Deontay Wilder KO’S Breazeale BRUTAL Fashion (Video)

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder made his 9th defense of the title Saturday night in Brooklyn and ended the night in a blaze of glory. Needing only one round to dispatch mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale, Wilder connected with a supersonic right hand the left his opponent laid out on the canvas like a snow angel. Scroll down to see the KO

Manny Pacquiao To Return On July 20 Against Keith Thurman

It was only a matter of time before Manny Pacquiao’s return to the ring and on Saturday night it became official. Making the announcement on Twitter (during the PBC on Fox bout featuring unified super welterweight champion Jarett Hurd and Julian “J Rock” Williams), Pacquiao revealed his next opponent will be WBA super welterweight champion Keith Thurman in a pay-per-view showdown on July 20. Pacquiao currently holds a version of the WBA welterweight title. [Writers Note: Julian Williams defeated Hurd to become the new unified champion.] Pacquiao last fought in January where he defeated Adrien Broner by unanimous decision. Thurman returned to the ring after a near two year lay off to fight and defeat…

Oleksandr Usyk To Postpone Heavyweight Debut

For fans anxiously awaiting the heavyweight debut of undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will have to wait a little bit longer. CBS Sports reported on Tuesday that Usyk has withdrawn from a scheduled May 25 showdown against Carlos Takam of France due to injury. Usyk’s manager Egis Klimas made the announcement via Twitter. The card was to include recent DAZN signee Devin Haney vs. Antonio Moran and a title fight between women’s super lightweight champion Jessica McCaskill vs Anahi Ester Sanchez. No word if the card will continue without Usyk according to Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing.

Anthony Joshua To Face Andy Ruiz; Miller to Receive 6 Month Suspension

After weeks of speculation, Anthony Joshua has a new opponent for his United States debut. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn Tweeted on Wednesday that the unified champ will face-off against battle-tested, Andy Ruiz Jr. (record 32-1-1) on June 1 in New York. Ruiz, who fought most recently to a knockout win against Alexander Dimitrenko, emerged as a heavy favorite for the assignment after the previous front-runner Luis Ortiz reportedly turned down a reported $5 million dollar and countered with his own offer of $10 million. Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller, Joshua’s former opponent, may be missing out on the fight and a huge payday but he isn’t missing out on much else as the gavel came down…

What?! Eddie Hearn Says Luis Ortiz Turned Down $5M For Anthony Joshua Fight

For boxing fans clamoring for a heavyweight showdown featuring unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, prepare to be disappointed. Speaking to the press on Thursday in Los Angeles, Hearn says Ortiz was offered a purse upward of $5 million dollars to which he declined and countered with a different offer. Unconfirmed reports state Ortiz was asking for something more in the neighborhood of $10M. A career high payday by leaps and bounds. “Ortiz was offered a lot more than what you just said. [reporter off camera said $5M dollars] Next week, when everything is said and done, I will expose Team Ortiz in triumphant fashion. I’m fed up with people lying about…

End of an Era: GGG & Abel Sanchez Part Ways Ahead of Golovkin’s Next Fight

Despite the fact that he has yet to set foot in the ring this year, 2019 has already been an eventful one for Gennady GGG Golovkin. The year opened with rumors abounding that the former unified middleweight champion parted with longtime promoter Tom Loeffler. Instead, the relationship remained intact and with Golovkin working in the background as he prepares to come into his own as the head of GGG Promotions. Then there was the matter of his fighting home base. With HBO removing boxing from it’s regularly scheduled programming, Golovkin fielded offers from ESPN, DAZN and PBC before ultimately settling on a lucrative, $100 million dollar deal to fight three times on the streaming platform….

Pacquiao vs Thurman Next? Unification Bout Reportedly In the Works

The top-heavy welterweight division is reportedly in the works to deliver another unification bout, and it doesn’t involve Terence Crawford or Errol Spence Jr. On Wednesday, Mike Coppinger of Fox Sports tweeted that WBA world champion Manny Pacquiao and WBA super world champion Keith Thurman are closing in on a July 2oth pay-per-view showdown to unify their versions of the welterweight title strap. In their respective previous outings, Manny Pacquiao dominated Adrien Broner to win by unanimous decision to retain the strap while Thurman defeated Josesito Lopez in his first fight in nearly two years due to injury. Both bouts took place in January of this year. What does this fight mean for the welterweight…

Joshua vs Miller is OFF! Miller Breaks Silence; Who’s Stepping In With Joshua?

The heavyweight showdown between unified champion Anthony Joshua and Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller is officially off. Tuesday night, ESPN first reported that Miller tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 during a random VADA drug test. Since that time, the New York State Athletic Commission made the decision to deny Miller a license making the fight officially off. Via LA Times: The New York State Athletic Commission has declined heavyweight Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller’s application for a license to fight Anthony Joshua on June 1 at Madison Square Garden, the Los Angeles Times learned Wednesday. Miller took to Instagram to share his feelings on the positive test reading and reiterated he would “never knowingly” take a banned substance….

Joshua vs Miller Off? Miller Tests Positive For Banned Substance

A heavyweight showdown featuring unified champion Anthony Joshua and challenger Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller is in danger. Dan Rafael of ESPN reports that Miller tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 ahead of the June 1 bout in New York. BREAKING: Heavyweight contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller has tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 ahead his scheduled challenge of unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua, three sources with knowledge of the results told ESPN on Tuesday night. The fight is due to take place on June 1 at New York’s Madison Square Garden and serve as Joshua’s American debut. The results, which came to light on Tuesday, were from a random Voluntary Anti-Doping Association-conducted urine…

Watch Paulie Malignaggi & Artem Lobov Get Into Heated Scrap at Pre-Fight Media Day

It’s safe to say there’s still no love lost between former boxing welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi and ex-UFC competitor Artem Lobov. In case your memory needs refreshing, Malignaggi spent time in training camp with Conor McGregor ahead of the monster pay-per-view fight against Floyd Mayweather. Lobov is a long-time camp member and friend of Conor McGregor. Currently, both Lobov and Malignaggi are signed to the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship platform. Lobov has his debut fight on April 6 against Jason Knight but is expected to face Malignaggi later this year, hence why Malignaggi was at the media day in the first place. During the heated exchange of words, Malignaggi reached out and slapped Lobov in…