Category Archives: Boxing News

Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz highlights boxing’s big return schedule featuring 8 world title fights!

3 Submitted by on Thu, 23 July 2020, 21:36
NEW YORK – July 22, 2020 – SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions announced today a lineup of nine live boxing events featuring 18 undefeated fighters, nine world champions, and eight world championship fights including one world title unification bout. The schedule comprises 22 critical matchups from bantamweight to heavyweight and features some of the biggest stars in the sport Continue Reading...
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FORMER WORLD CHAMPION & LEGENDARY TRAINER ROGER MAYWEATHER PASSES AWAY AT AGE 58

3 Submitted by on Wed, 18 March 2020, 01:57
LAS VEGAS (March 17, 2020) – Floyd Mayweather, along with the boxing world, mourns the death today of his uncle, former world champion and legendary trainer Roger Mayweather, after a long battle with diabetes. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Roger Mayweather was a two-division boxing world champion, winning world titles at super featherweight and super lightweight while earning 59 wins Continue Reading...
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Sugar Ray Leonard: “If there was genuinely so much interest for the second fight with Marvin Hagler I would have done that in a heartbeat”

25 Submitted by on Fri, 06 March 2020, 13:39
by Jenna J (transcribed by Michael Readman) There are very few fighters that fought in the ring and had an impact like former 5 division world champion Sugar Ray Leonard. He was the face of the sport and was involved in some of the biggest events the sport has seen, having fought and beat all-time greats Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns Continue Reading...
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Tyson Fury topples Deontay Wilder in seven rounds to capture WBC Heavyweight Crown

2 Submitted by on Tue, 25 February 2020, 02:46
LAS VEGAS (February 22, 2020) – Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury defeated Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder by seventh-round stoppage to capture the WBC Heavyweight Championship Saturday night headlining a historic mega PPV event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. “A big shout out to Deontay Wilder,” said Fury. “He came here tonight and he manned up Continue Reading...
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JEISON ROSARIO SCORES A SHOCKING UPSET OVER JULIAN WILLIAMS TO CAPTURE IBO, WBA & IBF SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLES

3 Submitted by on Mon, 20 January 2020, 10:29
PHILADELPHIA (January 19, 2020) – Jeison Rosario captured the WBA and IBF Super Welterweight World titles with a shocking fifth round stoppage of hometown favorite Julian “J-Rock” Williams Saturday night in the FOX PBC Fight Night main event and on FOX Deportes from Temple University’s Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. “As soon as I stepped into the ring, I knew he Continue Reading...
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GERVONTA DAVIS MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS AHEAD OF THIS WEEKEND’S TITLE FIGHT

1 Submitted by on Wed, 25 December 2019, 12:05
ATLANTA (December 23, 2019) – Boxing’s hottest attraction Gervonta “Tank” Davis kicked off Fight Week working out in front of the Atlanta media and the city’s eager boxing fans in a public workout at the Atlanta Sports Complex on Monday night. Baltimore’s two-time Super Featherweight world champion Davis takes on former unified world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, an Olympic gold medalist Continue Reading...
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JERMELL CHARLO STOPS TONY HARRISON TO RECLAIM WBC SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE IN SENSATIONAL REMATCH

1 Submitted by on Sun, 22 December 2019, 12:12
ONTARIO, Calif. (December 21, 2019) – Jermell Charlo reclaimed the WBC Super Welterweight Championship from Tony Harrison with a blistering stoppage at 2:08 of the 11th round in a FOX PBC Fight Night main event and on FOX Deportes from Toyota Arena in Ontario, Calif. Charlo (33-1, 17 KOs) lost the title to Harrison (28-3, 21 KOs) by unanimous decision Continue Reading...
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TONY HARRISON VS. JERMELL CHARLO II: FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS AHEAD OF SATURDAY’S WORLD TITLE FIGHT

1 Submitted by on Fri, 20 December 2019, 01:00
ONTARIO, Calif. (December 19, 2019) – WBC Super Welterweight Champion Tony “Superbad” Harrison and former world champion Jermell Charlo continued their war of words Thursday at the final press conference before they rematch this Saturday, December 21 in the FOX PBC Fight Night main event and on FOX Deportes from Toyota Arena in Ontario, California. The press conference also featured Continue Reading...
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Errol Spence gets narrow decision win over Shawn Porter in a thrilling fight. Benavidez stops Dirrell

