Not sure but I've talked to quite a few people in the boxing industry about Alfredo Angulo's poor performance in the ring. Everyone saw the power shots that Canelo Alvarez was throwing at him. When we saw Angulo fire back it was like a pity pat game. Tap tap tap. No POWER. I had one trainer called me up and say…Continue
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FLOYD MAYWEATHER, 10-Time World Champion, Five Division World Champion and WBC Welterweight
"Maidana is a young, strong and tough competitor. He's a guy that I can't overlook. You can never take any fighter for granted because anything can happen.
"I believe in dedicating myself to my craft. This is…Continue
By Shawn Craddick
Everyone get's all excited when they announced Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana sold out in 15 minutes. They sold 14,000 Tickets. WOW. Nice for the Good ole USA. However the UK fans really come out and support their fans. They love boxing over there. They love it so much that they sold 60,000 Tickets in 1…
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ROBERT GARCIA, Maidana's Trainer
"In 1998, Floyd and I won a title in the same year in the same weight division. Sixteen years later, I'm training my fighters to fight him and he's still a champion. That is hard to believe.
"Our guy Maidana earned this fight. I want to…Continue
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LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions
"Maidana's a tremendous fighter. He can crack with either hand and Floyd is going to have to be at his best to beat him on May 3.
[On the Mayweather…Continue
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By Shawn Craddick
Gervonta Davis had a stellar amateur career. He hails from Baltimore, Maryland and had a record of 206-15. Currently he is 6-0, 6KO's in the Professional ranks. Gervonta grew up in the rough streets of Baltimore and he wants to bring inspiration to the kids and adults that anything is possible and you can make it. His family was riddled in the…
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Canelo 89-82 Twice and 88-83 - Alfredo Angulo Needed a KO. Virgil Hunter did say he was going to stop the fight himself if Angulo got hit with 2-3 punch combo. Then he turns around and tells Jim Grey that HE WAS going to stop it. Alot of controversy.
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By Shawn Craddick
Canelo Alvarez was winning the fight and was out landing Alfredo Angulo but there is always that punchers chance. Canelo was landing alot of power shots but Angulo was taking it and firing back. Virgil Hunter wanted this fight to go into the late rounds because they thought it would favor them. In the 10th round Angulo…Continue
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Leo Santa Cruz made easy work over Cristian Mijares over 12 rounds. Leo threw over 1000 punches in the fight and almost outlanded Mijares by 3-1 punch stat. Mijares just didn't have any answers for Cruz constant pressure. The scores were 120-108 twice and the last just somehow gave Mijares 1 round out of 12 and the score was 119-109. Leo…Continue
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Jorge Linares in a lightweight fight defeated Nihito Arakawa by the scores of 100-90 twice and 98-92. Nihito took hard shots all night long from Linares. It seemed like Linares could not miss. He boxed and gave Nihito angles and Nihito just couldn't catch him to land that one hard punch. With the win Linares improves to 36-3, 23 KO's. Nihito after his impressive brawl…Continue
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Sergio Thompson improves to 29-3, 26 KO's defeated Ricardo Alvarez by the scores of 95-93 twice and 97-91. Ricardo was hit with a good shot in which he feel against the ropes and technically it would have been a knock down but the ropes saved him. Sergio dropped Ricardo in the 8th round also. Pretty easy fight to score. With the lost Alvarez falls to…
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A big turn of events as we find out Carlos Molina will not be defending the title now. Dan Rafael over at ESPN.com reported that Molina has an old warrant stemming from 2007 Statutory Rape case. Molina 18 at the time and girlfriend was 15-16 at the time. His lawyer paid $10,000 to get released out of…Continue
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"I'm very grateful for this opportunity. This is going to be an important fight and it's going to be a very, very tough fight. Obviously, my opponent is a very tough fighter. It's a big stage on pay-per-view so I'm ready for this. It's going to be a tough challenge but that's what it's all…Continue
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LEO SANTA CRUZ:
"This is my first time on pay-per-view and to be the co-main event is very exciting. Thanks to everyone who got me to this place.
"I just feel 100 percent ready. I know Mijares is a great fighter. I watched him fight when I was growing up and getting my career started so I know this is…Continue
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"I want to thank everybody - Golden Boy Promotions, SHOWTIME, MGM Grand, all those working on this event, my team - for this opportunity and for their faith in me. I'm ready.
"I've been working very hard for this fight, and I could not be in better…Continue
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BERNARD "THE ALIEN" HOPKINS VS. BEIBUT…
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"There isn't much more to say - I'm ready to go. Boxing is about style and I think with his [Angulo's] style and my style it will be a war. We…Continue
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Carlos Molina is set to defend his title against Jermall Charlo this Saturday on the Canelo vs Angulo undercard, however he was arrested for an old warrant. We are being told he will continue to fight this Saturday Night.
“He’s being processed out of jail as of now, and I’m being told the fight was on,” said Richard Schaefer, chief…
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Recently we found out that Antonio Tarver is out of jail. Some close sources let us know that AL Haymon bailed Tarver out of jail and paid off his $200,000 debt to the casinos. Right now we have to take it for FACE Value. We don't know if he owes Al Haymon any fights to make up for the payment or…Continue
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