Category Archives: Boxing News

Barry Tompkins: “It wouldn’t shock me if Mayweather – Pacquiao II was made. The scary thing is, I think the result would be exactly the same!”

3 Submitted by on Thu, 23 February 2017, 02:25
Barry Tompkins is well known for his work as a commentator in multiple sports, but this year he is being recognized for his years of work in boxing as he is set to be inducted into its Hall of Fame. Tompkins, a veteran of the sport of over forty years, has seen fighters start as prospects and rise to be Continue Reading...
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Adrien Broner escapes with a narrow decision win over Granados. Lamont Peterson captures title in ring return

2 Submitted by on Sun, 19 February 2017, 02:34
CINCINNATI (Feb. 19, 2017) – Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados battled in a close, back-and-forth main event Saturday on SHOWTIME, with the four-division world champion Broner eking out a split decision victory from Cintas Center at Xavier University in his hometown of Cincinnati. The fight, which was scored 97-93 Broner, 97-93 Granados and 96-94 Broner, was a tale of accuracy Continue Reading...
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Roy Jones Jr: “At this age you never know when it’s going to be your last one, but if it is I’m going to make sure I go out with a bang!”

3 Submitted by on Thu, 16 February 2017, 20:28
Former four division world champion, Roy Jones Jr, is set to return to the ring tonight against bare-knuckle boxing champion Bobby Gunn. The fight is set for 10 rounds and could very well be the last professional bout for the now 48 year old Jones, who hopes to turn back the clock and bring out some of his signature moves Continue Reading...
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Deontay Wilder: “My main goal is to destroy you, to hurt you really bad and get on with my life”

2 Submitted by on Wed, 08 February 2017, 22:28
WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, is set to make his fifth defense of his title on February 25th when he faces undefeated contender Gerald Washington. The fight will mark Wilder’s first since a July hand injury that has kept him out of the ring for the rest of 2016. Wilder hopes this defense will be the start of something bigger, Continue Reading...
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Lydell Rhodes: “It’s always going to be debatable whether Manny Pacquiao was hurt when he fought Mayweather”

7 Submitted by on Sat, 04 February 2017, 16:07
Lightweight contender, Lydell Rhodes is looking to make his return early this year and continue his winning streak on route to an eventual title shot. Rhodes is currently 25-2-1 and is hoping to make a move down to 130lbs to compete against the best in that weight class. In part 2 of my “On The Ropes” boxing radio interview with Continue Reading...
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Lydell Rhodes: “I don’t feel like a normal good fighter can last with Pacquiao. I have to go with Manny Pacquiao over Jeff Horn”

7 Submitted by on Wed, 25 January 2017, 22:48
Former light welterweight contender Lydell Rhodes is looking to continue his move down in weight and is hoping in 2017 that he can compete for a super featherweight title. Rhodes currently has a record of 25-2-1 (12KOs) and is coming off a year that saw him lose a controversial decision to Edner Cherry, but ended with two straight wins. If Continue Reading...
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Deontay Wilder: “We’re trying unify the division so they can have one face and one name with all the titles!”

2 Submitted by on Mon, 23 January 2017, 00:49
WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, is looking to have a career defining year in 2017. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ hopes this year will see him unify the titles and solidify himself as the number one heavyweight in the world. Last year saw Wilder defend his title twice, but end the year with an injury. With the heavyweight title picture being wide Continue Reading...
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Ronnie Shields: “I don’t think Canelo is afraid of Golovkin, but if you call yourself a middleweight champion you should defend it!”

6 Submitted by on Thu, 19 January 2017, 11:57
The 2017 boxing year is already in full swing and off to a good start with the recent Jack vs. DeGale bout. Many boxing fans hope this year will be a strong one for the sport after a slow and disappointing 2016 that did not give fans or media the match-ups they wanted to see. In part 2 of my Continue Reading...
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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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ABNER MARES A CHAMPION ONCE AGAIN WITH POINTS WIN OVER JESUS CUELLAR. JERMALL CHARLO KNOCKS OUT JULIAN WILLIAMS IN 5.

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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