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Brooklyn, NY (September 19, 2014) -- The heavyweight division is moving closer to the post-Klitschko era. Vitali Klitschko has retired and Wladimir Klitschko can't have many more years left at the top of the heap.
Fight fans are now looking for fighters who will be stepping in to fill the vacuum. New York-based promoter Dmitriy Salita believes that he promotes a boxer with the skills, and the punch, and the charisma, to help fill the gap when the Klitschkos are out of the picture.
You can see for yourself what Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller brings…
Al Haymon has done a good job with hiring new fighters. Everyone and their momma want to sign with Al Haymon. Why? First he has to "share" TV Dates with Oscar De La Hoya on Showtime. Yes I heard he is "working" on a NBC deal. However, how much "money" is NBC willing to spend each year on their budget. This brings me to my next point. Fighters that Al Haymon already has and I like to call it the "grandfathered in plan" are already set in stone for their pay. Yes Floyd will get $32 Million minimum a fight, yes Adrien Broner will get his $1 Million minimum a fight and so on.
What about the New Boxers? If you have over 100 fighters in your stable, and your working on TV dates plus "hopefully" an NBC deal, well just how much money do you think there is to go around? Al Haymon is a multimillionaire but don't get it twisted, Al is not going to "come out of his own" pocket to make…Continue
Rafael Garcia is no longer in charge of taping Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fists and being his cutman, something he has done since 2001. The main reason: It's time to retire at 85 years of age.
Garcia's name is among those mentioned in possible changes that Mayweather will make to his team along with Maayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe. Garcia did not wrap Mayweather's hands during Saturday's rematch against Marcos Maidana. "Yes, it's true I didn't tape him, but he hasn't fired me," Garcia told ESPNDeportes.com. "I thanked him after the fight because I retired from boxing, but I'm fine with him. Thanks to him I live how I live.
Garcia didn't find out that he had been relieved of his duties on Saturday until the last minute.
"Floyd told me to go with Mickey Bey for his fight against…
The Boxing Under The Stars Press Conference was held at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station yesterday afternoon. The event is being co-promoted by Roy Jones Jr Boxing and Pochiro Boxing of Sept 20th 2014 in an outdoor venue at Sunset Station. Yesterday’s presser introduced the main event fighters, Rashad Ganaway & Jesse “Chuy” Gutierrez; there’s no love lost between these too as they exchanged heated words on the dias yesterday. Their intense faceoff was policed by none other than Roy Jones Jr himself! Tickets are available for the 1st outdoor boxing event in close to a decade at Ticketmaster.
Roy Jones Jr. Kieth Veltre & Pochiro Brothers present a action packed night of Boxing at its best.
Rashad vs Gutierrez for the WBC North American…
Andy Gatenby seeking sixth straight win
Unbeaten featherweight, Andy Gatenby is set to face Elemir Rafael this Saturday night in Portsmouth and is looking for his sixth straight win in the paid ranks since turning pro in 2013.
The Portsmouth star has successfully triumphed over opponent Rafael already beating the Slovakian over four rounds in September last year. Gatenby delighted the home crowd in Fareham, Hampshire by flooring his opponent in the first round scoring a 40-35 points victory.…Continue
I guess Alex Ariza is tired of hearing the same old crap from Bob Arum. We all know there is no love lost between Alex and Bob. For awhile Alex Ariza was working alot of with Manny Pacquiao. Freddie Roach and Bob Arum put an end to that. Something must have struck a nerve with Alex because he posted on Twitter, "Isn't it funny Bob Arum talks how much Floyd makes & what his taxes are, but yet his own fighter owes millions to the IRS, seriously?"
With Floyd Mayweather shaking up and firing people in his camp, you never know. Alex Ariza might get that strength and conditioning coach position. Let's…Continue
A source who has been generally reliable on such numbers confirmed that Mayweather's rematch with Marcos Maidana on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden sold 925,000 on pay-per-view. That is 25,000 better than their May fight, which sold roughly 900,000.
Hidalgo, Texas (Sept. 18) - The recently announced junior featherweight bout between Southern California favorite Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz and Mexican warrior Raul "Bule" Hidalgo has been elevated from the co-main event to the main event for the Monday, Sept. 29 Golden Boy Live! fight night from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas due to an injury suffered by former light heavyweight world champion Antonio Tarver.
Tarver, who was scheduled to face Johnathon Banks in a 10-round heavyweight bout on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, injured his thumb during training camp. "The injury actually happened two and a half weeks ago and I've been trying my hardest to work through it. Finally my doctor ordered an X-ray and we found out it was a fracture,"…Continue