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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 »

Macklin to face Heiland in Middleweight elimination bout

Matthew Macklin

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Matthew Macklin is set to take part in a Middleweight title elimination bout on August 30 again Jorge Sabstien Heiland in Dublin, Ireland. “It’s great to have an eliminator to put me straight back in the frame for another world title fight,” Macklin said. “I’m sure [Heiland] will be coming to Ireland with his ... Read More »

TICKET ALERT: Jennings vs. Perez, Geale vs. Macklin, May 24 in Corpus Christi and LIVE on HBO

Bryant Jennings

Corpus Christ, Texas (April 25, 2014) – Tickets are on sale now for the upcoming World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) Heavyweight Title Eliminator clash featuring undefeated and top rated heavyweights BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ, fighting out of Cork, Ireland. The bout will take place on SATURDAY, MAY 24, at the American Bank Center ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED HEAVYWEIGHTS BRYANT JENNINGS & MIKE PEREZ COLLIDE IN A WBC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE ELIMINATOR AND DANIEL GEALE BATTLES MATTHEW MACKLIN SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014 AMERICAN BANK CENTER in CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS LIVE ON HBO®

Bryant Jennings

Corpus Christ, Texas (April 17, 2014) Undefeated and top rated heavyweights BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ, fighting out of Cork, Ireland will clash in a World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) Heavyweight Title Eliminator on SATURDAY, MAY 24, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas and televised LIVE on HBO Boxing After Dark® ... Read More »

Jennings – Perez; Macklin – Geale doubleheader set for May 24 on HBO

Bryant Jennings

According to Dan Rafael of espm.com, an intriguing doubleheader has been set for May 24 on HBO that will feature a Heabyweight elimination bout between Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez as well as a Middleweight showdown between former champion Daniel Geale and Matthew Macklin. “I honestly think Perez is more dangerous that Szpilka because he’s so used to being the ... Read More »

MACKLIN CONTINUES TO WAIT ON STURM

Matthew Macklin

New York, NY (2/25/14) – Top-rated middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is getting a bit tired and frustrated, to say the least, on waiting to hear what direction IBF middleweight champion Felix Sturm is heading for his next bout. Macklin and Sturm’s well documented and publicized history dates back to their first bout, which took place in Sturm’s home country of ... Read More »

MATT MACKLIN PREVIEWS GENNADY GOLOVKIN V OSUMANU ADAMA LIVE ON BOXNATION

Gennady Golovkin

LONDON (Jan. 30) – BoxNation subscribers get a chance to assess whether Kazakh crusher Gennady Golovkin is the most explosive puncher presently active in boxing – as many experts are suggesting – when he makes a ninth defence of his WBA World Middleweight crown live on the Channel of Champions this Saturday evening. ‘Golden Gennady’, 31, has knocked-out 25 of ... Read More »

MACKLIN LONGS FOR HIS REVENGE AGAINST STURM TELLS CHAMPION TO MAKE GOOD ON REMATCH PROMISE

Matthew Macklin

New York, NY (12/12/13) – Last Saturday, Ireland’s top-rated middleweight contender and world title challenger Matthew “Mack the Knife” Macklin (30-5, 20KO’s) once again put himself back into the title picture with an impressive 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated highly regarded prospect Lamar Russ. The bout against Russ came on HBO, the fourth consecutive bout for Macklin on their ... Read More »

Rigondeaux decisions Agbeko to retain titles

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ATLANTIC CITY–Guillermo Rigondeaux retained the WBA/WBO Super Bantamweight titles at the Adrian Phillips Ballroom inside of Boardwalk HalL. Rigondeaux used his superior boxing ability as he places precision shots to the body and flicking jabs to the head of Agbeko. Scores were 120-108 on all cards for Rigondeaux and is now 13-0. Agbeko is now 29-5. James Kirkland scored a ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM ATLANTIC CITY

Guillermo Rigondeaux 121 – Joseph Agbeko 121.6 Lamar Russ 159 – Matthew Macklin 159 Glen Tapia 156 – James Kirkland 155.1 Egor Mekhonsev 177.2 – PJ Catages 179.8 Julian Rodriguez 140.6 – Ryan Piquot 140 Jesse Hart 168.2 – Tyrell Hendrix 168.4 Ramsey Luna 131.2 – Toka Khan Klary 132 Matt Korobov 162.2 – Derek Edwards 161.8 Tramaine Williams 122.6 ... Read More »

HBO BOXING AFTER DARK® PRESENTS THE WORLD-CLASS TRIPLEHEADER GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX VS. JOSEPH AGBEKO, JAMES KIRKLAND VS. GLEN TAPIA AND MATTHEW MACKLIN VS. LAMAR RUSS FROM BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, SATURDAY, DEC. 7

Guillermo Rigondeaux

HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise wraps its 2013 slate with the world-class tripleheader HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX VS. JOSEPH AGBEKO, JAMES KIRKLAND VS. GLEN TAPIA AND MATTHEW MACKLIN VS. LAMAR RUSS, presented SATURDAY, DEC. 7 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team of Jim Lampley, Max ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED WORLD CHAMPION GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX BIDDING FOR FIGHTER OF THE YEAR HONORS IN TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST JOSEPH AGBEKO plus GLEN TAPIA vs. JAMES KIRKLAND and MATTHEW MACKLIN vs. LAMAR RUSS Saturday, December 7 Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City Televised Live on HBO®

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ATLANTIC CITY (November 13, 2013) — Undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) / World Boxing Organization (WBO) 122-pound world champion and Cuban sensation GUILLERMO “El Chacal” RIGONDEAUX returns to the ring fresh from his career-best victory. Rigondeaux will be bidding for Fighter of the Year honors when he defends his unified titles against former two-time world champion JOSEPH “King Kong” AGBEKO, ... Read More »

