T-Mobile Arena, the hottest new sports and entertainment venue located just west of the famed Las Vegas Strip, will host the showdown between two of the biggest stars in boxing – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and former two-time world champion Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) – on Cinco de Mayo weekend. T-Mobile Arena will open Wednesday, April 6 and on Saturday, May 7 will host … Read Article
Tickets for the IBF World Heavyweight title blockbuster between champion Charles Martin and Olympic gold medal sensation Anthony Joshua MBE sold-out in just 90 seconds on Friday ahead of their clash at The O2 in London on April 9, live on Sky Sports Box Office… Read Article
Welterweight star “Showtime” Shawn Porter opened up his training camp to media Thursday at Porter Hy-Performance Center in Las Vegas as he prepares for his primetime showdown with welterweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman on Saturday, March 12 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS presented by Premier Boxing Champions(PBC) from Mohegan Sun Resort in Connecticut.
Televised action begins at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT with an all-action showdown between former multiple division world champions … Read Article
Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto, last seen losing his middleweight championship to the younger and bigger Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, is ready to return to action. According to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, Cotto has a date: June 18th being pencilled in for his next fight, but he has yet to officially name his opponent.
Cotto, who will likely fight once again in New York, has been in talks with fellow future Hall of Famer, Juan Manuel … Read Article
On March 26 Andre Ward will make his 175 pound debut when he takes on undefeated Cuban contender Sullivan Barrera. The former US Olympic Gold Medalist first came to prominence in the professional ranks when he emerged victorious in the Super Six Boxing Classic. This unique one of a kind tournament saw Ward dominate many top fighters from the time, including tournament favorites Mikkel Kessler and Arthur Abraham, as well as Carl ‘The Cobra; Froch, … Read Article
Well folks, we finally have it. Keith “One Time” Thurman will battle “Showtime” Shawn Porter, March 12 on CBS. On the line will be Thurman’s World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title. Both fighters want to stake their claim as the top dog in the 147-pound division.
Fans and media alike look to this fight as a big boon for the sport of boxing, with most listing it as the most important fight in Premier Boxing … Read Article
Super-middleweight warlords Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm collide again in their highly-anticipated rematch at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, exclusively live on BoxNation tomorrow night (Saturday 20th February) from 7pm.
Undefeated Russian star Chudinov returns to Germany to make the second defence of the WBA Super World Championship that he won on a split-decision against hometown hero Sturm last May and then smashed Britain’s Frank Buglioni over twelve rounds in the first title … Read Article
Undefeated featherweight world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz held an open media workout Thursday at Who’s Next Boxing Academy in La Puente, Calif., as he prepares for his first title defense against Kiko “Sensación” Martinez Saturday, February 27 live on SHOWTIME from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Santa Cruz vs. Martinez headlines a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader that features Mexican warriors Julio Ceja and Hugo Ruiz meeting in an awaited super bantamweight world title … Read Article
It wasn’t all that long ago that boxing people were calling a brash, unbeaten lightweight titlist , “The New Floyd Mayweather Junior.” That was back in 2012, and a lot has happened in the career of Adrien Broner, who is known as “The Problem,” since then. Most troublesome for the trash-talking 26-year-old from Cincinnati, was his brutally exposing beating at the hands of Marcos Maidana just 11 days before Christmas in 2013.… Read Article
According to Dan Rafael, a cruiserweight unification clash that will contest the WBA and IBF titles could be heading to Russia – or maybe the U.S – on April 30th. Promoter Andrey Ryabinsky says Dennis Lebedev and Victor Emelio Ramirez have a deal in place to fight at the end of April.
Ryabinsky wants to stage the fight in America, yet he does not thus far have a TV deal to show the fight in … Read Article