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title Gvozdyk looks great; Toney faces Sheppard on May 13- News

By Allan Fox: Unbeaten light heavyweight contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk (13-0, 11 KOs) looked great in beating Yunieski Gonzalez (18-3, 14 KOs) in a 3rd round TKO last Saturday night in the performance of the night on the Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jason Sosa card at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The 29-year-old Gvozdyk ramped up his offense in the 3rd round after testing out Gonzalez’s chin with some fast punches that sent him down. Read the rest of this entry »



title Josesito Lopez defeats Saul Corral

By Dan Ambrose: 32-year-old former junior middleweight title challenger Josesito Lopez (35-7, 19 KOs) easily beat a badly over-matched journeyman Saul Corral (23-9, 14 KOs) by a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision on Sunday night on Premier Boxing Champions on FSI at the Novo in Los Angeles, California. Read the rest of this entry »



title Daniel Dubois vs. Marcus Kelly – Results

By Jim Dower: British heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois (1-0, 1 KOs) captured his first victory of his career in stopping Marcus Kelly (1-1) in the 1st round last Saturday night on the undercard of the Terry Flanagan vs. Petr Petrov card at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The 19-year-old Dubois hurt Kelly with a left hook that sent him retreating back to the ropes. Read the rest of this entry »



title Crawford says Kell Brook is no easy fight for Spence

By Jeff Aranow: Light welterweight champion Terence Crawford is favoring Errol Spence Jr. to beat IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook next month in their fight on May 27. Crawford doesn’t think it’s going to be an easy fight at all for the unbeaten Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) in their fight in Brook’s backyard at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Read the rest of this entry »



title Tyson Fury and Manuel Charr involved in heated discussion

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight world title challenger Manuel Charr and Tyson Fury were involved in a slightly heated discussion on Sunday in Cologne, Germany at the fitness expo FIBO. Charr, 32, challenged the overweight Fury to a fight. The 6’3” Charr got right up to the face of the 6’9” Fury. It looked very theatrical. Afterwards, Fury posted a photo of him and Charr standing side by side, smiling like they were best of friends. Read the rest of this entry »



title Oleksandr Usyk vs. Michael Hunter final punch stats

By Allan Fox: WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk won a wide 12 round unanimous decision over Michael Hunter last Saturday night in front of 2,828 boxing fans at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. Usyk floored the 28-year-old Hunter in the 12h round and had him inches from being stopped. It was only due to the referee giving Hunter a break that he was able to make it to the final bell. This was Usyk’s second successful title defense since he won the WBO title last year. Read the rest of this entry »



title George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov a done deal

By Scott Gilfoid: #1 WBA Fedor Chudinov (14-1, 10 KOs) will be fighting #2 WBA George Groves (25-3, 18 KOs) for the vacant WBA Super World super middleweight title. The fight was announced last Saturday. The date and venue has yet to be determined, but the fight will be taking place in England, the home country of the 29-year-old Groves. Read the rest of this entry »



title Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn deal inching closer

By Jeff Aranow: It’s looking good that Manny Pacquiao will be traveling to Australia to fight unbeaten Jeff Horn on July 2 at the Brisbane at the 55,000 seat Suncorp Stadium. Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title will be fought for by Horn in this fight. Horn’s promoters at Duco Events announced the news of the Pacquiao-Horn fight last Saturday, according to Dan Rafael. Read the rest of this entry »



title Lomachenko wants Mikey Garcia, Flanagan, Crawford or Salido

By Dan Ambrose: Vasyl Lomachenko made it look incredibly easy last Saturday night in dispatching Jason Sosa in the 9th round in their fight on HBO World Championship Boxing, but now he wants Mikey Garcia, Terence Crawford, Orlando Salido or Terry Flanagan. Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) says he’s going to ask his promoters at Top Rank to get him a title fight against one of the other champions at super featherweight, and if they’re unable to do so, then he’ll be moving up to lightweight to go after champions Mikey Garcia and Terry Flanagan. Read the rest of this entry »



title Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jason Sosa – Results

By Jim Dower: WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) put on a boxing clinic in giving former WBA 130lb champion Jason Sosa (20-2-4, 15 KOs) a beating in stopping him at the end of the 9th round on Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The fight was stopped by Sosa’s trainer at the end of the 9th round. He didn’t want Sosa to continue to soak up needless punishment at the hands of Lomachenko. Read the rest of this entry »



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