Category Archives: Boxing News

Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia: Media Q & A with both fighters ahead of July 29th

1 Submitted by on Sun, 23 July 2017, 01:09
The Barclays Center will once again play host to a terrific card as Adrien Broner faces off with Mikey Garcia in a 12-round junior welterweight fight on SHOWTIME on July 29th, 9:00 pm, Eastern Time, 6:00 pm, Pacific Time. The event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Dibella Entertainment in what promises to be an action packed night in New Continue Reading...
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Carl Moretti: “If all three judges would have had Pacquiao vs. Horn 115-113, I’m not so sure that you would have seen the outcry that you did”

9 Submitted by on Fri, 21 July 2017, 02:41
Carl Moretti is the Vice President of boxing operations with Top Rank promotions. The company is hired Moretti back in 2009 after having worked in a similar role for Dibella entertainment. Top Rank recently made news with the recent announcement of a deal with ESPN to broadcast boxing events from the company. The first event of the deal aired on Continue Reading...
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Ronnie Shields: “I think McGregor is going to pose a problem for Mayweather because one thing he has is power”

5 Submitted by on Mon, 17 July 2017, 01:16
Trainer, Ronnie Shields, has seen his fair share of big events and fights. Having worked with both Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, he has been a part of some of the biggest promotions in the sport and has also seen the circus atmosphere they can create. With the recent Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor promotion, the boxing world got its Continue Reading...
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Manny Pacquiao outslugs and batters a game Jeff Horn, but loses a controversial decision

8 Submitted by on Sun, 02 July 2017, 03:05
Former 8 division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, returned to the ring Sunday morning in Brisbane, Australia and defended his WBO welterweight title against highly rated contender, Jeff Horn. Most figured the fight to be nothing more than a tune-up for Pacquiao and a chance to end his 12 fight knockout-less streak, something that was backed up by the long odds Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “Jeff Horn doesn’t have the skills to deal with a good Manny Pacquiao”

2 Submitted by on Thu, 29 June 2017, 01:38
Abel Sanchez is now ten weeks away from the biggest fight he has ever trained a boxer for, Golovkin vs. Canelo. Sanchez has trained IBO champion Gennady Golovkin for seven years and has seen his fighter become one of the biggest named fighters in the sport and seen him collect the IBO/IBF/WBA/WBC title belts at middleweight. The fight against Saul Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “At one time everyone thought that Golovkin would kill Canelo, but I think they’ are dead even at this point”

5 Submitted by on Tue, 20 June 2017, 01:09
Hall of Fame boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, has a very important fight coming up for his most famous fighter, Manny Pacquiao, as it was announced Pacquiao’s upcoming bout against Jeff Horn will be on ESPN. Pacquiao has fought on PPV for the last ten years, but this move may help Pacquiao’s future PPV’s if he is able to look impressive Continue Reading...
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Andre Ward’s rematch win over Sergey Kovalev marred with controversy following repeated low blows

1 Submitted by on Sun, 18 June 2017, 11:26
Chapter two of Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Andre “S.O.G.” Ward drama ended in another controversial loss for Kovalev. The referee waived off Kovalev after he struggled to recover from several consecutive low blows from Ward that the official failed to call. Sergey remained on his feet throughout the exchange but nevertheless the referee called a halt to the action at Continue Reading...
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Ward vs. Kovalev II: Virgil Hunter and John David Jackson media Q & A, plus Guillermo Rigondeaux quotes.

1 Submitted by on Fri, 16 June 2017, 00:12
LAS VEGAS, NV (June 15, 2017) – On Wednesday, June 14, the televised undercard of Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev 2: “The Rematch” sat down to participate in roundtables with the media during Fight Week Powered by Monster. Head trainers Virgil Hunter (Team Ward) and John David Jackson (Team Kovalev) followed the group of boxing talent with respective roundtables of Continue Reading...
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Kathy Duva: “Sergey Kovalev has to dominate, I just don’t think he can win a decision in a close fight”

2 Submitted by on Wed, 14 June 2017, 23:35
Promoter Kathy Duva is the CEO of main events and she had been in the boxing business since 1979. Through her years in the sport, she has promoted legends like Lennox Lewis, Arturo Gatti and Evander Holyfield. This upcoming weekend Duva has the biggest star of her stable competing in the most important fight of his career, a rematch with Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach: “We’re going to go out there and I think demolish Jeff Horn, which is what we need to do!”

6 Submitted by on Sat, 10 June 2017, 21:00
Hall of Fame boxing coach, Freddie Roach, has had an amazing career which had been highlighted by his success with his main fighter, 8 division world champion Manny Pacquiao. The two have produced some of the biggest events and exciting fights and now with his boxer Pacquiao approaching the end of his career, the team looks to close things out Continue Reading...
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Gary Russell Jr: “I’m going to knock Lomachenko out or stop him. This fight is personal!”

2 Submitted by on Wed, 07 June 2017, 01:54
Gary Russell Jr. is the reigning WBC featherweight champion the world with a current boxing record of 28-1 (17 KO’s). The only loss in his career is against two division champion, Vasyl Lomachenko, a fight that was competitive, but a clear defeat for Russell Jr. Since that fight, Lomachenko has established himself as one of the best P4P fighters in Continue Reading...
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Ray Beltran: “Manny Pacquiao is even lighter than me. To be fighting welterweights, Manny is a special guy!”

2 Submitted by on Mon, 05 June 2017, 00:49
Lightweight contender and former world title challenger Ray Beltran is now on the verge of getting another crack at a major belt after his recent impressive title eliminator win. Beltran has had several shots at a belt, most notably when he traveled to Glasgow, Scotland and to most observers was robbed of a championship belt against Ricky Burns. Following that Continue Reading...
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Luis Arias: “I plan on knocking Magomedov out. He won’t have to look for me, I’m going to be in his face all night!”

