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Quick Jabs: The New (Unimproved) Nevada Commission Leadership; BWAA High Jinks; More

There’s pretty much nothing a kangaroo won’t punch. But if you’re looking for some serious boxing footage, try this 30 For 30 episode, “Robbed,” revisiting the intersection of lawless New York City and the controversial decision for Ali-Norton III; or try “Tapia,” airing on HBO. “Robbed” is nice but I wish it was more than 15 minutes long. “Tapia” works ...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alvarado vs. Rios III tickets on sale today

Nothing says "Seasons Beatings" like tickets to see former champions and co-stars of one this era's most intense rivalries -- Denver's "Mile High" Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios of Oxnard, Calif. -- duke it out in the final chapter of their epic trilogy. Tickets to the Alvarado-Rios III event will go on sale just in time for the holiday gift giving season -- today, December...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley vs. Diego Chaves: Full Chaves media workout

Diego Chaves works out for media, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. Diego Chaves held a private workout Wednesday for media at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of his big HBO showdown with top five pound-for-pound fighter, Timothy Bradley. The bout will be held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Saturday, a venue that Chaves is already...
Via Fight Hub TV
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Take 3, Alvarado vs Rios In Play For January 24th

TAKE THREE! MIKE ALVARADO  VS.  BRANDON RIOS 3 WBO INTERNATIONAL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP  Saturday, January 24, at Denver Area’s 1STBANK Center Live on HBO® A Knockout Holiday Gift — Tickets Go On Sale This Friday!  December at 10 A.M. MT DENVER (December 9, 2014) — Former world champions and co-stars of one this era’s most intense and exciting boxing rivalries —...
Via BadCulture
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Alvarado vs. Rios III presser

Co-stars of one this era's most intense and exciting boxing rivalries -- Denver's "Mile High" Mike Alvarado and Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios of Oxnard, Calif. -- announced the final chapter of their epic trilogy at a Denver press conference today. Boasting a combined record of 66-5-1 (45 KOs) -- a winning percentage of 92% and a victory by knockout ratio of 68% -- each warrior owns a victory...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime Extreme 4-fight card on Dec 20th: Jesus Cuellar, Anthony Peterson, Julian Williams, Julius Jackson

Goossen Promotions is proud to announce its return to the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Wash., on Saturday, Dec. 20 with Little Creek Brawl VI. The late-addition to the 2014 boxing calendar – will air live on Showtime Extreme att 9 p.m. ET/PT. The card is headlined by a 12-round battle featuring Jesus “El Jinete” Cuellar (25-1, 19 KOs), of Buenos Aires, Argentina,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios III official for January 24

It's time to take three, as the third Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios fight is officially set for January 24th. The trilogy will be complete as one of the most brutal and exciting rivalries we've seen in recent years will get its rubbermatch. Rios won the first fight by stoppage, in 2012, and Alvarado took the second by decision, in 2013. Both were Fight of the Year candidates. Since...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Crolla to get title shot against Richar Abril January 23 in Manchester

Anthony Crolla will face Richar Abril for the WBA Lightweight title at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Friday January 23. Crolla, who claimed a six-round shut-out over Gyorgy Mizei Jnr. tonight in Dublin, is thrilled to have landed the well-earned shot at the big one after a fantastic run of results with wins over Gavin Rees, Stephen Foster Jnr and John Murray – and believes...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bradley vs. Chaves: Full fight announcement presser and face off

As 2014 comes to an end, the year of boxing has a so-so year as far as quality, entertaining fights goes, but Dec. 13 can help end the year on a bright note when former welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley takes on Diego Chaves at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This will mark the second time Chaves will fight at the Cosmo, as he gave Brandon Rios all he could handle in a rough-and...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Hearn says Marquez, Rios, Thurman and Lopez possible opponents for Brook in December

After Kell Brook’s big win over Shawn Porter last weekend all talk shifted to who the newly crowned IBF welterweight champion of the world face in his first defense. Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn said that names have already been popping up as possible Brook opponents for the so called Amir Khan “tune-up” fight in December. for Amir Khan in the summer of 2015. Names like Juan...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivan Redkach switches to Robert Garcia as trainer

Undefeated lightweight Ivan "The Terrible" Redkach (17-0, 13 KOs) has changed head trainers, adding Robert Garcia to his corner. The 28-year-old Redkach, who won 260 of 300 amateur matches and represented his native Ukraine at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as a team alternate, was always considered a better professional prospect than amateur because of his ferocious style and devastating...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Did referee Vic Drakulich screw up the Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves fight?

