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Deadly shooting breaks out at Dublin boxing weigh-in

Three men opened fire on a boxing weigh-in, killing one and injuring two more at The Regency in Dublin, Ireland on Friday afternoon. The men were dressed as Garda Emergency Response Unit (national police force of Ireland) and were carrying AK47s. The terrifying moments when the gunmen opened fire were captured on video (no injuries were captured on the video below) According...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

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Via YouTube - Redskins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PUSH PLAY: Keith Thurman Talks Cloning, Porter & Plays Flute

On Wednesday night, WBA world weltwerweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman paid The Ruckus crew a visit to talk about the upcoming fight against “Showtime” Shawn Porter (March 12th at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut), cloning, global warming and more. A man of many talents, One Time finished off the segment with a medley of music from his new acquired piano and the...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Showtime boxing history celebration continues in February with Rivalry month: Ayala vs. Tapia, Vazquez vs. Marquez

Round 2 of the Showtime 12-round slash 12 month celebration commemorating 30 years of Showtime Championship Boxing continues in February with “Rivalries’’. This month will be highlighted by five of the most exhilarating and memorable fights in boxing history: the twoPaulie Ayala-Johnny Tapia battles and the first three Israel Vazquez-Rafael Marquez wars. Ayala-Tapia I was 1999...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ruslan Chagaev vs. Lucas Browne March 5th shown in US on AWE network

On Saturday afternoon, March 5th, undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (23-0-0) will battle Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1) for his belt. The bout will be broadcast live in the United States on AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment. Credit: Team Browne Undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne, a former bouncer and MMA fighter, is known for knocking out his opponents. Browne, from Australia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather has turned down ‘crazy’ money offers to fight again

Floyd Mayweather is so committed to retirement he says he has turned down “crazy” monetary offers to return to the ring.  Mayweather, 38, last fought in September, quietly beating Andre Berto following a heavily-hyped bout with Manny Pacquiao that turned out to be a dud. The win over Berto put Mayweather at 49-0 for his career and ended his six-fight contract with Showtime...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez, Amir Khan surprise public with fight announcement

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan, a fight nobody saw coming and that no fans asked for, is happening in May. Some are outraged; some are talking themselves into liking the idea of Khan, a chinny welterweight, moving up to contend for the middleweight championship of the world against a man who will be pushing toward cruiserweight on fight night given his tendency toward post-weigh-in...
Via The Queensbury Rules
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Loeffler’s Statement on Canelo vs Khan

As the news continues to flood the boxing waves on the upcoming WBC middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, the other and widely recognized best middleweight in the world Gennady Golovkin is likely keeping a close eye on the the developments. BadCulture.net reached out to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions for a statement on the upcoming title fight and received...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Commit Elijah Holyfield Recruiting A Large Group Of Top 2016 Players On Twitter

We have two days until National Signing Day, and coaches and commits throughout the country are scrambling to finish off their classes. Elijah Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, committed to Georgia back in September, and is still rock solid despite the coaching change. Today, he’s on Twitter trying to reel in some of the top available recruits to come join him in...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-heavyweight champ Bruno wants boxing comeback at age 54

LONDON (AP) Former world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno says he wants to make a return to competitive boxing at the age of 54. Bruno told British broadcaster ITV on Monday he is back in training, adding ''I've got to get back into boxing, to get this out of my system, because I don't want to end up in (psychiatric) hospital.'' Bruno was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2003...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal results, photos & video highlights: Kovalev Krushes Pascal in 7

Undefeated Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) retained all of his titles as he made short work of former light heavyweight world champion, Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs). Right here, find the full Kovalev vs. Pascal results, with Krusher scoring a knockout win, along with photos, post-fight quotes, video highlights, and more. The crowd was deafening as Michael Buffer...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev grotesquely punishes Jean Pascal

That wasn’t a rematch we needed, Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal II, and Saturday night confirmed it. On HBO, the two light heavyweights rumbled again, and just like the first time, Kovalev massacred Pascal, who had only moments of effectiveness. Someone should’ve stopped it long ago, before it ever happened, and once it actually began, it should’ve been stopped well before the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Greene reunites with kid from Coca-Cola commercial nearly 40 years later

It’s arguably the most recognizable Super Bowl commercial in history. “Mean” Joe Greene is walking towards the locker room, as a kid offers him help, and then his Coke. In exchange, Greene tosses him his jersey. The two are now set to get back together in a new video to honor the original, which was shot for the upcoming Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2016 special on...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather rips Oscar De La Hoya for dressing in drag

    The war of words between Floyd Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya was taken to a new level this weekend. Mayweather slammed De La Hoya in a video recorded by Fight Hype, making references to Oscar’s drug problem and cross dressing.     “It’s good to work with guys like Richard Schaefer and Al Haymon, guys that drug free, guys that wear suits, guys that dress...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia scratches by Robert Guerrero

It’s not a Danny Garcia fight unless he scrambles up “unimpressive” with “victory.” And Saturday on Fox, Garcia spent the first half of his bout with Robert Guerrero being unimpressive, only to take over thereafter and remind folk why we once viewed the welterweight as a potential top 10 pound-for-pound fighter. He came away with his now-customary decision victory, although...
Via The Queensbury Rules
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruben Guerrero & Angel Garcia Mix It Up In LA

LOS ANGELES, CA — With the fight 2 days away, welterweights Danny Garcia vs Robert Guerrero held their final press conference before Saturday night’s showdown. Since the announcement of the fight, watchers have been waiting for verbal fisticuffs to erupt between their respective father/trainers Angel Garcia and Ruben Guerrero. After a moderately subdued promotion, things finally...
Via BadCulture
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to retire after rematch with Timothy Bradley

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has decided his fight against Timothy Bradley will be the last of his career, as he”ll retire from the sport following the bout although you may want to take this with a grain of salt as many boxers attempt comebacks later after retiring. Hell The 37-year-old had a storied career, sporting a 57-6-2 record. He lost his last fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. by...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson has weird threats for his daughters’ boyfriends

    Any man who is bold enough to date Mike Tyson’s daughter had better be ready to make out with Iron Mike. That’s essentially what Tyson said in an appearance on “Conan” Wednesday night. After acknowledging that his daughters are “big time old enough to date,” the former heavyweight champ shared the warning he gives to his daughters’ boyfriends.     ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury storms ring to demand fight with Deontay Wilder after KO (VIDEO)

In a scene that was more WWE than WBC, Tyson Fury stormed into the ring and demanded a fight with Deontay Wilder after the heavyweight beat Artur Szpilka with a stunning knockout at Barclays Center Saturday night. Fury, who beat Wladimir Klitschko in November, was in Brooklyn to watch WBC champion Wilder beat the Polish fighter — who was still sprawled out on the canvas — when...
Via The Other Paper
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather: Racism behind Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor’s popularity

Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor are two of the biggest stars in UFC today: Rousey remains wildly popular throughout the world, and featherweight champion McGregor continues his meteoric rise, no matter how much trash talking he does. And, if you ask Floyd Mayweather, that’s all proof that racism still exists in boxing and mixed-martial arts. Mayweather had a revealing interview...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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