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Eddie Hearn says Marquez, Rios, Thurman and Lopez possible opponents for Brook in December

Eddie Hearn says Marquez, Rios, Thurman and Lopez possible opponents for Brook in December

After Kell Brook’s big win over Shawn Porter last weekend all talk shifted to who the newly crowned IBF welterweight champion of the world face in his first defense. Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn said that names have already been popping up as possible Brook opponents for the so called Amir Khan “tune-up” fight in December. […]

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Kell Brook “I finally have the recognition of being a elite fighter.” Will return to action in December

Kell Brook “I finally have the recognition of being a elite fighter.” Will return to action in December

Kell Brook is still basking in the feeling of being a newly crowned champion as today he was given a hero’s welcome in Sheffield, England. Brook, for those of you who suffer from a horrible memory like I do, defeated former champion Shawn Porter last week on Showtime in Carson, CA. It was seen as […]

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Sugar Ray Leonard expects more punches & a knockdown in #MayweatherMaidana2

Sugar Ray Leonard expects more punches & a knockdown in #MayweatherMaidana2

So we heard what Roberto Duran had to say about the Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 rematch and now the second of the four kings of the 80′s comes to the fold as “Sugar” Ray Leonard chimes in on what he expects to happen on September 13th at the MGM Grand. Leonard who was in Las […]

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Roberto Duran feels Mayweather lost his first fight with Maidana but expects a different outcome for Mayweather vs. Maidana 2

Roberto Duran feels Mayweather lost his first fight with Maidana but expects a different outcome for Mayweather vs. Maidana 2

Wow, a lot of fans are not going to be happy or agree with this one. Legend and the king of machismo, the one and only Roberto Duran recently shared his thoughts about what he felt about the rematch taking place between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana coming up on Sept 13th. Duran, who […]

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50 Cent trolls Mayweather with own version of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

50 Cent trolls Mayweather with own version of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

With all the attention put toward the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge over the past week or so, there have been several variants brought on by different people, but none funnier than rapper 50 Cent’s idea for undefeated, pound-for-pound best boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. In a series of Instagram posts, 50 Cent wakes up to a […]

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Brooks hopes Khan agrees to 2015 British showdown

Brooks hopes Khan agrees to 2015 British showdown

Kell Brook and Amir Khan will be on the same card in December in what will be the first fight for Brook after upsetting Shawn Porter for the IBF welterweight title. The card won’t pit the two British stars against each other, but it will be a tuneup fight for both in anticipation of an […]

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What Marcos Maidana Needs to Do to Beat the Odds and Mayweather

What Marcos Maidana Needs to Do to Beat the Odds and Mayweather

WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26 KOs) rarely gives rematches. Only once before has he faced a fighter twice and that was against Jose Luis Castillo when he was still fighting as a lightweight. But after their first meeting provided an excellent fight, Mayweather will enter the ring once again with Argentine Marcos […]

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Marcos Maidana “Other rivals never called me dirty; It’s Mayweather & he’s dirty!”

Marcos Maidana “Other rivals never called me dirty; It’s Mayweather & he’s dirty!”

Over the weekend at the Porter vs. Brook bout at The Stub Hub Center in Carson CA, Marcos Maidana held a media roundtable ahead of his rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Sept 13th. Shortly after I had a chance to ask some follow up questions that remained on my mind as I spoke to […]

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Nonito Donaire ups ante in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Nonito Donaire ups ante in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

As the world’s obsession with the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge is amusing the masses while celebrities challenge one another via their various social media mediums, leave it to the one nicknamed “The Filipino Flash” to up the ante. Former five-division champion Nonito Donaire exchanged the tiny bucket most have been using—outside Kobe […]

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Maidana working on stamina heading into Sept. 13 Mayweather rematch

Maidana working on stamina heading into Sept. 13 Mayweather rematch

  Marcos Maidana is just a few weeks away from getting a rare rematch with the self-proclaimed “The Best Ever” Floyd Mayweather Jr. and he is out to make the most of the second shot at greatness. In their first bout in May, Maidana came out super aggressive and all of the expended enrgery early […]

