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Paulie Malignaggi returns vs. Danny O’Connor on Khan-Algieri undercard in Brooklyn

Former two-division champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) returns to the ring in his hometown to face the skilled Danny O’Connor (25-2, 9 KOs) as the televised co-feature for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike TV on Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT live from Barclays Center. This fight will be part of an explosive evening headlined by boxing superstar...
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao set to join legendary lore of great welterweight fights

It has often been said that “as the heavyweight division goes, so goes boxing,” but that has not always been the case and, in fact, might not even be valid when viewed from a comprehensive perspective dating back to the late 19th century. In Boxing, German author Bertram Job’s epic, 420-page coffee-table dissertation on all aspects of the sweet science, he writes that, “Elegance...
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Weekend World Series of Boxing round-up; plus AIBA Olympic qualifier set for Turkey

Ukraine Otamans defeat Russian Boxing Team in a classic WSB contest An excellent night of World Series of Boxing (WSB) action in Kyiv was won by Ukraine Otamans who defeated Russian Boxing Team 3-2. This was an important result for Ukraine after Mexico Guerreros won earlier in the day, and after retaking third in the Group A table, they are now just two points behind the Russian...
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Tony Luis, Dennis Hogan, Jarrell Miller all slate for June 26 card in Niagara Falls

Professional boxing is returning to Niagara Falls, NY. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Greg Cohen Promotions, in compliance with the Seneca Nation of Indians Athletic Commission, announced today that an installment of the popular “Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network” series will be presented in the Seneca Niagara Event Center on Friday, June 26. The night’s card...
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Full recap from Derry Mathews’ win over Tony Luis

Frank Warren presented  World Championship Boxing from the Echo Arena, Liverpool, headlined by Derry Mathews challenge for the vacant-interim WBA title strap against Tony Luis. Fight # 1 – 18:30 hrs 4 X 3 Minute Rounds International Flyweight Contest ANDREW CAIN WTKO2 (2:16) PATRICK BARTOS Top amateur Andrew Cain, from the talent packed Everton Red Triangle gym, opens his professional...
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Amateur rivals Buglioni & Markham each looking for KO win

Super middleweight punchers Frank Buglioni and Lee Markham will be looking for the KO when they collide at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday May 9th. The rivals are 1-1 in the amateurs ranks and will use their first clash in the pros as a settler to decide who really is the best. Buglioni defends his WBO European title for the second time and aims for his fifth straight win since...
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Full Dirrell-Jack & Jacobs-Truax card includes Roberto Garcia, Artur Szpilka

A slew of local favorites and exciting fighters come to UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Friday, April 24 as part of a stacked undercard topped by hard-punching Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (36-3, 23 KOs) battling James Stevenson (22-1, 15 KOs) in the first televised bout and heavyweight bruiser Artur Szpilka (17-1, 12 KOs) taking on Ty Cobb (18-6, 10 KOs). These exciting undercard...
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Opponent name for Anthony Joshua’s May 9th stay busy fight

Anthony Joshua will face Rafael Zumbano Love in his Midlands debut at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9. Joshua returned to action in Newcastle on April 4 with a third round stoppage win over American Jason Gavern, and the Olympic Heavyweight gold medal hero will be looking to sharpen his tools in explosive fashion in Birmingham before facing Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson...
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More weekend results: Joe Smith wins at Rockin Fights; Hogan & Barroso win on CBS Sports; Harrison & Farmer shine on FNF

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing Light Heavyweight Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith Jr. lived up to his nickname as he stopped Cory ” Black Ice” Cummings in two thrilling rounds to capture the vacant IBA Continental Americas Light Heavyweight title before a standing room only crowd last night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. There was no feeling out process in this one...
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Photos: Hollywood Manny Pacquiao hangs with Sylvester Stallone

There was a boxing Hall of Famer at the Wild Card Gym earlier in the week. His name is Sylvester Stallone, and Rocky himself was there to check out Manny Pacquiao putting the work with trainer Freddie Roach as they prep for the May 2nd fight against Floyd Mayweather. That’s now just two weeks away, so intensity has been amped in training, and Pacquiao should be close to peaking...
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Photos & video highlights: Andrzej Fonfara stops Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

Confident and determined, Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (27-3, 16 KOs) spoiled the ring return of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) in resounding fashion Saturday night, flooring the former middleweight champion one time en route to a one-sided ninth-round TKO in the main event on Showtime. Fonfara, of Chicago by way of Radon, Poland, dropped Chavez, of Culiacan...
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Lucas Matthysse edges Ruslan Provodnikov; Terence Crawford stops Thomas Dulorme

Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York was treated to a historic sold out match-up between two of the most exciting gladiators in boxing as Lucas “La Maqina”” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KO’s) took a majority decision victory over “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17 KO’s) in a 12-round junior welterweight bout on the split-site doubleheader on HBO Boxing...
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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Andrzej Fonfara weigh-in results & photos

