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Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Porter vs. Malignaggi, Quillin vs. Konecny final presser quotes & photos

The fighters, including legendary future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov, who will compete on Saturday's eagerly awaited "History at the Capitol" tripleheader on Showtime, participated in the final press conference Thursday at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. Hopkins was honored twice during the final press conference...
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American Forces Network to televise Shobox with National Guard vet Sammy Vasquez in action

Nearly 1 million uniformed military personnel serving abroad will be able to watch and support U.S. Armed Forces veteran Sammy Vasquez, Jr., as part of a special agreement between SHOWTIME® and the American Forces Network. Vasquez, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, is featured in the opening bout of Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast, which airs live at 10:45 p.m...
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Efrain Esquivias, Giovani Santillan & many unbeaten prospects in action Fri, April 25th in Ontario, CA

Thompson Boxing Promotions presents one of its finest shows of the year when it features top super bantamweight contender Efrain Esquivias (17-2-1, 10 KOs) of Carson, Calif. and undefeated junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (11-0, 7 KOs) of San Diego in separate 8-round bouts on Friday, April 25, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Esquivias faces Mexican veteran...
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Shobox weigh-in results, photos & quotes from Pittsburgh

It turns out promoter Mike Tyson can stir the pot almost as much as heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. Almost. Tyson seemed right at home in his new role as promoter Thursday as he guided his Iron Mike Productions fighters through the final press conference and weigh-in for tomorrow’s ShoBox: The New Generation event. Tyson egged on his fighters, enticed trash talking and did...
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Jean Pascal signs with GYM & InterBox, planning September return

This afternoon at La Cage aux Sports Boucherville, Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and InterBox announced that they had reached an agreement with Jean Pascal Promotions to ensure the services of Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), who recently defeated Lucian Bute. The multi-fight agreement was signed last Saturday between President Yvon Michel of GYM, InterBox President Jean Bédard and Chief...
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AIBA youth world championships day 3 results

A succession of top quality bouts demonstrated the excitement and skill of boxing on the third competition day of the AIBA Youth World Championships in Sofia. Five weight classes were in action, including the winners of two female weight classes advancing to the round of 16. On a day of much success, it was the Swedish team who particularly impressed, with both their female and male...
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Malignaggi: Broner was given my title, so I’ll take Shawn Porter’s

Paulie Malignaggi has vowed to claim another title this weekend after he felt he was unjustly stripped of his belt against Adrien Broner. The Brooklyn star goes in against Shawn Porter this Saturday night, on a stacked card headlined by the ageless Bernard Hopkins who faces Beibut Shumenov in a light-heavyweight world title unification. But, it is the matchup between the slick Malignaggi...
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Bryant Jennings vs. Mike Perez & Daniel Geale vs. Matthew Macklin set for May 24 on HBO

Undefeated heavyweights Bryant "By By" Jennings of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Mike "The Rebel" Perez, fighting out of Cork, Ireland will clash in a title Eliminator on Saturday, May 24, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas and televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET. The winner of the 12-round bout will become the...
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Despite Manny Pacquiao’s latest win, Juan Manuel Marquez still has edge over him

What Pacquiao vs. Bradley II Says About Marquez vs. Pacquiao V: Like many observers, I expected Manny Pacquiao to get his revenge over Timothy Bradley in triumphant fashion, and in so doing I overestimated two factors. First, I was thinking that righting the wrong of 2012's worst robbery would reignite the fire in Pacquiao's belly, giving back some of the gusto to a fighter...
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Pound for pound list updated after Pacquiao vs. Bradley & more

After a long break dating back to the end of 2013, we're finally back with a refreshed version of our top 20 pound for pound boxing list. We had been waiting for Manny Pacquiao's rematch vs. Timothy Bradley to play out before we got back in there, since we knew that could shake things up one way or the other. So now we're here! Go ahead and take a look. Updated top...
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Videos: Mayweather vs. Maidana countdown show & more previews

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana Showtime pay-per-view event is just a few weeks away. That means the promotion is kicking into full gear. Right here, we have a huge collection of Mayweather vs. Maidana fight preview videos. This includes the full Countdown show, which is what will be airing on the PPV channel on the day of the event as the clock ticks down until fight down...
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Hopkins-Shumenov, Porter-Malignaggi, Peter Quillin workout photos & quotes

Several of the featured fighters for Saturday's "History at the Capitol" event at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. worked out for media members at Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Washington, D.C. The SHOWTIME tripleheader headlined by future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins against Beibut Shumenov in an epic light heavyweight world championship unification...
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Hebrew Hammer returns next week, undefeated Cletus Seldin in action

Long Island fan favorite Cletus "The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin will return to battle against hard hitting Nicaraguan Wilfredo "EL Zurdo" Acuna on Thursday, April 24 at The Paramount in Huntington, New York. The Seldin/Acuna eight round junior welterweight clash headlines "Rockin Fights 13" another installment of the widely acclaimed professional boxing series...
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Who will be the top British fighters in 5 years?

Predicting the Top 5 British Boxers in 5 Years: Throughout the years, Britain has produced a wealth of talent across all the different divisions, and considering its small size, Britain has played a huge role in the shape of boxing past and present. It's one of the most popular sports in Britain and there's often at least one British champion somewhere near the top of the...
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Luis Collazo once again fighting for NephCure Foundation when he fights Amir Khan

Luis Collazo will once again demonstrate his support for The NephCure Foundation when he meets Amir Khan in a critical confrontation May 3 as the co-featured bout on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. When he knocked out Victor Ortiz before his hometown fans Jan. 30 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Collazo entered the ring with NEPHCURE.ORG...
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Bernard Hopkins gets full feature status in Washington Post

“I will know when it’s time to walk away,” Bernard Hopkins said in an interview with The Washington Post’s Rick Maese as he gears up for his 65th professional fight. “I started late, and I’m ending later.” Hopkins shows how someone can box at age 49; the better question is, why? No fighter his age has ever held a world title. Most have no business setting foot in a...
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Marcos Maidana workout quotes & photos: I’ve been the underdog my whole life, but I’m confident & ready

Approximately 200 fans and media turned out to watch Marcos "El Chino" Maidana during his media day on Tuesday, April 15 at The Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. The Argentine Maidana (35-3, 31 KOs) is winding down final preparations as he gets set for the biggest fight of his career when he faces undefeated boxing superstar Floyd "Money" Mayweather...
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Sergio Martinez documentary premieres this weekend at Tribeca Film Festival, ticket giveaway for Martinez-Cotto

To kick off the premiere of the Sergio Martinez documentary movie "Maravilla," at the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), lucky moviegoers will have a chance to win tickets to the Martinez vs. Cotto championship fight. As a special gift to lucky fans who purchase tickets to the "Maravilla" film premiere, three pairs of fight tickets will be given away to the Martinez...
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Video: Freddie Roach talks Miguel Cotto preparing with Manny Pacquiao & more

Miguel Cotto is already in preparations for his June 7th fight against Sergio Martinez. He's working with new trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym of course, and that means he's been in the gym with Manny Pacquiao as well. In this video interview with Freddie Roach, the trainer talks about Cotto's training, moving up to middleweight, working in the gym with Pacquiao...
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Boxcino middleweight semis this Friday at Turning Stone

The April 18 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature the semifinals of the Middleweight portion of Boxcino 2014. Friday’s show, from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., will air live at 9 p.m. ET and is promoted by Banner Promotions. Middleweight Semifinal Matchups: Eight Rounds Each The semifinal round of the Middleweight tournament will feature: Vitalii Kopylenko...
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Provodnikov vs. Algieri, Andrade vs. Rose official announcement details

Bboxing returns to Barclays Center when the “The Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov makes his Brooklyn debut against undefeated  New York product Chris Algieri. Provodnikov vs. Algieri will take place Saturday, June 14 and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark. The co-main event will feature undefeated Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade making his first title...
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Bernard Hopkins: Energized by making history, still ready for more

Boxing’s oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes he will once again make history as he looks to unify the light-heavyweight division against Beibut Shumenov this Saturday,  with Hopkins urging fans to enjoy him while he’s around. “To be 49-years-old, approaching 50, and knocking on the door of being a senior citizen - it's a profound statement of my dedication...
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With Malignaggi fighting, Daniel Jacobs steps in as commentator for Showtime

Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs is trading in his gloves for a microphone, at least for one night. The inspirational cancer survivor will serve as guest analyst for this Saturday's Showtime telecast live from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Jacobs will step in for critically acclaimed analyst Paulie Malignaggi, who will challenge IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter...
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Scott Quigg: I’m at my best right now, ready to do my job in style

Scott Quigg defends his WBA title against Tshifhiwa Munyai on Saturday at the Phones 4 u Arena in Manchester and has promised fans they will see him at his very best. Quigg makes the second defense of his title against the South African and is looking to extend his unbeaten record to 30 fights in style. Last time out the Bury talent saw off Diego Silva in two rounds in the same Arena...
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Day 2 results from AIBA Youth World Championships

The preliminaries continued on Day 2 of the AIBA Youth World Championships in Sofia, with some fantastic boxing on show. Today saw the debut of the women in the event, with the eventual hope for all competitors’ qualification for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. After a packed first day, the second was even bigger. A marathon program was held, with 54 bouts in three sessions...
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