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The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Curtis Stevens, Jhonny Gonzalez And Chad Dawson

Boxing is a great sport, but it can also be incredibly frustrating. Fights that should get made don’t, promoters squabble and fans get screwed. But jhust when you think you might pack it all in, something – or someone – like Knockout CP Freshmart draws you right back in. In what other sport could a man like Mr Freshmart (who fights for a meaningless strawweight belt...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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Boxing promoter Dan Goossen dies of cancer

Long time Southern California boxing promoter Dan Goossen has died of liver cancer according to statement released this morning from the Goossen family. The news came as a shock to both fans and media, most of whom were unaware that he was ill.Goossen promoted such stars as Andre Ward, Chris Arreola, and Paul Williams, although he recently had been in litigation with Ward over...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
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Celebrate Micky Ward’s birthday at Foxwoods card this Saturday night

Boxing fans attending the Showtime tripleheader on Saturday, October 4, from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, Connecticut can also come to celebrate the 49th birthday of "Irish" Micky Ward with promoter Lou DiBella, who promoted Ward (38-13, 27 KOs) during the latter part of his career, including the epic Arturo Gatti-Ward trilogy. DiBella and Ward...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Beterbiev Vaporizes Cloud, Wins By 2nd Round KO

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Photo courtesy of tout-sur-la-boxe.net Leaving little doubt, Artur Beterbiev pummeled Tavoris Cloud into submission in the 2nd round of action to win by knockout Saturday night in Montreal, Quebec. A victory that consisted of three knockdowns in round 1 alone. Beterbiev entered the ring in search of a devastating win to silence the critics questioning his abilities...
Via BadCulture
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Shows Fans His Dieting Secret (Photo)

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has had trouble making weight several times the past few years and now that it seems as though he’s giving fans a look at what his diet consist of… Chavez Jr. turned down a title fight against Anthony Dirrell in August and he looks extremely content with just scarfing down this In-N-Out burger. Despite his inactivity, and lack ouster performances as of...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucian Bute’s next fight set; faces Roberto Bolonti on Dec 6th

InterBox is proud to confirm that Lucian Bute (31-2-0, 24 KO) will lace up the gloves against recent title challenger Roberto Feliciano "The Beast" Bolonti (35-3-0, 24 KO) on Saturday, December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre. The undercard will be unveiled in the next few weeks. Bute is now training with Freddie Roach as he looks to resuscitate his career. “I wanted...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arthur Abraham defeats Paul Smith, considering Felix Sturm or 4th fight against Robert Stieglitz

‘King’ Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) retained his WBO title with a unanimous points decision against Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs) in Kiel, Germany. After twelve rounds of non-stop action in front of a sell-out crowd at the Sparkassen-Arena the judges scored the fight 117-111, 117-111 and 119-109 in favor of King Arthur. ‘’It was a tough fight,’’ said Abraham. ‘’Paul...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Path to Glory results: Jose Roman, Danny Roman & Taras Shelestyuk win

Jose "Gato" Roman dominated Hector Velazquez, one of the most experienced boxers in the lightweight division, in the 8-round "Path to Glory" main event promoted by Thompson Boxing Promotions. The unanimous decision scores read: 79-73, 80-72, 79-73. Roman (18-1-1, 12 KOs), who fights out of Garden Grove, Calif. and had a strong contingent of fans at the sold...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Cleverly vs. Bellew II now official for November 22 in Liverpool

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will meet on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The Cleverly-Bellew rematch was already confirmed for late November in Liverpool, however, the exact date and details had not yet been announced. Now that they are, you'll be able to get your tickets to the fight and prepare to see the hated rivals in action once again, in a fight which promises...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Should Mark Davis Fire Dennis Allen if Raiders Start 0-4?

When Reggie McKenzie sold Mark Davis on his “3-year plan” for the Raiders to be competitive again, this surely isn’t what Davis had in mind. Granted, the problems that McKenzie and his hand-picked head coach, Dennis Allen, had to surmount were unprecedented in the league’s recent history. From the decade of draft futility to salary cap problems that prevented the Raiders...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Abraham retains WBO super middleweight title on points over Smith

  Arthur Abraham retained his WBO super middleweight belt by defeating Paul Smith of England by unanimous decision on Saturday. The judges awarded it 117-111, 117-111, 119-109 to the defending champion, who dominated the majority of the bout, albeit in the face of a spirited challenge from Smith, who was cheered on by a sizable traveling support. Abraham's punches seemed more...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Jones Jr. Wins Again By KO

KRASNODAR, RUSSIA – In an era where Father Time is issuing extensions, another former champion keeps marching on and chocking up victories. Friday. in Krasnodar, Russia former pound-for-pound champion Roy Jones Jr. defeated Hany Atiyo by first round knockout in front of a capacity crowed. And he picked up a cruiser weight title too. Going to the body early, Jones backed up Atiyo...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fashion Glance: Floyd Mayweather Jr. rocks riding boots

