Bermane Stiverne was starting to lose hope on a rematch with Deontay Wilder.
Former professional boxer and two division world champion, Beibut Shumenov, is ready to begin his next challenge.
The outcry against inept judging resurfaced after Adalaide Byrd’s highly criticized 118-110 scorecard in favor of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez during the split draw against Gennady Golovkin last month at T-Mobile Arena.
Boxing pundits’ pound-for-pound rankings drastically changed after Andre Ward retired and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez lost for a second time this month.
Andre Ward, who called it quits at age 33 with a perfect 32-0 record, was one of boxing’s good guys. An Olympic gold medalist who put family first and often gave back to his Northern California community.
Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward retired from boxing with an undefeated record Thursday because he no longer has the desire to fight.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum became friendly with Jake LaMotta in the 1980s when the boxer helped promote Arum’s classic middleweight fights at Caesars Palace’s outdoor arena.
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95.
Gamblers who made straight bets on Golovkin and Alvarez had their money refunded on what was considered a push and sports books lost on the draw, a prop bet that opened at 30-1 at MGM Resorts and Caesars Palace sports books.
Adalaide Byrd, the judge who produced a controversial scorecard following the megafight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin Saturday, is under review, according to the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission.