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title Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor official for August 26 at 154lbs

By Allan Fox: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are saying that that their mega-fight is now official for August 26 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the same venue that Mayweather fought Manny Pacquiao at in 2015 in the ‘fight of the century’ on HBO/Showtime pay-per-view. Read the rest of this entry »

title Errol Spence: Canelo would be biggest fight

By Dan Ambrose: IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. is open to the idea of fighting Saul “Canelo” Alvarez if he’s willing to make a compromise on the weight. Spence isn’t ready to move up to middleweight to fight the 26-year-old Canelo right now, as he’s still fighting in the 147-pound weight class. But if Canelo is willing to meet him halfway at 154, Spence says he’ll take that fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Carl Frampton vs. Andres Gutierrez on July 29 in Belfast

By Scott Gilfoid: Former IBF/WBA super bantamweight champion Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) will be fighting next month against #14 IBF fringe featherweight contender Andres ‘the Jaguar’ Gutierrez (35-1-1, 25 KOs) on July 29 in a scheduled 12 round fight at the SSE Arena, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Frampton really needs a win over Gutierrez, 23, to get back in the thick of things. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight must happen

By Jeff Aranow: Ring heavyweight champion Tyson Fury took to social media to call out IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua today for a fight. Fury, who hasn’t fought since 2015, says Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) needs him. Fury feels that the two of them can “make boxing great again” if they fight each other. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jermall Charlo vs. Jorge Heiland on Broner-Garcia card on July 29

By Dan Ambrose: Undefeated former IBF junior middleweight champion Jermall Charlo (25-0, 19 KOs) will be fighting Jorge Heiland on the undercard of Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia on July 29, according to It’s not official yet that Charlo and Heiland will be on the card, but it’s expected to be announced soon. The fight card will be televised by Showtime Championship Boxing at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kovalev: Ward will pay for his trash talk on Saturday night

By Allan Fox: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) says he’s going to make light heavyweight champion Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) pay for all his trash talking when he gets him inside he ring on Saturday night in their rematch at the Mandalay Bay Resort Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the Tuesday’s grand arrivals at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Kovalev let it be known that he’s going to take it out on Ward inside the ring for all the talking he’s been doing. Kovalev wants to make Ward and Team Ward pay on Saturday night on June 17. Read the rest of this entry »

title Marsili rusty on return: Edges Past Szabo in Italy

ByLiam Lawer: Italian veteran, Emiliano Marsili, 35(14)-0-1, struggled in the early goings against tough and respectable Hungarian journeyman, Zoltan Szabo, 17(7)-7(3)-0, but ultimately did enough to have his hand raised after the 8 rounds were completed. The only professional contest on Sunday night’s card in the Teatro Principe, Milan, Lombardia, it was a treat for fans, despite the early scare for the home man. Read the rest of this entry »

title Deontay Wilder picks Canelo to beat GGG

By Allan Fox: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder is picking former 2 division world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) to defeat unbeaten Kazakhstan fighter Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) on September 16. Wilder doesn’t say why he’s siding with Canelo to beat Golovkin, but it’s possible that he feels that Golovkin isn’t fighting at a high level right now after his less than stellar performances in beating Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs and Kell “Special K” Brook in his last 2 fights. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao-Horn: Jeff’s trainer expects Manny to struggle

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) will be fighting less than a month from now against little known fighter Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) on July 2 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao, 38, is supposed to win the fight, but there’s no telling whether he will or not. Pacquiao didn’t look impressive in his last fight against Top Rank fighter Jessie Vargas last November. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kovalev: I will finish Ward’s boxing career

By Allan Fox: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev says he’s in a corner with no other option but to finish off Andre Ward’s boxing career on Saturday night in their fight on HBO PPV in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kovalev seems intent on giving Ward such a bad beating that he won’t be able to continue his career after their fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

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