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Hayemaker Ringstar signs Tony Yoka

By Gav Duthie: Super heavyweight Olympic gold medalist Tony Victor James Yoka is one of the first big names to sign with the newly formed promotional company Hayemaker Ringstar developed by David Haye and Richard Schaefer. Yoka who recently signed a TV deal upon turning professional with Canal+ for four years is said to be […]

Hearn wants Luis Ortiz vs. Jarrell Miller fight

By Jeff Aranow: Eddie Hearn says he’d like to match his heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) against unbeaten American heavyweight Jarrell Miller (18-0, 16 KOs). Hearn says he’s going to speak with those fighters to see if they’d be interested in the fight. Hearn says he already spoke with Showtime Sports executive […]

Immanuwel Aleem vs. Ievegen Khytrov – Results

By Jim Dower: In a big upset, unbeaten 23-year-old Immanuwel Aleem (17-0-1, 10 KOs) defeated the highly ranked #2 WBC Ievegen Khytrov (14-1, 12 KOs) by a 6th round knockout on Saturday night to win the vacant WBC Silver middleweight title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The win for Aleem puts him […]

Gervonta Davis vs. Jose Pedraza – Results

By Eric Baldwin: #8 IBF Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) pulled off a surprising 7th round knockout win over previously unbeaten IBF World super featherweight champion Jose Pedraza (22-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday night on Showtime Championship Boxing at the Barlclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Davis, 22, knocked Pedraza down with a right hand […]

Jermall Charlo ready to move to 160lb division

By Eric Baldwin: IBF junior middleweight champion Jermall Charlo (25-0, 19 KOs) says he’s ready to move up to the 160lb division to go after the top fighters in that weight class like Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Charlo says he could stay at 154 and fight in both divisions if he can get the big fights […]

Kosei Tanaka vs. Moises Fuentes – Results

By Jim Dower: Undefeated #2 WBO Kosei Tanaka (8-0, 5 KOs) totally dominated and stopped #1 WBO Moises Fuentes (24-3-1, 13 KOs) in beating him by a 5th round knockout to claim the vacant World Boxing Organization light flyweight title on Saturday night at the Memorial Center in Gifu, Japan. … Read

Naoya Inoue vs. Kohei Kono – Results

By Jim Dower: WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (12-0, 10 KOs) retained his title and unbeaten record with a 6th round TKO win over former WBA champion Kohei Kono (32-10-1, 13 KOs) on Friday night at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The 36-year-old Kono, who was coming off of a loss to Luis […]

Ryota Murata vs. Bruno Sandoval – Results

By Jim Dower: Undefeated #3 WBO middleweight contender Ryota Murata (12-0, 9 KOs) made short work of an over-matched Bruno Sandoval (19-2-1, 15 KOs), stopping him in round 3 on Friday night at the Ariake Colosseum, in Tokyo, Japan. Murata, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist from Japan, dropped Sandoval with a beautiful chopping right hand […]

2016: Fighter of the Year & More

By Rameez Haider: As 2016 draws to a close, the boxing world has a sense of excitement for what 2017 will bring after what most regard as a slightly subdued year in boxing. However, there was a fair few performances etc. that lit up 2016. I want to share my opinion with the readers on […]

Murat Gassiev wants to move to heavyweight

By Jim Dower: Newly crowned IBF World cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (24-0, 17 KOs) has a goal of moving up to the heavyweight division in the near future after he unifies the cruiserweight division. Gassiev is perhaps the hardest puncher in the cruiserweight division right now. He’s got true one-punch power in this weight class. […]

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