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Badou Jack, Lucian Bute & James DeGale pre-fight quotes

Badou Jack, Lucian Bute and James DeGale all hosted a conference call to discuss their upcoming fights. Find all the quotes here. Lucian Bute Hi everybody. I think camp is going very well. Still very, very good. I’m very comfortable and very confident for this fight. All my hard work is done – just have a few days here in Montreal. Next week we coming in to Washington, DC. Everything...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Underdog Dominic Wade says he feels no pressure entering Saturday's fight with Gennady Golovkin

Dominic Wade isn’t worried about all of the fighters not willing to step inside the ring with Gennady Golovkin. All he cares about is his shot, coming Saturday at The Forum. “All I thought about was let’s go, let’s do it,” Wade said...
Via The OC Register
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley pay-per-view numbers are ‘terrible’

The pay-per-view numbers for the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight that you probably forgot even happened have been disappointing, unsurprisingly. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday that the numbers for the fight were “terrible.” According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, Arum estimated the number of buys to be between 400,000-500,000, though some are not even confident it will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin, Roman Gonzalez, Nonito Donaire And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Gennady Golovkin is back! The mere mention of the Kazakh knockout artist’s name used to send fans in paroxysms of joy, but it seems things are a bit more subdued this time around. There’s only so many times you can get excited for GGG vs Some Guy, I guess. Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez is the support act, which sweetens the deal a little bit, though. There’s some other lower...
Via The Queensbury Rules
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Ortiz training camp interview & workout photos

“Vicious” Victor Ortiz held a media workout in Los Angeles Thursday and shared thoughts on his upcoming  rematch with Andre “The Beast” Berto on Saturday, April 30 on Premier Boxing Champions on FOX from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Ortiz and Berto will square-off in a rematch of their 2011 Fight of the Year in which Ortiz took home a victory as both men hit...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kubrat Pulev: Dereck Chisora is in for a rude awakening

Kubrat Pulev (22-1, 12 KOs) has vowed to make his coach Ulli Wegner proud again following the loss suffered by the legendary German coach’s star pupil Arthur Abraham last weekend in Las Vegas. Pulev faces Dereck Chisora (25-5, 17 KOs) on May 7 at the Barclaycard Arena in a European Heavyweight title fight and IBF World title eliminator. The Bulgarian fighter says he will atone...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Adrien Broner indicted on assault, robbery charges

CINCINNATI (AP) Boxer Adrien Broner was indicted Thursday on assault and robbery charges, the next step in prosecutors' case against the former WBA super lightweight champion. The charges arise from a lawsuit filed by a man who accuses Broner of pointing a handgun at him during a dispute over gambling in January and knocking him unconscious. Broner was indicted on an aggravated...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fury says money is his only motivation for Klitschko rematch

LONDON (AP) Money is Tyson Fury's only motivation heading into his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko. The British boxer beat Klitschko by a unanimous decision in November to take the WBA, IBF and WBO belts and end the Ukrainian's nine-year reign as champion. Fury has since been stripped of the IBF belt. The rematch will take place in Manchester on July 9. ''I've already beaten...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Watch Canelo Alvarez, Amir Khan & Gennady Golovkin highlight reels

As the HBO Boxing calendar moves ahead after last weekend’s Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley fight and pay-per-view card, it’s time to get amped up for some of the rest of the upcoming action. That’s why HBO has released a series of new greatest hits highlight reel videos from some of those big names in action. That includes both Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, who square off...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Adrien Broner is heading to jail for 10 days

Boxer Adrien Broner will be getting a break from training this week and next. That’s because the fighter will be in jail for the next 10 days. Broner appeared in court Tuesday to plead guilty to a parole violation and begin the corresponding 10-day jail sentence in Hamilton County, Ohio, as TMZ reported. Broner was arrested for drunk driving last summer and was given six months...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mayweather scored Bradley-Pacquiao fight a draw

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reportedly scored the latest Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight as a draw, which would make him about the only person who did not see it as an overwhelming victory for Pac-Man. Pacquiao knocked Bradley down twice and all the judges scored the fight 116-110 in his favor. Not Floyd, though. According to ESPN’s Wallace Matthews, Mayweather met with Bradley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Arum: Pacquiao 'torn' on retirement decision

Saturday night was supposedly Manny Pacquaio’s final fight, but promoter Bob Arum isn’t buying that. Arum, who promoted Pacquiao’s victory over Timothy Bradley on Saturday, believes that the fighter may well come back when he needs the payday. “He’s torn,” Arum said, via ESPN’s Wallace Matthews. “His wife wants him to retire. He’s running for office, and if he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao says he's retiring, but it may not last

