Kid Galahad, One Of Britain’s Most Promising Boxers, Fails PED Test

British tabloid The Daily Star broke a story on Tuesday regarding Kid Galahad – real name Abdul-Bari Awad – who, depressingly, failed a performance enhancing drug test in September after outclassing Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos. Galahad, 18-0 (9 KOs), a former British, Commonwealth and European champion, tested positive for banned substance stanozolol — an anabolic steroid...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kid Galahad, One Of Britain’s Most Promising Boxers, Fails PED Test

British tabloid The Daily Star broke a story on Tuesday regarding Kid Galahad – real name Abdul-Bari Awad – who, depressingly, failed a performance enhancing drug test in September after outclassing Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos. Galahad, 18-0 (9 KOs), a former British, Commonwealth and European champion, tested positive for banned substance stanozolol — an anabolic steroid...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 6: Mayweather defeats Cotto, then goes to jail

Initial negotiations between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had come crashing to a halt amid insults and vast swathes of rhetoric. Instead the pair signed to fight Shane Mosley and Joshua Clottey respectively as a fight that could have changed the course of boxing history was irreconcilably delayed. Both won but each fight showed hints of issues that would only become more...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

BKB: Rosado v Stevens – Tensions High For Tonight’s Bout

LAS VEGAS — As Gabriel Rosado and Curtis Stevenson prepare for their upcoming middleweight BKB match in Las Vegas, tempers are high not only between the fighters but their respective trainers. At the final press conference, Rosado and his trainer Greg Hackett got into a war of words with former champion Shane Mosley (Steven’s trainer) and members of the Stevens camp. Stevens...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)   Shane Mosley Jr. defeated Jerome Buchanan [R2 KO] Patrick Nielsen defeated George Tahdooahnippah [R8 TKO] Fernando Montiel defeated Rogelio Jun Doliguez [UD] Mariusz Wach defeated Gbenga Oluokun...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Cesar Cano vs. Jorge Silva this Saturday in Mexico; Vic Darchinyan & Antonio Gutierrez also featured

Golden Boy Promotions and Cancun Boxing de Pepe Gomez bring fans an exciting night of boxing on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Domo del Palacio Municipal, Chetumal, Mexico, airing live on Televisa and Fox Deportes. In the main event, Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano (27-4-1, 20 KOs) from Tlalnepantla, Mexico will face Tijuana’s Jorge “Pantera” Silva (20-6-2, 16 KOs) in a 10-round...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis fight breakdown & analysis

When undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan makes his ESPN2 Friday Night Fights debut on Friday, Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino he will face an aggressive brawler in Tony “Lightning” Luis. Dynamite was born and raised in boxing surrounded by legends like “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins so he developed the style of a technical boxer....
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley Jr, Sullivan Barrera, Keith Tapia on Dargan-Luis undercard at Foxwoods this Friday

Before ESPN2 Friday Night Fights' live audience witnesses the battle between Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and Tony "The Lightning" Luis (18-2, 7 KOs), they will be treated to an undercard that includes Shane Mosley, Jr. (2-1, 2 KOs), Cuban Sullivan Barrera (14-0, 9 KOs) and local prospects. The undefeated Barrera is taking on veteran Jeff Lacy (27-5, 18 KOs) for eight rounds...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Boxing Comeback of the Year Award

Boxing is a sport with a lot of comebacks -- in fact, boxing is the comeback sport, where the return to greatness is at its most dramatic and yet at the same time one of the sport's biggest fixtures. Having made a statement like that, it is unsurprising that every year furnishes a handful of obvious candidates for Comeback of the Year. This year's award winner is as obvious a choice...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

On Hating Chris Algieri

(Photo via) Patrol the places where hardcore boxing fans live, and you’ll find a substantial strain of them whose commentary about this weekend’s HBO pay-per-view fight between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri is substantially focused on hating Algieri. It’s not to hard to identify how this came to be, if you’ve studied Hardcorus Boxingfanius. And individual tastes on...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

More details & quotes: Canelo moves to HBO, calls it a huge milestone

Golden Boy Promotions Founder Oscar de la Hoya, HBO Sports President Ken Hershman, and superstar boxer Canelo Álvarez today announced a new agreement to showcase the fighter's matches on HBO Sports. "For all of my career, I have wanted to fight on HBO for one main reason-I believe it will allow more of my fans to see me in action," said Álvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs). "Today marks a...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Maidana II: Money May says ‘Maidana is trying to pull a Margarito-type move!’

