Latest news, results and reaction
from fights around the globe

LATEST NEWS

10 of Tyson Fury’s Best Quotes on Mental Health

5 Fights Not To Miss In The Month Of September 

World Boxing Super Series: The Best Fighters To Emerge

TUFF Fight Starts Tonight!

Every Single Fight Camp KO!

Lomachenko-Lopez and Inoue-Moloney Headline October Boxing Bonanza

Briedis-Dorticos WBSS Cruiserweight Final Set for 26 September

Ali Trophy, IBF title & Ring belt on the line for Briedis & Dorticos

YARDE vs SPELMAN - OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

HEARN: RUSSELL JR AND GAMBOA BOTH TARGETS FOR HANEY RETURN

"Daniel Dubois Hits Like Tarmac, But Isn't The Hardest I've Faced!" | Tom Little

Anthony Yarde Blasts Out Spelman!

POVETKIN VS. WHYTE REMATCH CONFIRMED AS MATCHROOM ANNOUNCE ACTION-PACKED AUTUMN SCHEDULE

Another Huge Frank Warren Night At York Hall

Long Awaited WBSS Final Preview!

"LIAM WILLIAMS, BRING HIM ON!" | Idris Virgo | The Fight Buzz

"How To Be A Boxing Promoter During A Pandemic" | Nisse Sauerland | The Fight Buzz

USYK-CHISORA CONFIRMED FOR OCTOBER 31

PREVIEW: Vasyl Lomanchenko - Teofimo Lopez

Charlo's Toughest Tests?

Dorticos Seeking Munich KO To Honour The Greatest

CALIC: I WILL PROVE MYSELF ON THE BIG STAGE

WORLD TITLE CHALLENGER RADOVANOVIC: I’VE NEVER FELT MORE PREPARED

WBSS Cruiserweight Final: Time For Another Epic Fight?

Second Round KO As Hrgovic Impresses Again!

Full Night Review As Clinical Taylor Grabs KO

Briedis wins the Muhammad Ali Trophy After Enthralling Final

WBC President To Create "Social Media Awareness Campaign"

WEDNESDAY FIGHT NIGHT: MTK Global's Golden Contract

TERMS AGREED FOR DUBOIS v JOYCE BEHIND-CLOSED-DOORS

JOSHUA PULEV: Here's What You Need To Know

Buatsi Blasts Calic As Cameron Shines

Ladies Boxing Clever

PARKER AND FA CLASH IN NEW ZEALAND

FIRST ROUND KNOCKOUT FOR LIAM WILLIAMS!

Lomachenko vs Lopez. The Road To Undisputed.

BREAKING: JOSHUA VS. PULEV CONFIRMED FOR DECEMBER 12

Lomachenko vs Lopez - Tale of the Tape.

Lomachenko vs Lopez - 'Drunk' Lopez Sr Reason For Bad Blood

Ghastly Cut For Thomas Patrick Ward - Lucky To Get Away With A Split Draw?

Ritson Wins Controversial Decision Over Vasquez

BREAKING: TERENCE CRAWFORD V KELL BROOK CONFIRMED!

LOMACHENKO DEFEATED BY LOPEZ!

Calls For Terry O'Connor To Be Sacked Intensify .. Eddie Hearn Leads The Charge ....

THE MAN TO BEAT NAYOA INOUE?

Viva Las Rigas! Dorticos and Tabiti set for fireworks in Saturday’s WBSS Semi-Final in Latvia’s capital

Yunier ‘The KO Doctor’ Dorticos (23-1, 21 KOs) and Andrew ‘Beast’ Tabiti (17-0, 13 KOs) are both oozing confidence ahead of their WBSS Semi-Final at the Arena Riga on Saturday for the vacant IBF Interim World Championship and a place in the Ali Trophy Final.

By

“I came here to win, I came here to knock out my opponent. That’s what the fans love to see and that is what I am going to give them on Saturday,” said Dorticos who has the ultimate occasion of redeeming himself after last year’s semi-final defeat against Murat Gassiev,

“I am not going to waste this opportunity this time around. It is going to be amazing to get to the final. My objective is to win the Muhammad Ali Trophy and become a unified champion.”

“Dorticos is a knockout artist and me, I am as well, so I think there is going to be some fireworks on Saturday,” said Tabiti. “I came well prepared and I am going to get the ‘W’.

“This is everything I dreamed about since I started boxing to be a world champion. It is crazy. I am taking this guy very serious, but like I said I am here to take the ‘W’. Ali was one of the fighters I grew up watching. So it is a big deal for me to fight for the Ali Trophy."

“We look forward to a sensational night of boxing in for me one of the most exciting weight classes on the planet,” said Kalle Sauerland, Comosa’s Chief Boxing Officer. “Both guys got through tough quarter-finals and Dorticos’ and Tabiti's styles are just made for each other. I think on Saturday we are going to get absolute fireworks in the ring. In the biggest light display in boxing, the biggest production in boxing. 

“The Ali Trophy, when we set out a couple of years ago with this project, was to travel the world with great events and make no mistake Dorticos-Tabiti is a fight that really, normally would take place in the old meccas of boxing …New York, Vegas, L.A., but this fight is taking place in Latvia, so Viva Las Rigas! 

“On Saturday we are turning this place into the pinnacle of the boxing world. I think Muhammad Ali would be very proud, you know his family signed off to be the virtual ambassador of this tournament. It is in the name of Ali, he traveled the world as a fighter. He traveled in the name of boxing and these guys are all doing it. And it’s all for the glory. It’s all to be the best. This is the best against the best. 

"Too much of the time the champions in our sport are avoiding each other, the challengers avoid each other. Boxing is about the levels and the World Boxing Super Series is about taking it to another level.”

Tickets for the hotly-anticipated semi-finals in Riga - Mairis Briedis vs Krzysztof Glowacki and Yunier Dorticos vs Andrew Tabiti - are on sale via bilesuserviss.lv

All the action will be live on DAZN in the U.S. and Sky Sports in the U.K.


WBSS Season 2 Semi-Finals:

27 April - Cajundome, Lafayette, LA, USA

  • Regis Prograis vs Kiryl Relikh - Prograis W TKO6
  • Nonito Donaire vs Stephon Young - Donaire W KO6

18 May - The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland

  • Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk - Taylor W UD12
  • Naoya Inoue vs Emmanuel Rodriguez - Inoue W TKO2

15 June - Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia

  • Mairis Briedis vs Krzysztof Glowacki
  • Yunier Dorticos vs Andrew Tabiti