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Evander Holyfield's son starts his HS season with seven TDs

If his father packed a wallop like this, he might still be heavyweight boxing  champion of the world. Running back Elijah Holyfield, son of retired heavyweight fighter Evander Holyfield, scored seven touchdowns Friday to help Woodward Academy beat Decatur 45-13 in a Georgia high school football game. Holyfield, a junior who has already attracted some attention from Big Ten and SEC...
Via Fox Sports
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Shobox weigh-in results: Love vs. Medina, Jack vs. Escalera, Gavril vs. Falowo

The six fighters who will compete in tonight's Saturday ShoBox made weight Friday at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the main event of a ShoBox tripleheader from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort today, undefeated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love (18-0, 10 KOs), of Inkster, Mich., will take on Rogelio "Porky" Medina (32-6, 26 KOs), of Hermosillo...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Sr: 50 Cent is a ‘player hater,’ should fight my son

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Floyd Mayweather Sr. was asked for his thoughts on the ongoing feud between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. during an interview with “The Vegas Take” on Fox Sports 760 Las Vegas on Thursday, and per usual the elder Mayweather did not disappoint. From what we could understand, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to throw first pitch at Dodgers-Nationals game on Labor Day

Manny Pacquiao will take the mound at Dodger Stadium on Labor Day. Pacquiao will be throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers vs. Nationals game, this Monday, September 1, at 5:00 p.m. PT. Remaining tickets to the game can be purchased via www.dodgers.com. Pacquiao will be in Los Angeles as part of a 27,273-mile international media tour announcing his world championship...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin says Rubio fight is a present to So. Cal boxing fans; Curious about Rubio’s power

As the freight train they call Gennady Golovkin heads west for the fist time in his career to fight Marco Antonio Rubio on Oc. 18, the fans of Southern California are receiving a gift according to GGG. Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) is known for his tremendous power and his no-let-up in your face style of fighting and Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) will represent a stiff test. A veteran Mexican...
Via Fight Hub TV
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Dawn: Beterbiev vs. Cloud – 9/27

‘RED DAWN’ Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Cloud NABA Light Heavyweight Championship Cover photo credit: Martin Chevalier/Agence QM  September 27 at Bell Centre in Montreal MONTREAL (August 27, 2014) - Former world amateur champion and two-time Russian Olympian Artur Beterbiev (5-0-0, 5 KOs), who moved to Montreal more than a year ago when he first turned professional, will face...
Via BadCulture
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Videos: Carl Frampton highlights, knocks out Cazares & Parodi

Carl Frampton is eager for his upcoming rematch against Kiko Martinez. Of course, Frampton won the first fight, but it's Martinez who has the title belt now, and has streaked off with a series of big wins. Before the fight though, here you can take in some great Carl Frampton video highlights. Watch Frampton send Jeremy Parodi down with a left hook to the body in the their fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Nelson: If Huck wants to be the best, he needs to fight outside of Germany

Tomorrow night in Halle, Germany WBO World Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck (37-2-1, 26 KOs) will attempt to equal Johnny Nelson’s record for the most title defenses in the cruiserweight division when he faces Mirko Larghetti (21-0, 13 KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium. As Huck threatens to match Nelson’s record of thirteen successful defenses, ‘’The Entertainer’’ has...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Photos & Video: Manny Pacquiao & Chris Algieri continue press tour in San Francisco

Day four of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri press tour. Right here, we have the photos, videos and notes for you. Take a look. As part of the activities for the fighters, Pacquiao spoke with San Francisco Chronicle newspaper executive editorial staff during an interview, with Freddie Roach and Bob Arum. We also see Algieri arriving to the city itself, and getting into a quick...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Julio Cesar Chavez on Mayweather vs. Maidana 2

With Marcos Maidana’s aggressive fight style, it is understandable that he has gained a heavy Mexican following, including some of the best fighters ever from south of the border. For the majority of the first part of his first fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Maidana gave Mayweather all he could handle, but gassed out toward the end of the bout. As the big Sept. 13 rematch at...
Via Fight Hub TV
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Bob Arum: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao coming in 2015

I am not going to fall for the banana in the tailpipe. This has been going on for five years now and until I see Mayweather and Pacquiao in the ring I simply won’t believe it is happening. With that being said it is my job to report, so here is what Bob Arum is saying about a potential Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in 2015 via SFGate.com. Boxing promoter Bob Arum told The San Francisco...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Gennady Golovkin and Marco Antonio Rubio have ‘a big present for Southern California boxing fans’

