of competition.

October 18, 2019

Luis Ortiz is a Warrior on a Mission

The hard-hitting Cuban southpaw is leaving nothing to chance as he prepares to rematch WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder

October 18, 2019

Usyk Will Be In Saudi Arabia

Oleksandr Usyk is the mandatory challenger under the WBO, which puts him in line for the Ruiz-Joshua winner.

October 17, 2019

Chisora: David Price ‘doesn’t use his advantages,’ fight will be a war

“Price is a big puncher, if he lets the right hand go. He’s a big guy but he doesn’t use his advantages. ... everything goes out of the window"

October 16, 2019

NZ Heavyweight Patrick Mailata In Action This Weekend

New Zealand's next great heavyweight hope Patrick “The Magic Show” Mailata (2-0-0) takes to the ring this weekend

October 15, 2019

The Reader’s Notebook: John L. Sullivan

John L. Sullivan, also known as the "Boston Strong Boy", was an Irish-American boxer recognized as the first lineal heavyweight champion of gloved boxing

October 15, 2019

Ruiz Jr vs Joshua 2: Deontay Wilder says Andy Ruiz Jr has champion's mindset

Deontay Wilder believes Andy Ruiz has a new-found dedication after defeating Anthony Joshua as the Mexican displayed his slimmer physique for the rematch.

October 15, 2019

Joseph Parker planning ring return after suffering spider bite

Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker has recovered from a suspected spider bite that forced his withdrawal from his clash with Dereck Chisora

October 15, 2019

Muhammad Ali dreamt of fighting at Buckingham Palace

Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali dreamt of boxing at Buckingham Palace — and wanted the Queen to see him fight.

October 15, 2019

Povetkin's Promoter: Hunter a Very Dangerous Opponent

Alexander Povetkin and his handlers have reached an agreement to face Michael Hunter, according to Povetkin's promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing.

October 15, 2019

Alexander Povetkin, Michael Hunter reach “agreement” for Ruiz-Joshua II undercard

By the looks of things, Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua II won’t be the only heavyweight show in Diriyah on December 7th.

October 15, 2019

South Philadelphia Heavyweight Sonny Conto Right at Home in the Columbus Day Parade

Sonny Conto took time out from preparing for his hometown bout on Oct. 18 to appear in the annual Columbus Day Parade in South Philadelphia.

October 15, 2019

Ortiz pays Wilder the ultimate compliment, then issues threat

Luis Ortiz has threatened to dethrone Deontay Wilder at the second attempt when the pair collide on November 23 in Las Vegas.

October 14, 2019

What’s next for Oleksandr Usyk after heavyweight debut?

Oleksandr Usyk won in his first fight at heavyweight, so what now, and how soon could he be fighting for a world title?

October 14, 2019

Worried fans don’t want David Allen allowed anywhere near Daniel Dubois

An interview with BT Sport over the weekend, David Allen worried fans with a call-out of British heavyweight wrecking machine Daniel Dubois

October 14, 2019

Alen Babic wants to blast his way up heavyweight rankings

Alen Babic tells Sky Sports about leaving behind his job as a doorman to “smash” heavyweight rivals and has vowed to produce more

October 14, 2019

Joseph Parker's manager reveals the effects a SPIDER BITE had on the New Zealander

Joseph Parker's manager has revealed the effects a spider had on him after he was forced to pull out of a fight with Dereck Chisora.

October 14, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr has undergone an impressive body transformation

Joshua had gone through the likes of Klitschko, Whyte, Parker, Povetkin and Carlos Takam, but he simply didn't have an answer for Ruiz Jr.

October 13, 2019

Dave Allen wants to challenge Daniel Dubois for British title

The 27-year-old Allen (17-5-2, 14 KOs) has taken a few months off to clear his head following his 10th round stoppage loss to David Price

October 13, 2019

Frank Warren tells Derek Chisora to 'kiss his backside'

Boxing promoter Frank Warren has told Derek Chisora to 'kiss his backside' after the heavyweight labelled him a 'dinosaur'.

October 12, 2019

Hearn: Usyk Likely To Fight For Vacant WBO Heavyweight Title

Eddie Hearn doesn’t envision Oleksandr Usyk having to go through the Andy Ruiz Jr.-Anthony Joshua winner to capture a heavyweight title.

October 11, 2019

Usyk weighs 215 for Heavyweight debut against Witherspoon

The entire Usyk-Witherspoon will be streamed live on DAZN tomorrow night from the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois.

