On Saturday, millions across the UK and the Republic of Ireland will be able to watch IBF junior featherweight beltholder Carl Frampton defend his title against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos live on free terrestrial television.
When Tyson Fury steps in the ring to face Christian Hammer in London on Saturday he’ll just be glad to have the work. The unbeaten British heavyweight has fought just once in 18 months, but still looks toward potential clashes against Deontay Wilder and RING champ Wladimir Klitschko (who he says will avoid him).
Former middleweight and super middleweight titleholder Nigel Benn spoke to RingTV.com about his tragic ring war with fellow puncher Gerald McClellan, which took place 20 years ago today. Benn spoke about upsetting the favored American and heavy physical and emotional cost of the fight, which permanently injured McClellan.
Junior featherweight beltholder Carl Frampton has big plans following his IBF title defense against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Saturday in his native Belfast. Frampton says he’ll stop the hard-punching American and then target domestic rival Scott Quigg and RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Gennady Golovkin weighed 159.8 pounds on Friday for his WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, who weighed 159.9. The pair will battle it out on Saturday, at the Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
British super middleweight Paul Smith says he is better prepared both physically and mentally for his rematch with WBO titleholder Arthur Abraham and vows to emerge victorious when the pair meet for a second time this Saturday in Berlin, Germany.
Former two-weight world titleholder Ricky Burns has been penciled in to face ex-WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa at 140 pounds in San Antonio, Texas, on May 9.
25 years after what Larry Merchant described on-air as “the greatest upset in boxing history,” James “Buster” Douglas recalls his 10th-round knockout of Mike Tyson in Tokyo.
British lightweight Anthony Crolla is amazingly back in the gym after suffering a fractured skull and broken ankle before Christmas. Crolla was struck on the head by a concrete slab while foiling a burglary and there were concerns that his boxing career might be over.
Former British and Commonwealth junior lightweight champion Kevin Mitchell turned in what was arguably a career best performance by stopping tough Mexican Daniel Estrada in the eighth round of a scheduled 12 in London on Saturday night at lightweight.
Dave Coldwell went from bullied kid to pro fighter to power-player in the British boxing scene and now oversees a talented group of prospects and contenders.
Tireless trainer Joe Gallagher presides over a stable of strong British talent and says 2015 will be a banner year for his fighters on the world stage.
Former British lightweight champ Anthony Crolla, who suffered serious injuries during a confrontation with burglars late last year, begins 2015 with a sense of gratitude for all the moral support he’s received and a hunger to renew his boxing career.
According to reports Ernie Terrell, who once held the WBA portion of the heavyweight title, tragically passed away on Tuesday at the age of 75. Terrell is best known for sustaining a 15-round thrashing at the hands of Muhammad Ali, however, like many heavyweights who fought “The Greatest”, Terrell has his own unique story.
Anthony Crolla was badly hurt in an incident involving two men allegedly robbing a neighbor’s home on Tuesday. The British lightweight suffered a serious head wound and is currently in a stable condition at a local hospital. His shot at WBA lightweight titleholder Richar Abril on Jan. 23 in Manchester has been called off.