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Spotlight on Katie Taylor, named AIBA boxer of the month

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has named Ireland’s Katie Taylor as its Boxer of the Month for June. Taylor is the current Olympic Champion, AIBA Women’s World Champion, EUBC European Women’s Continental Champion, and European Union Champion, and added a gold medal from the Baku 2015 European Games to her glistening trophy cabinet on Saturday night. AIBA President...
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New Blood results: Jose Roman, Cesar Villarraga & LaRon Mitchell all win

In the “New Blood” main event, lightweight Jose Roman (21-1, 14 KOs) soundly defeated veteran Marco Antonio Lopez (24-7, 15 KOs) through eight rounds in what amounted to a satisfying win for the Los Angeles area native. “Lopez came in with a lot of experience against world class competition,” said Roman, who won with scores 78-73, 79-72, 77-74. “I dropped him in the...
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Keith Thurman training camp quotes & photos

Undefeated Welterweight Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) is ready for his July 11 Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN fight, the first PBC fight on ESPN. Thurman will meet former world champion Luis Collazo (33-6, 19 KOs) on ESPN at 9 pm live from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa. The 26-year-old Thurman, who kicked off the inaugural PBC card with a unanimous decision victory...
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Beibut Shumenov vs. BJ Flores set for July 25 in Vegas

Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) meets cruiserweight contender and NBC boxing analyst B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs) on Saturday, July 25 on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN live from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas with televised coverage beginning at 9pm. The evening’s televised co-feature will showcase a pair of undefeated rising contenders as Jordan Shimmell (19...
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Indian star amateur Vijender Singh to turn pro, signs with Frank Warren

Francis Warren of Queensberry Promotions and Neerav Tomar of IOS Sport and Entertainment are delighted to announce that Vijender Singh, the superstar of Indian amateur boxing, has now turned professional. Singh should be familiar to fans of Olympic boxing and USA boxing, as he defeated Terrell Gausha in the 2012 London Olympics. Singh, the 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, has signed...
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Weekend APB results from junior welterweight & light heavyweight divisions

Manerba del Garda, Italy, hosted the AIBA Pro Boxing Light Welter and Light Heavyweight Cycle I Round 1 on June 27th with the following match results. LIGHT WELTER 64 KG – Location: Manerba del Garda – Venue: Palazzetto dello Sport APB Light Welterweights Harutyunyan and Chadi both win to set up incredible Cycle I Round 2 clash Two outstanding Light Welterweight (64 kg) matches...
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Video: Celebrate & look back at 1,000 HBO Boxing fights

This weekend’s Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas card featured the 1,000th fight that was televised live on HBO Boxing. Right here, HBO takes a look back at their history, splicing together scenes from some of the biggest and most memorable battles, and biggest names in the sport. The quick numbers include 1,000 fights, 522 KO’s, and 8,430 rounds that have aired on HBO since...
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Super featherweight Andy Vences improves to 12-0

Super featherweight prospect Andy “El Tiburon” Vences (12-0 8KOs) of San Jose, CA continued his winning ways knocking out Santiago “The Wolf” Guevara (8-2 3KOs) in the fourth round of the co-main event of ‘Golden Boy Live’ on Fox Sports 1. For Vences, this is his sixth straight knockout and his victory over Guevara was his most impressive of his career as he defeated...
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Timothy Bradley-Jessie Vargas results: Bradley dominates despite funny finish

Timothy Bradley took on the previously unbeaten Jessie Vargas on Saturday night from the StubHub Center in Carson California, televised live on HBO Boxing. Bradley took home a well-earned unanimous decision victory, despite a funny finish which lefty plenty ringside and at home scratching their heads. Throughout the fight, Bradley largely dominated Vargas. As we had forecasted...
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Results & photos: Gilberto Ramirez & Diego Magdaleno both win big

Two of Top Rank’s stars for the future won big on Friday night, in televised action on truTV’s Friday night series from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. Here, find the full results from the card along with photos of the action. In the main event, the unbeaten Ramirez dominated veteran Derek Edwards. He swept every round on all the judges’ scorecards, and by...
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Results & photos: Dominic Wade edges Sam Soliman by split decision on Shobox

In an extremely difficult fight to score, undefeated middleweight Dominic “Lights Out” Wade (18-0, 12 KOs), of Washington, D.C., escaped with a split 10-round decision over former titlist Sam “King” Soliman (44-13, 1 NC, 18 KOs), of Melbourne, Australia, in the main event Friday on ShoBox from Little Creek Casino. Wade, who scored a disputed knockdown in the fourth round...
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Weights from Bethlehem, Jamal James headlines Saturday night

Weights for Saturday night’s card at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem are in. Tomorrow evening, welterweight Jamal James headlines the card. Find the full weights for the entire event, with 10 different fights lined up for the evening. Jamal James 146.7 – Mike Balasi 147.6 Juan Carlos Rojas 162.3 – Caleb Plant 164.1 Alex Martin 148.5 – Jeremiah Wiggins 151 Christian Molina...
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Results & photos from Liverpool: Callum Smith dominates Rebrasse, Fielding stops Vera in 2

