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CANELO DOMINATES GOLOVKIN TO END TRILOGY

Canelo Alvarez defeats Gennadiy Golovkin via unanimous decision.

USYK DEFEATS JOSHUA AGAIN

Oleksandr Usyk defeats Anthony Joshua via split decision in rematch.

HANEY CROWNED UNDISPUTED

Devin Haney schools George Kambosos Jr. in lopsided unanimous decision win.

BIVOL UPSETS CANELO

Dmitry Bivol shocks Canelo Alvarez for upset unanimous decision win.

A LUCID OSCAR DE LA HOYA COULD BE BOXING'S BEST FRIEND

The photo Oscar De La Hoya shared on Saturday of Terence Crawford standing between him and Bernard Hopkins could just be a meaningless social media snapshot. The buzz it created, though, was jet fuel throughout the rest of the weekend and into ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: DUCK, DUCK, GOOFS

Let me propose something to you. Let’s make it so that you can earn a living at your job for, at most, 10-15 years, but probably much less and with the distinct possibility that your livelihood (and general well-being) could end after each and ...... continue reading

JAKE PAUL VS. TOMMY FURY SET FOR FEBRUARY 26TH IN RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA

Today, Most Valuable Promotions (MVP) announced that international superstar Jake “The Problem Child” Paul will, at long last, face undefeated pro boxer Tommy “TNT” Fury, younger brother of Heavyweight World Champion Tyson ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: PPV OVERLOAD, BENAVIDEZ-PLANT, BEST MATCHES OF 2023, MORE...

Hello fight fans and welcome to another Thursday gathered around my bulging sack, waiting on your weekly load of gooey, salty truth. This week, we have questions/comments regarding boxing’s PPV overload, best matches of 2023, and more... ...... continue reading

DAVID BENAVIDEZ VS. CALEB PLANT SET FOR MARCH 25 AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

Undefeated former two-time WBC Super Middleweight Champion David “El Bandera Roja’’ Benavídez and former IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb Plant will meet in a high-stakes, 12-round showdown to settle their ...... continue reading

ARTUR BETERBIEV WARNS ANTHONY YARDE "READY FOR ANTYHING, ANY STRATEGY"

King Artur is ready to light up London. WBC/IBF/WBO light heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev (18-0, 18 KOs), boxing's only world champion with a 100 percent knockout rate, will battle England's big-punching Anthony Yarde (23-2, ...... continue reading

FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO MAKE U.K. DEBUT ON FEBRUARY 25 IN EXHIBITION VS. MMA FIGHTER AARON CHALMERS

Boxing Hall of Famer Floyd “Money” Mayweather will make his long awaited in-ring debut in the U.K. on Saturday, February 25 as he now faces pro MMA fighter and “Geordie Shore” star Aaron “The Joker” Chalmers in an ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: HATERS (PROFESSIONAL AND OTHERWISE)

Wasn’t it so damn predictable that Gervonta Davis’ recent pay-per-view buy rate would become a tug-of-war issue among fight fans on social media? Unless you have a monetary interest in the event in question, there’s no reason ...... continue reading

LIAM SMITH KNOCKS OUT CHRIS EUBANK JR. IN 4TH ROUND

Liverpool’s Liam Smith shocked the world taking a TKO victory one minute and nine seconds into the 4th round of a career-defining fight against Chris Eubank Jr in front of a sold-out Manchester Arena. Former world champion Smith came up a ...... continue reading

IS BOXING ON THE DECLINE? THE ANSWER IS MORE COMPLEX THAN YES OR NO

When I got back on Twitter a few weeks ago, it was like I had never left. There were the videos of fast food restaurant brawls, the inane political chatter, and lots of partisan, agenda-driven, mostly ill-informed, and slightly nauseating bickering ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: ROLLY-RYAN, PITBULL, WINKY, ESPN HYPOCRISY, MORE...

