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Weigh In Results of November 1 “Hometown Takeover” Boxing Event

The highly anticipated boxing event of the fall comes to Washington, D.C. tomorrow night at the historic DAR Constitution Hall. Southeast D.C.’s WBC Youth Welterweight Champion, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (23-0, 12 KOs), will take on veteran, Michael Clark (44-11-1, 19KOs), of Columbus, OH in the main event. The semi-main event features Jarrett Hurd against Terry Cade of Aiken, SC, and other ... Read More »

Fonfara vs. Ngumbu, Kameda vs. Hernandez, Fortuna vs. Cotto Final Weights

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT MAIN EVENT – 10 Rounds Andrzej Fonfara: 176 Pounds Doudou Ngumbu: 175 ½ Pounds WBO BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – 12 Rounds Tomoki Kameda: 117 ½ Pounds Alejandro Hernandez: 118 Pounds SUPER FEATHERWEIGHTS – 10 Rounds Javier Fortuna: 129 ½ Pounds Abner Cotto: 130 ¼ Pounds Caleb Truax 166.5 vs. Scott Sigmon 160 Koki Kameda 115.2 vs. Omar Salado ... Read More »

MALIK SCOTT WINS BIG IN AUSTRALIA!!! DOMINATES ALEX LEAPAI OVER 10 ROUNDS

Sherman Oaks, CA (October 31, 2014) Friday night in Crestmead, Queensland, Australia, perennial contender “King” MALIK SCOTT dominated former world title challenger and hometown favorite ALEX LEAPAI enroute to a ten round unanimous decision. Out boxing and outhustling Leapai throughout the fight, Scott relentlessly tagged the shorter foe, continuously impressing the judges who scored the bout 100-90, 99-91 and 97-92. ... Read More »

SADAM ALI AND LUIS CARLOS ABREGU TRAINING CAMP UPDATE

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ATLANTIC CITY (Oct. 31) – As we inch closer to the epic “Alien vs. Krusher: Hopkins vs. Kovalev” fight night in Atlantic City, welterweight contenders Sadam “World Kid” Ali and Luis Carlos “Potro” Abregu are preparing hard for their co-featured fight on Saturday, November 8 live on HBO World Championship Boxing. Both Ali and Abregu offered insight into how their ... Read More »

Fight Promoter University Coming To WBC Convention

The reason for people in the boxing business to attend the big 52nd WBC Convention December 14-20 in Las Vegas just got a lot better as the WBC announced that two sessions from the highly acclaimed Fight Promoter University founded by fight promoter Roy Englebrecht have been added to the convention schedule. “I had a chance to visit with Mauricio ... Read More »

“ROYAL BATTLE,” A HARD-HITTING TRIPLEHEADER HEADLINED BY AMIR KHAN VS. DEVON ALEXANDER, SET FOR SATURDAY, DEC. 13 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

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LAS VEGAS (Oct. 31, 2014) – The stars of boxing’s present and future will be out in full force at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, when Golden Boy Promotions in association with Khan Promotions and The Great Promotions present a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader featuring a pivotal welterweight showdown and two world championship ... Read More »

Gritty Trivilino confident heading into title bout

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Oct. 31st, 2014) — In what can only be considered a strange, ghoulish twist of fate during Halloween season, Shelito Vincent and Jackie Trivilino, who will slug it out for 10 rounds next Friday night for a world title, might be more inclined to bond over a mutual disdain for a certain undefeated New York fighter than trade ... Read More »

MICHAEL BUFFER TURNS 70 THIS SUNDAY!!!

Los Angeles – New York City (October 31, 2014) This Sunday, November 2nd, boxing’s legendary Hall of Fame ring announcer, MICHAEL BUFFER will be 70 years old. Buffer and his trademark phrase “Let’s Get Ready To Rumble” are still going as strong as ever and this year has been one of the busiest in his three and a half decade ... Read More »

“NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” ESPN BOXING SPECIAL, DECEMBER 11TH AT PECHANGA

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Sherman Oaks, CA (October 31, 2014) Goossen Promotions returns to the Pechanga Resort and Casino on Thursday, December 11th with “NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” a three-hour ESPN Boxing Special televised LIVE on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Advance tickets starting at $55.00 can be purchased through the Pechanga Resort and Casino website (www.Pechanga.com) ... Read More »

Remember remember the fists of November! BoxNation leads the way with spectacular lineup of fights

