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Andre Berto: I’m in the best shape I’ve ever been

Andre Berto hosted a conference call to discuss his upcoming challenge against Floyd Mayweather. Find all the questions and quotes here. Andre Berto Hello. What’s going on? I’m still at camp now, we’ve had a tremendous camp, a long camp and probably one of the best camps that I have ever been a part of. I am probably in the best shape that I have ever been in so I’m just...
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Darren Barker’s autobiography released Sept 16th

Matchroom Boxing’s Middleweight titlist Darren Barker is set to publish his autobiography. A Dazzling Darkness: The Darren Barker Story will be available in stores and on Amazon starting on September 16. It tells the remarkable story of how Darren recovered from the tragedy of losing his talented boxing brother Gary in a car accident, with help from mentor and trainer Tony Sims...
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Roy Jones training Fedor Chudinov as he preps for his own fight on Sept 12th

The legendary Roy Jones Jr. is now training Fedor Chudinov for his bout against Frank Buglioni on Saturday September 26th at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Jones is currently in Russia training Chudinov for his first defense of the belt that he won against Felix Sturm. Meanwhile, Jones is prepping himself for his own upcoming fight, held in the UK. The 46-year-old from Pensacola, Florida...
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APB championship matches set for September

AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) World Championships are set for September following the wrap-up of the Cycle I Round 2 matches, Champions and Challengers will meet to contest the 12 round APB Championship matches. “The entire sporting world is eagerly awaiting the APB World Championship matches which are set to produce the most spectacular boxing matches of this season. With world class...
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Dirrell-Rubio, McDonnell-Kameda workout photos & quotes

Premier Boxing Champions on CBS fighters held a workout on Thursday t the PAL Gym in Corpus Christi as they prepare for their Sunday, September 6 showdowns at American Bank Center. The event is headlined by Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell (27-1-1, 22 KOs) taking on Mexico’s Marco Antonio “El Veneno” Rubio (59-7-1, 51 KOs) and features the rematch between Jamie McDonnell (26-2...
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Manny Pacquiao inching towards retirement & run for President of Philippines

While we’re most concerned with Manny Pacquiao’s future in the boxing ring, his life and career beyond the squared circle seems to be headed in a predictable direction, with a Presidential run in the Philippines in 2022. Of course, that chatter is nothing new — we’ve been talking about Pacquiao’s inevitable run for President of the Philippines for years. This latest speculation...
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Timothy Bradley parts with Joel Diaz, but why?

Timothy Bradley has split with trainer Joel Diaz, the only man he’s worked with since the start of his professional career. It seems like odd timing, coming off a nice win over a young, unbeaten fighter in Jessie Vargas, reestablishing himself in the loaded welterweight division. So the question to ask is, why would Bradley switch trainers now? Fighters and trainers typically split...
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Top 3 important questions for analyzing Cotto vs. Canelo

Early Look at Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez: Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez have only just begun training for their upcoming clash. Though it’s no longer for our middleweight title, thanks to being contested at a catchweight of 157 lbs, it’s a huge fight with major implications, and hopefully, plenty of action. Of course, it’s never too early to start analyzing the fight...
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Liam Walsh vs. Petr Petrov set for Oct 10th; winner faces Flanagan-Magdaleno winner for WBO strap

Boxcino 2014 winner Petr “Zar” Petrov (36-4-2, 17 KO’s) will fight undefeated Liam Walsh (19-0, 13 KO’s) in a WBO Lightweight elimination bout on October 10th in Manchester, England. The winner of the fight will be the mandatory challenger for the winner of the WBO title bout between Terry Flanagan and Diego Magdaleno, which will take place on the same card on October 10...
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Lamont Peterson vs. Felix Diaz set for Oct 17th in Virginia

Lamont Peterson (33-3-1, 17 KOs) will return to the ring near his Washington D.C. home as he takes on 2008 Olympic Gold medalist from the Dominican Republic Felix Diaz Jr. (17-0, 8 KOs) in a 12-round bout on Premier Boxing Champions on NBC on Saturday, October 17 from EagleBank Arena at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. The televised co-main event begins at 4 p.m. ET...
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Tasif Khan added to undercard of Roy Jones fight Sept 12th

Bradford’s Tasif Khan is just over a week away from the biggest fight of his career to date, when he faces two time Commonwealth title challenger, Ghana’s Isaac Quaye, at the Aintree Equestrian Centre on Saturday, September 12th, as part of the event headlined by Roy Jones Jr’s first ever UK fight, against Tony Moran. Khan, who only returned to the fray, following a twenty...
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Providence police offer Jon Smith back in the ring Sept 18th at Twin River

Jon Smith always knew he wanted to be a police officer, but even after a full year on the force, a job that required more than a year of training and sacrifice, the sweet science is the one suspect he can’t apprehend. More than three years since his professional debut, the 26-year-old Smith, a full-time officer with the Providence Police Department and a Cranston, R.I., native...
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Joe “Irish Bomber” Smith headlines Rockin Fights Sept 11 at The Paramount

