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Esham Pickering pulls out of Andy Gatenby fight

Former British and Commonwealth champion, Esham Pickering has pulled out of the scheduled fight with unbeaten prospect, Andy Gatenby due to take place on September 20th on the Goodwin Sports promoted show, ‘The Changing of the Guard’ in Portsmouth.

 

It is still unclear as to the reason why the seasoned veteran had made the decision to back out and the disappointment was evident to see in the TRAD TKO fighter, Andy Gatenby’s statement, “Yeah, I was gutted, I trained…

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Added by Karceno on September 8, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Carl Frampton wins IBF 122lb title

Frampton wins IBF 122lb title

By Karl Freitag

Undefeated super bantamweight Carl Frampton (19-0, 13 KOs) dethroned IBF world champion champion Kiko Martinez (31-5, 23 KOs) by twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the outdoor Titanic Quarter in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After dominating the first four rounds, Frampton dropped Martinez with a right hand in round five. Martinez came on a bit down the stretch, but Frampton closed strong and left no…

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Added by Karceno on September 6, 2014 at 6:21pm — No Comments

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook was near death after horrific stabbing incident

The world welterweight champion is recovering in hospital following the incident, which happened in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Brook's injuries - to a leg and arm - were initially thought to be relatively minor, but a statement from the Sheffield…

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Added by Karceno on September 6, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Manny Pacquiao Lands $75 Million Blow In Tax Evasion Case

You have to hand it to Manny Pacquiao. The versatile and feisty boxer has won world championships in eight weight classes. His dominating win over Timothy Bradley earned him $20 million. With career…

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Added by Karceno on September 2, 2014 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Adrien Broner is back and ready for action

Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner will return to his hometown arena following a two-year absence to headline a SHOWTIME Boxing event on Saturday at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Broner will face Emmanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor in a 12-round super…

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Added by Karceno on September 1, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

TMT Trainer Nate Jones: 'These trainers nowadays are poets!'

By Kevin Davis

Floyd Mayweather's assistant trainer Nate Jones, who has worked with Mayweather and countless other fighters, has been in the background for years, and you would have to travel far to find another trainer or fighter, that would say Nate isn't a great trainer. After watching…

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Added by Karceno on August 31, 2014 at 3:20pm — 1 Comment

Will 50 Cent antics translate to sales?

By Kevin Davis

Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson is a very clever man, he managed to expose the mental flaws of the general public. Knowing that his own name isn't that popular he knew how to use his former relationship with Floyd Mayweather to market his G-Unit reunion album. The public at up the…

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Added by Karceno on August 30, 2014 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Amir Khan balloons up to cruiserweight..no joke

By Kevin Davis

Is that a baby Bulga?..No it's Amir Khan, welterweight contender and for jr. welterweight champion. Hits the beach with his stunning wife, who is with a very heavy Khan who looked every part of cruiserweight. Khan was looking like Godzilla coming out the water., how can Amir…

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Added by Karceno on August 29, 2014 at 7:54am — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather working with Alex Ariza?

By Kevin Davis

During a late night workout Pound for Pound champion Floyd Mayweather posts a photo of him and former Manny Pacquiao strength and conditioning coach, Alex Ariza. Which is strange to many because there has been rumored whispers from Mayweather camp about Ariza's role in…

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Added by Karceno on August 29, 2014 at 6:16am — No Comments

Mayweather and Bieber, Brothers from other Mothers

By Kevin Davis

The Floyd Mayweather and Justin Bieber continue to show how the oddest combination can sometimes bring the best of friends. Mayweather has ben like a big brother to the younger Bieber who looks up to Mayweather and uses as his muse to keep a level head in this entertainment…

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Added by Karceno on August 26, 2014 at 2:32am — No Comments

Boxing fans are growing tired of showcase fights this year in the sport

By Mr. Sanders

Man boxing is becoming a joke. I nearly canceled my hbo and showtime subscripts over the weekend. Al haymon is trying to andre berto and gary russell his top guys meaning have them fight nobodys for top pay. You said it karceno its all about the money this year. You got hearns…

