Category Archives: Boxing News

Abel Sanchez: “I think Canelo’s vindicated. They put on the kind of fight that clean good fighters put on, giving us the thrills in every round!

16 Submitted by on Wed, 19 September 2018, 02:09
The Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez rematch happened one year after the first, but it turned out to be well worth the wait, as the combatants put on one of the best fights of the year. Going into the match, there was a lot of talk on both sides about the controversy of the first bout and the positive drug Continue Reading...
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CANELO ALVAREZ DEFEATS GENNADY GOLOVKIN IN THRILLING REMATCH TO CAPTURE WBC AND WBA MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLES

2 Submitted by on Sun, 16 September 2018, 23:07
LAS VEGAS (Sept. 15, 2018) In what will surely go down as one of the closest and most hard-fought middleweight title fights in boxing history, Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) went toe-to-toe in 12 rounds of non-stop action to defeat the reigning WBC, WBA and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) by Continue Reading...
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Bob Sheridan: “I would lean towards Gennady Golovkin until I see him get knocked off”

1 Submitted by on Fri, 14 September 2018, 00:04
Bob Sheridan is one of the best commentators in the sport of boxing and he is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. “The Colonel” has been calling fights for over 40 years and has made some of the sport’s most famous ringside calls. I recently spoke with Bob and discussed some of the biggest stories going on in boxing. Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Media Workout Quotes ahead of their title bout

0 Submitted by on Sat, 08 September 2018, 10:30
BROOKLYN (September 5, 2018) – Welterweight stars Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter kicked off fight week in Brooklyn Wednesday with media workouts ahead of their showdown for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Championship taking place this Saturday, September 8 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™ and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Press Conference ahead of welterweight title showdown

2 Submitted by on Tue, 31 July 2018, 02:10
NEW YORK (July 30, 2018) – Former world champions Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter went face-to-face Monday at a press conference to formally announce their showdown for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Championship Saturday, September 8 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main event (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) will pit Continue Reading...
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Mikey Garcia unifies lightweight division with win over Easter Jr. Luis Ortiz scores quick KO in return bout

0 Submitted by on Sun, 29 July 2018, 17:57
LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2018) – Mikey Garcia became the 10th lightweight champion to unify the division with a unanimous decision against Robert Easter Jr. Saturday on SHOWTIME, and immediately afterward set his sights on boxing’s best, namely Errol Spence Jr. Full fight highlights here: https://s.sho.com/2LzlnJ6 All three judges scored the fight in favor of Garcia,118-109, 117-110, 116-111, in an Continue Reading...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez: Media Q&A ahead of their August 4th showdown at the Hard Rock in Atlantic City

2 Submitted by on Sun, 22 July 2018, 22:14
Kathy Duva, CEO Main Events: “Thanks so much for joining in on this beautiful summer day. It is terrific to be putting a show back in Atlantic City. Back in the Etess Arena. Back in a place where a lot of us started out working with our good friends Bernie Dillon, Sharon Pearce and all the other nice people from Continue Reading...
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Demetrius Andrade: “If Canelo needs to turn into a robot to beat a human being in a sport that is already deadly, then f*ck you!”

2 Submitted by on Mon, 16 July 2018, 22:46
Former 2-time junior middleweight champion, Demetrius ‘Boo Boo’ Andrade is looking to return this fall and he is looking for a big fight at middleweight. Andrade is undefeated, carrying a record of 25-0 (16KOs) and he is regarded as one of the most avoided fighters in the sport. Demetrius is now 30 years old and is currently a promotional free Continue Reading...
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ERROL SPENCE JR.DESTROYS OCAMPO IN THE FIRST ROUND, DEFENDS IBF CHAMPIONSHIP BELT

1 Submitted by on Sat, 16 June 2018, 23:30
FRISCO, TEXAS (June 16, 2018) – Errol Spence Jr. defended his IBF Welterweight World Championship with a first-round knockout of previously undefeated mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo in a homecoming fight Saturday on SHOWTIME at Ford Center at The Star. A sellout crowd of more than 12,600 fans packed Ford Center at The Star in Frisco to witness Spence’s first homecoming Continue Reading...
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Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II & Jermell Charlo vs. Austin Trout: Quotes and photos from the final press conference

0 Submitted by on Thu, 07 June 2018, 22:04
LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2018) – Featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz and four-time world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face at the final press conference Thursday, two days before they enter the ring for their highly-anticipated rematch this Saturday, June 9 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Also squaring-off at the final Continue Reading...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez: Press Conference Quotes and Photos ahead of the August 4th title fight

0 Submitted by on Mon, 14 May 2018, 23:27
Hard Rock Cafè, New York, NY – WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) and Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) addressed the media at Hard Rock Café in Times Square to officially announce their upcoming “Super Men” showdown at the brand new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, on Saturday, August 4 televised live Continue Reading...
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Jermell Charlo vs. Austin Trout: Quotes & Photos ahead of the June 9th world title fight

0 Submitted by on Tue, 08 May 2018, 23:50
LOS ANGELES (May 8, 2018) – Unbeaten super welterweight world champion Jermell Charlo and former world champion Austin Trout went face-to-face Tuesday as they met with media in Los Angeles to discuss their showdown Saturday, June 9 live on SHOWTIME from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast is Continue Reading...
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Al Bernstein: “If it’s a year long suspension for Canelo then I’m going to say the Golovkin rematch may not happen”

5 Submitted by on Tue, 17 April 2018, 10:38
Hall of Fame boxing commentator Al Bernstein has been calling the fights and providing his analyst view on boxing for over 30 years. He has been ringside for some of the biggest events in the history of the sport and has seen the rise and fall of many of boxing’s top athletes. Bernstein is now entering his 15th year with Continue Reading...
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Ronnie Shields: “You can see Canelo is on drugs, you can see he’s dirty, everybody in the world can see it!”

