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Showtime boxing history celebration continues in February with Rivalry month: Ayala vs. Tapia, Vazquez vs. Marquez

Round 2 of the Showtime 12-round slash 12 month celebration commemorating 30 years of Showtime Championship Boxing continues in February with “Rivalries’’. This month will be highlighted by five of the most exhilarating and memorable fights in boxing history: the twoPaulie Ayala-Johnny Tapia battles and the first three Israel Vazquez-Rafael Marquez wars. Ayala-Tapia I was 1999...
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Derry Mathews continues trash-talking Terry Flanagan

Derry Mathews hosted a media workout this week, and used the opportunity to continue his trash talking ahead of his showdown with Terry Flanagan, now pushed back to Saturday March 12th at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Derry was left angry and frustrated last week after Manchester’s Flanagan was forced to push the fight date back due to severe tendinitis in his left foot that left him...
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Prospect Alex Martin eager for step up & showcase on Toe to Toe Tuesdays

Unbeaten prospect Alex Martin (11-0, 5 KOs) steps up in the co-featured bout when he takes on Rossemberth Gomez (17-4-1, 13 KO’s) of Minagua, Nicaragua in a welterweight bout scheduled for eight-rounds. The bout takes place on an exciting night of boxing that will be part of Premier Boxing Champions Toe to Tue Tuesdays February 9 from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem...
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Thomas LaManna to headline in AC on March 19th

On Saturday night, March 19, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will take part in the main event of a card that will take place at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. “We are looking forward to this event March 19th” said Debra LaManna of Rising Star Promotions. “Our first show in December was a big success and we are only getting better. I want to thank The Claridge Hotel for...
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Guillermo Rigondeaux to fight on March 12th in Liverpool

One of the world’s top pound-for-pound boxers Guillermo Rigondeaux will fight in Britain for the first time on Saturday March 12th at the Liverpool Echo Arena when he faces Merseyside hero Jazza Dickens. It’s another strange stop in the unrespected, avoided career of Rigondeaux. The Cuban superstar takes on Dickens over ten rounds on the undercard of Terry Flanagan’s WBO World...
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Abner Mares vs. Fernando Montiel added to Thurman-Porter card March 12th

Former three-division world champions Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel will square off in all-action co-feature on Saturday, March 12, live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. In the main event of the first primetime boxing presentation on CBS in nearly 40 years, welterweight knockout artist Keith Thurman will defend his title against Shawn Porter in a matchup of two elite fighters in boxing’s...
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Freddie Roach: Frankie Gomez will be going to Philippines to spar with Manny Pacquiao

Undefeated welterweight Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (19-0, 13 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout at Wild Card Boxing Club with his trainer Freddie Roach, ahead of his Feb. 5 10-round, co-main event fight against Silverio “Chamaco III” Ortiz (29-16, 15 KOs). FRANKIE “PITBULL” GOMEZ, Undefeated Welterweight Contender: “I’m ready for the fight, I’ve been training...
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Gavin McDonnell faces Jorge Sanchez in WBC eliminator on Feb 27th Manchester card

Gavin McDonnell can take a huge step towards a title when he faces Jorge Sanchez in an official eliminator for the WBC title at the sold out Manchester Arena on February 27. McDonnell’s clash with Sanchez is reward for his rich vein of form, beating Vusi Malinga in October 2014 for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title before landing the European crown in March against Oleksandr...
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Thomas Oosthuizen out of Juergen Braehmer clash; promoter says “Tommy’s finished”

WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Juergen Braehmer is in search of a new opponent for his sixth successive title defence following the withdrawal of Thomas Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen has been ruled in no fit state to compete by promoter Rodney Berman, who is understandably disappointed with the recent turn of events. “This is the final nail in the coffin – Tommy’s finished as a fighter...
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Ruslan Chagaev vs. Lucas Browne March 5th shown in US on AWE network

On Saturday afternoon, March 5th, undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (23-0-0) will battle Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1) for his belt. The bout will be broadcast live in the United States on AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment. Credit: Team Browne Undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne, a former bouncer and MMA fighter, is known for knocking out his opponents. Browne, from Australia...
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World Series of Boxing week 3 highlights: Boxer of the week & more

Boxer of the week – Dawid Michelus Rafako Hussars Poland may have suffered a 3-2 defeat against their rivals the Russian Boxing Team in Week 3 of WSB Season VI at the weekend, but the performance of their top lightweight Dawid Michelus still gave the crowd plenty to cheer in Szczecin. At just 22, the youngster has already amassed close to 60 international bouts making him one of...
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Unbeaten heavyweights Gerald Washington & Oscar Rivas square off on Santa Cruz-Martinez undercard

Unbeaten brawlers Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (16-0-1, 11 KOs) and Oscar “Kaboom” Rivas (18-0, 13 KOs) will meet in a 10-round showdown of rising heavyweights on Saturday, February 27, in the opening bout of a Showtime tripleheader from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The telecast features two world title fights. In the main event, undefeated three-division world champion...
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Andre Dirrell & Detroit Brawl fighters both contributing to Flint water crisis support

Andre Dirrell has taken matters into his own hands with a grassroots effort to raise funds in toward the purchase of clean water for those affected by the poisoned water crisis in his hometown of Flint. President Obama, last month, declared a national state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, whose water supply was contaminated with toxic levels of lead when its source was changed from...
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Callum Smith in action April 2nd in Liverpool in final WBC eliminator