LAS VEGAS (AP) Like any good entertainer, Manny Pacquiao was good enough against Timothy Bradley to leave his fans wanting a little more. Whether they get it depends on how serious Pacquiao is about walking away from the sport he loves and the spotlight that will be hard to leave behind. Even the fighter himself doesn't seem totally convinced that this is the end. ''I can still...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO to show Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight replay Saturday April 16 at 10pm

HBO Sports serves up the exclusive replay of the third fight in the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. rivalry when HBO World Championship Boxing Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley III is seen Saturday, April 16th at 10pm Eastern. The fight will then be replayed several more times in the days to come following its debut. Pacquiao took home a clear unanimous decision over Bradley...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacquiao confirms retirement after beating Bradley

All the talk heading into the Pacquiao-Bradley bout was whether or not Manny would follow in Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s footsteps and follow through with his retirement. Pacman defeated Bradley by unanimous decision, as all three judges scored it 116-110. The first question he was asked after the fight was about his retirement. Max Kellerman posed the question, and Pacquiao said...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao knocks down Timothy Bradley twice in win

Manny Pacquiao knocked down Timothy Bradley twice in an overwhelming victory on Saturday night in Las Vegas to take the rubber match in the trilogy between the men. The Filipino put Bradley on the canvas in the seventh and ninth rounds before winning by a 116-110 score on all three judges’ cards. Here was the first knockdown Pacquiao recorded against Bradley: Manny Pacquiao...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley's wife leaves fight while husband is losing

It was a rough night all around for the Bradley family on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Not only did Timothy Bradley get knocked down twice by Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous decision loss, but his wife also received some criticism. During the fight, HBO’s broadcast team kept showing Bradley’s wife, Monica, who was in attendance. Early in the fight, Monica was shown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Murat Gassiev faces Jordan Shimmell on May 17th Toe to Toe Tuesdays

Unbeaten knockout artist Murat “Iron” Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs) takes on hard-hitting Jordan Shimmell (20-1, 16 KOs) in a 12-round cruiserweight world title eliminator that headlines Premier Boxing Champions Toe to Toe Tuesdays May 17 from Black Casino Resort in Carlton, MN. The action begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features an eight-round heavyweight showdown between unbeaten...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Elemental: Pacquiao Vs Bradley 3

Make a checklist of the elements of a great fight, and out of context, Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley sounds terrific. Both have delivered their fair share of blistering action. They’re the two best welterweights in the world, which means when they meet they’ll crown a new, authentic champion — and give Pacquiao a chance to be boxing’s first-ever five-division champ...
Via The Queensbury Rules
25 days ago  |  Discuss

EXCLUSIVE: Bob Arum Confirms Garcia’s Release From Top Rank

During the Pacquiao Bradley Fight Week in Las Vegas, Top Rank Chief Bob Arum confirmed to the Morning Punch-In Show w/ RB & Jae podcast that Mikey Garcia has been released from Top Rank. “Other promoters made runs at him. And that screwed him up. and yeah he we didn’t offer him the Crawford fight because he wanted more money than Crawford and Crawford is the champion. That...
Via BadCulture
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao's last stand? Rematch with Timothy Bradley might not be his swan song

Manny Pacquiao said he believes he is approaching the end of the line in his storied career. Pacquiao, an eight-division world champion, said Saturday’s fight against Timothy Bradley will be his last as he prepares to transition to a full-time...
Via The OC Register
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson botched shoutout to UConn women’s basketball team

Boxing legend Mike Tyson was kind enough to take a moment on Tuesday night to congratulate the University of Cincinnati women’s basketball team on winning four championships in a row. Yeah, you read that right. As many of you know, the UConn women won yet another championship, capping an undefeated season with a blowout win over Syracuse. Tyson tried giving them a shoutout, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute Press Conf. Quotes & Photos

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2016) – WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Badou Jack and former world champion Lucian Bute hosted a media roundtable on Friday night to discuss their championship showdown taking place Saturday, April 30 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. and live on SHOWTIME. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with IBF...
Via BadCulture
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manny Pacquiao attacked by man outside restaurant

For Manny Pacquiao, a boxing referee's orders to protect yourself at all times applies even outside the ring. Philippine Star reporter Abac Cordero is covering Pacquiao in Los Angeles leading up to the Filipino's fight against Timothy Bradley on Saturday. Cordero tweeted on Sunday to say that Pac-Man was attacked by a man outside Kabuki Restaurant in Hollywood. Cordero says the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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