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Abril: I’m coming to Liverpool to knock out Derry Mathews

Richar Abril says Derry Mathews is out of his depth against him and will get knocked out when they collide at the Liverpool Echo Arena on March 6th. Abril travels to Mathews’s Merseyside hotbed to make the third defense of his title and claims that the Liverpool hero has a weak chin and won't be able to hold his heavy shots. The Cuban, now based out of Florida, is the biggest test...
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Billi Godoy: I’ve defeated Heiland & Baldomir, I’ll defeat Ryder

Billi Godoy says he’ll draw on his wins over Jorge Sebastien Heiland and Carlos Baldomir as he challenges John Ryder at The O2 on Saturday, January 31. The Argentine is looking to upset Ryder’s plans of bursting into the top ten of the WBO rankings and charging to a title shot this year, and the visitor believes beating former World champion Baldomir and fellow countryman Heiland...
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Rocky Juarez vs. Robinson Castellanos weigh-in results

Tonight at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, Rocky Juarez clashes against Robinson Castellanos in an eliminator match for a featherweight title. The undercard features several big name, undefeated prospects. Find the full weigh-in results for the event and the entire bout list here. MAIN EVENT-12 ROUNDS Rocky JUAREZ Weight: 125.25 lbs. vs. Robinson CASTELLANOS Weight:...
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Erik Pfeifer wins inaugural APB title at super heavy; plus full week 2 World Series of Boxing results

Germany's Erik Pfeifer, a two-time AIBA World Championship bronze medalist, was crowned the first Super Heavyweight (91+ kg) Champion in the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Inaugural Title Match in Baku, Azerbaijan. After eight rounds, the final scorecards read 78:74 across the board in favour of Pfeifer against his opponent, Morocco’s Mohammed Arjaoui. The German becomes the first APB Inaugural...
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Manny Pacquiao serves as judge for tonight’s Miss Universe Pageant

Tonight, Sunday, January 25th, is the big night for the Miss Universe Pageant, the 63rd Annual event.  The Miss Universe contestants will be hosted in Doral, Florida and the pageant will air live from the FIU Arena. While boxing fans know that Manny Pacquiao is busy right now with the potential task of fighting Floyd Mayweather, first, he'll have the formidable challenge of serving...
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USA Boxing National Championships final results & winners

The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships concluded with 20 final round bouts at Northern Quest’s Pend Oreile Pavilion on Saturday. The championship bouts held special importance for the elite men with the 10 gold medalists earning Olympic Trials berths. All six finalists in the women’s Olympic weight divisions clinched their Olympic Trials berths with semifinal victories...
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Results & photos: Brandon Rios destroys Mike Alvarado in 3 rounds

Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios took care of business against "Mile High" Mike Alvarado Saturday night on HBO Boxing from Broomfield, Colorado. In the rubbermatch of their trilogy, Rios dominated and destroyed Alvarado, with the ringside doctor calling a halt to the action after three one-sided stanzas. The Alvarado vs. Rios 3 results seemed to showcase two important factors. First...
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USA Boxing National semifinal results: Six women clinch Olympic trial berths

The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino’s Pend Oreile Pavilion on Friday held two sessions of semifinal round competition. The top two finishers in the three Olympic weight divisions from this week’s national championships clinched the first berths in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing and the intensity of the semifinal...
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Full undercard for Monday’s Juarez vs. Castellanos fight: KeAndre Gibson, Travell Mazion, Javier Rodriguez

Before Rocky Juarez (30-10-1, 21 KOs) and Robinson "Robin Hood" Castellanos (20-10, 13 KOs) square off at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, the Golden Boy Live! card on Monday, January 26 will feature Austin's own Travell "Black Magic" Mazion (9-0, 9 KOs) in the biggest fight of his young career when he battles Mexico's Nestor "Baby" Rosas (11-3, 7 KOs). Also, the undefeated...
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Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 weigh-in results, photos & videos

Tomorrow night on HBO Boxing, Mike Alvarado faces Brandon Rios in the third chapter of their trilogy. The weigh-ins for the HBO card were held today in Broomfield, Colorado, and right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results, with photos and videos of the fighters as well. Take a look. Official Alvarado vs. Rios Weights Mike Alvarado: 146.5 lbs. Brandon Rios: 146...
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Lucas Matthysse re-signs with Golden Boy

Lucas "La Máquina" Matthysse (36-3, 34 KOs) has renewed his promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. The Argentinean star first got his start in 2004 and since then has had a promising and destructive career winning by knockout 34 times out of his 36 wins. "As Golden Boy works to put together a 2015 full of huge, fan-friendly fights, Lucas Matthysse is, and will now remain...
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Video interview with Tyson Fury: Talks fighting Deontay Wilder & Wladimir Klitschko

Check out this video interview with Tyson Fury conducted by Steve Bunch for BoxNation. In the interview, Fury discusses his upcoming clash against Christian Hammer, but more of his energy and focus is clearly on two potential future opponents -- Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder. He says he was impressed with Wilder's performance, and that well, Wilder kind of stole the strategy...
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Randy Caballero vs. ALberto Guevara opening press conference photos & quotes

