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title Crawford says he’ll “SMASH” Josh Kelly and Daniyar Yeleussinov

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn has high hopes for welterweight prospects Josh Kelly (5-0, 4 KOs) and Daniyar Yeleussinov, and he’s counting on them turning into stars in the future for him. Hearn thinks those two fighters will turn into the next mega-talents for his Matchroom Boxing stable. However, former 140 lb. unified champion Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) doesn’t view either of them as being in the same league with him. Read the rest of this entry »

title Bradley: Adrien Broner has no brains, he’ll lose to Vargas

By Allan Fox: Former world champion Tim Bradley says Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) will beat Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) in their fight next month on April 21 in their fight on Showtime at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Caleb Truax vs. James DeGale 2 on April 7

By Jim Dower: IBF super middleweight champion Caleb ‘Golden’ Truax (29-3-2, 18 KOs) and former IBF 168lb champion James ‘Chunky’ DeGale (23-2-1, 14 KOs) will be fighting each other in a rematch on April 27 in the co-feature bout on the Erislsandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd unification match at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The card will be televised on Showtime Boxing. The start time is at 10:00 p.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

title Regis Prograis vs. Julius Indongo – Results

By Chris Williams: Undefeated Regis Prograis (21-0, 18 KOs) destroyed former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Julius Indongo (22-2, 11 KOs) by a 2nd round knockout to capture the interim WBC light welterweight title on Friday night at the Deadwood Mountain Grand in Deadwood, South Dakota. Read the rest of this entry »

title Sanchez: Canelo’s legacy is tarnished forever

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Abel Sanchez says Saul Canelo Alvarez’s legacy will be forever tarnished after his positive test for the performance enhancing drug clenbuterol, and he thinks the boxing public will never forget this. Read the rest of this entry »

title Scott Quigg misses weight by nearly 3lbs. for Oscar Valdez fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Scott Quigg (34-1-2, 25 KOs) royally blew it in coming in 2.8 pounds over the featherweight limit at 128.8 lbs. for his fight against WBO World featherweight champion Oscar Valdez (23-0, 19 KOs) for their fight this Saturday night on March 10 on ESPN at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. As such, Quigg has NO chance to win the featherweight title. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao vs. Matthysse fight still not completed for June 24

By Chris Williams: Former 8 division world champion Manny Pacquiao is saying he’ll be fighting WBA World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on June 24 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank says there’s still no deal yet. Arum is waiting for $5 million in upfront money for the fight, according to ESPN. There’s supposed to be $15 million all total for the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mikey Garcia vs. Sergey Lipinets – Official weights

By Allan Fox: Mikey Garcia weighed in at 139 ½ pounds on Friday afternoon for his title fight on Saturday night against IBF World light welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets (13-0, 10 KOs) at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. Lipinets weighed in at 139 ¾ lbs. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kell Brook rated #3 in WBC’s new 154lb rankings

By Tim Royner: Kell ‘Terminator’ Brook has been pushed to the No.3 spot in the World Boxing Council’s new ratings for March at 154. The ranking places Brook within sight of WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo 30-0, 15 KOs), who has already offered him a title shot in his next fight on June 9th. Read the rest of this entry »

title Canelo Alvarez now testing NEGATIVE for clenbuterol

By Sean Jones: Saul Canelo Alvarez is no longer testing positive for the performance enhancing (PEDs) clenbuterol, according to RingTV. That’s the good news. Canelo’s last test conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping (VADA) agency on March 2 showed negative for clenbuterol. Read the rest of this entry »

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