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How to buy tonight's pay-per-view

Source: PBC Premier Boxing Champions will present their debut pay-per-view on Prime Video today (Saturday, March 30th) headlined by Tim Tszyu taking on Sebastian “The Towering Inferno” Fundora for Tszyu’s WBO title and the vacant WBC 154-pound world title, plus WBA 140-pound champion Rolando “Rolly” Romero and Mexican star Isaac...

Report: Elijah Garcia pulls out just before weigh-in

By Scott Shaffer Stephen "Breadman" Edwards, who trains Kyrone Davis, tweeted that undefeated middleweight Elijah Garcia has withdrawn from tomorrow's fight vs. Davis in Arizona: "I've been saying it for a while but it [hits] home this time. Boxing needs an insurance carrier for training camps. Kyrone Davis just had a great camp with lots of...

Boxingtalk's Friday Fight Predictions

By Michael Borao, Jr. Here are Boxingtalk's Friday fight predictions for the ESPN action in Arizona: Oscar Valdez (31-2) vs. Liam Wilson (13-2) (WBO interim super featherweight title) … prediction: Valdez by unanimous decision; Seniesa Estrada (25-0) vs. Yokasta Valle (30-2) (undisputed female minimumweight championship) … prediction: Estrada...

Watch: Ergashev back in win column with huge KO

By Scott Shaffer Shohjahon Ergashev KO1 Juan Huertas... Fighting in Michigan, junior welterweight contender Shohjahon Ergashev of Uzbekistan knocked out Juan Huertas in the first round. An immobilizing body shot did the trick for Ergashev, who is now 24-1. He was coming off a failed IBF title bid vs. Subriel Matias. Huertas returns back to...

Final presser quotes from Las Vegas

Press Release Boxers competing on Saturday's inaugural Prime Video pay-per-view event went face-to-face on Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The press conference featured WBO junior middleweight champion Tim Tszyu and Sebastian “The Towering Inferno” Fundora, who will meet...

Dalton Smith extends deal with Matchroom

Press Release Dalton Smith KO5 José Zepeda... Sheffield junior welterweight Dalton Smith (16-0) has signed a new multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing following his career-best win over Jose Zepeda on Saturday. The 27 year-old former amateur star, who is trained by his father Grant at the Steel City Gym,...

Australia & New Zealand heavyweight update

Complied By Scott Shaffer Two heavyweight fights have been added to Top Rank's show on Sunday, May 12th at RAC Arena in Perth. Both will take place after the main event (Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. George Kambosos for the vacant IBF lightweight championship). Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (31-5, 27 KOs) returns to Australian soil to face New Zealand’s Hemi...

Weigh-in report from Arizona

Source: Top Rank Here are the boxers' weights for Top Rank's championship doubleheader at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona:Vacant WBO interim junior lightweight title - 12 Rounds Oscar Valdez 129.7 pounds vs. Liam Wilson 129.6;Undisputed world minimumweight championship  — 10 Rounds Seniesa Estrada 104.2 vs. Yokasta...

Habazin and Magyar to fight in Croatia

Source: WBA On April 20th, the WBC world and WBA interim welterweight title will be disputed in the city of Zagreb, Croatia, between Ivana Habazin and Kinga Magyar.  The local boxer, Habazin (22-5), is the WBA mandatory challenger. [World champion Jessica McCaskill fights Lauren Price in May]. From Hungary, the 28 year-old Magyar has...

Star Boxing adds co-feature to April 6th show

Press Release On Saturday, April 6th at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, two undefeated super bantamweights will collide in the eight-round co-feature as Star Boxing's Rajon Chance (8-0-1, 6 KOs) battles Travon Lawson (5-0, 3 KOs). That bout will support the previously announced ten-round light heavyweight main...

Jason Medi wins battle of Congolese light heavies

Source: WBF Jason Medi TKO5 Jimmy Mabundjii... Congolese light heavyweight Jason Medi put on an excellent performance on Wednesday night at the Turffontein Racecourse in Johannesburg, South Africa. In what was supposed to be his toughest fight to date, Medi dominated compatriot Jimmy Mabundjii from the first round until Mabundjii retired...

Matchroom lands Liverpool homecoming for Joe McGrail

Press Release Liverpool featherweight Joe McGrail has signed a long-term promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and will make his next ring appearance on the April 27th show at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool, shown live worldwide on DAZN. The 21-year old has won all nine of his fights since joining the paid ranks with...

Ann Wolfe to attend Hall of Fame induction weekend

Press Release The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum, which is celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2024, announced that Hall of Famer Ann Wolfe will attend events planned for Induction Weekend set for June 6-9 in “Boxing’s Hometown,” Canastota, New York. “Ann Wolfe demonstrated incredible skill and power in the ring and...

