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JOSHUA DECISIONS PARKER; UNIFIES IBF, WBA, & WBO

Anthony Joshua defeats Joseph Parker via unanimous decision; unifies IBF, WBA, and WBO titles

MAYWEATHER TALKS MMA: "I STARTED TRAINING"

Floyd Mayweather opens up about a potential move to mixed martial arts.

WILDER DROPS, STOPS ORTIZ IN 10

Deontay Wilder scores 10th round knockout of Luis Ortiz.

GARCIA KNOCKS OUT RIOS IN 9

Danny Garcia scored a devastating 9th round knockout of Brandon Rios.

[VIDEO] ROBERT EASTER PERFECTING KO COMBO FOR MIKEY GARCIA; LETS HANDS FLY WITH TRAINER CUNNINGHAM

"Let training camp begin #AllTheSmoke #SavageShitOnly #TheBunnyTeam #AboutBillions," wrote lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr., who recently took to social media to reveal he's started training camp with world-class trainer Kevin Cunningham ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DEVON ALEXANDER BATTERS SPARRING PARTNER; LOOKING VICIOUS FOR "NEXT VICTIM" ANDRE BERTO

"Little behind the scene footage!! #sparringday #nextvictim," wrote former world champion Devon Alexander, who recently took to social media to post some footage from one of his sparring sessions as he trains for his upcoming clash with fellow ...... continue reading

NAAZIM RICHARDSON EXPLAINS WHY DEONTAY WILDER MAY BE "THE BEST PUNCHING HEAVYWEIGHT EVER"

“You see, every other puncher you had, Foreman, Tyson and Joe Louis, all of their mechanics were better than Deontay’s. Deontay is punching from the pure grit and he’s annihilating these dudes... He’s laying dudes off, man. ...... continue reading

REGIS PROGRAIS "THRILLED" TO GET HOMETOWN FIGHT; EXCITED TO FACE JUAN JOSE VELASCO ON JULY 14 ESPN CARD

Regis “Rougarou” Prograis was born in New Orleans and became a fighter in The Big Easy. He never returned home to fight. Until now. Prograis, the World Boxing Council (WBC) interim super lightweight champion, will make his triumphant ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA REVEALS WHAT HE LEARNED FROM SUGAR RAY LEONARD INSIDE THE RING

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SUGAR RAY LEONARD REVEALS HIS FAVORITE FIGHTS; REMINISCES ON PRO DEBUT: "THE BEGINNING OF MY LEGACY"

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

"HOLLYWOOD FIGHT NIGHTS" FULL JUNE 6 CARD ANNOUNCED; SHAFIKOV VS. SUAREZ HEADLINES

A sensational card of action-packed fights has been announced by Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions for the highly anticipated return of ‘Hollywood Fight Nights’ set for Wednesday, June 6 at the AVALON in Hollywood, CA. ...... continue reading

ADRIEN BRONER'S BAD BUSINESS OF BEING BAD

Adrien Broner is certainly a compelling character and, most of the time, a compelling fighter. What he isn't, though, is a shrewd businessman -- and he most definitely is not the least bit self-aware when it comes to who he is and how much ...... continue reading

JACK JOHNSON POSTHUMOUSLY PARDONED BY PRESIDENT TRUMP: "IT'S ABOUT TIME"

(AP) President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA PRESSURES GOLOVKIN TO SIGN SOON, OR HE'S GONNA TALK TO DANIEL JACOBS AND SAUNDERS

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

CHRISTINA HAMMER DISCUSSES TORI NELSON CLASH; GUARANTEES TO LOOK MORE IMPRESSIVE THAN CLARESSA SHIELDS

Unified Women’s WBC and WBO Middleweight Champion Christina Hammer has taken to the mountains of Austria for this leg of her intense training camp. Hammer (22-0, 10 KOs) will make her U.S. fighting debut while defending her titles against ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SUGAR RAY LEONARD TALKS JOSHUA VS. WILDER; SAYS FOR $50 MILLION, FIGHT CAN BE ANYWHERE, HE'LL BE RINGSIDE

