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Video: Watch SpikeTV’s special feature on cancer survivors Daniel Jacobs & Anthony Dirrell

“Never Give Up: A Boxing Survival Story” is a compelling half-hour original Spike documentary featuring two of boxing’s true inspiring warriors – Daniel Jacobs and Anthony Dirrell. You can watch the entire 30 minute special right here. Heart is something that every fighter must have to win, to thrive, to survive.  This documentary focuses on the heart and grit displayed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the burden of legacy

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. returns to action on Saturday, hoping to take one step farther away from large shadow of his legendary father. The post Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. And The Burden of Legacy appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao first-ever boxing match to charge admission to weigh-in

Fans looking to pack into MGM Grand Garden Arena and get a glimpse of the ceremonial pre-fight weigh-in before the epic  Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout will  have fork over $10 to do so. But don’t worry, it’s all going to charity. “All of the money that is generated from the weigh-in, every dollar, is going to charity,” Brad Jacobs, the executive event producer...
Via Low Brow Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos/Quotes Chavez Jr. v Fonfara Final Press Conference

LOS ANGELES — With their light heavyweight showdown two days away, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Andrzej Fanfara along with their teams made their final comments to the media before taking the scales on Friday. Also on hand, co-feature combatants Amir Imam and Walter Castillo. Missing from the dais, Imam’s promoter Don King who is recovering from the effects of kidney stone. Appearing...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao has reportedly been drug tested six times

Drug testing has always been a major issue when it comes to discussing a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., and that remains the case even with the fighters set to square off in less than a month. On Wednesday, Pacquiao’s publicist Fred Sternburg told reporters that the Filipino fighter has already been...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao's trainer blasts Mayweather for showing up late

Freddie Roach has a big mouth for such a little man.   Manny Pacquiao’s trainer has been fueling the pre-fight fire, and didn’t hold back today when asked about a recent Floyd Mayweather debacle. The 5-foot-5 Roach blasted Mayweather while speaking with media Wednesday after Mayweather was over two hours late to his scheduled media day appearance, which many networks broadcasted...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Another One Gets Away: Amir Khan Vs Kell Brook

Tuesday, we saw the delay, perhaps death, of one of the best fights in the sport. Wednesday, we got the delay, perhaps death, of the biggest fight in the U.K. and a damn good fight on every other part of the globe, too. Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri was officially announced via news release Wednesday for May 29 on Spike TV, instead of Amir Khan vs Kell Brook. We kind of knew this was...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Adonis Stevenson Vs Sergey Kovalev Mess

On Tuesday came news that Main Events, the promoter of Sergey Kovalev, had withdrawn him from a purse bid for a fight with light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, thus, again, ensuring that one of the best couple match-ups in the sport is not going to happen anytime soon. The whole ordeal reverses who’s most to blame right now for that, switching it from Stevenson and his...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-heavyweight champ Riddick Bowe will tweet anything for $20

How bad have things gotten for former world heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe? He will tweet anything you’d like to anyone you want for 20 dollars. Don’t believe us? Take it from the man himself. I will tweet anything to anyone just paypal me $20 bowe@riddickbowe.com. Thats whats up. Bowe — Riddick Bowe (@riddickbowe) April 14, 2015 Bowe quickly followed up on his...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Broner/Barthelemy to fight in Cincinnati June 20th?

Yesterday I was surfing Instagram and stumbled across Boxing Guru’s page to see that Cincinnati’s own Adrien Broner is going to fight Rances Barthelemy in Cincinnati on June 20th. The big sites haven’t reported it yet, but I’ve been hearing rumblings the last few weeks that Broner was fighting in June and it was either going to be in New York or Cincinnati. I’m personally...
Via The Front Office News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PBC on NBC Highlights: Quillin vs. Lee, Garcia vs. Peterson and Spence Jr. vs Vargas

PBC gave us two big fights on NBC this past Saturday night live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The first one was supposed to be contested for “Irish” Andy Lee’s WBO middleweight title. His opponent, the undefeated Peter Quillin, would not make weight though so the title was not on the line. The fight would end in a split draw with Quillin scoring two knockdowns (one...
Via Fight Booth
4 days ago  |  Discuss

So you want a humble champion? Watch Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez

Roman "Rocolatito" Gonzalez is finally hitting the premium boxing networks and you need to see check him out to see the hype is real. The post So You Want A Humble Champion? Watch Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coffee artist etches Manny Pacquiao’s face in coffee foam (VIDEO)

If you like art in your coffee, then the Bunny Baker Cafe is the spot for you. Graphic artist Zach Yonzon owns the cafe, which is located in Manila, Philippines, and his unique approach to serving coffee is garnering attention from tourists and locals alike. Yonzon etches pictures in coffee foam at no additional charge, and Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has become a common selection...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Running Garcia Vs Peterson Undercard Results

There are a handful of “name” fighters on the Danny Garcia Vs. Lamont Peterson undercard at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and this post is here to tell you all about how they fared. We’re going in reverse chronological order, so read on and check back, this post will be updated after every fight. ******* In early undercard results from the Barclay center in Brooklyn New...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer's cell phone falls out of pocket...DURING fight (Video)

Super middleweight boxer Marvin "Papi Gallo" Jones was caught in an embarrassing situation during last week's match against Ramon Luis Nicolas when his cell phone fell out of his pocket...in the middle of the fight.The fight was stopped temporarily while the referee picked up the phone and returned it to Jones' corner. As the crowd gave Jones a sarcastic cheer, Jones bowed to the...
Via Holdout Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Albert, Costas and Michaels to work together for the first time

In Marv Albert, Bob Costas and Al Michaels, you could argue that they could belong on a Mount Rushmore of broadcasters from the modern era. And while this site has done its share of Mount Rushmore polls, we’ll leave that argument for another time. When you discuss Albert, Costas and Michaels, you realize that the trio have worked in various combinations, Albert and Costas on...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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