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Garcia vs. Malignaggi delivers ESPN’s biggest boxing ratings since 1998

The second edition of ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN  series—featuring Danny Garcia vs. Paulie Malignaggi and Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora this past Saturday, August 1, delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN in almost 20 years, stretching back since 1998. That fight was the decidedly unhistorical match between Bronco McKart and Ronald Weaver on May 22, 1998...
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Unbeaten Caleb Plant to fight on Lucian Bute undercard August 15

Undefeated super middleweight prospect Caleb “Sweet-Hands” Plant (8-0, 7 KOs) will be making his way back to the ring next Saturday August, 15, 2015 on the event headlined by Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) vs. Andrea Di Luisa (17-2, 13 KOs). The fight takes place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. Plant, who’s scheduled to fight in a 6-round bout, will face an opponent TBA...
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Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto official; will be on Showtime PPV not CBS

In what is being billed as the final fight, but almost certainly won’t be, of his 19-year career, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will face Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Despite initial rumors that Mayweather vs. Berto would be on CBS, the event will indeed by a pay-per-view. Coming off of the Mayweather...
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Full Shobox card for this Friday at Bally’s Atlantic City: Derevyanchenko & Khytrov featured

This Friday night, boxing returns to the Ballroom at Bally’s Atlantic City on Friday, Aug. 7, with an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation triple-header featuring the return to the series of Ukrainian blue-chip middleweight prospect Sergiy Derevyanchenko (5-0, 4 KOs, WSOB: 23-1, 7 KOs) as he faces his toughest test to date, former world title challenger Elvin Ayala (28-6-1, 12 KOs...
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Premier Boxing Champions launches Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays series on Fox Sports 1

FOX Sports today announced that it has reached a multi-year, multi-platform agreement to telecast Premier Boxing Champions (PBC), under which it will be the exclusive boxing program for FOX Sports 1. FOX Sports 1 premieres TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS, a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8, which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June, 2016. “We’ve...
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Full card for LA Fight Club this Thursday

As summer temperatures rise, so will the heat inside the ring at the next edition of LA Fight Club on Thursday, August 6 at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. In a televised four-round super featherweight bout, San Antonio’s Hector “El Finito” Tanajara will take on Thomas De Leon (0-2) of Grand Rapids, Mich. Opening the telecast, Jonathan Navarro of East Los Angeles...
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More trash talk from Antonio Tarver as Steve Cunningham fight nears

Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) says he’s looking through Steve “USS” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) on Friday night, Aug. 14, in their 12-round heavyweight showdown at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Tarver is on a mission to become the oldest heavyweight champion of the world in boxing history. The 46-year-old southpaw realizes he has to get past Cunningham...
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Thomas LaManna returns this Friday in Atlantic City

This Friday night at Ballys Atlantic City, Middleweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna (16-1, 7 KO’s) will be back in action and looking to get back in the win column against a familiar foe when he takes on Josh Robertson in a bout scheduled for 8-rounds. The bout will be part of the off-tv portion of a ShoBox televised tripleheader that will feature Middleweight Ievgen Khytrov...
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Billy Joe Saunders set to begin six week training camp for Andy Lee

Billy Joe Saunders is set to begin preparations for his middleweight title clash against Andy Lee on Saturday September 19th at Thomond Park in Limerick. The Hatfield star has set up camp at the plush MGM training complex in Marbella with his renown trainer Jimmy Tibbs as they prepare for the biggest fight of Saunders’ unbeaten 22-fight career with just over six weeks’ to go...
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Klara Svensson gets 2nd title shot, added to Sept 19 card in Sweden

Klara “The Swedish Princess” Svensson (15-1, 5 KOs) gets her second shot at world glory on September 19 when she challenges Marisa Gabriela Nunez (7-5-2) for the IBF Female Light Welterweight title at the Rosvalla Stora Ishallen at the Nyköpings Arenor in Nyköping, Sweden. The Malmo-boxer fell short in her attempt to dethrone WBC queen Erica Anabella Farias in May, but having...
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Antonio Orozco faces Humberto Soto on Matthysse-Postol card

Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico will take on undefeated contender Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (22-0, 15 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. in a 10-round super lightweight showdown as the co-main event for Matthysse vs. Postol on Saturday, Oct. 3 from StubHub Center televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark. In the main event on Oct. 3, Lucas...
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NYPD officer & unbeaten pro boxer Dimash Niyazov returns August 25th in Coney Island

One boxing Brooklyn police officer will look to prove he is truly “New York’s Finest” on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Brooklyn Brawl in Coney Island. As part of a stacked card at the Brooklyn Cyclones’ MCU Park later this month, Coney Island NYPD officer Dimash Niyazov (7-0-3, 5KOs) meets Ariel “Fuego” Duran (8-7-1, 5KOs) of Queens in a highly-anticipated lightweight bout...
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Full undercard for Tarver-Cunningham including Polish fighters & unbeaten prospects

