Undefeated welterweight world champion Errol Spence Jr. and two-division world champion Lamont Peterson faced off Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring Saturday, January 20 in the main event live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.… Read Article
One of the hottest young fighters in the world today (calling him a prospect is no longer accurate), Scotland’s Josh Taylor believes he is “two or three fights away” from a world title shot, and the unbeaten 140-pounder will face another former world champion in his next fight – another big name from Mexico.… Read Article
Well, that didn’t last long. Yesterday a “news” story that claimed Manny Pacquiao and his team were ” in negotiations” for a fight with reigning pound for pound king Vasyl Lomachenko caused something of a stir. The story began to gather some steam, with a number of prominent boxing websites picking up the story.
We needn’t have bothered.… Read Article
The career of one-time Pound-for-Pound king Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez looked to be over back in September of last year, when the Nicaraguan was brutally KO’d by Thai fighter Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in their rematch. Leaving the ring as a 46-2 former champ, Gonzalez heard the talk from some people, who urged him to, if not flat-out get out, then at least drop back down in weight. Junior-bantam is simply a weight division too far for … Read Article
The hate between Dillian Whyte and Lucas Browne is real – but both men say that there’s more than pride on the line when they clash for Whyte’s WBC Silver Heavyweight title at The O2 in London on March 24, live on Sky Sports.
The Heavyweight rivals came face-to-face at a press conference in central London today and left the media in no doubt that there is plenty of true venom behind their fierce social … Read Article
SATURDAY, JAN. 20 – 7 p.m. ET – Marcus Browne vs. Francy Ntetu & – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING PRELIMS from Barclays Center in Brooklyn
SHOWTIME Sports will stream two live boxing undercard bouts featuring Marcus Browne and Adam Kownacki this Saturday on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING PRELIMS prior to the IBF Welterweight World Championship between undefeated champion Errol Spence Jr. and two-division champion Lamont Peterson. The live stream, which begins at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, … Read Article
The first big fight postponement due to injury has come about here in 2018. Unfortunately, Mikey Garcia’s bid to become a four-weight world champ will have to wait just a little while longer. According to a breaking news piece from Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, reigning IBF 140 pound champ Sergey Lipinets, who would have defended his belt against Garcia on February 10, has suffered a hand injury. The fight, and the whole card, will now … Read Article
Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire came face to face in Belfast ahead of their April 21 blockbuster bout at the SSE Odyssey Arena
Carl Frampton believes he may have to produce a career-best performance to overcome Nonito Donaire in their April 21 blockbuster bout in Belfast.… Read Article
A huge crowd of local media was on hand in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon to attend the Press Conference for SUPERFLY 2. The event takes place Saturday, February 24 from the Forum in Los Angeles and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark® beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. … Read Article
There has been some talk of the possibility, no matter how small, of a fight between all-time great Manny Pacquiao and current and reigning pound-for-pound king Vasyl Lomachenko before – and there is more talk on the subject currently taking place. According to Pacquiao his team are discussing a fight between he and the current WBO 130 pound champion, and that the main obstacle to be overcome is weight, as in what weight the fight … Read Article