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Sullivan Barrera vs. Sean Monaghan on August 18

By Chris Williams: Former light heavyweight world title challenger Sullivan Barrera (21-2, 14 KOs) says he’ll be fighting next month on August 18 against #4 WBO, #7 WBC, #9 IBF Sean Monaghan (29-1, 17 KOs) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.… Read

Egidijus Kavaliauskas vs. Juan Carlos Abreu – Results

By Chris Williams: Unbeaten #2 WBO, #4 WBA and #5 WBC welterweight contender Egidijus Kavaliauskas (20-0, 16 KOs) labored to an unimpressive 10 round unanimous decision over and Juan Carlos Abreu (21-4, 19 KOs) on Saturday night on ESPN on the Top Rank Boxing promoted card at the Save Mart Arena in Fresno, California. … […]

Alex Saucedo vs. Maurice Hooker possible for November

By Chris Williams: A fight between #1 WBO Alex Saucedo (28-0, 18 KOs) and WBO light welterweight champion Maurice Hooker (24-0-3, 16 KOs) is in the works for November, according to RingTV. Saucedo’s goal is to beat the 28-year-old Hooker and then face WBC light welterweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez in a unification fight between […]

Jose Ramirez vs. Danny O’Connor – cancelled

By Chris Williams: WBC light welterweight champion Jose Ramirez’s title defense against Danny O‘Connor has been canceled after the 33-year-old O’Connor was hospitalized due to dehydration. O’Connor (30-3, 11 KOs) was trying to lose water weight on Friday to make weight for the weigh-in, but he was unable to lose the last two pounds. … […]

Luis Ortiz vs. Joe Hanks on July 28 at Staples Center

By Jim Dower: Former heavyweight world title challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) will be looking to bounce back from his 10th round knockout loss to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder when he faces Joe Hanks (22-2, 14 KOs) in a 10 round fight on the undercard of WBC lightweight champion […]

Kell Brook removed from WBC’s rankings

By Tim Royner: Former IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook has reportedly been removed by the World Boxing Council’s top 15 ranking due to him choosing not to enroll in their VADA Clean Boxing Program. The WBC automatically removes fighters when they fail to enroll in their WBC Clean Boxing Program after a certain period of […]

Interview: John Harding Jnr.

By Oliver McManus: Mickey Helliet stages a characteristically stacked card of boxing at York Hall on July 14th with over 20 fights taking place at the spiritual home of British boxing – across the bill there are absolute gems with Quaise Khademi looking to go 5 and 0, Gelasius Taaru, JJ Hughes, Andre Sterling, Simon […]

Jose Ramirez vs. Danny O‘Connor – Analysis & prediction

By Chris Williams: WBC light welterweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez (22-0, 17 KOs) makes his first defense of his title this Saturday night against bottom ranked #15 WBC Danny O’Connor (30-3, 11 KOs) at the Save Mart Arena in Fresno, California. ESPN will be televising the Ramirez vs. O’Connor fight on Saturday night starting at […]

Martin Murray now ranked #2 by WBC middleweight rankings

By Scott Gilfoid: After defeating WBC Silver middleweight champion Roberto Garcia (41-4, 24 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision last month on June 23, former four time world title challenger Martin Murray (37-4-1, 17 KOs) has been moved up to No.2 in the World Boxing Council’s new rankings at 160.… Read

IBF orders Jose Uzcategui vs. Caleb Plant

By Dan Ambrose: After four years as a pro, Caleb Plant (17-0, 10 KOs) is about to get a title shot against newly crowned IBF super middleweight champion Jose Uzcategui (27-2, 23 KOs). On Thursday, the International Boxing Federation ordered the 27-year-old Uzcategui to defend against #2 Plant in his first title defense. The IBF […]


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