Boxing Headlines

December 6

Joseph Parker is going to be ‘the worst enemy of my life’ – Ruiz

‘I’m not scared of Joseph Parker’ – Andy Ruiz reveals his only worry is spiders

Andy Ruiz humbled by Muhammad Ali hand-speed comparisons but wants to create his own legacy

Bob Arum enters into co-promotional deal for heavyweight Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker has to make himself a global star, says Bob Arum as Top Rank chief joins forces with Duco Events

December 5

Billy Joe Saunders wins but doesn’t shine

Heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua to defend belt vs. Wladimir Klitschko assuming Saturday win

Ruiz’s trainer continues his habit of creating winners

Parker and Ruiz full of admiration in first joint interview ahead of title fight

Joseph Parker uses Wladimir Klitschko connections to boost his WBO title chances

Andy Ruiz: I’m already two points down on the scorecards in Joseph Parker’s town

10 things you need to know about Andy Ruiz ahead world title fight against Joseph Parker

December 4

Billy Joe Saunders beats Artur Akavov in first WBO world middleweight title defence

Joseph Parker: WBO title is my destiny

Andy Ruiz predicts ‘life and death’ fight with Joseph Parker for WBO heavyweight title

Mexican heavyweight boxer Andy Ruiz Jr in Auckland ahead of Joseph Parker fight

Trim Andy Ruiz plays down late arrival to New Zealand for WBO title fight

Fired-up Joseph Parker full of fatherly instinct

Joseph Parker of Andy Ruiz? The matchmakers have their say on the WBO heavyweight title fight

December 3

Murat Gassiev beats Denis Lebedev on points to land IBF cruiserweight title

Gassiev beats Lebedev for IBF cruiserweight belt

Murat Gassiev drops Denis Lebedev en route to split decision victory to win cruiserweight title

Dave Allen: ‘Luis Ortiz is an old man and I’m going to make him look like an old man’

Tony Bellew’s trainer Dave Coldwell replies to David Haye comments

Tony Bellew: David Haye’s inactivity is going to be a problem when we fight

December 2

Paulie Malignaggi calls out Conor McGregor after UFC star granted boxing licence

Francisco Vargas to make 2nd title defense against Miguel Berchelt

No shortcuts for Andy Ruiz Jr. entering first world title bout

World title beckons but Joseph Parker’s best years are all ahead of him

Carl Frampton: Rematch with Leo Santa Cruz will be amazing

Descending the summit: Sports stars who retired early

December 1

No chance Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor ever happens

 Mayweather Productions CEO: Mayweather-McGregor boxing match won’t happen

Poland’s Izu Ugonoh signs with Haymon Boxing; Is he the next great heavyweight?

Oats and church seal the Joseph Parker-Kevin Barry deal

Stablemate’s change no distraction for Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker ready to go into ‘beast mode’ as intensity lifts for WBO title fight

November 30

World’s best cutman backs Joseph Parker and Kevin Barry for WBO title bid

Golvkin still Canelo’s target for September

David Haye questions Anthony Joshua’s desire to face him in heavyweight mega-fight

Haye throws punch at Bellew as press conference turns ugly

Tony Bellew hits back at David Haye after dramatic press conference bust-up

November 29

Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz: Mexican says he will improve for Las Vegas rematch

Floyd Mayweather tells ‘backseat drivers’ he is retired and happy

Floyd Mayweather Jr. posts photo of $100-million check from Pacquiao fight: ‘I still have every dime’

Eric Molina dismisses Anthony Joshua’s hopes of an easy IBF title defence on December 10

Joseph Parker happy for Ruiz Jr to ‘walk into a big one’

Joseph Parker refuses to touch WBO title belt

Confident Joseph Parker declares: ‘This is my time’

November 28

Stiverne ready to fight Povetkin in Russia

Vasyl Lomachenko makes a case for fighter of the year

Joseph Parker has ‘total package’ to beat Andy Ruiz, says top boxing writer Dan Rafael

Trainer Kevin Barry says Andy Ruiz has faster hands than Joseph Parker and is favourite for WBO title fight

Top Rank matchmaker likes what he sees in world heavyweight contender Joseph Parker

November 27

Nicholas Walters quits after Vasyl Lomachenko dishes out seven-round boxing lesson

Junior lightweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko beats Nicholas Walters

Vasyl Lomachenko defeats Nicholas Walters to retain the WBO super-featherweight title

No rematch clause for Joseph Parker’s heavyweight boxing title fight with Andy Ruiz

I’m in Joseph Parker’s corner, says former heavyweight David Tua

Andy Ruiz taking risk with late arrival

From Ali to Ruiz …. Bob Arum is a true heavyweight of world boxing

November 26

Terry Flanagan stops Orlando Cruz in 8th to keep WBO lightweight belt

Terry Flanagan stops Orlando Cruz to retain world title

Pacquiao says Philippine drug problem ‘beyond imagination’

