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Lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (pictured) could fight fellow champion Teofimo Lopez in September, one of many rescheduled boxing matches being added to the calendar in the months to come. (Image: Rich Schultz/Getty)

Boxing Planning Return as Fights Get Rescheduled for Summer, Fall Dates

Boxing promoters are beginning to plan for the sport’s return, scheduling a number of postponed fights for new dates in the summer and fall in Las Vegas and other locations. Las Vegas stands out as a focal point of these efforts, with Top Rank Boxing’s Bob Arum having already announced […]

Shakur Stevenson (right) punches Joet Gonzalez (left) in a WBO world featherweight title fight on Nov. 26, 2019. (Image: Mikey Williams/Top Rank)

Bob Arum, Top Rank Building Card for Boxing’s Return in Las Vegas

Promotor Bob Arum and Top Rank Boxing are finalizing a boxing card for June 9 in Las Vegas, an event that would mark the return of boxing to the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mike Coppinger of The Athletic reported that the main event of the proposed card will […]

Tyson Fury (left) defeated Deontay Wilder (right) on Saturday to remain undefeated and claim the WBC heavyweight championship. (Image: Al Bello/Getty)

Heavyweight Boxing Rankings: Where Things Stand After Fury-Wilder Rematch

Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder over seven rounds before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel on Saturday night, earning Fury the WBC heavyweight championship to go along with his status as the lineal titleholder in the division. Fury surprised many by taking an aggressive approach, punishing Wilder from the opening […]

Jake Paul will take on AnEsonGib in a professional boxing match as part of a championship card in Miami on Jan. 30. (Image: Matchroom Boxing/YouTube)

Jake Paul Fighting AnEsonGib in Latest YouTuber Boxing Match

There’s no end in sight for YouTuber boxing matches, as Jake Paul is now set to take on AnEsonGib (Ali Eson Gib) in Miami on Jan. 30. Odds for the fight haven’t been widely released yet, but Sky Bet has AnEsonGib as a 4/6 favorite over Paul (5/4) in the […]

Tyson Fury (pictured) has said he would be interested in a boxing match against UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. (Image: Mike Segar/Action Images/Reuters)

Stipe Miocic, Tyson Fury Express Interest in Crossover Heavyweight Boxing Match

UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic and lineal heavyweight boxing champion, Tyson Fury, have both expressed interest in a crossover fight that would see the two men face off in the ring. Miocic mentioned his interest in boxing Fury on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show this Monday, with Fury acknowledging on Tuesday […]

ormer boxing champion Pernell Whitaker died on Sunday after being hit by a car in Virginia. (Image: Donna Connor/AP)

Former Boxing Champion Pernell Whitaker Dies at 55 After Being Hit by a Car

Pernell Whitaker, a former four-division world champion who is widely regarded as one of the finest boxers of all time, was killed on Sunday night after being struck by a car while crossing a street in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Whitaker was 55. According to the Virginia Beach Police Department, the […]

Manchester City will look to bounce back from a loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday when they travel to face Leicester City on Boxing Day. (Image: Getty)

Premier League Contenders Expected to Pick Up Critical Wins on Boxing Day

The three main contenders for the English Premier League title are all favored to pick up wins on Wednesday, as almost the entire league is in action as part of the traditional Boxing Day slate of matches. Liverpool and Manchester City have established themselves as the clear favorites to win […]

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Japanese Kickboxing Star on New Years Eve

Floyd Mayweather has officially announced his plans to fight on New Years Eve, telling the world on Monday that he would be fighting Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa at the Saitama Super Arena outside of Tokyo on Dec. 31. Mayweather and Nasukawa announced their planned bout on Monday morning in […]

Floyd Mayweather posted a video that hinted at a future in MMA, though he has dismissed the possibility in the past. (Image: Esther Lin/Showtime)

Is Floyd Mayweather Thinking MMA? Video Shows Boxing Champ in Octagon

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from boxing with a perfect 50-0 record, but that doesnt necessary mean hell never fight again. The 40-year-old Mayweather posted a video that suggested he could try his hand at mixed martial arts, just weeks after saying such a move would never happen. The video, […]

There was plenty of hype and theatrics going into the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor but it ended as predicted. (Image: Getty Images)

Three 2017 Bouts Bring Back Boxing’s Popularity with Fans

Boxing at the start of 2017 was on the ropes as far as popularity with fans but three bouts gave an overwhelming decision to the sport’s popularity. The trio of contests were distinct and separate in their approval with crowds. One was an upset in the winners home country that […]

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are aiming to fight on Dec. 19 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Promoters Targeting December for Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder Trilogy Fight

The highly anticipated third fight between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and challenger Deontay Wilder could happen earlier than expected, as both camps have confirmed Dec. 19 as a potential date for the bout. According to Top Rank chairman Bob Arum, one of Fury’s promoters, both camps are looking at […]