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Jerry Jones wants Golovkin vs. Canelo at AT&T Stadium

According to TMZ Sports, Jerry Jones is in the running to host a potential boxing superfight between top stars Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. Of course, if Jerry gets the rights, it will be hosted at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Plans are tentative for the two fighters to box in September, and Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler says that one of the possible venue...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roy Jones, Jr. is Still Fighting and Isn’t Retiring

When he was in his prime, many had Roy Jones, Jr. in the “greatest of all time” discussion for boxers. He made quick work of just about everyone. If he were in his prime now, he’d do Mayweather numbers. But […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Has Roy Jones Jr. Officially Retirement?

On Wednesday, rumors abounded that Roy Jones Jr. officially announced his retirement from boxing during a stop in Russia. With the absence of an official statement, and Roy’s continued desire to step in the ring, it’s impossible to confirm if the former pound-for-pound champion’s send-off is true. BadCulture.net reached out to sources close to Jones who told us the retirement...
Via BadCulture
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Confirms Fight With Sullivan Barrera

NEW YORK, NY (February 9, 2016) – Roc Nation Sports is pleased to announce that Two-Time World Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) will return to the ring on Saturday, March 26, to begin his assault on the light heavyweight division when he takes on undefeated and number one rated IBF light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zou Shiming returns with win, more than 35 million tune in & watch

“Return of the King,” which featured the return of two-time Olympic gold medalist and Chinese icon Zou Shiming in the main event, attracted an enormous audience of 36.5 million viewers. The January 30 live telecast, which emanated from the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, boasted 6.5 million viewers who watched on television on CCTV 5 and 30 million viewers...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs: The Kovalev Vs Stevenson Act; The Tysons; The Triangle

What? Something in boxing was FAKE? You mean that after their hilarious confrontation in the ring on HBO, Sergey Kovalev and Adonis Stevenson were hugging off camera? Shocking. Or is this what’s shocking: That trainer Freddie Roach was the one who alleged the forgery? Roach, who doesn’t even pretend that he’s not bull****ting us half the time? This is a nice potential hall...
Via The Queensbury Rules
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Deadly shooting breaks out at Dublin boxing weigh-in

Three men opened fire on a boxing weigh-in, killing one and injuring two more at The Regency in Dublin, Ireland on Friday afternoon. The men were dressed as Garda Emergency Response Unit (national police force of Ireland) and were carrying AK47s. The terrifying moments when the gunmen opened fire were captured on video (no injuries were captured on the video below) According...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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Via YouTube - Redskins
5 days ago  |  Discuss

PUSH PLAY: Keith Thurman Talks Cloning, Porter & Plays Flute

On Wednesday night, WBA world weltwerweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman paid The Ruckus crew a visit to talk about the upcoming fight against “Showtime” Shawn Porter (March 12th at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut), cloning, global warming and more. A man of many talents, One Time finished off the segment with a medley of music from his new acquired piano and the...
Via BadCulture
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime boxing history celebration continues in February with Rivalry month: Ayala vs. Tapia, Vazquez vs. Marquez

Round 2 of the Showtime 12-round slash 12 month celebration commemorating 30 years of Showtime Championship Boxing continues in February with “Rivalries’’. This month will be highlighted by five of the most exhilarating and memorable fights in boxing history: the twoPaulie Ayala-Johnny Tapia battles and the first three Israel Vazquez-Rafael Marquez wars. Ayala-Tapia I was 1999...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruslan Chagaev vs. Lucas Browne March 5th shown in US on AWE network

On Saturday afternoon, March 5th, undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (23-0-0) will battle Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1) for his belt. The bout will be broadcast live in the United States on AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment. Credit: Team Browne Undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne, a former bouncer and MMA fighter, is known for knocking out his opponents. Browne, from Australia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather has turned down ‘crazy’ money offers to fight again

