Boxing Scene

Floyd Mayweather apparently likes the idea of trading punches—and making money—with yet another Paul brother. The Hall of Fame boxer offered a backhanded compliment of sorts to the YouTube-turned-boxer over the weekend ahead of Mayweather’s scheduled exhibition fight against RIZIN mixed martial artist Mikiru Asakura Sunday in a pay-per-view bout in Saitama, Japan. The 45-year-old
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Terri Harper couldn’t have been any clearer in making Hannah Rankin the focal point of her three-division jump. “I want to be world champion again. If I’m honest, I feel like Hannah’s a beatable opponent,” Harper bluntly stated during Matchroom Boxing’s ‘Face Off Live: Hannah Rankin vs. Terri Harper’ special preceding their upcoming title fight.
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NEWARK, New Jersey – Bruce “Shu Shu” Carrington’s precision, speed and power carried him to another easy victory Friday night. The undefeated featherweight prospect from Brooklyn clearly out-pointed Chile’s Jose Argel in their six-rounder on the Shakur Stevenson-Robson Conceicao undercard at Prudential Center. The 25-year-old Carrington (5-0, 3 KOs) scored a shutout on the cards
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Eddie Hearn’s confidence in a proposed fight between Anthony Joshua and WBC titlist Tyson Fury is waning fast. Hearn, the head of Matchroom Boxing, has been reviewing a contract for the pivotal all-British heavyweight showdown since he received it from Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions last week — but Hearn, while still somewhat positive that the
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NEWARK, New Jersey – Bob Arum doesn’t get the sense Eddie Hearn genuinely wants Anthony Joshua to fight Tyson Fury next. Representatives for Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions have discussed at length Fury defending his WBC heavyweight title against Joshua on December 3 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Warren revealed recently
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DAZN has issued a statement to indicate that last weekend’s pay-per-view event, which featured the trilogy fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin, generated 1.06 million pay-per-view purchases. However, the streaming app was very clear that the buyrate figure was a “worldwide” number. It was reported earlier this week by longtime boxing scribe
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