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Top 5 fighters facing a make or break year: Broner, Provodnikov, Groves, Cleverly, Trout

2015 is well underway with some important and exciting fights already having taken place. Deontay Wilder has shown us that he is closer to the real deal than we perhaps suspected, while Brandon Rios improved his prospects by battering Mike Alvarado last weekend. While Rios was facing a precarious position if he lost, he’s not the only fighter who has had his back against the wall...
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Argentinean Marcelino Lopez signs with Golden Boy

Marcelino “Nino” Lopez has signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. The 28-year-old from Arribenos, Buenos Aires, Argentina has already has a strong career as a professional boxer in South American, winning and defending several titles and maintaining a near perfect record of 31-1-1 (15 KOs). “Golden Boy Promotions continues to strengthen its roster of fighters...
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Results: Tony Luis hands Karl Dargan his 1st loss

Philadelphian Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-1, 9 KOs) went up against Tony “The Lightning” Luis (28-5, 18 KOs) on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, and he came up with his first career defeat, as the slick boxing and more experienced Luis wasn’t to be denied. The first round started slow with both fighters feeling each other out. Luis appeared to control the second round...
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No, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is NOT a done deal

Lots of people right now are saying that the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao deal is signed, sealed and delivered. Those people are wrong. We’re looking at you TMZ. Maybe they’ve been drinking too much Bob Arum Kool-Aid, or maybe they just don’t know what they’re talking about, but literally everyone else involved in the situation denies that Mayweather vs. Pacquiao has...
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Thurman vs. Guerrero & Broner vs. Molina conference call quotables

Premier Boxing Champions fighters Keith “One Time” Thurman, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, Adrien “The Problem” Broner and John “The Gladiator” Molina Jr., hosted a media call to discuss their upcoming fights on Saturday, March 7 bouts taking place live on NBC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ADRIEN BRONER & JOHN MOLINA JR. John Molina Jr. It’s an...
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Mitchell vs Estrada weigh-in results & photos

Two British 140 lb scraps can steal the show at The O2 tomorrow night. John Wayne Hibbert defends faces Tyler Goodjohn while the vacant English strap is on the line between Tommy Martin and Ricky Boylan. The 140lbs division in Britain will have a different complexion once those are compete and with plenty of needle in both clashes, excitement is guaranteed in Greenwich. In the main...
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Broadway Boxing results: Rafael Vazquez & Luis Rosa Jr. score stoppage wins

On Thursday night, DiBella Entertainment hosted an action-packed Broadway Boxing card in front of a sold-out crowd at NYC’s B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, headlined by the always-exciting super bantamweight prospect Rafael Vazquez, who put on an impressive display of punching power. In the evening’s main event, Vazquez, 122, scored an impressive TKO after four rounds over...
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Juergen Braehmer vs. Robin Krasniqi opening press conference quotes

On March 21, light heavyweight titlist Juergen Braehmer (45-2, 33 KOs) takes on the number one challenger Robin Krasniqi (43-3, 16 KOs) in an all-German showdown at the StadtHalle in Rostock. Ahead of their clash, the two fighters came face-to-face at a kick-off press conference yesterday in Warnemuende, just a few kilometers away from the arena, where the fight is going to take...
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Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow night on ESPN2, Karl Dargan takes on Tony Luis, in a lightweight bout with both men trying to emerge as legitimate contenders near the top 10 of the division. Find the full weigh-in results for the card here. Karl “Dynamite” Dargan vs. Tony Luis Philadelphia, PA Ontario, Canada 17-0, 9 KOs 18-2, 7 KOs Weight: 134 Trunks: Black/Gold Weight: 134 Trunks: Camo Karl...
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Deontay Wilder’s world: Analyzing his chances against the top 5 in the heavyweight division

How the jolly green-belted giant stacks up against the rest of top five heavyweights in the world:     First off–man, does it feel good to be back. I took some time away from covering the sport I love for ProBoxing-Fans.com to finish up my masters degree in health law and, as brutal as the legal world can be, it’s no substitute for the seedy, familiar underbelly that is boxing...
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Weekend APB title matches: Clemente Russo & Misha Aloian vying for titles

Following the first three AIBA Pro Boxing Inaugural Title Events last week, the next five title matches will take place this weekend. Check out the previews for each weight division here, along with previews for this weekend’s World Series of Boxing action.HEAVY 91 KG – FRIDAY, January 30 – Location: Catania – Venue: PalaCatania Italian icon Clemente Russo will fight against...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal preview & prediction

Kovalev vs. Pascal Fight Preview: Montreal heats up out of its winter freeze on March 14, when it once again becomes the setting for first class light heavyweight action. #1 contender and WBA-IBF-WBO titlist defends his belts and his status against the challenge of #2 in the world, hometown hero, and two-time former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal. Since current World Champion...
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Boxcino Tournament bracket challenge contest details

Banner Promotions is pleased to announce a brand new contest — “The 2015 Boxcino Brackets Challenge Contest.” Pick all the winners from both divisions of the 2015 Boxcino Tournament, and you can win some fantastic prizes. The Rules: 1.Fill in each slot on the official Banner Boxcino Brackets, making your predictions on which fighters will advance to the semifinal and final...
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Kevin Mitchell: If I can’t beat this kid, I might as well get a day job