Callum Smith widely outpoints Frenchman Rebrasse Callum Smith took home a wide points win over gutsy Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday night. It was set to be a coming-of-age fight for the talented home fighters against the former European champion who had taken George Groves a tough 12 rounds for the same belt in September in London. ...
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Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas weigh-in results & photos

This Saturday night, live on HBO Boxing, Timothy Bradley takes on Jessie Vargas in the headline event. For Vargas, the fight represents by far the biggest of his career, and he’s not only moving up in weight, he’s moving up in class. For Bradley, it’s a chance to get himself back into the limelight and into the marquee events he’s used to and still desires. The weigh-ins...
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APB junior welterweight & light heavyweight weekend match previews

LIGHT WELTER 64 KG – Location: Manerba del Garda – Venue: Porto Torchio Harutyunyan vs Petrauskas headlines a crucial night of Light Welterweight (64 kg) boxing The Light Welterweight (64 kg) division of AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) has already produced many exciting contents, and two more world class battles are scheduled for Saturday night at Porto Torchio, Manerba del Garda Italy...
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Anthony Ogogo set for return from injury July 18; now co-promoted by Golden Boy & Sauerland

Golden Boy Promotions and Team Sauerland are excited to announce that they have agreed a  co-promotional deal for Olympic medalist and undefeated middleweight Anthony Ogogo. The agreement will see the promoters working closely together on Ogogo’s development while ensuring he has the perfect platform to continue his rise as one of the world’s most exciting prospects in Britain...
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Derrick Webster: I’ll show Main Events they signed the wrong guy when I beat Magomedov

Derrick “Take it to the Bank” Webster (19-0, 10 KOs) will be stepping up for the biggest fight of his career thus far on Friday, July 17th, facing unbeaten Russian Arif Magomedov (15-0, 9 KOs) in the co-feature bout of Shobox from the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA. “I think this is the first fight where I have been truly doing my homework on my opponent,” Webster stated....
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Sampson Boxing hosts fight card & poker tourney event in Uruguay on August 8

The week of Saturday, August 8, at the Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay, promoter Sampson Lewkowicz will stage “Las Vegas en el Radisson,” a first for boxing, combining a boxing show that Saturday night with a four-day international poker tournament. In the boxing show’s main event, former women’s world champion and hometown hero Cecilia ...
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Roy Jones to fight in Liverpool in September

Stephen Vaughan Jr. announced today that Roy Jones Jr. will be coming to Liverpool, England to headline his upcoming event at the Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool on Saturday, September 12th 2015. Despite suffering a string of knockout defeats, Jones Jr. fights on. He’s built up a seven fight winning streak against middling opposition, doing somewhat of a world tour, from...
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Andrzej Fonfara faces Nathan Cleverly this fall

Nathan Cleverly is set to face Andrzej Fonfara in a huge Light Heavyweight showdown this autumn. Cleverly stepped back down to 175lbs in London in May after spending 2014 at Cruiserweight, and can take a major step in becoming a two-time Light Heavyweight ruler by beating the Chicago-based Pole in an explosive looking contest. Fonfara produced fireworks in April by stopping Julio...
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Shobox weigh-in results & photos: Wade vs. Soliman headlines, Jamel Herring fight cancelled

The ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader from Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Wash., will feature promising undefeated middleweight prospect Dominic “Lights Out” Wade (17-0, 12 KOs), of Washington, D.C., against Sam “King” Soliman (44-12, 1 NC, 18 KOs), of Melbourne, Australia in the 10-round main event. Check out the weigh-in results here. The scheduled co-feature...
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Weigh-in results from California with Roman, Villarraga, Mitchell & Niagara falls with Hogan, Luis, Miller

We have weights and photos from several different cards across the country. Take a look here. Jose Roman (20-1, 14 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif., has a serious challenge ahead of him when he faces hardened veteran and former contender Marco Antonio Lopez (24-6, 15 KOs) of Oxnard, Calif. Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel Ontario. In the co-feature, undefeated lightweight Cesar...
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Gilberto Ramirez & Diego Magdaleno weigh-in results, photos, video

Friday night on truTV, Gilberto Ramirez headlines a doubleheader, as he takes on veteran Derek Edwards. Ramirez is continuing to look to build his name and get some more experience as he bides time for a true marquee fight in the super middleweight division. Also on the card, is once-beaten Diego Magdaleno, taking on Jose Gonzalez. All the fighters stepped on the scales today, and...
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Bradley vs. Vargas heated final press conference photos & video

The final press conference was held on Thursday for this weekend’s clash between undefeated Jessie Vargas and Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley Jr. The two met once again at the presser today, and posed during the final press conference for their world title fight, Saturday, June 27, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The heated build up to the fight, which has included plenty...
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Looking back on how Sergey Kovalev & manager Egis Klimas launched Krusher

On July 25, 2015 Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) goes against IBF mandatory opponent Nadjib “Iron Djib” Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) but the road to success was not an easy one for him and his manager, Egis Klimas, who reflects on the journey. Kovalev was introduced to Klimas via a mutual friend, Anatoliy Rubinchikov, and the two met for the first time in Kazakhstan...
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