Exciting Polish contenders Artur Szpilka (19-1, 14 KOs), Maciej Sulecki (20-0, 5 KOs) and Kamil Laszczyk (20-0, 5 KOs) highlight a full night of undercard action at Prudential Center, in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, August 14. The headlining event features Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) facing Philadelphia’s Steve “USS” Cunningham (28-7, 13 KOs) in 12-rounds...
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Top 3 reasons Tyson Fury will come up short vs. Wladimir Klitschko

October 24th is a massive night for British fight fans as Tyson Fury takes his first stab at world honors. The man standing in his way? Well, its only Wladimir Klitschko, the long reigning heavyweight kingpin. While some believe Fury could be the man to end Klitschko’s kingship, I don’t buy it. Here, find the top 3 reasons I believe this is a step too far for Manchester’s heavyweight...
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Team Amanda Serrano: If Rounda Rousey thinks she can win a boxing title, we’ll fight her

Amanda Serrano (24-1-1, 18 KO’s) from Puerto Rico, and her trainer and manager, Jordan Maldonado, consider the comments made by Edmond Tarverdyan, trainer of the UFC World Champion, Ronda Rousey, very disrespectful for the boxing community. “I know she can do it,” Tarverdyan told MMA Fighting, “I know she can win the boxing world title. Ronda spars with boxing world champions...
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Results: Payano defeats Warren, John Jackson & Jorge Cota win, will fight next

Juan Carlos Payano (17-0, 8 KOs) defeated Rau’shee Warren (13-1, 4 KOs) by 12-round split decision in the debut of PBC: The Next Round on Bounce TV. Further televised action featured the first round of a four-man super welterweight tournament. In the first bout John Jackson (20-2, 15 KOs) won a 10-round unanimous decision over Dennis Laurente (49-6, 30 KOs). The second...
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Zab Judah still fighting, plans September return under Greg Cohen banner

Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of former undisputed Welterweight Champion Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York, to a co-promotional agreement, along with Judah’s Super Judah Promotions. Judah, 37, will compete in the super lightweight division with an eye toward returning to his elite status in boxing. His first appearance under the new...
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Rankings update: Danny Garcia debuts at 147 lbs; huge gap at 168 lbs with no Ward & Froch

It’s time to update some of our divisional rankings after all of the latest action and boxing results. Take a look at the divisional top 10s we’ve overhauled, and who’s moving in which direction. Updated top 10 welterweight division rankings This is an incredibly hard division to sort through right now. It’s also ridiculously deep. Danny Garcia deserves a position in the...
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Results & photos: Garcia stops Malignaggi, Jacobs & Mora trade knockdowns before injury

Danny “Swift” Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact Saturday with a 9th TKO of Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-7, 7 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Find the full Garcia vs. Malignaggi results, with photos from the event here. Garcia was able to control the fight with lead rights and counter left hooks...
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Danny Garcia vs. Paulie Malignaggi PBC on ESPN weigh-in results & photos

Saturday night on ESPN, Premier Boxing Champions presents Danny Garcia vs. Paulie Malignaggi, and Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora. Two Brooklyn fighters taking the stage from where else, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Right here, you’ll find the full weights for the event and photos of the fighters at the weigh-ins. Take a look. WELTERWEIGHTS Danny Garcia (Philadelphia...
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Juan Carlos Payano & Rau’shee Warren both confident of victory Sunday

Fighters competing on the debut of PBC: The Next Round On Bounce TV held a roundtable before their Sunday bouts at a sold out Full Sail Live at Full Sail University. The main event will showcase Juan Carlos “Baby Pacquiao” Payano (16-0, 8 KOs) taking on Rau’shee “Nuke” Warren (13-0, 4 KOs). The televised portion of the card will open with John Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) facing...
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Mike Tyson to present for Muhammad Ali at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson became the latest mega-star to announce that he will attend the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s induction gala, which will take place in eight days, next Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Tyson, a member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 2013, will present “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali...
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Weights & photos from Hull: Campbell vs. Coyle, Jones vs. Rose II

Saturday night in Hull, a big card is headlined by the all-Hull WBC Lightweight title  eliminator between Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle, also includes the rematch between Carson Jones and Brian Rose. Find the full weights and photos for the event here. WBC Eliminator LUKE CAMPBELL 134.5 lbs — (9st 8lbs 5oz) v TOMMY COYLE 134 lbs — (9st 8lbs) (Hull) (Hull) BRIAN ROSE...
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Official Golovkin vs. Lemieux fight announcement, will be HBO pay-per-view

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) will face David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) in a middleweight title unification bout on Saturday, October 17 at the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden. The event will be distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View. Golovkin vs. Lemieux is the fight fans have been waiting for, promising all-out action from the moment the first bell rings. The fight...
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Photos & quotes: Garcia-Malignaggi, Jacobs-Mora final presser

Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN held a final press conference today for their Saturday showdowns at Barclays Center. The event is headlined by Danny “Swift” Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) vs. Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) and opens with Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs)  vs. Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora (28-3-2, 9 KOs). DANNY GARCIA...
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