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Why Floyd Mayweather is no longer our 154 lbs champion

Floyd Mayweather is undoubtedly a unique fighter. So unique, in fact, that here at ProBoxing-Fans.com we had him reigning over two divisions simultaneously, Welterweight and Junior Middleweight. However, that's no longer the case. Our 154 lbs. division championship has been vacated, creating a void in that division, and relegating Mayweather to single-division status just like everyone...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal to take place at Montreal Bell Centre

Main-Events and InterBox have announced that the Montréal Bell Centre will host the March 14th 2015 boxing Gala that will feature the reigning unified WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) vs. former WBC, IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs). Kathy Duva, CEO of Main-Events, received the exception...
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Tyson Fury set to return on February 28, wants Klitschko next summer

Promoter Frank Warren confirmed today that Tyson Fury will headline London’s O2 Arena on Saturday 28th February in his final fight before going on to challenge for the WBO World Heavyweight Championship. The undefeated Manchester star will face a top-15 ranked contender as he keeps busy ahead of a long-awaited shot at reigning WBO World Champion Wladimir Klitschko. Fury put on...
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Adonis Stevenson vs. Dmitry Sukhotsky final press conference quotes

WBC Light Heavyweight Champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson and Russian challenger Dmitry "The Hunter" Sukhotsky held a final press conference on Tuesday in Quebec City, Canada, as they prepare for their showdown on Showtime Boxing: Special Edition this Friday, December 19th. Stevenson (24-1, 20 KOs) and Sukhotskiy (22-2, 16 KOs) will square off in the 12-round main event of a quadruple...
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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...
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The 2014 boxing awards from ProBoxing-Fans.com

Annual Boxing Awards Season - 2014 Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year & a Dozen More: It's time for our annual boxing awards, one of the best times of the year! The dust has settled from this year's marquee action, and we've seen it all in the Sweet Science. Record-breaking history, shocking surprises, defining wins and on down the line from there. So which fighters, fights...
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2014 Boxing Robbery of the Year

The Worst Decision in Boxing in 2014: The Boxing Robbery of the Year is not exactly a prestigious "award". Nonetheless, it's an important designation, showcasing some of the stinky side of the Sweet Science, and giving the rightful winner of the fight his just due. This year, it's a good thing we didn't cheat and write our awards early, because a late entrant became the easy choice...
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Weekend All Pro Boxing results: Joe Ward & Clemente Russo among winners

Istanbul, Caserta and Sofia hosted the APB Ranking Round 3 matches for the Middleweight, Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight categories with the following results: MIDDLE 75 KG – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 Location: Istanbul, Venue: Caferaga Spor Salonu Home star and World Championships bronze medalist Adem Kilicci defeated Egypt's All-Africa Games bronze medallist Hosam Abdin on points...
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DiBella Entertainment makes new hire

DiBella Entertainment (DBE) is excited to announce the hiring of its new Director of Boxing Operations and Matchmaking, Eric Bentley. Joining the DBE staff, Bentley will be bringing a wealth of knowledge from his 10 years of experience in the boxing industry. As a native of New York, he had worked for the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) for over five years and served as...
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Video: Andre Berto, Zab Judah, Shawn Porter & more talk Black Out Boxing

A decorated group of boxing stars met over the weekend to discuss the Black Out Boxing movement and their opinions on what could and should be done to address the issues facing communities across the country. Former two-time world champion Andre Berto gathered the group on Friday in Las Vegas as part of his Black Out Boxing initiative. Former world champions Peter Quillin, Zab Judah...
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More legal wrangling from Frank Warren vs. Ricky Burns

Recently, we posted dueling stories from Ricky Burns/Eddie Hearns & Frank Warren about their ongoing legal drama, and which side came out ahead. There's another set of releases sent from each side today. Here, we'll showcase what each side had to say in full. From Frank Warren: The Court today confirmed that boxing promoter Frank Warren won his claim against boxer Ricky Burns...
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Josh Warrington fights on Abraham-Smith II undercard, then headlinse in Leeds in April

European Featherweight champion Josh Warrington will feature on the undercard of Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith before topping a huge hometown show in a major fight at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on April 11. The 24 year old, who has enjoyed a meteoric rise since winning the Commonwealth title in November 2013, will see his first action of the new year in Berlin as part of the...
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Francisco Santana returns on Jan 9th FNF card

Francisco Santana (21-3-1, 10 KOs) returns to the ring against Sebastian Lujan (43-8-2, 26 KOs) on January 9, 2015 at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California. The 10-round bout will serve as the co-feature to the Darleys Perez (31-1, 20 KOs) vs. Jonathan Maicelo (21-1, 12 KOs) on ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights". Earlier this year, Santana impressed the boxing world when...
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Videos: HBO & Showtime’s best fights of the year

