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Antonio Tarver rejuvenated, wants David Haye in 2015

All five-time world champion Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) wants for Christmas is a signed contract to fight former two-division world champion David Haye (26-2, 24 KOs), ideally, during the first-quarter of 2015. Tarver has been sending direct tweets for the past six months to Haye, who hasn't fought in more than two years, without receiving a response. Coming off last...
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Adonis Stevenson vs. Dmitry Sukhotsky full weigh-in photos and details

Adonis Stevenson and Dmitry Sukhotsky have both made weight for their WBC light heavyweight title clash tomorrow night. The champion - Stevenson - weighed in at 174.5 lbs, while Sukhotsky came in slightly lighter at 173.5 lbs. Read on for photos of the pair as well as everyone else on the bill, which includes Andre Dirrell vs. Derek Edwards, Jo Jo Dan vs. Kevin Bizier and Artur Beterbiev...
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Photos/Weights: Stevenson vs Sukhotskiy From Quebec City

ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY OFFICIAL WEIGHTS   SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION, Tomorrow/Friday, Dec. 19, Live on SHOWTIME® From Pepsi Coliseum In Quebec City, Canada Photo Credit: Amanda Kwok/SHOWTIME WBC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – 12 Rounds Adonis Stevenson – 174 ½ Pounds Dmitry Sukhotskiy – 173 ½ Pounds   IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE ELIMINATOR ...
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Throwback Thursday: Joel Casamayor Barely Skirts By Nate Campbell

There’s boxing the sport, and there’s boxing the business. Often the two are the same, but usually the latter trumps the former, and even when it makes no sense in hindsight. One thing boxing tend not to be, though, is patient. Instant gratification triumphs over the greater good with regularity, and especially at the negotiating table. There’s always collateral damage too...
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Klitschko to Fight at Barclays Center; Will Briggs Still Stalk Him?

Fighting in New York City isn’t something new for Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. Defending his title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn is. Klitschko has signed a deal to defend his title on April 25th in Brooklyn, New York. “The fight will be at the Barclays Center and we are very, very pleased,” Bernd Boente, Klitschko’s manager, told ESPN.com. “The contract...
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Montreal Bell Centre to Host Kovalev vs. Pascal

Boucherville, Wednesday December 17th 2014 – Main-Events and InterBox announced that the Montréal Bell Centre will host the March 14th 2015 boxing Gala that will feature the reigning unified WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) vs. former WBC, IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs)....
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal to take place at Montreal Bell Centre

Main-Events and InterBox have announced that the Montréal Bell Centre will host the March 14th 2015 boxing Gala that will feature the reigning unified WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) vs. former WBC, IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs). Kathy Duva, CEO of Main-Events, received the exception...
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Tyson Fury set to return on February 28, wants Klitschko next summer

Promoter Frank Warren confirmed today that Tyson Fury will headline London’s O2 Arena on Saturday 28th February in his final fight before going on to challenge for the WBO World Heavyweight Championship. The undefeated Manchester star will face a top-15 ranked contender as he keeps busy ahead of a long-awaited shot at reigning WBO World Champion Wladimir Klitschko. Fury put on...
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Adonis Stevenson vs. Dmitry Sukhotsky final press conference quotes

WBC Light Heavyweight Champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson and Russian challenger Dmitry "The Hunter" Sukhotsky held a final press conference on Tuesday in Quebec City, Canada, as they prepare for their showdown on Showtime Boxing: Special Edition this Friday, December 19th. Stevenson (24-1, 20 KOs) and Sukhotskiy (22-2, 16 KOs) will square off in the 12-round main event of a quadruple...
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Floyd Mayweather: ‘Khan’s name holds no weight. My focus is Manny Pacquiao!’

Floyd Mayweather talks WBC Convention in Las Vegas. After Amir Khan took care of business last Saturday night, easily beating Devon Alexander via unanimous decision,  many in the boxing community, including Khan himself thought he set him self up for a Floyd Mayweather Jr. showdown in the spring of 2015. Mayweather has other thoughts. Speaking to press at the WBC Convention at...
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The next big thing in boxing: Egidijus ‘The Mean Machine’ Kavaliauskas

One knockout at a time, Egidijus Kavaliauskas, is living up to his moniker: The Mean Machine. When he's fighting you should be watching. The post Meet Egidijus ‘The Mean Machine’ Kavaliauskas appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Trey Songz Allegedly Stole Shane Mosley’s Girl Bella Gonzalez(Photos)

In today’s episode of ‘Mr. Steal ya girl’, Trey Songz stayed true to his word apparently by snatching up Shane Mosley’s girl, Bella Gonzalez, right up from under him. Mosley and Gonzalez have dated over 4 years, but apparently all isn’t well in paradise, via BSO:   Trey also allegedly started sleeping with boxing legend Shane Mosley’s GF Bella Gonzalez. When rumors...
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Pacquiao responds to Mayweather's May 2 bout proposal

