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Bernard Hopkins gets full feature status in Washington Post

“I will know when it’s time to walk away,” Bernard Hopkins said in an interview with The Washington Post’s Rick Maese as he gears up for his 65th professional fight. “I started late, and I’m ending later.” Hopkins shows how someone can box at age 49; the better question is, why? No fighter his age has ever held a world title. Most have no business setting foot in a...
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Marcos Maidana workout quotes & photos: I’ve been the underdog my whole life, but I’m confident & ready

Approximately 200 fans and media turned out to watch Marcos "El Chino" Maidana during his media day on Tuesday, April 15 at The Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard. The Argentine Maidana (35-3, 31 KOs) is winding down final preparations as he gets set for the biggest fight of his career when he faces undefeated boxing superstar Floyd "Money" Mayweather...
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Sergio Martinez documentary premieres this weekend at Tribeca Film Festival, ticket giveaway for Martinez-Cotto

To kick off the premiere of the Sergio Martinez documentary movie "Maravilla," at the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), lucky moviegoers will have a chance to win tickets to the Martinez vs. Cotto championship fight. As a special gift to lucky fans who purchase tickets to the "Maravilla" film premiere, three pairs of fight tickets will be given away to the Martinez...
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Video: Freddie Roach talks Miguel Cotto preparing with Manny Pacquiao & more

Miguel Cotto is already in preparations for his June 7th fight against Sergio Martinez. He's working with new trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym of course, and that means he's been in the gym with Manny Pacquiao as well. In this video interview with Freddie Roach, the trainer talks about Cotto's training, moving up to middleweight, working in the gym with Pacquiao...
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Boxcino middleweight semis this Friday at Turning Stone

The April 18 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature the semifinals of the Middleweight portion of Boxcino 2014. Friday’s show, from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., will air live at 9 p.m. ET and is promoted by Banner Promotions. Middleweight Semifinal Matchups: Eight Rounds Each The semifinal round of the Middleweight tournament will feature: Vitalii Kopylenko...
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Provodnikov vs. Algieri, Andrade vs. Rose official announcement details

Bboxing returns to Barclays Center when the “The Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov makes his Brooklyn debut against undefeated  New York product Chris Algieri. Provodnikov vs. Algieri will take place Saturday, June 14 and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark. The co-main event will feature undefeated Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade making his first title...
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Bernard Hopkins: Energized by making history, still ready for more

Boxing’s oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes he will once again make history as he looks to unify the light-heavyweight division against Beibut Shumenov this Saturday,  with Hopkins urging fans to enjoy him while he’s around. “To be 49-years-old, approaching 50, and knocking on the door of being a senior citizen - it's a profound statement of my dedication...
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With Malignaggi fighting, Daniel Jacobs steps in as commentator for Showtime

Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs is trading in his gloves for a microphone, at least for one night. The inspirational cancer survivor will serve as guest analyst for this Saturday's Showtime telecast live from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Jacobs will step in for critically acclaimed analyst Paulie Malignaggi, who will challenge IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter...
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Scott Quigg: I’m at my best right now, ready to do my job in style

Scott Quigg defends his WBA title against Tshifhiwa Munyai on Saturday at the Phones 4 u Arena in Manchester and has promised fans they will see him at his very best. Quigg makes the second defense of his title against the South African and is looking to extend his unbeaten record to 30 fights in style. Last time out the Bury talent saw off Diego Silva in two rounds in the same Arena...
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Day 2 results from AIBA Youth World Championships

The preliminaries continued on Day 2 of the AIBA Youth World Championships in Sofia, with some fantastic boxing on show. Today saw the debut of the women in the event, with the eventual hope for all competitors’ qualification for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. After a packed first day, the second was even bigger. A marathon program was held, with 54 bouts in three sessions...
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Josesito Lopez & Aron Martinez training camp photos & quotes

In a special Thursday edition of ESPN "Friday Night Fights," welterweight contenders and Southern California rivals Josesito Lopez (31-6, 18 KOs) of Riverside and Aron Martinez (19-2-1, 4 KOs) of Los Angeles square off in the 10-round main event, Thursday, April 24, from the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif. JOSESITO LOPEZ TRAINING CAMP QUOTES...
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Amir Khan joins the ever-growing Al Haymon stable

Amir Khan has signed a deal to work with influential boxing advisor Al Haymon. Haymon currently works with a number of leading boxers including Floyd Mayweather, Adrien Broner, Danny Garcia and others.  Speaking on the agreement, Amir Khan said: “I am very happy to have signed with Al Haymon who has not only shown that he is a very astute businessman, but is extremely knowledgeable...
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Thurman, Matthysse, Figueroa tripleheader shown on BoxNation in UK