Tonight: Bare knuckles action in New Mexico

Press Release Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 59: Dodson vs. Aguero Weigh-Ins are officially in the book for Friday's show at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to be streamed live worldwide on The BKFC App. Here are the fighters' weights:BKFC flyweight (125 pounds) title John Dodson 124.8 pounds -vs.- Dagoberto...

Cuadras injured; Moloney to face Guevara for the "interim interim" title

Edited Press Release WBC interim 115-pound champion Carlos Cuadras has suffered a torn Achilles tendon in training and has been forced to withdraw from a May fight vs. Australia's Andrew Moloney. Former 108-pound title holder Pedro Guevara has replaced Cuadras and will now fight Moloney for, according to promoter Top Rank, "the vacant WBC...

Boxing judge Harry Davis passes away

By Scott Shaffer The IBF announced that boxing judge Harry Davis of Toronto has passed away. Davis judged championship fights with Brian Viloria and Marvin Sonsona defending their titles. He also worked non-title fights involving many significant boxers, including Errol Spence, Jr. and Razor Ruddock. Davis was a member of the IBF for over...

Nicholas Walters revives career with big win

By Scott Shaffer Nicholas Walters W10 Joseph Adorno... Former featherweight champion Nicholas Walters is back at the world level after taking more than six years off from boxing during 2015-2022. Now fighting as a lightweight, Walters took a unanimous decision from Joseph Adorno in Plant City Florida. The Jamaican prevailed by scores of...

Shigeoka brothers to share the bill on March 31st

Source: WBC Yudai Shigeoka (8-0, 5 KOs) defends his WBC minimumweight title for the first time against Filipino Melvin Jersusalem (24-3, 12 KOs) on the last day of March at the International Conference Hall in Nayoya, Japan. Yudai’s younger brother Ginjiro, also a southpaw, with a record of 10-0, 8 KOs, defends his IBF title against...

Final Presser quotes for Top Rank's ESPN show

Press Release Mexican warrior Oscar Valdez (31-2, 23 KOs) will lock horns against Australia's Liam Wilson (13-2, 7 KOs) for the WBO interim junior lightweight title this Friday, March 29th at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona.  In the co-feature, WBC/WBA champion Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada (25-0, 9 KOs) and WBO/IBF ruler...

Beatriz Ferreira's goal: win world title then Olympic gold

Source: Matchroom Brazilian amateur star turned 4-0 professional Beatriz Ferreira will face Argentina’s Yanina del Carmen Lescano for the vacant IBF lightweight title at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool on Saturday April 27th – live worldwide on DAZN. The title most recently belonged to Katie Taylor, who appears to have moved up to 140...

Mbilli to face Heffron in May

Press Release Super middleweight contender Christian "Solid" Mbilli, who recently signed a co-promotional contract with Top Rank, has booked a ten rounder against Mark "Kid Dynamite" Heffron on Saturday, May 25th at Gervais Auto Center in Shawinigan, Canada. In the ten-round heavyweight co-feature, Arslanbek Makhmudov, will fight...

Scoby to square off with Linger on April 19th

Press Release Junior welterweight slugger Kurt Scoby (13-0, 11 KOs) will return to the ring at the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta on April 19th. Scoby will be facing off against Dakota Linger (13-6-3, 9 KOs) of Buckhannon, West Virginia, in a scheduled eight-round main event. This fight, promoted by OTX (Overtime Boxing), will be...

Gerula vs. Casamassa headlines in Western PA

Press Release Gionta Management will present pro boxing championship in Western Pennsylvania this Saturday night (March 30) as Mary Casamassa battles Olivia Gerula in the ten-round super middleweight main event at Steamfitters 449 Union Hall in Harmony, Pennsylvania. In the co-feature, Pittsburgh’s popular super middleweight “Pretty”...

A few words with welterweight Louie Lopez

Press Release Welterweight Louie Lopez (14-2-2, 5 KOs), from Corona, California is gearing up for his upcoming fight against fellow Californian Jesus Resendiz (8-0-1, 6 KOs). The scheduled eight-round bout will headline CBN Promotions’ March 30 thcard at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California. Lopez, a local fan favorite, will be...

Ex-champ Nicholas Walters in tough tonight

Source: ProBox TV Ex-featherweight champion Nicholas Walters (28-1-1, 22 KOs) and Joseph Adorno (18-3-2, 15 KOs) are set to leave it all on the line tonight (March 27th) on ProBox TV’s Wednesday Night Fights. The pair meet in a crossroads fight at lightweight. Walters took more than six years off after losing to Vasiliy Lomachenko, but...

Matias to defend vs. Paro in Puerto Rico

Source: Matchroom IBF junior welterweight champion Subriel Matías makes a homecoming return to Puerto Rico to defend his title against Liam Paro at the Coliseo Juan Aubín Cruz Abreu in Manatí on Saturday June 15th, live worldwide on DAZN. Matías (20-1, 20 KOs) landed the vacant IBF 140-pound title last February, forcing Jeremias Ponce to...

