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Video: Anthony Joshua & Eddie Hearn switch spots in promo; plus StubHub tickets giveaway

StubHub and partner Matchroom Boxing are teasing Anthony Joshua’s upcoming clash with Kevin Johnson this weekend, with the release of a new video featuring the Olympic champion. The video sees Joshua swap shoes with Eddie Hearn at the promoter’s Essex base, in preparation for the upcoming bout against Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson at The O2 on May 30. StubHub is also offering a...
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Unbeaten Miles Shinkwin headlines at York Hall on June 12th

Unbeaten light heavyweight Miles Shinkwin headlines the York Hall, Bethnal Green, on Friday June 12th as he continues his rise on the domestic scene. The unbeaten Bushey talent was in sensational form last time out in March when he knocked out Harlow rival Richard Horton in the sixth round with a brutal left to the body to retain his Southern Area title. Shinkwin will top the card...
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Patrick & Micki Nielsen in action on June 20 Nordic Fight Night

Denmark’s top boxing talents are back in action on June 20 for Nordic Fight Night at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen. It will be ‘Danish Dynamite’ when the country’s brightest stars Patrick Nielsen, Dennis Ceylan and Micki Nielsen test their skills. Patrick Nielsen (25-1, 12 KOs) returns following an impressive points victory over former world title challenger Ruben...
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The 2015 Boxing Promoter Evaluation: Matchroom Sport

Welcome to the first part of our 2015 Boxing Promoter Evaluation series. In this feature, we will seek to assess the major promoters in boxing today, grading them to find out which one is the best. We begin the series with Matchroom Sport. Matchroom is at the forefront of boxing promotion in the UK and, as such, is one of the major players in the sport. Founded by Barry Hearn and...
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Grading boxing’s top promoters – The 2015 Promoter Evaluation

Boxing promoters, as their job title might suggest, are always trying to sell us things. Fights, events, future stars; you name it and the chances are they’ll either big it up or talk it down depending on their association with it. As such, it’s difficult to trust the validity of a promoter’s word. Bob Arum once said, “Yesterday I was lying. Today I’m telling the truth...
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Floyd Mayweather’s attempt at 50-0 will be for Cotto’s or Canelo’s middleweight title in his last fight

Floyd Mayweather has repeatedly said that his next fight will be his last. Fresh off his win over Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather is sitting at 48-0 with 26 knockouts, and he has one fight remaining on a six-fight deal he signed with Showtime. He’s slated to return in September, and the plan is to win there, against an opponent to be named, and hang up the gloves for good at 49-0. He...
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Kevin Johnson: Anthony Joshua is a media hype job

Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson has branded Anthony Joshua has a ‘hype job’ ahead of their clash at The O2 on Saturday May 30. Johnson wants to make it an unlucky 13 for the Olympic gold medal hero who has blasted away all of his first 12 opponents inside three rounds since his debut at the Greenwich venue in October 2013. ‘Kingpin’ has never been stopped in his career and took...
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Video preview: Kell Brook vs. Frankie Gavin

One of the big fights this weekend at the O2 in London is the welterweight clash between Kell Brook and Frankie Gavin. It’s an all Britain rumble for the welterweight title, with Brook, the defending titlist, being the clear favorite against his gritty domestic foe. It should be an intriguing clash, and as just one small piece of that huge card, a part of a huge night for fight...
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Video interviews with Anthony Joshua ahead of weekend clash with Kevin Johnson

On May 30, just five days away, Anthony Joshua, will have the big bout everyone has been talking about, his fight with Kevin Johnson at the O2. It’s a major step up for Joshua, but one he seems well prepared to be making. Right here, you’ll find two separate video interviews with Joshua discussing the fight, his preparation, and his overall fitness plan. In the first video, above...
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Evgeny Gradovich: I’m not letting Selby take my title

Evgeny Gradovich received a timely boost ahead of his title defense against Lee Selby on Saturday night at The O2 in London live as the IBF named him their boxer of the year. The Russian Featherweight defends his belt for the fifth time against Selby and picked up the award thanks to a successful run of defenses since taking the title from Billy Dib in March 2013, seeing off Mauricio...
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AIBA women’s junior & youth world champions; Cuba vs. Kazakhstan set for WSB finals

Cuba Domadores qualify for their second WSB Final after 10-0 aggregate win over Mexico Guerreros World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV Champions Cuba Domadores earned an entertaining 5-0 victory over Mexico Guerreros in the second leg of their semi-final, and reached the WSB Final 10-0 on aggregate. After their first leg whitewash triumph, Cuba began tonight’s action having already...
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James DeGale: I’ll fight anyone; I’m at the top after Andre Ward

James DeGale created British boxing history last night when he claimed the vacant IBF Super Middleweight title in Boston against Andre Dirrell – and told his rivals at 168lbs: “I will fight anyone”. DeGale became the first British Olympic Gold medal winner to land a world title with a win at the Agganis Arena, in a fight that started in explosive fashion for the Londoner. ‘Chunky’...
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Results & photos: Andrey Fedosov & John Thompson score KOs to win Boxcino

