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Pacquiao to get $20 million guarantee for Bradley rematch

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Manny Pacquiao is set to earn a guarantee of at least $20 million with a chance for an upside in his Pay Per View fight this Saturday night against Timothy Bradley. Their official purses for their rematch on Saturday night (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand are $6 million apiece, according the contracts filed ... Read More »

Alvarez looking for Lara bout for July 12

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Canelo Alvarez will be looking for a July 12 Pay Per view dance partner and the man he is targeting is Erislandy Lara according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “When I met with Canelo last week, we discussed the date, the site and different opponents, and two of those have been resolved,” said Golden Boy Promotions Richard Schaefer. “Canelo feels ... Read More »

Metcalfe replaces Keane as judge for Pacquiao – Bradley 2

Craig Metcalfe will replace an ill John Keane as a judge for this Saturday’s much anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley. “Metcalfe is a good judge. We have no issue whatsoever,” said Top Rank’s Carl Moretti said. The other two judges on the panel are Glenn Trowbridge of Nevada and Michael Pernick of Florida. The referee will be ... Read More »

EARLY RESULTS FROM PHILADELPHIA

Kathy Duva said, “Jolene Mizzone and J Russell Peltz are the best matchmakers in the business, hands down. That was the bull and the matador. Steve, you get knocked down but you get back up baby!” Steve said, “With my God I can do anything! Faith is all I have. I was alright. I have been down before and got ... Read More »

Sturm to defend Middleweight crown against Soliman

According to Dan Rafael of espn.con, IBF Middleweight champion Felix Sturm will defend his belt against Sam Soliman in a rematch in May 31 in Krefed, Germany. Soliman, of Australia, got knocked down in the second round but went on to win the world title elimination bout on Sturm’s turf in Dusseldorf, Germany. Soliman won by unanimous decision on scores ... Read More »

Pacquiao – Bradley officials named

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After the controversy of their 1st bout, a very important piece of business was taken care of as the official were named for the April 12 rematch between Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao according to Dan Rafael of espn.com The commission appointed veteran judges Glenn Trowbridge of Nevada, Michael Pernick of Florida and John Keane from Great Britain to score ... Read More »

Perez stops Rios in one

Charlie Clemente remained undefeated with a 6 round unanimous decision over Omar Soto in a Light Flyweight bout. Clemente dropped Soto in the final round and he won by scores of 58-55 twice and 57-56. Clemente is 6-0. Soto is 15-11-1. Asheley Rivera scored a 3rd round stoppage over Jose Ramos in a Featherweight bout. Rivera scored a knockdown from ... Read More »

Kovalev stops Agnew in 7 to retain Light Heavyweight crown

ATLANTIC CITY–Sergey Kovalev may not be getting the fight with Adonis Stevenson that he was hoping for, but he was professional in scoring three knockdowns en route to a 7th round stoppage to retain the WBO Light Heavyweight title at the Adrian Phillips Ballroom inside of Boardwalk Hall. Agnew came out in a southpaw stance and tried to land quick ... Read More »

Stevenson – Fonfara May 24 on Showtime

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Light Heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson will take on Andrzej Fonfara in a title bout that will land on Showtime on May 24 in Montreal. The fight was originally ticketed for HBO which would have led to a unification fight with Sergey Kovalev but Stevenson signed with adviser Al Haymon and a bigger deal was ... Read More »

British promoter Mickey Duff passes away at age 84

British promoter Mickey Duff passed away at the age of 84 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “He was a great guy and a real good man,” said Banner Promotions owner Artie Pelullo, who knew Duff for 30 years. “If he gave you his word you could go to the bank on it. I did a lot of deals with ... Read More »

Melendez decisions Gutierrez

Jorge Melendez scored a 10 round unanimous decision over Richard Gutierrez in a Jr. Middleweight bout at the Coliseo Roger L. Mendoza in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Melendez scored a knockdown in the opening frame from a barrage of punches in the corner. He then cruised the rest of the nine rounds and won by scores of 98-91 and 97-92 twice. ... Read More »

Tostado decisions Vidal

Antonio Tostado scored a 10 round majority decision over Jonathan Vidal in a Bantamweight bout at the A La Carter Event Pavilion in Tampa, Florida. Tostado won by scores of 96-94 twice and 95-95 and is now 13-1. Vidal is 17-2. Read More »