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Jay Z, Roc Nation breaking into the boxing world

Jay Z, Roc Nation breaking into the boxing world

Another rapper is looking to get into the boxing business, this time one that has previous experience in the sports world: Jay Z. Jay Z’s sports agency, Roc Nation, will follow in the footsteps of rapper 50 Cent and get into the boxing promoting game. The company made its first move by hiring former Golden […]

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Rosado stops Vera in Big Knockout Boxing debut

Rosado stops Vera in Big Knockout Boxing debut

With questions surrounding what Big Knockout Boxing (BKB) would entail, the inaugural pay-per-view event answered most of those with an exciting card top to bottom. The main event between Gabriel Rosado and Bryan Vera in front of the 4,572 fans that filled the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas ended the night with a […]

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Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Live Results

Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Live Results

Full results from Carson, CA: Kell Brook def. Shawn Porter via MD (114-114, 117-111, 116-112) Anthony Dirrell def. Saiko Bike via UD (114-115, 116-111, 117-110) Omar Figueroa def. Daniel Estrada via TKO in R9 Deontay Wilder def. Jason Gavern via corner stoppage at the end of R4 Jorge Linares def. Ira Terry via KO

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Big Knockout Boxing: Full BKB results from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

Big Knockout Boxing: Full BKB results from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

The inaugural Big Knockout Boxing event live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada is going down  Saturday night, and the new take on boxing promises more action than the traditional take on the sweet science. Fighting in a 17-foot circle with no ropes called “The Pit” is supposed to push the offensive attacks […]

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BKB inaugural fight card weigh-in results from Las Vegas

BKB inaugural fight card weigh-in results from Las Vegas

The inaugural Big Knockout Boxing card will take place Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas with Bryan Vera taking on Gabriel Rosado for the BKB middleweight championship title headlining the event. The new fighting league is different from traditional boxing as it is fought in a 17-foot circle with floor padding […]

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Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook- Full weigh in & face off video

Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook- Full weigh in & face off video

Shawn Porter and Kell Brook both made weigh today on the concourse of The Stub Hub Center ahead of their championship bout tomorrow night on Showtime. Porter will defend his IBF version of the welterweight crown for the second time while this is the first time Brook has ever challenged for a major world title. […]

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Mayweather vs. Maidana 2: Santa Cruz, Angulo and Vazquez headline ‘Mayhem’ undercard

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2: Santa Cruz, Angulo and Vazquez headline ‘Mayhem’ undercard

  The undercard for the Sept. 13 Showtime pay-per-view card titled “Mayhem” Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Marcos Maidana 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas has been released. The card features some solid names, but their opponents are as well-known as they are, which as lead to some moaning and groaning in the boxing […]

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Brook out to make most out of long-awaited title shot against Porter

Brook out to make most out of long-awaited title shot against Porter

Kell “Special K” Brook will look to disprove the doubters Saturday night at The StubHub Center in Carson, California as he takes on rising star Shawn Porter. As the fight nears both Brook’s and Porter have appeared to be very confident that each will take care of business this weekend and most of the fan […]

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Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Final Press Conference & Face Off Video

Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Final Press Conference & Face Off Video

Today in Carson, CA the final press conference was held for Showtime’s triple-header this Saturday night at The Stub Hub Center as IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter defends his title against UK star Kell Brook. Both men are undefeated and the winner is rumored to potentially face Juan Manuel Marquez. Check out the final press […]

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Porter plans to show Brook he is not so ‘special’ Saturday night

Porter plans to show Brook he is not so ‘special’ Saturday night

Shawn Porter will look to live up to his nickname “Showtime” Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California when he faces the undefeated Kell Brook. Despite having just one knockout in his last six bouts Porter is confident that he will end the fight early. Porter plans to show that Brook that he […]

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