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BROOKLYN — After a quick night of work in what should have been Luis Ortiz across the ring, Deontay Wilder retained his world heavyweight championship as he stopped Bermane Stiverne on the latest edition of SHOWTIME Championship Boxing from the Barclays Center.

BROOKLYN — Current IBF welterweight world champion Errol Spence, Jr. will make the first defense of his newly captured title against veteran Lamont Peterson from the Barclays Center on January 20.

By Danny Z | Contributing Writer CARDIFF, WALES — Making the first defense of his newly captured unified world heavyweight world titles, Anthony Joshua was scheduled to fight Kubrat Pulev, but Pulev pulled out of the bout and Carlos Takam

By Danny Z | Contributing Writer CARSON, CALIFORNIA — From the famed Stub Hub Center, Leo Santa Cruz retained his WBA super featherweight world title, while his likely future opponent, Abner Mares, also successfully defended his regular WBA world title in two

135 pound world champion Mikey Garcia recently stated on Twitter that conversations with Golden Boy Promotions were conducted for possible bouts with Miguel Cotto and Jorge Linares, but that Golden Boy wanted a multi-fight contract in order to make both opponents happen.

By Anthony “Stacks” Saldana Follow @StackRingside ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA — Friday night at the Double Tree Hotel, Thompson Boxing Promotions brought fight fans another edition of its “New Blood” fight series. On a special evening where the new WBA Super Bantamweight

By Danny Z | Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Per the WBC, the winner of this Saturday’s HBO main event between Jorge Linares and Luke Cambell will be the mandatory challenger to Mikey Garcia’s [WBC] world title. The news was

NEW YORK — Deontay Wilder has held his WBC world heavyweight championship since 2015 when he decisioned Bermane Stiverne. Now, this upcoming November 4, he will defend that title against his toughest test to date in hard-hitting Luis Ortiz.

By Anthony “Stacks” Saldaña | Staff Writer Follow @StacksRingside INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA — Saturday night at the “Fabulous” Forum for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine World Lightweight Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (42-3, 27 KO’s) will put his titles

By Danny Z | Contributing Writer Follow @DannyZ_Boxing LAS VEGAS — As more than 24 hours have now passed from the huge middleweight world championship bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin this past Saturday night, take a