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Celebrate Micky Ward’s birthday at Foxwoods card this Saturday night

Boxing fans attending the Showtime tripleheader on Saturday, October 4, from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, Connecticut can also come to celebrate the 49th birthday of "Irish" Micky Ward with promoter Lou DiBella, who promoted Ward (38-13, 27 KOs) during the latter part of his career, including the epic Arturo Gatti-Ward trilogy. DiBella and Ward...
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Nov 8th NBC Sports Fight Night: Amir Mansour, Vasily Lepikhin vs. Jackson Junior, Mikhaylenko vs. Lartey

Heavyweight Amir "Hardcore" Mansour (20-1, 15 KOs) headlines the final Fight Night edition of 2014 with a ten-round battle against Frederic "Big Fred" Kassi (18-2, 10 KOs) on Nov. 8 from Sands Resort Casino in Bethlehem, PA. The Mansour-Kassi match-up will serve as the main event of a tripleheader. This will be the third Fight Night appearance for Mansour, the...
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Curtis Stevens adding speed & stamina; ready to unleash a “blood bath” against Hassan N’Dam

This Wednesday, Curtis "Showtime" Stevens (27-4, 20 KOs) will face Hassan N'Dam (30-1, 18 KOs). Over the last several weeks and months, he has stepped up his training camp routine to prepare for this fight and put himself in the best possible position to win on Oct. 1. The 29-year old from Brownsville in Brooklyn, NY has always been known for his power with an impressive...
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Undefeated Venezuelan Ismael Barroso signs with Greg Cohen

Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of lightweight southpaw Ismael Barroso to a promotional agreement. A huge puncher from El Tigre, Venezuela, Barroso (15-0-2, 14 KOs) has the visa issues that previously stalled his career resolved and is ready for another attack on the top of the lightweight division. "This is a fighter who could easily become a world champion...
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Unbeaten Afghani Sohail Ahmad returns Oct 11th in London

Unbeaten light welterweight, Sohail ‘Showstar’ Ahmad 4(1)-0-0 takes on Kristian Dochev 11(4)-18(3)-0 on October 11 at the York Hall, London. The fight is part of a show titled ‘The Natural Time’ fheadlined by Prizefighter winner, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo when he takes on Stanislav Nenkov. Londoner Ahmad, originally from Afghanistan, is coming into the fight off the...
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This week’s special ESPN card: N’Dam vs. Stevens, Lawson vs. Narh

This Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 9 p.m, a special edition of Friday Night Fights will take place from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., featuring a 12-round eliminator between contenders Hassan “El Fenómeno” N’Dam (30-1, 18 KOs) and Curtis “Showtime” Stevens (27-4, 20 KOs). The winner of the bout will earn the right to fight for the IBF title, currently held by Australia’s...
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Lucian Bute’s next fight set; faces Roberto Bolonti on Dec 6th

InterBox is proud to confirm that Lucian Bute (31-2-0, 24 KO) will lace up the gloves against recent title challenger Roberto Feliciano "The Beast" Bolonti (35-3-0, 24 KO) on Saturday, December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre. The undercard will be unveiled in the next few weeks. Bute is now training with Freddie Roach as he looks to resuscitate his career. “I wanted...
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Rances Barthelemy: This is the best camp I’ve had; Wants to prove he’s the best at 130 lbs

With less than one week to go until his first defense of his IBF super featherweight title, Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (20-0, 12 KOs) wrapped up his final day of training camp with an intense day of sparring. Barthelemy will face challenger Fernando David Saucedo (52-2, 8 KOs) in a 12-round bout at the Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The fight will be televised...
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Arthur Abraham defeats Paul Smith, considering Felix Sturm or 4th fight against Robert Stieglitz

‘King’ Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) retained his WBO title with a unanimous points decision against Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs) in Kiel, Germany. After twelve rounds of non-stop action in front of a sell-out crowd at the Sparkassen-Arena the judges scored the fight 117-111, 117-111 and 119-109 in favor of King Arthur. ‘’It was a tough fight,’’ said Abraham. ‘’Paul...
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Path to Glory results: Jose Roman, Danny Roman & Taras Shelestyuk win

Jose "Gato" Roman dominated Hector Velazquez, one of the most experienced boxers in the lightweight division, in the 8-round "Path to Glory" main event promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions. The unanimous decision scores read: 79-73, 80-72, 79-73. Roman (18-1-1, 12 KOs), who fights out of Garden Grove, Calif. and had a strong contingent of fans at the sold...
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Cleverly vs. Bellew II now official for November 22 in Liverpool

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will meet on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The Cleverly-Bellew rematch was already confirmed for late November in Liverpool, however, the exact date and details had not yet been announced. Now that they are, you'll be able to get your tickets to the fight and prepare to see the hated rivals in action once again, in a fight which promises...
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Danny O’Connor, Sharif Bogere & Mark DeLuca in action Oct 30th in Plymouth, MA “Monster Brawl” card

Framingham, Massachusetts' Danny "Bhoy" O'Connor and Virginia's Andrew Farmer will battle it out in the special "Monster Brawl" on Thursday, Oct. 30. The FOX Sports 1 Golden Boy Live! series will be held at Plymouth, Massachusetts' Plymouth Memorial Hall. The bout, which was originally scheduled for St. Patrick's Day, was postponed due to an...
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Boxing promoter Dan Goossen passes away

