Joseph Parker has become embroiled in a heated row with Junior Fa about the judges for this weekend's heavyweight fight between the New Zealand rivals. The former WBO champion returns against Fa in Auckland on Saturday, but a dispute over the officials has inflamed again during their press conference. "We...
Oleksandr Usyk and Joe Joyce's proposed clash will head to purse bids for promoters to finalise the fight that would enable Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury, says promoter Eddie Hearn. IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua and WBC titleholder Fury plan a mega-fight this year to decide the heavyweight...
Florian Marku could target a former opponent of Conor Benn's to edge closer to tempting his rival into the ring, says manager Sam Jones. Undefeated Marku won a grudge match against Rylan Charlton on Saturday then challenged Benn whose response was: "I've got bigger fish to fry." "We'd be happy...
Jesse James Leija tells Sky Sports about bittersweet memories of an Oscar De La Hoya fight, a final triumph over a red-hot talent, and receiving hard-earned respect. Leija stands in the challenger's corner of the ring, takes a deep breath and prepares himself for battle. He is about to fight...
Anthony Joshua insists "all options are open" for the location of his fight with Tyson Fury, and has described himself as "the boss" as talks intensify. Joshua and Fury's teams are locked in negotiations to finalise the generation-defining heavyweight fight that would crown an undisputed champion. " is getting close...
Josh Warrington should not have been allowed to continue following a torrid fourth round, before a worrying knockout loss, say Adam Booth and Johnny Nelson. The former world champion was on unsteady legs after climbing off the canvas in the fourth, but still fought on bravely until he was...
Eddie Hearn has revealed how he issued a few final words of caution to Josh Warrington before he suffered a 'devastating' knockout defeat to Mauricio Lara. The former IBF featherweight champion endured a sensational upset loss as he was stopped by the little-known Mexican in the ninth round at...
Carl Frampton revealed a potential career swansong showdown against Shakur Stevenson in Belfast is an extra incentive to make history this month. Frampton turns 34 six days before next stepping into the ring on February 27, when he will try to become the first Irish fighter to win world...
Conor Benn believes his rival Josh Kelly has "no hope" in their inevitable domestic clash - and might be knocked off course in his upcoming fight with David Avanesyan. Kelly fights dangerous Russian Avanesyan in a European title fight on Saturday before Benn enters his hardest battle yet against...
On one occasion Peter Buckley was halfway through his dinner when he accepted a fight in a couple of hours' time; once, he had broken down at the side of the road but still managed to answer a desperate plea seeking a willing opponent. In 300 fights he lost...