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RANDY CABALLERO VS. ALBERTO GUEVARA LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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Los Angeles (Jan. 23) – Golden Boy Promotions held a press conference at the Golden Boy Building in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan 22., to announce the Feb. 27 IBF Bantamweight World Championship fight between the titleholder Randy “El Matador” Caballero and Alberto “Metro” Guevara. The event was hosted by Oscar De La Hoya, Founder and President of Golden Boy ... Read More »

Kell Brook to defend Welterweight title against Dan

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Kell Brook will make the 1st defense of the IBF Welterweight title against mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan on March 28 in Sheffield, England, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. The 28-year-old Brook was supposed to make his first title defense late last year — the opponent had not been announced — but he suffered a stab wound in his ... Read More »

Matthysse signs extension with Golden Boy

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Former Super Lightweight titlist Lucas Matthysse has signed a contract extension with Golden Boy Promotions according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Lucas Matthysse is extremely happy with Golden Boy Promotions, and he wants to retire with us,” De La Hoya said. “I’m extremely happy that he’s a loyal fighter and person who understands the value of having a promoter on ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FEATURES RISING TEXAN TALENT ON JANUARY 26 ROCKY JUAREZ VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS UNDERCARD

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23) – Before Rocky Juarez (30-10-1, 21 KOs) and Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos (20-10, 13 KOs) square off for Juarez’ WBC Silver Featherweight Title and final title elimination bout at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, the Golden Boy Live! card on Monday, January 26 will feature Austin’s own Travell “Black Magic” Mazion (9-0, 9 KOs) in ... Read More »

Haymon reveals deal with Spike TV

Powerful adviser Al Haymon announced his plans for a Friday night series on Spike TV according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. The first card will take place March 13 (9 p.m. ET/PT) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, and be headlined by former welterweight titleholder Andre Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) against Josesito Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs). Former welterweight titleholder ... Read More »

Official Weights from Broomfield

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from 1STBANK Center, located in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, CO., when light heavyweights Gilberto Ramirez and Maxim Vlasov square off for 10 rounds. The main event of the evening, a 12-round welterweight showdown, features Mike Alvarado against Brandon Rios in the ... Read More »

Pacquiao-Mayweather talks continue, but what’s left to say?

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By Norm Frauenheim– It’s hard to recall when there wasn’t talk about Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado are about to fight for a third time. We’re still talking. Gas prices fall from $5-a-gallon to less than $2. Cheap talk continues. A German Pope quits the Vatican and a pope from Argentina moves in. Still talking. Maybe ... Read More »

CES MMA returns to national spotlight Jan. 30

LINCOLN, R.I. (Jan. 22nd, 2015) — The Chuck O’Neil preparing to enter the cage next Friday is a smarter, savvier version of the raw talent who first stepped foot inside the hexagon eight years ago. “I’d just fight and say, ‘Screw this guy. I’m going to punch him in the face,'” O’Neil said. “That was my logic behind fights.” Nearly ... Read More »

Brokenshire to Face Rival Erosa for 145lb. Championship at Super Fight League America 3

Tacoma, Washington (January 22nd, 2015) Brian Halquist Productions and CageSport MMA are proud to announce Super Fight League America 3, live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington on Saturday, February 21st 2015 at 7:00pm. Coming off one of the most talked about shows the northwest has seen in years, Super Fight League America 3 promises fans another thrilling ... Read More »

Amateur Middleweight Rivalry Carries Over to Pros in FNF Opener on Jan. 30

Mashantucket, CT:During their amateur careers New England middleweights Russell Lamour (11-0, 5 KOs), of Portland, Maine, and Thomas Falowo (12-3, 8 KOs), of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, met several times, with Lamour defeating Falowo all but once. Now these two fighters meet again as pros for hometown bragging rights in their ESPN Friday Night Fights debut at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. ... Read More »

