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MAYHEM – Holly Holm vs. Mary McGee for WBF and IBA Junior Welterweight Championships

MAYHEM – Holly Holm vs. Mary McGee for WBF and IBA Junior Welterweight Championships

Holm vs. McGee, May 11 at Route 66Casino Hotel in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (April 4, 2013) – Promoter Lenny Fresquez, president of Fresquez Productions, announced today that his promotional company is…

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Added by Karceno on April 7, 2013 at 6:43am — No Comments

Danny Garcia "I think Brandon Rios is Jealous of me"

  

Danny 'Swift' Garcia the true 140lbs, champion has his mind focused on Zab Judah this month, but was recently asked by Nesgto from Tha Boxing Voice, about statements made from former undefeated fighter Brandon Rios. Who said, that Danny Garcia was not that good, that Lucas Matthysse would be a better…

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Added by Karceno on April 6, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

Robert 'The Ghost' Guerrero weighed in at 159 today



WBC interim Welterweight champion Robert Guerrero 31-1-1 (18 KOs) weighed in at 159 lbs, four weeks before the biggest fight in his career against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. He right on track and course of coming into the fight heavy and…

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Added by Karceno on April 5, 2013 at 6:09am — No Comments

July card to feature Berto, Thurman

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto and rising welterweight contender Keith Thurman will share a July card on Showtime with Berto facing Jesus Soto Karass and Thurman challenging Diego Chaves for an interim title, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Tuesday.

Schaefer said the fighters have all agreed to terms and he is getting…

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Added by Karceno on April 5, 2013 at 5:18am — No Comments

Pound 4 Pound Champion Floyd Mayweather inspires new dance song

By Kevin Davis 

  

Superstar boxer Floyd Mayweather is not only the pound for pound champion, he is also an entertainer. One who is known through out the Urban community with millions of them trying to be as great and as flamboyant. From the flashy lifestyle we see now to the hard work he puts in…

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Added by Karceno on April 3, 2013 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Triple G takes Monte Carlo by storm, wants Martinez next

By Kevin Davis

  

Triple G’s 23rd knock-out as a prizefighter occurred only nine weeks after his previous stoppage victory over Junior Middleweight contender Gabriel Rosado, which happened on January 19th in Madison Square Garden in New York City.  The current WBA and IBO Middleweight…

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Added by Karceno on April 3, 2013 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Roy Jones was right

By Kevin Davis

      

During the telecast of HBO Boxing After Dark, commentator Roy Jones stated that the Rios vs Alvarado rematch is the type of fight they make movies about. He was correct. Since Raging Bull hit the movie screen, an won for best picture, we have seen many films, like it come out. Rocky…

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Added by Karceno on April 3, 2013 at 7:36am — No Comments

Nacho Beristain Wants Pacquiao-Marquez 5

by MARTIN GALLEGOS

With the epic battles that took place in March with Rios-Alvarado II and Bradley-Provodnikov, one would deem any of those four fighters worthy of being a possible foe for Juan Manuel Marquez. Marquez was ringside in Las Vegas to watch the junior welterweight rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado. When asked about a possible clash with Timothy Bradley,…

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Added by Karceno on April 2, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Rios vs Alvarado: We all won that night

By Kevin Davis

What a night for boxing, not only did Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado live up to the hype for the second time. The fans also were the winners. We are all looking at this match-up the wrong way. Fans all week have been arguing  and fighting, from who won, to which…

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Added by Karceno on April 2, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

ARUM "(Haymon) raped HBO and hoodwinked the public"

By Kevin Davis

   

After a tremendous fight between Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios for the second time. The press had to get their entertainment from the always out spoken Bob Arum, who informed the press that Rios and Alvarado had both been taken to a nearby local hospital and would not be attending…

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Added by Karceno on March 31, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Mike Alvarado raised his stock a mile high against Rios

By Kevin Davis

   

It seems like just a few weeks ago we seen this magnificent match-up live up to it's calling, now we've seen the rematch live up to it's predecessor. From the opening bell Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado entered the ring as if they…

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Added by Karceno on March 31, 2013 at 4:24am — No Comments

Substance or Supplements, you choose

By Kevin Davis

  

Many would argue that in today's world of modern medicine and science, the athletes are running faster, stronger and are looking physically different than ever, but is this healthy for the body. You will hear mixed reviews but enhancing supplements is a billion dollar business that…

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Added by Karceno on March 30, 2013 at 3:14am — 1 Comment

STATEMENT FROM BOBBY HITZ

STATEMENT FROM BOBBY HITZ 

The following statement may be attributed to Chicago Boxing promoter 

Bobby Hitz, in response to the controversy surrounding…
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Added by Karceno on March 27, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

MORGAN CRUSHES CARR

Lightweight boxing star, Billy Morgan cruised to his eighth straight win over opponent Dan Carr at a packed York Hall in Bethnal Green last Thursday. The Canning Town sports hero is now undefeated in eight professional fights as he rode to victory over the more experienced boxer from Wiltshire. The fight begun with a bizarre change of events as the scheduled 8 x 3 minute rounds was altered to 6 x 2 minute rounds.

As the bell signalled for the start of the fight, Carr’s corner…

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Added by Karceno on March 27, 2013 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Gary Russell Jr. "Donaire is the most technically sound fighter out there right now"

By Kevin Davis

   

Featherweight superstar Gary Russell Jr. is one of the most dynamic young fighters in the sport of boxing, but after injury setbacks, he is ready to take on the top fighters in boxing.

    

Karceno: Hey Gary, so how is your hand recovery coming?

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Added by Karceno on March 25, 2013 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Shawn Simpson is boxing so well, it's becoming frightening

By Kevin Davis

   

Shawn Simpson, went from a skinny little kid, with a temper, to a calm future world champion. I remember when I first met Shawn, it was at a boxing tournament where another fighter I was there to see was fighting, then I see this little guy come into the room and he's carrying…

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Added by Karceno on March 24, 2013 at 5:38pm — No Comments

There is 'No Doubt' in Trout

By Kevin Davis

   

WBA Jr. middleweight champion Austin 'No Doubt' Trout, is set to do battle with the WBC  Jr. middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez on April 20th in San Antonio's legendary Alamodome. Trout story is truly one of a underdog who became world champion by ironic fate, defeating…

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Added by Karceno on March 24, 2013 at 1:25am — 1 Comment

50 Cent "I'm going to work with Golden Boy, Top rank and even Al Haymon"

By Kevin Davis

   

50 Cent has mastered himself on creating attention for himself and his movements in Hip-Hop, now he wants to pattern of success to follow him to his next venture, boxing promoter. We all know about the rocky road he started his company with, once was named TMT aka The Money Team. 50 put…

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Added by Karceno on March 23, 2013 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

TMT boxing prospect Luis Cuba Arias will fight on Maywether/Guerrero card May 4th

By Kevin Davis

   

Luis 'Cuba' Arias is a superstar boxing prospect from Mayweather Promotion's TMT aka The Money Team.  Who is 4-0 and is on his way to fighting to eight times this year which is…

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Added by Karceno on March 22, 2013 at 3:53am — No Comments

Semajay Thomas makes his Pro Debut at the UIC Pavilion

By Kevin Davis

  

Amateur superstar boxer Semajay Thomas made weight today for his pro debut bout friday at the UIC Pavilion on ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thomas is the former 2 times Amateur National Champion, and is ready to prove to the world he is ready for any challenge that comes…

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Added by Karceno on March 22, 2013 at 1:36am — No Comments

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