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Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. is a business fight says Malignaggi

By Allan Fox: Commentator and former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi says he doesn’t like the Saul “Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs), which is scheduled for HBO pay-per-view on May 6. Malignggi sees the Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight as more of a business related match-up, which is […]

Ricky Burns fights Julius Indongo on April 15

By Scott Gilfoid: As I already predicted, WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns will be fighting a unification match against IBF 140lb champion Julius Indongo on April 15 at the SSE Hydro, in Glasgow, Scotland. The news was officially announced today, but it’s been widely known for weeks that this would be the next […]

Burns vs. Indongo In Unification Blockbuster

Ricky Burns became a three-weight World champion when he won the WBA strap with an eighth-round stoppage of Michele di Rocco in his hometown last May and successfully defended his belt with a unanimous points victory over Kiryl Relikh in October while Indongo ripped the IBF title from Russian Eduard Troyanovsky with a 40 second […]

Ricky Burns vs. Julius Indongo in the works for April

By Scott Gilfoid: A unification fight between WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns and IBF champ Julius Indongo is in the works for April, according to Burns’ manager Alex Morrison. The Burns- Indongo match-up will take place in Glasgow, Scotland. That’s here Burns lives, and it would obviously give him a tremendous advantage over […]

Roach says Burns or Horn possible for Pacquiao’s April fight

By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s trainer says that WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) and #2 IBF, #2 WBO Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) are the two possibilities for Pacquiao’s next fight on April 23. The 33-year-old Burns is a new name that has been added to the […]

Ricky Burns vs. Julius Indongo in the works

By Scott Gilfoid: A unification fight between WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) and newly crowned IBF 140lb champion Julius Indongo (21-0, 11 KOs) in the works, according to Fight News. The 33-year-old Indongo stopped former IBF champion Eduard Troyanovsky in the 1st round on December 3 in Moscow, Russia to […]

Ricky Burns vs. Paulie Malignaggi possible for March

By Allan Fox: WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) could be facing 36-year-old former two division world champion Paulie Malignaggi in March at the SSE Hydro, in Glasgow, Scotland. The fight is one of the two options for Burns. The other option a unification fight between Burns and IBF 140lb champion […]

Boxing overlooked by BBC

By Gav Duthie: Once again boxing has been snubbed as a sports by Britains BBC ‘Sports personality of the year awards’. Pound for pound the UK is probably more successful with boxing than any other sport yet rarely gets a mention. Carl Frampton recently unleashed a tirade against the BBC branding it ‘anti-boxing’ and ‘anti […]

Burns won’t fight Broner until mid-2017

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) says he won’t be fighting former four division world champion Adrien Broner (32-2, 24 Kos) until mid-2017. Broner, 27, has a fight on February 11 against contender Adrian Granados (18-4-2, 12 KOs) at a still to be determined venue. That’s not going […]

Steve Goodwin Uncut: Burns and Whyte win

Welcome to my new weekly boxing column in which I will give my genuine views on the week’s events. This will be published every Monday. Am writing this one from sunny Turkey! Saturday night saw Ricky Burns retain his World title with a deserved win over Relikh. But those scorecards? Winning by 8 rounds. Stevie […]

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