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Weigh-in Results from Belfast & Fury Surprises

  The results are in from Europa Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland and they might be somewhat surprising. Most of all for a high profile co-feature bout. As former heavyweight champion of the world Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury (26-0, 19 KOs) tipped the BBBofC scales at an unexpectedly low 258 pounds with WBC belt holder Deontay Wilder on site. This...

Gassiev Likely to Face Surgery

Former unified champion may have surgery  Ex-unified cruiserweight world champion Murat “Iron” Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) may be facing surgery soon to repair an injured left shoulder suffered in his lopsided unanimous decision loss to Oleksander “The Cat” Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) of Ukraine last month. This as indicated by the Russian’s co-promoter Leon Margules. Gassiev gave up both the IBF...

Ward/Burts Added To September 22nd Card

  After making their official announcement yesterday for their debut broadcast on September 8th, The Undercard App [link below] has wasted no time in adding a second card for Springfield, Virginia on September 22nd. Already announced for the card are up and coming prospects light heavyweight Alvin Varmall Jr and super lightweight Patrick Harris. Now they’ve officially added welterweight Donald Ward,...

Wilder Looking For Official Announcement With Fury

  Wold Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight titlist, Deontay Wilder, will be ringside tomorrow in Belfast, he will be watching Tyson Fury take on Francesco Pianeta. The bout will be Fury’s second one since returning from a two and a half year hiatus. Fury who defeated future hall of famer Wladimir Klitschko back in November 2015 to become the unified heavyweight champion...

Andre Ward returning? Usyk wants in!

The Cat vs The Son of God? Sometimes you really don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. The sport of boxing is no different. Any boxing magazine, Twitter feed, Facebook page and the like is filled with fantasy matchups, knockout highlight reels, and epic battles. When Andre Ward walked away in June 2017. He left a void. Sure there are...

Inoue and Relikh headline in Yokohama

  The anticipation is unbearable. No sooner had the participants of this years World Boxing Super Series been announced. Had boxing fans around the world eagerly awaited its start. FightZoneNews.com has learned that one card will be housed in the land of the rising sun. That’s right folks. The location is Yokohoma, Japan. The date October 7th. Yes that’s right a...

Everyone’s A Winner

  Some 55 years ago, back in 1963, my Dad introduced me to the wonderful world of boxing. It was my 7th birthday, and Dad took me down to the Hyde Arms pub in Birmingham where, surrounded by a mainly Irish crowd, we listened intently to the boxing on a huge radio perched above the bar. British heavyweight champion Henry Cooper was...

Porter & Dad Talk About Garcia Matchup

  Former welterweight world champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter hosted a media workout at the Porter Hy-Performance Center in Las Vegas Wednesday as he prepares to take on Danny “Swift” Garcia for the vacant WBC welterweight world championship on September 8 live on Showtime. Shawn Porter: “Danny’s counter-punching I think plays into my hands. I’m a combination puncher. There’s more than one coming....

Varmall Set to Return Next Month in Virginia

Light heavyweight Alvin Varmall Jr, 15-1 12KO, will be looking to bounce back when he returns to the ring next month. He is coming off his first loss as a professional back in May where he lost a unanimous decision to Charles Foster, 16-0 8KO, in a matchup of undefeated prospects. Varmall has spent most of his career at cruiserweight but...

Fernandez-Foster Headlines ShoBox Tripleheader Live at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT from Firelake Arena in Shawnee, Okla.

  NEW YORK (August 16, 2018) – Undefeated super featherweight prospect Jon Fernandez will face O’Shaquie Foster in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader on Friday, September 21 live on SHOWTIME® at 9:45 p.m. ET/PTfrom Firelake Arena in Shawnee, Okla. The telecast, headlined by two ShoBox veterans, is the first of back-to-back ShoBox: The New Generation telecasts on Fridays in September. The following week, September 28, will mark the sixth telecast in...