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Brandun Lee signs with Split-T

Source: Split-T Split-T Management has announced the signing of Brandun Lee, an exciting junior welterweight. Lee, of La Quinta, California, has been inactive for more than a year. He made his professional debut in 2017 and since then has gone undefeated with a perfect professional record of 28 wins, 0 losses with 23 of the wins coming by...

BKFC results from Newcastle, England

Press Release Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), delivered another bare knuckle fighting event in the United Kingdom on Saturday with BKFC Prospect Series: Newcastle at the sold-out Walker Activity Dome in Newcastle. In the main event, the debuting Paul Venis of Middlesbrough, England picked himself up off the canvas to...

Reports show Ryan Garcia's personal woes mounting

By Scott Shaffer Ryan Garcia's personal issues are increasing.TMZ Sports reports that the troubled boxing star was arrested for felony vandalism at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday. A very brief video shows Garcia, apparently wearing boxing headgear, being led away in handcuffs. ESPN reporting added that...

Zayas dominates Teixeira

Sean Sullivan @ ringside Xander Zayas W10 Patrick Teixeira...  On the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City, San Juan's Xander Zayas, 153.4 lbs., of San Juan, battled former WBO champion Patrick Teixeira, 153.4 lbs., of Sombrio, Brazil, in his first main event, held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Taking on his toughest test...

Watch: Callum Walsh improves to 12-0 with KO2

By Scott Shaffer Callum Walsh KO2 Carlos Ortiz... In a battle of junior middleweight southpaws, "King" Callum Walsh stopped Carlos Ortiz in the second round of a UFC Fight Pass broadcast from the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California. Walsh (12-0) plans to return home to Ireland for his next fight. Ortiz returns to Mexico with a record...

Undercard results from NYC

Sean Sullivan @ ringside Bruce Carrington W8 Brayan De Gracia... Bruce “Shu Shu” Carrington, 125.4 lbs., from the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, NY, halted the experienced Brayan De Gracia, 125 lbs., of David, Panama, in round eight of Saturday’s ESPN co-feature at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. While De Gracia was aggressive and showed...

BWAA honors Inoue, Serrano and others

Source: WBA The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) held its annual awards ceremony on Thursday night in New York City. Naoya Inoue and Amanda Serrano were honored as boxers of the year. Inoue was awarded for becoming the undisputed super bantamweight champion in 2023, while Serrano was awarded for three successful...

Results from Orlando: Oberlton defeats Keenan

Press Release Atif Oberlton TKO8 Harry Keenan... In the main event of Boxlab Promotions' show at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida, light heavyweight Atif Oberlton (11-0, 9 KOs), a southpaw from Philadelphia, defeated Harry Keenan Cruz (8-5, 4 KOs) by sixth-round technical knockout.  Oberlton controlled the action as he...

Introducing teenage welterweight Lucas Migotti

Source: WBF Lucas Migotti TKO2 Denis Madry... French welterweight Lucas Migotti passed his biggest test to date on Saturday when he defeated Denis Madry from Poland on a show promoted by Boxing Club Montpellierain in Aimargues, France. Just nineteen years old, Migotti was sharp from the start, and stopped his tough opponent in the...

Nathan Lugo staying with Split-T for the long haul

Press Release Split-T Management announced the signing of Marietta, Georgia, super middleweight Nathan Lugo (1-0) to a long term managerial agreement. Lugo had a standout amateur career that saw him win an astonishing 23 National Amateur titles. The 19 year-compiled a record of 223-19. Lugo won the 2022 Elite National title which made...

Collazo retains 105-pound title

By Scott Shaffer Oscar Collazo W12 Gerardo Zapata... Oscar Collazo successfully defended his WBO mimimumweight title for a third time after twelve tough rounds. Collazo defeated Gerardo Zapata of Nicaragua via unanimous decision. Zapata did not go quietly, staggering Collazo in round two. Official scores were 117-110 and 119-109 (twice)....

Boxingtalk's Saturday fight predictions

By Michael Borao Jr. Here are Boxingtalk's predictions for the Top Rank show in New York City on Saturday: Xander Zayas (18-0) vs. Patrick Teixeira (34-4) (junior middleweights) … prediction: Zayas by unanimous decision; Bruce Carrington (11-0) vs. Brayan De Garcia (29-3-1) (featherweights) … prediction: Carrington by...

Weigh-in report from New York City

Source: Top Rank Here are the full weigh-in results for Saturday's show at the Theater at Madison Square Garden (New York City): Xander Zayas 153.4 pounds vs. Patrick Teixeira 153.4 (10 rounds); Bruce Carrington 125.4 vs. Brayan De Gracia 125 (10 rounds); and Tiger Johnson 141.2 vs. Tarik Zaina 142.6 (8 rounds). Above three fights to...