Star Boxing presents another installment of the “Rockin’ Fights” series Friday, September 11th, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. Headlining once again will be the hard hitting, hard charging, Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith Jr. (18-1 15KO’s), Mastic, NY taking on veteran spoiler Dion Savage, (12-7 6KO’s), Flint, MI in a scheduled 10 round Light Heavyweight matchup....
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Julian Williams vs. Luciano Cuello headlines Sept 22 at Sands Bethlehem

Philadelphia’s unbeaten rising star Julian “J-Rock” Williams (20-0-1, 12 KOs) will fight near his hometown when he takes on Argentina’s Luciano “El Principito” Cuello (35-3, 17 KOs) in an 10-round super welterweight showdown at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, PA. on Tuesday, September 22 as the main event of TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FOX Sports 1. The telecast...
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Mercito Gesta, Julian Ramirez, Marcelino Lopez featured on Matthysse-Postol undercard

Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-2, 16 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. and Marcelino “Nino” Lopez (31-1-1, 16 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina have been added to the non-televised undercard of Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Oct. 3 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Gesta will face Martin “El Brochas” Honorio (32-9-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico, in a classic Philippines...
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Full Trout vs. Hernandez undercard for Sept 8th at Hollywood Palladium

Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Ahmed Elbiali (11-0, 10 KOs) takes on Brazil’s Fabiano “Pit Bull” Pena (11-2-1, 8 KOs) in an eight-round bout while undefeated welterweight Eddie Ramirez (9-0, 7 KOs) faces former titleholder Cristobal Cruz (40-17-3, 24 KOs) in exciting undercard action live from the Hollywood Palladium on Tuesday, September 8. The September 8 event is...
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Caleb Plant makes quick return to action on Sept 22nd

Undefeated Middleweight prospect Caleb “Sweet Hands” Plant (9-0, 8 KOs) makes a speedy return to the ring on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports 1 card headlined by Julian Williams vs. Luciano Cuello, will be opened by Plant, with the telecast beginning at 9PM ET. With seven first round...
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Unbeaten Ahmed Elbiali featured on Trout-Hernandez undercard Sept 8th

On Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California, undefeated light heavyweight power puncher Ahmed Elbiali (11-0, 10 KOs) is scheduled to fight on the televised portion of the Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports 1 card headlined by Austin Trout (29-2, 16 KOs) vs. Joey Hernandez (24-3-1, 14 KOs). Elbiali will face an Fabiano Pena (12-3-1, 8 KOs...
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Results from last week’s Brooklyn Brawl card, Cornelius Lock scores KO3 over Alex Miskirtchian

Boxing came back to Coney Island last Tuesday night, and by all accounts, it was a smashing success. Promoter Dmitriy Salita put together a 10-bout Brooklyn Brawl card, and fans assembled at the Brooklyn Cyclones’ MCU Park enjoyed the shocker ending to the main event. Veteran Cornelius “Lightning” Lock of Flatbush, Brooklyn, found a home for a nasty left hand, and finished...
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Jamie McDonnell: I’ll stop Kameda this time, then I want Scott Quigg

Jamie McDonnell says he will KO Tomoki Kameda in their WBA Bantamweight title rematch in Texas on Sunday September 6 before moving up to Super Bantamweight to face WBA champ Scott Quigg. McDonnell defends his belt against Kameda in a rematch of their gripping encounter in May, where the Doncaster man claimed off the canvas in the third round to outpoint the previously unbeaten...
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Bradley Skeete has eyes on European welterweight strap next

Bradley Skeete insists that the pending 2015-16 campaign is the one when he’ll finally land a major title. The 6ft 1in boxer from Alan Smith’s iBox gym in Bromley has compiled a 20-1 pro log and a number seven world ranking with the WBO. But the 27 year old, who was narrowly edged out by Frankie Gavin in a November 2014 challenge for the British and Commonwealth straps, insists...
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Juergen Braehmer ready to deliver “devastating performance” this Saturday

Juergen Braehmer (46-2, 34 KOs) insists he is in peak physical condition ahead of his WBA Light Heavyweight title defense against Konni Konrad (21-1-1, 11 KOs) on Saturday, September 5 at the EnergieVerbund Arena in Dresden, Germany. At today’s pre-fight press conference, the evergreen champion revealed his pleasure at a perfect training camp heading in to his fifth successive...
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Kell Brook faces Diego Chaves in Sheffield on October 24

Kell Brook will defend his IBF Welterweight title against Diego Chaves at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on October 24. Brook makes the third defense of his crown at his hometown fortress after ‘The Special One’ forced mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan to retire after four rounds of his first defense there in March and then faced Frankie Gavin in his second defense in London...
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ESPN gets big ratings for Santa Cruz vs. Mares

The third edition of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN headlined by Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares on Saturday, Aug. 29, delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since February 1998. Santa Cruz scored majority decision win over Abner Mares, in an action-packed bout in which over 2,000 combined punches were thrown. The Santa Cruz vs. Mares ratings are ESPN’s highest since a...
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Joe Frazier statue to be unveiled in Philadelphia on Sept 12th

XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is set to unveil a new 12-foot bronze statue commemorating Joe Frazier, one of the most iconic Philadelphia athletes in history, during a free, open-to-the-public ceremony at XFINITY Live! on Saturday, September 12 at 1 p.m. XFINITY Live! and Joe Hand Promotions were the lead contributors for this memorial. Statue artist Stephen Layne recreated Frazier...
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