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BoxingSocialist Exclusive interview with Timothy Bradley "I'm coming for the number one spot"

By Kevin Davis

    

karceno: How are you feeling champ?

Timothy Bradley: "Great man, I'm just ready to fight, champ when great, I'm healthy, i don't want people thinking I'm one punch from dying, the way the media has been taking my…

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Added by Karceno on October 9, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Wladimir Klitschko gets engaged, may explain poor performance

NEW YORK -- "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere confirmed her engagement to heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko on Wednesday.

Appearing on Wednesday's "Live with Kelly and Michael," the 24-year-old actress was flashing a large diamond ring that prompted host Kelly…

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Added by Karceno on October 9, 2013 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Canelo eyes a PPV return in 2014

Coming off his first career defeat in last month's "THE ONE" Showtime Pay Per View Super Fight suffered at the hands of Boxing's pound for pound best fighter, Ring Magazine/WBA "Super"/WBC Super Welterweight & Ring Magazine/WBC Welterweight Champion of the World, Floyd "Money" Mayweather 45-0…

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Added by Karceno on October 9, 2013 at 12:27am — No Comments

Former heavyweight champion John Ruiz is now a MMA and Boxing promoter

MEDFORD, Mass. (October 7, 2013) - As he prepares to officially launch the new American Fighting Organization (AFO), two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion John "The Quietman" Ruiz has become New England's newest combat sports promoter. AFO will promote amateur and professional mixed martial arts and boxing events, as well as promote MMA fighters and boxers, starting in January with an amateur MMA tournament in various weight classes to determine the best in New England. "We…

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Added by Karceno on October 7, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Should Khan fight Broner first before he challenge Mayweather

By Kevin Davis

  

Floyd Mayweather is the highest paid athlete in sports and now they have to find or create a new media darling so that the boxing world will care about him. Enter the nearest hope, Amir Khan the next piece of meat the general public say is in the lead to fight…

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Added by Karceno on October 7, 2013 at 6:02am — No Comments

Legendary boxer Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Alexander Povetkin tipped the scales Friday for tomorrow’s bout at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow. The 37-year-old Klitschko (60-3, 52 KOs) weigh…

Legendary boxer Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Alexander Povetkin tipped the scales Friday for tomorrow’s bout at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow. The 37-year-old Klitschko (60-3, 52 KOs) weighed 241.6 pounds and the 34-year-old Povetkin (26-0, 18 KOs) went 225.7 pounds.

A gold medalist at the…

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Added by Karceno on October 5, 2013 at 1:46am — No Comments

Felix Sturm vs Darren Barker at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart on December 7

Cologne, October 3, 2013. It is a day to make history: Felix Sturm (34) will attempt to win an unprecedented fourth middleweight crown on December 7, 2013 when he takes on current IBF World Middleweight Champion Darren Barker in Stuttgart, Germany. If successful, Sturm would be the first German boxer ever to win four separate world titles. SAT1 in Germany and Sky Sports in the UK will broadcast the championship affair live.…

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Added by Karceno on October 4, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Cotto-Rodriguez Final Press Conference

By Chris Farina/Top Rank

Three-time world champion Miguel Cotto and current top-five contender Delvin Rodriguez pose during the final press conference Thursday for their upcoming 12-round super welterweight battle , Saturday, October 5 at the Amway Center in Orlando,…

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Added by Karceno on October 4, 2013 at 4:58am — No Comments

Mike Tyson bites back at USA Boxing

Mike Tyson always punches back.

Late Thursday night, the former heavyweight champion drafted a response to an open-letter by USA Boxing president Dr. Charles F. Butler that accused Tyson of “undermining the next United States Olympic Boxing Team.”

Butler’s letter, …

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Added by Karceno on October 4, 2013 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Bradley Saunders to face British Masters champ

Bradley Saunders’ opponent has been announced, just days before the fight is due to take place in London, as Gareth Heard the current British Masters Bronze welterweight champion. Unbeaten Saunders from County Durham faces the 30 year old welterweight from Wiltshire on 7th October at the plush Royal Lancaster Hotel in Park Lane for a special charity dinner event hosted by promoter Frank Warren. Saunders commented on his opponent, “Can’t wait to box Gareth, he will come to win which is good…

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Added by Karceno on October 4, 2013 at 1:18am — No Comments

Mike Jimenez is back undefeated

Illinois super middleweight Mike Jimenez once again is an undefeated professional. Mike, known as ‘Hollywood’ was halted on September 13th in Hammond Indiana by Derrick “Superman” Findley when his corner threw in the towel. However due to Findley’s drug test coming back positive, the bout…

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Added by Karceno on October 4, 2013 at 1:15am — No Comments

Tim Bradley will focus on fighting Mayweather after Marquez fight

By kevin Davis

Timothy Bradley is not one who is shy when it comes to talking about his skills, and he knows after this fight he will be looking for a match-up with Pound for Pound champion Floyd Mayweather.  Bradley who is well aware of the skills of Mayweather, he…

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Added by Karceno on October 3, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Upton brotherss prepare for battle at York Hall in October

Professional boxing pair from Romford, Paul and Anthony Upton, will share the stage together on October 18th at the famous York Hall in London on the aptly titled ‘Brothers in Arms’ show.

 

Promoted by Showtime Sports Events, the evening of boxing also features another set of siblings…

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Added by Karceno on October 2, 2013 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Karceno picks -Top Five Boxers we don't need in the sport

David Haye tops my list as the boxer I want to see out this sport because he does nothing for the sport. he is an overhyped, failed male model, who has stolen the fans money and time.…

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Added by Karceno on October 2, 2013 at 1:52pm — 2 Comments

Canelo is a business now

By Kevin Davis

  

With all the talk of the fight between Mayweather and Canelo dying down, Saul 'Canelo' Avarez, is back in Mexico still down over not getting the victory over Floyd Mayweather. His team has been planning his next moves because in the boxing game, Canelo is a…

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Added by Karceno on September 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Stevenson schools Cloud but dodges question on Kovalev

By Kevin Davis

  

Adonis Stevenson showed the world that he isn't a one punch pony. He dominated Tavoris Cloud from the opening bell. He used lateral movement and kept shooting straight left counters down the line, cutting Cloud on both eyes and gets a TKO victory after the 7th round. After the…

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Added by Karceno on September 29, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Chavez Jr. gets gift decision against Brian Vera

By Kevin Davis

 

WTF, is the only response in the stadium and on social media when the scores was annocned for this fight. After ten rounds in which former middleweight champion and son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (47-1-1, 32 KOs) looked slow, lethargic and was just plain inactive,…

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Added by Karceno on September 29, 2013 at 12:01am — No Comments

Khan wants to wait for Mayweather. than earn a shot

By Kevin Davis

  

I could write a list a mile long as to why Amir Khan shouldn't even get a Floyd Mayweather fight, but more than that, to have the gall to state that you would sit out and wait for the fight while other fighters are challenging the best and earning a spot. Khan is a…

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Added by Karceno on September 28, 2013 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Carmelo ANthony would have been a boxer if not for NBA

Carmelo Anthony is preparing for a heavyweight fight.

Well, not necessarily. 

The Knicks All-Star spent a bulk of his 10th NBA season at the power forward position, down in the post, which is the traditional spot for the giants of the sport.  This of course was a different…

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Added by Karceno on September 28, 2013 at 5:41am — No Comments

MAYWEATHER AND CANELO TESTS COME BACK NEGATIVE

The post-fight drug tests for victorious fighters Floyd Mayweather Jr., …

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Added by Karceno on September 28, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments

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