WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) will face Romanian Razvan Cojanu (14-2, 9 KOs) as a replacement opponent for Hughie Fury on May 6.
Mandatory challenger Fury pulled out of the bout with a back injury, so little known Cojanu gets an unlikely world title shot.
The fight switches from the 12,000 capacity Spark Arena in Auckland, to the 3,000 capacity Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau.
Cojanu, who was previously Parker's sparring partner, said: "I'd like to thank Hughie...
Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KOs) has pulled out of his world heavyweight title fight against Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs), scheduled to take place on May 6 at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, with an undisclosed injury.
The Briton was scheduled to challenge New Zealander Parker for the WBO title, one of the belts his cousin Tyson Fury vacated.
Parker's promotors Duco Events said in a statement: "Duco Events was today notified by the World Boxing Organization that mandatory No 1 challenger...
Mexico's Oscar Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs) battled to a unanimous decision victory over Miguel Marriaga (25-2, 21 KOs) to retain his WBO featherweight title on Saturday night at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Valdez won by scores of 119-108, 116-111 and 118-109.
Valdez nailed the Colombian with power shots in the early rounds, but Marriaga took them well and began to fire back.
After he failed to score a KO, Valdez started to box from the outside but the taller Marriaga used his reach...
Former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (27-2-1, 17 KOs) stopped former IBF/WBC champion Andre Berto (31-5, 24 KOs) in the 9th round in a world title eliminator on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Porter's harder shots dominated the action on the way to the TKO victory, which earns him a rematch with WBA/WBC 147lb champion Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs).
Porter was cut over his left eye from an accidental head clash in the second, but later in the round he...
Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) knocked out previously unbeaten Tommy Langford (18-1, 6 KOs) in the fifth round on Saturday night at the Leicester Arena.
Khurtsidze captured the vacant WBO interim middleweight belt and will now challenge world titleholder Billy Joe Saunders next.
After Khurtsidze landed some hard blows in the opening round, Langford utilised his height and reach advantage by scoring with jabs from distance in the second.
Langford was doing a good job of avoiding the...