Boxing

Undisputed Middleweight Champion Shields Battles Habazin for Vacant WBC & WBO 154-Pound Titles Live on SHOWTIME from Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.

As the calendar flips to a new decade, undisputed middleweight champion Claressa Shields shared her New Year’s resolution ahead of her upcoming showdown against former champion Ivana Habazin for the vacant WBC and WBO 154-pound titles taking place Friday, January 10 live on SHOWTIME from the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.

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We are just two days into the brand new decade – the ’20’s, the 2020’s – and superstar Manny Pacquiao has made a massive piece of boxing history without having thrown a punch since July of last year. It was in July when the incredible Filipino southpaw dynamo won a close but fully deserved 12-round decision over an unbeaten Keith Thurman to become WBA welterweight champion.

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Warren Urges Joshua To Give Up Belts And Fight Wilder-Fury Winner Next

Top British promoter Frank Warren, like the rest of us, wants to see, once and for all, who is the number-one heavyweight on the planet. Warren obviously feels his man Tyson Fury is the best – now he wants a massive showdown with Anthony Joshua to take place so as Fury can prove it to everyone else. To this end, Warren has urged Joshua to give up his two belts, the IBF and the WBO, so he doesn’t have to take up 2020 with mandatory defences against Kubrat Pulev and Oleksandr Usyk.

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Remember big-punching featherweight Nicholas Walters, AKA “The Axe Man?” Once one of the most exciting fighters of the lower weight divisions, the Jamaican held the WBA title and fought big names like Nonito Donaire, Vic Darchinyan and Vasyl Lomachenko. The last time we saw Walters in action he was losing to Loma, quitting on his stool in disappointing fashion just over three years ago.

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Wilder vs. Fury II Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, Saturday,Wilder vs. Fury II Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, Saturday,December 28 at 10 a.m. PT!LAS VEGAS (December 27, 2019) — The long-awaited rematch of heavyweight titans is set, as undefeated WBC champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and unbeaten lineal champion Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury will continue their rivalry in the ring on Saturday,

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Boxing’s hottest attraction Gervonta “Tank” Davis kicked off fight week working out in front of the Atlanta media and eager boxing fans at a public workout at the Atlanta Sports Complex on Monday night.

Baltimore’s two-time Super Featherweight world champion Davis will take on former unified world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, an Olympic gold medalist from Cuba, for the vacant WBA Lightweight Title Saturday, December 28 live on SHOWTIME from the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta in a Premier Boxing Champions event.

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Last Saturday night, IBF/WBC welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. made his first public comments since his car accident two months ago on October 10, and he says he’s healthy and ready to resume his career in the first half of 2020. More importantly, Spence (26-0, 21 KOs) isn’t interested in taking any warm-up fights against soft opposition for his ring return.

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Unbeaten British heavyweight Daniel Dubois marched to 14-0(13) last night in London, giving fans one massive KO as he smashed right through 33 year old Japanese fighter Kyotaro Fujimoto in a couple of rounds. Dubois laid Fujimoto out on his back with a brutal right hand, the stricken fighter needing medical attention. Thankfully, Fujimoto, now 21-2(13) was okay.

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Murata-Butler, Moruti Mthalane-Akira Yaegashi, Kenshiro Teraji-Randy Petalcorin and the return of Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez to stream exclusively on ESPN+ at 3:55 a.m. ET/12:55 a.m. PT

Two days before Christmas, American fight fans will be treated to a special fistic stocking stuffer, a world championship tripleheader plus the return of the former pound-for-pound king and future Hall of Famer, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez.

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Multi-fight deal is part of co-promotional pact with Murphys Boxing and 12 Rounds Promotion

Nova to make Top Rank debut Jan. 18 LIVE on ESPN+

Abraham “El Super” Nova, the undefeated Puerto Rican-born 130-pound contender with the signature bleached blond beard, has signed a multi-fight promotional agreement with Top Rank.

Nova’s first fight of the deal, which will see Top Rank serve as co-promoter along with Murphys Boxing and 12 Rounds Promotion, will be Saturday, Jan. 18 live on ESPN+.

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