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Added by Karceno on August 25, 2014 at 2:01am — No Comments

Nelly and Shantel get reality show off Mayweather name

By Kevin Davis

Floyd Mayweather is so famous and rich, others try to make a name off his success. Enter the rap and…

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Added by Karceno on August 24, 2014 at 1:58pm — 1 Comment

Nate Jones: "Floyd looking the best I've seen in four years"

By Kevin Davis

From the day he woke up that morning Nate Jones was in training mode as he is focused on taking out Marcos maidana September 13th, "We working on somethings in here brother that he ain't going to be ready for." said Jones "He think Floyd fight the same way all the…

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Added by Karceno on August 24, 2014 at 2:50am — 2 Comments

George wins IBO super middleweight championship

George Wins IBO super middleweight championship

By Sam Geraci and Craig Wick at ringside

In the main event of “B96’s Boxing at the Ballpark” at US Cellular in Chicago, Donovan “Da Bomb” George (26-4-2, 22 KOs) muscled out a unanimous decision over Dyah “Ali” Davis (22-5-1, 10 KOs) of Coconut Creek, FL, to win the super middleweight IBO championship. Scores were 115-113 (twice)…

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Added by Karceno on August 24, 2014 at 2:25am — No Comments

Here are the weights for the Chicago B96 Boxing at the Ballpark

Donovan George 167 vs. Dyah Davis 167.2

(IBO super middleweight world title)

Frankie Scalise 133 vs. DeWayne Wisdom 127

Mike Jimenez 176 vs. Maxell Taylor 184

Fidel Navarette 126.2 vs. Sergio Montes de Oca 125

Genaro Mendez 143.5 vs. Alfred Hall 140.5

Will Coix 144.5 vs. Quintez Bozell 153

Mike Reid 173.5 vs. Norman McGInn 167.5

B96 Boxing at the Ballpark

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Round 3 Productions

U.S.…

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Added by Karceno on August 23, 2014 at 6:12am — No Comments

Miguel Cotto ordered to defend WBC title against winner of Golovkin v Rubio

Today the WBC ordered Miguel Cotto to defend his middleweight WBC title against the winner of Gennady Golovkin and Marco Antonio Rubio, with the deadline for the fight to take place by June 2015. 

This leaves Cotto in an uncomfortable position as he was lining up a mega bucks fight with Saul "Canelo"…

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Added by Karceno on August 22, 2014 at 10:33am — No Comments

Eddie Hearn is ready to make a serious offer for Floyd Mayweather to take to Kell Brook challenge

By Kevin Davis

Matchroom Promotions president Eddie Hearn is very serious about making an offfer to the undefeated superstar champion of boxing Floyd "money" Mayweather, to challenge IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, at the Webley Staduim. "It would be the biggest fight…

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Added by Karceno on August 21, 2014 at 5:18am — No Comments

Mario Lopez may play Oscar Delahoya in a biopic titled 'Golden Boy'

By Kevin Davis

Oscar Delahoya is the highest grossing fighter of all-time, with Floyd Mayweather right on his trail, may have a blockbuster film coming out about the life of the Hall of Fame fighter, who has enjoyed the fame and has had two major stints in rehab, but from what…

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Added by Karceno on August 20, 2014 at 1:34am — No Comments

Tupac Shakur wanted to promote boxing fighters

By Kevin Davis

Rap legend and entertainment mogul Tupac Shakur, wanted to promote boxers, after watching his close friend Mike Tyson fight. According to Rapper Bad Azz "Pac wanted to promote boxing also, he said I would be the next Don King, because after Don there is no more.…

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Added by Karceno on August 18, 2014 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Kell Brook takes Shawn Porter to boxing school, wins IBF welterweight champion

By Kevin Davis

Is there anyone who doesn't believe me now, Kell Brook is the now the IBF welterweight champion of the world, after embarrassing then champion Shawn Porter. From the opening bell Brook took control of the action, by smoothering a wild Porter, and setting the pace by fighting…

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Added by Karceno on August 16, 2014 at 11:53pm — No Comments

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