06 Jan 2017

Badou Jack & Thomas Dulorme Media Day Quotes

Super middleweight champion Badou Jack spoke to media in Las Vegas Thursday, just days before he travels across the country for his world title unification showdown against James DeGale on Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME®. Televised coverage on SHOWTIME begins at 9:30 p.m.

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03 Jan 2017

Derrick Easterling fights for title in San Francisco this weekend

The Bay Area’s own Derrick Easterling will fight for the flyweight title at Universal Reality Combat Challenge 29 at the Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco, Ca. Easterling, who has a very compelling backstory in which at the age of 16 years-old found himself in trouble with the law and in

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03 Jan 2017

Stan “The Man” Martyniouk in action this Saturday

Bay Area fighter Stan “The Man” Martyniouk (16-2 3KOs) will return this weekend, January 7th as the co-main event of a card in Minneapolis, Minnesota promoted by Seconds Out Promotions. Martyniouk, who is nearing a regional title shot will face experienced veteran Justin Savi (29-8-2 19KOs). Martyniouk will be giving

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03 Jan 2017

Unbeaten local talent round-out Jack-DeGale in Brooklyn

Top local talent from New York City will be on display on Saturday, January 14 as Polish heavyweight Adam Kownacki, Brooklyn-native Julian Sosa and Irish welterweight Noel Murphy all enter the ring in separate bouts at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “In addition to the tremendous action that will be televised

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03 Jan 2017

Female Fighter of the Year: Amanda Serrano

Though women’s boxing often doesn’t get the respect it deserves we here at ITRBoxing.com are trying our best to give equitable treatment for fighters regardless of gender. That being said, only one fighter stands out as the one deserving of this award as Amanda Serrano who made history become a

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03 Jan 2017

*NEW DATE*Put Down the Guns Pick Up the Gloves Oasis Elite Boxing Gym Grand Opening*

*Due to scheduling conflicts with the Regional Silver Gloves tournament, the grand opening, and fight card has been postponed by one week. The new date is Saturday, January 21st, 2017. The times and ticket information remain the same. Please come out to support* January 14th, 2017 marks the Grand opening

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30 Dec 2016

Prospect of the Year (with 15 fights or less): Egidijus Kavaliauskas

Though to the western world Egidijus Kavaliauskas name is nearly a head scratcher to say, he skill-set and fast tracked path in the the welterweight division is nothing short of praise. Kavaliaskas, who goes by the nickname “Mean Machine” is trained by Robert Garcia and can hit hard and when

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29 Dec 2016

Ryan “Rhino” Bourland and his Quest

by Diane Ketelle (Photograph by Lucas Ketelle) A rhinoceros, often abbreviated to rhino, is characterized by its large head, short neck and large horn. The rhino is massive and intimidating, but also agile, and at times, even vulnerable. When I first met Ryan “Rhino” Bourland, a young light heavyweight professional

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27 Dec 2016

Knockout of the Year: Murat Gassiev KOs Jordan Shimmell

In what was an under-the-radar match that snuck onto a Fox Sports 1 Tuesday night Premier Boxing Champions card, cruiserweight Murat Gassiev secured his shot at a world title (one that he would later win that year) by destroying Jordan Shimmell in the knockout of the year. Shimmell, a decent

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27 Dec 2016

Fight of the Year: Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter

In a year filled with good fights such as Orlando Salido and Francisco Vargas going life or death with one and another, Andre Ward barely pulling off a win over Sergey Kovalev and Jermall Charlo knocking out Julian Williams, one fight to me stands out above the rest – Keith

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