Apparently, the two brothers were close for some time but recently had a major disagreement, leaving Jermain Dawson resentful. "Yeah, we had a falling out in camp. Chad is my blood. He is my brother but he is doing a lot of stuff that just isn't right" said Jermain Dawson.
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By Shawn Craddick
I've never been a boxing promoter before but from the promoters I've talked to say that is very hard work and all it takes is one bad promotion and you can lose it all. One of the latest to sink here in Houston and Vegas was TKO Promotions. They were always putting on shows but with star power and having that one fighter to draw thousands of fans, then you can not survive.
Seems like TMT headed by 50 Cent a.k.a. Curtis Jackson and Floyd Mayweather…
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Mayweather-Cotto was carried by HBO pay-per-view and generated 1.5 million pay-per-view buys and $94 million dollars in revenue.
"We are going to continue working together. We have a great relationship with them," Schaefer told BoxingScene.com. "Miguel Cotto is really a great…
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By Rick Reeno
According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, there is no animosity between his company and rapper 50 Cent.
It was recently revealed that 50 Cent had formed his own promotional company called TMT Promotions. TMT is short for the "The Money…
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Numbers: Khan $950,000 Garcia $520,000 and Garcia Made $285,000 vs Morales
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By Shawn Craddick
Kelly Pavlik has not been the same since his Bernard Hopkins and Sergio Martinez beating. One of the once feared "big" middleweights have been dwarfed down in size now. Kelly is strong willed on using his power punching abilities on fighters but is awe struck anytime he…
During his return, Donaire said, he is open to showbiz stints, like his boxing hero Manny Pacquiao.
He said he is set to start taping a Visayan movie, which is his first time to stand in in front of a movie camera.
“I will do this movie to promote Visayan films,” he…
Adrien Broner didn’t win many admirers with his 48 hours of churlishness this weekend. Let’s review. First, Broner failed to make weight for his fight at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati with Vicente Escobedo on Saturday, arriving at the weight-in at 143.2 pounds,…Continue
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By Bill Emes
Unbeaten rising star Adrien Broner (24-0, 20KOs) went right through Vicente Escobedo (26-4, 15KOs) in five rounds on Saturday night at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.
According to Escobedo's manager, Rolando Arellano, his boxer's nose was broken in…
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Price, a bronze-medal winner at the Beijing Olympics four years ago, will meet the 40-year-old, who won gold in Sydney in 2000.
"Audley was an inspiration to me when I was younger, someone our amateur squad always looked up," said Price.
"He called me before Beijing to offer advice, which I'm grateful for, but he's still getting flattened."
Price went so far to sugges that his blueprint for success as a professional will be to do the opposite to Harrison,…
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After a lucrative rap career. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson went into a career in business and is now licensed to promote boxers in the state of New York, as Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix reports via Twitter.
Fiddy is also applying for permission to promote fighters and…
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There are concerns about Lopez being competitive in the contest against ‘Canelo’ as the former light-welterweight could only make 144lbs for his 147lb clash with Ortiz, something that the Riverside fighter was quick to dismiss.
“I can carry more weight. I'm taller than Canelo and that's not a problem. I sometimes spar with Chris Arreola. He's a big, world ranked heavyweight.
“Wouldn't beating Canelo make me just about the hottest fighter in boxing. I plan to have…
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Strength and conditioning guru Alex Ariza is back training Julio Cesar Chavez Jr for his massive showdown against Ring Magazine pound for pound No. 3 Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on September 15.
Chavez Jr puts his World Boxing Council middleweight title on the line against the Diamond belt holder Martinez.
WBC president Don Jose Sulaiman said this bout “will be one of the best in history just like the ones between Muhammad…
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Amir Khan has been handed a fresh option by revered trainer Enzo Calzaghe, who has revealed he would like to work with the Bolton fighter and get his career back on track.
Khan's career has stalled following back-to-back defeats, the latest of which was a fourth-round knockout suffered at the hands of unbeaten WBC light-welterweight champion Danny Garcia in the early hours of Sunday morning.
With Khan's current coach Freddie Roach unable to give the Brit his full…
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According to Carl Morretti, Vice President of Top Rank, his company outbid Golden Boy Promotions to secure the rights to the WBC's final junior middleweight eliminator between Vanes Martirosyan (32-0, 20KOs) and Erislandy Lara (17-1-1, 11KOs). The mandatory purse bid was held this morning in Mexico. Top Rank, who promote Vanes, placed a bid of $405,000, and Golden Boy bid $326,000.
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MANILA, Philippines – Boxing coach Freddie Roach has denied a report that the camp of British boxer Amir Khan is considering firing him.
This was Roach’s reaction to reports that Khan is thinking about changing trainers following Khan's 4th-round loss to Danny Garcia.
"I spoke with Amir and his dad yesterday, and the idea of changing trainers never came up,” Roach said in RingTV.
The trainer said he even offered to help Khan look for a more appropriate…
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LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Boxing Hall of Famer Freddie Roach said he is just waiting for Manny Pacquiao to call him in two weeks regarding the Filipino’s future plans.
Roach said it's up to the People's Champ what he plans to do with his career as fight fans are eagerly waiting for…
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Former female WBC bantamweight champion Usanakorn Kokietgym is under investigation by officials after recording three-times the normal amount of testosterone in a pre-fight hormone test.
The 24 year-old eventually went on to lose her title to Australian Susie Ramadan at the…
Fresh from a tough decision loss to Mayweather, the Puerto Rican star is looking to return in December. Earlier in the year, there were discussions for a rematch between Cotto and Pacquiao, but the two fighters were unable to agree on the weight. Pacquiao refused to face Cotto at the junior middleweight…Continue
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Eyebrows were raised when Lopez was chosen as Alvarez’s fifth defence of the green belt, even though the Californian defeated scheduled opponent Ortiz and the champion admitted that he wasn’t sure what the Lopez win meant for his fall bout at the time.
“I really didn't know,” said…
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