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Keith Thurman & Luis Collazo talk upcoming clash

Keith Thurman and Luis Collazo meet on July 11th, on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN. They held a media call to discuss the fight, and right here, you’ll find all the quotes. Luis Collazo Hello everyone. It’s great speaking to you guys today. I’m excited for next week. July 11 is going to be a great fight and the boxing fans will be very happy. K. Swanson Next I’m going...
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HBO showcasing boxing documentaries every Tuesday night for a month

HBO Sports presents four of its acclaimed boxing documentaries and an Emmy®-nominated HBO Films drama on consecutive Tuesday evenings this summer on HBO2. Featuring HBO Sports’ trademark blend of unseen archival footage, home movies, revealing interviews and unique storytelling, the festival launches July 7 with the powerful ALI-FRAZIER I: ONE NATION… DIVISIBLE, a Peabody Award...
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Marysol Castro joins ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions broadcast team

Marysol Castro has joined ESPN as host of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and will make her debut when the series premieres  Saturday, July 11. Castro will be on site for all PBC on ESPN fights. “Marysol has an energetic presence and is intelligent and versatile,” said ESPN senior coordinating producer Matt Sandulli. “Adding a professional with her vast experience will make...
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Vladine Biosse headlines at Twin River on July 17

Super middleweight Vladine Biosse (15-6-2, 7 KOs), known in his hometown as “Mr. Providence,” returns to Rhode Island for the first time in more than a year on Friday, July 17th, 2015 when he faces the hard-hitting Chris Chatman (12-5-1, 5 KOs) of Jersey City, N.J., in the 10-round main event of “Rhode To Redemption” at Twin River Casino. CES’ mid-summer spectacular also...
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Bruno Escalante set for August return after lengthy layoff due to injury

Though no official bouts have been announced the August 1st card in Redwood City, CA is taking shape as junior bantamweight Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (13-1 6KOs) returns after nearly a year and half layoff after a hand injury that occurred in his last bout against Victor Ruiz in Cache Creek Casino in Brooks, CA. Escalante, who trains out of Undisputed Boxing Gym in San...
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Sullivan Barrera gearing up for Vasily Lepikhin fight; working with Abel Sanchez

On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past. In 2009, Sullivan defected from Cuba with four...
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Interview with Tom Langford, in action this weekend in Dublin

After quietly developing his craft as a pro over the last three years, Tommy Langford intends throwing his cap into the talented British middleweight ring this weekend. A former England amateur captain and multiple national junior champion, the 25 year old university graduate is yet to concede a round whilst racking up a dozen wins since joining the profession in September 2012....
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Oscar De La Hoya comments on Top Rank’s lawsuit against Al Haymon

Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing’s lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. “I applaud Bob Arum and Top Rank Boxing for stepping up on behalf of fighters not only in their own stable, but all across the sport. Those like Bob and myself who have spent the bulk of their...
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Arthur Abraham confident in getting third win over Stieglitz

With only 17 days to go before Arthur Abraham (42-4, 28 KOs) locks horns with Robert Stieglitz (47-4-1, 27 KOs) in their fourth contest, the champion and his coach Ulli Wegner, yesterday, opened the doors to their training camp at the Olympic Centre in Kienbaum, Germany. Talking to the media in attendance, Wegner revealed his pleasure at ‘King’ Arthur’s preparations. ‘...
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Shobox anniversary quadrupleheader on July 17 features six unbeaten fighters

ShoBox: The New Generation will celebrate its 14th anniversary on Friday, July 17, with a quadrupleheader featuring eight promising boxers with a combined record of 125-4-4 with 1 No Contest and 75 knockouts. Six of the fighters competing at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pa., are undefeated and will risk their perfect records against each other, including headliners Antoine...
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Q&A interview with undefeated Tony Harrison; faces Willie Nelsen on July 11 PBC on ESPN card

Undefeated rTony Harrison (21-0, 18 KOs) is set for his Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN showdown against Willie Nelson (23-2-1, 13 KOs) taking place Saturday, July 11 from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa and will look to make an impression in his first PBC start. Harrison’s fight will mark the very first PBC on ESPN bout and will precede the evening’s main event featuring undefeated...
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Nadjib Mohammedi working with Abel Sanchez in Big Bear to prep for Kovalev

On July 25, 2015, Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) the current IBF #1 contender, will face Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on HBO World Championship Boxing. For the biggest fight of his career, Mohammedi will have world-renowned trainer Abel Sanchez in his corner. Abel is best known for his work with Gennady...
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Juergen Braehmer returns on September 5th

Juergen Braehmer (46-2, 34 KOs) will defend his WBA Light Heavyweight title against Konni Konrad (21-1-1, 11 KOs) on September 5 in Dresden. Ahead of his fifth successive world title defense, the 36 year-old two-time world champion is relishing a return to the Saxon capital. ‘’I have good memories from fighting in Dresden,’’ said Braehmer. ‘’It was here that I came back...
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Jose Zepeda ready to head to England & take out Terry Flanagan

Jose Zepeda says he’s ready to rumble when he comes to England and face Terry Flanagan for the Vacant WBO Lightweight title on Saturday July 11th at the Manchester Velodrome. With under two weeks to go until the big showdown between the undefeated fighters, Zepeda is adding the finishing touches to his training as he faces the biggest fight of his career against the Manchester...
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Matchroom announces 4 new signings, including Callum Johnson

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce that Callum Johnson, Marcus Morrison, Reece Bellotti and Jake Ball have all signed promotional deals with the company. Commonwealth Gold medal star Johnson moved to 13-0 in the paid ranks at the Echo Arena on Saturday and the Lincolnshire Light Heavyweight will return to action in Leeds on September 5 on the undercard of...
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Martin Murray to return on July 18 for 2nd fight in a month

Martin Murray has been added to the bill at the Manchester Arena on July 18 as the St Helens man continues his assault on the Super Middleweight division. Murray made his bow at the weight at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday, delivering a vicious body shot to kick off life at 168lbs with a second round KO win. The three-time Middleweight World title challenger replaces Heavyweight...
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British fighter Steed Woodall continuing his American fight game education

Unlike most British boxers who first establish themselves at home in the United Kingdom before fighting in the United States, Steed “The Stallion” Woodall packed up and moved 1-½ years ago from Birmingham, England to Miami in order to pursue his boxing dream. As an amateur, Woodall was a five-time England National Champion, two-time British Champion, and quarterfinalist in the...
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2015 AIBA European Game championship results & medal winners

The very first edition of the European Games closed on June 28 in Baku, Azerbaijan, as boxing enchanted and electrified the spectators in Baku. Across 12 exhilarating days, thousands of fans enjoyed the opportunity to experience hundreds of boxing matches at the Crystal Hall venue and supported the men and women champions. AIBA President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu praised the Baku 2015 European...
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Full July 8th Broadway Boxing card, Bryant Cruz vs. Martin Cardona in main event

Next Wednesday, July 8th, Broadway Boxing will return to the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan. The 11-bout card is headlined by popular junior lightweight prospect Bryant “Peewee” Cruz (14-0, 7KO’s) as he puts his undefeated record on the line against the Martin Cardona (19-5, 14KO’s) in their matchup scheduled for eight rounds. Also appearing in separate...
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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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