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The New King?: Terence Crawford Vs. Raymundo Beltran Preview And Prediction

In Terence Crawford, fighting Saturday evening on HBO, we have the latest contestant for Floyd Mayweather’s successor as the next American superstar boxer — a game show punctuated by the mournful blasts of sad trombones for years now. Chad Dawson? He had the physical talent, but none of the personality, and he petered out. Andre Ward? He had an Olympic gold medal, was battle...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Undefeated Luis Rosa Jr named Connecticut boxer of the year

Undefeated New Haven super bantamweight prospect Luis "The KO King" Rosa, Jr. (17-0, 7 KOs) has been named by the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame as the 2014 Connecticut Professional Boxer of the Year. Rosa and the other 2014 award winners - Hartford Izaih Melendez, Conn. Amateur Boxer of the Year; Hartford referee Danny Schiavone, William Hutt Professional Official of the Year;...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Showtime results & photos: Barthelemy & Martirosyan win, Chad Dawson drops shocking decision

Barthelemy vs. Saucedo Results: Rances Barthelemy defended his IBF title against Fernando David Saucedowith a dominating unanimous decision, scored 120-108 by all three judges, Saturday on SHOWTIME from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Also on the card, Vanes Martirosyan defeated Willie Nelson, and Chad Dawson lost a decision to Tommy Karpency. Barthelemy...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Barthelemy Coasts, Martirosyan Outbrawls Nelson, Karpency Upsets Dawson

(Rances Barthelemy, left, Fernando David Saucedo, right; Amanda Kwok, Showtime) It had a sad start, a surprisingly exciting middle and a sleepy main event, Saturday’s Showtime card. To wit, in reverse order: Rances Barthelemy had no trouble with Fernando David Saucedo. Vanes Martirosyan and Willie Nelson waged a mini-war, with Martirosyan coming out on top. And Tommy Karpency got...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Barthelemy Coasts, Martirosyan Outbrawls Nelson, Karpency Upsets Dawson

(Rances Barthelemy, left, Fernando David Saucedo, right; Amanda Kwok, Showtime) It had a sad start, a surprisingly exciting middle and a sleepy main event, Saturday’s Showtime card. To wit, in reverse order: Rances Barthelemy had no trouble with Fernando David Saucedo. Vanes Martirosyan and Willie Nelson waged a mini-war, with Martirosyan coming out on top. And Tommy Karpency got...
Via Bloguin Best
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Weigh-in results, photos & quotes: Barthelemy-Saucedo, Nelson-Martirosyan, Dawson-Karpency

Undefeated Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy and Fernando David “El Vasco” Saucedo both tipped the scale at the limit of 130 pounds during the official weigh-in for their world title showdown. Barthelemy (20-0-0, 12 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of Cuba, will defend his title against Saucedo (52-5-3, 8, KOs), of Florencio Varela, Argentina, in the main event of a SHOWTIME tripleheader...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Curtis Stevens, Jhonny Gonzalez And Chad Dawson

Boxing is a great sport, but it can also be incredibly frustrating. Fights that should get made don’t, promoters squabble and fans get screwed. But jhust when you think you might pack it all in, something – or someone – like Knockout CP Freshmart draws you right back in. In what other sport could a man like Mr Freshmart (who fights for a meaningless strawweight belt...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Curtis Stevens, Jhonny Gonzalez And Chad Dawson

Boxing is a great sport, but it can also be incredibly frustrating. Fights that should get made don’t, promoters squabble and fans get screwed. But jhust when you think you might pack it all in, something – or someone – like Knockout CP Freshmart draws you right back in. In what other sport could a man like Mr Freshmart (who fights for a meaningless strawweight belt...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Oct 4th Showtime card now a quadrupleheader: Barthelemy-Saucedo, Nelson-Martirosyan, Chad Dawson, Dominic Wade

Undefeated Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (20-0-0, 12 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of Cuba, will defend his junior lightweight title against Fernando David “El Vasco” Saucedo (52-5-3, 8, KOs), of Florencio Varela, Argentina, in the main event of a SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition quadrupleheader on Saturday, Oct. 4, from the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson Returns 10/4 On Showtime

  (Photo courtesy of SHOWTIME) New York, NY (9/22/14) – On Saturday, October 4th, DiBella Entertainment and Warriors Boxing will stage a thrilling SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition with reigning undefeated IBF champion Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (20-0-0-1NC, 12KO’s) defending his super featherweight title against former world title challenger and IBF #3-rated Fernando Saucedo...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson returns on Oct 4th Showtime card vs. Tommy Karpency

On Saturday, October 4th, "Bad" Chad Dawson (32-3, 18 KO's) makes along-awaited return to his home state for the first time in five years. Dawson fights on the undercard of the Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (20-0-0-1NC, 12KO's) vs. Fernando Saucedo (52-5-3, 8KO's) fight. The event will air live on SHOWTIME beginning at 9 pm ET/PT from the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Shobox alums Bradley, Porter, Guerrero, Dawson, Malignaggi & others share advice & memories

It's the massive 200th edition of Showtime's ShoBox series this Friday. The series has produced a veritable who's who of current and former world champions and top contenders. Right here, a handful of the big names who have graduated through the ShoBox ranks offer their thoughts. Some offer advice to young fighters and prospects, others share their memories and experiences fighting...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Shobox 200th episode features, preview, alumni & greatest hits

