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Donald Trump, son to provide boxing commentary Saturday

Former President Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., have agreed to provide commentary during Triller’s gamecast of four boxing matches on Saturday. Triller, a video sharing service, confirmed the news to ESPN on Tuesday. Both Trumps will be present at the fights in Hollywood, Florida. The card is headlined by the Evander Holyfield-Vitor […]

  • Evander Holyfield replacing Oscar De La Hoya (COVID)

    Evander Holyfield plans to step in the ring as a replacement for Oscar De La Hoya to box Vitor Belfort on Sept. 11. De La Hoya had to withdraw due to a positive COVID-19 test. De La Hoya’s last fight came in 2008. Triller Fight Club, the promotion that backed Jake Paul’s breakthrough bout, is […]

  • Jake Paul, Tyron Woodley splitting action ahead of bout

    The betting action has been split ahead of Sunday night’s bout between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland. Woodley, who is fighting in his hometown, has been backed by 58 percent of the total bets at PointsBet. The 39-year-old former welterweight champion left UFC on a four-fight losing streak and […]

  • Canelo Alvarez, Caleb Plant set title fight for November

    Canelo Alvarez, considered the best pound-for-pound boxer active today, will return to the ring in November. Alvarez announced Thursday he will fight Caleb Plant on Nov. 6 in Las Vegas for the undisputed super middleweight crown. “This Nov 6th we’ll put mexican boxing on top,” Alvarez wrote on Twitter. “Going for the missing belt!” Premier […]

  • Anderson Silva, Tito Ortiz set to box in Sept. 11 bout

    UFC legends Anderson Silva and Tito Ortiz will square off in an eight-round boxing match on Sept. 11 at the Staples Center in Las Angeles, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The fight, which will be broadcast by Triller PPV, which will also feature former Olympic gold medalist and 11-time world champion Oscar De La Hoya […]

  • Anthony Joshua-Oleksandr Usyk bout set for Sept. 25 in London

    Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua of England will defend his titles against Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk on Sept. 25 at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The 31-year-old Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) will put his IBF, WBA and WBO belts on the line against the 34-year-old Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs), who is his mandatory WBO challenger. Both boxers won […]

  • Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder III rescheduled for Oct. 9

    Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will complete their trilogy battle for the WBC heavyweight championship on Oct. 9, Top Rank Boxing announced Thursday. The fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas initially was scheduled for July 24 before Fury’s positive COVID-19 test forced its postponement last Thursday. He has since tested negative and has been […]

  • Jake Paul-Tyron Woodley to fight Aug. 29 in Cleveland

    The Jake Paul-Tyron Woodley bout now has a venue and will be fought one day later than originally reported — Aug. 29 in Woodley’s hometown of Cleveland. The site will be Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The pair will fight at 190 pounds. Showtime, which will broadcast the card on pay-per-view, also announced Monday that Amanda Serrano […]

  • Reports: Tyson Fury tests positive, bout vs. Deontay Wilder postponed

    Tyson Fury tested positive for COVID-19 and his July 24 heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder has been postponed, Dan Rafael and ESPN reported Thursday night. At least three other people in Fury’s camp also tested positive, per Rafael. ESPN reported that a weekend date in October is being targeted for the highly anticipated third […]

  • Report: COVID threatens Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder fight

    A COVID-19 outbreak in Tyson Fury’s camp threatens to postpone his July 24 heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder, ESPN reported Thursday. No official updates have been announced for the pay-per-view fight, scheduled for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Sources told ESPN that, if necessary, the highly anticipated third match between Fury, 32, and Wilder, […]

  • Atlanta to unveil statue of Evander Holyfield on Friday

    A statue of retired boxing legend Evander Holyfield will be unveiled Friday outside of State Farm Arena in Atlanta. Holyfield, 58, was born in Alabama but his family moved to Atlanta in his early years, and he learned to box there. He is the only four-time world heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic medalist. He won […]

  • Teofimo Lopez delays Kambosos fight after positive COVID-19 test

    Unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez tested positive for COVID-19, pushing Saturday’s scheduled bout with George Kambosos in Miami back to Aug. 14. “We send our best to Teofimo and his family and hope they get well soon, and look forward to seeing this epic battle on August 14, 2021,” event organizer Triller Fight Club co-founder […]

  • Billy Joe Saunders mulls retirement after Canelo Alvarez loss

    Billy Joe Saunders told he is considering retirement following last month’s loss to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The 31-year-old British boxer suffered a fractured right orbital bone during the super middleweight unification bout on May 8 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “He’s a world-class fighter and he caught me with a world-class shot, so […]

  • Report: Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul rakes in more than $50M

    Sunday’s boxing exhibition between Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul attracted around 1 million pay-per-view buys for Showtime, which would translate to more than $50 million in media revenue, Sportico reported. Mayweather and Paul fought to an eight-round draw at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Paul, a YouTube celebrity without a real boxing background, agreed to […]

  • Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition goes distance

    In a boxing exhibition measured not by who won but by how long it lasted, Logan Paul went the distance with retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather on Sunday night in Miami Gardens, Fla. Mayweather called Paul a “great, young fighter. He’s better than I thought he was. I’m surprised by tonight. Good little work.” The […]

  • DAZN replaces Sky Sports in new Matchroom deal

    Streaming service DAZN has reached a deal with Matchroom Boxing to replace Sky Sports as exclusive broadcast partner in the U.K. and Ireland. The five-year agreement begins in July and will include at least 16 UK events each year and brings fighters such as Callum Smith, Conor Benn, Katie Taylor and Lawrence Okolie to DAZN’s […]

  • Jake Paul to fight Tyron Woodley on Aug. 28

    Jake Paul is confident that he’ll take former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to task when the two tangle in a 190-pound boxing bout on Aug. 28. The date for the pay-per-view bout was announced on Tuesday. The location remains a mystery. Paul, a YouTube sensation and boxing neophyte, took to social media to declare […]

  • Report: Jake Paul agrees to fight with Tyron Woodley

    YouTube star and boxing neophyte Jake Paul has agreed to fight former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, The Athletic reported Monday. A date and time were not reported. Paul is 3-0 after defeating another ex-UFC fighter Ben Askren, a longtime friend of Woodley’s. In fact, Woodley was in Askren’s corner for the April fight vs. […]

  • Manny Pacquiao announces fight vs. Errol Spence Jr.

    Manny Pacquiao will face Errol Spence Jr. on Aug. 21, according to social media announcements from both boxers on Friday. The bout will be offered on Fox pay per view. The venue is expected to be the MGM Grand, according to The Athletic, though Pacquiao told the website he hoped the fight would be at […]

  • Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder fight No. 3 set for July

    Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III will take place on July 24 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday. Both fighters have verbally agreed on the fight, and Arum said he expects contracts to be signed this week. The purse will favor Fury 60-40, ESPN reported. The fight comes about after an arbitrator ruled […]

  • Tyson Fury must fight Deontay Wilder by Sept. 15, arbitrator rules

    Soon after Tyson Fury announced his four-belt heavyweight unification fight with Anthony Joshua for Aug. 14 in Saudi Arabia, an arbitrator ruled that Fury must fight Deontay Wilder in a trilogy bout no later than Sept. 15, according to multiple reports Monday. The two sides went to arbitration to settle a disagreement over a rematch […]

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