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Video: Get to know Thabio Mchunu; Notes & photos from training camp

Thabiso "The Rock" Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs), the 26 year old southpaw from South Africa, grew up watching his father, also a boxer, in the gym. Wanting to be just like Dad, Thabiso literally mirrored his father's moves, leaving the right-handed would-be-boxer with a lefty's stance. By the time Thabiso started boxing at eight years old, the southpaw style had stuck...
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Video: Michelle Beadle discusses boycotting Mayweather; Lampley & Kellerman discuss Mayweather-Maidana II

Michelle Beadle is the newest addition to HBO Boxing's The Fight Game with Jim Lampley. In her debut, she hangs with Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman and takes on a variety of topics. Most notably on her end, she discusses how she won't spend her money on Floyd Mayweather. Max and Lampley begin by discussing the Mayweather vs. Maidana II fight itself. Then Beadle chimes in with...
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Video: HBO Boxing Golovkin vs. Rubio & Donaire vs. Walters preview

In this quick video preview, HBO Boxing gives you a glimpse at the upcoming Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio fight, scheduled for October 18th at 10 pm eastern on HBO. What can fans expect to see? Plenty of excitement and action, from one of the sport's must-see fighters in GGG, currently riding a 17-straight KO streak. Rubio always brings it though and won't go down...
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Official draw results for AIBA Pro Boxing league; AIBA opens boxing academy in Kazakhstan

The Official AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Draw took place today at the AIBA Boxing Academy in the Talgar region near Almaty in Kazakhstan. This ceremony was attended by the AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, the President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation Mr Timur Kulibaev, the Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr Aristanbek Mukhamediuly, the Vice-President of...
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Rebrasse: I’m confident I’ll beat Groves & I’ll do whatever it takes

Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) has arrived in London ready to defend his European Super Middleweight crown in a WBC World title final eliminator against George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs). Today at a media workout at Stonebridge Boxing Club the Frenchman shared his thoughts ahead of Saturday night’s fight at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Said Rebrasse: "I’m very happy to...
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Grady Brewer vs. Said Ouali added to Sept 27th Oklahoma City card

The undercard has been announced for "Rumble on the River" being held Saturday, September 27, 2014, at the OKC Downtown Airpark in Oklahoma City. Former winner of "The Contender" and junior middleweight spoiler Grady "Bad Boy" Brewer (31-19, 16 KOs) of Lawton, Oklahoma, will take on fellow proven veteran "Prince" Said Ouali (29-4, 21 KOs) of...
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Full Mchunu-Wilson undercard at Foxwoods: Karl Dargan, Sullivan Barrera

Before NBC Fight Night broadcasts live from Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday afternoon, the undercard features five undefeated fighters, five local fighters, one Cuban fighter, one rematch and one professional debut in 30 rounds of scheduled action. The special afternoon edition of Fight Night features undefeated lightweight Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) of Philadelphia...
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Joseph Diaz back on Sept 29th in Texas, faces Raul Hidalgo

One of the most exciting rising stars in boxing today, 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr., will return to the ring on Monday, Sept. 29, to face Mexico's Raul "Bule" Hidalgo (21-11, 16 KOs) in a 10-round co-main event featherweight bout on FOX Sports 1 at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. A fighter whose maturity in the ring far surpasses his...
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Steve Collins on Frank Buglioni: He’s the top guy in the gym

Irish great Steve Collins says he’s looking for a big performance from his new charge Frank Buglioni this Saturday at the York Hall, Bethnal Green. Collins and his brother Paschal took over Buglioni’s training after the Londoner split amicably with respected trainer Mark Tibbs following his win against Sam Couzens in July. Collins said, “Frank has done extremely well in his...
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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison card on Sept 27 in DC postponed after ankle injury

All In Entertainment, Promoter for undefeated welterweight prospect, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, announced that the September 27 Hometown Takeover Championship Boxing Event scheduled to take place at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. will be postponed following an ankle injury sustained by Hernandez-Harrison. Jeff Fried of All In Entertainment expressed that the “top priority...
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Antonio Tarver Jr. makes pro debut Sept 29th; father & son both trained by Orlando Cuellar

A boxing rarity will happen September 29 when Antonio Tarver, Jr. makes his professional debut on the same card his father, Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs), is headlining in a 10-round heavyweight bout against veteran Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs). "This is a blessing," the 26-year-old Tarver, Jr. said about making his pro debut on a card headlined...
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BoxNation subscribers eligible for 10% discount on Fury vs. Chisora II tickets & future events

BoxNation is pleased to announce that subscribers on the Sky platform will be able to claim an exclusive 10% discount on all Queensberry Promotions fight tickets via eventim.co.uk. The offer from the world’s best boxing channel and the UK’s leading promoters comes hot on the heels following the rescheduling of the highly anticipated heavyweight showdown between Tyson Fury and...
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Ray Serrano signs with 1957 Management, ready to end 1.5 year break

