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May 25, 2022
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Nearly 55 years ago Ali stopped Liston with one controversial punch

Nearly 55 years ago Ali stopped Liston with one controversial punch

When Ali and Liston finally stepped through the ropes, the controversy outside of the ring was then trumped

May 25, 2022
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The story of Deontay Wilder’s Tuscaloosa statue

The story of Deontay Wilder’s Tuscaloosa statue

Deontay Wilder, the man known as “The Bronze Bomber” because of his success in the 2008 Olympics, is about to see his nickname become even more literal.

May 25, 2022
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Daniel Dubois “Ready To Make Statement”

Daniel Dubois “Ready To Make Statement”

British heavyweight contender Daniel Dubois is headed to the U.S. again, shortly, in a question to gain a secondary version of the heavyweight title.

May 25, 2022
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Otto Wallin Back In Heavyweight Action Thursday

Otto Wallin Back In Heavyweight Action Thursday

With a big fight not available to him at the moment, Wallin will stay busy against veteran Rydell Booker (26-5-1, 13 KOs), of Detroit

May 22, 2022
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George Foreman '87 to '97: Unstoppable Force

George Foreman '87 to '97: Unstoppable Force

The bulldozing boxing legend revealed how he ensured he would never hit the canvas during the second part of his historic career.

May 20, 2022
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Junior Fa promising 'violence' against Aussie rival Lucas Browne

Junior Fa promising 'violence' against Aussie rival Lucas Browne

New Zealand heavyweight Junior Fa is poised to take out more than a year’s worth of frustration on Lucas Browne

May 20, 2022
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Charr Returns June May 28th

Charr Returns June May 28th

Mahmood "Manuel" Charr (32-4) continues his comeback with a showdown against Michael Wallisch (22-5) on May 28 at "Die Bucht" in Hamburg, Germany.

May 19, 2022
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TopHeavyweights.com - The Podcast - Episode 1

TopHeavyweights.com - The Podcast - Episode 1

The heavyweight division is always prominent and Big Fight Weekend welcomes a new podcast that specializes on the Heavyweights.

May 19, 2022
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Jermaine Franklin: America's Heavyweight Hope Returns to the Ring - but What Happened?

Jermaine Franklin: America's Heavyweight Hope Returns to the Ring - but What Happened?

ermaine Franklin's career may be considered dormant rather than delayed, the unbeaten yet untapped American heavyweight having mounted his revival

May 18, 2022
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Bakhodir Jalolov Back in Action June 10th

Bakhodir Jalolov Back in Action June 10th

For the first time in its storied 21-year history, a heavyweight Olympic Gold Medalist will step into the ring and headline SHOBOX

May 18, 2022
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Top Heavyweight Contender Otto Wallin Ready for Anything

Top Heavyweight Contender Otto Wallin Ready for Anything

Wallin says despite the fight having no championship implications, he’s ready for anything the capable Rydell Booker can throw his way.

May 18, 2022
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’He’s been overlooked’: Aussie boxing’s best kept secret gets his golden shot

’He’s been overlooked’: Aussie boxing’s best kept secret gets his golden shot

When Joe Goodall is not training “95 per cent” of the week in Sin City, the 29-year-old from Bendigo is often found playing poker.

May 16, 2022
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WBC Prez: Deontay Wilder is Looking Forward to Resuming His Boxing Career

WBC Prez: Deontay Wilder is Looking Forward to Resuming His Boxing Career

Wilder has been out of the ring since October of last year, when he was stopped by Fury in the eleventh round of their trilogy fight.

May 16, 2022
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Statue of Deontay Wilder to be unveiled May 25th

Statue of Deontay Wilder to be unveiled May 25th

Wilder held the WBC’s Heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020 and, as an amateur, he won a bronze medal in 2016

May 16, 2022
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Martin Bakole is targeting a World Championship

Martin Bakole is targeting a World Championship

Martin Bakole delivered the best performance of his career to dominate France's 2016 Olympic gold medallist Tony Yoka in Paris on Saturday

May 15, 2022
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Jarrell Miller Comeback Bout Set for June 25

Jarrell Miller Comeback Bout Set for June 25

Out of the ring for nearly four years, the Brooklyn native is expected to face Nigeria’s Onoriode Ehwarieme.