BoxNation has added another bill to its fantastic schedule with the addition of the stacked April 26th show featuring some of boxing’s biggest punchers in Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa. The card taking place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California is guaranteed to have fight fans on the edge of their seats with the three hitmen amassing a stunning 69 knockouts...
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Extra 20,000 tickets to be released for Froch vs. Groves II

Matchroom Sport are delighted to announce that a further allocation of tickets will shortly be available for Carl Froch vs. George Groves 2  at Wembley Stadium on May 31. The first 60,000 tickets for the rematch between  Froch and challenger Groves sold-out within the first hour as fight fans grabbed their seats for the showdown. Now a record 80,000 fans will cram into the national...
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Usmanee proves he belongs with late-sub performance against Ray Beltran

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, Afghani-Canadian super featherweight contender Arash Usmanee (20-2-1, 10 KOs) who stepped up in weight on short notice to face ranked Raymundo Beltran (29-6-1, 17 KOs) last Saturday night, April 12. Fighting in the co-main event of the HBO Pay-Per-View card featuring the Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao rematch...
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Undefeated Josh Warrington ready to step up against Rendall Munroe

Josh Warrington says he will pass his toughest test yet with flying colors when he defends his Commonwealth Featherweight title against Rendall Munroe at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Saturday night. The 23 year old won the title in impressive fashion in November, entering Samir Mouneimne’s back yard in Hull and stopping the local man in the final round. Having stepped up...
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Bring it down a notch, Jim Lampley

Comparing Pacquiao vs. Bradley to Gatti vs. Ward is Absurd: First thing’s first: Jim Lampley is one of the best at what he does. He truly is a credit to the sport of boxing. He adds a very articulate voice to the sport, as well as consummate professionalism. For years, he has helped fans make sense of what they’re seeing. But in recent years, it seems that maybe he’s grown...
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Peter Quillin still looking for respect, says HBO-Showtime feud to blame

Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, is fighting for respect this Saturday night on Saturday against Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-4, 23 KOs). Quillin believes himself to be a victim of a network war. The 30-year-old Cuban-American fights on Showtime but other top world middleweight champions such as Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin are tied to HBO. Critics, however...
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Interview with Danny “Cassius” Connor; in action on April 27th

By this point in his career, Danny “Cassius” Connor; 10-8-1, has become fully acquainted with the behind-the-scenes rigmarole that is as much a part of boxing as the show eventually staged underneath the bright lights. He enters the ring under the moniker ‘Cassius’ due to licensing issues that prevented him from using his true first name, and our interview is interrupted...
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So will Manny Pacquiao actually fight Juan Manuel Marquez next?

After a nearly two year wait, Manny Pacquiao finally got his revenge on Timothy Bradley in a clean Unanimous Decision victory in Las Vegas this weekend. While the win does not right the wrong of his previous Split Decision defeat, the most notorious robbery of 2012, it at least evens the score. Yet this fight was only one more installment in what has become a boxing triangle, with...
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Undefeated Jonathan Guzman, 16 KOs in 16 wins, signs with Sampson Boxing

Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing proudly announces the signing of undefeated super bantamweight KO artist Jonathan "Salomon King" Guzman (16-0, 16 KOs) to a promotional contract. 24-year-old Guzman is an aggressive power-puncher with long arms and fast, accurate hands. In his just over two-year professional career, Guzman has already won the WBA Fedelatin bantamweight...
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Pacquiao vs. Bradley II will be replayed this Saturday on HBO

Manny Pacquiao got his long-awaited vengeance against Timothy Bradley this weekend. Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) won a unanimous decision on Saturday night to avenge his controversial 2012 loss to the previously undefeatedTimothy "Desert Storm" Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs). Pacquiao vs. Bradley II will get replayed on HBO this Saturday night. The fight replay will air at 11 pm Eastern...
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The British Boxing Beat: Buglioni loses, David Price returns & more

Blair’s View from Britain: What exactly does an undefeated prospect need to do to get a win around here? Never before have such words been uttered, but uttered they were on Saturday night at London’s Copper Box Arena, where not one but two young ‘hometown’ fighters with pristine records found themselves on the losing side for the first time in their professional careers....
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Undefeated Logan McGuinness headlines in Boston vs. Mike Oliver on June 5

After an exciting night of fights in Boston on St. Patrick's Day, Golden Boy Promotions returns on Thursday, June 5 at the House of Blues. In the 10-round Golden Boy Live! main event featured on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, Ontario, Canada's Logan McGuinness faces one of New England's finest, Mike "The Machine" Oliver. Plus, unbeaten heavyweight Alexis Santos...
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Full undercard for Pittsburgh Power Shobox event this Friday

Sensational 18-year-old welterweight prospect Erickson "The Hammer" Lubin (4-0, 4 KOs) and 2004 Olympic silver medalist Yudel Jhonson (14-1, 9 KOs) will provide chief support this Friday evening, April 18, in separate bouts on "Pittsburgh Power," presented by Iron Mike Productions (IMP), at Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa. Lubin, arguably the...
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