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Full Super 8 New Zealand heayweight tourney details & first round match-ups

New Zealand is playing host to the one night Super 8 heavyweight tournament, which will be the biggest boxing event in the country since David Tua vs Cameron. The three-round prizefighting event offers $500,000 at stake, and the fighters are promising to come out swinging. Former Lineal Heavyweight Champion Hasim Rahman is competing- a big deal for New Zealand boxing and for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hasim Rahman, Sam Peter, Kali Meehan amongst Super 8 tournament participants on June 4 in New Zealand

Hasim Rahman has joined the ranks of Sky Arena's first Super 8 boxing tournament on June 4th at The Trusts Arena, Auckland. This will be the biggest boxing event held in New Zealand since I was involved with David Tua vs. Shane Cameron in 2009. In fact it’s the biggest heavyweight boxing event of its kind. Five of the eight fighters have now been announced; their names alone...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 favorite knockouts in boxing history

5 of the Greatest Knockouts in the History of Boxing: Some punches have made superstars out of men when you would never have expected it. Some punches have turned superstars into megastars. Some punches have turned a one sided masterclass into a blur of flailing hands. That is the beauty of a knockout in boxing, because it can happen at anytime to anyone and they have the ability...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 controversial TKOs in boxing history

When I went online on Sunday morning, the first thing to greet me was a Yahoo! Sports story about Derek Chisora's controversial stoppage of Malik Scott. The headline was sensational, but the actual event was anti-climactic. The only sensational thing I saw was the headline itself, or other claims that Chisora had won the WBO championship, both obviously the result of the ignorance...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

British Beat: Tony Thompson Looks For Quick Encore Against David Price

(David Price, left, Tony Thompson, right)  Lennox Lewis, a buoy for boxers who have succumbed to a one-punch knockout, represents hope for ephemeral heavyweight sensation David Price. Lewis famously overturned Oliver McCall and Hasim Rahman after the American twosome had put him in the mire with startling exhibitions of stuck in the mud. It was perhaps inevitable then that Price...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Full results from Hamburg: Povetkin, Pulev & Culcay impress in wins

Fake WBA Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin, who for the first time in his career was prepared by Kostya Tszyu, presented himself in best form at the fully packed Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany on Saturday. He won against former champion Hasim Rahman (50-8-2, 41 KOs) within two rounds in front of 4,000 spectators, and moves towards a showdown with Wladimir Klitschko. Also on the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin wins via TKO2 over Rahman in complete joke of fight

Alexander Povetkin made short work of Hasim Rahman on Saturday night in Hamburg, Germany, in front of about 4,000 fight fans for a bout which was televised in the United States on Epix. The 33-year-old was in the first fight under the tutelage of his new coach, Kostya Tszyu, and appeared in top form while dispatching of a completely ridiculous opponent in Hasim Rahman, winning by...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin TKOs Rahman, keeps WBA belt

Undefeated Alexander Povetkin of Russia retained his WBA heavyweight title with a second-round technical knockout of American challenger Hasim Rahman on Saturday. After a cagey first round, Povetkin exploded into life in the next, delivering a series of blows to which the 39-year-old former WBC, IBF and IBO champion had no response. Referee Gustavo Padilla of Panama had no option...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin TKOs Rahman in 2nd to keep WBA belt

Undefeated Alexander Povetkin of Russia retained his WBA heavyweight title with a second-round technical knockout of American challenger Hasim Rahman on Saturday. After a cagey first round, Povetkin exploded into life in the next, delivering a series of blows to which the 39-year-old former WBC, IBF and IBO champion had no response. Referee Gustavo Padilla of Panama had no option...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin-Rahman weigh-in results, photos

Hasim “The Rock” Rahman, former WBC, IBO and IBF Heavyweight Champion of the World tries to dethrone current WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin in a 12-round world title fight, Saturday, September 29th from The Sporthalle in Hamburg, Germany. The Povetkin vs. Rahman weigh-in results are available from Hamburg, and right here, you can view the official weights for the entire...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin-Rahman, Pulev-Ustinov final presser quotes, photos

The tension is building. Saturday's fight night is just around the corner. Three big fights are scheduled and they all have one thing in common. The (fake) WBA Heavyweight Championship between Alexander Povetkin (24-0,16 KOs) and Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs), Kubrat Pulev's (16-0, 8 KOs) European and IBF International Heavyweight Championship defense against Alexander Ustinov...
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin vs. Rahman workout quotes, notes & photos

Since yesterday’s late arrival in Hamburg, Germany,  it is no secret that Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) likes to take his time. As expected, he was fashionably late for today's public workout at the Europa Passage in Hamburg. After leaving the hotel behind schedule and an interview on site, he changed into his training gear and had his hands taped. The media and fans had...
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September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Edwin Rodriguez, Vic Darchinyan And Alexander Povetkin

