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Wilder talks about Helenius and Usyk

Press Release Former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder previewed his long-awaited return to the ring during a media workout in Las Vegas Thursday, as he prepares to take on top-rated Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius in a WBC eliminator on Saturday, October 15th topping a pay-per-view show from Barclays...

Katie Taylor announces next world title defense

Source: Matchroom Katie Taylor will defend her world lightweight championship against Karen Elizabeth Carabajal at the OVO Arena Wembley in London on Saturday October 29th, live worldwide on DAZN (excluding Australia and New Zealand). In the co-feature, European featherweight champion Jordan Gill (27-1-1, 8 KOs) puts his title on the line...

Maxi Hughes: "I hope Kid Galahad has a plan for life after boxing"

Source: Matchroom Maxi Hughes has told Kid Galahad to prepare for life after boxing as he defends his IBO lightweight title at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on Saturday night, live worldwide on DAZN (excluding Australia and New Zealand). Hughes (25-2-2, 5 KOs) defends his title for the second time, after widely outpointing fellow Brit...

Granite Chin announces two Massachusetts shows

Press Release Granite Chin Promotions has announced its final two events of 2022, both in Massachusetts, scheduled for November 19th in Springfield, and Thanksgiving Eve (Nov. 23rd) in Bridgewater. The Springfield show will take place ” at Mass Mutual Center, will showcase two  pair of undefeated boxers in an eight-round bout for the...

Introducing Team Combat League

Press Release A new boxing concept is being planned for America and Mexico. “Team Combat League” will be a boxing federation with a franchise team format. Eight franchise cities have been selected to form teams that will compete against each other across six weight categories, five male and one female. Team Combat League is the only...

Weigh-in report from Essington, PA

Press Release Here are the boxers weights for Friday night's RDR Promotions card at The Clarion Hotel in Essington, Pennsylvania: Nahir Albright 137 pounds -vs.- Estivan Falcao 137;  Romuel Cruz 122.3 -vs.- Roberto Pucheta 121.4 Dominique Mayfield 263 -vs.- Jonathan Wiles 206; Erron Peterson 160 -vs.- Igor Pesterev...

Weigh-in report from Ontario, California

Source: Thompson Boxing Here are the boxers' weights for the Thompson Boxing sow set to take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California on Friday, September 23rd: Richard Brewart Jr. 157.9 vs.  Joeshon James 158;  Roberto Meza Jr. 126.8 vs Isaac Avelar 127; Ruben Islas 134.5 vs. Erick Garcia Benitez 133.3; Esteban Muñoz 144...

Weigh-in report from Bethlehem, PA

Press Release Here are the boxers' weights for Friday night's King's Promotions card at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Jonathan Rodriguez 118.7 pounds -vs.- Oscar Vazquez 120.3; James Bernadin 136.9 -vs.- Jairo Lopez 136.1; Thanjhae Teasley 144.1 -vs.- Maycon Oller Di Silva 143.9  Julian Gonzalez 134.9...

Oct. 8th London undercard revealed

Source: Wasserman Boxing Undercard details have been released for the October 8th show when ‘Born Rivals’ Chris Eubank Jr. and Conor Benn clash at The O2 in London, live on DAZN around the world and on DAZN pay-pr-view in the UK and Ireland. Olympic gold medal winner Galal Yafai will battle Gohan Rodriguez Garcia in a flyweight bout. Yafai (2-0 2...

Boxingtalk's Thursday fight predictions

By Michael Borao, Jr. Here are Boxingtalk's predictions for Thursday's fight action, courtesy of MB Boxing Official Keita Kurihara (16-6-1) vs. Kai Chiba (14-3) (Bantamweights) … Prediction: Kurihara by mid-round knockout; Akihiro Kondo (34-10-2) vs. Tatsuya Yanagi (18-7-2) II (Welterweights) … Prediction: Kondo by close unanimous...

