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title Interview – Jeff Ofori

By Oliver McManus: Jeff Ofori is a man on a mission – for now it’s merely to get the Southern Area strap around his waist before the end of 2018 but, in time, it will be to get to the top of the super-featherweight division. A highly touted prospect promoted by Mo Prior and British Warriors, the destructive boxer has won all six of his bouts in the first 12 months of pro-life and will next be out on June 30th as he seeks to go one step closer to that Southern Area belt. Read the rest of this entry »



title Jarrett Hurd wants Kell Brook fight in fall

By Scott Gilfoid: Junior middleweight champion Jarrett Hurd (22-0, 15 KOs) is hoping to defend his IBF/WBA junior middleweight titles against former welterweight champion Kell Brook (37-2, 26 KOs) for the fall in the U.S if possible. Read the rest of this entry »



title Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter planned for Aug.25 at Barclays Center, NY

By Dan Ambrose: Friday’s purse bid scheduled between former 2-division world champion Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs) and former IBF 147lb champion Shawn Porter (28-2-1, 17 KOs) was canceled after the management for the two fighters reached an agreement. According to Dan Rafael, Garcia will fight Porter on August 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »



title Hearn says Golden Boy interested in Canelo vs. Jacobs fight

By Dan Ambrose: Eddie Hearn reportedly is saying that he was contacted by Robert Diaz of Golden Boy Promotions in the last 24 hours about putting together a fight between former IBF middleweight champion Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs) and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) on September 15. Hearn promotes the 31-year-old Jacobs, and he says he wants to face Canelo. Read the rest of this entry »



title Canelo vs. Golovkin II rematch at risk, De La Hoya says they’re moving on

By Sean Jones: Saul Canelo Alvarez’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions says he’s moving on due to IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin not agreeing to the deal that they have in place for him, which is EXACT same deal that was offered to him for the rematch that failed to take place on May 5. Read the rest of this entry »



title Naoya Inoue vs. Jamie McDonnell – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue (16-0, 14 KOs) made easy work of WBA World bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell (29-3-1, 13 KOs) in scoring a 1st round technical knockout on Friday night at the OTA-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Read the rest of this entry »



title Naoya Inoue obliterates McDonnell to claim WBA bantamweight title, announces WBSS entry

By Rishad Marquardt: Tonight, Naoya Inoue of Japan defeated Jamie McDonnell of the United Kingdom at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo by way of TKO in round one of the fight to claim the WBA regular bantamweight championship belt. Inoue was attempting to become the fastest Japanese fighter to win world championships at three weight divisions in just his 16th professional fight. Read the rest of this entry »



title Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan analysis & prediction

By Chris Williams: IBF World super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas (29-1-1, 20 KOs) will be defending his title this Saturday night against his mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan (14-3, 9 KOs) in a 50-50 fight at the Save Mart Arena in Fresno, California. This is the first title fight between Filipino fighters in 93 years. Read the rest of this entry »



title Jack Johnson pardoned

By Allan Fox: Former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson was officially pardoned on Thursday afternoon by President Donald Trump for his 1913 conviction for violating the Mann Act. Sylvester Stallone, the actor famous for his ‘Rocky’ movies, is said to have contacted Trump to urge him to pardon the late Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »



title Dillian Whyte vs. Kubrat Pulev purse bid won by Epic Sports & Entertainment

By Scott Gilfoid: Thursday’s purse bid for the IBF heavyweight title eliminator between Dillian Whyte and Kubrat Pulev was won by Epic Sports & Entertainment. They offered a winning bid of $1,500,111, which was twice the total of the next highest bid. Read the rest of this entry »



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