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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.)   Felix Sturm drew Robert Stieglitz [SD] Tomasz Adamek lost to Artur Szpilka [UD] Eddie Chambers defeated Marcelo Luiz Nascimento [PTS] Diego Magdaleno defeated Hevinson Herrera [R3 KO] Chris...
Via Undercard Superstar
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Bernard Hopkins, Felix Sturm And Tomasz Adamek

Last week marked the 40th anniversary of the Rumble in the Jungle, which mean this week marks the 20th anniversary of George Foreman’s victory over Michael Moorer to regain a version of the heavyweight title at 45. It’s kind of fitting, then, that Bernard Hopkins, who’s even more ancient at 49, is fighting this week. B-Hop has never done a commercial for Oscar Mayer Big and...
Via The Queensbury Rules
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Bernard Hopkins, Felix Sturm And Tomasz Adamek

Last week marked the 40th anniversary of the Rumble in the Jungle, which mean this week marks the 20th anniversary of George Foreman’s victory over Michael Moorer to regain a version of the heavyweight title at 45. It’s kind of fitting, then, that Bernard Hopkins, who’s even more ancient at 49, is fighting this week. B-Hop has never done a commercial for Oscar Mayer Big and...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Notes: Glazkov

 Training Camp Notes: Glazkov With Family Safe and Sound and a Healed Hand,  Glazkov Focused on Wilson Ft. Lauderdale, FL:  Ahead of his bout on the undercard of Hopkins-Kovalev on Nov. 8, Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov and his team reflected on his last outing. On Aug. 9,Glazkov defeated Derric Rossy via majority decision, but the fight was much closer than anyone predicted...
Via BadCulture
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vyacheslav Glazkov healed from hand injury, ready for action on Hopkins-Kovalev undercard

Ahead of his bout on the undercard of Hopkins vs. Kovalev on Nov. 8, Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov and his team reflected on his last outing. On Aug. 9, Glazkov defeated Derric Rossy via majority decision, but the fight was much closer than anyone predicted. At the moment Glazkov walked into the ring to face Rossy, he had not heard from his parents in war-torn Ukraine in over...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomasz Adamek vs. Artur Szpilka set for November 8 in Krakow, Poland

On November 8, 2014, Polish heavyweights Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (49-3, 29 KOs) and Artur Szpilka (16-1, 12 KOs) meet in their own backyard at the Kraków Arena in Kraków, Poland. The veteran Adamek, 37, returns to fight in his home country from the United States for the first time since he lost the WBC Heavyweight Title match-up with Vitali Klitschko in 2011. Earlier this...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Sports Fight Night: Glaskov squeaks by with win over Rossy in a entertaining bout

By Sammy Perez: On a beautiful summer evening from the Sands Casino Event Center in Bethlehem, PA, amidst the shadows of the old Bethlehem Steel Mill with the sound of harmonies from the annual ‘Musikfest’ outdoor music festival blaring literally yards away, fisticuffs and fireworks were going off indoors. That’s because the latest installment of NBC Sports ‘Fight Night...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Sports Fight Night tripleheader preview: Glazkov-Rossy, Berridge-Lepikhin, Joseph Parker

The NBCSN Fight Night triple header scheduled for August 9th at Sands features heavyweights and light heavyweights squaring off in three exciting bouts, including prospects, hard hitters and a diverse crew of international talent. Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KOs), 29, is originally from Lugansk, Ukraine and just immigrated to Ft. Lauderdale, FL in the last few...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Cunningham’s daughter needs a heart transplant & you can help

America was introduced to Kennedy Cunningham when her father, Steve "USS" Cunningham fought Tomasz Adamek in December 2012, and we learned that she suffered from a severed heart condition called HLHS. In April, when Steve fought Amir Mansour on NBC Sports, the family had just received heart breaking news when they we told that Kennedy was not a candidate for heart transplant...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Czar Glazkov headlines NBC Sports Fight Night August 9th at Sands Casino

The August 9th edition of NBCSN Fight Night will feature three bouts with three undefeated fighters and a high chance of a knockout in each bout. Undefeated heavyweight contender Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KOs) returns to the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA on Saturday, August 9th where he will face-off against veteran Derric "El León" Rossy ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Danny Garcia’s Performance, Officials’ Performances, More

(via) It's not crazy to think a boxing match could be fixed, that someone took a dive. It's just that sometimes, there's a viable explanation. Like, a boxer gets hit on the temple — a historical knockout button — by a heavyweight with not only a reputation for big knockout power, but evident knockout power that anyone who's watched boxing for very long can detect...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Danny Garcia's Performance, Officials' Performances, More

