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Undefeated New Zealand heavyweight Junior Fa signs with DiBella, will fight on Deontay Wilder card

DiBella Entertainment (DBE) is thrilled to announce the signing of highly touted undefeated New Zealand heavyweight prospect Uaine Fa Jr., otherwise known as Junior Fa (9-0, 6 KOs). He will make his US debut on February 25, in Birmingham, AL, underneath Deontay Wilder’s world heavyweight title defense. This is the first signing since DBE has brought in Australian boxing agent Brendan...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago

Brian Mitchell on former Redskin Joe Jacoby not getting in the Hall of Fame

Brian Mitchell on Jacoby's Hall of Fame snub
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 days ago

The fight going on outside the ring for Wladimir Klitschko fight

There will be plenty at stake when Anthony Joshua defends his IBF heavyweight championship against former long-time title holder Wladimir Klitschko April 29 at Wembley Stadium in London. The fight features the 27-year-old Olympic champion defending his version of the heavyweight title against the 41-year-old former champion who is coming off his first loss in...
Via New York Post
15 days ago

Wladimir Klitschko seeks answers against Anthony Joshua

Wladimir Klitschko has given us a lot during his 20 years a prize-fighter, as his record of 25-3 in heavyweight championship fights attests. But he hasn't fought since losing his three belts to Tyson Fury in late 2015. When Klitschko challenges Anthony Joshua of England for his title April 29 at Wembley Stadium in London, Klitschko will have been out of the ring for 17 months.
Via LA Daily News
15 days ago

Tyron Zeuge returns March 25th against Isaac Ekpo

Tyron Zeuge (19-0-1, 11 KOs) will defend his WBA World Super Middleweight title against Isaac Ekpo (31-2, 24 KOs) on March 25 at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany. The undefeated 24 year-old claimed the coveted WBA strap with a stunning twelfth-round knockout victory over Giovanni De Carolis at the MBS Arena in November, and now returns to Potsdam for his maiden defence. He will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

Luis Ortiz: Deontay Wilder is scared of facing me

“When I look at Deontay Wilder, I see an unsure, scared fighter. He’s crazy with his technique and worried about being hit. When you are that worried about getting hit, when you do get hit, you usually get knocked out.” Luis Ortiz Responding to WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder’s recent public statements, former WBA Interim Heavyweight Champion Luis Ortiz would like...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

Results: Luis Collazo shocks Sammy Vasquez with 6th round knockout win

Former world champion Luis Collazo (37-7, 20 KOs) delivered an early “Knockout of the Year” candidate with a sixth-round knockout of welterweight contender Sammy Vasquez Jr. (21-2, 15 KOs) Thursday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes from Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi. The Brooklyn-native Collazo started slow...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland cancelled due to Kirkland injury

Roc Nation Sports received notification from James Kirkland’s team that Kirkland has suffered an injury which will force him to withdraw from his match against Miguel Cotto on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The reported injury is a fractured nose. Unfortunately, the entire Cotto vs. Kirkland HBO Pay-Per-View show at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas is cancelled. What’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

Mid-Major Madness Podcast: New Mexico State coach Paul Weir joins, the gang talks about Gonzaga, at-larges, and more

The Aggies are 21-2. Weir tells us why. New Mexico State is 21-2, hasnt lost since before Thanksgiving, and has taken down New Mexico and Arizona State in the process. Its time we talked about the Aggies. And what better way to do that than to have their head coach, Paul Weir, on the Mid-Major Madness Podcast?
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 days ago

Luis Collazo KOs Sammy Vasquez with vicious hook (VIDEO)

Luis Collazo may have delivered the knockout of the year thus far in Thursday’s weltwerweight bout against Sammy Vasquez, and you need to see it. In the sixth round of the fight, Collazo delivered a sick right hook to knock Vasquez out and win the fight. Vasquez was down on the mat for awhile from that powerful punch. #PBConFS1 pic.twitter.com/nbxmG3bYY8 — PBC (@premierboxing...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Collazo Viciously Knocks Out Sammy Vasquez Jr. In 6

#PBConFS1 pic.twitter.com/nbxmG3bYY8 — PBC (@premierboxing) February 3, 2017 TUNICA, MS (February 2, 2017) – Former world champion Luis Collazo (37-7, 20 KOs) delivered an early “Knockout of the Year” candidate with a sixth-round knockout of welterweight contender Sammy Vasquez Jr. (21-2, 15 KOs) Thursday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX...
Via BadCulture
16 days ago

Cotto-Kirkland Fight Cancelled Because of Injury

The showdown between five-time world boxing champion Miguel Cotto and James Kirkland that was set for Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco has been called off. Kirkland's team announced that he has suffered an injury which will force him to withdraw from his match with Cotto. The reported injury is a fractured nose. The entire HBO pay-per-view show has been...
Via Blue Star
16 days ago

Carlos Cuadras steps into PPV spotlight after loss to Chocolatito

By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES — Although Carlos Cuadras lost his WBC 115-pound title in his last bout, he gained more fame and fortune than he ever got out of his first 36 unbeaten professional fights combined. Cuadras is ready to cash in on his notoriety from his thrilling defeat against Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, and he believes he’s headed straight toward...
Via The Denver Post
16 days ago

Cotto vs. Kirkland OFF – Kirkland Fractures Nose In Camp

The anticipated return of multi-decorated Miguel Cotto against James Kirkland is off. Late Thursday, Cotto’s promoter Roc Nation Sports distributed the following press release advising that the entire fight card had been cancelled. Roc Nation Sports today received notification from James Kirkland’s team that Kirkland has suffered an injury which will force him to withdraw from...
Via BadCulture
16 days ago

Cuadras steps into PPV spotlight after loss to Chocolatito

LOS ANGELES (AP) Although Carlos Cuadras lost his WBC 115-pound title in his last bout, he gained more fame and fortune than he ever got out of his first 36 unbeaten professional fights combined. Cuadras is ready to cash in on his notoriety from his thrilling defeat against Roman ''Chocolatito'' Gonzalez, and he believes he's headed straight toward a rematch with the pound-for...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Caleb Plant returns on Feb 25th, has been sparring with George Groves

Undefeated super-middleweight contender, Caleb “Sweet Hands” Plant (14-0, 10 KOs), will be making his 2017 debut on the Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) vs. Gerald Washington (18-0-1, 12 KOs) card, taking place at the Legacy Arena, in Birmingham, Alabama on February 25th. Plant will headline his own show on Fox Sports 1 against an opponent TBA on February 25th as part of a multiple...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

Katie Taylor returns for 3rd pro fight on Haye-Bellew card March 4th

Katie Taylor will fight for the third time in the pros on the undercard of the Heavyweight blockbuster between David Haye and Tony Bellew at The O2 in London on March 4, live on Sky Sports. The Irish amateur star made her pro debut in London in November with a third round stoppage win over Karina Kopinska and followed that two weeks later with a points win over Viviane Obenauf in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

PBC looks ahead to big cards with Thurman vs. Garcia & Deontay Wilder’s return

Premier Boxing Champions opened its third season with an explosive collision between newly-crowned WBC 126-pound champion Leo Santa Cruz and Ireland’s Carl Frampton, and a devastatingly impressive performance by Mikey Garcia, who scored a devastating third round knockout against Dejan Zlaticanin to win the WBC 135-pound world title this past Saturday night in Las Vegas. The PBC...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

Signing Day 2017: LB De’Andre Wilder signs with Miami Hurricanes

De’Andre Wilder announced his commitment to Miami via Twitter last fall. (Twitter) [All Hurricanes recruiting bios] A local linebacker with speed is on the way to UM. De’Andre Wilder signed Wednesday morning. More about him: De’Andre Wilder Wilder Status: signed Size: 6-2, 195 School: Miami-Carol City Stats: 64 tackles, 14 sacks, four forced fumbles as a junior (247) Stars...
Via Canes Watch
17 days ago

Beibut Shumenov-Yunier Dorticos falls out as WBA rules Caribe Promotions loses rights

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has notified WBA cruiserweight world champion Beibut Shumenov and WBA Interim cruiserweight title-holder Yunier Dorticos, as well as their representatives, that Caribe Promotions has lost its rights to promote the WBA mandated Shumenov vs. Dorticos title fight. Dorticos’ promoter, Caribe Promotions, originally won the Shumenov vs. Dorticos title...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago

Anthony Joshua & Wladimir Klitschko Face-Off In NYC (Video)

Holding court at the “Mecca of Boxing” Madison Square Garden in New York, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and former alphabet champion Wladimir Klitschko held a stateside press conference for the US media ahead of their April 29 showdown at Wembley Stadium in London. Expected to attract more than 80,000 raucous fans, the bout features Joshua attempting to retain the title...
Via BadCulture
18 days ago

Mayweather trademark applications fuel rumors

Plenty of people in boxing and mixed martial arts will tell you a bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor never will happen in either sport, but it appears the boxer is preparing just in case.The two fighters have been calling each other out on social media for what feels like forever, to the point where UFC president Dana White actually extended an offer to Mayweather to...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook, Amir Khan trade Twitter trash talk over fight

Kell Brook and Amir Khan have been trading trash talk on Twitter the past few days about whether or not they will fight.Khan said in a recent interview that he offered to fight Brook but that Brook is passing up the opportunity. Brook countered on Twitter saying that is not the case. The issue here is money. Brook is a title holder and wants closer to a 50/50 split rather than the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oscar De La Hoya arrested for DUI

Oscar De La Hoya was arrested for driving while under the influence in California Tuesday night, according to a report.Law enforcement sources told TMZ that De La Hoya was pulled over for speeding in a Land Rover at around 2 a.m. in Pasadena. Officers suspected he had been drinking, and the 43-year-old reportedly “bombed a series of field sobriety tests” before being arrested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao willing to fight McGregor if Mayweather doesn't

Pac-Man is ready to go if Money isn’t.Manny Pacquiao recently revealed in an exclusive interview with Fox Sports News 500 that he’d be willing to fight UFC champion Conor McGregor if Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t want to.“In boxing? In boxing (I would) but not in (UFC), just boxing,” Pacquiao said.Mayweather and McGregor, of course, have been going back and forth on social...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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