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Pacquiao And Matthysse Step Up Training Ahead Of Title Battle

Pacquiao And Matthysse Step Up Training Ahead Of Title Battle

Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse stepped up their respective training this week as they prepare for their WBA welterweight  title battle at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 15 Pacquiao And Matthysse Step Up Training Ahead Of Title Battle
Winky Wright, Vitali Klitschko And Erik Morales Lead Hall Of Fame 26th Induction

Winky Wright, Vitali Klitschko And Erik Morales Lead Hall Of Fame 26th Induction

By J.R.Jowett: The International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, NY, held their 26th Induction weekend over June 7th to 10th. As always, it was a stellar event. And although there were boxing shows running all over the globe, for the real hardcore fan, this was the place to be. Winky Wright, Vitali Klitschko And Erik Morales Lead Hall Of Fame 26th Induction
Jarel Pemberton Is Gunning For Glory

Jarel Pemberton Is Gunning For Glory

By Stephen Tobey: Jarel Pemberton did not officially begin boxing until after he left the U.S. Marine Corps in 2013 and he did not turn pro until last summer, but from an early age, he knew he’d end up in the ring. Jarel Pemberton Is Gunning For Glory
Opportunity Knocks For Austin Trout And Abie Hann

Opportunity Knocks For Austin Trout And Abie Hann

By Andrew Rivera: For former world jr middleweight champion Austin Trout and his stablemate Abie Hann opportunity has knocked on the door for both fighters careers in the past  two weeks. Trout will battle WBC super middleweight champion Jermell Charlo on June 9 , while Han will take on Anthony Dirrell in a title elimination bout April 28. Opportunity Knocks For Austin Trout And Abie Hann
Top New Mexico Fighters To Be Featured On  Separate Cards in June.

Top New Mexico Fighters To Be Featured On  Separate Cards in June.

By Andrew Rivera: Within a week in the month of June there will be two fight cards showcasing New Mexico’s rising boxing stars of the future. New promoters Wrecking Crew Promotions will feature a 5-6 card event with the site to be finalized soon. Top New Mexico Fighters To Be Featured On  Separate Cards in June.
Joseph Parker Looking To Win, Not Spoil

Joseph Parker Looking To Win, Not Spoil

By Marc Livitz: Admiration and recognition can be powerful sources of motivation, but above all, respect is what most championship fighters are seeking. Joseph Parker Looking To Win, Not Spoil
Is Sergey Kovalev Underrated? You Better Believe It

Is Sergey Kovalev Underrated? You Better Believe It

By John J. Raspanti: You lose two fights and suddenly you’re not that good. Social media goes crazy. You’re overrated they say. Hold on a second. Not that good? Come on. He lost to a guy with the last name of Ward, who many called the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world. Is Sergey Kovalev Underrated? You Better Believe It
Mykquan Williams Hits Third Year As A Professional Fighter

Mykquan Williams Hits Third Year As A Professional Fighter

By Derek Bonnett: East Hartford light welterweight prospect, Mykquan Williams, continues to show promise and make Connecticut fans proud. Williams, who will turn twenty next month, has entered this third year in the paid ranks and remained unbeaten through his first ten bouts. Mykquan Williams Hits Third Year As A Professional Fighter
PribNotes: PBC vs PBC

PribNotes: PBC vs PBC

By Jason Pribila: The announced crowd at Mandalay Bay was 6,240.   They and fight fans on the West Coast were probably the only boxing fans able to stay awake to see Porter enter the ring to challenge Garcia. PribNotes: PBC vs PBC
UK Boxing Rankings - February 2018

UK Boxing Rankings - February 2018

SecondsOut 2017 Divisional Superlatives

SecondsOut 2017 Divisional Superlatives

By Derek Bonnett: As another excellent year of professional prize-fighting concludes, SecondsOut has honored boxing’s greatest practitioners and non-participants with such accolades as Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Service to Boxing, etc. SecondsOut 2017 Divisional Superlatives
State Of The Heavyweights:Top 10 Year In Review 2017

