Global Boxing News for 13 Aug 2019
IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. and WBC Welterweight World Champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter went face to face Tuesday in Los Angeles at a press conference to... preview their 147-pound championship unification that headlines a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View on Saturday, September 28 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. (Photo credit: Ryan […]
By Jim Dower: The IBF has given IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. an exception to delay his mandatory defense against contender Kubrat Pulev in order to face former champion Anthony... Joshua in a rematch on December 7. The winner of the Joshua-Ruiz rematch will need to defend against #1 IBF ranked Pulev (27-1, 14 […]
Up-and-comers Mario Barrios and Batyr Akhmedov and Josesito Lopez and John Molina Jr. highlight Sept. 28's Errol Spence Jr.-Shawn Porter undercard.
By Kenneth Friedman: Tyson Fury is already looking beyond his September 14th title defense against challenger Otto Wallin towards a fight in December that he’s planning for England. Fury (28-0-1, 20... KOs) doesn’t have an opponent in mind for his fight in December, but it’s likely to be one of the top contenders in the […]
Former three-time world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero battles Jerry Thomas in a 10-round welterweight match and sensational undefeated super welterweight prospect Joey Spencer appears in a... six-round attraction in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View Prelims on FS1 and FOX Deportes Saturday, September 28 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Spence-Porter stacked undercard The 90-minute prelims […]
A An incredible night of boxing just got even more spectacular as unbeaten rising star Mario “El Azteca” Barrios will meet fellow unbeaten Batyr Akhmedov for the WBA Super Lightweight Title and... rugged veteran Josesito López battles battle-hardened brawler John Molina Jr. in a 10-round welterweight attraction as part of undercard action on the FOX […]
The heavyweight matchup between lineal champion Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin has been finalized for Sept. 14, Top Rank announced on Tuesday.
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By Charles Brun: Billy Joe Saunders has signed with promoter Eddie Hearn and Matchroom to a multi-fight promotional contact that could see him finally achieve stardom at age 29. Saunders (28-0, 13... KOs) recently left longtime promoter Frank Warren in search for greener pastures against the big names in boxing. It’s Hearn’s job now to […]
Instead of a mandatory IBF defense against Kubrat Pulev, heavyweight Andy Ruiz Jr. has received an exception to allow him to put all three of his belts on the line against former champ Anthony Joshua.
By Aragon Garcia: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is targeting Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez for a fight at light heavyweight if they’re willing to face him in that weight class. Chavez Jr. wants... to fight either of those popular fighters at light heavyweight, according to ESPN Deportes. For Canelo, 29, he’s already talking about […]
Tyson Fury Returns to Las Vegas September 14 Against Otto Wallin Live on ESPN+ Tickets for the showdown at T-Mobile Arena go on sale Friday, Aug. 16 Exclusively on ESPN+ Sign up at espnplus.com LAS... VEGAS (Aug. 13, 2019) -- The Las Vegas Strip's most electrifying act is returning for a repeat engagement. Less than […]
WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has signed with Matchroom Boxing, which counts former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua among its fighters.
Undefeated WBO Super-Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing, with his next fight to be announced next week.... Saunders (28-0, 13 KOs) became a two-weight World Champion with a shutout points win over Shefat Isufi in Stevenage earlier this year, outclassing his Serbian opponent over […]
By Aragon Garcia: Andy Ruiz Jr. will be respected as a world champion for his rematch with Anthony Joshua on December 7th in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, says Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn. However, the... 29-year-old Ruiz Jr. might not get a bump in pay like he reportedly wants. Hearn says they don’t have to give Ruiz […]
By Matt Lieberman: The full undercard for the Errol Spence Jr. vs. Shawn Porter card will be announced this Tuesday for the Fox Sports Pay-Per-View card on September 28 at the Staples Center in Los... Angeles, California. Anthony Dirrell defends his WBC super middleweight title against former WBC champion David Benavidez in the co-feature bout. […]
By Charles Brun: Anthony Joshua won’t be cashing out for his rematch with IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr., says his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing. Hearn says Joshua (22-1,... 21 KOs) doesn’t want any excuses from Ruiz after he beats him, and that’s the rationale for staging the rematch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia […]