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Garcia-Malignaggi, Jacobs-Mora fight week quotes

With just days to go until Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN fighters enter the ring for their showdowns at Barclays Center, catch up on what the fighters have been saying in the weeks leading up to fight week. Saturday’s headlining event is the 147-pound debut of Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) as he takes on Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs), with middleweight...
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Fred Hickman, Fran Charles & Austin Trout to serve as PBC Next Round on Bounce TV telecast team

Bounce TV today announced a seasoned line-up of on-air sports talent for the debut of its new monthly series Premier Boxing Champions – The Next Round beginning this Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), which will also be streamed live on BounceTV.com. Fred Hickman will anchor PBC – The Next Round as host, Fran Charles will call the blow-by-blow action ringside joined by former...
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Tyrell Wright headlines August 15th card in Jersey City; Miguel Cotto to attend as special guest

On Saturday night, August 15, a night of professional boxing will take place at Pershing Field Ice Rink in Jersey City, New Jersey. LGM Promotions is proud to center the fight card around the Puerto Rican Parade and Festival and Jersey City Recreation Department. To help celebrate the weekend, Puerto Rico’s only 4-division world champion and future Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto has...
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Brandon Bennett vs. Jonathan Maicelo headlines Washington DC card August 28

On Friday night, August 28 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital of Washington DC, King’s Promotions will present a spectacular night of boxing. In the main event, Brandon Bennett will square off with former world title challenger Jonathan Maicelo in a Lightweight bout scheduled for 10-rounds. Bennett of Cincinnati, OH has a record of 19-1 with...
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Ricky Burns back in action this weekend, returning to the British scene at 135 lbs

Ricky Burns says he wants to fight the best of British at Lightweight as he returns to action against Prince Ofotsu at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday. The Scotsman believes that Britain’s 135lbs scene is red hot with Manchester’s Anthony Crolla coming close to being the second Word champion in the division from the city last weekend after his epic battle with...
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Unbeaten Manny Rodriguez back on August 22 in Puerto Rico

Bantamweight Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 12-0, 8 KO’s ) is back against Mexico’s Alex Rangel ( 16-4-2, 10 KO’s ) in a scheduled 10 rounds duel, on Saturday, August 22 at the Tomas Dones Coliseum in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. “Rangel is a good fighter that throws lots of punches, has faced good fighters and I understand that this fight will be a war. I have no doubt about...
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Sugar Ray Leonard will act as presenter at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame August 8th

Rich Marotta, the president and CEO of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, announced Tuesday that Sugar Ray Leonard has confirmed his attendance at the third annual induction gala on Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace. Leonard, a 1976 Olympic gold medalist, was a member of the inaugural class of NVBHOF inductees in 2013 and last year presented his one-time rival Roberto Duran for...
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Danny Roman wins shutout unanimous decision, Zarate scores KO

Danny Roman (16-2-1, 5 KOs) continued his winning ways with a landslide points victory over Daniel Noriega (27-10-1, 15 KOs) on Friday night from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. “This is another step in the right direction for me,” said the 25-year-old Roman. “The ultimate goal is to land a world title shot, but first, I need to prove that I belong in that company...
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Scott Harrison extradited to Spain on charges from 2012

Last Friday, Scott Harrison was extradited to Spain, following appeal judges Lord Carloway, Lady Smith and Lady Clark upholding the decision made by Sheriff Thomas Welsh QC earlier this year that Mr. Harrison must return to Spain to serve a four year prison sentence. This is in regard to a 2012 charge of assault against three people that was heard in his absence, however since his...
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Krusher & GGG: Which unbeaten wrecking ball will have the better career?

Closeup Career Comparison of Kovalev & Golovkin: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev are the two must-see fighters in boxing right now. The similarities and parallels between them are also fascinating… They’re both viewed as the top dog in their respective divisions, even though they each technically sit beneath a reigning lineal champion. They...
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Antonio Tarver-Steve Cunningham trash talk continues

Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham are prepping their big showdown, which has been heating up with a war of words. Here, find a full transcript from a conference call they hosted. Krzysztof Glowacki I am very happy to fight in the United States. I’m very thankful to my promoters who gave me the chance to do it but I also did it myself winning elimination fights. I just hope that...
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Carson Jones: I know I’ll stop Brian Rose again, he’s not a top fighter

Carson Jones says he will KO Brian Rose again in their rematch – and end his career in the process – when they clash at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday night. Jones stopped Rose in Blackpool on Valentine’s Day in controversial fashion inside a round and returns to repeat the dose. Rose appeared to hurt the Oklahoma man early in the fight but was then staggered...
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Chudinov vs. Buglioni back on for September 26th

Frank Buglioni will get his WBA Super Middleweight title shot against champion Fedor Chudinov on Saturday  September 26th at the SSE Arena, Wembley. The Enfield puncher destroyed tough Mexican Fernando Castaneda inside five rounds with a punch-perfect performance last Friday night to clear the path for his rescheduled fight against Chudinov. Buglioni was due to face Chudinov last...
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USA Boxing takes two golds at 2015 PanAm Games; Cuba tops with six golds

Two spectacular closing days of action saw the final champions crowned in the boxing tournament of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on Friday and Saturday. The highlight of the boxing tournament finals was Canada’s three-time AMBC American Women’s Continental Champion Mandy Bujold defeating AIBA Women’s World Champion Marlen Esparza in front of her home fans in a packed...
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LA Fight Club series to be televised on Spanish language channel Estrella TV

Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions today announced that it has signed a three-year deal with Estrella TV, one of the fastest-growing Spanish-language television networks in the U.S., to broadcast two boxing cards live every month on its network across the country, including the popular new series LA Fight Club. Estrella TV will air its first fight under the deal with Golden...
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Arthur Abraham re-signs with Sauerland through 2017; admits Super Six was too early for him

WBO titlist ‘King’ Arthur Abraham (43-4, 29 KOs) has signed a contract extension with Team Sauerland, which will keep him tied to the promoter until the end of 2017. Having previously agreed terms, Abraham put pen to paper following his sensational sixth-round TKO win over Robert Stieglitz on July 18 in Halle, and now, the 35 year-old two-weight World Champion is ready to continue...
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Sergey Kovalev scores KO win; Jean Pascal wins questionable decision over Yunieski Gonzalez

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs) and Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi (38-4, 23 KOs) may started off the main event slow, but it didn’t take long for Kovalev to get going and score an early 3rd round TKO victory. At the start of the second round, Kovalev knocked the challenger down. In the third round, the champion knocked down Mohammedi again, apparently breaking his...
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Beibut Shumenov wins decision vs. BJ Flores; Claudio Marrero scores highlight reel KO of Rico Ramos

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) defeated B.J. Flores (31-2-1, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. Shumenov came out aggressive early before using his movement late to earn a world title in a second division and become the first fighter from Kazakhstan to achieve that feat. Flores was competitive throughout the fight, countering effectively...
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Results: Brian Viloria scores quick stoppage against Omar Soto

Top Rank hosted a fight card at Florentine Gardens in Hollywood, California on Saturday night, headlined by Brian “The Hawaiian Punch” Viloria. The card was of course overshadowed a bit by the action on HBO, as well as the NBC Sports Network card. Here though, Viloria won his fight with Omar Soto, scoring a stoppage in the 1st round. In other results… Top Rank’s newly...
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Results from Brooklyn: Yenifel Vicente wins in main event

Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions returned to the Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Friday night. In the main event of the evening, featherweight Yenifel Vicente (27-3, 19 KOs) broke down Manuel de los Reyes Herrera (21-17-1, 15 KOs) over two rounds before finishing him off in the third frame. In that feature attraction, Vicente opened the first round by feeling out Herrera before he...
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Beibut Shumenov-BJ Flores weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow night on NBC Sports Network from the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada, cruiserweight action comes to the forefront, with Beibut Shumenov vs. BJ Flores. Right here, find the weights and weigh-in photos for the card. Take a look. Beibut Shumenov – 199.4 lbs BJ Flores – 199.6 lbs Jordan Shimmell – 198.8 lbs Isiah Thomas – 198.4 lbs Rico Ramos – 126.2 lbs Claudio...
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Results from Wembley: Buglioni, Saunders, Chisora & Smith all win

The fight card from Wembley has been completed. Right here, you can find the full results, with Frank Buglioni, Dereck Chisora, Billy Joe Saunders and Mitchell Smith amongst the A-side fighters who all came away with big knockout wins. FIGHT # 1 WBA VACANT CONTINENTAL CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 12 X 3 Minute Rounds at 14s 4lbs (200lbs) OVILL McKENZIE WTKO2 (2:04) JANNE FORSMAN Derby’s...
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Weigh-in results & photos: Sergey Kovalev-Nadjib Mohammedi, Jean Pascal-Yunieski Gonzalez

Tomorrow night on HBO Boxing from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi headlines a doubleheader, also featuring Jean Pascal vs. Yuniesky Gonzalez in a 10-round light heavyweight attraction. Right here, find the Kovalev vs. Mohammedi weigh-in results and photos.   Kovalev vs. Mohammedi Weights – 12 rounds Sergey Kovalev...
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Has Scott Quigg leaped ahead of Carl Frampton after their respective showings last week?

The intrigue surrounding Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton’s rivalry took a fascinating turn on July 18th and has perhaps shifted the balance of pulling power regarding any future mega-bout between the pair. The Latest Results Quigg, Bury’s WBA titlist, faced off against Kiko Martinez. The Spaniard is a two-time previous conquest of Frampton’s, being stopped once late and losing...
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Video: Luke Campbell & Tommy Coyle talk amateur sparring sessions; plus Brian Rose talks rematch with Carson Jones

Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle clash at the KC Lightstream Stadium on August 1, and the pair opened up on their fiery sparring when they were amateurs in a special promo video of the match. You can watch the Campbell vs. Coyle video promo here. The Hull duo meet in an official eliminator for the WBC World Lightweight title, but after a spicy press conference, bragging rights on home...
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