Three days after Floyd Mayweather Jr. threw out a potential May 2 bout with his long-time nemesis, Manny Pacquiao responded on Twitter. Mayweather made his desire to face Pacquiao public earlier this week, even naming a specific date. He also claimed that Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum was the reason one of the most anticipated bouts in boxing history has yet to take place. ''Floyd...
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2014 Boxing Comeback of the Year Award

Boxing is a sport with a lot of comebacks -- in fact, boxing is the comeback sport, where the return to greatness is at its most dramatic and yet at the same time one of the sport's biggest fixtures. Having made a statement like that, it is unsurprising that every year furnishes a handful of obvious candidates for Comeback of the Year. This year's award winner is as obvious a choice...
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Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘Let’s give the fans what they want’

Waiting since 2009, it’s time for boxing fans to get their hopes up. Manny Pacquiao took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to discuss a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather, tweeting at “Money” directly: .@FloydMayweather, don’t be a boxing humbug. Let’s give the fans the fight they want. They have waited long enough. — Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) December 16, 2014...
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Stevenson v Sukhotskiy Press Conference

ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & PHOTOS “It’s going to be a short night on SHOWTIME.” – Adonis Stevenson “He looked nervous at the podium, like he wasn’t ready to fight.” – Dmitry Sukhotskiy SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION, This Friday, Dec. 19, Live on SHOWTIME® From Pepsi Coliseum In Quebec City, Canada Photo Credit...
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Roger Mayweather on Pacquiao: He’ll Get His Ass Beat by Floyd (Video)

Any time Roger speaks we should listen just for the comedic value. Boxing Scene caught up with him and asked about Khan and Pacquiao.
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Manny Pacquiao Issues A Christmas Carol-Themed Challenge To Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The game of “will they, won’t they” between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is more drawn out than a sitcom romance but it doesn’t seem like either Pacquiao or Mayweather has tired of it yet. In the latest barb shot across the social media bow, Pacquiao called Mayweather a “boxing humbug” which makes sense Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Mayweather: My Focus is on Pacquiao Not Khan

More quotes, but no negotiations. Here is the latest from Floyd. “Khan should make a name for himself. Right now nobody knows who Amir Khan is, only boxing people. I think he should wait a bit [and make a bigger name for himself]. My focus right now is Pacquiao and I want that fight,” Mayweather said. “Basically the first time we didn’t do the fight because of drug testing...
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Manny Pacquiao to Floyd Mayweather: ‘Don’t be a boxing humbug’

It feels like we are closer than ever to actually seeing one of the most highly-anticipated fights in boxing history, with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao both leading the public to believe that they are serious about stepping inside the ring together. Mayweather said last week that he wants Pacquiao to be his next...Read More
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Pacquiao Calls Out Mayweather on Social Media….Again

Mayweather doesn’t even run his social media pages, so this is all really pointless. .@FloydMayweather, don't be a boxing humbug. Let's give the fans the fight they want. They have waited long enough. — Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) December 16, 2014
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Elliot Seymour admits to taking dive against Mickey Rourke

Actor Mickey Rourke shocked the boxing world (and Hollywood) last month when he won a match in his return to fighting at age 62. Rourke defeated 29-year-old Elliot Seymour after the referee called the fight following several knockdowns. Just days after the bout, a report claimed Seymour was paid to take a dive against Rourke....Read More
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Trey Songz Allegedly Stole Shane Mosley’s Girl Bella Gonzalez (Photos)

Shane Mosley and Bella Gonzalez had been dating for almost 4 years now, but if you believe this story things are a little rocky because Mr. Steal Ya Girl has decided to make a claim on Ms. Gonzalez. Trey also allegedly started sleeping with boxing legend Shane Mosley’s GF Bella Gonzalez. When rumors of the affair reached Shane, Shane sent an email to Bella asking her to talk...
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Khan: Mayweather Fled The Club When He Found Out I Was There

Amir Khan out here talking with his chest trying to get that Mayweather fight. Now, he is saying Mayweather so afraid of him he ran Mayweather out of a nightclub. Here are details via Boxing Scene. According to Khan, Mayweather and his entourage arrived to the same nightclub. Khan, who was partying with his crew known as ‘Khan’s Army’ – says Mayweather could have been tipped...
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Weekend All Pro Boxing results: Joe Ward & Clemente Russo among winners

Istanbul, Caserta and Sofia hosted the APB Ranking Round 3 matches for the Middleweight, Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight categories with the following results: MIDDLE 75 KG – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 Location: Istanbul, Venue: Caferaga Spor Salonu Home star and World Championships bronze medalist Adem Kilicci defeated Egypt's All-Africa Games bronze medallist Hosam Abdin on points...
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