01 Jul 2015

Canelo, Cotto agree on weight, venue not set

WBC and lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KO’s) and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KO’s) have allegedly come to terms upon the highly sought after bout that will take place in November. As reported last night by ESPN.com, the fight is agreed upon in principle at 155 lbs.,

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01 Jul 2015

LA Fight Club Weigh In Results

Venue: Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, CA TV: Fox Deportes Gilberto Gonzalez 139.4 vs. Hevinson Herrera 139 Diego de la Hoya 123.3 vs. Jose Estrella 123.8 Oscar Negrete 120 vs. Ramiro Robles 123 Melsik Baghdasaryan 145.6 vs. Abraham Calderon 146 Emilio Sanchez 121.8 vs. Jose Cen-Torres 123.4

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01 Jul 2015

Haymon’s attorney respond to Top Rank lawsuit

Once again, Lance Pugmire of the LATimes.com is on top of the story once again as he was able to get direct quotes from Haymon’s lawyers.  “The lawsuit filed today by Bob Arum and Top Rank is entirely without merit and is a cynical attempt by boxing’s old guard to

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01 Jul 2015

So what’s going on with Al Haymon and all these lawsuits

[Editor Note: If you’re not a big fan of reading you can listen to a podcast on the topic right here.]   So today Top Rank Inc. filed a lawsuit against Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, citing that Haymon is trying to run every other boxing promoter out of business.

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01 Jul 2015

De La Hoya issues statement on Top Rank’s Al Haymon lawsuit

Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing’s lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. “I applaud Bob Arum and Top Rank Boxing for stepping up on behalf of fighters not only in their own

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01 Jul 2015

Top Rank suing Al Haymon on grounds of monopoly

Per Lance Pugmire of the LA Times, who was the leading resource for the Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fight, reported that Top Rank Inc. is suing Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, to the tune of 100 million dollars.  The suit is seeking compensation for what is being labeled “predatory practices” in which

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01 Jul 2015

Shabrankskyy survives two knockdowns early to stop Parker

  Unbeaten current light heavyweight titleholder Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (14-0, 12 KOs) had to withstand an unexpected surprise as he was dropped twice and nearly stopped by previously unbeaten Paul Parker (7-1, 4 KOs) on Tuesday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Parker clipped Shabranskyy with in the first

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01 Jul 2015

Andre Ward to have role in Rocky spinoff

Michael B. Jordan, the man best known for playing Oscar Grant in the critically acclaimed ‘Fruitvale Station’ will once again have Bay Area ties as he plays the son of Apollo Creed, Adonis, who is now being trained by Rocky Balboa. The film will also be directed by Ryan Coogler,

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