27 Jun 2018

The Contender cast announced, Marcos Hernandez, Valdivia amongst fighters

The boxers have been announced for the reboot of “The Contender,” beginning August 24 on EPIX. The winner gets $250,000. The show is hosted by Andre Ward with two teams of middleweight fighters trained by Freddie Roach and Naazim Richardson. Amongst those featured on the show are two Central California

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10 Jun 2016

Provodnikov, Molina make weight for Showtime clash

All of the fighters fighting in Verona, New York made weight including Ruslan Provodnikov and John Mokina ahead of the Banner Promotions promoted card that will be featured as a part of Showtime Championship Boxing. The card starts tomorrow night at 6PM PST/9PM EST with the ShoExtreme card starting at

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15 May 2016

Willie Monroe Jr. faces John Thompson IV on June 11th in New York

Boxcino winner and world champion contender Willie “The Mongoose” Monroe Jr. will return after a year layoff  as he faces another boxcino winner in John Thompson, who like himself also contended for a world title. The bout which will take place at the Turning Stone Casino and Resort in Verona,

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11 Oct 2015

Flannagan, Smith victorious in UK

WBO world lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (29-0, 12 KO) destroyed former ITR Radio guest Diego Magdaleno (28-2, 12 KO) in two rounds on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Flanagan dropped Magdaleno three times in round two before the referee called an end to the bout as Magdaleno stood

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24 Aug 2015

Soro out, “Apollo Kid” Thompson to fight for WBO junior middleweight title

Boxcino 2015 champion John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson has signed to face undefeated Liam Smith for the vacant WBO world Jr. Middleweight title on October 10th in Manchester, England. Thompson joins Willie Monroe Jr. as the second Boxcino champion to fight for a world title in a five-month span. Thompson (17-1,

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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

John Thompson ready to take Boxcino crown tonight in Corona, California

Corona, California (May 22, 2015)–Tonight at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, John Thompson (16-1, 5 KO’s) looks  to win the Boxcino Jr. Middlweight championship when he takes on Brandon Adams in the finale of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thompson weighed in at a ready 153.2 at Thursday’s weigh in and he

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22 May 2015

Boxcino Weigh In Photos

ORANGE, Calif. (May 21, 2015) – ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” final broadcast features two outstanding fights in the heavyweight and junior middleweight divisions that will decide the 2015 Boxcino Champions. Below are photos from Thursday’s weigh in from the Boxcino Finals that will take place on Friday at the Omega Products International Outdoor Arena in Corona,

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21 May 2015

ESPN2 FNF Boxcino Finals Weigh In Results

ndrey Fedosov 220.5 vs. Donovan Dennis 219 (Boxcino Heavyweight championship) John Thompson 153.2 vs. Brandon Adams 154.7 (Boxcino Jr. Middleweight championship) Fernando Fuentes 122 vs. Isaac Zarate 122 Angel Martinez 131.8 vs. Andres Fabian Figueroa 132.2 Richard Tallmadge 118.4 vs. Humberto Rubalcava 120.7 Isaac Freeman 146.5 vs. Danny Leon 146.1

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18 May 2015

Boxing Schedule for May 22-24

Friday, May 22nd BoxNation (UK), 12:30 pm EST, Alexander Povetkin vs Mike Perez, Grigory Drozd vs Lukasz Janik. The main event of this bout could determine the next man to face either Wladimir Klitschko or Deontay Wilder for the heavyweight title. Another storyline is the face that this will be

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