The 2015 Boxcino Finals crowned two new champions in the heavyweight and junior middleweight divisions. The two championship fights also served as the series finale of ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights.” Heavyweight Andrey Fedosov (28-3, 23 KOs) won in thrilling fashion to capture the Boxcino Heavyweight Championship against Donovan Dennis (14-3, 11 KOs). Fedosov won via...
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Results & photos: James DeGale edges Andre Dirrell on strength of knockdowns

James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs) narrowly defeated Andre Dirrell (24-2, 16 KOs) Saturday afternoon on Premier Boxing Champions on NBC from Agganis Arena in Boston to earn the super middleweight world title. Check out the full DeGale vs. Dirrell results here, along with fight night photos. Degale had Dirrell in trouble early knocking him down twice in the second round to open...
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Vyecheslav Shabranskyy & D’Mitrius Ballard co-headline June 30 card in Philly

Golden Boy Live returns to Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 30 for a special night of boxing from the 2300Arena. In the main event, Vyacheslav “Lion Heart – Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy (13-0, 11 KOs) of Los Angeles is scheduled for a 10-round light heavyweight bout. In the co-main event, east coast undefeated rising star, D’Mitrius Ballard (9-0, 8 KOs) of Washington D.C., will...
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David Lemieux & Hassan N’Dam discuss upcoming June 20 clash

Hassan N’Dam and David Lemieux hosted a conference call to discuss their upcoming clash less than a month away in June. Find all the quotes here. Hassan N’Dam: I feel good. It’s the fight that I’ve been waiting for for a very long time, since I beat Curtis Stevens and I’m the official challenger. For me, it’s just a logic continuity after the Curtis Stevens fight. I...
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Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale weigh-in results & photos

James DeGale told Andre Dirrell he is ready for war as the pair meet for the IBF Super Middleweight title in Boston tomorrow night. Right here, find the full Dirrell vs. DeGale weigh-in results & photos as we prep for the fight on Saturday. The respect at yesterday’s press conference was followed by a tense exchange outside of the historic Faneuil Hall in downtown...
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Full HBO Boxing calendar: Cotto-Geale, Walters & Verdejo, Bradley-Vargas, Kovalev-Mohammedi

The HBO Boxing calendar has some intriguing dates coming up. Right here, find their next four cards, with the first one coming up on the radar featuring Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale on June 6th. Full Upcoming HBO Boxing Schedule: June 6:  Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale – Live on HBO at 10:30 p.m. Cotto’s first fight in exactly a year, as he returns to New York after last year’s...
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WSB weekend semifinals preview: Kazakhstan vs. Russia, Cuba vs. Mexico

Astana Arlans Kazakhstan and Russian Boxing Team battle to reach the WSB Final The second World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-final features a mouthwatering two-legged tie between Season III Champions Astana Arlans Kazakhstan, and WSB veterans Russian Boxing Team. Kazakhstan has lost just once this season, as they won 13 matches in a row before their winning streak was snapped by Italia...
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Loaded BoxNation lineup: Khan-Algieri, Cotto-Geale, Bradley-Vargas

Boxing has enjoyed a big year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around in the UK, and BoxNation is set to keep delivering with an unbelievable value-for-money lineup over the summer. The non-stop live boxing action starts tonight when Russian kingpin Alexander Povetkin takes on the Cork based Cuban Mike Perez as both slug it out to...
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Frank Buglioni & Lee Markham will fight again July 24

Super-middleweight warriors Frank Buglioni and Lee Markham will clash again on Friday July 24th at the SSE Arena, Wembley. The rivals will headline the Queensberry Promotions show that features super-featherweight Mitchell Smith and super-bantamweight ace Lewis Pettitt. Enfield’s Buglioni and Romford’s Markham collided earlier this month at the SSE Arena and fought toe-to-toe...
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Boxcino finals weigh-in results & photos: Fedosov-Dennis, Thompson-Adams

ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” final broadcast features two fights in the heavyweight and junior middleweight divisions that will decide the 2015 Boxcino champions. Junior middleweight Brandon Adams (16-1, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles will fight John Thompson (16-1, 5 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey in a 10-round fight. Also, heavyweight Donovan Dennis (14-2, 11 KOs) of Cleveland, Ohio...
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James DeGale: I’ll go to hell and back to win

James DeGale has warned Andre Dirrell that he is ready to pour his heart and soul into winning the vacant IBF Super Middleweight title in Boston on Saturday night. DeGale and Dirrell came face to face at a press conference at Fenway Park yesterday and the Londoner will be swinging for the fence in an attempt to write his name into British boxing history. ‘Chunky’ has already...
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Gilberto Ramirez faces Derek Edwards June 26th in Hidalgo, TX on truTV

Undefeated Mexican knockout artist Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, will headline on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Ramirez will be taking on Derek “The Black Lion” Edwards in a 10- round super middleweight bout which will be televised live on truTV at 10:00 pm. “My opponent Derek Edwards is a dangerous fighter with good skills and lot of experience,” said...
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ESPN2 to televise Alexander Povetkin vs. Mike Perez on Friday May 22

ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will present exclusive coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round title eliminator between contenders Alexander Povetkin (28-1-1, 20 KOs) and Mike Perez (21-1-0, 13 KOs) on Friday, May 22. The winner will become the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight belt. The card, from Moscow is presented by K2 Promotions. ESPN3 will carry the fight...
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