October 11, 2019

Eddie Hearn says better sparring partners will help Anthony Joshua in Andy Ruiz rematch

Hearn says their team ‘struggled’ to find good sparring partners for Joshua’s first fight with Ruiz.

October 11, 2019

"Wilder is Easiest For Usyk" Tony Bellew

Former cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew is backing Oleksandr Usyk to become a heavyweight champion.

October 11, 2019

Heavyweight line-up named for Ultimate Boxxer

The eight heavyweight fighters who will go head to head in Ultimate Boxxer 6 on Friday, December 13 have now been confirmed.

October 11, 2019

Dillian Whyte offers Anthony Joshua advice ahead of Andy Ruiz Jr rematch

Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has advised Anthony Joshua to go back to what he does best in his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr.

October 10, 2019

Darmani Rock vs. Maurenzo Smith Set For October 19

October 19th Undefeated Heavyweight Darmani Rock will headline in an eight-round bout against Maurenzo Smith

October 10, 2019

Tyrone Spong charged after PET COUGAR escaped from his house

TYRONE SPONG is facing TWENTY-THREE charges relating to an escaped pet cougar - in the same week he was dumped from a fight with Oleksandr Usyk.

October 10, 2019

Joshua Excited To See Usyk Move Up, He'd Be Eager To Fight

Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was excited when he found out Oleksandr Usyk had made a decision to move up in weight.

October 9, 2019

Deontay Wilder is Firm: Same Plan - Ortiz, Fury, Then Unification

According to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, he still intends to follow the same career plan.

October 9, 2019

Eddie Hearn Reflects On His First Year With DAZN

“It has been madness,” Hearn said. “It is a year of my life that I will never get back, it has probably aged me about 20 years"

October 9, 2019

Joey Dawejko: ‘Matchroom did me dirty, I signed Usyk contract!’

The man attributed with knocking out Anthony Joshua in sparring, Joey Dawejko, has hit back at Matchroom in the wake of the Oleksandr Usyk announcement.

October 8, 2019

Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston: Showtime, 11/15

Overcoming insurmountable odds that life threw his way, Liston became the heavyweight champion of the world when he knocked out Floyd Patterson in 1962.

October 8, 2019

Witherspoon Warns Usyk: Heavyweight is a Different Game

Witherspoon (38-3 29 KOs) second cousin of former two-time World Heavyweight ruler Tim Witherspoon, is unbeaten in five years

October 8, 2019

When Ali met Marciano

October 8, 2019

Top 10 Heavyweight Boxers of the 1990s

“The President” is another in a long line of what might have been heavyweights. He had only 20 fights but he won a classic slug-fest over David Tua

October 8, 2019

Lennox Lewis – Tommy Morrison: one of Lewis’ most underrated performances

In 1995 when Lewis, still rebuilding after his crushing loss to Oliver McCall the year before, met dangerous power-puncher Tommy Morrison in Atlantic City

October 8, 2019

David Price Feels Rejuvenated, Ready For Bigger Things

Heavyweight contender David Price feels rejuvenated after his stoppage win over David Allen back in July.

October 8, 2019

The real Tyson Fury is quiet, shy, and introverted

Tyson Fury is quiet, shy, and a bit of an introvert, according to an Irish boxer who knows him well.

October 8, 2019

Dillian Whyte plots comeback

Dillian Whyte could be back in the ring before the New Year and is still optimistic about beating his current situation

October 8, 2019

Klitschko Backs Anthony Joshua To Get Revenge on Andy Ruiz

Wladimir Klitschko is backing his former foe turned friend, Anthony Joshua, to get revenge by winning his upcoming rematch with Andy Ruiz.

October 8, 2019

Spong: This Is Manipulative Attempt To Remove Me From Usyk Fight

The unbeaten heavyweight was surprised to read from an outside party about his having tested positive for a banned substance

October 6, 2019

Wladimir Klitschko Could Return To Boxing, According To Trainer

After leaving the sport in 2017, Klitschko is reportedly in good shape and could possibly come out of retirement.

October 6, 2019

Heavyweight Photos: Jermaine Franklin vs. Pavel Sour

Fighting less than an hour from his hometown of Saginaw, Mich., Franklin (20-0, 13 KOs) scored knockdowns in the sixth and 10th rounds.

October 6, 2019

Dereck Chisora doesn’t want Joe Joyce says Sam Jones

Joe Joyce’s manager Sam Jones says he thinks Dereck Chisora has no interest in facing Joe ‘The Juggernaut’ Joyce on October 26

October 5, 2019

Eddie Hearn: Dave Allen must get tough again or walk away

It’s been unusually quiet on the Dave Allen front. The likeable heavyweight moved into a period of reflection after losing to David Price in July

October 5, 2019

David Tua to be inducted into Boxing Hall of Fame

Ask anyone to name a famous Samoan or Kiwi sports hero and there is almost no doubt that this name will come up - David Tua.

