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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
1 hour 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arthur Abraham re-signs with Sauerland through 2017; admits Super Six was too early for him

WBO titlist ‘King’ Arthur Abraham (43-4, 29 KOs) has signed a contract extension with Team Sauerland, which will keep him tied to the promoter until the end of 2017. Having previously agreed terms, Abraham put pen to paper following his sensational sixth-round TKO win over Robert Stieglitz on July 18 in Halle, and now, the 35 year-old two-weight World Champion is ready to continue...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Ward Vs Gennady Golovkin And The Weight Divide

It’s possible to think of better unmade fights right now than Andre Ward vs Gennady Golovkin, but the list only goes a couple fingers, tops. The two have danced around each other for the last couple years, each side accusing the other of not really wanting to lambada. But at this precise moment, it’s easy to pinpoint the perpetrator. This month Golovkin’s team made explicit...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cotto vs. Canelo Coming soon, very soon

View image | gettyimages.com   Miguel Cotto and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez have reached an agreement to fight on either November 7th or November 21st in a venue that is still in question but that will be in the 155 pound mark. This fight will be the most anticipated fight since the fight of the century between Mayweather and Pacquiao in May of the present year. Even though Miguel...

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 Bloguin Best
7 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next for Andre Ward?

The biggest question for Andre “SOG” (Son of God) Ward heading into his fight on June 20 against Paul “Real Gone Kid” Smith from England was whether or not he..... The post What’s Next For Andre Ward? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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
13 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxing's back on the big screen with 'Creed' and 'Southpaw'

Rocky Balboa is coming back to the big screen in "Creed," a spin off that has boxing fans excited. This movie continues boxing's trend toward broader cultural relevance and wide mass appeal. The post Boxing’s Back On The Big Screen With “Creed” And “Southpaw” appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dazed Timothy Bradley Takes WBO Belt After Ref Calls Fight Early (Video)

Jessie Vargas was just 10 seconds away from winning the interim WBO welterweight title, but instead, he watched Timothy Bradley lift the hardware. While Bradley seemed to have the advantage through most of the fight, Vargas came on strong in the final minutes of the 12th round. The 26-year-old left Bradley dazed with a few good shots with 10 seconds to go, and referee Pat Russell...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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