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Thurman-Guerrero, Broner-Molina final presser photos & quotes

The final press conference for the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC show took place today at MGM Grand as fighters, announcers and executives spoke to the media ahead of their primetime network television debut on Saturday, March 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. KEITH THURMAN “This is such a beautiful card and such a beautiful fight. We’ve wanted this...
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Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme opening quotes, tickets on sale tomorrow

Terence “Bud” Crawford is movin’ on up to the junior welterweight division where he will take on Thomas “Thunder” Dulorme for the vacant WBO 140 lbs title. Crawford vs. Dulorme will take place Saturday, April 18, at College Park Center located on the campus of the University of Texas Arlington in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The world championship fight will be televised...
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Joseph Diaz workout photos & quotes for LA Fight Club

Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. and the undefeated stars of LA FIGHT CLUB’S premiere event hosted a workout on Wednesday in anticipation of their bouts this weekend from The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. JOSEPH “JO JO” DIAZ JR., Super Bantamweight Prospect: “I am very excited to be headlining LA FIGHT CLUB. I know this is the first of many LA shows and I am...
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Juan Reyes headlines Night of Champions charity event this weekend

All-action super bantamweight Juan Reyes (11-1-3, 1 KO) of Riverside, Calif. battles Heriberto Delgado (11-1, 6 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. in Thompson Boxing Promotions “Night of Champions” 8-round main event. The Reyes-Delgado match up originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Orange, Calif. this Saturday, March 7. Proceeds from the sold-out, private event will benefit the Junior Foundation...
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Juan Manuel Marquez left out in the cold again

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Leaves JMM On the Outside Looking In, As Usual: With all the (undeserved) hype surrounding Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, left unsaid is a plain truth: Juan Manuel Marquez has been left out in the cold yet again. What is more, given that Marquez is 41 years old it could be for the last time. Before the logjam preventing a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao encounter...
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Bernard Hopkins to call Kovalev vs. Pascal on HBO

Ring legend Bernard Hopkins, who knows a thing or two about the light heavyweight division, including both Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal, will be ringside on Saturday, March 14 at the Bell Centre in Montreal working as the expert analyst for the HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast. Hopkins will work alongside Jim Lampley, Max Kellerman and Harold Lederman. The live tripleheader...
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Rocky Fielding & Bradley Saunders staying busy this weekend

Rocky Fielding and Bradley Saunders are back in action this Saturday at the Ice Arena in Hull, and the unbeaten duo are looking to get vital rounds in the bank ahead of big title shots. Fielding has endured a tough time with a hand injury ruling him out since his superb five-round demolition job of former World title challenger Noe Gonzalez Alcoba on Merseyside in July. The 27...
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Viking Warrior vs Comanche Boy, Patrick Nielsen vs. George Tahdooahnippah

Patrick Nielsen (23-1, 11 KOs) is preparing for battle. The Danish boxing star takes on George Tahdooahnippah (34-1-2, 24 KOs) on March 14 at the Ballerup Super Arena. It will be a clash of the clans when the Viking boxer meets the Comanche warrior in the Copenhagen suburb. ‘’It’s going to be war,’’ declares Nielsen. ‘’This is my first fight at 168lbs and I need to...
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Miguel Cotto signs with Roc Nation, will fight in New York on June 6

Miguel Cotto has ended his long radio-silence, confirming reports that he was set for an announcement. Cotto revealed on ESPN’s First Take program this morning that he’s signing with Roc Nation Sports. He joins Andre Ward in the Roc Nation stable. Cotto and his team also revealed that the Middleweight Champion will be returning to the ring on June 6th, fighting once again in...
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World Series of Boxing weekend previews

Can British Lionhearts tame China Dragons away in Sanya? After the British Lionhearts defeated China Dragons in week one of the World Series of Boxing (WSB), few would have expected the Franchise to only have won one more match before the second phase of the Regular Season. That is exactly the case however, and the British team sit sixth in Group A, just one place above China who...
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Steve Cunningham workout photos & quotes

Steve Cunningham held a workout in advance of his fight against Vyacheslav Glazkov. Take a look at photos from Cunningham’s workout, and quotes from him and trainer Naazim Richardson. Steve “USS” Cunningham [On his first fight in Montreal] I am excited. This is my first time in Canada. From the Pascal fights I have seen, the fans in Montreal are crazy for boxing. I am...
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Mario Lopez joins broadcast team for Golden Boy’s LA Fight Club

Extra host and longtime boxing fan Mario Lopez will join Golden Boy Promotions’ monthly LA Fight Club at The Belasco Theater, adding even more star wattage to the popular series, which premieres this Friday night. “As awesome as it is to see boxing’s established champions step into the ring, the future of boxing depends on its young and upcoming stars,” Lopez said. “LA...
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Joey Dawejko in action this weekend, looks to Amir Mansour fight in May

This Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, Heavyweight Joey Dawejko (13-3-2, 6 KO’s) of Philadelphia takes on Enobong Umohette (9-2, 8 KO’s) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a bout scheduled for 8-rounds. Dawejko will be looking for his fourth consecutive first round knockout and he just completed a month long training camp in Easton, PA. The camp consisted of all members...
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Paul Butler-Zolani Tete weigh-in results

Take a look at the officialweights from today’s weigh-in held at the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool and the running order ahead of tomorrow’s show at the Echo Arena, headlined by Paul Butler’s IBF World Super-Flyweight title challenge against champion Zolani Tete.   FIGHT # 1 – 18:30 HRS 6 X 3 Minute Rounds Welterweight Contest STEPHEN LEWIS 10st 3lbs (143) vs. KEVIN HANKS...
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HBO Boxing preview: Shiming vs. Ruenroeng, plus final press conference photos

The Chinese New Year began on February 19, 2015 — The Year of the Sheep. But Chinese boxing fans from around the world are hoping it will also usher in the beginning of The Shiming Dynasty. This weekend on HBO Boxing, televised via same-day tape delay on HBO2 at 5pm Eastern, Zou Shiming takes on Amnat Ruenroeng, for Ruenroeng’s IBF flyweight title strap. Right here, find a preview...
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AIBA releases APB schedules including Olympic qualifier matches

After a 4 month-long journey of pre-ranking matches with all 10 Inaugural Champions in place, the AIBA Pro Boxing is now poised to launch the rest of its schedule. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) announced today that the first matches will be held on May 29th. In each weight category, 8 boxers will go through 2 rounds of preliminaries in order to produce the Challenger...
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Andre Ward dangerously close to being stripped of World Championship

He’s the “Son Of God” and today’s successor to Roy Jones’s role as boxing’s phenom, but Andre Ward is dangerously close to being stripped of his World Super Middleweight Championship by this publication. The Ring magazine has already stripped Ward of their own world championship, and for the same basic reason ProBoxing-Fans.com will in two months time: inactivity. Feuding...
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HBO Boxing re-signs Jim Lampley & Max Kellerman to long-term deals

HBO Sports has entered into new multi-year agreements with Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman, who are the primary voices for its HBO Boxing franchises. Both announcers will continue to serve on multiple HBO Boxing platforms, including “World Championship Boxing,” “HBO Boxing After Dark” and HBO Pay-Per-View. The agreements were announced today by Rick Bernstein, senior vice president...
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Watch: Sergey Kovalev highlight reel; plus training camp quotes

On March 14 Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) will face former lineal light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Kovalev completed the first half of his preparations in Big Bear Lake, CA then moved to Miami, FL where he is finishing training camp with his trainer, John David Jackson. Coming off of his big win against Bernard Hopkins...
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Breidis Prescott vs. Fredrick Lawson on March 26; Rances Barthelemy slated for lightweight debut

Hialeah Park hosts ESPN’s Thursday Night Fights with an action-packed evening of championship professional boxing on March 26 starting at 6 PM ET. The fight card, is expected to include the Lightweight debut of reigning IBF Super-Featherweight champion Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy, who is 21-0 with 12 knockouts. Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing, co-promoters of the event with...
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FNF preview: Tony Harrison vs. Antwone Smith

The March 6 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature undefeated up-and-coming junior middleweight Tony “Superbad” Harrison (19-0, 16 KOs) and veteran “The Truth” Antwone Smith (23-5-1, 12 KOs) in the 10-round junior middleweight main event. Friday’s show will air live at 11 p.m. ET on ESPN2, and is presented by Warriors Boxing. The fights will take place at the...
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Shelito Vincent headlines April 3 at Twin River

Shelly Vincent must face the same challenges every title-holder faces each time she steps inside the ring, most notably the prospect of staring down a hungry opponent desperate to take what’s hers. Vincent (13-0, 1 KO) will put her unbeaten record on the line Friday, April 3rd, 2015 against former world champion and four-time title contender Christina Ruiz (7-7-3, 4 KOs) of San...
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Power punching Kazakh prospect Eyyubov signs with Salita

Salita’s Promotions is excited to announce another future star has been added to their roster. Opponents who will be getting in the ring with Bakhtiyar Eyyubov may not be so excited, because the prospect is by all accounts a power hitter. Eyubov, 5-0 as a professional, with five knockouts to his credit, comes from Kazakhstan, the same homeland as middleweight superstar Gennady...
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BoxNation to showcase Premier Boxing Champions starting with Thurman-Guerrero

BoxNation will air a host of top fights from the Premier Boxing Champions series, starting this weekend with rising superstars Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner.  ‘The Channel of Champions’ has three great fights cards as part of the deal, with the highly-touted Thurman to get the ball rolling when he takes on the unrelenting Robert Guerrero this Saturday night, in a glittering...
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Luke Campbell takes decision to fight, facing Coyle next

Luke Campbell says he’s fighting to make his family proud on Saturday night at the Ice Arena in Hull. The Olympic gold medal hero is back on the bill this weekend after initially pulling out through the ill health of his father, but said that his family want him to fight on in front of his adoring home crowd who have flooded the 27 year old with messages of support. Campbell meets...
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