Final presser quotes from Stevenson homecoming show Newark, NJ

Source: Top Rank Shakur Stevenson is two days away from his New Jersey homecoming. The WBC/WBO junior lightweight king will defend his belts Friday evening against Brazil's Robson Conceição (17-1, 8 KOs) at Newark's Prudential Center. Stevenson, a 2016 Olympic silver medalist, is a Newark native who is fighting at home as a champion for...

Mayweather ready to entertain Japanese fans

Press Release The Floyd Mayweather-Mikuru Askakura pay-per-view press conference was held in Tokyo, Japan for this Saturday night’s Super Rizin event, presented by Japanese MMA company Rizin Fighting Federation. Mayweather- Askakura is scheduled for three rounds. The 45-year-old Mayweather, who retired from professional boxing with a...

A few words with middleweight Richard Brewart Jr.

Source: Thompson Boxing Middleweight Richard Brewart Jr. (12-0, 4 KOs), will face former amateur stand-out Joeshon James (6-0, 3 KOs) in an eight-round main event at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, CA on Friday, September 23rd. Tickets are available or online at www.thompsonboxing.com.  Fight fans will be able to watch all Thompson Boxing...

South African update

Source: WBF Super flyweight Gcina “Double G” Makhoba will enter the squared circle on October 2nd in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. His opponent will be someoen he defeated, but in an unsatisfying manner back in February of 2020.  Makhoba rematches Musawenkosi Ndwanwe, who lost the first encounter when an...

Shakur Stevenson's homecoming set for Saturday

Source: Top Rank WBC/WBO junior lightweight champion Shakur Stevenson has never fought at home as a world champion. The six letters on the front of his trunks — Newark — represents his past and immediate future. Stevenson (20-0 including the World Series of Boxing), a 2016 Olympic silver medalist, will defend his belts against Brazilian...

Mayweather's Japan exhibition just days away

Source: WBC Former multi-division world champion Floyd Mayweather will face Japanese mixed martial artist Mikuru Asakura, 30, who will make his boxing debut in an exhibition fight, on Saturday, September 24th, (Sunday the 25th in Japan). Mayweather retired from boxing in 2017 with a record of 50 wins with no losses and 27 knockouts. But...

Boxingtalk's Wednesday fight predictions

By Michael Borao Jr. Boxingtalk's fight predictions for Wednesday: Aik Shakhnazaryan (25-4-1) vs. Denis Mwale (9-3) (Lightweights) … Prediction: Shaknazaryan by clear unanimous decision; Arif Magomedov (18-3) vs. Edgard Moskvichev (16-1-2) (Middleweights) … Prediction: Moskvichev by wide unanimous decision; Denis Savitsky (5-0-1) vs....

Ashton “H20” Sylve to face Braulio Rodriguez

Source: Showtime press release Ashton “H20” Sylve, Chris Avila and Mikhail “Doctor Mike” Varshavski highlight the Showtime pay-per-view undercard on Saturday, October 29th (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) headlined by Jake “The Problem Child” Paul vs. UFC legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva in Glendale, Ariz., just outside Phoenix. Tickets are on sale now and can...

A few words with Joeshon James

Source: Thompson Boxing Middleweight Joeshon James (6-0, 3 KOs), will look to surprise Southern California as he faces local fan favorite, Richard Brewart Jr. (12-0, 4 KOs) in an eight-round main event on Thompson Boxing’s show at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California on Friday. Tickets are available for purchase at www.thompsonboxing.com....

Late result: Early KO for Jessica Camara

Source: Split-T Management Jessica Camara KO1 Josefina Vega... In Wilmington, Delaware over the weekend, Jessica Camara registered her second consecutive knockout, this time needing just forty seconds to take out Josefina Vega (9-5) in their junior welterweight bout at The Chase Fieldhouse. Camara landed a left hook that put Vega down and out. With the...

