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ALI UPSETS COTTO IN FINAL FIGHT

Sadam Ali sends Miguel Cotto into retirement with loss; wins unanimous decision.

WILDER ANNIHILATES STIVERNE IN ROUND 1

Deontay Wilder made quick work of mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne!

JOSHUA STOPS GAME TAKAM IN 10

Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results!

ANDRE WARD RETIRES

Andre Ward says goodbye to boxing and officially retires!

FLOYD MAYWEATHER REACTS TO LOMACHENKO COMPARISON AND TKO OF RIGONDEAUX; EXPLAINS LEVELS OF GREATNESS

"I wish all fighters nothing but the best...I never fought a guy that was that small...he was smaller than that...honestly, they didn't look like they belonged in the ring together...it really was no damage done to neither side...real stiff, ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JESSIE VARGAS TELLS KEITH THURMAN AND ERROL SPENCE JR. "LET'S DO IT"; EAGER TO FACE BOTH

FightHype.com was on hand at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California where former world champion Jessie Vargas shook off the rust after a 13-month layoff, dropping challenger Aaron Herrera on his way to a unanimous decision victory. Check ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA WARNS LOMACHENKO THAT MIKEY GARCIA COMING BACK FOR HIM; CLARIFIES LIPINETS 140 TITLE SHOT

"Lipinets is a tough guy...he's coming back down to 135...we want Lomachenko to come to 135...and that's where we'll defend against Lomachenko," stated Robert Garcia, world-class trainer of multi-division world champion Mikey Garcia, who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS WARNS LOMACHENKO IT'S "A DIFFERENT STORY" FIGHTING MIKEY GARCIA; ANALYZES FUTURE MATCHUP

"He was way smaller than him...it'll be a different story when he fights Mikey Garcia...it'll be a chess match...I think Mikey is the more stronger, physical guy," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, who shared his thoughts on a ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] RYAN BURNETT RESPONDS TO ZOLANI TETE AND KEEPS IT 100: "I'D FIGHT ANYBODY...THEY CHOOSE WHO I FIGHT"

"That's very hard to do when someone's running like that...I'd fight anybody, that's what I do...they choose who I fight...they take control of that side of things...my job is to be in the gym...I don't go and pick my ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] "THE NEXT LOMACHENKO" JOSH KELLY EXPLAINS INFLUENCES FOR HIS SLICK STYLE: "IT'S ALL COME TOGETHER"

"It's been as good as it can be...I'm here for the long run...obviously I watch Lomachenko...Wilfred Benitez, Sugar Ray Leonard, Pernell Whitaker, Roy Jones, all of them...it's all come together in these professional ranks...it's ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JESSIE VARGAS POST-FIGHT AFTER HERRERA WIN; TALKS PERFORMANCE, TRAINER CHANGE, AND FUTURE PLANS

FightHype.com was on hand at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California where former world champion Jessie Vargas shook off the rust after a 13-month layoff, dropping challenger Aaron Herrera on his way to a unanimous decision victory. Check ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOHN MOLINA JR. SECONDS AFTER MULTI-KNOCKDOWN SLUGFEST WITH IVAN REDKACH; CELEBRATES WITH FANS

FightHype.com was on hand at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California where jr. welterweight contender John Molina Jr. shocked fellow contender Ivan Redkach, rising from the deck himself and dropping him two times on his way to a 4th round ...... continue reading

JESSIE VARGAS DROPS AARON HERRERA ON WAY TO UNANIMOUS DECISION WIN; JOHN MOLINA JR. STOP IVAN REDKACH IN SLUGFEST

Former welterweight world champion Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) returned to drop and defeat Aaron Herrera (24-8-1, 15 KOs)by unanimous decision in the main event of a special Friday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on ...... continue reading

FLOYD MAYWEATHER DECLARES TERENCE CRAWFORD #1 P4P; EXPLAINS WHY: "REMINDS ME OF A YOUNG FLOYD"

"The pound-for-pound top fighter in boxing right now is Terence Crawford...he doesn't have to be under my company to give a guy props...if he's a free agent, I would love to work with him...I know what I can do to take him to that next ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] SAUNDERS AND LEMIEUX ERUPT; CHAOS ON THE SCALES AS SAUNDERS DEMANDS 2ND WEIGH-IN FOR LEMIEUX

Earlier today in Quebec, Canada, WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and former champion David Lemieux held the weigh-in for their anticipated clash this Saturday. Check out the scene as both fighters tipped the scales and came face to face ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] P4P DEBATE BETWEEN MIKEY AND ROBERT GARCIA; DOES CANELO, THURMAN, OR JOSHUA MAKE THEIR CUT?

