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title Thurman says Spence fight not happening until 2019

By Sean Jones: Keith “One Time” Thurman says he won’t be fighting Errol Spence Jr. in a unification fight until at least 2019 at the earliest. Until then, Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) says it’s not a subject that is discus-sable for him. He has other fights that he needs to take place in terms of his mandatory defense against Shawn Porter, and other fights. Read the rest of this entry »

title WBA regular Heavyweight title finally resolved?

By Gav Duthie: It’s the title that nobody seems to want but it should finally have a home on Saturday night. The WBA regular heavyweight title has been vacant for more than 18 months and after several failed attempts to crown a new champion 40 year Russian Alexander Ustinov 34-1 (25) takes on Manuel Charr 30-4 (17) in Germany this Saturday night to resolve the issue. Read the rest of this entry »

title Saunders worried about being robbed against Lemieux

By Scott Gilfoid: Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) will be leaving the UK to defend his WBO middleweight title in a little more than a month from now against former 160 lb. champion David Lemieux (38-3, 35 KOs) on December 16 at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

title The Return of the Krusher?

By Donavan Leonard: Boxing is the most unforgiving sport. One minute a gladiator is the king of his domain, a standard of excellence, and the toast of pundits’ pound-for-pound lists. The next minute the pugilist has been castigated as being exposed, overrated, a hype-job, or even lacking heart. Any explanation by the warrior for the loss other than “the better man won” nearly always thrusts the fighter into the ever-growing pile of “whiners”, “quitters”, “poor sports”, and “head cases” that the boxing public finds far too easy to fill. Such is the case with Sergey Kovalev, the “Krusher.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Roman Gonzalez possible for Canelo-Golovkin 2 card

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions says he’s looking to place former 4-division world champion Román ‘Chocolatito’ González on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin 2 rematch on May 5. Read the rest of this entry »

title WBC ordering Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno Jr. for interim WBC 160lb title

By Dan Ambrose: Jermall Charlo (26-0, 20 KOs) and #4 WBC Hugo Centeno Jr. (26-1, 14 KOs) will be fighting for the interim WBC middleweight title, according to World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman. Read the rest of this entry »

title Errol Spence defends against Lamont Peterson on Jan.20

By Tim Royner: Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) will be coming from an 8-month layoff when he makes his first title defense of his IBF welterweight belt against 33-year-old former 2-division world champion Lamont ‘Havoc’ Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) in 2 months from now on January 20 on Showtime Boxing from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Parker gives Joshua final offer of 65-35 cut

By Scott Gilfoid: Joseph Parker and his management have reportedly made a final 65-35 offer to IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for a unification fight in the first half of 2018. It’s now up to Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn to see if they’re willing to accept the offer. Read the rest of this entry »

title Devon Alexander decisions Walter Castillo

By Stanley White: Coming off of a long 2-year layoff, former 2-division world champion Devon Alexander (27-4, 14 KOs) showed flashes of his former self in defeating Walter Castillo (26-5-1, 19 KOs) by a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision on Tuesday night on Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 from the Coliseum in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

title Sullivan Barrera vs. Felix Valera this Sat. on Kovalev-Shabranskyy card

By Jeff Aranow: Sullivan Barrera (20-1, 14 KOs) will be fighting this Saturday night against #7 WBA Felix Valera (15-1, 13 KOs) on the undercard of the Sergey Kovalev vs. Vyacheslav Shabranskyy card at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Read the rest of this entry »

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