Undefeated Lightweight southpaw Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (25-0-1, 13 KOs) will meet Ty Barnett (20-2-1, 13 KOs) August 3 in the 10-round main event on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra. Friday’s show will air at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN3 from Las Vegas. The card is presented… Read more

By Vitali Shaposhnikov: I was wondering what the various boxing promoters think and would say about the TMT Promotions recently formed by 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. We have seen many promoters and promotional companies come and go, and only know a few to be dominating in driving the sport of boxing. At some… Read more

By James Slater: Retired heavyweight great Lennox Lewis, a fighter who really did it all (Olympic glory, all manner of other amateur titles, three-time world ruler), gave a fascinating interview with Mail Online this week, in which he spoke about a number of things heavyweight-related. First of all, Lewis, who captured a gold in the… Read more

London, Great Britain, 1 August 2012 – Three weight categories took to the canvas on day five of the boxing competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games with four Bantam (56kg), three Heavy (91kg) and four Super Heavyweight (91+kg) boutsin the afternoon session at the ExCeL Arena. An absolute firecracker got the action underway in… Read more

The Case for the Ghost

By Julius Stecker: Robert Guerrero Deserves a Super Fight Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (30-1-1) demonstrated once again this past Saturday that he is one of boxing’s best technicians. He jumped 2 weight classes from 135 to 147 to defeat previously undefeated Selcuk Aydin(23-1) for the interim 147 WBC title. It was an extremely gutty and… Read more