Martirosyan decisions Lozano

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Former two-time world title challenger Vanes Martirosyan scored a 10 round unanimous decision over Mario Lozano at the Morango Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California. Martirosyan dominated with boxing through out and scored a knockdown in round two from a straight right hand. He went on to win 100-89 on all judges score cards. Martirosyan, 154 lbs of Glendale, CA ... Read More »

WBO Orders Lomachenko – Russell vacant title fight

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the WBO has ordered a Featherweight title fight between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko. The sides have 30 days to negotiate a deal or the fight will put up for a purse bid, which is likely because Lomachenko is promoted by Top Rank and Russell is with its bitter rival, Golden Boy Promotions, ... Read More »

Williams takes out Hernandez in three!!!

Julian Williams scored an explosive 3rd round stoppage over former world title challenger Freddy Hernandez in a scheduled 10 round Jr. Middleweight bout at the House of Blues in Boston. Williams sent Hernandez to the canvas with the first punch of the fight with a perfect overhand right. In round three, Williams landed a crushing 6-inch left hook to the ... Read More »

Caballero to fight Oba in title Eliminator in Japan

Randy Caballero will make the long trek to Japan to take on Kohei Oba in a Bantamweight elimination bout on April 4 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I am confident in his ability and know he is ready for this level,” said Golden Boy matchmaker Robert Diaz, who helped make the deal for the fight and will accompany Caballero ... Read More »

Fury – Chisora rematch is set for July 26

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora will meet in a title elimination rematch on July 26 in Englans. “This is the big one for both men,” said promoter Frank Warren. “It’s the fight for the right to face Klitschko for the world title and one of the best to be made on the world ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA DEFEATS MAURICIO HERRERA, REMAINS UNIFIED SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

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Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) defeated Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (20-4, 7 KOs) via a majority decision to remain undefeated on Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Garcia established himself in the first round, landing the bigger punches against Herrera. ... Read More »

Glazkov decisions former world champ Adamek

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BETHLEHEM, PA—Vyachslav Glazkov scored the biggest win of his career as he scored a 12 round unanimous decision over former two-division world champion Tomasz Adamek at the Sands Hotel Casino From the opening bell there was a lot of contact with Glazkov establishing his power shots early that caused a massive swelling around the right eye of Adamek as early ... Read More »

Oquendo decisions Avila

Jonathan Oquendo scored a 12 round unanimous decision over Guillermo Avila in a Featherweight bout at Kissimmee Civic Centerc in Kissimmee, Florida. Oquendo scored a knockdown in round 5 and won by scores of 117-110 and 116-111 twice and is now 24-3. Avila is now 12-2. Luis Olivares remained undefeated with a 3rd round stoppage over Jeffrey Ramos in a ... Read More »

Weights from Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Danny Garcia 139 3/4 – Mauricio Herrera 139 1/4 (WBA/WBC Super Lightweight title) Deontay Wilder 227 – Malik Scott 238 Juan Manuel Lopez 129 – Daniel Ponce De Leon 128 3/4 Read More »

Marquez to take on Alvarado on May 17th in Los Angeles

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado will christen to return of boxing to the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California on May 17th. like most about it is the historical significance,” said Top Rank’s Bob Arum. “They spent a lot of money refurbishing the Forum and it brings back memories of all ... Read More »

Porter to defend Welterweight belt against Malignaggi on Hopkins – Shumenov card

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IBF Welterweight champion Shawn Porter will defend his title against former two-division belt holder Paulie Malignaggi on April 19th in Washington, D.C. as part of a championship tripleheader that will be televised on Showtime according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “This is a very meaningful fight for Paulie and for Shawn,” said Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer. “I think ... Read More »

Dino Duva signs Chinese Heavyweight Zhang Zhilei

According to Dan Rafael of espn.con, a new promotional company headed by Dino Duva and brothers Terry and Tommy Lane have signed Chinese Heavyweight Zhang Zhilei. The name of the company is Dynasty Boxing. “I have a long way to go. I’m a freshman in professional boxing, and there will be a lot of things I have to learn,” Zhang ... Read More »

Canelo gets the victory and the boos

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LAS VEGAS – Canelo Alvarez got the victory. Got the boos, too Alvarez won the fight, but failed to win back many of his disaffected fans with a 10th-round technical knockout of Alfredo Angulo Saturday night at the MGM Grand. Canelo’s first fight since a loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in September was supposed to restore his popularity among Mexican ... Read More »