May 15, 2022
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Meet James J. Braddock, The Real-Life ‘Cinderella Man’

Meet James J. Braddock, The Real-Life ‘Cinderella Man’

A down-and-out dockworker, James J. Braddock shocked America when he took the world heavyweight champion title from Max Baer

May 15, 2022
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Kubrat Pulev Outpoints Jerry Forrest

Kubrat Pulev Outpoints Jerry Forrest

Pulev, the heavyweight contender from Bulgaria, dominated Jerry Forrest of Louisiana to win a unanimous decision

May 14, 2022
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Martin Bakole Scores Impressive Upset Of Tony Yoka

Martin Bakole Scores Impressive Upset Of Tony Yoka

The verdict wasn’t indicative of how one sided the action was, as Bakole was given a close majority decision 96-92, 95-93 and then, comically, a draw

May 13, 2022
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Nathan Gorman returns to ring to face Czech heavyweight champion

Nathan Gorman returns to ring to face Czech heavyweight champion

Nathan Gorman (18-1, 12 KOs) returns under the bright lights to headline an action-packed night of free-to-air boxing on June 17

May 12, 2022
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Kubrat Pulev and Jerry Forrest go head-to-head

Kubrat Pulev and Jerry Forrest go head-to-head

The two-time world heavyweight title challenger faces American Jerry Forrest in his first professional boxing match since losing to Anthony Joshua

May 12, 2022
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Tony Yoka vs. Martin Bakole Clash is Picked Up By ESPN+

Tony Yoka vs. Martin Bakole Clash is Picked Up By ESPN+

Tony Yoka, the undefeated French heavyweight who captured Olympic gold at the 2016 Rio Games, takes a major step up in class this Saturday

May 12, 2022
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Brave, battered Gallen loses title bid, but wins crowd with comeback

Brave, battered Gallen loses title bid, but wins crowd with comeback

40-year-old Paul Gallen on Wednesday night threatened to pull off one of the greatest comeback victories in recent Australian boxing history

May 10, 2022
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Anthony Joshua is the only option out there for Deontay Wilder, Bermane Stiverne believes

Anthony Joshua is the only option out there for Deontay Wilder, Bermane Stiverne believes

“I think the only fight that’s left for him to do money wise would be Joshua,” Stiverne told Planet Sport.

May 7, 2022
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Zhang Zhilei Crushes Scott Alexander

Zhang Zhilei Crushes Scott Alexander

The huge Chinese heavyweight knocked out Alexander with a devastating straight left hand that knocked Alexander flat

May 6, 2022
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BT Sport to televise Trevor Bryan vs. Daniel Dubois

BT Sport to televise Trevor Bryan vs. Daniel Dubois

Frank Warren of Queensberry Promotions announced their deal Friday afternoon, even though it’s still unclear if there will be a U.S. tv outlet for the bout

May 6, 2022
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Eddie Hearn Wants To Bring Dillian Whyte Back “Asap”

Eddie Hearn Wants To Bring Dillian Whyte Back “Asap”

Promoter Eddie Hearn wants to get free-agent heavyweight Dillian ‘Body Snatcher’ Whyte back in action “asap” following to Tyson Fury

May 5, 2022
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Trevor Bryan vs. Daniel Dubois, Saturday June 11th, Casino Miami Jai Alai, Miami, Florida, USA

Trevor Bryan vs. Daniel Dubois, Saturday June 11th, Casino Miami Jai Alai, Miami, Florida, USA

WBA Regular Heavyweight Title: Trevor Bryan (22-0, 15 K0s) going up against number one contender Daniel DuBois (17-1, 16 KOs)

May 3, 2022
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Replacement Opponent Found For Heavyweight Zhilei Saturday

Replacement Opponent Found For Heavyweight Zhilei Saturday

Hrgovic withdrew in recent days because of the death of his father about a week ago, according to sources.

