Keith Thurman vs. Robert Guerrero, Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson open up the Premier Boxing Champions schedule

NBC's new boxing series, Premier Boxing Champions, has been made official. The series is backed by Al Haymon and his stable of big-name fighters, and is bringing big-time boxing back to network television. Several shows and exciting fights have been lined up, marking a big debut for everyone involved. First, on March 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada, Keith Thurman takes on Robert Guerrero...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday’s Sports Media Notebook — 01/15/2015

Let’s do a notebook for this Thursday. NEWS NBC held a big press conference on Wednesday at its World Headquarters in Rockefeller Plaza in New York. It announced a multi-year agreement with Haymon Boxing to air the Premier Boxing Champions series starting with 20 events this year, 14 of which will be in primetime on NBC and NBCSN. The first event will air in primetime on Saturday...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Haymon Set To Announce Boxing Deal With NBC

Al Haymon’s plans for world domination appear close to fruition, with NBC is set to confirm a multi-year, prime-time deal with the controversial “advisor.” According to The New York Times, the deal will feature five prime time shows a year on the main network, along with six on Saturday afternoons. There will be an additional nine shows on the affiliated NBCSN network, also...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Floyd Mayweather is no longer our 154 lbs champion

Floyd Mayweather is undoubtedly a unique fighter. So unique, in fact, that here at we had him reigning over two divisions simultaneously, Welterweight and Junior Middleweight. However, that's no longer the case. Our 154 lbs. division championship has been vacated, creating a void in that division, and relegating Mayweather to single-division status just like everyone...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: HBO & Showtime’s best fights of the year

When mid-December comes around, it's time for the boxing awards. And we're about to unleash more than a dozen of them to you over the next two weeks. In the meantime, right here you can watch some of the best moments from HBO Boxing and Showtime Boxing. From Showtime, you can take a look at all of their own Fight of the Year candidates. The list includes Lucas Matthysse vs. John...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Mayweather vs Pacquiao Ever Happen?

Once again, this discussion has to be one of the biggest nightmares for any boxing fan. Part of me is in shock that this is happening. We have been having this conversation for at least the past five years. Once when you think this can happen, somebody (Mayweather) will end up backing out or “something else” will occur causing the fight to be withheld. I have never seen more...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A With Mike Reed

Junior welterweight prospect Mike Reed just had his first fight away from the East Coast last weekend in Nebraska, appearing on the undercard of a fighter he said he admires, Terence Crawford, and won a close decision. Here he is in a lightly condensed and edited Q&A on what went right in the fight, what went wrong, what he learned and more. One report said the fight was closer...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Guerrero partnering with Salvation Army for Thanksgiving dinner giveaway

On Wednesday, November 26, boxer Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero and other volunteers from the community will distribute food to less fortunate families in Robert's hometown of Gilroy, Calif. His partnership and $5,000 commitment to the Salvation Army of Gilroy, will provide more than 300 people with a warm meal this Thanksgiving and help other Salvation Army initiatives through the...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Keith Thurman says Mayweather is getting old, Maidana & Guerrero ducked him

Keith Thurman has the nickname "One Time" -- and it's well deserved. Thurman says his power has been exceptional since a young age, but he didn't understand it until he was 13 or 14 years old. At that point, he was knocking out grown men. Now, he's all about living up to that reputation. He wants to deliver exciting fights, and remain known as a fighter who can end a fight at any...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Weekend in Combat Sports

  As always, live fights are in BOLD. Live/premiere programming is in ITALICS. MMA programming is in ORANGE. Boxing programming is in RED. Kickboxing/Karate/Muay Thai programming is in BLUE. Wrestling/Grappling/Jiu Jitsu programming is in PURPLE. Movies are in AQUA. Misc./Multiple-sport programming is in GREEN.   Friday September 26 12:00am: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Tony Pep (ESPN...
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September 25, 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...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with super bantamweight prospect Mario Barrios

Mario Barrios (5-0, 2 KOs) is coming off an impressive first round knockout, a fight that took place at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indo, Ca. Standing 6'0 feet tall, Barrios has all the natural gifts to become something special in super-bantamweight division and on. Barrios talks about the present state of his career. What age did you start boxing and why did you decide to turn...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Shobox alums Bradley, Porter, Guerrero, Dawson, Malignaggi & others share advice & memories

It's the massive 200th edition of Showtime's ShoBox series this Friday. The series has produced a veritable who's who of current and former world champions and top contenders. Right here, a handful of the big names who have graduated through the ShoBox ranks offer their thoughts. Some offer advice to young fighters and prospects, others share their memories and experiences fighting...
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July 23, 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...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Which young welterweight star will be the future king of the division?

