The Nevada State Athletic Commission has reached an unanimous decision on Canelo Alvarez that will result in the Mexican fighter serving a six-month suspension for failing two drug tests. The commission and Canelo's team reached an adjudication agreement before Wednesday's scheduled hearing, and it was adopted unanimously (5-0).
The final line of a news release detailing how Manny Pacquiao is set for his July 14 welterweight title fight against champion Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia alludes to the most significant development. "Pacquiao will be joined by his new promotions team along with trainers Restituto 'Buboy' Fernandez and Raides 'Nonoy' Neri."
British heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua says his team are preparing to make an offer to Deontay Wilder that will set up a fight to become undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, after recently defeating Joseph Parker in a unification bout. The IBF, WBA and WBO title holder according to Sky Ports said if he was in Wilder's position, he would be "over the moon" with the offer.
More than any other athlete, boxers have a hard time staying retired and staying out of the spotlight. This is no different for Floyd Mayweather Jr. as he hinted that he may fight again, except this time in the Octagon competing in the UFC as opposed to a boxing ring. Last time we saw Mayweather in action was in August when he defeated UFC star Conor McGregor by 10th round technical knockout in their boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Former heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury is to make his comeback for a first fight in two-and-a-half years in Manchester on June 9 with his opponent still to be named, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday. The 29-year-old Briton — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the then undisputed heavyweight world champion
Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua has told Tyson Fury to stop talking and focus on training, saying he cannot wait around for the former world heavyweight champion's return. Joshua who recently defeated Joseph Parker in a unification bout held at Principality stadium, Cardiff responded following increasing trolls and criticism from Fury.
The New York Police Department said Conor McGregor has been arrested and charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief following a disturbance at the UFC 223 media day in New York.
Sky Sports quoted an NYPD spokesperson as saying the 29-year-old Irish fighter was in custody and would be kept there until a court hearing on Friday morning. Police had questioned McGregor, who was stripped of his UFC lightweight title on Thursday, after he gatecrashed the UFC 223 media day, sparking chaotic scenes.