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Watch: Adrien Broner’s Press Conference for his October 3rd fight against Khabib Allakhverdiev

At the Broner/Allakhverdiev press conference at US Bank Arena on September 1st, Broner only said one word. His left hand man “White Ticket” talked for Broner stating that because of the twitter beef he got into with ESPN’s Dan Rafael he will not be talking to the media until after the fight October 3rd where he says he will be champion for the fourth time. Broner-Khabib for...
Via The Front Office News
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Anthony Dirrell And Tomoki Kameda

Foxy boxing! Get it? They’re foxes and they’re bo- Anyway, the boxing schedule: it’s pretty chill ahead of next’s week’s big fight (or should that be “big fight” — I don’t think I’ve ever experienced so little buzz for a Floyd Mayweather show). Anyway, there are a few cards on, though only two of them are on US TV. Anthony Dirrell vs. Marco Antonio Rubio, Saturday...
Via The Queensbury Rules
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Z & Miguel Cotto Team Up For Roc Nation Photo Op

WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (second from right) poses with Shawn ‘JAY Z’ Carter (left), founder of Roc Nation Sports; Juan Perez (second from left), President of Roc Nation Sports; and Shawn ‘Pecas’ Costner (right), Vice President Player Relations Roc Nation Sports, on August 26, 2015 in New York City at a press conference to announce their November...
Via BadCulture
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin, joke opponent Zerafa, Jermall Charlo-Cornelius Bundrage conference call quotes

Peter Quillin, his entirely unknown and outmatched opponent Michael Zerafa, and Cornelius Bundrage and Jermall Charlo, held a conference call to discuss their respective fights on Sept 12th at Foxwoods, televised on NBC. J. Charlo I’m just prepared for this fight. I know this is my second time really at this level, but the first time it didn’t go through. So I can’t look at...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raul Garcia ends eight-year run at Atletico Madrid with move to Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao have completed the signing of Spain international Raul Garcia from Primera Division rivals Atletico Madrid. The 29-year-old midfielder, who played more than 200 matches for Atletico, passed his medical with the Basque club on Monday before putting pen to paper on a four-year contract. Athletic said in a statement: “Raul Garcia will be presented at 1700 (local time...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrzej Fonfara To Face Nathan Cleverly, Eyes Stevenson Rematch

Andrzej Fonfara is coming home. The Poland-born boxer (27-3, 16 knockouts) who makes Chicago his home has quietly become one of the most feared boxers in the light heavyweight division. He is set to take on a stiff challenge from former Continue Reading...
Via Outside Analysis
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

    Nonstop action. A toe-to-toe deathmatch. Two relentless brawlers spilling each other’s blood inside of the ring. These were some of the selling points promised to us ahead of Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions showdown between Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz, a couple of the sport’s most highly touted up-and-coming offensive fighters. And boy, did we get our...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ricardo Mayorga taunts Shane Mosley in ring, loses

    Even at 41 years old, Ricardo Mayorga still knows how to give fans what they want. Mayorga lost to Shane Mosley after getting knocked out in the sixth round of their fight on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., but not before making sure he entertained the crowd. In the third round of the bout, the Nicaraguan taunted Mosley by sticking his chin out to let...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley goes off on writer for criticizing fight

Shane Mosley went off on Los Angeles Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire for being critical of the boxer’s fight Saturday against Ricardo Mayorga. Mosley, 43, is fighting for the first time in nearly two years. He has gone 1-4-1 in his last six fights, and it’s pretty conclusive that he has no business fighting anymore. Ditto for his 41-year-old opponent, who did not fight for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Groves Pleased US Fans Looking Forward To Bout

LOS ANGELES, CA – With the Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto title bout “High Stakes” just two weeks away, the challenger and co-feature participants engaged in a light media workout on Friday for the Los Angeles fans and answered questions for the media. George Groves, who will be challenging Badou Jack for the WBC super middleweight strap, took some time to get to know the...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shobox results & photos: Trevor Bryan wins decision, Joey Dawejko scores round 1 KO

On a hot summer August night, in a specially-constructed ring outside the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) across from the D Las Vegas, Trevor “The Dream” Bryan remained unbeaten and passed the toughest test of his career with a crowd-pleasing, hard-fought 10-round unanimous decision over Derric Rossy in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zab Judah returns Sept 10th in Westbury, NY; Amanda Serrano on card

On Thursday, September 10, at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York, the night’s 10-round super lightweight main event showcases Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York, against Florida, via Barranquilla, Colombia’s Hevinson Herrera (18-11-1, 12 KOs). This will be Judah’s first fight under his new GCP co-promotional banner. The charismatic former champion...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Perfect Timing? With Both Fighters Struggling, Santa Cruz Vs Mares Could Be WWIII

There was a time, and it wasn’t that long ago, where the boxing world would have went bonkers over a fight between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares. But, like countless fights through the years, this thing never came to fruition when both fighters were ripe. So when Santa Cruz and Mares go to battle Saturday night, on an ESPN broadcast of Al Haymon’s “Premier Boxing Champions...
Via The Queensbury Rules
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Ronda Rousey 'will never be at my status'

The Money Team turned to Forbes in its latest rebuttal. The back and forth between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Ronda Rousey continues to snowball, with financial prowess quickly becoming a huge point of contention. Rousey, in response to a jab by Mayweather, recently said she earns more money “per second” in her UFC fights than Mayweather makes in his boxing matches. That prompted...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao lawsuit to be heard by federal judge

As far as the biggest flops go in the sporting year that is 2015, none will top the dud that was the past-its-expiration-date Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.  The fight billed as the biggest of the millenium that boxing fans had been waited so long to see turned into a snoozefest.  Compounding matters was the fact that Pacquiao revealed a shoulder injury after the fight which greatly...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

As Cuba's embargo falls, a boxing empire called La Finca rises

Cuba is the most successful athletic country in the world. No other country on earth has done so much with so little resources. The Cubans’ approach to Olympic sports, especially in boxing, is a testament to the adage that champions are made, not born. Their dedicated sporting program, known as “La Finca,” is the result of politics as much as it is the dedication of generations...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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