Floyd Mayweather is so committed to retirement he says he has turned down “crazy” monetary offers to return to the ring.  Mayweather, 38, last fought in September, quietly beating Andre Berto following a heavily-hyped bout with Manny Pacquiao that turned out to be a dud. The win over Berto put Mayweather at 49-0 for his career and ended his six-fight contract with Showtime...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez, Amir Khan surprise public with fight announcement

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan, a fight nobody saw coming and that no fans asked for, is happening in May. Some are outraged; some are talking themselves into liking the idea of Khan, a chinny welterweight, moving up to contend for the middleweight championship of the world against a man who will be pushing toward cruiserweight on fight night given his tendency toward post-weigh-in...
Via The Queensbury Rules
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC middleweight champ Alvarez to fight Khan on May 7

LONDON (AP) WBC middleweight champion Saul Alvarez will defend his title against British boxer Amir Khan, who is jumping two weight divisions for the fight in Las Vegas on May 7. Golden Boy Boxing announced the fight on Tuesday. It will be at a catchweight of 155 pounds. Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto in a unanimous points decision in November. The 25-year-old Mexican has lost once...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Commit Elijah Holyfield Recruiting A Large Group Of Top 2016 Players On Twitter

We have two days until National Signing Day, and coaches and commits throughout the country are scrambling to finish off their classes. Elijah Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, committed to Georgia back in September, and is still rock solid despite the coaching change. Today, he’s on Twitter trying to reel in some of the top available recruits to come join him in...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-heavyweight champ Bruno wants boxing comeback at age 54

LONDON (AP) Former world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno says he wants to make a return to competitive boxing at the age of 54. Bruno told British broadcaster ITV on Monday he is back in training, adding ''I've got to get back into boxing, to get this out of my system, because I don't want to end up in (psychiatric) hospital.'' Bruno was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2003...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev grotesquely punishes Jean Pascal

That wasn’t a rematch we needed, Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal II, and Saturday night confirmed it. On HBO, the two light heavyweights rumbled again, and just like the first time, Kovalev massacred Pascal, who had only moments of effectiveness. Someone should’ve stopped it long ago, before it ever happened, and once it actually began, it should’ve been stopped well before the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Greene reunites with kid from Coca-Cola commercial nearly 40 years later

It’s arguably the most recognizable Super Bowl commercial in history. “Mean” Joe Greene is walking towards the locker room, as a kid offers him help, and then his Coke. In exchange, Greene tosses him his jersey. The two are now set to get back together in a new video to honor the original, which was shot for the upcoming Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2016 special on...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Best Super Bowl commercials ever

These ads represent money well-spent on the most expensive airtime of the year.
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather rips Oscar De La Hoya for dressing in drag

    The war of words between Floyd Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya was taken to a new level this weekend. Mayweather slammed De La Hoya in a video recorded by Fight Hype, making references to Oscar’s drug problem and cross dressing.     “It’s good to work with guys like Richard Schaefer and Al Haymon, guys that drug free, guys that wear suits, guys that dress...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to retire after rematch with Timothy Bradley

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has decided his fight against Timothy Bradley will be the last of his career, as he”ll retire from the sport following the bout although you may want to take this with a grain of salt as many boxers attempt comebacks later after retiring. Hell The 37-year-old had a storied career, sporting a 57-6-2 record. He lost his last fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. by...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson has weird threats for his daughters’ boyfriends

    Any man who is bold enough to date Mike Tyson’s daughter had better be ready to make out with Iron Mike. That’s essentially what Tyson said in an appearance on “Conan” Wednesday night. After acknowledging that his daughters are “big time old enough to date,” the former heavyweight champ shared the warning he gives to his daughters’ boyfriends.     ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather: Racism behind Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor’s popularity

Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor are two of the biggest stars in UFC today: Rousey remains wildly popular throughout the world, and featherweight champion McGregor continues his meteoric rise, no matter how much trash talking he does. And, if you ask Floyd Mayweather, that’s all proof that racism still exists in boxing and mixed-martial arts. Mayweather had a revealing interview...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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