(March 1, 2016) – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will make his first title defense of 2016 against former two-time world champion and resurgent contender Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on Saturday, May 7, Cinco De Mayo weekend, in a match-up of two of the biggest stars in boxing. T-Mobile Arena, the hottest new sports and entertainment venue located just west of the famed Las Vegas … Read Article50 Comments on Canelo-Khan televised on HBO PPV on 5/7
Unbeaten heavyweight contender Hughie Fury, cousin of course of reigning heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, will face a tested and experienced fighter in Nagy Aguilera in his next bout. Set to face the 20-9 operator from The Dominican Republic on the March 26th card at Wembley that will be headlined by middleweights Nick Blackwell and Chris Eubank Junior who will meet in something of a grudge-match, 21-year-old Fury could have a good fight on his hands.… Read Article33 Comments on Hughie Fury to face tested heavyweight Nagy Aguilera on March 26th Eubank-Blackwell bill
Mexican living legend Julio Cesar Chavez maintained an incredible work ethic throughout his great career and it was this discipline and hard work that was a big factor in his success. Julio Chavez Junior has inherited some of his father’s skills and toughness yet, as fans are well aware, Junior has had his share of problems when it comes to retaining both focus and discipline; what with the 30-year-old’s notorious problems making weight.… Read Article53 Comments on Julio Cesar Chavez not happy with his son, suggests he retires if he cannot maintain discipline
If Britain’s Amir Khan, who has never boxed above the welterweight limit before, manages to upset middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in May, the former 140-pound champ will have to do it all over again. The Mexican’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya, perhaps edging too far on the side of caution, insisted on a rematch clause just in case Khan pulls off the upset of the year on May 7th.… Read Article63 Comments on Rematch clause for Canelo-Khan, but De La Hoya says “believe me” Canelo-Golovkin “will happen very soon.”
(Photo: German Villasenor / Team Margarito) Los Angeles, CA (February 29, 2016) – Four years removed from his last appearance in a ring, former four time (WBO 147 LB./ IBF 147LB./WBA 147 LB./ Ring Magazine World Welterweight champion), Antonio ”The Tijuana Tornado” Margarito, 38-8, (27KOs) has been given a clean bill of eye health, surgically repaired and good to go, now looks forward to resuming his career this Saturday night at the Arena Ciudad De … Read Article47 Comments on Antonio Margarito battles Jorge Paez Jr. on March 5
(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions) WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 29, 2016) – Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and 140-pound Ashley “The Treasure” Theophane hosted a press conference at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. to announce their world title showdown on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike taking place Friday, April 1 at the D.C. Armory.
Mayweather Promotions President Floyd Mayweather was on-hand along with representatives from About Billions Promotions, HeadBangers Promotions, Spike and … Read Article17 Comments on Broner-Theophane quotes
Though he has no next fight signed up as of yet, as he told Sky Sports on Saturday night in Manchester, heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is not at a loss when it comes to who he wants to fight next. Fury, again speaking with Sky Sports, says he wants to fight and defeat Wladimir Klitschko for a second time and then face and defeat Anthony Joshua. Putting it in his own colourful way, Fury says … Read Article63 Comments on Tyson Fury says he hopes Anthony Joshua beats Charles Martin so he can “bladder” him
(Photo Credit: Martin McNeil – Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions) LONDON (Feb. 29, 2016) – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and former two-time world champion and resurgent contender Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) today kicked off their three-city international press tour in London at the Park Plaza Riverbank London Hotel to discuss their upcoming May 7 showdown at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Canelo Alvarez … Read Article55 Comments on Canelo vs Khan London quotes
(Photo credit: Matchroom Boxing) Go back a few years, and nobody in the boxing world, or any other part of the world, had any idea what Twitter, or a Tweet, was. Yet today, Twitter seems to be one of the most commonly used methods when a fighter either has big news to tell or wishes to call out an opponent. Within hours of the big but ultimately less than thrilling Carl Frampton-Scott Quigg super-bantamweight unification … Read Article33 Comments on Frampton calls out Santa Cruz on Twitter; Rigondeaux Tweets how he’ll fight Frampton, Quigg and Santa Cruz!
Middleweights Miguel Cotto and Andy Lee are both coming off a defeat and both the former world ruler and the former WBO champ are set to return to action in New York in June. Lee, who lost his belt to Billy Joe Saunders in December, wants to fight Cotto, who lost his lineal crown to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez the month before.
Lee, who says he doesn’t think Saunders will give him a rematch, took to … Read Article26 Comments on Andy Lee wants Miguel Cotto fight in June