Ricky Burns is deep in preparations for his March 1 title clash with Terence Crawford. The WBO lightweight beltholder is sparring with Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell.
Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov, who will face WBO beltholder Mike Alvarado on Oct. 19, said that he is pulling for both Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao in their respective fights with Juan Manuel Marquez and Brandon Rios.
The partnership between UK boxing promoter Matchroom Sport and Sky Sports television is to be extended by a further two years, it was announced Friday.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell made his professional debut, but an adoring crowd didn’t see much of him as overmatched opponent Andrew Harris was rescued after 88 seconds of action.
HBO’s 2 Days: Gennady Golovkin has accumulated more than 2.5 million viewers, surpassing last year’s average of 2.1 for the installment in advance of the WBA middleweight titleholder’s bout against Matthew Macklin on Saturday, according to the network.