"Skills-wise, especially after Saturday's performance, I'd say Lomachenko...he made him look bad and he's done it with most of his opponents...Crawford should be up there too...Mikey of course...Triple G and Canelo, maybe...Errol ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] THE HARDEST PART ABOUT BEING MAYWEATHER'S SECURITY; TMT'S BRIXX BROTHERS OPEN UP ON EXPERIENCE

"I'd love to see him fight again, but I'm happy for him...we're not just security...you gotta follow in his footsteps...he sets the example...we've got doors that are opening up for us and we're walking through them...it's a ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] DAVID LEMIEUX CLAPS BACK AT BILLY JOE SAUNDERS; DARES HIM TO BACK UP TALK: "NOT JUST A PUNCHER"

Earlier today at the Sheraton Laval in Quebec, Canada, WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and former champion David Lemieux held the final press conference leading up to their anticipated clash this Saturday. Check out the scene as both ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] BILLY JOE SAUNDERS BETS DAVID LEMIEUX $500,000; FIRED UP AND DEMANDS CANELO OR GOLOVKIN NEXT

Earlier today at the Sheraton Laval in Quebec, Canada, WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and former champion David Lemieux held the final press conference leading up to their anticipated clash this Saturday. Check out the scene as both ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA TRAINING FOR SERGEY LIPINETS CLASH; IN CAMP PUTTING IN WORK

FightHype.com was on hand at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Riverside, California where undefeated lightweight champion Mikey Garcia was putting in work for his upcoming February 10 return to the ring when he takes on jr. welterweight champion ...... continue reading

DANNY GARCIA VS. BRANDON RIOS EYED FOR FEBRUARY 17 CLASH

Sources close to the information have informed us that a potential clash between former world champions Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios is on the verge of being finalized for February 17. We're told that the bout will likely take place in Las ...... continue reading

SHOWTIME CONFIRMS 4.3 MILLION PPV BUYS FOR MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR; 2ND BIGGEST PPV OF ALL TIME

SHOWTIME SPORTS confirmed today that the SHOWTIME PPV presentation of Mayweather vs. McGregor on August 26, 2017 generated 4.3 million pay-per-view buys in North America. This includes traditional television distribution and online portals such as ...... continue reading

MIKEY GARCIA VS. SERGEY LIPINETS SET FOR FEBRUARY 10 SHOWDOWN

Sources close to the information have informed us that undefeated lightweight champion Mikey Garcia will once again move up in weight to the 140-pound division to face newly-crowned IBF jr. welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets. Although specific ...... continue reading

MAGNO'S BULGING MAIL SACK: LOMA-RIGO FALLOUT (AND MORE)

On Thursdays we gather here to look at my sack and explore the awesomeness that comes forward when we bust it right open for the world to see. So, stand back a bit and let’s see this load of wisdom. ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TONY BELLEW RIPS "SCUMBAG" LUIS ORTIZ; SAYS ANTHONY JOSHUA "WILL EAT" JOSEPH PARKER

"Anthony Joshua will eat Joseph Parker...very good big guy will always beat a good little guy...we sign contracts, we fight, that's what we do...the scumbag shouldn't be allowed in the boxing ring...he's been taking steroids not once, ...... continue reading

JAMEL HERRING OPENS UP ON TEAM CHANGES; WORKING WITH TERENCE CRAWFORD'S TRAINER, BOMAC: "NEW YEAR...CLEAN SLATE"

“I can’t dwell on the past, but I can definitely make changes for the future... I needed to make a new move. It’s nothing against Mike Stafford or anything, but I just feel like at times that he took me as far as he ...... continue reading

TRAINER DEWEY COOPER SPEAKS IN-DEPTH ON SKILLS OF MMA "ENIGMA" FRANCIS NGANNOU; READY FOR BOXING'S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPS

“So it’s like Lebron James on a basketball court with his size and skill; that’s what Francis is to fighting. Francis is the only MMA guy that I would say could actually get in there with a boxer and a boxing champion and could ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA DESCRIBES WHAT IT'S LIKE TO FIGHT WITH BROKEN HAND; ROBERT GARCIA ON WRAPPING HANDS

"He didn't even land a punch, so how could he break his hand...it was just bruised...I didn't know it was broken, but it hurt...I went southpaw...I fought for a few rounds as a southpaw," stated undefeated world champion Mikey Garcia, who ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JEFF HORN WARNS TERENCE CRAWFORD THAT SIZE MATTERS: "I'M MUCH BIGGER...GOT THE STYLE TO UPSET HIM"

"I'm really not sure...I'm sure it's very much on the cards...I don't mind going to Vegas...whether that's next year in April, time will tell...I'm just letting everything on the table...that's what makes it more ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA REACTS TO MIGUEL COTTO LOSS; ADMITS REGRET, BUT HAS BIGGER 2018 PLANS

"He got beat by the age...prime Cotto was a different fighter...that's why I wanted to fight him...Ali did what he had to do...it's gonna be just like beating Cotto...even better," stated undefeated world champion Mikey Garcia, who shared ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ GETS REAL ON PACQUIAO VS. MCGREGOR TALK; SAYS MAYWEATHER BLINDED EVERYBODY

