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Although he never fought, Dundee was a master motivator, one of the ring’s great psychologists. (Photo: Al Satterwhite)

Remembering Angelo Dundee

01 February, 2016

“Muhammad Ali is Muhammad Ali, and compared to him all other men are earthlings.”—Angelo Dundee Angelo Dundee, one of ...

"I think he has improved a lot. In his last fight with Miguel Cotto, I really liked how he looked." (Photo: Liam Brady/RBR Boxing)

The Waiting Game: Golovkin vs. Canelo

01 February, 2016

When fight fans assemble their dream matches of 2016, the battle for middleweight supremacy between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo ...

"I want my next title to be from the WBA," said Chocolatito. "I want to take on Kohei Kono at 115." (Photo: Courtesy)

Roman Gonzalez Seeks WBA Title

01 February, 2016

Roman Gonzalez wants to fight for the WBA World super flyweight title, announced the pound-for-pound king while accepting Nicaragua’s ...

Promoter Rodney Berman called it off because of perceived bad behavior on the part of the South African challenger.

Braehmer-Oosthuizen Canceled Again

01 February, 2016

Thomas Oosthuizen’s quest for Juergen Braehmer’s WBA World light heavyweight title has been canceled for a second time. The ...

“I would fight him more rounds and make him more pain, punish him more. I don’t respect him at all.” (Photo: Courtesy)

Kovalev Stops Pascal in Rematch

31 January, 2016

Their first fight in March of last year was somewhat competitive. Although the champ stopped the challenger, he got ...

After his TKO loss in May to Nick Blackwell for the BBBofC middleweight title, Ryder badly needed a win.  (Photo: Reuters)

Ryder Wins WBA International Middleweight Title

31 January, 2016

Saturday night at Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, London, England, John Ryder (22-2-, 12 ...

“Alexis was a giant,” said Sr. Mendoza, “a man who gave everything inside and outside the ring.”

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza and Alexis Arguello

30 January, 2016

At a special event Thursday afternoon in Managua, Nicaragua, Deputy Mayor Enrique Armas honored Gilberto Mendoza and his son, ...

The Japanese power-puncher has successfully defended his crown 10 times, most recently this past New Year's Eve.

Uchiyama-Fortuna Title Fight Ordered

30 January, 2016

As part of the WBA’s announced effort to ultimately have one recognized champion per weight division, the sanctioning body ...

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Kovalev-Pascal II Preview

30 January, 2016

On Saturday, January 30, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada, WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (28-0-1, ...

The WBA hopes Chanachai CP Freshmart will be alright and we’re including the young champion in our prayers. (Photo: Courtesy)

Chanachai CP Freshmart in Our Prayers

29 January, 2016

We should never forget how dangerous the sport of boxing can be. Friday afternoon at Wing 416 in Chiang ...

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