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Brook retains IBF welterweight belt, Joshua wins again

LONDON (AP) Kell Brook won his second defense of the IBF welterweight belt to stay undefeated, while fellow British boxer Anthony Joshua enhanced his burgeoning reputation in the heavyweight division with a second-round stoppage of experienced American Kevin Johnson. Brook extended his record to 35 wins by outclassing Frankie Gavin in a one-sided, all-British fight stopped late...
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Results & photos: Amir Khan gets past tough challenge from Chris Algieri

Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike returned to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Friday night, and in the main event, Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) scored a hard fought unanimous decision over Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs). In the co-feature, Javier Fortuna (28-0-1, 20 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Bryan Vasquez (34-2, 18 KOs). AMIR KHAN “I thought I worked...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.29.15

HR CALL: Alfredo Escalera0-Maldonado (7), Wander Franco (5)     Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado 5-5  2 R  HR  RBI   2 SB Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Eric Skoglund 8.0 IP 10 H 3 R  1 BB  3 K     Omaha Storm Chasers 3                    Albuquerque Isotopes 12 Yohan […]
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Amir Khan Wins, Fails Floyd Mayweather Audition; Javier Fortuna Gets Fun Win, Too

Chris Algieri brought it Friday night on “Premier Boxing Champions” on Spike, giving Amir Khan more than anyone thought he might be able to give. It wasn’t enough for Algieri to win the decision. It might’ve been enough to cost Khan, who aspires to a Mayweather showdown, a lot of money. Algieri had no chance of out-quicking or out-boxing Khan, so he decided to try and force...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan Wins, Fails Floyd Mayweather Audition; Javier Fortuna Gets Fun Win, Too

Chris Algieri brought it Friday night on “Premier Boxing Champions” on Spike, giving Amir Khan more than anyone thought he might be able to give. It wasn’t enough for Algieri to win the decision. It might’ve been enough to cost Khan, who aspires to a Mayweather showdown, a lot of money. Algieri had no chance of out-quicking or out-boxing Khan, so he decided to try and force...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jean Pascal faces unbeaten Yunieski Gonzalez on Sergey Kovalev undercard

Jean Pascal (29-3-1, 17 KOs) will face Yunieski Gonzalez (16-0, 12 KOs) in the ten-round co-feature of the Kovalev-Mohammedi fight on July 25 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both fights will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing at 10:00 p.m. ET. Pascal, the former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, looks to prove he is still a force to be reckoned with in the  division...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Guerrero training camp photos & quotes

“Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs) hosted a media workout yesterday at the CrossFit Ranch to shed light on his upcoming fight with Aron Martinez. The 10-round main-event bout will take place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., June 6, 2015 and will air live on NBC starting at 3:00 p.m. ET. Guerrero, coming off a loss to Keith Thurman in his last fight, is...
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Boxer Jermain Taylor surrenders to police on battery charge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Boxer Jermain Taylor has surrendered to face the latest charge filed against him in Arkansas. Pulaski County Sheriff's Capt. Carl Minden says Taylor surrendered Friday morning and was booked into the county jail on a second-degree battery charge. Taylor is accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was...
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Boxer Jermain Taylor surrenders on latest Arkansas charge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Boxer Jermain Taylor has surrendered to face the latest charge filed against him in Arkansas. Pulaski County Sheriff's Capt. Carl Minden says Taylor surrendered Friday morning and was booked into the county jail on a second-degree battery charge. Taylor is accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he...
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Weigh-in results & photos from London: Brook vs. Gavin, Joshua vs. Johnson, Linares vs. Mitchell

This afternoon, the weigh-in was held the Indigo at The O2, for the huge bill which is headlined by Sheffield’s Kell Brook defending his IBF Welterweight title against Birmingham’s Frankie Gavin, Londoner Kevin Mitchell challenging Jorge Linares for the WBC Lightweight belt and Welshman Lee Selby attempting to take the IBF Featherweight crown from Evgeny Gradovich. Find the full...
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Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri weigh-in results & photos

Tonight, Premier Boxing Champions is on Spike TV, and Amir Khan headlines against Chris Algieri. Also featured is Javier Fortuna vs. Bryan Vasquez. Right here, find the Khan vs. Algieri weigh-in results, along with photos of the fighters squaring off. Amir Khan – 146.4 lbs Chris Algieri – 146.2 lbs Javier Fortuna – 130 lbs Bryan Vasquez – 129 lbs Marcus Browne –...
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Deontay Wilder Media Workout

BIRMINGHAM, AL — With roughly two weeks remaining until his first title defense, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder invited media to watch him work at Sky Boxing Gym in Northport, Alabama. Photos from today’s media workout courtesy of AL.com Appearing in shape, and ready to entertain, the larger than life heavyweight explained to the media although he doesn’t know much...
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Khan vs. Algieri Weigh-In Results

