Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Two years ago, Avni Yildirim traveled to Los Angeles to help Canelo Alvarez prepare for the second fight against Gennady Golovkin. Now the former sparring partners are days away from fighting for the unified super middleweight championship. Hard Rock Stadium will be the site of the first title defense for Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) as he will honor the WBC mandatory obligation by facing Yildirim … Continue reading Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Vergil Ortiz and Maurice Hooker will clash in Dallas March 20th

VIA PRESS RELEASE A hometown battle between two Dallas, Texas natives will take place on March 20 as Vergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0, 16 KOs) and former world champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (27-1-3, 19 KOs) clash in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBO International Welterweight Title. The bout will headline a card that includes the Unites States debut of heavyweight monster Arslanbek “Lion” Makhmudov and a world title clash … Continue reading Vergil Ortiz and Maurice Hooker will clash in Dallas March 20th

Josh Warrington signs with Matchroom Boxing

VIA PRESS RELEASE Undefeated IBF Featherweight World Champion Josh Warrington has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing, with his future fights to be shown live on Sky Sports and DAZN. ‘The Leeds Warrior’ (30-0, 7 KOs) created history by becoming Leeds’ first ever male World Champion when he upset the odds to wrestle the IBF 126lbs crown from Lee Selby at Elland Road, the home of … Continue reading Josh Warrington signs with Matchroom Boxing

Canelo inks 5 year deal with DAZN

The most popular fighter in the sport has now secured the biggest sports contract in history. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has signed a five year deal with the streaming sports network DAZN after having his last six fights on HBO PPV. The unified middleweight champ will have his next 11 fights streamed live on the network, and it will net him 365 million dollars over the … Continue reading Canelo inks 5 year deal with DAZN

Matchroom Boxing secures big deal with Perform Group

Thursday marked a key day for the sport and Matchroom Boxing, as they have completed a huge deal with media company Perform Group. This joint venture between the two is at 1 billion dollars and is the biggest deal in boxing history. This deal will have a lifespan of eight years and will see the joint venture, Matchroom Boxing USA, stage 16 fights a year … Continue reading Matchroom Boxing secures big deal with Perform Group