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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.  

Gennady Golovkin vs Bernard Hopkins?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 10, 2015 - 09:48PM ET
Fifty year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins insists he's ready to jump in the ring with boxing's top knockout artist, unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.  

Gennady Golovkin: Ready to face Andre Ward

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 09, 2015 - 01:37PM ET
According to ESPN, WBA "super" and WBC interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (33-0 30KO) has told his promoter, K2 managing director Tom Loeffler, he is willing to face Andre Ward this fall.  

Kell Brook vs Brandon Rios: Teams at an impasse

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 08, 2015 - 09:55PM ET
Will Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 23 KOs) face Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) on September 12th?  

Herrera and Lundy clash in battle with historical backdrop

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 08, 2015 - 09:30PM ET
Golden Boy Promotions, in partnership with CES Boxing, will present a summer tripleheader on Saturday, July 11.  

Subway's new spokesperson: Will boxer Mike Lee become face of sandwich chain?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 08, 2015 - 03:19AM ET
Yesterday, the popular sandwich chain Subway parted ways with longtime spokesperson Jared Fogle.  

DUI charges reduced to Reckless Driving for popular Cincinnati fighter

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 08, 2015 - 01:32AM ET
Last month, Adrien Broner lost a decisive points verdict to Shawn Porter in a bout broadcast on national television. And earlier this week, the brash and controversial boxing star had his driver's license taken away for six months as a result of a DUI in January in Ohio.  

Paulie Malignaggi stirs the pot once again

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 07, 2015 - 11:02PM ET
Former 140 and 147 lb titleholder and current Showtime Championship Boxing and Premier Boxing Championship (PBC) analyst and fighter Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi was once again at no loss for words as he gave his opinion on the PBC series and fans who have been critical of it.  

Deontay Wilder set to return September 26 on PBC on NBC

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 07, 2015 - 09:46PM ET
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) will be back in the ring in short order on September 26th for a fight that will take place in the United States on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC.  

Tim Bradley vs Jessie Vargas controversy: Decisions rendered by the WBO and California State Athletic Commission

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 06, 2015 - 12:20AM ET
Jessie Vargas (26-1, 9 KOs) is going to have to accept his 12 round unanimous decision loss to Tim Bradley (32-1-1, 12 KOs) on June 27.  

Oscar De La Hoya: 4 reasons a comeback would be wise

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 06, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Will fight legend Oscar De La Hoya return to the ring after a seven year hiatus?  

Jay Z: Will Cotto vs Canelo make music mogul the next Don King?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 06, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez, presumably slated to take place in October or November, is arguably the biggest fight in boxing.  

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Controversy taken to a whole new level

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 05, 2015 - 05:56PM ET
History was made on May 2nd as fight legends Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, boxing's best, finally faced each other in the ring.  

Bernard Hopkins: Forever underrated

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 05, 2015 - 01:06PM ET
For a fighter whose professional boxing career began in the twilight of the Reagan Administration and who has steadily enhanced his ring acumen and skills since then, Bernard Hopkins somehow remains underrated and relatively underappreciated among those outside the pugilistic cognoscenti.  

July Effect: Is fighting in this month riskier than others?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 05, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
In November 2013, Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was taken to a New York City hospital several hours after dropping a unanimous decision to Mike Perez on HBO's televised portion of the Golovkin vs Stevens fight card.  

Mike Tyson vs James Toney? 'Lights Out' tries to lure 'Iron' Mike

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jul 04, 2015 - 10:56PM ET
Earlier this week, legendary sports reporter Elie Seckbach caught up with a lean and mean James Toney who, as usual, was not at a loss for words.  

Floyd Mayweather: Net worth surges after Pacquiao fight

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 08:39PM ET
On May 2nd 2015, boxing's longtime pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao headlined the most lucrative fight card in the history of the sport.  

PBC debuts on Bounce TV with world title bout

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 08:28PM ET
Premier Boxing Champions debuts on Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 with its new monthly series, 'PBC – The Next Round.'  

Bernard Hopkins: Not retired yet

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 02:18PM ET
At 50 years of age and coming off the first lopsided loss of his illustrious 27 year career, many are urging fight legend Bernard Hopkins to retire.  

Floyd Mayweather to be stripped of WBO crown?

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 04, 2015 - 10:57AM ET
Various sources are reporting that the World Boxing Organization (WBO) is set to strip undefeated 147 and 154 lb. kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. of its version of the welterweight title.  

Devon Alexander vs Diego Chaves on tap

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 03, 2015 - 01:46PM ET
An IBF Welterweight title eliminator bout between Diego Chaves (23-2-1, 19 KOs) and Devon Alexander (26-3, 14 KOs) has been agreed upon at IBF headquarters thus avoiding a purse bid.  

Floyd Mayweather: Next fight options for September

Written by Jason Leach at Jul 01, 2015 - 04:50PM ET
September 12th is scheduled to be the day Floyd Mayweather stages his 49th and presumably final professional fight - and it’s just eleven weeks away.  

Boxing 2015: The first 6 months

Written by Joshua Broom at Jul 01, 2015 - 02:56AM ET
With the much-anticipated launch of network TV's new hit Premier Boxing Champions, the long time mega fight between all-time legends Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally coming to fruition, the return of top Pound for Pound stars Miguel Cotto and Andre Ward, and the emergence of a new generation of stars led by ultra exciting sluggers Sergey Kovalev and 'GGG' Gennady Golovkin, the first half of 2015 has seen no shortage of excitement for the Sweet Science.  

Convulsing in boxing: What is it? (Video)

Written by zpmgifqson at Jul 01, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
Many of us have seen a fighter get knocked down and start shaking uncontrollably soon thereafter.