BROOKLYN, NY – The stage is set for the latest installment of Premier Boxing Champions this week on SpikeTV. Today in Brooklyn, fighters took the scales to weigh-in ahead of Friday’s fight card. Main event fighters Amir Khan and Chris Algieri easily made the 147 pound weight limit by weighing in at 146.4 pounds and 146.2 pounds respectively. In the co-feature, competing for the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WBC champ Wilder not studying Molina - or taking him lightly

NORTHPORT, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder doesn't know a lot about his next opponent, but that's not a sign that he doesn't respect Eric Molina. The 29-year-old WBC heavyweight champion's first title defense comes on June 13 at UAB's Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, about an hour from his hometown of Tuscaloosa. Wilder spoke Thursday before a workout Thursday that was open to reporters...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor charged with battery of fellow rehab facility resident

  Boxer Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin and threatening a child with a gun. A Pulaski County District judge issued the second-degree battery warrant Thursday. Sheriff's Office spokesman Carl Minden said the charge is connected...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering The Marvel, Sergio Martinez

Martin Murray sat beside compatriot Darren Barker in the Sky Sports Studio as a smile grew across his face. A sturdy, thick-necked middleweight with a history of violent crime, he listened incredulously as Birmingham-born Matthew Macklin boasted proudly of his exploits, both domestically and abroad. Calling in from his gym on the south coast of Andalusia, Macklin reminded his domestic...
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Pulaski judge issues battery warrant for Jermain Taylor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Boxer Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin and threatening a child with a gun. A Pulaski County District judge issued the second-degree battery warrant Thursday. Sheriff's Office spokesman Carl Minden said...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook vs. Gavin presser: Kell Brook- When I land on his chin, it’s goodnight

Kell Brook defends his IBF Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin on Saturday night at The O2 in London – and the champion has no intention of relinquishing his status in boxing’s money-division. Brook demolished his mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in devastating fashion in March in his hometown of Sheffield in a long-awaited return to the ring. The Special One had to wait...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan & Kell Brook in action this weekend; Fight previews & looking to a future showdown

Two of the top three welterweights in the world are in action this weekend. Amir Khan (#1 contender) squares off against Chris Algieri, and Kell Brook (#2 contender) meets domestic foe Frankie Gavin. Here’s a fight preview for both matches, and a look ahead to a potential match with the favored winners, Khan and Brook. Khan vs Algieri Credit: Ed Diller / DBE Chris Algieri experienced...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video interviews: Amir Khan & Virgil Hunter talk training camp, Algieri & Mayweather

mir Khan is refusing to overlook Chris Algieri despite media talk of a clash next up with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. The 28-year-old Bolton star has been mooted as ‘Money’ Mayweather’s final opponent in September before he hangs up his gloves on an illustrious 19-year professional career. However, Khan has refused to be drawn into any Mayweather talk and insists...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video preview: All Access with Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder certainly has plenty to say. With his unbeaten ledger intact and a title strap around his waist, his face also appearing in numerous Premier Boxing Champions spots across their many networks, Showtime wants to give him some room to open up, too. That’s why they’re doing an All Access show focused entirely on Deontay Wilder. The show premieres on Wednesday, June...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri final presser quotes: Khan- I’ll look spectacular beating Algieri

Fight week activities for Premier Boxing Champions on Spike continued Wednesday as fighters participated in the final press conference and media workouts at Barclays Center before they enter the ring on Friday, May 29. Check out all the photos & quotes here. AMIR KHAN “I really believe that I have the movement, the skills and the technique to beat Chris Algieri and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Wade steps up vs. Sam Soliman July 26 on Shobox, Herring & Lubin also featured

Young undefeated middleweight prospect Dominic “Lights Out” Wade will take on the toughest opponent of his career when he faces former champion Sam “King” Soliman in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday, June 26, from Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Wash. Wade (17-0, 12 KOs), of Washington, D.C., and Soliman (44-12, 1 NC, 18 KOs), of Melbourne, Australia...
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Steve Upsher Chambers featured on Friday card in Philly

This Friday night at the Stadium Holiday Inn in Philadelphia, King’s Promotions presents a night of boxing headlined by a 10-round bout between Frankie De Alba (15-1-2, 5 KO’s) and Bernardo Gomez Uribe (14-3, 10 KO’s). In one of the 8-round co-features, Steve Upsher Chambers (24-4-1, 6 KO’s) returns to the city where he cut his teeth as a professional to take on Alejandro...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Miguel Cotto greatest hits & highlights reel

Miguel Cotto returns from a one year hiatus on June 6th, as he defends his middleweight championship against Australian Daniel Geale. Right here, you can watch a Miguel Cotto highlights video and greatest hits compilation from HBO Boxing. Check out some of his best and most memorable moments in the ring. The nearly 10 minute long video includes footage from what got Cotto here, his...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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