State Of The Heavyweights:Top 10 Year In Review 2017

By Mikko Salo:The heavyweight year 2017 can be deemed a success mostly because of one fight. At long-last we saw two heavyweights in a fight-of-the-year caliber encounter with generational meaning, a fight that is going to be talked about for years to come. As a result of it we saw a legend retire with the same grace and dignity he ruled the division with. As a result of it we saw the coming-of-age of a possible new ruler. We also see the numerous possibilities year 2018 holds with potential State Of The Heavyweights:Top 10 Year In Review 2017
Five Champions Who Will Retain And Five Who Will Lose In 2018

Five Champions Who Will Retain And Five Who Will Lose In 2018

By Derek Bonnett: As we encounter another new year, the landscape of the boxing scene continues to evolve. With old champions acting out the final stages of their careers and new ones emerging to fill the void, boxing maintains a state of homeostasis and keeps fight fans intrigued even amid the dubious officiating and cries of scandal. Boxing, as always, will endure; however, not every participant with an alphabet title will be so lucky. Inevitably, the mighty will eventually fall and, Five Champions Who Will Retain And Five Who Will Lose In 2018
SecondsOut Awards: Worst Decision, Jeff Horn W Pts 12 Manny Pacquiao

SecondsOut Awards: Worst Decision, Jeff Horn W Pts 12 Manny Pacquiao

By J.R. Jowett: It’s like a big sucker punch that you see coming but can’t seem to duck. The fight is over; it was a good fight, maybe a great one. The evening should go out with the glow of satisfaction over an event wellcontested and an experience well-rewarded. SecondsOut Awards: Worst Decision, Jeff Horn W Pts 12 Manny Pacquiao
SecondsOut Awards: Comeback Of The Year,Caleb Truax

SecondsOut Awards: Comeback Of The Year,Caleb Truax

By Lwazi Ndzobongo: Caleb Truax ended the 2017 year as the IBF Super Middleweight Champion, this after overcoming James DeGale at the Copper Box Arena in London,England. Going into the fight, Truax was the underdog and considered a tune up fight for then champion DeGale, who had gone tooth and nail in his previous fight, a draw against Badou Jack. SecondsOut Awards: Comeback Of The Year,Caleb Truax
SecondsOut Awards:Fighter Of The Year,Vasyl Lomachenko

SecondsOut Awards:Fighter Of The Year,Vasyl Lomachenko

By Steven Bateson: Ladies and gentlemen your fighter of the year for 2017: Vasyl Lomachenko It was a tough field this year and there was plenty who staked a legitimate claim but we here at Seconds Out have gone for the man they call "Hi Tech" or his newer moniker: "NoMasChenko". SecondsOut Awards:Fighter Of The Year,Vasyl Lomachenko
SecondsOut Awards: Knockout Of The Year:Lemieux W Ko 3 Stevens 

SecondsOut Awards: Knockout Of The Year:Lemieux W Ko 3 Stevens 

By Derek Gionta: 2017 was an eventful year for boxing that included a number of exciting fights, newly crowned champions, as well as prospects and contenders now on the world’s radar.  No matter what stage fighters are performing on and where they stand among the sport’s elite, knockouts will almost always be the most talked about occurrence in the sweet science.  SecondsOut Awards: Knockout Of The Year:Lemieux W Ko 3 Stevens 
SecondsOut Awards: Upset Of The Year,Truax w pts 12 DeGale

SecondsOut Awards: Upset Of The Year,Truax w pts 12 DeGale

By Steve Bateson: 1-100 were the odds on offer for James DeGale to successfully defend his IBF Super Middleweight crown against Caleb Truax on the 9th December. To put that into context; James "Buster" Douglas was 42-1 to defeat Mike Tyson in 1991 in what is still regarded as the biggest upset in the history of professional boxing. SecondsOut Awards: Upset Of The Year,Truax w pts 12 DeGale
Lomachenko And Rigondeaux Discuss Showdown 10 Days Out

Lomachenko And Rigondeaux Discuss Showdown 10 Days Out

Ten days out from Vasyl Lomachenko’s world title defence against Guillermo Rigondeaux at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 9, the fighters and their respective teams discussed their eagerly awaited showdown Lomachenko And Rigondeaux Discuss Showdown 10 Days Out
Cotto Says Goodbye

Cotto Says Goodbye

By Marc Livitz: Miguel Cotto last shared the spotlight of a high profile bout almost two years ago. His 12 round, unanimous decision loss to Saul ’Canelo’ Alvarez was likely accompanied by a result which many fighters can only dream. It brought even more fans to appreciate his efforts and his will to give everything in the ring. Cotto Says Goodbye
Why Not An Aztec Warrior Super Six At 130?

Why Not An Aztec Warrior Super Six At 130?

By Derek Bonnett: Great beauty can be derived from that which is not without blemish. As sexy as an unbeaten resume can appear on a bout sheet or at the negotiating table, it can often indicate a lack of experience or too few miles on the odometer. A scan of the current SecondsOut or Transnational Boxing Rankings, along with a myriad of other credible outlets, will reveal an interesting grouping of prominent Mexican fighters both of this generation and ones who have progressed on from the last. Why Not An Aztec Warrior Super Six At 130?
Cintron Willing To Face McGregor In The Cage

Cintron Willing To Face McGregor In The Cage

By Derek Gionta: The recent buzz behind the Floyd Mayweather Jr-Conor McGregor boxing event has created interest among a number of combat sports athletes to crossover and challenge one another in their respective sport.   Cintron Willing To Face McGregor In The Cage
Kovalev Intent On Returning To The Top

Kovalev Intent On Returning To The Top

By Marc Livitz: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev should still be, all things considered as one of the most feared men in all of boxing. Prior to just about a year ago, the former light heavyweight champion from Russia had to his credit an astonishing 87% knockout win ratio alongside an unblemished boxing ledger. Kovalev Intent On Returning To The Top
Anthony Joshua: “I Can’t Afford To Lose And I Don’t Want To Lose.  

Anthony Joshua: “I Can’t Afford To Lose And I Don’t Want To Lose.  

IBF and WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua worked out for the media on Tuesday in Sheffield, England, as the undefeated British boxer continues preparation for his showdown against IBF mandatory challenger Carlos Takam on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.  Anthony Joshua: “I Can’t Afford To Lose And I Don’t Want To Lose.  
Trout looking To Make Most Of Title Opportunity

Trout looking To Make Most Of Title Opportunity

By Andy Rivera: Former WBA Jr middleweight champion Austin Trout has gone back to his roots in the hope regaining a piece of the Jr middleweight pie when he faces IBF titleholder Jerrret Hurd this coming Saturday as part of a triple title card featuring championship defenses by  Erislandy Lara  and Jarmell Charlo in separate bouts. Trout looking To Make Most Of Title Opportunity
The Chin Check - Season 2 Volume I

The Chin Check - Season 2 Volume I

All your latest UK boxing news and views The Chin Check - Season 2 Volume I
Mayweather Jr: ‘This Is Not Just A Fight, Its An Event’

Mayweather Jr: ‘This Is Not Just A Fight, Its An Event’

Fight week for the biggest event in combat sports history continued Wednesday as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor squared off at the final press conference ahead of their Showtime PPV matchup this Saturday (August. 26) from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas,Nevada. Mayweather Jr: ‘This Is Not Just A Fight, Its An Event’
Mayweather's Final Act - Just Eight Days Away

Mayweather's Final Act - Just Eight Days Away

By Marc Livitz: The end is near for Floyd Mayweather and this time, he seems to be completely serious. It’s been nearly two years since we last saw him as fighter as opposed to promoter. In September of 2015, the then 38 year old Las Vegas resident effectively diced through Andre Berto in a one sided affair and in doing so, he equaled the unblemished record of the late Rocky Marciano. Mayweather's Final Act - Just Eight Days Away
Canelo vs Golovkin Trainers Media Call

Canelo vs Golovkin Trainers Media Call

By Marc Livitz: The clock continues to tick downward in the direction of one of the most significant championship contests in recent memory. Just moments after Saul "Canelo" Alvarez coasted to a resounding win over Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. last May, the one fighter who could give the evening in Las Vegas a resounding finale made his way to the ring to openly challenge the lineal middleweight champion from Mexico. Canelo vs Golovkin Trainers Media Call
McGregor:“I Have A Game Plan And I Will Execute It Perfectly

