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Gilberto Ramirez faces Derek Edwards June 26th in Hidalgo, TX on truTV

Undefeated Mexican knockout artist Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, will headline on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Ramirez will be taking on Derek “The Black Lion” Edwards in a 10- round super middleweight bout which will be televised live on truTV at 10:00 pm. “My opponent Derek Edwards is a dangerous fighter with good skills and lot of experience,” said...
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ESPN2 to televise Alexander Povetkin vs. Mike Perez on Friday May 22

ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will present exclusive coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round title eliminator between contenders Alexander Povetkin (28-1-1, 20 KOs) and Mike Perez (21-1-0, 13 KOs) on Friday, May 22. The winner will become the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight belt. The card, from Moscow is presented by K2 Promotions. ESPN3 will carry the fight...
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Andre Dirrell-James DeGale final presser photos & quotes

Fighters participating on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBC card took part in the final press conference today at historic Fenway Park in Boston before their respective fights at Agganis Arena, with televised coverage starting at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT.   ANDRE DIRRELL “A title means everything. It completes you as a fighter. That’s the top of the food chain...
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Keith Thurman faces Luis Collazo July 11 on 1st ESPN Premier Boxing Champions card

The first Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN telecast will feature a 12-round welterweight matchup between undefeated Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) and Luis Collazo (36-6, 19 KOs) when the series debuts on ESPN on Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m. ET. In addition to Thurman vs. Collazo, the card opens with a 10-round junior middleweight matchup between undefeated Tony Harrison...
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Unbeaten Adam Lopez back this Friday for 3rd fight in 3 months

Tomorrow night in Corona, California, undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez returns to the ring for the third time in three months when he battles Miguel Tamayo in bout scheduled for six rounds at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena. The bout will be on the undercard of the Boxcino finals where Lopez GH3 Promotions stablemate John Thompson takes on Brandon Adams in Jr. Middleweight...
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Full Khan vs. Algieri undercard: Fortuna-Vasquez, Browne-White, Heather Hardy

An electric showdown between Javier Fortuna (27-0-1, 20 KOs) and Bryan Vasquez (35-1, 18 KOs) will open up the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike telecast taking place Friday, May 29 at Barclays Center. The 12-round junior lightweight bout between Fortuna and Vasquez will lead into the highly anticipated contest between former world champions Amir Khan and Chris Algieri. The Spike...
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Matchroom & Sky Sports extend TV deal for five more years, promising 120 fight nights through 2021

Sky Sports and Matchroom Sport have extended their exclusive UK and Ireland broadcast partnership until 2021, offering up to 120 nights of live boxing over the next six years. The new agreement will bring even more exclusively live access to one of the strongest stables ever seen in world boxing. Only on Sky Sports will viewers be able to follow the next generation of British boxers...
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Arthur Abraham-Robert Stieglitz IV opening presser photos & quotes

Arthur Abraham (42-4, 28 KOs) has vowed to bring an end to his feud with domestic rival Robert Stieglitz (47-4-1, 27 KOs) when the German super middleweights contest the WBO World title for a fourth time on July 18 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle. The fighters began their now familiar pre-fight routine with a kick-off press conference today, in which the reigning champion...
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James DeGale: I’m injury free & you’ll see my best against Andre Dirrell

James DeGale says his “obsession” to create history as the first British Olympic gold medalist to win a world title will drive him on to victory when he faces Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF Super Middleweight title in Boston on Saturday night. DeGale has been biding his time to fight for a title and is now just two days away from reaching his goal following a mammoth training...
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AIBA women’s youth championships semifinals set; Cuba vs. Mexico WSB preview

Ariel Arismendez shines on Day 5 of the AIBA Women’s Junior/Youth World Boxing Championships Taipei 2015 The second stage of the of the AIBA Women’s Junior/Youth World Boxing Championships Taipei 2015 quarter-finals was held today at the Xinzhuang Stadium, and a combined 92 Junior and Youth boxers have now all secured a guaranteed bronze medal in the competition. Bout of the...
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Tom Langford ready to step up on July 4th Dublin card

Midlands boxer Tommy Langford, 12-0, will challenge for his first professional title in his 13th fight on American Independence Day in Dublin. The unbeaten 25-year-old will showcase his skills at the 2,000 capacity National Stadium in Dublin in what will be the biggest fight of his career to date as he contests for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title against an opponent...
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Video: Watch Kevin Mitchell promo as he preps for Jorge Linares

Oscar de la Hoya believes Kevin Mitchell’s WBC Lightweight title clash with Jorge Linares is a must-watch fight at The O2 in London on May 30. Right here, you can watch a video promo of Mitchell and his team as he preps for the title fight. Linares is promoted by Golden Boy and hall of fame legend De la Hoya expects his charge to be severely tested by hometown favorite Mitchell...
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Giovani Santillan injured, off May 29 Thompson Boxing 15th anniversary card

Rising junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (16-0, 9 KOs) suffered an injury during training camp, and consequently will not be featured in Thompson Boxing Promotions main event, next Friday, May 29. Santillan was scheduled to face the talented Kendal Mena (20-1, 11 KOs). Thompson Boxing’s 15th Year Anniversary show, titled “Path to Glory,” will continue with a triple...
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Unbeaten Argentinian Mauro Godoy signs with Banner Promotions

