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Deadly shooting breaks out at Dublin boxing weigh-in

Three men opened fire on a boxing weigh-in, killing one and injuring two more at The Regency in Dublin, Ireland on Friday afternoon. The men were dressed as Garda Emergency Response Unit (national police force of Ireland) and were carrying AK47s. The terrifying moments when the gunmen opened fire were captured on video (no injuries were captured on the video below) According...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder Reveals Which NFL Player He’d Most Like To Fight (Video)

Deontay Wilder never had any doubts. Wilder successfully defended his WBC world heavyweight title last month with a brutal ninth-round knockout of Artur Szpilka. The win pushed Wilder’s record to 36-0 (35 knockouts) and further showed just how much power is in The Bronze Bomber’s right hand. “It went as expected,” Wilder told NESN.com’s Ashley Allen this week on Radio...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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Via YouTube - Redskins
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PUSH PLAY: Keith Thurman Talks Cloning, Porter & Plays Flute

On Wednesday night, WBA world weltwerweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman paid The Ruckus crew a visit to talk about the upcoming fight against “Showtime” Shawn Porter (March 12th at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut), cloning, global warming and more. A man of many talents, One Time finished off the segment with a medley of music from his new acquired piano and the...
Via BadCulture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime boxing history celebration continues in February with Rivalry month: Ayala vs. Tapia, Vazquez vs. Marquez

Round 2 of the Showtime 12-round slash 12 month celebration commemorating 30 years of Showtime Championship Boxing continues in February with “Rivalries’’. This month will be highlighted by five of the most exhilarating and memorable fights in boxing history: the twoPaulie Ayala-Johnny Tapia battles and the first three Israel Vazquez-Rafael Marquez wars. Ayala-Tapia I was 1999...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Abner Mares vs. Fernando Montiel added to Thurman-Porter card March 12th

Former three-division world champions Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel will square off in all-action co-feature on Saturday, March 12, live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. In the main event of the first primetime boxing presentation on CBS in nearly 40 years, welterweight knockout artist Keith Thurman will defend his title against Shawn Porter in a matchup of two elite fighters in boxing’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach: Frankie Gomez will be going to Philippines to spar with Manny Pacquiao

Undefeated welterweight Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (19-0, 13 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout at Wild Card Boxing Club with his trainer Freddie Roach, ahead of his Feb. 5 10-round, co-main event fight against Silverio “Chamaco III” Ortiz (29-16, 15 KOs). FRANKIE “PITBULL” GOMEZ, Undefeated Welterweight Contender: “I’m ready for the fight, I’ve been training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruslan Chagaev vs. Lucas Browne March 5th shown in US on AWE network

On Saturday afternoon, March 5th, undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (23-0-0) will battle Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1) for his belt. The bout will be broadcast live in the United States on AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment. Credit: Team Browne Undefeated Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne, a former bouncer and MMA fighter, is known for knocking out his opponents. Browne, from Australia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather has turned down ‘crazy’ money offers to fight again

Floyd Mayweather is so committed to retirement he says he has turned down “crazy” monetary offers to return to the ring.  Mayweather, 38, last fought in September, quietly beating Andre Berto following a heavily-hyped bout with Manny Pacquiao that turned out to be a dud. The win over Berto put Mayweather at 49-0 for his career and ended his six-fight contract with Showtime...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Vs Amir Khan = Ennui

Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan, a fight nobody saw coming and that no fans asked for, is happening in May. Some are outraged; some are talking themselves into liking the idea of Khan, a chinny welterweight, moving up to contend for the middleweight championship of the world against a man who will be pushing toward cruiserweight on fight night given his tendency toward post-weigh-in...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez, Amir Khan surprise public with fight announcement

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan, a fight nobody saw coming and that no fans asked for, is happening in May. Some are outraged; some are talking themselves into liking the idea of Khan, a chinny welterweight, moving up to contend for the middleweight championship of the world against a man who will be pushing toward cruiserweight on fight night given his tendency toward post-weigh-in...
Via The Queensbury Rules
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez will fight Amir Khan on May 7th on HBO PPV

Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will make his first title defense of 2016 against Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7, Cinco De Mayo weekend, on HBO Pay-Per-View. It’s a good thing that Canelo isn’t our middleweight champion — Gennady Golovkin is — because his first 160 lb defense, of a belt he won at a catchweight of 155lbs, is against a welterweight fighter. This...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC middleweight champ Alvarez to fight Khan on May 7

LONDON (AP) WBC middleweight champion Saul Alvarez will defend his title against British boxer Amir Khan, who is jumping two weight divisions for the fight in Las Vegas on May 7. Golden Boy Boxing announced the fight on Tuesday. It will be at a catchweight of 155 pounds. Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto in a unanimous points decision in November. The 25-year-old Mexican has lost once...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Loeffler’s Statement on Canelo vs Khan

