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Evander Holyfield's son starts his HS season with seven TDs

If his father packed a wallop like this, he might still be heavyweight boxing  champion of the world. Running back Elijah Holyfield, son of retired heavyweight fighter Evander Holyfield, scored seven touchdowns Friday to help Woodward Academy beat Decatur 45-13 in a Georgia high school football game. Holyfield, a junior who has already attracted some attention from Big Ten and SEC...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin says Rubio fight is a present to So. Cal boxing fans; Curious about Rubio’s power

As the freight train they call Gennady Golovkin heads west for the fist time in his career to fight Marco Antonio Rubio on Oc. 18, the fans of Southern California are receiving a gift according to GGG. Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) is known for his tremendous power and his no-let-up in your face style of fighting and Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) will represent a stiff test. A veteran Mexican...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Dawn: Beterbiev vs. Cloud – 9/27

‘RED DAWN’ Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Cloud NABA Light Heavyweight Championship Cover photo credit: Martin Chevalier/Agence QM  September 27 at Bell Centre in Montreal MONTREAL (August 27, 2014) - Former world amateur champion and two-time Russian Olympian Artur Beterbiev (5-0-0, 5 KOs), who moved to Montreal more than a year ago when he first turned professional, will face...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Carl Frampton highlights, knocks out Cazares & Parodi

Carl Frampton is eager for his upcoming rematch against Kiko Martinez. Of course, Frampton won the first fight, but it's Martinez who has the title belt now, and has streaked off with a series of big wins. Before the fight though, here you can take in some great Carl Frampton video highlights. Watch Frampton send Jeremy Parodi down with a left hook to the body in the their fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Nelson: If Huck wants to be the best, he needs to fight outside of Germany

Tomorrow night in Halle, Germany WBO World Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (37-2-1, 26 KOs) will attempt to equal Johnny Nelson’s record for the most title defenses in the cruiserweight division when he faces Mirko Larghetti (21-0, 13 KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium. As Huck threatens to match Nelson’s record of thirteen successful defenses, ‘’The Entertainer’’ has...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao coming in 2015

I am not going to fall for the banana in the tailpipe. This has been going on for five years now and until I see Mayweather and Pacquiao in the ring I simply won’t believe it is happening. With that being said it is my job to report, so here is what Bob Arum is saying about a potential Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in 2015 via SFGate.com. Boxing promoter Bob Arum told The San Francisco...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent mocks Floyd Mayweather with great Manny Pacquiao meme

50 Cent really is a master troll. The guy loves screwing with former best buddy Floyd Mayweather Jr. and has no chill. On Wednesday, 50 hit Floyd with possibly his best burn yet. Playing off the whole saga over Floyd’s supposed inability to read, 50 posted this great meme with Manny Pacquiao on Instagram. Things […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Wladimir Klitschko’s injury a sign that retirement is on its way?

Wladimir Klitschko's camp announced that he was forced to postpone his the fight with Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev due to a torn biceps. The announcement was met with dismay in fight circles, as Klitschko vs. Pulev promised to be the most exciting Dr. Steelhammer fight in years, even though it only means a postponement until November. [Editor's note: The promoters worked quickly...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio press conference video + face off

The “good boy” Gennady Golovkin is being very very good to us and will be brining us Christmas a few months early. On October 18th he will be facing rugged power puncher Marco Antonio Rubio in a fight that will see the two fighters middleweight titles on the line. Rubio has more knockouts than Golovkin has fights and he’s hoping that experience and his size will be enough to...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Jermain Taylor shot cousin several times, in custody

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested and charged with first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault in the shooting of his cousin, a Pulaski County (Arkansas) Sheriff’s Office spokesman told ESPN. The cousin remains in serious condition at an area hospital after being shot multiple times, the spokesperson, Lt. Carl Minden said. The incident...
Via Low Brow Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Change.org petition: 'Reading Rainbow' for Floyd Mayweather

Via Guyism
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hit By His Own Hype Train: Where Next For Adrien Broner?

(May 3; Las Vegas; Adrien Broner [right] against Carlos Molina during their fight at MGM Grand. Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) A young boxer without hype is just one of countless hopefuls. Add hype and suddenly you’ve got a “hot prospect,” “a contender,” maybe even “the next big thing.” Hype attracts fans, sells tickets, gets you on the big cards. Early in...
Via The Queensbury Rules
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Patterson And Sonny Liston: The Good Negro Vs. The Bad ******

In today’s sports environment, fans and athletes have a warped sense of what it means to be hated. It seems all too often that even the rough and tumble characters that enlist in the most aggressive sports out there, like football, boxing, or mixed martial arts are crying victim after a few hard questions from the […] The post Floyd Patterson And Sonny Liston: The Good Negro...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather fires back at 50 Cent the only way he knows how

Jason Whitney Boxer Floyd Mayweather and rapper 50 Cent have had quite the beef the last couple of days. It started with 50 Cent challenging Mayweather to the Ice Bucket Challenge along with reading a page of Harry Potter, which since has been retracted to just a page from the Dr. Seuss children’s book Cat in the […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers...
Via Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Duran feels Mayweather lost his first fight with Maidana but expects a different outcome for Mayweather vs. Maidana 2

Wow, a lot of fans are not going to be happy or agree with this one. Legend and the king of machismo, the one and only Roberto Duran recently shared his thoughts about what he felt about the rematch taking place between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana coming up on Sept 13th. Duran, who recently was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame and is already a member of the...
Via Fight Hub TV
8 days ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent issues hilarious challenge to Floyd Mayweather

50 Cent brought us his own version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. probably isn’t going to appreciate it. Rather than dumping a bucket of ice water over his head, 50 has offered to donate $750,000 to the charitable organization of Mayweather’s choice if Floyd can read one page […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Briggs stalks Klitschko, ends up in hospital

Ukrainian heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and former champ Shannon Briggs got into a brawl at a Miami restaurant. TMZ reports that Klitschko was having a bowl of pasta at Mama Mia's Italian restaurant when Briggs walked in and started taunting Klitschko by eating his food.  Klitschko poured water on Briggs’ head and then all hell broke loose.  
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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