Arthur Abraham (39-4, 28 KOs) is a world champion again after winning the third fight in his trilogy with reigning WBO super middleweight champion …Continue
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Lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa, who has been out of action since July because of hand injuries suffered in his last fight, injured his left hand in training, forcing him to withdraw from his first defense next week, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com…Continue
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It's been a long hard struggle for Terence Crawford, from a town in which boxing is not know for, to produce one of the world's newest and exciting boxer. The reigning UK champion Ricky Burns, accepted the fight from Crawford, and as the fight started, it was clear the…Continue
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The young fighters of the Floyd Mayweather created TMT standing for the The Money Team, ran into another little snag Friday night as Chris Pearson had to come off the Canvas to earn a victory over the solid veteran in Lanardo Tyner. In a super close fight two of the judges gave Pearson a…Continue
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From the concourse in front of the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Junior dodged the first bullet from the proverbial gun of his detractors by comfortably making the contracted Super Middleweight limit of 168 pounds.
Both Chavez and Vera weighed in at approximately 167.5 pounds, with both…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
What a night, after working for over 15 hrs straight Karceno got a text that the popular radio show, Ropeadope Radio, would be on at it's regular day and time of 9pm et on Weds. This was the first time in a very long time the show was back on it's regular time. It was moved to Thursday's due to scheduling conflict. One mins before the show I get a text that it's going to be a show and oh man, was I ever so tired. I couldn't even keep my eyes open while I'm…Continue
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A big announcement has been made today at a press conference in Newcastle – Bradley Saunders is to take on Paul McCloskey on Saturday 29th March.
The contest is set to be staged at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on the undercard of the British cruiserweight title clash between champion Jon Lewis Dickinson 14 (3) – 2 (2) – 0 and challenger Neil Dawson 12 (5) – 2 (1) – 0.
This is the…Continue
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According to former interim super welterweight world champ Alfredo “Perro” Angulo in a teleconference late last week everything is going according to plan. Angulo (22-3, 18KOs) of Mexicali, Mexico, is…
Added by Karceno on February 27, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Ricky Burns is happy to be an underdog again ahead of his world title defence against Terence Crawford.
Burns, a two-weight world champion, has not suffered a defeat for seven years, but the bookies are still tipping Crawford to rip away his WBO lightweight title on…Continue
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You can just throw out the window the old stories of Marcos Maidana before Robert Garcia took him in as his pupil. Those years, were based on him being the last min opponent, with no one to train him. "Marcos basically trained himself for years, he needed a team badly."…Continue
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Why the long face Amir, thought you were just going to waltz in and get a Floyd Mayweather fight? Tsk, Tsk, Tsk. Well don't worry because Karceno is here and he will find Amir Khan a fight, now first he have to gauge his talent level. Well we can't do that…Continue
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Texas-based slugger Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs), fresh off an exciting and impressive ESPN-televised victory over Mexico’s Norberto “Demonio” Gonzalez on February 7, says he’s dropping down to his natural weight of 147 lbs to begin campaigning as a welterweight.
33-year-old Garcia, who came into the fight against Gonzalez as a late substitute opponent, revived his career with his controlled, pressuring performance. He has now set his sights on obtaining a title shot…Continue
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After winning the WBO Junior Welterweight Championship by stopping heralded tough guy and incumbent title holder “Mile High” Mike Alvarado in the reigning champ’s hometown of Denver, Colorado, on October 19th of last year, most fight fans would have guessed that big fight opportunities would be easily attainable for undefeated Russian native Ruslan Provodnikov in 2014.
With sledgehammers for fists and an iron chin to match, the irresistible force at 140 pounds always displays violent…Continue
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FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. SET TO FIGHT RUBEN GUERRERO IN A BOXING MATCH
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - (February 24, 2014) As reported by TMZ Sports.com, it's now official that world class boxing trainers Floyd Mayweather Sr. & Ruben Guerrero are looking to settle their long lasting feud by facing each other in a boxing match. A date hasn't been officially announced but negotiations are underway to…Continue
Added by Karceno on February 24, 2014 at 10:33pm — No Comments
LAS VEGAS (Feb. 24, 2014) – After weeks of speculation, including feedback from fans across an array of social media platforms, boxing’s pound-for-pound superstar, pay-per-view king and WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face the dangerous,…Continue
"Hatton Promotions has taken the decision to allow Martin Murray's contract to expire. This means the company will no longer financially invest further in Martin's career following the St Helens boxer's unwillingness to commit to opportunities negotiated on his behalf.
"Offers for world title fights with Gennady Golovkin and Felix Sturm have been on…Continue
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“I am looking forward to it and I missed being in the limelight. I took time out to be a dad to my son and now I am ready to return,” said Walsh.
“I have signed with Mark Dunlop because he keeps his boxers busy and I will be fighting in Belfast on May 10 and June 28. The aim is to stay active and then go for the Irish title.”
The popular stylist seemed to have grown disillusioned following a comprehensive win over Robert Studzinski on the Frampton-Molitor…Continue
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In sports more than any form of battle, the mental advantage is very important. To find a area of weakness in a person can be the difference between winning and losing. They are many fronts in this process, some like to appear meek, when they are strong, while others like myself who believe…Continue
Added by Karceno on February 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Is this relationship back on the damn rocks, I hope not but fighting through social media seems to be a good way to keep my phone ringing about their private relationship. Earlier today Ms. Jackson took a shot at Floyd and his team on Twitter and now it seems that Floyd is…Continue
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Top Rank promoter Bob Arum who was enamored with Marvin Sonsona when he saw the lanky southpaw in his pre-fight, press public workout in Macau, said his knockout punch that flattened former WBA super bantamweight champion Akifumi Shimoda on Saturday night was “one of the best punches I’ve ever seen in 50 years…Continue
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