Late results: Joshafat Ortiz wins in Philly

Source: Hard Hitting Promotions Joshafat Ortiz W10 Mario Ezequiel Sayal Lozano... Junior lightweight Joshafat Ortiz remained undefeated with a six-round unanimous decision win over Mario Ezequiel Sayal Lozano in the featured bout at The Fillmore Philadelphia. The Friday night card saw Ortiz of Reading, Pennsylvania win by shutout tallies of 60-54 on all...

Chiwandire vs. Munoz rebooked for Oct. 1 in Zimbabwe

Source: WBC Kudakwashe “Takemoney” Chiwandire is preparing to defend her WBC interim super bantamweight title in her native Zimbabwe on October First. She will defend against a hard hitting former champion, Zulina Muñoz of Mexico. The originally scheduled date was August 20th, but for logistical reasons it`ll now take place on October...

Late results from London

Source: Queensberry Promotions Denzel Bentley TKO4 Marcus Morrison ... Denzel Bentley made a successful first defence of his British middleweight title in a shootout against Marcus Morrison at London's York Hall. Morrison’s trainer Joe Gallagher stepped in to raise the towel after  two minutes of round four. Bentley had revved himself up after a first...

Late results from Tampa, Florida

Source: Firefist Boxing Connor Coyle W8 Silverio Ortiz... Middleweight Connor “The Kid” Coyle (17-0) scored an eight-round unanimous decision victory on Saturday at Alessi Fitness Center in Tampa, FL. Coyle outpointed Silverio Ortiz of Mexico. [Ortiz is now 37-32 with eleven straght losses]. Coyle peppered Ortiz with a consistent jab and straight...

Williamson to defend British title vs. Kelly in December

Source: Probellum Probellum has announced that British junior middleweight champion Troy Williamson and Josh Kelly will collide in December in Newcastle, England. Probellum said the exact date and venue will be confirmed in due course.  The British champion overcame David Benitez in Bolton over the weekend to set up his showdown with Kelly,...

Lerena tops Wach in South Africa

Source: SuperSport Kevin Lerena W12 Mariusz Wach... In Johannesburg, South Africa's Kevin Lerena continued his journey up the heavyweight rankings with a twelve-round unanimous decision win over Poland's Mariusz Wach. Official scores were 120-108 (twice) and 118-110 for the southpaw Lerena, a former IBO cruiserweight title holder who is now...

Yamil Peralta wins cruiserweight bout

Source: WBC Yamil Peralta TKO5 Fabio Maldonado... Argentina's Yamil Peralta defeated Brazil's Fabio Maldonado via a technical knockout in the third round of a cruiserweight bout held at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium of the Lagomarsino Municipal Club in Argentina. In the third round, Peralta hurt the Brazilian with his left hand...

Alvarez defeats Golovkin by unanimous decision

By Scott Shaffer Canelo Alvarez W12 Gennadiy Golovkin... World super middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was the superior boxer in Las Vegas on Saturday, defeating two-belt middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin by unanimous decision. Though Alvarez clearly got the better of the action, the official scores were shockingly close--...

Bam Rodriguez defeats Israel Gonzalez in tough fight

Sean Sullivan@ringside Jesse Rodriguez W12 Israel Gonzalez... In the Alvarez-Golovkin pay-per-view co-feature in Las Vegas, WBC non-franchise super flyweight world champion Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez, 114.8 lbs., of San Antonio, TX, withstood a stern challenge from the respected Mexican warrior, Israel Gonzalez, 114.6 lbs., who came in as a...

Eubank Jr. strangely calls out Golovkin for December

Source: social media A strange tweet came from Chris Eubank Jr. calling out Gennadiy "GGG" Golovkin when Eubank currently has an October fight scheduled vs. Conor Benn... one that Eubank was already rumored to be pulling out of:  "GGG you had a great run. Come back down to middleweight & let’s fight for those belts you still have in December or...

