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Cuba’s Robeisy Ramirez out-pointed the United States’ Shakur Stevenson to decide the first Olympic gold medal fight between the two boxing powerhouses in 20 years. The nations are the most successful in Olympic boxing history yet had oddly avoided each other with the top prize on the line until Ramirez beat Stevenson via split decision to settle the bantamweight...

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Heavyweight prospect Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller improved his unbeaten record with a third-round TKO against Fred Kassi on Friday night. The colossal Miller, who weighed 296½lbs for the bout, dominated three rounds before Kassi quit with a hand injury. The Brooklyn puncher impressed with his body work, wearing down Kassi quickly and efficiently - he ended the fight with...

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Nicola Adams can go down in history again if she picks up Rio 2016 gold by beating France's Sarah Ourahmoune in the women's flyweight final. The Leeds golden girl was of course the first-ever female to be crowned Olympic boxing champion four years ago, but this time she will be the first to retain her title. American star Claresa...

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Ryan Farrag is relishing the chance to challenge Ryan Burnett for the British bantamweight title on October 15. Farrag (15-2-KO4) handed over his European crown to Karim Guerfi last time out and is determined to get his hands on another title immediately when the pair meet on the undercard of Tony Bellew v BJ Flores. Against Northern Ireland's Burnett...

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Chris Eubank Jr may have been "on holiday" but that hasn't stopped in working with legendary trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. Having missed out on a lucrative clash with middleweight king Gennady Golovkin, the 26-year-old Eubank Jr (23-1-KO18) is set to make a second defence of his British title against Tommy Langford (17-0-KO6). With the boxing season yet to officially...

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Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller weighed in to face Fred Kassi at almost 300lbs and then warned he has British world champions in mind. The burly Brooklyn heavyweight (17-0-1-KO15) tipped the scales at 296½lbs - almost 60lbs heavier than his Cameroonian opponent Kassi (18-5-1-KO10) - ahead of Saturday's clash at the home of Rochester Rhinos, New York. Miller has previously called...

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Joe Joyce could become Team GB's second fighter to reach the final as he takes on Ivan Dychko from Kazakhstan in the men's Super-Heavyweight semi-final. The south Londoner has already guaranteed a gong at Rio 2016 but victory against the number two seed will see him follow the best of British boxing's footsteps. Nicola Adams is the first of the team to...

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The man in charge of boxing at Rio 2016 has been "reassigned" after the fallout from several disputed judging decisions. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) announced on Thursday that Franco Falcinelli, president of the European Boxing Confederation, would replace Karim Bouzidi in operational control of the Olympic tournament. The decision comes after AIBA sent home an unspecified number of judges,...

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Anthony Joshua is expecting fellow Olympic champion Nicola Adams to surpass his achievement and retain her gold medal at Rio 2016. The London 2012 super-heavyweight winner watched his former team-mate move into the Women's Flyweight final by out-pointing China's Cancan Ren in the semi-final. Adams, who was the first ever female to win a boxing gold medal four years ago,...

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Nicola Adams is one win away from retaining her Olympic gold medal after out-classing Cancan Ren to book a place in Saturday's Women's Flyweight final. She will take on Sarah Ourahmoune from France who edged out Ingrit Valencia Victoria of Columbia in the second semi-final at Riocentra Pavilion 6 and with fellow reigning OIympic champion Anthony Joshua watching on, she...

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