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The Heavyweight Division: Is it really booming?

By Rameez Haider: After my previous article on Anthony Joshua, I have had several tweets debating whether David Haye would beat him? Is Wladimir Klitschko a step up for Joshua? Do these fights matter when the number one heavyweight Tyson Fury is inactive? How will Joshua hold up against Deontay Wilder? The questions got me […]

Parker vs. Ruiz Jr and the mysterious illness of the Heavyweight division

By Matthias Predonzan: Once upon a time there was a weight class that was not only the most important, because the fighters competing in it where the biggest and strongest athletes in the sport of boxing but also because it was a very competitive weight class, with many excellent fighters. For many years we had […]

Parker could face Hughie Fury or Deontay Wilder next

By Scott Gilfoid: The promoters for new WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) are talking about his first fight as the WBO champion either a unification match against WBC champ Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) or a mandatory defense against unbeaten #5 WBO Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs). Even if the World Boxing […]

Was Parker’s win over Ruiz better for Heavyweight division?

By Gerardo Granados: Last Saturday I got up at 3 AM to watch the Andy Ruiz vs. Joseph Parker bout, and through the day I saw many fights. Some of those fights were really good, some were ugly mismatches, a couple of great knockouts and one epic battle. To me the boxing year could not […]

Parker beats Ruiz in a close fight!

By Jim Dower: Fighting in front of large crowd in his own hometown, unbeaten Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) won a highly controversial 12 round majority decision victory over previously unbeaten Andy Ruiz Jr. (29-1, 19 KOs) to capture the vacant WBO heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. […]

Crawford v Molina / Parker v Ruiz is exclusively live on BoxNation

– Pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford has vowed to make a statement against John Molina as he looks to be crowned the 2016 ‘Fighter of the Year’. 29-year-old Crawford clashes with the teak tough Molina this Saturday night, exclusively live on BoxNation, at the CenturyLink Center in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. … Read

Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz Jr – Official weights

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten Andy Ruiz Jr. (29-0, 19 KOs) weighed in at 255.7 pounds on Thursday for his fight against #1 WBO Joseph Parker (21-0, 18 KOs) in a battle of puncher vs. boxer this Saturday night at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. Parker weighed in at 246.7lbs. The two heavyweights will […]

Parker vs Ruiz Jr Quotes

Undefeated heavyweight contenders JOE PARKER (21-0, 18 KOs), of Auckland, and ANDY RUIZ, JR. (29-0, 19 KOs), of Mexicali, Mexico, world-rated No. 1 and No. 3 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) respectively, will be battling for the vacant WBO heavyweight world title on Saturday. The fight will be televised in the U.S. on a […]

World Championship Boxing returns Saturday Night from Omaha

HBO Boxing presents an action-packed tripleheader from two sites when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. JOHN MOLINA JR. AND RAYMUNDO BELTRAN VS. MASON MENARD AND JOSEPH PARKER VS. ANDY RUIZ JR. is seen SATURDAY, DEC. 10 at 9:35 p.m. (live ET/ tape-delayed PT) from CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. and Vector Arena in Auckland, […]

Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. analysis

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank heavyweight Andy Ruiz Jr. (29-0, 19 Kos) has a chance of picking up the vacant WBO heavyweight title this Saturday night against Joseph Parker (21-0, 18 KOs) in their fight at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. Parker is the favorite to win on Bovada by the line -400 […]

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