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Steve Cunningham Media Day (March 4, 2015)

Photos by Darryl Cobb Philadelphia, PA (March 4, 2015) – Ten days out from what he calls the “biggest fight of his career,” Steve “USS” Cunningham (28-6, 13 KOs) addressed the media at the James Shuler Memorial Gym while winding down a 2-month training camp leading into his USBA heavyweight title defense against Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov (19-0-1, 12 KOs). The fight...
Via BadCulture
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Andre Ward dangerously close to being stripped of World Championship

He’s the “Son Of God” and today’s successor to Roy Jones’s role as boxing’s phenom, but Andre Ward is dangerously close to being stripped of his World Super Middleweight Championship by this publication. The Ring magazine has already stripped Ward of their own world championship, and for the same basic reason ProBoxing-Fans.com will in two months time: inactivity. Feuding...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Sergey Kovalev highlight reel; plus training camp quotes

On March 14 Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) will face former lineal light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Kovalev completed the first half of his preparations in Big Bear Lake, CA then moved to Miami, FL where he is finishing training camp with his trainer, John David Jackson. Coming off of his big win against Bernard Hopkins...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breidis Prescott vs. Fredrick Lawson on March 26; Rances Barthelemy slated for lightweight debut

Hialeah Park hosts ESPN’s Thursday Night Fights with an action-packed evening of championship professional boxing on March 26 starting at 6 PM ET. The fight card, is expected to include the Lightweight debut of reigning IBF Super-Featherweight champion Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy, who is 21-0 with 12 knockouts. Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing, co-promoters of the event with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

BoxNation to showcase Premier Boxing Champions starting with Thurman-Guerrero

BoxNation will air a host of top fights from the Premier Boxing Champions series, starting this weekend with rising superstars Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner.  ‘The Channel of Champions’ has three great fights cards as part of the deal, with the highly-touted Thurman to get the ball rolling when he takes on the unrelenting Robert Guerrero this Saturday night, in a glittering...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ievgen Khytrov steps up against Jorge Melendez this week on FNF

This Friday night, Ievgen Khytrov (8-0, 8KO’s), arguably the most promising young prospect in all of boxing, returns to the bright lights of ESPN Friday Night Fights when he squares off against dangerous Puerto Rican contender Jorge Melendez (28-4-1, 26KO’s) in the 10-round co-feature bout of the evening, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. Headlining the card is junior...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jo Jo Dan: Kell Brook has never fought anyone like me, I’ll be the new champ

Jo Jo Dan has told Kell Brook that his reign as a titleholder will end on March 28 at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield. Mandatory challenger Dan travels to the Steel City as Brook’s first opponent for the belt he won in style in California against Shawn Porter in August. Brook is looking to land a major fight in the summer as he looks to stamp his authority on the lucrative 147lb...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zou Shiming-Amnat Ruenroeng grand arrivals in Macau

“Thai goes to the Champion” — Employees of the Venetian Macau welcome undefeated IBF flyweight world champion Amnat Ruenroeng (14-0, 5 KOs), from Chonburi, Thailand to fight week for his upcoming title defense against two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and No. 1 world-rated flyweight contender Zou Shiming. Check out all the photos and videos from the grand arrivals for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent bets $1.6M on Mayweather beating Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a heavy betting favorite for his highly-anticipated bout against Manny Pacquiao, and 50 Cent believes the oddsmakers know what they’re doing. During an appearance on Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, 50 Cent revealed that he is planning to place a wager of $1.6 million on Mayweather to win the fight. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Betting money pouring in on Pac-man despite Money May’s undefeated record

Courtesy: BBC.com Floyd Mayweather Jr. opened up a little over a 2-1 favorite in his super-fight with Manny Pacquiao and early bettors in Las Vegas have wagered their money on Pac-man. Jimmy Vaccaro of the South Point Hotel on the south end of Las Vegas Blvd. said he hasn’t seen Mayweather odds drop this low this far out from in years. “I’ve never seen Mayweather this low...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent says he's betting $1.6 million on Mayweather to 'smoke' Pacquiao

Rapper 50 Cent and boxer Floyd Mayweather have had their share of differences.  There were accusations of money owed and relationships estranged. Literacy test challenges issued. Fiddy even said Mayweather was dragging his feet to fight Manny Pacquiao because he was "scared to death." But now that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight has been confirmed for May 2, 50 Cent is throwing his...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Q&A interviews with Keith Thurman, Robert Guerrero, Adrien Broner

