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AMIR KHAN & CHRIS ALGIERI FIGHT WEEK QUOTES

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BROOKLYN (May 26, 2015) – Fight week for Friday’s Premier Boxing Champions on Spike event kicked off today with Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs)and Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) hosting a photo opportunity at Brooklyn Bridge Park before they square-off at Barclays Center on May 29. Coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with an exciting showdown ... Read More »

Tureano Johnson providing great sparring for Daniel Geale

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NEW JERSEY (May 26, 2015) – Gary Shaw Productions middleweight contender, Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs), is now the chief sparring partner for Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) as he prepares him for his upcoming WBC title clash with Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs). Johnson, who captured the WBA International and WBC Silver middleweight titles in his last bout, is ... Read More »

Camp Notes : Robert Guerrero ready for war

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GILROY, CA (May 26, 2015) – While entering the final days of training camp, four-division world champion, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs), gives his thoughts on his upcoming PBC on NBC main-event attraction against Aron Martinez. The 10-round bout will take place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., June 6, 2015 and will air live on NBC starting ... Read More »

Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale on June 6 at Barclays Center Named Official Kick-Off Event of National Puerto Rican Day Parade Week 201

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NEW YORK (May 26, 2015) – The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) today announced that its 2015 Parade, scheduled for Sunday, June 14 on New York’s Fifth Avenue, will officially kick off a week of festivities with the WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championship fight between Miguel Cotto and Daniel Geale on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Barclays ... Read More »

WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields Hits Vegas on Aug. 1, Tickets On Sale Fri

LAS VEGAS (May 26, 2015) – World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) is arguably assembling its greatest fight card in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion’s history, with a world championship tripleheader, headlined by a highly-anticipated showdown between reigning WSOF World Welterweight (170 pounds) Champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares and two-time world champion Jake Shields, at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on ... Read More »

Andrey Fedosov & John Thompson crowned Boxcino champions with stoppage wins

Corona, California (May 26, 2015)–Memorial Day weekend started out with a bang as Andrey Fedosov and John Thompson were crowned Boxcino 2015 champions in the Heavyweight and Jr. Middleweight divisions with stoppage wins over Donovan Dennis and Brandon Adams this past Friday night at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena. The Boxcino Tournament was promoted by Banner Promotions, while Friday’s card ... Read More »

Krusher to Face Mohammedi in His First Mandatory Title Defense Saturday, July 25 From Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Televised Live on HBO

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Las Vegas, NV: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) the undefeated unified WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion will take on his first IBF mandatory contender Nadjib “Irondjib” Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, July 25 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and televised live on HBO World ... Read More »

Lightweight Contender Tony Luis to Serve on Broadcast Commentary Team on CBS Sports Network, this Friday, May 29, in Memphis

Lightweight contender Tony “Lightning” Luis says it’ll be the realization of a childhood dream when he serves as guest analyst on the broadcast team this Friday, May 29. Luis will join Ron Kruck, Steve Kim and Patrick Ortiz for the live call of “Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network,” will air live on CBS Sports Network (10:00 PM, ET) from ... Read More »

Seconds Out Promotions Signs Light Heavyweight Powerhouse Marcus Oliveira to a Promotional Agreement

Tony Grygelko of Minneapolis-based Seconds Out Promotions proudly announces the signing of hard-punching former world-title challenger Marcus Oliveira to a promotional contract. From Menominee, Wisconsin, and of Menominee Nation, native, heritage, 36-year-old Oliveira (25-1-1, 20 KOs) is also a former NABF and WBA Fedebol Light Heavyweight Champion. The promotional agreement is a reunion of sorts, as Grygelko was Oliveira’s promoter ... Read More »

PAUL GONSALVES FIGHT ADDED TO HYANNIS PRO BOXING EVENT

Hyannis, Massachusetts [May 26, 2015] – Harwich, Massachusetts Light-Heavyweight Paul Gonsalves (7-7-1, 3 KO’s) will meet tough Mexican veteran Rafael Valenzuela (8-5, 1 KO) in an eight-round co-feature Saturday August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC) in Hyannis, MA. This is in addition to the previously announced main event featuring Jesse Barboza (9-1-1) versus Jesse Oltmanns (10-5) ... Read More »

Danish Dynamite: The Nielsen brothers and Ceylan headline an explosive night of boxing on June 20 in Copenhagen

Denmark’s top boxing talents are back in action on June 20 for an explosive Nordic Fight Night event at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen. It will be ‘Danish Dynamite’ when the country’s brightest stars Patrick Nielsen, Dennis Ceylan and Micki Nielsen test their skills against tough international opposition. Patrick Nielsen (25-1, 12 KOs) returns following an impressive points victory ... Read More »

Prospect Boxing Return To Fauldhouse Miners Welfare

After a successful show on February 27th at the Fauldhouse Miners Welfare, Prospect boxing are making a return to the local venue with a four fight card on June 5th. The first card marked the first professional card in the West Lothian towns history, and sold out the popular venue. Headlining the card is local fan favourite Sean Watson (4-2-1), ... Read More »

BELLATOR MMA TO AIR ON AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 25, 2015) – On a holiday when Americans take a moment to remember those who gave their lives serving in the country’s armed forces, Bellator MMA officials are honored to announce a new partnership with the American Forces Network. With the new deal in place, the American Forces Network will now broadcast Bellator MMA events on ... Read More »

BJ PENN TO BE INDUCTED TO UFC® HALL OF FAME

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Las Vegas – The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC® Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes great fighters ... Read More »

