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title Crawford: ‘I’m the No.1 fighter of the year, regardless if Lomachenko beats Rigondeaux’

By Jeff Aranow: Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) says he deserves to be the Fighter of the Year for 2017. Crawford says it doesn’t matter if Vasyl Lomachenko beats Guillermo Rigondeaux or not. He still deserves to be the top Fighter of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao to fight in April in Mexico or Middle East

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) will be fighting next in April in a tune-up to get himself ready for a possible fight against the winner of the Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford, according to his promoter Bob Arum. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mikey Garcia’s options for Feb: Figueroa, Easter, Lipinets

By Dan Ambrose: According to Showtime, Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) will be fighting in February against possibly one of these fighters: Read the rest of this entry »

title Arum says Joshua-Parker fight “very close” to being finalized for Mar.31

By Tim Royner: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is saying the heavyweight unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker is “very close” to being finalized for March 31 in the UK. Arum sees the split being 66.6/33.3 rather than 70-30 split Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn are asking for. Read the rest of this entry »

title Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux – Official weights

By Chris Williams: Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) had zero problems making weight for his contest for Saturday night against WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Rigondeaux weighed in well under the limit for the division in weighing 128.4 pounds. His opponent Lomachenko weighed a little bit more at 129 lbs. Read the rest of this entry »

title ESPN says Joshua vs. Parker to be finalized “soon”

By Tim Royner: The unification fight between IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and WBO champion Joseph Parker will “soon” be finalized. Read the rest of this entry »

title Rigondeaux says he sold his 2 Olympic gold medals

By Stanley White: Guillermo Rigondeaux revealed on Friday that he no longer has his 2 Olympic gold medals from the 2000 and 2004 Olympics. Rigondeaux says he sold his gold medals for $10,000 so he could feed his family in Cuba. Read the rest of this entry »

title Daniel Dubois recalls dropping Anthony Joshua in sparring

By Scott Gilfoid: Big heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois (5-0, 5 KOs) confirms that he did indeed drop heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua during a sparring session. Dubois, 6’5”, says he caught Joshua with some good shots, and that was it. Read the rest of this entry »

title James DeGale vs. Caleb Truax – Weights

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James ‘Chunky’ DeGale (23-1-1, 14 KOs) weighed in at 168 pounds on Friday for his voluntary defense against #15 IBF Caleb Truax (28-3-2, 18 KOs) for their fight this Saturday night at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. Truax, 34, weighed 167 lbs. Read the rest of this entry »

title Povetkin ready to earn Joshua fight against Hammer

By Scott Gilfoid: Alexander Povetkin will be fighting Christian Hammer next week on December 15 for the WBA heavyweight mandatory spot to face WBA champion Anthony Joshua. The 38-year-old Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) says he’s hoping he can get the fight with AJ, as he wants to challenge for the world title. Read the rest of this entry »

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