British cruiserweight Tony Bellew in confident mood ahead of showdown with Ivica Bacurin as he targets world titles

Tony Bellew weighed in with Ivica Bacurin ahead of Friday night's showdown at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, but the Croat was not the man he had originally planned to fight. The British boxer was due to fight Czech Lubos Suda but his opponent pulled out late on before the bout, leaving him to hastily arrange a showdown with Bacurin. Bellew is certainly not lacking in confidence as he believes he will win on Friday and he then intends to challenge for the world title.

Floyd Mayweather halts traffic as pound-for-pound king stops for pictures in the middle of busy New York street

Floyd Mayweather poses in front of shrine to $300m annual earnings as Money Man warns he is just getting started this year

Amir Khan denies talks with Manny Pacquiao over Dubai fight and insists he is more interested in facing Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather's dallying may mean a rematch with Oscar De La Hoya... and then another date with Manny Pacquiao

Sandy Murray silences home crowd after beating local favourite Elena Vystropova to guarantee boxing medal at European Games

Oscar De La Hoya contemplating return to the ring... and 42 year old wants to fight Floyd Mayweather or Gennady Golovkin

George Groves suffers head injury training with Royal Marines but world title fight with Badou Jack is not in doubt 

Floyd Mayweather should take on me or Keith Thurman next, says Kell Brook

Floyd Mayweather could sensationally snub Amir Khan as pound-for-pound king claims Andre Berto or Karim Mayfield are up next

Antony Fowler brands European Games exit 'a joke' after unanimous decision defeat by Salvatore Caballero

Amir Khan 'stands a good chance' of facing Floyd Mayweather after failing to shine against Chris Algieri, claims Ricky Hatton

Shawn Porter survives late knock down to score impressive points win over Adrien Broner

Andre Ward proves too good for Paul Smith on return to the ring with Brit suffering a suspected broken nose in California

Martin Murray's American Dream alive and well as fighter gears up for George Beroshvili at the Liverpool Echo Arena

Paul Smith fight with Andre Ward to go ahead despite Liverpool boxer being fined almost £40,000 for being overweight TWICE

Paul Smith is 'unprofessional' for weighing in 4.4lbs over catchweight limit ahead of California showdown, says Andre Ward

Qais Ashfaq boosted by pep talk from Amir Khan as British bantamweight targets European Games gold

George Groves misses out on chance to fight on Floyd Mayweather's under-card as WBC president says super-middleweight fight with...

Oscar De La Hoya snubs potential Floyd Mayweather fight after claiming he won't come out of retirement

Nicola Adams to face Stoyka Petrova in Baku... the only woman to beat her since her Olympic triumph in 2012

Froch wants Ward unification battle to take place at Nottingham Forest's City Ground

Carl Froch wants Andre Ward unification battle at Nottingham Forest's City Ground 

JEFF POWELL: Carl Froch is challenging Andre Ward to cross the Atlantic for the first time in his career and face him at Nottingham Forest's City Ground. Ward earned recognition as the world's supreme super-middleweight when he defeated Froch in the final of the Super Six tournament in Atlantic City.

Thurman and Broner shine in boxing's return to prime-time television in USA

Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner shine in boxing's return to prime-time television

Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero gave a prime-time television audience something to watch Saturday night. Thurman won a piece of the welterweight title with a bruising decision win over Guerrero in the debut of a new boxing series on network television. And he did it with the kind of fight that had the crowd on its feet and gave a much needed boost to boxing in the first prime-time fights on NBC in 30 years.

Former Crystal Palace forward McKenzie prepares for title fight

SPT_GCK_060215_Boxing feature, Leon McKenzie, East Dulwich South London. Picture Graham Chadwick. Leon McKenzie is in training at his Dad's Clinton McKenzie gym in East Dulwich for the biggest fight of his life so far, Super middleweight international masters title, on the 14th of March at York Hall.

Former Crystal Palace and Norwich forward Leon McKenzie has exclusively spoken to Sportsmail ahead of his super-middleweight bout with Ivan Stupalo for the International Masters title.

Olympic champion Campbell beats Morales with third-round knockout 

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Campbell maintained his perfect professional record, extending it to 11 wins, putting his Nicaraguan opponent down at the end of the second and then again at the start of the third.

Mayweather lives up to his high roller reputation with a trip to Vegas casino

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High roller Floyd Mayweather very much lived up to his 'Team Money' reputation when he visited a Las Vegas casino. The undefeated boxer posted the picture on his 'Shots' page.

Brook: I feel like a lion, unbreakable, and ready to rock and roll... nothing is going to stop me defending my title against Dan

Kell Brook: I feel like a lion, unbreakable, and ready to rock and roll

Kell Brook insists he feels unbreakable like a lion, as he looks ahead to his first world title defence next month. In a promotional film commissioned by Matchroom Sport, Brook talked about his upcoming fight against Jo Jo Dan.

Frampton and Quigg on collision course after Jackal's five-round destruction of Avalos in Belfast

Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg on collision course after Chris Avalos win

JEFF POWELL: Carl Frampton delivered big-time and now he hopes ITV will do the same, along with rival Scott Quigg and his pound-wise promoter Eddie Hearn.

Mayweather and Pacquiao to come face-to-face in Los Angeles next week

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Boxer Floydd Mayweather and actor Rob Lowe shake hands during a game between the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers on February 23, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo byAndrew Bernstein./NBAE via Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao will come face-to-face next week for the only time before the week of their £160million mega-fight. They will hold just one press conference in Los Angeles.

Mayweather doesn't throw enough punches to trouble 'perpetual' mover Pacquiao, insists Tyson

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Mike Tyson appears to have backed Manny Pacquiao to win his showdown with Floyd Mayweather by insisting his fellow countryman will struggle to deal with the Filipino's pace.

Mayweather claims mega fight against welterweight rival Pacquiao will be the 'biggest fight in boxing history'   

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Floyd Mayweather believes his $300million Las Vagas showdown with welterweight rival Manny Pacquiao on May 2 will be the 'biggest fight in boxing history'.

Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club gym being patrolled by armed guards

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The Hollywood gym inside which Manny Pacquiao plots his victory over Floyd Mayweather Jnr is being patrolled by seven armed guards. The Wild Card Boxing Club usually throws its doors open to fans.

Pacquiao trainer Roach claims Haymon is blocking their sparring partners ahead of Mayweather fight


Manny Pacquiao's preparations for the biggest fight of his career against Floyd Mayweather Jnr have been disrupted by his opponent's manager/adviser, claims trainer Freddie Roach.

Mayweather celebrates birthday at Clippers game as boxer prepares to fight Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather celebrates birthday at LA Clippers game as boxer prepares to fight Manny

Floyd Mayweather was among the stars at the LA Clippers game on Monday night as the undefeated champion brought in his 38th birthday courtside. Actor Rob Lowe posted a picture with Mayweather from the Staples Centre.


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