LONDON (Oct 31) – A knockout November is set to take place on BoxNation, with the world’s number one boxing channel to feature an incredible five world title fights including names such as Manny Pacquiao, Bernard Hopkins, Dereck Chisora, Tyson Fury and many more, all for only £12. Unlike rival networks, ‘The Channel of Champions’, has not only stacked its ... Read More »

Culcay to defend European title against Varon on December 6

Jack Culcay (18-1, 10 KOs) is the latest addition to Team Sauerland’s bumper bill on December 6 in Oldenburg, Germany. The European Light Middleweight Champion will defend his title against Ruben Varon (42-8, 20 KOs), on the same night WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Juergen Braehmer and IBF World Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez feature in a world championship double ... Read More »

Yusuf Safa ready to live up to the hype ahead of pro bout number three

LONDON (31 OCT) Talented featherweight Yusuf Safa goes for his third professional win next Saturday (November 8) at Glow, Bluewater and hopes to build on the explosive statement he made on his professional debut in May. “It felt really good,” said Safa, who set tongues wagging with a second-round stoppage of Anwar Alfadli in Leeds. “You always have nerves going ... Read More »

At The Crossroads: Remembering Ali-Foreman

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By Norm Frauenheim Drivers pass the Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Pavilion Center near downtown Phoenix all the time. It’s just another building at an intersection full of people en route to and from work, school and the mundane. But on Thursday it was something different. If you looked up and saw the name that overlooks the traffic from its location ... Read More »

Dwayne McRae hopes to stamp ticket to the next level!

Laurel, MD (October 30, 2014) – A quick glance at the record of heavyweight hopeful Dwayne “Big Ticket” McRae shows a respectable 14 wins against only three defeats with eight of his victories by knockout. After dropping two out of three fights back in 2009, McRae’s lost just once in eleven tries. However, the Maryland native is adamant that he’s ... Read More »

Sergey Kovalev Deerfield Beach Media Workout Quotes

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Deerfield Beach, FL (Oct. 30, 2014) – Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev opened up his camp to the media today in preparation for his Nov. 8 light heavyweight unification bout with Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ and live on HBO World Championship Boxing®. Question: How do you study Hopkins? Sergey Kovalev: “I don’t study anybody. It ... Read More »

ANDRZEJ FONFARA vs. DOUDOU NGUMBU TOMOKI KAMEDA vs. ALEJANDRO HERNANDEZ JAVIER FORTUNA vs. ABNER COTTO FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

CHICAGO (Oct. 30, 2014) – Virtually all corners of the world were represented at Thursday’s final press conference at the W Hotel in Chicago for this Saturday’s SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition tripleheader from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Warsaw, Poland native and Chicago favorite Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (25-3, 15 KOs) will square off with Doudou Ngumbu (33-5, 12 ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 73 LIVE this Saturday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the return of Cage Warriors Fighting Championship action with a bang this Saturday, Nov. 1, with two Cage Warriors 73 main cards headlined by world championship fights set to begin at 2 p.m. ET, emanating from Newcastle, England’s Metro Radio Arena. Fight ... Read More »

ISM to distribute Bute-Bolonti, Pascal-George Dec 6 PPV in United States

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HOBOKEN, NJ (October 30, 2014) – Integrated Sports Media (ISM), North America’s undisputed leader of major boxing pay-per-view distribution, announced today that it will deliver the “Bute vs. Bolonti” double feature to United States fans, Saturday, December 6, live from historic Bell Centre in Montreal. Bute vs. Bolonti is being distributed in the U.S. by ISM for live viewing at ... Read More »

DirecTV Pulls the Big Punches with New Series

Sport fans of MMA and drama fans alike can rejoice over the premier of the new series Kingdom on DirecTV’s Audience channel. Subscribers to DirecTV already have access to some of the most exclusive sporting events on the planet, including highly publicized MMA match-ups, and now those same subscribers can tune in to a family drama set in the behind-the-scenes ... Read More »

SAMMY VASQUEZ JR. READY TO SHINE AGAIN IN PITTSBURGH ON NOVEMBER 14TH

Pittsburgh, PA (October 30, 2014) Undefeated prospect SAMMY “The Who Can Mexican” VASQUEZ JR. is training diligently in Colorado Springs, Colorado as he prepares for his return to CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Friday, November 14th in the 10-round main event against Panamanian veteran ALBERTO “Matralleta MOSQUERA for the World Boxing Council FECARBOX Welterweight Title. Fighting for Boxing ... Read More »

