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Don King goes on a epic rant at the Stiverne vs. Arrerola press conference

So yesterday, we mentioned that Don King pretty much hijacked the Stiverne vs. Arrerola press conference which was held on the campus of USC. For the better part of two hours King was the center of attention, jiving and jabbing like only he can. You can see some of this verbal flexing here , but the best part of the day is in this clip we are going to share with you below. King goes...
Via Fight Hub TV
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne vs. Chris Arrerola press conference and face off video

Today marked one of the most memorable and totally awesome day’s I have ever been apart of in boxing. I’m chuckling right now just thinking about it and really came away with a different view on Don King. Yes, that Don King. The one that Mike Tyson has accused of time and time again of stealing millions from him. Now in his twilight years, the boxing world doesn’t see much...
Via Fight Hub TV
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Stiverne-Arreola II press conference photos from LA

The kick off press conference for the WBC heavyweight title fight was held today at the famed Heritage Hall on the campus of the University of Southern California. Joining Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola were their promoters, Hall of Famer Don King and longtime California promoter Dan Goossen. Stiverne, 23-1-1 (20 KO's), of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Stiverne vs. Arreola Press Conference 10AM PT

Los Angeles, California (March 26, 2014) - The USC Galen Center Los Angeles News Conference to announce “FIGHT FOR PEACE HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY” The World Boxing Council Heavyweight Championship fight between top-rated heavyweight contenders BERMANE “B. Ware” STIVERNE and CHRIS “The Nightmare” ARREOLA will be streamed  LIVE today starting at  1:00 p.m. ET/10:00...
Via BadCulture
21 days ago  |  Discuss

TC2 Interview: WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev made his pro debut in 2009 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The guy went unnoticed by both Golden Boy and Top Rank, and nobody seemed particularly interested in Kovalev.   He fought in the mid-Atlantic and mid-south region through much of his early career,  as a virtual unknown until a chance meeting with the legendary boxing promoter Don King. Kovalev and manager...
Via Thacover2
21 days ago  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev made his pro debut in 2009 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The guy went unnoticed by both Golden Boy and Top Rank, and nobody seemed particularly interested in Kovalev.   He fought in the mid-Atlantic and mid-south region through much of his early career,  as a virtual unknown until a chance meeting with the legendary boxing promoter Don King. Kovalev and manager...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN excited to showcase Stiverne vs. Arreola II heavyweight title fight

ESPN will exclusively televise the 12-round WBC title fight and rematch between Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KOs) and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (36-3, 31 KOs) live on Saturday, May 10, at 8 p.m. ET. The fight from the USC Galen Center in Los Angeles, Calif., will be televised live in the U.S. on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. ESPN will also carry the fight exclusively...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 days ago  |  Discuss

More on Stiverne vs. Arreola II: Opening quotes & details

"Fight for Peace" the WBC heavyweight title fight and rematch between Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola will take place on Saturday, May 10 from the USC Galen Center in Downtown Los Angeles and telecast Live on ESPN. Hall of Fame Promoter Don King of Don King Productions and Dan Goossen of Goossen Tutor Promotions made the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Arreola vs. Stiverne rematch set for May 10 on ESPN; Octapixx to distribute internationally

Octapixx is pleased to announce that it has been selected to exclusively market the international broadcast rights for the upcoming WBC heavyweight championship match between Bermane Stiverne (23-1, 20 KO) and Chris Arreola (36-1, 30 KO), taking place on May 10, 2014.  Promoted by Don King Productions and Goossen Tutor Promotions, the event will be broadcast live on ESPN in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Don King Has Hilarious Rant on CNN (Video)

Don King has managed to make CNN relevant. Thanks to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart we have learned that last week King appeared on the show @ThisHour. After his segment was over, King managed to stay through another segment ranting and raving about absolutely nothing. The funniest part of the whole episode is that the CNN hosts did nothing but laugh, and no one behind the scenes...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Starting Lineups: Hey Guys, We’re Screening The Lenny Cooke Movie In Oakland Today!

If you follow me on any of my social media channels then you may have seen me acting like a Don King impostor. The reason I’ve turned quasi-promoter for the last month is because on Thursday night in the Bay Area, TSFJ and friends will be screening our second sports documentary film “Lenny Cooke“. This film, […]The post Starting Lineups: Hey Guys, We’re Screening The Lenny...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Promoter Don King brought boxing back to Cleveland, Ohio last night.

