The 3 reasons why Golovkin vs. Rubio will be carnage

Fight week is halfway through, and throngs of Gennady Golovkin (GGG) and Marco Antonio Rubio fans are counting down the hours until Saturday’s middleweight title bout. This fight is on every hardcore boxing fan’s can’t-miss list, but some out there might be wondering whether this fight really matters. Those unsure about the fight might be asking, […] The post The Top 3 Reasons To...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin: The Next Big Boxing Superstar

Gennady Golovkin is a fight nerds/hardcore fight fan’s must see fighter right now who is also fast becoming a star among the casual fans and is poised to be the next superstar. Each fight out he continues to deliver a highlight reel knockout performance. His last one was supposed to be different as Daniel Geale had never been stopped before and is considered to be one of the three...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Golovkin: Fight With Rubio, ” A gift to all my fans here in SoCal”

Boxing’s latest boogeyman, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin makes his West Coast debut on October 18th at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, CA against Mexico’s Marco Antonio Rubio. With the fight rapidly approaching, Golovkin shares his thoughts with HBO, who will be carrying his fight, on what will be his first time fighting at “home.” Cover photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/ *** Discuss...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rubio files protest over Chavez bout

Middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio made good on his promises to file a protest over his Feb. 4 unanimous-decision loss to WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The protest filed with the WBC claims several violations were committed over the course of the championship bout as well as during the lead-in to the encounter. ...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Winners of Chavez vs. Rubio and Martinez vs. Macklin to Clash

The WBC has now clarified the muddied situation the organization itself created with its surprising pair of announcements just before the New Year. In back to back announcements, the WBC declared that Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. had to defend his (fake) middleweight title against (rightful champion) Sergio Martinez sometime in 2012 and that Chavez, Jr. had not formally notified the...
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January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Rubio Stops Vanda in 5 at the Mandalay Bay: Full Results

Fighting in front of a more-than-sold out crowd filled with boxing royalty, WBC #1 and WBO #3-rated middleweight Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KOs) pounded out a workmanlike TKO 5 over always-tough Matt "The Predator" Vanda (44-14, 24 KOs) on Friday night at the Sampson Boxing in Association with Promociones del Pueblo night of boxing in the South Pacific Ballroom at the Mandalay...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Rubio vs. Vanda Weights from Vegas

Marco Antonio Rubio and Matt Vanda will be squaring off on Friday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, for the WBC Latino Middleweight strap. The weigh-in for the bout and the rest of the card were held on Thursday afternoon, and you can find the complete weigh-in results here. Rubio was unable to make the middleweight, so the title will only be on the line for Vanda. Of course...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Rubio to face Vanda Friday; Chavez looms

WBC No. 1 middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio (52-5-1, 45 KOs) takes on Minnesota's Matt Vanda (44-13, 24 KOs) this Friday at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas as part of the WBC's 49th annual convention. Mexico's Rubio, who is 9-0 with 8 KOs since losing a February 2009 bout with Kelly Pavlik, stopped Canadian prospect David Lemieux in seven rounds earlier...
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Marcio Antonio Rubio vs. Matt Vanda on Dec 16th

On December 16, and to coincide with the WBC Convention, Sampson Boxing in Association with Promociones del Pueblo will proudly present a night of world-class professional boxing featuring five regional title fights at the fabulous Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the night's potentially explosive 12-round middleweight main event, WBC #1 and WBO #3-rated...
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December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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