Arnold Barboza vs. Mike Alvarado Set Down For Loma-Crolla

Arnold Barboza vs. Mike Alvarado Set Down For Loma-Crolla

Undefeated super lightweight Arnold Barboza Jr. is a young contender closing in on a world title shot. Mike Alvarado wants another taste of world championship glory. Barboza, from South El Monte, California, will take on former 140-pound world champion Alvarado in a 10-round super lightweight bout on Friday, April 12 at Staples Center as part […]

‘Just another day at the office’: Sask-born boxer gloves up for world title

‘Just another day at the office’: Sask-born boxer gloves up for world title

Undefeated in eight matches, Kandi Wyatt has earned a shot to compete internationally for a world title. Wyatt is heading to Athens, Greece for the World Boxing Organization’s world junior welterweight championship on March 23. She’ll be fighting against Greece’s Christina Linardatou. “It is a big deal, it’s a world title fight,” Wyatt said. “I am […]

Avery Sparrow Edges Hank Lundy By Majority Decision

Avery Sparrow Edges Hank Lundy By Majority Decision

By Jake Donovan Plenty of local, Irish—and local Irish—flavor is only display for Friday’s show at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The main event pits local southpaw Tevin Farmer (28-4-1, 6KOs) defending his 130-pound title versus Ireland’s Jono Carroll (16-0-1, 3KOs). The bout—which will stream live on DAZN—marks the first time in 16 years that […]

WBO world title fight a dream come true for NZ boxer Geovana Peres

WBO world title fight a dream come true for NZ boxer Geovana Peres

STUFF New Zealand boxer Geovana Peres insists she has never trained harder than for her world title fight against fellow Kiwi Lani Daniels. New Zealand women’s boxing star Geovana Peres has two dreams within touching distance. The first will be realised when she fights for a genuine world title, taking on fellow Kiwi Lani Daniels for the […]

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde is Ordered By WBO

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde is Ordered By WBO

The World Boxing Organization has officially ordered a light heavyweight contest between WBO world champion Sergey Kovalev and undefeated top challenger Anthony Yarde. The sanctioning body advised the parties that they have thirty (30) days to negotiate and reach an agreement. If an agreement is not reached within the time frame set, a purse bid will be ordered pursuant with […]

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