As the news continues to flood the boxing waves on the upcoming WBC middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, the other and widely recognized best middleweight in the world Gennady Golovkin is likely keeping a close eye on the the developments. BadCulture.net reached out to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions for a statement on the upcoming title fight and received...
Via BadCulture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Elijah Holyfield trying to recruit prospects to Georgia’s Class of 2016

One of the top recruits for the Georgia Bulldogs, running back Elijah Holyfield, the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield, is looking to help bolster the Class of 2016 in Athens ahead of National Signing Day. Holyfield has been very active on social media Monday in hopes of convincing some recruits to join him at the University of Georgia. Come help us get these rings
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Joe Saunders wants Gennady Golovkin or Chris Eubank Jr with 60k fans at Emirates Stadium

Billy Joe Saunders was thrilled with his reception at Arsenal on Saturday and says the next time he steps on the pitch he wants to be fighting Gennady Golovkin or Chris Eubank Jr. The big Gooners fan went on the pitch at half-time for the Burnley game and was given a roaring welcome by the supporters in recognition of his fantastic win over Andy Lee to take the WBO World Middleweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Commit Elijah Holyfield Recruiting A Large Group Of Top 2016 Players On Twitter

We have two days until National Signing Day, and coaches and commits throughout the country are scrambling to finish off their classes. Elijah Holyfield, son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, committed to Georgia back in September, and is still rock solid despite the coaching change. Today, he’s on Twitter trying to reel in some of the top available recruits to come join him in...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-heavyweight champ Bruno wants boxing comeback at age 54

LONDON (AP) Former world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno says he wants to make a return to competitive boxing at the age of 54. Bruno told British broadcaster ITV on Monday he is back in training, adding ''I've got to get back into boxing, to get this out of my system, because I don't want to end up in (psychiatric) hospital.'' Bruno was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2003...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal results, photos & video highlights: Kovalev Krushes Pascal in 7

Undefeated Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) retained all of his titles as he made short work of former light heavyweight world champion, Jean Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs). Right here, find the full Kovalev vs. Pascal results, with Krusher scoring a knockout win, along with photos, post-fight quotes, video highlights, and more. The crowd was deafening as Michael Buffer...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev flips Adonis Stevenson the bird (Video)

Adonis Stevenson ran into the ring to disrupt things after Sergey Kovalev beat Jean Pascal in Montreal on Saturday night, and he caused a typical boxing promotional ruckus. The WBC light heavyweight champion, who has ducked and dodged Kovalev, ran into the ring after the HBO fight and began barking at Kovalev, who mostly brushed him aside. But Kovalev did flip Stevenson the bird...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev Grotesquely Punishes Jean Pascal

That wasn’t a rematch we needed, Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal II, and Saturday night confirmed it. On HBO, the two light heavyweights rumbled again, and just like the first time, Kovalev massacred Pascal, who had only moments of effectiveness. Someone should’ve stopped it long ago, before it ever happened, and once it actually began, it should’ve been stopped well before the...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev grotesquely punishes Jean Pascal

That wasn’t a rematch we needed, Sergey Kovalev vs Jean Pascal II, and Saturday night confirmed it. On HBO, the two light heavyweights rumbled again, and just like the first time, Kovalev massacred Pascal, who had only moments of effectiveness. Someone should’ve stopped it long ago, before it ever happened, and once it actually began, it should’ve been stopped well before the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergey Kovalev extended fight to beat up Jean Pascal more

Sergey Kovalev destroyed Jean Pascal in their light heavyweight fight on Saturday night in Montreal, but he did so in an unsportsmanlike way. The “Krusher” (29-0-1, 26 KOs) admitted after the fight that he extended the bout in order to continue administering punishment to Pascal, whose corner eventually stopped the fight after the seventh. “This was a personal fight because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 fights to make in 2016: Fury-Wilder, Kovalev-Stevenson, Canelo-Golovkin, Khan-Brook, Rigondeaux-Lomachenko

The Fight Wish List for 2016 With the boxing calendar just starting to heat up for the year, it’s time to take a look at what we’d most like to see for the rest of the year. Here are the top 5 must-see, and must-make, fights for 2016 in boxing. Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder Credit: Michael Sterling Eaton Wladimir Klitschko’s upset loss to Tyson Fury injected some...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Mean’ Joe Greene, Coca-Cola Kid Reunite 36 Years After Super Bowl Ad (Video)

You know that iconic Super Bowl ad featuring “Mean” Joe Greene and a young boy brave enough to offer the NFL legend a bottle of Coca-Cola? Of course you do. Well, it’s been nearly 40 years since the commercial aired, and Greene and the boy, Tommy Okon, marked the occasion by reuniting for a new video honoring the ad and their friendship. The original commercial debuted...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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