World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight World champion Manny “Pacman’ Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) and his Hall-of-Fame trainer, Freddie Roach, held a media workout today in Australia, preparing for this Saturday night’s showdown between Pacquiao and his title challenger, Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs).… Read Article
Unbeaten former world champion Jermall Charlo returns to face Argentina’s Jorge Sebastian Heiland in a middleweight world title eliminator featured on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, Saturday, July 29 live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Charlo vs. Heiland is presented by Premier Boxing Champions live from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.… Read Article
It seems a rematch between his fighter Manny Pacquiao and the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Junior is never far from Freddie Roach’s mind. Out in Australia for this Saturday’s WBO welterweight title fight defence against unbeaten puncher Jeff Horn, Roach and Pac Man have again been talking Mayweather, and a possible (though, it seems to most people, extremely unlikely) rematch.… Read Article
An exciting night of Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce action, headlined by unbeaten world champion Robert Easter battling top challenger Denis Shafkov, will be available to be streamed live by fans this Friday, June 30 via Bounce’s new subscription-video-on-demand service Brown Sugar.
Brown Sugar features an extensive and one-of-a-kind library of iconic black movies as well as Bounce original programming and series.… Read Article
According to Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva, Sergey’s next fight would take place sometime this coming November. Despite the fact that team Kovalev has recently filed for protest to his rematch against team Ward, due to the supposed low blows that forced the outcome of the fight, the investigation and decision that will be made by the Nevada State Athletic Commission will unlikely result in a mandatory third fight.
So what’s next? Who will Kovalev see … Read Article
The World Boxing Super Series is delighted to confirm the next star participant for the cruiserweight competition. Former WBO World Champion Marco Huck (40-4-1, 27 KOs) has joined a star-studded tournament line-up that already features the undefeated and reigning world champions Murat Gassiev (IBF), Yunier Dorticos (WBA) and Mairis Briedis (WBC) as well as former world champion Krysztof Wlodarczyk. Starting in September, eight of the world´s best cruiserweights will battle it out in a revolutionary … Read Article
As fans may recall, super-bantamweight king Guillermo Rigondeaux left his unbeaten mandatory challenger Moises Flores in a heap after just three minutes of action on the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev rematch card in Las Vegas on June 17 – the big left hand that inflicted the damage coming a split second after the bell had sounded to end the opening round of the 122 pound title fight.
The gifted Cuban, often labelled boring and, ironically, incapable … Read Article
A while back, it was announced how, in September of this year, an eight-man cruiserweight tournament would take place; with the prestigious Muhammad Ali trophy up for grabs. Almost immediately, three great cruiserweights, reigning world champions no less, signed on for the expected thriller of a tournament.
WBC king Mairis Breidis is in, as is WBA champ Yunier Dorticos, as well as IBF ruler Murat Gassiev. All three champs are undefeated, involved in exciting fights … Read Article
Two-division World Boxing Association (WBA) World Champion Beibut Shumenov has relinquished his WBA cruiserweight world title, due to his career-ending eye injury, and he has announced his retirement from the ring.… Read Article
Okay, the above headline is admittedly guilty of suggesting a quite mouth-watering fight; but even if it is not referring to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr against Antonio Margarito, in what would be an all-Mexican bad boy Vs. bad boy match-up, the possible fight in the headline is a good one all the same.
Omar Chavez, the less famous son of Chavez Snr, has a good record at 36-3-1(24) and the 154-pounder wants to get a … Read Article