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Tony Luis: Derry Mathews did enough to survive, but not win

Canadian lightweight Tony “Lightning” Luis (19-3, 7 KOs) says he’s disappointed with the scoring of his unanimous decision loss last weekend to Derry Mathews (38-9-2, 20 KOs) in Matthews’ hometown of Liverpool, England, but won’t let it deter him from his goals. Despite taking the fight on three days’ notice, Luis seemed to outwork Matthews in most rounds and would probably...
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Danny Roman sparring with Leo Santa Cruz

Super bantamweight Danny Roman (12-2-1, 5 KOs) recently took in a world-class boxing lesson, courtesy of three intense sparring sessions totaling sixteen rounds against Leo Santa Cruz. “Defensively, Leo was spectacular,” said Roman, who fights the veteran Giovanni Caro in Friday’s 8-round “Locked n’ Loaded” co-main event from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. ...
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Boyd Melson to headline May 8th Broadway Boxing in Westchester

In February, for the first time, DiBella Entertainment brought its Broadway Boxing series to the suburbs of Westchester County. The result was a sold-out event and a huge hit amongst fans. On Friday, May 8th, the series will once again return to the beautiful Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY, with another exciting nine-bout card. Headlining the card will be the much-anticipated...
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John Thompson discusses upcoming Boxcino finals clash with Brandon Adams

John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson has begun preparations for his May 22 Boxcino final bout against Brandon Adams. (17-1, 12 KO’s). The fight will take place on Friday, May 22 in Corona, California and will live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thompson is in Virginia, training under Kay Koroma and he is looking to win the prestigious tournament against Thompson in the 10-round bout at...
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Gary Stark Jr. will headline May 15th show in Brooklyn

Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions will be bringing another fight card to the Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Friday, May 15th, with super featherweight Gary “Kid” Stark Jr. (23-3, 8 KOs) slated to end a nearly five-year layoff against Jose Valderama of Puerto Rico. This show, titled Last Man Standing, will continue the initiative of Uprising Promotions to KO Autism, with proceeds...
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Videos: Pacquiao full fights vs. Cotto, De La Hoya, Bradley plus Mayweather-Pacquiao preview shows

Right here we have a great collection of material to keep you busy as the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight quickly approaches. That’s highlighted by the full fight videos of Pacquiao’s performances against Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya, and Timothy Bradley, in their second match. After those, we have a wide selection of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao preview videos as well...
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Steve Cunningham signs with Al Haymon

Former two-time world cruiserweight champion and current Heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham has signed with adviser Al Haymon. Cunningham of Philadelphia is excited about the prospects for his future. “I’m looking forward to working with Al, he’s a genius at what he does. I’ve been watching him for several years and seeing all that he accomplishes for his fighters...
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Klara Svensson: I’ll break Farias down physically & mentally

On May 2, it will be the ‘Princess’ versus the ‘Panther’ when Klara Svensson (15-0, 5 KOs) challenges Erica Anabella Farias (21-1, 10 KOs) for the WBC Female Light Welterweight title at the Frederiksberg-Hallerne in Copenhagen. Although, Svensson may possess the looks and demeanor of royalty outside the ring, once she steps into the squared circle the 27 year-old is promising...
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Canelo Alvarez workout photos & quotes; Also Gesta, Orozco & Molina

Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) hosted a media workout on Monday, April 20 at the House of Boxing in San Diego in advance of his fight against Texas titan James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) on May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas and telecast live on HBO World Championship Boxing ®. Canelo Alvarez, Former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight...
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More details on DeGale vs. Dirrell; set for Boston on May 23

A Memorial Day weekend showdown takes center stage when Olympic stars battle it out as 2004 Bronze medalist for the United States Andre Dirrell (24-1, 16 KOs) meets 2008 Gold medalist for Great Britain James DeGale (20-1, 14 KOs) in a super middleweight bout as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC comes to Boston on Saturday, May 23 live on NBC and NBCSN in the US, and live on Sky...
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao updates: Referee & judges named, still no tickets

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight is less than two weeks away. Yet, things are far from settled. For instance, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao tickets still have not been released.Of course, the outrageous projected face value of the tickets meant that they were never going to be “released” to begin with. This wouldn’t be a public sale of tickets, with fans getting an opportunity...
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Paulie Malignaggi returns vs. Danny O’Connor on Khan-Algieri undercard in Brooklyn

Former two-division champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) returns to the ring in his hometown to face the skilled Danny O’Connor (25-2, 9 KOs) as the televised co-feature for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike TV on Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT live from Barclays Center. This fight will be part of an explosive evening headlined by boxing superstar...
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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao set to join legendary lore of great welterweight fights

It has often been said that “as the heavyweight division goes, so goes boxing,” but that has not always been the case and, in fact, might not even be valid when viewed from a comprehensive perspective dating back to the late 19th century. In Boxing, German author Bertram Job’s epic, 420-page coffee-table dissertation on all aspects of the sweet science, he writes that, “Elegance...
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Weekend World Series of Boxing round-up; plus AIBA Olympic qualifier set for Turkey

