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title Dillian Whyte happy to fight Malcolm Tann

By Scott Gilfoid: Instead of fighting a rematch with Dereck Chisora to clear up the controversy surrounding their fight last December, heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte (20-1, 15 KOs) will be going back to his soft opposition in facing 38-year-old journeyman Malcolm Tann (24-5, 13 KOs) on August 19 on the undercard of the Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo card at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. Read the rest of this entry »

title Froch picks Groves as favorite to win WBSS

By Scott Gilfoid: Former 168 lb. champion Carl Froch has WBA super middleweight champion George Groves as the favorite in the World Boxing Super Series over the likes of Callum Smith, Chris Eubank Jr. and Erik Skoglund. The series is lacking is missing a lot of the other top 168 lb. fighters like the Dirrell brothers, James DeGale, Gilberto Ramirez, David Benavidez and Jose Uzcategui. Not having those guys in the tournament takes a lot of the intrigue, because those are guys that would have a chance against anyone in the tourney. Read the rest of this entry »

title Malignaggi says he asked McGregor to stop photos and he laughed

By Jeff Aranow: Paulie Malignaggi had a conversation with UFC champ Conor McGregor after their second sparring session, asking him to have his people stop with the photos of their sparring sessions, and he says he was laughed at in response. Malignaggi says he realized that that point that he was going to get nowhere with the 29-year-old McGregor to get his help in stopping the photos. Read the rest of this entry »

title David Price vs. Raphael Zumbano Love on September 16

By Scott Gilfoid: The recent thrashing heavyweight David Price (21-4, 18 KOs) received at the hands of Christian Hammer hasn’t dissuaded him from continuing his sagging career, as he plans on fighting on September 16 against 36-year-old journeyman Raphael Zumbano Love (39-15-1, 32 KOs) at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tim Bradley appreciation

By Gav Duthie: Someone needs to say it and I imagine I’d be waiting around forever if I didn’t do it myself, my post mortem of the career of Tim Bradley 33-2-1 (13) is that he is one of the most underrated and underappreciated fighter in recent memory. His achievements, accolades, skill, bravery, physical and mental toughness will be sorely missed and I just wanted to take the time to pay tribute to a boxing legend and hopefully future Hall of Famer. Read the rest of this entry »

title Sanchez would reject Golovkin vs. McGregor

By Allan Fox: Middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will never fight UFC star Conor McGregor if trainer Abel Sanchez has any say so in such a fight. There’s no interest on Golovkin’s part in facing the 29-year-old McGregor, as he’s not in favor of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. McGregor fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Claressa Shields Wins Two Belts in Detroit Victory


By Raymond Rolak, Photos by Bob Ryder – DETROIT — It was a spirited home-style crowd at the MGM Ballroom urging Claressa Shields onward. They were there to see Shields defeat the women’s pro Nikki Adler from Germany. They got that and much more when Shields pummeled the undefeated and more experienced Adler. It didn’t take much urging at all and it didn’t take the full ten rounds. From the opening bell, Shields put strong jabs into the face of the former champion. In later action Shields followed with many scoring and heavy body blows. Read the rest of this entry »

title Arum wants Bryant Jennings vs. Joseph Parker in 2018

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is planning on putting together a fight between Bryant Jennings and WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (23-0, 18 KOs) in the spring of 2018, if Jennings 19-2, 10 KOs) wins his next fight against 2nd tier guy Daniel Martz (15-4-1, 12 KOs) on August 19 and one more fight after that in November or December. Parker-Jennings would be an in house Top Rank fight, as the 87-year-old Arum co-promotes Parker. Read the rest of this entry »

title Robert Garcia pushing for Mikey vs. Danny Garcia fight

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Robert Garcia is very interested in matching his brother former 3 division world champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) against former 2 division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) at welterweight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Crawford wants #1 P-4-P spot if he beats Indongo

By Allan Fox: WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) figures he should be rated as Ring Magazine’s No.1 pound-for pound fighter if he beats IBF/WBA 140 lb. champion Julius Indongo (22-0, 11 KOs) in their unification fight on August 19 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Read the rest of this entry »

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