Boxing Headlines

October 26

Joseph Parker meets Mike Tyson as he awaits venue decision for world title fight

Should Government fund Joseph Parker’s New Zealand fight?

Will the Government stump up cash to bring the Parker title bout to Auckland?

Stop the Mundine-Green fight: Jeff Fenech

October 25

Showtime announces loaded schedule with Thurman-Garcia as main event

Showtime’s winter fight schedule shows Al Haymon’s PBC is still kicking

Manny Pacquiao gets ready for fight with Jessie Vargas, with a possible eye on Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Manny Pacquiao not looking beyond next fight

Frampton announces Vegas rematch with Santa Cruz

Showtime announces five fight cards, including two world title unification bouts

Bernard Hopkins focused on final fight, has no time for nostalgia

Government to examine funding application for Joseph Parker world boxing title fight

Joseph Parker fight heading out of Auckland?

Andy Ruiz believes he can expose Joseph Parker’s dislike for pressure

Joseph Parker’s backers says world title fight in New Zealand makes sense for government partnership

Anthony Mundine-Danny Green boxing bout to be hosted at Adelaide Oval

October 24

Kovalev vs Ward: I don’t like and lose to bullies, says Andre Ward

Promoter Richard Schaefer back in business with Cuellar-Mares and Charlo-Williams

Marco Huck will fight Dmytro Kucher Nov. 19 in Germany

Manny Pacquiao takes a break from politics for boxing

Wladimir Klitschko delays Anthony Joshua fight because of injury, Eddie Hearn confirms

Wladimir Klitschko will wait until spring for next fight

Promoter: Joshua-Klitschko proposed heavyweight fight is off

David Lemieux wins, hopes for Canelo Alvarez fight in the spring

Joseph Parker’s world title fight could switch to US as tight timeframe hinders NZ promotion

Joseph Parker’s WBO title fight being switched from New Zealand to United States now looks ’70-80%’

Joseph Parker’s fight ’80 percent’ likely to go to US – promoter

October 23

Mikey Garcia hopes to win title in third weight class vs. champ Dejan Zlaticanin on Jan. 28

Anthony Joshua prepares for world title defence with surprise workout live streamed to 60,000 people

Floyd Mayweather parties with pop diva Mariah Carey at her annual Halloween bash

David Lemieux beats Cristian Fabian Rios by unanimous decision

Sam Eggington secured the WBC International title after beating Frankie Gavin in Birmingham thriller

October 22

Felix Diaz is among the top candidates to fight Terence Crawford on Dec. 10

Anthony Ogogo loses unbeaten record to Craig Cunningham

Kal Yafai will fight for the WBA world title after stopping Johnson Tellez in Birmingham

‘Bad hombre’ Andy Ruiz oozing confidence for WBO heavyweight title fight with Joseph Parker

Fight promoters Duco want taxpayer handout for Joseph Parker bout

October 21

How Lucas Browne vs Wladimir Klitschko world title fight hinges on one crucial decision by the WBA

David Price claims he is going to knock Anthony Joshua out

Joseph Parker favoured to beat Andy Ruiz as boxing experts digest WBO heavyweight title fight

Parking Joseph: How a small team from New Zealand secured a world heavyweight title shot against the odds

WBO give green light to Joseph Parker fighting Andy Ruiz for heavyweight title in New Zealand

Joseph Parker will fight Andy Ruiz Jr for the vacant WBO heavyweight title

Where does the WBO title rank in the alphabet soup of boxing?

October 20

Carl Frampton announces world title rematch with Léo Santa Cruz

Manny Pacquiao leaves behind grueling schedule to head to U.S. for Nov. 5 title fight

Jermall Charlo-Julian Williams junior middleweight title fight set for Dec. 10 on Showtime

Joseph Parker and Andy Ruiz Jr to contest WBO title vacated by Tyson Fury

Joseph Parker versus Andy Ruiz Jr. for vacant WBO heavyweight title

Anthony Joshua eyes up David Price if ‘unlikely’ clash with Wladimir Klitschko doesn’t happen

How Pacquiao is training for his fight against Vargas

Boost for Joseph Parker’s world title hopes as Wladimir Klitschko has no interest in a WBO box-off format

Joseph Parker’s backers secure massive global TV distribution as possible NZ world title fight gains steam

October 19

Vyacheslav Shabranskyy-Sullivan Barrera scheduled for Dec. 16

Former middleweight champion Miguel Cotto won’t fight in 2016

Why is Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko in jeopardy and will the fight ever happen?

