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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 »

Fight Network Presents KSW 31, UFC 187 Pre & Post-Fight Coverage & Enfusion Live 29 this Weekend

TORONTO | NEW YORK (May 21, 2015) – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, continues its loaded week of live fights this weekend, building off the momentum of live telecasts of ONE Championship: Warrior’s Quest and Hard Knocks Fighting 43 on Friday, May 21. Poland-based MMA powerhouse KSW returns on Saturday, ... Read More »

MEXICAN-AMERICAN ALAN SANCHEZ AND CANADIAN WELTERWEIGHT TITLIST STEVE CLAGGETT BATTLE FOR THE VACANT IBA AMERICAS WELTERWEIGHT TITLE ON JUNE 26 LIVE ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES

SALINAS, CALIF. (May 21) – Shining a light on homegrown talent, Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will bring a thrilling night of boxing featuring top local prospects set to hit the Salinas Storm House on June 26. In the main event, Fairfield standout Alan Sanchez (15-3-1, 8 KOs) will battle Canadian welterweight titlist Steve Claggett ... Read More »

ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPN Deportes to Present Exclusive U.S. Coverage of Povetkin vs. Pérez WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator

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ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will present exclusive coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round WBC World Heavyweight title eliminator between contenders Alexander Povetkin (28-1-1, 20 KOs) and Mike Pérez (21-1-0, 13 KOs) on Friday, May 22. The winner will become the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight belt. The card, from Moscow is presented by K2 Promotions. ESPN3 will ... Read More »

Undefeated No. 2 Contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez Headlines June 26 on truTV

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HIDALGO, TX (May 21, 2015) — Undefeated Mexican knockout artist GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ, the No. 2 world-rated super middleweight contender with the matinee idol looks, will headline an all-action card on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Ramirez will be taking on DERECK “The Black Lion” EDWARDS in a 10- round super middleweight bout which will ... Read More »

Thurman vs. Collazo Headlines First PBC on ESPN July 11

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The first live Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) telecast will feature a star-studded 12-round welterweight matchup between undefeated Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) and Luis Collazo (36-6, 19 KOs) when the series debuts on ESPN on Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m. ET. The opening fight will showcase a 10-round junior middleweight matchup between undefeated ... Read More »

ERIC HUNTER, ABRAHAM LOPEZ AND JOET GONZALEZ REFLECT ON MEMORIAL DAY AND GIVE THANKS TO UNITED STATES VETERANS AND SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN

INDIO, CALIF. (May 21) – Golden Boy Promotions fighters Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter (20-3, 10 KOs), Abraham “Chamaco” Lopez (17-0-1, 12 KOs) and Joet Gonzalez (10-0, 4 KOs), who are preparing to battle in the ring this Friday, May 22 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., found time to reflect on what Memorial Day means to them and ... Read More »

USNBC Champion Melson to speak to Lodi students!

New York, NY (May 21, 2015) – Newly crowned WBC-USNBC 154 pound champion Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will serve as a special guest speaker at Thomas Jefferson Middle School Friday, May 22 in Lodi, NJ. A 2003 West Point graduate, Melson serves as an Army Reserve Officer, donates 100% of his purses to Teamfighttowalk.com and works a full time job. Between ... Read More »

Undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez returns Friday night in Corona, California

Corona, CA (May 21, 2015)–Tomorrow night in Corona, California, undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez returns to the ring for the third time in three months when he battles Miguel Tamayo in bout scheduled for six rounds at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena. The bout will be on the undercard of the Boxcino finals where Lopez GH3 Promotions stablemate John Thompson ... Read More »

ONE: WARRIOR’S QUEST OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

21 May 2015 – Singapore: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE) announced today that the mixed martial artists competing at ONE: WARRIOR’S QUEST have made weight and are ready for all the action which takes place tomorrow evening at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Reigning ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Hard Knocks Fighting 43 LIVE this Friday, May 22 at 11 p.m. ET

Toronto | New York – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of Hard Knocks Fighting 43 this Friday, May 22 at 11 p.m. ET from Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Fight Network’s broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong ... Read More »

Boxcino Jr. Middleweight finals by the numbers

ORANGE, Calif. (May 20, 2015) – ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” final broadcast features two outstanding fights in the heavyweight and junior middleweight divisions that will decide the 2015 Boxcino Champions. The 10-round junior middleweight final showcases Boxcino tournament veteran Brandon Adams (16-1, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles against the smooth boxing skills of John Thompson (16-1, 5 KOs) of Newark, ... Read More »

WSOF Imports Trio of Russian Rising Stars

LAS VEGAS (May 20, 2015) –World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) has signed three new devastating forces, two of whom have yet to be beaten, to its fast-growing roster of world-class talent. Undefeated Vagab Vagabov (15-0) of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia; unbeaten Magomed “Gladiator” Bibulatov (9-0) of Grozny, Chechnya, Russia; and Magomed “Tiger” Magomedov (10-1) ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents ONE Championship 27: Warrior’s Quest LIVE Friday, May 22 at 8:30 a.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of ONE Championship: Warrior’s Quest this Friday, May 22 at 8:30 a.m. ET, emanating from Kallang, Singapore’s Singapore Indoor Stadium. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air exclusively in Canada and Turkey. In the main event, ONE lightweight champion Shinya ... Read More »

Welterweight Bryant Perella looks to remain perfect this Friday night at the Claridge in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ (May 20,2015)–This Friday night,May 22, boxing returns to the Claridge in Atlantic City with a full 9-bout card promoted by King’s Promotions in association with DeeLee Promotions. Welterweight Bryant Perella will take part in his first eight-round bout when he takes on tough German Perez. In the main event, undefeated super bantamweight Juan “Baby Tito” Dominguez will ... Read More »

UFC HALL OF FAME 2015 INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED

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Las Vegas – The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago on UFC ... Read More »

Line up Changes to Thompson Boxing’s 15th Year Anniversary Show May 29

ORANGE, Calif. (May 20, 2015) – Rising junior welterweight prospect Giovani Santillan (16-0, 9 KOs) suffered an injury during training camp, and consequently will not be featured in Thompson Boxing Promotions main event, next Friday, May 29. Santillan was scheduled to face the talented Kendal Mena (20-1, 11 KOs). Thompson Boxing’s 15th Year Anniversary show, titled “Path to Glory,” will ... Read More »