Jessie Vargas has been relentless in the trash talk, claiming Sadam Ali has changed his defense to prepare for him when they fight for the WBO welterweight title.
Marlon Tapales earned the mandatory challenger spot to the WBO bantamweight title with a second-round technical knockout of Shohei Omori.
Guillermo Rigondeaux’s inactivity has led the WBO to strip his title, and his former manager says the fighter and the people around him share the responsibility.
Diego Magdaleno will challenge WBO lightweight titleholder Terry Flanagan on Oct. 10 in Manchester, England, manager Frank Espinoza told RingTV.com.
British contender Liam Smith will face Michel Soro for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title in Manchester, England, on Oct. 10.
This Saturday, English lightweight Terry Flanagan will meet feared American puncher Jose Zepeda for the vacant WBO title.
Unbeaten British middleweight Billy Joe Saunders has declined an opportunity to fight Hassan N’Dam for the IBF championship in favor of taking on the winner of Andy Lee’s WBO title defense against Peter Quillin.
A junior welterweight bout between RING lightweight champion Terence Crawford and Chris Algieri for the vacant WBO 140-pound title is currently being discussed, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com on Wednesday.
Terence Crawford is excited to fight in his hometown, and to be vying for the vacant RING lightweight title, and to be mentioned as a possible foe for Manny Pacquiao, but the talented Nebraska native says he’s only focused on beating Raymundo Beltran on Saturday.
The stakes are higher for British middleweight rivals Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. in advance of their clash on Nov. 29 in London as their bout was made a title eliminator for the right to face the winner of the Dec. 13 Matt Korobov-Andy Lee fight for the WBO’s vacant belt.
Following Paul Smith’s controversial decision loss to WBO 168-pound beltholder Arthur Abraham, Smith’s promoter requested the WBO to make him Abraham’s mandatory challenger. That request was shot down. Here’s what Smith and his trainer have to say about the ruling.
Orlando Salido has been declared the WBO’s junior lightweight beltholder in the wake former titleholder Mikey Garcia’s rise to junior welterweight, according to WBO General Secretary Jose Izquierdo.
It looks like RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is looking for a new opponent since Top Rank Promotions seemingly pulled his WBO mandatory, Chris Avalos out of their scheduled fight.