Callum Smith takes on Hadillah Mohoumadi in a WBC Super- iddleweight final eliminator at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on April 2. Unbeaten Smith is targeting a clash with WBC champion Badou Jack but must first dismiss Frenchman Mohoumadi, who also puts his European title on the line in the bout. ‘Mundo’s’ last action was in the Echo Arena in an all-Liverpool battle for the British...
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Canelo Alvarez will fight Amir Khan on May 7th on HBO PPV

Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will make his first title defense of 2016 against Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7, Cinco De Mayo weekend, on HBO Pay-Per-View. It’s a good thing that Canelo isn’t our middleweight champion — Gennady Golovkin is — because his first 160 lb defense, of a belt he won at a catchweight of 155lbs, is against a welterweight fighter. This...
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Khiary Gray looking for an opponent who can push him

The stage never seems too big for Khiary Gray, a 23-year-old who’s been pro for less than two years. He’s at his best under the spotlight. “I don’t know what it is with Khiary, but he’s very, very relaxed,” said Gray’s trainer, Kendrick Ball. “Sometimes he seems like he might be too relaxed.” There’s no mistaking Gray’s calm demeanor for apathy once the bell...
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Billy Joe Saunders wants Gennady Golovkin or Chris Eubank Jr with 60k fans at Emirates Stadium

Billy Joe Saunders was thrilled with his reception at Arsenal on Saturday and says the next time he steps on the pitch he wants to be fighting Gennady Golovkin or Chris Eubank Jr. The big Gooners fan went on the pitch at half-time for the Burnley game and was given a roaring welcome by the supporters in recognition of his fantastic win over Andy Lee to take the WBO World Middleweight...
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Zolani Tete returns on March 12th Flanagan-Mathews card

South African Zolani Tete, the former IBF Super Flyweight titlist, makes his highly anticipated return to the UK when he fights on the action-packed Liverpool Echo Arena show on Saturday March 12th. Tete, from Mdanstane in the Eastern Cape, is one of the most explosive punchers in the division with 18 knockouts in 22 wins – 12 of them coming inside the first round! The clinical...
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Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame to bring 6 fight cards to Claridge Hotel

The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame is proud to announce it’s alliance with with the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ that will constitute bringing 6 events to the historic hotel in 2016. Four of the events will be fight nights promoted by Rising Promotions, in the Celebrity Theatre venue with the first event being held on Saturday March 19, 2016 Two other major events are...
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Alexis Santiago, Lionell Thompson, Lanell Bellows in action Feb 16th

Alexis “Beaver” Santiago (20-3-1, 8 KOs) goes for his tenth straight win when he takes on California’s Erik Ruiz (15-4, 6 KOs) in the 10-round bantamweight main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) Toe to Toe Tuesdays February 16 from Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas. Televised coverage begins at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT and features two more exciting matchups as light heavyweight...
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Results: Erickson Lubin scores UD, Elegele upsets Alex De Jesus

Rising star Erickson “The Hammer” Lubin (14-0, 10 KOs) defeated Mexican brawler Jose De Jesus Macias (18-5-2, 9 KOs) in his first main event Sunday night on Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce TV from a sold out Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee in Immokalee, Florida. Lubin, of Orlando, showed superior skills by using his quick hands and combination punching to offset...
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Video previews: HBO Boxing Crawford vs. Lundy & Sky Sports Frampton vs. Quigg promos

Some big fights are starting to come up on this year’s boxing calendar, and right here, we have separate video previews for two of them. First, HBO Boxing offers their official promo video for the Terence Crawford vs. Hank Lundy event. The card takes place on Saturday, February 27th from Madison Square Garden, and also features Felix Verdejo in the opening. Our next video preview...
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World Series of Boxing week 3 results: Cuba dominates with a sweep over Turkey

Russian Boxing Team complete rousing comeback to beat Rafako Hussars Poland 2-3 in Szczecin The Hala Mosir sports venue in Szczecin played host to five thrilling bouts of WSB boxing on Saturday night as the Russian Boxing Team conjured up a spirited fight back from 2-0 down to beat Rafako Hussars Poland 3-2. A tight flyweight bout between the Hussars’ German 24-year-old Hamza Touba...
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Weights from Florida: Erickson Lubin headlines tonight on Bounce TV

Tonight on Bounce TV, Premier Boxing Champions presents the Next Round headlined by Erickson Lubin vs. Jose De Jesus Macias at the Seminole Casino in Imokalee, Florida. Find the full weights for the card here. Erickson Lubin 154.6 – Jose Dejesus Macias 155.2 Alex De Jesus 151 – Joseph Elegele 149.2 Dennis Galarza 134.4 – Samual Amaoko 134 Dyah Davis 172 – Edgar Perez 181...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal results, photos & video highlights: Kovalev Krushes Pascal in 7

Undefeated Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) retained all of his titles as he made short work of former light heavyweight world champion, Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs). Right here, find the full Kovalev vs. Pascal results, with Krusher scoring a knockout win, along with photos, post-fight quotes, video highlights, and more. The crowd was deafening as Michael Buffer...
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