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Dmitry Bivol took control, outlanding and thoroughly defeating Canelo Alvarez for a upset win Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Photo: Melina Pizano, Matchroom.

Dmitry Bivol defangs, dethrones Canelo Alvarez to win decision

LAS Vegas, Nevada, May 7, 2022 – With all the music, lights, and fireworks Matchroom Boxing could muster, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez of San Diego and Mexico enjoyed a ring entry worth of a champion. After a full-throated introduction from ring announcer David Diamante, it was hard to remember Alvarez was the challenger in this contest ...

Errol Spence Jr. (right) left no doubt he has fully recovered from injury with his defeat of Yordenis Ugas Saturday in Dallas. Photo: Showtime Boxing Spence Jr stops

Errol Spence Jr. stops Yordenis Ugas in ten – Bring on Bud Crawford

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 16, 2022 – WBA World Welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas of Santiago de Cuba via Miami (27-4, 12 KOs) discovered the difference in skill level between WBC and IBF champion Erroll Spence Jr. (28-0, 22 KOs) and the rest of the welterweight division including former eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao Saturday in ...

Errol Spence Jr. (left) and Yordenis Ugas face off as Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micahh Parsons looks on. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing

Preview: Spence Jr. vs Ugas get down in Dallas, Showtime PPV Saturday  

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 20, 2022 –At the end of 12 hard rounds last August, eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao accepted the defeat dealt to him by late replacement Yordenis Ugas of Santiago de Cuba via Miami (27-4, 12 KOs). The surprising victory earned Ugas an even greater opportunity Saturday in Dallas against WBC and IBF ...

Boxing for breakfast from Japan as Gennadiy Golovkin faces Ryota Murata in Japan. Photo: Naoki Fukuda/Facebook boxing's spring season

Boxing’s spring season brings the shows and blows April 9

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 8, 2022 – Boxing fans know the fight schedule the first few months of the year dances around other sporting events like the Super Bowl and March Madness. Come April, boxing season begins. Call it April’s Blows and May’s Shows. It kicks off this Saturday with multiple major events around the ...

Roman Gonzalez Delivers Masterful Performance in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6. 2022 – One day, Julio Cesar Martinez will tell his grandchildren he shared a boxing ring once in San Diego with the greatest small division fighter of the modern era, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez. Fans who were there will also tell their grandchildren about it. Super flyweight Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez of ...

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez isn't facing the opponent he originally expect in San Diego on Saturday, March 5. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom. Gonzalez Martinez 2

Gonzalez Martinez preview: Scale slip-up in San Diego threatens card

BREAKING NEWS: Julio Cesar Martinez successfully made the weight rehydration limit on Saturday morning in San Diego, and the main event will proceed as planned. SAN DIEGO, Calif. March 5, 2022 – When the March 5 trilogy bout between super flyweights Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez and Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada fell victim to COVID-19, boxing ...

Carlos Cuadras (left) and Jesse "Bam" Rodriguez pose after weighing in for their upcoming in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom Boxing Cuadras vs Rodriguez

Cuadras vs Rodriguez lead busy boxing parade Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif. February 4, 2022 – The super flyweight division promises to deliver the best fight of a busy boxing weekend, and it only got made five days ago between Carlos Cuadras and Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez. Boxing cards quickly filled up the schedule for Saturday, February 5. It’s the Pro-Bowl Game break before the ...

Mark Magsayo (left) took advantage of his opportunity to become the newest champion from the Philippines, defeating Gary Russell Jr. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing Magsayo

Mark Magsayo ends Gary Russell Jr.‘s reign, becomes new WBC World Featherweight champion

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 21, 2022 – Filipino fight fans worldwide celebrated their nation’s newest champion Saturday. Challenger Mark Magsayo took advantage of his opportunity, defeating boxing’s longest reigning champion Gary Russell Jr. After Russell Jr. held the title just two months short of seven years, Magsayo is now the WBC World Featherweight champion via ...

Gary Russell Jr. is undeniably talented, but he needs to be more active for fans to appreciate him. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime BoxingGary Russell Jr. is undeniably talented, but he needs to be more active for fans to appreciate him. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing Gary Russell Jr.

Boxing preview: Reintroducing Gary Russell Jr. to boxing fans Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 21, 2022 – I find it irritating when someone comes up to me at a social gathering (in the pre-COVID days) and says, “Hi, remember me?” Chances are good, I don’t, and you’ve started whatever conversation you want to have by putting me on the spot. So, let me reintroduce you ...

Joe Smith Jr (R) defeated late replacement Steve Geffrard (L) to defend his WBO light heavyweight championship at Turning Stone Resort Casino Saturday in Verona, New York. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Smith Jr. batters Geffrard

Joe Smith Jr. batters Geffrard to defend light heavyweight title

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 15, 2022 – WBO light heavyweight champion Joe Smith Jr. sent his hometown fans happy into the cold night from the Turning Stone Casino, battering a game Steve Geffrard of Miami to retain his WBO World Light Heavyweight title. Geffrard took a knee one minute into the ninth round when Smith ...

