RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, holder of the IBF, WBA and WBO belts, will defend his titles against Alex Leapai on April 26 in Oberhausen, Germany.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has stated on his Twitter account that he will allow his fans to decide whether his next opponent will be England’s Amir Khan or Argentina’s Marcos Maidana.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia has declared himself “a proud Puerto Rican” in advance of his March 15 defense against Mexican-American Mauricio Herrera at the historic Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Philadelphia heavyweight Bryant Jennings will end a seven-month layoff against Artur Szpilka in a 10-rounder on Jan. 25, and says with what he now sees on the other side, it was worth the wait.
Rapper Fabolous’ insult to Adrien Broner in the song “The Hope” is just the latest in a long tradition of intertwining hip hop music with boxing. Hip hop can elevate a boxer and glamorize the sport or it can be used to kick a fighter when he’s down.
Ricky Burns will make the fifth defense of his WBO lightweight title against unbeaten American star Terence Crawford at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center in Glasgow, Scotland, on March 1 and fans are bracing themselves for what could be a thunderous collision at 135 pounds.
Contracts have been signed for a 168-pound rematch between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera on March 1 in San Antonio, with featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido defending against Vasyl Lomachenko in the Ukrainian Olympian’s second pro fight.
WBO lightweight holder Ricky Burns will face unbeaten American Terence Crawford March 1 in Glasgow, Scotland, with the home favorite admitting he has it all to prove despite it being his fifth defense.
Fans selected the undefeated Kazakhstani KO-machine from a crowded field of contenders for 2013’s highest individual honor. [Editor’s note: this is not THE RING magazine’s official choice for Fighter of the Year. The magazine’s official year-end awards for 2013 will be announced in the March edition.]
While much of the world will spend their New Year’s Eve watching the ball drop in Times Square or catching a local fireworks display, Japan continues a yearly tradition of having its best fighters defend their world titles in dueling events on opposite ends of the country.
“Poison” Junior Jones was an immensely talented boxer-puncher from Brooklyn who won world titles at bantamweight and junior featherweight while carving out a reputation as one of the most exciting fighters of the nineties. He spoke to RingTV.com about the best opponents he ever shared the ring with.
It came down to two main choices, but readers went with Adonis Stevenson’s career-defining win over light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson as the best KO of the year. [Editor’s note: this is not THE RING magazine’s official choice for Knockout of the Year. The magazine’s official year-end awards for 2013 will be announced in the March edition.]
Marcos Maidana stunned Adrien Broner and the boxing world on Saturday in San Antonio, demonstrating in the process that he probably is better than many believed he was.
RingTV.com’s look at action from around the globe on Saturday, Dec. 14, through the lens of some of boxing’s best photographers.
The role of the underdog is one Marcos Maidana knows well, but he has proven many times that overlooking him can be disastrous. Against Adrien Broner on Saturday, he’ll attempt to prove it again.