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Boxing Scene’s Ryan Maquiñana Says Andre Ward’s Got Next For Gennady Golovkin

On this edition of The Versus Podcast, we talk with Boxing Scene's Ryan Maquinana who confirms a report out of Las Vegas on the future of Andre Ward. Is GGG and Kovalev next? The post Boxing Scene’s Ryan Maquiñana Says Andre Ward’s Got Next For Gennady Golovkin appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Column: Cancer turned out to be the biggest fight for Jacobs

His doctor first diagnosed it as a pinched nerve. Daniel Jacobs thought the pain running down his leg might be sciatica. ''We were both wrong,'' Jacobs said. It was on a USO tour of the Middle East when the boxer first felt numbness in his leg. He ignored it at first, thinking it would go away. But by the time he headed home, Jacobs was using a cane to walk. Three weeks later, he...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: PBC Payano vs Warren Promo

On Sunday August 2nd Juan Carlos Payano will face Cincinnati’s own Rau’Shee Warren for the WBA Super Bantamweight title on Bounce TV at 9 pm. Premier Boxing Champions will showcase these two young stars on the 2nd. Check out the running promo featuring Ludacris.
Via The Front Office News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrell Wright headlines August 15th card in Jersey City; Miguel Cotto to attend as special guest

On Saturday night, August 15, a night of professional boxing will take place at Pershing Field Ice Rink in Jersey City, New Jersey. LGM Promotions is proud to center the fight card around the Puerto Rican Parade and Festival and Jersey City Recreation Department. To help celebrate the weekend, Puerto Rico’s only 4-division world champion and future Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto has...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shumenov Wins Over Flores On Unimpressive PBC card

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KO’s) won a controversial twelve-round unanimous decision over BJ Flores (32-2, 20 KO’s). The fight overall was a poor fight that didn’t show much and had no one excited at any point. Overall this PBC card was very poor and one of the worst ones in recent memory. Aside from the KO victory of Marrero, not much happened. But I digress, back to the main...
Via BadCulture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver-Steve Cunningham trash talk continues

Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham are prepping their big showdown, which has been heating up with a war of words. Here, find a full transcript from a conference call they hosted. Krzysztof Glowacki I am very happy to fight in the United States. I’m very thankful to my promoters who gave me the chance to do it but I also did it myself winning elimination fights. I just hope that...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Beibut Shumenov wins decision vs. BJ Flores; Claudio Marrero scores highlight reel KO of Rico Ramos

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) defeated B.J. Flores (31-2-1, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. Shumenov came out aggressive early before using his movement late to earn a world title in a second division and become the first fighter from Kazakhstan to achieve that feat. Flores was competitive throughout the fight, countering effectively...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev, Jean Pascal Win To Set Up Rematch

They got there in very different ways Saturday night on HBO, but Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal ended up in the victory circle and are now moving toward the light heavyweight rematch that seemed inevitable before the evening began. In the main event, Kovalev took on hopeless mandatory contender Nadjib Mohammedi and treated him like the hopeless opponent he was. This fight didn...
Via The Queensbury Rules
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hagler calls out Mayweather, tells him to fight Golovkin

Marvin Hagler joined Twitter on Thursday and wasted little time making his presence felt. The Boxer Hall of Famer sent a tweet calling out Floyd Mayweather Jr. and telling him to fight GGG — Gennady Golovkin. They say Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto will be free on CBS. Man they should PAY US to watch...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Elijah Holyfield sets announcement date

One of the top running backs in the nation, four-star Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, has trimmed his list of schools down to five and has set a date for his announcement. All of the final five schools are members of the Southeastern Conference — which comes as no surprise. Holyfield, who plays at Woodward Academy in Atlanta, informed 247 Sports of his final...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Running Back Elijah Holyfield Trims List To 5 SEC Schools, Sets Decision Date

Elijah Holyfield, son of boxer Evander Holyfield, is one of the nation’s top running backs, and today, he made a pair of huge announcements about his recruitment. The four-star, No. 5 ranked back trimmed his list to five schools, all from the SEC, and set a decision date. Holyfield revealed his five finalists to 247Sports: “Alabama – because they have had so much success in...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley Jr. Fails Drug Test Post BKB Win

LAS VEGAS, NV — According to findings from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Shane Mosley Jr., son of former champion Shane Mosley failed a routine post-fight drug test. Following his recent win at the BKB (Big Knockout Boxing) event in June where he knocked out Jason Kelly in under a minute, Mosley Jr.’s sample tested positive for amphetamines, a banned substance. As...
Via BadCulture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Nonito Donaire, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., More

When’s the last time we had any Weekend Afterthoughts around here? Maybe enough time to let neogrunge fashion become a thing. This past weekend had few U.S. televised fights of any note, with most of the most meaningful fights off TV. There was this knockout by Amir Imam of Fernando Angulo, which has the final visuals of a major knockout and dynamic of a momentous knockout for...
Via The Queensbury Rules
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chavez Jr. Wins In Lackluster Fashion

TEXAS — Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. continue his boxing journey with a win over Marcos Reyes. A win yes but, something to write home about? Definitely not. Let’s side aside the fact that he clearly dwarfed his opponent by at least 20 pounds in the ring (Chavez Jr. didn’t make weight for the 168 pound bout, coming in at just over 170 pounds) Despite winning in a non-spectacular,...
Via BadCulture
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather to fight Andre Berto in September

For all the talk about Floyd Mayweather supposedly wanting an “easy” fight come September, it looks like he may be getting his wish. Michael Woods of The Sweet Science broke the news Tuesday that the five-division champion is officially slated to fight Andre Berto on September 12. The bout will be broadcast on CBS instead...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mosley unretires for rematch with Mayorga after Twitter beef

Former three-division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley is coming out of retirement for a rematch with Nicaraguan fighter Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga. According to a report by ESPN boxing insider Dan Rafael published on Saturday, a pay-per-view fight between the two veteran fighters has been scheduled for Aug. 29 at a still undecided location in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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