Boxing promoter Dan Goossen passes away at the age of 64 — Statement from the Goossen Family

Dan Goossen - Photo Credit: Photo: Action Images/Reuters/Danny Moloshok

Dan Goossen – Photo Credit: Twitter “It is with overwhelming regret that we announce the passing of Dan Goossen, 64, from complications relating to liver cancer. The sudden news of his diagnosis was very much a private matter and his final days were spent surrounded by his family and closest friends. Sadness is difficult to escape as we grieve his passing, …

PugilistReportBoxing promoter Dan Goossen passes away at the age of 64 — Statement from the Goossen Family

Ruslan Provodnikov and team in Russia planning his next bout

(L-R) Freddie Roach, Ruslan Provodnikov and Artie Pelullo

Moscow, Russia – Former WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov was joined in his native Russia by his promoter Artie Pelullo and trainer Freddie Roach. The three, along with manager Vadim Kornilov are in Russia to discuss Provodnikov’s next bout, which will take place in his homeland before the end of the year. Provodnikov has made his feelings known that …

PugilistReportRuslan Provodnikov and team in Russia planning his next bout

‘King’ Arthur Abraham defends his WBO title against Paul Smith this Saturday

Arthur Abraham VS. Paul Smith - Photo Credit: Sebastian Heger

On Saturday night ‘King’ Arthur Abraham (40-4, 28 KOs) defends his WBO World Super Middleweight crown against former British Champion Paul Smith (35-3, 20 KOs) in Kiel, Germany. At today’s final press conference the WBO Champion revealed his future is bound to that of his legendary coach Ulli Wegner and made clear his plan to prove his worth by stopping …

PugilistReport‘King’ Arthur Abraham defends his WBO title against Paul Smith this Saturday

Boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez inks exclusive long-term deal with HBO Sports!

Canelo Alvarez Golden Boy HBO Sports

  “Today marks a huge milestone for me” – Canelo Alvarez Golden Boy Promotions Founder Oscar de la Hoya, HBO Sports President Ken Hershman, and superstar boxer Canelo Álvarez today announced a major new agreement to showcase the fan-favorite fighter’s matches on HBO Sports. “For all of my career, I have wanted to fight on HBO for one main reason-I believe it will allow …

PugilistReportBoxing superstar Canelo Alvarez inks exclusive long-term deal with HBO Sports!

George Groves scores unanimous decision win to claim European title and WBC mandatory position

George Groves VS. Christopher Rebrasse - Photo Credit: Philip Sharkey

‘Saint’ George Groves (20-2, 15 KOs) returned in style on Saturday night. The Hammersmith boxer announced himself back on the world scene with a unanimous decision verdict over the tough Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse (22-3-3, 6 KOs) in a final eliminator for the WBC World Super Middleweight title. ‘’It feels great to be back,’’ said Groves. ‘’Rebrasse was a good opponent, …

PugilistReportGeorge Groves scores unanimous decision win to claim European title and WBC mandatory position

Francisco Palacios overcomes layoff to dominate Epifanio Mendoza

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By Matt Yano Orlando, FL – Cruiserweight star Francisco “Wizard” Palacios looked masterful in dominating hard-hitting contender Epifanio Mendoza of Colombia over eight rounds yesterday evening at the Mela Room in Orlando, FL. Inactive for two years due to promotional difficulties, Palacios surprisingly showed no ring rust. Throughout the contest, the Orlando based Puerto Rican used his technical skills and ring generalship to …

PugilistReportFrancisco Palacios overcomes layoff to dominate Epifanio Mendoza

Dargan & Mchunu Walk Away With NABF Titles

Thabiso Mchunu vs. Garrett Wilson - Photo Credit: Daryl Bughman/Main Events

Final Results from Foxwoods In the main event of the afternoon cruiserweights Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu (17-1, 11 KOs) and Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson (13-8-1, 7 KOs) faced off for the NABF Cruiserweight Title. The ten-round cruiserweight match-up between Mchunu’s southpaw style and Wilson’s wild style made for an exciting fight. Thabiso landed some clean shots and Wilson countered …

PugilistReportDargan & Mchunu Walk Away With NABF Titles