Scary rhabdomylosis diagnosis forces Ortiz Jr out of weekend McKinson fight

Vergil Ortiz Jr. Celebrates his knock-out victory over Egidijus Kavaliauskas during their fight for the WBO International Welterweight Title at The...

An untimely diagnosis, mid-fight week, means the highly-ranked welterweight prospect will have to wait indefinitely before rebooking what was to be his first in-ring appearance of 2022 against a bullish Brit making his US debut as two of the WBO’s top-5 at 147lbs were set to duel. Continue reading

Crawford feels a dominant win vs. Porter will justify his pound-for-pound status

Terence Crawford arrives to fight night between Jamel Herring and Shakur Stevenson for the WBO junior lightweight championship at State Farm Arena on...

Ahead of his fifth WBO welterweight title defence on November 20 against Shawn Porter, Terence Crawford (37-0, 28 KOs) believes a dominant victory over the two-time divisional titlist will reinforce his claim for world #1 in the pound-for-pound stakes as far as boxing is concerned. Continue reading

After decimating Liam Taylor, David Avanesyan eyes Yordenis Ugas title fight

David Avanesyan celebrates victory in the EBU European Welterweight Title fight between David Avanesyan and Liam Taylor at SSE Arena on October 02,...

Having made the fourth defence of his European welterweight title on Saturday, the 33-year-old Russian (28-3-1, 16 KOs) wants a return to world level after defeats by Lamont Peterson and Egidijus Kavaliauskas on his last two US visits in big bouts. His trainer Carl Greaves and manager Neil Marsh emphasised that belief, after his emphatic showing this past weekend. Continue reading

Crawford: I proved why I’m considered boxing’s P4P best against Brook

What's next for Terence Crawford? Is a jump to PBC in his near future? - Bad Left Hook

Terence Crawford (37-0, 28 KOs) believes his fourth-round knockout victory over Kell Brook has once again reaffirmed his standing as boxing’s best, pound-for-pound, in the world. The 33-year-old stopped Brook faster than both Gennadiy Golovkin and Errol Spence Jr did – the latter remains a reported future opponent. Nonetheless, he refused to compare the fights themselves. Continue reading