26 May 2015

Fight week schedule for May 29th-30th

Spike / BoxNation (UK), 9:00 pm EST/PST (tape delayed on the west coast, Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri, Bryan Vasquez vs Javier Fortuna. Amir Khan returns against Manny Pacquiao foe, Chris Algieri, in a boxer versus boxer battle on Spike TV. This fight is essentially a fight to showcase Khan against

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25 May 2015

Carl Froch and Joe Calzaghe continue feud on Twitter

It is no secret that neither Carl Froch or Joe Calzaghe have a loss of love for one and another, but the two once again engaged in a spat on social media.     Congrats to @jamesdegale1 I think he'd whoop Froch! Predictions??? ? — Joe Calzaghe (@RealJoeCalzaghe) May 23,

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24 May 2015

Fighters (and fans) reacts to Dirrell-DeGale on Twitter

DeGale defeats Dirrell First British Boxer to be Gold Medalist and become World Champion. We got one of those too named Andre Ward. Ward vs DeGale anyone? — Sergio Mora (@TheLatinSnake_) May 23, 2015 Degale just nicked it for me — Kell Brook (@SpecialKBrook) May 23, 2015 Good to see

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24 May 2015

Chavez Jr. to train with Robert Garcia for next fight

for my next fight, my official trainer will be Robert Garcia. para mi siguiente pelea. Es oficial que entrenare con Robert García. — Julio Cesar Chavez (@jcchavezjr1) May 24, 2015 As listed above Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. reported on Twitter that for his next camp he will train with Robert

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23 May 2015

Football player Frank Gore signs Willie Nelson to managerial pact

Per Brian Schwartz’s Facebook page, trainer of junior middleweight Willie Nelson, Nelson has signed a deal with Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore’s newly established boxing management company, Groves Finest. Gore who use to train in the offseason with Schwartz when he played for the San Francisco 49ers is now looking

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23 May 2015

Edwin Rodriguez stops Craig Baker in odd fashion

Edwin Rodriguez’s light heavyweight debut is off to a weird start as he stopped Craig Baker in an odd fashion on the co-main event of the PBC on NBC broadcast from Boston, Mass. In a one sided affair, Rodriguez had Baker against the ropes only to witness a bizarre event

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23 May 2015

James DeGale defeats Andre Dirrell to win first world title

James DeGale became the first man to become an Olympic gold medalist as well as a world champion as he defeated Andre Dirrell in Boston, Mass to become the IBF super middleweight champion. DeGale who floored Dirrell in the second round twice and nearly ended the fight early, but appeared

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23 May 2015

Soto vs. Beltran for junior welterweight “world” WBA title

Ray Beltran (30-7-1 18KOs) will face Humberto Soto (65-8-2 35KOs) for the vacant WBA “world” junior welterweight title on June 27, as the co-feature at the StubHub Center for Timothy Bradley Jr. vs. Jessie Vargas per Mike Coppinger of Boxing Junkie (USA Today Sports). The belt is now vacant since

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22 May 2015

Fedosov and Thompson IV win boxcino on last Friday Night Fights

In the main event Andrey Fedosov (28-3 22KOs) defeated Donovan Dennis (12-1 10KOs) to become the heavyweight boxcino tournament champion to conclude the ESPN2 Friday Night Fights franchise which spanned over the last 17 years. Dennis gave Fedosov problems early in the fight with his legs and length as Dennis

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22 May 2015

Eric Hunter stops Antonio Escalante atop FS1 card

Featherweight Eric Hunter (20-3 11KOs) earned another victory in front of the Fox Sports 1 audience as he stopped Antonio Escalante (29-8 20KOs) in the first round of the bout. Hunter dropped Escalante multiple times as his right hand never seemed to miss Escalante’s head. Hunter looked so good commentator

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