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Peterson: “Each Fight Out I Try To Get Better”

Photo Credit:  Delane Rose – Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event. As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media...
Via BadCulture
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are destined to fight

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum told RingTV.com that Carl Froch and former WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. may clash on January 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas. “I don’t want to say anything more about anything until we get it done,” said Arum, 82, whose contract with Chavez is valid until October 2015. The 37-year-old Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) knocked George Groves onto Queer...
Via Sports by Colin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves still set, after Harry Reid helps out with visa issue

Bob Arum announced today that the visa for Diego "La Joya" Chaves has cleared and that he will be traveling to Las Vegas to face Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios, as scheduled, on Saturday, August 2, at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. There was concern that the Rios vs. Chaves fight would have to be cancelled, as an unrelated system-wide delay with the issuing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Briggs Trolls Klitschko…Again

SOUTH FLORIDA - He’s BACK. Tenacity is a great quality that will get most people closer to attaining a goal. I’m not sure that’s going to happen for Shannon Briggs. Once again, Briggs popped up in the South Florida gym where alphabet champion Wladimir Klitschko is currently training for his upcoming title defense against Kubrat Pulev on September 6th. In this installment of...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diego Chaves’ visa approved, fight with Brandon Rios is a go

After a few days of uncertainty and reports stating the bout was off earlier today, Diego Chaves ended up getting his visa cleared at the last minute; allowing for his bout with Brandon Rios to be officially on Saturday Aug.2, at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Boxing Scene even released an interview with Chaves, who said he wasn’t going to make it to the United States for...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch Eyes HBO PPV Fight vs Chavez Jr; Not GGG

According to promoter Eddie Hearn, Carl Froch has been told that a fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr would be slated as a HBO PPV, while a fight against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin would  not be a PPV. Froch is coming off of a good win over George Groves but he hasn’t shown huge star potential in the US and Chavez Jr has a decent name but he hasn’t shown the ability to be...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs tries to start a brawl with Wladimir Klitschko

Former two-time heavyweight titlist Shannon Briggs interrupted Wladimir Klitschko’s open media workout and tried to instigate a brawl with the boxing legend on Tuesday in South Florida. Michael Moorer separated the 42-year-old Briggs (55-6-1-1, 48 KOs) and the 38-year-old Klitschko (62-3, 53 KOs) before fists were thrown. Briggs last vacated the squared circle on June 28 after...
Via Sports by Colin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum and the two day orgy he had with Muhammad Ali after the Thrilla in Manilla

Bob Arum is like that kooky grandpa you had growing up as a child. You would never know what would come out of his mouth and you always worried he would say something so outlandish that you would just shake your head. As you got older you would realize grandpa was actually a funny dude to hang out with and his no filter approach to life was something refreshing in a world in which...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for Golovkin: From Cotto to Canelo; Chavez Jr. to Froch

Saturday night, in front of a crowd of 8,572, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin took care of business against Daniel Geale. From the starting bell the Kazakhstan warrior dictated the tempo. But Daniel Geale looked determined to somehow make this fight go the distance. He landed a decent upper cut early in the round, and later landed a big right hook. In the later portions of the round,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao laughed at Drake’s impression of him singing

One of Drake’s more notable bits when he hosted the ESPYs a few weeks ago was the skit he did mocking Manny Pacquiao. Drake dressed like Pac-Man and did a great impression of Manny singing. The bit was funny overall — Drake’s impression of Pacquiao was spot-on — but does that mean it went over […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin would brutalize Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden

Russian badass Gennady Golovkin scored a third round TKO victory over Australian Daniel Geale to successfully defend the WBA and IBO middleweight belts Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) floored the 33-year-old Geale (30-3, 16 KOs) in the second and then continued to mercilessly stalk the bleeding Aussie. Sensing a beaten man, Golovkin exchanged punches...
Via Sports by Colin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent trolls Floyd Mayweather about ex-fiancee and Nelly

50 Cent is at it again. Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s ex-fianceé Shantel Jackson celebrated her birthday on Friday. Her new boo Nelly made sure to post a few photos wishing her happy birthday. By now, you know fiddy’s get down, troll Floyd about Nelly taking Ms. Jackson. Nelly put this up @floydmayweather DAMN da n*gga really took your lady Champ. It’s @missjackson birthday. Smh...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson wants Jamie Foxx to play him in Biopic

Former boxing champ Mike Tyson says he and actor Jamie Foxx have discussed the two collaborating on a movie about Tyson’s life. “Me and Jamie Foxx have been talking and he’s willing to take that role and portray me as Mike Tyson, doing my life story,” Tyson said during a conference call to promote his one-man show in Toronto, via the AP and USA TODAY Sports. ”I think...
Via Low Brow Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Friday Night Fights: Undercard Results Part 1

Chicago, IL ~~~ The fans at the UIC Pavilion got a fairly good boxing display on the non-televised portion of ESPN Friday Night Fights. A seemingly rising star and a good toe-to-toe boxing match got the energy up fast. Chicago-native, welterweight Semajay Thomas opened the card up with a bang. He finished his opposition Charon […] The post ESPN Friday Night Fights: Undercard Results...
Via Outside Analysis
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Friday Night Fights Official Weigh-in Results

Chicago, IL ~~~ Some of boxing big names were in attendance at the official weigh-in for the July 25th installment of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Former heavyweight champion Chris Byrd was among the large crowd inside of the Haymarket Pub and Brewery. The crowd witnessed a tense exchange between Roberto “La Amenza” Garcia and Breidis […] The post ESPN Friday Night Fights Official...
Via Outside Analysis
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather objects to Bieber question: That’s racial profiling

Some clueless, nosy reporter showed up to Floyd Mayweather’s press conference in Chicago this week and decided to question his relationship with fellow entertainers Johnny Manziel and Justin Bieber. Floyd didn’t care for the line of questioning and even suggested the woman was “racial profiling.” First NBC Chicago reporter Peggy Kusinski asked Floyd about his […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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