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Joe Frazier statue to be unveiled in Philadelphia on Sept 12th

XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is set to unveil a new 12-foot bronze statue commemorating Joe Frazier, one of the most iconic Philadelphia athletes in history, during a free, open-to-the-public ceremony at XFINITY Live! on Saturday, September 12 at 1 p.m. XFINITY Live! and Joe Hand Promotions were the lead contributors for this memorial. Statue artist Stephen Layne recreated Frazier...
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With press tour closed, Miguel Cotto & Canelo Alvarez head to training camp

Closing out a five-day, four-city international press tour which had already made stops in Los Angeles, Mexico City and New York City, Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) hosted a press conference last Friday in front of a hometown audience in Cotto’s native Puerto Rico. Thousands of screaming fans filled Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez to see Cotto and Canelo...
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Photos & quotes Roman Martinez & Jonathan Oquendo Puerto Rico media day

Roman “Rocky” Martinez (29-2-2, 17 KOs) and Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (25-4, 16 KOs) worked out for the press in Puerto Rico on Monday, Aug, 31 in advance of their fights against Orlando “Siri” Salido (42-13-2, 29 KOs) and Jhonny Gonzalez (58-9, 49 KOs), respectively. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, headlined...
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Weekend results from London’s tripleheader female card

On Saturday night London promoters Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott presented the first British event to feature three female professional boxing bouts Former Team GB athlete (Shot Putt, Hammer Throw and Discus), Peckham’s Shaunagh Brown made her professional debut against fellow debutant Ireland’s Xena Ball. Brown had a major disadvantage, she’s the sole Female boxer worldwide...
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Joel Brunker: I’ll be busier & more effective against Warrington

Joel Brunker says he has to restore Australian Ashes pride by handing a first defeat to Josh Warrington and silence his fans when he challenges  the Leeds star at the First Direct Arena on September 5. Brunker returns to the UK following his title eliminator clash with Lee Selby in October, and the Australian believes he is better placed on his second visit to land an important...
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Martin Murray “really wants” Arthur Abraham next

Martin Murray wants a big win over Jose Miguel Torres at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday to lead to a title clash with WBO Super Middleweight titleholder Arthur Abraham. Murray challenges Torres for a regional WBA belt, and so the St Helens star is targeting the WBA’s actual champ,  and admits he’d love a showdown with ‘King’ Arthur. “I really want the Arthur...
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Andy Lee vs. Billy Joe Saunders postponed… again!

Billy Joe Saunders’ WBO Middleweight title challenge against champion Andy Lee on Saturday October 10th has had to be postponed after Saunders received a cut eye in sparring. This is the second time that Lee vs. Saunders has been postponed, with the first being due to an illness suffered by Lee. These two fighters and this fight just can’t catch a break. The show will still go...
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Peter Quillin, joke opponent Zerafa, Jermall Charlo-Cornelius Bundrage conference call quotes

Peter Quillin, his entirely unknown and outmatched opponent Michael Zerafa, and Cornelius Bundrage and Jermall Charlo, held a conference call to discuss their respective fights on Sept 12th at Foxwoods, televised on NBC. J. Charlo I’m just prepared for this fight. I know this is my second time really at this level, but the first time it didn’t go through. So I can’t look at...
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Marcus Browne, Hugo Centeno, Bryant Cruz top Sept 12th undercard at Foxwoods

Some of the top prospects from the Northeast including undefeated super featherweight Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz (15-0, 8 KOs) will be showcased on a stacked undercard Saturday, September 12 live from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT with the first bout beginning at 1 p.m. ET. The September 12 Premier Boxing Champions on NBC card is headlined by undefeated middleweight star...
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Jamie McDonnell & Tomoki Kameda talk rematch; plus watch first fight video here

After a razor thin decision in their first fight, top bantamweights Jamie McDonnell (26-2-1, 12 KOs) and Tomoki “El Mexicanito” Kameda (31-1, 19 KOs) will square-off again on the Sunday, September 6 edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on CBS live from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. In the first fight between the United Kingdom’s McDonnell and Japan’s...
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Diego De La Hoya faces Jesus Ruiz on Sept 4th LA Fight Club

Undefeated featherweight Diego De La Hoya (11-0, 7 KOs) headlines on Friday, September 4, as he takes on former title challenger Jesus “Estrella” Ruiz (32-6-5, 21 KOs) in the latest edition of LA Fight Club. The 10-round featherweight bout will be televised live on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET from Downtown Los Angeles’ Belasco Theater. In the co-main event, two-time Brazilian...
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Videos: Mayweather vs. Berto All Access episode 1; Dr Dre & Snoop Dogg Mayweather-Berto promo

The first episode of Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto All Access debuted over the weekend. Right here, you can catch the episode in its entirety with the full video of Mayweather vs. Berto All Access episode 1. In it, they definitely hype up the idea that this is Floyd Mayweather’s last fight. There’s still no way that’s actually legit. We also see Berto’s camp with Virgil...
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British boxing: Josh Warrington thriving on Leeds support; Blackedge to face Markham

Josh Warrington says he’ll add a win against Joel Brunker to wins for the Leeds Rhinos and Leeds United at the First Direct Arena on Saturday night. Warrington defends his WBC International and Commonwealth Featherweight titles against the Australian – but with Brunker last in the UK against Lee Selby, this fight is seen as a yardstick for Warrington’s preparedness for the...
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Rod Stewart set to perform live at Klitschko vs. Fury event

When Wladimir Klitschko defends his titles against Tyson Fury at ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf, Germany on October 24th, another Brit will be dazzling the fans – even before the fight’s first round: Rock icon Rod Stewart is going to open the night of the epic fight with an exclusive performance presented by RTL Television. Stewart’s performance at ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf...
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Results: Leo Santa Cruz edges Abner Mares in exciting encounter

Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz, (31-0-1, 17 KOs) defeated Abner Mares, (29-2-1, 15 KOs) by majority decision in a fight reminiscent of Mexican wars between boxing legends Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales on Saturday night. Scores tallied 117-111 twice and 114-114 in front of a raucous crowd of 13,109 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles for the Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN...
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Shobox results & photos: Trevor Bryan wins decision, Joey Dawejko scores round 1 KO

On a hot summer August night, in a specially-constructed ring outside the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) across from the D Las Vegas, Trevor “The Dream” Bryan remained unbeaten and passed the toughest test of his career with a crowd-pleasing, hard-fought 10-round unanimous decision over Derric Rossy in the main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader. ...
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Video: Floyd Mayweather interview with Jim Gray

An exclusive interview between Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs), and Jim Gray was shown during tonight’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast. Right here, you can find the full video interview with Mayweather, as he talks the fight against Andre Berto, how the media portrays him and the fight, and of course, his career earnings, amongst other things. Take a look, and...
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Photos & quotes: Andre Berto, George Groves, Jhonny Gonzalez LA workout

Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) participated in a media workout at the J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live as he prepares for the biggest fight of his career, agaomst Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs), on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV. Take a look at what Berto, Berto’s trainer, Virgil Hunter, George Groves, Jhonny Gonzalez and Leonard...
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Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares weigh-in results & photos

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares stepped on the scales this Friday afternoon, as each man was finally prepped for his bout on Saturday night. Here, find the full Santa Cruz vs. Mares weigh-in results and photos, along with weights for the prominent undercard bouts. Santa Cruz vs. Mares Weights: Santa Cruz – 124.8 lbs Mares: 125.2 lbs Undercard Weights Hugo Ruiz – 121...
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Adrien Broner vs. Khabib Allakhverdiev set for October 3 in Cincinnati

Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-2, 22 KOs) returns to his hometown to face Khabib “The Hawk” Allakhverdiev (19-1, 9 KOs) for the WBA Super Lightweight title on Saturday, October 3 live on Showtime from U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the co-feature, undefeated IBF Junior Lightweight titlist Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza (20-0, 12 KOs) will defend his belt against...
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Darleys Perez vs. Anthony Crolla rematch set for November 21 in Manchester

Anthony Crolla will face Darleys Perez in a rematch for the WBA Lightweight title at the Manchester Arena on November 21. Crolla and Perez clashed in the same venue in July where Perez kept hold of his title via a majority draw despite a strong performance from Crolla and having two points deducted in the second half of the fight for low blows. The WBA granted Crolla a second crack...
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Mitchell Smith headlines homecoming show Oct 30th

Mitchell Smith is relishing his ‘homecoming’ at Harrow Leisure Centre on Friday October 30th when he headlines a show for the first time. The unbeaten ace from Harrow Weald makes the second defense of the title against George Jupp and is looking to put on a stunning performance in front of his home fans. Mitchell was in sensational form last month when he destroyed Dennis Tubieron...
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Weights from DC: Bennett vs. Maicelo headlines tonight at Convention Center

Right here you can find weights for Friday night’s card at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The event is headlined by Brandon Bennett vs. Jonathan Maicelo, and also features a number of other prospects. Find the full weigh-in results here. Brandon Bennett 135.6 – Jonathan Maicelo 134.6 Phil Jackson-Benson 169 – Jinner Guerrero 168.4 Jamel Herring 133.4 – Ariel...
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Zab Judah returns Sept 10th in Westbury, NY; Amanda Serrano on card

On Thursday, September 10, at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York, the night’s 10-round super lightweight main event showcases Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York, against Florida, via Barranquilla, Colombia’s Hevinson Herrera (18-11-1, 12 KOs). This will be Judah’s first fight under his new GCP co-promotional banner. The charismatic former champion...
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto betting odds & lines

Betting odds: Mayweather vs. Berto Everyone knows that Floyd Mayweather is a huge favorite against Andre Berto. But just how big of a favorite is he? The oddsmakers have gone a bit off the deep end with how they’ve put the line together for this fight. These odds are out of this world, take a look below. Mayweather vs. Berto Betting Lines Get a 50% deposit bonus at Bovada to...
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