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Errol Spence dominates Mikey Garcia over 12 rounds to retain his IBF welterweight title

1 Submitted by on Sun, 17 March 2019, 02:30
ARLINGTON, TX. (March 17, 2019) – Errol Spence Jr. retained his IBF Welterweight World Championship in his hometown in front of 47,525 fans with a unanimous decision over four-division world champion Mikey Garcia in the main event of the first Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event Saturday night from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “The motivation fighting in Continue Reading...
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Errol Spence and Mikey Garcia final press conference ahead of welterweight title showdown

0 Submitted by on Thu, 14 March 2019, 01:52
ARLINGTON, TX. (March 13, 2019) – Unbeaten IBF Welterweight World Champion Errol Spence Jr. and undefeated four-division champion Mikey Garcia went face-to-face at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Wednesday at the final press conference before they go toe-to-toe at the same venue this Saturday in a Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event. Spence and Garcia shared their thoughts Continue Reading...
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Shawn Porter Retains WBC Welterweight Title with a Tough Split Decision victory Over Yordenis Ugas

2 Submitted by on Sun, 10 March 2019, 23:58
CARSON, CALIF. (March 9, 2019) – WBC Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter retained his title with a close split-decision victory over Yordenis Ugas Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. “The crowd was expecting a big brawl, but that’s not the way this fight Continue Reading...
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Vanes Martirosyan: “If Al Haymon wants to accept me back, I would go to him immediately”

11 Submitted by on Tue, 19 February 2019, 09:40
Junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan has been speaking out of late when it comes to the subject of his treatment from promoter Don King. Vanes first spoke out on twitter and has kicked off an interesting discussion about the business side of boxing and what goes on behind the scenes. In part 2 of my “On The Ropes” boxing radio interview Continue Reading...
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Three-Division Champion Abner Mares Sustains Injury; Forced To Withdraw From World title fight against Gervonta Davis. Replaced by former champion Hugo Ruiz

1 Submitted by on Wed, 30 January 2019, 23:01
LOS ANGELES (January 30, 2019) – Three-division, four-time champion Abner Mares has been forced to pull out of the WBA Super Featherweight title match against two-time super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis on Saturday, February 9 after suffering an injury while training. Davis will now defend against former world champion Hugo Ruiz in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, with Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman survives onslaught from Josesito Lopez to retain WBA crown at Barclays Center

0 Submitted by on Sun, 27 January 2019, 11:44
BROOKLYN (January 27, 2019) – WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman returned to the ring and defended his title with a majority decision victory over veteran contender Josesito Lopez Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. In his first fight in 22-months Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman vs. Josesito Lopez: Media work out & Quotes ahead of Saturday’s title fight

2 Submitted by on Thu, 24 January 2019, 00:45
BROOKLYN (January 23, 2019) – As fight week begins for the first Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes event of 2019, welterweight world champion Keith Thurman and veteran contender Josesito López took part in a media workout at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn on Wednesday before they headline action this Saturday, January 26 from Barclays Center, the home of Continue Reading...
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Keith Thurman Training Camp Press Quotes Ahead of January 26th Title Showdown Against Josesito Lopez

1 Submitted by on Sat, 19 January 2019, 13:31
ST. PETERSBURG, FL. (January 17, 2019) – Welterweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman discussed his anticipated return to the ring as he nears his showdown against Josesito Lopez that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, January 26 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. PBC on FOX and FOX Deportes action begins at 8 Continue Reading...
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MANNY PACQUIAO VS. ADRIEN BRONER FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE AHEAD OF SATURDAY NIGHT’S WELTERWEIGHT TITLE BOUT

2 Submitted by on Thu, 17 January 2019, 11:20
LAS VEGAS (January 16, 2019) – Boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and former four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner went face-to-face Wednesday in Las Vegas at the final press conference before they battle for Pacquiao’s World Boxing Association Welterweight World Title Saturday, January 19 in the main event of a SHOWTIME PPV® event from the MGM Grand Continue Reading...
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MANNY PACQUIAO & ADRIEN BRONER MEDIA DAY QUOTES AHEAD OF WBA TITLE BOUT

1 Submitted by on Thu, 10 January 2019, 22:32
LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2019) – – Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao,boxing’s only eight-division world champion, and former four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner hosted media days in Los Angeles Wednesday as they near their SHOWTIME PPV® clash taking place Saturday, January 19 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets for the event, which is promoted by Continue Reading...
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Manny Pacquiao: “My Goal is to knock out Adrien Broner!”

1 Submitted by on Wed, 02 January 2019, 23:11
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (January 2, 2019) – Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs), boxer laureate and the sweet science’s only eight-division world champion, has a goal. That goal is to knock out his next opponent, Cincinnati’s Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-3-1, 24 KOs), when they collide on Saturday, January 19, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue Reading...
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Al Bernstein: “Tyson Fury came back and honestly he looked better than he did before”

10 Submitted by on Fri, 21 December 2018, 02:10
Showtime boxing announcer, Al Bernstein, is one of the most recognizable commentators in the sport, having called some of the biggest fights in the history of boxing. Bernstein had worked for ESPN for 23 years before moving to Showtime championship boxing in 2003. In part 1 of my “On The Ropes” boxing radio interview with Al Bernstein, I discuss with Continue Reading...
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DEONTAY WILDER AND TYSON FURY FIGHT TO CONTROVERSIAL DRAW IN AN EPIC WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT

4 Submitted by on Mon, 03 December 2018, 01:18
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 1, 2018) – Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury fought to a split-decision draw on SHOWTIME PPV® on Saturday night from STAPLES Center in arguably one of the best heavyweight fights in years. After controlling the WBC World Championship fight early, Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) miraculously overcame two knockdowns by Wilder (40-0-1, Continue Reading...
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Canelo Alvarez Q & A discussing Rocky Fielding fight, Floyd Mayweather rematch and more!

