By David Finger Former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings, who remains one of the most popular former heads of state on the African continent, met with both Isaac Dogboe and Javier Chacon on Friday afternoon ahead of their WBO international bantamweight title fight on Saturday, July 22. Show More Summary
By Jeff Aranow: With just 1 week to go before his big showdown with unbeaten Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) on July 29, Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) says he feels like punching him in the face. Believe it or not, this is a...Show More Summary
By Joe Koizumi This reporter has been writing on boxing in Japan for more than fifty years since the middle of 1960s, but this news may be the first and last that I report to the world. Extremely astoundingly, former WBC female flyweight...Show More Summary
By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda We, in Japan, are in the midst of very hot summer with no less than 35 degrees Centigrade every day, and will see a hotly competitive twinbill with world titles on the line tomorrow (Sunday). WBA...Show More Summary
The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee has ordered the start of negotiations between WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares and the Luke Campbell. Both teams were duly notified and have 30 days, starting July 21st, to reach an agreement or, otherwise, the fight will be called for purse bids. Show More Summary
By David Finger Isaac Dogboe and Javier Chacon took part in a final press conference on Friday at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City, Accra, Ghana before today’s fight at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. Both fighters were respectful but confident as they talked about the upcoming clash. Show More Summary
By David Finger Boxing fans in New Mexico will be converging on the city of Roswell tonight when School of Hard Knocks Promotions kicks off “Throwdown in Alien Town,” the first boxing show in Roswell since 2012. The card will feature popular local journeyman John “Smiley” Herrera (4-17-2, 2 KOs). Show More Summary
The World Boxing Super Series has announced that the Riga Arena in Latvia will play host to the cruiserweight quarter-final bout between reigning and defending WBC world champion Mairis Briedis (22-0, 18 KOs) and Mike Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) on September 30th. Show More Summary
Photos: Ivan Ojeda/PRBBP WBO female jr featherweight champion Amanda Serrano (33-1-1, 25 KOs) retained her title with a third round TKO over Edina Kiss (13-5, 5 KOs) on Friday night at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Show More Summary
WBC World Champion Briedis meets Irish-based and Cuban-born Perez in quarter-final showdown on September 30th at the Riga Arena in Latvia The World Boxing Super Series is delighted to announce that the Riga Arena in Latvia will playShow More Summary
The WBA gives lightweight champion Jorge Linares 30 days to arrange a fight against mandatory challenger Luke Campbell.
By Dan Ambrose: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) won’t receive credit from the boxing media after he defeats the popular Mexican fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on September 16, says Triple G’s trainer Abel Sanchez. Show More Summary
Lightweight Antonio Moran (22-2, 15 KOs) scored a sixth round TKO over Guadalupe Rosales (34-13, 18 KOs) on Friday night at the Auditorio Blackberry, Mexico City, Mexico. Moran dominated the fight from the start. In round two Moran overpowered Rosales knocking him to the canvas. Show More Summary
Malignaggi spars Conor: 'He's got some pop'
It remains to be seen how Alvarez fights when backed against the wall, possibly bloody and swollen and buzzed from big shots…
By Jeff Aranow: Former welterweight champion Antonio Margarito will be back inside the ring on September 2 in facing 30-year-old journeyman Carson Jones in a scheduled 10 round fight in Chihuahua, Mexico. The Margarito-Jones fight will be televised on beIN Sports Espanol. Show More Summary
By Allan Fox: Andre Ward’s trainer Virgil Hunter sees physical flaws in UFC fighter Conor McGregor’s game that is going to make him vulnerable Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their fight on August 26. Hunter says McGregor has the waist of aShow More Summary
By Gabriel F. Cordero Johnny González 126.5 vs. Jessie Rosales 126.5 (WBC Latino super featherweight title) Michael Rodriguez 159 vs. David Mosquera 158.4 Lindolfo Delgado 136.4 vs. Gerson Aguilar 134.2 Venue: Lienzo Charro Parral, Chihuahua Promoter: Promociones del Pueblo TV: Televisa (Mexico) The post Weights from Parral, Chihuahua appeared first on fightnews.com.
ella Thanks, everybody, for joining us for what’s going to be a terrific card with Adrien Broner versus Mikey Garcia in the main event at a 12-round junior welterweight fight on SHOWTIME on July 29th, 9:00 pm, Eastern Time, 6:00 pm, Pacific Time, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the home of Brooklyn […] The post Adrien Broner vs. Show More Summary
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