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Dana White talked about fighter pay and crossover fights during a couple of media appearances on Tuesday. (Image: Getty)

MMA Notebook: White Blasts Boxing Pay, Harrison Responds to Pena Callout

UFC president Dana White addressed fighter pay and potential crossover fights in a couple of media appearances on Tuesday, defending his own organization while taking some potshots at the sweet science. White appeared on The Pivot Podcast where he discussed the issue of UFC fighter pay with former NFL players […]

Katie Taylor (left) will battle Amanda Serrano (right) at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, in what most believe is the biggest women’s boxing match of all time. (Image: Ed Mulholland)

Katie Taylor Battles Amanda Serrano in History Women’s Boxing Match

Women’s boxing has improved its stature and visibility dramatically over the past two decades. But no previous fight can compare to the hype, anticipation, and money of the lightweight championship bout between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Serrano comes in as the slight […]

The Premier League has been badly hit by the Omicron variant, with several clubs left with COVID-19 outbreaks. (Image: Twitter/premierleague)

Two Premier League Boxing Day Matches Postponed Due to COVID-19 Outbreaks

The Premier League announced that two Boxing Day clashes won’t go ahead as planned. Liverpool’s game against Leeds United and the match between Watford and Wolves were called off following COVID-19 outbreaks. Leeds and Watford were in no position to play, the Premier League confirmed. Leeds has five active cases […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Logan Paul have set a date for their exhibition boxing match. (Image:

Logan Paul, Floyd Mayweather Set June Date for Boxing Showdown in Miami

Former world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. faced some of the best fighters in the world during his undefeated career. That won’t be the case on June 6, when he battles YouTuber Logan Paul at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. Paul (0-1, 0 KOs) is the older brother of […]

Charlatan returns to action for the first time in seven months on a stakes-packed opening day at Santa Anita Park. (Image: Horsephotos)

Unwrap Plenty of Stars in Santa Anita Park’s Boxing Day Opener

Santa Anita Park’s opening day marks the return of this year’s Pegasus World Cup champion for the first time in 10 months. And poor Mucho Gusto; he’s not remotely the headline attraction. For that, he can thank Nashville, Charlatan, and Independence Hall, who all smashed and grabbed Mucho Gusto’s spotlight […]

Oscar De La Hoya announced on Wednesday he was coming out of retirement and wants to fight a top-ranked opponent. (Image: Getty)

Oscar De La Hoya Ends Retirement, Seeks Return to Boxing

Oscar De La Hoya wants back in a boxing ring. The 47-year-old told ESPN on Wednesday that he’s ending his retirement, and plans on returning to the sport he dominated in the 1990s and 2000s. De La Hoya insists that his return to boxing won’t be an exhibition like Roy […]

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 […]