Shobox 200 weigh-in results & photos: Douglas vs. Soro, Odom vs. Quinonez & more

Undefeated middleweight prospect Antoine Douglas weighed in at 155 ½ pounds and once-beaten, former world title challenger Michel Soro tipped the scales at the contracted weight of 157 pounds during Thursday’s official weigh-in for Friday’s landmark telecast of ShoBox: The New Generation  at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The 21-year-old Douglas (14-0, 9 KOs), of Washington, D.C...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera pre-fight quotes

Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera and readying for their battle this weekend in Puerto Rico, televised on Showtime. Right here, you can find the full transcript of the recent media call held between the fighters and their camps. Take a look to see what each has to say. Mauricio Herrera I want to say thank you to Golden Boy Promotions for the last year for giving me this opportunity...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Beast Tamer: Thomas Williams, Jr. Stops Cornelius White In Wild One-Round Brawl

After getting the opportunity to jump into the main event of the Friday Night Fights show at Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington, when a broken hand caused Javier Molina to pull out of his fight with Kendall Holt, light heavyweights Thomas Williams, Jr. and Cornelius "Da Beast" White did not disappoint. In all, the fight last just 2 minutes and 50 seconds and featured...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Night Fights returns January 3, first month schedule of fights released

2014 FNF Season to Include 26 Telecasts, Early Schedule Released: ESPN Friday Night Fights will return for its 17th season Friday, Jan. 3, at 9 p.m. with a 12-round IBF title bout between Junior Lightweight titlist Argenis Méndez (21-2-1, 11 KOs) and undefeated Rances Barthelemy (19-0, 12 KOs). The 10-round co-feature will include up and coming  Middleweight contender Caleb Truax...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Riverside Rocky vs. Mighty Mike this Friday at Fantasy Springs

Battle tested veterans "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis, 24-9-2 (11 KO's), Astoria, NY and Josesito Lopez, 30-6 (18 KO's), Riverside, CA, lock horns this Friday at The Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA, in a 10 round Welterweight showdown.  The fight will be shown on the Fox 1 Sports Network and airs at 10pm EST. Both fighters are coming off losses and understand that this...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Cotto, Garcia vs. Holt fights on Fox Deportes Thursday night

It's a double shot of "Golden Boy Classics" on Thursday, August 15, as the countdown to "The One: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez" continues on FOX Deportes with two memorable battles from the careers of Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Danny "Swift" Garcia. In the opener at 9:00 p.m. ET, Garcia proves that he's ready for the best in...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dierry Jean in line for shot against Lamont Peterson

IBF No. 1-ranked and mandatory light welterweight challenger, undefeated Dierry "Doggy Style" Jean (25-0, 17 KOs) credits a vivid dream for driving him into a boxing career. Years later, Jean finds himself on the brink of his first world title shot against IBF 140-pound champion Lamont "Havoc" Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KOs). "In that dream," Jean noted, ...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia sees no new improvements in Amir Khan, favors Peterson over Matthysse

Over the past two years Danny Garcia has come up from relative obscurity and slowly worked his way to the top of the junior welterweight division quietly dispatching the likes of Nate Campbell and Kendall Holt while scoring spectacular KO wins over Amir Khan, and Erik Morales. With Garcia now at the top of the heap of the division, having beaten Zab Judah, attention has turned to...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs: How Not To Fight The Alphabet Belts; Mickey Bey, Kendall Holt And Other (Former?) ...

The rest of the TQBR team will have the helm for a great number of days as I take a brief vacation. But first, some Jabs that are Quick. And we will keep them quick, except the first two. We'll even skip funny pictures or videos. The sanctioning belt gang has done some goofy/arguably goofy things lately -- ranking Amir Khan as a welterweight before he fights at welterweight...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Kendall Holt vindicated, official statement

Kendall Holt has been vindicated after the rumors that he had failed a drug test following his fight against Lamont Peterson. Take a look at what Holt has to say here, including the official laboratory results. I am pleased to announce that according to laboratory results I am not under suspicion of having taken a banned substance in connection with my bout against Lamont Peterson...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs, Soon To Simply Be Known As "The Boxing PED Chronicles"

It might make you cut weight, but a tapeworm is not exactly a performance-enhancing drug, so we're already defying the headline. A tapeworm like the homely fellow to the left is what laid 17 eggs in the brain of one of this weekend's combatants, light heavyweight Isaac Chilemba, six years ago. "If they hatched, they would have eaten him alive," it says here. ...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kendall Holt responds to drug test issue, official statement

Kendall Holt is speaking out as controversy and rumors continue swirling in the aftermath of his loss to Lamont Peterson, and a reported failed drug test. Here's the full statement from Kendall Holt: First and foremost, I want everyone to know that I did not knowingly take any P.E.D., nor do I believe I unknowingly took any P.E.D. The facts are as follows: My camp, at my instruction...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden Boy Promotions Release Statement Clearing Lamont Peterson of Reported PED Use

