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Tuesday night fight upset: Michael Plania catches Joshua Greer napping

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 16, 2020 – Boxing starts its second week of action with Tuesday night fights from The Bubble in Las Vegas. Boxing Twitter is working its way back into shape, and so are the fighters whether ambitious prospects or determined journeymen. Sure, you could grouse about the matchups, but please. Boxing is ...

Joshua Greer and Michael Plania will come out from behind the masks to tangle on Tuesday. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Tuesday night fights

Tuesday night fights: Greer vs Plania, ESPN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 15, 2020 – Bantamweight contender Joshua “Don’t Blink” Greer Jr. takes the stage on Tuesday as Top Rank on ESPN’s summer schedule resumes with a trio of shows this week starting on Tuesday from “The Bubble” at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. The action gets started at 8 p.m. ...

Jessie Magdaleno (left) controlled the action with two knockdowns before devolving into a messy DQ over Yenifel Vicente. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing boxing results magdaleno

Boxing results: Magdaleno and friends heat things up

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 11, 2020 – Call Tuesday night’s first card a feeling out event. By Thursday night, the new venue at the MGM Grand Hotel now called “The Bubble” was warmed up and delivered all the action boxing fans have been craving in four fights. What the participants lacked in experience, they made ...

Jessie Magdaleno and Yenifel Vicente engage in a socially distanced face off at Wednesday's weigh-in. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

Boxing bangers set for action Thursday on ESPN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 11, 2020 – Boxing fans were thrilled to see their favorite sport return in the U.S. earlier this week, watching a card led by rising star Shakur Stevenson and a host of prospects blowing out their opponents. Cards will continue on Tuesday and Thursday nights in June with the action ramping ...

Boxing is back Vegas style on Tuesday night courtesy of Top Rank Boxing. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

Boxing is back in business Tuesday in Las Vegas, ESPN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 9, 2020 – Olympic silver medalist and rising star Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (13-0, 7 KOs) gets the honor he didn’t get in the Games. He will carry the flag for professional boxing’s formal return to action in the U.S. on Tuesday night. Stevenson faces Puerto Rican contender Felix “La ...

Olympic Games teammates Mikaela Mayer and Shakur Stevenson get the call to bring boxing back on June 9 in the U.S. Photo: M. Mayer/Twitter

Shakur Stevenson tapped to bring boxing back June 9

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 2, 2020 – It seems a lifetime ago when shooting star Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (13-0, 7 KOs) picked apart Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles (23-1, 14 KOs) in what was supposed to be a competitive fight, winning the vacant WBO world featherweight title with ease in late October. Now ...

The next best thing to boxing action is talking about it. Read about boxing's best podcasts in our review. Photo: Pixabay

Boxing’s best podcasts entertain during the pandemic sports drought

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 14, 2020 – There is only one thing boxing fans love more than watching the action in the ring: talking about it. Fortunately for fans, conversation provides a refuge since the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to live boxing worldwide. The plethora of boxing podcasts provides the next best form of ...

Juan Manuel Marquez delivered one of boxing's most shocking knockouts of Manny Pacquiao in 2012. Photo: Ed Mulholland, HBO

Cinco de Mayo boxing fix with five classic Mexican fights Tuesday on ESPN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2020 – Boxing fans are missing more than a margarita today on Cinco de Mayo. They are missing their traditional “Mexican Style” all-action card, a boxing tradition bringing fans to Las Vegas for a weekend of fun and viewers to their televisions. Cinco de Mayo isn’t a particularly big Mexican ...

Live boxing made a return Saturday in Nicaragua, as Robin Zamora (16-7, 8 KOs) won his rematch against Ramiro Blanco. Photo: ESPN Deportes

Boxing under the masks in Managua shows fans the future on Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 26, 2020 – Boxing fans wondering what their favorite sport might look like in a post coronavirus pandemic universe got a preview Saturday night live from Managua, Nicaragua. The verdict: Boxing is like pizza. Even when it’s not all that great, it’s still pretty good. Especially when you’re hungry, and it’s ...

For the first time in 30 years, all three fights in the Ali vs. Frazier trilogy will air on ESPN Saturday. Photo: ESPN boxing classics

Boxing classics thrill fans again on ESPN Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 17, 2020 – Top Rank Boxing cracks open its video vault of priceless boxing performance for an augmented encore presentation of classic fights featuring some of the sport’s greatest names including Lison, Ali, Frazier, Foreman,  Chavez, Tyson, Hagler and Hearns on  Saturday, April 18. Following the success of its heavyweight fight ...

