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Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder: Both heavyweights confident entering title showdown

It’s been a longtime since there was major buzz over a heavyweight fight in the United States, but on Jan. 17 that will all change as Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight belt against Deontay Wilder at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The bout, which will be shown live on Showtime Championship Boxing, has a lot of excitement with all involved from the fighters, to the promoters...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne promises Deontay Wilder a painful night when they meet

With their fight less than a month away, hard-hitting WBC World Champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder participated in a media teleconference call on Thursday to discuss their eagerly anticipated heavyweight world title fight. Since suffering his lone loss in July 2007, Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) has emerged as one...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former heavyweight boxing champ Ernie Terrell dies at 75

CHICAGO -- Ernie Terrell, whose brief reign as heavyweight champion ended with a punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in a 1967 grudge match, has died. He was 75. The son of Mississippi sharecroppers and long-time Chicago resident worked as fight promoter after his boxing career ended and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004. Terrell also twice ran unsuccessfully for alderman of...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Dmitry Sukhotsky full weigh-in photos and details

Adonis Stevenson and Dmitry Sukhotsky have both made weight for their WBC light heavyweight title clash tomorrow night. The champion - Stevenson - weighed in at 174.5 lbs, while Sukhotsky came in slightly lighter at 173.5 lbs. Read on for photos of the pair as well as everyone else on the bill, which includes Andre Dirrell vs. Derek Edwards, Jo Jo Dan vs. Kevin Bizier and Artur Beterbiev...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Joel Casamayor Barely Skirts By Nate Campbell

There’s boxing the sport, and there’s boxing the business. Often the two are the same, but usually the latter trumps the former, and even when it makes no sense in hindsight. One thing boxing tend not to be, though, is patient. Instant gratification triumphs over the greater good with regularity, and especially at the negotiating table. There’s always collateral damage too...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Klitschko to Fight at Barclays Center; Will Briggs Still Stalk Him?

Fighting in New York City isn’t something new for Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. Defending his title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn is. Klitschko has signed a deal to defend his title on April 25th in Brooklyn, New York. “The fight will be at the Barclays Center and we are very, very pleased,” Bernd Boente, Klitschko’s manager, told ESPN.com. “The contract...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Bell Centre to Host Kovalev vs. Pascal

Boucherville, Wednesday December 17th 2014 – Main-Events and InterBox announced that the Montréal Bell Centre will host the March 14th 2015 boxing Gala that will feature the reigning unified WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) vs. former WBC, IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs)....
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The next big thing in boxing: Egidijus ‘The Mean Machine’ Kavaliauskas

One knockout at a time, Egidijus Kavaliauskas, is living up to his moniker: The Mean Machine. When he's fighting you should be watching. The post Meet Egidijus ‘The Mean Machine’ Kavaliauskas appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Songz Allegedly Stole Shane Mosley’s Girl Bella Gonzalez(Photos)

In today’s episode of ‘Mr. Steal ya girl’, Trey Songz stayed true to his word apparently by snatching up Shane Mosley’s girl, Bella Gonzalez, right up from under him. Mosley and Gonzalez have dated over 4 years, but apparently all isn’t well in paradise, via BSO:   Trey also allegedly started sleeping with boxing legend Shane Mosley’s GF Bella Gonzalez. When rumors...
Via Geeks and Cleats
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevenson v Sukhotskiy Press Conference

ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS “It’s going to be a short night on SHOWTIME.” – Adonis Stevenson “He looked nervous at the podium, like he wasn’t ready to fight.” – Dmitry Sukhotskiy SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION, This Friday, Dec. 19, Live on SHOWTIME® From Pepsi Coliseum In Quebec City, Canada Photo Credit...
Via BadCulture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliot Seymour admits to taking dive against Mickey Rourke

Actor Mickey Rourke shocked the boxing world (and Hollywood) last month when he won a match in his return to fighting at age 62. Rourke defeated 29-year-old Elliot Seymour after the referee called the fight following several knockdowns. Just days after the bout, a report claimed Seymour was paid to take a dive against Rourke....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Andre Berto, Zab Judah, Shawn Porter & more talk Black Out Boxing

