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title Andre Ward retires

By Allan Fox: In a surprising move, Andre “SOG” Ward has retired from boxing just 3 months after stopping former light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev in an 8th round knockout on June 17. Read the rest of this entry »

title Roach: Cotto could fight Canelo or Golovkin next

By Jim Dower: Miguel Cotto will be fighting in December in December, and his opponent could be Gennady “GGG” Golovkin or Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, according to trainer Freddie Roach. Unfortunately, Canelo would seem to be not possible for Cotto, as he says he won’t be fighting again until next May. Canelo only fights two times a year on the Mexican holidays. Read the rest of this entry »

title Wilder Still Claiming He Wants Joshua

By Adam Beechers: Unbeaten WBC champion Deontay Wilder claims he wants to unify the division and wants Joshua next. Wilder, 31, takes on aging, unbeaten Cuban Luis Ortiz on November 4th at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York and is already looking past his opponent. Read the rest of this entry »

title Josh Taylor vs. Miguel Vazquez on Nov.11

By Jeff Aranow: Undefeated WBC Silver light welterweight champion Josh Taylor (10-0, 9 KOs) will be back inside the ring defending his 140 pound title against former IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (39-5, 15 KOs) in a 12 round scheduled bout on November 11 at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golovkin fails to impress Kellerman

By Allan Fox: In the view of many boxing fans, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin did a great job of shutting down the counter punching of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last Saturday night in fighting to an oddly scored 12 round draw at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hughie Fury upset at Joseph Parker for overlooking him

By Scott Gilfoid: Mandatory challenger Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) intends on making WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (23-0, 18 KOs) pay on Saturday night for him overlooking him in their fight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jorge Linares in the spotlight

Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (42-3, 27 KOs), WBA, WBC Diamond, and Ring Magazine World Lightweight Champion, will defend all three of his titles on Sept. 23 when he takes on Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs), No. 1 contender and Olympic Gold Medalist in a battle for the ages. Linares will make his triumphant return stateside after three years away to defend his titles against a formidable opponent. The event takes place Saturday, Sep. 23 at the ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Inglewood, California and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Read the rest of this entry »

title Sanchez: Golovkin will pressure Canelo more in rematch

By Sean Jones: Golden Boy promotions will need to think hard if they want a rematch between their star fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, because the second fight will be much tougher for their No.1 bread winner than it was in the first fight last Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jake LaMotta dies

By Ric Thomas, photo: Boxing Hall Of Fame – Former middleweight champion Jake LaMotta passed away at 95 on Tuesday. According to TMZ, Lamotta (83-19-4, 30 KOs) died from pneumonia at a nursing facility.

Actor Robert De Niro played LaMotta in the movie, ‘Raging Bull’ in 1980 and brought a lot of attention to the former world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

title LIVE: Wilder vs Ortiz Press Conference

New York City Press Conference: Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT

SHOWTIME Sports will offer a live stream as Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz go face-to-face for the first time at a New York City press conference on Wednesday to officially announce their WBC Heavyweight World Championship showdown on Saturday, November 4, live on SHOWTIME. Heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder will face top contender Luis Ortiz in a battle of the unbeaten in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Wilder vs. Ortiz is presented by Premier Boxing Champions at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®.

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