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By Bart Barry– Editor’s note: For part 7, please click here San Antonio Museum of Art currently features a retrospective exhibition of works by American painter Jamie Wyeth, son of Andrew. There is real talent in his paintings. Innovation, too. In a series of works that has seagulls depicting the seven deadly sins, Wyeth uses watercolor paint thickened with honey ... Read More »

DAVID LEMIEUX AND HASSAN N’DAM MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Oscar De La Hoya: Thank you very much, everyone. To all the media who is participating, we are extremely, extremely excited to announce today, an upcoming fight on June 20th live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada: Lemieux vs. N’Dam. They will be fighting for the IBF vacant Middleweight World Title, and we are extremely proud to announce that ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY LIVE! RETURNS TO PHILADELPHIA ON JUNE 30 FOR A SPECIAL FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES BROADCAST FROM THE 2300ARENA

LOS ANGELES (May 22) – Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes returns to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, on Tuesday, June 30 for a special night of boxing from the 2300Arena. In the main event, current USNBC Light Heavyweight Champion Vyacheslav “Lion Heart – Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy (13-0, 11 KOs) of Los Angeles is scheduled for ... Read More »

Farewell, Friday Night Fights: Boxing Series Airs Finale Tonight

Farewell, Friday Night Fights: Boxing Series Airs Finale Tonight What was it like condensing 17 years of FNF into a video essay? Joe Tessitore: “It’s always harder to write shorter than longer, add in the fact that this production, and this crew, and many in the boxing business attached to this show have been like family to me and it ... Read More »

John Thompson ready to win Boxcino title tonight

Corona, California (May 22, 2015)–Tonight at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, John Thompson (16-1, 5 KO’s) looks to win the Boxcino Jr. Middlweight championship when he takes on Brandon Adams in the finale of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thompson weighed in at a ready 153.2 at Thursday’s weigh in and he looks in prime shape to not only win the ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN VS. CHRIS ALGIERI LIP SYNC BATTLE AHEAD OF PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON SPIKE FIGHT FRIDAY, MAY 29 AT BARCLAYS CENTER

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Before they battle it out in Brooklyn, click here or below to watch Amir Khan and Chris Algieri face off on the Lip Sync Battle stage featuring host LL COOL J and Colorful Commentator Chrissy Teigen. The highly anticipated Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri fight takes place Friday, May 29th at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT LIVE on Spike. Amir Khan vs. ... Read More »

SHINYA AOKI DEFEATS KOJI ANDO TO RETAIN ONE LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

22 May 2015 – Singapore: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE), made a triumphant return to Singapore with another spectacular evening of world-class mixed martial arts. ONE: WARRIOR’S QUEST delighted fans to a night of heart-thumping action, as the best fighters from all across Asia and the entire world went to battle ... Read More »

UPCOMING HBO SCHEDULE

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22 June 6: Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale – Live on HBO at 10:30 p.m. June 13: Nicholas Walters vs. Miguel Marriaga & Felix Verdejo vs. Ivan Najera – Live on HBO at 10 p.m. June 27: Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Jessie Vargas – Live on HBO at 9:45 p.m. July 25: Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi – Live on ... Read More »

BOXNATION CONTINUES TO DELIVER THE BEST FIGHTS AT INCREDIBLE VALUE WITH ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’ SET FOR A BLOCKBUSTER SUMMER

LONDON (22 May) – Boxing has enjoyed an incredible year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around. In the past few weeks alone ‘The Channel of Champions’ has shown some of the highest viewed fights in years live and exclusive including the thrilling toe-to-toe war between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, heavyweight ... Read More »

Thompson & Fedosov wins Boxcino titles with stoppage wins

CORONA, CA–Andrey Fedosov and John Thompson were crowned Boxcino 2015 champions in the Heavyweight and Jr. Middleweight divisions with stoppage wins over Donovan Dennis and Brandon Adams at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena. Fedosov scored an 8th round stoppage while Thompson got off the canvas to score a 2nd round stoppage. Fedosov landed some hard power shots in round two ... Read More »

Weights from Atlantic City

Juan Dominguez 122.5 – Mario Antonio Macias 124 Antuwyan Aikens 175 – Edgar Perez 183 Gervonta Davis 132 – Alberto Mora 130 Keenan Smith ??? – Luis Rodriguez 142 John Magda 168 – Miguel Angel Munguia 166 Bryant Perella 152 – German Perez 157 Kareem Martin 150 – Donald Sanchez 150 Jermonta Clark 150 – Jonathan Garcia 152 Carlos Gongora ... Read More »

Boxcino Final weights from Corona, California

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Andrey Fedosov 220.5 – Donovan Dennis 219 (Boxcino Heavyweight championship) John Thompson 153.2 – Brandon Adams 154.7 (Boxcino Jr. Middleweight championship) Fernando Fuentes 122 – Isaac Zarate 122 Angel Martinez 131.8 – Andres Fabian Figueroa 132.2 Richard Tallmadge 118.4 – Humberto Rubalcava 120.7 Isaac Freeman 146.5 – Danny Leon 146.1 Adam Lopez 122.9 – Miguel Tamayo 121 Promoters: Banner Promotions ... Read More »