Which Welterweight Replaces Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao at the Top? As we look at the top of the welterweight division, we see a lot of well-known names. Guys like Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Juan Manuel Marquez have been around seemingly forever and still occupy the top reaches of 147 pounds. Even some of the best from the second tier are over-30 fighters who...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcos Maidana on why he did better than Guerrero & Canelo against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

As Marcos Maidana and Floyd Mayweather Jr. descended on Los Angeles yesterday to finish off their five city press tour, I pondered a question. Why was Marcos Maidana able to have such success against a guy who recently has shut out fighters who are rugged and come forward. In Mayweather’s matches with Robert Guerrero and Canelo Alvarez, we all expected both fighters to move forward...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Guerrero on FOTY candidate with Kamegai: I could have made it easier, but I love to fight

In one of the most exciting fights of the year, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs), reflects on his tantalizing war with Yosihiro Kamegai (24-2-1, 21 KOs), which is on its way to being 2014 "Fight of The Year". "I hope the fans enjoyed the fight as much as I did," said Guerrero. "I know I could have made the fight easier by boxing, but then the fans would have not gotten...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video interviews: Canelo Alvarez, Adrien Broner, Oscar De La Hoya & more

Showtime and Golden Boy were busy this past weekend, with their tripleheader at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, featuring the brutal, thrilling war between Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai. Right here, not only do we have a series of video interviews with some of the winners from that evening, including Guerrero, Devon Alexander and Chad Dawson, but we also have a...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Thrilling Guerrero-Kamegai war replayed tonight on Showtime

The thrilling Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai war from last weekend will be replayed tonight on Showtime Extreme at 10 pm Eastern. If you missed this excellent fight, then you'll definitely want to tune in this evening. Last Saturday's thrilling Showtime tripleheader was action-packed from top to bottom featuring a breakout performance by Devon Alexander; the arrival of renowned...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 6/24: Terence Crawford Vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa Preview With Rafe Bartholomew

Robert Guerrero’s eye in the above picture (via) reminds us boxing fans that, for the second week in a row, we’ve seen a fighter win a main event bout and finish with his eye looking like something that resembles a sexual organ. And yes, that kind of humor is just what you’ll find here in these TQBR Radio posts. Sorry. This week on Queensberry Rules Radio, Bad Left Hook‘s...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Guerrero And Yoshihiro Kamegai Deliver A Fight of Year Candidate

Sometimes the best fights have the least fanfare.  Being slated between a history-making middleweight bout and the return of Canelo Alvarez, meant that there wasn’t much space to really promote Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai. But on Saturday night, these warriors delivered one of the most action-packed fights this year, compelling fans and media […] The...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Guerrero Wins An Absolute War With Yoshihiro Kamegai

Saturday’s Showtime main event between Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai was overshadowed in the pre-fight hype by Vasyl Lomachenko-Gary Russell, Jr. As an action bout, it was much, much better, one of the best of 2014, and Guerrero came out with the bloody unanimous decision. It was a Fight of the Year candidate, a kind of mirror of last year’s Omar Figueroa-Nihito Arakawa...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Showtime Boxing results: Guerrero vs. Kamegai, Russell vs. Lomachenko, Alexander vs. Soto-Karass

On Saturday, June 21st, Showtime Boxing brings fans a tripleheader from the Stubhub Center in Carson, California. Headlining the event is Robert Guerrero's return after a layoff of more than one year, facing Yoshihiro Kamegai, and opening the bill is Devon Alexander vs. Jesus Soto-Karass. The most interesting fight of the three though is sandwiched in between, Gary Russell Jr. vs...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai full results

Full results from Carson, CA: Robert Guerrero 146 vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai 146.7 Gary Russell Jr 125.5 vs. Vasyl Lomachenko 125.5- (WBO featherweight championship) Devon Alexander 148.25 vs. Jesus Soto Karass 148 Chad Dawson def. George Blades via KO in R1 Dominic Breazeale def. Devin Vargas via TKO in R3 Robert Guerrero vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai full results originally appeared on Fighthub...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for June 21, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football Cleveland Gladiators at Philadelphia Soul — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. Boxing Fight Night, Wilkes-Barre, PA IBF Light Heavyweight Elimination Bout Anatoliy Dudchenko vs. Nadjb Mohammedi — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Showtime Championship Boxing, Carson, CA Prelims — ShoExtreme, 8 p.m. Main Event: Welterweights Robert Guerrero vs. Yashihiro Kamegai — Showtime...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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