Results

Today’s boxing results. The latest boxing results from tonight’s fights.

Burnett victorious, Fowler makes it 4-0 and Warrington sets up clash with Selby

On a huge Saturday night of boxing, Ryan Burnett defeated Zhanat Zhakiyanov at the SSE Arena, Belfast, to become the Unified Bantamweight champion. The 25 year old endured a hard fought bout with the Kazakh boxer but showed his resilience to become the WBA and IBF World Bantamweight champion. Zhakiyanov, as expected, began aggressively and cornered Burnett into the corner but the Northern Irishman was able to come away and land his own uppercut and right hand in the first. The following rounds saw Zhakiyanov up close to Burnett, attempting close range shots to the inside whilst Burnett was able ...

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Groves defeats Cox in WBSS – Eubank Jr next

WBA Super Middleweight champion George Groves defeated Jamie Cox with a KO in the fourth round with a body shot to set up a Semi Final clash with Chris Eubank Jr in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS). The first round began with both fighter showing their aggression, but Groves showed his power and caught Cox with several right hands but Cox was able to eventually catch the champion. The second round saw Cox begin on the front foot, cornering his opponent and attacking Groves to stop his movement, forcing the Londoner into a higher intensity but Groves managed to ...

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Eubank Jr knocks out Yildirim in three rounds

Chris Eubank Jr successfully defended his IBO Super Middleweight title and made his way into the World Boxing Super Series Semi Finals with an impressive performance over Avni Yildirim on Saturday night, from Stuttgart, Germany. Yildirim, had the crowd on his side at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle as he dictated the temp early on but the Brit was unfazed and in the first round, had Yildirim down on his knees, having to take the count after  Eubank Jr caught the Turk with an uppercut. The second round was better for Yildirim though Eubank Jr landed more of the punches and worked his ...

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Crolla defeats Burns in Manchester

Anthony Crolla came out victorious when he faced Ricky Burns on Saturday night in Manchester via points in a gruelling 12 round fight. Both fighters started cautiously, with Burns trying to using his jab and Crolla coming inside looking for the wide left hook, in an even first round. The second round saw Crolla taking it to Burns, applying pressure to the Scotsman and connecting with some close shots. Crolla continued to soften the body of Burns and countering his opponent. Crolla kept up his work rate, continuing to target Burns’ mid section and was the more favourable on the scorecards. ...

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Butler defeats Hall in Liverpool – Battle on the Mersey Results

Paul Butler defeated Stuart Hall via unanimous decision in the WBA World Bantamweight Eliminator at the Battle on the Mersey at the Echo Arena on Saturday night. Butler will now be first in line to take on Jamie McDonnell for the WBA Bantamweight title. Butler began the bout aggressively, taking it to Hall and looked to have got the better of his opponent in the opening round. Round two saw Hall land more shots than in the first but Butler was able to connect with more combinations than Hall in the third. Hall though showed good speed and ring work ...

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Campbell defeated by Linares in California

Jorge Linares defeated Luke Campbell by split decision to retain the WBA Lightweight title, in California. Campbell stepped into the ring for his first title fight and though defeated, proved it wont be long before a belt is around his waist. Campbell had to work hard, especially after a second round knockdown, and Linares had the 29 year old on the back foot as Linares caught Campbell with a right hand and another that brought the challenger down early on, along with a cut under his eye. Campbell came back at Linares in the fifth, with both trading body blows ...

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Parker retains title with majority decision over Fury

Joseph Parker defeated Hughie Fury after a majority decision win at the Manchester Arena last night to retain his WBO Heavyweight title. The New Zealander won as 2 judges gave the champion 118 – 110 whilst one gave 114 – 114, with many feeling the judges wide margin of the scores to Parker’s win being unfair. In the opening rounds, Fury used his jab and movement to frustrate Parker, who came back with his own jabs, attempting to close the range. Parker was then caught by a sweet right hand by Fury, following up with an uppercut, leaving Parker stunned, ...

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Nathan Cleverly retires as Badou Jack becomes new WBA Light Heavyweight champion

Nathan Cleverly lost his WBA Light-Heavyweight title on Saturday night, on the undercard to Mayweather vs McGregor in Las Vegas, to Badou Jack via a fifth round stoppage. Cleverly, 30, who became the WBA champion when he defeated Juergen Braehmer last October, was having his first defence of the title against Swedish boxer, Badou Jack in Las Vegas, which ended to be his last in the ring. Badou Jack, 33, stepped up from Super Middleweight to Light Heavyweight for the bout for the first time, defeated Cleverly in the 5th round after referee, Tony Weeks, intervened to end the fight. ...

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Gervonta Davis defeats Francisco Fonseca – but loses title

Las Vegas was the setting for a huge fight night of boxing with plenty of great bouts on the undercard to the main event of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor. Though there was controversy before and after the fight between Gervonta Davis and Francisco Fonseca. Gervonta Davis, 22, the IBF Junior Lightweight champion prior to the bout, was up against Costa Rican, Francisco Fonseca on the undercard to Mayweather and McGregor and the Costa Rican had the opportunity to take the title from the Southpaw boxer, but not for Davis to retain if he won. Gervonta Davis and Francisco Fonseca ...

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Crawford becomes undisputed champion in three rounds

History was made on Saturday night when Terence Crawford defeated Julius Indongo to become the undisputed Super-Lightweight champion at the Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska. Crawford now holds the WBA and IBF belts along with his current WBC and WBO titles, making him the second male boxer to unify four major titles. The two started off quietly, both trying to find their range in the first, with Crawford making more of an attack on Indongo with a few nice shots. The second round burst into life. Crawford outclassed his opponent and the Namibian was lucky to survive the round as Crawford ...

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