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British boxing buzz: Lee Markham confident of taking out Buglioni, Paul Butler returns in June

In boxing nothing sells better than a genuine grudge fight. Fieryexchanges have already heightened publicity for Saturday’s super-middle spat between amateur adversaries Frank Buglioni from Enfield and Grays rival Lee Markham. However, victory for the latter at Wembley’s SSE Arena would catapult the gritty 27 year old crowd pleaser from the minor belts right up into the ‘Big...
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Anthony Joshua looking for explosive outing this Saturday before May 30th showdown with Johnson

Anthony MBE says every fight he takes is crucial to his development in the paid ranks as he faces Rafael Zumbano Love at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday. Joshua returned from five months out a stress fracture in his back with a third round KO win over Jason Gavern in Newcastle in April, and there’s another experienced operator in his way on Saturday in Love, who’s...
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Canelo vs. Kirkland fight week festivities begin in Houston

Cinco De Mayo unleashed “Canelomania” as Canelo Alvarez and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland arrived in Houston on the celebrated holiday to kickoff fight week for their highly anticipated clash on May 9 at Minute Maid Park and live on HBO World Championship Boxing. The fighters greeted Houston fans at a special Cinco De Mayo Fan Fiesta hosted by Corona and HEB and then...
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Juan Dominguez headlines on May 22 in Atlantic City

On Friday night, May 22, boxing returns to the Claridge in Atlantic City with a full 10-bout card promoted by King’s Promotions in association with DeeLee Promotions. In the main event, undefeated super bantamweight Juan “Baby Tito” Dominguez will take on Jonathan Perez in a bout scheduled for 8 rounds. Dominguez of Brooklyn, New York has a perfect mark of 18-0 with 12 knockouts...
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Golden Boy files $300 million lawsuit against Al Haymon for Muhammad Ali Act violations

Lawsuits have been flying in the boxing world over the past few days. This is the biggest of them all. Golden Boy has filed a $300 million lawsuit against Al Haymon for violating the Muhammad Ali Act, as well as antitrust laws. Find the full statement sent by Golden Boy here: Golden Boy Promotions today filed a $300 million lawsuit against Al Haymon and his related companies and...
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HBO Boxing videos: Golovkin vs. Monroe preview, Hey Harold on Canelo vs. Kirkland & more

With Mayweather vs. Pacquiao behind us, HBO Boxing is moving their attention onto the rest of the upcoming boxing calendar. So right here, we have several different videos for you as we take a look at some of what’s next. At the top of the page, you’ll find the official promo video for the Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Jr. fight. GGG returns to the ring on May 16th and will...
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Glen Tapia & Seanie Monaghan co-headline truTV card from Prudential Center this Friday

The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV series will feature its second consecutive week of boxing, this Friday at 10pm from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The card will  be headlined by Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia (23-1, 15 KOs) from Passaic, N.J., and “Irish” Seanie Monaghan (23-0, 15 KOs). Tapia will face Michel Soro (25-1-1, 15 KOs) from France, with Monaghan facing...
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Preview of Boxcino finals from Corona, CA on May 22

Junior middleweight Brandon Adams (16-1, 12 KOs) is returning to a familiar situation. After coming up short in last year’s Boxcino finals and suffering the only loss of his career, the Los Angeles-native dropped down one weight class and fought his way back to the 10-round championship fight. Adams faces the smooth boxing skills of John Thompson (16-1, 5 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey...
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Video preview: Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao epilogue, Freddie Roach questions Mayweather’s hand wraps

The fourth and final installment of Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, the Epilogue, premieres this Saturday immediately following the SHOWTIME replay of the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao telecast at 9 p.m. ET. Right here you can find a video preview of the Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao epilogue show, adding another element to the loads of post-fight speculation which has been swirling....
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British & European boxing buzz: Callum Smith headed to a big fight, Terry Flanagan to fight for vacant title

Callum Smith will unleash months of frustration at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday night – and says another win will prove he’s ready for a massive fight this summer. Smith has been out for nearly six months with a hand injury following his comprehensive win over former title challenger Nikola Sjekloca in November in Liverpool. The 25 year old is ranked at four...
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Post Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing schedule additions: Bradley vs Vargas, next fights for Wilder, Broner & Guerrero

With the all-consuming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao event now officially in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look ahead at what’s next. There’s been a load of fight announcements made, including plenty of big names, such as Deontay Wilder, Adrien Broner, Robert Guerrero, and Timothy Bradley. Right here, check out all of the latest details on upcoming fights over the...
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Frankie Gomez, Joseph Diaz workout quotes & photos; both fight on Canelo-Kirkland card

Super lightweight top contender Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (18-0, 13 KOs), 2012 Olympian Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. (15-0, 10 KOs) and Chinese heavyweight sensation, Taishan (3-0, 2 KOs) today hosted a media workout at Teamsters Gym in South El Monte, Calif. in advance of their match ups on Saturday, May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston on the undercard for Canelo vs. Kirkland....
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Full card for this Friday’s Broadway Boxing in Westchester