Anthony Riviere wins trilogy bout in France

Source: WBF Anthony Riviere W10 Alain Christian Sangue... In  Blagnac, France, Anthony Riviere defeated rival Alain Christian Sangue. This was the third fight between the lightweights, with each having won one going in. Riviere won their first encounter by split decision in March of 2023, and Sangue got even in the rematch three months...

Weigh-in report from Orlando

Source: Boxlab Headlining today (Saturday) at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida is an eight-round light heavyweight clash between Atif Oberlton (10-0, 8 KOs) and Harry Keenan Cruz (8-4, 4 KOs). In the eight-round heavyweight co-feature, Herich Ruiz (4-0, 3 KOs) battles Brandon Carmack (7-4-3, 4 KOs). All the action will be...

Elijah Garcia vs. Kyrone Davis to top three-bout free-streamed show on June 15th

Source: PBC Three free-streamed bouts will precede the PBC pay-per-view event on Saturday, June 15th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. These three preliminary matchups will be available via free access to all fans, regardless of Prime membership or purchase of the pay-per-view card. The live streaming presentation will be...

Warriors Boxing has ex-champ Yuniel Dorticos in action today

By Scott Shaffer Warriors Boxing has two Cubans boxing on today's show at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Returning for his first ring action since 2022 will be Yuniel Dorticos (26-2), who had two reigns as a cruiserweight champion. The second reign ended with a 2020 loss to Mairis Briedis. Dorticos will be...

Paul vs. Tyson rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 15th

By Scott Shaffer Jake Paul announced on social media that his novelty fight - eight two-minute rounds vs. the legendary, but soon to be 58 years old Mike Tyson-- has been rescheduled to Friday, November 15th. The venue will remain the same as scheduled, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, near Dallas. Paul (9-1, 6 KOs) was originall...

Boxingtalk's Friday Fight predictions

By Michael Borao, Jr. Here are Boxingtalk's predictions for Friday's fights: Oscar Collazo (9-0) vs. Gerardo Zapata (14-1-1) (WBO minimumweight title) … prediction: Collazo by late knockout; Blair Cobbs (16-1-1) vs. Adrien Broner (35-4-1) (welterweights) … prediction: Cobbs by decision; Michael Hunter (22-2-2) vs. Cassius Chaney...

Zayas vs. Teixeira final presser quotes

Source: Top Rank Junior middleweight Xander Zayas (18-0, 12 KOs) is gearing up to kick off Puerto Rican Day Parade weekend by making his headlining debut. Zayas will be stepping up against former WBO  champion Patrick Teixeira (34-4, 25 KOs) of Brazil in the ten-round main event this Saturday, June 8th at New York City's Theater at...

Venezuelan update: Canizales books return from title loss

Source: WBA On Friday, July 19th, Venezuela's Carlos "Triple C" Cañizales (26-2-1) will face Mexico's Iván García (12-2-1) in a light flyweight bout in Caracas. The promoters will be Jorge Fernández and Williams Pérez under the supervision of the Venezuelan National Professional Boxing Commission. Cañizales, will enter the ring for...

Diaz vs. Masvidal final presser quotes

Press Release Combat sports superstars Nate Diaz and Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal exchanged trash talk before a scuffle ensued between the fighters’ camps at Thursday’s press conference, raising the stakes and tensions even more ahead of their pro boxing light heavyweight showdown that headlines a Fanmio pay-per-view event on Saturday, July...

New opponent for Shu Shu Carrington

Source: Top Rank Featherweight Bruce "Shu Shu" Carrington has a new opponent for this weekend, Saturday, June 8th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. In the ten-round co-feature, Carrington (11-0, 7 KOs) will face Panamanian power puncher Brayan “La Roca” De Gracia (29-3-1, 25 KOs), a last-minute replacement for...

Mielnicki bolts PBC for Top Rank

Press Release New Jersey junior middleweight Vito “White Magic” Mielnicki Jr., has signed a long-term promotional contract with Top Rank. Mielnicki, from Roseland, New Jersey [was with Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions organization for almost all of his career]. Mielnicki's signing was announced today during the final press conference...

Introducing teenage welterweight Art Barrera Jr.

Source: Top Rank Welterweight Art Barrera Jr., from the renowned Robert Garcia Boxing Academy, has inked a long-term promotional contract with Top Rank. The 18 year-old Barrera, a native of Lynwood, California, is 5-0 with 4 KOs as a pro. He returns in a six-rounder against Javier Mayoral (6-5-1, 1 KO) on Saturday, July 13th on...

Venezuelan update: Fradimil Macayo to make American Debut

Source: WBA On Saturday, June 8th, Venezuelan lightweight Fradimil Macayo (17-1) will face undefeated Louisianan Deonte Brown (15-0) in Orlando, Florida. The ten-round lightweight bout will be the main event at the Caribe Royale. In the co-feature, Jonathan Gonzalez (19-1) will face Edward Ulloa Diaz (14-5) in a Puerto Rico vs....