Kevin Mitchell says Saturday night’s clash with Daniel Estrada for the WBC Silver Lightweight title and final eliminator for the World crown is the biggest fight of his career. Mitchell meets Estrada at The O2 live on Sky Sports, with the Mexican gunning for a second shot at the belt he fought for in August against former champion Omar Figueroa. The strap has since changed...
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Video: Juan Manuel Marquez talks Estrada pursuing his dream against Mitchell

Juan Manuel Marquez has backed Daniel Estrada to defeat Kevin Mitchell when the pair clash at The O2 on Saturday night. The Mexican legend is part of Team Estrada as he takes on Mitchell  in a final eliminator. Estrada challenged Omar Figueroa for that title in August in Los Angeles, giving the champion everything he could handle in an entertaining nine round fight on the undercard...
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Unbeaten Sammy Vasquez headlines in Pittsburgh Feb 20th vs. Emmanuel Lartey

High-energy hometown favorite and unbeaten welterweight Sammy Vasquez Jr. (17-0, 13 KOs) will return to action seeking his 10th consecutive victory by knockout when he takes on fellow southpaw Emmanuel Lartey (17-2, 8 KOs, 1 NC), of Brooklyn, N.Y. by way of Ghana, in the 10-round main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader  from CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa...
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De La Hoya says Rigondeaux vs. Santa Cruz has to happen & The Jackal is ready to pounce

Super bantamweight champion Guillermo “The Jackal” Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) is encouraged by reports that Leo Santa Cruz’ promoter, Oscar de la Hoya, believes a Rigondeaux-Santa Cruz unification fight has to happen. The 34-year-old Rigondeaux, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has been restricted to Asia for his last two fights, subsequently in low-profile matches, due to...
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Isaac Zarate signs with Thompson Boxing

Thompson Boxing Promotions has signed super bantamweight prospect Isaac Zarate (9-1-1, 1 KO) to an exclusive promotional contract. Zarate, a quick-handed southpaw from the Los Angeles port city of San Pedro, has become a known commodity around the Southern California boxing scene. All but one of his fights have taken place in the greater Los Angeles area. Zarate is coming off...
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8 Unbeaten prospects in action on Broadway Boxing Thursday, headlined by Luis Rosa

The first blizzard of 2015, forecast by some as the worst ever to hit the Northeast, is over and turned out to be not nearly as disastrous as predicted for New York. To those of you who remained inside all day watching incessant weather reports and are suffering from bouts of claustrophobia and cabin fever, come on out and escape into a night of heated action at the famed BB King...
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Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis fight breakdown & analysis

When undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan makes his ESPN2 Friday Night Fights debut on Friday, Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino he will face an aggressive brawler in Tony “Lightning” Luis. Dynamite was born and raised in boxing surrounded by legends like “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins so he developed the style of a technical boxer....
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Thurman vs. Guerrero & Broner vs. Molina opening quotes

The return of prizefighting to primetime network television has arrived as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) is set to debut on Saturday, March 7 with an action-packed double main event on NBC, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The inaugural PBC on NBC fight night will feature two spectacular bouts. In the main event of the evening, undefeated welterweight knockout...
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Charlie Edwards turns pro this weekend; Charlie Magri says he’s a future world champ

Charlie Magri has tipped Charlie Edwards to go all the way in the professional game as he makes his debut in the paid ranks at The O2 on Saturday night. Magri famously won the British Flyweight title in just his third fight when he was 21, the age that Edwards is as he enters the ring in Greenwich this weekend. ‘Champagne Charlie’ went on to win World and European titles...
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Unbeaten Ahmet Patterson, ready to emerge at forefront of British welterweight scene

Welterweight Ahmet Patterson says this is the year he’ll breakthrough and enter the top three in the domestic division. Patterson next features on the O2 arena show on Saturday February 28th – as support to Tyson Fury and Chris Eubank Jnr. – when he defends his English title against undefeated Sunderland rival Glenn Foot. The slick, hard-hitting, 27-year-old from East Dulwich...
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Tommy Martin speaks on upcoming clash against Ricky Boylan

Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin has the biggest fight of his young career this coming Saturday, when he challenges Ricky Boylan for the vacant English Super Lightweight title at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London. Tommy, who’s just twenty years of age, has already amassed a career record of ten bouts, ten wins and three of those victories came by way of stoppage finishes. Back in April...
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WBC & Sampson Boxing team up for Jose Sulaiman cup: Yudel Jhonson, Sergey Rabchenko, Luciano Cuello & more

Today, Sampson Lewkowicz, in conjunction with the WBC and its President, Mauricio Sulaiman, proudly announced "The Jose Sulaiman Cup: WBC Super Welterweight Tournament." An eight-man, single-elimination tournament featuring top 154 lbs contenders from eight different countries and three continents, "The Jose Sulaiman Cup" is being held to honor the late WBC President, Jose Sulaiman...
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