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Andrzej Fonfara To Face Nathan Cleverly, Eyes Stevenson Rematch

Andrzej Fonfara is coming home. The Poland-born boxer (27-3, 16 knockouts) who makes Chicago his home has quietly become one of the most feared boxers in the light heavyweight division. He is set to take on a stiff challenge from former Continue Reading...
Via Outside Analysis
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

    Nonstop action. A toe-to-toe deathmatch. Two relentless brawlers spilling each other’s blood inside of the ring. These were some of the selling points promised to us ahead of Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions showdown between Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz, a couple of the sport’s most highly touted up-and-coming offensive fighters. And boy, did we get our...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ricardo Mayorga taunts Shane Mosley in ring, loses

    Even at 41 years old, Ricardo Mayorga still knows how to give fans what they want. Mayorga lost to Shane Mosley after getting knocked out in the sixth round of their fight on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., but not before making sure he entertained the crowd. In the third round of the bout, the Nicaraguan taunted Mosley by sticking his chin out to let...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley goes off on writer for criticizing fight

Shane Mosley went off on Los Angeles Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire for being critical of the boxer’s fight Saturday against Ricardo Mayorga. Mosley, 43, is fighting for the first time in nearly two years. He has gone 1-4-1 in his last six fights, and it’s pretty conclusive that he has no business fighting anymore. Ditto for his 41-year-old opponent, who did not fight for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Groves Pleased US Fans Looking Forward To Bout

LOS ANGELES, CA – With the Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto title bout “High Stakes” just two weeks away, the challenger and co-feature participants engaged in a light media workout on Friday for the Los Angeles fans and answered questions for the media. George Groves, who will be challenging Badou Jack for the WBC super middleweight strap, took some time to get to know the...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shobox results & photos: Trevor Bryan wins decision, Joey Dawejko scores round 1 KO

On a hot summer August night, in a specially-constructed ring outside the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) across from the D Las Vegas, Trevor “The Dream” Bryan remained unbeaten and passed the toughest test of his career with a crowd-pleasing, hard-fought 10-round unanimous decision over Derric Rossy in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner vs. Khabib Allakhverdiev set for October 3 in Cincinnati

Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-2, 22 KOs) returns to his hometown to face Khabib “The Hawk” Allakhverdiev (19-1, 9 KOs) for the WBA Super Lightweight title on Saturday, October 3 live on Showtime from U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the co-feature, undefeated IBF Junior Lightweight titlist Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza (20-0, 12 KOs) will defend his belt against...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zab Judah returns Sept 10th in Westbury, NY; Amanda Serrano on card

On Thursday, September 10, at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York, the night’s 10-round super lightweight main event showcases Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York, against Florida, via Barranquilla, Colombia’s Hevinson Herrera (18-11-1, 12 KOs). This will be Judah’s first fight under his new GCP co-promotional banner. The charismatic former champion...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Perfect Timing? With Both Fighters Struggling, Santa Cruz Vs Mares Could Be WWIII

There was a time, and it wasn’t that long ago, where the boxing world would have went bonkers over a fight between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares. But, like countless fights through the years, this thing never came to fruition when both fighters were ripe. So when Santa Cruz and Mares go to battle Saturday night, on an ESPN broadcast of Al Haymon’s “Premier Boxing Champions...
Via The Queensbury Rules
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Ronda Rousey 'will never be at my status'

The Money Team turned to Forbes in its latest rebuttal. The back and forth between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Ronda Rousey continues to snowball, with financial prowess quickly becoming a huge point of contention. Rousey, in response to a jab by Mayweather, recently said she earns more money “per second” in her UFC fights than Mayweather makes in his boxing matches. That prompted...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo/Video: Cotto v Canelo LA Press Conference

HOLLYWOOD, CA – With Hollywood and Highland providing the backdrop, two of boxing’s biggest attractions, Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez formally announced their upcoming November showdown and made their first stop on a multi-city press tour to promote the fight. After a long and arduous negotiating process, the opposing factions came to terms and look to add their own chapter...
Via BadCulture
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Gennady Golovkin overlooking David Lemieux?

“The winner of Cotto vs Alvarez has to fight Gennady Golovkin as that is the WBC ruling,” says World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman. Golovkin (also known as “GGG”, triple g) is no doubt of course looking forward to the outcome of Cotto vs Alvarez because no matter who is the victor, a Golovkin vs Cotto/Alvarez fight is sure to bring sounds of thunder and drops...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao lawsuit to be heard by federal judge

As far as the biggest flops go in the sporting year that is 2015, none will top the dud that was the past-its-expiration-date Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.  The fight billed as the biggest of the millenium that boxing fans had been waited so long to see turned into a snoozefest.  Compounding matters was the fact that Pacquiao revealed a shoulder injury after the fight which greatly...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

As Cuba's embargo falls, a boxing empire called La Finca rises

Cuba is the most successful athletic country in the world. No other country on earth has done so much with so little resources. The Cubans’ approach to Olympic sports, especially in boxing, is a testament to the adage that champions are made, not born. Their dedicated sporting program, known as “La Finca,” is the result of politics as much as it is the dedication of generations...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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