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Carl Froch warns not to overlook George Groves’ punch power

Carl Froch is standing by his Chris Eubank Jr prediction, but wonders whether old foe George Groves could maybe prove him wrong on Saturday night... We will have to wait and see if Eubank Jr...

George Groves believes Chris Eubank Jr will play a part in his own downfall

George Groves believes Chris Eubank Jr's "over-arrogance" will play a part in his own downfall when they meet in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final. 'The Saint' puts his WBA 'world' super-middleweight title on the line...

Joseph Parker just wants world titles and not fame

Joseph Parker is not interested in fame, he simply wants to take Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight titles, says his promoter David Higgins. The 26-year-old New Zealander is preparing for his unification clash against Joshua in...

Tyson Fury has called out Shannon Briggs and Antonio Tarver

Tyson Fury claims he is going to send fight contracts to both Shannon Briggs and Antonio Tarver but says neither man will be his opponent for his comeback fight. The 29-year-old Fury has not fought...

David Haye reveals sparring secrets that may influence British Beef fight

David Haye believes Lawrence Okolie has a “world class heavyweight chin” after watching him spar Joe Joyce. Okolie impressed against Hayemaker Promotions heavyweight Joyce and will now aim to showcase his ability against fellow unbeaten...

Conor Benn will make his Liverpool debut on Amir Khan undercard

Conor Benn returns to the ring on Amir Khan's British comeback undercard in Liverpool. 'The Destroyer' will be making his first appearance of 2018 at the Echo Arena, on April 21, almost five months since...

Deontay Wilder promises to face Anthony Joshua if he beats Parker

Deontay Wilder says he will get in the ring and go face to face with Anthony Joshua if he beats Joseph Parker in Cardiff. The WBC heavyweight world champion will be ringside as part of...

Oleksandr Usyk beats Mairis Briedis on points in semi-final

Oleksandr Usyk was crowned unified cruiserweight world champion by edging out Mairis Briedis in a sensational World Boxing Super Series semi-final showdown on Saturday. The Ukrainian, who has been sparring with Isaac Chamberlain ahead of...

Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua rematch could be next

Dillian Whyte admits a rematch with Anthony Joshua would bring out his 'rage' and wants a trilogy of fights with his British heavyweight rival. 'The Body Snatcher' can stay on course for a world title...

Wilder vs Ortiz: Deontay Wilder’s toughest test

Deontay Wilder’s most difficult fight has been a long time coming, writes James Dielhenn, but there has never been a more opportune time to make a statement. Wilder is the longest reigning of the world...

Joshua vs Parker: Heavyweight unification bout a sell-out

Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight unification bout against Joseph Parker is expected to sell out, with 70,000 tickets sold already. Only a limited number of tickets are still available for the fight at the Principality Stadium...

Haye will be completely fit for rematch with Bellew – Hearn

David Haye will be "100 per cent'" fit for the Tony Bellew rematch after starting a training camp in Los Angeles, says promoter Eddie Hearn. The former world champion has linked up with trainer Ismael...

Where Is America’s Next Wilder

Deontay Wilder is the flag bearer for American heavyweight boxing, but who is the next young prospect to emerge from the sizeable shadow of the 'Bronze Bomber'? As the reigning WBC champion, Wilder is recognised...

Manchester City 3 Vs 1 Arsenal 5 things we learnt as Guardiola’s men continue...

Manchester City 3 Vs 1 Arsenal 5 things we learnt as Guardiola’s men continue dominance There is no stopping Manchester City just yet as they ran out 3-1 winners over Arsenal in the Premier League...

ManCrushMonday Anthony Joshua, the world’s newest boxing king Anthony Joshua is one of the...

ur crush for this lovely Monday is none other than the man of the moment, Anthony Joshua Anthony Joshua has risen to become a popular boxer in the world and has inspired and captivated many...

Joshua vs Pulev: Larry Holmes backs Anthony Joshua to become one of the greatest...

Former world champion Larry Holmes is backing world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to become one of the greatest boxers of all time. Holmes, who fought Mike Tyson and beat Muhammad Ali, says the WBA 'super' and...

Boxer urges UK Anti-Doping for resolution Britain’s troubled former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury...

Britain's troubled former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury challenged the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) body to either hurry up and ban him for taking an illegal substance or clear him to resume his turbulent career. The...

Stanley Eribo crushes Tanzanian boxer in 12th round, wins N2.5M cash prize

Stanley ‘Edo Boy’ Eribo of Nigeria has retained the Welterweight African Boxing Union Championship belt following his victory over Ramadhan Shauri of Tanzania at the GOtv Boxing Night 12 in Lagos. The seven-bout event which witnessed...

There’s A Mayweather-McGregor Rematch And This One We’re Excited About

So, Floyd Mayweather won. Which is about as surprising as a builder with a bacon sandwich. Conor McGregor did exceed expectations in the superfight/circus, however, and it seems the battle is by no means...

POUND FOR POUND

S ince its brief heyday, when fighters like Christy Martin and Laila Ali captivated national audiences, women's boxing has largely been absent from the spotlight -- few appearances on major cards, and almost nonexistent on...

The Road to Supremacy

The Road to Supremacy In anticipation of their Sept. 16 showdown in Las Vegas, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez take the show on the road, making four stops in four days. byPHOTOGRAPHY AND REPORTING BY RICHARD...
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Pound-for-pound rankings: Crawford makes a move

Pound-for-pound rankings: Crawford makes a move Junior welterweight unified titleholder Terence Crawford's impressive stoppage of Julius Indongo pushed him up a few spots in ESPN's P4P rankings. Where did he land? Crawford vacates IBF 140-pound world...

Pound-for-pound rankings: Crawford makes a move

10:56 AM ET Who is the world's best fighter, regardless of weight class? Check out ESPN's latest top 10. Don't forget to check out Dan Rafael's divisional rankings, which are updated weekly. For a list of the...

Santa Cruz, Mares title bouts slated for Oct. 14

4:52 PM ET Featherweight world titleholders Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares, who were supposed to fight each other in a mandatory rematch this fall, instead will defend their belts against separate opponents first. Santa Cruz...

Crawford vacates IBF 140-pound world title

2:56 PM ET Terence Crawford's run as the undisputed junior welterweight world champion did not last long. Only 11 days, to be exact. With a purse bid looming for a mandatory defense against Sergey Lipinets on...

Crawford vacates IBF 140-pound world title

2:56 PM ET Terence Crawford's run as the undisputed junior welterweight world champion did not last long. Only 11 days, to be exact. With a purse bid looming for a mandatory defense against Sergey Lipinets on...

Warrington, Ceylan to meet in title eliminator

11:08 PM ET Josh Warrington and Dennis Ceylan will meet in a featherweight world title eliminator on Oct. 21 at First Direct Arena in Leeds, England -- Warrington's hometown -- promoter Frank Warren announced on...

Holyfield trumpets medical care for fighters

12:55 AM ET When Hall of Famer and former undisputed heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield announced earlier this year that he was getting into the promotional end of boxing with his newly founded Real Deal...