If Saturday night's title defense proves to be the last at 135 pounds for unbeaten Terence Crawford, consider it a fitting goodbye.
Crawford, 27, showcased the speed, length and pinpoint accuracy that have made him such a compelling star on the rise with a near shutout of respected…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 30, 2014 at 2:46am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
Can someone tell me why in the world Ruslan Provodikov was fighting Jose Luis Castillo, What grave did they dig him out from. Boxing seems to always take two steps forward and twenty steps back. Mickey Rourke in his 60's decide to fight and he gets permission…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 29, 2014 at 10:19pm — No Comments
He grew up one of four brothers. He was the son of a Kazakh coal miner and a Korean mother. The family lived in a three-room apartment in Karagandy, population about 500,000, and about 110 miles from the capital of Astana. His father was bussed to the mines, about 40 minutes away, every day. …Continue
Added by Karceno on November 29, 2014 at 7:42am — No Comments
Former WBO jr welterweight champion Ruslan “The Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov (23-3, 16 KOs) and 40-year-old former two-time lightweight champion Jose Luis Castillo (66-12-1, 57 KOs) faced off at the final press conference for Friday’s showdown at the Luzhniki GCKZ ‘Russia’ Arena in Moscow. It will be Provodnikov’s first fight in his native Russia since December 5, 2011.
Also fighting on the card is 62-year-old actor Mickey Rourke (6-0, 4 KOs), who will be…
Added by Karceno on November 27, 2014 at 10:22am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
The former two-time two weight division world champion Paulie 'The Magic Man' Malignaggi, who is now a stellar Showtime sports commentator. He took time out of his schedule to speak to one of his lifetime supporters, and tell us his thoughts on Manny Pacquiao and…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 25, 2014 at 11:40am — No Comments
After being shot in the head by a stray bullet, Emanuel Augustus was giving a slight chance to survive, and if he did what would be the extent of his injuries. He has shown remarkable self-healing and as you see from this photo still has his swagger he took in the ring on…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 23, 2014 at 1:49pm — No Comments
It was another night in the office for Manny Pacquiao, defeating Chris Algeri by decision. After a series of knockdowns in the fight some by Pacquiao and the rest by referee Genaro Rodriguez, who helped double team Algeri by calling slips knockdowns, then repeatedly warned…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 23, 2014 at 8:32am — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
Let's go through the ring of fire once more, to see if we get the Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout after this fight. That's the only attraction a fight like this bring. I'm sorry but Chris Algeri, no matter how many times I say it doesn't get the blood running…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 22, 2014 at 6:08pm — No Comments
Everybody talk about the best fighters in the world and taking on the toughest bouts, well no one has done that more than Devon Alexander, who uses boxing skills to make up for disadvantages he may face in the ring, from being the smaller guy. Alexander will be facing Amir Khan on…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 21, 2014 at 2:46am — No Comments
By Scott Gilfoid: The highly anticipated fight between WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) and the talented #1 WBC Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) look like it finally has a date in venue.
According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, the Stiverne-Wilder bout will take place on January 17th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two fighters have gone back and forth for months in attempting to put the fight together.…
Added by Karceno on November 19, 2014 at 10:14pm — No Comments
By Dan Ambrose: WBA light welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (25-0, 9 KOs) will be looking to impress this Saturday night on the HBO pay-per-view card against Antonio DeMarco (31-3-1, 23 KOs) at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, in Macao S.A.R., China.
Vargas’ new trainer Roy Jones Jr will be working his corner for the fight.…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 19, 2014 at 10:10pm — No Comments
By Kevin Davis
I was told that Manny Pacquiao is training harder than ever for Chris Algeri, but we have heard all of these stories before. The super strong Pacman is walking through sparring partners, crushing the heavy bag, hurting the hands of Freddie Roach, with blinding…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 19, 2014 at 6:01am — No Comments
To make the biggest fight in the world that has taken our heart through the ringer, which each side taking shots and blows, outside the ring. Showtime Executive Vice President Stephen Espinoza took to his Twitter account to everyone surprise, to claim that Top Rank…Continue
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Boxing legend James Toney is calling out Shannon Briggs -- claiming he should stop chasing Wladimir Klitschko around the world ... and fight him instead!!
The 3-time world champ was out in L.A. Friday and told us ... Briggs is wasting his time trying to …
Added by Karceno on November 16, 2014 at 9:25pm — No Comments
Welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao is in the final preparations for his upcoming defense against junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri, but he made it clear what he wants next should he be victorious.
"I do have one specific goal, and that is to give the boxing fans the fight they have always asked for," Pacquiao said this week. "I want that fight [with Floyd Mayweather Jr.], too."
Pacquiao, who regained his 147-pound title from Timothy Bradley Jr. with a resounding…Continue
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Injured Omar Figueroa Jr. was stripped of his lightweight world title on Monday and given the designation of "champion in recess" by the WBC, paving the way for Jorge Linares and Javier Prieto to battle for the vacant 135-pound belt.
Linares (37-3, 24 KOs), a former featherweight and junior lightweight titlist,…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 11, 2014 at 10:46am — No Comments
What we witnessed last Saturday night should not have been a celebration a 49 year old man, surviving in a boxing ring against a hard knockout puncher, in Sergey Kovalev. What we witnessed was a man trying not to get knocked out, not try to win and collect a check. Hopkins is such a…Continue
Added by Karceno on November 11, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments