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Milton 'El Santo' Santiago in action this Saturday in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

17-year-old Pennsylvania boxer, Milton 'El Santo' Santiago ( 3-0, 2 KO - 135lbs ) of Puerto Rican descent, will be making his first professional fight in Puerto Rico,this Saturday, April, 5 at the Moises Navedo Coliseum in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.





"I'm in excellent condition for this fight, so the fans can expect the best from me at my first professional fight in Puerto Rico", commented Milton…

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Added by Karceno on April 4, 2014 at 2:18am — No Comments

Malik Scott Q and A After Wilder Defeat

I got to put my questions to American heavyweight Malik Scott following his first round defeat to the unbeaten Deontay Wilder.

Scott headed into the fight with an impressive record of 36 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw as the underdog against a man creating a big reputation in terms of the heavy-hitting Deontay Wilder.

Anyway onto the questions:

Me: Hi Malik, firstly…

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Added by Karceno on March 30, 2014 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather the political figure?

By Kevin Davis

  

Many may have heard of the business deals that goes along with being an average boxer, but when you're Floyd Mayweather the deals are out of this world. Billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones had not given up on his dreams of hosting the big fight…

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Added by Karceno on March 30, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Karim Mayfield suffers first defeat by Dulorme and Kovalev steamrolls Agnew in 7

By Kevin Davis

  

Krim Mayfield suffers his first defeat as a pro behind the tough Thomas Dulorme. The 98-92 scoring didn't dictate what fight. Mayfield didn't have a gameplan, he used street tactics of just coming forward hard and hoping Dulorme buckled under the pressure but he pressed on and stayed behind his jab, while Mayfield just smothered his own offense. No help was Virgil Hunter who keeps believing in motivational speeches over tactical advice, knew the issues but…

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Added by Karceno on March 30, 2014 at 12:39am — No Comments

Nate Campbell makes weight on third try

It took former world champion Nate Campbell three tries (and three hours) to make the junior middleweight limit after posting 154.2 on the two previous attempts. No face-off as opponent Gibert Venegas promptly left the building after weighing in. Gilbert Venegas 151.5 vs. Nate Campbell 154 Robert Dunton 229.6 vs. Curtis Harper 270.2 Julian Valerio 156 vs. Eric Johnson 155 Yawshua Zodok 197.2 vs. Kareem Brann 199.2 Reggie Miller 192.4 vs. Derrick Brent 197.6 Robert Hill 166.4 vs. Isacc…

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Added by Karceno on March 29, 2014 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Why Sports Media are not talking about Bernard Hopkins more?

 

By Kevin Davis

 

Bernard Hopkins, is closer to fifty years of age, and many feel that he has shown them more in his past few fights, then earlier in his career. That's funny, when he was the first person to beat Felix Tito Trinidad when he was at the apex of boxing, then Oscar…

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Added by Karceno on March 28, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Fighters I want to slap vol .1

By Kevin Davis

 Oh they are many reasons to slap people in this world and no one gives you more reason than a fighter or an athlete you bet on or root for. Just wasting you're time and money. Let start with my list. Number one on my list of boxers I want to slap. …

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Added by Karceno on March 26, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

The four horsemen of boxing

By Kevin Davis

  

In this world of crooked businessmen, lawyers and doctors, etc. Why is it shocking to most that a sport may be just as corrupt. What you may call unfair just may be good business to another. Many never knew that Top Rank promotions had the longest running boxing series to every air…

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Added by Karceno on March 26, 2014 at 12:44am — No Comments

Former amateur star, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodríguez vs. Félix 'la Ardilla' Pérez is set for April, 5 in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico



Puerto Rican flyweight prospect, Emmanuel "Manny" Rodriguez ( 8-0, 5KO's ), who on last December, defeated former world title challenger, David Quijano by unanimous decision, is set to return on Saturday, April, 5, against former…
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Added by Karceno on March 24, 2014 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Jailed for fixing boxing matches, Top Dawg Williams now reflects on his choices

 March 24, 2014, 10:46 AM

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly transposed the sequence of Williams’ criminal charges and his final professional fight; he was charged not long before his final boxing match.…



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Added by Karceno on March 24, 2014 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Stiverne-Arreola Clash on May 10 Marks New Beginning for Heavyweight Boxing

Leading boxing television rights distributor / sports marketing firm Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce that it has been selected to exclusively market the international broadcast rights for the upcoming WBC heavyweight championship match between Bermane Stiverne (23-1, 20 KO) and Chris Arreola (36-1, 30 KO), taking place on May 10, 2014.

