It seems retired great Floyd Mayweather cannot stay out of the news. Whether he is talking about coming back or not coming back, or whether someone else is talking about him, Mayweather’s name is always out there. One man who is no stranger to Mayweather, MMA megastar Conor McGregor, who has had a few exchanges with Mayweather on social media, has spoke about how he is “open” to a crossover fight with the unbeaten boxing … Read Article
He may or may not become the next President of the United States, but already, Donald Trump has made a huge impact around the globe with his comments, his ideas and his personality. Trump, who has fans and supporters as well as critics, made a ton of headlines with his comments on what he thinks about the Muslim population as well as the Mexican people (no need to repeat any of what Trump said here; … Read Article
The heavyweight division could see another shakeup tonight if Lucas Browne dethrones WBA World Heavyweight Champion Ruslan Chagaev in Grozny, Chechnya, exclusively live tonight on BoxNation.
Syndney’s hard-hitting Browne, a big favourite with BoxNation viewers’ in the UK, aims to make history and become Australia’s first ever world heavyweight champion and progress into the next stage of the WBA’s title reshuffle tournament to define one world champion in the organisation.… Read Article
On the one year anniversary of Golden Boy Promotion’s LA FIGHT CLUB in front of a sold out crowd, New Jersey’s Michael Angelo “La Artista” Perez (24-1-2, 11 KOs) painted a masterpiece in the ring with a unanimous decision victory over Mexico City’s Martin “El Brochas” Honorio (33-9-2, 16 KOs). Perez showed his strength and dominance before the fight was stopped at the end of the sixth round in the fourth installment of the popular … Read Article
This weekend marks the second Saturday on the schedule were HBO and Showtime feature dueling fight cards. After a slow February, boxing fans get a plethora of fights this weekend. It would have been nice if either network could have placed one of these cards somewhere last month. Boxing fans are accustomed to taking one on the chin, so beggars can’t be choosy when it comes to a stacked schedule on March 5th. … Read Article
Living legend and former middleweight and light-heavyweight king Bernard Hopkins is still planning to have one last big fight before he walks into the sunset and calls time on his career; one of the greatest in modern day history. Talking with members of the media on Thursday in Washington D.C, the 51-year-old future Hall of Famer said he did seriously want to fight feared middleweight terror Gennady Golovkin, but that that fight is now off … Read Article
Scottish warrior Ricky Burns, the former WBO super-featherweight and lightweight king, will get a chance to become a three-weight ruler in the summer, as he will challenge Italian Michele Di Rocco in Glasgow on May 21st for the regular WBA light-welterweight title which is vacant.
32-year-old Burns, 39-5-1(13) has only won three of his last seven outings and he had a bad spell in late 2013 to the summer of 2014, when he was held … Read Article
1,006 punches: that’s how many Welsh dragon Joe Calzaghe threw in a fight that is exactly ten years old today.
Amazingly, when looking back on the display of sheer dominance Calzaghe put on inside The MEN arena in Manchester, he was the underdog entering the fight with unbeaten star in the making Jeff Lacy. Calzaghe, who had a history of injuries and of pulling out of fights, was supposed to be smashed by the Floridian … Read Article
(Photo Credit: Louis Tinsley – Tom Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions) WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2016) – Fighters featured on the March 5 HBO Boxing After Dark telecast shared their final thoughts ahead of Saturday’s fights at the final press conference today in Washington, D.C. WBA Interim Heavyweight Champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) was joined by Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) ahead of their clash in the main event … Read Article
Heavyweight legend Muhammad Ali had hoped to be in the UK today, to officially open the “I am the Greatest” exhibition honoring his life and career at The O2. But, as reported by The Mirror, the 74-year-old icon was told by doctors that he needed to build up his strength for the long flight from the U.S. Reportedly, Ali, who has been bravely battling Parkinson’s since being diagnosed in 1984 (but many of Ali’s fans … Read Article