Undefeated junior middleweight and youth advocate Frank Galarza returns to ‘ShoBox’ on Friday to risk his zero against Sebastien Bouchard.
After Floyd Mayweather’s grueling victory over Marcos Maidana on Saturday, the demand for a showdown against Manny Pacquiao rings loudly from two heavyweight legends.
At this year’s annual Boxing Writers Association of America dinner, WBO welterweight titlist Tim Bradley took a moment to plead for a resolution between the sport’s feuding power players.
Mike Tyson will present the “Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier” Fight of The Year award to Tim Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov at Thursday’s Boxing Writers Assoc. of America award dinner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for their thrilling bout last March.
Promoter and former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson’s Iron Mike Productions out-bid Warriors Boxing, $260,000-to-$251,000 on Tuesday for the right to promote the rematch between IBF titleholder Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy.
Lennox Lewis used his Twitter account to call for Showtime, Floyd Mayweather Jr., HBO and Manny Pacquiao to get together and make the mega-fight happen. The former undisputed heavyweight champ compared the Mayweather-Pacquiao situation to his fight with Mike Tyson.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson opined on a variety of subjects during a Monday conference call, and also discussed his upcoming Iron Mike Productions card on April 18, the first to be broadcast on Showtime.
On April 18, lightweight Rod Salka Jr. returns to his backyard and looks to get back on the winning track against Alexei Collado on Showtime’s ‘ShoBox: The New Generation.’
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Andre Ward, THE RING’s Nos. 1- and 2-rated boxers, pound-for-pound, also share back-to-back birthdays. Mayweather turned 37 today, a day after Ward celebrated his 30th birthday.
Former undisputed heavyweight champion-turned-boxing promoter Mike Tyson has announced a new monthly boxing series, “KO Kings of Tomorrow,” which debuts on Feb. 22 at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethelehem, Pa.
Argenis Mendez’s controversial second-round knockout loss to Rances Barthelemy on Jan. 3 in Minneapolis has been overturned and ruled a “no-decision” by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, restoring Mendez as the IBF’s junior lightweight titleholder.
Stuart Hall will make the first defense of his IBF bantamweight title against Martin Ward on March 29 in Newcastle, England. Also, Ryan Songalia has news on a boxing fundraising event in Manila on May 24 to benefit victims of Typhoon Yolanda.
Junior lightweight standout Rances Barthelemy scored a brutal and controversial second-round knockout of Argenis Mendez, which netted him the IBF junior lightweight title, in the main event of 2014 season premiere of ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights on Friday in Minneapolis, Minn.