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Klitschko challenger Fury goes to news conference as Batman, levels Joker in bizarre stunt

Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight challenger Tyson Fury staged some comic theatrics on Wednesday at a press conference for their Oct. 24 fight in what will be Klitschko's record 28th heavyweight title bout. The undefeated 27-year-old British heavyweight Fury (24-0) has a history of press conference shenanigans such as taping his mouth shut and knocking a table over. The Batmobile...
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Results: Antonio Tarver TKOs Johnathon Banks, Austin Trout wins

ESPN presented a special-edition Thursday night card last night, headlined by the heavyweight match between Antonio Tarver and Johnathon Banks. In a slow bout which didn't see much action until Tarver went in for the kill, "The Magic Man" won via 7th round TKO, knocking Banks down and then getting the referee to make the stoppage after he immediately jumped back on Banks. It may...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with Johnathon Banks: Talks Tarver, training Wladimir Klitschko & today’s heavyweights

Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs) fights Antonio Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round fight this Thursday, December 11th at the Pechanga Resort and Casino, in Temecula, California. Banks vs. Tarver is part of an ESPN2 special edition card aired in the U.S. With just days until the fight, Banks took some time for this exclusive interview with to talk about...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Special ESPN card next Thursday in honor of Dan Goossen: Austin Trout, Marcus Browne, & Tarver vs. Banks

In honor of the late boxing promoter Dan Goossen, ESPN2 will televise live a three-hour ESPN Boxing Special on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 10 p.m. ET. Goossen, who passed away September 28, was a longtime promoter for ESPN’s boxing coverage. Thursday’s telecast will include a tribute from some of Goossen’s colleagues in the boxing world. "We wanted to do something special in honor...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver vs. Johnathon Banks rescheduled for Dec 11th at Pechanga, televised on ESPN2

A fractured thumb that forced the cancellation of his scheduled September 29th fight with veteran Johnathan Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs) may prove to have had a silver lining for Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs). Tarver, who turned 46 this past Friday, squares-off Dec. 11 against Banks in a 10-round heavyweight fight, on a Goossen Promotions card, airing live on ESPN2 from Pechanga...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Tarver Returns 9/29 Against Johnathon Banks

MIAMI (September 4, 2014) – The long, arduous journey continues later this month for 5-time world light heavyweight champion and 2004 U.S. OlympianAntonio “Magic Man” Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs). The ultra-confident 45-year-old southpaw is on a mission to capture the world heavyweight title, undeniably securing his legacy as one of the greatest boxers of all-time. Tarver returns...
Via BadCulture
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarver Vs. Banks To Headline Golden Boy LIVE

HILDALGO, TX (August 13) - Monday night boxing will arrive in the great state of Texas onSeptember 29 when FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ sensational series Golden Boy Live! presents an explosive heavyweight showdown between former Light Heavyweight World Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver and top contender Johnathon Banks at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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