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Full card for this Saturday in Puerto Rico: Unbeaten Emmanuel Rodriguez headlines

Today in Cataño, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican prospect Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO's ) and his opponent Alexis 'Beaver' Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO's ) of Phoenix, Arizona met for the first time, heading to their 10 round bout this Saturday, August, 2 at the Cosme Beitia Coliseum in Cataño, PR. Rodriguez, a former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games champion...
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Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto all inaction Sept 6 in Cincinnati

Adrien Broner's next fight has been made official. The controversial star is coming back home to Cincinnati on September 6th. He's headlining a Showtime tripleheader from the comfy confines of his hometown, taking on the streaking Emamnuel Taylor. Taylor is coming off a win over Karim Mayfield. Also on the card, Lucas Matthysse will see action against Roberto Ortiz, and...
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Ghislain Maduma looking to bounce back from stoppage loss to Kevin Mitchell

His first loss as a professional pales in comparison to the obstacles lightweight contender Ghislain "Mani" Maduma (16-1, 10 KOs) has overcome outside the ring. This past May, 31 in front of 80,000 hostile fans supporting hometown favorite "Mighty" Kevin Mitchell (38-2, 28 KOs) at famed Wembley Stadium in London, Maduma led after 10 rounds on all three judges...
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Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves still set, after Harry Reid helps out with visa issue

Bob Arum announced today that the visa for Diego "La Joya" Chaves has cleared and that he will be traveling to Las Vegas to face Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios, as scheduled, on Saturday, August 2, at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. There was concern that the Rios vs. Chaves fight would have to be cancelled, as an unrelated system-wide delay with the issuing...
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Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook pre-fight quotes

Shawn Porter and Kell Brook held a media conference call to discuss their upcoming clash. Check out all the pre-fight quotes right here. Kell Brook Yeah, it's great to be part of a bigger, stronger team with you, Oscar. It's going to be brilliant fighting for the welterweight world champion at my young age, and we're not too far away now, after finishing some hard training...
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Unbeaten Norbert Nemesapati looking to make exciting fights & make

Next Friday night, DiBella Entertainment heads to Fallon, NV, for that week's edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Headlining the card will be top-rated junior middleweight world-title contender Willie Nelson (22-1-1, 13KO's) squaring off against hard-hitting Mexican Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13KO's). The co-feature pits DBE/Jean Pascal Promotions' newly signed Hungarian...
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Frankie Gavin ready to go toe to toe to defeat Leonard Bundu

Frankie Gavin and Leonard Bundu came head-to-head today for the first time ahead of their European Welterweight title clash this Friday at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall and both are promising an epic. Gavin, the undefeated British and Commonwealth Champion, says home advantage, a feverous crowd, his talent and desire, and his boyhood dream of winning the European title will ensure...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello fight analysis: Does Il Capo have a chance?

Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) has a reputation as a knockout artist but his challenger for the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title Blake "Il Capo" Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs) has a reputation for lasting deep into the later rounds of a fight where Krusher has never been before. On August 2nd everyone is dying to see whether Caparello can handle Sergey...
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2014 Commonwealth Games boxing: First week recap

The 2014 Commonwealth games are well underway in Glasgow. The fights have been coming thick and fast, with plenty of talking points and intrigue to match the talent in the ring. At the halfway stage, now is an appropriate time to recap what has happened thus far, and look ahead to the fights to come. Weight-Class Results Round-Up (winners in bold) Men's Light Flyweight Malaysia...
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Videos: HBO’s Harold Lederman previews weekend fights for Kovalev & Rios

HBO Boxing's Hey Harold series is back, which means so is Harold Lederman. Here, he previews the two headline fights from this weekend's HBO Boxing two-site card. First, he takes a look at Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves, and he also examines Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello. With the Rios vs. Chaves fight, Bam Bam is looking to establish himself as a legitimate contender...
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FNF preview: Undefeated Thomas Williams vs. Gabriel Campillo; Andre Dirrell makes return

The August 1 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature an IBF eliminator between Gabriel “Chico Guapo” Campillo (23-6-1, 9 KOs) and undefeated Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. (17-0, 12 KOs) in the 12-round main event. The winner of the fight will be ranked No. 2 by the IBF. Friday’s show from the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Wash., will air live at 9 p.m. ET and...
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Full undercard for Kovalev-Caparello: Isaac Chilemba, unbeatens Mikhayleko & Kownacki

Before live audiences at Revel Casino Hotel witness the match-up between the undefeated Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) and undefeated Australian challenger Blake "Il Capo" Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs), they will be treated to an undercard highlighted by the light heavyweight showdown between Isaac "Golden Boy" Chilemba (22-2-2, 9 KOs) and Cory...
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Video: Billy Joe Saunders calls out Chris Eubank Jr, support Frankie Gavin; Eubank Sr. says son will be better than Mayweather

The war of wars has continued between British fighters Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. In a pair of videos here, Saunders has some choice words for Eubank Jr. following his latest performance last weekend. Meanwhile, Eubank Jr's famous father, Chris Eubank, believes his son will be better than Floyd Mayweather. Also though, Saunders has a lot to say about close buddy...
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Unbeaten brothers Noel & Abel Gevor in action August 16

Hot and cold. Orthodox and southpaw stance. Noel and Abel Gevor - brothers, who could not be more different. Noel being the calm and quit one opposes Abel, who is acting far grittier. But they have one thing in common: the will to win. On August 16, both brothers will step into the ring to fight on the same card at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany. Trained by their...
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Top 3 opponents for Miguel Cotto: Who enhances his legacy the most?

