Galal Yafai reacts to Eddie Hearn’s Vasyl Lomachenko comparison

Galal Yafai has signed with Matchroom boxing and will make his professional debut on February 27 at the O2 Arena. Eddie Hearn hailed the signing of Great Britain’s only gold medal boxer from the Tokyo Olympics and said Yafai will compete for the WBC international title in his very first fight. AFP Yafai won gold […]

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Whyte, Canelo, Taylor – five fights we can’t wait for before Christmas

Boxing fans have been spoilt this early autumn with back-to-back heavyweight blockbusters, but there’s still plenty of top-class action to come before the end of 2021. Late September saw Oleksandr Usyk produce a superb performance to dethrone champion Anthony Joshua at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Dave Thompson/Matchroom Dillian Whyte takes on Otto Wallin this month […]

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Oleksandr Usyk linking back up with Lomachenko’s father/trainer for Joshua fight

Oleksandr Usyk will be trained by Vasyl Lomachenko’s father/trainer Anatoly Lomachenko for his fight with Anthony Joshua, Bob Arum has revealed. Arum, who promotes Loma, divulged that their manager Egis Klimas organised the pairing. Oleksandr Usyk – Instagram Klimas (left) made sure that Lomachenko Sr (second left) will be working with Usyk once again Anatoly, […]

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Lomachenko v Nakatani live: Start time, undercard and how to watch Matrix return

Vasyl Lomachenko returns to the ring tonight looking to bounce back from his shock defeat to Teofimo Lopez. Lomachenko was widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport but was stunned by Lopez in October. Getty Images – Getty Vasyl Lomachenko takes on Masayoshi Nakatani in Las Vegas this weekend It […]

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Sky Sports ‘make first boxing deal with new promoter’ after Hearn’s departure

Sky Sports have reportedly agreed a four-year deal with Bob Arum’s Top Rank to show their US fights in the UK moving forwards. The broadcaster have been left with a major void in boxing content following their long-term exclusive promoter Eddie Hearn’s decision to move to streaming app DAZN from the start of July. Mikey […]

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Top ten pound-for-pound boxers in the world, including Canelo, Crawford and Fury

Teofimo Lopez shocked the boxing world by dethroning pound-for-pound star Vasyl Lomachenko in October in Las Vegas. The Ukrainian was widely regarded as one of the very best fighters in the world until he came unstuck against the fresh young American. So who sits as the number one now? Getty Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao […]

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Boxing schedule 2021: Results and dates for Canelo, AJ and Fury blockbusters

Here is a list of all the major fights scheduled to take place this year and the results of the biggest boxing fights of the year, which feature mouth-watering clashes to start of 2021. February 12, MGM Grand Bubble, Las Vegas, USA, – Bob Arum’s Top Rank 🇬🇧📺 BoxNation // 🇺🇸📺 ESPN Joe Smith Jr […]

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Boxing schedule 2020: All bouts and results including Canelo, AJ and Mike Tyson

Here is a list of all the major fights scheduled to take place this year and the results of the biggest boxing fights of the year, which feature a mouth watering clash in October. November 7, Seminole Hard Rock, Holywood, Florida – Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom 🇬🇧📺 None Confirmed // 🇺🇸📺 DAZN Devin Haney vs Yuriorkis […]

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Top ten pound-for-pound boxers in the world, including Fury, Canelo and Usyk

Teofimo Lopez shocked the boxing world by dethroning pound-for-pound star Vasyl Lomachenko in October in Las Vegas. The Ukrainian was widely regarded as one of the very best fighters in the world until he came unstuck against the fresh young American. Getty Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are previous pound-for-pound kings The pound-for-pound argument is […]

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How Lomachenko lost his only pro fight to a man who drove for Uber in his spare time

On 1 March, 2014, Vasyl Lomachenko suffered his one and only professional defeat – to veteran, Orlando Salido. The result stands as a bizarre blemish on the pound-for-pound king’s magnificent 13-1-0 record and it’s understandable that many who weren’t watching that night may not understand quite how such a uniquely talented boxer could be beaten […]

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