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Guerrero decisions Kamegai in a war

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In a 12-round war, former multi-division world champion Robert Guerrero outlasted Yosahiro Kamegai in a Welterweight bout at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The two fought in the proverbial phone booth with Guerrero and Kamegai landing hard shots in close. Guerrero landed tremendous punches with both hands. Kamegai had success in the middle rounds as he landed a hard ... Read More »

Returning Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero Faces Yoshihiro Kamegai, Undefeated Gary Russell Jr. Meets Vasyl Lomachenko for WBO Title, Devon Alexander Battles Jesus Soto Karass Live on SHOWTIME®

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LOS ANGELES (June 19, 2014) – Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles Thursday for Saturday’s stacked 10-fight card at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The first live bout is at 2 p.m. PT. In the main event of a tripleheader live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ... Read More »

ROBERT GUERRERO, YOSHIHIRO KAMEGAI, GARY RUSSELL JR., VASYL LOMACHENKO, DEVON ALEXANDER, JESUS SOTO KARASS, CHAD DAWSON, YVACHESLAV SHABRANSKYY WORKOUT QUOTES

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LOS ANGELES (June 18, 2014) – Seven of the talented boxers who will fight Saturday on SHOWTIME® and SHOWTIME EXTREME® and one promising fighter making his Golden Boy Promotions debut participated in an open media workout Wednesday at Westside Boxing Club. In 12-rounders on Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from StubHub Center ... Read More »

“Bad” Chad Dawson Featured on Saturday’s SHOWTIME EXTREME Boxing Telecast

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NEW YORK (June 17, 2014) – Can Chad Dawson be “Bad” again? Can the former two-time light heavyweight world champion bounce back from two consecutive knockout losses and look sharp after a one-year hiatus? Can he regain his status in the division he once dominated? Dawson (31-3, 17 KOs), of Las Vegas by way of New Haven, Conn., will look ... Read More »

In Heavy Training for his Upcoming Fight, Don ‘Da Bomb’ George Takes Time out to Congratulate His Friend, Adonis Stevenson

Chicago-based middleweight contender Donovan “Da Bomb” George wishes to congratulate his friend and former opponent Adonis Stevenson for his WBC Light Heavyweight title-winning KO1 over Chad Dawson last Saturday. George and Stevenson became friends while sparring at Detroit’s Kronk Gym, after the two met in a fight in October 2012 (won by Stevenson after 12 tough rounds). “I’m very happy ... Read More »

YURIORKIS GAMBOA VS. DARLEY PEREZ ALVAREZ, LEMIEUX, BENCE & BETERBIEV

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ONTREAL (May 22, 2013) –The interesting battle preceding the much-anticipated showdown on Saturday night, June 8, between the most dangerous super middleweight, Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (20-1-0, 17 KOs), and World Boxing Council (WBC),The Ring Magazine and linear light heavyweight champion, “Bad” Chad Dawson (31-2-0, 17 KOs), features a pair of international stars adding spectacular excitement for boxing fans in attendance ... Read More »

PEREZ vs. GAMBOA CO-FEATURE ON DAWSON-STEVENSON SHOWDOWN IN MONTREAL JUNE 8 ON HBO

May 13, 2013 – Undefeated lightweight contender Darley Perez (28-0, 19 KOs) has signed on to fight explosive Cuban superstar Yuriorkis Gamboa (22-0, 16 KOs) in the co-feature of an HBO telecast taking place on June 8th, live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The main event that evening will be a light heavyweight title tilt between Chad Dawson ... Read More »

Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson moving up to challenge WBC light heavyweight champion ‘Bad’ Chad Dawson

MONTREAL (April 10, 2013) – The most dangerous super middleweight in the world, Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (20-1, 17 KOs), is moving up in weight to challenge World Boxing Council (WBC) light heavyweight champion “Bad” Chad Dawson (31-2, 17 KOs) on Saturday night, June 8, live on HBO Championship Boxing from the famed Bell Centre in Montreal. Dawson vs. Stevenson is ... Read More »

Bellew to fight Chilemba in WBC Light Heavyweight eliminator

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com Tony Bellew and Isaac Chilemba will fight each other in a WBC Light Heavyweight elimination bout on March 30th to crown a top contender for champion Chad Dawson. “I cannot wait for this show — it’s going to be a great night of boxing in Liverpool,” said Bellew’s promoter Eddie Hearn. “It’s a crucial ... Read More »

Bellew Eyes World Title Fight Against Dawson ‘True Brit: Froch vs. Mack’ Live Nov. 17 in U. S. on PPV

HOBOKEN, N.J. (November 6, 2012) – Light heavyweight title contender Tony “The Bomber” Bellew wants to set up a clash with World Boxing Council (WBC) light heavyweight champion “Bad” Chad Dawson, if Bellew beats Roberto Bolonti for the vacant WBC Silver title on the November 17th “True Brit” pay-per-view event, airing live in the United States from Capital FM Arena ... Read More »

Andre Ward fights for local fans, and to find more of them

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OAKLAND, Calif. – Saturday Andre Ward made the most impressive showing of his career, stopping lineal light heavyweight world champion Chad Dawson in round 10 before an impassioned hometown crowd. Impressive, Ward’s performance certainly was. Whether it was enough to make him the superstar some aficionados feel he deserves to be, though, remains to be seen. “I’m here to see ... Read More »

