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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.  

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.