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Video: Inside Marcos Maidana’s game plan to defeat Floyd Mayweather

As we're closing in on two weeks until the Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana match-up, the premiere of All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 takes place this weekend. Here, you can find a special sneak peek and inside look at Maidana's game plan to defeat Mayweather. According to Garcia, "Chino is the one that has the advantage." They have more time to train, and...
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Ronny Rios & Antonio Orozco in action October 9 at Fantasy Springs

FOX Sports will return to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Thursday, October 9, as the latest edition of Golden Boy Live! features unbeaten local favorites Ronny Rios and Antonio "Relentless" Orozco in separate bouts in their toughest matchups to date. In the 10-round junior lightweight main event, Santa Ana's Ronny Rios puts his perfect 23-0 record...
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Artur Beterbiev, just 5-0, faces former champ Tavoris Cloud Sept 27 in Montreal

Former world amateur champion and two-time Russian Olympian Artur Beterbiev (5-0-0, 5 KOs), who moved to Montreal more than a year ago when he first turned professional, will face former IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris "Thunder" Cloud (24-2-0, 19 KOs), Saturday night, September 27 at Bell Centre in Montreal, in an event called "Red Dawn". Beterbiev, 29...
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Andre Berto, closing in on 31, ready to put on a show in comeback fight

Andre Berto and his team are preparing to close training camp on Monday and head to Cincinnati for his 2014 debut. The 30-year-old will take on Steve Upsher Chambers in welterweight action in his first bout since suffering a significant shoulder injury in his last outing on July 27, 2013. Berto will return to the ring on the eve of his 31st birthday and the 2004 Haitian Olympian...
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Tommy Coyle takes on Michael Katsidis on October 25 Hull card

Luke Campbell takes on Daniel Brizuela and Tommy Coyle faces Michael Katsidis on a huge night for both men at the Ice Arena in Hull on October 25. Campbell boxes for his first title in his first 12-round fight, with the dangerous Brizuela standing in his way of landing the vacant WBA Inter-Continental Lightweight belt. The Argentine returns to the venue where he shared the ring with...
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Curtis Stevens vs. Hassn N’Dam set for Oct 1 on ESPN2

ESPN2 will televise live the 12-round IBF eliminator fight between Middleweight contenders Hassan N’Dam (30-1 18 KOs) of France and Brooklyn, New York’s Curtis Stevens (27-4 20 KOs) as part of an ESPN Boxing Special on Wednesday, October 1, at 9 p.m. ET. The winner of the bout will earn the right to fight for the IBF Middleweight title, currently held by Australia’s Sam Soliman...
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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison headlines hometown Washington D.C. card on Sept 27th

It has been over a year since Southeast Washington, D.C. Welterweight prospect, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, has fought in front of his hometown fans in the Nation’s Capital. His long-awaited return will come on Saturday, September 27, when promoter All In Entertainment presents “Hometown Takeover” at DAR Constitution Hall. Hernandez-Harrison will be headlining the show against...
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Clemente Russo eager to compete in APB league & quality for 3rd Olympics

AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) has announced the crop of hard-hitting Heavyweights joining the competition and striving to snatch a place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Among the ranks of elite athletes looking to pave their way to Rio there is suave Italian superstar and two-time Heavyweight World Champion, Clemente Russo, who has voiced his enthusiasm for the tournament and the unique opportunities...
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Q&A interview with prospect Gary Corcoran

Could 2014-15, be a ‘break-out’ campaign for Paddington light-middleweight Gary Corcoran? The 23 year old who they call ‘Hellraiser’ has ripped through his first ten pro opponents and is looking ominously more formidable with each passing outing. A natural born scrapper with a rich Irish traveler heritage, Corcoran begins his season at eight round level at the York Hall,...
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Frampton vs. Martinez rematch shown in US on AWE

On Saturday, September 6, Kiko Martinez will take on Carl Frampton for Martinez's IBF Super Bantamweight title in a rematch of one of 2013's most exciting fights. The bout can be seen live in the United States in AWE- A Wealth of Entertainment beginning at 3:30 PM ET. The 1st fight took place on February 9, 2013 in Belfast, Northern Ireland that saw Frampton score a 9th round...
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J’Leon Love, Badou Jack talk this weekend’s ShoBox card; Floyd Mayweather will attend

Undefeated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love is just a few months removed from the toughest fight of his career, but the Floyd Mayweather protégé doesn't expect things to get any easier this Saturday when he steps into the ring with hard-hitting veteran Rogelio Medina. Check out training camp quotes from Love and the rest of the fighters on this card. Plus, Mayweather...
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Julio Cesar Chavez on Marcos Maidana: I was amazed to see how courageous he was

Some of the best Mexican fighters of all time, including Julio Cesar Chavez and Erik Morales, here talk about Marcos Maidana and how he possesses some similarities to great Mexican fighters. See what they have to say here, plus, find the full transcript from a recent conference call held by Maidana & his trainer, Robert Garcia. JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ "We all know Marcos Maidana...
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Is Wladimir Klitschko’s injury a sign that retirement is on its way?

