BRISTOL, United Kingdom – James DeGale (18-1, 12 KOs) recorded an impressive TKO victory over durable challenger Gevorg Khatchikian (20-1, 8 KOs) in an effective final eliminator for Sakio Bika’s WBC super middleweight title. DeGale’s effective bodywork and fast tempo paid dividends in the eleventh round as Khatchikian succumbed to his first defeat via referee stoppage.
While stepping up in class against an aggressive James DeGale keen to make an impression, the 25 year old…Continue
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Arthur Abraham (39-4, 28 KOs) is a world champion again after winning the third fight in his trilogy with reigning WBO super middleweight champion …Continue
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Lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa, who has been out of action since July because of hand injuries suffered in his last fight, injured his left hand in training, forcing him to withdraw from his first defense next week, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com…Continue
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It's been a long hard struggle for Terence Crawford, from a town in which boxing is not know for, to produce one of the world's newest and exciting boxer. The reigning UK champion Ricky Burns, accepted the fight from Crawford, and as the fight started, it was clear the…Continue
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Bryan Vera vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
Vera and Chavez Jr had a feel out round. Both were effective. Vera came out in the 2nd round and couldn't miss with the right hand. He had Chavez stunned twice in the round. The 3rd round was amazing. Both fighters landing thunderous shots. Very close fight. In the 4th round Chavez poured it on and had Vera stunned for a second. After 6 hard rounds the match seems even. After 7 rounds it seems like Chavez is pouring it on with body shots…Continue
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The young fighters of the Floyd Mayweather created TMT standing for the The Money Team, ran into another little snag Friday night as Chris Pearson had to come off the Canvas to earn a victory over the solid veteran in Lanardo Tyner. In a super close fight two of the judges gave Pearson a…Continue
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Chavez Jr and Vera had a hotly contested decision last year. Vera put on a boxing clinic and a majority of all ringside observers felt that Bryan Vera won. The judges saw otherwise. They gave the UD decision to Chavez Jr. The public yelled foul play and it blew up so bad that the WBC had to order a rematch. March 1st…Continue
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From the concourse in front of the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Junior dodged the first bullet from the proverbial gun of his detractors by comfortably making the contracted Super Middleweight limit of 168 pounds.
Both Chavez and Vera weighed in at approximately 167.5 pounds, with both…Continue
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GRADUATION DAY FOR J’LEON LOVE AND BADOU JACK IN THIS FRIDAY’S SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION
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DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT TO STAGE TWO BROADWAY BOXING
CARDS IN A THREE WEEK SPAN…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
What a night, after working for over 15 hrs straight Karceno got a text that the popular radio show, Ropeadope Radio, would be on at it's regular day and time of 9pm et on Weds. This was the first time in a very long time the show was back on it's regular time. It was moved to Thursday's due to scheduling conflict. One mins before the show I get a text that it's going to be a show and oh man, was I ever so tired. I couldn't even keep my eyes open while I'm…Continue
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A big announcement has been made today at a press conference in Newcastle – Bradley Saunders is to take on Paul McCloskey on Saturday 29th March.
The contest is set to be staged at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on the undercard of the British cruiserweight title clash between champion Jon Lewis Dickinson 14 (3) – 2 (2) – 0 and challenger Neil Dawson 12 (5) – 2 (1) – 0.
This is the…Continue
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ANGEL GARCIA, Danny's Father and Trainer
"I have to let people know that Danny is 100 percent Puerto Rican. I'm trying to keep the attention on Danny so everyone knows he is Puerto Rican.
"Herrera has never fought a Puerto Rican in Puerto Rico. So you…Continue
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DANNY GARCIA, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion
"It's an exciting feeling going to Puerto Rico. To go back where my dad was born, my bloodline, it…Continue
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Canelo, I am wondering what was the lesson learned in the fight against Mayweather, and what will you bring from that fight into the ring, if anything, against Angulo?
Well, I can't pinpoint one thing because I learned a lot in that fight, so it wasn't just one thing. But we did gain a lot of experience, and that will be noted in…
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