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Ray Beltran vs. Roman Andreev purse bid won by Top Rank

By Allan Fox: Top Rank won the purse bid on Tuesday for WBO lightweight champion Ray Beltran’s fight against #1 WBO Roman Andreev (21-0, 15 KOs) for their match on August 25. The fight will be taking place in Phoenix, Arizona. Top Rank won the purse bid with a winning bid of $252,000.… Read

Regis Prograis to enter WBSS after he beats Juan Velasco

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC interim light welterweight champion Regis Prograis (21-0, 18 KOs) has a stay busy fight this month against Juan Jose Velasco (20-0, 12 KOs) that he needs to get out of the way before he enters the World Boxing Super Series 140 lb. tournament in September to battle against the other contestants […]

Michael Conlan: Amazing ‘Grace’ on a great weekend

Michael Conlan has opened up on “one of the best weekends of my life” after receiving staggering support at Belfast’s SSE Arena on Saturday night. The unbeaten former world amateur champion returned to his home city to take on former world title challenger Adeilson Dos Santos and the welcome he received – his ring walk […]

Alex Saucedo earns title shot against Maurice Hooker

By Chris Williams: Unbeaten #1 WBO Alex Saucedo earned a title shot against WBO light welterweight champion Maurice Hooker last Saturday night in stopping #7 WBO Lenny Zappavigna in the 7th round in a bloody back and forth fight on ESPN at the Chesapeake Energy Area in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. … Read

Jose Ramirez vs. Danny O’Connor this Saturday night

By Chris Williams: WBC light welterweight champion Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs) will be defending his title this Saturday night on ESPN in a voluntary defense against #15 WBC Danny O’Connor (30-3, 11 KOs) at the at Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.… Read

Joe Smith Jr. vs. Melvin Russell- Results

By Jim Dower: The powerful light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr. (24-2, 20 KOs) looked good in stopping an over-matched Melvin Russell (11-4-2, 7 KOs) in the 1st round last Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT. Smith, 28, dropped Russell hard twice in the round before the fight was finally stopped […]

Gilberto Ramirez vs. Roamer Alexis Angulo – Results

By Chris Williams: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez (38-0, 25 KOs) put in a poor performance in defeating #8 WBO challenger Roamer Alexis Angulo 23-1, 20 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the 119-109, 120-108, and 119-109. Boxing News 24 scored it for Ramirez by a 116-112 score. […]

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez defends against Roamer Alexis Angulo tonight

By Chris Williams: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez will be defending his title tonight against little known Roamer Alexis Angulo on ESPN starting at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.… Read

Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev meet on July 21 in Moscow, Russia

By Allan Fox: Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) will meet in the finals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament on July 21 at Olimpiysky Sports Complex in Moscow, Russia. The fight was finalized on Friday for July 21. There had been talk of the Gassiev-Usyk fight taking place […]

Josh Taylor enters 140lb World Boxing Super Series tourney

By Scott Gilfoid: In a surprise move, WBC light welterweight mandatory challenger Josh ‘The Tartan Tornado’ Taylor (13-0, 11 KOs) as entered the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) 140lb tournament to try and capture the Muhammad Ali Trophy. It was assumed that the Scottish fighter Taylor would opt for the easier path in sitting out […]

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