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Jhonny Gonzalez to defend Featherweight crown against Arce

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Featherweight world champion Jhonny Gonzalez will defend his Featherweight world title against former world champion Jorge Arce in October 4 in Los Mochis, Mexico, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “I will face a strong and experienced fighter, who has won five world titles, so I will prepare as if I am challenging a world champion,” Gonzalez said. “Arce throws ... Read More »

Mayweather to make at $32 Million for Maidana rematch

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Pound for Pound king, Floyd Mayweather will earn at $32 million for his rematch with Marcos Maidana on Saturday night. Maidana’s minimum guarantee for the fight is $3 million, double his guarantee for the fight in May. But he earned more than that from Argentina television rights and an additional $1.5 million payment to wear the kind of gloves Mayweather ... Read More »

Crawford to defend Lightweight crown against Beltran

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com. WBO Lightweight champion Terence Crawford will make the 2nd defense of his title against Raymundo Beltran on November 29 in Crawford’s hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. “After the way the people of Omaha responded to the June fight, there is a hunger now there for boxing, especially for Terence Crawford,” said Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum ... Read More »

Estrada defends Flyweight belts with 11th round stoppage over Segura

Juan Francisco Estrada retained the WBA and WBO Flyweight belts with an 11th round stoppage over former world champion Giovani Segura at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. Estrada battered Segura all over the ring for much of the fight. Segura’s only hope was throwing off-balance shots which he did not connect much on. In round 11, Estrada was ... Read More »

Early Results from Cincinnati

Michael Perez scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Jared Robinson in a Jr. Welterweight bout. In round two, Perez scored a knockdown on a jab. Perez dominated the bout by mixing up some solid body work and good boxing and he won by scores of Perez, 140 lbs of Newark, NJ won by scores of 98-91 and 97-92 twice and ... Read More »

Frampton wins IBF Super Bantamweight title with unanimous decision over Martinez

Carl Frampton won the IBF Super Bantamweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over defending champion Kiko Martinez in front of over 16,000 fans at an outdoor stadium at the Titanic Quarter in Frampton’s hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland. The championship fight was seen live and exclusively in the United States in AWE- A Wealth of Entertainment Frampton was very ... Read More »

Brook in stable condition; December fight off

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ccording to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook is in stable condition after being stabbed while on vacation on the Spanish island of Tenerife off the coast of Morocco. “I was out enjoying a night out before returning home to the UK when I was the victim of an unprovoked attack,” Brook said on Friday from his ... Read More »

Souza makes Mousasi tap out in three

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Jacare Souza made Gegard Mousasi tap out in round three of their scheduled 5-round Middleweight bout which headlines UFC Fight Night 50 at the Foxwoods Casino in Mashentucket, Connecticut. Souza was dominant in taking down and staying on top of Mousasi until he got him in a choke and Mousasi tapped at 4:30 of round three. Souza, 185 lbs is ... Read More »

Alvarez narrows opponents to three

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According to Dan Rafael, Canelo Alvarez has narrowed his search for a fall opponent to James Kirkland, Joshua Clottey and WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I am piecing things together for Canelo, connecting the dots, but he’s going to fight Dec. 6. That’s the definite date,” said Alvarez promoter Oscar De La Hoya. ... Read More »

Kell Brook stabbed in leg

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook was stabbed in the leg while vacationing Spanish island of Tenerife. “We have no more details and aren’t commenting further at this time,” said Mathcroom Boxing PR man Anthony Leaver told ESPN.com. “We don’t know the extent of the injury or any details at all at this stage so ... Read More »

Roy Jones to fight in Russia on September 26

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Former pound for pound king Roy Jones Jr. will be back in action on September 26 when he travels to Russia to fight Haney Atiyo according to Dan Rafael of espn.com On July 26, Jones, boxing’s No. 1 fighter from 1994 to 2004, traveled to Riga, Latvia, and knocked out British journeyman Courtney Fry in the fifth round, his first ... Read More »

Sanchez stops Salas in Five

WBA Interim Super Flyweight champion David Sanchez scored a 5th round stoppage over Anuar Salas in a ascheduled 10-round non-title bout at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico It was an action filled fight with both guys standing toe to toe. In round five, Sanchez landed a hard flurry on the ropes that dropped Salas. Salas got ... Read More »