Banner Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated ranked Junior Welterweight contender Mauro Maximiliano Godoy to an exclusive promotional contract. Godoy, 25 years old of Centenario, Argentina, has a record of 19-0 with 8 knockouts. He is currently ranked number 9 by the WBO. “We are happy to get this young contender in the fold,” said Banner Promotions President...
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Terry Flanagan seeks world title on July 11 in Manchester

Terry Flanagan aims to be crowned WBO Lightweight titleholder in front of his home fans when he faces Jose Zepeda on Saturday July 11th at the Velodrome in Manchester. With this year being the 10th Anniversary of Manchester idol Ricky Hatton’s epic win over Kostya Tsyzu, Flanagan will be looking to emulate his hero and deliver a similar performance against dangerous Zepeda to win...
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A look back at Boston boxing history, from John L. Sullivan to Jack Johnson & more

Many may not know that Boston is a city that has had a long and rich history with the sweet science. On Saturday, May 23, world championship boxing is officially back in Beantown when Premier Boxing Champions on NBC returns with a showdown between Andre Dirrell and James DeGale at Boston University’s Agganis Arena. The last time Boston saw a world championship fight was May 23...
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Boxcino finals Brandon Adams vs. John Thompson breakdown

ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” final broadcast features two outstanding fights in the heavyweight and junior middleweight divisions that will decide the 2015 Boxcino Champions. The 10-round junior middleweight final showcases Boxcino tournament veteran Brandon Adams (16-1, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles against the smooth boxing skills of John Thompson (16-1, 5 KOs) of Newark...
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James DeGale-Andre Dirrell workout photos & quotes

Fighters took part in a workout at The Ring Boxing Club in Boston Wednesday to kick off fight week for this Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBC card at Agganis Arena that is headlined by Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale with coverage starting at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT. ANDRE DIRRELL “I always knew my day would come. I put in the work, I love this sport so I...
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Daniel Geale workout photos & quotes: I’m coming in very confident against Miguel Cotto

Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) defends against Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KO’s) of Australia on June 6, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Geale, newly arrived in the US to continue his training, hosted a New York City media workout yesterday afternoon at Mendez Boxing Gym in preparation. Check out the photos & quotes here. Daniel Geale “Cotto has trouble in stages...
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Unbeaten Kennith Sims Jr. sparring with Jorge Linares after sparring with Manny Pacquiao

After getting Manny Pacquiao ready for his fight with Floyd Mayweather, undefeated super-lightweight prospect Kenneth Sims Jr. (6-0, KOs) is now preparing WBC Lightweight titlist Jorge Linares (38-3, 25 KOs) for his upcoming defense against Kevin Mitchell (39-2, 29 KOs). Kenneth Sims Jr. has been sparring with Linares, giving him great work, while learning from the best fighters...
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Jorge Linares: Kevin Mitchell isn’t an easy fight, but his style suits me

Back on top of the boxing world after winning his third division title last December, Venezuela’s Jorge “El Niño De Oro” Linares will travel to London, England to defend his WBC Lightweight belt for the first time against British contender “Mighty” Kevin Mitchell at The O2 on Saturday, May 30. It will be featured on the televised undercard of Kell Brook vs. Frankie Gavin...
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Gilberto Ramirez presser in Hidalgo, TX this Thursday open to fans, next fight announced

Undefeated Mexican super middleweight contender Gilberto”Zurdo” Ramirez, will host a press conference in Hidalgo, TX on Thursday,May 21, in the main lobby of State Farm Arena beginning at 1pm central. The press conference will be open to the public and fans are encouraged to attend. Ramirez (31-0, 24 KOs), a two-fisted super middleweight wrecking machine who hails from Mazatlan...
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DeGale-Dirrell, Rodriguez-Baker pre-fight quotes

Andre Dirrell and James DeGale clash this weekend in the super middleweight division, live on Saturday afternoon, while Edwin Rodriguez meets unbeaten Craig Baker. Right here, you’ll find the complete transcript from all four fighters on a recent conference call. Craig Baker Well, I’m just grateful to have the opportunity to fight on such a grand field again. It clearly is what...
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More results from Taipei: 2015 women’s junior & youth world championships

A marathon program was held on the third competition day of the AIBA Women’s Junior/Youth World Boxing Championships Taipei 2015, with 54 contests taking place at the Xinzhuang Stadium. On a day of many surprise results, the winners of each match advanced through to the quarter-finals, where they are only one step away from achieving a guaranteed bronze medal in Taipei. Bout of...
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Michael Buffer to MC stacked London card May 30th, Brook-Gavin, Gradovich-Selby, Linares-Mitchell, Joshua-Johnson

Michael Buffer will call the fighters to the ring on a huge night of boxing at The O2 in London on May 30, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Hall Of Fame ring MC returns to the UK for another evening of world class boxing featuring Kell Brook against domestic foe Frankie Gavin, London favorite Kevin Mitchell challenging Jorge Linares for the WBC Lightweight title and Welsh stylist...
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