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García, Prescott Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights

The July 25 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature Welterweights Roberto “La Amenaza” García (35-3, 1 ND, 23 KOs) and Breidis Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from the UIC Convention Center in Chicago, will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2...
Via BadCulture
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rather than mentioning Gennady Golovkin, Andre Ward should finally fight

During a recent interview with Boxing Scene, Andre Ward ridiculously asserted that Gennady Golovkin is afraid to throw fists. Golovkin (29-0, 26 KOs) will defend the WBA and IBO middleweight belts against Australian Daniel Geale on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. In stark contrast to GGG, the 30-year-old Ward (27-0, 14 KOs) has become a glorified spectator who is strictly...
Via Sports by Colin
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

FNF preview: Garcia vs. Prescott, Truax vs. Ennis, Mike Lee

The July 25 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature Welterweights Roberto “La Amenaza” García (35-3, 1 ND, 23 KOs) and Breidis Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from the UIC Convention Center in Chicago, will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, and is promoted by Warriors Boxing. Main Event: Texas’ García — who has won his last seven...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joey Dawejko signs with new management, returns August 2

Mark Cipparone's Club 1957 Management is proud to announce the signing of heavyweight Joey Dawejko to an exclusive managerial contract. The 24-year old Dawejko has a record of 10-3-2 with three knockouts and is currently riding a two fight winning streak. The native of Philadelphia won the World Jr. Amateur championships in 2008. He had am amateur record of 56-12 and besides...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Q&A interview with Billy Joe Saunders: Wants title shot, but ready to lay waste to Chris Eubank Jr. for the fans

Unbeaten middleweight Billy Joe Saunders continues to edge ever closer to his dream of becoming the first of traveling stock to win a boxing world title. A 2008 Beijing Olympian at the age of just 18, the brilliant Hatfield southpaw has already cruised to Southern Area, Commonwealth, British and Intercontinental honors as a pro. And collecting the European title against unbeaten...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Shobox alums Bradley, Porter, Guerrero, Dawson, Malignaggi & others share advice & memories

It's the massive 200th edition of Showtime's ShoBox series this Friday. The series has produced a veritable who's who of current and former world champions and top contenders. Right here, a handful of the big names who have graduated through the ShoBox ranks offer their thoughts. Some offer advice to young fighters and prospects, others share their memories and experiences...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

LIVE at 9AM PT: Golovkin v Geale Press Conf.

NEW YORK, NY -Today at 9am PT, watch the final press conference for Saturday night’s double-header featuring  Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Daniel Geale at big boxing Mecca Madison Square Garden. Joining “G4″ on the dais, heavyweights Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez who will meet at the co-feature bout. As the heavyweight division continues to move and shake with the crowning...
Via BadCulture
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Golovkin vs. Geale final workout photos, video & quotes

All four fighters for this Saturday's HBO Boxing doubleheader, Gennady "GGG" Golovkin, Daniel "The Real Deal" Geale, Bryant "By By" Jennings and Mike "The Rebel" Perez held a final media workout prior to the "G4" event this Saturday night, July 26 at Madison Square Garden. Right here, you can check out the photos and the quotes...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tyson to present Holyfield during induction into Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame: Report

Mike Tyson will get another chance to chew on the ear of Evander Holyfield when he will present Holyfield at his induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame next month.Tyson, who famously took a bite of his opponent's ear during a 1997 title fight and was disqualified, is sure to lay on the shtick when his most famous opponent is inducted at the Tropicana on Aug. 9.Since then...
Via The Other Paper
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

GGG Hits Times Square !!

“G4”   WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. DANIEL GEALE GGG HITS TIMES SQUARE!!   New York City (July 21, 2014) First stop for World Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN on Monday afternoon when he arrived in New York City was to check out the massive billboard in Times Square for his highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship against...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

The next time you are mad at someone and have a hard time getting over it, consider the case of Evander Holyfield, who once had part of his right ear bitten off by Mike Tyson during a boxing match in 1997. Not only has Holyfield forgiven Tyson, he is pleased that Tyson will present him with his induction trophy on Aug. 9 when Holyfield enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. "...
Via Fox Sports West
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Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

Mike Tyson will present Evander Holyfield with his induction trophy on Aug. 9 when Holyfield enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson To Present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame

A lot has changed in the 17 years following the infamous heavyweight championship bout when Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield’s ear. They’ve starred in commercials together, helped each other in their business endeavors and now Tyson will be presenting Holyfield at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. Tyson said that it’s going to be a “privilege and high honor”...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Golovkin focusing on his strengths, not Geale’s heading into July 26 showdown at MSG