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen has passed away at the age of 64, due to complications of liver cancer. Find the official statement from Goossen's family here. "It is with overwhelming regret that we announce the passing of Dan Goossen, 64, from complications relating to liver cancer. The sudden news of his diagnosis was very much a private matter and his final days were...
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Provodnikov & Roach in Russia, discussing next fight

Former WBO titlist Ruslan Provodnikov was joined in his native Russia by his promoter Artie Pelullo and trainer Freddie Roach. The three, along with manager Vadim Kornilov, are in Russia to discuss Provodnikov's next bout, which will take place in his homeland before the end of the year. Provodnikov has made his feelings known that he wants a rematch with Chris Algieri early...
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Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith: Weigh-in results

Paul Smith believes he has the tools to take the Arthur Abraham title from him when the pair clash for the crown in Kiel, Germany tomorrow night. Arthur Abraham: 168 lbs - 12 stones Paul Smith: 167.5 lbs - 11 stones 13.5 lbs Here's what Smith had to say: “I am fighting for the same belt that Joe Calzaghe and Steve Collins had, Chris Eubank had it and Eubank vs. Benn was for...
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Mayweather takes shot at Pacquiao: Says “Miss Pac Man” is broke & desperate

There have been some shots fired from both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao as of late. Pacquiao has been talking about how Mayweather doesn't want the fight and isn't ready for it. Well, Mayweather has now answered with his own attack of sorts, posting a photo montage on Facebook. Check it out here. The post features three images of Pacquiao, two on knockdowns, and the...
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Unbeaten Lloyd Ellett returns in Brighton Oct 31st

Unbeaten light middleweight, ‘Lightning Bolt’ Lloyd Ellett 15(3)-0-0 is set to return on October 31st at the Metropole Hotel in Brighton. Headlining the show, the 27-year-old Brighton prospect is relishing the opportunity to be the main event in his hometown for the third time in a year. Ellett said, “I am very lucky to be headlining a show again in Brighton. The support that...
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Abraham vs. Smith Tale of the Tape; Smith getting British support from Hatton, Rooney & Gerrard

Paul Smith faces the biggest night of his boxing career tomorrow when he challenges Arthur Abraham for the a Super Middleweight title in Kiel, Germany – and the Liverpool star has received the support of some of British sports biggest names. Ricky Hatton has landed in Germany to lend his support to ‘Smigga’, while England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has a private...
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Path to Glory weigh-in: Jose Roman-Hector Velazquez, Danny Roman, Taras Shelestyuk

Lightweight champion Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. goes up against veteran Hector Velazquez (56-22-3, 38 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. in the 8-round "Path to Glory" main event. Roman-Velazquez is part of a seven-bout fight card promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions and is set for Friday, Sept. 26, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. The weigh-in...
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Oct 4th Showtime card now a quadrupleheader: Barthelemy-Saucedo, Nelson-Martirosyan, Chad Dawson, Dominic Wade

Undefeated Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (20-0-0, 12 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of Cuba, will defend his junior lightweight title against Fernando David “El Vasco” Saucedo (52-5-3, 8, KOs), of Florencio Varela, Argentina, in the main event of a SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition quadrupleheader on Saturday, Oct. 4, from the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket...
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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison to throw out 1st pitch at Nationals game Friday, Sept 26th

This Friday, Washington D.C. native and undefeated Welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will throw out the first pitch for the National League East Champions, Washington Nationals. The 1:00pm game, the first of a double header for the Nationals, kicks off the final home series for the Nats before the playoffs begin. WBC Youth Welterweight World Champion, Hernandez-Harrison (23-0...
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Like it or not, boxing needs Adrien Broner

A funny thing happened as I was watching Adrien Broner’s unanimous decision win over Emmanuel Taylor a few weeks ago. Despite the fact that I absolutely can’t stand Broner, I found myself oddly pulling for him. After giving some thought to why I might possibly want to support a fighter whose entire gimmick I find reprehensible, I arrived at the conclusion that it must be because...
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24/7 Hopkins vs. Kovalev to debut October 18th on HBO

In anticipation of the fall's signature boxing event – the light heavyweight unification battle between Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev on November 8th – HBO Sports will air “24/7 Hopkins vs. Kovalev,” a one episode, 30-minute special examining the upcoming showdown. In the highly-anticipated Hopkins vs. Kovalev 175-pound title fight...
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George Groves still looking for 3rd Carl Froch fight

Would the Third Time be the Charm for Groves? He Thinks So: Despite his two brutal defeats to rival Carl Froch, George Groves has made it clear he wants to step into the ring and face him again. Yes, Groves still believes that he could beat Froch. Of course, while they are fairly evenly matched Groves has been beaten on both previous occasions. Groves made the challenge on the back...
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Cleverly vs. Bellew rematch set for November in Liverpool

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will clash in a blockbuster rematch at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The November date for the hotly anticipated bout will be revealed ahead of a press conference next Wednesday in Liverpool, with tickets on sale from midday on Tuesday for Matchroom Boxing Fight Pass members and then on general sale the following day at midday from the Echo Arena. ...
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