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Andre Berto & other boxers to host Black Out Boxing Rally for Justice in Las Vegas this weekend

Key figures in the sports and entertainment worlds have been speaking out on the incidents in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., over the past two weeks and Andre Berto wants the boxing community makes their voices heard as well. With two major boxing cards taking place this weekend on the Las Vegas strip, Berto saw the opportunity to bring everyone in the sport together for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gabriel Rosado & David Lemieux pre-fight conference call quotes

Gabriel Rosado and Daniel Lemieux held a pre-fight conference call as each man was winding down training camp in advance of their clash this weekend. Take a look at the entire collection of questions and quotes here. Gabriel Rosado Thanks, Robert. I'm having a great camp, I'm excited about this fight. This is the last week of sparring and I'm just ready to roll. Q Can you talk about...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Undefeated Luis Rosa Jr named Connecticut boxer of the year

Undefeated New Haven super bantamweight prospect Luis "The KO King" Rosa, Jr. (17-0, 7 KOs) has been named by the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame as the 2014 Connecticut Professional Boxer of the Year. Rosa and the other 2014 award winners - Hartford Izaih Melendez, Conn. Amateur Boxer of the Year; Hartford referee Danny Schiavone, William Hutt Professional Official of the Year;...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam Flummoxes Curtis Stevens Over 12

It was a more enticing match-up Wednesday than we’re used to seeing from ESPN: two fringe middleweight contenders, Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam vs. Curtis Stevens. It also wasn’t competitive, alas, with the only moment of drama coming in the seesaw 8th, as the mobile N’Dam otherwise dominated the power punching Stevens. The drama in the 8th started with N’Dam scoring a right...
Via Bloguin Best
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam Flummoxes Curtis Stevens Over 12

It was a more enticing match-up Wednesday than we’re used to seeing from ESPN: two fringe middleweight contenders, Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam vs. Curtis Stevens. It also wasn’t competitive, alas, with the only moment of drama coming in the seesaw 8th, as the mobile N’Dam otherwise dominated the power punching Stevens. The drama in the 8th started with N’Dam scoring a right...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor, Soliman Meet 10/8 For IBF Middleweight Title

Taylor, Soliman to Meet October 8 in IBF Middleweight Title Showdown on ESPN Boxing Special  ESPN2 will televise live the 12-round IBF World Middleweight Championship fight between titleholder Sam “King” Soliman (44-11, 18 KOs) and former Middleweight titlist  Jermain “Bad Intentions” Taylor (32-4-1, 20 KOs) in an ESPN Boxing Special presented by Corona Extra on Wednesday...
Via BadCulture
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

N’dam vs Stevens Weigh-In

Photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture.net SANTA MONICA, CA – In the shadows of the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Hassan N’Dam and Curtis Stevens weighed in for tomorrow’s IBF middleweight eliminator. The fight, scheduled to broadcast on ESPN2, ushers in two fighters faced with a must win situation to position themselves for a title shot. N’Dam enters the ring as the former...
Via BadCulture
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

From amateur with losing record to 15-0 prospect, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna looking to make his mark

Undefeated Middleweight Thomas LaManna has been proving the doubters wrong since he turned professional in 2011. After a pedestrian amateur career that saw LaManna go just 20-21, in tandem with his "Boy Next Door" looks, not much was expected for the now 22-year old. One thing that he did have going for him was that grew up around the sport as his father Vinny LaManna was a longtime...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin vacates WBO middleweight title

Middleweight Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin announced Thursday that he is vacating his WBO middleweight title in order to pursue “bigger opportunities” at 160 pounds. Today was the deadline for Quillin to sign a deal with Russian Matt Korobov who was the mandatory challenger for his WBO strap, which was slated to take place Nov. 1. Quillin reportedly blew off a $1.4 million...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin vacates title

  Peter Quillin has vacated his WBO middleweight title, turning down a career-high payday to fight mandatory challenger Matt Korobov. Quillin announced his decision Thursday through Golden Boy Promotions. The WBO imposed a deadline on Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) to agree to the title defense. Instead, he chose to pass on more than $1.4 million, his share of a purse bid by Roc Nation...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin vacates WBO middleweight title

LOS ANGELES (AP) Peter Quillin has vacated his WBO middleweight title, turning down a career-high payday to fight mandatory challenger Matt Korobov. Quillin announced his decision Thursday through Golden Boy Promotions. The WBO imposed a deadline on Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) to agree to the title defense. Instead, he chose to pass on more than $1.4 million, his share of a purse bid...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin vacates WBO middleweight strap

Middleweight Peter Quillin announced today that he is vacating his WBO middleweight title, effective immediately, in order to pursue bigger opportunities at 160 pounds. "I'd like to thank WBO president Paco Valcarcel and his organization for their support throughout the years," said Quillin. "Winning the WBO world championship was a highlight in my career and something I'll never...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin Opts To Vacate Title

