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title Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux – Weights

By Jim Dower: A very thin looking Billy Joe Saunders weighed in at 160 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his fight with mandatory challenger David Lemieux this Saturday night on HBO at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. Read the rest of this entry »



title Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios close to being finalized for Feb.17

By Dan Ambrose: A fight between former world champions Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia and Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios (34-3-1, 25 KOs) is reportedly close to being done for February 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-feature bout will be a rematch between WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez and Ronald Gavril. Read the rest of this entry »



title Tyson Fury: I won’t be forced into fighting the elite heavyweights

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury says he won’t be forced into fighting the “elite” heavyweights in the division until he’s 100% ready to face them in the future. When Fury speaks about the elite heavyweights, he’s referring to Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker. Read the rest of this entry »



title Wladimir Klitschko thinks Joshua can unify heavyweight division

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight unified world champion Wladimir Klitschko believes IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) has got the talent to unify the heavyweight division by capturing the last remaining 2 titles not in his possession at this time with the WBC and WBO belts. Read the rest of this entry »



title Lemieux: It’s going to be dangerous for Saunders’ health

By Scott Gilfoid: This Saturday night, former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) says it’s going to be dangerous for WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders’ health when the two of them meet at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. Lemieux wants to hurt the trash-talking Saunders and get rid of him. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hearn reveals Bellew vs. Fury handshake deal for 2018

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says Tyson Fury and Tony Bellew have verbal deal for the 2 of them to face each other in 2018. According to Hearn, Fury and Bellew “shook on it” after they agreed to fight next year. Read the rest of this entry »



title Jessie Vargas vs. Aaron Herrera preview

By Allan Fox: Jessie Vargas will be coming off of a long 13-month layoff tonight to face journeyman Aaron Herrera (33-7-1, 22 KOs) tonight in a 10 round fight on Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and Fox Deportes at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California. The televised event starts at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Read the rest of this entry »



title Warren: DeGale had rematch clause for Truax fight

By Marcus Richardson: James DeGale had a rematch clause in his contract with Caleb Truax in their fight last Saturday at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. It’s important to know that DeGale (23-2-1, 14 KOs) had a rematch clause in the contract because he lost to the 34-year-old Truax (29-3-2, 18 Kos) by a 12 round unanimous decision. Read the rest of this entry »



title Lemieux: Let’s see how well Saunders backs up his words

By Dan Ambrose: David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) is tired of being insulted by WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs), and he can’t wait to see how well he backs up his words this Saturday night when the two of them step inside the ring for their fight on HBO. Read the rest of this entry »



title De La Hoya still training, doubts Mayweather will want to fight him

By Jeff Aranow: Former 6 division world champion Oscar ‘Golden Boy’ De La Hoya says he’s still training and he’d like to fight again. De La Hoya thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr. has no interest in fighting him. Read the rest of this entry »



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