The bi-annual trip to the sweltering Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas for a Floyd Mayweather media day was upon us Tuesday and Fight Hub was there to capture all of the action. Mayweather went through his training regimen for the various media members in attendance and of course spoke with the press about his build up to the rematch with Marcos Maidana Saturday, Sept. 13, at the...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Conte blocked me on Twitter, and he won’t leave me alone

Oscar Wilde once wrote, in a widely paraphrased comment, that you can judge a man by the quality of his enemies. Victor Conte, the notorious all-time great performance enhancing drug supplier turned self-styled anti-PED reformer, has spent the last several days attacking me on Twitter. On a Wilde-an level, that might make me a great, great man. By the same standard, judging by the...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios, Jessie Vargas, Shane Mosley Jr., Jose Ramirez workout photos

Many of the fighters participating in this weekend's HBO Boxing card from Las Vegas held a public workout this afternoon. Included were Brandon Rios, who's in the still-confirmed main event against Diego Chaves, and unbeaten Jessie Vargas, who's in the co-feature. Also at the workout though were some big-name prospects. That includes Shane Mosley Jr., with generations of the Mosley...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The TQBR Guide To Racial And Regional Stereotypes In Boxing

When Russian lightweight Petr Petrov was interviewed in Spanish on an American English-language TV channel, my head exploded. But once I put it back together, I realised just how global this sport of ours is. It makes sense, then, that we tend to put fighters from different parts of the world into different categories. It also helps that, broadly speaking, different areas do have...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Maidana was dropped by Ortiz and couldn’t KO ‘lightweight’ Broner

With all of the talk of Marcos Maidana’s power heading into highly anticipated May3 battle with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the pound-for-pound king brought up some goods points Wednesday talking to the media after the final press conference for the bout. The most blaring is that Maidana, even though he knocked Mayweather protegee Adrein Broner...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Vs. Maidana: Keys To The Fight

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. Next: a staff roundtable. Mind. Matter. How do Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana stack up in those categories? Here, we examine...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana preview & prediction

Mayweather vs. Maidana Fight Preview: Pound-for pound kingpin Floyd Mayweather, Jr. will take on hard-slugging Marcos Maidana on May 3 in Las Vegas. Mayweather is looking for his 46th consecutive win, while Maidana is looking to punch his ticket to greatness. This one win alone would get Maidana into the Hall of Fame and set him up for life. He certainly has his work cut out for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 reasons Marcos Maidana could upset Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather vs. Maidana Is Not a Lost Cause for Maidana: Now that we know who Floyd Mayweather will be fighting, you may already be assuming that he will pick up yet another easy win. But not so fast. There are still reasons why all is not completely lost, as there is actually still hope for Maidana and the fans. Let's be clear, maybe not a ton of hope. But there is hope. Here are...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Women’s champ Zulina Munoz seeks to settle score vs Alesia Graf this Saturday in Mexico

A true women's championship fight will take place at the World Trade Center in Naucalpan, Mexico on Saturday, March 1, with the WBC Female Super Flyweight Championship fight between champion Zulina "La Loba" Munoz and challenger Alesia "The Tigress" Graf, a highly-anticipated rematch which will be broadcast live on Televisa and FOX Deportes. In the co-main event, scheduled for 10...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Floyd Mayweather hosts charity basketball game with celebrities & boxers

Floyd Mayweather played host to the 9th annual Watson Charity Basketball Game, and he invited plenty of his athlete and celebrity friends along for the ride. It was a huge event with a great turnout, and everyone was there to support a great cause. Other fighters involved included Danny Garcia, Shane Mosley, Austin Trout and Peter Quillin, and other luminaries from the Golden Boy...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley says Maidana would make a better fight for Mayweather, not Khan

Shane Mosley has fought some of the best fighters of the past decade including Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., so any input he has on a possible fight, especially against a fighter he has faced, has to be warranted. Mosley expressed that he thought a Mayweather-Marcos Maidana bout would be a better fight than the more rumored bout with British star Amir Khan. Although Khan...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Mosley talks promoting local MMA shows and training his son for pro debut

It seems “Sugar” Shane Mosley has picked up a few extra curricular activities since retiring from the sweet science a few months ago. After suffering his only stoppage defeat to the hands of Australia’s Anthony Mundine and subsequently retiring shortly after, Mosley is now trying his hand at promoting once more. Mosley whom has always had his promotions company is now putting...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Ruben Guerrero are back at it again

If you recall the build up to the Mayweather vs Guerrero match last year, then you remember that the beef between the two fighters fathers was also must see tv. Now since then they have reunited for a phootshoot, once again both men get into an altercation and both men had to be restrained. Take a look for yourself: Related posts: Shane Mosley Says Floyd Mayweather May Have Done...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Shane Mosley receive tribute painting

It was awesome enough to get Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Shane Mosley in the same place in the video we posted the other day. But add in a painting that features the three most famous Sugar’s and one that is made out of actual sugar and the result couldn’t be any sweeter. Hah, you like that rhyme huh?! John Barge III is a talented artist and you can check him out presenting his...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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