BREAKING NEWS - Well the wait is over. Peter Quillin, with the help of his “team” chose to pass up a career high payday and vacate the WBO belt instead of fighting number 1 contender Matt Korobov. Quillin issued to following statement via instagram: RocNation is now left without a fight after outbidding Golden Boy and Top Rank to win the purse bid. Will a fight between WBO Number...
Via BadCulture
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxer Peter Quillin’s Wife Gives Birth After 36 Hours in Labor

She’s the real MVP. The whole pregnancy, child birthing process just seems real uncomfortable to. Reason number 36 while I like being a guy. Boxing champ Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin tells TMZ Sports his wife is the REAL bad ass in the house after giving birth to their son after a 36 hour labor!! Peter — the reigning WBO middleweight champ — says his son Joaquin was born...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Z’s Roc Nation Wins Purse Bid For Quillin-Korobov Bout

We reported earlier that Jay Z has jumped feet first into the sport of boxing by getting his promotional license.  According to Dan Rafael, Mr. Carter didn’t wait long to make a first impression. Roc Nation outbid and reportedly blew away the competition at today’s WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin’s mandatory defense against Matt Korobov. Former Golden Boy executive David...
Via Thacover2
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Z’s Roc Nation Wins Purse Bid For Quillin-Korobov Bout

We reported earlier that Jay Z has jumped feet first into the sport of boxing by getting his promotional license.  According to Dan Rafael, Mr. Carter didn’t wait long to make a first impression. Roc Nation outbid and reportedly blew away the competition at today’s WBO purse bid for Peter Quillin’s mandatory defense against Matt Korobov. Former Golden Boy executive David...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Joe Saunders focused on Blandamura, but Peter Quillin could be next

Billy Joe Saunders says he’s only got eyes for Emanuele Blandamura in the build up to his fight with the undefeated Italian. The Hatfield star  says he is not distracted by the lure of a world title showdown with Peter Quillin, which could be next. Saunders features as chief support on the big Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury show on Saturday July 26 at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospects Wesley Ferrer, Angel Luna & Darren Mangan sign with Uprising Promotions

New York-based Uprising Promotions is announcing the addition of three highly skilled fighters to its talented roster. Officially joining the stable is undefeated Brooklyn lightweight Wesley Ferrer (4-0, 3 KOs), unbeaten Dominican super featherweight Angel Luna (9-0, 6 KOs) and highly sought-after Irish junior welterweight Darren Mangan. "I am very excited. I believe in these guys...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Centeno vs. Ibarra, Gomez vs. Santana weigh-in results & photos

Undefeated middleweight prospect Hugo Centeno, Jr. weighed in at 160.4 pounds and fellow unbeaten Gerardo Ibarra tipped the scales at 162 pounds during Thursday’s official weigh-in for their 10-round main event showdown Friday, June 6 on ShoBoxat 10 p.m. ET. Undefeated welterweight prospect Eddie Gomez measured 149 pounds and streaking Francisco Santana weighed-in at 148.2 pounds...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Mora clamoring for another title shot after fight this weekend in Vegas

This Saturday, May 31, Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora (25-3-2, 8 KOs) will take on once-beaten Samuel Rogers (14-1, 8 KOs) in an off-TV bout at the Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas, NV, with the main event and co-feature being shown on HBO Latino. While the bout against Rogers is off-tv, it is a very important fight at this point of Mora's career. If he is to ever get another world championship...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin still hoping for fights with Gennady Golovkin, or Martinez-Cotto winner

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs), ended up boxing rather than bashing his way to a near dominant win by unanimous 12-round decision on SHOWTIME over No. 2 ranked Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-5, 23 KOs). Fans had gotten used to Quillin dropping his opponents, 32 times in his first 30 professional fights, including 11 in his three previous world title fights. They...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Live ringside results: Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi, Quillin vs. Konecny

Hopkins vs. Shumenov Results from Washington, D.C.: ProBoxing-Fans.com is live ringside on Saturday night for the Showtime tripleheader headlined by Bernard Hopkins vs. Beibut Shumenov, and also featuring Shawn Porter vs. Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin vs. Lukas Konecny. Plus, there's a wealth of prospects on the Showtime Extreme and off-TV undercards. Right here, you'll find...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi, Quillin vs. Konecny final presser quotes & photos

The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov, who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" tripleheader on Showtime, participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. Hopkins was honored twice during the final press conference. At the outset of the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hopkins-Shumenov, Porter-Malignaggi, Peter Quillin workout photos & quotes

Several of the featured fighters for Saturday's "History at the Capitol" event at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. worked out for media members at Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Washington, D.C. The SHOWTIME tripleheader headlined by future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins against Beibut Shumenov in an epic light heavyweight world championship unification. BERNARD...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Quillin still looking for respect, says HBO-Showtime feud to blame

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, is fighting for respect this Saturday night on Saturday against Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-4, 23 KOs). Quillin believes himself to be a victim of a network war. The 30-year-old Cuban-American fights on Showtime but other top world middleweight champions such as Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin are tied to HBO. Critics, however, have unfairly...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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