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Pacquiao-Mayweather has everybody’s vote but the one it needs

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By Norm Frauenheim– Manny Pacquiao has spoken. Freddie Roach has spoken. Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya have spoken. They’re still speaking. We’ve yet to hear from the Republicans and Democrats, but even they’d agree. The bandwagon demand for a Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight is back at the top of the noise meter. It’s as loud as ever. But ... Read More »

SKY SPORTS TO SHOW KHAN-ALEXANDER THRILLER LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS

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LONDON (27 Nov) – Sky Sports has secured the rights to show Amir Khan’s pivotal fight with Devon Alexander exclusively live from the MGM Grand in December. Khan tops the bill in Las Vegas as he goes head-to-head with Alexander on Saturday 13 December, live on Sky Sports 1, with the winner set to throw their name into the sweepstakes ... Read More »

“GOLDEN GOOSE” KLITSCHKO WON’T FIGHT ME CLAIMS FURY AHEAD OF SOLD-OUT WORLD TITLE ELIMINATOR WITH CONFIDENT CHISORA LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (27 Nov) – Charismatic heavyweight Tyson Fury has claimed that Wladimir Klitschko will avoid fighting him should he overcome Dereck Chisora in their world title eliminator this weekend. The Manchester banger steps into the ring with Chisora this Saturday night at a sold out ExCel London and has claimed that heavyweight kingpin Klitschko will refuse to take him on ... Read More »

Solis vs. Thompson II rescheduled for January 24th

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The heavyweight rematch between Cuban Olympic gold medalist Odlanier Solis and US ring veteran Tony Thompson is scheduled for January 24th in Dusseldorf, Germany. Promoter Ahmet Oner announced the new date today after the fight had to be postponed twice after Solis suffered an ankle injury in training. “It was not easy to keep Tony Thompson and his team calm ... Read More »

RAMON ALVAREZ TAKES CENTER STAGE AGAINST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION VIVIAN HARRIS THIS SATURDAY

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 27) – The latest member of the Alvarez family to make his mark in the boxing world, Ramon “Inocente” Alvarez will step into the spotlight on Saturday, November 29, when he faces surging former world champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris in the super welterweight main event of this weekend’s Televisa and FOX Deportes-televised event at Módulo Comude de ... Read More »

All Or Nothing: Brækhus vs. Retzke – final press conference

Cecilia Brækhus (26-0, 7 KOs) and Jennifer Retzke (15-1-1, 9 KOs) both attended the final pre-fight press conference today ahead of their WBC, WBA, WBO & IBF Female World Welterweight Championship fight at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen on Saturday night. Brækhus will be defending the titles she unified with a historic victory over Ivana Habazin ... Read More »

Harry Joe Yorgey – Eric Mitchell rematch for WBU World Middleweight title set for Friday, December 5 at Harrahs Philadelphia

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CHESTER, PA (November 27, 2014)- On Friday night, December 5, boxing returns to Harrahs Philadelphia that will be headlined by a ten-round WBU World Middleweight title bout between Harry Joe Yorgey and Eric Mitchell. The show is promoted by King’s Promotions & XFE. Yorgey of Bridgeport, PA has a record of 27-2-2 with 12 knockouts and will be looking to ... Read More »

MITCHELL MEETS ESTRADA FOR WBC SILVER TITLE

Kevin Mitchell will face Daniel Estrada for the WBC Silver Lightweight title at The O2 on January 31, live on Sky Sports. Mitchell returns to action for the first time since his thrilling stoppage win over Ghislain Maduma at Wembley Stadium on May 31, where the Canadian gave ‘Mighty’ Mitchell all he could handle before the 30 year old turned ... Read More »

Fres Oquendo’s Team Response to Dugazaev’s Claims

Fres Oquendo’s team responded today to Timur Dugazaev’s press release that was ghost written by Malte Muller Michaelis trying to justify the non-payment of Oquendo’s purse based on an allegedly positive drug test by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). “People in the sport need to know that this guy, Timur Dugazaev, can’t speak a word of English yet he has ... Read More »

ESPN3 to Present Exclusive Live U.S. Coverage of Fury vs. Chisora Heavyweight Rematch Live on Saturday

