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Arum interested in Terence Crawford vs. Lucas Matthysse fight in fall

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum would like to set up a unification fight between his fighter WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford and WBA ‘regular’ champion Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) in the fall if Argentinian’s fight against Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) on July 15 fails to come off. … Read

Arum names possible opponents for Terence Crawford’s October 13th defense in Omaha

By Chris Williams: Promoter Bob Arum named the possible four opponents for Terence Crawford to face in his first defense of his WBO welterweight title on October 13 in Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford (33-0, 24 KOs) won the World Boxing Organization 147lb title last week in stopping champion Jeff Horn (18-1-1, 12 KOs) by a 9th […]

Terence Crawford believes Errol Spence Jr. fight can happen

By Chris Williams: Fresh off his victory over WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn, Terence Crawford believes that a fight against IBF champion Errol Spence Jr. is possible if it makes good business sense for the two of them, which will require agreement between his promoters at Top Rank, and Spence’s manager Al Haymon. … Read

Arum says Terence Crawford can fight 3 to 4 times per year on ESPN

By Jeff Aranow: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes he has a superstar on his hands in newly crowned WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford after his 9th round knockout win over champion Jeff Horn (18-1-1, 12 KOs) last Saturday night, and he says he’s got enough dates on ESPN for him to fight three or […]

Oscar Valdez expected back in early 2019 says Arum

By Allan Fox: WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez has the wires removed from his broken jaw on Friday, according to ESPN. Valdez (24-0, 19 KOs) likely won’t resume fighting until early 2019, says his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. … Read

Jermell Charlo says he’s received offers from Top Rank and Eddie Hearn

By Allan Fox: WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) says he’s been given promotional offers from Top Rank and Matchroom Boxing USA promoter Edidie Hearn, according to Boxingtalk.com. … Read

Errol Spence: I’ll take Terence Crawford’s belt

By Chris Williams: A very confident sounding Errol Spence Jr. says he’s going to take Terence Crawford’s title from him if he beats WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn in their fight on June 9. However, Spence says he wants to clean up his side of the street first by beating all of Al Haymon and […]

Jerwin Ancajas says he’s ready for Srisket Sor Rungvisai

By Chris Williams: IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas says he’s now ready to fight WBC 115lb champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai following his 12 round unanimous decision victory over mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan last Saturday night at the Save Mart Arena in Fresno, California.… Read

Vasyl Lomachenko won’t be fighting on August 25

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko won’t be fighting on August 25 as originally planned by Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. The promoter said after Lomachenko’s victory over WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares on May 12 that he would be facing WBO 135lb champion Ray Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) in a unification fight. … Read

Jermall Charlo says Hearn and Arum have contacted him and Jermell for signing

By Jeff Aranow: Interim WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs) says he’s been contacted by Matchroom Boxing USA promoter Eddie Hearn and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum about him and his twin brother WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) potentially signing a deal with those two promotional companies. … Read

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