Two-time boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi (36-8, 7 KO’s) has come out of retirement to sign with newly formed promotion, Bare Knuckle FC. The promotion seeks to expand the art of bare knuckle fighting, and is the first promotion to hold legal and sanctioned bare knuckle events in the United States since 1889.
Former unified Middleweight Champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-1-1 34KOs), has signed an official 3 year, 6 fight deal with DAZN. The deal will likely lock him up for the rest of his career.
Now off the biggest win of his career, it will be interesting to see who Chris Eubank fights next. Here are the the best options.
Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) continues to grind at the SNAC training center ahead of his showdown with welterweight champion, Errol Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs). Mikey Garcia is moving up from 135 pounds to 147 pounds in hopes of winning a world title in a fifth weight division.
Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury (27-0-1 19KOs) has signed a blockbuster 5 fight deal with ESPN worth £80 million (roughly 103 million dollars). He has also signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank Promotions. The deal potentially makes him the biggest star in the heavyweight division.
Former world champion and two time Olympic Gold Medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-1, 11KOs) will make his return to the ring on January 13 under the PBC banner. The announcement came today per BoxingScene.com