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Scotland’s Ricky Burns is now the WBA World light welterweight champion, but he’s hungry for more. (Photo: Courtesy)

Burns Calls Out Crawford and Broner

30 May, 2016

Ricky Burns became Scotland’s first three-division world champion with a unanimous-decision victory over Michele Di Rocco on Saturday. He ...

The managers and promoters of Kohei Kono and Luis Concepcion have 30 days to reach an agreement. (Photo: Courtesy)

WBA Championships Committee Orders Kono-Concepcion

30 May, 2016

The World Boxing Association Championships Committee has ordered negotiations between WBA World super flyweight champion Kohei Kono (32-8-1, 13 ...

Shane Mosley didn’t embarrass himself. Shane Mosley never embarrasses himself. He had his moments. (Photo: Sumio Yamada)

Avanesyan Beats Mosley

29 May, 2016

“You always say I’ll quit when I start to slide, and then one morning you wake up and you’ve ...

It was a cat-and-mouse affair and Ricky Burns was the cat. (Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Ricky Burns Wins WBA World Super Lightweight Title

28 May, 2016

Saturday night at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, former featherweight and lightweight champion Ricky Burns (40-5-1, 14 KOs), ...

"I’ve been boxing away from home a lot and not really been in Glasgow much," said Burns, "so it’s great to be back."

Tonight in Glasgow: Burns vs. Di Rocco

28 May, 2016

Tonight at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, Ricky Burns (39-5-1, 13 KOs) and Michele Di Rocco (40-1-1, 18 ...

The red-haired slugger from Guadalajara has thus far shown little interest in tangling with “The American Dream” a second time.

Is Lara Ready for Golovkin?

28 May, 2016

Last week at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Erislandy Lara (23-2-2, 13 KOs), the slick ...

Wilder might not fight King Kong next, but he has a fecund crop of contenders to choose from. (Photo: Tom Hogan Photos)

King Kong Wants the Bronze Bomber

27 May, 2016

Povetkin’s failed drug test threw a wrench in the works. The mini mega fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ...

Taouab Mohamed Hedy

WBA mourns the passing of Matchmaker Taouab Mohamed Hedy

26 May, 2016

RESOLUTION The Members of the Directorate of the World Boxing Association join the mourning of the Taouab family and the ...

John Vera won the vacant WBA-NABA USA super welterweight title. (Photo: Rhonda C0sta/Twin Flame Images)

John Vera Wins WBA-NABA Title

25 May, 2016

This past Saturday, John Vera and Joey Ruelas went toe-to-toe at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center for the vacant ...


Mosley vs. Avanesyan Preview

23 May, 2016

Future Hall of Famer “Sugar” Shane Mosley (49-9-1, 41 KOs), from Pomona, California, will take on WBA World interim ...

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