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A Puncher’s Chance: Five Boxing Knockouts That Turned Around A Sure Defeat

The puncher’s chance is a beautiful thing. A boxer can be barely standing, fighting more by muscle memory than will, and yet there is always a chance that a single perfect punch can turn a hopeless fight — and sometimes even a drooping career — around in a split second. This wild card factor is behind some of boxing’s most electric moments. It’s exactly what saved Andy...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A Puncher’s Chance: Five Boxing Knockouts That Turned Around A Sure Defeat

The puncher’s chance is a beautiful thing. A boxer can be barely standing, fighting more by muscle memory than will, and yet there is always a chance that a single perfect punch can turn a hopeless fight — and sometimes even a drooping career — around in a split second. This wild card factor is behind some of boxing’s most electric moments. It’s exactly what saved Andy...
Via Bloguin Best
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Skelton looking to turn Anthony Joshua into another Audley Harrison

Matt Skelton has warned Anthony Joshua that he’s planning to derail his pro career at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday – and says that Joshua could follow the same path as Audley Harrison. Skelton is Joshua’s seventh pro opponent after joining the paid ranks from winning Olympic gold medal at London 2012, and the young hotshot has blasted half a dozen fighters away inside...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Derric Rossy returns on Dec 14th in Brooklyn

On Saturday night, December 14th, Sal Musumeci’s Final Forum Boxing presents a big night of boxing at Pacplex in Brooklyn, New York. In the featured bout of the evening, Heavyweight Derric Rossy will see action against an opponent to be named. Rossy of Medford, New York has a record of 28-7 with 14 knockouts. The 33 year-old Rossy has faced many of the top Heavyweights in the world...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 glass jaws in modern boxing

The Worst Chins in Boxing In the Past Decade: In a sport where taking a punch well is almost a prerequisite, having a glass jaw is a severe handicap. I say almost because some fighters manage to develop a style that maximizes their assets while shielding their china chins. However, it is far more common for the inability to take a punch to prove an insurmountable career hurdle, becoming...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Is David Price the next Audley Harrison, or Wladimir Klitschko?

Almost as soon as David Price was waved off and into a TKO5 this weekend, boxing's conventional wisdom became that the British Olympic medalist was never cut out for pro competition, and that his time was done. According to Price's script, Tony Thompson's knockout victory in the first fight was a fluke and the result of his own complacency, so he would naturally triumph...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Thompson vs. David Price II preview & prediction

Fight Pick  & Preview - Price vs. Thompson Rematch: David Price vs. Tony Thompson I instantly became an early contender for 2013's Upset of the Year. Tony Thompson, widely regarded as a past his prime, paper contender, kayoed rising prospect David Price in just two rounds. On July 6, Thompson will return to Price's backyard of Liverpool to do it again. The outcome is...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder & Bermane Stiverne each emerging as title threats

Big Weekends for 2 Possible Future Title Threats This past weekend, Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder scored good wins. Stiverne is the one who made the biggest move up the leader-board, with a unanimous decision over legitimate contender Chris Arreola. Wilder, meanwhile, beat Audley Harrison in one round, something that has now happened twice to Harrison in the past 6 months....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

British fighter Audley Harrison retires at 41

Former Olympic champion Audley Harrison has retired from professional boxing. The retirement decision came after being stopped by undefeated American heavyweight Deontay Wilder on Saturday night. Harrison, who dropped to 31-7, says ''there are only so many times you can fall before it becomes foolhardy to continue.'' At the 2000 Sydney Games, Harrison became the...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

British fighter Harrison retires

Former Olympic champion Audley Harrison has retired from professional boxing. At the 2000 Sydney Games, Harrison became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold in the super-heavyweight division. But, despite briefly holding a minor world title nine years ago, the 41-year-old Harrison struggled to make an impression in the professional ranks. Harrison wrote Wednesday on...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Typecast: Amir Khan Survives Julio Diaz; Deontay Wilder Bushwhacks Audley Harrison

(Julio Diaz, left, connects on a shaky Amir Khan)   Former amateur heroes Amir Khan and Audley Harrison have spent a good deal of their professional lives attempting to convince people that they could play alternative roles. In that sense they are UK sport’s answer to Mark Hammill and Christopher Reeve. Khan has been pigeon-holed as a high-speed yet brittle boxer whose...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder improves to 28-0

Undefeated American heavyweight Deontay Wilder stopped former Olympic champion Audley Harrison in the first round Saturday night at Motorpoint Arena. Harrison fell in a neutral corner from the first meaningful punch of the bout, and Wilder kept flailing at him before referee Terry O'Connor stepped in and called it off after 1 minute, 10 seconds. Wilder, the 2008 Olympic bronze...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Wilder stops Harrison in 1st round

