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Terence Crawford scored the first of two knockdowns inn the tenth round, eventually winning by TKO. Photo: MIkey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Crawford stops Shawn Porter

Man, handled: Terence Crawford stops Shawn Porter; Porter announces retirement

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 20, 2021 –  WBO World Welterweight Champion Terence “Bud” Crawford of Omaha (38-0, 29 KOs) faced down the doubters and the best version of rugged challenger “Showtime” Shawn Porter of Las Vegas (31-4-1, 17 KOs), delivering two knockdowns early in the tenth round. In a stunning end to a competitive fight, ...

WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford (L) and Shawn Porter (R) show a little fire at their final momentsat the weigh-in on November 19 in Las Vegas. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Crawford vs Porter

Crawford vs Porter: Friendly fire is all business – Saturday, ESPN PPV

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 19, 2021 – The seeming ease of Terence “Bud” Crawford’s domination over his opponents has simultaneously put him near the top of boxing’s pound-for-pound lists and given the doubters fuel to argue he’s got a thin resume. WBO World Welterweight Champion Crawford of Omaha (37-0,28 KOs) can shut the doubters down ...

Jaime Munguia was pushed to his best ever performance by Gabriel Rosado. Photo: Kevin Estrada, Golden Boy Boxing Munguia battle

War Zone: Munguia battle tested by Rosado in decision win

Anaheim, Calif., Nov. 13, 2021 – It was one of the best one-sided fights you’ll ever see. After 12 brutally hard rounds, the speed and relentlessness of Jaime Munguia of Tijuana, Mexico (38-0, 30 KOs) were too much for Gabriel Rosado of Philadelphia (26-14-1, 15 KOs) to overcome. The pair went the distance in front ...

Jaime Munguia (left) and Gabe Rosado fly their flags at the Friday weigh-in. Photo: Kevin Estrada, Golden Boy Boxing Munguia vs Rosado

Munguia vs Rosado: Boxing thrill ride is Saturday’s top ticket in Anaheim

Anaheim, Calif., Nov. 12, 2021 – This weekend’s best fight matchup and a potential Fight of the Year candidate prove belts and records don’t have a lot to do with a fight’s entertainment value. Middleweight contender Jaime Munguia of Mexico (37-0, 30 KOs) will test his future against veteran “King” Gabe Rosado of Philadelphia (26-13-1, ...

Canelo Alvarez (left) and Caleb Plant exchange words during Friday's final faceoff. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing Canelo vs Plantv

Canelo vs Plant preview: Boxing déjà vu all over again, Showtime PPV

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 5, 2021 – Full apologies if the rest of our preview of the super middleweight unification bout seems familiar. We expect Canelo vs Plant to look a lot like Canelo Saunders, or Smith, or Kovalev. Due credit to the challenger, Nashville area native Caleb Plant (21-0, 12 KOs) for putting his record ...

(L-R) Mikaela Mayer, Bob Arum and Maiva Hamadouche all made the case this week for three minute rounds in women's professional boxing. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Mikaela Mayer defends

Boxing buffet on ESPN+ from Ireland and Las Vegas: Mikaela Mayer defends title

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 4. 2021 – Either figure out a way to get your work done early on Friday or convince the boss you’re doing research so you can take in two boxing cards from both sides of the pond. The marquee fight features WBO super featherweight world champion Mikaela Mayer making her second ...

Tempers flared between Jose Zepeda (L) and Josue Vargas (R) during the weigh-in prior to their fight Saturday at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Halloween boxing

Halloween boxing trick or treating on ESPN+, Showtime, and DAZN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 29, 2021 –  Boxing fans get the fun-size Halloween trick or treating version of fights a day early Saturday on Halloween weekend. Several solid matchups promise plenty of entertainment, with one major championship fight and several title eliminators. We’ll give you our quick preview in our handy rundown, so you know ...

Shakur Stevenson (left) dominated champion Jamel Herring, winning the WBO World Super Featherweight title. Photo: MIkey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Stevenson stops Herring

Stevenson stops Herring in ten with breakout performance Saturday  

SAN DIEGO Calif., October 23, 2021 – Thank you, Tim Bradley. Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (17-0, 9 KOs) said ESPN commentator and former world champion Bradley fired him up by calling him “boring.” It gave  Stevenson motivation for an impressive ten-round TKO win over champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring of Cinncinati (23-3, 11 KOs). ...

Jamel Herring (L) and Shakur Stevenson (R) pose during their weigh in prior to their WBO world junior lightweight championship fight in Atlanta Saturday. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Herring vs Stevenson

Herring vs Stevenson in All-American showdown, Atlanta Saturday, ESPN

SAN DIEGO Calif., October 22, 2021 – The WBO World Super Featherweight title is at stake Saturday as champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring of Cinncinati via Coram, New York (23-2, 11 KOs) faces 2016 Olympic silver medalist and ambitious young star Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (16-0, 8 KOs). The fight takes place Saturday night ...

