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Micky Ward amongst team of commentators for 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular

Five decorated boxing figures have volunteered their voices and commentary skills for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular presented by Columbia Dental live stream on Saturday, November 8. "Irish" Micky Ward, light heavyweight prospect Edwin Rodriguez, 1960 Olympic Champion Wilbert "Skeeter" McClure, 1988 Olympic coach Tom Coulter and television executive...
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Cohen: With Luis Ortiz’s failed drug test, Kayode’s loss should be erased

According to promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions, the WBA and the Nevada State Athletic Commission have a clear duty to his fighter, Lateef Kayode, should Luis Ortiz's positive post-fight drug test for the steroid nandrolone be confirmed by the NSAC in an upcoming hearing. The NSAC and WBA, say Cohen, have a duty to his fighter, should Ortiz's positive result stand...
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ESPN3 to showcase Martin Murray, Hekkie Budler, Caballero-Hall & Alvarez-Leibenberg fights this weekend

ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round Middleweight fight between England’s Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KOs) and Domenico Spada (39-5, 19 KOs) of Italy, which will headline a special boxing presentation on Saturday, October 25. There's a stacked undercard for the event as well, and ESPN3 will be showcasing all of the major bouts. The show, from...
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Pacquiao vs. Algieri gets new HBO Boxing special “Under the Lights” hosted by Max Kellerman

HBO Sports introduces an all-new special when Under the Lights: Pacquiao vs. Algieri debuts Saturday, Nov. 15 at 11:45 p.m. on HBO. The special will dig deep and put the upcoming HBO PPV showdown on Nov. 22 between world welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao and fast-rising challenger Chris Algieri under the spotlight. Hosted by HBO Boxing commentator Max Kellerman, Under the Lights...
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George Groves staying busy, added to Cleverly-Bellew II card on Nov 22nd

George Groves is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will face American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. Groves returns following a unanimous points victory over Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley in September, in which the Hammersmith boxer...
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Once-beaten Baltimore prospect Nick Kisner signs with Greg Cohen

Greg Cohen Promotions is proud to announce the signing of Baltimore-based cruiserweight "Slick" Nick Kisner (13-1-1, 5 KOs) to an exclusive promotional agreement. 23-year-old Kisner began boxing at six years old and was a heavily decorated amateur boxer. He was a three-time National Silver Gloves Champion, a two-time Junior National Golden Gloves Champion, a Junior Olympic...
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Andrzej Fonfara workout photos & quotes: Wants rematch with Adonis Stevenson

Crowd-pleasing Windy City fan favorite Andrzej "Chicago’s Polish Prince" Fonfara (25-3, 1 NC, 15 KOs), who’s been training in Big Bear, Calif., participated in an open media workout Tuesday in preparation for his “Homecoming” fight against Congo’s Doudou Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs) in the main event of a SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the...
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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will face Michael Clark on Nov 1st D.C. card

Washington, D.C.'s undefeated Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (23-0, 12 KOs) takes on veteran Michael Clark of Columbus, OH (44-11-1, 18 KOs) in the main event on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from the historic DAR Constitution Hall. Clark has challenged for world titles, faced world ranked contenders throughout his career and is believed to be the type of challenge needed for Hernandez...
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Peter Manfredo discusses his retired life as he prepares for induction into Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame

After spending the majority of his young life training inside a gym or boxing in a ring, Peter "The Pride of Providence" Manfredo, Jr. is enjoying life outside the ring for the first time on a daily basis with his family, as he prepares for his upcoming induction into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF). Manfredo (40-7, 21 KOs) starred in the inaugural season of...
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Giovani Santillan training camp notes & photos: In action this Friday

Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions "New Blood" event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Santillan, a southpaw from San Diego, has been one of the most durable...
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Video: Croatian boxer Vido Loncar suspended for life by AIBA after assaulting referee

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee Bureau has provisionally suspended Croatian boxer Vido Loncar for life from involvement in boxing, as well as his coaches who were ringside in the 81kg category contest between Loncar and Lithuanian Baniulis Algirdas at the EUBC European Youth Boxing Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. [Editor's Note: You can watch...
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Gavin McDonnell steps up vs. Vusi Malinga this weekend

Gavin McDonnell says he can handle the step-up to international class against Vusi Malinga on Saturday night at the Ice Arena in Hull. McDonnell has yet to face overseas opposition in his 13-fight career and comes into the fight after drawing in his last outing when he defended his British Super Bantamweight title against Josh Wale. The South African World title contender returns...
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Scott Quigg faces Hidenori Otake on Nov 22nd Liverpool card

Scott Quigg will defend his Super Bantamweight title against Japan’s Hidenori Otake at the sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22. Otake is coming to England off the back of four successful defences of the Japanese title he claimed in August 2012. The Bury star saw off the spirited challenge of Belgium’s Stephane Jamoye with a trademark body shot in the third round of...
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Q&A interviews with Thomas Stalker & Jack Catterall ahead of their clash

Liverpool light-welterweight Thomas Stalker was once the world’s top ranked amateur lightweight but knows, at 30, there’s little margin for error if he’s to repeat the trick as a professional. The 2012 Team GB Olympic skipper – who struck gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and also medaled at both the European and World Senior meets – jettisoned a British title...
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Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev predictions roundup

One of the most anticipated fights of the year, Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins vs. Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, has the boxing world split with the fight just weeks away. Check out this round-up of media predictions for Hopkins vs. Kovalev to see where everyone stands. (Answers compiled by Jack Obermayer) BOB VELIN (USA Today): "Kovalev might be the hardest puncher...
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Jean Pascal faces Don George on Dec 6th Bute-Bolonti card, signs with Interbox

Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) has signed a multi-fight deal with InterBox, and his first fight under that promotional banner will come against Donovan George (26-4-2, 22 KOs) on December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre. Pascal vs. George will be added to the card featuring Lucian Bute's return against Roberto Bolonti. The former foes in Pascal and Bute will both be looking to...
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Karim Mayfield headlines in San Francisco on Nov 2nd

Boxing returns to San Francisco with "War On The Wharf" Saturday November 2, 2014, at the Longshoreman's Hall. In the main event, hometown hero, Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield (18-2-1, 11 KOs) and Michael Balasi (10-5, 7 KOs) of Honolulu, HI, will battle in an 8-round  catch-weight fight at 145 lbs. Women's heavyweights Martha Salazar (12-4, 3 KOs) of San...
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Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander set for December 13th in Vegas

Amir Khan is set to take on Devon Alexander this December. No, that's not a typo, but if it sounds familiar, it's because Khan and Alexander were supposed to fight last December. Khan withdrew from the fight in search of the greener Floyd Mayweather pastures, a mistake he can't help himself from making, while Alexander would instead lose his title to Shawn Porter. Khan...
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Video: 24/7 Hopkins vs. Kovalev full episode

We're just about two and a half weeks away from the November 8th light heavyweight unification fight, Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev. The 24/7 Hopkins vs. Kovalev preview show debuted this Saturday night after the HBO Boxing doubleheader, and right here, you can watch the episode in its entirety. Check it out. The Hopkins vs. Kovalev 24/7 episode is interesting, especially...
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Amanda Serrano, unbeatens Miller & Hogan, Tommy Rainone in action Nov 13th

On Thursday, November 13, Greg Cohen Promotions will present a night of  boxing at the luxurious The Space at Westbury, in Westbury, New York. The event will feature Plainview, New York's Tommy "The Razor" Rainone (21-5-1, 4 KOs) in a 10-round battle, as well as unbeatens Dennis Hogan and Jarrell Miller, and women's fighter Amanda Serrano. On the undercard, Ireland...
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Darleys Perez in action this Friday in Colombia

Darleys Perez (30-1, 19 KOs) returns against fellow Colombian Jaider Parra (23-1-1, 12 KOs) this Friday, Oct. 24, in the 12-round main event from the Coliseo Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia. Perez, who is currently the WBA No. 1 ranked challenger to current world champion Richar Abril, understands the high importance attached to this interim title defense. "This...
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Dan Goossen honored at Nov 20th Live at the Lodge event: Lydell Rhodes, Wale Omotoso, Shawn Estrada in action

Boxing will return to the Sportsmen's Lodge in honor of Dan Goossen on Thursday, November 20th. Headlining "Live at the lodge" will be undefeated junior welterweight contender Lydell "Hackman" Rhodes of Las Vegas, Nevada. The 27-year-old Rhodes, 22-0-0 (11KO's), will be making the fourth start of his 2014 campaign most recently stopping John Nater on August...
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Antoine Douglas moving to middleweight, spent time training with Sam Soliman

This Friday night at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, undefeated prospect Antoine Douglas (14-0-1, 9 KO's) will take on tough veteran Jose Medina (18-15-1, 7 KO's) of Tilton, NH in an 8-round bout. Douglas of Burke, Virginia has been training hard for this bout as he is coming off the first blemish of his career when he was held to a majority draw against former world title...
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Shelito Vincent headlines Nov 7th at Twin River

Shelito Vincent headlines the upcomign CES boxing event against Jackie Trivilino on Friday, Nov. 7th ,2014 at Twin River Casino. Angel Camacho Jr., the undefeated super middleweight from Johnston, R.I., returns for the first time in more than three years in a tough test against hard-hitting veteran Tylon Burris of Hartford, Conn., a fight that could steal the thunder from the main...
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BoxNation to show Bradley vs. Chaves & Crawford vs. Beltran in UK

BoxNation's deal with Top Rank has seen the channel add the recently announced Tim Bradley vs. Diego Chaves clash and Terence Crawford's battle with Raymundo Beltran to its action-packed winter schedule. The exciting additions join an already thrilling lineup which sees 49-year-old veteran Bernard Hopkins attempting to continue his unification of the light-heavyweight division...
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