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British boxing buzz: Kevin Mitchell-Jorge Linares promo video, Liam Smith talks big names, more on Mathews-Barroso

Kevin Mitchell faces Jorge Linares for the WBC Lightweight title at The O2 in London on May 30– and one of Britain’s best loved actors Ray Winstone has lent his voice to Matchroom Boxing’s exclusive promo video. Mitchell meets the Venezuelan for the famous green and gold strap on a huge night of boxing in London, with their clash one of three with World title on the line as...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: Liam Smith closing in on title shot, Andrew Cain set for pro debut

Liverpool hot-shot Liam Smith will face Argentina’s David Ezequiel Romero on Saturday April 18th at the Echo Arena as he closes in a world title shot. Unbeaten Smith features as chief support on a huge night of fight action on Merseyside with Derry Mathews challenging for the WBA World Lightweight title against champion Richar Abril, live and exclusive on BoxNation. The 26-year...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tickets on sale Monday for May 30 Linares-Mitchell, Gradovich-Selby, Joshua-Johnson tripleheader

Tickets for the huge show at The O2 on May 30 with title fights for Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby and Heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua’s meeting with Kevin Johnson go on sale to Matchroom Fight Pass members at 9am on Monday March 30 and then on general sale the following day. Mitchell will take on three-weight World king Jorge Linares for the Venezuelan’s WBC Lightweight crown...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
25 days ago  |  Discuss

British prospect Lucian Reid signs with Matchroom, set for pro debut at O2 on May 30

Lucien Reid has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing and will make his professional debut on the huge May 30 bill at The O2. ‘Lethal’ Lucien makes the switch to the paid ranks after a successful amateur career that saw him claim a Senior ABA Elite 54kg title in 2013 and was a finalist at 56kgs the following year. Reid, trained by Peter Sims in Essex...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorge Linares-Kevin Mitchell, Evgeny Gradovich-Lee Selby, Anthony Joshua-Kevin Johnson all set for May 30 in London

Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby will fight for world titles at The O2 on May 30, with Anthony Joshua taking on Kevin Johnson on a massive night for British boxing. Popular Londoner Mitchell takes on Jorge Linares for the Venezuelan’s WBC Lightweight crown following his standout performance at the same venue in January, with an 8th round stoppage over Daniel Estrada to land the shot...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ismael Barroso wants all-Venezuala showdown vs. Jorge Linares

Promoter Greg Cohen is sending his congratulations out to still-unbeaten southpaw Ismael “El Tigre” Barroso after his highly successful performance on ShoBox on Friday night at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York. Barroso (17-0-2, 16 KOs), of El Tigre, Venezuela, made his American television debut with an impressive TKO over gutty New Yorker Issouf Kinda (17-3, 7 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Mitchell: If I can’t beat this kid, I might as well get a day job

Kevin Mitchell says Saturday night’s clash with Daniel Estrada for the WBC Silver Lightweight title and final eliminator for the World crown is the biggest fight of his career. Mitchell meets Estrada at The O2 live on Sky Sports, with the Mexican gunning for a second shot at the belt he fought for in August against former champion Omar Figueroa. The strap has since changed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Mitchell lines up date with Linares after Estrada clash

Kevin Mitchell believes he will win a world title in style this year as he prepares to face Daniel Estrada in a final eliminator for the WBC lightweight belt at The O2 arena in London on January 31, live on Sky Sports. Mitchell meets the Mexican with his sights set on new WBC titleholder Jorge Linares, who picked up the vacant title in December with a KO win over Javier Prieto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Joshua vs. Kevin Johnson & Kevin Mitchell vs. Daniel Estrada January 31 in London

Kevin Mitchell will face Daniel Estrada at The O2 on January 31. Mitchell returns to action for the first time since his thrilling stoppage win over Ghislain Maduma at Wembley Stadium on May 31, where the Canadian gave ‘Mighty’ Mitchell all he could handle before the 30 year old turned the tide and stopped the visitor in the 11th round. Estrada’s last outing was a World title...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Live Results

Full results from Carson, CA: Shaw Porter vs. Kell Brook Omar Figueroa def. Daniel Estrada via TKO in R9 Deontay Wilder def. Jason Gavern via corner stoppage at the end of R4 Jorge Linares def. Ira Terry via KO Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Live Results originally appeared on Fighthub TV on August 16, 2014.
Via Fight Hub TV
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Figueroa Vs. Estrada Results: Omar Figueroa Gets Gross Cut, Storms Out For KO Win