This Friday night, for the second time this year, DiBella Entertainment will bring Broadway Boxing north to the suburbs of Westchester County with a nine-bout card scheduled to take place at the beautiful Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY. Headlining the card will be the much-anticipated ring return and homecoming of Westchester County-native Boyd Melson (14-1, 4KO’s), as he...
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Team Pacquiao makes statement about shoulder; but says “no excuses”

Team Pacquiao has released an official statement regarding the status of Pacquiao’s shoulder during training camp and fight night, and the treatment he was receiving for it. The full statement, which sounds an awful lot like some excuses, ends with a sentence on how they’re not making excuses. But you can read for yourself the full release here: During training, Manny Pacquiao...
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24/7 Canelo vs. Kirkland & new episode of The Fight Game on HBO Tuesday night; Astronauts to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in space

In anticipation of the battle between Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland on May 9th – HBO Sports will air “24/7 Canelo vs. Kirkland,” a 30-minute special examining the upcoming showdown t set for Minute Maid Park in Houston, Tex. The “24/7 Canelo vs. Kirkland” special will premiere Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO. It will preview the fast approaching and hotly...
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Video: Gennady Golovkin highlight reel

Who doesn’t love a Gennady Golovkin “big drama show”? We all do, as fight fans, and GGG is giving another chance to see him get to work when he takes on Willie Monroe Jr. in his next bout. First though, let’s take a look back at some of Golovkin’s best moments, biggest punches, hardest hits, and career highlights, with this Golovkin highlights reel video from HBO Boxing...
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Video promo: HBO to replay Mayweather-Pacquiao before Canelo-Kirkland this Saturday

This Saturday on HBO, Canelo Alvarez takes on James Kirkland in what promises to be an exciting, action-packed fight with plenty at stake. Before Canelo vs. Kirkland takes place though, HBO will be replaying this weekend’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. So if you somehow missed the fight last week – although you’ve surely heard what happened – you can catch it...
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Ricky Burns confident of defeating Omar Figueroa, eager for US debut

Ricky Burns says that beating Omar Figueroa in Texas on Saturday night will put him back on the title trail. Former two-weight champion Burns meets the former WBC Lightweight titlist at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, a mouth-watering clash with mass appeal as the Scotsman tangles with the unbeaten Mexican-American live on CBS in the US as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series...
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Matthew Macklin returns this Saturday; still hoping for showdown with Andy Lee or Daniel Jacobs

Matthew Macklin boxes at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturdayf or the first time in five years and says he must bounce back in style to land a title shot. Macklin returns to action following his defeat against Jorge Sebastian Heiland in Dublin in November, and the 32 year old says he is aiming to prove he still has plenty to offer at the top level and can land World title...
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Frank Buglioni wants Blackledge next, says Fielding looks terrible, on a collision course with Callum Smith

Frank Buglioni promises his huge army of fans that they’ll finally witness the rewards of his relocation to Dublin, when he collides with Grays’ warrior Lee Markham on Saturday evening. The WBO European super-middle titlist served an apprenticeship under Mark and Jimmy Tibbs at the TKO Gym in Canning Town. However, following an amicable parting, the 26 year old quantity surveyor...
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Why Floyd Mayweather’s all-time status dropped with his win over Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather controlled his fight against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, in front of a packed house of fans the mega-rich at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight shattered all kinds of records in terms of revenue generation — although I’m still not sure why I’m supposed to care about that, or why that should positively impact my assessment of the fight and the...
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Mayweather-Pacquiao aftermath: Pound for pound & welterweight division rankings update

Floyd Mayweather has defeated Manny Pacquiao, and now we can all move on with the rest of our lives. In the wake of that fight though, it’s time to go back to our rankings and make some updates. So we’ve updated both our top 20 pound for pound boxing list, as well as our top 10 welterweight division rankings. Take a look. Updated top 20 pound for pound rankings Updated...
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Klara Svensson: After loss to Farias, I’ll be back stronger than ever

Klara “The Swedish Princess” Svensson (15-1, 5 KOs) remains positive about her future despite losing to the WBC Light Welterweight Champion Erica Anabella Farias (22-1, 10 KOs) in Copenhagen last night. In her first world championship challenge, ‘The Swedish Princess’ came up short on the judges’ scorecards (96-94, 96-93 and 98-92) after bravely fighting back from a fifth...
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Mayweather & Pacquiao quotes from post-fight presser & more photos

We have even more post-fight coverage for you here following last night’s unanimous decision win for Floyd Mayweather over Manny Pacquiao. That includes all the post-fight quotes from both men after the press conference, as well as more fight night photos, too. Take a look. FLOYD MAYWEATHER “He’s [Manny Pacquiao] is a hell of a fighter. I take my hat off to him. Now...
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Patrick Nielsen says Markussen should step up or shut up after latest win

Patrick Nielsen (25-1, 12 KOs) defeated Ruben Eduardo Acosta (30-12-5, 10 KOs) tonight in Copenhagen to set-up a potential Danish mega-fight with domestic rival Rudy Markussen. Nielsen, who took the fight on short-notice, outclassed the former world title challenger to earn an impressive points victory. After ten-rounds of action, the judges scored the fight 100-90, 99-91 and 99...
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