By Lou Eisen (At Ringside) Larone Whyte stopped Marko Szalai at 2:48 of the second round.
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By Lou Eisen (At Ringside) Mike Affini won his pro debut at middleweight stopping Reginald Franklin at 2:17 of the third round .
By Lou Eisen (At Ringside) Irish Janks Trotter drops former Canadian middleweight champ Walid Smichet from Montreal three times in first round when ref Dave Dunbar stops the contest at :48 seconds of round one. Trotter becomes the new Canadian middleweight champion.
Former WBA heavyweight champion and WBC #3 rated Alexander Povetkin (28-1, 20 KOs) scored a sensational tenth round KO over #5 rated Carlos Takam (30-2-1, 23 KOs) in an important heavyweight clash on Friday night at the Luzhniki Concert Hall in Moscow, Russia. In was a very close and grueling fight, Takam got off to [...]
Eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao put on an awesome display at his media workout on Friday. Members of the press from all over the Philippines crammed into his General Santos City gym to watch him work out with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach. Pacquiao, in his second reign as World Boxing Organization (WBO) [...]
Fight Report courtesy of BATB Here are the results from the Keystone Boxing card Friday night at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, MD: Palmer Park, MD super featherweight Kevin “K-Smoov” Rivers, Jr. remained undefeated with a sixth-round TKO over Karl Garcia-Rios of Caguas, Puerto Rico in the main event. Rivers was solid throughout as he [...]
By Jim Amato One of the most underrated heavyweights over the last twenty years has been “Terrible” Tim Witherspoon. He was a two time world champion and a solid contender for close to two decades. This man deserves some recognition. Tim, a native of the great fight city of Philadelphia turned pro in 1979. He [...]
Photo by Sebastian Heger Juergen Braehmer (44-2, 32 KOs) will defend his WBA World Light Heavyweight title against Pawel Glazewski (23-2, 5 KOs) on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. ‘’I’m looking forward to getting back in the ring and defending my title for a third time this year,’’ said Braehmer, who [...]
The WBC is proud to announce the confirmation of an agreement during the free negotiation period between the camps of WBC Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne and WBC mandatory contender Deontay Wilder. Consequently, the purse bid process for this mandatory fight is cancelled. “I am extremely happy to know that there is a definitive agreement for [...]
By Lou Eisen Even at the ripe old age of 49, Bernard Hopkins still remains the best-trained and most prepared prizefighter in the sport today. He is fiercely disciplined and never looks for shortcuts while training for any of his fights. He knows implicitly that he would only be shortchanging himself in the long run [...]
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Fighter of the Decade and World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion, Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, (56-5-2, 38 KOs), the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province of the Philippines, his Hall of Fame trainer FREDDIE ROACH and Hall of Fame promoter BOB ARUM hosted an international Media Conference Call today. Emanating from General Santos City, Philippines, [...]
Kelly Swanson Thank you, everybody, for joining us today. We’re very excited about this wonderful unification bout in the light heavyweight division between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev. Today on the phone we will have Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev, his manager, Egis Klimas, Oscar De La Hoya, President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions and [...]
History will be made once again on Saturday, November 8 when the ageless wonder Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins attempts to unify the light heavyweight world title against Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. But before the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast, an array of top contenders and prospects from around the globe [...]
By Jim Amato During his formidable professional career heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner was known as the “Bayonne Bleeder”. Hundreds of stitches had adorned his rugged face throughout his career. After his fighting days were over Chuck has become known to his legion of fans as the “Real Life Rocky”. The inspiration for Sylvester Stallone’s film [...]
Weights courtesy of BATB Here is the scale watch for the Keystone Boxing card on Friday, October 24 at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, MD: Kevin Rivers, Jr. 127 1/2 vs. Karl Garcia-Rios 127 1/2 Venroy July 198 vs. Tony Ferrante 198 1/2 Patrick Harris 136 1/2 vs. Jeffrey Ramos 136
Gavin McDonnell says he can handle the step-up to international class against Vusi Malinga on Saturday night at the Ice Arena in Hull, live on Sky Sports. McDonnell has yet to face overseas opposition in his 13-fight career and comes into the fight after drawing in his last outing when he defended his British Super [...]
There is one thing that virtually every professional athlete born in 1965 has in common – retirement from professional sports. The only exception is current IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins. On November 8, just two months shy of his 50th birthday, Hopkins will defend his titles against WBO Light [...]
Photo by Philip Sharkey George Groves (20-2, 15 KOs) is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will defend his WBC Silver title against American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, live on Sky [...]
By Peter Silkov This Saturday (October 25) will see another lively boxing show at the legendary York Hall boxing venue, in London’s Bethnal Green. While bigger venues such as Wembley, and The O2 Arena tend to get the biggest headline fights and have a higher profile within the media, The York Hall remains a venue [...]
All In Entertainment presents live Professional Boxing on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from the historic DAR Constitution Hall, featuring the very best talent from the Washington, D.C. region. The Main Event features the long awaited return home of Washington, D.C.’s own undefeated WBC Youth Welterweight Champion, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (23-0, 12 KOs), as he takes on [...]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Vinny Paz is someone who was a warrior in the ring and off the charts out of it. A guy who will give you the shirt off his back and always will have you in stitches. I have personally known Vinny for almost 15 years and to this day, he is [...]
By Jim Amato From 1977 to 1987 Marvelous Marvin Hagler OWNED the middleweight division. Because of this many fine middleweights of that era have been forgotten. A shame but true. Either they eliminated each other or Marvin eliminated the survivor. He was THAT dominant. Nevertheless many fine middleweights did not have a chance to take [...]