What's next for Miguel Cotto? Miguel Cotto entered the ring against then lineal middleweight champion Sergio Martinez as an underdog. What happened from thereon in has been talked about in a variety of different ways. Some viewed Cotto's mauling of Martinez as confirmation that the Argentine was on his way out of the sport, with injuries and age catching up to him. Others...
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Fight Network celebrates U.S. launch: Will broadcast boxing, MMA & other combat sports

Last Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Fight Network hosted a private party at The Ainsworth for media, sponsors and television executives to celebrate its recent launch in the United States on Cablevision's Optimum TV (channel 464) in the Greater New York area. Photo (L-R) - Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Qulllin, unbeaten world heavyweight...
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German amateur Stefan Haertel makes pro debut on August 16

German amateur star Stefan Haertel will make his professional debut on August 16. The 26 year-old, who signed a long-term contract with Team Sauerland in May, will face Oleg Fedotovs (18-14, 12 KOs) at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany. Credit: Winfried Mausolf ‘’After many successful years as an amateur I am looking forward to this new challenge,’’ said the...
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Jason Escalera steps in to face unbeaten Norbert Nemesapati on FNF August 8th

Undefeated super middleweight Lennox Allen suffered a rib injury in training and has been forced to pull out of his upcoming ESPN Friday Night Fights eight-round co-feature bout against Hungarian teenage phenom Norbert Nemesapati (14-0, 13KOs) next Friday in Fallon, NV. In Allen's place will be the heavy-handed Puerto Rican brawler Jason "El Monstruo" Escalera (14-2...
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Carlos Carlson remains unbeaten with close majority decision win

Carlos Carlson (15-0, 10 KOs) earned a scrappy majority decision win against Jose Cen-Torres (13-5, 1 KO) in the "Locked n' Loaded" main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Scores were 77-75, 76-76, 77-75. While both boxers were active, it was Carlson that landed the most telling blows. Cen-Torres appeared to lose points by circumnavigating the ring...
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Gennady Golovkin proves he’s “The Real Deal”

Heretofore I think a spoonful of skepticism was appropriate when it came to sizing up Gennady Golovkin. Obviously the Kazah middleweight was quick, skilled, tough and powerful, all attributes one looks for in a knockout artist. Yet at the same time, a sensible observer would ask "who had GGG fought?" That last part is important, because any seasoned observer with a decent...
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WBC Heavyweight Hijinks: Bryant Jennings en route to title shot vs. Stiverne-Wilder winner

No true boxing fan holds any admiration for the alphabet soup organizations that control the title belts: the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and others. I must admit I sometimes find their antics amusing, in the sense that they add the colors of shameless stupidity and corruption to the modern history of the sport. Past that very mixed statement, there is nothing positive to say about them...
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What’s next for Golovkin: From Cotto to Canelo; Chavez Jr. to Froch

Saturday night, in front of a crowd of 8,572, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin took care of business against Daniel Geale. From the starting bell the Kazakhstan warrior dictated the tempo. But Daniel Geale looked determined to somehow make this fight go the distance. He landed a decent upper cut early in the round, and later landed a big right hook. In the later portions of the round,...
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More on Golovkin vs. Geale results: Fight photos, video highlights, quotes

Saturday night on HBO World Championship Boxing at Madison Square Garden in New York, Daniel Geale (30-3, 13 KOs) gave it his all, albeit in a very short amount of time, in a losing effort against Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs). Golovkin simply overwhelmed Geale with his power. He sent him down to the canvas with a big right hand, even after being hit flush first, and Geale...
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Live Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale HBO Boxing results from MSG

Golovkin vs. Geale Results Live from Ringside: Gennady "GGG" Golovkin takes on the toughest opponent of his career in Daniel "The Real Deal" Geale, on Saturday night, July 26th, live on HBO Boxing from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Right here, you'll be able to follow along with our live ringside coverage of the Golovkin vs. Geale results, along...
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Golden Boy to bring back Don Chargin

A member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame and one of the most respected figures in the sport, legendary matchmaker Don Chargin is back with the Golden Boy Promotions team, which is pleased to announce that it has retained his services and brought him back home. "Don is not just a legend of boxing, but a good friend and loyal advisor for years," said Oscar De La...
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