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49-year-old Hopkins schools Shumenov; Porter destroys Malignaggi

49-year-old Hopkins schools Shumenov; Porter destroys Malignaggi

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside

49-year-old IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) continued to make history by schooling and thoroughly outclassing WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov (14-2, 9 KOs) to unify the titles on Saturday night in front of 6,823 at the DC Armory in Washington DC. Hopkins’ experience and awkward grabbing style totally befuddled Shumenov, who…

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Added by Karceno on April 20, 2014 at 1:27am — No Comments

Hopkins, Shumenov, Porter, Malignaggi, Quillin, Konecny all make weight

Hopkins, Shumenov, Porter, Malignaggi, Quillin, Konecny all make weight

By Gary Digital Williams at the scale

Photos: Tom Casino/Showtime

Bernard Hopkins 172.4 vs. Beibut Shumenov 174.4

(IBF/WBA light heavyweight titles)

Shawn Porter 146.8 vs.…

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Added by Karceno on April 18, 2014 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Miguel Cotto doesn't care if you don't believe in him

By Kevin Davis

  

Miguel Cotto is very confident that he will become a four division world champion, and the first in his country to do so, that he has completely blocked out the notion that he is the underdog, and that he's facing a fighter who hasn't been beaten in a very long time.…

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Added by Karceno on April 18, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Golden Boy wins purse bid for Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko bout

By ESPN

Featherweights Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko, both former ESPN.com prospects of the year, will meet for a vacant world title after Golden Boy Promotions, representing Russell, beat archrival Top Rank, Lomachenko's promoter, in one of the closest purse bids in memory Friday.

Golden Boy won the promotional rights to the fight with a bid of $1,052,250, edging Top Rank's offer of $1,050,000 at the ceremony in Orlando, Fla., site of a Top Rank card on Saturday…

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Added by Karceno on April 18, 2014 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Mickey Garcia vs Top Rank lawsuit details

By ESPN

Junior lightweight titleholder Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia, declaring that his promotional agreement with Top Rank is illegal and also expired, sued the company in California State Court in Riverside County on April 8.

The suit, a copy of which was obtained by…

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Added by Karceno on April 17, 2014 at 1:12am — No Comments

Chavez Sr. remembers being in the same position as Marcos Maidana for his Mayweather fight

By Kevin Davis

  

Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. loves the way Marcos 'Chino' Maidana fights, and these kind of fights get his blood pumping. "I like watching Maidana fight, he's going to bring much pressure on Mayweather, you can't give him time to think about your next move. Mayweather is the…

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Added by Karceno on April 16, 2014 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Critics can hate, but boxing fans know Mayweather vs Maidana is a must see

By Kevin Davis

  

Floyd Mayweather is always taking on the toughest challenges in the sport, and receive zero credit for his accomplishments. When it comes to the best fighter in the game of boxing there is always a but after every victory. When he faced off against Robert the Ghost Guerrero, a fighter…

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Added by Karceno on April 16, 2014 at 1:16am — No Comments

Ronnie Rios wins competitive decision against Cancio

By Kevin Davis

  

Ronnie Rios improved his record to 23-0, after a great showing against a game Andrew Cancio. Cancio came out swinging hard to the body and head, makeing Rios fall into a trap of fighting with him, but as the rounds went on Rios used his skill of slick upper body movement, to avoid shots and smother the attack of Cancio. "I wanted to stay in there and trade, to show them I wont be pushed around.but my corner said hey be smart use your skills," said Rios "so I…

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Added by Karceno on April 15, 2014 at 2:33am — No Comments

Semajay Thomas destroys Rodriguez

               

By Kevin Davis 
Semajay Thomas made true to his…
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Added by Karceno on April 15, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Bob Arum on Pacquiao's future and Mayweather vs Maidana card

By Kevin Davis

  

Karceno: With all that has went down this past week, I know you are happy about the turnout of the event.