When mid-December comes around, it's time for the boxing awards. And we're about to unleash more than a dozen of them to you over the next two weeks. In the meantime, right here you can watch some of the best moments from HBO Boxing and Showtime Boxing. From Showtime, you can take a look at all of their own Fight of the Year candidates. The list includes Lucas Matthysse vs. John...
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Casimero wins eliminator; in line to face Ruenroeng-Shiming winner

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz wishes to congratulate former IBF junior flyweight titlist John Riel "Quadro Alas" Casimero (20-2, 13 KOs), for his  second-round KO over Mexico's Armando "Cobra" Santos (14-4-1, 8 KOs) in an IBF flyweight world title elimination bout. Fighting on Saturday night (December 13) at the Salon Las Palmas in Monterrey, Mexico, Casimero announced himself as a...
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Nordic Fight Night results: Erik Skoglund defeats faded, still-fighting, Glen Johnson

Erik Skoglund (22-0, 11 KOs) took another step towards a world title challenge with a unanimous points victory over Jamaican veteran Glen Johnson (54-20-2, 37 KOs) on Saturday night at the Albertslund MusikTeatret in Copenhagen. The rising Swedish star proved too much for the former IBF World Light Heavyweight Champion, and after ten rounds of action the judges scored the fight...
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Andy Lee vs. Billy Joe Saunders in Dublin in 2015?

New Irish middleweight titleholder Andy Lee is open to setting up a blockbuster battle with rising British middleweight star Billy Joe Saunders. The 30-year-old southpaw took on on Matt Korobov for the vacant WBO strap, and pulled off a huge upset win, winning the fight with a 6th round stoppage. Even before the fight, he was aware that if he won he must fight undefeated Saunders...
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Bradley vs. Chaves ends in controversial draw; Andy Lee upsets Matt Korobov

The Timothy Bradley vs. Diego Chaves fight on HBO Boxing on Saturday night ended in a controversial draw. For most, it appeared that Bradley had done enough to win the fight. But when the scorecards were announced, Bradley got one 115-113 nod, Chaves had a 116-112 card in his favor, and the third card read 114-114, for a split draw. Bradley vs. Chaves was expected to...
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Stiverne vs. Wilder lands on Showtime, will get All Access treatment

Hard-hitting Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs), of Las Vegas, is set to face unbeaten knockout specialist Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs), of Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday, Jan. 17. The potentially explosive bout between the two big-punching heavyweights will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and be televised live on Showtime. SHOWTIME Sports® will offer the latest...
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More on Amir Khan’s outclassing of Devon Alexander: Fight night photos, quotes, video highlights

Amir Khan won a convincing 12-round unanimous decision victory over Devon Alexander in a matchup of two of the top 10 welterweights in the world on Saturday in the main event on Showtime from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The impressive victory was nearly a shutout, with Khan winning 119-109, 118-110 and 120-108 to remain undefeated at 147 pounds and extend his winning...
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Live Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander round by round results

Tonight on Showtime, there's a tripleheader of boxing action headlined by the Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander fight, a match which could potentially dictate Floyd Mayweather's next fight, despite last night's interview calling out Manny Pacquiao. Also on the card, Keith Thurman takes on Leonard Bundu, and Abner Mares gets back into action as he looks to work himself up the ladder once...
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Results & photos: Erislandy Lara dominates Ishe Smith, Jack & Pearson win

Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) enjoyed a convincing 12-round unanimous decision victory over Ishe "Sugar Shay" Smith (26-7, 12 KOs) in the Showtime Boxing main event Friday night from The Illusions Theater at The Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. After a strong first round for Smith, Lara dominated the remainder of the fight using a combination of movement, speed...
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Future Super Fight: Andre Ward vs. Gennady Golovkin

Previewing a Potential Ward vs. Golovkin Showdown: The super middleweight division is in flux. Andre Ward has been  inactive for a full year, Carl Froch is nearing retirement and there's a group of hungry young contenders rising up through the division. All of this means Ward needs to re-clarify his position as the weight-class’ champion, and its dominant fighter. One weight...
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Video: Floyd Mayweather says he wants Pacquiao fight, but calls him desperate, blames Bob Arum

Floyd Mayweather was interviewed on Showtime's Friday night telecast, and you knew he would have plenty to say. In part because Showtime kept on pushing and promoting the interview before it even happened. Well, Mayweather didn't disappoint, and right here, you can watch Mayweather's interview as he expresses his interest in the Manny Pacquiao fight for May 2nd, 2015, while also...
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Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander weigh-in results & photos

It's a stacked boxing weekend, and another weigh-in was held today, for the Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander fight, which headlines a Showtime tripleheader. Right here, you can find the full Khan vs. Alexander weigh-in results. We also have some great photos of all the fighters as they stepped on the scales and squared off right before fight night. Amir Khan: 147 lbs...
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