British & European boxing buzz: Callum Smith headed to a big fight, Terry Flanagan to fight for vacant title

Callum Smith will unleash months of frustration at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday night – and says another win will prove he’s ready for a massive fight this summer. Smith has been out for nearly six months with a hand injury following his comprehensive win over former title challenger Nikola Sjekloca in November in Liverpool. The 25 year old is ranked at four...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson Goes The Distance To Defeat Bika

QUEBEC CITY — Although it went to the score cards, Adonis Stevenson managed to evade kryptonite once more. Before a capacity crowd in Quebec City, Stevenson defeated former super middleweight champion Sakio Bika by unanimous decision. Judges final scores, 115-111, 116-110 and 115-110. Fighting for the first time at light heavyweight, Bika’s power didn’t follow him along on...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Results & photos: Stevenson dominates Bika, Beterbiev smashes Campillo

The inaugural Premier Boxing Champions on CBS card from Quebec City’s Pepsi Coliseum saw Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (26-1, 21 KOs) win a 12-round unanimous decision (115-111, 116-110 and 115-110) over Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika (32-7-3, 21 KOs). The opening televised bout saw Artur Beterbiev (8-0, 8 KOs) in an impressive fourth round knockout win over Gabriel “The...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

On PBC, Adonis Stevenson One-Dimensionally Decisions Sakio Bika

Did you buy any of that? Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson easily handled an aging, clumsy (yet sturdy) super middleweight in Sakio Bika in CBS’ afternoon broadcast of “Premier Boxing Champions,” landing the same punch over and over again and showboating. Then, at the end, Brent Stover, during the post-fight interview, declared it an “epic fight.” No. Just ...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika: live results and recap of PBC on CBS

Courtesy: PBC The Premier Boxing Champions invasion continues with the Al Haymon backed series making its debut on CBS. Taking place in Quebec City, Canada, the two-fight televised event features hard-hitting Artur Beterbiev taking on Gabriel Campillo as the co-feature and is headlined by the light heavyweight title showdown between Adonis Stevenson and Sakio Bika. Results: Artur...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Artur Beterbiev Puts Gabriel Campillo Way The Hell To Sleep On PBC

A one-sided fight ended with a nasty exclamation point on “Premier Boxing Champions” Saturday afternoon, with Artur Beterbiev introducing the CBS wing of the series with a brutal knockout of Gabriel Campillo. This was not unexpected. Campillo was once a dangerous light heavyweight, and short of an upset win over prospect Thomas Williams, Jr., he hasn’t been too dangerous in...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for April 4, 2015

All Times Eastern Arena Football Arizona Rattlers at Las Vegas Outlaws — ESPN2, 10:30 p.m. Australian Rules Football Sydney Swans vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Sports 2, 1:30 a.m. Western Bulldogs vs. West Coast Eagles — Fox Soccer Plus, 4 a.m. AFL Highlights: Season Preview — Fox Soccer Plus, 3 a.m. BoxingPBC on CBS, Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada175-pound Title...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Viewing Picks

Arena Football Arizona Rattlers at Las Vegas Outlaws — ESPN2, 10:30 p.m. Australian Rules Football Sydney Swans vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Sports 2, 1:30 a.m. Western Bulldogs vs. West Coast Eagles — Fox Soccer Plus, 4 a.m. AFL Highlights: Season Preview — Fox Soccer Plus, 3 a.m. BoxingPBC on CBS, Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada175-pound Title Fight Adonis Stevenson...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Stevenson v Bika Goes Off Without Hitch In Montreal

Photo Credit: Amanda Kwok/PBC on CBS With everyone making weight, the stage is set for Saturday’s installment of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS. Adonis Stevenson makes his first defense of 2015 of the recently moved up in weight Sakio Bika. With his awkward fighting style, will Bika do enough to avoid the vicious left hook that continues to claim victim after victim. In the co...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow afternoon, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on CBS debuts at 3pm, live on CBS from the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Canada. The event is headlined by Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika. Earlier today, the weigh-ins were held, and right here, and you can find the complete weights and weigh-in results. Take a look. Stevenson vs. Bika Weigh-in Results ADONIS STEVENSON...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika final presser photos & quotes

During Wednesday’s final press conference at Le Bonne Entente in Quebec City, both Adonis “Superman” Stevenson and Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika promised a knockout when they meet in the main event of the debut presentation of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS this Saturday, April 4, at 3 p.m. ET. The hard-hitting Stevenson (25-1, 21 KOs) will defend his light heavyweight...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Adonis Stevenson, Artur Beterbiev And Petr Petrov

There’s tough and there’s Ann Wolfe tough, as the video above demonstrates. You know what’s better than having a medicine ball chucked at your head by the baddest ***** on the planet? This week’s boxing schedule — check it out. Adonis Stevenson Vs. Sakio Bika, Saturday, CBS, Quebec City. Al Haymon continues his steady March to world domination withPremier Boxing Champions’...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson Public Workout Photos