Team Combat League update: Winless San Antonio hoping to turn things around vs. Houston

Press Release Heading into mid-season of Week 9 in its sophomore year, the Team Combat League (TCL) squads are facing critical battles with outcomes that will begin to clarify this season’s playoff picture. For all of TCL’s HD streaming action, go to teamcombatleague.tv on desktops, mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.), or smart...

Report: Martin Bakole to face Jared Anderson

By Scott Shaffer According to Turki Alalshikh's social media, heavyweight hopeful Jared Anderson will be fighting Martin Bakole (pictured) on August 3rd in Los Angeles. If accurate, it would be the toughest assignment of Anderson's young career. There has been no formal announcement of the fight, just a fight poster tweeted out by Alalshikh...

ProBox back tonight with another competitive headliner

Press Release ProBox TV's main event for the June 5th edition of Wednesday Night Fights will consist of a clash of seasoned junior middleweight veterans, Guido Emmanuel Schramm against Vladimir Hernandez in an exciting ten-round bout. Schramm (16-2-2, 9 KOs), originally from Buenos Aires, and now fighting out of Los Angeles, is determined...

Sunday: Hall of Fame induction ceremony to be livestreamed

Press Release The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced that its official induction ceremony, will be streamed live on the Hall of Fame’s YouTube channel. This historic event will take place just ten minutes away from the Boxing Hall of Fame at The Showroom at Turning Stone Resort Casino in nearby Verona, NY on Sunday,...

Scull purse bid postponed for one week

By Scott Shaffer UPDATE: The IBF announced that Saul Alvarez vs. William Scull super middleweight purse bid scheduled for Thursday, June 6th has been postponed for one week. This purse bid is now scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 12:00 EST.  Original story, 5/28/24: A virtual unknown, William Scull, will either get the next shot at...

Danny Jacobs to come back vs. Shane Mosley Jr.

Press Release Fanmio announced the chief supporting bout for its July 6th show. Former middleweight champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (37-4) returns to action for the first time in more than two years to take on Shane Mosley Jr. (21-4) in a ten-round super middleweight showdown on a pay-per-view show at Honda Center in...

WBC updates Ryan Garcia doping status

Source: WBC The contents of Ryan Garcia’s “A” and “B” sample containers collected on April 19th and April 20th yielded adverse analytical findings for ostarine. Ostarine is a selective androgen receptor modulator (“SARM”). Ostarine and all SARMs are banned substances at all times under the WBC Clean Boxing Program [and VADA, the...

Final presser quotes for DKP's June 7th show

Press Release Ahead of Friday's “Fists of Fury” event on Friday, June 7th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, promoter Don King addressed media alongside the fighters featured on the star-studded card. Former four-division champ Adrien “The Problem” Broner (35-4-1, 24 KOs) and Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (16-1-1,...

New Jersey update: LaManna to headline in Atlantic City this weekend

Source: WBA New Jersey's Thomas LaManna and the Dominican Republic's Juan Carlos Abreu will step into the ring this Saturday in a middleweight contest at Bally’s Atlantic City in New Jersey. Lamanna, who has experience in world title fights, will have the opportunity to fight for this gold belt and intends to achieve the goal as the...

Atif Oberlton meets Harry Keenan Cruz on Saturday

Press Release Boxlab Promotions has announced a boxing event on June 8th at the elegant Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Headlining will be an eight rounder showcasing light heavyweight Atif Oberlton (10-0, 8 KOs) from Philadelphia versus Harry Keenan Cruz (8-4, 4 KOs), from Miami. All the action will be broadcast live on DAZN....

Queensberry announces Belfast show for June 28th

Press Release Junior welterweight Pierce O’Leary will do battle against Darragh Foley when Queensberry makes a return to Belfast, Northern Ireland at the SSE Arena on Friday June 28th, live on TNT Sports. In the co-feature, recent Queensberry signing Conor Quinn will fight for the vacant Commonwealth flyweight championship when he takes...

Team Combat League update: Houston defeats NYC

 Week Nine of Team Combat League’s exciting second season featured a doubleheader between the Houstom Hitmen and the New York City Attitude held at Gas South District in Duluth, Georgia. The Bobby Benton and Austin Trout-led Hitmen (2-2) outlasted last year’s champs, the Benny Roman and Ryan O'Leary-coached NYC Attitude...

Shields to face Lepage-Joanisse for vacant 175-pound title

Source: Salita Promotions On Saturday, July 27th, Claressa Shields, the undisputed world middleweight champion, will look to add to her storied career yet again as she rises two weight classes to vie for a world title in a fourth division, light heavyweight. Shields, from Flint, Michigan, will face Vanessa Lepage-Joanisse of Quebec, who is...

ESPN+ to stream Butler vs. Volny from Montreal

Source: Top Rank Steven Butler faces Patrice Volny in the ten-round all-Canadian middleweight main event this Thursday, June 6th at Casino de Montreal in Montreal. Promoted by Eye of The Tiger, Butler-Volny and undercard bouts will stream live and exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+ starting at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. Butler (34-4-1, 28 KOs),...