Wladimir Klitschko's camp announced that he was forced to postpone his the fight with Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev due to a torn biceps. The announcement was met with dismay in fight circles, as Klitschko vs. Pulev promised to be the most exciting Dr. Steelhammer fight in years, even though it only means a postponement until November. [Editor's note: The promoters worked quickly...
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Josh Warrington signs five-fight deal with Matchroom

Josh Warrington has signed a five-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing as he aims to land the vacant European Featherweight title against Davide Diele at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on October 4. Warrington is on the brink of completing a dream year in the ring, landing the Commonwealth title as the underdog in Hull against Samir Mouniemne in November, defending it for the first...
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Hopkins vs. Kovalev to be shown on BoxNation in UK

Boxing legend Bernard Hopkins’ sensational attempt to unify the light heavyweight division, just two months shy of his 50th birthday, against the fearsome Sergey Kovalev will be shown live and exclusive on BoxNation in the UK. ‘The Channel of Champions’ is delighted to be screening one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of this year when current WBA and IBF champion Hopkins...
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Lateef Kayode confident of victory against Luis Ortiz

Lateef "Power" Kayode (20-0, 16 KO's) has been preparing for his bout against fellow undefeated Luis Ortiz (21-0, 18 KO's) on September 11 at Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The resident of Hollywood, California and native of Lagos, Nigeria has been prepping for this major opportunity at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood under the watchful eye of Hall of Fame...
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Is Lucas Matthysse vs. Adrien Broner on the horizon?

Two of the hottest names in the 140 lbs weight class are sharing a fight card on September 6, at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati: #1-ranked Argentine knockout artist Lucas Matthysse and #9-ranked legend-in-his-own-mind Adrien "The Problem" Broner. The card is billed as a homecoming for Broner, but also signals just how far removed he is from the spotlight he craves -...
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Jermain Taylor arrested for shooting incident in his home

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor was arrested last night after a shooting incident in his home outside of Little Rock, Arkansas. According to ESPN, he has been charged with two felonies, first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault. Taylor has been granted permission to train out of state, and travel for his upcoming fight in October against Sam Soliman...
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Huck vs. Larghetti Tale of the Tape

Check out the official “Tale of the Tape” to this Saturday’s WBO Cruiserweight title fight between reigning champion Marco Huck (37-2-1, 26 KOs) and challenger Mirko Larghetti (21-0, 13 KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle/Westphalia, Germany. With his 13th successful title defense, Huck would match the division record set by Johnny Nelson. Click on the image for the full...
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Opponent named for Anthony Joshua’s next fight on Sept 13

Anthony Joshua will face Konstantin Airich at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on September 13. The Kazakh-born German Heavyweight is tasked with stopping Joshua’s run of seven KO wins from seven pro fights, and the 35 year old brings a wealth of experience to the table, with 21 wins from 35 fights and having shared the ring for the full distance with Odlanier Solis and Denis...
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Klitschko vs. Pulev rescheduled for November 15

The Wladimir Klitschko fight against Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for November 15th, 2014 at o2 World Hamburg, Germany. Originally, the fight was supposed to take place on September 6th, also in Hamburg, but had to be postponed due to an injury of Wladimir Klitschko. All tickets will remain valid. "I am very happy that we have found a new date for the fight in Hamburg so...
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Maidana, Santa Cruz, Vazquez & Molina workout photos, quotes

Marcos Maidana, Leo Santa Cruz, Miguel Vazquez, and John Molina participated in a workout session Tuesday at Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. Check out the photos and quotes from the session here. MARCOS MAIDANA "Looking back at my first fight, I think I can improve my punching accuracy, but my attack overall was very good and effective. I felt I surprised...
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Floyd Mayweather goes full Rocky with latest training video; plus watch Mawyeather vs. Maidana I recap video

Floyd Mayweather always releases training camp videos when he's preparing for a fight. Most of the time, the clips are pretty short and don't really show much, a few quick moves, or a couple of seconds doing one exercise or another. Now though, Mayweather has decided to go full Rocky with his latest training camp video. How so? In this one, Mayweather's jumping rope and...
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Full lineup for Box Fan Expo: Mike Tyson, Roy Jones, dozens of fighters & promoters

A veritable who’s who of boxing: Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr., Riddick Bowe, Mikey Garcia, Sergio Martinez, Juan Manuel Marquez, Al Bernstein, Robert Garcia and Mia St. John, among others will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center Saturday, Sept. 13 for the inaugural Box Fan Expo. Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and coinciding with Mexican Independence Day and the Floyd Mayweather...
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Watch: Epic 10th round Matthysse vs Molina video

When Lucas Matthysse and John Molina fight in April of this year, they engaged in a brutal and exciting match. It all culminated in the 10th round, an epic, violent three minutes between the two warriors. Matthysse had already been twice, and Molina had been down once. But Molina was taking a great deal of punishment, and Matthysse batters him down again here in the 10th, and the...
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