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  1. Barthelemy vacates 130 title

    Dan Rafael

    Rances Barthelemy (21-0, 12 KOs) has given up his junior lightweight world title and will move up in weight. According to Warriors Boxing promoter Leon Margules, Barthelemy's promoter, the fighter elected to relinquish his belt because he could no...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  2. Richar Abril's defense vs. Derry Mathews moved to April 18

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Richar Abril's defense against Derry Mathews was rescheduled for April 18 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2015
  3. Viral infection forces postponement of Richar Abril's title defen...

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Richar Abril has been hit by a viral infection, which has caused him to drop out of a defense against England's Derry Mathews on March 6 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, promoter Frank Warren announced on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2015
  4. Pulev, Sauerland extend promotional deal

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev and promoter Sauerland Event have agreed to a contract extension, they announced on Wednesday. The deal comes three months after then-mandatory challenger Pulev (20-1, 11 KOs), 33, of Bulgaria, was brutalized for...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  5. 'Broadway Boxing' hits the road

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Lou DiBella is taking his 12-year-old "Broadway Boxing" New York club show, a longtime staple of midtown Manhattan, on the road. DiBella announced this week that he will put on his first "Broadway Boxing" card in New York's Westchester Co...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
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  7. Promoter Bob Arum says Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao TV iss...

    HBO and Showtime have agreed on how they would broadcast a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday, leaving only two remaining issues to be settled before the much anticipated May 2 fight can be signed.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  8. Father's poor health sidelines Campbell

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Luke Campbell, a 2012 British Olympic gold medalist, is on a collision course with his pal and fellow Hull, England, product Tommy Coyle. They have fought separate opponents on recent cards together as Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie H...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  9. Roc Nation Sports, Gary Shaw amicably split after short-lived par...

    Dan Rafael

    The marriage between rap mogul Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports and longtime promoter Gary Shaw lasted barely a month.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2015
  10. Bob Arum says fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather J...

    The megafight that the boxing world has been clamoring for between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. should be finalized in "the next couple days," Tom Rank promoter Bob Arum told the New York Post.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  11. Cedric Kushner, former heavyweight promoter, dies at 66

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing promoter Cedric Kushner, one of the power players in the sport in the 1990s and early 2000s, suffered a heart attack and died Thursday in New York. He was 66.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  12. Gavin signs with Hearn, targets Brook

    Dan Rafael

    British and Commonwealth welterweight champion Frankie Gavin wasn't a free agent for long. Released last week by promoter and manager Frank Warren after they didn't see eye to eye on coming to terms to various fight offers, Gavin on Tuesday signed...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  13. Notes: Bute signs with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Former super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) has signed with Al Haymon, who adds Bute to his vast stable of more than 150 fighters. InterBox, Bute's promoter, announced that th...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  14. Brook's first defense slated for March

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Kell Brook will make his first defense on March 28 at the Motorpoint Arena in his hometown of Sheffield, England, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Monday. But Hearn likes the slow build so he only announced t...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  15. Juergen Braehmer to make fourth defense of light heavyweight belt...

    Dan Rafael

    Germany's Juergen Braehmer will make the fourth defense of his light heavyweight belt against Robin Krasniqi on March 21 in Rostock, Germany, promoter Sauerland Event announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2015
  16. Glazkov-Cunningham on HBO

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight title eliminator between Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov and former two-time cruiserweight titlist Steve Cunningham will be televised as HBO's co-feature on March 14, Main Events promoter Kathy Duva told The fight has been set ...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  17. Heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua withdraws from Jan. 31 bout

    Dan Rafael

    Blue-chip heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, the 2012 British Olympic gold medalist, was forced to withdraw from a Jan. 31 fight because of a stress fracture in his lower back,

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015