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Full Hopkins-Kovalev undercard features Vyacheslav Glazkov, Nadjib Mohammedi, Sullivan Barrera

Before the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast of Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev and Sadam Ali vs. Luis Carlos Abregu, there's a busy undercard. Here's the full rundown. Fighting out of Gardanne, Bouches-du-Rhone, France, 29-year-old Nadjib Mohammedi (35-3, 21 KOs) turned professional in 2005 and is eager to step through the ropes for his second consecutive fight on...
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Bernard Hopkins & Sergey Kovalev conference call quotes

Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev and their respective teams hosted a conference call this week to discuss their upcoming November 8th clash. Hopkins always has plenty to say, and brand new father Kovalev and his side were talkative as well. Check out the complete transcripte, some 8,000 words, of quotables right here. Sergey Kovalev Hello, everybody. Thank you so much, Kathy, for...
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Q&A interview with Ashley Theophane: Talks training with Floyd Mayweather in Vegas & the long road to success

England’s Ashley ‘Treasure’ Theophane, now residing in Las Vegas as one of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s fighters, reveals the adversities in his rise to success, his visions and what’s so special about training stateside. When many of the general public think of boxing stardom, the rags to riches connotations are often nothing but a mere Rocky dramatization. But so often it...
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Pre-fight interview with Derry Mathews: I have the power to KO any lightweight champion

Derry Mathews still has designs to be recognized as something other than just one of the most exciting British prizefighters of his generation. Two reigns on both the British and Commonwealth lightweight thrones hardly do justice to the monster hitting Scouse warrior who has partaken in several of the most savage domestic ring wars of the last decade. But at 31, and with plenty...
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Frank Warren wins $88k in libel lawsuit

Promoter Frank Warren today won libel damages of £50,000 and costs from Alex Morrison. Mr. Warren sued Alex Morrison after he made false allegations about the reasons for the postponement of Ricky Burns's fight against Miguel Vazquez. In deciding damages today the Court found that the allegations were a “serious attack” on the reputation of Frank Warren. In addition, because...
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Video: Official Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev fight preview

Before all of the big fights in the Golden Boy lineup these days, they get the Gorilla Productions team to put together a fight preview video. They've offered that treatment here for The Alien vs. Krusher, Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev, which takes place on November 8th in Atlantic City, televised live on HBO. Take a look at the official Hopkins vs. Kovalev fight preview...
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Weigh-in results: Unbeatens Giovanni Santillan & Antoine Douglas, Darleys Perez in action across 3 cards

Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions "New Blood" event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. The 22-year-old Santillan is back in action after defeating Osenohan Vazquez...
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Matt Korobov vs. Andy Lee officially added to Bradley-Chaves card

The Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley vs. Diego “La Joya" Chaves and Mauricio Herrera vs. Jose Benavidez Jr. now has a third exciting fight, on Saturday, December 13, inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, with Matt Korobov and Andy Lee battling for a vacant title strap. The tripleheader will be televised live on HBO. "Matt Korobov and Andy Lee will thrill...
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Derrick Webster signs with GH3 Promotions

Undefeated southpaw Derrick "Take it to the Bank" Webster (17-0, 8 KOs) has signed a deal to be represented by GH3 Promotions. With the signing, the 6-foot-4 New Jersey native, who has fought everywhere from middleweight to light heavyweight, looks to continue his move up the rankings at super middleweight to get himself closer to an eventual world title shot. "I feel...
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Unbeaten Angel Camacho Jr returns to boxing after two-year absence

Two years ago, with pressure to raise a family and provide his children with a stable home, Angel Camacho Jr. decided to step away from boxing, still undefeated after 12 professional fights. "I could accept the fact I was no longer fighting," said the father of three from Providence, R.I., "but it was difficult to swallow." Rather than live with regret, the 31...
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Manny Pacquiao: Chris Algieri deserves to be here & we’re taking nothing for granted

Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) and Freddie Roach hosted a conference call emanating from General Santos City, Philippines, where Pacquiao has been in deep, rigorous training for his bout against Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs). Right here, you can find the entire conference call transcript. FRED STERNBURG: Mabuhay! Good morning, good afternoon, good evening for wherever you are in the...
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Making sense of the age-defying Bernard Hopkins

Comparing Bernard Hopkins to Other Athletes His Age, Hall of Famers Long-Since Retired: There is one thing that virtually every professional athlete born in 1965 has in common - retirement from professional sports. The only exception is current Light Heavyweight titlist Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins. On November 8, just two months shy of his 50th birthday, Hopkins will face...
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Micky Ward amongst team of commentators for 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular

Five decorated boxing figures have volunteered their voices and commentary skills for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular presented by Columbia Dental live stream on Saturday, November 8. "Irish" Micky Ward, light heavyweight prospect Edwin Rodriguez, 1960 Olympic Champion Wilbert "Skeeter" McClure, 1988 Olympic coach Tom Coulter and television executive...
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Cohen: With Luis Ortiz’s failed drug test, Kayode’s loss should be erased

According to promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions, the WBA and the Nevada State Athletic Commission have a clear duty to his fighter, Lateef Kayode, should Luis Ortiz's positive post-fight drug test for the steroid nandrolone be confirmed by the NSAC in an upcoming hearing. The NSAC and WBA, say Cohen, have a duty to his fighter, should Ortiz's positive result stand...
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ESPN3 to showcase Martin Murray, Hekkie Budler, Caballero-Hall & Alvarez-Leibenberg fights this weekend

ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round Middleweight fight between England’s Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KOs) and Domenico Spada (39-5, 19 KOs) of Italy, which will headline a special boxing presentation on Saturday, October 25. There's a stacked undercard for the event as well, and ESPN3 will be showcasing all of the major bouts. The show, from...
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Pacquiao vs. Algieri gets new HBO Boxing special “Under the Lights” hosted by Max Kellerman

HBO Sports introduces an all-new special when Under the Lights: Pacquiao vs. Algieri debuts Saturday, Nov. 15 at 11:45 p.m. on HBO. The special will dig deep and put the upcoming HBO PPV showdown on Nov. 22 between world welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao and fast-rising challenger Chris Algieri under the spotlight. Hosted by HBO Boxing commentator Max Kellerman, Under the Lights...
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George Groves staying busy, added to Cleverly-Bellew II card on Nov 22nd

George Groves is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will face American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. Groves returns following a unanimous points victory over Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley in September, in which the Hammersmith boxer...
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Once-beaten Baltimore prospect Nick Kisner signs with Greg Cohen

Greg Cohen Promotions is proud to announce the signing of Baltimore-based cruiserweight "Slick" Nick Kisner (13-1-1, 5 KOs) to an exclusive promotional agreement. 23-year-old Kisner began boxing at six years old and was a heavily decorated amateur boxer. He was a three-time National Silver Gloves Champion, a two-time Junior National Golden Gloves Champion, a Junior Olympic...
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Andrzej Fonfara workout photos & quotes: Wants rematch with Adonis Stevenson

Crowd-pleasing Windy City fan favorite Andrzej "Chicago’s Polish Prince" Fonfara (25-3, 1 NC, 15 KOs), who’s been training in Big Bear, Calif., participated in an open media workout Tuesday in preparation for his “Homecoming” fight against Congo’s Doudou Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs) in the main event of a SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the...
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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will face Michael Clark on Nov 1st D.C. card

Washington, D.C.'s undefeated Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (23-0, 12 KOs) takes on veteran Michael Clark of Columbus, OH (44-11-1, 18 KOs) in the main event on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from the historic DAR Constitution Hall. Clark has challenged for world titles, faced world ranked contenders throughout his career and is believed to be the type of challenge needed for Hernandez...
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Peter Manfredo discusses his retired life as he prepares for induction into Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame

After spending the majority of his young life training inside a gym or boxing in a ring, Peter "The Pride of Providence" Manfredo, Jr. is enjoying life outside the ring for the first time on a daily basis with his family, as he prepares for his upcoming induction into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF). Manfredo (40-7, 21 KOs) starred in the inaugural season of...
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Giovani Santillan training camp notes & photos: In action this Friday

Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions "New Blood" event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Santillan, a southpaw from San Diego, has been one of the most durable...
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Video: Croatian boxer Vido Loncar suspended for life by AIBA after assaulting referee

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee Bureau has provisionally suspended Croatian boxer Vido Loncar for life from involvement in boxing, as well as his coaches who were ringside in the 81kg category contest between Loncar and Lithuanian Baniulis Algirdas at the EUBC European Youth Boxing Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. [Editor's Note: You can watch...
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Gavin McDonnell steps up vs. Vusi Malinga this weekend

Gavin McDonnell says he can handle the step-up to international class against Vusi Malinga on Saturday night at the Ice Arena in Hull. McDonnell has yet to face overseas opposition in his 13-fight career and comes into the fight after drawing in his last outing when he defended his British Super Bantamweight title against Josh Wale. The South African World title contender returns...
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Scott Quigg faces Hidenori Otake on Nov 22nd Liverpool card

Scott Quigg will defend his Super Bantamweight title against Japan’s Hidenori Otake at the sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22. Otake is coming to England off the back of four successful defences of the Japanese title he claimed in August 2012. The Bury star saw off the spirited challenge of Belgium’s Stephane Jamoye with a trademark body shot in the third round of...
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