Don King returned to where it all started. King teamed up with Showtime to bring boxing back to his hometown, 40 years after it all started. King got into the boxing game when he brought Muhammad Ali to Cleveland to put on an exhibition show to raise money for a local hospital. Last night King returned to his hometown to put on a show for the people. King & Showtime had 7 events...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Lundy Thrives In His Latest Dance With Danger

(Hank Lundy drops Angelo Santana; photo credit: Tom Casino, Showtime) Bless Hank Lundy's arrogant, stubborn soul. He doesn't need to trade punches like he does, really ought not based on that knockout loss to John Molina, yet he does it anyhow. Far from perfect, he's just good enough to hang with superior fighters and take care of lesser ones, usually with a hefty...
Via The Queensbury Rules
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Lundy vs. Angelo Santana Shobox presser photos & quotes

Don King and Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson held a press conference in the Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall on Wednesday to introduce the fighters that will compete on ShoBox: The New Generation this Friday, Feb. 21 from the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. In the main event, heavy-handed lightweight slugger Angelo “La Cobra” Santana (14-1, 11...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Lundy headlines Shobox this Friday in Cleveland

Light welterweight "Hammerin'" Hank Lundy is in action this weekend, headlining ShoBox on Friday, Feb. 21 "Most boxing fans already know what 'Hammerin'' Hank is all about," CES president Jimmy Burchfield Sr. said. He grew up on ESPN, fighting on the road against some of the best in the world, and now he'll bring his talents to ShoBox where...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A love affair at Scottrade: Blues fans and singer Charles Glenn

ST. LOUIS -- He could be considered a franchise MVP, delivering one of the top performances for the St. Louis Blues night in and night out. "They used to call me the secret weapon," he says. Many call him a St. Louis treasure. Charles Glenn has been singing the national anthem and "When the Blues Go Marching In" for the Gateway City's hockey team for more...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Angelo Santana vs. Hank Lundy on Shobox Feb 21 from Cleveland

The first time Angelo Santana appeared on ShoBox: The New Generation he scored one of the most memorable knockouts of 2012. The second time, he suffered the only loss of his career in a shocking upset. Now, in his third consecutive ShoBox appearance, Santana (14-1, 11 KOs) will look to regain his status as one of the most promising – and feared – boxing prospects of today. But...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Sulaiman Leaves Behind A Mixed Legacy

Last Thursday afternoon, it was announced that longtime World Boxing Council (WBC) President Jose Sulaiman had passed away at the age of 82 after battling illness here in the last months of his life which were spent at the UCLA Medical Center. Sulaiman had been president of the WBC since 1975 and needless to say, his passing will leave a major void with the organization as it faces...
Via Overtime
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Juergen Braehmer wins WBA light-heavyweight title

German light-heavyweight Juergen Braehmer, 42-2 (31), once again holds a version of the world light-heavyweight title (the WBA) after unanimously outpointing American opponent Marcus Oliveira, 25-1-1 (20), in Neubrandenburg, Germany on Saturday night.  It was, for the most part, a soporific affair, which only burst into life in the last four rounds.The biggest impact that Oliveira...
Via Ringnews24
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Biggest Fan? Man Names Child After Keegan Bradley

Keegan Bradley has a lot of fans. More than 267,000 followers on Twitter. More than 34k on Instagram. And we’re fond of the guy, too, here at Back9.But naming a child after the New Englander? If that were ever our intention, we got beat to the punch. Craig King of the U.K. named his son Keegan Bradley King on Wednesday.@Keegan_Bradley can I get a re-tweet for my son Keegan Bradley...
Via Back9Network
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Braehmer vs. Oliveira head-to-head graphic

Juergen Braehmer and Marcus Oliveira clash this weekend, for the vacant WBA light heavyweight title strap. Right here, you can take a look at a special Braehmer vs. Oliveira head to head graphic, breaking down the two fighters and all of their stats. Sorry stateside fans, this ain't in English, and it's with metric measurements, but you get the idea, and it's a cool graphic...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Don King hypes up Braehmer vs. Oliveira

Here are statements from today's press conference at the Kempinski Hotel Bristol in Berlin ahead of Saturday's showdown at Jahnsportforum Neubrandenburg, Germany for the vacant WBA Light Heavyweight World Championship between leading contenders Juergen Braehmer (41-2, 31 KOs) and Marcus Oliveira (25-0-1, 20 KOs).
Via Ringnews24
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Braehmer vs. Oliveira presser quotes & photos, Don King in attendance

Here are the quotes and photos from the final press conference in Germany for the vacant WBA Light Heavyweight World Championship between leading contenders Juergen Braehmer (41-2, 31 KOs) and Marcus Oliveira (24-2-1, 20 KOs). Don King even made a rare appearance at a fight promotion, something which happens less and less these days. Oliveira is promoted by King, whose stable has...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Buzz: Tyson bio pulls no punches

If you saw any of FS1's Being Mike Tyson documentary series, you know that Tyson's life is more interesting than most. And now, in his new memoir, Iron Mike is shedding some light on the early, more trouble-filled days of his career, including the time Tyson claims that, high on cocaine, he attacked Don King in a moving car. In an excerpt from Undisputed Truth published...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson kicked Don King in the head because ‘you don’t turn your back on a jealous cokehead’

If the demented backstory behind Mike Tyson is something that interests you, I strongly recommend buying his new book “Undisputed Truth.” In it, Tyson talks about everything from his childhood to his fighting career to the time he hit rock bottom. The former heavyweight champion also documents his frightening cocaine addiction. In a must-read excerpt […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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