Pugilistic sensation Gennady Golovkin and popular Mexican Marco Antonio Rubio formally announced their upcoming showdown on Wednesday at the El Paseo Inn in Los Angeles, California. Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) will challenge Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) on October 18 at the StubHub Center in nearby Carson. Nicknamed “The Poison,” Rubio is a hardened battler and the epitome of a professional...
Via Sports by Colin
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50 Cent mocks Floyd Mayweather with great Manny Pacquiao meme

50 Cent really is a master troll. The guy loves screwing with former best buddy Floyd Mayweather Jr. and has no chill. On Wednesday, 50 hit Floyd with possibly his best burn yet. Playing off the whole saga over Floyd’s supposed inability to read, 50 posted this great meme with Manny Pacquiao on Instagram. Things […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tommy Coyle takes on Michael Katsidis on October 25 Hull card

Luke Campbell takes on Daniel Brizuela and Tommy Coyle faces Michael Katsidis on a huge night for both men at the Ice Arena in Hull on October 25. Campbell boxes for his first title in his first 12-round fight, with the dangerous Brizuela standing in his way of landing the vacant WBA Inter-Continental Lightweight belt. The Argentine returns to the venue where he shared the ring with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez on Marcos Maidana: I was amazed to see how courageous he was

Some of the best Mexican fighters of all time, including Julio Cesar Chavez and Erik Morales, here talk about Marcos Maidana and how he possesses some similarities to great Mexican fighters. See what they have to say here, plus, find the full transcript from a recent conference call held by Maidana & his trainer, Robert Garcia. JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ "We all know Marcos Maidana...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Johnson NOT in contract talks with Liverpool

Johnson, 30, has been a mainstay in the Reds' back line since arriving from Portsmouth in 2009, helping the club to second in the Premier League last term. But the England right-back is entering the final year of his contract, with no talks over a new deal. And the former West Ham and Chelsea defender appears to be open to looking for a new club in the winter transfer window...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Wladimir Klitschko’s injury a sign that retirement is on its way?

Wladimir Klitschko's camp announced that he was forced to postpone his the fight with Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev due to a torn biceps. The announcement was met with dismay in fight circles, as Klitschko vs. Pulev promised to be the most exciting Dr. Steelhammer fight in years, even though it only means a postponement until November. [Editor's note: The promoters worked quickly...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson calm over future

Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson insisted he is not worried about his contract status at the club. Johnson is set to […]
Via Soccer News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio press conference video + face off

The “good boy” Gennady Golovkin is being very very good to us and will be brining us Christmas a few months early. On October 18th he will be facing rugged power puncher Marco Antonio Rubio in a fight that will see the two fighters middleweight titles on the line. Rubio has more knockouts than Golovkin has fights and he’s hoping that experience and his size will be enough to...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Cousin

MAUMELLE, AR - According to CBS affiliate station THV11 in Arkansas, former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor was arrested Tuesday night after law enforcement was contacted regarding a shooting at his home. According to Lt. Carl Minden with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, the wife of Jermain Taylor called 911 around 6 p.m. to report a shooting at their home in north Pulaski...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather welcomes Warren Buffett to The Money Team

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Warren Buffett probably don’t have a lot in common, but we know they can certainly relate to one another when it comes to wealth. On Tuesday night, the two incredibly rich men got together to discuss finances. “I had a great meeting with the $66.9 billion dollar man, Mr. Warren Buffett,” […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Jermain Taylor Arrested for Shooting His Cousin Multiple Times

The former undisputed middleweight champion was scheduled to fight for the middleweight title on October 8th against Sam Soliman. That seems very unlikely now. ESPN has the details. Minden said the police responded to a 911 call from Taylor’s wife, Erica, at around 6 p.m. CT. “Mr. Taylor’s cousin and another individual came to his residence, and there was some sort of altercation...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Jermain Taylor shot cousin several times, in custody

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested and charged with first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault in the shooting of his cousin, a Pulaski County (Arkansas) Sheriff’s Office spokesman told ESPN. The cousin remains in serious condition at an area hospital after being shot multiple times, the spokesperson, Lt. Carl Minden said. The incident...
Via Low Brow Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Publicist defends Floyd Mayweather Jr. about not being able to read

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip 50 Cent went on a social media frenzy by going after his former BFF, undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. The.. Publicist defends Floyd Mayweather Jr. about not being able to read
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shooting reported at home of former champ Jermain Taylor

  Authorities in suburban Little Rock are investigating a shooting at the home of former professional boxing champion Jermain Taylor. Pulaski County Sheriff's Lt. Carl Minden says Taylor was at home at the time, but was not injured. Minden says the shooting was reported shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor's home in Maumelle. Minden says Taylor's wife called 911 to...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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