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Andre Ward: If I’m not successful against Alexander Brand, there is no fight with Sergey Kovalev

Pound-for-pound star Andre Ward will face power-punching Columbian Alexander Brand live on BoxNation in the UK on Saturday August 6th. The fight, taking place in Ward’s hometown of Oakland, California at the Oracle Arena comes hot on the heels of rival Sergey Kovalev’s unanimous points victory over Isaac Chilemba. Should Ward overcome the tricky and tough Brand then he is all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago

Next up for Terence Crawford: Manny Pacquiao

Promoter Bob Arum will likely match Pacquiao against junior welterweight champ Terence Crawford in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS -- It was a tale of the oldest of  boxing bromides, one  that probably dates back as far back as Cain and Abel: "Kill the body and head will die." But from the opening bell at the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday night to the...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Whicker: Mum's the word about possible Terence Crawford-Manny Pacquiao fight

LAS VEGAS -- Bob Arum expected Terence Crawford to beat Viktor Postol on Saturday night. When it happened, he was still speechless."I'm not talking to you guys anymore," Arum told writers after Crawford took Postol's WBO light-welterweight championship and kept his own WBA version. "From now on I'm Al Haymon.
Via LA Daily News
2 days ago

Terence Crawford taunts Viktor Postol on his way to winning title unification fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terence Crawford was so sure of his victory Saturday night that he spent part of the final round with his hands at his side, taunting Viktor Postol. What he’s not so sure of is that Manny Pacquiao will agree to his terms and fight him at 140 pounds in November. “It will be at 140, definitely,” Crawford said. “But I’m going on vacation now. We’re not...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Results: Fabian Maidana stops Jorge Maysonet

Undefeated prospect Fabian Maidana (10-0, 7 KOs) scored a seventh-round technical knockout victory over Jorge Maysonet Jr. (13-2, 11 KOs) Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN from the Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio. With his brother, former world champion Marcos Maidana, sitting at ringside, the Argentine-slugger overcame a slow start and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago

Crawford beats Postol in title unification fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) Terence Crawford was so sure of his victory Saturday night that he spent part of the final round with his hands at his side, taunting Viktor Postol. What he's not so sure of is that Manny Pacquiao will agree to his terms and fight him at 140 pounds in November. ''It will be at 140, definitely,'' Crawford said. ''But I'm going on vacation now. We're not worried...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Terence Crawford makes his case for Manny Pacquiao fight

LAS VEGAS —€” Terence Crawford was so sure of his victory Saturday night that he spent part of the final round with his hands at his side, taunting Viktor Postol.What he's not so sure of is that Manny Pacquiao will agree to his terms and fight him at 140 pounds in November."It will be at 140, definitely," Crawford said. "But I'm going on vacation now. We're not worried about...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Terence Crawford beats Viktor Postol in title unification fight

LAS VEGAS —€” Terence Crawford won both the fight and a possible ticket into the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes.Crawford turned in a dominating performance Saturday night in a battle of unbeaten champions, knocking Viktor Postol down twice on his way to a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision to put himself in the running for a fight with Pacquiao in November.Crawford took control...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Berridge steps in to face Eleider Alvarez

Undefeated No. 1 light heavyweight contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (19-0, 10 KOs) has found a solid boxer to face him on the July 29 card, now facing New Zealand southpaw slugger Robert “The Butcher” Berridge (27-4-1, 21 KOs). The event is headlined by the light heavyweight title fight between defending champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (27-1, 22 KOs) and challenger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

Beibut Shumenov still seeking WBA action to face Denis Lebedev

It has been more than a month since WBA titlist Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs), based on the publicized WBA Cruiserweight Tournament rules and regulations, petitioned the WBA to either declare a purse bid for a title fight between WBA Super cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, or strip Lebedev of his title belt for being non-compliant. Last July, Shumenov defeated B.J. Flores by...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol winner could be in line for Manny Pacquiao bout

LAS VEGAS – It’s a fight few people will see, which says nothing about the talents of Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol. Both are 140-pound champions. Both have been in 28 pro fights and won every one of them. And both could be in line for a...
Via The OC Register
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Crawford-Postol winner could be in line for Pacquiao bout

LAS VEGAS (AP) It's a fight few people will see, which says nothing about the talents of Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol. Both are 140-pound champions. Both have been in 28 pro fights and won every one of them. And both could be in line for a nice payday against Manny Pacquiao should they win Saturday night. That would ordinarily make their super lightweight showdown a fight...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Full HBO Boxing schedule updated through September

HBO Boxing has released and updated its upcoming fight calendar and schedule from this weekend through September. It showcases many of the biggest names in the sport, from Terence Crawford to Canelo Alvarez, along with Roman Gonzalez, Gennady Golovkin, Andre Ward, and more. Find the full schedule here and keep on checking back for all the updates on HBO’s pending events including...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago

Santa Cruz vs. Frampton conference call quotes & Mikey Garcia comeback video feature

