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Tony Thompson: Will boxing's biggest spoiler face Hughie Fury?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 21, 2016 - 11:29PM ET
So much for two young, undefeated heavyweight contenders clashing on October 29th.  

Floyd Mayweather forced foe to wear soft gloves in 2004?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 21, 2016 - 10:44PM ET
In May 2004, Floyd Mayweather made quite a statement by impressively taking apart top contender and former belt holder DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley, live on HBO.  

Klitschko vs Fury 2: "I'm obsessed"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 21, 2016 - 09:03PM ET
Next month, 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.  

Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez 8 figure offer: Just an old tactic?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 19, 2016 - 03:58PM ET
Shortly after Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez captured Liam Smith's WBO Super Welterweight title on Saturday night, current promoter and Hall of Fame boxing legend Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb during the customary post-fight press conference.  

Las Vegas Raiders? Floyd Mayweather ushers warning

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 18, 2016 - 09:21PM ET
Retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has some choice words for advocates of the Oakland Raiders proposed move to Las Vegas.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: Will Canelo vs Golovkin cool the plague of disappointment from superfight?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 18, 2016 - 04:58PM ET
Last night, September 17, Canelo Alvarez successfully lifted the WBO Super Welterweight title from former champ Liam Smith by beating him up and finishing him off with a wicked left hook to the liver at the 2:28 mark of the ninth round.  

Liam Smith next fight: Kell Brook has pros and cons

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 18, 2016 - 03:06PM ET
British super welterweight and former WBO Champion Liam Smith tasted defeat for the first time as pro last night compliments of the hard-punching Canelo Alvarez.  

Joseph Parker: Is Kiwi cruisin' for a bruisin?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 18, 2016 - 01:04PM ET
On October 1, heavyweights Joseph Parker and Alexander Dimitrenko will collide in New Zealand.  

Canelo vs Golovkin: Alvarez's trainer not impressed with 'slow' GGG

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 06:25PM ET
Since Gennady Golovkin's controversial but definitive victory over current IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook this past Saturday, media members and fight fans have been dying to hear what Team Canelo thought of GGG's seemingly "vulnerable" performance in London, England.  

Boxing results, schedule: HBO, BoxNation | Sept 17

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 17, 2016 - 05:28PM ET
Boxing results for September 17 and schedule, September 23 - October 1.  

Canelo vs Smith PPV cost and streaming details (U.S.)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 17, 2016 - 05:20PM ET
Tonight, boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez returns to face Liam Smith of the United Kingdom.  

Canelo Alvarez: Weight gain bully uses egregious tactics to bulldoze foes

Val Jones at Sep 17, 2016 - 04:01PM ET
For the past three years prior to the Smith fight, Canelo Alvarez held sway over his own castle-in-air division at 155 lbs. located comfortably between the junior middleweight and middleweight classes.  

Canelo Alvarez: Purse for Smith fight

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 03:30PM ET
Tonight, from AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, current Ring Magazine Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will compete at 154 pounds for the first time in three years and challenge reigning WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) in the main event of a Golden Boy Promotions PPV.  

Canelo vs Smith PPV: Will Machiavellian tactics prevail?

Val Jones at Sep 17, 2016 - 01:59PM ET
It’s July 18th in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones mans the podium to announce that Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will fight at AT&T Stadium on Mexican Independence Day.  

Canelo vs Smith prediction: Blistering forecast contradicts odds

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 12:39PM ET
This evening, September 17, from AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, reigning Ring Magazine Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will compete at 154 pounds for the first time in three years and challenge current WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) in the main event of a mammoth twelve-bout fight card, presented by Golden Boy Promotions.  

Canelo vs Smith odds take unexpected turn

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 17, 2016 - 10:35AM ET
Tonight, Saturday,, September 17, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, lineal Middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) will challenge incumbent WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam "Beefy" Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) in the main event of a four-bout PPV fight card, distributed by HBO PPV, and presented by Golden Boy Promotions.  

