Saturday, April 8, 2017

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Don King sued by Charles Hatley

Hall of Fame boxing promoter Don King thought he had seen it all in this sport, but this is a first for the legendary sports figure.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon set for May 20

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. (April 7, 2017) - WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will make the second defense of his title when he faces top challenger Oscar Escandon Saturday, May 20 in themain event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING from the recently opened MGM National Harbor in Maryland live on SHOWTIME.

So, what's the holdup on the Billy Joe Saunders vs. Gennady Golovkin bout?

Frank Warren spoke with iFL TV about the situation with Billy Joe Saunders and GGG.

Shumenov vs. Dorticos set for April 29

LAS VEGAS (April 7, 2017) - Cruiserweight world champion Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 11 KOs) will meet interim cruiserweight champion Yunier Dorticos (21-0, 20 KOs) in the main event and WBA Interim Featherweight Champion Carlos Zambrano (26-0, 11 KOs) defends his title against once-beaten contender Claudio Marrero (21-1, 15 KOs) in a special Saturday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes, April 29 from Sam's Town Live in Las Vegas.

Ward-Kovalev press tour begins Monday

New York, NY – On Monday, April 10 in New York City, Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) will formally address the media with details surrounding Ward vs. Kovalev 2: “The Rematch”. The championship event will take place Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. 

Lomachenko vs. Sosa by the numbers

Here is a breakdown of this weekends fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jason Sosa.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Cherry wins controversial decision over Douglas

BETHLEHEM, PA. (April 5, 2017) - Former title challenger Edner Cherry (36-7-2, 19 KOs) won a competitive decision over Omar Douglas (17-2, 12 KOS) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday night from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Ward-Kovalev 2 announced - Ringside Reporter Special Edition

On this special edition of Ringside Reporter Podcast we talk about the announcement that was just made today.  Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2 will take place on June 17 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.  There was also another blockbuster annoucnement as the WBC has ordered a rematch with Chocolatito and Sor Rungvisai.  All this and much more on this special edition of Ringside Reporter Podcast.  Make sure to tune in at 8pm eastern time and call (323) 870-3857 to talk to us.

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Rungvisai vs. Chocolatito 2 ordred by WBC

The WBC received a request from Teiken Promotions / K2 Promotions, to order a direct rematch between their fighter Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai after their sensational fight of March 18, which was won by majority decision by Sor Rungvisai, from Thailand. 

Ward-Kovalev 2 is official - No Excuses

NEW YORK, NY (April 4, 2017) - Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions and Krusher Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former title holder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs). Ward vs. Kovalev II “No Excuses” will take place Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The championship event, presented by Corona Extra, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Santa Cruz vs. Mares rematch ordered by WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championship Committee ordered Mexicans Featherweight Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18KO) Super champion and Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15KO) regular champion working teams to negotiate their upcoming mandatory fight.

Chavez Jr. looking ripped for his upcoming fight against Canelo

The above picture has been circulating around the internet.  It was posted any Angel "Memo" Heredia.  The picture shows Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. looking very ripped ahead of his bout in May with Canelo Alvarez.  

Deontay Wilder: I'm in another league than Joshua - We don't disagree

Deontay Wilder stated in a recent interview with that he was on a different level than Anthony Joshua.  

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Lomachenko vs. Sosa preview; Luis Ortiz signs with Al Haymon

On this edition of Ringside Reporter Podcast we talk about the upcoming fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jason Sosa.  Does Jason Sosa have a chance to win this fight?  Tune in and find out.  Lomachenko also sparred one of the best fighters in the UFC?  How did that turn out?  We'll have all the details.  Ricardo Mayorga is back and involved in our Train Wreck of the Week.  All this and the latest news and rumors on this edition of Ringside Reporter Podcast.  Call in at (323) 870-3857 to talk boxing with the Ringside Reporter crew.

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Briedis defeats Huck to claim the WBC cruiserweight title

Mairis Briedis outboxed former champion Marco Huck to win the WBC cruiserweight title on Saturday night in Dortmund Germany.  The scores were 116-111, 117-110, and 118-109 all for Briedis.  

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pacquiao vs. Horn could be finalized by the end of the week

MANILA, Philippines – Two days after being handed a deadline to accept the fight or sit out until November, Manny Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz says it “looks like” they’ll fight undefeated Australian Jeff Horn on July 2.

Luis Ortiz vs. Derric Rossy set for April 22

BROOKLYN (March 30, 2017) - Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) will return to the ring to take on Long Island's Derric Rossy (31-12, 15 KOs) in a 10-round showdown Saturday, April 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event live from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. 

David Haye contacted by UFC

UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa knocked out his opponent in London early this month at a UFC event.  Immediately after the fight, something strange happened - Manuwa called out former heavyweight champion David Haye.  

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Luis Ortiz signs with Al Haymon

It is being reported by multiple sources that the undefeated Cuban wrecking machine, Luis Ortiz, has signed with Al Haymon.