06 Dec 2018

HBO throws the towel in on boxing: A look at what went wrong

On Saturday night, HBO Boxing will put together its final boxing card (for the time) being featuring Cecilia Braekhus vs. Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes in the main event of a ten-round world title unification bout at The StubHub Center in Carson, CA. The event ends a 45-year tenure in the sport of

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10 Feb 2017

Vanes Martirosyan to Golden Boy Promotions?

Today Was A Good Day pic.twitter.com/06f1Up7g8T — Vanes Martirosyan (@VanesBoxing) February 11, 2017 In a cryptic tweet posted essentially one hour ago, junior middleweight Vanes Martirosyan posted himself in front of Golden Boy Promotions office with the caption “Today Was A Good Day [SIC]”. The tweet seeming implies that Martirosyan

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01 Feb 2017

Weights from Tunica, Mississippi (PBC on FS1)

Tomorrow night from the Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, Premier Boxing Champions returns with a great Thursday night card headlined by Sammy Vasquez Jr. vs Luis Collazo. The card will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 with the first television bout at 5PM PST/8PM EST. Sammy Vasquez Jr. 146 Luis

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27 Jan 2017

Golden Boy lawsuit against Al Haymon dismissed

News broke late-last night via the ever popular website, FightHype.com, revealed that the Golden Boy Promotions lawsuit against Al Haymon has been thrown out. A U.S. District Judge in Los Angeles dismissed the 300 million dollar lawsuit saying that Haymon did not act as a “sham promoter”. The ugly trial was

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23 Oct 2016

Mikey Garcia seeks third world title on January 28th

On Saturday night, January 28, 2017, twenty-eight year old professional boxer Mikey Garcia (Moreno Valley, CA by way of Oxnard, CA/pro record: 35-0-0, with 29 KOs) returns to the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, against WBC Lightweight Champion, Dejan Zlaticanin (Podgorica, Montenegro/pro record: 22-0-0, with 15

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13 Aug 2016

Bryant Perrella calls out Yordenis Ugas after ESPN win

So the guy I was supposed to fight tonight (Yordenis Ugas) won his fight against another prospect. Perfect We have Unfinished Business!! — Bryant Perrella (@BryantPerrella) August 13, 2016 We will forgive the grammatical error of the multiple capitalization of Bryant Perrella as it appears he might just be excited for

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28 Jul 2016

Mikey Garcia not thinking about Crawford, excited to fight in New York

by Adam Sperber Mikey Garcia returns to the ring after a two and a half year layoff and talks about how New York has always been good to him, his win over Orlando “Siri” Salido, his thoughts on facing Terence Crawford in the future as well as some of his

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02 May 2016

Mikey Garcia predicts Canelo-Khan, looking to return this summer

Recently released Top Rank fighter Mikey Garcia gives his take on Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan as well as when he hopes to return to the ring.  

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02 Feb 2016

Canelo-Khan set for May 7th

In one of the most surprising bits of boxing news in recent memory, it appears that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will face Amir “King” Khan on May 7th at the new super arena in Las Vegas, NV per ESPN.com. Rafael: @AmirKingKhan agrees to challenge @Canelo for middleweight title on May 7

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05 Aug 2015

IBF Featherweight champ Lee Selby signs with Al Haymon

IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby has signed a deal to work with boxing advisor Al Haymon. As with most Haymon clients, Selby will still keep the services of his longtime manager, Chris Sanigar. Via press release Selby explained his feeling upon the deal. “I’m delighted to have signed with Al Haymon

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