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Weights from Macau: Yang vs. Cuenca, Tso, Donaire, Shafikov

Bright and early on Saturday morning, with fights streaming live in the U.S. beginning at 6 am Eastern, the Macau fight card presented by Top Rank will take place – Victory at the Venetian. The event is headlined by IK Yang taking on the unbeaten Cesar Cuenca, and also features Nonito Donaire, Denis Shafikov, Jose Ramirez and Rex Tso. Here, find the full weigh-in results for the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price comments on Klitschko-Fury, still wants a Tyson Fury fight

Liverpool heavyweight David Price will face his toughest test since his shock defeats to Tony Thompson two years ago when he challenges for the European title. He takes on undefeated Erkan Teper, in a fight that can see him begin to rise back among the top names at heavyweight. His losses to American Thompson in 2013 were a major setback for Price, who was being tipped as one of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Final presser photos & quotes: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Carl Frampton, Chris Arreola

Fighters competing on the huge Premier Boxing Champions on CBS and Showtime cards held a final press conference Thursday before they enter the ring this Saturday, July 18 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The evening event features Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) returning to the ring to face Marco Reyes (33-2, 24 KOs). In the co-main event, Puerto Rican...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next for Andre Ward?

The biggest question for Andre “SOG” (Son of God) Ward heading into his fight on June 20 against Paul “Real Gone Kid” Smith from England was whether or not he..... The post What’s Next For Andre Ward? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury set for October 24th in Dusseldorf

The long-rumored and anticipated Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury heavyweight championship clash has been made official. The reigning heavyweight champion, Klitschko, will defend his titles against Fury at ESPIRIT Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany, on October 24th.  The arena is the home stadium of the German football club Fortuna Düsseldorf with a capacity of almost 55,000 seats...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Carl Frampton And Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.

 It’s a boxer. Geddit? I dunno, just trying to lighten the mood in a week without many competitive fights. Oh, there are fights — there are lots of fights. Just none of them are very hard to pick at all. Read on and we’ll give you the lowdown. Carl Frampton vs Alejandro Gonzalez, Jr., Saturday, CBS, El Paso Tx. OK, bear with me here because this is pretty complicated. On...
Via Bloguin Best
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Carl Frampton And Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.

 It’s a boxer. Geddit? I dunno, just trying to lighten the mood in a week without many competitive fights. Oh, there are fights — there are lots of fights. Just none of them are very hard to pick at all. Read on and we’ll give you the lowdown. Carl Frampton vs Alejandro Gonzalez, Jr., Saturday, CBS, El Paso Tx. OK, bear with me here because this is pretty complicated. On...
Via The Queensbury Rules
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch Announces Retirement Via Twitter

And with that, the Cobra makes his way to greener pastures… On Monday, via twitter, Carl “the Cobra” Froch announced his official retirement from boxing. After spending 15 years in the ring as a professional, he is hanging up his gloves once in for all. Froch’s only defeats in his 13-year professional career came against Mikkel Kessler in 2010 and American Andre Ward in 2011...
Via BadCulture
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Carl Froch or Joe Calzaghe have the better career?

In the last week, we have witnessed the retirement of undeniable British great Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch. But today we assess his career in correlation to that of Welsh wizard Joe Calzaghe. The long-time public rivals unfortunately never squared off, so we didn’t get a chance to see how they stacked up directly. Instead, we’ll analyze the careers and see who will have the historical...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marco Antonio Barrera to attend Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction August 8th

Marco Antonio Barrera, a fierce competitor whose nickname of ‘The Baby Faced Assassin’ defined his fighting style, confirmed that he will attend the third Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony, Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace. He will be among the other notable boxers who have confirmed their attendance, including Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Felix Trinidad, Roger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

We’ll all (begrudgingly) watch Mayweather vs. Berto

It's official, Floyd Mayweather will fight once again on September 12th versus Andre Berto. Because nothing else will be on, everyone will watch this fight. The post I Guess We’ll All Begrudgingly Watch Floyd Mayweather Vs. Andre Berto On Sept. 12 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Arthur Abraham: There will be no questions remaining after 4th Stiegtliz fight

Actions speak louder than words – at least that was the motto at today’s final press conference ahead of the ‘Final Showdown’ between WBO Super Middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham (42-4, 28 KOs) and Robert Stieglitz (47-4-1, 27 KOs) on Saturday night at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. Summarizing the fighter’s fourth world championship contest, promoter Kalle...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather to fight Andre Berto in September

For all the talk about Floyd Mayweather supposedly wanting an “easy” fight come September, it looks like he may be getting his wish. Michael Woods of The Sweet Science broke the news Tuesday that the five-division champion is officially slated to fight Andre Berto on September 12. The bout will be broadcast on CBS instead...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Lee vs. Billy Joe Saunders set for September 19th in Limerick, Ireland