Saturday night on Showtime from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andrzej Fonfara headlines their fight card. The weigh-in for the event was held this afternoon, and right here, you can find the full Chavez Jr vs. Fonfara weigh-in results and photos. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR.: 171 ½ Pounds ANDRZEJ FONFARA: 171...
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Ishe Smith vs. Cecil McCalla during Mayweather-Pacquiao fight week in Vegas

Just two days before the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather Promotions will give boxing fans a treat when they present the “Sin City Showdown” on Thursday, April 30 headlined by Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (26-7, 12 KOs) taking on the hard-fighting Cecil McCalla (20-1, 7 KOs) live on a special Thursday edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights from the...
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Crawford vs. Dulorme & Matthysse vs. Provodnikov weigh-in results

Saturday night on HBO, an exciting doubleheader comes our way from two different locations. Right here, find the official weights for both fights, Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme, and Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov. The telecast kicks off live from Arlington, Texas, when 2014’s Fighter of the Year, Terence Crawford, makes his junior welterweight debut against Thomas...
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Thabiso Mchunu vs. Junior Makabu May 16 in South Africa

Main Events, in conjunction with Ludonga Promotions, will be hosting the WBC Title Eliminator in Thabiso “The Rock “Mchunu’s native Durban, South Africa, at the ICC Centre, against “Junior” Makabu on May 16. The two have been on a collision course ever since Mchunu won the Super 8 in devastating fashion destroying anyone in his way. That performance earned him a shot at...
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Full Gesta vs. Molina card includes Jeffrey Fontanez, Jason Quigley

Golden Boy Promotions announced today an updated card for an exciting night of fights on the Golden Boy Live! series set for Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on April 30 and airing live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. Puerto Rican rising star Jeffrey Fontanez (14-1, 11 KOs) will take on Jose “El Loco” Hernandez (15-9-1, 7 KOs) of Fort Worth, Texas in an eight...
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Video: Watch SpikeTV’s special feature on cancer survivors Daniel Jacobs & Anthony Dirrell

“Never Give Up: A Boxing Survival Story” is a compelling half-hour original Spike documentary featuring two of boxing’s true inspiring warriors – Daniel Jacobs and Anthony Dirrell. You can watch the entire 30 minute special right here. Heart is something that every fighter must have to win, to thrive, to survive.  This documentary focuses on the heart and grit displayed...
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Video: Inside Floyd Mayweather’s Olympic robbery & bronze medal

The last time Floyd Mayweather lost any real fight, it was in the 1996 Olympics. He came away with a bronze medal, but he says he didn’t win it, he “received” it. You can’t win anything if you lose, he says. Mayweather was robbed in the Olympics, coming up on the wrong end of a poor decision. The decision was so bad though that it led to an official immediately resigning...
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BoxNation bringing a tripleheader this weekend for British fans: Matthysse-Provodnikov, Crawford-Dulorme, Mathews-Luis

BoxNation will air a triple fight card this Saturday night with knockout artists Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov facing off, Derry Matthews taking on Tony Luis and Terence Crawford up against Thomas Dulorme for the vacant WBO light welterweight crown. The action will get underway from 7pm as Liverpool’s Matthews fights in front of his home crowd at the Echo Arena, taking...
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New opponent for Noel Gevor’s fight on April 25 in Berlin

Noel Gevor (16-0, 9 KOs) will face a new challenge when he enters the ring on April 25. Stjepan Vugdelija has withdrawn from a scheduled bout with German cruiserweight, to be replaced by Mohamed Azzaoui (26-3, 8 KOs). Gevor is currently in Warsaw training alongside Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, as the Pole prepares for his world championship rematch with Grigory Drozd. On hearing the news...
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Matthysse vs. Provodnikov predictions round-up

Members of the media are making their predictions and providing analysis for who will take the win in the surefire “Fight of the Year” candidate between Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov. Though all agreed Matthysse vs. Provodnikov will be an epic encounter, one thing was clear: Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse is favored to take...
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HBO to debut Mayweather-Pacquiao: The Legends Speak, with Hopkins, Foreman & Lewis

As anticipation builds for the May 2 welterweight showdown between superstars Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao – HBO Boxing commentators Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman will host an exclusive HBO special that lends historical perspective and offers a spirited roundtable discussion featuring an elite group of prizefighters who have gone toe-to-toe with both Mayweather and Pacquiao...
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Klara Svensson working with Ivana Habazin, who says she’s same level as Cecilia Braekhus

Ivana Habazin has tipped Klara “The Swedish Princess” Svensson (15-0, 5 KOs) to defeat Erica Anabella Farias (21-1, 10 KOs) and claim the WBC Female World Light Welterweight title on May 2 at the Frederiksberg-Hallerne in Copenhagen. The former IBF World Champion has travelled to the Danish capital to help Svensson prepare for her world championship challenge and since joining...
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Cuba Domadores finish WSB regular season undefeated

In front of a large crowd at London’s Copper Box Arena, Cuba Domadores defeated British Lionhearts 5-0 and achieved their 13th consecutive victory in Season V of the World Series of Boxing (WSB). The Cuban team entered this fixture after the historic news was revealed that the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has become the exclusive partner for all Cuban boxers from the...
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