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BRACKETS SET FOR OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020

By Brian Taylor, USA Boxing | July 22, 2021, 8:39 a.m. (ET):  The official draw for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 took place this evening at the Kokugikan Arena, home of the boxing competition during these Summer Olympics, and the 10 boxers representing Team USA found out their first competitor. Three boxers will compete in the […]

WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Oscar Valdez to Defend Crown Against Robson Conceição September 10 at Casino Del Sol in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (July 20, 2021) — WBC super featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez authored a title-winning knockout for the ages in February over Miguel Berchelt. For his encore — and the first defense of his title — the undefeated two-time Mexican Olympian will make his desert homecoming. Valdez (29-0, 23 KOs) will look to make it 30 […]

JOSHUA MEETS USYK AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STADIUM ON SEPTEMBER 25

‘AJ’ puts World Titles on the line against former Undisputed Cruiserweight king   Unified Heavyweight Champion of the World Anthony Joshua OBE will put his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World Titles on the line against Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Saturday September 25, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and Ireland. Joshua (24-1, 22 […]

Son of British fight legend Ricky Hatton – Campbell Hatton Turns PRO With Matchroom Boxing

Campbell Hatton, son of Manchester’s two-weight World Champion Ricky Hatton, has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and will make his professional debut in February 2021. The 19-year-old Manchester City fanatic will kick off life in the paid ranks at Super-Featherweight under the guidance of his uncle Matthew, a former World […]

The Lightweight King of the UFC Want to See Fury VS Usyk

UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov says he wants to see former Undisputed Cruiserweight World Champion Oleksandr Usyk take on WBC Heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury. Dana White hailed Russia’s Nurmagomedov as the ‘GOAT’ and pound-for-pound best after he sensationally retired following his second-round stoppage of Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi. The undefeated Lightweight World Champion is a long-time […]

Premier Sports to Air Crawford VS Brook After All!!

After a period of uncertainty, November’s most anticipated fight now has an exclusive UK broadcast home. Premier Sports and Top Rank have announced that pound-for-pound king Terence “Bud” Crawford’s WBO welterweight world title defense against Sheffield’s Kell Brook — Saturday, November 14 in the United States — will air live on Premier Sports 1, with […]

London Prize Ring Rules

London Prize Ring Rules, where originally created in 1743 by Jack Broughton (the 3rd Heavyweight champion in England’s history), who to many, was known as the father of English boxing. He also invented the first boxing gloves called “Mufflers”, which were used for training, but his set of rules governed bare-knuckle boxing.  His Rules lasted until 1838 […]

The Marquess of Queensberry Rules

The Marquess of Queensberry rules, often referred to as “Queensberry rules”   is the code of accepted rules that currently govern the sport of boxing all over the world.  They were written by John Graham Chambers, and published in 1867, however,  John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry was the first publicly endorse the code, which is why they took the name “Marquess of Queensberry”. Although […]

The American Fair Play Rules

The American Fair Play Rules were written by David Blanchard in 1888, based off of the Marquess of Queensberry rules.  These rules were considered to address the most objectionable parts of the Queensberry rules, they were thought to be a safer, and fairer set of rules.  Being designed for amateur fighting, with their safety first nature, The […]

SERRANO: I WANT TO BE A ROLE MODEL FOR YOUNG GIRLS

Brooklyn star believes her record-breaking achievements will inspire new generation.   Amanda Serrano wants her legacy to inspire the next generation of girls to take up boxing as she prepares to challenge for World title honors in a seventh weight class when she faces Eva Voraberger for the WBO Super-Flyweight title at the Hulu Theater […]