Ringside Seat: The complete guide to Sor Rungvisai vs. 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez

[ad_1] When Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez faced Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on March 18 at New York’s Madison Square Garden on the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Jacobs undercard, he walked to the ring as the undefeated pound-for-pound king ready to defend his junior bantamweight world title. When the wildly exciting slugfest — a leading fight of the year candidate […]

Gassiev-Wlodarczyk to take place Oct. 21

[ad_1] Cruiserweight world titleholder Murat Gassiev’s defense against mandatory challenger Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, a former titleholder, will take place Oct. 21 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Ringstar Sports promoter Richard Schaefer announced Friday. The fight is one of the four quarterfinal bouts in the World Boxing Super Series. It was the only quarterfinal that […]

Hurricane Irma forces Campbell to leave Miami

[ad_1] 5:01 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Luke Campbell has moved his training camp from Miami Beach’s famous 5th St Gym as Hurricane Irma closed in on Florida. The British […]

A. Selby, Flores set for Oct. flyweight eliminator

[ad_1] Andrew Selby and Maximino Flores will square off in a flyweight world title elimination fight on Oct. 7 at York Hall in London, Cyclone Promotions announced Friday. Selby (9-0, 5 KOs), 28, of Wales, is the younger brother of featherweight world titleholder Lee Selby and has been a pro for only two years. “This […]

TUF winner Suarez returns to face Pereira in Norfolk

[ad_1] Back in action for the first time since winning season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter in 2016, Tatiana Suarez will battle Brazil’s Viviane Pereira in a UFC Fight Night bout in Norfolk, Virginia on Nov. 11. The event will air live on FS1 from the Ted Constant Convocation Center. A cancer diagnosis may have […]

Golovkin takes rare shot at opponent Alvarez

[ad_1] Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, though an assassin in the ring, has always come off as charming outside of it, thanks to his boyish grin and easygoing demeanor. While Golovkin has been storming through the division for years — he’s up to 18 consecutive title defenses, two shy of trying Bernard Hopkins’ all-time division […]