Eddie Hearn confirms Tyson Fury offer but backs up ‘most unentertaining fighter’ jibe

Eddie Hearn confirms Tyson Fury offer but backs up ‘most unentertaining fighter’ jibe

Eddie Hearn has laughed off being blocked by Tyson Fury on Twitter, and is standing by his claim that the British heavyweight boxer is the “most unentertaining fighter he’s ever seen”. Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, made his return to the ring after a two-and-a-half-year absence earlier this year and will take on WBC title holder Deontay Wilder in December. […]

Boxer Victor Ortiz pleads not guilty to felony sexual assault charges

Boxer Victor Ortiz pleads not guilty to felony sexual assault charges

CLOSE Boxer Victor Ortiz was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault. Here’s a look at the allegations and his career. Steve Byerly, Ventura County Star Victor Ortiz, 31, of Ventura(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OXNARD POLICE) Former WBC welterweight title holder Victor Ortiz pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three felony sexual assault charges in connection with an […]

Cenla Showdown a big hit with area boxing fans

Cenla Showdown a big hit with area boxing fans

CLOSE It’ll soon be harder to find news from The Town Talk on Facebook. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help insure you’ll keep getting the latest local news in your feed. Wochit Elijah Dunbar (blue), 16, with the City of Alexandria Boxing Club fights Gabriel Chalmers of Jennings in the 2018 Cenla Showdown held Saturday, […]

As New Ballot Arrives, It’s Time To Clean Out Hall Closet

As New Ballot Arrives, It’s Time To Clean Out Hall Closet

By Lyle Fitzsimmons This is a fun time of year. During the first week of October, I can count on the annual International Boxing Hall of Fame ballot arriving from the boys in Canastota – which ultimately yields both a 1,200-or-so word column in which I announce my votes, and an inbox full of emails […]

Amanda Serrano Moves Away From Boxing, Shifts Focus on MMA

Amanda Serrano Moves Away From Boxing, Shifts Focus on MMA

The seven-time world champion in six divisions, Amanda Serrano, is determined to devote as much time as necessary to mixed martial arts to achieve the goals she has not achieved in boxing as a full-time athlete. “I have spent a lot of time dedicating all my energies to MMA. My last boxing match was basically […]