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Tony Luis Topples Karl Dargan On Friday Night Fights

Main Events thought they had gotten Karl Dargan to the precipice of an HBO date. Friday night on ESPN2, Tony Luis killed that notion. Dargan, a lightweight with some serious speed, was coming off a sensational knockout as the last “project” of Main Events on NBC Sports. Luis was a potentially tough test and proved more than that. Dargan won the first couple rounds, and then Luis...
Via Bloguin Best
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao close to deal for fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are inching closer to reaching a deal to fight in May, according to reports. TMZ reported Friday that the two sides reached agreement to fight at the MGM Grand on May 2, which is the venue and time of year for typical Mayweather fights. However, other boxing reporters say...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: WWE Looks At Lesnar vs. Austin + Billy Graham Resurfaces

– On the latest edition of WWE Fantasy Warfare, which you can watch below, WWE looks at a potential fantasy match between Brock Lesnar and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. – Below is a new video interview with WWE Hall Of Famer Superstar Billy Graham where he talks about playing football in the Canadian Football League prior to his pro wrestling days, which led to him being trained...
Via WZR Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder’s world: Analyzing his chances against the top 5 in the heavyweight division

How the jolly green-belted giant stacks up against the rest of top five heavyweights in the world:     First off–man, does it feel good to be back. I took some time away from covering the sport I love for ProBoxing-Fans.com to finish up my masters degree in health law and, as brutal as the legal world can be, it’s no substitute for the seedy, familiar underbelly that is boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal preview & prediction

Kovalev vs. Pascal Fight Preview: Montreal heats up out of its winter freeze on March 14, when it once again becomes the setting for first class light heavyweight action. #1 contender and WBA-IBF-WBO titlist defends his belts and his status against the challenge of #2 in the world, hometown hero, and two-time former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal. Since current World Champion...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Stars in Awesome Public Service Announcement About Road Rage

Is road rage really a big problem nowadays? Don't people know by now that their are all kinds of nuts out there and if you do or say the wrong thing to them while driving there is no telling what might happen?Apparently folks in Georgia are not totally are of this since they felt the need to enlist boxing legend Evander Holyfield to create a public service announcement warning people...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield Makes Angry Driver Regret Road Rage

Watch Evander Holyfield make this angry driver regret his case of road rage.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather visited Pacquiao’s hotel room for private meeting

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao appear to be serious about finally fighting. The two boxers met at halftime of the Miami Heat-Milwaukee Bucks game on Tuesday by chance (video here); Mayweather attends Heat games regularly, and Pacquiao happened to be in town because he judged a beauty pageant over the weekend. Pac-Man’s flight plans...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where does Brandon Rios go from here?

Brandon Rios closed out his rubber match with Mike Alvarado in spectacular form, showing that he's still got plenty left to offer boxing fans. The post Bam Bam Rises Again: Brandon Rios Shuts Down Mike Alvarado With 3rd-Round KO appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios Clubs Mike Alvarado Out Early

The first time, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado declared war on each other, embracing the messy tenets of inside battle and letting the tea leaves dictate who won, and it was Rios. The second time, Alvarado climbed the walls in Las Vegas, just barely escaping ruin to out-distance the gritty brawler. And this time, whatever series of factors available added to up to Rios overwhelming...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse, New York: The legendary Mayweather family came to town

When most people think about Syracuse; they think of S.U. Basketball. This time Central New Yorkers got to enjoy athletes from a different sport. Arguably the greatest boxing family on the planet, the legendary Mayweathers a.k.a “The Money Team” made a stop in Syracuse, New York from January 16th through January 19th. Floyd Mayweather Sr., along with his two younger brothers...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya to launch cable channel

Oscar De La Hoya is rolling out his own cable network, continuing down the trail started by Oprah Winfrey (among others). De La Hoya TV is billing itself as “the premiere authority on boxing and other combat sports” and will launch in the spring. The network will initially launch as a free VOD service, but will eventually become a standard, subscriber-based network. De La Hoya...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mayweather family were in Syracuse New York

The legendary Mayweather family a.k.a “The Money Team” made a stop in Syracuse, New York from January 16th through January 19th. Floyd Mayweather Sr., along with his two younger brothers Jeff and Roger Mayweather. They held training camps over the weekend in Baldwinsville, Rochester and Buffalo N.Y. On Sunday there was a “Meet the Mayweathers” event. I hosted the Q&A and...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC 30-Day Weigh-in Results Golovkin 172, Murray 169

WBC 30-DAY WEIGH-IN RESULTS GOLOVKIN 172, MURRAY 169   Monte-Carlo (January 21, 2015) Thirty days out from their highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and MARTIN MURRAY have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required limits heading into their February 21 clash in Monte-Carlo. From his training camp in...
Via BadCulture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor Speaks Post Gun Incident

LITTLE ROCK, AR- IBF middleweight champion turned himself in to law enforcement and pled not guilty to charges that he pointed a gun at a man’s head and threatened to shoot three small children at a Martin Luther King parade in his hometown of Little Rock. Taylor has already been released after posting a $50,000 bond. Prior to turning himself in, Taylor posted the below video...
Via BadCulture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavyweight champ Klitschko to fight Jennings in April at MSG

  Wladimir Klitschko has agreed to defend his WBA and IBF heavyweight titles against Bryant Jennings on April 25 at Madison Square Garden. It will be the champion's first fight in the United States in seven years. Jennings is undefeated in 19 fights, with 10 knockouts. Klitschko says he has "great respect" for Jennings, who "moves well and has a refined technique." The American...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boxing TV Schedule, Featuring Brandon Rios And Mike Alvarado

We’ve just come off an action packed week of boxing. Perhaps too action packed, judging by the photo of Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne above (via @jungrojo). This week might throw up some competition, though, with proven action star Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios set to do battle in the Mile High City. For that and more (well, one other fight) read on! Mike Alvarado Vs....
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chavez Jr. Returns April 18 Against Andrzej Fonfara

BOXING NEWS- Wondering when you’ll see Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the ring next? Wait no longer. Today via twitter, former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez returns to action on April 18th against Andrzej Fonfara. No specifics (location, weight, etc.) at this time. If history repeats itself, the fight will take place on HBO. Chavez Jr., last seen in the ring March 1, 2014...
Via BadCulture
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder paves the way for the American heavyweight resurgence

Deontay Wilder is the heavyweight of the hour. He's turned the heavyweight crown to the USA. Now when can we see a fight vs Wladimir Klitschko? The post Deontay Wilder Puts On For America, Paves The Way For Heavyweight Resurgence appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC brings boxing back to prime time with Al Michaels

Boxing and network television haven’t been a pair for decades. Though once upon a time, the sport could be seen Saturday afternoons on ABC’s Wide World of Sports. There were even fights broadcast over the air during prime time. However, boxing long ago sold its soul to pay-per-view and the big revenues that come with charging viewers $70 or more to see fights between top...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Roc Nation Sports’ Deal Great for Boxing

Andre Ward can finally resume his boxing career! Somewhere there is a contingent of ecstatic fans shouting, “The wait is over!” Shortly after severing ties with his prior promotions team, Goossen Promotions, Ward struck a deal with music mogul Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports. Andre Ward’s deal with Roc Nation Sports is good for him […] The post Andre Ward Roc Nation Sports...
Via Outside Analysis
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Lessons from Leonard vs. Duran

Mayweather vs Pacquiao is a dream of boxing fans around the world. The answers it can provide are foreshadowed by another historic fight: Leonard vs Duran. The post Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao: Lessons From Sugar Ray Leonard Vs. Roberto Duran appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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