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Round And Round, Rematch Edition: Dirrell Vs. Froch, Khan Vs. Maidana, More

Hey, it’s a “punching bag!” Fashion is so clever and this is totally not weirdly and/or accidentally misogynist. Watch out, though, model lady — Floyd Mayweather might request a fight with you next, hey-oh. (h/t unofficial TQBR fashion consultant Che; full pic) There is no transition from that to this. We’ll start this edition of Round and Round talking about various rematches...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal first presser quotes

There was nothing but respect all around at the first face-off between Sergey Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KO) and Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KO) , who are due to fight for Kovalev's light heavyweight world title on March 14, 2015 at the Bell Center. Kovalev praised Pascal highly at Monday's press conference. "He's the best possible opponent I could face in the weight division," said Kovalev...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Respect All Around at Kovalev-Pascal Press Conference

   BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, Canada, Dec. 22, 2014 – In the first face-off between the triple light heavyweight champion and the former holder of several belts in the same weight division, there was nothing but respect all around at a press conference that was held Monday to officially kick off the unified Light Heavyweight World Championship fight that will take place between...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

'Manny' is the must-watch documentary about Manny Pacquiao

"Manny" the documentary, is a must-watch for serious boxing fans and anyone who wants to understand the incredible story of legendary athlete. The post ‘Manny': The Must-Watch Documentary About Manny Pacquiao appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Most Avoided Boxer Award

Which Boxer is the Most Avoided of the Year? Because boxing is a sport of (theoretically) individual sportsmen, each operating as something like an entrepreneur, it's only natural that fighters and their management are reluctant to make high risk, low return matches. Thus, dangerous but not famous boxers are avoided. Beyond this simple logic, some boxers are established names and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevenson Does The Expected, Knocks Out Sukhotkiy

QUEBEC CITY, CANADA – With the year coming to a close, lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson did the expected in his return to the ring. In front of a capacity crowd at the Pepsi Coliseum in picturesque Quebec City, Stevenson defeated Dmitry Sukhotskiy by knockout in round 5 of action. After an uneventful opening stanza, Stevenson went to work punishing Sukhotskiy...
Via BadCulture
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder: Both heavyweights confident entering title showdown

It’s been a longtime since there was major buzz over a heavyweight fight in the United States, but on Jan. 17 that will all change as Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight belt against Deontay Wilder at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The bout, which will be shown live on Showtime Championship Boxing, has a lot of excitement with all involved from the fighters, to the promoters...
Via Fight Hub TV
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne promises Deontay Wilder a painful night when they meet

With their fight less than a month away, hard-hitting WBC World Champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder participated in a media teleconference call on Thursday to discuss their eagerly anticipated heavyweight world title fight. Since suffering his lone loss in July 2007, Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) has emerged as one...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Joel Casamayor Barely Skirts By Nate Campbell

There’s boxing the sport, and there’s boxing the business. Often the two are the same, but usually the latter trumps the former, and even when it makes no sense in hindsight. One thing boxing tend not to be, though, is patient. Instant gratification triumphs over the greater good with regularity, and especially at the negotiating table. There’s always collateral damage too...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The next big thing in boxing: Egidijus ‘The Mean Machine’ Kavaliauskas

One knockout at a time, Egidijus Kavaliauskas, is living up to his moniker: The Mean Machine. When he's fighting you should be watching. The post Meet Egidijus ‘The Mean Machine’ Kavaliauskas appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Songz Allegedly Stole Shane Mosley’s Girl Bella Gonzalez(Photos)

In today’s episode of ‘Mr. Steal ya girl’, Trey Songz stayed true to his word apparently by snatching up Shane Mosley’s girl, Bella Gonzalez, right up from under him. Mosley and Gonzalez have dated over 4 years, but apparently all isn’t well in paradise, via BSO:   Trey also allegedly started sleeping with boxing legend Shane Mosley’s GF Bella Gonzalez. When rumors...
Via Geeks and Cleats
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevenson v Sukhotskiy Press Conference

ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS “It’s going to be a short night on SHOWTIME.” – Adonis Stevenson “He looked nervous at the podium, like he wasn’t ready to fight.” – Dmitry Sukhotskiy SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION, This Friday, Dec. 19, Live on SHOWTIME® From Pepsi Coliseum In Quebec City, Canada Photo Credit...
Via BadCulture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliot Seymour admits to taking dive against Mickey Rourke

Actor Mickey Rourke shocked the boxing world (and Hollywood) last month when he won a match in his return to fighting at age 62. Rourke defeated 29-year-old Elliot Seymour after the referee called the fight following several knockdowns. Just days after the bout, a report claimed Seymour was paid to take a dive against Rourke....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao: Mayweather won't engage me in a slugfest

Floyd Mayweather Jr. insists he is serious about fighting Manny Pacquiao, and the undefeated champion wants the bout to take place in less than five months. Pacquiao has no problem with that, but he doesn’t expect a good fight from Mayweather even if the two do go at it. In his first comments since Mayweather...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley Reestablishes Himself Against Diego Chaves

(Timothy Bradley, left, Diego Chaves, right; via @HBOBoxing) Timothy Bradley (31-1) vs. Diego Chaves (23-2) Timothy Bradley entered the ring on a mission to reestablish himself amongst the sport’s elite, and largely cruised against the tough Diego Chaves in a fight that at times threatened to turn into something special, before ultimately throwing up another set of poor scorecards...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter cracks jokes over Tim Bradley's disfigured face

Tim Bradley fought to a controversial draw against Diego Chaves in a fight that many believed Bradley won. Those who didn’t watch the fight and just saw the post fight photos of Bradley might assume it was Chaves who gave him a butt whupping similar to this. The reality is that Bradley’s face looks like that because of a headbutt, but that didn’t stop the tweets from...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Boxing Holiday Bash Recap

Chicago, IL — With the year coming to a close, Warriors Boxing put on a spectacular show featuring some of the rising stars in the boxing world. Up and coming talents such the locally-based Eddie Ramirez (7-0, 5 KOs) and Jose Felix Quesada (5-0, 4 KOs) dazzled with first-round knockouts. Both fighters took a step […] The post Warriors Boxing Holiday Bash Recap appeared first...
Via Outside Analysis
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya Says Canelo Has Agreed On Deal To Fight Cotto

This fight should be interesting and just one minor detail has to be ironed out. Oscar De La Hoya should perhaps address the fact that Cotto hasn’t agreed to anything yet. “No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez has agreed to terms for a May 2 bout against RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on...
Via Geeks and Cleats
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan to wear 24 carat gold shorts worth $50,000 against Devon Alexander (PHOTOS)

In keeping up with LasVegas garishness, Amir Khan will be wearing the most outrageously expensive shorts in sports history when he faces Devon Alexander in the ring Saturday night. The British fighter will don boxing trunks woven with genuine 24 carat gold thread through a waist band supporting white nappa leather trunks with crocodile trim during the welterweight showdown...
Via The Other Paper
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mayweather witnessed murder-suicide on FaceTime

Details have began to emerge following the tragic murder-suicide committed by Mayweather’s friend Earl Hayes on his wife Stephanie Mosely. Here are the details via TMZ: Floyd Mayweather is reeling tonight … because he was on FaceTime with one of his best friends when the guy pulled out a gun, shot his wife and then killed himself … TMZ has learned. Sources tell us ...
Via Geeks and Cleats
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mickey Rourke TKO’d a man half his age in Moscow

World famous actor and professional boxer Mickey Rourke made his return to the ring today in Russia for the first time in 20 years and it was almost like he never left. The 62-year-old Academy Award nominee was a part of the nine-fight Provodnikov-Castillo card in Moscow where he took on 29-year-old Elliot Seymour who came into the contest with a record of 1-9. Here’s the full...
Via Fight Booth
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao: I'm ready to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Manny Pacquiao dominated Chris Algieri in Macau on Saturday and his record improved to 57-5-2. The talk has now moved to the possibility of Pacquiao fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the near future. And Pac Man was asked about it after Saturday’s match. “I’m stronger and faster now,” he said. “I’m so happy with my performance. Yes, I’m ready to face Mayweather. I...
Via The Sports Daily
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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