David Haye to fight Tony Bellew in heavyweight division on 4 March

Orlando Cruz hopes to make history as first openly gay boxing world champion

November 25

Richard Schaefer and Ringstar are ready to rumble

Lucian Bute free to fight again after fine, retroactive suspension for doping

Nicholas Walters confident heading into Vasyl Lomachenko bout

Lomachenko aims to live up to Arum’s praise against Walters

Tony Bellew to fight David Haye in all-British grudge match

David Haye confirms heavyweight fight against Tony Bellew on 4 March

Welterweight champion Pacquiao knocks out retirement thoughts

Pacquiao says next fight must fit his schedule as senator

Andy Ruiz delays flight to New Zealand as relaxed Joseph Parker arrives to fine-tune for WBO title fight

November 24

Scott Quigg to fight Jose Cayetano for WBA international featherweight crown

Vasyl Lomachenko faces biggest challenge in hard-punching, unbeaten Nicholas Walters

Nicholas Walters plans to knockout Vasyl Lomachenko in Las Vegas

Proud Jamaican warrior Nicholas Walters set to shock rising star Vasyl Lomachenko

Billy Joe Saunders’ world title defence against Artur Akavov in Cardiff postponed

Sergey Kovalev can’t blame judges for Andre Ward loss, says Kostya Tszyu

Joseph Parker TV pay-per-view price for Andy Ruiz fight revealed

Joseph Parker: Andy Ruiz is right, I was rubbish against Carlos Takam

Joseph Parker – I was ‘rubbish’ against Takam

November 23

Luis Ortiz will fight David Allen on December 10

Vasyl Lomachenko likened to Muhammad Ali for his ring skills ahead of dangerous defence against Nicholas Walters

Orlando Cruz fighting to win world title, change perceptions

Samoa get rich reward for supporting Joseph Parker’s world title fight

November 22

Andre Ward interested in heavyweight division, but only if ‘right situation’

Kovalev vs. Ward in rematch? Here’s why it’s complicated

Manny Pacquiao still eager for Floyd Mayweather rematch

Kevin Barry worked with Andy Ruiz before taking on Joseph Parker

Hatton Promotions investigating doping case against Browne

Heavyweight contender Lucas Browne fails another drug test

Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne reportedly fails second drugs test

Mike Tyson: Memories of a magnificent fighting machine

November 21

Thirty years after Mike Tyson became champion, unfulfilled promise is the lasting memory

Call foul play all you like, Andre Ward made Sergey Kovalev box his way in Las Vegas

Sergey Kovalev side exercises rematch clause following disputed loss to Andre Ward

 ‘It’s sport, not politics’: Kovalev wants rematch after controversial defeat

Fans got exciting fight in Andre Ward win over Sergey Kovalev

Boxing: Prized WBO belt arrives in NZ

November 20

Kovalev vs Ward bout likely leaves few salivating for rematch

Sergey Kovalev says Andre Ward’s points win was ‘wrong decision’

The Kovalev-Ward decision was about boxing’s fine margins, not corruption

Andre Ward defeats Sergey Kovalev via unanimous decision

Andre Ward outpoints Sergey Kovalev for decision win

Andre Ward rallies from early knockdown to outpoint Sergey Kovalev for light heavyweight titles

Andre Ward Defeats Sergey Kovalev and Takes the Light Heavyweight Crown

Andre Ward pulls off decision win over Sergey Kovalev for title

Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz: It is the fight within the fight

She’s a knockout: Joseph Parker’s baby Elizabeth arrives

November 19

George Groves retains title, opponent Eduard Gutknecht taken to hospital

George Groves defeats Eduard Gutknecht to close in on world bout

Investment in Sergey Kovalev pays off for promoter, manager

Lennox Lewis backs Joseph Parker’s jab for world heavyweight title bid

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jnr says Andy Ruiz’s radical weight loss could help Joseph Parker

November 18

Sergey Kovalev, Andre Ward make weight ahead of light heavyweight showdown

In boxing’s down year, Kovalev vs Ward could be best of 2016

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev to Meet in a Title Fight Long Overdue

Andre Ward ready to challenge Sergey Kovalev in boxing’s fight of the year

Sergey Kovalev looks back on unlikely road to the top entering Andre Ward bout

Joseph Parker says he’s learned the ruthlessness required to be world heavyweight champion

It’s not over yet for boxer Roy Jones Jr.

Mayweather says he won’t fight again: report

November 17

Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas pay-per-view fight garners more than 300,000 buys

Andre Ward’s manager invokes Cold War rhetoric as battle with Russian Sergey Kovalev looms

Pound for pound on the line as Ward, Kovalev collide

Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward fight on their first pay-per-view

Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward winner could emerge as pound-for-pound king

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather drops by Trump Tower to pay the Donald a visit

Tyson Fury’s trainer says Parker v Ruiz WBO title fight is too close to call

Parker believes he can beat Ruiz to the punch

Joseph Parker: I’m the fastest heavyweight in the world

November 16

Badou Jack-James DeGale touted as ‘X factor’ vs. ‘complete fighter’

Andre Ward thinks Sergey Kovalev is in for a shock this weekend

Sergey Kovalev ready for ‘street fight’ with Andre Ward

From Russia with love, Kovalev finds his place in US

Andre Ward is in decline, says Sergey Kovalev trainer

‘Bleed for This’: boxer’s heroic rehab

Carl Froch confident Gennady Golovkin would prove no challenge to him but wants Andre Ward to fight middleweight king

