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title Lee Selby vs. Josh Warrington weigh-in results

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF World featherweight champion Lee Selby (26-1, 9 KOs) weighed in at 125 ¾ pounds on Friday for his title defense against #1 IBF Josh Warrington (26-0, 6 KOs) on Saturday night at the Elland Road Football Ground in Leeds. Warrington, 27, weighed in at slightly less at 124.9lbs. Read the rest of this entry »



title Dillian Whyte vs. Kubrat Pulev purse bid postponed until May 24

By Scott Gilfoid: A purse bid that was scheduled for Thursday of this week for the IBF heavyweight title eliminator between for Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) and Dillian Whyte (23-1, 17 KOs) has been postponed until May 24, according to Dan Rafael. The winner of the Whyte-Pulev fight will be the IBF mandatory for IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs). Read the rest of this entry »



title Callum Johnson says he’ll fight Artur Beterbiev

By Trevor McIntyre: Callum Johnson says he’ll be fighting for a world title against IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev, who needs to make a defense of his title soon. None of the contenders ranked above the #8 IBF Johnson were interested in facing the unbeaten Beterbiev (12-0, 12 KOs) for some reason. Read the rest of this entry »



title Stevenson vs Jack Fight Preview

By Michael McKenzie – After a surprisingly modest stateside promotion, here we are on the eve of a crucial matchup that will have big implications in the post-Andre Ward era at Light Heavyweight. This fight had a short buildup from its announcement and has not gotten the kind of buzz that it deserves. Badou Jack is an ambitious workman who gets stronger as the fight goes on. Adonis Stevenson is a typically exciting southpaw puncher that can end it all at any moment. It is fair to expect that both men will come to fight in this one. Crowd pleasing action is practically guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry »



title Romero Duno defeats Gilberto Gonzalez – Results

By Jim Dower: Lightweight prospect Romero Duno (17-1, 14 KOs) had to battle hard to defeat the tough 30-year-old Gilberto ‘Flaco’ Gonzalez (27-5, 22 KOs) by a 10 round unanimous decision on Thursday night at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio California. Read the rest of this entry »



title Ariza thinks Pacquiao making mistake fighting Matthysse

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s old strength and conditioning trainer Alex Ariza believes that he’s making a mistake in fighting WBA World welterweight champion Lucas ‘La Maquina’ Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) in their fight on July 15 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »



title Adonis Stevenson: It’ll take just one punch to knockout Badou Jack

By Allan Fox: Adonis Stevenson is promising a one-punch knockout of challenger Badou Jack on Saturday night in their fight at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs), who usually isn’t much of a trash talker, has suddenly been talking knockout ever since the fight was signed, and now he’s saying he’s going to KO the 34-year-old Jack (22-1-2, 13 KOs) with one punch on Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »



title Tony Bellew says he’s “serious” about wanting Andre Ward fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew isn’t messing around about his interest in fighting retired light heavyweight Andre Ward. Bellew says he wants to fight Ward, and he thinks he can beat without a doubt. Bellew also says he believes he’s still the best fighter in the cruiserweight division, even though he never proved it in the past. Read the rest of this entry »



title Anthony Crolla wants Vasyl Lomachenko fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Crolla says he’d like to face WBA World lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko in the UK. Crolla (33-6-3, 13 KOs) has won his last two fights against Edson Ramire and Ricky Burns since losing twice to Jorge Linares. Read the rest of this entry »



title Willie Monroe Jr. says he wants to give Saunders payback for loss

By Scott Gilfoid: Former two-time world title challenger Willie Monroe Jr. (22-3, 6 KOs) says he’s gunning for a rematch with WBO middleweight champion after his 12 round unanimous decision loss to him last year in September in a fight that took place in London, UK. Monroe, 31, says he didn’t like the way he was treated during his visit to the UK for the Saunders fight. Read the rest of this entry »



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