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FNF preview: Petrov vs. Diaz, Shelestyuk vs Rodriguez

Boxcino 2014 lightweight tournament winner and former junior welterweight world title challenger Petr “El Zar” Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) will meet former junior lightweight titlist Gamaliel “El Platano” Diaz (39-11-3, 18 KOs) in the 10-round lightweight main event on the April 3 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights from the Omega Products Center in Corona, Calif. Petrov, of...
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Joey Dawejko vs. Amir Mansour on Friday Night Fights May 8th

Just a few weeks ago at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Joey “The Tank” Dawejko scored an emphatic knockout victory that has propelled him to a main event against Amir Mansout at the same venue on May 8th that will be televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. Dawejko needed just twenty-seven seconds to dispose of Enobong Umohette in a heavyweight bout that made the...
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Video: Anthony Joshua The Journey documentary

Anthony Joshua has taken the professional ranks by storm, and tonight on ITV4 in the UK, fans got exclusive access to the Olympic gold medal hero in ‘Anthony Joshua: The Journey’. Right here you can watch a video preview of the documentary. The documentary charts the start of his journey in the professional arena and looks back at how he started boxing, his rise through the amateur...
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Shelito Vincent ready to go to war Friday night at Twin River

Her weight’s on point, her conditioning is impeccable and her diet is clean, right down to the last calorie. Shelly Vincent is in the best shape of her life as she prepares for her first title defense Friday night. But can she stop a “Bullitt?” “The problem with bullets,” Vincent said, referencing Friday’s opponent, Christina Ruiz (7-7-3, 4 KOs), nicknamed “Bullitt...
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Tyron Zeuge steps up vs. Nikola Sjekloca on April 25 in Berlin

Tyron Zeuge (16-0, 10 KOs) has it all to prove on April 25 when the hotly tipped German super middleweight prospect goes against former title challenger Nikola Sjekloca (28-3, 8 KOs) in front of his home fans at the Columbia Halle in Berlin. The seasoned Sjekloca represents Zeuge’s toughest test to date and has secured the young champion his first main event billing. Despite the...
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British boxing buzz: Liam Smith closing in on title shot, Andrew Cain set for pro debut

Liverpool hot-shot Liam Smith will face Argentina’s David Ezequiel Romero on Saturday April 18th at the Echo Arena as he closes in a world title shot. Unbeaten Smith features as chief support on a huge night of fight action on Merseyside with Derry Mathews challenging for the WBA World Lightweight title against champion Richar Abril, live and exclusive on BoxNation. The 26-year...
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Boxcino back with semifinals on April 10 from Sands in Bethlehem, PA

It is less than two weeks away from the semifinals of the Boxcino 2015 heavyweight and jr. middleweight tournaments that will take place on Friday night, April 10th and will be held at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA. The show will be televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights with the Boxcino semifinal fights beginning at 9 PM ET. All semifinal bouts are scheduled for...
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Kell Brook: I want to fight twice by the end of summer

Kell Brook wants to box as soon as possible after his brutal four-round demolition of Jo Jo Dan in Sheffield on Saturday. Brook dismantled his mandatory challenger with a display of his power and accuracy, flooring the Romanian-Canadian twice in both the second and fourth rounds before the challenger retired on his stool ahead of the fifth. ‘The Special One’ is enjoying a very...
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Takahiro Ao-Raymundo Beltran tickets on sale, fight on eve of Mayweather-Pacquiao in Vegas

The Chelsea inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas welcomes an exciting evening of boxing featuring former two-division world champion Takihiro Ao who returns to the ring in his 2015 debut where he will battle two-time world title challenger Raymundo Beltran in a 12-round rumble for the vacant WBO lightweight championship on Friday, May 1. The fight will be televised live on tru-TV...
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Video: Roy Jones talks Mayweather-Pacquiao on ESPN

Former four-division champion Roy Jones Jr. visited ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., campus today for an ESPN Car Wash, appearing on several ESPN shows, including ESPN2’s First Take, and SportsCenter to discuss the much anticipated May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. While rumors have swirled today that Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is cancelled, Jones nonetheless talked...
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CBS to use Kevin Harlan, Brent Stover, Paulie Malignaggi & Virgil Hunter for broadcast team

The broadcast team for the April 4 debut of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on CBS features a blend of highly respected sportscasters and shrewd boxing minds. Hosted by CBS Sports Network’s Brent Stover, the fights will be called by versatile and respected play-by-play veteran Kevin Harlan with ringside analysts Paul Malignaggi and broadcast newcomer Virgil Hunter. The PBC on CBS...
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Danny Garcia workout photos & quotes: I’m ready for whatever Peterson brings

As fight week nears for the second installment of Premier Boxing Champions on NBC, undefeated superstar Danny “Swift” Garcia held a media workout in his hometown of Philadelphia in preparation for his showdown with Lamont Peterson on Saturday, April 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.   DANNY GARCIA “Training is going well, I’ve done everything I have to do and I’m...
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Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika final presser photos & quotes

