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The Canelo Alvarez Vs. Erislandy Lara Undercard, Previewed (And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Roberto Duran’s appearance in Miami Vice hasn’t got the love it deserves since it popped up over on r/boxing. So I’m leaving it here for you to marvel at. The soundtrack ain’t too shabby either. You know what is kind shabby? The undercard for Canelo Alvarez’s fight against Erislandy Lara. Sure, it has some big names, but it doesn’t offer anything much in the way of intrigue...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook: Shawn Porter doesn’t want to fight me, but he had no option

Kell Brook has vowed to prove he is a world class fighter by ripping the title from Shawn Porter when they clash at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on August 16. Brook has had to bide his time for his first World title fight with three clashes against previous champion Devon Alexander cancelled through injury to both men. The unbeaten Sheffield star will travel to America...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves press conference video highlights

After 8 months from his last performance against Manny Pacquiao, fan favorite Brandon Rios will finally return to the squared circle. On August 2nd, he will be fighting at The Cosmo of Las Vegas as he takes on former interim WBA welterweight champion Diego Chaves. Rios will look to be the second man to finish the tough Argentine off as he will want to make a big statement in his...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Vs. Chris Algieri In The Works

Negotiations are underway for Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao to face New York’s Chris Algieri, according to various media reports. The fight would likely take place in November in Macau, with junior welterweights Ruslan Provodnikov and Brandon Rios potentially facing each other on the undercard. “We have a Pacquiao offer on the table and we are negotiating that actually as...
Via The Queensbury Rules
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Drunk History: Joe Louis Vs. Max Schmeling

That this slipped by us is tragic. Thanks for getting us back on point, Reddit. “Drunk History” on Comedy Central is terrific, and it took on a great moment in boxing history last week. The above video is incomplete, but if you have any kind of “On Demand” through your cable or satellite provider, the whole episode is available. The rest is damn funny, too. Pretty sure this...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev to Bernard Hopkins: I’ll fight anytime, any place

As Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) prepares to face Blake "Il Capo" Caparello on August 2nd on HBO Boxing After Dark from Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ, there has been talk of a match between Kovalev and Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs). In a recent interview with BoxingScene.com, Hopkins called out Kovalev saying: "...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ruslan Chagaev wins a fake heavyweight title, nobody cares

This past Saturday, Uzbek contender and former heavyweight titlist Ruslan Chagaev defeated Fres Oquendo in Grozny, Russia to capture the fake WBA heavyweight championship. I say "fake" because, as we at Proboxing-Fans.com have had cause to note many times over the last few years, the real WBA belt adorns the waist of World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko (pictured...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

There is ‘a good opportunity’ for Miguel Cotto and Timothy Bradley to fight

Speaking on Monday with BoxingScene, trainer Joel Diaz acknowledged that Miguel Cotto would be “a good opportunity” for Timothy Bradley. Top Rank CEO Bob Arum also mentioned the possibility of the 33-year-old Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) defending the WBC middleweight belt against the 30-year-old Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs) at a catchweight of 150-pounds. “We think that this is a good fight...
Via Sports by Colin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Witherspoon Talks About His Return On Saturday

West Deptford, New Jersey (July 7, 2014)- THIS SATURDAY, July 12, Heavyweight contender, Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon returns to the ring after a two-year absence when he takes part in an 8-round bout against Tyabb Beale (9-4-1, 3 KO’s) of Newark, NJ at the Riverwinds Community Center in West Deptford, New Jersey. The show is promoted by Witherspoon’s Silver Spoon...
Via BadCulture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It won’t be long until the name Kell Brook gets added to the list of boxers who under-estimated Showtime Shawn Porter.

August 9th, in Brooklyn, New York, Showtime Shawn Porter will climb into the ring to face challenger Kell Brook. Brook says he is looking to impress. He thinks he can take the welterweight  belt away from Showtime. Little does this guy know, Shawn Porter isn’t going to make that easy. Brook is likely to join the growing list of welterweight contenders, who under-estimated the...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Although only a middling boxer, Amir Khan is a menace in the streets

Brittle bloke Amir Khan was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting two teenagers as they were returning from a mosque in Bolton. Although details remain sketchy, the 27-year-old Khan (29-3, 19 KOs) reportedly caused minor wounds to a pair of 19-year-olds. “Officers attended Russell Street and discovered two 19-year-old men had been assaulted. Their injuries are not serious,...
Via Sports by Colin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan Arrested For Allegedly Beating Up Two Men

The Bolton News is reporting that Amir Khan was arrested early Friday morning after an incident in two men were beaten up after returning from a nearby mosque. Police said the two men were hurt but not seriously injured in the incident. Witnesses said the alleged attack happened after Amir pulled up alongside the group of men in a Mercedes C Class in front of Velden Engineering...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs wants to get knocked onto Queer Street by Wladimir Klitschko

Speaking with FightNews on Thursday, former two-time heavyweight titlist Shannon Briggs said he’s “living right” and ready to battle Wladimir Klitschko. Briggs (55-6-1-1, 48 KOs) earned a unanimous decision over Brazilian Raphael Zumbano Love to capture the vacant NABA heavyweight strap on June 28. A native Brooklynite, Briggs floored Love (34-8-1, 27 KOs) in the opening and...
Via Sports by Colin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Riddick Bow: Starbucks Prices = Wet Stuff Under Girl’s Ding Dong

Riddick Bowe is obviously not happy with Starbucks prices going up, but there has to be a better comparison than this. #starbucks raises coffee prices like I raise the wet stuff under a girls ding dong. Thats whats up. Bowe — Riddick Bowe (@riddickbowe) July 3, 2014 If anyone can explain to me what this even means, I’m not sure I’ll be grateful, but at least I’ll be more...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Riddick Bowe May Not Understand How The Female Body Works

Via YouTubeRight in the wet stuff! Former boxing world champion, pro wrestling hopeful and Fresh Prince accoster Riddick Bowe does not enjoy paying $7 for a cup of coffee. To express this, I think Bowe tried to make a “the prices are going up like my dick.” I’m not sure, because what came out was at best a confusing jumble of phrasing, and at worst an announcement that Bowe...
Via With Leather
6 days ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent Offers More Advice To Floyd Mayweather Jr. About TI & Tiny

50 Cent is never going to miss an opportunity to come for boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fiddy took to Instagram on Monday to laugh at Floyd getting curved by Tiny on the BET Awards red carpet Sunday. Floyd attempted to say hello to the VH1 star of “The Family Hustle” but Tiny avoided him and managed to make her way down the red carpet without crossing paths with the champ again...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer proposes to girlfriend after knocking out opponent

One of the most memorable moments from the Academy Award winning movie “Rocky” is when Philadelphia underdog Rocky Balboa embraces his girlfriend Adrian in the ring after taking Apollo Creed the distance. It might very well be the most romantic moment in boxing history. However, IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch may have something to say about that. After knocking...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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