VARGAS WARNS KHAN – “IF I TOUCH HIM ON THE CHIN, HE’S GOING DOWN”

  Samuel Vargas says he has the power to knockout Amir Khan when the pair clash at Arena Birmingham on September 8, live on Sky Sports.   Vargas is ranked number 9 in the WBA and knows that a win over the former unified World Champion will rocket his name into World title contention in …

Great night for Fresh Productions Boxing in Puerto Rico

  Before a euphoric crowd at the Tomás Donés Coliseum of Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Abimael ‘Hands of Stone’ Ortíz (6-0-1, 4 KOs) of Cidra, won by way of a sudden 5th round technical knockout over former Olympian Jantony Ortíz (8-1, 4 KOs) of Humacao, in a scheduled eight rounds fight at the super bantamweight division. …

UNDERDOG BARNES: “WHAT DO THE BOOKIES KNOW? THEY HAD ME DOWN TO WIN THE OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL!”

  Already Ireland’s most decorated amateur boxer ever, on Saturday mighty atom Paddy Barnes begins his quest to become the finest prizefighter in the Emerald Isle’s rich pugilistic history.   At Windsor Park soccer stadium in his home city of Belfast, the former European and two-time Commonwealth Games champion, who also twice made the podium …

FRAMPTON V JACKSON/ROSALES V BARNES FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

  ON Saturday night Carl Frampton defends his ‘interim’ WBO featherweight title against Australian Luke Jackson at Belfast’s Windsor Park live on BT Sport from 7.45pm.   Frampton’s great friend Paddy Barnes challenges WBC flyweight champion Cristofer Rosales on the biggest show ever held in Belfast and reckons his clash will steal the show in …

Update: WBO 31st Convention Judges and Referee Seminar Information

  The historic and beautiful Panama City will be hosting the 31st edition of the WBO Convention.   Panama is home to many great boxers and world champions, the people love boxing, and this, in addition to its beauty, historic locations, rich culture and great nightlife make it an ideal destination for the World Boxing …

Big Write Hook Boxing Magazine Goes From Amateur To Pro!

  Big Write Hook is a new quarterly boxing magazine which debates the biggest issues in the sport from serious topics like mental health to the more trivial things like social media.   BWH is also commitment to worthy causes with dedicated pages to raising awareness for autism, addiction and male suicide, among other featured …

WBO News: Top Rank wins the Hooker-Saucedo Purse Bid

  The purse bid for the mandatory bout between World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Welterweight World Champion Maurice Hooker (24-0-3, 16 KOs), of Texas, and first-ranked Alex Saucedo (28-0, 18 KOs), from Oklahoma, was held today at the WBO central offices in SanJuan, Puerto Rico.   Top Rank won the rights for the fight with …

Paddy Barnes World Title Fight to open BT Broadcast

  Paddy Barnes will start televised proceedings on Saturday August 18th when he challenges WBC World Flyweight champion Cristofer Rosales for his world championship in front of a home crowd in Belfast at the city’s national stadium, Windsor Park.   Televised coverage of the big night of boxing will begin straight after the huge Premier …

Ababiy turns pro in Chicago on October 6

  ‘White Chocolate’ joins the paid ranks in the Windy City   Nikita Ababiy will make his professional debut in the first Matchroom Boxing USA show live on DAZN at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago on October 6.   The 19 year old Brooklyn talent know as ‘White Chocolate’ will join fellow former Team USA …

Solomon makes pro debut on October 6

  Heavyweight talent joins the paid ranks in Chicago   Nkosi Solomon will make his professional debut in the first Matchroom Boxing USA show live on DAZN at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago on October 6.     The 23 year old amateur star from Brownsville, Brooklyn is billed as a future star in the …