During Wednesday’s final press conference at Le Bonne Entente in Quebec City, both Adonis “Superman” Stevenson and Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika promised a knockout when they meet in the main event of the debut presentation of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS this Saturday, April 4, at 3 p.m. ET. The hard-hitting Stevenson (25-1, 21 KOs) will defend his light heavyweight...
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Figueroa vs. Burns & McDonnell vs. Kameda set for May 9 in Texas, on CBS

Exciting and undefeated Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on former two-division champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 at 4 p.m. ET at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. In the co-main event, a pair of bantamweight world champions square off when Tomoki Kameda (31-0, 19 KOs...
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Alex Ariza says he knows Pacquiao used PEDs, Mayweather suspends training camp & threatens fight cancellation

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Cancelled over Performance Enhancing Drugs? Alex Ariza, the former Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach team member turned persona non grata and Floyd Mayweather confidant, has just dropped a bomb which could explode the May 2nd Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, flush $400 million down the drain, and leave millions of fight fans spurned from the sport, perhaps for...
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Taras Shelestyuk ready for FNF spotlight this Friday

Undefeated welterweight Taras “Real Deal” Shelestyuk (11-0, 8 KO’s) is getting ready for his April 3rd national television debut when he takes on Juan Rodriguez Jr. (12-1, 5 KOs) in the 8-round co-feature of an ESPN “Friday Night Fights” card in Corona, Calif. In the main event, Petr Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) will go against former champion Gamaliel Diaz (39-11-3, 18...
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Medzhid Bektemirov makes quick return, back on April 18 on Crawford-Dulorme card

Bombs will be flying once again when undefeated Light Heavyweight slugger, Medzhid “B-52″ Bektemirov (15-0, 12 KOs) makes his way back to the ring against Michael Gbenga (20-18, 20 KOs) in an 8-round bout on Saturday, April 18 as part of the undercard of Crawford-Dulorme. Credit: Team Bektemirov Ranked #10 by the WBA, Bektemirov will seek another victory against Gbenga, as...
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Bob Costas to join Al Michaels & Marv Albert for boxing broadcast dream team on April 11th NBC show

One of America’s iconic big-event broadcast voices, Bob Costas, will serve as a special contributor for NBC’s Saturday, April 11 primetime telecast of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC, it was announced today. Costas, host Al Michaels, and blow-by-blow announcer Marv Albert will work together on a broadcast for the first time ever on the PBC on NBC show Saturday...
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Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe shown on BoxNation in UK

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin will defend his middleweight titles live and exclusive on BoxNation in the UK when he takes on Willie Monroe Jr on May 16th. The Kazakh superstar has struck fear throughout the middleweight division by dismantling all 32 of his opponents – 29 of those by way of brutal stoppage – with the explosive puncher out for more of the same when he takes on his...
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HBO’s hour-long Mayweather vs. Pacquiao preview show debuts April 18

HBO has begun production on a one hour special, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: At Last, detailing the nearly six-year journey to the most-anticipated fight of the modern era, the May 2 Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao blockbuster welterweight unification title bout. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: At Last debuts Saturday, April 18 at 11:45 pm, immediately after HBO Boxing After Dark, and will...
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Anthony Joshua: To those who doubt me, you better think twice

Anthony Joshua MBE his injury layoff has made him even hungrier for success as he returns to action against Jason Gavern at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night. A stress fracture of the back forced Joshua out of his January bout with Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson, and the Olympic gold medal hero said it was tough not to capitalist on his rapid progress following another...
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Angel Camacho Jr. vs. Chris Chatman this Friday at Twin River

Chris Chatman says he watched the video of Angel Camacho Jr.’s most recent fight in November against Paul Gonsalves to help him prepare for Friday’s showdown against Camacho at Twin River Casino. Camacho Jr. is glad his opponent is paying attention. “That actually plays into my advantage,” said Camacho Jr., unbeaten in 13 professional fights. “Everyone knows that wasn...
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Photos: Adonis Stevenson training session in Quebec City

Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson held a public media workout on Monday at Place Fleur de Lys, a large mall in Quebec City, Canada. The hard-hitting Stevenson (25-1, 21 KOs) will defend his light heavyweight title against former super middleweight world champion Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika (32-6-3, 21 KOs) in the featured attraction of the first Premier...
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Photos: Manny Pacquiao hits the track for conditioning work

Manny Pacquiao has been working hard in the gym as of late. But he’s not confined to working hard only while in Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym. He’s also been busy with conditioning work well beyond those borders. Here, find a series of photos as Pacquiao goes through intense early morning drills with strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune in Los Angeles. You can...
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Top Rank gets Friday night series on truTV; premieres with Takihiro Ao vs. Raymundo Beltran

truTV and Top Rank will partner to exclusively televise a live Friday night primetime boxing series beginning Friday, May 1, at 10 p.m. ET. The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Maximizing visibility, the inaugural...
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