Lamar Russ to face Macklin on December 7th

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, undefeated Lamar Russ will step in for the injured Willie Nelson and face former world title challenger Matthew Macklin on December 7th in Atlantic City on HBO. “This is a huge step up for the kid [Russ] but he really wants the opportunity,” said Lou DiBella, who promotes Russ and Macklin. “I think it’s ... Read More »

Nelson out of Macklin fight for December 7th

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Willie Nelson is out of his December 7th bout with Matthew Macklin due to an elbow injury. “Darnell Boone tied him up and Willie heard a pop in his elbow,” said Lou DiBella, who promoted bith Nelson and Macklin. “We got verification over the weekend that he has the tear and can’t fight Macklin. ... Read More »

Golovkin Steamrolls Macklin

Gennady Golovkin

The question coming into tonight’s middleweight championship fight between Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin and Matthew Macklin was a simple one: Can Golovkin really be THAT good? Before the first bell, Golovkin could alread lay claim to having the highest KO percentage among active world champions. He also had 7 title defenses, all of them by KO, to lend credibility to ... Read More »

FOLLOW GOLOVKIN – MACKLIN LIVE

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Follow all the action Live from Foxwoods Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut as WBA Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin defends the crown against tough Matthew Macklin. The action begins at 9:45 est / 6:45 pac with a two fight undercard featuring Super Middleweights Thomas Oosthiuzen and Brandon Gonzalez plus Super Welterweights Willie Nelson and Luciano Cuello 12 Rounds–WBA Middleweight championship–gennady Golovkin (26-0, ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM FOXWOODS

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GENNADY GOLOVKIN 159 LBS. MATTHEW MACKLIN 159 LBS. WI2 MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (June 28, 2013) — The official weigh-in was held today for tomorrow night’s HBO Triple-Header, presented by DiBella Entertainment and K2 Promotions, in MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader airs live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino’s MGM Grand Theater in Mashantucket, Connecticut ... Read More »

GENNADY GOLOVKIN-MATTHEW MACKLIN FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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New York, NY (6/26/3) – This Saturday, June 29th, defending WBA/IBO champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23KO’s) meets Ireland’s top-rated former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20KO’s) in their much-anticipated middleweight championship showdown at the MGM Grand Theaterat Foxwoods ® Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The championship matchup will be the main event on the HBO ... Read More »

MATTHEW MACKLIN MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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New York, NY (6/25/13) – Earlier this afternoon, top-rated middleweight contender and former two-time world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin held an open media workout at The Trinity Boxing Club in downtown Manhattan ahead of his much anticipated world championship clash this SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013 against WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin at the MGM Grand ... Read More »

GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN COMPLETE UNDERCARD

Gennady Golovkin

NEW YORK (June 24, 2013) – The explosive June 29thHBO Boxing After Dark® triple-header, headlined by WBA/IBO champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23 KOs) champion defending against Ireland’s top-rated former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20 KOs), will also showcase a loaded undercard at MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods ® Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The ... Read More »

WILLIE NELSON DEDICATES HIS HBO DEBUT FIGHT ON GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN CARD TO CLEVELAND 3

NEW YORK (June 18, 2013) – NABF super welterweight champion Willie “The Great” Nelson (20-1-1, 12 KOs) is dedicating his HBO® debut fight on June 29, against Argentinian-invader Luciano Leonel “El Principito” Cuello (32-2, 16 KOs), to the three Cleveland women – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight – who were kidnapped, abused and held hostage for a decade ... Read More »

BOSTON STRONG: DANNY O’CONNOR ON GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN UNDERCARD

NEW YORK (June 11, 2013) – Born and raised in Framingham, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, light welterweight prospect Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor (20-1, 7 KOs) has always been a proud Bostonian and avid sports fan of local clubs like the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, New England Patriots and New England Revolution. On June 29th, the 28-year-old Irish-American ... Read More »

GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN TRAINING CAMP NOTES

Gennady Golovkin

New York, NY (5/28/13) – Defending WBA/IBO champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23KO’s) and Ireland’s top-rated former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20KO’s) both took time out of their busy training schedules to talk about their eagerly anticipated upcoming middleweight championship showdown on June 29th at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods ® Resort Casino in ... Read More »

GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN HBO TELEVISED UNDERCARD BOUTS ANNOUNCED

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NEW YORK, NY (May 21, 2013) – Ever since it was first announced, boxing insiders and fans alike have been buzzing about the much-anticipated upcoming middleweight championship showdown between defending WBA/IBO champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23KO’s) and Ireland’s top-rated former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20KO’s). Lou DiBella, president of DiBella Entertainment, promoter of Macklin, ... Read More »

GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN TICKETS ON SALE

Gennady Golovkin

NEW YORK CITY (April 16, 2013) – Tickets officially went on sale yesterday for the highly anticipated middleweight championship showdown between defending WBA and IBO champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23KO’s) and Ireland’s top-rated former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20KO’s). Golovkin and Macklin will meet on June 29th at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods ... Read More »

GOLOVKIN-MACKLIN NYC PRESSER

NEW YORK CITY (April 13, 2013) – Earlier this afternoon in front of a jam-packed room of media at NYC’s historic Gallagher’s Steak House in midtown Manhattan, K2 Promotions and DiBella Entertainment hosted the initial press conference to announce the highly-anticipated Middleweight Championship between defending champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23KO’s) and Ireland’s top-rated, former world title challenger Matthew “Mack ... Read More »