0 Submitted by on Sun, 29 September 2019, 11:54
LOS ANGELES (September 29, 2019) – Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (26-0, 21 KOs) unified the IBF and WBC Welterweight World Titles Saturday night against two-time champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter (30-3-1,17 KOs) in an action packed main event of a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. “It feels good to win,” said Spence. “This is a Continue Reading...
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ERROL SPENCE JR. VS. SHAWN PORTER: QUOTES & PHOTOS AHEAD THE SEPTEMBER 28TH WELTERWEIGHT TITLE UNIFICATION

2 Submitted by on Wed, 14 August 2019, 01:47
LOS ANGELES (August 13, 2019) – IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. and WBC Welterweight World Champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter went face to face Tuesday in Los Angeles at a press conference to preview their 147-pound championship unification that headlines a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View on Saturday, September 28 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Also in Continue Reading...
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ADAM KOWNACKI DECISIONS CHRIS ARREOLA IN A RECORD SETTING HEAVYWEIGHT SLUG FEST

3 Submitted by on Mon, 05 August 2019, 02:49
BROOKLYN (August 4, 2019) – Unbeaten Polish star and Brooklyn native Adam Kownacki (20-0, 15 KOs) earned a unanimous decision over Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (38-6-1, 33 KOs) in an all-action brawl in front of his hometown fans that headlined FOX PBC Fight Night main event and on FOX Deportes Saturday night from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. Continue Reading...
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Errol Spence Jr. vs. Shawn Porter is on. The Highly-Anticipated 147-Pound Title Unification battle set to happen on September 28th

0 Submitted by on Tue, 23 July 2019, 20:43
LOS ANGELES (July 20, 2019) – Welterweight world champions collide when IBF Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. clashes with WBC Champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter in a massive 147-pound title unification match headlining a Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View on Saturday, September 28 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The co-feature of the evening will pit WBC Super Continue Reading...
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John Scully: “I think in a rematch Tyson Fury would beat Deontay Wilder even easier!”

3 Submitted by on Sun, 14 July 2019, 23:33
I recently had a chance to speak with former Light heavyweight contender and current trainer, ‘Iceman’ John Scully to discuss all the latest news going on in the sport. Besides training former world champions like Chad Dawson, Scully has worked with ESPN as an analyst and is one of the most respected people in the sport. In part 1 of Continue Reading...
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Manny Pacquiao Media Workout Quotes In Lead Up To Title Fight With Keith Thurman

4 Submitted by on Thu, 11 July 2019, 11:11
LOS ANGELES (July 10, 2019) – Senator Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, hosted media in Los Angeles Wednesday at his training camp as he prepares to face WBA Welterweight Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman Saturday, July 20 in the main event of a PBC on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman breaks down his title defenses in the lead up to his fight with Manny Pacquiao

3 Submitted by on Tue, 09 July 2019, 11:23
ST. PETERSBURG, FL. (July 8, 2019) – Keith “One Time” Thurman’s victories have always been the center of conversation. Even with nine championship fights and eight title defenses already under his belt, his Saturday, July 20 fight against Manny Pacquaio could prove to be the most significant, as he steps onto boxing’s biggest stage looking to capture a momentous victory. Continue Reading...
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WBC MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION JERMALL CHARLO DEFENDS TITLE WITH DOMINANT WIN OVER BRANDON ADAMS

2 Submitted by on Sun, 30 June 2019, 11:44
HOUSTON (June 30, 2019) – In front of a sold out crowd of his hometown fans, WBC Middleweight World Champion Jermall Charlo defended his new title for the first time and kept his unbeaten record in dominating fashion against Brandon Adams Saturday night at NRG Arena live on SHOWTIME. In a near-shutout unanimous decision, Charlo (29-0, 21 KOs) won by Continue Reading...
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CLARESSA SHIELDS SECURES DOMINATING WIN OVER CHRISTINA HAMMER TO BECOME THE UNDISPUTED MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