The landmark 200th episode of Showtime's ShoBox series takes place this Friday, and right here we have a number of great preview videos to get you prepped for the event. Through 13 years and 418 live fights, ShoBox has carved out an identity by challenging top, talented prospects in competitive fights. To date, ShoBox has introduced viewers to more than 50 world champions. Who...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video interviews: Canelo Alvarez, Adrien Broner, Oscar De La Hoya & more

Showtime and Golden Boy were busy this past weekend, with their tripleheader at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, featuring the brutal, thrilling war between Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai. Right here, not only do we have a series of video interviews with some of the winners from that evening, including Guerrero, Devon Alexander and Chad Dawson, but we also have a...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Showtime Extreme Results: Chad Dawson, Dominic Breazeale Win Early

Chad Dawson got back to his winning ways quickly on Sho Extreme Saturday, stopping a reluctant George Blades in one round. You wouldn’t say Dawson was “back” in any other way, though, as his back fat was winning more attention. I kid — Dawson wasn’t fat by normal human standards but he was 182 pounds on Friday and hit the ring at 202 pounds, visibly chunkier than he has...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video interview: Chad Dawson talks about his comeback

Chad Dawson returns to action for the first time since back to back stoppage losses, and in this video interview, Dawson talks about his return, this time off, and what we can expect to see from him. Take a look right here, and then see Dawson in action this Saturday on Showtime Extreme. Dawson talks about how his time off, away from the ring, helped him. He was able to spend time...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dawson: “I’m Back To Bad Chad”

“I’M BACK TO BAD CHAD” DAWSON SET TO BEGIN “SECOND CHAPTER” SATURDAY, JUNE 21, ON SHOWTIME EXTREME® Plus, Unbeaten Heavyweight Dominic Breazeale Faces Devin Vargas In Clash Of U.S. Olympians From StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. SHOWTIME BOXING ON SHO EXTREME Airs Live at 8 p.m. ET/PT; And Precedes SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Live on SHOWTIME® AT 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m....
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson begins comeback on Saturday, fight televised on Showtime Extreme

Can Chad Dawson be "Bad" again? Can the former two-time light heavyweight world champion bounce back from two consecutive knockout losses and look sharp after a one-year hiatus? Can he regain his status in the division he once dominated? Dawson (31-3, 17 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of New Haven, Conn., will look to answer those questions when he takes the first step in his comeback...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 biggest punchers in boxing today

Fight fans have long adored the concussive, one-punch pugilist, one who is able to end a fight in the blink of an eye. Throughout the ages boxing has been littered with such formidable characters from the lowest weight classes all the way up to the heaviest. Names such as Ernie Shavers, Mike Tyson, Julian Jackson, George Foreman, Bob Foster, Tommy Hearns, Sandy Saddler, Archie Moore...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Adonis “Superman” Stevenson highlights

Adonis "Superman" Stevenson is set for his return to action on Saturday, May 24, in Montreal. Stevenson will defend his light heavyweight championship against challenger Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime. Right here, you can take a look at a quick video of Stevenson's hard-hitting highlights. Stevenson is known for his explosive power and athleticism, something which has been on display...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Kovalev vs. Agnew undercard for AC: Lionell Thompson, Wilky Campfort in action

Light heavyweight contender Lionell "Lonnie B." Thompson (15-2-0, 9 KOs) hopes to continue his climb into the world title picture when he boxes Radivoje Kalajdzic (14-0-0, 10 KOs) in a 10-round contest next Saturday evening, March 29, at Boardwalk Hall. The Thompson-Kalajdzic match tops a stacked card in support of the scheduled 12-round main event between WBO Light Heavyweight Champion...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Adamek vs. Glazkov tale of the tape & fight breakdown

On March 15th Tomasz "Goral" Adamek and Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov will finally meet in the ring live on NBCSN Fight Night from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.  The fight was supposed to take place last November but Adamek had to postpone at the last minute when he came down with the flu. Right here, you can find a complete breakdown of the Adamek vs. Glazkov fight with a tale of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson Signs With Al Haymon

Al Haymon is racking up the signings. I’m not sure how much he has left, but if Haymon can get something out of Chad Dawson, he will become the Zen Master. Boxing Scene is reporting that Dawson has inked a deal with the powerful Haymon. “We’ll have him fighting at 175 pretty soon,” said Watson, “probably in May.” Sam Watson, who works closely with Haymon, confirmed...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera signs with Main Events

Main Events adds to their impressive stable of light heavyweights with the signing of undefeated Sullivan Barrera (10-0-0, 6 KOs). Barrera joins other 175-lbers with Main Events, including current WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, Anatoliy "The Gladiator" Dudchenko, Isaac "Golden Boy" Chilemba, Lionell "Lonnie B" Thompson and Ilshat "The Sheriff" Khusnulgatin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Breakout performance of the year award

2013 Breakout Performance of the Year in Boxing: Every year in the sport of boxing, a handful of fighters put together that special kind of performance that vaults them onto a different level. In 2013, several boxers had such breakout performances in the ring. These types of performances varied greatly from highlight reel knockout wins to dominant skilled boxing exhibitions. Without...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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