Boxing

Ward conquers Kovalev in eight 18, June 2017 - WBA, WBO, and IBF light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) won his rematch with Sergey Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs)  by eighth round TKO on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas. In their first fight in November, War...
Zeuge outguns Smith to retain WBA belt 18, June 2017 - WBA 'regular' super middleweight champion Tyron Zeuge (21-0-1, 11 KOs) scored a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision over British challenger Paul Smith (38-7, 22 KOs) on Saturday night at the Rittal Arena in Wetzlar, Germany. All three of the judges ...
Lee Selby added to Eubank Jr-Abraham card 16, June 2017 - IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (24-1, 9 KOs) will face mandatory challenger Jonathan Victor Barros (41-4-1, 22 KOs) on July 15 at Wembley Arena on the undercard of the super middleweight fight between Chris Eubank Jr and Arthur Abraham. The 30-y...
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to meet in mega-fight on August 26 15, June 2017 - Former pound-for-pound king and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (49-0, 26 KOs) will fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather, 40,  made the official announcement on social med...
Burnett outpoints Haskins to win IBF bantamweight title 11, June 2017 - Ryan Burnett (17-0, 9 KOs) captured the IBF bantamweight title when he defeated defending champion Lee Haskins (34-4, 14 KOs) on Saturday night at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Northern Irishman floored Haskins twice on the way t...
Billy Joe Saunders-Avtandil Khurtsidze world title fight called off 8, June 2017 - WBO middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders' title defence against madatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze , scheduled to take place on July 8 at the Copper Box Arena in London, has been called off after the Georgian fighter was arrested. Khurtsidze, ...
Chris Eubank Jr vs Arthur Abraham set for July 15 7, June 2017 - IBO super middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr (24-1, 19 KOs) will fight former two-time super middleweight world champion Arthur Abraham (46-5, 30 KOs) on July 15 at the SSE Wembley Arena in London. The 12-round bout will be for Eubank's minor world...
Stevenson flattens Fonfara en route to second round TKO win 4, June 2017 - WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) stopped Andrzej Fonfara (29-5, 17 KOs) in the second round of their rematch on Saturday night at the Bell Center in Montreal, which is Haiti-born Stevenson's adopted hometown, i...
Mikey Garcia to fight Adrien Broner at 140 pounds 1, June 2017 - WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) will face fellow American Adrien Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) on July 29 in a non-title bout at light welterweight. Three-weight world champion Garcia will move up five pounds to meet Broner, a former world...
Spence dethrones Brook, Groves crushes Chudinov 28, May 2017 - Unbeaten welterweight Errol Spence Jr (22-0, 19 KOs) dethroned defending champion Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) by a 11th round KO on Saturday night at Bramall Football Ground in Sheffield. Brook took a knee and stayed down for the count with his left eye...
Inoue overpowers Rodriguez to retain WBO belt 22, May 2017 - Naoya “Monster” Inoue (13-0, 11 KOs) retained his WBO super flyweight title for the fifth time when he knocked out mandatory challenger Ricardo Rodriguez (16-4, 5 KOs) on Sunday at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.  Inoue was too strong and fast for the Mexican from the opening bell. The Japanese puncher dropped Rodriguez twice in the third round and he was counted out at 1:08 of the round. Also on the card, IBF interim light flyweight champion Milan Melindo (36-2, 13 KOs) stopped IBF...
Crawford defeats Diaz to retain WBC and WBO titles 21, May 2017 - WBC and WBO light welterweight champion Terence Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) defeated Dominican Republic's Felix Diaz (19-2, 9 KOs) to retain his titles on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA. Diaz’s corner stopped the fight after 10 rounds, giving Crawford a TKO victory. The unbeaten American landed blow after blow and Diaz's eyes began to swell by the fourth round. Diaz landed several solid shots of his own, but he could not sustain any attack because Crawford’s counter...
Russell retains, Dirrell wins by DQ 21, May 2017 - WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr (28-1, 17 KOs) retained his title with a seventh round TKO over Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA. Russell dropped the Colombian cha...
Davis demolishes Walsh in three rounds 21, May 2017 - IBF super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis (18-0, 17 KOs) demolished previously unbeaten Liam Walsh (21-1, 14 KOs) in three rounds on Saturday night at the Copper Box Arena in London. The 22-year-old Davis dropped the Englishman with a powerful l...
N’Dam wins vacant WBA middleweight title with points win over Murata 20, May 2017 - Hassan N'Dam (36-2, 21 KOs) was awarded a controversial 12 round split decision over previously undefeated Ryota Murata (12-1, 9 KOs) to win the vacant WBA middleweight title on Saturday at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. N'Dam rallied from a fourth round knockdown to win by scores of 116-111 and 115-112, while the third judge had it 117-110 for Murata. The Japanese fighter got the better of N’Dam in the early rounds, landing numerous hard shots and dropped the Frenchman in the fourth...
Conor McGregor signs to fight Floyd Mayweather 18, May 2017 - UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor says he has signed a contract to fight former boxing pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. The Irish mixed martial artist has agreed a deal with UFC president Dana White to meet the American in a boxing match a...
Billy Joe Saunders to battle Avtandil Khurtsidze on July 8 in London 14, May 2017 - WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) will fight Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) on July 8 at the Copper Box Arena in London. The unbeaten Briton will be making his second defence of the 160-pound title he won by majority de...
Yafai retains WBA super flyweight title with points win over Muranaka 14, May 2017 - WBA super flyweight Khalid Yafai (22-0, 14 KOs) defeated Suguru Muranaka (25-3-1, 8 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. The judges scored the fight 118-108 and 119-107 twice in favour of Yafe...
Warrington beats Martinez by majority decision 14, May 2017 - British featherweight contender Josh Warrington (25-0, 5 KOs) scored a 12 round majority decision over former world champion Kiko Martinez (36-8-1, 26 KOs) on Saturday night at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. Warrington won by scores of 116-112, 116-11...
Canelo outclasses Chavez Jr in one-sided points win, Golovkin next on September 16 7, May 2017 - Two-weight world champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) defeated former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (50-3-1, 32 KOs) in an all-Mexican super middleweight grudge match by a one-sided points decision on Saturday night at the...

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