Akhmedov dominates Rosado

Sean Sullivan@ringside Ali Akhmedov W10 Gabriel Rosado... Although Gennadiy Golovkin lost in the main event, Kazkhstan boxing fansa had one win to celebrate on the Las Vegas undercard. After a cautious start, super middleweight Ali Akhmedov, 167.8 lbs., from Venice, California, by way of Almaty, Kazakhstan, found a rhythm to dominate...

Ammo Williams outpoints Kieron Conway

Sean Sullivan@ringside Austin Williams W10 Kieron Conway,... Opening up the DAZN pay-per-view broadcast, Houstom middleweight Austin “Ammo” Williams overcame a spirited effort from Kieron Conway, 159.2 lbs., of Northamptonshire, England, in going the ten-round distance for the first time. The 26-year-old southpaw, trained by renowned coach...

Results from Bolton, England: wins for Arthur and Williamson

Source: Wasserman Boxing Lyndon Arthur TKO6 Walter Sequeira... In Bolton, England, light heavyweight Lyndon Arthur returned to winning ways as he showed the Channel 5 audience what they had been missing. After controlling proceedings from the first bell, Arthur broke down a tough Walter Sequeira, to eventually finish his Argentine opponent off in...

Off-TV results from Las Vegas

Sean Sullivan@ringside Diego Pacheco TKO5 Enrique Collazo... The 6’4” super middleweight Diego Pacheco, 167 lbs., of Los Angeles earned a victory against Enrique Collazo, 167.8 lbs., of San Juan, Puerto Rico. From the outset, Pacheco patiently stalked Collazo, walking him back with a stiff jab. In round five, Pacheco trapped Collazo in a neutral...

Canela Boxeo results: Luis Torres wins

Press Release Luis Torres W10 Cesar Gutierrez... Luis “Koreano” Torres (17-0, 10 KOs) outboxed and outclassed previously unbeaten Cesar “Torito” Gutierrez (14-1-2, 5 KOs) in an all-Mexican lightweight bout held in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora. The 20 year-old Torres displayed all his skills in a relatively one-sided fight against Gutierrez, in...

Boxingtalk's Saturday fight predictions

By Michael Borao, Jr. Here are Boxingtalk's fight predictions for Saturday, ourtesy of MB Boxing Official Canelo Alvarez (57-2-2) vs. Gennady Golovkin (42-1-1) (World super middleweight championship) … Prediction: Alvarez by close unanimous decision; Jesse Rodriguez (16-0) vs. Israel Gonzalez (28-4-1) (WBC non-franchise super flyweight...

Makhmudov wins tough fight vs. Takam

Source: Sky Sports Arslanbek Makhmudov W10 Carlos Takam.... In Montreal, heavyweight Arslanbek Makhmudov scored two knockdowns but had a difficult time against Carlos Takam. After scoring knockdowns in rounds one and seven, Makhmudov survived a spirited rally by the smaller Takam and took the ten-round contest by unanmous decision The 33...

Isufi defeats Ford in Germany

Source: WBF Shefat Isufi W12 Ryan Ford... German light heavyweight Shefat Isufi came out victorious on Friday night at the Rudolf Weber Arena in Oberhausen. Isufi, age 32, took on Canada's Ryan Ford, and after a close and entertaining encounter he emerged victorious by unanimous decision. All three judges saw it the same: 115-113 for...

Weigh-in report from Las Vegas

Source: DAZN / WBC For Saturday's world super middleweight championship fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, defending world champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez weighed in at 167.4 pounds. His last fight was an ambitious light heavyweight title challenge vs. Dmitry Bivol, for which Alvarez weighed 174.5 and lost by decision. Alvarez's...

Fielding favors Canelo over GGG

Source: Probellum Rocky Fielding says fighting Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (pictured) is as mentally punishing as it is physically. Liverpool’s Fielding shared the ring with the Mexican hero in December 2018 in New York, but Canelo was in destructive mood at Madison Square Garden that night and stopped Rocky inside three rounds. Fielding recalls...