Anthony Joshua will defend title in December even if Klitschko pulls out

Eddie Hearn holds talks with other opponents for Anthony Joshua after Wladimir Klitschko hold-up

Joseph Parker could be on Anthony Joshua’s radar again as super fight with Wladimir Klitschko stalls

Joseph Parker’s handlers accuse Wladimir Klitschko of ‘taking soft option’ as chaos hits heavyweight title scene

October 18

Sergey Kovalev fight will secure my place in boxing history, says Andre Ward

Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko yet to be confirmed due to hold-up over WBA title

Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko wait on WBA to sanction their megafight

Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Jacobs fight won’t happen Dec. 10 due to ongoing talks

October 17

Shortly after parting ways with Golden Boy, heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz has a busy schedule ahead of him with new promoter Matchroom Boxing

The Executioner’s swansong as Hopkins eyes finale

Bernard Hopkins to close out boxing career with bout against Joe Smith

Andy Ruiz starts training to fight Joseph Parker, believing WBO heavyweight title will be on the line in New Zealand

Boxers will return to rankings after enrolling Clean Boxing Program

Tony Bellew puts on show against BJ Flores, David Haye

October 16

Promoter Dean Lonergan reveals that Joseph Parker might not fight Andy Ruiz for WBO title

Anthony Joshua agrees £30m showdown with Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko: Date announced for £30m heavyweight bout

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight showdown set to be finalised for December 10

Tony Bellew destroys BJ Flores to retain WBC title and then charges David Haye

Tony Bellew secures stunning victory…and issues explosive challenge to David Haye

October 15

Bellew keeps title after stopping Flores in 3rd round

Tony Bellew retains cruiserweight title with quick stoppage of BJ Flores

Bellew calls out Haye after retaining cruiserweight title

Jezreel Corrales,Takashi Uchiyama will ring in New Year with rematch

October 14

Floyd Mayweather can’t be best caretaker for suicidal boxer

Andre Ward ready to remind critics he’s boxing’s best

Cruiserweight titlist Tony Bellew defends his belt against B.J. Flores

WBO president hints Joseph Parker’s road to a world title fight might not be so smooth

October 13

Parker-Ruiz in talks but unclear if vacant title would be at stake

Billy Joe Saunders withdraws from defense vs. Artur Akavov

Fury vacates world titles, has license suspended

Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended

Tyson Fury vacates heavyweight belts, loses boxing license

Tyson Fury still has massive future says Peter Fury

Tyson Fury has boxing licence suspended after vacating WBO and WBA titles

Tyson Fury gives up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles

October 12

Fury vacates world heavyweight titles to focus on recovery

Tyson Fury vacates world heavyweight titles

Fury gives up world titles to focus on treatment, recovery

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko is ‘very close’, says Eddie Hearn

Adrien Broner ‘is OK’ despite threats to take his own life, adviser insists

Amir Khan enrols in WBC’s Clean Boxing Program

Welterweight world titleholder Danny Garcia to fight Samuel Vargas in a 10-round nontitle bout on Nov. 12

WBA continues to consolidate titles

The WBA ruled that Gennady Golovkin should get 75% of the purse if a fight with mandatory challenger Daniel Jacobs is agreed

Donald Trump defended Mike Tyson following boxer’s rape conviction, saying women touched him innapropriately

Joseph Parker versus Andy Ruiz inches closer as positive talks on world heavyweight title fight continue

October 11

Joseph Parker meets American promoter Bob Arum as world title fight in New Zealand gathers pace

Tony Bellew using rivals’ jealousy as the fuel that will help him retain world cruiserweight crown

WBC’s Clean Boxing Program purges those who don’t enroll from rankings

Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith generated close to 300,000 pay-per-view buys

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko announcement being held off until Tyson Fury’s future resolved

Tyson Fury poses with belts and tells critics: “Just to let you all know what time it is”

Troubled Fury could lose boxing license

October 10

Tyson Fury’s uncle concerned where the heavyweight is heading: He’s going to self-destruct

Luis Ortiz, Jamie McDonnell, Stephen Smith and Martin Murray to star in Monte Carlo in November

Juan Francisco Estrada wins big in return

October 9

Former junior welterweight champion Aaron Pryor dies

Boxing great Aaron Pryor, who battled Arguello, dies at 60

Hall of Famer Aaron Pryor, best known for fights with Alexis Arguello, dies at 60

Andy Ruiz’s promoter Bob Arum says WBO heavyweight title fight with Joseph Parker in New Zealand ‘will happen’

January date for Joseph Parker title fight?

