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DeGale: ‘At the end of the day I’m better’ than Dirrell

BOSTON — Championship boxing returns to Boston on Saturday when American fighter and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Andre Dirrell steps into the ring to take on 2008 Olympic gold medalist James DeGale of Great Britain with the world super middleweight title on the line. Both of these men bring sparking records into Boston University’s Agganis Arena: Dirrell is 24-1 with 16 knockouts...
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James Degale vs. Andre Dirrell Boxing Odds

James Degale vs. Andre Dirrell boxing odds have been released, courtesy of BetDSI.
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Daniel Geale workout photos & quotes: I’m coming in very confident against Miguel Cotto

Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) defends against Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KO’s) of Australia on June 6, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Geale, newly arrived in the US to continue his training, hosted a New York City media workout yesterday afternoon at Mendez Boxing Gym in preparation. Check out the photos & quotes here. Daniel Geale “Cotto has trouble in stages...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Kell Brook v Frankie Gavin; Who Wins?

LONDON — With May 29th rapidly approaching, Kell Brook and Frankie Gavin are firing on all cylinders as they inch closer and closer to fight night. The undefeated, defending champion, Brook, looks to successfully defend the title a second time and broaden his world-wide appeal while Gavin is presented with the opportunity of a lifetime. With one loss on his record (against Leonard...
Via BadCulture
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Michael Buffer to MC stacked London card May 30th, Brook-Gavin, Gradovich-Selby, Linares-Mitchell, Joshua-Johnson

Michael Buffer will call the fighters to the ring on a huge night of boxing at The O2 in London on May 30, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Hall Of Fame ring MC returns to the UK for another evening of world class boxing featuring Kell Brook against domestic foe Frankie Gavin, London favorite Kevin Mitchell challenging Jorge Linares for the WBC Lightweight title and Welsh stylist...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Video: Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale preview

The Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale clash is coming up, in just a few short weeks, on June 6th. Cotto heads back to New York, but this time, fights in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, as he seeks to make the first defense of the middleweight championship that he won from Sergio Martinez one year ago. Geale is looking to work himself back to the top of the division, after having been...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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WATCH: Evander Holyfield Takes A Dive Against Mitt Romney

Friday night former presidential candidate Mitt Romney (68) faced off against former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield (52) for a charity boxing match. Hmmm...a politician against a champion boxer. Any guesses as to how this should go? Yeah--Holyfield should finish good ole Mitt off in about 20 seconds. Instead the whole thing lasted a couple of rounds before Mitt through in...
Via FatManWriting
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A Sweet TKO Lifts Roman Gonzalez Over Edgar Sosa

INGLEWOOD — Despite his tasty sounding name, there was nothing sweet about the havoc Roman Gonzalez wrecked on Edgar Sosa Saturday night. In front of a raucous, excited crowd at The Forum in Inglewood, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez outclassed, outgunned and outworked challenger Edgar Sosa of Mexico to retain the WBC flyweight title. Making his American TV debut, Gonzalez lived...
Via BadCulture
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WATCH: Gennady Golovkin destroys Willie Monroe, wins by TKO

Gennady Golovkin on Saturday showed why he is the most exciting fighter in boxing. Golovkin, who entered his middleweight title fight with Willie Monroe Jr. 32-0 with 29 knockouts, dropped the New York native twice in the second round. The first knockout was gorgeous as it came on a textbook left hook. Smelling blood in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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What To Expect From Mitt Romney Vs Evander Holyfield

A friend was wondering what I think about Mitt Romney vs Evander Holyfield this weekend. I am, after all,  a boxing writer who also has written about politics. You’d think I might have something interesting to say. In reality: Probably not. I think: It will not be a real boxing match. Not that anyone with half a brain’s expecting that. But if you’ve seen any boxing matches...
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Mayweather once ordered pilot to pass Ricky Hatton’s plane

Former boxer Ricky Hatton has an unreal story about Floyd Mayweather Jr. that is just so good it’s almost unbelievable. Hatton, who was undefeated until Mayweather knocked him out in the 10th round of their 2007 fight (back when Floyd actually hit his opponents), has written a new book and an anecdote he told about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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‘Canelo’ Alvarez knocks down Kirkland three times en route to KO of the year victory

Mexican boxing hero Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (45-1-1) dropped Austin, Texas’ own James Kirkland (31-2) not once, not twice, but three times to cap off what was easily the most exciting fight of the year thus far in the world of professional boxing. Leading up to their main event quarrel on HBO tonight, any and everyone in the boxing community pleaded with fans to tune into ...
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WATCH: Canelo Alvarez delivers knockout of the year

Canelo Alvarez destroyed James Kirkland and won via third-round knockout Saturday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston, showcasing some serious punching power in what was expected to be a close fight. Alvarez knocked Kirkland down in the first and was trying for a TKO in the second, but Kirkland rallied back. The third round...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

10 years later: Jose Luis Castillo-Diego Corrales remembered

By Eddie Maisonet, III I can remember sitting in my house that night, on the weekend of Cinco de Mayo (May 7th 2005), wondering what craziness would take place that night. As a senior in college, my life and times were at an all-time high. College days had swiftly passed, parties were in full force on America's hijacked unofficial holiday, and I was to graduate with my degree in...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao has shoulder surgery

After their mega-fight Saturday night, we found out that Manny Pacquiao entered the ring against Floyd Mayweather with a severely torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. While the fact that the Filipino slugger wasn’t 100 percent healthy may not have altered the outcome of the fight, it almost certainly changed how it was contested. On Wednesday, Dr. Neal ElAttrache informed...
Via Rumors and Rants
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Top Rank threatens to sue over Mayweather-Pacquiao piracy

  The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight made Saturday a great day for live-streaming apps like Periscope, but they might have more troublesome days ahead.   President of fight co-promoter Top Rank Inc. Todd duBoef told The Los Angeles Times on Sunday that he plans to pursue legal action against those who pirated the fight and the platforms they used to pirate it...
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WATCH: ESPN reporter calls first First Take a 'train wreck'

Floyd Mayweather decisively defeated Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, scoring a victory via unanimous decision.  The bout has been panned for not living up to its “Fight of the Century” moniker and being, well, boring.  Perhaps it would have been different five years ago or more with both men still in their prime, but Mayweather was unquestionably the better fighter on...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Live blog!

It’s finally here. The “Fight of the Century” is upon us, as Floyd Mayweather (47-0, 26 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) will step in the ring tonight after a five-year wait. They will battle for the title of best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and the best boxer of their generation at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. We will be live blogging all the action starting...
Via Rumors and Rants
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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