The former IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion finally returns to the ring at the Manchester Arena on June 9 after an absence of more than 2 1/2 years and in Seferi fights an opponent who is a career cruiserweight. Tyson has not fought since claiming the IBF, WBA, and WBO titles from Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015.
American boxer Deontay Wilder has front-footed negotiations for a world heavyweight unification fight with Anthony Joshua, offering his British rival a guaranteed purse of US$50 million. WBC champion Wilder is desperate to fight Joshua who has the IBF, WBA and WBO belts to find an undisputed champion.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has reached an unanimous decision on Canelo Alvarez that will result in the Mexican fighter serving a six-month suspension for failing two drug tests. The commission and Canelo's team reached an adjudication agreement before Wednesday's scheduled hearing, and it was adopted unanimously (5-0).
Former heavyweight world boxing champion Tyson Fury is to make his comeback for a first fight in two-and-a-half years in Manchester on June 9 with his opponent still to be named, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday. The 29-year-old Briton — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the then undisputed heavyweight world champion
Amir Khan has revealed he would rather prioritise taking on Kell Brook than have a world title fight. He however said he will sit down with Eddie Hearn to discuss in greater detail the next step of his comeback. According to Sky Sports, the former world champion needed just 40 seconds to stop Phil Lo Greco at Liverpool's Echo Arena in his first fight since a knockout defeat to Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in May 2016.
The final line of a news release detailing how Manny Pacquiao is set for his July 14 welterweight title fight against champion Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia alludes to the most significant development. "Pacquiao will be joined by his new promotions team along with trainers Restituto 'Buboy' Fernandez and Raides 'Nonoy' Neri."
British heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua says his team are preparing to make an offer to Deontay Wilder that will set up a fight to become undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, after recently defeating Joseph Parker in a unification bout. The IBF, WBA and WBO title holder according to Sky Ports said if he was in Wilder's position, he would be "over the moon" with the offer.