The $1bn deal between Matchroom Sport and DAZN has sent shockwaves through boxing and threatens to undermine the pay-per-view model that has been so successful in the sport. Richard Clarke looks at the deal and the sport’s emerging presence on YouTube.
Anthony Joshua has today (Thursday) committed to contesting two fights at London’s Wembley Stadium, with Mayor Sadiq Khan stating a plan is in place to avert the threat of reduced capacity for the events.
The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has become the latest international federation (IF) to partner with the new International Testing Agency (ITA) as it seeks to further convince the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its reform efforts.
Comosa, organiser and owner of the World Boxing Super Series, has confirmed the event will expand for its second season with the addition of a bantamweight division.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has warned the International Boxing Association (Aiba) that it needs to make more progress in implementing vital governance reforms or it could face being blocked from being on the programme for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games.