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De La Hoya says Rigondeaux vs. Santa Cruz has to happen & The Jackal is ready to pounce

Super bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) is encouraged by reports that Leo Santa Cruz’ promoter, Oscar de la Hoya, believes a Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz unification fight has to happen. The 34-year-old Rigondeaux, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has been restricted to Asia for his last two fights, subsequently in low-profile matches, due to...
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Isaac Zarate signs with Thompson Boxing

Thompson Boxing Promotions has signed super bantamweight prospect Isaac Zarate (9-1-1, 1 KO) to an exclusive promotional contract. Zarate, a quick-handed southpaw from the Los Angeles port city of San Pedro, has become a known commodity around the Southern California boxing scene. All but one of his fights have taken place in the greater Los Angeles area. Zarate is coming off...
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8 Unbeaten prospects in action on Broadway Boxing Thursday, headlined by Luis Rosa

The first blizzard of 2015, forecast by some as the worst ever to hit the Northeast, is over and turned out to be not nearly as disastrous as predicted for New York. To those of you who remained inside all day watching incessant weather reports and are suffering from bouts of claustrophobia and cabin fever, come on out and escape into a night of heated action at the famed BB King...
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Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis fight breakdown & analysis

When undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan makes his ESPN2 Friday Night Fights debut on Friday, Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino he will face an aggressive brawler in Tony “Lightning” Luis. Dynamite was born and raised in boxing surrounded by legends like “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins so he developed the style of a technical boxer....
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Thurman vs. Guerrero & Broner vs. Molina opening quotes

The return of prizefighting to primetime network television has arrived as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) is set to debut on Saturday, March 7 with an action-packed double main event on NBC, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The inaugural PBC on NBC fight night will feature two spectacular bouts. In the main event of the evening, undefeated welterweight knockout...
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Charlie Edwards turns pro this weekend; Charlie Magri says he’s a future world champ

Charlie Magri has tipped Charlie Edwards to go all the way in the professional game as he makes his debut in the paid ranks at The O2 on Saturday night. Magri famously won the British Flyweight title in just his third fight when he was 21, the age that Edwards is as he enters the ring in Greenwich this weekend. ‘Champagne Charlie’ went on to win World and European titles...
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Unbeaten Ahmet Patterson, ready to emerge at forefront of British welterweight scene

Welterweight Ahmet Patterson says this is the year he’ll breakthrough and enter the top three in the domestic division. Patterson next features on the O2 arena show on Saturday February 28th – as support to Tyson Fury and Chris Eubank Jnr. – when he defends his English title against undefeated Sunderland rival Glenn Foot. The slick, hard-hitting, 27-year-old from East Dulwich...
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Tommy Martin speaks on upcoming clash against Ricky Boylan

Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin has the biggest fight of his young career this coming Saturday, when he challenges Ricky Boylan for the vacant English Super Lightweight title at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London. Tommy, who’s just twenty years of age, has already amassed a career record of ten bouts, ten wins and three of those victories came by way of stoppage finishes. Back in April...
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WBC & Sampson Boxing team up for Jose Sulaiman cup: Yudel Jhonson, Sergey Rabchenko, Luciano Cuello & more

Today, Sampson Lewkowicz, in conjunction with the WBC and its President, Mauricio Sulaiman, proudly announced "The Jose Sulaiman Cup: WBC Super Welterweight Tournament." An eight-man, single-elimination tournament featuring top 154 lbs contenders from eight different countries and three continents, "The Jose Sulaiman Cup" is being held to honor the late WBC President, Jose Sulaiman...
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Sergio Mora now faces Abie Han on Feb 6th following Jermain Taylor’s legal issues

On Friday, Feb. 6 on ESPN "Friday Night Fights" Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora (27-3-2, 9KO's) takes on Abraham "Abie" Han (23-1, 14 KO's) in a 12-round middleweight contest. Mora is facing a new opponent following Jermain Taylor's legal drama and jail time. This event is set to take place at MGM Resorts International's Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, in Biloxi, Miss. It will be...
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Robinson Castellanos defeats Rocky Juarez, in line to face Johnny Gonzalez

Golden Boy Promotions brought the action to San Antonio, Texas last night, where Robinson "Robin Hood" Castellanos (21-10, 13 KOs) displayed his power against Rocky Juarez (30-11-1, 21 KOs) at Cowboys Dancehall in the headlining bout of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes' Golden Boy Live! series. Castellanos dominated Juarez early on in the fight with quick jabs and powerful uppercuts...
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Former NYSAC Deputy Commissioner Tony Mazzarella passes away at 75

New York City boxing leader Tony Mazzarella passed away after a long illness this past Monday at the age of 75. During his long career in boxing, Mazzarella was a former New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) Deputy Commissioner and inspector - honorary NYSAC Deputy Commissioner the past few years - Ring 8 treasurer, New York State Sports Commission member, amateur (including...
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Unbeaten Caleb Plant, managed by Al Haymon, in action this weekend in Philly

Undefeated middleweight prospect, Caleb "Sweet Hands" Plant (5-0, 4 KOs), returns to the ring this Saturday January 31, 2015 against David Lopez (4-11, 1 KO). The 4-round bout will take place at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA. Managed by Al Haymon, Plant is looking to extend his unbeaten record to 6-0. With power in both hands, Caleb Plant is rapidly making a name for himself...
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Frankie Gavin signs with Matchroom, added to March 28th card & wants shot at Kell Brook

Frankie Gavin has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing and will headline a show at The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9. This comes after the recent news that Gavin and Frank Warren parted ways. Gavin's first fight under Hearn though will come on the undercard of Kell Brook’s title defense against Jo Jo Dan at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield...
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Francisco Vargas vs. Will Tomlinson & Antonio Orozco vs. Emanuel Taylor on March 12th in San Antonio

Golden Boy Promotions returns to San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, March 12 with a special HBO Latino Boxing two-fight live telecast co-promoted by Leija*Battah Promotions. In the headlining bout, 2008 Mexican Olympian Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas (21-0-1, 15 KOs) will put his undefeated record on the line when he faces off against Australian "Wild" Will Tomlinson (23-1-1, 13 KOs...
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Shane Mosley Jr, Sullivan Barrera, Keith Tapia on Dargan-Luis undercard at Foxwoods this Friday

Before ESPN2 Friday Night Fights' live audience witnesses the battle between Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and Tony "The Lightning" Luis (18-2, 7 KOs), they will be treated to an undercard that includes Shane Mosley, Jr. (2-1, 2 KOs), Cuban Sullivan Barrera (14-0, 9 KOs) and local prospects. The undefeated Barrera is taking on veteran Jeff Lacy (27-5, 18 KOs) for eight rounds...
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Undefeated power-punching prospect Patrick Teixeira signs with Golden Boy

Undefeated Brazilian brawler Patrick Teixeira has signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. The rising star is undefeated with a record of 24 wins and 20 knockouts. Known to be a heavy hitter in his hometown of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Teixeira is also making a name for himself internationally, having fought and won in his native country of Brazil, Mexico City, Miami, Fl...
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The bizarre behavior of Jermain Taylor

Jermain Taylor's Career Revival Derailed: The unlikely revival of Jermain Taylor's boxing career was upset last week, most likely permanently. Taylor was arrested on January 19 after he allegedly pointed a gun at a fan and threatened to shoot three children in his native Arkansas during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. He was also found to be carrying a small amount of marijuana...
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Abril: I’m coming to Liverpool to knock out Derry Mathews

Richar Abril says Derry Mathews is out of his depth against him and will get knocked out when they collide at the Liverpool Echo Arena on March 6th. Abril travels to Mathews’s Merseyside hotbed to make the third defense of his title and claims that the Liverpool hero has a weak chin and won't be able to hold his heavy shots. The Cuban, now based out of Florida, is the biggest test...
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Billi Godoy: I’ve defeated Heiland & Baldomir, I’ll defeat Ryder

Billi Godoy says he’ll draw on his wins over Jorge Sebastien Heiland and Carlos Baldomir as he challenges John Ryder at The O2 on Saturday, January 31. The Argentine is looking to upset Ryder’s plans of bursting into the top ten of the WBO rankings and charging to a title shot this year, and the visitor believes beating former World champion Baldomir and fellow countryman Heiland...
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Rocky Juarez vs. Robinson Castellanos weigh-in results

Tonight at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, Rocky Juarez clashes against Robinson Castellanos in an eliminator match for a featherweight title. The undercard features several big name, undefeated prospects. Find the full weigh-in results for the event and the entire bout list here. MAIN EVENT-12 ROUNDS Rocky JUAREZ Weight: 125.25 lbs. vs. Robinson CASTELLANOS Weight:...
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Erik Pfeifer wins inaugural APB title at super heavy; plus full week 2 World Series of Boxing results

Germany's Erik Pfeifer, a two-time AIBA World Championship bronze medalist, was crowned the first Super Heavyweight (91+ kg) Champion in the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Inaugural Title Match in Baku, Azerbaijan. After eight rounds, the final scorecards read 78:74 across the board in favour of Pfeifer against his opponent, Morocco’s Mohammed Arjaoui. The German becomes the first APB Inaugural...
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Manny Pacquiao serves as judge for tonight’s Miss Universe Pageant

Tonight, Sunday, January 25th, is the big night for the Miss Universe Pageant, the 63rd Annual event.  The Miss Universe contestants will be hosted in Doral, Florida and the pageant will air live from the FIU Arena. While boxing fans know that Manny Pacquiao is busy right now with the potential task of fighting Floyd Mayweather, first, he'll have the formidable challenge of serving...
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USA Boxing National Championships final results & winners

The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships concluded with 20 final round bouts at Northern Quest’s Pend Oreile Pavilion on Saturday. The championship bouts held special importance for the elite men with the 10 gold medalists earning Olympic Trials berths. All six finalists in the women’s Olympic weight divisions clinched their Olympic Trials berths with semifinal victories...
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Results & photos: Brandon Rios destroys Mike Alvarado in 3 rounds

Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios took care of business against "Mile High" Mike Alvarado Saturday night on HBO Boxing from Broomfield, Colorado. In the rubbermatch of their trilogy, Rios dominated and destroyed Alvarado, with the ringside doctor calling a halt to the action after three one-sided stanzas. The Alvarado vs. Rios 3 results seemed to showcase two important factors. First...
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