2 Submitted by on Sat, 03 June 2017, 00:15
Middleweight contender, Luis Arias is currently undefeated with a record of 17-0 (8 KO’s) as he approaches his biggest fight against #16 ranked IBO contender, Arif Magomedov. Arias is a former 2008 and 2010 United States Amateur champion at middleweight and has highly respected trainer John David Jackson working his corner. Luis hopes an impressive win against Magomedov might lead Continue Reading...
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Gary RusselI Jr: “I would love to fight Leo Santa Cruz because we competed in the past. Let’s unify these titles!”

1 Submitted by on Thu, 01 June 2017, 01:39
WBC featherweight champion, Gary Russell Jr. is coming off of the second defense of his belt, scoring an impressive seventh round knockout over tough challenger, Oscar Escandon. The fight took place in Russell Jr’s home state of Maryland and was his third consecutive win inside the distance. Russell Jr. hopes to fight again in the fall, possibly against one of Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “Golovkin may drop Canelo in the fight, but he’s much improved and he will go the twelve rounds”

1 Submitted by on Mon, 29 May 2017, 00:55
With the recent announcement of Golovkin vs. Alvarez being finalized for September 16th, boxing fans look forward to a match up that is a continuation of big name, high quality fights being made in the sport. The year started with Thurman vs. Garcia, continued the next month with Joshua-Klitschko and went into May with Spence vs. Brook. The rise in Continue Reading...
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Ray Beltran: “Mikey Garcia and Jorge Linares are the best in the division, and those are fighters on my list!”

4 Submitted by on Sat, 27 May 2017, 00:43
Lightweight contender, Ray Beltran, is fighting for more than a chance at a world title, he has been fighting for his right to stay in a country he has called his home for almost twenty years. Beltran went into his recent fight against Jonathan Maicelo needing a win to help with his application for a green card, to show that Continue Reading...
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Freddie Roach on Pacquiao vs. Horn & Mayweather rematch. Abel Sanchez discusses Canelo-Alvarez. Ray Beltran on future & sparring Pacquiao – OTR #260

2 Submitted by on Wed, 24 May 2017, 19:00
“On the Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with the 260th edition of the show to cover all the recent fight action and fight news in boxing. In this edition of the show, I will recap Saturday night’s HBO card that saw Terence Crawford return to the ring with another phenomenal performance over Olympic gold medalist, Felix Diaz. I will Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “Team Canelo thinking that Golovkin is deteriorating didn’t have much bearing on why they made the fight”

3 Submitted by on Tue, 23 May 2017, 01:06
The fight the boxing world has waited for is now official, as Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez have agreed to fight each other on September 16th. The bout has been talked about for two years and while most did not expect the fight to happen this year, the two camps came to a deal and with Canelo Alvarez’s win, so Continue Reading...
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Shawn Porter: “Knowing Manny Pacquiao and remembering what he can get hit with, I think all of that will play in my favor!”

8 Submitted by on Fri, 12 May 2017, 10:55
Former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter is looking to become a champion again and avenge some of his losses. Porter has two defeats in his career, one to reigning IBF champion Kell Brook and the other to unified WBA/WBC champion Keith Thurman. After an impressive knockout win over Andre Berto, Porter has become the mandatory challenger to Thurman, a rematch Continue Reading...
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Shawn Porter: “People haven’t seen anyone handle Andre Berto the way I did. We will be ready for a Keith Thurman rematch!”

1 Submitted by on Sat, 29 April 2017, 01:55
This past Saturday night, former IBF welterweight champion ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter returned to the ring against Andre Berto, in a clash of former champions looking for another shot at a world title. While many expected a close fight, it turned out to be a one-sided matchup, with Shawn Porter dominating throughout. Porter not only won the fight but surprised most Continue Reading...
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SHAWN PORTER STOPS ANDRE BERTO IN 9, SETS UP KEITH THURMAN REMATCH. JERMELL CHARLO KNOCKS OUT HATLEY

1 Submitted by on Sun, 23 April 2017, 22:55
BROOKLYN (April 23, 2017) – Shawn Porter scored a ninth round stoppage of Andre Berto to become the WBC’s mandatory challenger to unified welterweight champion Keith Thurman in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday night on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. With the convincing victory, Porter potentially earns a rematch with Thurman, Continue Reading...
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Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter: Media Workout Quotes & Photos ahead of their fight Saturday night

1 Submitted by on Wed, 19 April 2017, 21:38
BROOKLYN (April 19, 2017) – Former welterweight world champions Andre Berto and Shawn Porter began fight week activities Wednesday as they hosted a media workout at the famed Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn in advance of their world title eliminator showdown that headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, this Saturday, April 22 from Barclays Center, the home of Continue Reading...
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Samuel Clarkson: “If Dmitry Bivol goes early, I’m definitely going for the knockout, because I know how to finish my opponent!”

6 Submitted by on Thu, 13 April 2017, 10:30
Samuel Clarkson is a light heavyweight contender with a 19-3 (12KOs) record who is just two days away from his very first shot at a world title belt when he faces undefeated Dmitry Bivol. While some might discount Clarkson’s skills based on his record, he has shown an ability to overcome the odds and is now just one win away Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “I think Pacquiao’s got a couple of good fights left. He’s been very physically fit, strong and fast in his last couple of fights.”

7 Submitted by on Sat, 08 April 2017, 19:10
Abel Sanchez is most known for his work as a trainer with IBO/WBA/WBC/IBF Middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin, but Sanchez also has other fighters that have reached championship level or are not far from it. The gym Abel Sanchez built in Big bear California is a training ground for some of the best prospects and contenders of the sport, fighters that Continue Reading...
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