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ANDRE WARD RETIRES

Andre Ward says goodbye to boxing and officially retires!

CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN ENDS IN DRAW

Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results!

MAYWEATHER STOPS MCGREGOR IN 10

Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results!

CRAWFORD KNOCKS OUT INDONGO IN 3; UNIFIES 140

Crawford knocks out Indongo in 3 to unify WBC, WBA, IBF, and WBO jr. welterweight titles.

[VIDEO] ANTHONY JOSHUA REACTS TO PULEV PULLOUT; DISCUSSES CHANGE TO TAKAM: "I WAS A BIT BAFFLED"

Undefeated unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua recently held a conference call with U.S. media to discuss his October 28 return to the ring against IBF mandatory challenger Carlos Takam at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Check out ...... continue reading

JOYCE, MVP AND HUTCHINSON IMPRESS ON INAUGURAL HAYEMAKER RINGSTAR FIGHT NIGHT

Joe Joyce stopped Ian Lewison as he made an impressive start to life as a professional in the main event of the inaugural Hayemaker Ringstar Fight Night - live on free-to-air entertainment channel Dave. Fellow Hayemaker Ringstar debutants ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ANTHONY JOSHUA LAUGHS AT DEONTAY "TWITTER FINGERS" WILDER; TELLS HIM "NO NEED TO CRY" AND "MOVE ON"

Undefeated unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua recently held a conference call with U.S. media to discuss his October 28 return to the ring against IBF mandatory challenger Carlos Takam at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Check out ...... continue reading

KID GALAHAD CHALLENGES FRAMPTON, SANTA CRUZ, SELBY, MARES, QUIGG AND DIAZ TO TOURNAMENT SHOWDOWN: "I AM OBSESSED"

"I remain doubtful that either would want to face Kid Galahad anytime soon...Santa Cruz is a taller fighter with a superior reach, so he would obviously present a very different challenge than Mares... ...... continue reading

LUKE CAMPBELL: "I PROVED TO THE WORLD THAT I'M AT THAT LEVEL...I WOULD'VE LIKED THE IMMEDIATE REMATCH"

"I still feel in my head I did enough to nick it out.  I'm not complaining as it was a great, close fight and I was the away fighter against the champion on his show. However, I think I proved to the world that I'm at that level now, so ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KEITH THURMAN SENDS STERN MESSAGE TO ALL WELTERWEIGHTS: "KEEP TALKING...YOU CAN SEE ABOUT ME"

"I know you guys been talking about me, you're going to keep talking about me, and when we get in the ring, you can see about me," stated undefeated unified welterweight champion Keith Thurman, who sent a message to the rest of the welterweight ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: ALL LOVE AND A LITTLE HATE

Every Thursday we gather around the flickering light of the Universo Pugilistico to honor my beautiful and bulging sack. So, please, take a seat and open your eyes wide as I reach into my sack for a handful of awesomeness. Enjoy. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ALANTEZ FOX TELLS DEMETRIUS ANDRADE "I'MA BOX MY ASS OFF"; VOWS TO "SHOCK THE WORLD"

"He doesn't seem unbeatable...even the Vanes Martirosyan fight, he dropped him...I think I can take advantage of a lot...I'ma box my ass off for as long as the fight lasts...I'ma show what boxing is supposed to be," stated middleweight ...... continue reading

PAUL DALEY SNUBS MICHAEL "VENOM" PAGE; SAYS HE'S UNPROVEN AND MUST EARN A SHOT: "I WILL KO HIM 1ST OR 2ND"

"He's an unproven fighter. Let's throw him to the lions. If there's anything left of him after that, then he's deserving of the fight with me. Look, I've been 16 years in this game, fought everyone, worked hard, wins and losses. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DERRICK JAMES DESCRIBES RINGSIDE CHAOS AFTER JERMELL CHARLO KNOCKED OUT ERICKSON LUBIN: "HE HIT 3 PEOPLE"

"It was a guy with a hell of a aim...the guy threw the chair and he hit three people...he hit me in the head, he hit our cutman in the back of the head, and he hit Jermall on the face...as soon as the threw the chair, he just took off running...it ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KEITH THURMAN EXPLAINS WHY HE PREFERS TO FIGHT ON FREE TV OVER PPV: "ALL EYEZ ON ME"

"I do enjoy giving the American people the beautiful sport of boxing...me and Danny had over 5 million viewers...I pretty much want what Tupac was talking about...when you do it for free, everybody can watch," stated unified welterweigth champion ...... continue reading

KEN SHAMROCK DISCUSSES EARLY YEARS OF UFC AND WWE: "GROUND AND POUND...IT WAS ME, I DEVELOPED THAT"

"When we did it, I remember I was developing things; the punch-punch and shoot, fake the punch and then shoot. We were trying to create opportunities for takedowns by getting guys to worry about a strike. And then of course the guard, which everyone ...... continue reading