Teenage Curmel Moton to face third straight unbeaten foe

Press Release Mayweather Promotions’ Curmel Moton takes on fellow unbeaten Anthony Cuba in a six-round super featherweight tilt that highlights the non-televised undercard this Saturday, March 30th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event is headlined by a pay-per-view event featuring WBO 154-pound champion Tim Tszyu against Sebastian...

Heavyweight George Arias will take on undefeated Skylar Lacy

Source: DiBella Entertainment On Thursday, April 18th, DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing will make its debut in Philadelphia at the 2300 Arena. The 121st edition of the longest-running grassroots boxing series will be headlined by heavyweight “Gentleman” George Arias squaring off against the undefeated Skylar Lacy. Tickets for Broadway Boxing are...

New trainer for Cobbs in hopes of a Broner fight

Press Release Soon after signing with Don King promotions, Blair "The Flair" Cobbs (16-1-1, 10 KOs), has officially teamed up with boxing coach Justin Gamber. Together, they are working in harmony and the two seem to be a perfect fit for each other. "I'm really liking the way things are going with Coach Justin,” stated Cobbs, who is a...

Ramirez's cruiserweight title shot finally upon him

Source: WBA Notoriously inactive Arsen Goulamirian will defend his WBA cruiserweight belt against former super middleweight title holder Gilberto Ramírez (pictured) this Saturday at the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California. The Frenchman of Armenian origin will make his debut on American soil and is ready to show what he is capable...

Franchon Crews Dezurn now WBA super super middleweight champion

Source: WBA The WBA has promoted Franchon Crews Dezurn to super champion in the super middleweight division. Until the end of February 2024, the WBA rankings showed Savanah Marshall as the 168-pound champion and Dezurn as the WBA interim champion. Marshall won the title on July 1, 2023, when she defeated Dezurn by majority decision in...

Argentina's Lescurat books title defense in Australia

Source: WBA WBA 115-pound champion Clara Lescurat will have another international title defense. On April 24th, she will defend her title against Australian Linn Sandstrom in Sydney. Lescurat (10-0, 4 KOs) is coming off her third successful defense on February 24th against Mexico's Regina Chavez in what was a challenging fight in...

A few words with Jesus Resendiz

Press Release Jesus Resendiz (8-0-1, 6 KOs) from San Diego, will step into the ring with fellow Californian Louis Lopez (14-2-2, 5 KOs) and the two will clash on CBN Promotions’ March 30th card at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California. Resendiz vs. Lopez, a scheduled eight-round welterweight bout, will serve as the main event....

TCL Update: O'Toole joins the Boston Butchers

Press Release Undefeated Irish light heavyweight Thomas O’Toole has signed up with the Boston Butchers of Team Combat League (TCL) and is set to make his mark in a distinctive boxing league. O'Toole is fresh off a victory in Galway over St. Patrick’s weekend and has decided to join this novel venture. In the coming months, O’Toole...

Bare knuckle fights in New Mexico on Friday

Press Release It’s Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship Fight Week in New Mexico – BKFC 59 goes down Friday under the bright lights at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, live worldwide on The BKFC App. New Mexico is home to some of the biggest bare knuckle fans on the planet – and many of the game’s most exciting and dangerous...

Berlanga to appear at Box Fan Expo

Press Release Super middleweight Edgar Berlanga will appear at the Seventh Annual Box Fan Expo on Saturday May 4th at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Expo will also coincide with the mega-fight between Canelo Alvarez vs Jaime Munguia, that will take place later that evening at the T-Mobile Arena. Berlanga will...

Valdez vs. Wilson to vie for WBO interim title at 130

By Scott Shaffer The WBO has granted sanction approval for the Oscar Valdez vs. Liam Wilson bout, which is scheduled for Friday, March 29th at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona to be a WBO interim title contest in the 130-pound division. The WBO sanction has the following conditions: (i) the winner of Valdez-Wilson must face the...

Welcome to Tszyu vs. Fundora fight week

Press Release The line-up of broadcasters who will call the inaugural PBC pay-per-view event on Prime Video on Saturday, March 30th, headlined by the Tim Tszyu vs. Sebastian Fundora has been announced.  Providing blow-by-blow for this Las Vegas event will be renowned boxing commentator Mauro Ranallo, with former three-division champion...

A few words with super featherweight Liam Wilson

Source: Top Rank Liam Wilson is eager to claim his spot among the top fighters in the junior lightweight division. The Australian former title challenger will take on former two-division champion Oscar Valdez in a twelve-round attraction this Friday, March 29th at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. In the co-feature, WBC/WBA...

Introducing Desi Martinez Promotions

By Christian Schmidt Desi Martinez Promotions is set for its inaugural show this Saturday night, March 30th, at the Boeing Center at Tech Port in San Antonio, Texas. "The best fighters in the world come from Mexico and the United States," said Martinez, referring to how he intends to provide a platform in a good meeting place like San Antonio...