Undefeated American heavyweight Deontay Wilder stopped former Olympic champion Audley Harrison in the first round Saturday night at Motorpoint Arena. Harrison fell in a neutral corner from the first meaningful punch of the bout, and Wilder kept flailing at him before referee Terry O'Connor stepped in and called it off after 1 minute, 10 seconds. Wilder, the 2008 Olympic bronze...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder interview: Predicts early KO over Audley Harrison

This Saturday Deontay Wilder looks to extend his perfect record when he takes on, former Olympic gold medallist and world title challenger, Audley Harrison. The fight is the chief support bout to Amir Khan's clash with Julio Diaz and at the final press conference we managed to catch up with the likeable and charismatic heavyweight. Credit: Esther Lin / Showtime Deontay, this...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Audley Harrison a disappointing “step up” for Deontay Wilder

For at least the last year and a half, fight fans have wondered when American heavyweight Deontay Wilder was going to take a step up. Wilder was the only medal winner from America's blighted Beijing team, capturing a bronze, and has racked up a 27-0 record since turning pro. None of those opponents has survived to see the final bell, yet none of them was better than a journeyman...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxing betting, on the lookout for winners: Donaire vs. Rigondeaux, Canelo vs. Trout & more

Upcoming Boxing Picks & Boxing Betting Odds After a slow start to the calendar year, things will be picking up over the next month or two. Besides being able to sit back and enjoy some high quality match-ups for a change, that also means that you'll be able to put your money down and get in on the action with some intriguing opportunities, if you're so inclined. Here...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder vs. Audley Harrison set for Khan-Diaz undercard

Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (27-0, 27 KO’s) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama will be crossing the Atlantic to take on Harlesden’s 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Audley ‘A-Force’ Harrison (31-6, 23 KO’s) in the co-featured fight that will headline the undercard on “The Return of the King: Khan vs. Diaz” bill at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield on Saturday, April 27. Wilder, a rising...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Highlight Reel: April 2013

The boxing bits tickling our pickles this month… Andrew Harrison I’m looking forward to seeing “Bulletproof” Kirk Goodings against TBA in Houghton-le-Spring on April 19. Goodings (junior welterweight) is always great value. I witnessed him get knocked out for nine seconds a couple years back against Lee Jennings, only to jump up Bruce Seldon-style at the last...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

WealthTV to showcase Prizefighter Heavyweights III tonight in the US

WealthTV is set to air Prizefighter: Heavyweights III on Thursday February 28th at 10PM ET.  The popular event features a unique eight fighter, three round single elimination tournament format.  It will be the third edition of the box-off to air on WealthTV, bringing the standout one-night competitive to the United States. This installment of the series will showcase many familiar...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wealth TV enjoys knockout first year of boxing; big bouts planned for 2013

WealthTV’s live boxing programming efforts for 2012 have been recognized by the Boxing Writers Association of America, BWAA, and by ESPN’s Dan Rafael, arguably the leading authority on boxing.  The BWAA recently nominated six fights for Fight of the Year candidates.  Two of the six fights were featured live on WealthTV, namely Brian “Hawaiian Punch” Viloria v. Hernan...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

British boxing beat: Recapping a giant heavyweight weekend

This past weekend saw two serious heavyweight fights take place on British shores, as Tyson Fury ventured to what has become his second home – Belfast, Northern Ireland, to take on Kevin Johnson, while David Price was back in the ring in his hometown of Liverpool just over a month after his one round blow-out of Audley Harrison. Read on to hear about the action and more on the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Price vs. Harrison results: David Price smashes Harrison in 1

David Price smashed Audley Harrison on Saturday at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, in a fight which was available to fans in the United States on WealthTV. Price got Harrison hurt in the 1st round with a chopping right hand, and then pinned Harrison on the ropes, opening up his full arsenal and leaving him crumbling to the canvas in an u unconscious heap as the referee rushed in to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

British boxing preview: Price vs. Harrison, DeGale in action & more

There's an exciting slate of fights in the UK this weekend. Right here, you can find a complete rundown of the top British boxing action, including fights for David Price, James DeGale and more. Take a look at what you can expect to see.David Price vs. Audley HarrisonSeldom am I inclined to repeat the words of promoters, but when Frank Maloney described his main event at the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

British boxer banned 2 years for steroids

British heavyweight Ali Adams has been suspended for two years after testing positive for steroids. UK Anti-Doping says the Iraqi-born professional tested positive for stanozolol following his four-round loss to former Olympic champion Audley Harrison on May 26. The ban will run until June 13, 2014. UK Anti-Doping legal director Graham Arthur says the positive finding resulted...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

David Price vs. Audley Harrison televised on Wealth TV in the US

WealthTV has secured the live United States television rights for the United Kingdom heavyweight showdown between a pair of former Olympians, rising star David Price and battle-tested veteran Audley Harrison, on October 13 (starting at 3 p.m. ET) from Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Price vs. Harrison continues WealthTV's commitment to become a major player in live telecasting...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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