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

SAMPSON LEWKOWICZ GOES IN ON "CAPTAIN HOOK" BOB ARUM; VOWS TO "FIGHT TO THE END" FOR DAVID BENAVIDEZ

"He's welcome home and we'll continue to work like nothing happened. He can choose a manager, but he cannot choose a promoter until 2021...We will not commit suicide any longer; we will fight to the end. I will never give up. There will not ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: STEVENSON, HEARN, AND EVIL PROMOTERS

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays my sack from releasing its gooey ooze of truth all over the Universo Pugilistico. So, sit back, cock your head slightly to the right and get ready for some wisdom. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA CALLS EDDIE HEARN'S DAZN DEAL "PBC PART 2"; DOESN'T SEEM INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH HIM

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SUGAR RAY LEONARD TELLS CANELO AND GOLOVKIN "GO FOR THE GUSTO"; EXPLAINS WHY HE "EXPECTED A BETTER FIGHT"

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA TELLS SUGAR RAY LEONARD THAT CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN 2 IS HAPPENING IN SEPTEMBER

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SUGAR RAY LEONARD CALLS LOMACHENKO "A BAD BOY"; EXPLAINS WHY "I ALWAYS LIKED MIKEY GARCIA"

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DE LA HOYA REUNITES WITH SUGAR RAY LEONARD; SIZE EACH OTHER UP AND JOKE ABOUT COMEBACK

FightHype.com was on hand at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California where Sugar Ray Leonard hosted his B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night. Check out the scene as celebrities in attendance walked ...... continue reading

JOUSCE GONZALEZ DEFEATS JUAN SANDOVAL IN MAIN EVENT "BIG FIGHTERS, BIG CAUSE" CHARITY BOXING EVENT

The B. Riley FBR, Inc. 9th Annual "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Boxing Night returned to the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel for a star-studded night of boxing presented by Golden Boy Promotions to benefit the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation, and ...... continue reading

THREE-HOUR PBC CARD TO AIR ON FS1 AND FOX DEPORTES DURING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and there's no better way to kick off the season than with three hours of boxing as Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes delivers a night of action Saturday, May 26 from the Beau Rivage ...... continue reading

ADRIEN BRONER EXPOSES EDDIE HEARN OFFER; GIVES MIDDLE FINGER TO $6.75 MILLION, 3-FIGHT "SLAVE DEAL"

"I’m sorry [Eddie Hearn] you a good guy and all but you tried to give me a worst deal than [Roc Nation] offered me #TheShitIsOVA #SlaveDeal," wrote former world champion Adrien Broner, who recently took to social media to respond to an offer ...... continue reading

ESPN AND UFC ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE MULTI-YEAR DEAL WORTH $1.5 BILLION

UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and The Walt Disney Company’s new Direct-To-Consumer and International segment along with ESPN, today announced the full scope of the historic multi-year agreement that makes ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MAYWEATHER REVEALS HIS "MUST-SEE" LIST OF GOOD FIGHTERS IN BOXING TODAY; WHO MADE THE CUT?

FightHype.com recently caught up with world-renowned promoter and future Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather, who just returned to the United States after visiting several countries around the world. You don't want to miss what he had to say about a ...... continue reading

LUCAS MATTHYSSE OPENS UP ON PACQUIAO CLASH: "I EXPECT THE SAME MANNY...THIS IS SOMETHING VERY BIG FOR ME"

Argentine knockout artist Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) discussed his training camp routine ahead of his super fight against future Hall of Famer Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round welterweight clash. The ...... continue reading

LEO SANTA CRUZ WARNS ABNER MARES "I'M A MORE COMPLETE FIGHTER"; VOWS TO LOOK "EVEN BETTER" IN REMATCH

Featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz hosted a media workout in Los Angeles Tuesday as he prepares for his world title rematch against four-time world champion Abner Mares Saturday, June 9 live on SHOWTIME from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] GERVONTA DAVIS TALKS MIKEY GARCIA VS. ROBERT EASTER; EXPECTS IT TO BE A FIGHT OF THE YEAR: "GREAT FIGHT"

FightHype.com recently caught up with super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis, who was in attendance when WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. made a successful defense of his title, defeating previously undefeated Joseph Diaz Jr. via ...... continue reading

JAMEL HERRING WARNS 130-POUND DIVISION: "I CAME IN STRONG AND HEALTHY...MY POWER CARRIED DOWN"