The Verdict is in, Ward is the Heir

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OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — In another virtuoso performance, unified super middleweight champion Andre Ward thrilled his local following in dismantling reigning recognized light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson with a tenth-round stoppage at the Oracle Arena on Saturday night. With the win, and the way in which he claimed it, Ward must now be considered the obvious choice to eventually succeed Floyd ... Read More »

Fight For The Future: With Ward-Dawson, Martinez-Chavez and Canelo-Lopez, it’s underway

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It’s hard to know whether September’s promise is a new dawn or just a familiar set of oncoming headlights in another head-on collision with a demise predicted and heightened by August’s doom and gloom. No matter how you look at Andre Ward-versus-Chad Dawson Saturday in Oakland, Calif., and a dueling Las Vegas’ twin bill on Sept. 15 featuring Sergio Martinez-Julio ... Read More »

Why I’ll be in Oakland this weekend

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Saturday evening in Oakland, Calif.’s Oracle Arena super middleweight world champion Andre Ward will defend his title against light heavyweight world champion Chad Dawson. I will be there, I’m happy to report, and eager to make the trip. What follows is an opinion-laden exploration of why. Ward-Dawson will be a match between the world’s two very best prizefighters between 161 ... Read More »

Ward – Dawson showdown in the works

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com a tremendous bout between Light Heavyweight champion Chad Dawson & Super Middleweight champion Andre Ward is being worked on for the fall. “We have two fighters in their primes, two lineal champions. I think it’s a great fight. You just don’t get it in our sport too often,” Said Ward’s promoter Dan Goossen told ... Read More »

HARVELL OBLITERATES PIETRANTONIO IN THREE

ATLANTIC CITY (April 30, 2012)—Lavarn “Baby Bowe” Harvell made it a perfect ten when he annihilated Anthony Pietrantonio in round three of a scheduled four round Light Heavyweight bout as part of the Bernard Hopkins – Chad Dawson II undercard at Boardwalk Hall. Harvell dropped Pietrantonio in round one and the continued to dominate until a vicious right that knocked ... Read More »

FOLLOW HOPKINS – DAWSON II FROM RINGSIDE

Follow all the action LIVE from ringside as the legendary Bernard Hopkins defends the undisputed Light Heavyweight championship of the world when he takes on Chad Dawson. The action gets underway at 10:15 pm est with a heavyweight showdown featuring undefeated Seth Mitchell and Chazz Witherspoon 12 Rounds WBC Light Heavyweight Title–Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2-2, 32 KO’s) vs Chad Dawson (30-1, ... Read More »

Dawson dethrones Hopkins in lackluster fight

ATLANTIC CITY–Chad Dawson won the WBC Light Heavyweight title with a twelve round majority decision over legendary Bernard Hopkins in a lackluster fight at Boardwalk Hall. Neither guy had any sustained flurries but Dawson won the fight because he punched and landed slightly more than the forty-seven year old Hopkins. There was alot of clinching and rough house tactics with ... Read More »

BERNARD HOPKINS AND CHAD DAWSON CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

Kelly Swanson Thank you, everybody, for joining us. We are going to feature both Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson on the media conference call today. Both fighters are training hard in the hot, hot sun of Florida. So I think we’re going to have a great fight. We will have Chad Dawson with us first, and then when we’re finished ... Read More »

ADDITIONAL TICKETS OPEN FOR “ONCE AND FOR ALL: HOPKINS VS. DAWSON” AS DEMAND FROM FANS CONTINUES TO BUILD

Atlantic City (April 18)…Due to astronomical demand for tickets for “Once and For All: Hopkins vs. Dawson” at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, nearly 1,300 additional tickets have opened for sale so more fans can experience the intense rivalry between Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson in person and see Seth Mitchell and Chazz Witherspoon square off in a ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED HEAVYWEIGHT SETH “MAYHEM” MITCHELL AND TOP CONTENDER CHAZZ “THE GENTLEMAN” WITHERSPOON SET TO SQUARE OFF ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28 AT THE BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY IN THE HBO TELEVISED CO-MAIN EVENT OF “HOPKINS VS. DAWSON: ONCE AND FOR ALL”

Atlantic City (March 12) – Undefeated dynamo Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell and power-puncher Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon are ready to continue their quest to prove that the concept of the great American heavyweight is alive and well when they face each other in their upcoming Saturday, April 28bout as the 10- round co-main event of the “Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson: ... Read More »

WBC AND RING MAGAZINE LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION BERNARD “THE EXECUTIONER” HOPKINS AND FORMER WORLD CHAMPION “BAD” CHAD DAWSON TO MEET SATURDAY, APRIL 28 AT BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY TO DETERMINE WHO IS CHAMPION “ONCE AND FOR ALL

New York City, February 22 – The oldest fighter in boxing history to win a world title, Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins, and former World Champion “Bad” Chad Dawson will meet again to settle their heated feud following their October 2011 bout, which was originally scored as a TKO win for Dawson, but later ruled a no decision by the California ... Read More »

VIDEO: JOHN SCULLY

Chad Dawson’s trainer John Scully talks about the April 28th rematch with Bernard Hopkins Read More »