McGregor:“I Have A Game Plan And I Will Execute It Perfectly

It was “The Notorious” Conor McGregor’s turn to meet with the media on Friday from UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas, a day after Floyd “Money” Mayweather did the same in advance of their August 26 headlining attraction from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada . McGregor:“I Have A Game Plan And I Will Execute It Perfectly
Mayweather jr: 'This Isn’t Just A Fight; This Is An Event"

Mayweather jr: 'This Isn’t Just A Fight; This Is An Event"

Floyd “Money” Mayweather opened up the Mayweather Boxing Club on Thursday for a media workout ahead of his bout against UFC champion Conor McGregor on Saturday, Aug. 26 in the headlining attraction from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather jr: 'This Isn’t Just A Fight; This Is An Event"
Canelo Squarely Focused On Golovkin

Canelo Squarely Focused On Golovkin

By Marc Livitz: Even the announcement of a contest between two fighters of different disciplines could not railroad the excitement surrounding September 16. Historically speaking, the Saturday evening which falls closest to Mexican Independence Day often plays host to a truly significant contest between two high profile competitors. Canelo Squarely Focused On Golovkin
McMillan Still Bobbing And Weaving 25 Years After World Title Win

McMillan Still Bobbing And Weaving 25 Years After World Title Win

It is a little over 25 years since Colin McMillian wrested the WBO featherweight title from Italian born champion Maurizio Stecca. In fact it was May 16, 1992 to be exact that the then 26 year-old from Barking in Essex, boxed a master class over 12 rounds to unanimously out-point his more experienced foe to become world champion. McMillan Still Bobbing And Weaving 25 Years After World Title Win
Paul Ferreri: A champion in any era

Paul Ferreri: A champion in any era

Paul Ferreri: A champion in any era By Anthony Cocks Paul Ferreri: A champion in any era
The Chin Check - Volume IX

The Chin Check - Volume IX

By Steven Bateson: It’s been two weeks since the last edition of the "Chin Check" and I’ve been inundated with messages from so many distressed fans who couldn’t believe I’d leave them hanging so long. But fear not boxateers because we are back in the big time now. The Chin Check - Volume IX
Cintron vs Brunson:  Win Or Go Home?

Cintron vs Brunson:  Win Or Go Home?

By Jason Pribila: On Saturday Night in Philadelphia junior middleweights Kermit Cintron (39-5-3, 30 KO) and Tyrone Brunson (24-6-2, 22 KO) will square off in a bout that will present both fighters with the equivalent of a “win or go home” scenario. Cintron vs Brunson:  Win Or Go Home?
Broner And Garcia Know They Will Have To Be At Their Very Best

Broner And Garcia Know They Will Have To Be At Their Very Best

Four-division world champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner and three-division world champion Mikey Garcia went face-to-face for the first time Monday before they battle on Showtime Championship Boxing on Saturday, July 29 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Broner And Garcia Know They Will Have To Be At Their Very Best
Referees Talk Ring Safety And Camaraderie In Canastota

Referees Talk Ring Safety And Camaraderie In Canastota

By Derek Bonnett: One of the many highlights of the International Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend are the Ringside Lectures. The 2017 weekend did not disappoint. The most engaging lecture this year and some of the most interesting over the last six years came from a myriad of boxing’s top referees. Joe Cortez delivered a great lecture back in 2011, but 2017’s delivered a KO combination comprised of Kenny Bayless, Robert Byrd, Tony Weeks, Robert Hoyle, and Russell Mora. Referees Talk Ring Safety And Camaraderie In Canastota
Barrera, Tapia, And Holyfield Inducted Into IBHOF

Barrera, Tapia, And Holyfield Inducted Into IBHOF

By Derek Bonnett: Muhammad Ali is The Greatest, I know. Also, I fully accept Sugar Ray Robinson’s consensus rating as the best boxer of all-time. This paradox troubles me not as these types of debates are highly subjective and a matter of perspective; I rarely engage in them with much fervor. Yet, neither one of these all-time great, hall of fame enshrined boxers was my hero. Barrera, Tapia, And Holyfield Inducted Into IBHOF
The Chin Check - Volume VI

The Chin Check - Volume VI

All your latest UK boxing news and views By Steven Bateson: Welcome to a very special Election Day edition of the Chin Check. Special you say? Why I hear you cry? Special because it has absolutely nothing to do with the race for Number 10 and for the next ten minutes or so you can escape the impending doom that is apparently now surrounding this country. The Chin Check - Volume VI
Ward Hopes To Leave No Doubt On June 17