“I came in strong and healthy and I was still strong, if not stronger than I have showed in my previous fights. That was the whole thing behind all of the emotion; not only did I stop a man who basically kept being labeled as tough and ...... continue reading

JB KHALID OPENS UP ON PRO DEBUT AND ANTHONY JOSHUA FRIENDSHIP: "THIS GAME NEEDS A FIGHTER LIKE ME"

“They don’t know what they have unleashed on the scene. I’m ready to dominate this game...I’m glad this whole thing has happened to me, to be honest. It’s really opened my eyes to how much I needed this game and how ...... continue reading

MARICELA CORNEJO PUTS ALICIA NAPOLEON AND CHRISTINA HAMMER ON NOTICE: "IT'S TIME TO FIGHT THE BEST"

Over the weekend, Golden Boy Boxing's Maricela "La Diva" Cornejo won her 13th professional bout by way of TKO in the 3rd round against Claudia Ramirez in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Cornejo now advances to 11-2, 4 KOs and says she wants to fight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEOFIMO LOPEZ EXPLAINS HIS PERSONALITY IN AND OUT OF RING: "INSIDE THE RING, I AM THE BEST"

FightHype.com recently caught up with fast-rising prospect Teofimo Lopez as he trains for his July 14 return after his impressive knockout victory . Check out what he had to say about a number of topics. ...... continue reading

DAVID BENAVIDEZ EYEING MOVE TO TOP RANK?

According to multiple sources, it looks like WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez may have received an offer that he could not refuse. Evidently, Benavidez is on the verge of finalizing a multi-fight promotional deal with Top Rank. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ERROL SPENCE REVEALS HE WAS "ASSURED" HE GETS GARCIA VS. PORTER WINNER NEXT: "IT'S GONNA HAPPEN"

FightHype.com recently caught up with undefeated welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. as he trains for his hometown clash with top contender Carlos Ocampo. Check out what he had to say about a number of topics. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TYSON FURY SINGS A MESSAGE TO FANS; IN GREAT SPIRITS AS HE PREPARES FOR COMEBACK FIGHT

FightHype.com recently caught up with "The Gypsy King", undefeated former unified heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, weeks before his highly-anticipated return to the ring. Check out what he had to say about a number of topics. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] GERVONTA DAVIS OPENS UP ON ADRIEN BRONER RELATIONSHIP; ENCOURAGES KIDS TO "BELIEVE IN SOMEONE"

FightHype.com was on hand at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland where WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. made a successful defense of his title, defeating previously undefeated Joseph Diaz Jr. via unanimous decision. Check out ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: STEVENSON-JACK, A POSTMORTEM

The majority draw after Saturday's twelve-round Adonis Stevenson-Badou Jack battle at Toronto's Air Canada Centre was not a bad decision. Actually, I had it scored 114-114 as well. But, while nobody officially won the bout, we all know who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DAVID BENAVIDEZ CRACKING MITTS WITH POWER AND SPEED; PUTTING IN WORK FOR RETURN

FightHype.com recently caught up with super middleweight champion David Benavidez and welterweight contender Jose Benavidez Jr. as they prepares for their upcoming ring returns. Check out how they both looked as they worked the mitts and put in work. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] GERVONTA DAVIS RECALLS SPARRING DEVIN HANEY TWO TIMES; REACTS TO HANEY AND SHAKUR STEVENSON BEEF

FightHype.com was on hand at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland where WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. made a successful defense of his title, defeating previously undefeated Joseph Diaz Jr. via unanimous decision. Check out ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEOFIMO LOPEZ PUTS DEVIN HANEY ON NOTICE; REMINDS ABOUT SPARRING AND SAYS HE "KNOWS WHAT I CAN DO"

FightHype.com recently caught up with fast-rising prospect Teofimo Lopez as he trains for his July 14 return after his impressive knockout victory . Check out what he had to say about a number of topics. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOSE BENAVIDEZ JR. PUTS HANDS AND DEFENSE ON DISPLAY; PUTTING IN WORK FOR JUNE 9 RETURN

FightHype.com recently caught up with super middleweight champion David Benavidez and welterweight contender Jose Benavidez Jr. as they prepares for their upcoming ring returns. Check out how they both looked as they worked the mitts and put in work. ...... continue reading