Jason Sosa vs. Bergman Aguilar on March 6 at 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA–Jason Sosa, of Camden, NJ, riding an eight-fight knockout streak, returns to action Friday? evening, March 6, when he boxes Bergman Aguilar, of Escazu, Costa Rica, in an eight-round junior lightweight fight at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. The Sosa-Bergman contest, along with an eight-round heavyweight match featuring Joey Dawejko, of Philadelphia, PA, headlines a seven-fight card which ... Read More »

Full card announced for this Saturday, January 24 at the GPG Event Center in Pennsauken, NJ

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Pennsauken, NJ (January 22, 2015)–This Saturday night, January 24 at the GPG Event Center (Formerly the Woodbine Inn) in Pennsauken, New Jersey, the inaugural boxing will take place with local favorite as Heavyweight contender Chazz Witherspoon (31-3, 23 KO’s) of Paulsboro, NJ will take on Cory Phelps (16-7-1, 8 KO’s) of Catlettsburg, KY in a bout scheduled for 10-rounds. The ... Read More »

Raymond “Tito” Serrano decisions Jerome Rodriguez in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia (January 22, 2015 ) – This past Tuesday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Jr. Welterweight Raymond “Tito” Serrano scored a clear unanimous decision over Jerome Rodriguez. With the win, Serrano raised his record to 20-2 as the score cards read 59-55 on all cards. “It was a fight that I worked on things in training,”said Serrano. “I ... Read More »

Weights from New York

Floriana Pagliara 125.4 vs Antwan Robertson 123.4 (WBU Americas Featherweight title) Wright Johnson Junior Wright 199.2 vs Rayford Johnson 198.8 Perea Salas Ytalo Perea 237.8 vs Emilio Salas 207.2 Akil Frederick-Auguste 159.2 vs Eddie Edmond 158.6 Gary Beriguette 145.2 vs Rafael Luna 148.2 Tre’Sean Wiggins 145.6 va Ilyas Aksabaev 145.2 Marcos Suarez 137.4 vs Micah Branch 130.8 Damien Yero 154 ... Read More »

WBC 30-DAY WEIGH-IN RESULTS GOLOVKIN 172, MURRAY 169

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Monte-Carlo (January 21, 2015) Thirty days out from their highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and MARTIN MURRAY have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required limits heading into their February 21 clash in Monte-Carlo. From his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California, Golovkin, the WBA/IBO and WBC ‘Interim’ Middleweight Champion weighed in at ... Read More »

Bellator’s British Invasion has a new king – King Mo Lawal takes on Cheick Kongo Feb. 27

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (January 21, 2015) – Injury has forced the delay of a heavily anticipated matchup between Bobby Lashley (12-2) and James Thompson (20-14) but Bellator MMA officials have announced a blockbuster fight to replace it in Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (14-4) vs. Cheick Kongo (22-9-2). Also Andre Santos (37-9) has stepped in for the injured welterweight champion Douglas ... Read More »

Alvarado, Rios & Arum Conference Call Transcript

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BOB ARUM: Thank you. Everyone is looking forward to what should be a great, great fight. The previous two fights were classics and this one will probably top them all. I am really looking forward to Saturday night in Denver and now I would like to put the fighters on. These are two gladiators. These are two guys that make ... Read More »

VIDEO: Karl “Dynamite” Dargan Highlights

About January 30 Presented by Main Events in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, the Jan. 30 edition of Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 and will take place at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. It features a ten-round lightweight battle between undefeated contender Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) against Tony "The Lightning" Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship in the main event. The co-feature is an eight-round middleweight bout between Thomas Falowo (12-3, 8 KOs) against Russell Lamour (11-0, 5 KOs). The remaining undercard bouts will be announced shortly. Tickets are $40, $60 and $75 and available now through Foxwoods.com and the Foxwoods box office. The doors will open at 5:00 PM ET and the Friday Night Fights telecast will begin at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN Read More »