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ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round Heavyweight rematch between British contenders Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KOs) and Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KOs), which will take place at the ExCel Arena in London on Saturday, November 29. The winner of the fight will become the mandatory challenger for Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO Heavyweight title. ESPN3’s coverage ... Read More »

“POLISH PRINCE” RYAN KIELCZWESKI RETURNS TO ACTION TONIGHT

New York, NY/Quincy, Mass. (11/26/14) – Tonight, DiBella Entertainment’s (DBE) undefeated world-ranked junior lightweight contender and New England fan-favorite Ryan “Polish Prince” Kielczweski, 20-0 (4 KOs), fights in his hometown of Quincy, Mass., for the first time as a professional. Headlining the card, held at the Quincy Armory and promoted by Vincent Traietti, in association with New England Fights and ... Read More »

EDNER CHERRY HUNTS TURKEYS AMONG JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHTS

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Wachula, FL—With Thanksgiving upon us, junior lightweight contender Edner Cherry believes there are plenty of turkeys in the 130-pound division who seem to run for cover whenever his name is mentioned. The 32-year-old Cherry has not lost a fight in more than more than six years. His last setback, in 2008, came via 12-round decision to Tim Bradley for the ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® PRESENTS TWO HOT SHOWDOWNS THANKSGIVING WEEKEND WHEN HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. RAY BELTRAN AND EVGENY GRADOVICH VS. JAYSON VELEZ IS SEEN SATURDAY, NOV. 29 PLUS THE REPLAY OF MANNY PACQUIAO VS. CHRIS ALGIERI

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HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise visits Omaha, Neb. for the second time in less than six months to present an all-action doubleheader of world title bouts when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. RAY BELTRAN AND EVGENY GRADOVICH VS. JAYSON VELEZ is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 29 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from CenturyLink Center, exclusively on HBO. The ... Read More »

Full gonzo: Sleeping through Pacquiao-Algieri

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By Bart Barry– FORT WORTH, Texas – The understated perfection of architect Louis I. Kahn’s soft marble masterpiece, Kimbell Art Museum, known round the world as The Kimbell, is so palpable one cannot fathom hoarding its charms, if architectural charms were somehow hoardable, and feels a compulsion to share. Long a fan of friend and mentor Thomas Hauser’s accounts of ... Read More »

Harrison Bevens to Face Julian Erosa as Super Fight League Returns to the EQC with SFL America 2

Tacoma, WA (November 25th, 2014) Brian Halquist Productions and CageSport MMA are excited to announce Super Fight League America SFL36, live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington on Saturday, December 13th 2014. The Super Fight League, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion hosted their first event stateside on October 4th with great success. Looking to ride that wave ... Read More »

Hernandez injured; title defense with Afolabi postponed

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the Cruiserweight title bout between Yoan Pablo Hernandez and Ola Afolabi has been postponed due to Hernandez elbow injury. The fight was scheduled for December 6 in Oldenburg, Germany. “After sparring on Thursday I had minor problems, but it got worse on Friday and I could not properly stretch my right arm. I went ... Read More »

Weights from Philadelphia

Derrick Webster 163.5 – Obodai Sai 162 Antonio Dubose 131 – Arturo Santiago 129.5 Avery Sparrow 131.5 – Jesus Lule 127 Blair Cobbs 143 – Julian Sanchez 142.5 Jerome Conquest 135 – Piotr Apostle 133.5 PLUS 8 AMATEUR BOUTS 1ST BOUT: 7:00 PM Promoters: Joe Hand Promotions & D and D Management Venue: 2300 Arena TICKET INFORMATION Tickets are just ... Read More »

DEC. 13 “ROYAL BATTLE: KHAN VS. ALEXANDER” ELEVATED TO FOUR-FIGHT SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TELECASTWITH ADDITION OF TWO STELLAR MATCHUPS FROM MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS:

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LAS VEGAS (Nov. 25, 2014) – With the holiday season fast approaching, boxing fans will have plenty to celebrate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, as the star-studded “ROYAL BATTLE: Khan vs. Alexander” has grown to a quadrupleheader. Added to the previously announced SHOWTIME telecast will be a 10-round featherweight bout featuring former ... Read More »