Navarrete defends

San Diego scorcher: Navarrete defends title, Santillan gets hometown win Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 15, 2021 – After a break of 28 years, Top Rank Boxing returned to San Diego on Friday for its first boxing event since Oscar De La Hoya fought here in his fourth fight in 1993. It was (nearly) worth the wait. Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete successfully defended his WBO featherweight title against ...

Emanuel Navarrete (L) and Joet Gonzalez pose during the weigh-in prior to their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Omni San Diego Hotel Thursday. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images

Ali, Norton, De La Hoya, and now Navarrete bring boxing to San Diego Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 14, 2021 – After a break of 28 years, boxing promoter Top Rank brings championship boxing back to San Diego on Friday, October 15, at Pechanga Arena. Popular Mexican champion Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete will defend his WBO featherweight title against another popular young boxer, Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles. The event will ...

Tyson Fury drops Deontay WIlder for the third and final time in their heavyweight title fight Saturday, October 9 in Las Vegas. Photo: Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports Group FuryWilder3 results

FuryWilder3 Results: Heavy Duty Trilogy Delivers Boxing History in FOTY

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 10, 2021 — British heavyweight Tyson Fury of Great Britain ended up in a fight he never expected Saturday, facing American Deontay Wilder for the third time instead of the highly anticipated unification fight against countryman Anthony Joshua. Fury ends up at the pinnacle of boxing’s most vital division after delivering ...

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder didn't get any closer than this at Friday's weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for their upcoming Fox Sports PBC pay-per-view fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/PictureGroup Fury Wilder 3 preview

Fury Wilder 3 preview: Which big man will win Saturday?

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 8, 2021 – It’s a long time since a heavyweight prizefight drew the world’s attention to Las Vegas. It’s been precisely 593 days. It will be 594 days on Saturday when WBC World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury of Great Britain stands across the ring from former WBC World Heavyweight champion Deontay ...

Oleksander Usyk becomes the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO Heavyweight world champion with a unanimous decision win over Anthony Joshua in London Saturday. Photo: Mark Robinson, Matchroom Boxing.

Oleksandr Usyk new unified heavyweight champion, defeating Joshua

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 25, 2021 – As he has throughout his career. Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine fought on his opponent’s home turf in London. In front of Anthony Joshua’s partisan fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Usyk picked him apart to become the new unified WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight world champion. Scorecards were 117-112, 116-112, and 115-113. ...

Anthony Joshua and Oleksander Usyk weigh In ahead of their World Heavyweight Title clash Saturdayt at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Photo: Ian Walton Matchroom Boxing. Joshua vs Usyk

Joshua vs Usyk hit the heavyweight dance floor, DAZN Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 24, 2021 – After Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk both scored relatively easy victories in their respective fights to close out 2020, Usyk remained the WBO mandatory challenger to unified champion Joshua. At the time, Usyk and his manager Alexander Krassyuk said they would insist on the fight being made. At ...

DWTS Season 30 features the US edition's first same sex pair, JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson. Photo: ABC

DWTS Season 30 Brings Back the Ballroom and the Stunt Casting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 20, 2021 – It seems much longer than one year since ‘Dancing With The Stars’ pulled off its pandemic year production with a polarizing new host in Tyra Banks and the cast of assorted reality TV stars, athletes, singers and of course a Bachelor/Bachelorette testing the limits of their challenges. Good/bad ...

Oscar Valdez successfully defended his WBC super featherweight title in a difficult fight with Robson Conceicao in Tucson. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Image

Oscar Valdez defends title but feels the heat in Tucson

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 10, 2021 – Oscar Valdez felt the support of 4,545 adopted hometown fans in Tucson, Arizona, and it helped take some of the weight off his shoulders coming into his first WBC World Super Featherweight title defense Friday. Valdez (30-0, 23 KOs) delivered the win, but it wasn’t the flashy show ...

Oscar Valdez (L) and Robson Conceição (R) face-off during the weigh in for the WBC super featherweight championship on September 9, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Valdez vs Conceicao

Valdez vs Conceicao: Friday Night Fights preview – ESPN+

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 9, 2021 – Oscar Valdez, a Mexican native now living in Southern California (29-0, 23 KOs), delivered the first “Fight of the Year” for 2021 with a brilliant performance blending high-level craft and high-powered punching to stop a brave but outgunned Miguel Berchelt of Mexico (37-2, 33 KOs) with an exclamation ...

Yordenis Ugas used distance, a double jab and a right that couldn't miss to defeat Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21. Photo: Ryan Hafey, Premier Boxing Champions

History lesson: Yordenis Ugas defeats Manny Pacquiao Saturday 

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, August 21, 2021 – The only calm person as the opening bell sounded at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Saturday was 42-year-old Manny Pacquiao. At the end of 12 hard rounds, Pacquiao accepted his defeat by late replacement Yordenis Ugas of Cuba with equal grace. Yordenis Ugas of Santiago de Cuba ...