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Antonio Tarver returns against Johnathon Banks on Sept 29th in Texas

Monday night boxing will arrive in the great state of Texas on September 29 when FOX Sports 1's Golden Boy Live! presents a showdown between former Light Heavyweight World Champion Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver and Johnathon Banks at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. "I'm happy to be back in the ring and fighting in Texas for the first time," said Tarver...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarver Vs. Banks To Headline Golden Boy LIVE

HILDALGO, TX (August 13) - Monday night boxing will arrive in the great state of Texas onSeptember 29 when FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ sensational series Golden Boy Live! presents an explosive heavyweight showdown between former Light Heavyweight World Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver and top contender Johnathon Banks at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo...
Via BadCulture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seth Mitchell vs. Chris Arreola pre-fight quotes

Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola calls it a "must-win" and may retire if he loses. Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell calls it "do-or-die" and a "crossroads fight for both of us." This Saturday, Sept. 7, Arreola (35-3, 30 KO's), of Riverside, Calif., meets Mitchell (26-1-1, 19 KO's), of Brandywine, Md., in a 12-rounder on Showtime. Take...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Mitchell Flies Right Into The Danger Zone With Chris Arreola

Boxers are fairly unique among human beings in that they regularly and consciously place themselves in harm's way as part of their job description. The list of such instinct-defying professions is short: It includes other kinds of fighters, mixed martial artists, say, or Secret Service agents, who are trained to turn themselves into meat shields. The world offers plenty of risky...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Mitchell vs. Chris Arreola preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview - Arreola vs. Mitchell: On September 6, heavyweight contenders Chris Arreola and Seth Mitchell meet in a pivotal 12-rounder. Simply put, the winner stays viable and the loser gets dirt shoveled on him. It’s an interesting fight with a pair of fighters with a long and contrasting list of strengths and weaknesses. Arreola is coming off an upset defeat at...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Fixed Fights, The Stock Of Adrien Broner And More

That's your fight of the weekend above, if you were otherwise busy keeping track of who was banging whom and how seriously between Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi. Krzysztof Wlodarczyk hasn't always done it with ease, and Rakhim Chakhkiev made his life very, very hard, but Wlodarczyk has amassed quite a cruiserweight record. And Chakhkiev showed the hype was not premature...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Malignaggi, Broner, Banks, Mitchell, Bika, and Periban final press conference quotes

For the championship triple-header airing live tonight on Showtime:   Paulie Malignaggi "It's gotten a little bit crazy, we'll admit that.  I can take some of the blame, but I can't take all of it.  I can only apologize for my end, but at the end of the day, this is how the creation of Adrien Broner happened, in my opinion.  They put everything that's wrong...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Mitchell Looks To Avenge His Only Loss vs. Johnathon Banks On June 22nd

REVENGE ON THE MIND Photo by Joseph Glorioso Photography Seth Mitchell has only one thing on his mind this weekend, and that is revenge.  This revenge is for his only professional defeat in the sport of boxing.   The former Michigan State linebacker turned professional boxer has a record of 25-1-1 19 KOs. Mitchell will look to avenge the defeat he took when he faced and lost to ...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Mitchell & Johnathon Banks workout photos & quotes ahead of rematch

Johnathon Banks and Seth Mitchell have each held public workouts in preparation for their upcoming rematch, on June 22 at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, as part of the televised undercard to the Paulie Malignaggi vs. Adrien Broner fight. Right here, you can find a collection of photos and quotes from each man. Take a look. JOHNATHON BANKS, NABO & WBC International...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Mitchell vs. Johnathon Banks pre-fight quotes

Johnathon Banks and Seth Mitchell are finally getting ready for their rematch, which has been rescheduled on several occasions. Recently, the two heavyweights held a pre-fight conference call to discuss the bout, their training and preparations, and more. Right here you can find the entire transcript to see what Banks and Mitchell had to say. Seth Mitchell First and foremost, I...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

WBA Welterweight World champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi to defend title against Adrien “The problem” Broner

Heavyweight rematch between Johnathon Banks and Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell.
Via Halestorm Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WBA Welterweight World champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi to defend title against Adrien “The problem” Broner

Heavyweight rematch between Johnathon Banks and Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell.
Via Halestorm Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WBA Welterweight World champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi to defend title against Adrien “The problem” Broner