Examining the Controversial Refereeing & Stoppage of Rios vs. Chaves: In boxing, there are almost no absolutes. In the eyes of many, referee Vic Drakulich spoiled the welterweight showdown between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves by overly injecting himself into the action. Let’s take a look at the facts and explore some different ideas, as we try to make sense of what took place...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 toughest fighters in boxing today

The Toughest Boxers in the World: Being a tough guy in boxing is about more than just having a good chin, but that is a good start. Other facets include stamina, strength, punching power, and the kind of iron will where a guy really doesn't care what the other guy throws at him, so long as he gets to throw back. Keeping those factors in mind, here are the five toughest men in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 8/5: Brandon Rios Vs. Diego Chaves Recap With Corey Erdman

The location pictured is potentially where boxing officials obtain their licenses, attend upper level certification meetings, shower, shave, and gather to plot the eventual demise of the sport (via). Coincidentally, that “Shady Characters” picture just barely beat out a photo of referee Vic Drakulich being creepy as the featured image for this article. Who would’ve thought...
Via Bloguin Best
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 8/5: Brandon Rios Vs. Diego Chaves Recap With Corey Erdman

The location pictured is potentially where boxing officials obtain their licenses, attend upper level certification meetings, shower, shave, and gather to plot the eventual demise of the sport (via). Coincidentally, that “Shady Characters” picture just barely beat out a photo of referee Vic Drakulich being creepy as the featured image for this article. Who would’ve thought...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing aftermath: Photos, videos & more on Rios’ controversial TKO win and Kovalev’s latest Krushing performance

This weekend on HBO, a two-city, three-fight card was aired on the network, headlined by Brandon Rios taking on Diego Chaves and Sergey Kovalev facing Blake Caparello. Rios earned a controversial DQ victory in an ugly, foul-filled affair, and Kovalev kept his Krushing streak alive, and is now ready to move onto bigger and better things. Here, we have much more for you all of the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios Paid $925K For Fight, Diego Chaves Only Gets $25K

To add insult to last night’s embarrassing DQ loss the purse numbers for last night’s HBO fight were released and Diego Chaves definitely got the short end of the stick. According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael here are the purses for last night’s HBO card:  Rios $925k, Chaves $25k (but more via Argentina TV), Vargas $120k, Novikov $105k. Chaves was ahead on 2 of the 3 judge’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios awarded victory after Chaves DQ’d in Round 9

Photo: Mick Akers, Fight Hub TV In a bout that was looked forward to for its potential for high action, the referee spoiled the bout overall, ending what was a close fight, one round shy of its finale. Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves were in the midst of a rough and physical bout with just one round left in the scheduled 10-round affair, when referee Vic Drakulich put a halt to the...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios Vs. Chaves Results: Brandon Rios Wins By Controversial Disqualification

Referee Vic Drakulich got all up in the business of Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves Saturday night on HBO, deducting points from both men, then ultimately disqualifying Chaves in a bunk call. It was, to be fair, a fight with plenty of fouls. Chaves held a lot. Rios head butted a lot. There was some punching on the break, some rabbit punching, there was a rake of the forearm across...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios Vs. Chaves Results: Brandon Rios Wins By Controversial Disqualification

Referee Vic Drakulich got all up in the business of Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves Saturday night on HBO, deducting points from both men, then ultimately disqualifying Chaves in a bunk call. It was, to be fair, a fight with plenty of fouls. Chaves held a lot. Rios head butted a lot. There was some punching on the break, some rabbit punching, there was a rake of the forearm across...
Via Bloguin Best
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios Wins By DQ & Shane Mosley Jr. Lives Up To Hype

Brandon Rios vs Diego Chaves was an all out slugfest, but honestly would you expect anything else from a ‘Bam Bam’ Rios fight? For 8 rounds Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves stood toe-to-toe and exchanged punches. Most of Rios were aimed to the body of Chaves while Chaves was trying hard to work the jab. Despite the constant action the fight would have to be described as sloppy....
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Live HBO Boxing results: Kovalev vs. Campillo, Rios vs. Chaves

HBO Boxing presented a dual-site, tripleheader on Saturday night, with Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves, Jessie Vargas vs. Anton Novikov, and then across the continent, Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello. Right here, you'll find live HBO Boxing results for all three fights. Take a look. Rios vs. Chaves Results - Kovalev vs. Caparello Results - Vargas vs. Novikov Results In a battle...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for August 2, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football Philadelphia Soul at Cleveland Gladiators — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football North Melbourne Kangaroos vs. Geelong Cats — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Baseball National Youth Championships, Baseball Heaven, Yaphank, NY 1st Round CBS Sports Network, 11 a.m. CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m. Boxing Boxing After Dark, Las Vegas, NV &...
Via Awful Announcing
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, August 2 Arena Football Philadelphia Soul at Cleveland Gladiators — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football North Melbourne Kangaroos vs. Geelong Cats — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Baseball National Youth Championships, Baseball Heaven, Yaphank, NY 1st Round CBS Sports Network, 11 a.m. CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m. Boxing Boxing After Dark, Las Vegas, NV &...
Via Fang's Bites
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves- Full weigh in & face off video

Both Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves stepped foot onto the scales today in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan. Rios weighed in at 147lbs while his opponent weigh in a 148 lbs. The two fight tomorrow night on HBO. See the full undercard weights below as well as the full weigh in video! Full weights from Las Vegas: Brandon Rios 147 vs. Diego Chaves 148 (C)Jessie Vargas 140 vs. Anton Novikov...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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