Smith Jr. vs Geffrard: Working for the weekend Saturday, ESPN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 14, 2022 – WBO light heavyweight champion Joe Smith Jr. of Long Island (27-3, 21 KOs) never does anything the easy way. He worked full-time as a laborer digging trenches with a jackhammer for most of his professional career, training after the day was done. When he was finally able to ...

Viva Mexico: Canelo Alvarez unifies the super middleweight division with an 11th round TKO win over Caleb Plant. Photo: Amanda Wescott, Showtime Boxing

Best In Boxing 2021: Canelo, Fury Wilder 3, and George Kambosos Jr. make their mark

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 1, 2022 –The coronavirus still had its say about the boxing calendar, but the fans finally came back, and boxing did its part coming through with notable performances – many from unexpected sources in a year full of upsets. First, let’s pause and thank medical science for helping revive the Sweet ...

Big stakes for heavyweights Luis Ortiz Jr. (left) and Charles Marti in their main event on New Year's day. Photo: Ryan Hafey, Premier Boxing Champions Ortiz vs Martin

Ortiz vs Martin in New Year’s Day boxing bowl, Fox PPV

SAN DIEGO, Calif., December 31, 2021 – Boxing isn’t a traditional sport for New Year’s Day. Enter Premier Boxing Champions, rolling the dice at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, on an all-heavyweight on Fox Sports PBC PPV. Price tag is $39.95. The pay-per-view telecast begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. ...

Gilberto Ramirez found himself in a firefight with Yunieski Gonzalez, finally getting a TKO in ten rounds. Photo: Kevin Estrada, Golden Boy Ramirez outlasts Gonzalez

Ramirez outlasts Gonzalez; Estrada and Serrano shine, and Jake Paul gets KO

SAN DIEGO, Calif., December 18, 2021 – Mexican southpaw Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (43-0, 29 KOs) had to put in hard work against Yunieski Gonzalez of Miami via Cuba (21-4, 17 KOs), delighting the fans in San Antonio with a hardcore action fight. Gonzalez drew Ramirez into a slugfest, forcing Ramirez to eat far more punches ...

Joseph Parker and Derek Chisora tangle a second time Saturday in Manchester. Photo: Mark Robinson, Matchroom Boxing. Parker Chisora 2

Boxing holiday rush: Zurdo Ramirez, Parker Chisora 2, Jake Paul in action Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., December 17, 2021 – Boxing fans, avoid the last-minute holiday shopping rush and enjoy the last-minute rush of pugilism on the fight schedule Saturday. Communities Digital News puts it all together with our breakdown of best bets. Parker Chisora 2: 1 pm ET/10 am PT, DAZN Heavyweights Joseph Parker of New Zealand ...

Vasiliy Lomachenko (L) and Richard Commey (R) pose during the weigh-in at Madison Square Garden on Friday Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Festival of fights

Festival of fights: Lomachenko, Donaire, Taylor headline multiple events Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., December 10, 2021 – The minute you finish reading this preview, be sure you’ve got fresh batteries in the remote control and all your electronic devices are fully charged. They’ve got to perform under pressure if you intend to watch all the boxing cards filling a heavy-duty fight calendar from around the ...

Haney defends title against Diaz Jr., makes it stick Saturday

LAS  VEGAS, Nevada, December 4, 2021 – WBC World Lightweight Champion Devin Haney of Las Vegas (27-0, 15 KOs) didn’t allow himself to become boxing’s latest upset victim Saturday,  holding off former titleholder Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. of South El Monte, California (31-3-1, 15 KOs) by unanimous decision. The scorecards were 117-111 X 2 (Dave ...

Devin Haney (left) and Joseph Diaz Jr. scuffle at their weigh in for the Saturday, December 4, 2021 Matchroom Boxing card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom. Haney vs Diaz Jr

Haney vs Diaz Jr: Lightweight lightning round, DAZN Saturday

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, December 3, 2021 –  Will the Year of the Upset continue on Saturday night in Las Vegas? After the stunning defeat of unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez Jr. by upstart George Kambosos Jr., the battle for the only belt not in Kambosos Jr.’s hands takes on more importance. Both WBC World Lightweight ...

George Kambosos Jr. celebrates his victory over Teofimo Lopez at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom. Kambosos defeats Lopez

Kambosos upsets Lopez: Wizard of Oz now unified lightweight champion

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 27, 2021 – After all the drama, delays, and declarations of war, boxing fans were rewarded with a thrilling championship fight and those magic words after 12 hard rounds: “And the new.” George “Ferocious” Kambosos of Australia (20-0, 10 KOs) walked into the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden and walked ...

Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos have a few final words after weighing in for the Saturday Matchroom Boxing card at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Photo: Ed Mulholland, Matchroom Lopez vs Kambosos

Lopez vs Kambosos: Blood boiling over Saturday, DAZN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 26, 2021 – Boxing fans should be forgiven for thinking the unified lightweight title fight between Teofimo Lopez Jr. of Brooklyn and George Kambosos Jr. of Australia already took place. It should have, but the path to this fight has faced more roadblocks than an action movie chase scene. The original ...