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title Adrien Broner vs. Omar Figueroa Jr. in the works

By Jim Dower: A fight between former world champions Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner and Omar Figueroa Jr. in the works for the first quarter of this year. Broner (33-3, 25 KOs) feels confident that he’s going to beat the former WBC lightweight champion Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KOs) when that fight happens. Read the rest of this entry »

title Amir Khan April 21 comeback opponent

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn has a long list of potential opponents for Amir Khan and his team to decide upon for his April 21 fight at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deontay Wilder says he’s ready to whoop Luis Ortiz

By Tim Royner: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is letting Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz have just one more free chance of fighting him without having to earn it by working to become his mandatory challenger. Earlier on Friday, the news of the Wilder-Ortiz fight was announced for March 3 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya talks negative on Canelo-Golovkin negotiations

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is promising the fans the negotiations for the May 5th rematch between Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez will be completed soon, albeit if Triple G agrees to the fight. Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) must agree to the rematch, according to De La Hoya. Read the rest of this entry »

title Claressa Shields steering into a dead end?

By Gav Duthie: It is entirely possible that Claressa Shields 4-0 (2) is just too good. The unified Super Middleweight world champion faces Tori Nelson 17-0-3 (2) tonight. Boxrec has the 41-year-old Nelson at #2 in their rankings so the question is what does Shields do after this. Read the rest of this entry »

title Wilder-Ortiz official for March 3 at Barclays Center

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder’s title defense against 38-year-old Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz is now official for March 3 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean the fight will take place on that date or if it’ll take place at all. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya says GGG hasn’t agreed to Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: Oscar De La Hoya says the rematch between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin isn’t close to being done for May 5. Despite what Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez is saying about the Canelo-Golovkin fight being close to being finalized, De La Hoya says it’s nowhere close, and that he’s waiting on GGG to agree to the rematch. Read the rest of this entry »

title Callum Smith vs. Juergen Braehmer on Feb.24 in Nuremberg, Germany

By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten Callum Smith (23-0, 17 KOs) will need to do some traveling for his semifinals fight against former 2-time light heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer in their fight in the World Boxing Super Series on February 24 at the Arena Burnberger Verischerung, in Nuremberg, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

title Canelo vs. Golovkin 2 Likely at T-Mobile, Vegas or MSG, NY

By Jeff Aranow: Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions says the Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin 2 rematch will be taking place on May 5th either at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada or at Madison Square Garden in New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Lamont Peterson: I will win [against Spence]

By Jeff Aranow: Lamont Peterson (35-3, 17 KOs) says he has no questions in his mind whether he’s going to defeat IBF welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence (22-0, 19 KOs) or not in their fight on January 20 on Showtime Boxing. Read the rest of this entry »

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