Boxing Scene

A resolution in the ongoing contract saga for an all-British heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua and WBC titlist Tyson Fury appears to be in the near, near offing. Frank Warren, the head of Queensberry Promotions, which promotes Fury, indicated in a recent interview that a key meeting with “TV broadcasters” will be held Monday and
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Floyd Mayweather apparently likes the idea of trading punches—and making money—with yet another Paul brother. The Hall of Fame boxer offered a backhanded compliment of sorts to the YouTube-turned-boxer over the weekend ahead of Mayweather’s scheduled exhibition fight against RIZIN mixed martial artist Mikiru Asakura Sunday in a pay-per-view bout in Saitama, Japan. The 45-year-old
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Terri Harper couldn’t have been any clearer in making Hannah Rankin the focal point of her three-division jump. “I want to be world champion again. If I’m honest, I feel like Hannah’s a beatable opponent,” Harper bluntly stated during Matchroom Boxing’s ‘Face Off Live: Hannah Rankin vs. Terri Harper’ special preceding their upcoming title fight.
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Amanda Serrano has spent much of her historic career fighting to open doors for all women to thrive in the sport. Saturday’s featherweight unification bout with unbeaten Sarah Mahfoud comes with a new cause, one that touches a personal level among her team. “I really want to say something that’s important to me. I’m dedicating
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NEWARK, New Jersey – Shakur Stevenson didn’t defend his 130-pound championships Friday night, but he battered Robson Conceicao for most of their 12-round fight to ensure Conceicao couldn’t win them, either. The unbeaten Stevenson dominated Conceicao throughout their bout at Prudential Center in Stevenson’s hometown of Newark. A day after losing his titles at the
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NEWARK, New Jersey – Bruce “Shu Shu” Carrington’s precision, speed and power carried him to another easy victory Friday night. The undefeated featherweight prospect from Brooklyn clearly out-pointed Chile’s Jose Argel in their six-rounder on the Shakur Stevenson-Robson Conceicao undercard at Prudential Center. The 25-year-old Carrington (5-0, 3 KOs) scored a shutout on the cards
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NEWARK, New Jersey – Shakur Stevenson doesn’t take pound-for-pound debates all that seriously. The unbeaten Stevenson understands the subjective nature of constructing such lists. That’s why he hasn’t taken offense to criticism from those that feel he hasn’t accomplished enough to warrant a spot in the top 10. Naturally, Stevenson believes he belongs among the
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