A relatively quiet schedule this week, with a strange HBO show and not much else. The strangeness at HBO is a prospect-oriented tripleheader, reportedly the leftovers from an aborted attempt to establish a ShoBox competitor. Apart from that, things are thin, with only heavyweight Alexander Povetkin’s deplorable fight with the shell of Hasim Rahman really worth mentioning, and...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Interview with Jack Culcay: Undefeated German in action this weekend

September 29 is filled with topclass fights. Not only will heavyweight boxers Alexander Povetkin (WBA Championship against Hasim Rahman) and Kubrat Pulev (European and IBF International Championship against Alexander Ustinov) put their, dubious and regional titles, respectively, on the line, but also fighting to keep his regional belt is light middleweight Jack Culcay (12-0, 8 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Hasim Rahman ready to shock the world again

Former undisputed and two-time Heavyweight Champion Hasim "The Rock" Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) is putting the final touches on an "intense" training camp that has him in the best shape he's been in a decade. Rahman will challenge WBA World Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) on Saturday, September 29 at the Sporthalle in Hamburg, Germany...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Interview: Povetkin says Rahman not to be underestimated, if he’s in shape

The fight for the (fake) WBA World Heavyweight Championship is getting closer. On September 29, defending champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) and mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) will battle it out at the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany. Since his last bout against Marco Huck, a lot has changed for team Povetkin. With ring legend Kostya Tszyu he has someone...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Rahman looking to KO Povetkin in crazy bid for title

Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) wants to do it again. The man who already took on big names such as Lennox Lewis will face current WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) at the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany, on September 29. It's a pretty crazy and ridiculous match-up, as Rahman has done absolutely zero in the sport in years. Nonetheless, the American is not planning on...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin-Rahman presser quotes & photos: Povetkin training with Kostya Tszyu

Povetkin with new coach - Rahman not amused Two very different attitudes on display in Hamburg, Germany. While Alexander Povetkin, WBA Heavyweight-World-Champion, was happy to talk to the press and presented himself in a positive manner, his mandatory Hasim Rahman drew attention by being quite moody at their first press conference leading up to their fight on September 29 in Hamburg...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin vs. Rahman rescheduled for September 29

Kubrat Pulev Also Featured on Card The German box fans have a real highlight to look forward to. The Sporthalle Hamburg will host a spectacular night of boxing on September 29. The main event of the evening will be the WBA-Heavyweight World Championship between Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) and mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs). The next highlight will see European...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Rahman withdraws from Povetkin fight with injury

According to a report on ESPN, Hasim Rahman has withdrawn from his upcoming fight against Alexander Povetkin due to injury. Rahman aggravated a cyst on his right wrist during training, and could no longer compete at full strength. The Povetkin vs. Rahman clash had originally been scheduled for July 14th as part of the undercard for the David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora bout, however...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Alexander Povetkin vs. Hasim Rahman preview & prediction

The main event for Saturday, July 14 is probably the David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora clash in London, but Hamburg sees world heavyweight title action as Alexander Povetkin defends his WBA strap against #1 contender Hasim Rahman in a match originally intended to serve as the junior co-feature for the aforementioned bout. This fight lacks the bad blood drama or cross-town rivals...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin vs. Rahman moved to Hamburg on July 14

It is official: Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) will defend his title against Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) at the Sporthalle Hamburg on July 14. Originally the WBA-Champion was scheduled to fight in London but has now opted to do so in Hamburg instead. The fight had been supposed to split the bill with the David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora match scheduled for that day. “It...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Haye vs. Chisora, Povetkin-Rahman presser quotes

Two heavyweight-highlights in London London will play host to one of the biggest boxing events of the summer, and not just the 2012 Olympic boxing competition. Upton Park is the chosen venue for two spectacular heavyweight encounters on July 14 presented by Frank Warren and Sauerland Event. Former world champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KOs) will face off with fellow Englishman Dereck...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Fights to Look Forward to in the First Two Months of 2012

With 2011 officially behind us, it's time to look forward to everything that 2012 has to offer. There is a load of intriguing and hopefully excited matches already on the docket for the year. In fact, there's at least 10 big-time fights to look forward to in the first two months of the year alone. Here are the top 10 fights to look forward to in the first two months of 2012...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Team Rahman: Wait a Minute, We’re Povetkin’s Mandatory

Cohen: Rahman Fighting Povetkin Next; Nobody Else Responding to news of a supposed showdown between WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin and WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck scheduled for February 25, Greg Cohen, promoter of former unified heavyweight champion and current WBA #1 contender and mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman, wishes to remind representatives of Povetkin and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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