Heading into what many are expecting to be the toughest of his career, WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is focusing on his strengths rather than his opponent’s Daniel Geale heading into their clash Saturday, July 26, at Madison Square Garden in New York. With how Golovkin’s career has gone so far concentrating on what he does best, attack and go for the kill...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Porter-Kell Brook tickets & UK travel packages on sale Wednesday

Tickets for Kell Brook’s title challenge against Shawn Porter in California on August 16 go on sale from Matchroom Boxing tomorrow at 1pm. Brook takes on Porter for his welterweight strap, and likely the title of the future division kingpin, at the StubHub Center in Carsonm California. For UK fans interested in traveling over to the States, fans of the Special One can get the best...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Harold Lederman breaks down HBO Boxing doubleheader: Golovkin vs. Geale, Jennings vs. Perez

Hey Harold is back, and this time the long-time HBO Boxing unofficial scorer shares his thoughts on this weekend's HBO Boxing doubleheader from Madison Square Garden, Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale, and Bryant Jennings vs. Mike Perez. Right here, you can watch what Harold Lederman has to say about both fights and all of the fighters involved. Lederman is very excited about...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Today in History: Sonny Liston vs Floyd Patterson II

On July 22, 1963, Sonny Liston defeated Floyd Patterson in their second meeting to defend the heavyweight title at the Convention Center in Las Vegas. Patterson hit the ground three times and was finally counted out 2:10 into the first round. Ironically, a ring side vendor yelled “Last round, folks,” before the match started. The contract for their first meeting bound the...
Via Grandstand University
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson to induct Evander Holyfield into Hall of Fame

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are forever linked by a slight case on cannibalism. Nothing makes that more evident than by the announcement that Tyson will be inducting Holyfield into the Boxing Hall of Fame on  Auguest 9th at the Tropicana in Las Vegas. In the report published by ESPN.com, Tyson, who will hand Holyfield his Hall of Fame trophy, called the opportunity to present...
Via Ring Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Bika vs. Dirrell rematch & its implications at 168 lbs

Bika and Dirrell Set to Do it Again: A few weeks from now, Sakio Bika is set to square off with Anthony Dirrell for a second time at the StubHub Center in Carson, California for the WBC super middleweight strap. Although generally overlooked in fight circles, this is actually a very important match. Not only will it (hopefully) settle affairs between Bika and Dirrell, but it will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. is an eroded boxing legend

Claiming to “still got it,” shopworn boxing icon Roy Jones Jr. will throw fists with Courtney Fry on Saturday night at the Kipsala Exhibition Centre in Riga, Latvia. Jones (57-8, 40 KOs) last vacated the ring on December 21 after earning a unanimous decision over Frenchman Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf. Comparatively, the 39-year-old (18-5, 6 KOs) Fry has lost two consecutive bouts...
Via Sports by Colin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Everyone Ready Roy Jones’ Fight On July 26th?

I wish someone in the Roy Jones Jr. camp will step up and tell him that he’s WASHED. Truthfully we know exactly what this is and Roy needs to just stop it. He’s just looking for another quick money grab. What’s shocking to me is that Roy is currently on a 3 fight winning streak. He’s fought a bunch of nobodies but one of those nobodies actually had a title so now Roy Jones...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 7/22: Gennady Golovkin Vs. Daniel Geale Preview With Steve Janoski

When your average fighter misses a punch, perhaps the opponent might feel a soft draft or breeze. But when Gennady Golovkin misses a punch, 200-foot sinkholes happen — like the one above (via). With Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora II being canceled, there is a bit more perceived pressure on Golovkin and his foe, Daniel Geale, to put on a good show this weekend on HBO. Boxing fans...
Via The Queensbury Rules
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 7/22: Gennady Golovkin Vs. Daniel Geale Preview With Steve Janoski

When your average fighter misses a punch, perhaps the opponent might feel a soft draft or breeze. But when Gennady Golovkin misses a punch, 200-foot sinkholes happen — like the one above (via). With Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora II being canceled, there is a bit more perceived pressure on Golovkin and his foe, Daniel Geale, to put on a good show this weekend on HBO. Boxing fans...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield on feels Deontay WIlder can bring the heavyweight division back. Speaks on NVBHOF induction.

We all know that the heavyweight division is a distant memory of what it was back in the 90′s and late 2000′s. For many boxing fans, the sole reason why they became fans in the first place was due to classic heavyweight battles. There’s something about really really big dudes bashing each other over the head that has us in awe. The bigger they are the harder they fall right...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin returns in WBC eliminator Aug 30 in Dublin, wants Miguel Cotto next

Matthew Macklin will face Jorge Sebastien Heiland in an official eliminator for the WBC Middleweight title held by Miguel Cotto at the National Stadium in Dublin on August 30. Macklin is back in action for the first time since December and can take a huge step towards facing the Puerto Rican legend if he can see off Heiland, the 27 year old Heiland who is ranked at number four with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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