"Let's be a leader, not a follower...Mayweather did what he did as a businessman...if you know boxing, you know what happens...Pacquiao will knock out Conor McGregor earlier...Floyd wanted to carry him, as we saw, just to give the people a ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] TONY BELLEW REACTS TO TYSON FURY BEING CLEARED TO FIGHT AGAIN; WARNS HE'S BIGGER, QUICKER PUNCHER

"He's gotta get his licence back...why would that be difficult...big, awkward non-puncher...I'm a bigger puncher than him...I'm quicker than him...don't know if I'm more elusive than him," stated former world champion Tony ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JEFF HORN VS. TERENCE CRAWFORD DETAILS REVEALED; VEGAS IN APRIL POSSIBLE, BUT OTHER OPPONENTS LOOM

FightHype.com was on hand at the Convention & Exhibition Centre in Brisbane, Australia, where WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn made a successful defense of his title, stopping game challenger Gary Corcoran in the 11th round. Check out the ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA LIGHTS UP 300-POUND BEHEMOTH IN SPARRING; DOESN'T LAST 2 ROUNDS

FightHype.com was on hand at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Riverside, California where undefeated lightweight champion Mikey Garcia was putting in work for his upcoming return to the ring. Check out the scene as Garcia got in some sparring ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] KATIE TAYLOR DISCUSSES "TOUGHEST FIGHT" IN WIN OVER JESSICA MCCASKILL: "WHATEVER IT TAKES"

FightHype.com was on hand at York Hall in London, England where WBA lightweight champion Katie Taylor made a successful defense of her title, defeating game challenger Jessica McCaskill via unanimous decision. Check out the scene immediately after ...... continue reading

CLARESSA SHIELDS ON TORI NELSON CLASH: "I CAN KO HER BY THE 6TH, 7TH ROUND"

Unified Women’s Super Middleweight World Champion Claressa Shields met with local members of the media and took part in an open-to-the-public workout on Tuesday at Kronk Gym, exactly one month away from defending her 168-pound WBC and IBF ...... continue reading

TERENCE CRAWFORD WARNS JEFF HORN: "GOING TO SEE A BIGGER, STRONGER FIGHTER AND A HARDER PUNCHER"

Undefeated two-division world champion  TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD (32-0, 32 KOs), from Omaha,is ready  to move out of the junior welterweight division and up to the welterweight class.  Crawford, the 2014 Fighter of the Year, became ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA RESPONDS TO LOMACHENKO AND ARUM; CALLS BLUFF AND SAYS "HELL YEAH" TO 135 SUMMER CLASH

"He's gotta move up...the interest will always be there...I'm not sure that Top Rank actually is willing to work that fight...I understand the business behind it...I don't know if they're going to be willing to get a fight with ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH DEBATES LOMACHENKO P4P STATUS AFTER "QUITE IMPRESSIVE" RIGONDEAUX TKO

"Quite impressive...very good show...he beat a solid opponent very easily...I trained Rigondeaux for his first 7 fights in America...very talented kid...just too small...maybe a little bit too old at this point," stated world-class trainer Freddie ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA EXPLAINS WHY FIGHTERS QUIT AGAINST LOMACHENKO; NOTES OPPONENT SIZE AND INACTIVITY

"Walters had been inactive for 2 years or something...Rigo hasn't been fighting that often either...the other opponents too...maybe the layoff...too small...lets also give credit to Lomachenko...he is very talented," stated undefeated world ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT AND MIKEY GARCIA DISS ESPN'S RAFAEL FOR "DISRESPECTING" MAYWEATHER; SAY HE'S SUCKING BALLS

"That's disrespecting Floyd...that would've never happened...Dan obviously wants to suck Bob Arum and Loma's balls...he beat a lot of f*ckin guys that were up there at 130...no chance at all...I totally don't agree with that," stated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] JOEL DIAZ SAYS LOMACHENKO SO GOOD, HE'S BORING; EXPLAINS WHY NO COMPARISON TO PACQUIAO

"I've never seen a fighter like Lomachenko before...he could be the best at his ability, but he can never be compared to a Manny Pacquiao...if I have to watch a Lomachenko fight or a Pacquiao fight, I'll watch a Pacquiao fight...he's so ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] MIKEY GARCIA REACTS TO LOMACHENKO MAKING RIGONDEAUX QUIT; RATES PERFORMANCE

"The size advantage really was the biggest factor...Lomachenko did what he had to do...good for him...it's not gonna be a huge satisfaction...you still have to give him credit...he actually boxed better and threw more punches," stated undefeated ...... continue reading

[VIDEO] ROBERT GARCIA REACTS TO LOMACHENKO MAKING RIGONDEAUX QUIT; SAYS SIZE AND INACTIVITY WERE BIG FACTOR

"I already knew that was going to happen...the main thing was probably the age too...he's not active...3 rounds in 2 years...of course that's not gonna be a positive thing in a big fight...that made the big difference," stated world-class ...... continue reading