Undefeated heavyweight titlist Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) knocked out Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (18-1-1, 12 KOs) in the fifth round of the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, AL. In front of a crowd of 12,346 fans, Wilder was able to give his home state crowd another victory. Although...
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12 hours ago
Amir Khan is finally getting the super fight he’s been chasing after for years.Both Manny Pacquiao and Khan announced on Twitter Saturday night that they have agreed to terms to fight on April 23. Pac-Man said on Twitter that this was the fight the fans wanted. What does Pacquiao mean when he says it’s what the fans wanted? Well, he posted a Twitter poll two weeks ago asking...
Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) hosted a fan fiesta to a crowd of over 5,000 cheering fans at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood, CA, the final stop on their four-city international press tour. Canelo and Chávez, Jr. with their teams also hosted a Q & A session moderated by ESPN commentator Bernardo Osuna, as well as questions from the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago
QUEBEC CITY (AP) Eleider Alvarez stopped former champion Lucian Bute with a pair of right-hand shots in the fifth round to win a light heavyweight elimination bout between the two Montreal-based boxers Friday night. Alvarez (22-0) stunned Bute (32-4-1) with a right and then sent him to the floor with another to close out what had been an even battle through four rounds. Referee...
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Lucian Bute vs. Eleider Alvarez takes place tonight at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City. Find the Bute vs. Alvarez weights for the full card here. Presented by GYM promotions, the Bute vs. Alvarez bout will be available for purchased on PPV via Integrated Sports Media, for a price of $29.95. OFFICIAL WEIGHTS WBC Silver Light Heavyweight Championship & Mandatory Title Eliminator...
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2 days ago
My, my, my, how times have changed.After dismissing Amir Khan for years, Manny Pacquiao announced on Wednesday that he is in talks to fight the Brit. Khan has long pushed for fights against Floyd Mayweather and Pacquiao, but neither materialized. It always seemed like he was Charlie Brown only to have the football pulled away just as he was about to kick it.Back in 2015, he thought...
Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados battled in a close, back-and-forth main event Saturday on SHOWTIME, with the four-division world champion Broner eking out a split decision victory from Cintas Center at Xavier University in his hometown of Cincinnati. The fight, which was scored 97-93 Broner, 97-93 Granados and 96-94 Broner, was a tale of accuracy vs activity. Granados...
5 days ago
Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by. Wilder and his girlfriend recognized Andrew Zimmern, who stars in the ''Bizarre Foods'' show on the Travel Channel. More telling, perhaps, was that Zimmern recognized him. ''I'm a big fan, champ,'' Zimmern said before engaging Wilder in a friendly chat...
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Adrien Broner promised a new A.B., but he was still the same guy as always Saturday night on Showtime: a physical talent who looks like he’ll never deliver on his promise, as he nearly lost to a less-talented grinder, Adrian Granados. At least this kind of Broner ensures we get solid action. Broner won a split decision in a back-and-forth bout where Broner’s sporadic flashier...
Not only has Vasyl Lomachenko become one of the most impressive fighters in the world in just over three years as a pro, he also likes to make people laugh. Lomachenko was asked this week if, when he looks in the mirror, he sees the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. "It is very hard to answer the question because when I look in the mirror I don't think about who the pound...
Via LA Daily News
8 days ago
Two-division world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist VASYL LOMACHENKO and World Boxing Association (WBA) super featherweight world champion JASON “El Canito” SOSA will battle for Lomachenko’s World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world title, Saturday, April 8, at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD. The fight between the two world champions...
10 days ago
The social media slap fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor just won’t stop.Mayweather on Tuesday denied rumors that him and McGregor agreed to a deal to make their much-anticipated boxing match a reality. The UFC champion responded with a tweet taking a shot at the boxing legend, which prompted a counterpunch from Mayweather, who gave McGregor an ultimatum of sorts...
Former World Boxing Organization junior welterweight champion and Denver boxing royalty “Mile High” Mike Alvarado is stepping back into the ring. Alvarado, who is trying to climb his way back up the professional ladder after a series of setbacks, both professionally and legally, joined The Final Word on Mile High Sports Radio to discuss his maturation as a person and a fighter...
Via Mile High Sports
12 days ago
ESPN and Golden Boy Promotions are bringing a whole lot of boxing to the ESPN airwaves.The two companies announced Thursday a multi-year agreement that will televise 18 fights in 2017 alone and more in subsequent years. The first fight will air March 23 on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, and subsequent bouts are scheduled every two or three weeks from then through December. Fighters have...
If we Americans thought the trash-talking that happens prior to boxing matches here in the states were pretty insane, we legitimately have nothing on the Brits. In a press conference prior to their upcoming fight, British boxers Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte got into a verbal jab match that rivals anything we’ve seen from professionals here in the United States. The talking...
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