Abel Sanchez surprised to learn Joseph Parker has hired psychiatrist for world title fight

November 15

Floyd Mayweather criticises Conor McGregor as boxing great says comparison is “disrespectful”

Anthony Joshua’s new boxing gym revealed as world champion prepares for Eric Molina clash

Takuma Inoue withdraws from bout against Marlon Tapales with fractured hand

Joseph Parker prepares to cut Andy Ruiz down to size

November 14

Bermane Stiverne tests positive for banned substance but fight with Alexander Povetkin to be held

Cruiserweight world titleholder Shumenov clashes with Dorticos in title bout

Danny Garcia wins, gets big fight next

Promoter Frank warren hints at new recruits after agreeing BT Sport deal

Carl Froch could make return to the ring against pound-for-pound king Gennady Golovkin

Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne returns to the ring for a shot at redemption

Compact Andy Ruiz Jr says he is harder to hit

Joseph Parker enlists help of All Blacks mental skills coach Ceri Evans

Joseph Parker enlists All Blacks mental guru Ceri Evans for world title shot

Andy Ruiz plans to cramp up Joseph Parker in WBO title fight

November 13

Danny Garcia stops Samuel Vargas in 7th round; eyes showdown with Keith Thurman

Danny Garcia wins by TKO in tune-up before Keith Thurman clash

Danny Garcia stops Samuel Vargas in seventh round

High and mighty – Andy Ruiz shapes his body and his game for Joseph Parker in rarefied surroundings

November 12

Luis Ortiz outpoints Malik Scott as he closes on world title shot

Luis Ortiz beats Malik Scott on points for heavyweight belt

Jamie McDonnell retains WBA belt with points victory over Liborio Solis

Stephen Smith falls short against Jason Sosa in thrilling world title fight

Has Tyson Fury converted to Islam? Boxer changes name on Twitter

Big risk bringing Joseph Parker’s heavyweight title bout to New Zealand

Joseph Parker misses sister’s wedding as Las Vegas training continues for world title fight

November 11

Danny Garcia’s tune-up will come with future foe Keith Thurman at ringside

Philippine graft agency to probe police chief’s Vegas trip for Pacquiao bout

Luis Ortiz’s top target is Deontay Wilder as he attempts to become the world’s No 1 heavyweight

Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz and Malik Scott respectful at weigh-in for Saturday’s fight

Boxing: Joseph Parker tickets selling quickly

November 10

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to face Dominik Britsch, eyes eventual bout against Canelo Alvarez

Trainer Arnulfo Obando declared brain dead after stroke, aneurysm

Gennady Golovkin’s unique approach to training

Martin Murray-Nuhu Lawal matchup set for Saturday

Samoan government supporting Joseph Parker world title fight with six-figure investment

Andy Ruiz a very dangerous prospect for Joseph Parker – Promoter Bob Arum

Head to head: Who is New Zealand’s best ever heavyweight boxer?

Joseph Parker world title fight proving a box office knockout

November 9

Terence Crawford gets home crowd for defense bout vs. John Molina

Cruiserweight titleholder Oleksandr Usyk to fight Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu

Kevin Barry: Parker-Ruiz will be most exciting heavyweight fight of the year

Luis Ortiz: ‘I want to be the heavyweight champion of the world’

Luis Ortiz says he can beat Anthony Joshua and rule Heavyweight division

Anthony Joshua fancies Luis Ortiz clash after Eric Molina and Wladimir Klitschko

Massive unification opportunities for Joseph Parker if he can blast past Andy Ruiz

Delighted Joseph Parker talks up home advantage for WBO title fight against Andy Ruiz

Andy Ruiz: ‘A lot of fireworks’ ahead in WBO title fight with Joseph Parker

Andy Ruiz Jnr predicts fireworks against Parker

November 8

Unbeatens Kovalev, Ward face Vegas title showdown

Bob Arum: Manny Pacquiao rematch with Floyd Mayweather likely

History man Joseph Parker carries hopes of a nation

Joseph Parker’s relaxed attitude a key to maximising home advantage, says Duco boss Martin Snedden

Huge costs worth the risk for Joseph Parker’s promoters but pay-per-view price yet to be confirmed

Joseph Parker could face IBF champion Anthony Joshua in a unification clash next year

Watch: Parker v Ruiz Promo

Vector Arena confirmed as venue for Joseph Parker title fight

Joseph Parker’s world title fight confirmed for Auckland

November 7

Parker to face Ruiz for WBO heavyweight belt in Auckland

Joseph Parker: I’ll keep Ruiz on the outside

Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz to fight Horacio ‘Violento’ Garcia in Dec. 17 co-feature

Pacquiao returns to Manila and the real work of politics

Manny Pacquiao still has it, dominates Jessie Vargas in 12 rounds

Manny Pacquiao open to rematch with archrival Floyd Mayweather Jr.

US Olympic boxer Carlos Balderas turns pro with Schaefer

 

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