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Photos, videos & quotes: Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter final presser

Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before their anticipated welterweight title showdown this Saturday, June 25 in primetime as on CBS from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Live televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. and features undefeated super welterweights Jarrett Hurd and Oscar Molina in a 10-round rumble of rising contenders. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight of the Day: Hector Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza

    Date: February 3, 1990Card:Championship(s): WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship (Camacho)Venue: Boardwalk HallLocation: Atlantic City, New Jersey    
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Demetrius Andrade: I’ll fight anyone whose name starts with C & ends in O: Charlo brothers, Canelo, Cotto

A year after he was stripped of his world super welterweight title by the WBO, undefeated super welterweight Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade has repositioned himself off of his sensational June 11th stoppage of Willle “The Great” Nelson. The 28-year-old Andrade (23-0, 16 KOs) decked Nelson (25-3-1, 15 KOs) four times, finishing off his game opponent who’d never been knocked...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Porter: My Life As The Challenger For The Welterweight Title

On Saturday night current WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman will defend his title against Shawn Porter live and in primetime on CBS at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT). In advance of one of the biggest bouts of their lives, Thurman and Porter are sharing their stories from a first-person perspective in CBS Local Sports’ ‘My Life As’ series.   This is humongous. Even now I tell...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Ogogo: I’d love to fight Chris Eubank Jr

Anthony Ogogo (9-0, 5 KOs) is aiming for a stoppage victory against Frane Radnic (11-2, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at The O2 in London. The Olympic Bronze medalist returns to action following an impressive third-round technical knockout victory against Gary Cooper on May 28 at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, and the 27 year-old middleweight is eager to build momentum as he targets the big...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

George Groves: Martin Murray just isn’t good enough to beat me

George Groves (23-3, 18 KOs) says Martin Murray (33-3-1, 16 KOs) will not hear the final bell when the British boxers collide on Saturday night in a mouth watering WBA title final eliminator at The O2 in London. Groves has been respectful of his opponent in the build up to their super middleweight contest, but at yesterday’s press conference, the ‘Saint’ shared his prediction...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin next fight: 5 potential opponents

On April 23, Gennady Golovkin (35-0) knocked out his mandatory challenger, Dominic Wade (18-1), to extend his knockout streak to 22 straight and lift his knockout rate to 91 percent, the highest in middleweight history. Golovkin, who owns the IBO/IBF/WBA/WBC 160-pound belts, looks to get back in this ring in September. Most members of the boxing community are excited about a potential...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thurman vs. Porter predictions from welterweight fighters

Their peers in the welterweight division – world champions, former champions, contenders and top prospects – can’t pick a definitive winner between defending WBA 147-pound king Keith “One Time” Thurman (26-0, 22 KOs) and former world champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter (26-1-1, 16 KOs). The majority of the fighters polled – some of whom are potential opponents down the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Eubank plans to stop Tom Doran & put on a world class performance to earn bigger fights

Chris Eubank Sr. and Dave Coldwell clashed at a press conference today ahead of their charges Chris Eubank Jr and Tom Doran meeting for the British Middleweight title at The O2 on Saturday night – but the fighters say their focus is on their clash. Eubank Sr. and Coldwell got caught up in a heated exchange on how they manage the careers of their fighters, with the British boxing...
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Deontay Wilder expects Dominic Breazeale to push Anthony Joshua & make a good fight

Deontay Wilder says that Anthony Joshua’s IBF Heavyweight title clash with Dominic Breazeale is a 50-50 fight at The O2 in London on Saturday night. Wilder will be part of the Showtime team covering the fight from New York City and the WBC king will be on the edge of his seat as he cannot split champion or challenger as Joshua prepares to defend the title he landed in April with...
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Videos: Thurman vs. Porter keys to victory & highlight reel

Al Bernstein is back with his latest keys to victory, and here he is analyzing the Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter showdown, set to finally take a place this weekend. Take a look to see what he thinks both men need to do in order to emerge victorious. Bernstein says that Thurman needs to stay on his feet to keep away from the ropes. But he’ll need to throw with authority, and Porter...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter, Anthony Joshua And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Toot toot, it’s fight week! And not only is the flute-wielding, luscious-haired Keith Thurman taking on Shawn Porter, but Anthony Joshua is fighting Dominic Breazeale (in a match-up that figures to be significantly less competitive). That’s not even all. Read on to find out more. Keith Thurman vs Shawn Porter, Saturday, CBS, New York. Just a really good fight between two young...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Deontay Wilder & Chris Arreola meet face to face at LA presser