May 3, 2022
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Otto Wallin to face Rydell Booker

Otto Wallin to face Rydell Booker

The 31-year-old Wallin made the world stage and captured headlines in 2019 when he waged a thrilling war with World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury

May 3, 2022
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Will Anthony Joshua remain on Sky Sports?

Will Anthony Joshua remain on Sky Sports?

We continue to wait for the official announcement of the unified heavyweight rematch defense of new champ Oleksandr Usyk

May 2, 2022
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Filip Hrgovic Withdraws From IBF Eliminator

Filip Hrgovic Withdraws From IBF Eliminator

BoxingScene.com has learned that Filip Hrgovic has withdrawn from his 12-round heavyweight fight against Zhang Zhilei.

April 30, 2022
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Sons of Legends: Morrison TKOs Rahman Jr

Sons of Legends: Morrison TKOs Rahman Jr

Morrison starting turning the tables in round four and dropped Rahman in round five. Rahman beat the count and the bout was stopped.

April 24, 2022
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Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker ANNOUNCED as heavyweight rivals come face-to-face

Joe Joyce vs Joseph Parker ANNOUNCED as heavyweight rivals come face-to-face

The pair of Top 10 Contenders could fight in July with just contract signings left to go before it becomes official.

April 23, 2022
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Tyson Fury KOs Dillian Whyte to Retain World Title

Tyson Fury KOs Dillian Whyte to Retain World Title

In a spectacular return to the U.K. to defend his WBC heavyweight title Tyson Fury needed only one solid uppercut to dispatch challenger Dillian Whyte

April 22, 2022
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SPECIAL BIG FIGHT WEEKEND PODCAST: Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte

SPECIAL BIG FIGHT WEEKEND PODCAST: Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte

With over 90,000 scheduled to attend and millions more watching on PPV around the globe, here's your Heavyweight Podcast

April 21, 2022
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Here’s how Dillian Whyte can pull off the upset

Here’s how Dillian Whyte can pull off the upset

Whyte — the longtime mandatory — will enter the ring on Saturday at Wembley Stadium in London with +400 (or 4-to-1) odds

April 20, 2022
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Old foes Justis Huni and Joe Goodall locked in for all-Aussie Heavyweight Blockbuster

Old foes Justis Huni and Joe Goodall locked in for all-Aussie Heavyweight Blockbuster

Justis Huni knows Joe Goodall better than just about anyone, having sparred his fellow Australian heavyweight since he was a teenager.

April 20, 2022
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Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte ready to 'rock and roll'

Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte ready to 'rock and roll'

Tyson Fury says he and Dillian Whyte are ready to 'rock and roll' ahead of their WBC heavyweight championship fight at Wembley on Saturday night.

April 15, 2022
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Sources: Andy Ruiz to fight Luis Ortiz next

Sources: Andy Ruiz to fight Luis Ortiz next

"We are working amicably with PBC to make sure Ruiz honors his obligations to both parties," Triller Fight Club president David Tetreault told ESPN

April 13, 2022
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Dillian Whyte Finally Surfaces

Dillian Whyte Finally Surfaces

Whyte, put out a post about the April 23rd Wembley Stadium title bout early afternoon London time to his over 350,000 followers on Twitter

April 4, 2022
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Kubrat Pulev vs. Jerry Forrest, May 14, Fedosov is Out

Kubrat Pulev vs. Jerry Forrest, May 14, Fedosov is Out

Forrest returns to battle following a hotly contested split-decision draw against top-rated heavyweight contender Michael Hunter on December 2, 2021

March 31, 2022
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Don King Going to Court with Heavyweight Bid

Don King Going to Court with Heavyweight Bid

Legendary promoter Don King is yet to get fully on board with a heavyweight title fight between Trevor Bryan and Daniel Dubois.

March 29, 2022
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George Chuvalo: Ali's Toughest Opponent Is A Warrior In And Out Of The Ring

George Chuvalo: Ali's Toughest Opponent Is A Warrior In And Out Of The Ring

On this day in 1966, George Chuvalo took a prime Muhammad Ali the full 15-round distance for the heavyweight championship of the world.

