Category Archives: Boxing News

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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Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev II “No Excuses” officially announced June 17th

2 Submitted by on Tue, 04 April 2017, 23:51
NEW YORK, NY (April 4, 2017) – Roc Nation Sports, Main Events, Andre Ward Promotions and Krusher Promotions are pleased to announce the highly anticipated rematch between the unified Light Heavyweight Champion of the World, Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and former title holder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs). Ward vs. Kovalev II “No Excuses” will take place Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “Jacobs gave us the toughest fight of Golovkin’s career. We fought a better fight and we did the things necessary to get the rounds”

4 Submitted by on Tue, 28 March 2017, 10:11
Abel Sanchez and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin are coming off of their closest fight together after Daniel Jacobs took the match to the full twelve round distance and made the bout a close scored contest. Jacobs, who was listed by some bookies as a 8-1 underdog, got knocked down early and came back strong and had success late in Continue Reading...
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Gennady Golovkin drops Daniel Jacobs, but goes to distance to retain his IBO middleweight title. Sor Rungvisai controversially defeats Chocolatito

4 Submitted by on Mon, 20 March 2017, 00:24
New York City (March 19, 2017) On Saturday night at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden before 19,939 fans, Unified Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, (37-0, 33 KO’s) defended his titles in an epic 12-round battle against Mandatory Challenger, DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS, (32-2, 29 KO’s) of Brooklyn, New York. Scores for the unanimous decision victory were Continue Reading...
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Amir Mansour out slugs Travis Kauffman over 12 rounds to win an exciting heavyweight brawl

1 Submitted by on Sat, 18 March 2017, 02:23
READING, PA (March 18, 2017) – In a 12-round heavyweight war that lived up to the hype, Amir Mansour (23-2-1, 16 KOs) was able to take a majority decision (114-114, 117-111, 115-113) over Travis Kauffman (31-2, 23 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce from Santander Arena in Reading, PA. In round two, Continue Reading...
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Ryan Martin: “If the opportunity knocks for a world title shot, I will be ready for it and I will take it!”

5 Submitted by on Mon, 13 March 2017, 00:37
Undefeated lightweight contender, Ryan Martin, is looking to continue his rise in the division as he enters his biggest fight to date, a PPV opener against 17-1 fighter, Bryant Cruz. Martin, 17-0 (10 KO’s) is only 24 years old but he has taken steady steps up in competition and he is now set to face his toughest foe in front Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman outboxes Danny Garcia over 12 rounds, unifies the welterweight division. Lubin scores an impressive Knockout over Cota.

1 Submitted by on Sun, 05 March 2017, 01:17
BROOKLYN (March 5, 2017) – Keith Thurman is the unified welterweight world champion. Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) unified boxing’s glamour division with a split-decision victory over Danny Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday, defending his WBA belt and picking up Garcia’s WBC crown on boxing’s biggest stage in primetime on CBS from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. The Continue Reading...
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Floyd Mayweather Sr: “I don’t think Floyd has gone that far that he couldn’t beat Pacquiao a second time. You see how easy Floyd beat him!”

10 Submitted by on Fri, 03 March 2017, 02:46
Trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. is well known around the boxing circles due to his work with son, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and also former great, Oscar De La Hoya. His son recently turned 40 years old, an age that Senior himself retired at and some wonder if we will ever see Mayweather Jr. return to the ring and if we do, Continue Reading...
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Deontay Wilder Retains Heavyweight Crown with Stunning Knockout. Jarrett Hurt Stops Harrison to win Light Middleweight Title

1 Submitted by on Sun, 26 February 2017, 18:22
BIRMINGHAM, AL. (February 25, 2017) – Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) knocked out Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (18-1-1, 12 KOs) in the fifth round of the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, AL. In front of a crowd of 12,346 fans, Continue Reading...
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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!”

9 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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