Keith Thurman retains welterweight title in action fight

Keith Thurman got by Shawn Porter Saturday on CBS, but it was anything but easy. The scores illustrated just how close it was: 115-113 on all three cards, and it could’ve been that way either way for either man. And we got plenty of punches swapped in a bout that came close to living up to its hype. Thurman and Porter are two of the best young fighters in the sport, and two...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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Chris Eubank Jr. Devastates Doran In 4; Calls For GGG

Chris Eubank Jr. said he needed to make a statement in his win again Tom Doran and that was exactly what he did. At London’s O2 Arena, Eubank Jr. battered and brutalized Doran to cruise to a forth round TKO victory. Calling the fight “another day at the office,” in it’s aftermath, Eubank Jr. didn’t mince words when asked if he wanted middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin...
Via BadCulture
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Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner fight set for October?

There has been a lot of chatter this week about a Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner fight set for October, but the fight either is or isn’t happening depending on whom you ask. Word of a Pacquiao-Broner clash first emerged on Thursday, when Golden Boy Promotions VP Eric Gomez was talking with Boxing Scene about fights he wanted to set up for Canelo Alvarez. Gomez said Golden Boy was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Tyson Fury postpones rematch bout with Wladimir Klitschko

Tyson Fury is the current heavyweight champion of the world, and was scheduled to fight Wladimir Klitschko in his hometown of Manchester on July 9. That fight has now been postponed because of a badly sprained ankle that Fury recently had diagnosed. Fury posted the announcement to his Instagram account. Some of Fury’s remarks from that video: “Hey guys, I got a little...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fight of the Day: Hector Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza

    Date: February 3, 1990Card:Championship(s): WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship (Camacho)Venue: Boardwalk HallLocation: Atlantic City, New Jersey    
Via Undercard Superstar
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George Groves: Martin Murray just isn’t good enough to beat me

George Groves (23-3, 18 KOs) says Martin Murray (33-3-1, 16 KOs) will not hear the final bell when the British boxers collide on Saturday night in a mouth watering WBA title final eliminator at The O2 in London. Groves has been respectful of his opponent in the build up to their super middleweight contest, but at yesterday’s press conference, the ‘Saint’ shared his prediction...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin next fight: 5 potential opponents

On April 23, Gennady Golovkin (35-0) knocked out his mandatory challenger, Dominic Wade (18-1), to extend his knockout streak to 22 straight and lift his knockout rate to 91 percent, the highest in middleweight history. Golovkin, who owns the IBO/IBF/WBA/WBC 160-pound belts, looks to get back in this ring in September. Most members of the boxing community are excited about a potential...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five pro boxers who might want to compete in the Olympics

The announcement that professional boxers will be able to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics is certainly controversial but is undeniably one of the most interesting developments in the amateur game in a long time. It remains to be seen whether any pros feel the need to try for a medal and can stand the pay cut and taking the hard-earned Olympic spot of a young amateur. 2016 Olympic...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

A song for Muhammad Ali

The beauty and the beast of modern times is that we can all mourn together. Well, at least that’s one of the byproducts of our interconnected world these days. No longer waiting for the announcement of one’s passing to settle (or in a most creepy sense, not waiting for the actual passing), the instant remembrances after the death of a public figure become more than expressions...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Sr. hospitalized with dehydration

Floyd Mayweather Sr., the father of undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., was taken to the hospital early Thursday morning with what is being reported as dehydration. According to TMZ, emergency workers responded to a call at a Las Vegas coffee shop at around 7:30 a.m. They were later seen loading Mayweather Sr. into the back of an ambulance, but the 63-year-old is apparently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

People are selling ‘free’ tickets to Muhammad Ali’s funeral

Fans lined up around the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville on Wednesday to pick up free tickets to Muhammad Ali’s upcoming funeral. While some wanted tickets to honor the late boxer, others were apparently just trying to make a buck. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that some people are willing to pay as much as $25 for tickets to Ali’s funeral. Tickets to the funeral...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every one of Muhammad Ali's title bout opponents

Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, 2016, and to celebrate this legend, considered by many to be the "Greatest Of All Time," we wanted to honor him with a quiz highlighting his impressive boxing career. So, can you name every one of his opponents in his 36 title fights? Clue: Day of fight, W/L, type of conclusion (KO - Knock Out, TKO - Technical Knock Out, UD - Unanimous Decision...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Smith, Lennox Lewis pallbearers for Muhammad Ali

If you ever took for granted the relationship Will Smith had with Muhammad Ali after Smith portrayed the boxing icon on film, you no longer will. Smith was announced as one of the pallbearers for Ali’s funeral scheduled for this Friday. As word of Ali’s passing spread over the weekend, Smith was one of many stars to pay their respects. “You shook up the World! My Mentor &...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greatest knockouts of boxing great Muhammad Ali's career

Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, died Friday at age 74. His boxing career was full of historic fights that provided sports fans of all ages with incredible excitement. Ali also took on the best competition, including Larry Holmes, Leon Spinks, Joe Frazier, Sonny Liston and more. Check out the 10 greatest knockouts from his legendary career in the video below.
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido And Artur Beterbiev

If you’re a boxing fan you know where it’s at this weekend: Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido on HBO. Everything else seems a little underwhelming by comparison. Francisco Vargas vs Orlando Salido, Saturday, HBO, Carson Calif. In what seems to be a surefire fight of the year candidate, rugged Mexican junior lightweight Vargas takes on hard-as-nails veteran Salido. Sure, Vargas...
Via The Queensbury Rules
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner calls Floyd Mayweather ‘irrelevant’

Former world champion Adrien Broner never stops running his mouth, and his arrogant, cocky demeanor has made him the biggest villain in the boxing world since Floyd Mayweather Jr. retired. The beef between he and Mayweather was finally winding down, but out of nowhere, Broner released a diss track a few days ago and went off on The Money Team. To talk about it, Broner went on a radio...
Via The Sports Daily
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Heavyweight champ Tyson Fury goes off on religious, racist rant

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is already known for making extremely controversial statements based on his religious beliefs. He’s not going to stop, either, apparently. Fury launched into an hour-long interview, posted on YouTube by Sports View London, in which he attacks Jews, homosexuals and the LGBT community as a whole, among other groups of people who are going...
Via Sportsnaut
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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