TWO MONTHS SHY OF HIS 50TH BIRTHDAY – BERNARD HOPKINS ATTEMPTS TO UNIFY AGAIN

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PHILADELPHIA (October 30) – Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) isn’t the first elder statesman of the sweet science to hold the light heavyweight crown. With a win on Saturday, November 8 against WBO Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, Hopkins would be just one belt ... Read More »

Unbeaten Vincent chases championship dream

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Oct. 30th, 2014) — The story of Shelito Vincent is a long, winding narrative of a selfless fighter with no hidden agendas. Only a select few strike it rich in boxing, particularly on the women’s side, so Vincent fights for more than just money. She fights for underprivileged children, many of them a mirror image of her younger ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Golden Boy LIVE: O’Connor vs. Farmer Tonight at 9 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a Halloween Eve treat from Plymouth Memorial Hall in the greater Boston area, as Golden Boy Live! takes place tonight, Oct. 30 at 9 p.m. ET, headlined by former U.S. Olympic team alternate Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor squaring off against the rugged Andrew ... Read More »

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FOR TONIGHT’S HOLLYWOOD FIGHT NIGHT 8 6 BOXING AND 5 MMA BOUTS ON TAP; FIRST BOUT 7:00PM

All boxers for tonight’s Hollywood Fight Night Professional Boxing and MMA show have made weight during the Official Weigh-In held yesterday at the HOOTERS in Burbank, California. Here are the Official Weights: BOXING MATCHES: Juan Roman 121 vs. Gabriel Braxton 122 Minju Shin 133.5 vs. Percy Peterson 133 Urmat Ryskeldiev 154 vs. Bernardo Guereca 152 Davon Smith 130 vs. Alim ... Read More »

Training Camp Notes: Glazkov With Family Safe and Sound and a Healed Hand, Glazkov Focused on Wilson

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Ahead of his bout on the undercard of Hopkins-Kovalev on Nov. 8, Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov and his team reflected on his last outing. On Aug. 9,Glazkov defeated Derric Rossy via majority decision, but the fight was much closer than anyone predicted. At the moment Glazkov walked into the ring to face Rossy, he had not heard from ... Read More »

GREG COHEN PROMOTIONS JOINS FORCES WITH AUSTRALIAN PROMOTER ADAM WILCOCK

Greg Cohen Promotions is proud to announce the appointment of Australian promoter Adam Wilcock of FightCard Promotions to the role of Vice President of Global Operations. In a move to further cement its growing role as a global promotional force, the official addition of Wilcock to the GCP team formalizes their now long-standing partnership. As a leading promoter and manager ... Read More »

Billy ‘The Kid’ Dib returns Halloween night in Australia

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NEW YORK (Oct. 30, 2014) – Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) featherweight champion Billy “The Kid” Dib (37-3, 21 KOs) will not be trick-or-treating tomorrow night (Friday) at home in Australia. Instead, he’ll be dressed in trunks and wearing boxing gloves for his 12-round fight with his upset-minded Indonesian opponent Ruben Manakane (14-11-1, 9 KOs) for the vacant PABA super ... Read More »

THREE-TIME CHAMP KOKI KAMEDA AND WORLD-RATED MIDDLEWEIGHT CALEB TRUAX SET TO APPEAR IN SEPARATE 10-ROUND BOUTS, SATURDAY NIGHT IN CHICAGO

Two more competitive fights with worldwide significance will take place on the un-televised undercard of “The Homecoming”, presented by Warriors Boxing this Saturday, November 1, at UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois. WBO #10-rated middleweight Caleb “Golden” Truax (24-1-2, 14 KOs) of Osseo, Minnesota, will take on Bedford, Virginia’s Scott “Cujo” Sigmon (24-5-1, 13 KOs) in a 10-rounder; and former three-time ... Read More »

‘Duracell’ Jones looks to again thrill his legion of fans on November 8

LONDON (30 OCT) Super-featherweight Ben ‘Duracell’ Jones is hoping to bring an army of fans to Glow, Bluewater on Saturday, November 8, when he boxes for another professional title. The exciting 32-year-old is a former English and WBO European champion and is renowned in boxing circles for attracting plenty of vocal and passionate fans wherever he goes. “I sell a ... Read More »

UFC® AND GLOBO ANNOUNCE BRAZILIAN ICON ANDERSON SILVA AND “SHOGUN” RUA WILL COACH THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® BRAZIL

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Sao Paulo – Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC® and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter® Brazil. The legendary icon Silva (33-6 in professional MMA, fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil), ... Read More »

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