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Photos & quotes: Fonfara-Ngumbu, Fortuna-Cotto, Kameda-Hernandez presser

The final press conference for this Saturday’s Showtime tripleheader from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago was held today at the W Hotel. Find all the presser photos and quotes here. Warsaw, Poland native and Chicago favorite Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (25-3, 15 KOs) will square off with Doudou Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs), of Toulouse, France by way of the Democratic...
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Shelito Vincent: I’m throwing a million punches & trying to put her down

The story of Shelito Vincent is a long, winding narrative of a selfless fighter with no hidden agendas. Only a select few strike it rich in boxing, particularly on the women's side, so Vincent fights for more than just money. She fights for underprivileged children, many of them a mirror image of her younger self, who are looking for someone -- or something -- to believe in....
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Photos: Luis Carlos Abregu, Gilberto Ramirez & Oscar Valdez workout

Two-time Mexican Olympian and undefeated featherweight knockout artist Oscar Valdez (13-0, 11 KOs), of Nogales, Mexico, undefeated No. 2-world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez (29-0, 23 KOs) of Mazatlan, Mexico and Argentina’s  Luis Carlos “El Potro” Abregu (36-1, 29 KOs), held a joint workout on Thursday for their upcoming all-action...
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Lucian Bute & Jean Pascal twin-bill shown in U.S. via Integrated Sports PPV

Integrated Sports Media (ISM) announced today that it will deliver the "Bute vs. Bolonti" double feature to United States fight fans, Saturday, December 6, live from historic Bell Centre in Montreal. Bute vs. Bolonti is being distributed in the U.S. by ISM for live viewing at 8:00 p.m. ET on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DirecTV, DISH, and Vubiquity...
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How crazy is Bernard Hopkins? Archie Moore & Bob Fitzsimmons are youngins by comparison

Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) isn't the first elder statesman of the sweet science to hold the light heavyweight crown. With a win on Saturday, November 8 against WBO Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, Hopkins would be just one belt away from becoming...
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Billy Joe Saunders vs. Chris Eubank Jr now WBO eliminator for Korobov-Lee winner

The stakes just got higher between bitter rivals Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. in their titanic middleweight clash on Saturday  November 29th. Not only are personal pride, bragging rights and unbeaten records on the line, plus Saunders’ British, Commonwealth and European titles, but now their clash has been sanctioned by the WBO as a eliminator match. So the man who...
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Photos & quotes from Sergey Kovalev’s Florida training camp

Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev opened up his camp to the media today in preparation for his Nov. 8 light heavyweight unification bout with Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ and live on HBO World Championship Boxing. He had plenty to say, and you can check out the quotes and photos here. Question: How do you study Hopkins? Sergey...
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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...
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Billy Dib returns to action Friday night, 1st fight in Australia in four years

Former featherweight titlist Billy "The Kid" Dib (37-3, 21 KOs) will not be trick-or-treating tomorrow night at home in Australia. Instead, he'll be dressed in trunks and wearing boxing gloves for his 12-round fight with his upset-minded Indonesian opponent Ruben Manakane (14-11-1, 9 KOs). Dib, whose only three losses as a professional have been in world title fights...
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Matthew Macklin: Wants Miguel Cotto next, or Andy Lee if he defeats Korobov

Matthew Macklin believes he could challenge Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto next if he can see off Jorge Sebastian Heiland at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15. Macklin meets Heiland in an eliminator for Cotto’s crown as big time boxing returns to Ireland’s capital, with the winner gunning for Cotto, who ripped the title from Sergio Martinez. The Irishman is focused on the...
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Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander tickets on sale Friday

In a pair of high-stakes welterweight match-ups, British superstar Amir "King" Khan will take on Devon Alexander "The Great", while undefeated Keith "One Time" Thurman will defend against Leonard "The Lion" Bundu. Khan vs. Alexander is entitled The Royal Battle, The King vs. The Great, and it takes place at December 13 in Las Vegas, at the...
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Video: Pacquiao vs. Algieri PPV promo commercial clip

On Saturday, November 22, Manny Pacquiao takes on Chris Algieri in the headliner event of an HBO pay-per-view event from Macau. Right here, you can watch Top Rank's official promo to "See It Live" Pacquiao vs. Algieri on PPV. It's a quick little 30 second clip that will be used as the Pacquiao vs. Algieri video promo and commercial, hoping to entice fans to purchase...
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More on Lemieux vs. Rosado: Photos & quotes from opening presser in Brooklyn

The opening press conference for the David Lemieux vs. Gabriel Rosado card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was held today. Right here, you'll find all of the quotes and photos from that event. DAVID LEMIEUX "Thank you to everybody for being here, it is a great honor and great opportunity for me to be able to fight in Brooklyn at Barclays Center. "I'm...
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Andrzej Fonfara & Tomoki Kameda workout photos & quotes