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in Paris for Fashion Week. He was spotted out in about with an interesting ensemble that featured knee high riding boots. Feeling the look, or nah? Floyd also posted a photo to Instagram of himself and new young lady. He made sure to name check the brands that they’re both wearing. Fashion Week in Paris, France. The style is international. #crocodilebirkinbag...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather takes shot at Pacquiao: Says “Miss Pac Man” is broke & desperate

There have been some shots fired from both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao as of late. Pacquiao has been talking about how Mayweather doesn't want the fight and isn't ready for it. Well, Mayweather has now answered with his own attack of sorts, posting a photo montage on Facebook. Check it out here. The post features three images of Pacquiao, two on knockdowns, and the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather: Pacquaio is 'broke' and 'desperate'

Floyd Mayweather Jr. expressed a willingness to fight Manny Pacquiao earlier this month, but we have learned over the years that the odds of the bout ever actually taking place are incredibly slim. That’s not stopping Mayweather from trying to make Pacquiao look bad. On Friday morning, Mayweather posted to image you see above on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Says Pacquiao Is Broke & Begging for Fight

Mayweather might be the best boxer we have ever seen but there’s something he’s even better at. Trolling. This morning it was Manny Pacquiao that was the butt of his jokes. Again. ….Miss Pac Man is broke and desperate for a pay day. Your Pay-Per-View numbers are a joke.  
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather posts pic of himself in bed with $1M in cash

It doesn't look like the controversy surrounding Floyd Mayweather and the Nevada Boxing Commission is keeping the fighter from his old habits.  Just days after testifying about his Showtime All Access show, Mayweather seemed more focused on getting his Twitter followers to come up with a caption for one of his photos posted on Instagram.Oh yeah, it's a picture of Money lying...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Carlos Monzon Outpoints Bennie Briscoe, Defends Title

As boxing fans, we’re frequently thrown to the wolves, in a manner of speaking, in being forced to defend our sport, and fanaticism thereof. But the moments that speak to us, that wrench our emotions from whatever dark cave they may be huddled in, are easy to pick out. We love action. We love skill. We love knockouts, drama, real humans elevating their own spirits — and ours...
Via The Queensbury Rules
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Like it or not, boxing needs Adrien Broner

A funny thing happened as I was watching Adrien Broner’s unanimous decision win over Emmanuel Taylor a few weeks ago. Despite the fact that I absolutely can’t stand Broner, I found myself oddly pulling for him. After giving some thought to why I might possibly want to support a fighter whose entire gimmick I find reprehensible, I arrived at the conclusion that it must be because...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

George Groves still looking for 3rd Carl Froch fight

Would the Third Time be the Charm for Groves? He Thinks So: Despite his two brutal defeats to rival Carl Froch, George Groves has made it clear he wants to step into the ring and face him again. Yes, Groves still believes that he could beat Froch. Of course, while they are fairly evenly matched Groves has been beaten on both previous occasions. Groves made the challenge on the back...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew rematch set for November in Liverpool

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will clash in a blockbuster rematch at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The November date for the hotly anticipated bout will be revealed ahead of a press conference next Wednesday in Liverpool, with tickets on sale from midday on Tuesday for Matchroom Boxing Fight Pass members and then on general sale the following day at midday from the Echo Arena. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Beterbiev vs. Cloud Clash Saturday + Full Bout Sheet

‘RED DAWN’ Saturday night in Montreal Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Cloud NABA Light Heavyweight Championship   Also the return of charismatic Stephane Ouellet MONTREAL (September 24, 2014) – Two-time Russian Olympian Artur Beterbiev (5-0-0, 5 KOs) steps up in class this Saturday night (Sept. 27) as he headlines “Red Dawn” against former International Boxing Federation...
Via BadCulture
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Abraham vs Smith Final Press Conference

KIEL, GERMANY – On Saturday night ‘King’ Arthur Abraham (40-4, 28 KOs) defends his WBO World Super Middleweight crown against former British Champion Paul Smith (35-3, 20 KOs) in Kiel, Germany. At today’s final press conference the WBO Champion revealed his future is bound to that of his legendary coach Ulli Wegner and made clear his plan to prove his worth by stopping Smith...
Via BadCulture
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Roy Jones, Ricardo Mayorga And Yory Boy Campas

You read the names in the title correctly. No, you haven’t traveled 10 years into the past — we’re still in 2014. The stars of the past are all fighting this week (perhaps to make up for so few of the stars of the present being in action). I’m going to keep it short and sweet so that it’s not too depressing. Anselmo Moreno Vs. Juan Carlos Payano, Friday, Fox Sports 1...
Via The Queensbury Rules
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Roy Jones, Ricardo Mayorga And Yory Boy Campas

You read the names in the title correctly. No, you haven’t traveled 10 years into the past — we’re still in 2014. The stars of the past are all fighting this week (perhaps to make up for so few of the stars of the present being in action). I’m going to keep it short and sweet so that it’s not too depressing. Anselmo Moreno Vs. Juan Carlos Payano, Friday, Fox Sports 1...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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