The fighters taking part in the Premier Boxing Champions NBC fight card on Saturday, March 7 shared their progress today on how training camp is going and the importance of the return of boxing to primetime network television. KEITH “ONE TIME” THURMAN Q: How do you feel about fighting on the big stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the fourth time? A: I love MGM Grand. The...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent Is Betting An Insane Amount Of Money On Mayweather-Pacquiao

50 cent is set to bet an insane amount of money on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao attracting money in Vegas sports books vs. Mayweather

  Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do -- beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they're backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao has already narrowed the odds for the big fight in this city's legal sports books. By the time they...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Road to Kovalev-Pascal “The Kingpin vs The Cash Cow”

(HBO)- Go behind the scenes as WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal prepare for battle on March 14th at the Bell Centre in Montreal Quebec.
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

50 Cent Says He Will Bet $1.6 Million On Floyd Mayweather Beating Manny Pacquiao

Whatever bad blood that 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather had between them last year won’t stop 50 Cent from betting on Mayweather in his much-anticipated fight with Manny Pacquiao. The rapper was on Power 105.1’s “The Breakfast Club” on Tuesday and he let it be known that he was confident that Mayweather would “smoke” Pacquiao. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Vyacheslav Glazkov’s grandmother was killed in Ukraine bombing, still focused on Steve Cunningham

On March 14 Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov will face Steve “USS” Cunningham as the co-feature on the Kovalev-Pascal HBO World Championship Boxing telecast. Although Cunningham is a formidable opponent, the 30-year old from Lugansk, Ukraine faced much bigger adversity outside of the ring over the last year. Early in 2014, Czar won the biggest fight of his career when he defeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Road to Kovalev-Pascal (Video)

The ‘Krusher’ is back — yes the monster has returned. HBO Boxing presents “Road to Kovalev-Pascal,” a compelling special spotlighting the upcoming light heavyweight championship bout between undefeated knockout artist Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev defending his crown against Canada’s Jean Pascal. Their highly anticipated slugfest takes place Saturday, March 14 at the...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Hits the Gym to Prepare for Manny Pacquiao (Video)

Only a few days after Manny Pacquiao decided to fly to LA and focus on the May 2nd fight, Floyd Mayweather has begun training at his gym in Las Vegas. Floyd posted a video ad a few photos of one of his first training sessions.
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out! Boxing’s most racist video game

Punch-Out might be one of the best combat sports games ever created and it might also be one of the most racist. The post Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!: Boxing’s Most Racist Video Game appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 3/3: Keith Thurman Vs. Robert Guerrero Preview With Aris Pina

We knew a while ago that Al Haymon would be entering the boxing fray with a pocket full of cash and television dates. Ever since, the debate has been about whether or not that’s a good thing, and how good the product would even be once it got here. And now it’s here. Some may like to playfully call this headfirst leap the “Al Haymon Takeover,” or maybe even the “Haymonopoly...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Keith Thurman, Adrien Broner And Zou Shiming

For a while it looked like Manny Pacquiao was getting into the trash talk spirit with Floyd Mayweather by wearing the shirt above. Unfortunately, it was not to be. We should have all have realised that Pacquiao is too polite even to trash talk via dress. Some wiseguy had Photoshopped it on to him. Still, it’s hard not to be filled with optimism about the sport as spring springs...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings preview & prediction

If Wladimir Klitschko really is attempting to secure his legacy before retiring, he is taking a critical second step in taking on American contender Bryant Jennings. He’s following up his commanding win over Bulgaria’s solid Kubrat Pulev by taking on another real challenger, and in Madison Square Garden no less. The pair meet on April 25. Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) Credit...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch the Road to Kovalev vs. Pascal full episode

On Saturday, March 14 in Montreal, Sergey Kovalev takes on Jean Pascal it what should be an electric environment, and a very important fight in the light heavyweight division. Before you watch the fight, you can prepare for the action with HBO’s Road to Kovalev vs. Pascal. Right here you can watch the entire episode of the Kovalev vs. Pascal preview show. As opposed to the 24/7...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Watch Israel Vazquez vs. Rafael Marquez I & II fight highlights

One of the best trilogies in recent boxing history, if not the best of recent history, was Israel Vazquez vs. Rafael Marquez. While the two eventually clashed a fourth time, it was in the first three where history was rewritten. Right here, courtesy of Showtime, you can re-watch some Vazquez vs. Marquez fight highlights. Showtime will be replaying Vazquez vs. Marquez I on March 3rd...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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