21 May 2015

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Matthew Macklin in talks for Las Vegas, NV

Matthew Macklin might be the next person to meet Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at some sort of catchweight per a report from The Daily Mail.  The rumored bout would take place in Las Vegas, NV and be contested at a catchweight of 164 lbs. or for the humorous boxing types

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21 May 2015

Thurman vs. Collazo for July 11th

Keith “One Time” Thurman is likely out of the Floyd Mayweather sweepstakes for September as ESPN.com is reporting he will be facing veteran tough guy Luis Collazo on July 11th to serve as the first PBC broadcasted card on ESPN. Thurman has been wanting to face Collazo every since Collazo

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21 May 2015

Alexander Povetkin vs. Mike Perez weigh in results

network: ESPN/ ESPN3.com Alexander Povetkin 231.75 vs. Mike Perez 240.5 (WBC heavyweight eliminator) Grigory Drozd 199.75 vs. Lukasz Janik 200 (WBC cruiserweight title) Rakhim Chakhkiev 199.5 vs. Junior Anthony Wright 198 (IBO cruiserweight title) Dmitry Kudryashov 200 vs. Vikapita Meroro 200 Manuel Charr 252.5 vs. Alex Leapai 252.5 Svetlana Kulakova

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21 May 2015

Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports extend contract for five more years

Fight fans may not have been happy in the UK with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing schedule of events for 2015 on Sky Sports, but that has not swayed Sky Sports from extended a contract with UK promoter for five more years into 2021.   The deal will give Sky Sports

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20 May 2015

Golovkin vs. Froch? Froch’s promoter thinks it is possible for summer

According to Eddie Hearn in a feature published today by The Daily Mail, Carl Froch is very tempted to make his farewell fight to the sport of boxing as tough as possible as he would like to welcome Gennady Golovkin to the super middleweight division. To add extra spice to

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20 May 2015

Flanagan vs. Zepeda for vacant WBO lightweight title

Terry Flanagan was hoping to face Ray Beltran, who was suppose to win the WBO lightweight title after knocking out Takahiro Ao in the second round of their contest on the debut of boxing to the truTV network. The problem was Beltran was TKO’ed on the scales as he came

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20 May 2015

Orozco wants Benavidez next

Unbeaten junior welterweight Antonio Orozco who recently picked up a win over Emmanuel Taylor on truTV last Friday, now has a fellow cast member from that fight in his sights, Jose Benavidez Jr.   Orozco told BoxingScene.com that the fight is the next logical progression in his maturation as a fighter.

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20 May 2015

Golovkin-Monroe pulls strong ratings

Gennady Golovkin’s stoppage victory over Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday night kept HBO’s five week hot streak going as the fight pulled 1.3 million viewers peaking at 1.48 million. This is a slight increase from October in which Golovkin destroyed Marco Antonio Rubio which averaged a little less. Rising star

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19 May 2015

Arum: Pacquaio’s shoulder was fine on 5/2

The lawsuits are mounting as at least 32 class action lawsuits have been filed against Manny Pacquiao and Top Rank Promotions. The fight of the century which renewed the interest in boxing for the mainstream media also represented the evils of neoliberalism as the event as a whole seemed to

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19 May 2015

Danny O’Connor added to May 23rd PBC on NBC card

Well, Danny O’Connor is in luck as after losing the biggest fight of his career against Paulie Malignaggi he will fight in Boston this weekend as he faces Chris Gilbert of Vermont in a eight round welterweight battle for a regional title in the New England area. “I’m thrilled to

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