By Dan Ambrose: Caleb ‘Sweethands’ Plant and David Benavidez will meet in early March in a WBC super middleweight final title eliminator on Showtime to decide a mandatory for Canelo Alvarez. Technically, it’s a fight to decide the mandatory for undisputed champion Canelo, but as Jose Benavidez, Sr....
I survived two gun shots and hip operations, nothing can stop me and I’m ready to fight Tyson Fury, says Mahmoud Charr
MAHMOUD CHARR said nothing Tyson Fury can do will be able to stop him, having survived two gun shots and hip operations. The Germany-based, Lebanon-born Syrian was in talks to face Fury this month but Derek Chisora ultimately pipped him. And Charr, 38, sat back in frustration and Chisora, also...
Timothy Bradley Jr., Carl Froch and Rafael Marquez headline 2023 International Boxing Hall of Fame class
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced the inductees for the 2023 class on Wednesday and it is loaded with some of the most iconic names of the modern era. Headlining the class are Timothy Bradley Jr., Carl Froch and Rafael Marquez on the men's side, with Alicia Ashley and Laura Serrano for the women.
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury views Olympic silver medal winner Joe Joyce as a tougher opponent than unified champion Oleksandr Usyk. Both unbeaten boxers were ringside last Saturday night at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, to watch Fury batter and stop Derek Chisora in a trilogy fight. After the fight, Fury exchanged...
Boxing fans are ready to see Terence Crawford vs. Errol Spence Jr. in a battle of two welterweight giants in 2023. Before we get there, Crawford must move past an obstacle in his path. Crawford, the WBO welterweight champion, working on his own after leaving Bob Arum and Top Rank,...
Artem Dalakian is set to hit the road for his next title defense. BoxingScene.com has confirmed that Dalakian’s mandatory title defense versus Costa Rica’s David Jimenez is now signed and sealed. The bout will take place on January 28 at OVO Arena Wembley in London, in supporting capacity to the Artur Beterbiev-Anthony Yarde lineal/WBC/IBF/WBO light heavyweight championship.
Fire Fist Boxing Promotions stablemates Yamaguchi “The Problem” Falcao and Connor “The Kid” Coyle will defend their NABA titles Sunday, December 11 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, FL as part of the World Boxing Association (WBA) KO Drugs card. The card precedes the WBA’s annual...
Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Ryan Garcia have agreed to fight next year in Las Vegas. And both undefeated boxers are now preparing to get through a tune-up fight first. Davis will take on WBA junior lightweight champ Hector Luis Garcia on January 7, whereas Garcia will square off against former title challenger Mercito Gesta (33-3-3).
Paul Butler goes in search of boxing immortality in December when he faces Naoya Inoue for the undisputed world bantamweight title. (photos by Naoki Fukuda) The WBO champion tackles Japanese hero Inoue, at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo, on Tuesday, December 13 on a historic night for the sport, promoted by Ohashi Promotion and Teiken Promotions in association with Probellum.
WBA “Regular” Lightweight Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis has confirmed that he has cut ties with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Leonard Ellerbee and Mayweather Promotions. “This [is] just a test run right now. [It’s] just [an] ‘on my own’ type of joint. But much love to Mayweather Promotions, Leonard, Floyd…all [of] them guys. I definitely appreciate them, but I’m just doing my own thing now,” Davis said, per Bad Left Hook.
Naoya Inoue, boxing’s bantamweight king, will have a chance to further cement his legacy in the division on December 13. “The Monster” defends his WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring bantamweight titles against Paul Butler, who also defends the WBO bantamweight title. The battle for undisputed will...
Bantamweight champion Ebanie Bridge defends her IBF belt on Saturday, looking to ascend in ESPN's divisional rankings.
Michael Conlan continues his comeback from world title heartbreak this weekend in the familiar surroundings of the SSE Arena in Belfast this Saturday, as he takes on former multiple-time European champion, Karim Guerfi over a scheduled ten rounds at featherweight. Conlan vs Guerfi is on ESPN+ in the USA, whilst...
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The heavyweight division is stacked with talent and top-level fighters. Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk, Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz Jr. and even Joe Joyce are worth mentioning in this group. These six men have a combined record of 170-7-2, with 137 wins by knockout. Six out of the seven losses and both of the draws have come against each other.
Confluence Wealth Services Inc. Has $263,000 Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 4.9% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 57,751,600 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $2,585,537,000 after buying an additional 2,719,081 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 6.2% in the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 49,822,222 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $2,230,541,000 after buying an additional 2,911,384 shares in the last quarter. Invesco Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 7.1% during the 1st quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 9,124,025 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $408,481,000 after acquiring an additional 601,844 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 4.7% during the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 7,170,451 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $321,022,000 after acquiring an additional 323,397 shares during the period. Finally, Federated Hermes Inc. lifted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 76.3% during the 1st quarter. Federated Hermes Inc. now owns 5,229,343 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $234,118,000 after acquiring an additional 2,263,629 shares during the period. 57.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Saturday night at the CHI Health Center in Omaha sees the first 2022 appearance of the gifted Terence Crawford, and he defends his WBO welterweight title against the dangerous David Avanesyan. BLK Prime televise Crawford vs Avanesyan live on pay-per-view. Crawford (38-0, KO29) is high in the pound-for-pound lists, but...
By Vince Dwriter: WBA (Regular) lightweight champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis has a highly anticipated bout with his arch-rival that is scheduled for April 2023, but his first order of business will be a clash with the current WBA super featherweight champion Hector Luis Garcia (16-0, 10 KOs) on January 7, at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
Jaron Ennis was convinced as recently as a couple of weeks ago that he would fight Eimantas Stanionis next for the WBA’s secondary welterweight title. It turns out that another young 147-pound knockout artist, Vergil Ortiz Jr., is more likely to get that opportunity. The WBA ordered a Stanionis-Ortiz purse bid Monday for December 12.