Omar Figueroa had the kind of ghastly cut from a head butt where he could’ve begged out and let the bout go to the scorecards and win that way. His corner wanted that Saturday night on Showtime. Figueroa wanted the opposite. He stormed out of the corner and stopped Daniel Estrada in the very next round. That is some manly ****. It wasn’t at all an easy fight for the lightweight...
Via Bloguin Best
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Figueroa Vs. Estrada Results: Omar Figueroa Gets Gross Cut, Storms Out For KO Win

Omar Figueroa had the kind of ghastly cut from a head butt where he could’ve begged out and let the bout go to the scorecards and win that way. His corner wanted that Saturday night on Showtime. Figueroa wanted the opposite. He stormed out of the corner and stopped Daniel Estrada in the very next round. That is some manly ****. It wasn’t at all an easy fight for the lightweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Showtime Extreme Results: Jorge Linares, Deontay Wilder Score Tune-Up Stoppages

Jorge Linares and Deontay Wilder both dispatched their tune-up opponents Saturday on Sho Extreme, the former more impressively than the latter. Linares (above right), a super-talented lightweight still haunted by a trio of knockout losses, didn’t have to worry about his chin much against undersized journeyman Ira Terry (left), and only needed two dominant rounds to get rid of him...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Showtime Extreme Results: Jorge Linares, Deontay Wilder Score Tune-Up Stoppages

Jorge Linares and Deontay Wilder both dispatched their tune-up opponents Saturday on Sho Extreme, the former more impressively than the latter. Linares (above right), a super-talented lightweight still haunted by a trio of knockout losses, didn’t have to worry about his chin much against undersized journeyman Ira Terry (left), and only needed two dominant rounds to get rid of him...
Via Bloguin Best
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Porter, Kell Brook, Jorge Linares workout photos & quotes

Unbeaten "ShowTime" Shawn Porter and undefeated contender Kell Brook held an open media workout at Barry's Gym in Las Vegas on Wednesday as they prepare  for next Saturday's world championship showdown. Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs), of Akron, Ohio, will defend his 147-pound crown against Britain's Brook (32-0, 22 KOs) in the main event of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader Saturday...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo weigh in video and face off

Full weights from Las Vegas: *Saul Alvarez 155 vs. Alfredo Angulo 154.5 WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz 122 vs. Cristian Mijares 122 Jorge Linares 134.5 vs. Nihito Arakawa 134.5 Sergio Thompson 135 vs. Ricardo Alvarez 135 Will Tomlinson 130 vs Jerry Belmontes 129 Francisco Vargas 130 vs Abner Cotto 130 Joseph Diaz 124 vs Jovany Fuentes 122 Keandre Gibson 143 vs Antonio...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Canelo vs. Angulo results: Fight photos & post-fight quotes

Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez scored a 10th round technical knockout victory over Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in front of 14,610 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in the main event of Saturday’s Showtime pay-per-view. Canelo absolutely dominated the fight from beginning to end, but there was some controversy to the finish, and the decision of the referee to step in and call...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo officially cancelled, Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson now on PPV

As of Friday morning, Carlos Molina has officially become unavailable for his junior middleweight championship title defense against Jermall Charlo originally scheduled for tomorrow night. Carlos Molina was detained in jail from several different charges dating back several years. Why exactly he was detained now remains to be seen. In light of these circumstances, the 10-round lightweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Al Bernstein’s Canelo vs. Angulo keys to victory & fighter workout photos, quotes from Vegas

It's Canelo vs. Angulo fight week in Las Vegas, and we have yet another loaded update for you here. First, we have a special video preview of Canelo vs. Angulo with Al Bernstein's keys to victory for each man. Next, we have a huge series of photos and quotes from today's public workouts featuring Canelo, Angulo, and the entire undercard crowd. Take a look right here to enjoy all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Thompson To Replace Figueroa Jr. Against Alvarez

LAS VEGAS, NV - Ricardo Alvarez, the older brother of headliner Canelo Alvarez, has a new opponent for the Toe-to-Toe card. Sergio Thompson will now fight Alvarez in place of WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr. Figueroa withdrew from the card last Friday citing a re-injury to his left hand. Since this is no longer a title bout, it will not be part of the PPV broadcast. Instead...
Via BadCulture
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Canelo vs. Angulo PPV card: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Christian Mijares, Linares vs. Arakawa, Figueroa vs. Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez returns to the ring on Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The full four-fight card has been released, and Canelo vs. Angulo tickets are also now on sale. The pay-per-view card offers matchups that promise to be exciting, all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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