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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 »

Weights from Carson, CA

Shawn Porter 146 3/4 – Kell Brook 146 1/2 (IBF Welterweight title) Sakio Bika 167 3/4 – Anthony Direll 168 (WBC Super Middleweight Title) Omar Figueroa Jr. 135 – Daniel Estrada 134 1/2 (WBC Lightweight Title) Read More »

Former champion Rojas decisions Osiobe

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Former Featherweight titlist Elio Rojas won an 8-round unanimous decision over Robert Osiobe in a Super Lightweight bout at BB King’s Blues Club in New York City. Rojas dominated the fight and Osiobe was docked a point in round 5 for holding. Rojas, 136.6 lbs of Santo Domingo, DR won by scores of 80-71 twice and 79-72 and is now ... Read More »

Successful promoter Maloney been living as a woman

Successful British promoter Frank Maloney has been living as a woman and is eyeing a sex change according to the Mirror in the United Kingdom. Maloney, 61, told England’s Sunday Mirror in an exclusive interview, “I was born in the wrong body and I have always known I was a woman. I can’t keep living in the shadows. That is ... Read More »

Garcia desroys Salka in 2!!

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BROOKLYN–Unified Super Lightweight champion Danny Garcia did what he was supposed to do. That was destroy Rod Salka in 2 rounds at Barclay Center in a non-title bout. After a 1st round that saw Garcia work the body, He came out in round two with full vengeance. He landed a boomimg right hand that buckled and ultimately dropped Salka. Salka ... Read More »

Fury – Chisora 2 rescheduled for November 22

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the postponed rematch between Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora has been rescheduled for November 22. “It’s been a rollercoaster few weeks, but I’m delighted to say that the fight is definitely on with Chisora and Fury ready to clash,” said promoter Frank Warren. “It was an extremely unfortunate set of circumstances that caused ... Read More »

Tarver to fight Jonathon Banks on September 29

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Former Light Heavyweight champion will come back to the ring on September 29 against Jonathon Banks in Hidlago, Texas according to Dan Rafael of espn.com Also on the card will be the pro debut of Middleweight Antonio Tarver Jr. “It’s a good fight, he’s a solid guy, and with the long inactivity a lot of questions will be answered,” Tarver ... Read More »

Meza Clay stops Herrera in 10 thrilling rounds

Monty Meza Clay scored a thrilling 10th round stoppage over Alan Herrera in the final scheduled round of their Lightweight bout. Meza Clay got the better of the many exchanges in the first half of the fight. Meza-Clay dropped Herrera in round six from a barrage of punches. In round eight Herrera was cut over the right eye and later ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM BROOKLYN

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Danny Garcia 141 3/4 – Rod Salka 141 Lamont Peterson 140 – Edgar Santana 139.5 (IBF Jr. Welterweight title) Daniel Jacobs 159 1/2 – Jarrod Fletcher 159 1/4 (WBA Middleweight championship) Read More »

Cotto takes split decision from Belmontes

After a slow start, Abner Cotto came on strong to take a split decision over former world title challenger Jerry Belmontes in a 10-round Jr. Lightweight bout at the American Bank Center in Belmontes’ hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. Belmontes controlled the early round but Cotto started to force the action over the 2nd half of the fight and won ... Read More »

Matthew Macklin fight postponed after trainer gets shot

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Matthew Macklin’s August 30 title elimination bout with Sebastien Heiland has been postponed after Macklin’s trainer Jamie Moore was shot outside of Macklin’s gym in Spain. “Due to an injury suffered to Matthew Macklin’s lead trainer, Jamie Moore, the Dublin show on Aug. 30 has been postponed until later in the year,” Matchroom Boxing ... Read More »

Quigg to defend 122 lb title against Ambunda on Sept. 13

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will defend his title against Paulus Ambunda on September 13 in Manchester, England. The co-feature will pit lightweight Anthony Crolla (28-4-1, 11 KOs), 27, who will be fighting in his hometown, against Gamaliel Diaz (38-11-2, 17 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round bout. “We are excited to be back ... Read More »

Kovalev dropped; but stops Caparello in two

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ATLANTIC CITY–WBO Light Heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev tuned up for a November date with Bernard Hopkins with a 2nd round stoppage over previously undefeated Blake Caparello at The Revel Hotel and Casino. Caparello had a brief moment of positiveness when dropped Kovalev with a straight left hand in round one. In round two Kovalev sent Caparello to the canvas with ... Read More »

Lozano stops Tostado in 8

Daniel Lozado scored an 8th round stoppage over Antonio Tostado in a scheduled 10 round Super Flyweight bout at the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida. It was an exciting bout that saw Lozado score three knockdowns in round eight and the fight was stopped. Lozano, 114 lbs is now 12-2 with 9 knockouts. Tostado, 114 lbs is now ... Read More »

Campillo defeats Williams on cuts

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Former world champion Gabriel Campillo resurrected his career with a stoppage win over previously undefeated Thomas Williams Jr. due to a cut after round five of theie 12-round Light Heavyweight bout at the Little Creek Resort in Shelton, Washington. Williams was in control of the fight as he landed some solid body shots that he followed up by flurries to ... Read More »

Hopkins to take on Kovalev with Saturday Kovalev win

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Bernard Hopkins will fight a unification bout with Sergey Kovalev provided that Kovalev wins his Saturday night fight with Blake Caparello according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “The fight got made in 30 hours, from the start of negotiations on Thursday to the signing of the contract [Friday] afternoon,” Kovalev’s promoter Kathy Duva said after faxing the signed agreements to ... Read More »