(via) It's not crazy to think a boxing match could be fixed, that someone took a dive. It's just that sometimes, there's a viable explanation. Like, a boxer gets hit on the temple -- a historical knockout button -- by a heavyweight with not only a reputation for big knockout power, but evident knockout power that anyone who's watched boxing for very long can detect...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rankings updates: Garcia vs. Herrera, Wilder vs. Scott, Adamek vs. Glazkov, JuanMa vs. Ponce

Updating our Top 10 Divisional Rankings After Latest Boxing Results -- As usual after a busy fight weekend, it's time to update our divisional rankings. Over the past week or two, we've seen some very notable action in many different divisions in the sport.  Check out all of the updates with our newly updated top 10s in several different weight classes. Updated top...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Vyacheslav Glazkov defeats Tomasz Adamek on NBC Sports Fight Night

"Czar" Glazkov did what only two out of 51 men before him managed to do - defeat veteran brawler Tomasz "Goral" Adamek. In a twelve round unanimous decision the 29 year-old Olympic Bronze Medalist from Lugansk, Ukraine (17-0-1, 11 KOs) remains undefeated as he upsets the 37 year-old veteran from Gilowice, Poland, Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (49-3-0, 29 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vyacheslav Glazkov Ends Tomasz Adamek's Lucky Run On The Scorecards

Heavyweight contender Tomasz Adamek has lived by the razor-thin, debatable decision of late, but even with the NBC Sports broadcast team cheering on his fight Saturday evening as though it was close, the judges saw it correctly: Vyacheslav Glazkov won by 117-110, 117-111 and 116-112. Glazkov got what Steve Cunningham and Eddie Chambers deserved, then. He also got the best win...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for March 15, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Greater Western Sydney Giants vs. Sydney Swans -- Fox Soccer Plus, 1:30 a.m. Boxing Fight Night, Bethlehem, PA Tomasz Adamek vs. Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov -- NBCSN, 9 p.m. Showtime Championship Boxing, Bayamon, Puerto Rico Unified Super Lightweight World Championship, Danny Garcia vs. Mauricio Herrera Prelims...
Via Awful Announcing
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Adamek vs. Glazkov final presser photos & quotes

This afternoon at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA the final presser was held for this Saturday's fight between Tomasz "Goral" Adamek and Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov on NBCSN Fight Night. Below are the quotes and photos from the press conference. Hall of Fame Matchmaker Russell Peltz: "No one in this room would bet the bank on any one of these...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week's Boxing Schedule, Featuring Danny Garcia, Deontay Wilder And Tomasz Adamek

As you may already know, adorable animals fighting is totally our bag here at TQBR (though obviously we're not in favour of animal cruelty). These taxidermised squirrels going at it totally fit the bill, then, since they were already dead when they were taxidermised (we hope).  Anyway, enough about squirrels, let's talk about humans fighting. There are a few of them...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomasz Adamek workout video, quotes & notes

Yesterday, heavyweight Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (49-2-0, 29 KOs) opened his workout at World Boxing Gym in Jersey City, NJ to the media and the public for an inside look at his training camp as he prepares to face Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (16-01-1, 11 KOs) at Sands Resort and Casino in Bethlehem, PA on March 15th. Adamek, 37, was originally scheduled to face Czar...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomasz Adamek ready to take out former sparring partner Glazkov

Last November veteran Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (49-2-0, 29 KOs) was scheduled to take on the up-and-coming Ukrainian 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (16-0-1, 11 KOs) at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY when Adamek fell ill and had to pull out just days before the fight. Czar went on to face Garrett Wilson at Turning Stone and won...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with Vyacheslav Glazkov on his Olympic experience, faces Tomasz Adamek next

Heavyweight Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China and despite an injury that prevented him from competing in the finals he won the Bronze medal. Currently in training camp for his March 15th battle on NBCSN Fight Night against Tomasz Adamek, Czar watched last night's closing ceremonies in Sochi (which is not far from his native...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronald Cruz vs. Kermit Cintron added to March 15 Adamek-Glazkov card

Bragging rights across Southeastern Pennsylvania will be up for grabs when welterweights Ronald Cruz, of Bethlehem, and nearby rival Kermit Cintron, of Reading, PA, meet in a much-anticipated regional showdown Saturday evening, March 15, in the Events Center at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. A world heavyweight elimination fight tops between Tomasz Adamek, of Zywiec, Poland,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Sports Fight Night returns for 2014 on January 24 in Atlantic City

The popular NBCSN Fight Night series kicks off 2014 from the Superstar Theatre at Resorts International Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ on Friday, January, 24, 2014. Programming will begin at 10:00 PM EST. The main event will feature a ten-round middleweight brawl matching power against pressure when Brooklyn's own Curtis "Showtime" Stevens (25-4, 18 KOs) takes...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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