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Video: Floyd Mayweather begins training for Marcos Maidana rematch

Floyd Mayweather's training camp for his upcoming rematch against Marcos Maidana is now officially underway. With the rematch now less than two months away, taking place on September 13, 2014 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, now's the perfect time to begin a lengthy and intense training camp, and you know that nobody in the business trains harder than Mayweather. Right...
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Shawn Porter-Kell Brook tickets & UK travel packages on sale Wednesday

Tickets for Kell Brook’s title challenge against Shawn Porter in California on August 16 go on sale from Matchroom Boxing tomorrow at 1pm. Brook takes on Porter for his welterweight strap, and likely the title of the future division kingpin, at the StubHub Center in Carsonm California. For UK fans interested in traveling over to the States, fans of the Special One can get the best...
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Videos: Harold Lederman breaks down HBO Boxing doubleheader: Golovkin vs. Geale, Jennings vs. Perez

Hey Harold is back, and this time the long-time HBO Boxing unofficial scorer shares his thoughts on this weekend's HBO Boxing doubleheader from Madison Square Garden, Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale, and Bryant Jennings vs. Mike Perez. Right here, you can watch what Harold Lederman has to say about both fights and all of the fighters involved. Lederman is very excited about...
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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison in action on Golovkin-Geale undercard at MSG this weekend

On July 26, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will return to the “Mecca of Boxing," Madison Square Garden, and put his undefeated record on the line when he faces off against hard hitting Wilfredo Acuna (15-14, 12KOs) of Nicaragua. The welterweight bout will take place on the undercard of the “G4” event between Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Geale live on HBO World Championship Boxing...
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Tyson Fury still fighting this Saturday, Chisora fight possibly slated for September

Tyson Fury will be fighting this weekend despite the cancellation of his world title eliminator with Dereck Chisora. After enduring yet another major setback following the cancellation of the Chisora bout, due to the Londoner fracturing his left hand, Fury is actively in the process of finding a replacement alongside Hennessy Sports and Queensberry Promotions to ensure that he competes...
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Analyzing the Bika vs. Dirrell rematch & its implications at 168 lbs

Bika and Dirrell Set to Do it Again: A few weeks from now, Sakio Bika is set to square off with Anthony Dirrell for a second time at the StubHub Center in Carson, California for the WBC super middleweight strap. Although generally overlooked in fight circles, this is actually a very important match. Not only will it (hopefully) settle affairs between Bika and Dirrell, but it will...
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Jorge Diaz looking to right the ship this Friday on Shobox off-TV undercard

The three-fight undercard has been announced for this Friday's landmark 200th episode of "SHOBOX: The New Generation," live from Event Center at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New York. Headlining the un-televised portion of the historic evening will be Brunswick, New Jersey's tough "King" Jorge Diaz (17-3, 10 KOs), who will be looking to return...
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Watch: Canelo vs. Lara All Access epilogue full video

The final episode of the All Access: Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara series debuted this weekend on Showtime. Entitled, All Access: Canelo vs. Lara Epilogue, the unique episode which capped off the series brings fans and viewers all the way through fight week and fight night itself. The show featured a great collection of fight highlights between the two, as well as all of the...
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Patrick Hyland ready to end frustrating layoff & get back into title picture

Earlier this evening, Patrick "The Punisher" Hyland (27-1, 12KO's), of Ireland, made an appearance at Mercury Bar East in East midtown Manhattan for a meet and greet with fans. The exciting featherweight is headlining DBE's upcoming Broadway Boxing card at NYC's famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday night. In addition to it being...
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Mike Lee ready for Chicago showcase this weekend

The standard playbook for boxing up-and-comers with just 12 professional fights under their belt is to hone their craft anonymously on various regional undercards, waiting for a chance at a high-profile showcase. But Mike Lee is in no way your average, every day boxing prospect. A humble and clean-living Subway national spokesperson who donates most of his fight purses to worthy...
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Mario Barrios returns to action for 5th pro fight this Friday

Making his way back to the ring this Friday July, 25, 2014 , is San Antonio's undefeated super bantamweight phenom, Mario Barrios (4-0, 1 KO). The standout fighter, Barrios, will put his undefeated record on the line. The 4-round bout will take place at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Credit: Team Barrios Barrios, who stand 6'0 feet tall, is rapidly gaining...
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In response to another fanboy rant on East Side Boxing…

ESB Flaunts Cluelessness. Again! Like most knowledgeable boxing fans, I avoid the rantings of East Side Boxing and Boxing News 24. Both websites are run anonymously, with no one willing to own up to either ownership or management. Even if you e-mail them, the responses are just as anonymous. Both operate on the low cost strategy of printing virtually anything submitted to them by...
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Manny Rodriguez back in action August 2 in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican prospect, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO's ) will face Alexis 'Beaver' Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO's ) of Phoenix, Arizona in a 10 round bout on Saturday, August, 2 at the Cosme Beitia Coliseum in Cataño,PR. The event is promoted by Fresh Boxing in association with M/V Power Promotions. Rodriguez, a former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games...
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More on Shobox 200: Classic fights all week with Ricky Hatton, Andre Ward & more

Showtime is celebrating its upcoming milestone 200th edition of ShoBox: The New Generation with a four-fight telecast filled with tough matchups for promising prospects this Friday, July 25. The landmark 200th telecast will be supported by a slew of exciting viewing opportunities – from the re-airing of the best ShoBox fights on a nightly basis on SHOWTIME EXTREME®, to compilation...
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Breaking: Fury vs. Chisora postponed due to Chisora hand injury

Fury vs. Chisora Rematch Cancelled: Dereck Chisora has been forced to withdraw from his showdown against Tyson Fury this Saturday at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester after suffering a fractured left hand in his last sparring session leading up to the fight. Chisora’s fight against Fury, which was a European heavyweight title defense as well as a world title eliminator, will now...
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HBO Boxing 2 Days with Sergey Kovalev debuts this Saturday

HBO debuts an all-new installment of "2 Days" when the feature segment returns Saturday, July 26 at 11:45 p.m. immediately following the live HBO Boxing card from New York at Madison Square Garden with a behind-the-scenes look at world light heavyweight titleholder Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, one of boxing's fastest rising stars. "2 Days" is a revealing...
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Fury vs. Chirosa preview part I: What’s changed since their first match?

Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora Rematch Analysis: When they first met at Wembley arena in the middle of 2011, Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora brawled away for twelve competitive rounds. Exchanging leather, the two men put their unbeaten records on the line, accepting of the harsh consequences, with Fury picking up a twelve round decision victory. A fight is a fight, but circumstances...
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Videos: Shobox 200th episode features, preview, alumni & greatest hits

The landmark 200th episode of Showtime's ShoBox series takes place this Friday, and right here we have a number of great preview videos to get you prepped for the event. Through 13 years and 418 live fights, ShoBox has carved out an identity by challenging top, talented prospects in competitive fights. To date, ShoBox has introduced viewers to more than 50 world champions....
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Steve Cunningham’s daughter needs a heart transplant & you can help

America was introduced to Kennedy Cunningham when her father, Steve "USS" Cunningham fought Tomasz Adamek in December 2012, and we learned that she suffered from a severed heart condition called HLHS. In April, when Steve fought Amir Mansour on NBC Sports, the family had just received heart breaking news when they we told that Kennedy was not a candidate for heart transplant...
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Matthew Macklin returns in WBC eliminator Aug 30 in Dublin, wants Miguel Cotto next

Matthew Macklin will face Jorge Sebastien Heiland in an official eliminator for the WBC Middleweight title held by Miguel Cotto at the National Stadium in Dublin on August 30. Macklin is back in action for the first time since December and can take a huge step towards facing the Puerto Rican legend if he can see off Heiland, the 27 year old Heiland who is ranked at number four with...
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In defense of Wladimir Klitschko: His legacy & status are better than you think

Over the course of the last 5 years, few boxers have been analyzed with the kind of scrutiny that Wladimir Klitschko has. Questions are constantly raised about his standard of opponent and his style of fighting. Wlad's current record stands at 62-3-0 with 52 knockouts. That in itself is an incredibly impressive feat for someone who had their first world title fight in their 36th...
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Which young welterweight star will be the future king of the division?

Which Welterweight Replaces Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao at the Top? As we look at the top of the welterweight division, we see a lot of well-known names. Guys like Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Juan Manuel Marquez have been around seemingly forever and still occupy the top reaches of 147 pounds. Even some of the best from the second tier are over-30 fighters who...
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Arthur Abraham to return Sept 27th vs. Paul Smith in Germany

''King'' Arthur Abraham (40-4, 28 KOs) will defend his super middleweight title strap against Paul Smith (35-3, 20 KOs) on September 27 at the Sparkassen-Arena in Kiel, Germany. Following a unanimous points victory over Nikola Sjekola in May, Abraham will be making a second defense of the WBO title he regained in a thrilling third encounter with Robert Stieglitz,...
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Emanuel Taylor defeats Karim Mayfield, Seldin-Jargal ends in No Contest at Friday Night Fights

In front of another packed crowd at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing brought an action packed evening to ESPN Friday Night Fights. In the main event of the evening, Emanuel "The Tranzformer" Taylor got back in the win column with a ten round unanimous decision win over Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield. Although knocked down in...
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Sergio Martinez decides to avoid retirement & continue fighting

After lengthy discussions with members of his team, now-former Middleweight Champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez has decided to continue his boxing career, despite the fact that many in the boxing community believe it would be an appropriate time to hang up the gloves. Determined to return and erase the terrible memory of what happened against fellow-great Miguel Cotto...
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