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Briggs disrupts Klitschko event

DUESSELDORF, Germany -- Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs disrupted a news conference on Tuesday ahead of Wladimir Klitschko's title bout against Alex Leapai -- demanding a fight of his own against the reigning champion.

Briggs lost a 2010 WBC title bout against Klitschko's elder brother Vitali -- a fight that left the American hospitalized. He showed up at a news conference with Klitschko and Leapai and demanded a title fight against Klitschko in the United…

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Added by Karceno on April 22, 2014 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins Continues To Make History, Porter Crushes Malignaggi, Quillin Dominates Konecny

Light Heavyweight Champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2-32 KOs) continues to win at the age of 49 in another brilliant performance. Last Saturday night he scored a split decision win over previously once beaten Beibut Shumenov (14-2-9 KOs) in which I saw as a unaminous decision for Hopkins. The scores were 116-111 twice for…

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Added by Katrina Harris on April 22, 2014 at 1:40am — 2 Comments

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

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

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

What Happened to Manny Pacquiao's Knockout Power?

Manny Pacquiao a few years ago had knockout power, unheard of from a fighter that started at 106lbs. Then the controversy of PED's and testing and it even caused lawsuits. Manny has stepped up after the Marquez loss and started doing drug testing for himself and for the other fighter. However somewhere in there Manny hasn't had a KO or a TKO since those…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on April 13, 2014 at 12:39am — No Comments

Fes Batista training with Dewey Cooper

Fes Batista begins training with Dewey Cooper

April 14, 2014

By: Chris DeGuia

Fes Batista has returned home to Las Vegas to…

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Added by Chris DeGuia on April 14, 2014 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Pacquiao-Bradley fight and undercard bouts

Pacquiao, Beltran and Vargas win

By: Chris DeGuia

April 14, 2014…

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Added by Chris DeGuia on April 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Bob Arum on Pacquiao's future and Mayweather vs Maidana card

By Kevin Davis

  

Karceno: With all that has went down this past week, I know you are happy about the turnout of the event.

  

Arum; "Absolutely, it was a great night, you saw a competitive fight, Bradley did as he said he went in there and tried to knock Manny out, and it was back and…

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Added by Karceno on April 14, 2014 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

'Bradley lost it, more than Pacquiao won it"~Karceno

By Kevin Davis

  

I saw a different fight than many others, they saw the fight between Timothy Bradley vs Manny Pacquiao, I saw that too, but there was another fight going on in the ring, between Manny Pacquiao and his body. His flow was terrible, his head movement and waist movement was…

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Added by Karceno on April 13, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments

Roberto Duran says Thomas Hearns was the hardest puncher

By Kevin Davis

  

Roberto Duran in Panama City told Dan Wakefield that Thomas 'the Hitman' Hearn was no doubt the hardest puncher he has ever been in the ring with. "Even in boxing today, I don't see another fighter like him, he was very fast and strong, I remember saying to myself, I will…

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Added by Karceno on April 12, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Bradley, Pacquiao final words

Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao weighed-in Friday in front of thousands of enthusiastic fight fans (the majority supporting Manny) at the MGM Grand. After their face-off, both fighters were quickly corralled by Top Rank’s Crystina Poncher for some final comments. Here’s what they had to say.

Timothy Bradley: Boos are like cheers for me. I’ve been the underdog my whole life. I was raised up in the ghetto, so I know what being the underdog is like. I know when you…

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Added by Karceno on April 12, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

"Pacquiao will beat Bradley, Pacquiao beat him the first time"~Leonard Ellerbe

By Kevin Davis

  

Leonard Ellerbe was on Sway in the morning radio show, and he blamed Top Rank President Bob Arum for Mayweather vs Pacquiao not happening, but was very respectful towards Manny Pacquiao. He also believes that this Saturday night that Timothy bradley will lose to Manny, and he…

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Added by Karceno on April 11, 2014 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Is Felix "Tito" Trinidad broke?



According to an article published on Thursday by Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dia, former three-division champion Felix “Tito” Trinidad (42-3, 35 KOs) is broke and seeking court-mandated relief on his personal debt after finding out that his top aide, Jose “Pepe” Ramos, squandered over $63 million on now-worthless government…

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Added by Katrina Harris on April 11, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Exclusive: Top Rank President Bob Arum explains the MGM Grand actions

By Kevin Davis

  

Karceno: never in the history of myself watching boxing have I seen such a mistake happen. Then to find out that it's not a mistake, makes it even worse. Undefeated WBO welterweight Champion Timothy 'Desert Storm' Bradley is clashing again in a rematch with…

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Added by Karceno on April 9, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Timothy Bradley Already has Post Win After Party Planned out - Details Inside

Join us for the Official After Party hosted by Tim Bradley and our lovely TRKnockouts on Saturday, April 12th at Tryst inside the Wynn.

Added by BoxingSocialist on April 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Semajay Thomas returns Monday on Fox Sports 1

By Kevin Davis

  

Chicago's very own Semajay Thomas returns back to the ring Monday April 14th at the UIC Pavilion, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. Thomas is headed into his third pro fight back in his hometown, where he wants to be the first Chicago born fighter to bring a world title…

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Added by Karceno on April 8, 2014 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Canelo answer the bell and calls out Erislandy Lara

By Kevin Davis

  

The secret is out, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez issued a challenge to Erislandry Lara and he doesn't want Lara's belt he wants Lara in the ring, on PPV July 12th. Many will fight to host that match-up. Lara is scheduled to face Ishe Smith the former IBF champion on May 2nd at…

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Added by Karceno on April 8, 2014 at 12:04am — No Comments

Will Cotto play both sides to get his way

By Kevin Davis

  

If Miguel Cotto is able to defeat Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, he would increase his stock in a negotiation for a fight with Mexica superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez. Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Promotions are still at odds, but both want nothing more than to use…

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Added by Karceno on April 7, 2014 at 11:38pm — No Comments

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