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ADONIS STEVENSON QUEBEC CITY PUBLIC WORKOUT PHOTOS Stevenson Defends His Title Against Sakio Bika This Saturday, April 4, LIVE On The Debut Of PBC On CBS (3 p.m. ET/Noon PT) Credit Amanda Kwok / PBC on CBS QUEBEC CITY, CANADA (March 30, 2015) – Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson held a public media workout on Monday at Place...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 3/31: Adonis Stevenson Vs. Sakio Bika Preview With Brian Campbell

Adonis Stevenson wanted to fly, so a small boxing podcast has chosen to give him wings. We didn’t know that he’d jump the shark and fight Sakio Bika, though. No matter your view of rankings organizations, lineal title adherence or the fairness of boxing’s every day structure, the idea that champions should fight the best available contender is a very basic one, almost universally...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson, Sakio Bika & Artur Beterbiev conference call quotes

Adonis Stevenson, opponent Sakio Bika, and unbeaten Artur Beterbiev, who faces Gabriel Campillo, held a conference call to discuss their upcoming fights. Find the full transcription here. Adonis Stevenson Thanks to all the media. I want to thank Al Haymon, my manager, great job. This is a good person for me and fight on CBS since like ‘80 like Sugar Ray Leonard, Muhammad Ali. You...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Artur Beterbiev faces Gabriel Campillo & wants Sergey Kovalev

After dominating the amateur ranks during two Olympic cycles, Russian prospect Artur Beterbiev is now ready for pro boxing’s elite, even though he has only fought seven times as a professional. The Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) jewel will continue his journey April 4 in Quebec City, airing live on CBS and TVA Sports, against former world champion Gabriel Campillo, of Spain. “The journalists...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson: Sergey Kovalev didn’t impress me against Jean Pascal

To prepare for ferocious Cameroon native Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika airing April 4 live on CBS from the Pepsi Coliseum in in Quebec City, defending and reigning champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson came back to Montreal to train at his new boxing gym in the northern part of the city. “My first trainer, Tiger Paul, choose the place,” Stevenson explained Tuesday before training...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Stevenson: “His performance vs Pascal didn’t impress me”

MONTREAL — WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson is well into training camp for his upcoming bout against former super middleweight champion Sakio Bika on April 4th. Deviating from his norm of training at the Kronk gym in Detroit,  Stevenson is holding camp in his home town of Montreal. Trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill, and his sparring partners have also relocated North...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rankings update: Should Sergey Kovalev, not Adonis Stevenson, be the 175 lbs champ?

It’s time for another round of rankings updates following this weekend’s boxing action. The big news is at light heavyweight, where Sergey Kovalev stopped Jean Pascal in an exciting fight in Montreal, earning yet another standout win. Meanwhile, lineal champion Adonis Stevenson is fighting Sakio Bika next, a tough customer, but a blown up super middleweight. This comes after...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika fight preview & prediction

This weekend’s clash between fan favorites Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal is a de facto World Light Heavyweight Championship in the minds of many fans, and it certainly has the belts to go with that idea, since three of them are on the line. However, the real championship requires the real champion, and like it or not that is Adonis “Superman” Stevenson. Instead of following...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs Sakio Bika Set For April 4th In Quebec

ADONIS STEVENSON VS. SAKIO BIKA TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, APRIL 4 IN FIRST PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON CBS EVENT LIVE FROM THE PEPSI COLISEUM IN QUEBEC CITY  Live on CBS at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT  Photo Credit: Pascal Huot, Journal de Québec MONTREAL (Feb. 27, 2015) – Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (25-1, 21 KOs) returns to the ring Saturday...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika opening quotes & details

Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (25-1, 21 KOs) returns to the ring Saturday, April 4 at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City to defend his title against Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika (32-6-3, 21 KOs). The April 4 event marks the debut of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on CBS, at 3pm Eastern. “I am excited to be the headliner for first PBC event on CBS,” Stevenson said. “I know Bika...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wherein Al Haymon Now Controls All Boxing TV*

(Al Haymon, via) NBC. NBC Sports. Showtime. Spike. ESPN, probably. And as of today, CBS, too. Al Haymon’s “Premier Boxing Champions” has spread its tendrils into every major U.S. network — save one — that has broadcast boxing in the last several years, plus some new channels, too. We’re talking an almost full-scale revolution in a very short time, and yes, it’s scary...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

More boxing on traditional broadcast TV with new CBS deal

NEW YORK (AP) Al Haymon's ''Premier Boxing Champions'' series is adding more fights on traditional broadcast television. CBS said Tuesday that it will air up to eight live events this year. Haymon's management company announced last month that it would produce matchups to air on NBC. Haymon is making a major investment in the hopes that bringing back big-time boxing to network TV...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Top Ten UK Boxing Prospects

2014 in British boxing may have seen the much-heralded emergence of several Olympic gold medalists, but it has also seen lesser-known talents come to the fore. Here are the top ten prospects in British boxing as of this year. 1) Anthony Joshua 25 years old, heavyweight, (10-0/10KO) Joshua fought seven times this year, going from professional newcomer to domestic title level in...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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