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August 31: Lomachenko-Campbell Set for London Showdown at The O2 LIVE and Exclusive on ESPN+

Saturday 20th July 2019
Top Rank/ ESPN+

WBA/WBO/WBC lightweight world titles on the line ESPN+ stream to begin at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT Live on Sky Sports Box Office in the United Kingdom LONDON (July 20, 2019) — London called. Loma answered. WBA/WBO lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound Picasso and two-time Olympic gold medalist, will defend his belts Saturday, Aug. 31, against fellow Olympic gold medalist "Cool Hand" Luke Campbell, the pride of Hull, England, at The O2 in London. The vacant WBC world lightweight title will also be up for grabs in this battle of 2012 London Olympic gold medalists. Lomachenko-Campbell will headline a special afternoon edition of Top Rank…

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Friday: Teofimo Lopez Set to Begin Lightweight Takeover Against Masayoshi Nakatani LIVE on ESPN+

Thursday 18th July 2019
Top Rank/ ESPN+

LIVE and exclusively on ESPN+ beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT Entire undercard to stream on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m ET/ 3:30…

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Galvanised ‘Loco’- Lynn sends respectable gesture towards former GB rival Gill about potential summer blockbuster

Tuesday 16th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

The term 'Gentleman' is often thrown around in the boxing world except the very minority of honest and disciplined fighters who circle around the wider fraternity. Both Jordan Gill & Louie 'Loco' Lynn have positioned themselves as the next crop of top-prospects coming through the ranks and the pair have been involved in a recent social media conversation about when they should fight. Gill, who is highly touted to fulfill his potential in the paid ranks, having suffered his first defeat to Enrique Tinoco and took the loss as a 'learning curve' moving forward, following his win over Emmanuel Dominguez in three brutal rounds, has remained hopeful of a rejuvenation phase. The 25-year old Mexican steps up to the plate to…

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LONE WOLF: Whyte de-sensitised by WBC conduct yet continues to assert himself as #1 chief contender

Monday 15th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

Approaching Fight Week has been difficult to comprehend for Brixton's powerhouse, Dillian Whyte, as the facade surrounding his immediate world title shot with the WBC remains stagnant. With no clarity nor confirmation about what the fight with Cuban title challenger Oscar Rivas will actually be for in terms of a physical and presentable golden strap on…

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Newark Power: Shakur Stevenson Thrills Hometown Fans

Sunday 14th July 2019
Top Rank

Newark, N.J. (July 13, 2019) — Ever since he turned pro following the 2016 Olympics, featherweight contender Shakur Stevenson wanted to return home to Newark. In front of 5,150 fans at Prudential Center, Stevenson, the WBO No. 1 contender, knocked out two-time world title challenger Alberto "Metro" Guevara (27-5, 12 KOs) in the third round of a scheduled 10-rounder. "That was a great performance I put on for the city of Newark. Top Rank, y'all all have to give me better competition I want the IBF and WBO {titles}. I would love to go to England to fight Josh Warrington," Stevenson said. "I…

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Screw shot sends McCann cruising to points win

Sunday 14th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

High-flying Bantamweight prospect Dennis McCann continued his impressive run of form with a convincing points victory at the O2 Arena. Unable to secure himself a TV slot on the Main Event streaming network, the 18-year-old stuck to his razor-sharp footwork and hand-speed to shrug off the game Nicaraguan Jerson Larios. Larios brought a winning record to show but McCann was able to deter the 24-year-old with crisp variety and build momentum over the course of four solid rounds. McCann was expecting another flash KO, but still…

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Amateur sensation Adeleye inks promotional deal with Frank Warren

Friday 12th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

Accustomed to the 16oz gloves and coveted head guards of the amateur ranks, really turned on its head for David Adeleye, who begins his new adventure under the pivotal hands of Frank Warren & Queensbury Promotions. The heavy-hitting Londoner looked favourite to join Olympic gold medalist Joe Joyce & involved in…

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Shakur Stevenson and Joshua Greer Jr. Give Back to Local Children in Newark

Thursday 11th July 2019
Top Rank

NEWARK, N.J. (July 10, 2019) — Featherweight contender Shakur Stevenson, born and raised in Newark and preparing for his professional homecoming, returned to where it all began. Stevenson, along with bantamweight contender Joshua Greer Jr. visited more than 100 local children at Boylan Street Recreation Center on Wednesday afternoon. Stevenson and Greer showed the children boxing fundamentals, signed autographs and talked about their respective journeys to pugilistic prominence. Stevenson (11-0, 6 KOs) will face Alberto Guevara (27-4, 12 KOs) in the 10-round main event Saturday evening, while…

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July 13: Shakur Stevenson to Battle Former World Title Challenger Alberto Guevara LIVE on ESPN

Monday 8th July 2019
Top Rank

NEWARK, N.J. (July 5, 2019) — Eight days before his homecoming at Prudential Center, top featherweight contender Shakur Stevenson has a new opponent. Former world title challenger Franklin Manzanilla dropped out of the bout, and two-time world title challenger Alberto "Metro" Guevara will face Stevenson in the 10-round main event. Stevenson-Guevara and the 12-round IBF bantamweight eliminator for the No. 2 ranking featuring Joshua Greer Jr. and Nikolai Potapov will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT. The entire undercard will stream live on ESPN+ — the industry-leading sports streaming service — starting at 7 p.m. ET. Promoted by Top Rank,…

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SATURDAY: Oubaali-Villanueva Bantamweight World Title Bout Headlines Landmark Event in Kazakhstan LIVE on ESPN+

Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Thomas Lyons

(July 1, 2019) — Nordine Oubaali is set to make the first defense of his WBC world bantamweight title against tough Filipino contender Arthur Villanueva Saturday at Barys Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, as part of the nation's celebration of Capital City Day. Oubaali-Villanueva will be the official co-feature, as a crowd of more than 10,000 fans is expected to watch unbeaten hometown hero Zhankosh Turarov fight Mauro Maximiliano Godoy in…

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