Your fight-size boxing update:
- Greece hosted its first-ever women's boxing world title fight on March 24 as Christina Linardatou defeated Kandi Wyatt with a sixth-round TKO victory to win the vacant WBO junior welterweight title in Athens. The title was previously held by Amanda Serrano, who won the belt last September in Brooklyn, New York but vacated the title months later and eventually won the WBO super flyweight title earlier this year.
- The WBC and VADA announced that the latest results from drug tests administered to middleweight champions Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs came out negative. Both men are set to face off in the main event of a DAZN-streamed card from Las Vegas on May 4 in which the WBA "Super," WBC and IBF titles will be unified.
- Aaron Coley, Lorenzo Simpson, Cobia Breedy all picked up wins on the March 24 PBC on FS1 prelim card from the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. The card was headlined by Lamont Peterson vs. Sergey Lipinets in what ended up being Peterson's final fight. Fightful did a recap video of the main card and discussed Peterson's retirement, which can be seen in the video below.
- As undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk inches closer to his next fight, rumored to take place in May, he is already in the gym preparing for his next fight. You can see video of him training in the tweet below: