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Bradley Saunders on track to recover from injuries, ready for anyone in UK at 140 lbs

Unbeaten light welterweight, Bradley Saunders (12-0) claims to have fully recovered from the injury that kept him out of a Commonwealth title fight last April and also stated his ambition to fight the best out there in the talent-packed 140lbs division. Following over two years of injury woe, the County Durham star is now back in the gym and working hard towards a September date...
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Billy Wright adds another 1st round KO to ledger

After recording another first round knockout against late sub Esteban Hillman Tababary (25-16-2, 20 KOs) last Saturday in Bolivia, Bronco Billy Wright (48-4, 38 KOs) is looking to land a big fight before the summer ends. Currently rated WBC #16, he’s ready for a top level opponent. “Right now I’m at a stage in my career where I feel I’m ready to challenge anyone in the top...
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New management team for Emanuel Taylor

D and D Management along with Mark Cipparone’s Club 1957 Management is pleased to announce a joint venture for which the two companies will now co-manage Jr. Welterweight contender Emanuel Taylor. Taylor (18-4, 12 KO’s) of Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland has established himself as one of the top rated contenders in the Jr. Welterweight division and has been in several exciting fights...
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Felix Trinidad to attend induction to Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

Felix “Tito” Trinidad, an International Boxing Hall of Fame member beloved by fans for his sunny demeanor outside the ring and his devastating knockouts inside of it, announced he will attend the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction weekend. The event will be held Friday, Aug. 7 and Saturday, Aug. 8. The induction ceremony itself will be at Caesars Palace, where...
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Quigg-Martinez, Perez-Crolla & Abraham-Stieglitz all televised on Sky Sports July 18

Scott Quigg and Anthony Crolla top a big night of boxing on Sky Sports on July 18 – with three title battles set to thrill fight fans. At the Manchester Arena, Quigg defends his WBA Super Bantamweight title against  Kiko Martinez while Anthony Crolla fights for his first title against Colombian WBA Lightweight titleholder Darleys Perez. Over in Germany, the fourth installment...
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Nonito Donaire headlines from Macau on July 18

Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire and Jose Ramirez will headline “Victory at The Venetian,” on the Saturday, July 18 edition of Solo Boxeo Tecate, which will be televised from The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena via same-day delay in the U.S. on UniMás, beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET. Donaire, of the Philippines, in the hunt for another world title shot, will be taking on France’s...
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Unbeaten Mario Barrios back on July 18th in El Paso

Undefeated 20-year old super-featherweight prospect Mario Barrios (9-0, 5 KOs) returns to the ring against July 18, 2015. The 8-round bout will take place in Barrios’ home state at the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Marcos Reyes card. At 6’1, Barrios who is managed by Al Hayman, is rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with...
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Unbeaten super featherweight O’Shanique Foster signs with GH3 Promotions

Vito Mielnicki’s GH3 Promotions is proud to announce the signing of undefeated Junior Lightweight O’Shanique Foster to a promotional contract. Foster is from Beaumont, Texas and trains out of Houston, and has a record of 6-0 with three knockouts. He was a former amateur star where he was a two-time national Jr. Golden Gloves champion, five-time Ringside National champion, National...
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Buy Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tickets July 18, attend afternoon card with Carl Frampton for free

Boxing fans in Texas have a sensational opportunity on Saturday, July 18 to attend two world-class boxing events on the same day at the same venue! A full day of action from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, kicks off with an afternoon session of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS, with doors opening at 12:00 p.m. MT, while the evening session of Showtime begins with the doors...
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Olympic spots on the line as AIBA’s APB action continues July 10 in China

On July 10 in Guiyang, China the second round of action continues in Cycle 1 of AIBA Pro Boxing (APB). Cycle I, Round 2 will produce 40 bouts across all ten weight categories, as the boxers in the top tier of competition will compete to earn a quota place for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, while also competing for the opportunity to fight their respective APB Champions in World Title...
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LA Fight Club results: Gilberto Gonzalez, Diego De La Hoya, Negrete & Sanchez win

There were fireworks in the ring at the July 2 edition of LA Fight Club at the historic Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles, kicking off the long Fourth of July holiday weekend early with a live telecast of great boxing on FOX Deportes.  Opening up the night in an evenly matched fight, Emilio Sanchez (9-0, 6 KOs) of Los Angeles and Jose Cen-Torres (13-8, 1 KO) of Merida, Mexico...
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Julian Ramirez headlines August 6 LA Fight Club

Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez (14-0, 8 KOs) returns to The Belasco Theater on August 6 to headline the latest installment of the popular series LA Fight Club live on FOX Deportes. Ramirez last thrilled fans with a shutout win over seasoned fighter Raul Hidalgo in April, and will put his unbeaten record on the line again when he faces Hugo “Guerrero” Partida (21-5-2, 16 KOs...
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Chris Chatman: I’m going to massacre Vladine Biosse

A fight nearly two years in the making will finally come to fruition Friday, July 17th, 2015 as super middleweight Vladine Biosse faces Chris Chatman in the main event of CES Boxing’s “Rhode To Redemption” show at Twin River Casino. Those familiar with Chatman’s no-nonsense, outspoken bravado know the Jersey City native is never one to mince words. The 5-foot-8 southpaw guarantees...
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Juan Carlos Payano vs. Rau’shee Warren set for Aug 2nd

Premier Boxing Champions comes to Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 pm, with the debut of the new monthly series, PBC – The Next Round, which will showcase the sport’s future stars and potential champions. The main event for the series premiere of PBC – The Next Round will be a 12-round World Bantamweight Championship fight between Juan Carlos “Baby Pacquiao”Payano...
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British boxing buzz: Q&A interview with Jamie Conlan, Lloyd Ellett looking for big fights, Eggington promises action

JAMIE CONLAN: “I’M BELT HUNGRY!” Belfast battler Jamie Conlan is a little man with a big plan. The super-flyweight is intent on  the British and Commonwealth 115lb belts before the year is through and if that sees him cross paths with Paul Butler, so much the better. Older brother of Olympic flyweight medallist Michael Conlan, the 28 year old aircraft fitter gets to showcase...
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Unbeaten Chris Jenkins returns July 17 in Manchester after lengthy layoff

Chris Jenkins is ready to put ‘the hardest period as a pro’ behind him when he returns at the Manchester Arena on July 18. Jenkins moved to 16-0 in October as he continued to build on the momentum from his Prizefighter triumph , but a run of bad luck has kept him on the side lines – and the Welshman is ready to unleash months of frustration in his first British title fight...
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Germany’s youngest pro boxer, 16 year old Leon Bauer, has 2nd pro fight on Abraham-Stieglitz card

Germany’s youngest professional boxer, Leon Bauer (1-0, 1 KO) returns to the ring on July 18 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle on the undercard of Arthur Abraham’s title defense against Robert Stieglitz. Having got his professional career off to a flying start with the first-round destruction of Kristof Mate, the 16 year-old super middleweight can expect a tougher test in his...
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Keith Thurman & Luis Collazo talk upcoming clash

Keith Thurman and Luis Collazo meet on July 11th, on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN. They held a media call to discuss the fight, and right here, you’ll find all the quotes. Luis Collazo Hello everyone. It’s great speaking to you guys today. I’m excited for next week. July 11 is going to be a great fight and the boxing fans will be very happy. K. Swanson Next I’m going...
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HBO showcasing boxing documentaries every Tuesday night for a month

HBO Sports presents four of its acclaimed boxing documentaries and an Emmy®-nominated HBO Films drama on consecutive Tuesday evenings this summer on HBO2. Featuring HBO Sports’ trademark blend of unseen archival footage, home movies, revealing interviews and unique storytelling, the festival launches July 7 with the powerful ALI-FRAZIER I: ONE NATION… DIVISIBLE, a Peabody Award...
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Marysol Castro joins ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions broadcast team

Marysol Castro has joined ESPN as host of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and will make her debut when the series premieres  Saturday, July 11. Castro will be on site for all PBC on ESPN fights. “Marysol has an energetic presence and is intelligent and versatile,” said ESPN senior coordinating producer Matt Sandulli. “Adding a professional with her vast experience will make...
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Vladine Biosse headlines at Twin River on July 17

Super middleweight Vladine Biosse (15-6-2, 7 KOs), known in his hometown as “Mr. Providence,” returns to Rhode Island for the first time in more than a year on Friday, July 17th, 2015 when he faces the hard-hitting Chris Chatman (12-5-1, 5 KOs) of Jersey City, N.J., in the 10-round main event of “Rhode To Redemption” at Twin River Casino. CES’ mid-summer spectacular also...
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Bruno Escalante set for August return after lengthy layoff due to injury

Though no official bouts have been announced the August 1st card in Redwood City, CA is taking shape as junior bantamweight Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (13-1 6KOs) returns after nearly a year and half layoff after a hand injury that occurred in his last bout against Victor Ruiz in Cache Creek Casino in Brooks, CA. Escalante, who trains out of Undisputed Boxing Gym in San...
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Sullivan Barrera gearing up for Vasily Lepikhin fight; working with Abel Sanchez

On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past. In 2009, Sullivan defected from Cuba with four...
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Interview with Tom Langford, in action this weekend in Dublin

After quietly developing his craft as a pro over the last three years, Tommy Langford intends throwing his cap into the talented British middleweight ring this weekend. A former England amateur captain and multiple national junior champion, the 25 year old university graduate is yet to concede a round whilst racking up a dozen wins since joining the profession in September 2012....
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Oscar De La Hoya comments on Top Rank’s lawsuit against Al Haymon

Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing’s lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. “I applaud Bob Arum and Top Rank Boxing for stepping up on behalf of fighters not only in their own stable, but all across the sport. Those like Bob and myself who have spent the bulk of their...
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