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Shane Mosley Jr. Fails Drug Test Post BKB Win

LAS VEGAS, NV — According to findings from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Shane Mosley Jr., son of former champion Shane Mosley failed a routine post-fight drug test. Following his recent win at the BKB (Big Knockout Boxing) event in June where he knocked out Jason Kelly in under a minute, Mosley Jr.’s sample tested positive for amphetamines, a banned substance. As...
Via BadCulture
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Sergey Kovalev, B.J. Flores And Brian Viloria

Absolutely nothing to do with this week’s boxing schedule, but if you only watch one piece of ridiculously contrived boxing hype this week, make it this video Ricardo Mayorga crashing Shane Mosley’s photoshoot. I already explained why I’m pumped for this terrible fight, but I feel that video justifies my wildest/lowest expectations. What are we here for? Oh, that’s right...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Sergey Kovalev, B.J. Flores And Brian Viloria

Absolutely nothing to do with this week’s boxing schedule, but if you only watch one piece of ridiculously contrived boxing hype this week, make it this video Ricardo Mayorga crashing Shane Mosley’s photoshoot. I already explained why I’m pumped for this terrible fight, but I feel that video justifies my wildest/lowest expectations. What are we here for? Oh, that’s right...
Via The Queensbury Rules
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mosley unretires for rematch with Mayorga after Twitter beef

Former three-division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley is coming out of retirement for a rematch with Nicaraguan fighter Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga. According to a report by ESPN boxing insider Dan Rafael published on Saturday, a pay-per-view fight between the two veteran fighters has been scheduled for Aug. 29 at a still undecided location in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Mosley Vs Mayorga Is Terrible But Also Really Good

By every objective measure, Shane Mosley vs Ricardo Mayorga II is a bad fight. Both men are 41. This is not good for their health, nor does it add anything to their legacies. Mayorga hasn’t won a meaningful fight in well over a decade and Mosley hasn’t fought it two years. So why am I so excited for it? I blame boxing Twitter. Before I explain why I’m deeply into this freak...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Mosley Vs Mayorga Is Terrible But Also Really Good

By every objective measure, Shane Mosley vs Ricardo Mayorga II is a bad fight. Both men are 41. This is not good for their health, nor does it add anything to their legacies. Mayorga hasn’t won a meaningful fight in well over a decade and Mosley hasn’t fought it two years. So why am I so excited for it? I blame boxing Twitter. Before I explain why I’m deeply into this freak...
Via The Queensbury Rules
24 days ago  |  Discuss

New Fight Game with Jim Lampley on HBO June 9th; talks De La Hoya vs. Mosley 15 years later

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley  returns with a new edition Tuesday, June 9th at 11pm. This edition of The Fight Game includes: a look at the current landscape of the sport by Lampley and Max Kellerman; a video review of recent high-profile middleweight action, which will include Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale from this weekend along with Gennady Golovkin’s recent outing of course...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Gilberto Ramirez training session; headlines on truTV June 26

Undefeated Mexican knockout artist and No. 2 world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez worked out for his upcoming all-action card which he will headline on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Right here, we have a collection of photos from the Ramirez workout. Ramirez has been training up in Big Bear, where he’s been joined...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 02, 2015  |  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...
Via Bloguin Best
May 13, 2015  |  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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 13, 2015  |  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...
Via BadCulture
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...
Via Undercard Superstar
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Bloguin Best
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Fight Hub TV
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...
Via Awful Announcing
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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...
Via Fight Hub TV
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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