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title Golovkin: Ring Magazine hasn’t called me champion and I’ve been a champion for 8 years

By Sean Jones: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin took a shot at Ring Magazine about them not once naming him as their Ring middleweight champion despite the fact that he’s been a world champion for 8 years now. Golovkin says he sees it political situation with the owners of Ring Magazine not wanting him to be the champion. Read the rest of this entry »

title Dereck Chisora added to Whyte-Browne card on March 24

By Scott Gilfoid: Dereck Chisora has accepted an undercard spot on the Dillian ‘Body Snatcher’ Whyte vs. Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne card on March 24 on Sky Sports at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Chisora’s opponent is still yet to be determined. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golovkin not buying Canelo’s excuse about clenbuterol

By Sean Jones: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin doesn’t believe in Saul Canelo’s excuse that he tested positive for the banned drug clenbuterol by eating meat in Mexico. Golovkin says Canelo is either positive, which he obviously is, or he’s negative. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jessie Magdaleno vs. Isaac Dogboe moved to April 28

By Chris Williams: With the Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford fight now postponed until May or June, the undercard fight between WBO super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno (25-0, 18 KOs) vs. Isaac Dogboe (18-0, 12 KOs) has been moved by Top Rank to April 28 at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This will be televised on ESPN. Magdaleno vs. Dogboe is the fight that the hardcore boxing fans seem far more interested in compared to the Horn vs. Crawford fight, which is arguably a mismatch. That fight is viewed as a showcase fight for Crawford to make him look good. Read the rest of this entry »

title Terence Crawford injured, Jeff Horn fight postponed until May 19 or June

By Chris Williams: Terence Crawford suffered an injury to his right hand training for his April 14th fight against WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs). The injury will cause the fight to be delayed until May 19 or June, according to Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tyson Fury close to announcing fight date and venue

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) says he’s close to making an announcement for his comeback fight in 2018. Fury, 29, says he’ll have a date and a venue for his comeback fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Luis Nery suspended by Japan Boxing Commission

By Jim Dower: former WBC bantamweight champion Luis Nery (26-0, 20 KOs) has been suspended indefinitely by the Japan Boxing Commission for him coming in three pounds over the 118 lb. limit for his rematch with Shinsuke Yamanaka (27-2-2, 19 KOs) on March 1 in a fight for the vacant WBC bantamweight title in Tokyo, Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

title Canelo looking HUGE training for GGG fight

By Jim Dower: Saul Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) was supposed to have been working on his cardio and presumably thinning down for his rematch against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) on May 5, but he’s looking as big as he was before. Canelo looks fully bulked up in the training video, almost like a light heavyweight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hearn worried Deontay Wilder will lose before he makes Joshua fight

By Jeff Aranow: Eddie Hearn would like to build up the heavyweight clash between Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua a little bit more by having them both fight on the same card his summer in New York before matching them against each other later this year. However, Hearn is worried about Wilder’s ability to get through another fight without taking a loss to one of his challengers. Read the rest of this entry »

title Sanchez: Canelo needs to be cleared or suspended for positive drug test

By Sean Jones: Abel Sanchez, the trainer for middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, says he’s still waiting for the Nevada State Athletic Commission to complete their investigation of Saul Canelo Alvarez for his positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol. Read the rest of this entry »

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