Every Thursday here at Fight Hype, boxing fans gather around my bulbous, bulging sack in anticipation of an Ol’ Faithful money shot of gooey, salty truth. This Thursday is no different. So, put your goggles on and cinch up your plastic poncho, ...... continue reading

ADRIEN BRONER GETS NEW OPPONENT; HANK LUNDY STEPS IN FOR FEBRUARY 25 SHOWDOWN

Due to circumstances out of the control of BLK Prime, Ivan Redkach (23-6-1, 18 KOs), who was intended to fight Adrien Broner (34-4-1, 24 KOs) in a 10-round welterweight main event on February 25, will now be replaced with “Hammerin” Hank ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: DAZN'S FAIL IS BOXING'S LOSS

Despite my criticisms of the product, I subscribed to DAZN when the service became available in Mexico. It was only 99 pesos a month, which is just under 5 bucks. No big deal. It might give me a chance to catch some of the fights that don’t ...... continue reading

JOSE RAMIREZ VS. RICHARD COMMEY SET FOR MARCH 25 ON ESPN

The fighting pride of California’s Central Valley and one of boxing’s pound-for-pound queens are joining forces for a special Fresno Fight Night. Former unified 140-pound world champion Jose Ramirez will meet former lightweight ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: SPENCE-THURMAN, TANK-RYAN, SERRANO, BOO-BOO, MORE...

Every Thursday here at Fight Hype, we make a space among the video content for a good, old-fashioned written word money shot from the depths of my bulbous, bulging sack. So, get ready for some of that infamous Magno-rific gooey, salty, sometimes ...... continue reading

EDDIE HEARN'S QUOTE ON GERVONTA DAVIS REEKS OF RICH KID PRIVILEGE

Matchroom Boxing bossman and captain of the downward-bound DAZN Boxing Titanic, Eddie Hearn, once again blathered something dumb into a microphone. This time, though, there was some real-world ugliness to his glib prattling. ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: TANK-GARCIA, THE POSTMORTEM

Gervonta Davis is a star. Seems like I have to say that every time the Baltimore native fights. Honestly, though, I kind of get a little charge from drilling home that point. It serves to remind the absolutely useless, supremely ...... continue reading

GERVONTA DAVIS SCORES NINTH-ROUND TKO OVER HECTOR LUIS GARCIA

Boxing superstar and five-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis sent a sold out crowd in the nation’s capital home happy with another memorable victory as he displayed his skills and then stopped featherweight champion Hector ...... continue reading

YOU HAVE TO LOVE A GUY LIKE HECTOR LUIS GARCIA

I rarely have a rooting interest when I watch fights. Unless I’ve bet a few bucks on a bout or if my patriotic sympathies become inflamed, I just like to watch and I root for performance. I don’t need that bad guy vs. good guy drama in ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: KINAHAN HYPOCRISY, BOXING MASTER PLANS, MORE...

Thursdays, in this corner of the Universo Pugilistico, are all about my sack-- my bulging, bulbous, aching sack-- and the gooey, salty truth contained within. So...sit back, close your eyes, pull back your hair, and get ready for another money shot ...... continue reading

JAKE PAUL SIGNS TO FIGHT IN MMA FOR PFL

Professional Fighters League (PFL) today announced a historic two-part exclusive partnership with Jake Paul which will accelerate PFL’s mission to innovate and grow the global sport of MMA. First, Jake Paul begins his MMA journey with PFL ...... continue reading

DILLON DANIS PULLS OUT OF KSI FIGHT; FAZE TEMPER STEPS IN TO REPLACE HIM

FaZe Temper will replace Dillon Danis at the top of the bill fighting KSI in the main event at MF & DAZN X Series: 004 January 14. This blockbuster fight night will be broadcast live on DAZN and DAZN PPV around the world from the London’s ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: THE TANK DAVIS VIRTUE SIGNAL

Just warning you, but this isn’t going to be anything remotely close to a good will, Happy New Year type of column. I’m not sure where I’ll end up by the time I stop writing, but I’m pretty certain that a good number of you ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: FURY VS. USYK, MIA FIGHTERS

A new year brings a new dedication to spilling my seeds of wisdom all over the flinching face of boxing ignorance. So, let’s unleash the beast that is my bulging, bulbous sack and deliver the last money shot of 2022. This week, we have ...... continue reading

HEAVYWEIGHT, 2023 PREVIEW: OF GYPSIES, COSSACKS, BOMBERS, AND FALLEN STARS

Unfortunately, it’s not so unusual anymore, but the United States will have a very minimal role in the highest tier of the heavyweight division this coming year. WBC champ Tyson Fury is allegedly unable to enter the US due to possible ties ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: THE SEASON BEATINGS WISH LIST

Welcome to what may be a new Christmas Week/New Year’s Week tradition here at FightHype. And it was totally NOT born from an “Oh, shit! I totally forgot it’s Sunday because it’s Christmas Day and I gotta get something written ...... continue reading

JERMELL CHARLO SUFFERS BROKEN HAND IN TRAINING; FIGHT VS. TIM TSZYU POSTPONED

Undisputed Super Welterweight World Champion Jermell Charlo suffered a broken left hand in training and his much-anticipated, high-stakes defense against No. 1 contender Tim Tszyu, which was scheduled for January 28, has been postponed. ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: GARCIA'S PULL-OUT, PROGRAIS-RAMIREZ, INOUE-FULTON, MORE...