Promoted by Don King Productions and Goossen Tutor Promotions, the event will be broadcast live on ESPN in the Americas, Australia and New…

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Added by Karceno on March 24, 2014 at 1:40am — No Comments

Golden Boy are trying to find the safest fight for Khan

By Kevin Davis

  

Luis Collazo is still waiting on a decision from the so-called best option for Floyd Mayweather next Amir Khan, to accept the challenge. Golden Boy promotions are still mulling it over because this fight just may be the safest option for Khan..on paper. Khan does not…

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Added by Karceno on March 23, 2014 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Puerto Rican Carlos 'Macho' Lopez wins in Mexico

Last night in Tijuana, Mexico, former Puerto Rican National Champion, Carlos 'Macho' Lopez ( 3-1-1 , 3 KO's ) just needed 37 second to demolish Mexican , Fernando Ramírez ( 0-1 ) in a middleweight division bout, held at the Hangar 27 nightclub. 



"The original opponent ( Hugo Gutierrez ) could not fight, and they brought one that was supposedly a former Tijuana amateur champion. At the weigh-in, he threw a bottle of water at me, and told very out loud that I was…

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Added by Karceno on March 23, 2014 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Chavez Jr. vs GGG: the fans are speaking their minds

By Kevin Davis

  

A fight between superstars triple G, Gennady Golovkin and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. seems like an ideal match-up , that will be finalized very soon. What was shocking to me, was the amount of support, this fight is getting even though it's can be on PPV. I had a chance to speak to the…

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Added by Karceno on March 23, 2014 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Freddie Roach continues to underestimate Timothy Bradley

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF.   – After completing his first week of training camp at his Hollywood-based Wild Card Boxing Club with Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, Hall of Fame trainerWorld-Famous Freddie Roach had a few observations he wanted to share as they prepare for their rematch challenge of undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight…

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Added by Karceno on March 21, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Roach wants Mayweather or Canelo for Cotto after Sergio Martinez fight

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach is hoping to get a rematch for his fighter Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2015 if Cotto wins his June 7th catch-weight fight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) at Madison Square Garden, in New York, New York, USA. …

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Added by Karceno on March 21, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Paulie Malignaggi has something left

Paulie Malignaggi vs. Shawn Porter. They’ll fight for Porter’s IBF welterweight title April 19 at D.C. Armory in Washington. Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KOs) has a blossoming broadcasting career, but the two-division champ proved Dec. 7 he still has high-level boxing left in his 33-year-old body. He…

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Added by Karceno on March 21, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tyson Fury goes crazy and flips table during presser

MANCHESTER, England -- British boxer Tyson Fury lived up to his name by tipping over a table and shouting expletives before storming out of a news conference ahead of his world heavyweight title eliminator against Dereck Chisora.

Fury was sitting alongside Chisora at a media event in Manchester on Thursday when he seemingly exploded in rage, shouting "Listen, I'm Tyson Fury, I'm the best heavyweight on the planet! This idiot is getting knocked spark out and I'm sick to death of…

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Added by Karceno on March 20, 2014 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Carlos 'Macho' Lopez,Jr fight today!!



Former Puerto Rican National Champion, Carlos 'Macho' Lopez,Jr ( 2-1-1, 1 KO - 160lbs ) is set to make his Mexico's fight debut this Thursday, March, 20th at the Discoteque Hangar…

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Added by Karceno on March 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Mayweather offense

By Kevin Davis

  

Floyd Mayweather is pound for pound the best fighter in the world but the world seems to credit him for his incredible defense and not his offense. Floyd Mayweather connection percentage is one of the highest in boxing history. Figuring Floyd Mayweather and trying to crack his…

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Added by Karceno on March 19, 2014 at 11:34pm — No Comments

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