Donaire to fight Walters on GGG – Rubio card

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.con, Nonito Donaire will fight undefeated Nicholas Walters on October as part of the Gennady Golovkin – Marco Antonio Rubio card in Carson, California. “Even before this fight was made the response we’ve gotten to Gennady’s fight with Rubio has been incredible. There has been a great response. This just makes the show even bigger ... Read More »

Jermain Taylor shoots cousin; arrested

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Former Middleweight champion Jermain Taylor was arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly shooting his cousin in Arkansas accroding to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Taylor, who recently signed to fight Sam Soliman for the IBF Middleweight championship is free on a $25,000 bond after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock in connection with the shooting of his ... Read More »

Klitschko – Pulev rescheduled for November 15

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Wladimir Klitscko’s title defense against Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for November 15 at the O2 Arena in Hamburg, Germany according t0 Dan Rafael of espn.com. The fight had to be rescheduled after Klitschko hurt his right bicep earlier in the week. “I am delighted that the title defense can still take place in Hamburg. The atmosphere here is always ... Read More »

Quigg to fight Jamoye

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WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will defend his title against Stephane Jamoye on September 13 in Macnchester, England according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Jamoye replaces Paulus Ambunda who bowed out last week due to a hamstring injury. Read More »

Lomachenko – Piriyapinyo plus Shiming added to Pacquiao – Algieri

The televised undercard is taking shape for the November 22 Welterweight card featuring Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algiero in Macao, China. Featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko will make his first defense against mandatory challenger Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo. Chinese Olympic Gold Medal winner Zou Shiming will fight a Flyweight elimination bout against Kwanpichit 13 Rien Express. “When Lomachenko fought Gary Russell, it was ... Read More »

Klitschko injures bicep; fight with Pulev postponed

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the September 6 world Heavyweight title bout between champion Klitschko and Kubrat Pulev is postponed due to Klitschko suffering a bicep tear. “He had problems on Friday, and he first thought it’s a minor thing, but he went to the hospital near the camp [in Austria], and there they detected this torn muscle,” Bernd ... Read More »

Kenny Bayless to ref Mayweather – Maidana 2

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Kenny Bayless will be assigned to ref the rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana on September 13 in Las Vegas. The judges assigned to Mayweather-Maidana II were Dave Moretti of Las Vegas, John McKaie of New York and Guido Cavalleri of Italy. The Nevada commission also appointed the officials for the other two ... Read More »

Ward loses to Goossen again in court

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Andre Ward maybe undefeated in the ring but he can’t beat promoter Dan Goossen in the court as yet another one of his cases against his promoter Dan Goossen has been thrown out in the California court according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig issued a ruling dismissing Ward’s latest attempt to terminate his ... Read More »

Roc Nation wins Quillin Korobov purse bid

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Jay-Z’s new promotional outfit, Roc Nation won the right to promote the WBO Middleweight title bout between Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov. Roc Nation Sports bid a whopping $1,904,840 and handily defeated two other bidders. Golden Boy Promotions, which represents Quillin, bid $1.2 million, and Korobov promoter Top Rank offered $515,000. The minimum bid ... Read More »

Jay-Z’s Rocnation to get into promoting; hires Itskowitch as COO

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Rocnation, the sports company founded by rap mogul Jay-Z will get into boxing promoting and has hired longtime respected boxing man Dave Itskowitch as COO. “There’s no question the sport of boxing needs a new player, someone who can do something different,” Michael Yormark, the president and chief of branding and strategy for parent ... Read More »

Brook takes Welterweight crown from Porter

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Kell Brook won the IBF Welterweight championship with a 12-round majority decision over previously undefeated Shawn Porter at the StubHub Center in Carson, California Early on it was Brook looking to jab and hold on when he Porter would make a surge on the inside. In round two, Brook was cut over the left eye from an accidental headbutt. Brook ... Read More »

Shafikov earns title shot with 9th round stoppage over Nugaev

Denis Shafikov earned a 2nd world title shot as he stopped Rustam Nugaev in round nine of their scheduled 12-round Lightweight title elimination bout at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California. Early it was Shafikov’s hand speed that was giving Nugaev issues. The two continued to trade heard shots in close in round four. Nugaev started to get through ... Read More »