Oscar De La Hoya has decided against a return to the ring despite the attraction of a potential rematch with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. The 42-year-old former champion took to his Facebook page Monday to finally confirm that...Show More Summary
Here’s to 1,001 fights, 522 KOs, and every one of the 8,430 rounds that have aired on HBO since 1973. The 1,000th fight was Oscar Valdez vs. Ruben Tamayo. Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas was fight 1,001. The post 1,001 Fights on HBO Boxing appeared first on Boxing News.
We are live from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, for HBO's World Championship Boxing. Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas will meet in the main event for the WBO Welterweight Championship. Oscar Valdez and Ruben Tamayo kick off the card in the co-featured contest. Kevin McRae is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Show More Summary
By Scott Gilfoid: It looks Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) isn’t entirely out of the running for a lottery ticket winning fight against WBA/WBA/WBO welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0, [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Week 4 was a tight one with 22 players scoring within 10 points of the top picker, JSapp, who earns honors for the week with 30.5 points on a 4-for-4 sheet with one triple. DestructoDisk and sp0rtsfan86 tied for second with 28.5. A ménage...Show More Summary
By Scott Gilfoid: #6 WBC Lucas Browne (22-0, 19 KOs) appears to be barking up the wrong street in heavily pursuing a fight against KO artist Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) for his September 26th title defense [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Big Bear Lake, CA: On July 25, 2015, Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) the current IBF #1 contender, will face WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Juergen Braehmer (46-2, 34 KOs) will defend his WBA World Light Heavyweight Championship against Konni Konrad (21-1-1, 11 KOs) on September 5 in Dresden. Ahead of his fifth successive world title defence, [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Palomino's botched comeback serves as warning for De La Hoya
Photo: Leonso Nunez Lightweight Jose “Chon” Zepeda (23-0, 20 KOs) says he’s ready to rumble when he comes to England and face Terry Flanagan (27-0, 10 KOs) for the vacant WBO world title on Saturday 11th July at the Manchester … Continue reading ? The post Zepeda: Knockout or distance we’re prepared to win appeared first on Boxing News.
Over the years we’ve come to know Mike Tyson as many things: song and dance man, reality show star, loose cannon on radio talk shows, celebrated guest at the Sundance and Cannes film festivals, convicted rapist, et cetera, et cetera, and all that…
By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) plans on keeping his WBC 160lb title after his next defense against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) in November rather than [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing have announced that Callum Johnson, Marcus Morrison, Reece Bellotti and Jake Ball have all signed promotional deals with the company. Commonwealth Gold medal star Johnson moved to 13-0 in the paid ranks at the Echo … Continue reading ? The post Matchroom inks four prospects appeared first on Boxing News.
Carl Frampton's July 18th fight with Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. will be airing live on both sides of the Atlantic. Junior featherweight titlist Carl Frampton appears to already be reaping the dividends of his newly formed alliance with Al Haymon. Show More Summary
By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten heavyweight talent Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) will be defending his WBC strap against one of two undefeated heavily ranked top 10 contenders on September 26th against #3 WBC [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
German heavyweight champion Michael Wallisch (14-0, 9 KOs) will now face 35-year-old Italian Fabio Tuiach (27-4, 15 KOs) in the co-feature of the July 11 all-heavyweight card headlined by WBA “regular” heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev against Francesco Pianeta at the … Continue reading ? The post Chagaev-Pianeta co-feature changes appeared first on Boxing News.
By Arvin Nundloll RocNation Sports COO, David Itskowitch, spoke to FightNews about Miguel Cotto’s victory at the Barclays Center, his next possible opponent (Canelo or Mayweather) and his opinion on the catchweight for the Cotto-Geale...Show More Summary
Unbeaten as a professional, Indiana’s Andrew Holbrook will make his UFC debut close to home, as he faces Ramsey Nijem in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Chicago on July 25.... Click here for … Continue reading ? The post Holbrook in for injured Koch vs. Nijem appeared first on Boxing News.
Former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is eyeing a potential fight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather following his unanimous-decision defeat of Jessie Vargas on Saturday. Bradley's interim welterweight title fightShow More Summary
By Dan Ambrose: Gabriel Peñagarícano, the adviser for WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs), says they’re making a lot of progress in the negotiations with former WBA/WBC junior middleweight [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com