WBA boss offers support to Tyson Fury, but may strip him of title

Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champion will return to ring, says uncle

Tyson Fury’s cocaine use down to depression, says trainer

Ricky Burns’ £1m bout with Adrien Broner is put on hold

October 8

From Bruce Springsteen to Tyson Fury, men are opening up about depression

Muhammad Ali  Muhammad Ali’s family in all-out war over boxing legend’s £40million fortune

Amir Khan eyes return after operation to put hip bone in his hand

Luis Ortiz is to make his European debut in November

Heavyweight Luis Ortiz signs with Matchroom Boxing

Eddie Hearn keen to pit Ricky Burns against Adrien Broner in Las Vegas

Ricky Burns praises big-hitting rival Kiryl Relikh after retaining world title

Ricky Burns beats Kiryl Relikh to hold on to WBA world title

Joseph Parker tried to apologise to angry Dimitrenko for throwing one final punch

October 7

Burns eyes Broner bout after WBA super-lightweight title defence

Burns retains WBA super-lightweight belt with points win

Andrey Ryabinsky wins purse bid for Alexander Povetkin-Bermane Stiverne interim heavyweight title bout

Golovkin-Jacobs talks get messy

Promoter Bob Arum pushing Oscar Valdez down similar path as Erik Morales

Tyson Fury’s uncle Peter blames friends for heavyweight champions’s cocaine downfall

October 6

WBA lightweight champ Jorge Linares’ right hand injury will keep out of ring for extended period of time

Canelo Alvarez doesn’t need surgery; on track to fight in 2017

Sources: Danny Garcia to make first title defense Nov. 12 in Philadelphia

Super middleweights George Groves, Eduard Gutknecht to fight

Klitschko says Briton Fury dragging boxing ‘through the mud’

Tyson Fury is truly unwell, the giant boxer must be barred from boxing

Joseph Parker confident he has the mental strength to cope with heavyweight title pressures

Burns more interested in home fight than big payday in Las Vegas

October 5

David Haye says his next fight will be in December

Former junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade wants to face any of the top fighters in the division

Braehmer expects Cleverly rematch after injury update

Evander Holyfield leads newcomers to Boxing Hall of Fame ballot

Tyson Fury set to be stripped of WBO title over ‘inactivity’ and drug claims

Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champion could lose licence

Heavyweight champ cites depression and cocaine, alcohol use

Joseph Parker to return to Las Vegas training with flexible plans as heavyweight world title scenarios continue to swirl

October 4

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sued Over $1.4M Vegas Jewelry Debt

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko edge closer to heavyweight showdown

Tyson Fury admits to taking ‘lots of cocaine’ but insists he’s never used performance enhancing drugs

Tyson Fury: I took cocaine to help deal with depression

Tyson Fury: I took cocaine but don’t want to live anymore

Ricky Burns shrugs off Adrien Broner news and stays focused on Kiryl Relikh

Billy Joe Saunders promised Gennady Golovkin or Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fight

Joseph Parker holds more dangers to Anthony Joshua than Wladimir Klitschko, say UK boxing experts

Joseph Parker’s team confirm Andy Ruiz is preferred target as they digest crowded world heavyweight title scene

October 3

Everything you need to know about the status of WBC world titles

Boxing champion Tyson Fury makes retirement U-turn

Tyson Fury claims he has retired from boxing… before backtracking just hours later to insist he will be back to defend his world heavyweight title

Tyson Fury: world heavyweight champion announces boxing retirement

Tyson Fury says he has ‘retired’ from boxing in profane tweet

World heavyweight champion Fury retires from boxing

Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champion says he has retired

Joseph Parker demolishes Alexander Dimitrenko, is Anthony Joshua next?

October 2

Joseph Parker’s route to a world heavyweight title challenge – how it works from here

World boxing media heap praise on ‘ferocious’ Joseph Parker’s win over Alexander Dimitrenko

Joseph Parker’s handlers ramp up world heavyweight title talks after latest win

Angry Russian boxer Alexander Dimitrenko plans to protest his loss to Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker’s world title dream alive after Alexander Dimitrenko TKO

Nathan Cleverly wins WBA light-heavyweight title five years after first bout was cancelled

October 1

Cleverly beats Braehmer by TKO for WBA belt, 2nd world title

Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez vacates flyweight world title to keep junior bantamweight belt

