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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

Video: Ricky Hatton says Paul Butler is going to be a breakout star

Paul Butler is fresh off the biggest win of his still young career. In his first real step-up fight, he took care of business to win a title strap against Stuart Hall. Now, Ricky Hatton already thinks that Butler is already going to be a breakout star and household name. There have been some comparisons between Hatton and Butler, and Hatton believes that Butler can rise to the top...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Warrington: I want to be for Leeds what Ricky Hatton was for Manchester

Josh Warrington is aiming to keep his unbeaten ledger intact when he faces Martin Lindsay at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday– and he’s ready to take on the mantle of Leeds’ number one fighter. Warrington fights for the second time in as many months as he follows one step up against Rendall Munroe with his clash against former champion Lindsay. The Leeds talent...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Desperate Times: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Vs. Marcos Maidana Preview And Prediction

So continues our marathon coverage of one of the biggest bouts of 2014, Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana, on May 3 on Showtime Pay-Per-View. Previously: the basics of Mayweather-Maidana; TQBR Radio on Mayweather-Maidana; the undercard, previewed;keys to the fight; a staff roundtable. Next: the Ultimate Guide. In the days before Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana meet at...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Start up the Shawn Porter hype train

If the Shawn Porter hype train isn't already officially rolling, it's certainly time to get it moving. After demolishing Paulie Malignaggi on the undercard of the Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov card last weekend in Washington, D.C., Porter now finds himself ranked as our #2 Welterweight contender, behind only division champion Floyd Mayweather, and some guy he used to spar with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

British Beat: John Murray Looks To Settle A Score Against Anthony Crolla

The Murray’s moved around a lot when their eldest son, John, was a kid. As perpetual newbies on a series of Manchester sink estates, the boys, predictably, caught the attention of Levenshulme’s local toughs and ne’er-do-wells — who were hell-bent on clarifying the area’s social hierarchy with them. The buck would usually stop with John; and if the brothers fled indoors...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Maidana officially lands at MGM Grand in Vegas

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana has officially landed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. For almost everyone involved, this was a foregone conclusion. Yet, there had been some speculation that Mayweather's next fight could actually end up at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, or several other venues. Still, Las Vegas, and the MGM Grand in particular, have long been Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Maidana Officially Announced at MGM in Vegas

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. has won the right to host the Saturday, May 3 mega-fight between 10-time and Five-Division World Champion and current WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather against Argentine power-puncher and WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. “We are honored to host another one of Floyd Mayweather’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

British prospect Steed Woodall to relocate to the U.S. to pursue pro career

British amateur boxing star Steed "Stallion" Woodall, in a bold trend reversal, has moved from England to pursue his professional career in the United States. Credit: Team Woodall Fighters from the UK such as Joe Calzaghe, Ricky Hatton, Amir Khan, Carl Froch, Nigel Benn and Prince Naseem Hamed, to name some of the more recent notables, built themselves up at home long before establishing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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