After successful arm surgery, Ugas looks to produce another upset in Spence’s backyard

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After confirming he subsequently underwent successful surgery on the torn bicep injury which had many questioning whether he’d be okay to fight Manny Pacquiao as a late-notice replacement last August, WBA champion Yordenis Ugas is putting the finishing touches to a training camp with unbeaten two-belt titlist Errol Spence Jr awaiting him next on April 16. Continue reading

Ahead of rebooked Jack Catterall 140lb title defence, Josh Taylor eyes welterweight move

Undisputed super lightweight champion Josh Taylor poses after the press conference with Jack Catterall prior to their undisputed super lightweight...

Despite insisting he isn’t overlooking WBO mandatory challenger Jack Catterall ahead of Saturday night’s showdown, undisputed light-welterweight champion Josh Taylor has continued to hint at moving up to welterweight while stressing there’s only one opponent he’s currently interested in fighting at 147lbs: unbeaten WBO titlist Terence Crawford. Will he? 
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Conor Benn produces career-best display, flattens Chris Algieri in four rounds

Conor Benn knocks out Chris Algieri to win the WBA Continental Welterweight Title fight between Conor Benn and Chris Algieri at M&S Bank Arena on...

Adrien Broner? Khan-Brook winner next? Stateside debut? The possibilities are limitless. Rising welterweight contender Conor Benn made good on his promise to deliver big in a headline spot, delivering a furious R4 finish to knock out former welterweight champion Chris Algieri before vowing for big things to come in 2022 after an eventful night’s work from Liverpool.
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Crawford crunches Porter, earns R10 TKO in fifth WBO welterweight title defence

Terence Crawford knocksdown Shawn Porter during their fight for the WBO welterweight championship at Michelob ULTRA Arena on November 20, 2021 in Las...

As the rounds ticked by and the competitive juices flowed, WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford cranked up the pressure in the later rounds and scored two quick knockdowns in the tenth, becoming the first fighter to stop Shawn Porter in Showtime’s 36-fight pro career. At the post-fight press conference afterwards, Porter announced his retirement. 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

Boxing round-up: Benn’s new deal, Usyk confident, Parker-Chisora 2 booked

Conor Benn celebrates victory as Adrian Granados reacts after the WBA Continental Welterweight Title fight between Conor Benn and Adrian Granados at...

Fresh from his ten-round decision win over Adrian Granados, unbeaten welterweight Conor Benn (19-0, 12 KOs) has agreed a new multi-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing. Elsewhere, there’s praise for Oleksandr Usyk ahead of his heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua next weekend while Joseph Parker vs. Dereck Chisora II has been confirmed for December 19. Continue reading

Conor Benn vows to produce big display against Adrian Granados on Saturday

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Although their initial bout was postponed after Conor Benn’s positive COVID-19 test, the 24-year-old welterweight prospect recovered and Eddie Hearn moved this matchup onto the Josh Warrington vs. Mauricio Lara II card in Leeds this weekend. Benn (18-0, 12 KOs) believes he’ll start getting the respect he deserves at 147lbs worldwide and Saturday is where he continues… Continue reading