Kevin Hayde Boxing column: Former Amateur star Craig Evans has sights set on pro title bouts
The 24-year-old - who won 72 of his 84 amateur contests - has started well in the paid ranks with 10 wins since making his pro debut in May 2010 and should make it number 11 against late stand-in Andoni Alonso at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Friday.
Arum at 82: He thinks the world of boxing
Four days shy of his 82nd birthday, Hall of Fame boxing promoter Bob Arum is coming off an exhausting week-long trip ... Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, left, greets Manny Pacquiao as he arrives at The Venetian Macao Resort for his Nov. 23rd fight against Brandon Rios.
Salido-Lomachenko Eyed For Chavez vs. Vera II Card
The battle between WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido , and Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko , is being targeted for March 1, as part of the HBO televised card featuring the super middleweight rematch between Julio Cesar Chavez and Brian Vera.
Top Rank signs Brazil Olympic star Esquiva Falcao
The 23-year-old Falcao won silver at middleweight in the London Olympics, falling just short of Brazil's first Olympic boxing gold.
The Sweet Science
All That Glitters Might Not Be Gold
History tells us that North America's two great gold rushes - one was when the precious metal was discovered, in impressive quantities, near Sutter's Mill in Coloma, Calif., on Jan. 24, 1848; the other was when a similar find in 1896, northwest Canada's Yukon territory, triggered another stampede of prospectors and land speculators hoping to strike ... (more)
Photos/Weights: Usyk vs. Romero, Uzelkov-Condrington
The stage is set for tomorrow's big night of boxing in Kiev, Ukraine. Unlike the majority of the events, organized by K2 Ukraine, this one will not be filled in with numerous stay-busy fights of experienced, world-ranked contenders.