PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes at the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Spectacular in Saint Petersburg

Antonio Tarver works with his son, Antonio Tarver Jr., prior to his seventh pro bout (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday night, June 18, professional boxing returned to St. Petersburg, FL, with the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Spectacular.

The fight card was presented by T & K Boxing Promotions and held inside of the St. Petersburg Marriot Clearwater.

Undefeated Harold Calderon Headlines ‘Title Night 2’ in Miami Saturday, June 19

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Undefeated Harold Calderon returns to the ring in Miami, FL, as the headliner of a Signature Punch Boxing show from the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center this Saturday, June 19.

Calderon (24-0, 16 KO’s) is a local favorite and always draws a crowd. He has also seen support in recent years from former NBA All Star Dwyane Wade and music mogul Rick Ross.

T & K Boxing Returns in Saint Petersburg with Hall of Fame Weekend Boxing Spectacular

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Live boxing will be coming to Saint Petersburg this coming Friday, June 18, inside of the Saint Petersburg Clearwater Marriott.

The event will be in conjunction with this weekend’s Florida Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and presented by T & K Boxing Promotions.

Donaire: The (38-year old) Comeback Kid

Nonito Donaire is a champion again (Photo: Esther Lin – SHOWTIME)

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By Dennis Guillermo

His voice didn’t crack.

“I’m going to knock him out,” Nonito Donaire, Jr. said intently.

Days prior to the most crucial bout in the advanced stage of his boxing career, Donaire waxed prophetic to those who cared to ask and listen to how he planned to turn back the hands of time and steamroll through the younger and unbeaten champion he was about to face in Nordine Oubaali and snag the WBC bantamweight strap in the process.

VIDEO: Eddie Hearn Opens up on the Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua Fallout

Promoter Eddie Hearn in Las Vegas prior to the Devin Haney-Jorge Linares fight (Photo: DAZN)

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By Chris Robinson

Promoter Eddie Hearn recently spoke to the media following WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney’s victory over Jorge Linares in Las Vegas.

In the interview, Hearn also discussed IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, and the disappointment of his fallout with a possible fight with Tyson Fury.

PHOTOS: Inside Davarryl Williamson’s TOS Boxing Gym in Englewood, CO

Former NABF heavyweight champion DaVarryl Williamson, left, working with the youth in Englewood, CO (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

As a fighter, Davarryl Williamson brought a lot of thrills into the boxing ring.

Williamson was an accomplished all-around athlete as a youth, garnering football scholarships to Rochester Community College in Minnesota, and later to Wayne State College in Nebraska, where he graduated in 1993.

Joel Diaz on Avni Yildirim: ‘He’s going to shock the world!’

Avni Yildirim is a big underdog against Canelo Alvarez (Photo: Matchroom Boxing)

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By Chris Robinson

On February 27, Avni Yildirim will look to upset the odds in front of him as he challenges WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The fight will take place from the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida and will be broadcasted worldwide on DAZN, expect in Mexico.

Yildirim (21-2, 12 KO’s) does not exactly have the credentials to make one think he would have a legitimate chance against Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KO’s), however. His last fight was a technical-decision loss to former champion Anthony Dirrell, and he also was the recipient of a knockout loss at the hands of Chris Eubank Jr. in 2017.

VIDEO: Recapping Boxing in 2020 with the F.A.B. Boxing Show

Teofimo Lopez delivered vs. Vasyl Lomachenko in October (Photo: Mikey Williams / Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Boxing in 2020 has come and gone.

And a lot took place, from signature performances from some of the sport’s biggest stars, to knockouts from some of the game’s top champions, prospects, and contenders.

Larry Willis Leads Two of His Fighters Into Battle in Tampa [PHOTOS]

Larry Willis, center, surrounded by Brian Cannady Jr. (bottom) and his sons Quinton and Marcus (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

Larry Willis will be having a busy night on Saturday.

Willis, a former amateur standout boxer and current trainer out of Fort Myers, will be leading two of his fighters into battle at the Rumble in the Bay 3 card inside of the Bryan Glazer Family JCC Auditorium in Tampa, FL.

Rumble in the Bay 3 Comes to Tampa, FL: Some Names to Look Out For on Saturday’s Show

Boxing is coming to Tampa, FL on Saturday night

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By Chris Robinson

It’s great to see boxing in Tampa, FL this weekend, as Pier 6 Promotions and OddSox Promotions will be presenting a stacked event this Saturday, Nov. 21 from the Bryan Glazer Family JCC Auditorium, titled Rumble in the Bay 3.

A lot of quality fighters involved who will be looking to make the next steps in their careers. Anyone looking to order the pay per view can visit Viva Live TV.

PHOTOS: Gervonta Davis Stops a Brave Leo Santa Cruz in Six Rounds

Gervonta Davis stopped Leo Santa Cruz in six rounds on Saturday night (Photos: Esther Lin – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, Oct. 31, Gervonta “Tank” Davis delivered a Knockout of the Year candidate over four-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz in the main event of a SHOWTIME pay per view card from the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX.

