Tickets for the battle between WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley and Mexican icon Juan Manuel Marquez will go on sale this Friday, June 21. The 39-year-old Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs) is slated to meet the 29-year-old Bradley (30-0-0-1, 12 KOs) on October 12 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marquez last exited the squared circle in December after brutally...
Andre Ward is reportedly leaving his promoter, Dan Goossen. Goossen has been promoting the boxer since he turned pro after winning the gold medal back in the 2004 Olympics. By [...]
REVENGE ON THE MIND Photo by Joseph Glorioso Photography Seth Mitchell has only one thing on his mind this weekend, and that is revenge. This revenge is for his only professional defeat in the sport of boxing. The former Michigan State linebacker turned professional boxer has a record of 25-1-1 19 KOs. Mitchell will look to avenge the defeat he took when he faced and lost to ...
There was a time Juan Manuel Lopez was thought of as the next big star in boxing. This is why I always say never crown someone too early.
Lopez is only 29, but his career as a main event fighter is over. Garcia on the other hand is the hot fighter everyone is talking about.
Garcia should be called out for not making weight (he was supposed to weigh 126 for this featherweight fight...
June 8th featured a lot of boxing matches to keep the fans satisfied. Adonis “Superman” Stevenson used a super punch to flatten “Bad” Chad Dawson in just 76 seconds. “Superman” of boxing? Alfredo Angulo downed Erislandy Lara twice, that was the first and second time Lara has ever touched the canvas in his career resulting [...]
Mikey Garcia stopped Juan Manuel Lopez in the fourth round Saturday night, leaving the WBO featherweight title vacant after Garcia failed to make weight.
Garcia (32-0) weighed in at 128 pounds Friday, two over the featherweight limit. Lopez weighed in at 125 1/2.
Lopez (33-3) would have regained the title with a win.
Garcia put Lopez on the ground with a strong left-handed blow...
Unable to land one single strike in his Thai kickboxing debut, shopworn pugilist Riddick Bowe lost to Russian Levgen Golovin by a second round TKO on Friday night in Pattaya. A former two-time heavyweight champ, the 6-foot-5, 300 pound Bowe (43-1-0-1, 33 KOs) hadn’t fought professionally since 2008. Considered the 21st preeminent heavyweight ever by Boxing Scene, Bowe pocketed...
Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi recently held a pre-fight conference call to discuss their June 22nd bout held at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, and televised on Showtime, for Malignaggi's welterweight title strap. If you never understood this before... the two of these guys like to talk. A lot. And insult one another. And boast. So you'll definitely want to check...
Bernard Hopkins' defense of his IBF light heavyweight title against Karo Murat has been canceled because Murat could not get a visa from the State Department.
Germany's Murat, the No. 2-ranked light heavyweight, was training in Spain when he was told Friday that the July 13 bout was off. The bout was scheduled for the Barclays Center.
Hopkins, the oldest boxer to win a...
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Wincing in pain and clutching his shins, Riddick Bowe ended his debut in Thai kickboxing with a thud in the second round.
The 45-year-old former world heavyweight boxing champion came to a rude awakening on Friday that Muay Thai is just as punishing.
Bowe was assaulted by kicks to the shins from his 30-year-old Russian opponent Levgen Golovin.
The fighter known as ''Big...
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Ever wondered how Liverpool defender Glen Johnson spends his spare time between training and matches? The 28-year-old has explained why he’s choosing a math degree over leisure.
The Reds’ No. 2 had already revealed to Liverpoolfc.com earlier this year that he was undertaking Spanish lessons and now the England international has discussed his desire to secure academic honors....
Citing a lack of “speed” and “stamina,” Top Rank promoter Bob Arum predicts Floyd Mayweather Jr will overwhelm Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Canelo doesn’t have the speed or the stamina to cope with Mayweather Jr,” Arum told esnewsreporting.com. “The problem is Canelo, and a lot of young fighters, don’t have the stamina. They run...
It’s Doogie Howser T… Host Neil Patrick Harris and former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson perform onstage at The 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall last night in New York City. This truly might be the sign of the apocalypse when Mike Tyson and NPH are singing and dancing together. To See the Video continue reading.-TO Mike Tyson: “Holyfield’s Ear Tasted...
STRONG STOMACHS ONLY
I love boxing, but there isn’t any amount of money in the world you could pay me to be a fighter. You are always one punch away from being put to sleep like Chad Dawson or you take enough punishment that your eye looks like Alfredo Angulo. The crazy thing is Angulo had knocked down Erislandy Lara twice and had a legitimate chance to win the fight, until this punch impregnated his...
WHY THE HECK NOT?
A photograph of a receipt indicates that Floyd Mayweather did in fact place a $5.9 million wager on the Game 7 showdown between the Heat and Pacers.
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Well, self-imposed abstinence and lots of training. Newly crowned WBF super-middleweight champ Carl Froch prepared for his title match in truly dedicated fashion.
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