October 5, 2019

Wilder Gives Credit To Dubois, Not Usyk

Wilder says he doesn’t feel Oleksandr Usyk will be a threat to his world title; however, he feels Daniel Dubois will be a worthy challenger

October 5, 2019

Tyson Fury receives offer for open mic on WWE

Tyson Fury made some headlines last night on the FOX premiere of WWE SmackDown from Los Angeles, jumping the guardrail and being held back by security

October 4, 2019

Holyfield helps typhoon victims in Japan

Holyfield, 56, put his powerful muscles to work here on Oct. 3 helping clean up debris left from a recent powerful typhoon that caused major damage

October 4, 2019

Wilder on Fury Ticket Sales: Now We Know I Sold The PPV!

WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder believes there is no doubt that he's the bigger name when compared to his division rival, Tyson Fury.

October 3, 2019

Peltz celebrates 50 years in the fight game

“I just thought I was doing something I love to do,” said Peltz, 72. “You never imagine this when you are 22.”

October 3, 2019

Charr not interested in facing ‘brother’ Derek Chisora

He told SunSport: “First of big respect to my brother Derek Chisora, I wish him the best of luck in his future.

October 3, 2019

Wilder's 'Sixth Sense' Tells Him Joshua is Not Ready

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder believes that he knows the "secret" reason that led to Anthony Joshua's shocking loss to Andy Ruiz

October 3, 2019

Luis Ortiz: I’m ready to be a champion

“I”m happy and thank God for the rematch and I thank Wilder for having the courage to give me this rematch”

October 3, 2019

‘Don’t write me off vs Oleksandr Usyk’, says Tyrone Spong

Born in Surinam, but now representing The Netherlands via Miami in Florida, Spong was plucked from obscurity to battle Usyk on his top division debut.

October 2, 2019

Nelson urges Hearn to give Martin Bakole a call

SCOTTISH boxing trainer Billy Nelson has urged Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn to give his man Martin Bakole a call as he seeks a heavyweight replacement

October 2, 2019

Team Dawejko Pleads Case To Land Chisora Clash

Joey Dawejko has been itching to return to the ring after his latest bout, a 10-round win over divisional spoiler Rodney Hernandez this past July.

October 2, 2019

Daniel Dubois: 3 opponents we would like to see next

It is clear by now that Daniel Dubois, undefeated British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion, is something of a prodigy.

October 2, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr urges Anthony Joshua to take a break after rematch

Joshua and Ruiz Jr go to war again later this year, with the British heavyweight gunning for revenge after his defeat to the new unified champion

October 2, 2019

When Mike Tyson Almost KO’d His Charity Opponent

Mike Tyson came shockingly close to knocking out a charity opponent during a four-round exhibition fight in 2016.

October 2, 2019

Team Parker Seeks To Reschedule Chisora Fight

Make no mistake, having to withdraw from his scheduled clash versus Derek Chisora is merely prolonging the inevitable as far as Joseph Parker is concerned.

October 2, 2019

Former WBA Heavyweight Champion Nikolai Valuev Is A Children's TV Presenter

In addition to his appearance as a politician, the 46-year-old has also appeared on TV as a children's presenter on popular Russian kids show

October 2, 2019

Saginaw heavyweight Jermaine Franklin anxious for ‘homecoming’ fight

“The bad part is that it might make me too anxious. I have to keep calm fighting in front of my friends”

October 2, 2019

Evander Holyfield to fight exhibition in 2020

“I’m going to be doing an exhibition. I’m going to get back out there to show the people what I can do.”

October 1, 2019

Nearly 45 years ago it was “Thrilla in Manila”

It’s quite simply one of the most epic heavyweight title fights in history. And almost 45 years ago, Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier

October 1, 2019

Ex-NFL WR Brandon Marshall calls out heavyweight stars while launching his boxing career

Marshall announced on Tuesday that he was launching a career in professional boxing. He’s already been training for his first fight that is set for May

October 1, 2019

Lennox Lewis: Don’t be afraid of change when you lose

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis says fighters should look into what improvements they can make once they suffer a damaging loss.

