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Amir Khan & Kell Brook in action this weekend; Fight previews & looking to a future showdown

Two of the top three welterweights in the world are in action this weekend. Amir Khan (#1 contender) squares off against Chris Algieri, and Kell Brook (#2 contender) meets domestic foe Frankie Gavin. Here’s a fight preview for both matches, and a look ahead to a potential match with the favored winners, Khan and Brook. Khan vs Algieri Credit: Ed Diller / DBE Chris Algieri experienced...
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Rances Barthelemy vs. Antonio DeMarco headlines June 21 PBC on CBS card from Vegas

An action-packed showdown between Rances Barthelemy (22-0, 13 KOs) and Antonio DeMarco (31-4-1, 23 KOs) headlines the next installment Premier Boxing Champions on CBS taking place Sunday, June 21 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with televised action beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Also featured in televised bouts is an explosive welterweight matchup that pits the undefeated...
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Frankie De Alba headlines this Friday in Philly

This Friday night at the Stadium Holiday Inn in Philadelphia, the King’s Promotions card is headlined by 10-round Junior Lightweight bout between Frankie De Alba (15-1-2, 5 KO’s) and Bernardo Gomez Uribe (14-3, 10 KO’s). De Alba of Reading, PA has been one of the hottest fighters on the East Coast as he has won 13 straight bouts and is unbeaten since dropping his professional...
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Video interviews: Amir Khan & Virgil Hunter talk training camp, Algieri & Mayweather

mir Khan is refusing to overlook Chris Algieri despite media talk of a clash next up with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. The 28-year-old Bolton star has been mooted as ‘Money’ Mayweather’s final opponent in September before he hangs up his gloves on an illustrious 19-year professional career. However, Khan has refused to be drawn into any Mayweather talk and insists...
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Video preview: All Access with Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder certainly has plenty to say. With his unbeaten ledger intact and a title strap around his waist, his face also appearing in numerous Premier Boxing Champions spots across their many networks, Showtime wants to give him some room to open up, too. That’s why they’re doing an All Access show focused entirely on Deontay Wilder. The show premieres on Wednesday, June...
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Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri final presser quotes: Khan- I’ll look spectacular beating Algieri

Fight week activities for Premier Boxing Champions on Spike continued Wednesday as fighters participated in the final press conference and media workouts at Barclays Center before they enter the ring on Friday, May 29. Check out all the photos & quotes here. AMIR KHAN “I really believe that I have the movement, the skills and the technique to beat Chris Algieri and...
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Dominic Wade steps up vs. Sam Soliman July 26 on Shobox, Herring & Lubin also featured

Young undefeated middleweight prospect Dominic “Lights Out” Wade will take on the toughest opponent of his career when he faces former champion Sam “King” Soliman in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday, June 26, from Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Wash. Wade (17-0, 12 KOs), of Washington, D.C., and Soliman (44-12, 1 NC, 18 KOs), of Melbourne, Australia...
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Scotty Cardle & Craig Evans scuffle at today’s press conference

Scotty Cardle and Craig Evans proved that the British strap as they had a heated exchange at today’s press conference ahead of their Lightweight battle at The O2 on Saturday night. Cardle and Evans were calm as they posed for pictures at the press conference but as Cardle appeared to snub Evans’ offer of a handshake, Evans flicked out at the Lytham St. Annes man who reacted...
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Steve Upsher Chambers featured on Friday card in Philly

This Friday night at the Stadium Holiday Inn in Philadelphia, King’s Promotions presents a night of boxing headlined by a 10-round bout between Frankie De Alba (15-1-2, 5 KO’s) and Bernardo Gomez Uribe (14-3, 10 KO’s). In one of the 8-round co-features, Steve Upsher Chambers (24-4-1, 6 KO’s) returns to the city where he cut his teeth as a professional to take on Alejandro...
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Video: Miguel Cotto greatest hits & highlights reel

Miguel Cotto returns from a one year hiatus on June 6th, as he defends his middleweight championship against Australian Daniel Geale. Right here, you can watch a Miguel Cotto highlights video and greatest hits compilation from HBO Boxing. Check out some of his best and most memorable moments in the ring. The nearly 10 minute long video includes footage from what got Cotto here, his...
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Micki Nielsen signs extension with Sauerland

Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen (17-0, 12 KOs) has signed a long-term contract extension with Team Sauerland. The 21-year-old has put pen to paper following an impressive 2014. “It is something special to be part of the biggest and most successful boxing team in Europe,” said Micki Nielsen. “I am determined to become a world champion one day and Team Sauerland is the place...
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Nathan Cleverly back to 175 lbs for Saturday fight at O2; wants Braehmer title shot

Nathan Cleverly returns to action at Light Heavyweight on Saturday night – with the Welshman looking to get back on the title trail at The O2. The former champion is eyeing a clash with Juergen Braehmer in the autumn. The 28 year old held the WBO Light Heavyweight crown for three years and will be looking to rip the WBA belt from the German who defended it for the fourth time in...
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Sergey Kovalev-Nadjib Mohammedi tickets on sale Wednesday

Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) will take on IBF mandatory contender Nadjib “Irondjib” Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, July 25 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and televised live on HBO. Tickets, priced $25-$300, go on sale Wednesday May 27 at 10 am PT, and will be available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations, as well as mandalaybay...
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Tureano Johnson sparring with Daniel Geale, says Miguel Cotto in for a big surprise

Middleweight contender Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs) is now the chief sparring partner for Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) as he prepares him for his upcoming title clash with Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs). Johnson  is currently ranked WBC #2, WBA #5, IBF #8 and WBO #13. He gives his thought on sparring with Geale. “Daniel Geale is a special fighter who possesses a lot of boxing skills...
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Amir Khan-Chris Algieri photos & quotes from press event

Fight week for Friday’s Premier Boxing Champions on Spike event kicked off today with Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs)and Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) at Brooklyn Bridge Park before they square-off at Barclays Center on May 29. We have photos and quotes from the meeting here, along with a special video of Khan responding to fan questions. AMIR KHAN “Algieri is a fighter that has...
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Lightweight prospect Cesar Villarraga in action on Friday

Former Olympian Cesar Villarraga (6-0, 4 KOs), one of the brightest prospects in the lightweight division, is featured on the undercard of Thompson Boxing’s fifteenth year anniversary show, titled “Path to Glory” this Friday, May 29 from the Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, Calif. Villarraga, out of Colombia, looks to remain unbeaten against Erick Aguirre (6-6-2, 4 KOs) of Mexico...
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Unbeaten Mike Reed returns on Walters-Marriaga card at MSG June 13

Welterweight Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed of Washington, D.C. will return to the ring on Saturday night, June 13, on HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” undercard, held at New York City’s Theater at Madison Square Garden. Reed will face Puerto Rico’s Luis Joel Gonzalez (11-1-1, 6 KOs) in an 8 round bout promoted by Top Rank, in association with All-Star Boxing. In the main event, Jamaica’s...
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Robert Guerrero training camp quotes; back on June 6th PBC on NBC

While entering the final days of training camp, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs), gives his thoughts on his upcoming PBC on NBC main-event attraction against Aron Martinez. The 10-round bout will take place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., June 6, 2015 and will air live on NBC starting at 3:00 p.m. ET. On fighting in the PBC on NBC main-event… “First I really...
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Marcus Oliveira signs with Seconds Out Promotions

Seconds Out Promotions proudly announces the signing of hard-punching Marcus Oliveira to a promotional contract. From Menominee, Wisconsin, and of Menominee Nation, native, heritage, 36-year-old Oliveira is 25-1-1, 20 KOs. The promotional agreement is a reunion of sorts, as Grygelko was Oliveira’s promoter for much of his early professional career. “I used to promote Marcus,...
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Video: Anthony Joshua & Eddie Hearn switch spots in promo; plus StubHub tickets giveaway

StubHub and partner Matchroom Boxing are teasing Anthony Joshua’s upcoming clash with Kevin Johnson this weekend, with the release of a new video featuring the Olympic champion. The video sees Joshua swap shoes with Eddie Hearn at the promoter’s Essex base, in preparation for the upcoming bout against Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson at The O2 on May 30. StubHub is also offering a...
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Unbeaten Miles Shinkwin headlines at York Hall on June 12th

Unbeaten light heavyweight Miles Shinkwin headlines the York Hall, Bethnal Green, on Friday June 12th as he continues his rise on the domestic scene. The unbeaten Bushey talent was in sensational form last time out in March when he knocked out Harlow rival Richard Horton in the sixth round with a brutal left to the body to retain his Southern Area title. Shinkwin will top the card...
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Patrick & Micki Nielsen in action on June 20 Nordic Fight Night

Denmark’s top boxing talents are back in action on June 20 for Nordic Fight Night at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen. It will be ‘Danish Dynamite’ when the country’s brightest stars Patrick Nielsen, Dennis Ceylan and Micki Nielsen test their skills. Patrick Nielsen (25-1, 12 KOs) returns following an impressive points victory over former world title challenger Ruben...
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The 2015 Boxing Promoter Evaluation: Matchroom Sport

Welcome to the first part of our 2015 Boxing Promoter Evaluation series. In this feature, we will seek to assess the major promoters in boxing today, grading them to find out which one is the best. We begin the series with Matchroom Sport. Matchroom is at the forefront of boxing promotion in the UK and, as such, is one of the major players in the sport. Founded by Barry Hearn and...
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Grading boxing’s top promoters – The 2015 Promoter Evaluation

Boxing promoters, as their job title might suggest, are always trying to sell us things. Fights, events, future stars; you name it and the chances are they’ll either big it up or talk it down depending on their association with it. As such, it’s difficult to trust the validity of a promoter’s word. Bob Arum once said, “Yesterday I was lying. Today I’m telling the truth...
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Floyd Mayweather’s attempt at 50-0 will be for Cotto’s or Canelo’s middleweight title in his last fight

Floyd Mayweather has repeatedly said that his next fight will be his last. Fresh off his win over Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather is sitting at 48-0 with 26 knockouts, and he has one fight remaining on a six-fight deal he signed with Showtime. He’s slated to return in September, and the plan is to win there, against an opponent to be named, and hang up the gloves for good at 49-0. He...
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