UFC ANNOUNCES INDUCTION OF MMA LEGEND BAS RUTTEN TO UFC HALL OF FAME FORMER UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION TO BE HONORED AS PIONEER AT UFC FAN EXPO ON JULY 11

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Las Vegas – Former UFC® heavyweight champion Bas Rutten will take his rightful place alongside other legendary innovators of the sport in the UFC Hall of Fame. Rutten, who also dominated the Japanese Pancrase organization’s championship landscape during his 33 fight career, will join icons including Royce Gracie, Dan Severn and Chuck Liddell in the Pioneer Era wing of the ... Read More »

U.S. FEDERAL COURT ISSUES FINAL DECISION IN FAVOR OF OQUENDO—UPHOLDS $1 MILLION PURSE AND CHAGAEV REMATCH

NEW YORK, NY (May 22, 2015) – Square Ring Promotions and Hitz Boxing announced today that District Court Judge Ronnie Abrams for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a 41-page final opinion and order in Oquendo vs. Terek Box Event (Case no. 14-cv-9835) awarding Oquendo damages and interest in excess of $800,000 against ... Read More »

DAVID LEMIEUX AND HASSAN N’DAM MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Oscar De La Hoya: Thank you very much, everyone. To all the media who is participating, we are extremely, extremely excited to announce today, an upcoming fight on June 20th live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada: Lemieux vs. N’Dam. They will be fighting for the IBF vacant Middleweight World Title, and we are extremely proud to announce that ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY LIVE! RETURNS TO PHILADELPHIA ON JUNE 30 FOR A SPECIAL FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES BROADCAST FROM THE 2300ARENA

LOS ANGELES (May 22) – Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes returns to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, on Tuesday, June 30 for a special night of boxing from the 2300Arena. In the main event, current USNBC Light Heavyweight Champion Vyacheslav “Lion Heart – Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy (13-0, 11 KOs) of Los Angeles is scheduled for ... Read More »

John Thompson ready to win Boxcino title tonight

Corona, California (May 22, 2015)–Tonight at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, John Thompson (16-1, 5 KO’s) looks to win the Boxcino Jr. Middlweight championship when he takes on Brandon Adams in the finale of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thompson weighed in at a ready 153.2 at Thursday’s weigh in and he looks in prime shape to not only win the ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN VS. CHRIS ALGIERI LIP SYNC BATTLE AHEAD OF PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON SPIKE FIGHT FRIDAY, MAY 29 AT BARCLAYS CENTER

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Before they battle it out in Brooklyn, click here or below to watch Amir Khan and Chris Algieri face off on the Lip Sync Battle stage featuring host LL COOL J and Colorful Commentator Chrissy Teigen. The highly anticipated Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri fight takes place Friday, May 29th at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT LIVE on Spike. Amir Khan vs. ... Read More »

SHINYA AOKI DEFEATS KOJI ANDO TO RETAIN ONE LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

22 May 2015 – Singapore: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE), made a triumphant return to Singapore with another spectacular evening of world-class mixed martial arts. ONE: WARRIOR’S QUEST delighted fans to a night of heart-thumping action, as the best fighters from all across Asia and the entire world went to battle ... Read More »

UPCOMING HBO SCHEDULE

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22 June 6: Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale – Live on HBO at 10:30 p.m. June 13: Nicholas Walters vs. Miguel Marriaga & Felix Verdejo vs. Ivan Najera – Live on HBO at 10 p.m. June 27: Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Jessie Vargas – Live on HBO at 9:45 p.m. July 25: Sergey Kovalev vs. Nadjib Mohammedi – Live on ... Read More »

BOXNATION CONTINUES TO DELIVER THE BEST FIGHTS AT INCREDIBLE VALUE WITH ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’ SET FOR A BLOCKBUSTER SUMMER

LONDON (22 May) – Boxing has enjoyed an incredible year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around. In the past few weeks alone ‘The Channel of Champions’ has shown some of the highest viewed fights in years live and exclusive including the thrilling toe-to-toe war between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, heavyweight ... Read More »

Weights from Atlantic City

Juan Dominguez 122.5 – Mario Antonio Macias 124 Antuwyan Aikens 175 – Edgar Perez 183 Gervonta Davis 132 – Alberto Mora 130 Keenan Smith ??? – Luis Rodriguez 142 John Magda 168 – Miguel Angel Munguia 166 Bryant Perella 152 – German Perez 157 Kareem Martin 150 – Donald Sanchez 150 Jermonta Clark 150 – Jonathan Garcia 152 Carlos Gongora ... Read More »

Boxcino Final weights from Corona, California

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Andrey Fedosov 220.5 – Donovan Dennis 219 (Boxcino Heavyweight championship) John Thompson 153.2 – Brandon Adams 154.7 (Boxcino Jr. Middleweight championship) Fernando Fuentes 122 – Isaac Zarate 122 Angel Martinez 131.8 – Andres Fabian Figueroa 132.2 Richard Tallmadge 118.4 – Humberto Rubalcava 120.7 Isaac Freeman 146.5 – Danny Leon 146.1 Adam Lopez 122.9 – Miguel Tamayo 121 Promoters: Banner Promotions ... Read More »

Weights From Las Vegas

“Knockout Night at the D” Friday, May 22, 2015 Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, the D Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada CBS Sports Network, Same-Day Tape Delay Doors 6:30pm, First Bell 7:30pm Championship Title Boxing/Square Ring Boxing Richard Commey, 135 vs. Bahodir Mamadjonov, 134.4 vacant IBF Inter-Continental Lightweight Title Arif Magomedov, 161 vs. Darnell Boone, 157 Jesus Gutierrez, 138 vs. ... Read More »