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49-year-old Hopkins schools Shumenov; Porter destroys Malignaggi

49-year-old Hopkins schools Shumenov; Porter destroys Malignaggi

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside

49-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) continued to make history by schooling and thoroughly outclassing WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov (14-2, 9 KOs) to unify the titles on Saturday night in front of 6,823 at the DC Armory in Washington DC. Hopkins’ experience and awkward grabbing style totally befuddled Shumenov, who…

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Added by Karceno on April 20, 2014 at 1:27am — No Comments

Hopkins, Shumenov, Porter, Malignaggi, Quillin, Konecny all make weight

Hopkins, Shumenov, Porter, Malignaggi, Quillin, Konecny all make weight

By Gary Digital Williams at the scale

Photos: Tom Casino/Showtime

Bernard Hopkins 172.4 vs. Beibut Shumenov 174.4

(IBF/WBA light heavyweight titles)

Shawn Porter 146.8 vs.…

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Added by Karceno on April 18, 2014 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Miguel Cotto doesn't care if you don't believe in him

By Kevin Davis

  

Miguel Cotto is very confident that he will become a four division world champion, and the first in his country to do so, that he has completely blocked out the notion that he is the underdog, and that he's facing a fighter who hasn't been beaten in a very long time.…

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Added by Karceno on April 18, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Golden Boy wins purse bid for Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko bout

By ESPN

Featherweights Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko, both former ESPN.com prospects of the year, will meet for a vacant world title after Golden Boy Promotions, representing Russell, beat archrival Top Rank, Lomachenko's promoter, in one of the closest purse bids in memory Friday.

Golden Boy won the promotional rights to the fight with a bid of $1,052,250, edging Top Rank's offer of $1,050,000 at the ceremony in Orlando, Fla., site of a Top Rank card on Saturday…

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Added by Karceno on April 18, 2014 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Brandon Adams looking for big performance against Raymond Gatica Tonight!!

Philadelphia, PA (…
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Mike Tyson IMP/Shobox weigh in and final press conference

Photo Credit: Stephanie Trapp / SHOWTIME

 

MONROEVILLE, Pa. (April 17, 2014) - It turns out promoter Mike Tyson can stir the pot almost as much as heavyweight champ Mike Tyson.…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 18, 2014 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Sanchez, Spence, Rodriguez, and Mazion all Pick up wins at the Alamodome - Fox Sports 1

Alan Sanchez was battling it out with Jorge Silva. Both fighters were in some good exchanges. Then in the 6th round Alan hit Silva with a good overhand right and he dropped hard. He beat the count but he was staggering…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 18, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Benjamin Whitaker Wins Texas Welterweight Champion at the Alamodome - Goldenboy-LeijaBattah Promotions

Benjamin Whitaker was calm, cool, and collective and he picked apart Milton Ramos in the first round. Benjamin just started pot shotting him after that. In the 3rd round Benjamin knocked Milton's mouth piece out. Benjamin hit Milton with some combos in the 5th and Milton lost his mouth piece again. The ref took a point away. Bejamin is comfortably ahead. Slow action from the 6th and 7th round. In…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Peter Quillen: Nobody Can Beat Me, Just Know That I'm Coming to Handle Business

PETER QUILLIN, WBO Middleweight World Champion

"I've been in there working on my ability and showing what I can do.  Nobody can beat me.

 

"What do I know about my opponent? I know he's bald and that he's from the Czech Republic.  I also know he has a white hat on today and that he didn't…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Paulie Malignaggi: Porter is aggressive, but we'll be Ready for Him

PAULIE MALIGNAGGI, NABF Welterweight Champion

"I enjoy being here, it's experience. I fought in D.C. in the amateurs, and this is my first time as a professional.  So this is a great welcome back.

 

"I think Bernard can do amazing things at his age, and I wouldn't be…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

IBF Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter - I have Everything It Takes to Beat Paulie Malignaggi

SHAWN PORTER, IBF Welterweight World Champion

"I'm excited to being fighitng in D.C. for the first time.  I've been training well and the team is working very hard.  We're excited to get out there Saturday night and show what we can…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Beibut Shumenov: I'm feeling Great, Most of the Work has been Done

BEIBUT SHUMENOV, WBA Super Light Heavyweight World Champion

"I'm feeling great, most of the work has been done.  I cannot wait to show what I am capable of.

 

"To show the world that I am the best light heavyweight in the…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Mike Tyson Making Most Of His Time In Pittsburgh Before Friday's ShoBox Telecast

MAIN EVENT FIGHTER STARE-DOWN -- (L-R) Alexei Collado, IMP president Mike Tyson and Rod Salka  

 

Photo Credit: Stephanie Trapp /…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments

Bernard Hopkins: Shumenov wants to make a Name for Himself by Defeating Me

BERNARD HOPKINS, IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion

"I think my longevity has a lot to do with the early preparation in my life and my career.  I took care of myself like I always have for the last 20 years and I'm reaping the benefits now.

 

"A lot of it has to do…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 17, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

Mickey Garcia vs Top Rank lawsuit details

By ESPN

Junior lightweight titleholder Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia, declaring that his promotional agreement with Top Rank is illegal and also expired, sued the company in California State Court in Riverside County on April 8.

The suit, a copy of which was obtained by…

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Added by Karceno on April 17, 2014 at 1:12am — No Comments

Chavez Sr. remembers being in the same position as Marcos Maidana for his Mayweather fight

By Kevin Davis

  

Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. loves the way Marcos 'Chino' Maidana fights, and these kind of fights get his blood pumping. "I like watching Maidana fight, he's going to bring much pressure on Mayweather, you can't give him time to think about your next move. Mayweather is the…

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Added by Karceno on April 16, 2014 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Provodnikov-Algieri / Andrade-Rose World Title Fights at Barclays Center

 BROOKLYN (April 16, 2014) - World Championship boxing returns to Barclays Center when…

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Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez 82 Minute Documentary Movie Starting Apr 19th & Ticket Giveaway

"MARAVILLA" PREMIERE AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL OFFERS MOVIEGOERS CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS TO SERGIO MARTINEZ VS. MIGUEL COTTO AT MADISON SQUARE…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Robert Garcia: Just because Your the best (Floyd) doesn't Mean you Can't Lose

ROBERT GARCIA, Maidana's Trainer 

 

"This is my fifth fight with Marcos and, since day one, he has come to learn and listened to everything I say. I tell him something and he does it. He's great to work with, so willing. For a…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 16, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Marcos Maidana: I was the Underdog to Broner and Ortiz and You Saw What Happened

MARCOS MAIDANA, WBA Welterweight World Champion

 

"I know I am fighting the best in the world and that this is the biggest opportunity there is, so I am very thankful to Mayweather for giving me the chance.

 

"I never…

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