"Canelo Alvarez isn't afraid of GGG," insists Freddie Roach

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 16, 2016 - 08:04PM ET
Although Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be challenging current WBO Super Welterweight titlist Liam Smith on Saturday, September 17, most media outlets and avid fight fans are buzzing about the prospect of a Middleweight showdown between the 26 year old phenom and current IBF, WBA, WBC, and IBO Champion Gennady Golovkin.  

Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez: GGG's three-step process in breaking down his opponents

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 15, 2016 - 04:38PM ET
This Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, Canelo Alvarez will once again compete for Super Welterweight gold when he challenges current WBO champion Liam Smith.  

Rosie Perez: "It's time to step up, Canelo Alvarez"

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 15, 2016 - 08:26AM ET
This past Saturday, September 10, in front of a sold out O2 Arena in London, England, undefeated KO artist Gennady Golovkin once again successfully defended his Middleweight championship against the game but overpowered IBF Welterweight title holder, Kell Brook.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather: Legend insists clear winner emerged

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 14, 2016 - 04:40PM ET
Despite having to fulfill existing duties as a Philippines Senator, eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao is currently training at the world renowned Elorde Boxing Gym for his November 5th clash with incumbent WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.  

Big Drama Show rolls on | What is it?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 11, 2016 - 08:43PM ET
It's starting to become a lexicon of sorts in the English language.  

Acne Conglobata: Will Hughie Fury ailment be a factor against Ruiz?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 11, 2016 - 06:23PM ET
On October 29, an unbeaten prospect will catapult himself into boxing's heavyweight picture.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Vargas prediction: "No f***** way," Roach insists

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 11, 2016 - 03:43PM ET
With the staging of this past Thursday's press conference at the renowned Beverly Hills Hotel, featuring eight division world titlist Manny Pacquiao and current WBO Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, Top Rank's promotion for their November 5th PPV event is now officially underway.  

Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin: Next fight possibilities revealed?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 11, 2016 - 01:55PM ET
Saturday, September 10, in front of a capacity crowd at the sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, current Middleweight kingpin Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) successfully defended his WBC, IBF, and IBO titles against reigning IBF Welterweight champ Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) in a thrilling five round dogfight!  

Chocolatito vs Cuadras: Prediction and preview

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 10, 2016 - 07:50PM ET
Although the focus of the entire boxing community is currently on Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook, fans of the Southern California variety will be treated to a great evening of entertaining match-ups at the historic Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California, featuring pound for pound champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (45-0, 38 KOs) against current WBC Super Flyweight title holder Carlos Cuadras (35-0-1, 27 KOs) in your main event, and Jesus Soto Karass (28-10-4, 18 KOs) vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai (26-3-2, 23 KOs) in the co-main.  

Golovkin vs Brook undercard: Will it feature GGG's eventual conqueror?

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 10, 2016 - 12:45PM ET
The entire boxing world seems to fixated on tonight's Sky Sports main event from the sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, Middleweight kingpin Gennady Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) vs. IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-0, 28 KOs).  

Gennady Golovkin record & stats heading into Brook fight

Written by Lee Cleveland at Sep 10, 2016 - 12:17PM ET
Heading into his fight tonight with welterweight titleholder Kell Brook, umiversally-recognized middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin still has doubters.  

GGG vs Brook prediction: Pain

Written by Joseph Herron at Sep 10, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
Saturday, September 10, at a sold-out O2 Arena in London, England, current Middleweight kingpin Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) will defend his WBC, IBF, and IBO titles against reigning IBF Welterweight champ Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) in this war of undefeated, pound for pound punchers.  

Golovkin vs Brook: Prediction, expert strategy and analysis

Val Jones at Sep 09, 2016 - 08:17PM ET
Excitement is mounting for the much-anticipated clash between IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook and reigning middleweight king Gennady Golovkin at London’s O2 Arena.  
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