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Crawford vs. Diaz averages 961K viewers on HBO

By Chris Williams: Terence Crawford vs. Felix Diaz brought in good ratings last Saturday night on HBO Championship Boxing in pulling in an average of 961,000 viewers with a peak of 1.036 million viewers for their fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. That was an increase of 19% for the 29-year-old Crawford from […]

WBC: Dirrell, Crawford and Benavidez win

A tragic car accident took the lives of two boxers this past week in Hermosillo Mexico. They were brothers, former WBC silver champion David “Tornado” Sanchez, pictured at left, and his brother, Jonathan, who had just challenged for the WBC Youth title. Our prayers go out to the Sanchez family, and the boxing community of […]

Weekend Wrap-Benavidez, Beltran Big Winners

By Donavan Leonard: A full and delightful weekend of boxing this weekend. Pound-for-pound players Terrance Crawford and Naoya Inoue decimated their opponents as expected, with a handful of other bouts adding to one of the more packed weekends of quality boxing in recent years.… Read

Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui fight ends in MADNESS

By Scott Gilfoid: The super talented Andre Dirrell’s moment in the sun was spoiled beyond things he could control last Saturday night with the 33-year-old Flint, Michigan native winning in an 8th round disqualification over a frustrated looking Jose Uzcategui (26-2, 22 KOs) at the MGM National Arena in Oxon Hill, Maryland. … Read

Russell Jr stops Escandon; Dirrell defeats Uzcategui – Results

By Jim Dower: WBC World featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) retained his title in defeating challenger Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) by a 7th round TKO on Saturday night in a fight televised on Showtime Championship Boxing at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Russell Jr. hurt the 32-year-old […]

Russell-Escandon & Dirrell-Uzcategui weights

By Jim Dower: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) weighed in at 125 1/2 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his title defense against fringe contender Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KOs) this Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Escandon weighed in 125 ¾ pounds. Showtime Championship Boxing will […]

Gervonta Davis battles Liam Walsh on Saturday

Let the boxing binge watching begin this Saturday, May 20 when separate shows on SHOWTIME and FS1 deliver six matches running over six consecutive hours. This boxing extravaganza will present a unique opportunity for fans to watch boxing starting at 6 p.m. ET and continue throughout the evening.… Read

Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui and Rances Barthelemy vs. Kiryl Relikh on May 20

An exciting night of action will feature super middleweight contenders Andre Dirrell and Jose Uzcategui in a matchup for the Interim IBF Super Middleweight World Championship plus two-division world champion Rances Barthelemy in a WBA 140-pound world title eliminator against Kiryl Relikh on Saturday, May 20 from the recently opened MGM National Harbor in Maryland […]

2016 Rio Games: Premier Boxing Champions Olympians Weigh In

LAS VEGAS – August 8, 2016 – With the start of the 2016 Rio Games, Premier Boxing Champions’ past Olympic boxers have reflected on their journeys from Olympians to professional champions. From Bronze medalists – current heavyweight champion of the world Deontay Wilder (Beijing 2008) and super middleweight champ Andre Dirrell (Athens 2004)– to three-time […]

Andre Dirrell: “I know I’ll be world champion”

By Scott Gilfoid: #5 IBF, #5 WBC super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell (25-2, 16 KOs) put on a beautiful boxing display last night in beating the capable Blake Caparello (22-2-1, 6 KOs) by a lopsided 10 round unanimous decision at the Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Other than a flash […]

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