0 Submitted by on Sun, 14 April 2019, 11:49
ATLANTIC CITY (April 13, 2019) – Claressa Shields is the undisputed middleweight champion of the world. The 24-year-old Flint, Mich. native delivered the best performance of her career and cruised to a unanimous decision over Germany’s Christina Hammer Saturday on SHOWTIME in arguably the most significant women’s boxing match in history. The judges scored the fight 98-92 and 98-91 twice. Continue Reading...
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Former Two-Division Boxing Champion Paulie Malignaggi & Former UFC Standout Artem Lobov Exchange Words In Anticipation of Potential Showdown

1 Submitted by on Tue, 02 April 2019, 22:57
NEW YORK (April 2, 2019) – Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) hosted a media event in New York Tuesday as recent BKFC signee and former two-division boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi and former UFC standout and Conor McGregor stablemate Artem Lobov had a heated exchange and had to be separated in anticipation of a possible showdown between the two later this Continue Reading...
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Sergey Lipinets triumphs over former champion Lamont Peterson in thrilling main event

2 Submitted by on Mon, 25 March 2019, 23:08
NATIONAL HARBOR (March 25, 2019) – Former world champion Sergey Lipinets (15-1, 11 KOs) stopped former two-division champion Lamont Peterson (35-5-1, 17 KOs)in round 10 Sunday night in an action-packed welterweight showdown that headlined Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes from MGM National Harbor in Maryland. “I feel great about the statement I made to the welterweight division,” Continue Reading...
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Errol Spence dominates Mikey Garcia over 12 rounds to retain his IBF welterweight title

3 Submitted by on Sun, 17 March 2019, 02:30
ARLINGTON, TX. (March 17, 2019) – Errol Spence Jr. retained his IBF Welterweight World Championship in his hometown in front of 47,525 fans with a unanimous decision over four-division world champion Mikey Garcia in the main event of the first Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event Saturday night from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “The motivation fighting in Continue Reading...
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Errol Spence and Mikey Garcia final press conference ahead of welterweight title showdown

0 Submitted by on Thu, 14 March 2019, 01:52
ARLINGTON, TX. (March 13, 2019) – Unbeaten IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol Spence Jr. and undefeated four-division champion Mikey Garcia went face-to-face at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Wednesday at the final press conference before they go toe-to-toe at the same venue this Saturday in a Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event. Spence and Garcia shared their thoughts Continue Reading...
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Shawn Porter Retains WBC Welterweight Title with a Tough Split Decision victory Over Yordenis Ugas

2 Submitted by on Sun, 10 March 2019, 23:58
CARSON, CALIF. (March 9, 2019) – WBC Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter retained his title with a close split-decision victory over Yordenis Ugas Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. “The crowd was expecting a big brawl, but that’s not the way this fight Continue Reading...
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Vanes Martirosyan: “If Al Haymon wants to accept me back, I would go to him immediately”

13 Submitted by on Tue, 19 February 2019, 09:40
Junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan has been speaking out of late when it comes to the subject of his treatment from promoter Don King. Vanes first spoke out on twitter and has kicked off an interesting discussion about the business side of boxing and what goes on behind the scenes. Besides being a fan favorite, Vanes was usually the odds on Continue Reading...
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Three-Division Champion Abner Mares Sustains Injury; Forced To Withdraw From World title fight against Gervonta Davis. Replaced by former champion Hugo Ruiz

1 Submitted by on Wed, 30 January 2019, 23:01
LOS ANGELES (January 30, 2019) – Three-division, four-time champion Abner Mares has been forced to pull out of the WBA Super Featherweight title match against two-time super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis on Saturday, February 9 after suffering an injury while training. Davis will now defend against former world champion Hugo Ruiz in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, with Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman survives onslaught from Josesito Lopez to retain WBA crown at Barclays Center

0 Submitted by on Sun, 27 January 2019, 11:44
BROOKLYN (January 27, 2019) – WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman returned to the ring and defended his title with a majority decision victory over veteran contender Josesito Lopez Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. In his first fight in 22-months Continue Reading...
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