Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and former UFC champion Francis Ngannou finalized a boxing match set for Oct. 28 in Saudi Arabia. "I can't wait to get back out there under the lights," Fury said Tuesday in a statement confirming the bout.
Fury and Ngannou will box in a regulation boxing ring under boxing rules, but the number of rounds is uncertain. It is also unclear if Fury's WBC championship will be on the line and if this will count toward either's boxing record.
There are very few things that can capture the imagination of an entire nation in the same way as highly anticipated boxing matches can. Throughout the pages of history, boxing champions have been hailed as heroes in their communities.
Some major breaking news in the world of boxing and MMA this morning. ESPN’s Mike Coppinger was the first to break the news that lineal boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (33-0-1) will be taking on lineal UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou (17-3 MMA).
Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte were reunited yesterday ahead of their grudge match on Saturday, August 12. The pair have shared a history of violence dating back to their amateur days, with Whyte victorious before Joshua sensationally settled the score when he stopped his bitter rival as a professional back in 2015.
Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte will do battle for the second time in the professional ranks on August 12 at the 02 Arena, London, England. The eagerly awaited rematch between these two arch-nemesis saw tickets for the event sell out in just over two hours, when released today (July 10).
Teddy Atlas has voiced his opinion on Anthony Joshua. Many fans believe it was Joshua’s defeat to Andy Ruiz that was a catalyst for the Brit’s change in his performances and losing his aggressive style.
Legendary boxing promoter Don King appeared at MLW Never Say Never, as he was revealed as the financial backer of Bomaye Fight Club. In a taped video, he told Alex Kane to win the MLW World Heavyweight Championship.
Carl Froch shares his thoughts ahead of the Anthony Joshua vs. Dillian Whyte rematch. This week it was announced that Joshua and Whyte would collide once more, as it was revealed that they will rematch on August 12th at The O2.
Ricky Hatton was one of the best-supported boxers ever. Hatton’s barmy army travelled all over the world to watch their hero fight. The Hitman was involved in many wars throughout his career and remains one of the most loved personalities in British boxing.
Samy Camacho, Monmouth Park's second-leading rider and the leading jockey at Tampa Bay Downs each of the past three years, said he will be sidelined “four to six weeks” with a right shoulder separation suffered in a spill on July 2 at the Jersey Shore track.
Canelo Alvarez and Jermell Charlo will indeed collide in quite a twist. Canelo recently inked a multifight deal with Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) after finishing his obligations with Matchroom Boxing.
A podcast pulled an interview they had with Adrien Broner after the boxer’s messy appearance on their show. “The Danza Project” hosted Broner for a live interview that was released through YouTube on Monday.
One of the most prolific knockout artists in boxing history was in attendance for PFL 4 last night. Deontay Wilder (43-2-1) was in attendance and when he was presented a microphone, there was one question on everyone’s mind.