BADOU JACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

DC Commission to WBC: Lucien Bute failed doping test

WASHINGTON (AP) Lucien Bute failed a doping test after his super middleweight title bout against Badou Jack, the World Boxing Council said it was notified by the D. C. Boxing and Wrestling Commission. The WBC said Thursday that the D.C. commission revealed it found the banned substance Ostarine. Bute and Jack fought to a majority draw in the April 30 bout in Washington. The...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack retains WBC title with majority draw against

WASHINGTON (AP) Although Badou Jack didn't get the decisive victory he was looking for Saturday night, he's still planning on a unification bout with James DeGale next. Jack still holds his WBC super-middleweight belt after fighting to a majority draw against veteran Lucian Bute. DeGale defended his 168-pound IBF title earlier Saturday with a unanimous decision over Rogelio Medina...
Via Associated Press
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Gets Oddball Draw, James DeGale Wins And Struggles

Badou Jack turned in about three-fourths of a sterling performance Saturday on Showtime against Lucian Bute, who had been resurgent but found his offense stymied and ribcage pummeled for most of the 12 rounds. And then the bout ended with, somehow, a draw. The doubleheader also saw James DeGale in the ring as a preview for a potential showdown with Jack, and Jack outdid DeGale against...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Weigh-in results & photos: Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute, James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina

Weights are in for tomorrow night’s Showtime card with two super middleweight titles on the line from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. The card is headlined by Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute and also features James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina, with the winners slated to face each other later in the year. WBC SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: 12 ROUNDS Badou JACK Stockholm, SWEDEN...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Badou Jack & Lucian Bute workout photos & quotes

Badou Jack and  Lucian Bute hosted media workouts at their respective training camps last week to discuss their Saturday, April 30 world title showdown live on Showtime from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. The doubleheader begins with James DeGale defending his title against Rogelio Medina. Jack, who welcomed his first child, a daughter named Malaniyah, earlier in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute Press Conf. Quotes & Photos

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2016) – WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Badou Jack and former world champion Lucian Bute hosted a media roundtable on Friday night to discuss their championship showdown taking place Saturday, April 30 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. and live on SHOWTIME. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with IBF...
Via BadCulture
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Erislandy Lara vs. Ishe Smith Set For 12/2

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT “LONESTAR BATTLE: ERISLANDY LARA VS. ISHE SMITH” FRIDAY, DEC. 12 LIVE ON SHOWTIME ® Rising Star Badou Jack To Meet Texan Samuel Clarkson and Undefeated Junior Middleweight Chris Pearson Faces Tough Slugger Steve Martinez  From The Illusions Theater at The Alamodome In San Antonio, Texas  Live on SHOWTIME...
Via BadCulture
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Promotions Shobox tripleheader on Aug 30th: Love, Jack & Gavril in action

On Saturday, August 30th at The Pearl at Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayweather Promotions presents a Shobox tripleheader live on SHowtime at 9:30 pm Eastern. Also that night, Showtime will be premiering the first episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 episode 1. Here are all of the details on the card, and the three featured fights.   SHOWTIME: SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Pearson Tested; Badou Jack Stopped; J'Leon Love Treads Water

If we must be inflicted with a zombified verson of ShoBox that fellates the promotional stable of Floyd Mayweather, the least Showtime can give us is match-ups in the spirit of the series, i.e. prospects in tough tests. We got that in two of the three bouts on Friday, with one test too difficult and another just about right. The third, the headliner, didn't rate. Super middleweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Unbeaten prospect Badou Jack knocked out in 1 minute

Badou Jack, a previously unbeaten fighter in the Mayweather Promotions stable, had a bad outing on Friday night's Shobox. Real bad. He went from on the cusp of a title shot, to knocked out in less than one minute. Watch the video of Badou Jack knocked out in one minute on ShoBox right here. It was certainly a shock, and a huge upset, as Badou Jack "The Ripper" was a very highly touted...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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