A fight between Manchester’s WBA super bantamweight world champion Scott Quigg (31-0-2, 23 KO) and the ‘Philippino Flash’ Nonito Donaire (35-3-0, 21 KO) has long been in the works, however, the latest reports from the US indicate that negotiations have come to an abrupt end. 243 more words
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By any measure, 2015 has been an exceptional year for Mark Taffet.
In May, HBO’s longtime senior vice president for sports operations and pay-per-view saw the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao megafight, aired jointly by HBO and Showtime, shatter boxing’s pay-per-view record, nearly doubling the old mark with more than 4.6 million buys and $437 million in PPV revenue. 1,671 more words
Former world featherweight champion Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters returns to the ring to take on Jason “El Canito” Sosa in a ten-round junior lightweight rumble. . 543 more words
Vasyl Lomachenko, right, lands a punch against Romulo Koasicha. (John Locher, AP)
LAS VEGAS — Vasyl Lomachenko’s opponent didn’t offer much, but the performance was another reminder why the Ukrainian is considered a special talent. 377 more words
LAS VEGAS — Bob Arum paused for a good while and pondered the question: just how good can Vasyl Lomachenko be?
After contemplating the query for a moment, the Top Rank CEO told USA TODAY Sports that Lomahcenko is the best talent he’s ever promoted. 631 more words