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Joseph Joyce of British Lionhearts wins WSB boxer of the week

Boxer of the week – Joseph Joyce, British Lionhearts Week 8 saw Joe Joyce return to the British Lionhearts line-up for the first time in Season VI and the super heavyweight was immediately back in the groove with a devastating win against USA Knockouts’ Brandon Lynch in London’s York Hall. Born in London in 1985, Joe Joyce didn’t come to the sport of boxing until the age...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Seven Predictions For Boxing In 2016

With 2015 in the rear view mirror, it’s time for some black magic. We’re busting out the tarot cards and the crystal ball, and we’re telling boxing’s fortune. Here are TQBR’s predictions for 2016: Heavyweight won’t get exciting just yet We have a new heavyweight champion (pictured, dressed as Batman) after a decade of Klitschko dominance, so things are about to get...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

18-year-old David Benavidez delivers as promised big national TV debut

As promised, 18-year-old boxing prodigy David “El Bandera Roja” Benavidez made his ShoBox: The New Generation debut an unforgettable one at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Saturday night. The granite-fisted Benavidez, now 11-0, 10 KOs, dug cruel hooks to the body and clubbing shots to the head while dropping opponent Felipe Romero three times on his way...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political turmoil. Since turning pro in 2013, Usyk has won all his six fights by knockout and is now gearing up for the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WSB quarterfinals preview: Cuba vs. USA on center stage

With the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV quarterfinals just around the corner, we have some exciting matches coming up with some amazing bouts potentially on the cards. Four teams stamped their authority on Group A and four more scrambled through the toughest group in WSB history in Group B,Now we take a look at some of the possible line-ups in this preview. Astana Arlans...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series of Boxing week 3 previews of the action: First appearance in Cuba

Group A, Week 3: Will the Thunder ground the Eagles? This week’s key battle in Group A looks set to be the stylish Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder taking on Group leaders, the Eagles of Team Germany, at home as the C2 weight group featuring the Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg), takes to the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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