Heavyweight titlist Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola went face-to-face for the first time Tuesday at a Los Angeles press conference for their Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & showdown Saturday, July 16 from Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. The fighters were together at the Conga Room at L.A. Live after Wilder had hosted a press...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Keidel: Thurman-Porter Bout Puts Boxing Back In Primetime And The Public Eye

By Jason Keidel The fight between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter on June 25 is more than a welterweight title bout on a Saturday night. It’s the first time CBS will hoist the primetime boxing flag since Muhammad Ali fought Leon Spinks in February, 1978.  The symbolism now has sad, accidental heft with the recent death of Ali, whom many regard as the most important athlete of the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Full Thurman vs. Porter undercard for Saturday

The stacked undercard for the highly anticipated Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter welterweight showdown is complete and will feature a pair of popular Brooklyn fighters as heavyweight Adam Kownacki (13-0, 10 KOs) battles hard-hitting Jesse Barboza (11-1-1, 7 KOs) in an eight-round bout while crowd-pleasing featherweight Heather “The Heat” Hardy (16-0, 4 KOs) takes on Colorado...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder joins Showtime announcing team for Joshua vs. Breazeale

WBC Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder will join the Showtime announce team as an in-studio analyst for the presentation of the IBF Heavyweight title fight between undefeated Anthony Joshua and unbeaten challenger Dominic Breazeale on Saturday, June 25, live at 5:15 p.m. ET. The charismatic Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) will provide commentary and insight from a New York studio along with...
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Unbeaten Sammy Vasquez faces Luis Collazo on July 16th

Undefeated welterweight contender Sammy “The Sergeant” Vasquez Jr. (21-0, 15 KOs) is set to battle former world champion Luis Collazo (36-7, 19 KOs) in the 10-round co-main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX in primetime on Saturday, July 16 from Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. “This is a great opportunity for me and I’m looking forward to showcasing my talent...
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Videos: Watch Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter All Access parts 3 & 4

This Saturday, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter finally square off, headlining a primetime bout on the CBS network. Showtime has released a four part digital All Access series, with each segment being released online, roughly totaling a single 30-minute show. Right here, you’ll find the last two segments of the series, parts three and four. Take a look to see how training camp continues...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard & Tommy Hearns talk Thurman vs. Porter match

“The winner of Thurman-Porter will immediately move into the welterweight penthouse.” – Leonard “I know that Porter and Thurman both have the ability to get each other out of there. It’s going to be a matter of who gets to who first.” -Hearns Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas “Hitman” Hearns might be uniquely qualified to talk about what WBA welterweight champion Keith...
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Adrien Broner flaunts $165K chain

Adrien Broner isn’t undefeated like Floyd Mayweather Jr. was, but the young boxer is sure trying to spend like Money May does. He recently hit up Avianne Jewelry & Co. in New York City, and TMZ reports that he bought an $165K chain that is quite flashy. It sports 14 carats of yellow gold and 130 carats in VVS F-colored diamonds. F-colored diamonds are the most rare, and maybe...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rau'shee Warren ready for title rematch

Rau'shee Warren lost a contested match to Juan Carlos Payano, but now is ready for the rematch for the Bantamweight Title.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Bernstein on Thurman vs. Porter: This is a 50-50, fight fans fight

Hall Of Fame Boxing announcer Al Bernstein calls the June 25 Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter welterweight title match “a fight for the fans.” Al continued, “I call it that because it has all the elements of a match that resonates with boxing fans. It checks all the boxes, both men are in their prime, the contrasting styles in the ring should make it fascinating and both men are...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward fight finally set for Nov. 19

The much-anticipated showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward finally is coming to fruition, with the fight scheduled to take place Nov. 19 in Las Vegas.The battle of unbeatens will take place at T-Mobile Arena, Main Events CEO Kathy Duva told ESPN.com on Friday, as long as both fighters win their tune-up fights. Neither side has made the announcement, but both fighters' promoters...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder & Chris Arreola discuss July bout

Deontay Wilder was on stage at a press conference in Birmingham, AL and Chris Arreola via Skype from his training camp in San Diego to officially announce their heavyweight title showdown taking place Saturday, July 16 from the Legacy Arena live on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX. Both combatants were joined by promoters at the Legacy Arena where Wilder and Arreola will meet...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman & Shawn Porter talk upcoming clash

Shawn Porter and Keith Thurman held a conference call to discuss their upcoming bout. Find all the quotes here. Shawn Porter What’s up everybody? I want to thank everybody for putting this fight together, Lou DiBella, Stephen Espinoza for getting us on the CBS primetime, awesome time for boxing, awesome time for Team Porter. And definitely, definitely looking forward to this fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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