News in Boxing  

"The Beast" Joe Smith Jr. heads Star Boxing's "Rockin Fights 23," Apr 23

Written by Press Release at Apr 17, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
Coming off a convincing ten round unanimous decision win over Will "Will Power" Rosinsky on the Daniel Jacobs vs Peter Quillin WBA World Middleweight Championship card at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, Mastic Shirley, Long Island light heavyweight Joe "The Beast" Smith Jr. is finding it harder and harder to find fights.  

Apollo Creed played for the Oakland Raiders?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 16, 2016 - 08:50PM ET
Ever since the movie 'Creed' (basically Rocky 7) debuted in November 2015, the character Apollo Creed has been generating tremendous buzz, even moreso than Rocky Balboa himself.  

Creed movie: Second best of 'Rocky' series?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 15, 2016 - 10:36PM ET
Forty years ago, one of the most inspirational films ever debuted.  

Klitschko vs Fury 2: "I'm not going to dance in rematch"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 15, 2016 - 03:22PM ET
After losing to newly-crowned heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in a sloppy, low-energy affair in November, Wladimir Klitschko immediately exercised the rematch clause.  

Wladimir Klitschko: Will age be a factor in explosive Fury rematch?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 15, 2016 - 02:25PM ET
On July 9, former long reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will face newly-crowned king Tyson Fury in what will serve as a rematch of their November 2015 bout won by the latter.  

Canelo vs Khan prediction: Errol Spence chimes in

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 15, 2016 - 12:22PM ET
A red hot top 10 welterweight offered a sobering yet simple prediction for Canelo vs Khan.  

Golovkin vs Wade: Will underdog surprise us all?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 14, 2016 - 07:48PM ET
A huge underdog against unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, almost no one is giving Dominic Wade a shot on April 23.  

Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko 2: Date set, possible location shocker

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 14, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
The rematch between former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and newly-crowned king Tyson Fury is a done deal for July 16.  

Gennady Golovkin: GGG's Trainer says Andre Ward's team is 'all talk'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 13, 2016 - 01:25AM ET
One of the biggest potential fights in boxing, Andre 'SOG' Ward versus Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin, probably won't happen anytime soon as fans attempt to learn which side is to blame.  

Mike Tyson Punch-Out!!: New tidbit found after nearly 30 years

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 12, 2016 - 11:04PM ET

Who remembers the Nintendo classic, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!?  

Roberto Duran to face Julio Cesar Chavez Sr on July 23?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 12, 2016 - 09:26PM ET
According to ESPN, retired boxing legends Roberto Duran (103-16, 70 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (107-6-2, 86 KOs) may fight each other in an exhibition on the Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol undercard, July 23.  

Adrien Broner: The key to Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather rematch?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 12, 2016 - 06:19PM ET
Fight legend Roy Jones, Jr recently answered some questions about potential match-ups between Adrien Broner and Floyd Mayweather, and Manny Pacquiao vs Broner.  

Gennady Golovkin vs Gilberto Ramirez in 2016?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 12, 2016 - 03:47PM ET
Will newly-crowned WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto Ramirez face unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin later this year?  

Juan Manuel Marquez vs Miguel Cotto: Show me the money?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 12, 2016 - 12:41PM ET
Since January, there has been a fair amount of buzz about the possibility of a fight between legends at the presumed end of their respective careers.  

HBO Boxing: 'The Fight Game' with Jim Lampley returns April 13

Written by Press Release at Apr 12, 2016 - 10:02AM ET
THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns with a new edition WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has hosted HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988, the show is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are top-of-mind in boxing.  

Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2: What would it take for a rematch?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 12, 2016 - 08:25AM ET
History was made nearly a year ago as fight legends Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, boxing's best, finally faced each other in the ring on May 2, 2015.  

Manny Pacquiao: Arum hints money problems may prompt return

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 11, 2016 - 02:08PM ET
Have we seen the last of the great Manny Pacquiao in the ring?  

Jesse Hart "Definitely" Wants Shot at Gilberto Ramierez

Written by Mark Weber at Apr 11, 2016 - 11:50AM ET
Gilberto Ramirez may have made history this weekend becoming the first ever Mexican Super Middleweight Champion, but he won't get to relish in the moment very long if Philadelphia's Jesse Hart has his way.  

GSP to fight at UFC 200?

Written by Mark Weber at Apr 11, 2016 - 07:53AM ET
Las Vegas Exclusive: Two years after vacating his UFC Welterweight title, Georges St-Pierre may finally be returning to the octagon, and possibly at UFC 200 according to Freddie Roach.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 highlights and recap

Written by Joshua Broom at Apr 10, 2016 - 03:10PM ET
For 37-year-old icon Manny Pacquiao, if Saturday night truly was goodbye, it was a sweet sendoff indeed. Amid 14,000-plus adoring fans occupying the fabled MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao (58-6-2 38 KO) simply outclassed game 5-time former World Champion “Desert Storm” Timothy Bradley (33-2-1 13 KO) en route to a 116-110 unanimous decision victory.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 undercard: There's 'another' big fight in town

Written by Joseph Herron at Apr 09, 2016 - 06:58PM ET
Over the past several weeks, many die-hard fight fans have expressed their displeasure in having to shell out $70 to witness a third meeting between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 predictions, keys to victory

Written by Joseph Herron at Apr 09, 2016 - 02:50PM ET
Tonight, April 9, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, eight division world titlist and future Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) will enter the ring against former Super Lightweight and Welterweight champion Tim Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs), in what could be the Pacman's final assignment of his 21 year professional career.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3: Undercard Preview

Written by Mark Weber at Apr 09, 2016 - 02:35PM ET
Tonight's Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 undercard features some fine fights, including a slew of top prospects.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 odds tightening

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 09, 2016 - 10:16AM ET
Will Manny Pacquiao, in the presumed final fight of his career, stave off a tough and determined Tim Bradley.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3: Teddy Atlas adds drama, intrigue and curiosity

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 09, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
Heading into his third meeting with Tim Bradley, Manny Pacquiao, in the eyes of most, won their first two bouts.  

Anthony Joshua vs Charles Martin: Fury insists someone is getting laid out

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 09, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
Next weekend, newly-crowned IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KO) will face surging 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KO) at O2 Arena in London.  

Joshua vs Martin prediction: Lewis vs Ruddock all over again

Written by Lee Cleveland at Apr 09, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
What'll happen when newly-crowned IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (23-0-1, 21 KO) faces surging 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua (15-0, 15 KO) at O2 Arena in London on Saturday?  
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