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Videos: Showtime looks back at Tapia vs. Ayala I & II plus Jimmy Lennon reflections

I think it was a great rivalry because there was so much emotion involved with it. The stakes were high.” – Jimmy Lennon, Jr. As part of Showtime Championship Boxing’s 30th Anniversary, ring announcer Jimmy Lennon, Jr. retells two classic fights between Johnny Tapia and Paulie Ayala. Here, we also have several additional videos on the rivalry. Take a look at Ayala vs. Tapia...
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WSB weekend action: Cuba Domadores sweeps China Dragons team

Cuba Domadores maintain perfect Season VI start with 5-0 away win over China Dragons Last season’s WSB runners-up Cuba Domadores eased to their second away win of the new campaign on Saturday, beating China Dragons 5-0 in the Sanya Sports Centre Stadium. The Cubans will now travel to Ukraine at the end of the month for Week 7’s top of the table clash, while China will be looking...
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Eddie Gomez re-signs with Golden Boy

Eager to resume his quest for a world championship in 2016, the fighting pride of the Bronx, 23-year-old super welterweight Eddie “Eboy” Gomez (18-1, 11 KOs), will do so with Golden Boy Promotions in his corner once again. “2016 is going to be a big year for all of us and I am glad that Golden Boy Promotions will continue to be on my side,” said Eddie Gomez. “I am looking...
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Michael Hunter & Claudio Marrero added to Santa Cruz vs. Martinez card

Unbeaten 2012 U.S. Olympian Michael Hunter (10-0, 7 KOs), middleweight Paul Mendez (20-2-2, 10 KOs) and  featherweight contender Claudio “The Matrix” Marrero (19-1, 14 KOs) will compete in separate bouts that highlight undercard action on Saturday, February 27 from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The event is headlined by a Showtime tripleheader featuring undefeated Leo “Terremoto”...
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Full card for Feb 17th Broadway Boxing headlined by Amanda Serrano

Next Wednesday, February 17th, DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing is back again at the famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan. Headlining the card will be Brooklyn’s two-time world champion Amanda Serrano (26-1-1, 19KO’s) as she looks to claim her third world title when she takes on Canada’s Olivia Gerula (17-15-2, 3KO’s) for the vacant WBO featherweight...
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Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson, Ali vs. Vargas conference call quotes

Luis Ortiz, Tony Thompson, Jessie Vargas, Sadam Ali and all of their teams held a conference call to discuss their upcoming clashes in Washington D.C. on March 5th. Find all the quotes here. JESSIE VARGAS, Former World Champion and Number Four Contender for the vacant WBO Welterweight World Championship: Thank you, Todd. Good afternoon to everyone. First of all, I’m very thankful...
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Liam Williams headlines card on April 2nd, with Frank Buglioni, George Jupp

Liam Williams returns against Nav Mansouri on Saturday April 2nd at the Harrow Leisure, live on BoxNation. The power-punching Welshman headlines an quality card that also features George Jupp, the return of Frank Buglioni and Indian superstar Vijender Singh plus many more. All-action Williams, 23, is a fast rising talent in the red-hot 154 pound division and has amassed a sizzling...
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New Blood weigh-in results: Danny Roman headlines, LaRon Mitchell also featured

Danny Roman headlines on Friday night against Ramiro Robles in Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” 10-round main event. At Thursday’s weigh in, Roman checked in at 122 lbs., while Robles weighed in over the contract weight at 123.9. As a result, Robles will not be eligible for the championship should he upset Roman. The six-fight “New Blood” card takes place Friday...
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Adam Lopez on Shobox headline bout: Excited for opportunity, this will be a 30 minute shootout

With a just a bit over a week to go, the eight promising fighters who will compete on ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader on Friday, Feb. 19, live on Showtime are confident, in shape and ready to get into the ring. Unbeatens Adam “Mantequilla” Lopez (14-0, 7 KOs), of San Antonio, Texas, by way Phoenix, Ariz., and Mario “Yayo” Muñoz (16-0-1, 10 KOs), of Guadalajara...
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Video: Watch Frampton vs. Quigg Gloves Are Off trailer

In advance of the Gloves Are Off sitdown video interview for the Carl Frampton vs. Scott Quigg bout, a short video preview of that session was released. Additionally, there have been a few new announcements regarding big-name sponsorship for the Frampton vs. Quigg event. Cyclone Promotions and Matchroom Boxing announced that the Super Bantamweight unification clash between Carl Frampton...
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Antonio Orozco faces Miguel Acosta on March 25 at Fantasy Springs

Fresh off an exciting victory over Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto on the undercard of Matthysse vs. Postol on Oct. 3, “Relentless” Antonio Orozco (23-0, 15 KOs) is ready to gain a shot at a title in 2016 when he takes on Miguel “Aguacerito” Acosta (29-8-2, 23 KOs) on March 25. The 10-round welterweight fight will be broadcasted live nationally on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella...
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World Series of Boxing week 5 action includes Cuba vs. China match

Ukraine Otamans look for second WSB Season VI win against Group A rivals Turkiye Conquerors in Lviv Following a thrilling 5-0 opening-day victory against China Dragons in Vinnytsya, Friday night sees Ukraine Otamans entertain Turkiye Conquerors in the impressive setting of the Lviv National Circus. The Conquerors also found success against the Dragons earlier this season, but will...
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Full card for Toe to Toe Tuesdays from Las Vegas

Unbeaten prospects Juan Heraldez (9-0, 6 KOs), Ladarius “Memphis” Miller (9-0, 1 KO) and Maurice Lee (5-0, 3 KOs) will highlight the undercard on Tuesday, February 16 from Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas. The February 16 event is headlined by a 10-round bantamweight contest between Alexis “Beaver” Santiago (20-3-1, 8 KOs) and Erik Ruiz (15-4, 6 KOs) on TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS...
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Opponent set for Zolani Tete’s March 12th bout

South African superstar Zolani Tete, the former IBF Super Flyweight Champion, will face menacing Mexican Jose Santos Gonzalez in his return to the UK on Saturday March 12th. Tete, from Mdanstane in the Eastern Cape, is one of the most explosive punchers in the division with an incredible 18 knockouts in 22 wins – 12 of them coming inside the first round. The clinical southpaw is...
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Christian Gonzalez, Oscar Negrete & Ivan Delgado set for March 4th LA Fight Club appearances

Fan-favorites and LA Fight Club regulars Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (12-0, 11 KOs), Oscar “El Jaguar” Negrete (12-0, 5 KOs), Ivan “Striker” Delgado (8-0-1, 2 KOs) and Rafael “El Alikin” Gramajo (6-1-1, 2 KOs) will all fight on the one year anniversary of the popular downtown Los Angeles series on March 4. In the televised bouts, Gonzalez of Buena Park, Calif. will...
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Upcoming HBO Boxing calendar unveiled, confirmed Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera & Gennady Golovkin vs. Dominic Wade

HBO Boxing has released it’s full fight calendar for the next few months. In addition to the fights we’ve already known about, such as the pay-per-views for Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley in April, and Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan in May, two rumored fights have been confirmed. On March 26th, Andre Ward vs. Sullivan Barrera will be shown on HBO from Oakland. On April 23rd...
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Terry Flanagan recovering from injury at Manchester City’s facility

WBO Lightweight Champion Terry Flanagan is back in full training thanks to the help of Premier League giants Manchester City. The 26-year-old has been working closely with City’s lead physiotherapist Paul Kelly at the state-of-the-art Etihad Campus after suffering from severe tendinitis in his foot that left him unable to train ahead of his huge title defense against Liverpool...
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Amanda Serrano wants to unify belts in women’s featherweight division

Amanda ‘The Real Deal’ Serrano from Carolina, Puerto Rico, now living in Brooklyn, will be fighting on February 17 in Manhattan for the vacant WBO female featherweight title against Olivia Gerula of Canada. The ambitious Puerto Rican lefty wants to become the undisputed world champion in the featherweight division, and has a message to the current title holders. “Right...
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Cletus Seldin back on March 5th, headlining Rockin Fights at The Paramount

Star Boxing is proud to present “Rockin’ Fights 22” Saturday March 5, 2016 from The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island, NY. The main event features the return of Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (17-0 14KO Long Island, NY), against seasoned Puerto Rican Orlando Vasquez (18-7-1 12KO Bayamon, PR). Seldin, who has quickly become one of Boxing’s ‘must see’ fighters...
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Unbeatens Roach, Ballard, Ellis, Ochoa added to Ortiz-Thompson undercard in DC

The non-televised undercard of Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson will feature exciting top prospects from the East Coast for an exciting night of boxing on March 5, live from the DC Armory. First off, undefeated lightweight, Lamont Roach Jr. (9-0, 3 KOs) of Washington, D.C. will participate in a six-round fight and new Golden Boy Promotions fighter Rashidi “Speedy” Ellis (14-0, 11...
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Pacquiao-Bradley undercard presser Abraham vs. Ramirez, Valdez vs. Gradovich

The undercard press conference for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley pay-per-view was held today. It’s topped by “King” Arthur Abraham of Berlin, Germany, against undefeated WBO No. 1 super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez of Mazatlan, Mexico. The undercard will also feature undefeated No. 1 WBO featherweight contender Oscar Valdez of Nogales, Mexico...
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World Series of Boxing week 4 highlights: British Lionhearts Frazer Clarke wins boxer of the week

Boxer of the week – Frazer Clarke Having been instrumental in the British Lionhearts’ win over Morocco Atlas Lions at the weekend, super heavyweight Frazer Clarke has been named Boxer of the Week for World Series of Boxing’s fourth week of Season VI. It was an impressive debut in Casablanca for the 24 year-old Burton boxer who controlled the contest from the outset and delivered...
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Kevin Mitchell retires & more British boxing buzz

Kevin Mitchell has announced his retirement from boxing. The Dagenham fans’ favorite brings down the curtain on an entertaining 43-fight career, landing multiple titles from his 39 wins having turned over in 2013 after winning a senior-level ABA title at 18 years of age. The 31 year old held the British and Commonwealth titles at Super-Featherweight before moving to Lightweight...
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Q&A interview with Lanell Bellows; faces Antowyan Aikens next week

Lanell “KO” Bellows (14-1-1, 7 KOs) is deep into training camp as he prepares to take on unbeaten Antowyan Aikens (10-0-1, 1 KO) on next week’s Toe to Toe Tuesdays from Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas. The eight-round super middleweight contest is the first televised appearance for the fighter who lives in Las Vegas and trains out of Floyd Mayweather’s Mayweather Boxing Club...
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Micki Nielsen now set to face Mirko Larghetti on March 19th

Micki Nielsen (20-0, 14 KOs) faces his toughest test on March 19 when he faces Mirko Larghetti (24-1, 16 KOs) at the Albertslund MusikTeatret in Copenhagen. Nielsen was originally scheduled to meet Giacobbe Fragomeni, but an elbow injury forced the Italian veteran to withdraw, paving the way for a mouth-watering clash between the unbeaten Dane and the World-ranked Larghetti. Larghetti...
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