Leo Santa Cruz, Carl Frampton, Mikey Garcia and his opponent Elio Rojas held a call to discuss their upcoming bouts. Plus, we have a video feature on the return of Garcia. Elio Rojas I would like to thank you all. I’m so very happy to be. I’m really glad that this fight is going to take place. I put it in the work and will be going in there strong. I had a great camp. L. DiBella...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago

Juergen Braehmer vs. Nathan Cleverly title fight set for October 1st

Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) will defend his WBA Light Heavyweight title against Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) on October 1 at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany. The fight has been a long time coming with the pair originally slated to meet in 2011 at the O2 in London before an eye injury forced Braehmer to withdraw. Four years later, the fighters were again close...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago

Results: Sergiy Derevyanchenko stops Sam Soliman

Unbeaten rising middleweight Sergiy “The Technician” Derevyanchenko (9-0, 7 KOs) knocked down Sam “King” Soliman (44-14, 18 KOs) three times before stopping the former world champion in the second round of the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes Thursday night from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. A 2008 Ukranian Olympian, Derevyanchenko...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago

Marco Huck vs. Ovill McKenzie set for Sept 24th in Germany

Ovill McKenzie will challenge Germany’s Marco Huck for the IBO Cuiserweight Title in Frankfurt live on BoxNation on Saturday September 24th. 31 year-old Huck, who holds the record for the most WBO World Title defenses alongside Johnny Nelson, came face-to-face with ‘The Upsetter’ at a press conference in Frankfurt yesterday. “Obviously, I was really excited once I was able...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago

Roman Gonzalez vs. Carlos Cuadras headlines Sept 10th; Kamegai vs. Soto-Karass rematch is co-feature

Following their epic 2016 “Fight of the Year” candidate fight this past April 15, at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai, (26-3-2, 23 KO’s)and Jesus “Renuente” Soto-Karass, (28-10-4, 18 KO’s), will meet in the ring once again on Saturday, September 10 for a highly anticipated re-match from the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago

Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith London presser quotes & notes

Liverpool’s Liam Smith came face-to-face with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez for a second time at the final stop on the Canelo vs. Smith international press tour. ‘Beefy’ puts it all on the line against pound-for-pound superstar Alvarez at the AT&T Stadium on Saturday September 17th, live in the UK on BoxNation. The undefeated Merseyside hero is looking to make a name for himself...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago

Boxer Adrien Broner jailed for not showing up for Ohio trial

CINCINNATI (AP) Boxer Adrien Broner was sentenced to 30 days in jail for failing to show up for his scheduled trial on assault and robbery charges. A court official confirmed Wednesday that a Hamilton County judge in Cincinnati sentenced the former WBA Super Lightweight champion Tuesday after finding him in contempt of court. Broner showed up later Tuesday, telling the judge he...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner reportedly appeared drunk, was late for court

Boxer Adrien Broner was given 30 days in jail by a judge on Tuesday after failing to show up on time for his trial on alleged felony assault and aggravated battery charges. Worst part of all, Broner described himself as feeling sick all morning and appeared “drunk” or “hungover” according to the presiding judge. Broner’s trial was scheduled to begin at 9:00 am in Hamilton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrien Broner sentenced to 30 days in jail for contempt

Per the Cincinnati Inquirer and Cincinnati.com, former world champion boxer Adrien Broner was sentenced to 30 days in jail for failing to show up to court in a timely manner for his scheduled trial.Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Robert Ruehlman found Broner, 26, in contempt of court.Broner was scheduled to stand trial Tuesday morning on charges of felonious assault and aggravated...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSoto boxer Errol Spence Jr. to square off against Leonard Bundu in welterweight world title eliminator

DeSoto boxer Errol Spence Jr. can secure a title shot with a win in his next bout.The 26-year-old Spence (20-0, 17 knockouts) will take on once-beaten contender Leonard Bundu (33-1-2, 12 knockouts) in a 12-round welterweight title eliminator that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Sunday, August 21, on NBC from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York...
Via SportsDay
7 days ago

A look back at Foxwoods fight history & Connecticut’s all-time best fighters

Connecticut may not have equal status with New York City or Las Vegas in terms of being a fight capital, but the Nutmeg State has produced five Hall-of-Famers with Foxwoods Resort Casino, located in Mashantucket, CT, hosting many of the sport’s greatest fighters and fights over the past two decades. Connecticut’s all-time greatest boxer is the late Willie “Will ‘o the Wisp”...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago

Errol Spence faces Leonard Bundu on NBC August 21, in time slot after Olympic basketball gold medal game

Undefeated rising star Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (20-0, 17 KOs) is set to take on once-beaten contender Leonard “The Lion” Bundu (33-1-2, 12 KOs) in a 12-round welterweight world title eliminator that headlines Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC Sunday, August 21 from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn. The action on NBC begins at 5 p.m. ET following...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago
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