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Lamont Peterson workout photos & quotes from DC: I’m a better fighter than Danny Garcia

A little more than two weeks in advance of his highly anticipated bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Lamont Peterson (33-2-1, 17 KOs) hosted media at the Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Washington, D.C. Lamont, his brother Anthony and Lamont’s trainer, Barry Hunter, took some time out of their training schedule to discuss Lamont’s Premier Boxing Champions showdown against Danny...
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Videos: Jhonny Gonzalez KOs Abner Mares, feature on Gary Russell, plus full undercard details

Check out the video highlights of Jhonny Gonzalez’s shocking KO victory of previously unbeaten Abner Mares ahead of this Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader. In a fight that was a leading candidate for Upset and Knockout of the Year in 2013, Gonzalez recaptured the WBC Featherweight World Title with a stunning first-round knockout over Mares.  Don’t miss Gonzalez...
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Stacked April 11 undercard: Felix Diaz vs. Gabriel Bracero, Luis Collazo, Heather Hardy, Olympians Browne & Spence

On Saturday, April 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn a full undercard of Olympians, prospects and future stars hit the ring looking to impress the Brooklyn crowd. The exciting undercard features Olympic Gold medalist for the Dominican Republic Felix Diaz battling Brooklyn-born Gabriel “Tito” Bracero in a 10-round super lightweight contest. Plus, the return of Brooklyn’s own...
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Tickets on sale Monday for May 30 Linares-Mitchell, Gradovich-Selby, Joshua-Johnson tripleheader

Tickets for the huge show at The O2 on May 30 with title fights for Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby and Heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua’s meeting with Kevin Johnson go on sale to Matchroom Fight Pass members at 9am on Monday March 30 and then on general sale the following day. Mitchell will take on three-weight World king Jorge Linares for the Venezuelan’s WBC Lightweight crown...
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Q&A interview with Lloyd Ellett: Looking to break out in British scene at 154 lbs

After quietly building an unbeaten 16 fight slate over the past three years, Brighton 154-lb fighter ‘Lightening Lloyd’ Ellett intends to explode onto the British scene in 2015. Formerly an English and British universities champion, the Scott Welch managed 28 year old makes his BoxNation debut on Friday night’s fabulous looking York Hall card, knowing he has to shine. They...
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McKenzie vs. Askin weigh-in results for Friday’s card at York Hall

Please see below the official weights from today’s weigh-in for tomorrow’s show at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, headlined by Ovill McKenzie’s British and Commonwealth Cruiserweight title defense against Matty Askin. Fight # 1 – 18:00 hrs 4 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Heavyweight Contest KIRK GARVEY vs. KRZYZSTOF GOLEC Fight # 2 4 X 3 Minute Rounds Heavyweight Contest NICK WEBB...
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Video: Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov HBO Boxing preview

Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov are preparing to go to war for fight fans. Matthysse vs. Provodnikov will be televised live on HBO Boxing from Verona, New York, and right here, you can watch the official HBO preview and promo for the bout. Take a look. The HBO Boxing telecast that evening is actually a split-site event. The other featured fight will head your way from Texas...
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Chazz Witherspoon returns April 18 in NJ

On Saturday night, April 18 at the GPG Event Center (Formerly the Woodbine Inn) in Pennsauken, New Jersey. In the main event, heavyweight contender Chazz Witherpsoon will be in action. The show is promoted by Witherspoon’s Silver Spoon Promotions. Witherspoon (32-3, 24 KO’s) of nearby Paulsboro, New Jersey established himself as one of the top American Heavyweights as the St...
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Amateur prospect Anthony Yarde signs with Frank Warren

Exciting and hard-hitting light-heavyweight talent Anthony Yarde has signed with promoter Frank Warren. The 23-year-old amateur standout won the Haringey Box Cup tournament in 2013, winning all his fights by knockout and ended his career in a vest and headguard with 12 wins and 11 stoppages. Credit: Frank Warren All-action Yarde believes that his explosive style was always suited...
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Photos: “Hollywood” Manny Pacquiao works out at the Wild Card with packed house

Superstar Manny Pacquiao sat down with cable & satellite TV crews during training at the Wild Card Boxing Club to promote his upcoming mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather. It’s just another day in the life for Hollywood Manny Pacquiao. While Floyd Mayweather is the one known for his flashy lifestyle, it’s Pacquiao that is living the Hollywood lifestyle during...
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Full card for April 3 at Twin River, headlined by Shelito Vincent

Shelly Vincent (13-0, 1 KO) of Providence, R.I., puts her perfect record on the line Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at Twin River Casino against Christina Ruiz (7-7-3, 4 KOs) of San Antonio in the 10-round main event. As an added bonus, the vacant IBA 122-pound world title will also be on the line. The card features seven bouts, including the six-round co-feature between undefeated Providence...
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Weights From Hialeah Park Casino in Miami for tonight’s FNF

Tonight on a special Thursday night edition of Friday Night Fights, Fredrick Lawson takes on Breidis Prescott, and Rances Barthelemy makes his debut at lightweight. Check out the full weigh-in results & photos. Robert Alfonso 241 vs. Raymundo Lopez 252.6 Antonio Tarver Jr. 154.4 vs. Bruce Lutchmedial 156 Ahmed Elbiali 175.2 vs. Michael Stafford 173.4 Michael Seals 175.2...
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Julian Ramirez & other LA Fight Club fighters share training camp updates

The next installment for LA Fight Club on April 2 will showcase an impressive card featuring rising talent and future  champions that is sure to bring the same electrifying atmosphere back to The Belasco Theater. In anticipation of next Thursday night, we caught up with some of the fighters in camp to ask them about their pre-fight routines, who their ideal opponent to take on in...
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Vanes Martirosyan-Jermell Charlo pre-fight quotes

Vanes Martirosyan and Jermell Charlo held a media conference call to discuss their upcoming showdown. Also on the call was Gary Russell Jr., in advance of his title challenge against Jhonny Gonzalez. Vanes Martirosyan Training is going great, everything is going good. We can’t wait to fight. You know, I’m sure everybody says that before they fight, but we really are ready to...
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Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland televised in UK on BoxNation

The explosive May 9th clash between Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and  James ‘Mandingo Warrior’ Kirkland will be shown live and exclusive in the UK on BoxNation. The highly-anticipated showdown will see two of the world’s premier light-middleweights share the ring in front of an anticipated 40,000 fans at the iconic Minute Maid Park in Houston Texas, joining...
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Kell Brook talks his injury, facing Keith Thurman or Amir Khan

Kell Brook steps between the ropes for the first time as a world champion on Saturday night as he defends his title at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield against Jo Jo Dan after fearing he may never walk again after the shocking attack he suffered on holiday in Spain in September. Brook ripped the title from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles in August with a stunning performance in...
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Q&A interview with unbeaten Egyptian prospect Ahmed Elbiali

Egyptian light heavyweight slugger Ahmed Elbiali (9-0, 9 KOs) will return to familiar ground this Thursday, March 26: fighting in an ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised undercard bout, this time, a six-rounder against England’s Mike Stafford (13-2, 3 KOs). The special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights, presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates...
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Jo Jo Dan ready to be in hostile territory against Kell Brook in Sheffield

When Jo Jo Dan (34-2, 18KO’s) steps into the ring this Saturday against defending IBF welterweight champion and hometown hero Kell Brook (33-0, 22KO’s), Dan will be entering into hostile confines. The 10,000 seat Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield will be sold out. Other than a small Dan entourage of roughly 10 of his closest friends and family members, all in attendance will be screaming...
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Sadam Ali vs. Francisco Santana set as Klitschko-Jennings co-feature

Undefeated Sadam “World Kid” Ali and fast-punching Francisco “Chia” Santana will face off at Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25 as the co-feature to the World Heavyweight Championship between Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Bryant Jennings. The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.  “I’m excited to fight...
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Heavyweight Nick Webb debuts this weekend, Scott Welch compares him to Lennox Lewis

As a former WBO title challenger big Scott Welch knows heavyweight boxing. ‘The Brighton Rock’ is now working with 2013 ABA super-heavyweight finalist Nick Webb. The 6’6″, 250 lbs Chertsey giant debuts against Croatia’s Hrvoje Kisicek over four rounds at the York Hall, Bethnal Green this Friday. Welch gives the low down on this exciting addition to boxing’s blue ribbon...
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Lawson vs. Prescott headlines FNF Thursday night edition from Hialeah Park

Undefeated up-and-coming welterweight Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) and veteran Breidis Prescott (27-6, 20 KOs) will headline a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights on March 26, at 9 p.m. ET from the Hialeah Park Race Track in Hialeah, Fla. This will mark the second consecutive year Friday Night Fights has visited the historic venue. The...
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HBO & Showtime reveal Sports Emmy nominations for boxing

HBO and Showtime both revealed their Sports Emmys nominations yesterday. Here’s a look at their competing lists. HBO received 12 nominations; two related to boxing programming: OUTSTANDING CAMERA WORK –  24/7 COTTO/MARTINEZ OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT/ AUDIO / SOUND –  HBO BOXING Showtime Sports received nine Sports Emmy Award nominations, including three for boxing programming...
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Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov preview & prediction

April 18 sees major boxing action in Verona, New York as the #1 junior welterweight Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse receives the challenge of #8 contender Ruslan Provodnikov. Although set in the U.S., this is an all-international match-up of Argentina vs. Russia, and what is more the clash pits Matthysse the knockout artist against the rugged Provodnikov. Ruslan Provodnikov (24...
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Sky Sports Box Office to air Mayweather vs. Pacquiao in the UK

Sky Sports Box Office has been awarded exclusive live rights to showcase the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight in the UK, thanks to an agreement announced today. The contest will be shown live from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Sky Sports viewers will be able to follow build-up to Mayweather vs Pacquiao across its channels and digital media outlets, including access...
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Bradley Saunders injured, off April 4th card; unbeatens Nelson & Wilson to clash

Bradley Saunders has been ruled out of his fight against Dave Ryan through a hand injury, but Anthony Nelson has landed a dream shot at the Super Flyweight strap against Jamie Wilson at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on April 4. Saunders has ruptured tendons and ligaments in his right hand during training to meet Derby man Ryan for the crown, and the 29 year old is receiving...
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