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Adrien Broner has dug a hole for himself, insists Jeff Mayweather

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 24, 2015 - 10:51AM ET
Trainer Jeff Mayweather, dubbed 'The Quiet Mayweather,' of the famed fighting clan has been very vocal of late.  

Gennady Golovkin vs David Lemieux: KO artists to meet later this year?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 24, 2015 - 09:58AM ET
According to ESPN's Dan Rafael, negotiations are taking place for a possible middleweight championship unification bout between ultra heavy- handed WBA "Super and WBC " Interim" 160 lb champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (33-0 30 KO) and Canadian slugger David Lemieux (34-2 31KO), the IBF Middleweight titlist.  

Ludacris helps promote the debut of PBC on Bounce TV

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 24, 2015 - 08:03AM ET
World renowned rapper, actor and entertainer extraordinaire Chris "Ludacris" Bridges is lending his celebrity name in a number of Premier Boxing Championship (PBC) ads aired exclusively on Bounce T.V. to hype the upcoming debut of PBC on the network.  

Bernard Hopkins' next fight: Retirement?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 23, 2015 - 02:11PM ET
Since losing to Sergey Kovalev last fall, 50 year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins has called out the likes of Gennady Golovkin, Carl Froch and James DeGale.  

Floyd Mayweather: Next fight on CBS or PPV?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 23, 2015 - 12:32PM ET
Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0 26 KO), boxing's current top dog, grace the viewing public with a "free" swan song showcase on September 12?  

Sergey Kovalev vs 'who' this weekend? Who's to blame?

Written by Mark Weber at Jul 23, 2015 - 12:12AM ET
Sergey Kovalev is one of the most exciting fighters in boxing and one of two recognized light heavyweight champions. The other, of course, is Adonis Stevenson.  

Wladimir Klitschko inks 5 fight deal with German television network RTL

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 22, 2015 - 10:24PM ET
Thirty-nine year old WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir "Dr. Steelhammer" Klitschko (64-3 53 KO) has just signed a brand new five-fight agreement with German television network RTL, whom he has been with since 2006.  

Freddie Roach insists Chavez Jr is top-level when in shape and focused

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 22, 2015 - 09:56PM ET
The incomparable Freddie Roach, who won boxing's Trainer of the Year in 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind concerning all things boxing.  

Danny Garcia vs Paul Malignaggi: 'Swift' must make a statement

Written by Jason Leach at Jul 22, 2015 - 08:46PM ET
Despite remaining undefeated, it has been almost two full years since Danny Garcia has had an impressive victory over a significant opponent.  

Mayweather vs Berto: Why Floyd is vulnerable

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 21, 2015 - 08:29PM ET
Fresh off winning the biggest fight of his career and one of the most significant in the entire history of the sport, it's being rumored Floyd Mayweather, who just earned a record-setting purse in May, will face lightly-regarded Andre Berto next in what may be the final bout of his illustrious career.  

Mayweather vs Berto: The urge to splurge?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 21, 2015 - 06:52PM ET
According to TMZ, 38 year old WBA/WBC Welterweight King Floyd Mayweather Jr. (48-0 26 KO) has given into his desire for culinary and is reportedly on "the Fat Kid diet" in lieu of his scintillating September showdown with 3 time Welterweight titilist Andre Berto (30-3 23 KO).  

Mayweather vs Berto on CBS finalized

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 20, 2015 - 06:44PM ET
According to TMZ, the wait is officially over!  

Manny Pacquiao works to save woman's life

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 20, 2015 - 01:27PM ET
Top Rank head Bob Arum has publicly lambasted his company's top draw, Manny Pacquiao, for missing a planned visit to his doctor in Los Angeles.  

Showtime Boxing Results: July 18

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 19, 2015 - 02:36PM ET
It was a triple-header night of fistic action from the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas.  

Chris Arreola vs Kassi: Shannon Briggs is the biggest winner?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 18, 2015 - 05:36PM ET
Popular heavyweight contender Chris Arreola (36-4-1, 31 KO) may have blown an opportunity for a title shot by year's end.  

Fights of Legend: Pryor vs. Arguello I

Written by Brian Opal at Jul 18, 2015 - 02:56PM ET
In the post Muhammad Ali era of the early 1980s, the sport of boxing was being carried by super-star household names such as “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler.  

Cotto vs Canelo: Looking good for November

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 16, 2015 - 05:06PM ET
Representatives from Golden Boy Promotions and Roc Nation Sports are close to finalizing an agreement that will see WBC middleweight and four division champion Miguel Cotto 34, (40-4 33 KO) of Puerto Rico defend his lineal Middleweight title against former unified 154 lb champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez 24, (45-1-1 32KO) of Mexico.  

DeGale vs Dirrell: Rematch on tap?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 14, 2015 - 10:37PM ET
IBF Super Middleweight contender Andre "The Resurrected" Dirrell (24-2, 16 KO) has said his powerful adviser, Al Haymon, has hinted that a rematch with IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (21-1, 14 KO) is a strong possibility.  

Juan Manuel Marquez ponders next fight

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 13, 2015 - 07:25PM ET
Forty-one year old boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez recently stated in an interview with ESPN Deportes that he will be making a decision in the upcoming weeks on his immediate future plans regarding when - not if - he will fight again.  

Keith Thurman stops a game Collazo

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 12, 2015 - 10:28AM ET
Keith "One Time" Thurman successfully defended his WBA "Regular" title last night via a 7th round stoppage over game former champion Luis Collazo to run his unblemished record to 27-0 with 22 big wins coming by way of knockout.  

Ruslan Chagaev earns first round stoppage (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 11, 2015 - 07:45PM ET
Look who's back in the heavyweight picture.  

Boxing schedule & results | ESPN, BoxNation, HBO & Showtime: July 11-18

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 11, 2015 - 03:51PM ET
Tonight, Premier Boxing Champions debutes on ESPN.  

Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Vasyl Lomachenko a possibility

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 11, 2015 - 01:14PM ET
After remaining idle for all of 2015 thus far WBA/WBO 122 lb champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs), who last fought December 31st, might move up to the 126 lb division to take on WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (4-1, 2 KOs).  

Floyd Mayweather vs Julio Cesar Chavez: "He never fought the best"

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 11, 2015 - 05:28AM ET
ESNews recently caught up with fight great Julio Cesar Chavez Sr who shared his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather and the quality of fighters today.  

Deontay Wilder vs Shannon Briggs: 8 reasons why it should happen

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 10, 2015 - 11:42PM ET
Although it was previously reported WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) would face Chris Arreola in September, FightNews announced earlier this week the former was offered a hefty $2 million to fight 43 year old former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (58-6-1, 51 KOs) on Labor Day Weekend at Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida.