Ever since it was first announced, boxing insiders and fans alike have been buzzing about the much-anticipated upcoming middleweight championship showdown between defending WBA/IBO champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23KO’s) and Ireland’s top-rated former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20KO’s). Lou DiBella, president of DiBella Entertainment, promoter of Macklin, has made [...]
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WBA Latin American Heavyweight Champion “Fast” Fres Oqendo (35-7, 23 KOs) will defend his title as well as vie for the vacant NABA Heavyweight belt against Derric Rossy (28-6, 14 KOs) during the 10 round main event at “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” on Saturday, June 8, at 7:30 PM at the The Venue inside [...]
On Friday, June 14, Vito Mielnicki of GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions (CGP), in association with First Round Promotions, will proudly present an exciting night of world-class professional boxing, live from the Richard J. Codey Arena at South Mountainin West Orange, New Jersey and broadcast worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights.
By Geno McGahee Lucas Matthysse, 34-2, 32 KO’s, walked through Lamont Peterson, 31-2-1, 16 KO’s, with ease, winning via spectacular knockout in the third round. In the first round, Peterson tried boxing, using range and his skills to take the round, but in the second round, Matthysse found his range and dropped Peterson with a [...]
By Geno McGahee Devon Alexander, 25-1, 14 KO’s, dominated Lee Purdy, 20-4-1, 13 KO’s, en route to a seventh round stoppage. Alexander threw a lot of punches and punished Purdy every round, avoiding nearly all of the incoming punches. Purdy could never find anything that worked and spent most of the time defending. He brought [...]
The fighters for tomorrow night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey stepped on the scales today at Caesars Atlantic City for the Official Weigh-in. Main event fighters Lamont Peterson and Lucas Matthysse made the catch-weight limit of 141 pounds with Peterson weighing in at 141 lbs. and Matthysse tipping the scale [...]
Early today, Six-Time and Four-Division World Champion Robert Guerrero appeared in New York State Supreme Court for Queens County where all firearm possession charges were dismissed in connection with his March 28 arrest at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Guerrero pled guilty to disorderly conduct, a violation and not a crime, [...]
Hard-hitting Ray Narh steps in against Ronald Cruzin a scheduled 10-round welterweight fight on Friday evening, June 14, at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. The match-up is part of a triple header telecast on NBC Sports Network Fight Nightbeginning 8PM ET. The Narh-Cruz contest is part of the big NBC Sports Network Fight Night [...]
By Gina L. Caliboso So, on May 4th, after the Mayweather JR., victory, my sister declared the edict – “We are never ordering a fight again! Don’t even bother asking. We are never going to order a fight again!” Great. Thanks to Mayweather, the undefeated fighter of the moment, I can never, ever watch a [...]
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (29-0, 21 KOs) has officially arrived on the International boxing scene, after destroying challenger Fernando Guerrero (25-2, 19 KOs) en route to victory by seventh-round technical knockout in his first title defense, April 27 on Showtime Championship Boxing from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New [...]
The undercard has been announced for tomorrow’s (Friday, May 10) ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader (on SHOWTIME at 11 PM ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma. Presented by Camille Estephan, of Eye of the Tiger and Greg Cohen, of Greg Cohen Promotions, in association with Pitbull Promotions, [...]
Boxing News: Rances Barthelemy vs. Fahsai Sakkreerin Eliminator Rumble on ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights
On Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Minneapolis Convention Center and broadcast live on ESPN Friday Night Fights, Seconds Out Promotions and Warriors Boxing will proudly present a night of world-class professional boxing featuring Miami, Florida, via Arroyo Naranjo, Cuba’s IBF #2-rated Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (18-0, 11 KO) taking on Chiang Mai, Thailand’s IBF [...]
This past Saturday, undefeated boxing superstar and undisputed No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world Floyd “Money” Mayweather produced a magnificent performance en route to winning a 12-round unanimous decision over Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero on SHOWTIME PPV® before nearly 16,000 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. This Saturday, May [...]
By Vinnie Franklin Yo, check this out assclowns. Manny Pacquiao is set to return to the ring in the land of the rising sun against Brandon Rios in September. The Slobfather has come out and said that this is a done deal and that it will be a good fight. Really? Really? Nice try fella. [...]
Tyson Fury, David Price & Wladimir Klitschko Boxing News: Vinny Maddalone Ready to Put Division ON BLAST – Boxing News
Long Island fan favorite and perrienal contender Vinny Maddalone is in final preparations for his scheduled ten round heavyweight clash on SATURDAY, May 11 against undefeated prospect Richard Carmack of Kansas City, Missouri in the main event of “ROCKIN FIGHTS 8″ at The Paramount in Huntington, New York.
By Jim Minkle Floyd Mayweather, JR., proved that he still has it as he dominated Robert Guerrero on Saturday night, bringing him to 44-0. There aren’t many boxers out there right now that pose a true challenge to him at this time. Sergio Martinez lost some of his credibility with a poor performance, proving that [...]
Floyd Mayweather JR BOXING SHOCKER: “Canelo Alvarez Wouldn’t know a Spirit if it Harpooned Him in His Fat Ass!” – BOXING NEWS
Showing no ill effects from a one-year layoff, boxing superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather didn’t skip a beat in his return to the ring, retaining his WBC Welterweight World Championship and capturing the vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight World Championshp with a dominant 12-round unanimous decision win over Six-Time and Four-Division World Championship Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero [...]
By Geno McGahee This Saturday, the best pound for pound fighter in the world, Floyd Mayweather, JR., 43-0, 26 KO’s, returns to the ring against the ambitious challenger, Robert Guerrero, 31-1-1, 18 KO’s.
By Geno McGahee At this point in his career, IBO/IBF/WBO/WBA Heavyweight Champion, Wladimir Klitschko, 59-3, 50 KO’s, is nearly unbeatable. He is fighting with confidence and has eliminated the majority of the competition. He had power in both hands and knows how to stay out of trouble, defeating men of all statures and usually doing [...]
There was once a strange sport that had some legs, at least for a small portion of time. This sport was known as Chess Boxing. If you haven’t heard of it, it is pretty much what you would think it is; half chess, half boxing. The aim was to combine the participant’s whit and athleticism [...]
Manny Pacquiao NEXT FIGHT DECIDED: Floyd Mayweather, JR., Brandon Rios, Juan Manuel Marquez & More – BOXING NEWS
By Vinnie Franklin Yo, check this out. The word is out that Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring but it won’t be against the LEGENDARY Juan Manuel Marquez, who is also my friend. Pacquiao will be looking at Brandon Rios, a defenseless brawler that is custom made for the spent force that is Manny. [...]
By Geno McGahee Danny Garcia, 25-0, 16 KO’s, fought well early and dropped the challenger, Zab Judah, 42-7, 29 KO’s, in the 8th round, but the experience of Judah came into play and it became a shootout in the later rounds and Zab fought well. Garcia came away with a wide unanimous decision win.
By Geno McGahee Heavyweight Bermane Stiverne, 23-1, 20 KO’s, proved that he is a top contender and a legitimate challenger for the heavyweight title with a dominant 12 round win over Chris Arreola, 35-3, 30 KO’s, taking the scores of 118-109 and 117-110 (twice). Arreola came in aggressive but Stiverne used his jab and in [...]
By Geno McGahee In a tougher than expected fight, Sergio Martinez, 51-2-2, 28 KO’s, eked by Martin Murray, 25-1-1, 11 KO’s, with a decision win by the scores of 115-112 across the board. Father time may have caught up with Martinez. He looked flat and wasn’t able to land his punches with any regularity. Murray [...]
By Geno McGahee Amir Khan, 28-3, 19 KO’s, had a lot more trouble than most thought he would with the close-shave victory over Julio Diaz, 40-8-1, 29 KO’s, taking the unanimous nod by scores of 114-113, 115-113 and 115-112. Khan actually had to climb off the floor in round four to get this victory.