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Murray defeats Spada by technical decision

World ranked Middleweight Martin Murray scored a technical decision over Domenico Spada in a scheduled 12-round bout at Salle des etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Murray was a head when a cut around the right eye of Spada ended the fight. Murray was ahead by scores of 69-67, 67-66 and 68-63 and raised his record to 29-1-1. Spada of Italy ... Read More »

Jean Pascal to face Donovan George on December 6 in Montreal

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former Light Heavyweight champion Jean Pascal will take on Donovan George on December 6 at Bell Centre in Montreal as part of the Lucian Bute – Roberto Boloni undercard. The signing “will place Pascal in a better position with regards to high-profile fight opportunities in the future,” said Interbox President Jean Bedard. “Two big ... Read More »

Luis Ortiz tests positive for steroids

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WBA Interim Heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz tested positive for a banned substance following his September 11th 1st round stoppage over Lateef Kayode in Las Vegas, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “The level of [nandrolone] was above the normal level,” NSAC executive director Bob Bennett told ESPN.com on Wednesday. “He could be fined, and typically, in my five months on ... Read More »

Star of David Promotions thrilling fans in New York City

In the last few years the New York City boxing scene has gone through a renaissance of sorts. With the opening of Barclay Center and the return of world championship boxing to Brooklyn, New York has once again become a buzzing boxing town. From world championship fights to club shows there is a lot of boxing in the big city ... Read More »

Quigg to defend against Otake on Cleverly – Bellew II card

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will defend his title against Hidenori Otake on November 22 in Liverpool, UK as part of the Nathan Cleverly – Tony Bellew rematch card. “I can’t wait to defend my world title in Liverpool on Nov. 22 on a huge night for British boxing,” Quigg said. “Otake represents ... Read More »

Paul Smith denied Abraham rematch

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Paul Smith will not be mandated an immediate rematch clause against WBO Super Middleweight champion Arthur Abraham. The WBO has denied Smith’s petition for an immediate rematch following a review of the video of their controversial fight Sept. 27 at Sparkassen-Arena in Kiel, Germany. Smith and Abraham put on a highly competitive fight, with ... Read More »

Amir Khan – Devon Alexander set for December 13

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Former world champions will collide when Amir Khan takes on Devon Alexander on December 13 in Las Vegas that will headline a tripleheader on Showtime, according to Dan Rafael of espn. “There are just little details that we are finishing but Khan and Alexander are going to fight,” said Golden Boy Promotions De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Monday. “Amir ... Read More »

Lemieux to take on Rosado on December 6 in Brooklyn

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Middleweights David Lemieux and Gabriel Rosado will headline a triple header on December 6 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn that will be televised on Showtime. Oscar De La Hoya also outlined the plans for the rest of the card, which will include a middleweight bout between James De La Rosa and Hugo Centeno. A ... Read More »

Rahman sons file suit against Mayweather for alleged sparring sessions

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, The son’s of former Heavyweight world champion Hasim Rahman have filed suit against Floyd Mayweather, Floyd Mayweathwer and Showtime for alleged sparring sessions that aired during the All Access show that was aired in the buildup to the Mayweather – Maidana rematch. Upset that his brother had taken such a vicious pounding, Hasim Rahman ... 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 »

De La Hoya buys back majority of Golden Boy Promotions

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Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya bought back a majority of his company from two of the biggest investors AEG and Gabriel Brenner according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “We have enjoyed a long and mutually beneficial partnership with Golden Boy Promotions. Earlier this quarter, Golden Boy Promotions re-purchased AEG’s equity interest in the company that was originally ... Read More »

Emanuel Augustus shot in the head

Former Jr. Welterweight contender Emanuel Augustus is clinging to life after being shot in the back of the head in Baton Rouge, Louisiana according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. Augustus, a junior welterweight who used to go by Emanuel Burton, grew up in Baton Rogue and, according to The Advocate newspaper there, he was shot just a few blocks from ... Read More »

Herrera to defend Interim title against Benavidez on Bradley – Chaves card on December 13

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Interim Super Lightweight titlist Mauricio Herrera will defend his belt against undefeated prospect Jose Benavidez on December 13 as part of the Timothy Bradley – Diego Chaves televised undercard in Las Vegas. “He’s ready to fish or cut bait,” said Benavidez promoter Bob Arum. “You got to take a shot at some point. He wanted this fight. You win, you ... Read More »

Bundrage reclaims Jr. Middleweight crown with decision over Molina

Cornelius Bundrage reclaimed the IBF Jr. Middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Carlos Molina at the Oasis Hotel Complex in Cancun, Mexico. Bundrage dropped Molina in the 1st round from a hard right. Molina began to get back in the fight in round’s three and four as he started to pepper Bundrage from the outside. The pace of ... Read More »

