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Harmonious manhood: Nicholas Walters, Nonito Donaire and Corey Holcomb

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By Bart Barry– HOUSTON – Saturday at Carson, Calif.’s StubHub Center, a great fight venue with a moronic name, Jamaican featherweight Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters hacked former world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire to a stump, in the co-main, and stopped him at the end of round 6. It was a case of dessert served before dinner, increasingly common in ... Read More »

Double Stoppage: Golovkin and Walters score the daily double in crushing wins

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CARSON, Calif. – Going ga-ga for Triple-G continued Saturday in Gennady Golovkin’s campaign to discard the most-avoided title for a shot at Miguel Cotto or anybody else with credentials that would prove his pound-for-pound potential. Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) did it quickly, did it definitively, in a second-round stoppage of Marco Antonio Rubio in front of capacity crowd at Stub ... Read More »

Heavy Price: Overweight Rubio pays $100,000 for 1.8 pounds

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By Norm Frauenheim CARSON, Calif. – Marco Antonio Rubio lost money instead of weight in failing to make the 160-pound limit Friday for his attempt to upset favored Gennady Golovkin Saturday at sold-out StubHub Center. Rubio forfeited $100,000 when he chose not to step on the scale for a second time two hours after he was 1.8 pounds heavier than ... Read More »

RESULTS from M-1 Challenge 52 in Russia – Buchinger new featherweight champ

INGUSHETIA, RUSSIA (October 17, 2014) — Slovakian MMA technician Ivan “Buki” Buchinger (28-4-0, 7 KO/TKO, 16 SUB) captured the vacant M-1 Challenge featherweight title by stopping Azerbaijan striker Tural Ragimov (9-2-0, 4 KO/TKO, 4 SUB) at his own game in tonight’s M-1 Challenge 52: Battle of Narts main event at Summer Amphiteatre Magas in Ingushetia, Russia. M-1 Challenge 52: Battle ... Read More »

EDWIN “LA BOMBA” RODRIGUEZ RETURNS TOMORROW NIGHT AGAINST AZEA AUGUSTAMA

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New York, NY/Carson, CA (10/17/14) – Weighing in today at 174.8lbs., Worcester, Massachusetts-native Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez, 24-1 (16 KOs), is ready for his light heavyweight debut against Azea Augustama tomorrow night at the StubHub Center, in Carson, CA. Scheduled for 10 rounds, the bout will air on HBO Latino, beginning at 12:15am ET. “I’m excited to be returning to ... Read More »

Perez to Face Uchiyama for WBA Super Featherweight Belt on December 31

Argentinean super featherweight contender Israel “Cachito” Perez (27-2-1, 16 KOs) will finally fulfill his dream of fighting for a world title when he faces unbeaten Japanese Champion Takashi “KO Dynamite” Uchiyama (21-0-1, 17 KOs) for the WBA Super Featherweight Championship on December 31 at the Ota City General Gym in Tokyo, Japan. 35-year-old Perez’s career has taken off since joining ... Read More »

MARAT GAFUROV DEFEATS ROB LISITA BY REAR NAKED CHOKE IN THE MAIN EVENT PLUS: PETER DAVIS BEATS VAUGHN DONAYRE BY GROUND AND POUND ALSO: EV TING VICTORIOUS OVER EDWARD KELLY BY HEAD KICK KNOCKOUT

17 October 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), proved once again to be the undisputed king of mixed martial arts in Asia by showcasing nine exciting bouts of world-class mixed martial arts action in front of a capacity crowd at the iconic Stadium Putra in ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED WBO LIGHT WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION CHRIS ALGIERI TO CALL THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS HOME FOR TRAINING CAMP IN PREPARATION FOR FIGHT AGAINST MANNY PACQUIAO

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LAS VEGAS, NV (October 17, 2014) – Beginning October 19, undefeated light welterweight world champion Chris Algieri will begin training at The Palazzo for his upcoming fight against Fighter of the Decade and defending WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Algieri will train in a custom gym at The Palazzo through November 13 and is giving boxing fans the ultimate opportunity ... Read More »

John Jackson Returns, Looking for Redemption and Revenge Against Jerez

Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, junior middleweight dynamo John “Dah Rock” Jackson (18-2, 15 KOs) will return to action on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the Quorum Córdoba Hotel in Cordoba, Argentina, against hometown veteran Carlos Adan “El Malevo” Jerez (40-17-3, 18 KOs). Presented by Sampson Boxing, Maravillabox, Tello-Box and J.E.B. Boxing, Jackson vs. Jerez will serve as one of ... Read More »

‘HEBREW HAMMER’ CLETUS SELDIN HEADING FOR TITLE OPPORTUNITY

The ‘Hebrew Hammer’ will get a shot at a title as Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing is proud to present another installment of the popular “Rockin Fights” series on Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. The main event will feature undefeated Jr. Welterweight Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (14-0 11KO’s) Shirley, NY. Returning after a spectacular 2nd ... Read More »