March 29, 2022
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Usyk-Joshua Rematch Headed For Saudi Arabia?

Usyk-Joshua Rematch Headed For Saudi Arabia?

At least that’s according to the British tabloid newspaper the Daily Mail, which reported Monday evening there that the deal was done for 120 Million

March 27, 2022
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Kevin Lerena Stops Bogdan Dinu in Impressive Heavyweight Debut

Kevin Lerena Stops Bogdan Dinu in Impressive Heavyweight Debut

Kevin Lerena knocked out Romania’s Bogdan Dinu at the 2:59 mark of the fourth round at Emperor’s Palace, South Africa, on Saturday night.

March 25, 2022
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JARED ANDERSON OFF WEMBLEY STADIUM SHOW

JARED ANDERSON OFF WEMBLEY STADIUM SHOW

A push to the UK audiences was in the pipeline to extend his knockout record. However, ‘The Real Big Baby’ says a rushed camp ended his hopes.

March 24, 2022
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Oleksandr Usyk will reportedly leave Ukraine

Oleksandr Usyk will reportedly leave Ukraine

All signs point towards a heavyweight world title rematch between unified titleholder Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua.

March 23, 2022
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The Sandman Amron Sands Squares Off This Friday

The Sandman Amron Sands Squares Off This Friday

Sands (11-1, 9 KOs) is slated to face undefeated Christian Thun (7-0, 5 KOs) of Schwelm, Germany in an 8 round Heavyweight bout

March 21, 2022
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Don King Wins Rights to Promote Bryan vs. Dubois

Don King Wins Rights to Promote Bryan vs. Dubois

Don King has won the rights to promote the WBA ‘Regular’ heavyweight title bout between Trevor Bryan and Daniel Dubois.

March 21, 2022
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Eddie Hearn Working on HUGE Heavyweight Matchup

Eddie Hearn Working on HUGE Heavyweight Matchup

Eddie Hearn has revealed that he is attempting to broker a deal to host a heavyweight matchup between Andy Ruiz Jr and Derek Chisora.

March 19, 2022
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Dave Allen destroys journeyman in two

Dave Allen destroys journeyman in two

David “White Rhino” Allen (20-5-2, 17 KOs) destroyed 38-year-old Milen Paunov (5-9, 4 KOs) in two rounds on Saturday night at the Hilton Hotel in Newcastle

March 18, 2022
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Bakhodir Jalolov Improves to 10-0 in Dubai

Bakhodir Jalolov Improves to 10-0 in Dubai

Unbeaten Heavyweight Hope Bakhodir Jalolov Improves To 10-0(10) With Stoppage Of Tough Sokolowski – How Far Can The 6’7” Banger Go?

March 17, 2022
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Rocky Marciano - The Epitome Of The American Dream And An Era Of Simplicity

Rocky Marciano - The Epitome Of The American Dream And An Era Of Simplicity

It was an age that embodied the American Dream more than any other era in the history of the nation

March 16, 2022
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New Heavyweight Faces - Bakhodhir Jalolov

New Heavyweight Faces - Bakhodhir Jalolov

Why he’s a prospect: He has won a slew of amateur tournaments most notably claiming gold at the 2019 World Championships and 2020 Olympics

March 16, 2022
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Dave Allen Looks To Extend Win Streak at Newcastle's Hilton Hotel

Dave Allen Looks To Extend Win Streak at Newcastle's Hilton Hotel

A pro since 2012, the pinnacle of Dave’s career to date are a couple of unsuccessful shots at the Commonwealth Title but the Conisbrough man isn’t finished

March 13, 2022
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Sons of Legends: Hasim Rahman Jr and McKenzie Morrison to Fight in April

Sons of Legends: Hasim Rahman Jr and McKenzie Morrison to Fight in April

Rahman Jr vs. Morrison Jr will go down at The Theatre at The Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas, the April fight to contest the USA-USNBC heavyweight strap.

