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More details on Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse & Andre Berto tripleheader

As previously announced yesterday, Adrien "The Problem" Broner will return to his hometown arena following a two-year absence to headline a Showtime Boxing event on Saturday, Sept. 6 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. We have more details on the card, which also features Lucas Matthysse and Andre Berto, here. Broner will face talented young prospect Emmanuel "...
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FNF weigh-in results: Williams vs. Campillo, Dirrell vs. Biosse

The Official Weigh-In was held today for "LIttle Creek Brawl V", broadcast on ESPN Friday Night Fights, presented by Corona Extra™ from The Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington and promoted by Goossen Promotions. Headlining the ESPN Friday Night Fights telecast is an outstanding 12-round light heavyweight clash between undefeated light heavyweight contender...
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What really happened to Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez V?

Manny Pacquiao's next fight was confirmed about two weeks ago, with the Filipino legend heading back to Macau, China on November 22nd to take on the unbeaten Chris Algieri. For Algieri, it's a huge opportunity as he parlays his recent surprising upset victory over Ruslan Provodnikov into the chance of a lifetime. For Pacquiao though, and for fight fans, Pacquiao vs. Algieri...
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Giovani Santillan & Christopher Martin in action on August 16th from Harley Davidson in San Diego

Thompson Boxing Promotions promotes its first show in San Diego with an action-packed "Path to Glory SD Style" line up highlighted by two of the city's most popular boxers: undefeated junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (13-0, 7 KOs) and the veteran super bantamweight Christopher Martin (27-3-3, 9 KOs). The seven-bout card takes place on Saturday, Aug. 16...
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Willie Nelson eager for return next Friday

Next Friday night, Willie Nelson (22-1-1, 13KO's) will be entering the ring with a bit of a chip on his shoulder when he faces hard-hitting Mexican contender Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13KO's) in the 10-round main event on that evening's ESPN Friday Night Fights card, live from Fallon, NV. Nelson will be looking to take out his frustrations and make a major statement to the...
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Sergio Thompson in action in Mexico this weekend, looking for title shot at 130 lbs

Following his big win over Ricardo Alvarez on March 8, Mexican star Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson has the opportunity to put himself back in line for a world title shot on Saturday, August 2, when he faces the Philippines' Adones Aguelo in a WBC super featherweight title elimination bout to air live on Televisa and FOX Deportes from Estadio Nachan Kaan in Chetumal, Mexico...
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Top 10 upsets in boxing history

Boxing expert and history-buff extraordinairre is back with another one of his great all-time top 10 boxing lists. Here, you can check out Steve Farhood's list of top 10 underdogs who pulled off extraordinary upsets against some of the best fighters in boxing history. The timing for the list is Showtime's upcoming tripleheader, which has been lambasted for a lack of quality...
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Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves final presser photos & quotes

Jessie Vargas,  Brandon Rios, Anton Novikov, Jose Ramirez and Jessie Magdaleno all appeared this afternoon at the final press conference for this weekend's HBO Boxing event, headlined by Rios vs. Diego Chaves. Chaves, who just had his visa issues cleared up at the last minute, has arrived in the country and should be ready for action on Saturday night.   The photos with...
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Unbeaten Manuel Avila takes on Sergio Frias August 22

For the first time in two years, top junior featherweight prospect Manuel "Tino" Avila will compete in his hometown of Fairfield, Calif. at the Allan Witt Sports Center and puts his undefeated record on the line in the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes' Golden Boy Live! main event against Mexico's Sergio "Finito" Frias on Friday, August 22. In the co-main...
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Full Garcia-Salka undercard: Sadam Ali, Marcus Browne, Anthony Peterson & more

Before the SHOWTIME tripleheader featuring Danny "Swift" Garcia taking on "Lightning" Rod Salka on Saturday, Aug. 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be host to a stacked lineup of undercard bouts featuring top East Coast prospects as well as Sadam "World Kid" Ali against Jeremy Bryan. Also in action will be Anthony Peterson, "Sir"...
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Brooklyn Brawl on Sept 18th with Junior Wright, Steven Martinez & Amanda Serrano

Back by popular demand comes another edition of "Brooklyn Brawl." Star of David Promotions CEO Dmitriy Salita is excited to announce that another evening of professional boxing will run on Sept. 18, at the Master Theater in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Cruiserweight Junior Wright (10-0-1, 9 KO's), who wowed the crowd with his skills, stamina and toughness in the last Brooklyn...
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Austin Trout returns on August 22 on Friday Night Fights at Pechanga

Austin "No Doubt" Trout returns to battle Daniel "The Rock" Dawson in the main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights from the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California on Friday, August 22nd. The Trout-Dawson fight will be televised live beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The event is promoted by Goossen Promotions. "We're very excited to...
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Lamont Peterson workout photos & quotes from D.C.

The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland's D'Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event. As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon. LAMONT PETERSON "Each fight out I try...
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Sergey Kovalev-Blake Caparello final presser photos & quotes

The final press conference was held today for the August 2 title fight between Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, 24-0-1, 22 KO's and Blake "Il Capo" Caparello, 19-0-1, 6 KO's. Kovalev is putting his WBO Light Heavyweight belt on the line at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The 12-round fight will be the second fight in an HBO Boxing After Dark triple header...
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Frankie Gavin vs. Leonard Bundu weigh-in results from England

Here are the official weights for tomorrow night’s show at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall headlined by Frankie Gavin’s challenge for the European Welterweight Championship against Leonard Bundu, plus the chief-support between Lucas Browne and Andriy Rudenko. THE EUROPEAN AND COMMONWEALTH WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 12 X 3 Minute Rounds at 10st 7lbs (147lbs) LEONARD BUNDU (10st 6lbs...
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Tommy Coyle & John Ryder in action on Aug 30th Dublin card headlined by Macklin

Tommy Coyle and John Ryder will appear on a stacked undercard in Dublin on August 30 when Matthew Macklin takes on Jorge Sebastian Heiland at the sold out National Stadium. Coyle is hunting a big fight later in the year when Matchroom return to his hometown of Hull in October, while British Middleweight title challenger Ryder is hunting a second crack at the Lonsdale belt and is...
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Nelly vs. 50 Cent vs. who cares: Why we’re not talking about it

Why aren't you talking about Floyd Mayweather's beef with Nelly? You are way behind on the latest Mayweather and T.I. drama! Where's the update on the last TMZ post about Mayweather getting together with that other dude's ex-wife? Lately, we've been inundated with messages like these. A chorus of people chiming in to tell us how we're falling behind, we'...
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Video: Watch Billy Joe Saunders TKO Emanuele Blandamura

Haven't seen much of Billy Joe Saunders in action? If you're a fight fan in the United States, you probably haven't seen much, if anything, of him. But he's when of the hottest undefeated contenders based in the U.K., and he's looking to come stateside for big fights against some of the middleweight division's big names. Here, you can watch the most recent...
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HBO Boxing videos: Kovalev vs. Caparello fight week updates

It's fight week in Atlantic City, and Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev is getting ready to take on, and take out, Blake Caparello. Right here, we have a couple of videos from HBO Boxing, as we take a look at Kovalev and Caparello, and hear from them directly to see what they're thinking during the fight week. For Kovalev, he's happy to continue fighting in Atlantic...
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Brandon Rios, Jessie Vargas, Shane Mosley Jr., Jose Ramirez workout photos

Many of the fighters participating in this weekend's HBO Boxing card from Las Vegas held a public workout this afternoon. Included were Brandon Rios, who's in the still-confirmed main event against Diego Chaves, and unbeaten Jessie Vargas, who's in the co-feature. Also at the workout though were some big-name prospects. That includes Shane Mosley Jr., with generations...
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Danny Garcia workout photos & quotes: Someone is going to hurt & it won’t be me

Danny "Swift" Garcia opened his DSG Boxing Gym in Philadelphia Wednesday for a workout prior to his August 9 bout against "Lightning" Rod Salka at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Garcia, along with his father and trainer, Angel Garcia, spoke to the media about the upcoming fight and trained in front of the cameras. DANNY GARCIA "I always have...
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Full card for this Saturday in Puerto Rico: Unbeaten Emmanuel Rodriguez headlines

Today in Cataño, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican prospect Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO's ) and his opponent Alexis 'Beaver' Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO's ) of Phoenix, Arizona met for the first time, heading to their 10 round bout this Saturday, August, 2 at the Cosme Beitia Coliseum in Cataño, PR. Rodriguez, a former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games champion...
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Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto all inaction Sept 6 in Cincinnati

Adrien Broner's next fight has been made official. The controversial star is coming back home to Cincinnati on September 6th. He's headlining a Showtime tripleheader from the comfy confines of his hometown, taking on the streaking Emamnuel Taylor. Taylor is coming off a win over Karim Mayfield. Also on the card, Lucas Matthysse will see action against Roberto Ortiz, and...
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Ghislain Maduma looking to bounce back from stoppage loss to Kevin Mitchell

His first loss as a professional pales in comparison to the obstacles lightweight contender Ghislain "Mani" Maduma (16-1, 10 KOs) has overcome outside the ring. This past May, 31 in front of 80,000 hostile fans supporting hometown favorite "Mighty" Kevin Mitchell (38-2, 28 KOs) at famed Wembley Stadium in London, Maduma led after 10 rounds on all three judges...
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Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves still set, after Harry Reid helps out with visa issue

Bob Arum announced today that the visa for Diego "La Joya" Chaves has cleared and that he will be traveling to Las Vegas to face Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios, as scheduled, on Saturday, August 2, at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. There was concern that the Rios vs. Chaves fight would have to be cancelled, as an unrelated system-wide delay with the issuing...
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