JESSIE VARGAS DISSES COTTO VS. ALI; SAYS GOLDEN BOY MONEY OFFER WAS NOT UP TO PAR: "I KNOCKED OUT ALI"

"Just to be clear on the Miguel Cotto offer. my advisor Guadalupe Valencia informed me that Golden Boy was interested in me fighting Cotto. I immediately expressed interest, however, the money that GBP offered was not close to sufficient for such an ...... continue reading

ANA JULATON OPENS UP ON BELLATOR DEBUT; TARGETS HEATHER HARDY SHOWDOWN: "STUPID IF WE DON'T EVEN FIGHT"

"She could be a target and I think it’s stupid if we don’t even fight. I think if anything, it will cause a lot of attention, especially on this platform. I think it would be cool if we would fight in the cage and then after that, we ...... continue reading

MURAT GASSIEV WARNS KRZYSZTOF WLODARCZYK: "I'M NOT A BIG TALKER, BUT I WILL SPEAK LOUDLY WITH MY FISTS"

Fight week for the final World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight quarter-final kicked off Wednesday with media workouts at the Everlast Lab in Hoboken, N.J. before the clash between IBF champion Murat Gassiev and former champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk ...... continue reading

DAVID LEMIEUX: "SAUNDERS IS ABOUT TO GET DESTROYED"

Christmas will come early for boxing fans this year as WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) will put his belt on the line on Saturday, December 16 against former IBF World Middleweight Champion David Lemieux (38-3, 33 ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DAVID BENAVIDEZ SAYS CHAVEZ JR. NOT WORTHY; EYES RONALD GAVRIL REMATCH OR CALEB PLANT IN JANUARY

"I don't think he's worthy of a title shot...maybe Caleb Plant, Ronald Gavril...I'm just going to be more motivated than ever to fight these great fighters...of course I'll give him a rematch...that's what's in the talks for ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SERGIO MORA ANALYZES LOMACHENKO VS. RIGONDEAUX; EXPLAINS HOW DANIEL JACOBS WOULD FARE VS. CANELO

"That was no coincidence....I think it's only good for the sport...it's a great thing...I think Jacobs fights anybody at 160 and gives them problems...I think Jacobs might have the edge on that one," stated former world champion Sergio Mora, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ANTHONY JOSHUA DROPPIN BOMBS ON THE MITTS; TRAINING TO WRECK CARLOS TAKAM

"The champ is ready! @anthony_joshua," wrote promoter Eddie Hearn, who recently took to social media to show off a video clip of undefeated unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua hitting the mitts in training camp for his upcoming October 28 ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] CHRIS ARREOLA ANALYZES THURMAN, SPENCE, AND CRAWFORD AT 147: "CRAWFORD IS A F*CKING BEAST"

"I've always liked Thurman...he comes to fight...I'd like to watch him and Porter again...Spence is just a baby...he still has room to grow...he'll probably end up being a 54 or 60-pounder...pushing too much weight," stated heavyweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE ANALYZES CANELO'S MISTAKES AGAINST GOLOVKIN; EXPLAINS ADJUSTMENTS NEEDED FOR REMATCH

"Canelo has to use more counters...keep your hands up...that's the one key for Canelo...Golovkin has to do what he always does...he does not like backing up," stated former world champion Nonito Donaire, who shared his thoughts on a potential ...... continue reading

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS VS. DAVID LEMIEUX SET FOR DECEMBER 16

The long-rumored and WBO-mandated title bout between middleweight titlist Billy Joe Saunders and no. 1 contender David Lemieux is signed and sealed, according to various media sources. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIGUEL COTTO VS. SADAM ALI KICKOFF PRESS CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) and WBA International Welterweight Champion Sadam "World Kid" Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) hosted a press conference today to formally announce their 12-round fight for Cotto's WBO World Junior ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] CHRIS ARREOLA SAYS MCGREGOR VS. MALIGNAGGI IS BETTER FIGHT THAN MAYWEATHER; EXPLAINS WHY

"It would be a better fight to watch him fight Paulie Malignaggi...all the controversy about the video...Mayweather's a 10, Malignaggi's about a 7 or 6...it's good for Malignaggi," stated heavyweight contender Chris Arreola, who shared ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE LICKING CHOPS FOR LEO SANTA CRUZ SHOWDOWN; EXPLAINS WHY "THAT'S THE BEST FIGHT"

"Anybody, man...we got Frampton, we got Santa Cruz, we got all these guys...they're huge compared to me...the last fight was so much better...I fell in love with my power...that's the best fight...when I'm in there, you know how it ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIGUEL COTTO GIVES FINAL, BUT FAMILIAR SPEECH ON LAST FIGHT: "I'M GOING TO DO MY BEST"

Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) and WBA International Welterweight Champion Sadam "World Kid" Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) hosted a press conference today to formally announce their 12-round fight for Cotto's WBO World Junior ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SERGIO MORA INSISTS MALIGNAGGI WOULD "WHOOP THE SH*T OUT OF" MCGREGOR: "I WOULD LOVE TO SEE THAT"

"Any boxer will whoop the shit out of Conor McGregor...it's two different things...Floyd did his thing and props to Conor, but Conor can't hang in there with world-class opposition...I would love to see that...he's talking himself into ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA SPEAKS PASSIONATELY ABOUT MIGUEL COTTO'S FINAL FIGHT: "THE LAST HURRAH"

Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) and WBA International Welterweight Champion Sadam "World Kid" Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) hosted a press conference today to formally announce their 12-round fight for Cotto's WBO World Junior ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DAVID BENAVIDEZ REVEALS GOLOVKIN'S BEST, HARDEST PUNCH; ANALYZES CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN 2

"I thought Triple G won...he did more in that fight...he landed more punches...you can't just knock out a great fighter...I'm excited to see the rematch...if you make a mistake, Canelo will make you pay...I still think Golovkin wins," stated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIGUEL COTTO STARES DOWN FINAL OPPONENT OF CAREER, SADAM ALI; FIRST OFFICIAL FACE OFF

Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) and WBA International Welterweight Champion Sadam "World Kid" Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) hosted a press conference today to formally announce their 12-round fight for Cotto's WBO World Junior ...... continue reading

SAVING BOO BOO ANDRADE

What if I told you that Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade was the best, most complete fighter in the world? You’d probably demand some evidence to prove that bold proclamation—and the discussion would end right then and there. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DEVON ALEXANDER VS. AMIR IMAM SPARRING FOOTAGE; FIRST LOOK AT ALEXANDER IN OVER 2 YEARS

Multi-division former world champion Devon Alexander (white headgear) has been hard at work preparing for his long-awaited return to the ring on November 21 at The Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Sparring with WBC #1 ranked jr. welterweight ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] CHRIS ARREOLA RATES POWER OF WILDER AND STIVERNE; BREAKS DOWN REMATCH: "STIVERNE HAS TO THROW MORE"

"Stiverne has to throw more punches...someone like Wilder that's just going to keep you on the outside and play with you...Stiverne hits hard as shit...I'm taking Wilder," stated heavyweight contender Chris Arreola, who shared his thoughts ...... continue reading

HEATHER HARDY WARNS "I'M A SAVAGE...A DIFFERENT BREED OF GIRL"; DISCUSSES UPCOMING BELLATOR 185 CLASH

"I really showed the fans what I was made of. It wasn’t a walk over. I showed that I got some bite down in me, I’m not afraid to fight, I’m not afraid to stand toe to toe, and I’m certainly not afraid when I see a little ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA RESPONDS TO OSCAR DE LA HOYA PROMOTER DIG: "WE'RE DOING PRETTY GOOD RIGHT NOW"

"He wants it, but Golden Boy won't let him...some fighters do need a promoter...it does help to have a promoter, but I think we're doing pretty good right now," stated lightweight champion Mikey Garcia, who responded to recent comments made ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] NONITO DONAIRE BREAKS DOWN LOMACHENKO VS. RIGODNEAUX: "I GIVE LOMACHENKO THE ADVANTAGE"

"I think it's a great fight...two slick guys...I give Lomachenko the advantage of height, weight, and all of that...but I don't count Rigondeaux's slick ability," stated former world champion Nonito Donaire, who shared his thoughts on ...... continue reading

ANTHONY JOSHUA FIGHT STILL A GO; CARLOS TAKAM STEPS IN FOR INJURED KUBRAT PULEV

"Update.. Kubrat Pulev has a shoulder injury and is out. IBF install IBF No.3 Carlos Takam as mandatory..deal done to fight AJ on October 28," wrote promoter Eddie Hearn, who recently took to social media to confirm that Kubrat Pulev has indeed ...... continue reading

KUBRAT PULEV REPORTEDLY INJURED; ANTHONY JOSHUA SHOWDOWN IN JEOPARDY

According to multiple reports out of Bulgaria, heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev has suffered an injury that will force him to pull out of his scheduled title clash with unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. Evidently, Pulev suffered a ...... continue reading

NOTES FROM THE BOXING UNDERGROUND: 154 AS AN AFTERTHOUGHT

We could be as close to an all-American Leonard-Hearns-Duran dynamic as we’ve been in a very long time...but nothing big is going to come from it because the fighters in question all happen to be affiliated with someone the boxing media ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DEONTAY WILDER HOLDS COURT ON PEDS, RACIAL EQUALITY, AND CRITICISM: "CLEAN IT UP...I HAVE A VOICE"

FightHype.com was on hand at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York where undefeated heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder held a press conference to discuss his upcoming title defense against former world champion Bermane Stiverne. Check out what ...... continue reading