March 13, 2022
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On This Day: Lennox Lewis Robbed In New York

On This Day: Lennox Lewis Robbed In New York

On March 13, 1999, Lennox Lewis produced one of his finest performances against fellow heavyweight titleholder Evander Holyfield

March 13, 2022
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Thomas Carty Busts up Pole to get Big Irish Party Started

Thomas Carty Busts up Pole to get Big Irish Party Started

Eddie Hearn had warned the Pole was coming fired up and determined to upset the apple cart but ‘The Bomber’ dominated from start to early finish.

March 12, 2022
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Bakhodir Jalolov joins Probellum with eyes on World Championship

Bakhodir Jalolov joins Probellum with eyes on World Championship

Jalolov has a perfect 9-0 record and has stopped every single one of his opponents to deliver a vicious warning shot to the rest of the top heavyweights

March 10, 2022
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Torrez Jr., Mireles could be future of Heavyweight World

Torrez Jr., Mireles could be future of Heavyweight World

Boxing fans at the Save Mart Center on Friday night may have gotten a glimpse into the future of Latinos in the Heavyweight Division

March 9, 2022
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Filip Hrgovic-Zhang Zhilei Will Be May 7th

Filip Hrgovic-Zhang Zhilei Will Be May 7th

Filip Hrgovic and Zhang Zhilei will have most of the boxing world watching when they fight to become the IBF’s mandatory challenger

March 9, 2022
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Ron Stander, who challenged for Joe Frazier's title in '72, dies at 77

Ron Stander, who challenged for Joe Frazier's title in '72, dies at 77

OMAHA, Neb. -- Ron Stander, whose fight against unbeaten world heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in 1972 was the highlight of his 13-year career, has died.

March 6, 2022
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Trevor Bryan vs. Daniel Dubois: Purse Bid Ordered For March 14

Trevor Bryan vs. Daniel Dubois: Purse Bid Ordered For March 14

The WBA sent the communication to both parties with all of the necessary information pertaining to the purse bid proceeds

March 5, 2022
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Richard Torrez, Olympic Silver Medalist, Stops Allen Melson

Richard Torrez, Olympic Silver Medalist, Stops Allen Melson

Richard Torrez Jr. didn’t disappoint the fans from his nearby hometown who came to watch his pro debut Friday night in Fresno, California.

March 4, 2022
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Aussie Champ Justis Huni ends 11-month horror run

Aussie Champ Justis Huni ends 11-month horror run

Australian Heavyweight Champion Justis Huni’s next fight is locked in, after a brutal 11 months since he stopped Paul Gallen.

March 3, 2022
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Tyson Fury Wembley Defense Sold 85,000 tickets In Hours

Tyson Fury Wembley Defense Sold 85,000 tickets In Hours

Frank Warren and Queensberry Promotions confirmed the massive ticket sales success on social early Wednesday evening in the UK.

February 27, 2022
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Wardley stops Martz in two to make it 12 straight KO's

Wardley stops Martz in two to make it 12 straight KO's

The win came after Wardley apologised to coach Rob Hodgins for not performing in the first round, and promised to take care of business

February 25, 2022
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Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte official for April 23rd

Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte official for April 23rd

It was already official, but now it’s officially official. Tyson Fury is officially set to defend his WBC heavyweight title against Dillian Whyte

February 25, 2022
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Hrgovic-Zhang: Matchroom and Wasserman Win Purse Bid For IBF Eliminator

Hrgovic-Zhang: Matchroom and Wasserman Win Purse Bid For IBF Eliminator

An ordered IBF heavyweight title eliminator between Hrgovic and Zhilei Zhang has landed in the hands of Matchroom Boxing and Wasserman Boxing

February 25, 2022
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Wardley on fighting The Mountain and his title hunt in 2022

Wardley on fighting The Mountain and his title hunt in 2022

The 27-year-old former Chantry High School student hasn't fought since wiping out Nick Webb in the first round of his English title defence last August

February 21, 2022
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Dillian Whyte and Tyson Fury have finalised contracts

Dillian Whyte and Tyson Fury have finalised contracts

Dillian Whyte and Tyson Fury have both signed their contracts for their WBC heavyweight title fight, Sky Sports understands.