Heavyweight rematch between Johnathon Banks and Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell.
Via Halestorm Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WBA Welterweight World champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi to defend title against Adrien “The problem” Broner

Heavyweight rematch between Johnathon Banks and Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell.
Via Halestorm Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Paulie Malignaggi-Adrien Broner official for June 22 at Barclay’s, opening quotes & details

Since the beginning of their professional careers, Paulie "The Magic Man" Malignaggi and Adrien "The Problem" Broner, two of the biggest talkers in all of boxing, have never been afraid to speak up. Now, the time has come to put up or shut up as Malignaggi will defend his WBA Welterweight World Championship against undefeated Two-Division World Champion Broner...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Wladimir Klitschko chats with fans online with Google Hangout

Earlier this week, Wladimir Klitschko hosted a Google Hangout with his fans. It was a pretty cool way for Klitschko to connect with his supporters, as he live video-chatted with fans from all across the globe. Trainer Johnathon Banks was along for the ride, too. Right here, you can find a video of that event to see how it all went down. Plus we have a second video right here: And...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Broner vs. Rees, Sjekloca vs. Bika roundtable quotes & photos

This weekend on HBO, Adrien Broner takes on Gavin Rees in a lightweight title bout, and Nikola Sjekloca meets the tough veteran Sakio Bika in a fight that got bumped up into co-feature status due to the cancellation of Johnathon Banks vs. Seth Mitchell II. The fighters held media roundtables yesterday afternoon to discuss the upcoming fights and share their thoughts. Take a look...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Broner vs. Rees undercard: Sakio Bika, Demetrius Hopkins, Vicente Escobedo, ’12 US Olympians

After a broken thumb forced Johnathon Banks to withdraw from his February 16 rematch with Seth Mitchell, Golden Boy Promotions has announced that a pivotal 12-round WBC super middleweight title eliminator between unbeaten number one rated contender Nikola Sjekloca and number two rated contender Sakio "The Scorpion" Bika will move into the HBO World Championship Boxing co...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

3 punch combo: Guerrero’s & Rigondeaux’s demands for Mayweather & Donaire; Seth Mitchell; Diego Magdaleno

In this week’s three punch combo, I will first comment on two fighters who need to be a little more realistic if they hope to land big fights -- Robert Guerrero and Guillermo Rigondeaux, as they search, respectively, for Floyd Mayweather and Nonito Donaire. Next, I will explain why Seth Mitchell caught a major break earlier this week. Finally, I will state why Diego Magdaleno stands...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Don’t Bank on it: Seth Mitchell Needs A New Opponent

In the later rounds of 2012 Johnathon Banks scored a sensational knockout over Seth Mitchell. Using the smarts that would’ve have made Emanuel Steward proud. Before his November match-up Banks also was coaching  Wladimir Klitschko for a bout. With a full plate of boxing the student of the game also showed he was a teacher. He [...]
Via MyBoxing
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnathon Banks injured, Seth Mitchell rematch postponed

Due to a broken right thumb suffered by Johnathon Banks during training, his fight against Seth Mitchell, scheduled as the co-main event of the February 16 HBO World Championship Boxing telecast, has been postponed.  A new date for the bout is currently being scheduled and will be announced shortly.  The February 16 event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will still take place...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnathon Banks suffers broken thumb forcing postponement of February 16 fight against Seth Mitchell.

The "hits" keep rolling.
Via Halestorm Sports
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnathon Banks suffers broken thumb forcing postponement of February 16 fight against Seth Mitchell.

The "hits" keep rolling.
Via Halestorm Sports
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner, Seth Mitchell & Johnathon Banks share Valentine’s Day thoughts

Upcoming Valentine's Day Massacres -- Or A Bunch of Softies? When it comes to Valentine's Day, even the toughest guys can be softies. This is the case with WBC Lightweight World Champion Adrien Broner, NABO & WBC International Heavyweight Champion Johnathon Banks and heavyweight contender Seth Mitchell. Despite being deep in training camp for their respective February...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Highlight Reel: February, 2013

The stuff floating our boats this month… Patrick Connor The last month has left a little bit to be desired for a few reasons, unsurprisingly, so I might take the road less travelled by and say that I'm actually interested in seeing how heavyweight match ups like Vyacheslav Glazkov vs. Malik Scott, Johnathon Banks vs. Seth Mitchell II and David Price (pictured at right...
Via The Queensbury Rules
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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