Golden Boy Promotions held a press conference at the Golden Boy Building in Los Angeles yesterday, to announce the Feb. 27 IBF Bantamweight title fight between the titleholder Randy "El Matador" Caballero and Alberto "Metro" Guevara. Other fighters featured on the card participated in the press conference including Mexicali's Diego De La Hoya (8-0, 6 KOs) who fights in his...
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WBO calls for Andy Lee-Billy Joe Saunders purse bid

The WBO have called for purse bids to be held on Tuesday January 27th for the WBO middleweight championship between the titleholder Andy Lee and mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders. Saunders stood aside to allow Lee to fight against Russian Matt Korobov for the vacant title on December 6th in Las Vegas on the strict understanding - as ratified by the WBO at their convention ...
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USA Boxing National Championships Quarterfinal Results

The fourth day of the 2015 USA Boxing National Championships featured a full day of quarterfinal contests on Thursday at the HUB Sports Center in Spokane, Wash. The quarterfinal action featured several twists and turns with two 2012 Olympians making their tournament debuts and a handful of athletes competing for the fourth straight day in the pacific northwest. Returning women...
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Brian Rose: Losing to Carson Jones means I won’t carry on

Brian Rose says his clash with Carson Jones on February 14 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool is a must-win contest if he wants to fulfill his champion ambitions. Rose meets the American for a vacant regional alphabet title but the Blackpool ace says there is more on the line than just the belt as he aims to get back into range of another World title shot. The 29 year old challenged...
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Spike TV debuts Premier Boxing Champions series, opens with Andre Berto vs. Josesito Lopez

Spike TV is now stepping into the ring, with the help of the Al Haymon backed Premier Boxing Champions. The cable network confirmed the rumored launch of a monthly prime-time series featuring Premier Boxing Champions bouts, with the first fights airing on Spike on Friday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. A new Friday night series in that slot means competition for ESPN2's Friday Night Fights...
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Russell Lamour & Thomas Falowo renew amateur rivalry on Jan 30

During their amateur careers New England middleweights Russell Lamour (11-0, 5 KOs), of Portland, Maine, and Thomas Falowo (12-3, 8 KOs), of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, met several times, with Lamour defeating Falowo all but once. Now these two fighters meet again as pros for hometown bragging rights in their ESPN Friday Night Fights debut at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. The 26-year...
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Thomas Stalker returns on Abril-Mathews undercard in Liverpool

Liverpool favorite Tom Stalker makes his return to the ring on Friday March 6th at the Echo Arena as he looks to get back to winning ways. Stalker suffered his first career loss to rival Jack Catterall in a brutal battle last October, but has vowed to return stronger than before when he features on the undercard of Liverpool’s big show. The 30-year-old light-welterweight makes...
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Photos & videos: Alvarado vs. Rios 3 final press conference

Denver's "Mile High" Mike Alvarado and and Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios of Oxnard, California, along with their teams all took part in today's final press conference for the third chapter of their epic trilogy, which takes place this Saturday, January 24th at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, televised live on HBO Boxing. Right here, you can find all the photos from the final...
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Boxing’s musical chairs: Canelo vs. Kirkland or Cotto, or not

Multiple reports are suggesting that Canelo Alvarez's next fight will come on May 2nd, against James Kirkland. This is after all the reports surfaced that the negotiations for a highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto fight officially fell apart after months. Yet, nothing is official, and the floated Canelo vs. Kirkland rumor could instead be a ploy to try to light a final...
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USA Boxing National Championships: Quarterfinals set after 70 fights on Wednesday

Nearly 70 bouts of action were contested on Wednesday, marking the busiest day of the 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships. All of the day’s winners advanced on to Thursday’s quarterfinal round at the HUB Sports Center in Spokane, Wash. The light welterweight division competed for the second straight day in Spokane and 2014 WSB and World Championship Team Trial silver...
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Week 2 World Series of Boxing preview & Inaugural AIBA Pro Boxing championship matches

The best AIBA Pro Boxers are set to do battle to be the first Champions of the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) competition running from January 23 to February 19 for each of the 10 weight categories. Launched in October 2014, APB is a new competition based on individual rankings that offers elite boxers a new career opportunity as well as a new route to qualify for the Olympics, with a total...
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Chris Eubank Jr, Liam Walsh & Frank Buglioni all set for Fury-Hammer undercard

Liam Walsh and Frank Buglioni have had their challengers confirmed for the O2 arena show on Saturday February 28th, serving as chief support to Tyson Fury’s fight against Christian Hammer and Chris Eubank Jr’s challenge against Dmitry Chudinov. Undefeated Walsh will put both titles on the line against old Manchester rival Joe Murray in a rematch, whilst Buglioni makes the first...
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Frankie Gavin & promoter Frank Warren split

Promoter Frank Warren has announced that he will not be renewing his management and promotional contracts with welterweight boxer Frankie Gavin. Warren, who signed Gavin in 2008, helped him make his professional debut in 2009, and guided him to British, Commonwealth and WBO Intercontinental titles in his 22-fight career. In addition Warren secured Gavin a hometown European title...
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