Watch vintage Muhammad Ali moments on tonight's ESPN2 Top Rank Boxing marathon. Photo: Courtesy Twitter/MuhammadAli

Vintage Muhammad Ali moments highlight ESPN2 heavyweight marathon Tuesday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 7, 2020 – Missing your boxing fix? As the sports world resorts to creative ways to fill time, Top Rank Boxing has opened up its video vault to present a night of classic fights featuring heavyweight legends on ESPN2 including vintage Muhammad Ali moments. Starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, ...

Fans thirsty for boxing action will find an oasis on Showtime Boxing Saturday with a replay of the classic Vazquez Marquez triology. Artwork: Showtime Boxing

Showtime Boxing replays Vazquez Marquez trilogy as treat for fans Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 27, 2020 – As boxing fans wander the sports desert desperate to find a fight oasis, Showtime Boxing goes to its video vault of outstanding bouts to bring fans one of the best fight series of the 21st century on Saturday, March 28. Showtime Boxing re-airs the trilogy of fights between ...

Welterweight prospect Brandun Lee made quick work of Camilo Prieto. Photo: Showtime Boxing

Only game in town: Showtime Boxing delivers in a sports drought Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 13, 2020 – Sports fans needing a live event fix had one place to go on Friday night following cancellations due to coronavirus social distancing: Showtime Boxing. Courtesy of Showtime Boxing’s long-running series “Shobox: The New Generation” and Salita Promotions, the show went on from the Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, ...

Robert Helenius sent Adam Kownacki to the canvas en route to a fourth round TKO win. Photo: Stephanie Trapp, TGB Promotions Helenius upsets Kownacki

Helenius upsets Kownacki in heavyweight shocker

SAN DIEGO, Calif. March 6, 2020 – “Helenius upsets Kownacki” wasn’t the headline anyone expected from Saturday’s main event in the heavyweight division. But here came Robert Helenius straight outta Scandanavia (30-3, 19 KOs) to stop Brooklyn’s Adam Kownacki (20-1, 15 KOs) for the first time in Kownacki’s professional career, ruining the home town favorite’s ...

(L to R): Frank Sanchez, Efe Ajagba, Adam Kownacki, Robert Helenius, Razvan Cojanu, and Joey Dawejko make up the heavyweight lineup of fights Saturday in Brooklyn. Photo: Stephanie Trapp/TGB Promotions Kownacki vs Helenius

Kownacki vs Helenius going big in Brooklyn

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 5, 2020 – Brooklyn’s Adam Kownacki (20-0, 15 KOs) returns to his home turf on Saturday at the Barclays Center hopeful that a showcase win over Robert Helenius of Sweden (29-3, 18 KOs) achieves his immediate goal to join the current heavyweight division sweepstakes. Kownacki vs Helenius headlines a trio of ...

Mikey Garcia and Jessie Vargas delivered an all-action fight in their main event in Frisco. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA win at welterweight

Mikey Garcia gets first win at welterweight over Jessie Vargas

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 29, 2020 – Mikey Garcia insisted on continuing his campaign in the welterweight division despite a sound defeat in 2019 at the hands of Errol Spence, Jr. Garcia’s single-mindedness paid off with a unanimous decision victory over Jessie Vargas of Las Vegas (29-3-2, 11 KOs), winning the WBC World Diamond Welterweight ...

Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez stops Kal Yafair to win the WBA World Super Flyweight title Saturday the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA chocolatito comeback

Chocolatito comeback: Roman Gonzalez schools Yafai, now a champion again

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 29, 2020 – Boxing has its lead candidate for Comeback Fight of the Year in 2020 – the Chocolatito comeback. Check your calendar. You’d be forgiven if you thought it was 2015, or even 2009. Four-division champion and pound-for-pound top fighter Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez of Nicaragua achieved every honor and accolade, ...

Mikey Garcia and Jessie Vargas face off outside the Ford Center at The Star. The two will meet for the WBC Diamond welterweight title in the main event of the Matchroom Boxing USA card at the Ford Center Saturday. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA Mikey Garcia sticks around

Mikey Garcia sticks around at welterweight, faces Jessie Vargas Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif. February 28, 2020 – Four-division champion Mikey Garcia is a little stubborn. Despite losing his welterweight in a blowout on the scorecards by Errol Spence, Jr., he’s not giving up so easily at winning a fifth division title. Garcia (39-1, 30 KOs) gives things another go right back where he was a ...

Tyson Fury demolished Deontay Wilder to become the new WBC World Heavyweight Champion Saturday. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

God Save the Gypsy King: Tyson Fury wins TKO7, claims heavyweight title

LAS VEGAS, Nevada., February 22, 2020 – God Save The Gypsy King. In the biggest heavyweight championship fight since Lennox Lewis defeated Mike Tyson in 2002, Great Britain’s Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) dominated American Deontay Wilder (42-1-1, 42 KOs) in their rematch, delivering the improbable power-punching clinic he promised en route to a seventh-round ...