Category Archives: Boxing News

Badou Jack and James DeGale battle to a draw in action packed title bout. Gervonta Davis captures world title

1 Submitted by on Sun, 15 January 2017, 15:29
BROOKLYN (Jan. 15, 2017) – The No. 1 and No. 2-ranked super middleweights in the world met in a unification to determine the world’s best 168-pound fighter Saturday on SHOWTIME. After two knockdowns and 12 intense, back-and-forth rounds, the distinction as the world’s best super middleweight is still up for grabs. WBC champion Badou Jack (20-1-3, 12 KOs)and IBF titlist Continue Reading...
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Jeff Mayweather: “The rematch is not going to happen because Manny Pacquiao wasn’t man enough to just admit that he lost”

7 Submitted by on Thu, 05 January 2017, 22:20
Former IBO super featherweight champion and current trainer, ‘Jazzy’ Jeff Mayweather is one of the more well known corner-men in the sport and he is also the uncle to former P4P number one fighter, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jeff is not only a boxing trainer, as he also trains MMA fighters to help them with their striking and has a unique Continue Reading...
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Steve Farhood: “There is no doubt that Manny Pacquiao still would be Mayweather’s biggest payday”

16 Submitted by on Wed, 21 December 2016, 02:09
Boxing commentator, Steve Farhood, was recently announced as being part of the 2017 Hall of Fame class. Farhood has worked in the sport for over 30 years and is going into the Hall in June with his long time broadcast partner, Barry Tompkins. Farhood and Tompkins recently celebrated Showtime boxing’s “ShoBox” 200th edition. In my “On The Ropes” boxing radio Continue Reading...
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John David Jackson: “Bernard Hopkins might surprise people and score a late round stoppage”

3 Submitted by on Sat, 17 December 2016, 01:19
Former world champion and current boxing trainer, John David Jackson, will be working the corner of a former opponent that he once fought almost two decades ago, the legendary Bernard Hopkins. Hopkins is now 51 years old and is heading into what is being promoted as his final fight. John David Jackson, only two years Hopkins’ elder, will be the Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “I hope that we fight Danny Jacobs in March, but more important is that Gennady Golovkin gets in the ring and fights”

3 Submitted by on Wed, 14 December 2016, 22:13
Boxing trainer Abel Sanchez is one of the most sought after cornermen in the sport due to his success with IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and he has seen many top fighters seeking him out in hope of attaining the same success. Recently Sanchez helped guide Murat Gassiev to a win over long time cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev to take Continue Reading...
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1 Submitted by on Sun, 11 December 2016, 13:41
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 10, 2016) – Abner Mares (30-2-1, 15 KOs) scored an impressive, upset 12-round split decision over defending champion Jesus Cuellar (28-2, 21 KOs) to capture the WBA Featherweight World Championship and become a four-time boxing titlist Saturday in the main event of a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader. In the co-feature from Galen Center on the campus of Continue Reading...
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Terence Crawford vs. John Molina: Media quotes ahead of their world title clash

0 Submitted by on Thu, 08 December 2016, 22:00
OMAHA, NEB. (December 8, 2016) — Undefeated World Junior Welterweight Champion and top-rated pound-for-pound fighter TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD (29-0, 20 KOs), of Omaha, Neb., will make his bid for 2016 Fighter of the Year honors (to go with his 2014 award) when he makes the first defense of his unified World Boxing Organization (WBO) / World Boxing Council (WBC) / Continue Reading...
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Andre Ward Wins Narrow Decision to Capture the Light Heavyweight Crown

2 Submitted by on Sun, 20 November 2016, 15:23
Las Vegas, Nevada: In front of a packed house at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on HBO Pay-Per-View, Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs)* won a close unanimous decision victory over Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) to steal the WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Titles in a decision that most ringside media thought went Continue Reading...
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Claressa Shields: “Andre Ward’s gonna win. He is just a better fighter. Kovalev has punching power, but people forget Ward’s defense”

1 Submitted by on Sat, 19 November 2016, 13:43
(Photos by Kevin Howard) Before Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev clash in the main event of Saturday night’s PPV event, a two time Olympic gold medalist will be making her professional debut. Claressa Shields won gold in both the 2012 and 2016 summer Olympics and made history as she became the first American boxer to win a gold medal two Continue Reading...
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John David Jackson: “I hope Andre Ward stands by his guns and makes it a hard fight, because then someone is gonna get knocked out!”

4 Submitted by on Fri, 18 November 2016, 11:19
(Photo by Kevin Howard) This Saturday night, the light heavyweight title is on the line as Sergey Kovalev looks to remain unbeaten when he faces top pound for pound star, Andre ‘SOG’ Ward. The highly anticipated clash not only holds implications for the light heavyweight division, but also to the sport in general, as many experts are touting it as Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia knocks out Samuel Vargas and sets his sights on mega bout with Keith Thurman

2 Submitted by on Sat, 12 November 2016, 23:12
PHILADELPHIA (November 13, 2016) – Undefeated world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-0, 19 KOs)put on a show for fans in his hometown Saturday night as he dropped and stopped Colombia’s Samuel Vargas (25-3-1, 13 KOs)on his way to a seventh round TKO victory in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike from Temple University’s Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “I see Manny Pacquiao fighting for a couple more years, he is the hardest worker I ever seen and he still is!”