Mark Cipparone's Club 1957 Management is proud to announce the signing of Jr. Welterweight contender Raymond "Tito" Serrano to an exclusive managerial contract. Serrano of Philadelphia has a record of 18-2 with 8 knockouts and will be looking to get back in the win column after a 19-month break. Serrano was a much talked about amateur who had close to 120 fights and...
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Women’s pound for pound list launched

It's been long overdue, but ProBoxing-Fans.com is happy to officially debut our top 10 women's boxing pound for pound list! We do our best to cover the women's fight game here, and it's been a hole in our coverage to not have a pound for pound top 10 for the ladies. So here it is. Take a look and let us know your thoughts. ---> Women's Top 10 Pound for...
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Post Mayweather-Maidana II rankings updates: Pound for pound, welterweight, super bantamweight & more

It's rankings updates day! Following the Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II pay-per-view and the rest of the sport's recent action, we've gone ahead and made our latest update to the top 20 pound for pound list, as well as to several divisional rankings, including the welterweight division where the fight was held. We've also updated the top 10 in two of the other...
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Amir Khan: I’ll out-shine Mayweather when it comes to skills; I’ll beat anyone in a game of chess

Amir Khan just won't stop clamoring for a fight against Floyd Mayweather. Truly, it's something which has plagued him and his career for years, often coming in advance of an upset defeat or an extended layoff which otherwise derails his momentum. He may yet get his chance for the golden ticket and the Mayweather fight, and certainly Showtime is pushing him as an opponent...
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Thabiso Mchunu vs. Garrett Wilson fight breakdown for this weekend’s fight

Thabiso "The Rock" Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs) is a top counter-punching cruiserweight and, on Sept. 20 at Foxwoods Resort Casino, he is facing an opponent in Garrett "The Ultimate Warrior" Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs) with a fierce, aggressive offense. Watch out for fireworks when aggression and defense collide in the ring live on NBC Fight Night. Below is the scouting report...
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George Groves chomping at the bit for this weekend’s return at Wembley

Today super middleweight George Groves conducted a media workout at his Hammersmith gym ahead of Saturday night’s title eliminator and European Championship challenge against Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Groves was put through his paces by coach Paddy Fitzpatrick and looked in top shape as he enters the final days of training prior to his Wembley return. ...
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Liam Walsh vs. Gary Sykes added to Fury-Chisora II; Bradley Skeete returns this weekend

Bradley Skeete aims to make it a hat-trick of KO wins when he faces Brazilian Leandro Mendes Pinto this Saturday at the York Hall, Bethnal Green. The undefeated Penge welterweight is riding on two back-to-back stoppages. In April he stopped Italian Tobia Giuseppe Loriga in seven rounds and then in July he halted Steven Pearce in three rounds, to bring his record to six stoppages...
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Top U.S. military boxers compete at Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular Nov 8th at Foxwoods

Just days before our nation celebrates Veterans Day, top amateur boxers from four military branches will take the ring for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular. The exciting night of boxing action on Saturday, November 8 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., will raise funds for Team Red, White and Blue, the nation's premier veterans support group, and the National...
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao will happen now, because Mayweather knows he’ll win

Many of us wrote that we thought that Floyd Mayweather would have an easier time with Marcos Maidana this second go around and it happened just that way. With Mayweather-Maidana II done and over with, it's time to look at the potential for Mayweather's next fight. Who's the man to beat him, and what kind of attributes does he need? The Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao...
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Jose Roman headlines Path to Glory Sept 26th vs. Hector Velazquez

Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. takes the next step in his quest to become a world champion when he goes against the far more experienced Hector Velazquez (56-22-3, 38 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. The 8-round "Path to Glory" main event takes place Friday, Sept. 26, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Roman, 26, is riding a three-fight winning streak...
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From amateur with losing record to 15-0 prospect, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna looking to make his mark

Undefeated Middleweight Thomas LaManna has been proving the doubters wrong since he turned professional in 2011. After a pedestrian amateur career that saw LaManna go just 20-21, in tandem with his "Boy Next Door" looks, not much was expected for the now 22-year old. One thing that he did have going for him was that grew up around the sport as his father Vinny LaManna was...
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Amanda Serrano eager to be fighting back in Brooklyn this Thursday

Women's world champion Amanda Serrano (21-1, 16 KO's) knows that she has a tough fight on her hands this Thursday night at the Master Theater in Brooklyn when he she takes on Jackie Trivilino (9-8-3, 1 KO) in a rematch of a fight that took place on March 20, 2009, with Serrano winning a majority decision. Even though she won the first encounter, Serrano is looking for a more...
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Cleverly vs. Bellew II close to finalized, date & venue to be announced soon

Eddie Hearn says that the rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew is close to being finalized. Cleverly earned a narrow win over Bellew in October 2011 on enemy territory in Liverpool. The bad blood between the pair has continued for years since that first clash and with both men now operating at Cruiserweight, a second fight is close to reality. The pair could’ve faced...
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