Golden Boy Promotions acted quickly in releasing a statement clearing the name of their fighter, Lamont Peterson. Peterson was accused of failing a drug test after his 8th round KO of Kendall Holt. Golden Boy had this to say about the situation: Contrary to earlier erroneous media reports, Lamont Peterson did not fail a post-fight drug test following his successful IBF Junior...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden Boy: Lamont Peterson did not fail drug test after Kendall Holt fight

It's been a busy day for Golden Boy Promotions. There was the arrest of Robert Guerrero at JFK airport, and also rumors and reports circulating that Lamont Peterson failed a post-fight drug test after his bout against Kendall Holt. Golden Boy has released an official statement, and is adamant in the matter that Peterson did not fail any test. Take a look. Contrary to earlier...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Confusion Surrounds Lamont Peterson Alleged Failed Drug Test

Lamont Peterson was impressive in his KO of Kendall Holt, which came after his nearly two year lay-off from boxing. That lay off happened because Peterson’s win over Amir Kahn was quickly tainted by a positive test containing Synthetic Testosterone. Peterson was thought to be in better shape during the Holt fight than he was two years prior and his build naturally garnered sceptics...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kendall Holt to move to welterweight & seek big fights

Former junior welterweight world titlist Kendall Holt will be moving up to 147lbs after spending the majority of his career at or around the 140lb weight limit. The move to welterweight is coming at a time in Holt's career where he is in search for the biggest fights he can possibly get.  With a division like welterweight filled with named opponents and the name Holt recognized...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mega rankings update binge: Peterson vs. Holt, Abril vs. Bogere, Price vs. Thompson, Bundrage vs. Smith & much more

It's not that we mean to get behind with our divisional weight class rankings. It's just that sometimes we do. But enough is enough, and it's time for a Mega Rankings Update Binge. We've gone ahead and updated the top 10 divisional rankings for a slew of the different weight classes in the sport, incorporating all of the most recent action and fight results. Dive...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 3 opponents for Lamont Peterson after big win over Kendall Holt

Lamont Peterson successfully broke down and stopped long-time contender Kendall Holt in the 8th round of their Junior Welterweight title bout last week. It was quite an impressive showing by Peterson in what was supposed to be a very difficult fight. Before the bout with Holt, Peterson had signed with Golden Boy in hopes of securing some bigger fights in the not so distant future...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson Retains Jr. Welterweight Belt With 8th Rd TKO of Kendall Holt

Considering that IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson had been out of the ring for 14 months and it was challenger Kendall Holt’s first fight in 11 months it was understandable why there was some ring rust in the first few rounds of their title bout at the Armory in Washington D.C. on Feb. 22. The fight didn’t really come alive until the fourth round, but once it...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt results, photos & video from ringside

Fans in Washington D.C. on Friday night, February 23, were treated to an epic Junior Welterweight title fight between hometown hero Lamont Peterson and New Jersey native Kendall Holt. Peterson, coming off an extended layoff and a steroids controversy, started the night slowly, but once he warmed up, he poured on the pressure and dominated the fight, eventually scoring an 8th round...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson Smashes Kendall Holt: Friday Night Fights Recap

Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 16 KOs) defended his IBF junior welterweight world title in emphatic fashion, dominating the latter five rounds en route to an eighth-round TKO of Kendall Holt (28-6, 16 KOs). In the co-feature, Roman Morales (15-0, 8 KOs) had a fine introduction to television audiences at junior featherweight, scoring a sixth-round stoppage over [...]
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson Returns To The Ring In The 4th Round, Stops Kendall Holt A Few Rounds Later In ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lamont Peterson looked like he was asleep through three rounds of his comeback fight with Kendall Holt on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights. But he woke up in the 4th round, and after a blistering attack, it was Holt who was left drowsy -- and referee Tony Weeks halted the bout in the 8th to prevent a longer slumber for him. Maybe it was rust for Peterson, maybe...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Battling Back: Lamont Peterson Vs. Kendall Holt Preview And Prediction

Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 makes a much-needed shift this weekend in its matchmaking from "unwatchable dreck" to "as good as the program gets" with a bout headlined by Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt, two junior welterweights with top-10 talent, both trying to reestablish themselves after long layoffs. No one's saying you ought to ignore the controversial...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt weigh-in results, photos & video

Earlier this afternoon, the official weigh-ins were held for the Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt IBF junior welterweight title fight on Friday Night Fights, February 22 from the DC Armory. Right here, you'll find a complete collection of Peterson vs. Holt weigh-in results, photos, and a video of the weigh-in as well. Take a look. Peterson vs. Holt Weigh-In Photos Peterson...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Video preview: Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt on Friday Night Fights

Jr. Welterweight Titlist Lamont Peterson to Defend Title Against Kendall Holt on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights The February 22 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature an IBF Title fight between current Junior Welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs) and former Junior Welterweight titlist Kendall “Rated R” Holt (28-5, 16 KOs)...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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