2 Submitted by on Wed, 28 November 2018, 01:04
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 27, 2018): ERIC GOMEZ: I want to thank everyone for participating in the official Canelo International conference call ahead of the big fight December 15 between Canelo Álvarez, WBC, WBA, Linear and Ring MagazineMiddleweight World Champion, moving up in weight, to challenge Rocky Fielding, who is the WBA Super Middleweight Champion. This event will take place at Madison Square Garden and Continue Reading...
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Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal; Fighter Quotes, Photos ahead of Saturday nights title fight

0 Submitted by on Wed, 21 November 2018, 23:10
Dmitry Bivol, WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Question: “How does it feel to be back on the Boardwalk?” Bivol: “Good. It is a lot colder than last time, but it feels good.” Question: “What did you take from your fight with Isaac Chilemba, a crafty guy like that?” Bivol: “I took a lot of experience against Chilemba. He has good Continue Reading...
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IBO boxing November edition letter: Anthony Joshua, Jarrett Hurd and more!

1 Submitted by on Sat, 17 November 2018, 01:14
IBO Boxing News – Honesty & Integrity Promoter Eddie Hearn wanted to let the boxing world know that Oleksandr Usyk is on Anthony Joshua’s radar, but the winner of Fury Wilder was first order of business in 2019. Boxing News from Around The Web After a quick visit to Jamaica, IBO World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua is convinced the country Continue Reading...
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Wilder vs. Fury headlines split-site doubleheader event, features the return of Adonis Stevenson

2 Submitted by on Mon, 12 November 2018, 01:13
NEW YORK – November 9, 2018 – A split-site doubleheader airing live on SHOWTIME and streaming live on SHOWTIME Sports social media platforms will kick off a big night of boxing on Saturday, December 1, leading into the SHOWTIME PPV presentation of the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury heavyweight blockbuster event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.  Adonis Stevenson will make Continue Reading...
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Ed Levine: “Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2 is a question of who has more left. I believe that Mayweather will be the favorite”

3 Submitted by on Sat, 27 October 2018, 15:23
IBO president Ed Levine is approaching his 20th year with the organization, having had many of the top stars in boxing representing the belt. The IBO reputation has been unmatched when it comes to its ranking system and handling of its champions. Stars such as Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko, Gennady Golvokin and Manny Pacquiao have held the belt during Ed’s Continue Reading...
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Abel Sanchez: “I think Canelo’s vindicated. They put on the kind of fight that clean good fighters put on, giving us the thrills in every round!

16 Submitted by on Wed, 19 September 2018, 02:09
The Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez rematch happened one year after the first, but it turned out to be well worth the wait, as the combatants put on one of the best fights of the year. Going into the match, there was a lot of talk on both sides about the controversy of the first bout and the positive drug Continue Reading...
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CANELO ALVAREZ DEFEATS GENNADY GOLOVKIN IN THRILLING REMATCH TO CAPTURE WBC AND WBA MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLES

2 Submitted by on Sun, 16 September 2018, 23:07
LAS VEGAS (Sept. 15, 2018) In what will surely go down as one of the closest and most hard-fought middleweight title fights in boxing history, Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) went toe-to-toe in 12 rounds of non-stop action to defeat the reigning WBC, WBA and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) by Continue Reading...
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Bob Sheridan: “I would lean towards Gennady Golovkin until I see him get knocked off”

1 Submitted by on Fri, 14 September 2018, 00:04
Bob Sheridan is one of the best commentators in the sport of boxing and he is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame. “The Colonel” has been calling fights for over 40 years and has made some of the sport’s most famous ringside calls. I recently spoke with Bob and discussed some of the biggest stories going on in boxing. Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Media Workout Quotes ahead of their title bout

0 Submitted by on Sat, 08 September 2018, 10:30
BROOKLYN (September 5, 2018) – Welterweight stars Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter kicked off fight week in Brooklyn Wednesday with media workouts ahead of their showdown for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Championship taking place this Saturday, September 8 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™ and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Continue Reading...
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Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Press Conference ahead of welterweight title showdown

2 Submitted by on Tue, 31 July 2018, 02:10
NEW YORK (July 30, 2018) – Former world champions Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter went face-to-face Monday at a press conference to formally announce their showdown for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Championship Saturday, September 8 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main event (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) will pit Continue Reading...
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Mikey Garcia unifies lightweight division with win over Easter Jr. Luis Ortiz scores quick KO in return bout

0 Submitted by on Sun, 29 July 2018, 17:57
LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2018) – Mikey Garcia became the 10th lightweight champion to unify the division with a unanimous decision against Robert Easter Jr. Saturday on SHOWTIME, and immediately afterward set his sights on boxing’s best, namely Errol Spence Jr. Full fight highlights here: https://s.sho.com/2LzlnJ6 All three judges scored the fight in favor of Garcia,118-109, 117-110, 116-111, in an Continue Reading...
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez: Media Q&A ahead of their August 4th showdown at the Hard Rock in Atlantic City

2 Submitted by on Sun, 22 July 2018, 22:14
Kathy Duva, CEO Main Events: “Thanks so much for joining in on this beautiful summer day. It is terrific to be putting a show back in Atlantic City. Back in the Etess Arena. Back in a place where a lot of us started out working with our good friends Bernie Dillon, Sharon Pearce and all the other nice people from Continue Reading...
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