Ukraine Otamans defeat Russian Boxing Team in a classic WSB contest An excellent night of World Series of Boxing (WSB) action in Kyiv was won by Ukraine Otamans who defeated Russian Boxing Team 3-2. This was an important result for Ukraine after Mexico Guerreros won earlier in the day, and after retaking third in the Group A table, they are now just two points behind the Russian...
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Tony Luis, Dennis Hogan, Jarrell Miller all slate for June 26 card in Niagara Falls

Professional boxing is returning to Niagara Falls, NY. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Greg Cohen Promotions, in compliance with the Seneca Nation of Indians Athletic Commission, announced today that an installment of the popular “Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network” series will be presented in the Seneca Niagara Event Center on Friday, June 26. The night’s card...
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Full recap from Derry Mathews’ win over Tony Luis

Frank Warren presented  World Championship Boxing from the Echo Arena, Liverpool, headlined by Derry Mathews challenge for the vacant-interim WBA title strap against Tony Luis. Fight # 1 – 18:30 hrs 4 X 3 Minute Rounds International Flyweight Contest ANDREW CAIN WTKO2 (2:16) PATRICK BARTOS Top amateur Andrew Cain, from the talent packed Everton Red Triangle gym, opens his professional...
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Amateur rivals Buglioni & Markham each looking for KO win

Super middleweight punchers Frank Buglioni and Lee Markham will be looking for the KO when they collide at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday May 9th. The rivals are 1-1 in the amateurs ranks and will use their first clash in the pros as a settler to decide who really is the best. Buglioni defends his WBO European title for the second time and aims for his fifth straight win since...
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Full Dirrell-Jack & Jacobs-Truax card includes Roberto Garcia, Artur Szpilka

A slew of local favorites and exciting fighters come to UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Friday, April 24 as part of a stacked undercard topped by hard-punching Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (36-3, 23 KOs) battling James Stevenson (22-1, 15 KOs) in the first televised bout and heavyweight bruiser Artur Szpilka (17-1, 12 KOs) taking on Ty Cobb (18-6, 10 KOs). These exciting undercard...
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Opponent name for Anthony Joshua’s May 9th stay busy fight

Anthony Joshua will face Rafael Zumbano Love in his Midlands debut at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9. Joshua returned to action in Newcastle on April 4 with a third round stoppage win over American Jason Gavern, and the Olympic Heavyweight gold medal hero will be looking to sharpen his tools in explosive fashion in Birmingham before facing Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson...
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More weekend results: Joe Smith wins at Rockin Fights; Hogan & Barroso win on CBS Sports; Harrison & Farmer shine on FNF

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing Light Heavyweight Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith Jr. lived up to his nickname as he stopped Cory ” Black Ice” Cummings in two thrilling rounds to capture the vacant IBA Continental Americas Light Heavyweight title before a standing room only crowd last night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. There was no feeling out process in this one...
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Photos: Hollywood Manny Pacquiao hangs with Sylvester Stallone

There was a boxing Hall of Famer at the Wild Card Gym earlier in the week. His name is Sylvester Stallone, and Rocky himself was there to check out Manny Pacquiao putting the work with trainer Freddie Roach as they prep for the May 2nd fight against Floyd Mayweather. That’s now just two weeks away, so intensity has been amped in training, and Pacquiao should be close to peaking...
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Photos & video highlights: Andrzej Fonfara stops Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

Confident and determined, Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (27-3, 16 KOs) spoiled the ring return of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) in resounding fashion Saturday night, flooring the former middleweight champion one time en route to a one-sided ninth-round TKO in the main event on Showtime. Fonfara, of Chicago by way of Radon, Poland, dropped Chavez, of Culiacan...
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Lucas Matthysse edges Ruslan Provodnikov; Terence Crawford stops Thomas Dulorme

Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York was treated to a historic sold out match-up between two of the most exciting gladiators in boxing as Lucas “La Maqina”” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KO’s) took a majority decision victory over “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17 KO’s) in a 12-round junior welterweight bout on the split-site doubleheader on HBO Boxing...
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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Andrzej Fonfara weigh-in results & photos

Saturday night on Showtime from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andrzej Fonfara headlines their fight card. The weigh-in for the event was held this afternoon, and right here, you can find the full Chavez Jr vs. Fonfara weigh-in results and photos. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR.: 171 ½ Pounds ANDRZEJ FONFARA: 171...
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Ishe Smith vs. Cecil McCalla during Mayweather-Pacquiao fight week in Vegas

Just two days before the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather Promotions will give boxing fans a treat when they present the “Sin City Showdown” on Thursday, April 30 headlined by Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (26-7, 12 KOs) taking on the hard-fighting Cecil McCalla (20-1, 7 KOs) live on a special Thursday edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights from the...
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