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title Mayweather: The fans want Mayweather-McGregor

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave a cryptic news update on the Conor McGregor negotiations on Wednesday by saying that the two fighters aren’t waiting on each other. It didn’t make sense what Mayweather said, but it suggested that he’s not in real hurry to speed the negotiations up for this boxing match. However, the Mayweather-McGregor fight could be a done deal very soon. Read the rest of this entry »

title Brook ready for Spence, says GGG fight was a positive

By Scott Gilfoid: Kell Brook is coming into the Errol Spence Jr. fight on May 27 after having been badly injured in his 5th round stoppage loss to unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin last September. The loss to Golovkin was forced because of a broken eye socket that Brook suffered earlier in the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Liam Walsh: I have a better boxing IQ than Gervonta Davis

By Scott Gilfoid: #1 IBF mandatory challenger Liam Walsh (21-0, 14 KOs) will be challenging for the title this Saturday night against the younger, stronger and faster IBF World super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. Walsh, 30, has the deck stacked against him in terms of the talent in this fight against the 22-year-old Davis. What Walsh does have going for him is the home country advantage with the fight taking place in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

title Joe Smith Jr. and Sullivan Barrera fight on July 15

By Dan Ambrose: The highly ranked Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KOs) will be taking a risky fight this summer against the big punching Sullivan Barrera (19-1, 14 KOs) on July 15 the Forum in Inglewood, California. The Smith Jr. vs. Barrera fight will be televised on HBO’s Boxing After Dark. The start time for the fight is at 9:50 p.m. ET/6:50 p.m. PT. Read the rest of this entry »

title Crawford needs win over Diaz to stay in Pacquiao chase

By Jeff Aranow: Terence Crawford cannot afford to lose or look bad against Felix Diaz this Saturday night for him to stay in the running for a fight against Manny Pacquiao. Given that Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum is so eager to make the Pacquiao-Crawford fight, he could probably lose to Diaz and still have a fair chance of getting the fight against the aging Filipino star. But obviously it would make things a lot tougher. Read the rest of this entry »

title Spence: I’m bringing Brook’s belt back home

By Scott Gilfoid: Errol Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) is ready to take Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight strap from him on May 27 in front of his own fans at Bramall Lane, in Sheffield, England. Spence has done his homework in scouting out a number of Brook’s past fights, including his recent 5th round blowout loss to Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. Spence has seen the flaws in Brook’s game that he feels he can take advantage of. Read the rest of this entry »

title Brook rates Spence only third best at 147

By Scott Gilfoid: At Tuesday’s media conference call, a very confident sounding IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) said that he rates himself as the number one fighter at 147, Keith Thurman at number 2 and Errol Spence Jr. at number 3. Brook and Spence will be fighting on May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. This is the moment of truth for Brook, who hasn’t fought a welterweight with the talent that Spence has during his career. Read the rest of this entry »

title Richardson favors Canelo over Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Naazim Richardson has extreme doubts in IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s ability to handle the boxing skills and talent of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in their fight on September 16. Richardson feels that Golovkin doesn’t have the experience that the 26-year-old Canelo has going for him with his fights against the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Shane Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

title Canelo will struggle with Golovkin’s pressure

By Jeff Aranow: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin have history together with the two of them having sparred in the past in 2011 when Canelo was 20 and still learning. There were a number of flaws that Canelo showed during the sparing session that was noted by journalists. One of the flaws that were observed in Canelo’s game was his tendency not back off when he was hurt by Golovkin. Read the rest of this entry »

title Brook: Spence can’t stand up to my power

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) has lost an enormous amount of weight to get near the 147 pound fighting weight for his May 27 fight against Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KOs) for their fight at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Despite taking off a ton of weight, Brook still has 6 stubborn pounds to get down to the limit. Read the rest of this entry »

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