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title Malignaggi thinks McGregor had agenda in picking him for sparring

By Jeff Aranow: Paulie Malignaggi left Conor McGregor’s camp this week in quitting as a sparring partner due to photos being leaked of him getting the worst of it during a sparring session. While Malignaggi maintains that he beat McGregor’s backside during their last sparring session on Tuesday, few people believe him due to the leaked photos. Read the rest of this entry »



title Arum: Pacquiao vs. Horn rematch likely for November

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao doesn’t plan on retiring just yet, as he wants a rematch against WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn, says Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. The rematch between them could take place in November in Australia. It would be in front of Horn’s fans, again. Read the rest of this entry »



title Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga analysis & prediction

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) will be defending his WBO super featherweight title tonight against Colombian Miguel Marriaga (25-2, 21 KOs) in a fight that Top Rank hopes will take their champion’s career to the next level at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. This is NOT the fight the fans in the boxing world want to see for Lomachenko. Read the rest of this entry »



title Atlas says GGG hasn’t improved

By Dan Ambrose: Boxing commentator Teddy Atlas says IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) has deteriorated in the last 2 years, and he feels that his fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on September 16 is a much closer one than it would have been had the two of them fought in the past. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hearn’s three fight plan for Joshua

By Ciaran O’Malley: Eddie Hearn has mapped out a three fight plan for current IBF and WBA world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, which over the next twelve months which will see Joshua defending his belts in mandatory fights that have been ordered both governing bodies and then leaving the possibility of a “super-fight” next summer. Read the rest of this entry »



title Boxrec rankings versus subjective criteria

By Bob Smith: When trying to find out who is the better boxer, Boxrec rankings are a useful tool. Despite having followed boxing off and on for almost a decade, I was ignorance of these rankings until a month ago. Read the rest of this entry »



title Mauricio Herrera vs. Jesus Soto Karass – Results

By Sean McDaniel: Former world title challenger Mauricio Herrera (24-7, 7 KOs) overcame a bad cut suffered in the 9th round to go on and defeat high level journeyman Jesus Soto Karass (28-12-4, 18 KOs0 by a 10-round majority decision on Friday night on ESPN in welterweight action at the Fantasy Springs Casino, in Indio, California. Read the rest of this entry »



title David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril on Sept.9 for WBC 168lb title

By Jeff Aranow: #2 WBC Anthony Dirrell suffered an injury training for his scheduled title fight against David Benavidez (18-0, 17 KOs) for the vacant WBC super middleweight title on September 9 in Los Angeles, California. The World Boxing Council is planning on replacing the 32-year-old Dirrell (30-1-1, 24 KOs) with No.8 WBC Ronald Gavril (18-1, 14 KOs). Read the rest of this entry »



title Jacobs: You’re going to see what I did to GGG a lot more in the future

By Allan Fox: Danny Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) is saying that the top fighters are reluctant to share the ring with him due to what he did to middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) in their fight earlier this year on March 18. Jacobs says that he’s been turned down for fights or guys haven’t shown any interest when he’s reached out to them for fights. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hearn: Joshua to face Pulev, Ortiz, and then Wilder

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) has three potentially difficult fights ahead of him against Kubrat Pulev, Luis Ortiz and Deontay Wilder. The plan is for Joshua, 27, to fight all three of them consecutively without any breaks in between to fight softer opponents. It could be bad for Joshua. One of those three could deal him his first defeat. Read the rest of this entry »



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