Ward Hopes To Leave No Doubt On June 17

By Marc Livitz: Andre Ward has consistently been mentioned as one of boxing’s pound for pound best for close to a decade. His astonishing run through the "Super Six" super middleweight tournament from 2009 to 2011 catapulted him into the discussion as a true superstar. Ward Hopes To Leave No Doubt On June 17
Klitschko: When A Loss Is A Victory

Klitschko: When A Loss Is A Victory

By Wladimir Klitschko: At the end of April I competed against Anthony Joshua, and thereby took on the greatest of all challenges: In front of 90,000 spectators in a sold-out Wembley Stadium in London – as well as a TV audience of millions in more than 150 countries – I fought the fight of my life against the 28-year-old Englishman. Klitschko: When A Loss Is A Victory
Family At Core Of Jimmy Kelleher’s Pro Career

Family At Core Of Jimmy Kelleher’s Pro Career

By Jason Pribila: On April 4 of this year, I covered the PBC “Tuesday Night Toe to Toe” fight card at the Sands Events Center in Bethlehem, USA. On a night that would be remembered for some dubious score cards handed in during the televised bouts, I found myself most interested in a junior middleweight who fought on the untelevised portion of the card. Family At Core Of Jimmy Kelleher’s Pro Career
Big Fight Hype Fails To Change Chavez Jr.

Big Fight Hype Fails To Change Chavez Jr.

By Derek Bonnett: "I feel like I have never seen him look good," my wife said of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., following my verbal update of the outcome this morning after fight night. I watched the live action via pay-per-view thanks to a friend who hosted a Cinco de Mayo weekend celebration replete with margaritas, sangria, cervezas, and plenty of Mexican comida. Big Fight Hype Fails To Change Chavez Jr.
Please Donate to Dean Francis’s Just Giving Page

Please Donate to Dean Francis’s Just Giving Page

As a boxer Dean Francis was arguably one of the most gifted British super middleweights never to have won a world title. The former British, Commonwealth and European champion never shied away from a challenge and always left everything inside the ring. He was as brave as they come. Please Donate to Dean Francis’s Just Giving Page
Amir Mansour: Fighting For Respect And A Crack At A World Title

Amir Mansour: Fighting For Respect And A Crack At A World Title

By John J. Raspanti: Amir “Hardcore” Mansour will be fighting for more than an opponent on March 17--he’ll be battling for respect. Nothing has been given to the 44-year-old heavyweight contender. He’s earned everything through hard work and dedication. Amir Mansour: Fighting For Respect And A Crack At A World Title
Each Nation's Best: South Africa

Each Nation's Best: South Africa

By Derek Bonnett: The Republic of South Africa ranks as the twenty-fifth largest country in the world and is populated with more than fifty-six million people. Located at the southernmost tip of Africa, South Africa is the among the top twenty-five most populated countries as well. Each Nation's Best: South Africa
Each Nation's Best: Nicaragua Vol. 2

Each Nation's Best: Nicaragua Vol. 2

By Derek Bonnett: The Republic of Nicaragua is the largest nation in Central America. Yet, it is the least densely populated with demographic comparable to that of Honduras and Costa Rica. It derives its name from the famed Chief Nicarao who once ruled over this land and the Spanish word “agua” (water). Each Nation's Best: Nicaragua Vol. 2
Each Nation's Best: Thailand

Each Nation's Best: Thailand

By Derek Bonnett: The Kingdom of Thailand, once known as Siam by outsiders, is the country located at the center of the Indochinese Peninsula. It is the fifty-first largest country in the world, but rates among the twenty most populated regions in the world with approximately sixty-six million people. The capital city is Bangkok, it’s most populous. Each Nation's Best: Thailand
Joshua And Klitschko Hold Court In New York

Joshua And Klitschko Hold Court In New York

On Tuesday, IBF Heavyweight World Champion Anthony Joshua and long reigning Former Unified World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko hit New York City for media appearances and to hold a press conference to discuss their April 29 clash at London’s Wembley Stadium in London,England where a sold-out crowd of 90,000 will cheerr them on. Joshua And Klitschko Hold Court In New York
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