Vasiliy Lomachenko will fight George Kambosos for IBF lightweight world title on May 12, live on Sky Sports | Boxing News

Vasiliy Lomachenko, one of the greats of modern boxing, will fight George Kambosos for the vacant IBF lightweight world title on May 12, live on Sky Sports. He will travel to Perth to take on Australia’s Kambosos as the legendary Ukrainian looks to recapture a title belt against a former champion. Lomachenko is a two-time…

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Callum Smith on Artur Beterbiev making three crucial mistakes going into their unified WBC, IBF and WBO title fight | Boxing News

Callum Smith has warned Artur Beterbiev against making three crucial mistakes ahead of their unified light-heavyweight championship clash this weekend. Beterbiev defends the WBC, IBF and WBO 175lb titles against Britain’s Smith at the Videotron Center in Quebec City, live on Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Main Event in the early hours of Sunday…

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Caroline Dubois mandated to fight for IBF world title after Katie Taylor vacates lightweight belt | Boxing News

Caroline Dubois has been mandated to challenge for the IBF lightweight world title after Katie Taylor vacated the belt. Unbeaten professional Dubois is just 22 years old but has racked up impressive wins as she’s risen through the ranks to become the No 1 contender. Irish star Taylor became the undisputed lightweight champion, winning all…

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Sunny Edwards Edwards loses IBF belt in first pro defeat to Jesse Rodriguez | Boxing News

Sunny Edwards fell to his first professional defeat as he was beaten by Jesse Rodriguez at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The 27-year-old, who had a perfect 20-0 record heading into the ring for his American debut, was stopped late on as Rodriguez claimed the IBF and WBO unified flyweight belts. The fight…

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Lauren Price wants to challenge Natasha Jonas for IBF world title this year: ‘I back myself!’’

If you can win an Olympic gold medal, you’re not afraid of anyone. Lauren Price is taking aim at an all-British world title clash with Natasha Jonas. The Welsh Olympic gold medallist wants that fight sooner rather than later too. She’d like to challenge IBF welterweight champion Jonas later in 2023. “I would love to…

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Richard Riakporhe mandated for IBF cruiserweight world title shot against Jai Opetaia next

Jai Opetaia has been instructed to defend his IBF cruiserweight world title against Richard Riakporhe next. After Poland’s Mateusz Masternak pulled out of a purse bid for his shot at the title, the IBF mandated London’s Riakporhe as the next challenger for their championship. There will be a period of time to allow a deal…

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Michael Conlan’s IBF world title hopes crushed by defeat to Luis Alberto Lopez in Belfast

Michael Conlan’s second bid for a world featherweight title ended in disappointment after he was stopped in the fifth round by IBF champion Luis Alberto Lopez. Conlan, whose challenge for the WBA crown ended in failure against Leigh Wood just over a year ago, was attempting to overcome the Mexican on home turf at Belfast’s…

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