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Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia put their perfect records and legacy on the line Saturday. Photo: Ed Diller, DiBella Entertainment

Thurman vs. Garcia: Welterweight history awaits Saturday’s winner

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2017 – Outside the heavyweight division, the welterweight division is a glamour division which has produced some of the greatest and most well-loved champions in boxing history: Sugar Ray Leonard. Thomas Hearns. Oscar De La Hoya. Felix Trinidad. Manny Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather. Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia hope to add their ...

Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin holds the highest knockout percentage – 91.7% – in middleweight championship history. Photo: Mickey Bonilla, MB Sports Photography for Communities Digital News

The art of boxing: Gennady Golovkin

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2017 – In today’s modern world of boxing, among the rituals of preparing for a significant bout with great fan interest is the media workout day. Boxers and trainers invite boxing journalists, and especially still and video photographers to a demonstration of their skills, allowing them to gather material to aid ...

Three fights, three knockout wins for Wilder, Hurd, and Breazeale on Fox Sports

SAN DIEGO, February 25, 2017 – Deontay Wilder proved in the heavyweight division, it only takes one punch to win a fight. Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Gerald Washington of Vallejo, California (18-1, 12 KOs) retaining his WBC heavyweight title to the delight of his hometown fans at Legacy Arena ...

Fights on Fox Saturday: Wilder vs. Washington, Harrison vs. Hurd

SAN DIEGO, February 25, 2017 –February 25, 2017 – Boxing fans are growing impatient with Deontay Wilder. They are eager to see the American WBC heavyweight champion carry on the legacy of great American heavyweights of the past, including the fellow Alabama native whose moniker he followed to fashion his own, “Brown Bomber” Joe Louis. ...

Floyd Mayweather turns 40, celebrates with fight fans on Showtime

TEMECULA, California, February 24, 2017 – While you wear yourself out over the latest rumors concerning Floyd Mayweather’s return to the ring, there are no alternative facts involved over Floyd Mayweather the boxing promoter. Mayweather brought several of his top prospects to Southern California’s Pechanga Casino to help him celebrate his 40th birthday on Friday. ...

WATCH LIVE: Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. News Conference in Houston, 2 pm ET/11 am PT

SAN DIEGO, February 22, 2017 – In support of their upcoming catchweight bout on Saturday, May 6 in Las Vegas, Mexican boxers Saul “Canelo” Alvarez” and Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. will greet fans in Houston, Texas Thursday along with their teams. It is the third stop on a four-city tour, ending with a “fan fiesta” ...

Buckeye battle goes to Broner over Granados; Peterson, Browne win

SAN DIEGO, February 18, 2017 – Love him or hate him, Adrian “The Problem” Broner puts on an entertaining fight win or lose. In yet another squeaker, Broner won a split decision over Adrian Granados in front of his hometown fans in Cincinnati Saturday. Judge Steve Weisfeld (97-93) and Robert Pope (96-94) scored it for ...

LA Fight Club puts on a Mexican style show for boxing fans Friday

SAN DIEGO, February 18, 2017 – Boxing fans aspire to see the biggest names in the top venues like Madison Square Garden in New York, the T-Mobile Arena and MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Staples Center and The Forum in Los Angeles, and the big houses like AT&T Stadium in Dallas and ...

Mike Lee says he won't leave boxing until he can do it "without regrets." He begins his fight year on Thursday in Orange County at Fight Club OC. Photo: Courtesy Mike Lee Boxing

Mike Lee gets down to the business of boxing in 2017

SAN DIEGO, February 14, 2017 – Athletes don’t pursue boxing because it’s the easy path to fame or fortune. Most boxers are driven to escape tough times, whether poverty, crime, or a difficult family life. When there’s another option, why work so hard and risk so much? Undefeated light heavyweight Mike Lee is one of ...

Desert double: Berchelt beats Vargas; Miura stops Roman

INDIO, California, January 28, 2017 – Fans saw the first “Fight of the Year” candidate for 2017 Saturday at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio,  California. But it was the co-main event that provided the superior fireworks. In the main event, a determined Miguel “The Scorpion” Berchelt of Mexico battered Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas all over ...

Santa Cruz takes his title back from Frampton

SAN DIEGO, January 28, 2017 – People who assumed Las Vegas would give Leo Santa Cruz of Los Angeles a home field advantage for his rematch with Irish WBA featherweight champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton were proven dead wrong thanks to the throngs of boisterous Irish fans cheering on their hero. But their loyalty could only ...

Carl Frampton (left) and Leo Santa Cruz both say they've improved since their first fight and plan to prove it in Las Vegas on Saturday. Photo: Esther Lin, Showtime Boxing

Frampton vs. Santa Cruz 2: a rematch worth the repeat

SAN DIEGO, January 27, 2017 – It wasn’t long after fight fans heard “And the new” at the end of a competitive fight crowning Irish featherweight Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (23-0, 14 KOs) the WBA featherweight champion with a majority decision victory over Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18 KOs) of Los Angeles when talk began ...

Knockout lover’s delight: Vargas vs. Bechelt, Miura vs. Roman, HBO Saturday

SAN DIEGO, January 27, 2017 – Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas earned his WBC super featherweight title and defended it over the toughest total of 21 rounds in two fights any boxer has endured since Arturo Gatti. Fans hope Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) will deliver his third straight Fight of the Year show against Mexican slugger ...

James DeGale and Badou Jack battle to a draw in Brooklyn

SAN DIEGO, January 14, 2017 – When boxing fans are treated to an action-packed fight between two worthy champions, it’s hard to see either of them lose. Thanks to the judges at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, we were spared a loss by either British boxing hopes IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1-1, 14 ...

Gervonta Davis showed he's a contender with a solid TKO win over Jose Pedraza of Puerto Rico. Photo: Showtime Boxing

Undercard results: Davis, Aleem, Serrano score impressive wins in Brooklyn

SAN DIEGO, January 14, 2016 – Showtime Boxing’s televised undercard fights at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn offered fans plenty of action and a look at some competitors they may not have known before. Undefeated prospect Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) graduated to contender with a star-making performance Saturday, stopping veteran champion Jose Pedraza (22-2, ...

Puerto Rican boxing champions hope to please Brooklyn fans Saturday

SAN DIEGO, January 14, 2016 – Showtime and Showtime Extreme Boxing’s televised undercard fights at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn offers fans the chance to see Puerto Rico’s two champions put to the test, including a women’s bout that could steal the show. In the co-main event for the Jack vs. DeGale bout, Jose Pedraza ...

James DeGale (left) and Badou Jack put their belts on the line in Saturday's super middleweight unification bout. Photo: Premiere Boxing Champions

Super middleweight showdown: Jack vs. DeGale, Showtime, 10 pm ET

SAN DIEGO, January 14, 2017 – British boxing hopes IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) will continue the UK’s boxing renaissance at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in Saturday’s super middleweight unification bout against Swedish-born WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (21-1-1, 12 KOs). The bout is the main event of Showtime’s ...

Unified Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and WBA Middleweight Champion, Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs pose on stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Photo: Ed Mulholland/K2 Promotions

Golovkin vs. Jacobs: Meeting of the middleweight minds (VIDEO)

SAN DIEGO, January 13, 2017 – Boxing fans love knockouts. With 35 consecutive knockouts and 61 total knockouts in 68 fights between them, the March 18 bout between unified middleweight champion Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin of Kazakhstan (36-0, 33 KOs) and WBA champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs of Brooklyn, New York (32-1, 29 KOs) at ...