27 Submitted by on Sun, 15 April 2018, 11:54
Trainer Ronnie Shields knows the boxing scene as well as anyone in the sport, having been both a contender as a fighter and one of the top trainers in the game. Shields currently trains middleweight contender Jermall Charlo, who is the mandatory challenger for Gennady Golvokin. Shields hopes his fighter will get a shot at the middleweight champion before the Continue Reading...
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Ronnie Shields: “Erislandy Lara wants to unify the division, so Jarrett Hurd is first and then he wants to fight Jermell Charlo!”

4 Submitted by on Thu, 05 April 2018, 02:13
Ronnie Shields is one of the most respected cornermen in the game and has worked with Hall of Fame fighters like Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, and Pernell Whitaker. Shields currently works with former 154lb champion Jermall Charlo and reigning IBO/WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara. Both fighters are set to return to the ring this month is separate Showtime boxing Continue Reading...
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Mikey Garcia wins title at 140lbs by outclassing Sergey Lipinets. Relikh avenges loss to Barthelemy

3 Submitted by on Sun, 11 March 2018, 14:46
SAN ANTONIO (March 11, 2018) – Mikey Garcia captured a world title in his fourth weight division, outpointing previously undefeated Sergey Lipinets to win the IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship Saturday on SHOWTIME from Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio. With the victory, Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) joined Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as the only fighters in history to Continue Reading...
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Deontay Wilder survives onslaught to stop Luis Ortiz in action packed bout. Uzcategui stops Dirrell in rematch

2 Submitted by on Sun, 04 March 2018, 14:42
BROOKLYN (March 4, 2018) – Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder retained his WBC title in his seventh defense with a tenth round knockout over unbeaten challenger Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz in a thrilling back-and-forth SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event Saturday night from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®. Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) not Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “After talking all that smack, Canelo was a runner. Golovkin turned him into a Mayweather”

15 Submitted by on Mon, 19 February 2018, 17:47
Trainer Abel Sanchez finally got the match he wanted when Gennady “GGG” Golovkin faced off against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in September of 2017. Many fight fans were expecting a fight of the year type of match, but were given a tactical affair that saw Canelo move for a majority of the fight. The fight went the distance and was controversially Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia blasts out Brandon Rios in the 9th round of welterweight title eliminator

0 Submitted by on Sun, 18 February 2018, 13:57
LAS VEGAS (Feb. 17, 2018) – Former two-division world champion Danny Garcia returned with a vengeance, knocking out Brandon Rios in a WBC Welterweight Title Eliminator in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Returning for the first time since dropping a close split-decision to Keith Thurman in a Continue Reading...
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Jermall Charlo Houston Media Workout Quotes & Photos ahead of his March 3rd title fight

0 Submitted by on Thu, 08 February 2018, 22:13
HOUSTON (February 8, 2018) – Unbeaten former 154-pound world champion Jermall Charlo hosted a media workout Thursday in his hometown of Houston as he prepares for his WBC Interim Middleweight World Title showdown against Hugo Centeno Jr. Saturday, March 3 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. The Premier Boxing Champions event will be headlined by heavyweight champion Deontay Continue Reading...
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CANELO ALVAREZ TO BATTLE GENNADY ‘GGG’ GOLOVKIN IN HISTORIC REMATCH FOR THE MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE WORLD ON CINCO DE MAYO!

1 Submitted by on Mon, 29 January 2018, 23:39
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2018): A sequel to the most anticipated boxing event in years will arrive on Cinco De Mayo as Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) will clash in a historic and highly anticipated 12-round rematch Saturday, May 5. The event Continue Reading...
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Errol Spence dominates and stops Lamont Peterson. Easter wins razor close decision over Fortuna

1 Submitted by on Sun, 21 January 2018, 21:22
BROOKLYN (Jan. 21, 2018) – Undefeated welterweight world champion Errol Spence Jr. retained his IBF title with an impressive stoppage of former two-division champion Lamont Peterson in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday night from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®. In his first defense since dethroning Kell Brook on SHOWTIME last May, Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) Continue Reading...
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Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz official for March 3rd at Barclays Center

1 Submitted by on Fri, 12 January 2018, 22:42
BROOKLYN (January 12, 2018) – Another blockbuster boxing event will come to Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®, as unbeaten heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder defends his title against unbeaten contender Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz on Saturday, March 3 in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Wilder-Ortiz is a long-awaited matchup of undefeated, Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios square off for the first time ahead of their February 17th clash

1 Submitted by on Tue, 09 January 2018, 23:36
LOS ANGELES (January 9, 2018) – Two-division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios went face-to-face for the first time Tuesday at a press conference in Los Angeles to announce their main event showdown taking place Saturday, Feb. 17 live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and presented by Premier Continue Reading...
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Claressa Shields: “The difference with Lomachenko’s path, he has one loss on his record and I don’t. I’m going to stay undefeated”

4 Submitted by on Sat, 06 January 2018, 22:35
The first significant fight card of 2018 features two time Olympic gold medalist, Claressa Shields, defending her WBC & IBF super middleweight title belts against undefeated contender, Tori Nelson. The event takes place at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York and will also feature woman’s middleweight champion Christina Hammer and contender Franchon Crews Dezurn. With women’s combat sports Continue Reading...
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