In this holiday edition of Magno’s Bulging Mail Sack, I shove my big candy cane down the Christmas stockings of boxing ignorance and then pull out to shoot loads of milky eggnog all over boxing Grinches. This week, we have comments/questions ...... continue reading

DOES GARCIA'S FLIGHT RISK PUT TANK FIGHT IN DOUBT?

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but Gervonta “Tank” Davis vs. Ryan “King Ry” Garcia ain’t happening...and I think it’s going to be because of Garcia. I don’t have any big scoop about this and I ...... continue reading

EMANUEL NAVARRETE VS. LIAM WILSON SET FOR FEBRUARY 3 CLASH

A new junior lightweight king will be crowned in the desert. Mexican star Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete and Australian contender Liam Wilson will fight for the vacant WBO junior lightweight world title Friday, Feb. 3, at Desert ...... continue reading

CANELO ALVAREZ IMMORTALIZED WITH STATUE IN HOMETOWN: "IT'S A GREAT HONOR"

"It's a great honor for me to be recognized in the place that watched me grow up and made me the person I am today. Thanks to the government of Juanacatlán for this recognition and to all the people who attended," wrote multi-division ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: QUICK (S)HITS

This Monday, let’s take another quick-hit look at the biggest and most interesting (at least to me) stories of the last week or so. ...... continue reading

FRANK MARTIN DROPS & DOMINATES MICHEL RIVERA IN UNANIMOUS DECISION WIN

Undefeated top contender Frank “The Ghost” Martin dominated from start to finish in winning a unanimous decision over the previously unbeaten Michel “La Zarza Ali” Rivera in a star-making performance and WBA Lightweight Title ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: TEOFIMO, SANDOR, RIVER-MARTIN, LIGHTWEIGHTS AT 147, AND BLK PRIME

Hello boxing fans and dedicated haters. Here’s another week’s worth of my bulbous sack, bulging with gooey, salty truth, in your face. Enjoy. This week, I have an especially bulging sack with comments/questions regarding Teofimo’s ...... continue reading

KSI VS. DILLON DANIS FULL CARD SET FOR JANUARY 14 AT OVO ARENA WEMBLEY LONDON

The full card for the highly anticipated grudge match between KSI and Dillon Danis has been announced ahead of their showdown at OVO Arena Wembley Jan 14th. The thrilling fights includes a huge co-main bout between Slim vs. Tom Zanetti, as well as a ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: LOTS TO WATCH, NOTHING WORTH WATCHING

There was a lot of boxing action Saturday night-- and it featured some of my personal favorites-- but I walked away from the evening frustrated, disappointed, and a little pissed off. ...... continue reading

TERENCE CRAWFORD KNOCKS DAVID AVANESYAN OUT COLD IN 6TH ROUND

Tonight, WBO welterweight champion, Terence Crawford (39-0), solidified his place as the pound-for-pound king of boxing with a stunning victory over David Avenesyan (29-4-1). In a fight that will go down in the books of boxing history, Crawford ...... continue reading

TEOFIMO LOPEZ EDGES SANDOR MARTIN AFTER GETTING DROPPED IN SPLIT DECISION WIN

Junior welterweight contender Teofimo Lopez (18-1, 13 KOs) headlined in the big room at Madison Square Garden for the first time with a hard-earned split decision win over Spanish southpaw Sandor Martin (40-3, 13 KOs) in a 10-round final eliminator ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. DAVID AVANESYAN FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE & FACE OFF

It's fight week! Multi-division world champion Terence Crawford and welterweight contender David Avanesyan are moments away from their upcoming December 10 at CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. You don't want to miss what went down during ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TEOFIMO LOPEZ VS. SANDOR MARTIN FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE & FACE OFF

It's fight week! Former unified world champion Teofimo Lopez and jr. welterweight contender Sandor Martin are moments away from their upcoming December 10 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. You don't want to miss what went down ...... continue reading