Joseph Parker on track for rich title fight

Tyson Fury makes light of cocaine reports in tweet

Tyson Fury ‘tests positive’ for cocaine but is unlikely to be banned

Joshua-Klitschko: Fury’s world titles should be on the line – Hearn

Wladimir Klitschko awaiting title decision before deciding on next fight

Tyson Fury posts Tony Montana picture with own face superimposed on the fictional drug kingpin after testing positive for cocaine

Pressure on Joseph Parker to produce statement performance against Alexander Dimitrenko as heavyweight audience tunes in

September 30

Fury fights for future after cocaine test claim

Tyson Fury notified of positive test for cocaine, likely to lose title belts

Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury tests positive for cocaine

Tyson Fury latest: World heavyweight champion ‘tests positive for cocaine’ and could lose titles

Tyson Fury’s reign as heavyweight world champion set to come to an end after revelations he failed a drugs test before Wladimir Klitschko rematch

Andy Ruiz, the ‘slob’ who could fight Joseph Parker for a world heavyweight title

Joseph Parker relishing fighting ‘like a small man’ as he gives away weight, height and reach to Alexander Dimitrenko

Ricky Burns can set up Adrien Broner fight by beating Kiryl Relikh

Billy Joe Saunders will make his first defence against Artur Akavo

Power outages in Puerto Rico force new Lopez-Vazquez Jr. date

Orlando Salido, Takashi Miura to fight for vacant interim junior lightweight title Dec. 17

September 29

Vasyl Lomachenko, Nicholas Walters promise fight to remember

Kell Brook recovering from surgery to repair broken orbital bone

Five years in the making, Braehmer defends against Cleverly

Philippines boxing icon Pacquiao used drugs as a teen but backs Duterte

Kell Brook recovering from surgery to repair broken orbital bone

Joseph Parker’s handlers start negotiations for world title fight in New Zealand

Joseph Parker to fight for world title in NZ?

Joseph Parker laying low as fight speculation intensifies

September 28

Golovkin trainer Sanchez wants Jacobs fight

Cuban Yordenis Ugas, motivated by Jose Fernandez, stops previously unbeaten Bryant Perrella

Billy Joe Saunders to make first defense Oct. 22, opponent TBD

Kovalev-Ward vs. Pacquiao-Vargas PPV battle is on

Joseph Parker’s world title prospects increase as WBO puts heat on ill Tyson Fury

Has Tyson Fury shone a spotlight on boxing’s mental health problem?

September 27

Vasyl Lomachenko, Nicholas Walters in advanced discussions for Nov. 26 fight on HBO

Nicholas Walters signs contract to fight Vasyl Lomachenko on Nov. 26

Klitschko poised for title bout against Joshua

Tyson Fury must update WBO with health status or risk losing heavyweight title

Tyson Fury’s vast frame is inhabited by a man-child with psychological issues… there is a real danger of him imploding and never fighting again

No chance: Joseph Parker doesn’t rate with British bookies

Positive talks with Wladimir Klitschko have Joseph Parker heading back to an undercard role on Anthony Joshua’s world title fight night

September 26

Top Rank unveils Pacquiao-Vargas broadcast team on own PPV

Promoters King, Salita sign prospects

Joshua-Klitschko in November? It’s possible

Anthony Joshua in line for heavyweight showdown against Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn reiterates Joseph Parker as best option for next IBF heavyweight world title defence

September 25

Tyson Fury refuses drug tests after postponing rematch with Klitschko – report

Tyson Fury aims to avoid punishment for Wladimir Klitschko withdrawal with proof of two mental health conditions

Fury almost at breaking point and seeking help, says uncle

Tyson Fury’s trainer claims ‘witch-hunt’ has left world heavyweight champion at ‘all-time’ low

Jorge Linares goes distance to claim Anthony Crolla’s WBA lightweight title

September 24

Linares wins world lightweight title by unanimous decision – but Crolla will get a Manchester rematch

Linares relieves Crolla of WBA lightweight belt

‘Don King Way’ won’t move to street where he killed a man

Wladimir Klitschko ‘totally disappointed’ that Tyson Fury fight cancelled

Anthony Joshua could face Wladimir Klitschko if Tyson Fury loses belts

Tyson Fury pulled out of title defence against Wladimir Klitschko because of ‘depression’

September 23

Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch postponed yet again after champion withdraws

Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight fight called off for second time

Heavyweight title rematch between Fury, Klitschko called off

Fury ‘medically unfit’ to defend title – management

Joseph Parker claims new weight training has improved his notorious power

Parker is now ‘favourite’ opponent for heavyweight world title fight in November

Anthony Crolla wants to win The Ring title by beating Jorge Linares

Manny Pacquiao undercard to feature 3 more world title fights


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