October 1, 2019

Trainer: Tyson Fury's Cuts Are Healing Pretty Quickly

Ben Davison, the head trainer for heavyweight contender Tyson Fury, has indicated that his fighter is healing quickly

October 1, 2019

Deontay Wilder: I Was Very Buzzed By Luis Ortiz

Deontay Wilder survived the scariest 45 seconds of his eleven-year career during his fight last year with Luis Ortiz.

September 30, 2019

Hearn Doubts Wilder Moves To Fury - Until Ruiz-Joshua is Over

Both Wilder and Ruiz are handled by Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions - making a fight between them very easy to make.

September 30, 2019

Oleksandr Usyk: ‘No problems’ in move to heavyweight

Former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will finally make his much-anticipated move to the heavyweight division on Oct. 12th in Chicago

September 30, 2019

Seven potential opponents for heavyweight sensation Daniel Dubois

Unbeaten heavyweight Daniel Dubois picked up the Commonwealth title after knocking out Ebenezer Tetteh on Saturday night

September 30, 2019

David Price will keep proving people wrong

David Price plans on using the criticism he receives as motivation from now on as he prepares to return to the ring in Liverpool, UK on November 23.

September 30, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr considers 2020 Olympic Games

ANDY RUIZ JR has revealed he would be honoured to represent Mexico at next year’s Olympics after his rematch with Anthony Joshua.

September 30, 2019

Plant-based pugilism: why some boxers are laying off meat

A growing number of boxers are turning to plant-based diets as they look for a competitive edge in the sport

September 29, 2019

Wilder expects Anthony Joshua will lose to Ruiz Again

The Bronze bomber knows more than most about KO’s in boxing, and he foresees another loss in Anthony Joshua’s immediate future.

September 29, 2019

The British recognized Usyk the best foreign boxer

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk has been recognized as the best foreign boxer by the British Boxing Board of Control.

September 28, 2019

Vladimir Klitschko headlines stellar cast of speakers in Dubai

Wladimir Klitschko will headline a stellar cast of speakers at the first of its kind conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in sports

September 28, 2019

Joshua Hopes To One Day Face Tyson Fury: It is a Massive Fight

Former heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua would love to eventually have a blockbuster stadium fight with countryman Tyson Fury.

September 28, 2019

Canadian Hall of Fame Heavyweight Jack Meda dies at 73

Jack Meda was never one to back down from a fight. You don't get to be a Canadian heavyweight boxing champion without having a lion's share of courage.

September 27, 2019

Tyson Fury underestimates wounds

According to him, the wounds under his eyes will heal before the rematch against Deontay Wilder in February 2020.

September 27, 2019

Daniel Dubois stops Ebenezer Tetteh with devastating first round knockout

Daniel Dubois has extended his professional record to 13-0 after sealing a devastating first round knockout win over Ebenezer Tetteh.

September 27, 2019

Joseph Parker aims to become two-time world champ, starting with ‘WAR’

Joseph Parker is under no illusions of the unpredictability Derek Chisora will bring when the pair fight it out on October 26 in London

September 27, 2019

Povetkin vs Hunter: Winner deserves a title shot

Assuming the projected Alexander Povetkin vs Michael Hunter fight happens, Danny Flexen believes the victor deserves a chance

September 26, 2019

Daniel Dubois wants to deliver 'devastating performance' against unbeaten Ebenezer Tetteh

Daniel Dubois challenges unbeaten Ebenezer Tetteh for the vacant Commonwealth heavyweight title at ­London’s Royal Albert Hall on Friday.

September 26, 2019

Eddie Hearn: It’s better for Anthony Joshua to be lighter

The Matchroom promoter says Joshua has had more time to tailor his approach for Ruiz for rematch in Saudi Arabia

September 26, 2019

A Prime Mike Tyson's Daily Training Routine And Diet Plan Was Extremely Intense

In his prime years, former WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was miles ahead of the competition but it wasn't solely down to good genetics

September 26, 2019

Joe Joyce ordered to face Marco Huck

The 34-year-old can extend his unbeaten record to 11 victories against Huck, a former WBO cruiserweight champion, with purse bids ordered for October 10

September 25, 2019

Dubois is on the path to becoming a heavyweight household name

Heavyweight boxing has not been this interesting since the 1990s and one rising contender hoping to be part of the mix soon is Daniel Dubois

September 25, 2019

Today In 1990: Heavyweight Legend George Foreman Has His One And Only Fight In England

George Foreman always said, or at least he said it at the time, how his portfolio would not be complete as a boxer until he had fought in England

September 25, 2019

Heavyweight Champion: Jack Johnson's Legacy

On May 24, 2018, President Donald Trump officially pardoned John Johnson, the former heavyweight boxing champion.