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Terry Flanagan seeks world title on July 11 in Manchester

Terry Flanagan aims to be crowned WBO Lightweight titleholder in front of his home fans when he faces Jose Zepeda on Saturday July 11th at the Velodrome in Manchester. With this year being the 10th Anniversary of Manchester idol Ricky Hatton’s epic win over Kostya Tsyzu, Flanagan will be looking to emulate his hero and deliver a similar performance against dangerous Zepeda to win...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hank Lundy preparing for Mauricio Herrera on July 11th, working with former trainer Ramey

From shopping for rings to stepping inside of one, 2015 figures to be a prominent chapter in the story of Philadelphia’s “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy. Six days after he walks down the aisle to tie the knot with his longtime fiancée, Valerie, Lundy will step back into the ring to face super lightweight contender Mauricio Herrera in the 10-round main event of Golden Boy Promotions’...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather once ordered pilot to pass Ricky Hatton’s plane

Former boxer Ricky Hatton has an unreal story about Floyd Mayweather Jr. that is just so good it’s almost unbelievable. Hatton, who was undefeated until Mayweather knocked him out in the 10th round of their 2007 fight (back when Floyd actually hit his opponents), has written a new book and an anecdote he told about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton says Floyd Mayweather tried to race him using an airplane

I think we all know that Floyd Mayweather is very sensitive when he thinks he has a chance to lose at anything. He has proved it time and time again, which is very funny considering how much money he has.  But this story about the pound for pound champion is on another level. Former boxing champion Ricky Hatton did an interview in UK recently and talked about his fight with Mayweather...
Via No Guts, No Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10: Floyd Mayweather’s Biggest Wins

Because past is prologue, it’s worthwhile to revisit it in advance of Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, May 2 on pay-per-view. Here, we examine a list of Floyd Mayweather’s biggest wins, in reverse order from #10 to #1. By biggest here, we mean — the best opposition he defeated, based on that fighter’s form at the time, with deductions for debatable results. Next, we’ll...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10: Floyd Mayweather’s Biggest Wins

Because past is prologue, it’s worthwhile to revisit it in advance of Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, May 2 on pay-per-view. Here, we examine a list of Floyd Mayweather’s biggest wins, in reverse order from #10 to #1. By biggest here, we mean — the best opposition he defeated, based on that fighter’s form at the time, with deductions for debatable results. Next, we’ll...
Via Bloguin Best
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Buffer to be in Sheffield to bring in Kell Brook & Jo Jo Dan

Michael Buffer is returning to Sheffield to bring Kell Brook and Jo Jo Dan to the ring as they clash for Brook’s IBF  Welterweight title on March 28. Buffer has worked in the Steel City twice for modern-day legends Prince Naseem Hamed and Ricky Hatton, and he’ll be the man to call defending champion Brook into the packed Motorpoint Arena to face-off against his mandatory challenger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucas Browne waiting for world title shot

The undefeated Lucas Browne is hoping for a major title shot this year. At the same time, Browne would have the chance to become the first Australian to be named a heavyweight champion of the world. Having mainly fought in Australia and England during his career so far, Browne is a bit far away from a mega Las Vegas title bout. But just like those of us who dream of playing the...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton talks Kell Brook getting big fights & Adam Etches breaking out

Ricky Hatton says Kell Brook will shine in his first IBF Welterweight title defense and land the big money fights he is chasing as he takes on mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in ‘Unbreakable’ at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on March 28. Brook defends the belt he ripped from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles last summer, and former two-weight World champion Hatton has added his...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Manny And Floyd Episode Two: It’s Still Good

If my teenage years taught me anything, it’s that waiting for something to happen for five years doesn’t mean it’s going to be good. In fact, it’s probably going to be disappointing, a bit shameful and over very quickly. This week’s episode of Manny and Floyd, the podcast all about the big fight, takes a look at expectation. Are they the surest way to disappointment? Is...
Via Bloguin Best
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 2: Pacquiao outdoes Mayweather and becomes boxing’s king

Floyd Mayweather had been “retired” for a year following his stoppage of popular English brawler Ricky Hatton. Although he had left the sport, the consensus was that this was only a temporary departure. He would be compelled to return in late 2009, but in the short while he was away the sport as we knew it changed. Check out part 2 of our Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao series...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part I: Mayweather becomes a Money star

In the lead-up to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s mammoth May 2nd bout we will be reliving the dramatic moments and specific periods that led them both to this clash. In the first installment of our 10-part exclusive series on ProBoxing-Fans.com, the Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, we begin by casting our minds back to a time before Mayweather was the face of boxing. Part...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather announces fight with Manny Pacquiao

The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is official. Both Mayweather and Pacquiao have agreed to the megafight in Las Vegas on May 2. “What the world has been waiting for has arrived,” Mayweather wrote. “Mayweather vs. Pacquiao on May 2, 2015, is a done deal. I promised the fans we would get this done, and we did. We will make history on May 2nd. Don’t miss it! Mayweather...
Via Sports-Glory
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Billi Godoy: I’ve defeated Heiland & Baldomir, I’ll defeat Ryder