Weights From Las Vegas

“Knockout Night at the D” Friday, May 22, 2015 Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, the D Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada CBS Sports Network, Same-Day Tape Delay Doors 6:30pm, First Bell 7:30pm Championship Title Boxing/Square Ring Boxing Richard Commey, 135 vs. Bahodir Mamadjonov, 134.4 vacant IBF Inter-Continental Lightweight Title Arif Magomedov, 161 vs. Darnell Boone, 157 Jesus Gutierrez, 138 vs. ... Read More »

Fans move on while Mayweather, Pacquiao sift through the cash and the remains

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By Norm Frauenheim- Nearly three weeks have passed since Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s decision over Manny Pacquiao in the Letdown of the Century and there’s been no backlash. Canelo Alvarez’ knockout of James Kirkland on May 9 drew HBO’s biggest audience for non-pay-per-view bout since 2006. A week later, there was a capacity crowd at the rebuilt Forum for Gennady Golovkin’s ... Read More »

Iron Boy card set for Phoenix Saturday

PHOENIX – Iron Boy Promotions will stage a second card within eight days Saturday night at Celebrity Theatre. Iron Boy, which helped Top Rank promote Jose Benavidez Jr.’s stoppage of Jorge Paez Jr. in a WBA 140-pound title defense on May 15 at US Airways Center, goes back to work with a card that features Phoenix welterweight Jose Marruffo (5-2-2) ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents KSW 31, UFC 187 Pre & Post-Fight Coverage & Enfusion Live 29 this Weekend

TORONTO | NEW YORK (May 21, 2015) – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, continues its loaded week of live fights this weekend, building off the momentum of live telecasts of ONE Championship: Warrior’s Quest and Hard Knocks Fighting 43 on Friday, May 21. Poland-based MMA powerhouse KSW returns on Saturday, ... Read More »

MEXICAN-AMERICAN ALAN SANCHEZ AND CANADIAN WELTERWEIGHT TITLIST STEVE CLAGGETT BATTLE FOR THE VACANT IBA AMERICAS WELTERWEIGHT TITLE ON JUNE 26 LIVE ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES

SALINAS, CALIF. (May 21) – Shining a light on homegrown talent, Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will bring a thrilling night of boxing featuring top local prospects set to hit the Salinas Storm House on June 26. In the main event, Fairfield standout Alan Sanchez (15-3-1, 8 KOs) will battle Canadian welterweight titlist Steve Claggett ... Read More »

ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPN Deportes to Present Exclusive U.S. Coverage of Povetkin vs. Pérez WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator

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ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will present exclusive coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round WBC World Heavyweight title eliminator between contenders Alexander Povetkin (28-1-1, 20 KOs) and Mike Pérez (21-1-0, 13 KOs) on Friday, May 22. The winner will become the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight belt. The card, from Moscow is presented by K2 Promotions. ESPN3 will ... Read More »

Undefeated No. 2 Contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez Headlines June 26 on truTV

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HIDALGO, TX (May 21, 2015) — Undefeated Mexican knockout artist GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ, the No. 2 world-rated super middleweight contender with the matinee idol looks, will headline an all-action card on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Ramirez will be taking on DERECK “The Black Lion” EDWARDS in a 10- round super middleweight bout which will ... Read More »

Thurman vs. Collazo Headlines First PBC on ESPN July 11

Keith Thurman

The first live Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) telecast will feature a star-studded 12-round welterweight matchup between undefeated Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) and Luis Collazo (36-6, 19 KOs) when the series debuts on ESPN on Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m. ET. The opening fight will showcase a 10-round junior middleweight matchup between undefeated ... Read More »

ERIC HUNTER, ABRAHAM LOPEZ AND JOET GONZALEZ REFLECT ON MEMORIAL DAY AND GIVE THANKS TO UNITED STATES VETERANS AND SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN

INDIO, CALIF. (May 21) – Golden Boy Promotions fighters Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter (20-3, 10 KOs), Abraham “Chamaco” Lopez (17-0-1, 12 KOs) and Joet Gonzalez (10-0, 4 KOs), who are preparing to battle in the ring this Friday, May 22 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., found time to reflect on what Memorial Day means to them and ... Read More »

USNBC Champion Melson to speak to Lodi students!

New York, NY (May 21, 2015) – Newly crowned WBC-USNBC 154 pound champion Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will serve as a special guest speaker at Thomas Jefferson Middle School Friday, May 22 in Lodi, NJ. A 2003 West Point graduate, Melson serves as an Army Reserve Officer, donates 100% of his purses to Teamfighttowalk.com and works a full time job. Between ... Read More »

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