3 Submitted by on Sat, 05 November 2016, 02:07
Freddie Roach is set to once again return to the ring with his most noteworthy fighter, Manny Pacquiao Roach and Pacquiao have had an amazing run together and hope to continue that success when the team faces off against WBO welterweight champion, Jessie Vargas. While the twenty seven year old Vargas is seen as a heavy underdog, some feel Manny Continue Reading...
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Jessie Vargas: “I will win by knockout! The minute that I see the opportunity I’m going to take it with Pacquiao”

2 Submitted by on Fri, 04 November 2016, 01:47
This weekend, reigning WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas has his biggest fight to date as he faces the legendary eight division world champion, Manny Pacquiao. While the odds makers have Vargas as a heavy underdog, he has upset the odds before and he hopes to have his star defining performance on Saturday night. In my “On The Ropes” boxing radio Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “I don’t think Jessie Vargas is in Manny Pacquiao’s class and I think we’re going to get our first knockout at 147lbs!”

8 Submitted by on Wed, 02 November 2016, 21:50
Hall of fame boxing trainer, Freddie Roach is once again with his most well known fighter, that being eight division world champion, Manny Pacquiao. The two have worked together for over ten years and have faced some of the greatest fighters of the last twenty years. Pacquiao is set to return this weekend against WBO welterweight champion, Jessie Vargas, in a Continue Reading...
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Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora II: Q & A with both fighters ahead of their September 9th rematch

1 Submitted by on Sun, 04 September 2016, 16:02
Kauffman Sergio Mora, a very exciting fighter. His last fight was fireworks. And I’m looking forward to fireworks once again. Danny Jacobs dropped him first, and Sergio came back and took advantage of Danny’s mistakes. And then the third knockdown was something that’s still a question mark, whether it was from a knockdown or a twisted ankle. So, there are Continue Reading...
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Liam Smith looks to conquer America with Canelo Alvarez clash

1 Submitted by on Mon, 01 August 2016, 19:11
Liam Smith is bidding to become a big name in America when he defends his WBO light-middleweight title against Saul Canelo Alvarez at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas in September in front of what could be an 80,000 crowd for their clash. Canelo is one of the biggest stars in boxing and has a huge following not just in Continue Reading...
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Carl Frampton out-slugs Leo Santa Cruz In Potential Fight Of The Year to win title

2 Submitted by on Sun, 31 July 2016, 12:40
BROOKLYN (July 31, 2016) – In a possible “Fight of the Year” showdown between two undefeated fighters, Carl Frampton edged Leo Santa Cruz in a firefight to capture the WBA Featherweight World Championship in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Saturday in front of 9,062 fans at the electric Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Frampton (23-0, 14 KOs), the former Continue Reading...
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Sergiy Derevyanchenko Scores Quick Knockout of Former Champion Sam Soliman In PBC on ESPN

0 Submitted by on Fri, 22 July 2016, 16:19
MASHANTUCKET, CT (July 21, 2016) – Unbeaten rising middleweight Sergiy “The Technician” Derevyanchenko (9-0, 7 KOs) knocked down Sam “King” Soliman (44-14, 18 KOs) three times before stopping the former world champion in the second round of the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes Thursday night from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. A 2008 Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “I’m very confident in my fighter, believe me, I really like Postol to win the Terence Crawford fight”

4 Submitted by on Wed, 13 July 2016, 19:20
Freddie Roach is a hall of fame boxing trainer, best known for his work with eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao. Besides Pacquiao, Roach also has coached high profiled boxers like Miguel Cotto and Zou Shiming, but most recently he has been having success with undefeated WBC light welterweight champion, Viktor Postol. Postol has a PPV unification fight with Terence Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman edges Shawn Porter in narrow fight of the year brawl

1 Submitted by on Sun, 26 June 2016, 13:21
BROOKLYN (June 26, 2016) – Prizefighting returned to CBS on Saturday with a Fight of the Year candidate as undefeated welterweight world champion Keith Thurman edged former world champion Shawn Porter in a close but unanimous decision scored 115-113 by all three ringside judges. The 12,718 fans in attendance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and the viewers across the U.S. Continue Reading...
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2 Submitted by on Fri, 17 June 2016, 00:33
Lou DiBella Thank you for being with us for the Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter Welterweight Championship conference call, SHOWTIME Championship Boxing, on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, to be at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Saturday, June 25, live at 9:00 pm Eastern Time, 6:00 pm Pacific Time. Tickets for the live event are on sale now. They can Continue Reading...
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1 Submitted by on Wed, 15 June 2016, 23:30
Birmingham, AL (June 15) – Two of the biggest and best talkers in the sport of boxing met face to face today. WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder was on stage at a press conference in Birmingham, AL and two-time heavyweight title challenger Chris Arreola via Skype from his training camp in San Diego to officially announce their heavyweight title Continue Reading...
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Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares Media Conference Call Transcript ahead of their June 25 bout

1 Submitted by on Mon, 06 June 2016, 15:19
Lou DiBella Thank you all for joining us. As you know that we have a great fight card on Saturday, June 25, SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS presented by Premier Boxing Champions at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The main event between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter for the welterweight championship is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights in all Continue Reading...
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Muhammad Ali passes away at the age of 74

3 Submitted by on Sat, 04 June 2016, 00:39
Tragic news broke today as it was reported that boxing great, Muhammad Ali, has passed away at the age of 74. Ali was one of the most influential figures in boxing and carved an unrivaled legacy in not just the history of sports, but in the history of this country. The man known as ‘The Greatest’ stepped into the professional Continue Reading...
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