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Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia kickoff presser replay

Adrien Broner (33-2, 24 KO’s) and Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KO’s) have a date in Brooklyn on July 29th for a Super Lightweight showdown on Showtime. Get prepared by watching the kickoff presser below. The post Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia kickoff presser replay appeared first on fightbooth.
Via Fight Booth
8 days ago

Idle Notes: Top Rank/ESPN, Holiday Bowl, Solheim Cup

ESPN will air a Manny Pacquiao fight next month, in what may be the beginning of a new relationship with Top Rank boxing. In other news, Fox Sports 1 has acquired the Holiday Bowl, and the LPGA’s Solheim Cup is getting over-the-air exposure. ESPN to Air Pacquiao Fight, on Verge of Top Rank Deal ESPN [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
8 days ago

WATCH: The hype begins for Adrien Broner VS Mikey Garcia at Barclays Center

Adrien Broner (33-2) will square off against Mikey Garcia (36-0) on Saturday, July 29th at Barclays Center.
Via SNY
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner goes on rant about being underdog vs Garcia in pre-fight presser (VIDEO)

Adrien Broner spent some time Tuesday lobbying why he shouldn’t be a five-to-one underdog in his upcoming fight against Mikey Garcia, but didn’t do a great job of it.Broner went on a rant that basically entailed him having more money than many others, which is why they “hate on him,” apparently. Because he has “cold hard cash.”“Even a monkey needs cash,” Broner said...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennedy Golovkin: The real thing in boxing

NEW YORK — Think about this as the real fight. Forget that “event” three weeks earlier that is making such a splash. The middleweight bout in Las Vegas on Sept. 16 between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez is all about boxing. Showdown, not showtime. Sure, Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement to face mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor on Aug. 26 in a matchup...
Via The Denver Post
7 days ago

Brook to return this year after successful eye surgery

Kell Brook has vowed to return to the ring by the end of the year after a successful operation on his fractured right eye socket. Brook sustained the injury in his clash with Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield in May where he lost his IBF Welterweight crown to the American in front of a huge crowd at the home of Sheffield United FC. The Special One was hampered by the eye...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago

Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin slam Mayweather vs. McGregor super fight

Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Boxer Jermain Taylor fails to appear at court hearing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has ruled in favor of the cousin of world champion boxer Jermain Taylor regarding a 2014 shooting incident after the former Olympian didn’t appear at a court hearing. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2s3BGiB ) reports that Taylor is currently serving a six-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to nine felony charges...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

Boxer Jermain Taylor fails to appear at court hearing

Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao arrives in Australia, set for title fight vs Horn

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao was expected to attend church and have a light training session in Brisbane on Sunday after arriving late Saturday for his July 2 world title fight defense against Australian Jeff Horn. The reigning WBO welterweight titleholder left his hometown of General Santos City in the Philippines and landed at Brisbane International Airport on Saturday...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world title bout in the quiet, outer suburbs. It’s a contrast that suits the 29-year-old former Australian schoolteacher, who is doing everything...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

10 Year Anniversary – Greatest Fights – Part 1

2007 featured a few good fights for Boxing. Here I want to revisit some of the best fights of that year, and the impact that those matches made on the fight game moving forward. 9/29/2007 – Kelly Pavlik vs Jermain Taylor for the Middleweight Championship During this period for boxing the middleweight division wasn’t as dominant as it were in the past few years. Roy Jones, Hopkins...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago

Brother of legendary Mexican fight Julio Cesar Chavez killed

Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brother of boxer Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home in Mexico

Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez's brother murdered in attempted robbery

Julio Cesar Chavez and his entire family are in mourning after his brother, Rafael Chavez, was shot and killed in an armed robbery at his home in Mexico.“Sinaloa state prosecutor Juan Jose Rios said in a news conference that two men entered the rear of Rafael Chavez’s house in Culiacan on Sunday night. One was armed and demanded money. Some amount of money was handed over, but...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

BRISBANE, Australia — While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world title bout in the quiet, outer suburbs. It’s a contrast that suits the 29-year-old former Australian schoolteacher, who is doing everything possible...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Boxer Tyson Fury thinks McGregor will knock out Mayweather in 35 seconds

Tyson Fury weighed in with his two cents on the Mayweather-McGregor fight and the undefeated boxer thinks it will be a quick bout, but not in the way most are thinking.As we get closer to the anticipated fight between the boxing legend and UFC Lightweight Champion, seemingly everyone associated with both sports has given their thoughts on how it will go. The overwhelming majority...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao going big, or going bust in the Battle of Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Freddie Roach is ready to narrow down Manny Pacquiao’s options following the WBO welterweight championship fight against Jeff Horn: Think about another shot at Floyd Mayweather, or think about retirement. The 11-time world champion is putting his WBO belt on the line Sunday against the 29-year-old Australian, a school teacher who is in the biggest bout...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Manny Pacquiao: Mayweather-McGregor fight ’could be very boring'

Via FOX Sports
18 hours ago

Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn – Fight Preview

Manny Pacquiao, one of Boxing’s all-time greats will step into the ring this weekend with a few questions surrounding his appearance. In the aftermath of his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr, (Pacquiao injured his rotator cuff in his right shoulder weeks leading up to the fight and had surgery the day after the fight) Pacquiao’s popularity amongst casual fans dwindled. Of course,...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago

Manny Pacquiao going big, or going bust in the Battle of Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia — Freddie Roach is ready to narrow down Manny Pacquiao’s options following the WBO welterweight championship fight against Jeff Horn: Think about another shot at Floyd Mayweather, or think about retirement. The 11-time world champion is putting his WBO belt on the line Sunday against the 29-year-old Australian, a school teacher who is in the biggest bout of...
Via The Denver Post
14 hours ago

Pacquiao says McGregor 'has no chance' against Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are training for the latest hyped fight of a lifetime, and the anticipation continues to rise from the boxing and MMA worlds. The pay-per-view is widely expected to do huge numbers, but there is one person who seems to be lacking in the hoopla and excitement. That man is Manny Pacquiao.Pacquiao, having battled with Mayweather once before in 2015...
Via The Comeback
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao camp predicting “short and sweet” WBO title fight

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao isn’t saying it publicly, preferring not to dwell too much on landing a knockout blow. But his trainer, Freddie Roach, isn’t pulling any punches: Roach reckons the WBO welterweight world championship fight against Jeff Horn on Sunday will be “short and sweet.” “Manny is in great shape,” Roach said Wednesday. “He doesn’t...
Via MyNorthwest.com
14 hours ago
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