Ajisafe believes he has the blueprint to beat Dickinson – again

LONDON (17 SEPT) British light-heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe tackles English light-heavyweight champion Travis Dickinson on November 8 at Glow, Bluewater, in the final of the MaxiNutrition Knockout tournament, live on Channel 5. The double-title affair follows a ten-rounder the duo shared in December 2012, a fight Ajisafe won comfortably over the distance. Naturally, the result of their first meeting has ... Read More »

GGG: Gennady Going Global

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By Norm Frauenheim– CARSON, Calif. — The GGG at the belt of his waistband isn’t much of a secret anymore. But Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin’s initials might as well be evolving into a marketing acronym. These days, it could be Gennady Going Global. World class means more than a gaudy piece of tin on a plastic belt worth a lot less ... Read More »

Cunningham-Visinia Final Press Conference Quotes

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Kathy Duva, Main Events’ CEO This is our 21st show in the series which will end with its 22nd show on NBCSN on November 8. It has been the greatest privilege of my life putting on a series like this. We got to build stars. We started building stars from the very beginning. It is fitting that it is going ... Read More »

WELLIVER: “I WILL SHATTER BROWNE’S WORLD TITLE DREAM”

CHAUNCY WELLIVER says he’ll shatter Lucas Browne’s hopes of boxing for a world title and re-establish himself on the global stage when they meet next month. The New Zealand-based American, 31, was himself once ranked in the WBC’s top five ranked heavyweights and feels the November 12 fight is a chance to kick start his title hopes. If experience counts ... Read More »

JOSEPH DIAZ JR., JULIAN RAMIREZ, DIEGO DE LA HOYA AND TAISHAN TO BE FEATURED THURSDAY, NOV. 13 LIVE ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 16, 2014) – They are four of the most unique personalities in boxing today, but what the headliners on the Thursday, Nov. 13 edition of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! series all share is respect throughout the sport as rising stars with world championship potential. Fight fans will be in for a treat ... Read More »

FATHOM EVENTS AND UFC® BRING SOLD-OUT UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM TO U.S. CINEMAS LIVE FROM MEXICO CITY ON NOV. 15

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DENVER, CO – UFC® returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon® view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez collides with ... Read More »

Saturday culminates big week for Club 1957 Management

Philadelphia (October 16, 2014) – This Saturday night, three fighters who compete under the Club 1957 Management banner will be in action as Miguel Cartegena (13-1, 5 KO’s) takes on Emmanuel Rodriguez for the WBO Latino Bantamweight title. On the same card in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Jr. Lightweight Jason Sosa (12-1-3, 8 KO’s) takes on Juan Cruz. In Philadelphia, Jr. ... Read More »

Cunningham-Visinia Fight Highlights NBCSN Fight Night Live This Saturday, Oct. 18, at 9 p.m. ET

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Philadelphia, PA: NBCSN’s Fight Night on Saturday, Oct. 18, live at 9 p.m. ET is highlighted by a heavyweight showdown between Steve “USS” Cunningham and new undefeated heavyweight Natu “The Truth” Visinia from 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pa. Saturday’s fight follows several great boxing events from earlier this year in the fighting city of Philadelphia, including the bout between heavyweights ... Read More »

‘IT’S A MAN AGAINST A BOY,’ SAYS HALL OF CABALLERO

Monaco/Johannesburg, October 16 – Older by 10 years and with three world title fights under his belt, former IBF bantamweight champion Stuart Hall is unequivocal about his clash with unbeaten American Randy Caballero (21-0, 13 KOs) for the vacant title in Monte Carlo next weekend. “I’m a man, he’s a boy. A man beats a boy every time.” The Briton ... Read More »

‘Young Boxer of the Year’ Kid Galahad labels Quigg and Hearn “a pair of comedians”

LONDON (16 OCT) Earlier this week Sheffield’s super-bantamweight star Kid Galahad attended the annual Boxing Writers’ dinner to pick up his award for 2014’s ‘Young Boxer of the Year’. He was joined by a host of great champions, as well as former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, and said that winning the honour was something Brendan Ingle, his trainer and mentor, ... Read More »

Black Flash Promotions presents: ‘The Homecoming’ Oct 25th

Black Flash Promotions, headed by former British and European champion Pat Barrett has had to soak up a few promotional body blows since the announcement of their first show at the Middleton Arena in Manchester on October 25th. The original bill has changed somewhat since it was first announced with former Commonwealth champion Matty Hall and the popular Ben Mulligan ... Read More »

Dickinson’s desperate for British title and revenge on November 8

LONDON (16 OCT) Heavy-handed Travis Dickinson has had to bide his time for a shot at revenge. He’s had to win other fights and he’s had to stay patient while an original rematch date was delayed. But, on November 8 at Glow, Bluewater, the 26-year-old English light-heavyweight champion gets the chance to face Bob Ajisafe for a second time in ... Read More »

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