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Star Boxing will once again showcase one of the most promising boxers in the world, undefeated 2008 U.S. Olympian Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade, February 10 against rugged Philadelphian Derek "Pooh" Ennis in a 10-round bout for the vacant North American Boxing Organization ("NABO") junior middleweight title, headlining an ESPN Friday Night Fights show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Continue:…Continue
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WBA has vacated their lightweight “super” title from Juan Manuel Marquez due to the expiration of 18 months without facing a mandatory challenger as required by the organization’s rules. In the new November and December ranking published January 4 by the WBA, the title is listed as vacant. Marquez…Continue
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Talk about having a death wish -- TMZ has learned, some dumbass broke into Mike Tyson's Vegas hotel room this weekend while the ex-boxing champ was sleeping ... but lucky for the intruder, dude escaped before Tyson could break his face in.
Sources tell TMZ, Mike was staying at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Saturday night -- where he and his fam crashed after…Continue
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By Scott Shaffer
Last summer, the public perception was that Manny Pacquiao wanted to face a reluctant Floyd Mayweather in a boxing ring, but Mayweather was avoiding the showdown. Pacquaio's defamation lawsuit against Mayweather mirrored that perception, as Pacquiao's attorneys tried to chase Mayweather down in order to take his deposition but Mayweather avoided the deposition while hosting large parties and burining $100 bills in…Continue
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Last night WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley stopped by The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene.com’s official audio program, to update everyone on the latest in his career.
Undefeated with a…Continue
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Last year without a doubt was the year of the upsets in boxing. If I took the time to list them all, that in itself could be a whole other article. Taking a look at the schedule, for the beginning of the year so far, I see the potential for even more upsets to start off the year in 2012. Here are two fights that come to mind:
Let’s start with the WBC title fight that…Continue
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See you all ringside this year!
Hatton has also joined Twitter so he can interact with fans and media.
Twitter users can follow Ricky Hatton on the handle @realrickyhatton where he will be keeping in touch with his followers on a daily basis.
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By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg
Junior welterweight contender Breidis Prescott (24-4, 19 KOs) is ready to pack his bags and travel to the UK for a rematch with former WBA/IBF champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18KOs). Khan's promoter Oscar De La Hoya recently told his social network followers that a…Continue
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MANILA, Philippines - Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao believes that his wife is becoming more beautiful, especially after seeing Jinkee's photo on the cover of MEGA magazine's January 2012 issue.
Pacquiao made the statement days after rumors circulated on the Internet that Jinkee's photo was…
WBO interim lightweight champion Ricky Burns was attacked by thugs, who threw cans and bottles at him while he was out jogging in his hometown of Coatbridge in Lanarkshire.
Burns, who returns to action at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on March 10, was doing his usual roadwork when he was…
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On Tuesday night, former two-time welterweight champion Andre Berto made a pit stop by the Boxing Lab Radio Show, BoxingScene.com’s official audio program , hosted by Ryan Burton, Luis Sandoval, and Ernest Gabion.
Berto is eyeing a February 11th rematch with Victor Ortiz in a fight set to go down at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ortiz handed Berto the…Continue
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I get the sense that people want to see Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fail as a boxer. While I'm not a fan of his I don't understand where this hate comes from. Now that he has won a championship and defended it Shouldn't he be given the same chance that any first time champion should have to prove himself? I'm…Continue
It is being reported by TMZ that Nelson Mandela’s daughter just lost a $7.5 million battle in court — because that’s how much a judge ordered her to pay an L.A. boxing advisor … after she allegedly flaked on a deal to organize a Pacquiao/Mayweather fight. TMZ broke the story … a man identified as Duane Moody…Continue
" It seems like all major fights this year were a bust," announced Dave the Barber upon my arrival at his fine establishment on San Fernando Road:" First we had Pacquiao Mosley which was a snooze fest, then we had Mayweather Ortiz fiasco. Cotto Margarito ll could have been a good fight, but it was one sided. Pacquiao Marquez lll…Continue
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Would Manny Pacquiao choose to abandon a tangled thread?
Untangling the same thread does not really fit Pacquiao's ability to take things with a grain of salt. That's not his strongest appeal in boxing, not even his take over Juan Manuel Marquez, the great counter-puncher. Pacquiao himself knows less about making stitches-net,…Continue
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Hall of Fame promoter Don Chargin, advisor for World Boxing Association ("WBA") and International Boxing Association ("IBA") light heavyweight World champion Beibut Shumenov, has responded to a press release issued by Frank Warren Promotions that claimed Shumenov turned down…Continue
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ByMichael Collins: Sergio Martinez is out as WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s next opponent. In place of the hard hitting Martinez, Chavez Jr. will be facing number #1 ranked World Boxing Council contender Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) on February 4th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
This fight is no less dangerous for Chavez Jr. than a fight against Martinez, because Rubio can punch with big power all night long.…
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