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Arum goes in on Mayweather vs Pacquiao negotiations and more

By Kevin Davis

WHen it comes to great interviews nothing takes the cake more than a Bob Arum interview. Here we go into details of trying to make the mega fight of Mayweather vs Pacquiao.

Karceno: I've seen in the last two weeks, these attacks on Mayweather from you guys,…

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Added by Karceno on September 21, 2014 at 3:52am — No Comments

Rigondeaux is ready for Santa Cruz or whoever gets in his way

By Kevin Davis

Guillermo Rigondeaux is one of the most accomplished boxers in amateur boxing history, but as a pro many, including me thought he wouldn't make it as a pro, because of his boxing style, but what I have seen from him is that he has learned to fight a more pro…

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Added by Karceno on September 20, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Mayweather cutman Rafael Garcia calls it a career at 85

Rafael Garcia is no longer in charge of taping Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fists and being his cutman, something he has done since 2001. The main reason: It's time to retire at 85 years of age. 



Garcia's name is among those mentioned in possible changes that Mayweather will make to his team along with Maayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe. Garcia did…

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Added by Karceno on September 19, 2014 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Andy Gatenby seeking sixth straight win

Andy Gatenby seeking sixth straight win

 

Unbeaten featherweight, Andy Gatenby is set to face Elemir Rafael this Saturday night in Portsmouth and is looking for his sixth straight win in the paid ranks since turning pro in…

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Added by Karceno on September 19, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments

The wait is over Shawn Simpson finally is turning pro

By Kevin Davis

Amateur boxing standout Shawn Simpson is ready to turn in his bid for a 2016 Olympic try and head straight to the pro ranks. Simpson has won  2 Golden Gloves and 2 Nation titles, not to mention he won the silver medal at 114lbs for the 2012 USA Olympic team in…

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Added by Karceno on September 17, 2014 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Lamont Peterson: "The fans want me to fight Danny Garcia, so I want it"

By Kevin Davis

Lamont Peterson took time out his busy day to speak to BoxingSocialist.com, about his future and the present.

Karceno: Well there has been plenty talk about you having the IBF title, after losing to Matthysse but you are the champion, so what is the…

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Added by Karceno on September 17, 2014 at 1:25am — No Comments

Kenny Bayless was who he has always been...Kenny Bayless!

By Kevin Davis

After the bout on Saturday night, Kenny Bayless became public enemy number one, for being too involved and not involved enough in the contest between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana, in a rubber match in which both men claimed to have won the bout, but let's…

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Added by Karceno on September 15, 2014 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Did Maidana bite Mayweather in round 8?

By Kevin Davis

After the Mayweather vs Maidana 2, Mayhem bout. Many had questions as to why would Marcos Maidana bite Floyd Mayweather. Then it changed into did he bitE FLoyd Mayweather. Robert garcia trainer of Marcos Maidana said "C'mon how could he bite through a glove with a mouth piece on, that's Floyd doing what he does. Floyd Mayweather Sr. had a different take on the biting incident. "That m*********** know what he did, he and his team can ain't s***, I was…

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Added by Karceno on September 14, 2014 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Mayweather dominates and still can't avoid the critics

By Kevin Davis

What is Floyd Mayweather to do, he wins by the same number of rounds as the first fight but because he didn't take as much punishment as the first contest against the rugged Marcos Maidana, they saw the contest as boring and Mayweather as ineffective. Fans are…

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Added by Karceno on September 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The paradox of a fighter life & struggle

By Kevin Davis

In the boxing game today, the average fighter trains maybe five to six times a week, and then travel and the lonely sets in, you miss family members, then it hits you, I'm doing this for a reason so that my family can have a better life. It's called the sacrifice,…

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Added by Karceno on September 11, 2014 at 12:51am — No Comments

Exclusive: Floyd Mayweather explains why Manny Pacquiao name drop him

By Kevin Davis

With a mega rematch just days away against Marcos Maidana, people are once again talking Mayweather vs Pacquiao talk again, because Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank President, Bob Arum decided to let there feelings be known about the fight and saying talks are under…

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Added by Karceno on September 9, 2014 at 11:18pm — No Comments

Robert Garcia talks about a rematch against Lil Wayne and more

By Kevin Davis

Karceno: Well it's the week of the fight what is the focus like during this time.

Robert Garcia: "Well we want to keep Chino relaxed during this big hoopla, and keep the camp calm, because we want to stay focused on Mayweather, and he knows…

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Added by Karceno on September 8, 2014 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Esham Pickering pulls out of Andy Gatenby fight

Former British and Commonwealth champion, Esham Pickering has pulled out of the scheduled fight with unbeaten prospect, Andy Gatenby due to take place on September 20th on the Goodwin Sports promoted show, ‘The Changing of the Guard’ in Portsmouth.

 

It is still unclear as to the reason why the seasoned veteran had made the decision to back out and the disappointment was evident to see in the TRAD TKO fighter, Andy Gatenby’s statement, “Yeah, I was gutted, I trained…

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Added by Karceno on September 8, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Carl Frampton wins IBF 122lb title

Frampton wins IBF 122lb title

By Karl Freitag

Undefeated super bantamweight Carl Frampton (19-0, 13 KOs) dethroned IBF world champion champion Kiko Martinez (31-5, 23 KOs) by twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the outdoor Titanic Quarter in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After dominating the first four rounds, Frampton dropped Martinez with a right hand in round five. Martinez came on a bit down the stretch, but Frampton closed strong and left no…

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Added by Karceno on September 6, 2014 at 6:21pm — No Comments

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook was near death after horrific stabbing incident

The world welterweight champion is recovering in hospital following the incident, which happened in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Brook's injuries - to a leg and arm - were initially thought to be relatively minor, but a statement from the Sheffield…

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Added by Karceno on September 6, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Manny Pacquiao Lands $75 Million Blow In Tax Evasion Case

You have to hand it to Manny Pacquiao. The versatile and feisty boxer has won world championships in eight weight classes. His dominating win over Timothy Bradley earned him $20 million. With career…

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Added by Karceno on September 2, 2014 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Adrien Broner is back and ready for action

Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner will return to his hometown arena following a two-year absence to headline a SHOWTIME Boxing event on Saturday at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Broner will face Emmanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor in a 12-round super…

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Added by Karceno on September 1, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

TMT Trainer Nate Jones: 'These trainers nowadays are poets!'

By Kevin Davis

Floyd Mayweather's assistant trainer Nate Jones, who has worked with Mayweather and countless other fighters, has been in the background for years, and you would have to travel far to find another trainer or fighter, that would say Nate isn't a great trainer. After watching…

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Added by Karceno on August 31, 2014 at 3:20pm — 1 Comment

Will 50 Cent antics translate to sales?

By Kevin Davis

Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson is a very clever man, he managed to expose the mental flaws of the general public. Knowing that his own name isn't that popular he knew how to use his former relationship with Floyd Mayweather to market his G-Unit reunion album. The public at up the…

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Added by Karceno on August 30, 2014 at 12:31pm — No Comments

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