An opening press conference was held today to officially announce and formalize the details for the middleweight clash between WBO titlist Andy Lee and undefeated challenger Billy Joe Saunders. Lee vs. Saunders will take place on Saturday, September 19th in Ireland, and tickets are now on sale. Lee and Saunders will collide in a huge clash for that side of the pond, at the spectacular...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch officially announces retirement

Carl Froch has today announced that he is retiring from boxing. Froch has brought down the curtain on a sensational career during which he twice won the WBC title, as well as the WBA and IBF belts. In 35 fights, Carl was the victor in 33 with 24 by knock out, for a final record of 33-2, 24 KOs. His final fight was his most memorable, defeating arch-rival George Groves in a rematch...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Are You Ready For Rigondeaux vs. Lomachenko?

CORK, Ireland – According to a Monday press release, talks are full steam ahead for a fight that would pit current unified bantamweight champion and former two-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux against two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and current WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko against each other. Not only would this match-up pit two highly skilled, pedigreed...
Via BadCulture
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video interview with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. & new trainer Robert Garcia

“It’s not that he couldn’t do it or he didn’t want to do it, he just needed that one person to be in charge.” – Robert Garcia on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Robert Garcia has entered Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s corner at the “perfect moment” the son of the Mexican legend tells Showtime Sports reporter Mark Kriegel in a sit-down interview. Right here, watch a clip of the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: Foot ready to upset Eggington; Hatton congratulates Flanagan; Ogogo back in action Saturday

Foot: Eggington is in for a shock in Manchester Glenn Foot has told Sam Eggington that he is the first ‘live’ opponent he’s faced – and the Sunderland man says he’ll take his Commonwealth Welterweight title and the vacant British title when they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday. Foot has had to battle hard to get into range for a major title fight having battled...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for Manny Pacquiao?

Things have been quiet with Manny Pacquiao over the past two months since his disappointing defeat to Floyd Mayweather. He’s had surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff on his right shoulder, and the recovery from that procedure will keep him on the shelf through the end of 2015. He’s eager to get back into the ring in 2016, although there have been no firm plans announced as to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman calls out Floyd Mayweather after win

Keith Thurman won a fight on Saturday night, and now he’s trying to win a sweepstakes. The Floyd Mayweather sweepstakes. Following an eighth round TKO win over Luis Collazo in Tampa, Thurman called out Mayweather in hopes of scoring a fight with the braggadocios star. “I’m a young, strong champion, Floyd. Come get it!” Thurman...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

One Time Too Many: Luis Collazo Quits On His Stool, Keith Thurman Celebrates Like He Actually Caused It

Fighting with one eye is better than not fighting at all. — Pawel Wolak (@PawelWolak) July 12, 2015 That was former ESPN Friday Night Fights stalwart Pawel Wolak’s take immediately following Luis Collazo’s surrender to Keith Thurman on the debut “Premier Boxing Champions” offering on ESPN from the USF Sundome in Tampa, Fla. Thurman (26-0, 22 KO) started by boxing smartly...
Via The Queensbury Rules
21 days ago  |  Discuss

One Time Too Many: Luis Collazo Quits On His Stool, Keith Thurman Celebrates Like He Actually Caused It

Fighting with one eye is better than not fighting at all. — Pawel Wolak (@PawelWolak) July 12, 2015 That was former ESPN Friday Night Fights stalwart Pawel Wolak’s take immediately following Luis Collazo’s surrender to Keith Thurman on the debut “Premier Boxing Champions” offering on ESPN from the USF Sundome in Tampa, Fla. Thurman (26-0, 22 KO) started by boxing smartly...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mosley unretires for rematch with Mayorga after Twitter beef

Former three-division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley is coming out of retirement for a rematch with Nicaraguan fighter Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga. According to a report by ESPN boxing insider Dan Rafael published on Saturday, a pay-per-view fight between the two veteran fighters has been scheduled for Aug. 29 at a still undecided location in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman vs. Luis Collazo weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow night on ESPN, Premier Boxing Champions brings you a doubleheader from Tampa Bay, Florida, with Keith Thurman taking on Luis Collazo, and Tony Harrison squaring off against Willie Nelson. Right here, find the full Thurman vs. Collazo weigh-in results, with weights for the entire card.   BANTAMWEIGHTS — 6 Rounds Gary Antonio Russell  Washington, DC 2-0 (2 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Floyd Mayweather’s potentially final fight could be on CBS

Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Manny Pacquiao shattered pay-per-view records, but his last hurrah might not cost you very much. In fact, it might not cost you at all. The boxer will fight again on September 12, though Mayweather’s camp hasn’t decided on an opponent. Mayweather has said it will be his 49th and final match, and now, a source told CBSSports.com that it could...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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