Billi Godoy says he’ll draw on his wins over Jorge Sebastien Heiland and Carlos Baldomir as he challenges John Ryder at The O2 on Saturday, January 31. The Argentine is looking to upset Ryder’s plans of bursting into the top ten of the WBO rankings and charging to a title shot this year, and the visitor believes beating former World champion Baldomir and fellow countryman Heiland...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

British Beat: Stuart Hall And Randy Caballero Create Monte Carlo Malaise

Despite its depleted press ranks who continue to deliver a procession of poison-tipped darts — at times with the eagerness of a kid armed with a plastic toy bow; sometimes withering, occasionally humorous, generally ineffective — boxing continues its descent into a state as indecipherable as Hilbert’s sixteenth problem. A case in point unfolds this weekend, at the Salle des...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

British Beat: Stuart Hall And Randy Caballero Create Monte Carlo Malaise

Despite its depleted press ranks who continue to deliver a procession of poison-tipped darts — at times with the eagerness of a kid armed with a plastic toy bow; sometimes withering, occasionally humorous, generally ineffective — boxing continues its descent into a state as indecipherable as Hilbert’s sixteenth problem. A case in point unfolds this weekend, at the Salle des...
Via Bloguin Best
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sohail Ahmad improves to 5-0, but suffers fractured hand

Sohail Ahmad impressed at the York Hall on Saturday October 11 as he scored a clear points win over Kristian Dochev over four rounds. There to congratulate him after the fight was former light welterweight world champion, Ricky Hatton who had three boxers on the same show in brothers Paul, Sonny and Anthony Upton all scoring TKO wins. Sohail commented on Facebook, “It’s the best...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Afghani Sohail Ahmad returns Oct 11th in London

Unbeaten light welterweight, Sohail ‘Showstar’ Ahmad 4(1)-0-0 takes on Kristian Dochev 11(4)-18(3)-0 on October 11 at the York Hall, London. The fight is part of a show titled ‘The Natural Time’ fheadlined by Prizefighter winner, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo when he takes on Stanislav Nenkov. Londoner Ahmad, originally from Afghanistan, is coming into the fight off the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Abraham vs. Smith Tale of the Tape; Smith getting British support from Hatton, Rooney & Gerrard

Paul Smith faces the biggest night of his boxing career tomorrow when he challenges Arthur Abraham for the a Super Middleweight title in Kiel, Germany – and the Liverpool star has received the support of some of British sports biggest names. Ricky Hatton has landed in Germany to lend his support to ‘Smigga’, while England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has a private...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Crolla looking for title shot after he gets past Gamaliel Diaz; Scotty Cardle eager to step up

‘Million Dollar’ looking to ‘fantastic’ Manchester support to spur him towards World title bid Anthony Crolla knows his World title dreams will left in tatters if he does not overcome Gamaliel Diaz when they clash for the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Saturday September 13. Crolla is ranked fourth with the WBO and victory...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton talks Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2

We are less than a few weeks away from the Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 rematch as the two fighters are now in the final stages of their training camps. Both Mayweather and Maidana look to capitalize on the little tactics that served them well as Mayweather is looking for a dominant shut out while Maidana looks to solve the Mavinci code. Ricky Hatton, a former opponent of Mayweather...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Joshua eager to fight in Manchester Sept 13

Anthony Joshua says he cannot wait to fight at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on September 13. The Olympic Heavyweight sensation was set to fight on the Dublin bill on August 30, but after that was postponed, the Manchester fight fans now benefit with Joshua fighting in the city for the first time as a pro. The 24 year old has boxing in London, Glasgow, Sheffield, Cardiff and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Frankie Gavin ready to go toe to toe to defeat Leonard Bundu

Frankie Gavin and Leonard Bundu came head-to-head today for the first time ahead of their European Welterweight title clash this Friday at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall and both are promising an epic. Gavin, the undefeated British and Commonwealth Champion, says home advantage, a feverous crowd, his talent and desire, and his boyhood dream of winning the European title will ensure...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

More on Shobox 200: Classic fights all week with Ricky Hatton, Andre Ward & more

Showtime is celebrating its upcoming milestone 200th edition of ShoBox: The New Generation with a four-fight telecast filled with tough matchups for promising prospects this Friday, July 25. The landmark 200th telecast will be supported by a slew of exciting viewing opportunities – from the re-airing of the best ShoBox fights on a nightly basis on SHOWTIME EXTREME®, to compilation...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Shobox 200th episode features, preview, alumni & greatest hits

The landmark 200th episode of Showtime's ShoBox series takes place this Friday, and right here we have a number of great preview videos to get you prepped for the event. Through 13 years and 418 live fights, ShoBox has carved out an identity by challenging top, talented prospects in competitive fights. To date, ShoBox has introduced viewers to more than 50 world champions. Who...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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