A decorated group of boxing stars met over the weekend to discuss the Black Out Boxing movement and their opinions on what could and should be done to address the issues facing communities across the country. Former two-time world champion Andre Berto gathered the group on Friday in Las Vegas as part of his Black Out Boxing initiative. Former world champions Peter Quillin, Zab Judah...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao: Mayweather won't engage me in a slugfest

Floyd Mayweather Jr. insists he is serious about fighting Manny Pacquiao, and the undefeated champion wants the bout to take place in less than five months. Pacquiao has no problem with that, but he doesn’t expect a good fight from Mayweather even if the two do go at it. In his first comments since Mayweather...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Lee earns the middleweight title with decisive KO

The HBO Triple Header last Saturday might have delivered some questionable decision but also gave fans top form action throughout the night. The post HBO Boxing Triple Header: Wayward Decisions And Knockout Clarity appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan Shines In Vegas

(Esther Lin, Showtime) In a match-up of welterweight contenders from the charming hamlet of Las Vegas, Nevada, Amir Khan put on his best performance in years. Khan (30-3, 19 KO) used his superior reach and hand speed to dominate Devon Alexander from beginning to end, earning the unanimous decision by scores of 119-109, 118-110, and 120-108. TQBR also scored it 120-108. Khan fought...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley Reestablishes Himself Against Diego Chaves

(Timothy Bradley, left, Diego Chaves, right; via @HBOBoxing) Timothy Bradley (31-1) vs. Diego Chaves (23-2) Timothy Bradley entered the ring on a mission to reestablish himself amongst the sport’s elite, and largely cruised against the tough Diego Chaves in a fight that at times threatened to turn into something special, before ultimately throwing up another set of poor scorecards...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter cracks jokes over Tim Bradley's disfigured face

Tim Bradley fought to a controversial draw against Diego Chaves in a fight that many believed Bradley won. Those who didn’t watch the fight and just saw the post fight photos of Bradley might assume it was Chaves who gave him a butt whupping similar to this. The reality is that Bradley’s face looks like that because of a headbutt, but that didn’t stop the tweets from...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather wants to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2

Floyd Mayweather Jr is finally ready to step inside the ring with Manny Pacquiao — or so he says. During a Showtime interview on Friday night, Mayweather called out Pacquiao and even named a specific date that he wants to fight him. “We are ready. Let’s make it happen. May 2,” he said, per Dan...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Boxing Holiday Bash Recap

Chicago, IL — With the year coming to a close, Warriors Boxing put on a spectacular show featuring some of the rising stars in the boxing world. Up and coming talents such the locally-based Eddie Ramirez (7-0, 5 KOs) and Jose Felix Quesada (5-0, 4 KOs) dazzled with first-round knockouts. Both fighters took a step […] The post Warriors Boxing Holiday Bash Recap appeared first...
Via Outside Analysis
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya Says Canelo Has Agreed On Deal To Fight Cotto

This fight should be interesting and just one minor detail has to be ironed out. Oscar De La Hoya should perhaps address the fact that Cotto hasn’t agreed to anything yet. “No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez has agreed to terms for a May 2 bout against RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya informed RingTV.com on...
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mayweather witnessed murder-suicide on FaceTime

Details have began to emerge following the tragic murder-suicide committed by Mayweather’s friend Earl Hayes on his wife Stephanie Mosely. Here are the details via TMZ: Floyd Mayweather is reeling tonight … because he was on FaceTime with one of his best friends when the guy pulled out a gun, shot his wife and then killed himself … TMZ has learned. Sources tell us ...
Via Geeks and Cleats
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mickey Rourke TKO’d a man half his age in Moscow

World famous actor and professional boxer Mickey Rourke made his return to the ring today in Russia for the first time in 20 years and it was almost like he never left. The 62-year-old Academy Award nominee was a part of the nine-fight Provodnikov-Castillo card in Moscow where he took on 29-year-old Elliot Seymour who came into the contest with a record of 1-9. Here’s the full...
Via Fight Booth
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao: I'm ready to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Manny Pacquiao dominated Chris Algieri in Macau on Saturday and his record improved to 57-5-2. The talk has now moved to the possibility of Pacquiao fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the near future. And Pac Man was asked about it after Saturday’s match. “I’m stronger and faster now,” he said. “I’m so happy with my performance. Yes, I’m ready to face Mayweather. I...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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