LEWKOWICZ INKS LIGHTWEIGHT JAIRO LLANES TO A PROMOTIONAL DEAL

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing is proud to announce the signing of lightweight prospect Jairo “Jimmy” Llanes (7-0-1, 6 KOs) to a long-term exclusive promotional contract. From a fighting family, Llanes, from Los Mochis Sinaloa, Mexico, is the son of former Mexican Junior Middleweight and Middleweight Champion, as well as world title challenger, Jaime Llanes, who was stopped in ... Read More »

FIGHTERS ON DEC. 6 BARCLAYS CENTER CARD SHARE TRAINING CAMP UPDATES AND TELL WHAT THEY ARE THANKFUL FOR THIS THANKSGIVING

BROOKLYN (Nov. 25, 2014) – With just over a week until fight night and a couple of days before the Thanksgiving holiday, fighters on the Saturday, Dec. 6 card at Barclays Center shared updates from their camp and talked about their favorite parts of the holidays. Below are answers from fighters featured on the special HBO Boxing After Dark® tripleheader ... Read More »

Brækhus ready for ‘no-show’ Retzke quotes from Oslo

Cecilia Brækhus met with the Norwegian media at a press conference today in Oslo ahead of her WBC, WBA, WBO & IBF Female World Welterweight title defence on Saturday night at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen. Notable in her absence was the pound-for-pound queen’s opponent, Jennifer Retzke, who refused to attend the scheduled press conference due ... Read More »

It’s official: Pascal taking on Bolonti; Hyppolite, Butler & Ulysse on PPVundercard

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MONTREAL (Nov. 25, 2014) — Jean Bédard, the president of InterBox, announced that the NABF Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), will combat Argentina’s Roberto Bolonti (35-3, 24 KOs), instead of Donovan George (25-4-2, 22 K-.O.) next December 6, at the Bell Centre. This decision was taken after careful consideration following long negotiations with Donovan’s team. Boxing fans ... Read More »

Dharry ready for war with Rios!!!

Saturday night December the 6th at the L.B. Scott Auditorium, on the paradise Island of Sint Maarten, fast rising bantamweight Elton Dharry (16-5-1, 10KOs) is just weeks away from the biggest fight of his career when he fights Nicaraguan champion Jose Rios (12-1-1, 6KOs) for the vacant IBF inter-continental belt. The bout will be the main event of a loaded ... Read More »

John Determan “Heartbroken” For His Son

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Johnny “White Boi” Determan is still holding some hope that an opponent will be found in time for this Saturday’s Lightweight showdown, starring Omaha’s Terence Crawford vs Raymundo Beltran of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico in a scheduled 12 round title bout. Johnny is considered by many to be Omaha’s “younger” son. “I am heartbroken for my son,” said John Determan ... Read More »

Cohen Congratulates Cecil McCalla for Impressive KO Victory Friday Night

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions is sending out congratulations to his welterweight fighter, Cecil McCalla, of Baltimore, Maryland, for his TKO 1 over Mexico’s Francisco Javier Reza on Friday night at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware. McCalla (20-0, 7 KOs) came out firing hard punches, especially left hooks, from the opening bell and scored two knockdowns over the ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS GIVES FIGHT FANS SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH BARGAIN TICKETS FOR DECEMBER 6 AT BARCLAYS CENTER

BROOKLYN (Nov. 24, 2014) – As a special treat for boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions is offering the deal of the holiday season with a full night of exciting fights on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Barclays Center with reasonably priced tickets starting at $15 dollars. In addition, Golden Boy Promotions will also offer a special Black Friday deal with two ... Read More »

49 YEAR OLD HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDER “BRONCO” BILLY WRIGHT DEFENDED HIS WBC TITLES WITH KNOCKOUT WIN

LAS VEGAS (November 24, 2014) – This past Saturday in Bolivia, WBC #18 heavyweight contender, “Bronco” Billy Wright (46-4, 37 KOs), continued his amazing run of consecutive knockouts, while climbing up the WBC rankings. Bronco Billy scored with a first round knockout against Juan Carlos Flores-Choque (14-4, 13 KOs), extending his KO streak to 13. Billy Wright who turns 50-years ... Read More »

FROCH SHORTLISTED FOR SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

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Carl Froch has been shortlisted for BBC’s 2014 Sports Personality of the Year. The Cobra made the list after his stunning KO win over George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 31 – a night where boxing was centre stage and the Nottingham star’s huge right hand in the eighth round was the defining final act of a compelling night ... Read More »

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