(Photo credit: Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment) NEW YORK, N.Y. (Oct. 7, 2015) -WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (30-1, 27 KOs)and former world champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-0-1, 23 KOs)participated in a kickoff press conference on Wednesday at Planet Hollywood Times Square in New York City to formally announce their highly anticipated Dec. 5 showdown in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIMEfrom Barclays Center in Brooklyn.… Read Article
Whomever ends up in the opposite corner if/when he eventually returns from injury next year, Filipino superstar and multi-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao has given the clearest indication yet that he is ready to call time on his epic 20 year professional boxing career.
Pacquiao, who turns 37 in December, has been recovering from the shoulder surgery he underwent in the wake of May’s disappointing fight with Floyd Mayweather, and is set to return in … Read Article
As he plots his next move following April’s FOTY candidate loss to Lucas Matthysse, ‘Siberian Rocky’ Ruslan Provodnikov has parted ways with esteemed trainer Freddie Roach, and switched to ex-Tim Bradley cornerman Joel Diaz in a bid to freshen up his game.
Diaz recently split from WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley – whom he had coached since day one in the pro ranks – and was in Desert Storm’s corner when he faced Provodnikov in … Read Article
George Groves has conducted his first sit-down interview since losing in his WBC 168 lb title challenge to Badou Jack on last month’s Mayweather/Berto undercard, using the opportunity to put the boot into bitter rival James DeGale, claiming that he will ‘always have his number.’
Following the loss to Jack, Groves deleted his social media accounts and parted for good from trainer Paddy Fitzpatrick, although now he has had a month to reflect, appeared to … Read Article
Britain’s Martin Murray (32-2-1, 15ko) will hope 4th time’s a charm when he travels yet again for a world title opportunity, challenging WBO 168lb champion Arthur Abraham (43-4, 29ko) in Hannover, Germany on November 21st.
The St.Helen’s fighter has been unlucky three times previously in title tilts when on the road at middleweight, taking Gennady Golovkin further than any man prior in Monte Carlo back in February [11 rnds], dropping a decision to Sergio Martinez … Read Article
This Saturday in Islington, London, a local boxing-focused community project that provides help and support to [primarily] homeless individuals of all ages holds it’s 4th annual fundraiser, known as ‘The Big Spar 2015.’
Caris Boxing Club was founded in 2012 by Sam Hadfield in his role working for the charity of the same name [Caris Islington], and since it’s inception has attracted a diverse clientele with a focus on teaching not only boxing knowledge in … Read Article
The main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes from Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, TX saw Jose Uzcategui (24-1, 20 KOs) stop Julius Jackson (19-1, 15 KOs) 45 seconds into the second round. Uzcategui got off to a blistering start, dropping Jackson three times in the first round. Jackson was never able to regain his footing and the fight was stopped before the midway point in the second round. … Read Article
Former three-time, two-division world champion Randall “The Knock Out King” Bailey (46-8, 39 KOs) will look to collect another world title with the help of his new promoter, South Korean-based AK Promotions. Bailey’s climb to the top of the welterweight division continued in the right direction on Sunday at the Sunhak Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea, as he scored a devastating seventh-round knockout victory over Shusaku Fujinaka from a powerful left hook. At the time … Read Article
It may well still prove to be a case of wishful thinking, though Matchroom Boxing boss Eddie Hearn has today stated he is confident in being able to make a deal for his fighter Scott Quigg to face IBF 122lb champion Carl Frampton in early 2016.
2nd tier WBA titlist Quigg, and the Al Haymon advised Belfast fighter – who holds a bone fide world title – have been negotiating through their respective camps over … Read Article
Unbeaten WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (28-0, 11ko) is keen to cement his status as a bone-fide world titlist this Saturday night in Manchester against American mandatory challenger Diego Magdaleno, following his ‘unsatisfactory’ title win over Jose Zepeda three months ago.
Flanagan was denied the chance to fully prove himself against Zepeda, when the previously unbeaten American popped his shoulder towards the end of the 2nd round, rendering him unable to continue.… Read Article