February 20, 2022
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Arslanbek Makhmudov Drops, Stops Mariusz Wach in Sixth

Arslanbek Makhmudov Drops, Stops Mariusz Wach in Sixth

At one point it smelled like an upset was brewing, but rising heavyweight power Arslanbek Makhmudov proved that his power was for real

February 19, 2022
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Frazer Clarke stampedes to fast knockout over Jake Darnell to begin heavyweight journey

Frazer Clarke stampedes to fast knockout over Jake Darnell to begin heavyweight journey

Frazer Clarke romped to a first-round stoppage over Jake Darnell to begin his assault on the heavyweight division with a bang on Saturday in Manchester.

February 17, 2022
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Knoxville's Forgotten Champion: Big John Tate

Knoxville's Forgotten Champion: Big John Tate

The second of seven children, Tate’s father skipped out at an early age, leaving his mother and grandparents in charge of his upbringing.

February 16, 2022
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Tyson Fury Says Dillian Whyte Has 3 Days Left To Sign Contract For Fight

Tyson Fury Says Dillian Whyte Has 3 Days Left To Sign Contract For Fight

Tyson Fury gave WBC mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte a warning on Wednesday, telling him that he’s got “3 days left” to sign the contract for their fight

February 14, 2022
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The Unprecedented Popularity Of Heavyweight Prospect Johnny Fisher

The Unprecedented Popularity Of Heavyweight Prospect Johnny Fisher

If you were watching this past Saturday’s Matchroom Boxing offering on DAZN, you might have noticed something a little unusual.

February 8, 2022
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Tony Yoka vs. Martin Bakole Rescheduled For May 14

Tony Yoka vs. Martin Bakole Rescheduled For May 14

Plans are back in play for the 2016 Olympic Gold medalist and current heavyweight contender to face Martin Bakole.

February 8, 2022
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Filip Hrgovic set to clash with Zhilei Zhang in IBF heavyweight final eliminator

Filip Hrgovic set to clash with Zhilei Zhang in IBF heavyweight final eliminator

Giant Croatian Filip Hrgovic is ready to face Zhilei Zhang in an IBF heavyweight final eliminator with the winner becoming the mandatory for Usyk

February 5, 2022
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Steve Robinson, nicknamed ‘Ivan Drago’, has undefeated run ended

Steve Robinson, nicknamed ‘Ivan Drago’, has undefeated run ended

The heavyweight from Newcastle, UK nicknamed 'USSR' and 'Ivan Drago' had won his first four fights but was surprisingly beaten

January 30, 2022
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"Joshua priced himself out" - Frank Warren on why Anthony Joshua deal fell through

"Joshua priced himself out" - Frank Warren on why Anthony Joshua deal fell through

Anthony Joshua has finally put to bed any sort of discussion that he will be stepping aside to allow Tyson Fury to fight Oleksandr Usyk.

January 30, 2022
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Stephan Shaw Stops Joey Dawejko In Eighth Round

Stephan Shaw Stops Joey Dawejko In Eighth Round

Stephan Shaw did enough damage during the sixth, seventh and eighth rounds Saturday night for Joey Dawejko’s trainers to stop their fight

January 30, 2022
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Andy Ruiz Challenged by Joseph Parker

Andy Ruiz Challenged by Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker has publicly challenged old rival Andy Ruiz to a rematch of their 2016 world championship bout in Auckland, New Zealand

January 30, 2022
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Otto Wallin Set To Return On February 5th

Otto Wallin Set To Return On February 5th

In what the 31-year-old hopes will be a robust 2022 fight schedule, he’ll officially return to the ring in one week’s time.

