The light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward is back on, according to a joint news release sent by Main Events and Roc Nation Sports on Saturday.
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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has lost some luster because of the Gennady Golovkin fiasco, but Oscar De La Hoya is banking on Texas to fill AT&T Stadium next month for Alvarez’s fight against Liam Smith.
Sugar Ray Leonard versus Roberto Duran II will be in the spotlight again when the film “Hands of Stone,” the biopic of Duran’s legendary career, is released in theaters on Friday.
Claressa Shields had Olympic gold around her neck and a secret keepsake in her warmup jacket pocket. She reached in her pocket, pulled out her first gold from London and slipped the medal over her head.
In a rare Sunday bout, Errol Spence Jr. meets veteran Leonard Bundu in an IBF title eliminator in Brooklyn, New York. The matchup will be televised on NBC at 2 p.m.
Retired superstar boxer Floyd Mayweather announced on Twitter on Wednesday that Olympic boxer Shakur Stevenson has joined Mayweather Promotions.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. dropped in to see the next generation of Olympic boxers in Rio.
While Conor McGregor is busy preparing in hopes of avenging a loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 at T-Mobile Arena on Aug. 20, the Irish superstar hasn’t yet closed the door on a potential bout against boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward matchup was put on hold after a messy news conference this week. But Main Events promoter Kathy Duva said both sides are back on the same page.
There are many new changes in Olympic boxing, with the headgear issue being the most controversial. Olympic competitors aren’t sure if getting rid of the headgear was a good idea.
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