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Kell Brook talks his injury, facing Keith Thurman or Amir Khan

Kell Brook steps between the ropes for the first time as a world champion on Saturday night as he defends his title at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield against Jo Jo Dan after fearing he may never walk again after the shocking attack he suffered on holiday in Spain in September. Brook ripped the title from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles in August with a stunning performance in...
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Lawson vs. Prescott headlines FNF Thursday night edition from Hialeah Park

Undefeated up-and-coming welterweight Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) and veteran Breidis Prescott (27-6, 20 KOs) will headline a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights on March 26, at 9 p.m. ET from the Hialeah Park Race Track in Hialeah, Fla. This will mark the second consecutive year Friday Night Fights has visited the historic venue. The...
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If Mayweather wins, what will Pacquiao’s fans do?

Will Pacquiao Fans Disappear in the Aftermath of a Floyd Mayweather Victory? Since his upset win over Oscar de la Hoya in 2008, Manny Pacquiao has been one of boxing’s biggest economic engines. His success as a mega-earner in the sport is due in large part to the way his electrifying boxing style and his historic accomplishments have drawn a host of Filipino and Filipino-American...
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TQBR Radio 3/24: Jhonny Gonzalez Vs. Gary Russell Preview With Brent Brookhouse

Nearly two years after Jhonny Gonzalez shocked Abner Mares with a huge left hook, it’s clear their careers have certainly gone in different directions. For instance, 28 million people in Mexico watched Gonzalez toy with a faded Jorge Arce, while Mares has struggled to impress against nondescript opposition on undercards. The question is whether or not that was a “catching lightning...
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Gomez Snaps 2-year Absence With UD Win Over Kamegai

INDIO, CA — In what was expected to be a bloody battle, Alfonso Gomez prevailed. In front of a live crowd at the Fantasy Springs Resort, Gomez defeated Japanese slugger Yoshihiro Kamegai by unanimous decision. Judges final scores 98-91 across the board. Gomez managed to evade Kamegai’s forward charging surge working behind an active jab and continued head movement. Whenever Kamegai...
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Quick Jabs: Floyd Mayweather And Memo Heredia; Sergey Kovalev And Adonis Stevenson; More

When in doubt, we visit our friends over at Reddit’s boxing forum and always find some kind of gem. That’s a chart for Floyd Mayweather fights. Check out the Miguel Cotto result, by the way. Also in this edition of Quick Jabs, beyond the headline — Roc Nation Sports, Al Haymon, Adrien Broner, Martin Scorcese and more. Let’s dive in: QUICK JABS If ever anyone was convinced...
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Floyd Mayweather refused to agree to failed drug test penalty?

Last month, we learned that Manny Pacquiao has agreed to pay Floyd Mayweather Jr. $5 million if the Filipino fighter fails a drug test before the big fight on May 5. Is Mayweather refusing to do the same? On Thursday, Pacquiao’s advisor Michael Koncz told Dan Rafael of that Mayweather has not agreed to...Read More
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Full Fight Video: Adrien Broner vs. John Molina Jr.

Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions promotion has a full understanding of what’s best for business. Yesterday they uploaded the full PBC on NBC debut onto their YouTube page which gave fans the opportunity to relive the historic event for free online. Today, they broke it up into three separate videos to make things easier for fans just incase they favor rewatching one fight...
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J.C. Chavez Sr.: “I didn’t want this fight for my son.”

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andrzej Fanfara, joined by their respective teams, held a media conference call to formally announce their upcoming April 18th fight at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, CA. For Chavez Jr., who’s been out of the ring for over a year, it’s his first fight in 13 months since leaving long time promoter Top Rank. Criticized in...
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HBO Boxing: Golovkin vs. Monroe title bout set for May 16th in The Forum

Los Angeles, CA (March 17, 2015) Boxing Superstar GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN will defend his WBA/IBO and ‘Interim’ WBC Middleweight World Titles against Top-Rated Challenger WILLIE MONROE JR. on Sat., May 16 emanating from the Forum in Inglewood, CA. The championship event will be televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. “I’m very excited...
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Premier Boxing Champions signs with ESPN, Friday Night Fights finished

Premier Boxing Champions has signed yet another TV deal. After signing with CBS/Showtime, NBC/NBCSN and Spike, the boxing organization led by the mysterious Al Haymon (he doesn’t speak to the media) has another network in the fold and it’s none other than ESPN. It already has had two televised cards, one on NBC and the other on Spike both of which got decent ratings proving...
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Khan: “Not Many People Know Him ”

DUBAI — As he awaits his next fight, Amir Khan has been back in the gym with stablemate Andre Ward and strength & conditioning coach Tony Brady. In the latest edition of Dubai Global Citizen, where he graces the cover, Khan makes it clear he is still waiting in the wings for the winner of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. There’s no mention of IBF champion...
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Mayweather paying chef $1,000 per meal ahead of Pacquiao fight

Floyd Mayweather isn’t known as “Money” without good reason. It’s a fitting nickname of course due to the millions upon millions of dollars he’s earned during his boxing career. His flamboyant approach to flaunting his wealth — not to mention his penchant for wagering obscenely fat stacks of his earning on sporting events — certainly...Read More The post Floyd Mayweather...
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Mitt Romney and Evander Holyfield to box for charity

  Mitt Romney is going to take a beating.   No, he’s not running for President again, but rather the former Massachusetts governor is set to go head-to-head with Evander Holyfield in a charity boxing event. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that the event will take place in Salt Lake City on May 15. “It will either be a very short fight, or I will be knocked unconscious...
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Kovalev defeats Pascal, but are kinks exposed in Krusher's craft?

Sergey Kovalev continues his reign as the best light heavyweight in the world with a victory over Jean Pascal, but he also seems more human. The post Kinks In Krusher Kovalev’s Craft? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Sergey Kovalev Krushes Jean Pascal In A War

MONTREAL — Sergey Kovalev, the Russian they call “Krusher” who has rolled through everyone he’s faced since arriving on the world stage, finally got a test Saturday night, from a courageous Jean Pascal, who made a bold stand to defend his home soil. The result was still the same: Kovalev brutalized yet another top fighter at light heavyweight. The ending was divisive. In...
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Jamie Foxx confirms role in Scorsese biopic on Mike Tyson

Jamie Foxx, Mike Tyson and Martin Scorsese are officially collaborating on a movie project on the life of Iron Mike. Giddiness abounds. The post Jamie Foxx Confirms His Role In The Mike Tyson Biopic Produced By Martin Scorsese appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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