25 Apr 2019

Yves Ulysse avenges lone loss, Franco gets split over Negrete

Super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (18-1, 9 KOs) avenged his only career loss with a hard-fought ten round unanimous decision over Steve Claggett (27-6-2, 17 KOs) to claim the WBA Gold championship in an all-Canadian clash on Thursday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The bout

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22 Apr 2019

Why “Big Baby” Miller’s drug failures should make you mad

Heavyweight contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller failed three drug tests last week, making his world title bout for six million dollars against Anthony Joshua, null and void, effective immediately. Performance-enhancing drugs are a tricky subject, mostly because most people including myself are uneducated on the effects of these drugs, and

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17 Apr 2019

Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan Final Press Conference Quotes

The time for talking is over. Terence “Bud” Crawford is ready for business. Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) will defend his WBO welterweight title against Amir “King” Khan (33-4, 20 KOs) Saturday night at Madison Square Garden on the inauguralTop Rank on ESPN PPV (9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST).  The PPV undercard

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17 Apr 2019

Daniel Jacobs Media Workout from New York City

IBF Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs (35-2, 29KOs) of Brooklyn, N.Y. hosted a media workout today at CEA Fitness in Long Island, N.Y. ahead of his 12-round unification fight against Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico. Andre Rozier, his trainer, also attended the workout. The event will take

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14 Apr 2019

Claressa Shields makes history, undercard lingers

In a clash of female middleweight world champions, Claressa Shields (9-0, 2 KOs), unified the all four of the widely recognized world titles by beating Christina Hammer (24-1, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The bout was viewed as a pick’em, and a close match,

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11 Apr 2019

Lomachenko, Crolla make weight

Both fighters in the main event made weight so we are official for tomorrow’s bout from The Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, televised on ESPN+, with Vasyl Lomachenko putting his WBO and WBA lightweight world title on the line. In the co-main event, former WBO super middleweight world champion

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11 Apr 2019

Arnold Barboza targets Jose Ramirez or Maurice Hooker, after Alvarado

Super lightweight Arnold Barboza Jr. has the biggest fight of his career this Friday, April 12th, from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, against former world champion Mike Alvarado, on ESPN+. This fight is no surprise for Barboza, who was signed to Top Rank after being one of the

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08 Apr 2019

BeIN Sports seemingly on last legs

A popular provider of boxing content, BeIN Sports, may not be around much longer. Though this is speculative, the Federal Communications Commission has rejected the network, BeIN Sports’ third claim and also with prejuidice, meaning they can’t file again. BeIN Sports was removed from Comcast in July 2018, Direct TV

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04 Apr 2019

Steve Forbes, Victor Morales Jr top Oregon card Saturday night

One of the most world renowned sparring partners of all-time welterweight Steve Forbes will promote and headline a boxing card from Clackamas, Oregon, taking place at the Clackamas Armory on Saturday, April 6th. The main event will see Forbes returning after a five year hiatus with his last bout being

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03 Apr 2019

DAZN, A Case Study in Boxing’s Popularity in the U.S.

DAZN will see changes according to Bloomberg, but I can’t for the life of me tell you if the change is good or bad. A brief history of the streaming service, DAZN launched in 2016, but 2018 in the U.S., with an emphasis placed upon on-demand sports viewing without the

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