Davis (24-0, 23 KO’s) retained his WBA lightweight title and also picked up the WBA junior lightweight title that Santa Cruz (37-2-1, 19 KO’s) held. This marked the first major boxing event with fans in attendance since COVID-19 slowed down the sport, as their was an estimated crowd of 9,024 in attendance.

PHOTOS: Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz Make Weight Ahead of SHOWTIME Pay Per View

Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz fight Saturday night (Photo: Esther Lin – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

Later tonight, three-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis will face off with four-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz on SHOWTIME pay per view. The fight will take place from the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX, as part of a Premier Boxing Champions event.

Davis will face Santa Cruz, with the WBA lightweight and WBA junior lightweight titles on the line. At Friday’s weigh-in, Davis hit the scales at 129.75 pounds while Santa Cruz came in at 129.5 pounds.

PHOTOS: Naoya Inoue and Jason Moloney Face off Ahead of ESPN+ Showdown

Naoya Inoue and Jason Maloney face off (Photo: Mikey Williams – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Naoya “Monster” Inoue, the three-weight world champion from Japan, will defend his IBF and WBA bantamweight world titles against Australia’s Jason Moloney. The fight will air on ESPN+, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET.

This will be Inoue’s first bout since his 2019 Fight of the Year victory last November against Nonito Donaire.

PHOTOS: Teofimo Lopez Upsets Vasiliy Lomachenko in Style in Las Vegas

Teofimo Lopez was in rare form on Saturday night (Photo: Mikey Williams / Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Teofimo Lopez upset Vasiliy Lomachenko by unanimous decision in a career-defining and star-making performance Saturday evening from the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Lopez (16-0, 12 KOs) won by margins of 119-109, 118-110 and 116-112 after 12 rounds of calculated action. And with the commanding victory, the 23-year old now holds the IBF/WBA/WBO titles at 135 pounds.

PHOTOS: Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez Face Off in Las Vegas

Vasyl Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez face off on Saturday night (Photo: Mikey Williams – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

Teofimo Lopez and Vasiliy Lomachenko are ready for Saturday night.

The two champions faced off on Friday, as each weighed in at the lightweight limit of 135 pounds. Lopez (15-0, 12 KO’s) is the IBF champion of the world, while Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KO’s) holds the WBA and WBO titles. The fight will be taking place in Las Vegas, without a paying crowd.

PHOTOS: Daniel Roman Returns With Hard-Fought Victory Over Juan Carlos Payano

Daniel Roman rallied late to secure a victory over Juan Carlos Payano (Photo: Amanda Westcott – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, Sep. 26, former IBF/WBA junior featherweight champion Daniel Roman returned to the ring to face off with seasoned veteran and former world champion Juan Carlos Payano. Roman pulled away late in the fight, ultimately coming away with a unanimous decision victory, with all three judges favoring him, 116-112.

The fight was a WBC junior featherweight title eliminator that aired on SHOWTIME pay per view from the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. Luis Nery is the current WBC champion at 122 pounds.

PHOTOS: Jermell and Jermall Charlo Face Off With Jeison Rosario and Sergiy Derevyanchenko Ahead of SHOWTIME PPV

Jermell Charlo faces Jeison Rosario on Saturday night (Photo: Amanda Westcott – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, Sep. 26, WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo and his brother, WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo, will defend their titles against extremely formidable competition. Jermall will meet top contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko while Jermell takes on IBF/WBA junior middleweight champion Jeison Rosario.

The fights will serve as separate main events on a twin bill pay per view presented by Premier Boxing Champions and airing on SHOWTIME PPV at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

PHOTOS: Erickson Lubin and Terrell Gausha Ready for Junior Middleweight War

Erickson Lubin and Terrell Gausha face off on Saturday night (Photo: Amanda Westcott – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT, once-beaten junior middleweight contenders Erickson Lubin and Terrell Gausha will collide on SHOWTIME.

Lubin (22-1, 16 KO’s) and Gausha (21-1-1, 10 KO’s) will face off in a high-stakes contest that will also serve as a WBC title eliminator. The current WBC champion is Jermell Charlo, who faces off with IBF/WBA champion Jeison Rosario one week from now.

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. Exhibition Generates Mixed Opinions From the Boxing World

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. goes down Nov. 28 (Photo: Triller)

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By Chris Robinson

As the 2020 year moves forward, it has certainly been an interesting ride for the sport of boxing.

And believe it or not, one of the biggest matches left on the calendar year, in terms of overall buzz, is an exhibition between two legends of the sport: Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.

Ever since it was announced that Tyson and Jones would be facing off in an eight-round exhibition (First scheduled for Sep. 12 and later rescheduled for November 28), the fight has been one many are talking about.

PHOTOS: Clay Collard Keeps His Momentum Moving with Third Victory in Nearly Two Months

Clay Collard continues to impress (Photo: Mikey Williams)

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By Chris Robinson

Clay Collard continued his amazing run in the sport of boxing this past weekend, as the former UFC fighter improved to 5-0 on the year with a second-round TKO over Maurice Williams in Las Vegas.

Collard (9-2-3, 4 KOs) started the year with three wins over previously undefeated prospects and has since scored two more victories. One of those victories was on ESPN over highly-regarded David Kaminsky on June 18.