Beterbiev questions Bivol’s eagerness to fight for undisputed, hopes deal can get done

Artur Beterbiev stands in his corner after defeating Joe Smith Jr during the light heavyweight title bout at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square...

Although he’s set to make a mandatory defence of his newly-won WBO light-heavyweight title before this year is up against Anthony Yarde, Artur Beterbiev hasn’t been shy about the fact he has bigger fish to fry at 175lbs: a undisputed fight with fellow unbeaten champion Dmitry Bivol.
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Joe Cordina’s stunning R2 KO opens up possibilities in super-featherweight division

Joe Cordina knocks out Kenichi Ogawa during the IBF World Super Featherweight Title Fight between Kenichi Ogawa and Joe Cordina at Motorpoint Arena...

Joe Cordina became Great Britain’s second world champion from the 2016 Olympic team after blasting Kenichi Ogawa into submission with a punch-perfect second-round knockout this past weekend. While unified champion Shakur Stevenson was quick to put his hand up for a prospective future title matchup, the Welshman’s win has created more possibilities at 130lbs.
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Haney outclasses, comfortably outpoints Kambosos Jr to unify all four lightweight titles

Devin Haney celebrates after defeating George Kambosos Jnr, during their World Lightweight Undisputed Championship fight, at Marvel Stadium on June...

Some said there were flashes of Floyd Mayweather on show, others were underwhelmed and unsurprised by the outcome. Nonetheless, WBC lightweight titlist Devin Haney travelled to enemy territory and will return having made history as the eighth male undisputed champion in the four-belt era after a UD win (116-112, 116-112, 118-110) over George Kambosos Jr. Continue reading

Kambosos Jr involved in weigh-in drama before undisputed lightweight title bout vs. Haney

George Kambosos Jr. Speaks during the weigh in for the World Lightweight Championship bout between George Kambosos Jr. And Devin Haney at Margaret...

“Art of war baby, deception, let them believe this was done… everything is for a cause, a process, trust me.” Three-belt lightweight champion George Kambosos Jr insisted, having returned to the scales again and this time making weight (134.47lbs) ahead of his long-awaited title unification bout with WBC titlist Devin Haney. All things considered, should we believe him? Continue reading

Stevenson outclasses Valdez en route to wide decision win, now unified 130lb champion

Junior lightweight champion Shakur Stevenson punches WBC champion Oscar Valdez during a title unification fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April...

On an evening overshadowed by history being made at Madison Square Garden, WBO super-featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson scored a sixth-round knockdown and thoroughly outboxed Oscar Valdez on his way to an impressive decision victory – comfortably seizing the Mexican’s WBC strap and inflicting the 31-year-old’s first professional defeat in 31 fights too.
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Fury fires R6 uppercut to TKO Whyte, retains WBC belt again before retirement talk resumes

Tyson Fury celebrates victory as referee Mark Lyson checks on Dillian Whyte after the WBC World Heavyweight Title Fight between Tyson Fury and...

Messy and slow rather than the barnstormer both promised, Tyson Fury asserted full control early and retained his WBC heavyweight strap with a sixth-round TKO win over British rival Dillian Whyte as a record 94,000 crowd watched at Wembley. Afterwards, he insisted it’s now time to retire before leaving the door open for exhibition fights, like a hybrid matchup vs. UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou: who was among the interested audience ringside. Continue reading

Whyte typically bullish ahead of long-awaited title fight vs. heavily favoured Fury

Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte during a press conference at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Wednesday April 20, 2022.

When you cut through all the noise, from underhand tactics and disingenuous politics to multiple legal issues and controversy besides, Dillian Whyte’s excruciating wait for a WBC heavyweight title shot finally ends this Saturday on home soil at Wembley against compatriot and former sparring partner Tyson Fury. Will the wait be worth it? Not many believe so. Continue reading

Stevenson-Valdez: It’s been a long time coming, but Shakur’s showcase awaits on Apr. 30

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Having produced a mature, impressive tenth-round TKO win over Jamel Herring last October, winning the WBO super-featherweight title, Shakur Stevenson has a golden opportunity next month to do what he has long set out: continue on the road to superstardom, by inflicting the first professional loss on Oscar Valdez’s unblemished 30-0 (23 KOs) record. Will he sink or swim? Continue reading

After last month’s injustice, Catterall returns to training but remains left in the lurch

Jack Catterall despairs at the judges decision during the WBA, WBC, WBO & IBF world super-lightweight title fight against Josh Taylor at the OVO...

With the British Board of Control investigating the scorecards which saw heavy underdog Jack Catterall lose a highly-controversial split decision against undisputed light-welterweight champion Josh Taylor last month, the Scot’s decision to move up in weight leaves the 28-year-old in an unenviable position as far as his ongoing pursuit of world titles is concerned. Continue reading

Errol Spence Jr vs. Yordenis Ugas welterweight title unification clash set for April 16

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Tune-ups are for those who feel unsure of themselves, he said. Well, after a 16-month absence packed with some rotten timing which saw him agonisingly miss out on the legacy bout all boxers crave, it has now been confirmed: unbeaten two-belt welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr will face Yordenis Ugas in a unification bout – it’s a busy month of boxing in April. Continue reading

Thurman vows to produce increased workrate against bullish Barrios this weekend

Keith Thurman is treated in his corner between rounds during his WBA welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena on...

Keen to prove he’s learned from previous mistakes made against Manny Pacquiao in 2019, former unified world welterweight champion Keith Thurman has stressed he’ll produce a more active punching display vs. a bullish opponent in Mario Barrios this weekend. Barrios meanwhile, is unafraid to trade punches in what is expected to be an intense PPV main event. Continue reading