Boxing News Analysis

Top Rank has backup in place for Rios fight

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Brandon Rios will fight on Saturday night, but he may not be facing Diego Chaves. Top Rank has a backup in place in case the Argentine fighter cannot make it to the States.

Roy Jones, Jr. is not done with boxing or rapping

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After the TKOing Courtney Fry, lest we all forgot, Jones reminded us that in addition to boxing, there's another thing that he probably shouldn't be doing anymore...

Glen Tapia denied NY license

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Glen Tapia didn't appear on the Golovkin-Geale undercard due to his license being denied in New York at the last minute.

Deontay Wilder feels his "appreciation"

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Deontay Wilder took some thinly-veiled shots at Bryant Jennings, saying fans appreciate him more now after watching Bryant Jennings-Mike Perez on Saturday.

Rios-Chaves in danger of being postponed

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Diego Chaves can't get to the United States due to an immigration issue, and his fight with Brandon Rios may be postponed.

Golovkin calls out Cotto after Geale win

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Gennady Golovkin wants Miguel Cotto, but will Miguel Cotto want anything to do with Gennady Golovkin? And if not, can anyone really blame Cotto?

Tyson Fury pulls out of Ustinov fight

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Tyson Fury is out of today's fight with Alexander Ustinov after his uncle has taken ill.

Andre Dirrell leaves SMS, back with Haymon

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Andre Dirrell has left 50 Cent's SMS Promotions, and says he's returning to action on August 1. Will his career ever get on track?

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Weights: Golovkin, Geale good to go

Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Geale made weight for tomorrow night's HBO World Championship Boxing main event.

Vernon Paris takes on Frankie Gomez tonight on FS1

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Vernon Paris says he's now mature and focused, and ready to fight his way back into contention.

Paul Spadafora to get the call for Adrien Broner?

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Paul Spadafora is hoping to finally land a big-name fight with Adrien Broner in September.

Mayweather Promotions granted Nevada license

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Floyd's company was licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at their monthly meeting yesterday.

Ustinov to replace Chisora vs Fury

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Promoter Frank Warren announced that Alexander Ustinov (29-1, 21 KOs), the fighter whom Chisora (20-4, 13 KOs) injured his hand against while sparring, will replace Chisora as Tyson Fury's opponent...

Ruenroeng-Arroyo scheduled for Sept. 14

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McWilliams Arroyo will be challenging IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng on Sept. 14 in Thailand.

Garcia will fight Salka at 142lb. catchweight

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Now that the WBC and WBA refused to sanction this bout as a title fight, Danny and his team have decided they no longer need to make the contracted 140-pound weight limit.

Tyson to induct Holyfield into Nevada Boxing HOF

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Tyson will deliver a presentation speech and hand Holyfield his trophy when he's inducted next month into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

Tyson Fury still planning to fight Saturday

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Fury wants to fight on in the wake of Dereck Chisora's hand injury which called off their scheduled rematch.

Chisora vs. Fury rematch called off due to injury

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Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury will not be facing off inside the ring for a rematch this Saturday as an MRI scan has confirmed that Chisora suffered a fractured his hand during a sparring session...

Macklin to fight Heiland in 160 title eliminator

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Mathew Macklin will face off against Jorge Sebastian Heiland in a title eliminator on August 30th. The winner might be the next mandatory challenger for Miguel Cotto's middleweight title.

Abraham-Smith, Sept. 27

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Arthur Abraham will be making the second defense of his WBO super-middleweight title against Paul Smith.

Sergio Martinez will not retire

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After deliberating retirement in the wake of his TKO loss to Miguel Cotto, Sergio Martinez has decided to resume his boxing career.

Roy Jones Jr. makes ring return July 26

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In what has to be considered a sad state of affairs, Roy Jones Jr. refuses to hang up the gloves.

Mayweather-Pacquiao talk sparked again for May '15

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have danced around one another for half a decade now, and many fans are tired of even thinking about the idea. But it's back out there right now.

Algieri: I'm still pinching myself

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Chris Algieri is headed for another huge opportunity on November 22, when he faces Manny Pacquiao in Macau.

Austin Trout to return on FNF season finale

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Austin Trout, who hasn't been inside the ring since losing to Lara, will make his return on August 22 on FNF against Australian fighter Daniel Dawson.

Stiverne vs. Wilder delayed because of injury

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Deontay Wilder will have to wait for his shot at Bermane Stiverne's heavyweight belt, because Stiverne is recovering from a pinched nerve that he reportedly suffered against Arreola.

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