  

Arum; "Absolutely, it was a great night, you saw a competitive fight, Bradley did as he said he went in there and tried to knock Manny out, and it was back and…

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Added by Karceno on April 14, 2014 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

'Bradley lost it, more than Pacquiao won it"~Karceno

By Kevin Davis

  

I saw a different fight than many others, they saw the fight between Timothy Bradley vs Manny Pacquiao, I saw that too, but there was another fight going on in the ring, between Manny Pacquiao and his body. His flow was terrible, his head movement and waist movement was…

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Added by Karceno on April 13, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments

Roberto Duran says Thomas Hearns was the hardest puncher

By Kevin Davis

  

Roberto Duran in Panama City told Dan Wakefield that Thomas 'the Hitman' Hearn was no doubt the hardest puncher he has ever been in the ring with. "Even in boxing today, I don't see another fighter like him, he was very fast and strong, I remember saying to myself, I will…

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Added by Karceno on April 12, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Bradley, Pacquiao final words

Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao weighed-in Friday in front of thousands of enthusiastic fight fans (the majority supporting Manny) at the MGM Grand. After their face-off, both fighters were quickly corralled by Top Rank’s Crystina Poncher for some final comments. Here’s what they had to say.

Timothy Bradley: Boos are like cheers for me. I’ve been the underdog my whole life. I was raised up in the ghetto, so I know what being the underdog is like. I know when you…

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Added by Karceno on April 12, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

"Pacquiao will beat Bradley, Pacquiao beat him the first time"~Leonard Ellerbe

By Kevin Davis

  

Leonard Ellerbe was on Sway in the morning radio show, and he blamed Top Rank President Bob Arum for Mayweather vs Pacquiao not happening, but was very respectful towards Manny Pacquiao. He also believes that this Saturday night that Timothy bradley will lose to Manny, and he…

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Added by Karceno on April 11, 2014 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Exclusive: Top Rank President Bob Arum explains the MGM Grand actions

By Kevin Davis

  

Karceno: never in the history of myself watching boxing have I seen such a mistake happen. Then to find out that it's not a mistake, makes it even worse. Undefeated WBO welterweight Champion Timothy 'Desert Storm' Bradley is clashing again in a rematch with…

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Added by Karceno on April 9, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Semajay Thomas returns Monday on Fox Sports 1

By Kevin Davis

  

Chicago's very own Semajay Thomas returns back to the ring Monday April 14th at the UIC Pavilion, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. Thomas is headed into his third pro fight back in his hometown, where he wants to be the first Chicago born fighter to bring a world title…

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Added by Karceno on April 8, 2014 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Canelo answer the bell and calls out Erislandy Lara

By Kevin Davis

  

The secret is out, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez issued a challenge to Erislandry Lara and he doesn't want Lara's belt he wants Lara in the ring, on PPV July 12th. Many will fight to host that match-up. Lara is scheduled to face Ishe Smith the former IBF champion on May 2nd at…

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Added by Karceno on April 8, 2014 at 12:04am — No Comments

Will Cotto play both sides to get his way

By Kevin Davis

  

If Miguel Cotto is able to defeat Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, he would increase his stock in a negotiation for a fight with Mexica superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez. Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Promotions are still at odds, but both want nothing more than to use…

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Added by Karceno on April 7, 2014 at 11:38pm — No Comments

Robert Garcia breakdown Mayweather vs Maidana

By Kevin Davis

  

Karceno: Well you are the hottest trainer in boxing right now, how do you find the time to train everyone?

Robert: "Well everyone In our gym doesn't get trained by me we have other trainers there, and all my guys fight on a different schedule so I can train…

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Added by Karceno on April 6, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Sergio Martinez tells BoxingSocialist.com that can't see Cotto going to distance

By Kevin Davis

  

Karceno: I know it must sting that he was being so picky during negotiations being that you are the champion and is ranked higher on everyone P4P list?

  

Martinez: "It doesn't surprise me, Cotto has never wanted to face me before, he's only facing me…

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Added by Karceno on April 4, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments

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