January 29, 2022
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Trevor Bryan Beats Jonathan Guidry Via Split Decision In Spirited Heavyweight Affair

Trevor Bryan Beats Jonathan Guidry Via Split Decision In Spirited Heavyweight Affair

The unbeaten heavyweight made the first defense of his secondary version of the WBA title with a twelve-round, split decision

January 29, 2022
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Bryan: After This Fight, Everyone's Gonna Be Speaking My Name

Bryan: After This Fight, Everyone's Gonna Be Speaking My Name

It has nothing to do with the opponent in the opposite corner, as Bryan is expected to steamroll undefeated but obscure heavyweight Jonathan Guidry

January 28, 2022
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Frank Warren secures Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte with $41M bid

Frank Warren secures Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte with $41M bid

The fight is being targeted for April 23 in the U.K., sources told ESPN. Top Rank, which co-promotes Fury alongside Warren, will co-promote the event.

January 28, 2022
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Tyson Fury set to face Dillian Whyte as talks for Anthony Joshua to step aside collapse

Tyson Fury set to face Dillian Whyte as talks for Anthony Joshua to step aside collapse

Tyson Fury’s next opponent is expected to be officially decided in Mexico City on Friday with Dillian Whyte finally given a shot at the WBC title

January 26, 2022
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Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte negotiation deadline extended by a further 48 hours

Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte negotiation deadline extended by a further 48 hours

Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte and Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk have long been the expected fights but the heavyweight division continues to twist

January 24, 2022
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Stephan Shaw vs. Joey Dawejko January 29th, Hard Rock, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Stephan Shaw vs. Joey Dawejko January 29th, Hard Rock, Tulsa, Oklahoma

The 29-year-old Shaw most recently knocked out Nick Davis (then 6-2) in the first round August 27 in Plant City, Florida.

January 24, 2022
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For Jonathan Guidry, The WBA Regular Title Is No Joke

For Jonathan Guidry, The WBA Regular Title Is No Joke

The announcement of Bryan-Guidry was met with a mixture of outrage and mockery from the boxing public. Most had never heard of Guidry.

January 21, 2022
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Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte's negotiation to meet enters final hours

Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte's negotiation to meet enters final hours

Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte have until Wednesday until purse bids will be ordered; WBC ruled Fury should keep 80 per cent of total earnings

January 21, 2022
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Don King still working in boxing background as WBA heavyweight ranking mess laid bare

Don King still working in boxing background as WBA heavyweight ranking mess laid bare

Don King is still looking to make his mark in the heavyweight division but the WBA continues to leave fans angry

January 21, 2022
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IBF Informs Tony Yoka He Can’t Fight Filip Hrgovic Next

IBF Informs Tony Yoka He Can’t Fight Filip Hrgovic Next

he proposed matchup of unbeaten rising Heavyweight prospects Tony Yoka of France and Filip Hrgovic of Croatia will not be allowed to happen

January 20, 2022
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Martin Bakole Petitions IBF To Block Hrgovic-Yoka

Martin Bakole Petitions IBF To Block Hrgovic-Yoka

BoxingScene.com has learned that Tony Yoka could be forced to bow out of an ordered final title eliminator with Hrgovic

January 15, 2022
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Robert Helenius eager for world title shot

Robert Helenius eager for world title shot

“Right now we are waiting for a formal response from the WBA, this is my first priority,” Helenius told Sky Sports

January 13, 2022
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Tony Yoka accepts IBF eliminator against Filip Hrgovic

Tony Yoka accepts IBF eliminator against Filip Hrgovic

Yoka (11-0, 9 KO) and Hrgovic (14-0, 12 KO) met in the Rio 2016 super heavyweight semifinals, with Yoka emerging victorious by a controversial decision

January 10, 2022
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'Every small town has a hero': Waco, Texas native Floyd Patterson honored

'Every small town has a hero': Waco, Texas native Floyd Patterson honored

“Every small town has a small town hero, ours just happens to be a World Champion. "It was important for us to recognize that," Waco Mayor Barrett.

January 10, 2022
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Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua’s boxing ability slammed by Larry Holmes

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua’s boxing ability slammed by Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes: "Today these guys don’t want to fight - you want to make some money, you’ve got to bring it to them, you’ve got to make these guys fight.”