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"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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Cuban Boxing and the WBA

Cuban Boxing and the WBA

23 May, 2016

Deciding to become a professional boxer is always difficult and if you were born in Cuba, where professional boxing has been ...

Hagler’s fight with Thomas Hearns in 1985 is among the greatest three rounds in boxing history. (Photo: Will Hart/HBO)

Marvelous: Marvin Hagler Turns 62

23 May, 2016

“I miss being punched. Seriously, I really loved the art of boxing.”—Marvin Hagler Former middleweight champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler ...

Lara fights with the cool efficiency of a boxing technocrat.  And he looks unbeatable. (Photo: John Locher/AP)

Lara Outfoxes Martirosyan

23 May, 2016

Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBA World super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara ( 23-2-2, 13 KOs), ...

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Shumenov TKOs Wright

23 May, 2016

Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBA World cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov (17-2, 11 KOs), from ...

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