Verdejo scores 3rd round stoppage

The main event saw former Olympian and current Puerto Rican press sensation, Félix “El Diamante” Verdejo, 134.8 of San Juan, P.R. fight a seasoned but limited Sergio “El Cuate” Villanueva, 133.2. It was quickly evident who the fan favorite was as the Puerto Rican prospect drew cheers from the crowd as soon as he walked into the ring. The first ... Read More »

Timothy Bradley to face Diego Chaves on December 13 in Las Vegas

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Former two-division champion Timotht Bradley will take on Diego Chaves on December 13 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas and will be televised on HBO according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I’m excited to get back into the ring and showcase myself,” Bradley told ESPN.com on Thursday night. “Chaves is not that well known but the boxing fans know ... Read More »

Tete – Butler 115 lb. title fight postponed

The October 25 IBF Jr. Bantamweight title bout between Zolani Tete and Paul Butler has been postponed due to a broken left hand to Tete according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “It’s very disappointing for all involved, especially for Paul, who has put everything into this world title challenge against Tete,” said Butler’s promoter Frank Warren. “Unfortunately, hand injuries are ... Read More »

Stiverne – Wilder purse bid postponed

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The Purse bid for the WBC Heavyweight title bout between champion Bermane Stiverne and undefeated challenger Deontay Wilder has been postponed until October 6 according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “There is no date,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said in a statement given to ESPN.com. “Both camps told me they are very close to a deal, so when I get ... Read More »

N’Dam decisions Stevens; earns Middleweight title shot

Hassan N’Dam scored a 12-round unanimous decision over Curtis Stevens in an IBF Middleweight elimination bout at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California. N’Dam boxed well from the outside and never let Stevens get on track with power shots. It was N’Dam that scored the only knockdown when he landed a short right hand in round eight that sent ... Read More »

Quigg and McDonnell to defend titles on Cleverly – Bellew card

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WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg and IBF Bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell will defend their titles on a big bill on November 22 in Liverpool that will support the rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. “Many people have asked me why I am going back to Liverpool to fight Tony Bellew again, and the answer is simple: I don’t ... Read More »

Gradovich to defend against Velez on Crawford – Beltran card

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF Featherweight champion Evgeny Gradovich will defend his title against Jayson Velez on November 29 as part of the Terence Crawford – Ray Beltran undercard in in Omaha, Nebraska. “It’s a real good fight, I think,” said Gradovich’s promoter Bob Arum. “Gradovich and this kid Velez both come to fight. It’s hard for me ... Read More »

Bute to take on Bolonti on December 6

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Former Super Middleweight champion Lucian Bute will be back in action on December 6 at the Bell centre in Montreal when he takes on former world title challenger Roberto Bolonti. “I wanted to face a quality opponent who is coming to fight,” Bute said. “Bolonti is a persistent, come-forward boxer who is difficult to rattle. This is exactly what I ... Read More »

Drozd defeats Wlodarcyk; takes WBC Cruiser title

Grigory Drozd won the WBC Cruiserweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over reigning champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk at the Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia. Drozd sent Wlodarczyk to the canvas from a flurry of punches in round eight. That, combined with a cut over his left eye had Wladarczyk in trouble. He trailed 79-72 twice and 78-73 as ... Read More »

UFC 178 WEIGHTS

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Demetrious Johnson 124 1/2 – Chris Cariaso 124 1/2 (UFC FLYWEIGHT TITLE) Eddie Alvarez 155 – Donald Cerrone 155 Connor McGregor 146 – Dustin Poirier 145 1/2 Tim Kennedy 185 – Yoel Romero 185 Cat Zingano 135 – Amanda Nunes 135 Dominick Cruz 134 – Takeya Mizugaki 136 James Krause 155 – Jorge Masvidal 155 Patrick Cote 170 1/2 – ... Read More »

New Phoenix promotional company set for debut

Ben Miranda Boxing Promotions will make its Arizona debut Friday night with a card scheduled for seven bouts at the Phoenix Convention Center. Phoenix super-middleweight Andrew Hernandez (6-0-1, 1 KO) is scheduled for the main event against Rollin Williams, also of Phoenix. Williams is 48-years old, according to boxrec.com. His 43 pro fights include 23 victories, 18 losses, two draws ... Read More »

Cleverly to rematch Bellew at Cruiserweight

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly will rematch one of his former opponents in Tony Bellew in November in England. “I’m so pleased to get this over the line and deliver another huge domestic grudge match for British boxing,” Hearn said. “This fight has everything — quality, controversy and a genuine rivalry that will ... Read More »