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: BERMANE STIVERNE vs. DEONTAY WILDER DRAWS RECORD VIEWERSHIP

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NEW YORK (Jan. 21, 2015)—SHOWTIME Sports garnered a record audience for Saturday’s 2015 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING premiere telecast headlined by newly minted WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder in his breakout win over Bermane Stiverne. The main event ranks as the highest-rated fight on any premium network in the past 12 months while the entire three-fight telecast becomes the highest ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® PRESENTS THE TIEBREAKING CONCLUSION OF AN EPIC TRILOGY WHEN HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: MIKE ALVARADO VS. BRANDON RIOS 3 AND GILBERTO RAMIREZ VS. MAXIM VLASOV IS SEEN SATURDAY, JAN. 24

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HBO Boxing begins a new season with the final chapter in a heated rivalry when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: MIKE ALVARADO VS. BRANDON RIOS 3 AND GILBERTO RAMIREZ VS. MAXIM VLASOV is seen SATURDAY, JAN. 24 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the ... Read More »

RIOS TO CONTEMPLATE RETIREMENT IF HE DOESN’T WIN WHAT HE TIPS WILL BE ‘THE BEST FIGHT OF THE TRILOGY’ AGAINST OLD FOE ALVARADO LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (21 Jan) – Brandon Rios has labelled his trilogy showdown with nemesis Mike Alvarado a ‘do or die’ affair, admitting he may hang up his gloves if he loses. The all-action welterweight star will meet the exciting 34-year-old Alvarado in battle for the third time this weekend, following two epic clashes in which they share a win apiece. Ahead ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge 55 card getting stacked Fioravanti vs. Kudukhashvili & Vitruk vs. Coga added

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Jan. 21, 2015) – M-1 Global’s 2015 season-opening event, M-1 Challenge 55: Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show, is gradually developing into an exciting, stacked event on February 21 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The latest fights to be added to M-1 Challenge 55, dedicated to the memory of the first M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion, Guran Gugenishvili, is an intriguing middleweight ... Read More »

Price faces Costa Junior on February 21 in Berlin

David Price (18-2, 15 KOs) will face Irineu Beato Costa Junior (16-2, 14 KOs) on February 21 at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany. The heavyweights go toe-to-toe on the undercard of the WBO World Super Middleweight rematch between Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) and Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs), live on Sky Sports. Price returns, following a six-month injury ... Read More »

BOXING LEGEND OSCAR DE LA HOYA ANNOUNCES NEW COMBAT SPORTS, TRAVEL AND LIFESTYLE NETWORK

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MIAMI (Jan. 21, 2015) Olympic gold medalist, 10-time world champion in six weight divisions and leading boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya will launch a new Spanish-language sports, travel and lifestyle cable television channel called De La Hoya TV, the “Golden Boy” announced today at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) annual conference in Miami. Offering news, analysis ... Read More »

Chavez looking for Fonfara fight in April

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr is looking to fight Andrzej Fonfara in April despite Top Rank claiming to have an exisiting contract. “We were offered the fight and we took the fight. Both sides agreed to fight, but I can’t tell you the place, I can’t tell you the weight, I can’t tell you the ... Read More »

Perez outlasts Acosta in a slugfest

Michael Perez had to hold on for a 10-round unanimous decision over former Lightweight belt holder Miguel Acosta in an action packed slugfest in a Welterweight bout. Perez started to bleed from the right eye in round four. Perez came back to rock Acosta in round five with a big left hook that cut him over the right eye. The ... Read More »

Jermain Taylor injures ribs and is arrested again; Mora fight off

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IBF Middleweight champion Jermain Taylor injured his ribs and was arrested again on Monday thus postponing his February 6 title defense with Sergio Mora, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com A woman said Tuesday that Jermain Taylor threatened to fatally shoot her 5-, 3-, and 1-year-old children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight boxing champion ... Read More »

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