Hometown favorite Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara, France’s Doudou Ngumbu, Tomoki Kameda and Alejandro Hernandez worked out for the media on Wednesday at Oakley Fight Club in Chicago as they reach the apex of preparation for Saturday’s SHOWTIME Boxing: Special Edition from UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Fonfara (25-3, 15 KOs) and Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs) will square off in the...
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De La Hoya: Randy Caballero’s 1st title defense to be at home base of Fantasy Springs

As Randy "El Matador" Caballero (22-0, 13 KOs) returns from winning the IBF Bantamweight title in Monte Carlo, France, Golden Boy Promotions today congratulated the newly crowned champion of Nicaraguan descent on his victory and promised that hometown fans wouldn't have to travel far for Caballero's next match. "Randy is so popular around his home of Coachella...
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Fox Sports 1 to televise Nov 13th card with Joseph Diaz, Julian Ramirez & Diego De La Hoya

Three undefeated Mexican warriors are headed to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California on the Thursday, November 13 edition of Golden Boy Live! when Joseph Diaz Jr., Julian Ramirez and Diego De La Hoya are featured in separate bouts. Seven-foot Chinese sensation Taishan will open up the televised portion of the card against Michael Lane on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes...
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Tyson Fury: Dereck Chisora won’t last against me

Tyson Fury is following Hollywood star Brad Pitt into action and is ready for war against heavyweight rival Dereck Chisora. Pitt tops the box-office in the UK with his hit movie Fury about an army sergeant in World War Two who commands a tank with a five-man crew in Nazi Germany. And the undefeated Wilmslow giant posed with a tank as he prepares for his own mission behind enemy lines...
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What if Manny Pacquiao loses to Chris Algieri? How it could happen & what it would mean

Analyzing the Potential for a Huge Upset in the Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri Fight: When Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) enters the Cotai Arena in Macau on November 22 against Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), he'll face an undefeated but still largely unproven fighter. Algieri, coming into the bout on the back of his career best win, an extremely close contest with Ruslan Provodnikov...
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Callum Smith stepping up against Nikola Sjekloca, confident he would beat George Groves

Callum Smith says he will prove that he is ready to step up to world level when he faces Nikola Sjekloca at the sold out Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22. Smith meets Sjekloca in a WBC Super Middleweight eliminator and the unbeaten 24 year old is preparing for the toughest test of his promising career, looking to move to 15-0 and close another great year in the paid ranks....
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Hyppolite wants to follow in Haitian-Canadian footprints of Stevenson, Pascal & Stiverne

Boxing has its "Superman" -- light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson -- and from the same country comes "Batman" --  super middleweight contender Schiller Hyppolite (13-0-1, 9 KOs). The 28-year-old Hyppolite, like Stevenson, was born in Haiti and he also lives in Montreal. Hyppolite has won eight straight fights and is world rated by the International Boxing...
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Dulorme vs. Lundy & Centeno vs. De La Rosa added to Lemieux-Rosado card & HBO Boxing tripleheader

Golden Boy Promotions returns to Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, December 6 with a HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader. In the 12-round main event, rising Canadian star David Lemieux will face the no nonsense Philadelphian warrior "King" Gabriel Rosado. Plus, unbeaten Californian Hugo "The Boss" Centeno Jr. takes on his toughest challenge yet in the form...
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Unbeaten Tyron Zeuge faces Stjepan Bozic Dec 6th on Braehmer & Hernandez card

Tyron Zeuge (15-0, 9 KOs) returns on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. The 22 year-old super middleweight will face Croatian veteran Stjepan Bozic (29-8, 19 KOs) in a fight coach Karsten Roewer has described as the first real test of Zeuge’s pro career. “Bozic is a very experienced fighter,” said Roewer. “He is a former world title challenger who has previously...
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Jimmy Tibbs: We’re not underestimating Eubank, Saunders know what to do in the ring

Jimmy Tibbs says that his charge Billy Joe Saunders training at a foreign camp for the showdown with rival Chris Eubank Jr. brings back memories of Nigel Benn’s epic win over Mauro Galvano. The legendary East End trainer took British boxing great Benn to a Tenerife training camp for his WBC World Super Middleweight title challenge against Italian Galvano in 1992, the results showed...
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Malta Boxing Commission sanctioning 5 more events by end of year

Malta Boxing Commission Vice President Gianluca Di Caro announced that the growing international sanctioning division of the organization recently received numerous requests to sanction further events in the UK, in addition to the planned internationally broadcasted event in Malta. Following the successful Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted Capital Punishment event at York Hall...
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Full card for Thursday’s Golden Boy Live in Plymouth, MA: Danny O’Connor, Sharif Bogere, Mark DeLuca

The greater Boston area is in for a Halloween Eve treat as Golden Boy Live! prepares to take Plymouth Memorial Hall by storm on Thursday, October 30 with the "Monster Brawl". FOX Sports 1 will feature three competitive bouts in the televised portion of the evening. In the main event, former U.S. Olympic Team alternate Danny "Bhoy" O'Connor will square off...
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