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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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Ievgen Khytrov steps up against Jorge Melendez this week on FNF

This Friday night, Ievgen Khytrov (8-0, 8KO’s), arguably the most promising young prospect in all of boxing, returns to the bright lights of ESPN Friday Night Fights when he squares off against dangerous Puerto Rican contender Jorge Melendez (28-4-1, 26KO’s) in the 10-round co-feature bout of the evening, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. Headlining the card is junior...
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Jo Jo Dan: Kell Brook has never fought anyone like me, I’ll be the new champ

Jo Jo Dan has told Kell Brook that his reign as a titleholder will end on March 28 at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield. Mandatory challenger Dan travels to the Steel City as Brook’s first opponent for the belt he won in style in California against Shawn Porter in August. Brook is looking to land a major fight in the summer as he looks to stamp his authority on the lucrative 147lb...
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Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland presser photos & quotes

Canelo Alvarez and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland hosted press conferences on Tuesday, March 3 in Houston at Minute Maid Park and San Antonio at The Aztec Theater to announce details for their 12-round super welterweight showdown at Minute Maid Park in Houston on May 9. Check out all the photos and quotes from the Canelo vs. Kirkland press conferences right here. CANELO...
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Zou Shiming-Amnat Ruenroeng grand arrivals in Macau

“Thai goes to the Champion” — Employees of the Venetian Macau welcome undefeated IBF flyweight world champion Amnat Ruenroeng (14-0, 5 KOs), from Chonburi, Thailand to fight week for his upcoming title defense against two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and No. 1 world-rated flyweight contender Zou Shiming. Check out all the photos and videos from the grand arrivals for...
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Isaac Chilemba & Vasily Lepikhin discuss March 14th clash

Isaac Chilemba and Vasily Lepikhin are squaring off on March 14th on the Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal undercard in Montreal, Canada, televised on HBO Boxing. Take a look at what each man has to say on the fight here. Isaac Chilemba [On his shorter training camp] First of all, I thank God for this opportunity. I am fighting on HBO and it is a dream come true. When I am back home...
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Q&A interviews with Keith Thurman, Robert Guerrero, Adrien Broner

The fighters taking part in the Premier Boxing Champions NBC fight card on Saturday, March 7 shared their progress today on how training camp is going and the importance of the return of boxing to primetime network television. KEITH “ONE TIME” THURMAN Q: How do you feel about fighting on the big stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the fourth time? A: I love MGM Grand. The...
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Vyacheslav Glazkov’s grandmother was killed in Ukraine bombing, still focused on Steve Cunningham

On March 14 Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov will face Steve “USS” Cunningham as the co-feature on the Kovalev-Pascal HBO World Championship Boxing telecast. Although Cunningham is a formidable opponent, the 30-year old from Lugansk, Ukraine faced much bigger adversity outside of the ring over the last year. Early in 2014, Czar won the biggest fight of his career when he defeated...
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Photos & videos: Zou Shiming & Glen Tapia workout with Freddie Roach

Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and No. 1 world-rated flyweight contender Zou Shiming worked out during training in Macau, China for his challenge of undefeated IBF flyweight world champion Amnat Ruenroeng (14-0, 5 KOs), from Chonburi, Thailand. Right here, we have photos from the workout of Zou Shiming and junior middleweight contender Glen Tapia (22-1, 14 KOs)...
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Undefeated Mario Barrios will fight on Thurman vs. Guerrero undercard in Vegas

San Antonio’s 6’1 undefeated featherweight sensation, Mario Barrios (7-0, 3 KOs), will make his Las Vegas debut on the undercard of Guerrero vs. Thurman this Saturday March 7, 2105, at the MGM Grand Hotel. Barrios will face Justin Lopez (5-2, 3 KOs) in what will be his first 6-round bout. Already known for his fast hands, Barrios is getting better with each fight. Against Lopez...
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Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme set for April 18; Dallas presser this Thursday

Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme is official for April 18th at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas, televised live on HBO. Crawford, Dulorme and their teams will be officially announcing the fight this Thursday, March 5, on the arena floor of the College Park Center, located on the campus of the University of Texas Arlington at 1:30 p.m. CT. Joining the fighters will be Todd...
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Erislandy Lara fires right back at Demetrius Andrade: I already whooped him

Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara, wasted no time in responding to Demetrius Andrade’s claims that he’s not interested in a unification fight with him. “I’ll fight him anytime! My resume speaks for itself. I’m willing to fight Cotto or GGG next…you think I’m worried about this little spoiled brat? “Look at my resume of great fighters I’ve fought, Williams...
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I don’t care about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao & neither should you

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao is a Bust: Although I doubt I am the only pundit in boxing who truly feels this way, I may very well be the only one willing to put it as plainly as this: I have next to no interest in the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao superfight. Frankly, I don’t think fight fans should be even half as excited as they seem about this fight, and I’ll tell you why...
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Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings preview & prediction

If Wladimir Klitschko really is attempting to secure his legacy before retiring, he is taking a critical second step in taking on American contender Bryant Jennings. He’s following up his commanding win over Bulgaria’s solid Kubrat Pulev by taking on another real challenger, and in Madison Square Garden no less. The pair meet on April 25. Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) Credit...
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Video: Watch the Road to Kovalev vs. Pascal full episode

On Saturday, March 14 in Montreal, Sergey Kovalev takes on Jean Pascal it what should be an electric environment, and a very important fight in the light heavyweight division. Before you watch the fight, you can prepare for the action with HBO’s Road to Kovalev vs. Pascal. Right here you can watch the entire episode of the Kovalev vs. Pascal preview show. As opposed to the 24/7...
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Videos: Watch Israel Vazquez vs. Rafael Marquez I & II fight highlights

One of the best trilogies in recent boxing history, if not the best of recent history, was Israel Vazquez vs. Rafael Marquez. While the two eventually clashed a fourth time, it was in the first three where history was rewritten. Right here, courtesy of Showtime, you can re-watch some Vazquez vs. Marquez fight highlights. Showtime will be replaying Vazquez vs. Marquez I on March 3rd...
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