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Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi weigh-in results, photos & video

This weekend in Washington, D.C., fans will be treated to an action-packed tripleheader, headlined by Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov. The weigh-ins for the event were held on Friday, and you can find the complete results, photos, videos and quotes collection right here. Hopkins vs. Shumenov Weigh-in Photos Hopkins vs. Shumenov Weights Bernard Hopkins: 172.4 lbs Beibut...
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WATCH: Mike Tyson throws opening pitch at PNC Park

‘Kid Dynamite’ was in town last night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the hometown Pittsburgh Pirates took on the Milwaukee Brewers in a early season NL Central match up under the lights in PNC Park. This was part of Tyson’s promotional tour in Pittsburgh ahead of his Friday night Iron Mike Productions fight card (you can catch on Showtime starting at 10:45 p...
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Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi, Quillin vs. Konecny final presser quotes & photos

The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov, who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" tripleheader on Showtime, participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. Hopkins was honored twice during the final press conference...
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Heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko will knockout Alex Leapai live on ESPN

Dan Rafael reported Thursday that Wladimir Klitschko’s bout against Australian Alex Leapai will be televised in the United States live on ESPN. The 38-year-old Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) is slated to defend the The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts against the 34-year-old Leapai (30-4-3, 24 K0s) on April 26 at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Germany. “I think it’s perfect...
Via Sports by Colin
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Shawn Porter says he’s ready for Mayweather, Marquez and the 147-pound elite

As IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter keeps winning each time he steps up in competition questions about him being ready to face the best of the sport will arise. Names like Juan Manuel Marquez, Manny Pacquiao and of course the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. will start to be mentioned each time Porter proves himself worthy with wins over increasingly better opposition. Saturday...
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Pound for pound list updated after Pacquiao vs. Bradley & more

After a long break dating back to the end of 2013, we're finally back with a refreshed version of our top 20 pound for pound boxing list. We had been waiting for Manny Pacquiao's rematch vs. Timothy Bradley to play out before we got back in there, since we knew that could shake things up one way or the other. So now we're here! Go ahead and take a look. Updated top...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko’s April 26 bout against Alex Leapai to air on ESPN

A bout involving either of the Klitschko brothers airing in the U.S. has become rarer as the years have passed. The undisputed kings of boxing‘s heavyweight division don’t provide the pizazz and excitement in their bouts that glues people to their seats near a television. The two are technically brillant boxers who overwhelm, outclass and beat their opponents. There isn’t anything...
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Mundine Wants May Spot Against Smith

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - With the announcement of Erislandy Lara vs. Canelo Alvarez (scheduled for July 12th) Ishe Smith is left without an opponent for the previously announced May 2nd bout in Las Vegas. No opponent, no matter, former IBF and WBA light middleweight champion Anthony Mundine of Australia is more than happy to step in and fill the spot. Coming off a recent clobbering at...
Via BadCulture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley II: Live blog!

Via Rumors and Rants
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum Trash Talks Mayweather, Showtime, & the MGM

At yesterday’s Pacquiao vs Bradley 2 press conference Top Rank’s Bob Arum used his closing remarks to unload on Showtime, Golden Boy Boxing, and the MGM Grand. Here’s Arum’s statement verbatim: “I’m not gonna say it. I know that, yeah, fff — hell with it. I know that in the Venetian, they wouldn’t make a mistake like this. They knew what fight they were scheduled...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather allegedly wagers $8M on Wisconsin-Kentucky tilt

Floyd Mayweather loves to gamble, but would he really wager close to $8 million on a final four game. Vegas Gambling Steam is reporting that Money Mayweather is laying down $8 million large on the Kentucky Wildcats this weekend in the Final Four aganst Wisconsin. #FinalFour Betting: Floyd Mayweather betting crazy again, Kentucky Wildcats -1.5 for cool $8,000,000 (spread around 9...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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