13 Jun 2019

Tyson Fury, The Atypical Heavyweight Star

When you think of heavyweight boxing, you often think of menacing power punchers like Mike Tyson or Joe Frazier, legendary fighters like Rocky Marciano and Evander Hollyfield, or iconic figures of change like Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis. Meet Tyson Fury, an outgoing heavyweight boxer, who defies conventional motifs of

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24 May 2019

Jose Pedraza looks to do what Felix Verdejo couldn’t, tomorrow on ESPN

2008 Puerto Rican Olympian and two-division world champion Jose Pedraza seem to have been in the shadow of 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian Felix Verdejo, for his whole career, but this Saturday in Florida, Pedraza looks to add a bit more distance between himself and fellow countryman, Verdejo. Pedraza is fighting

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21 May 2019

Jamel Herring looks to bring belt back to Marines on Memorial Day

Jamel Herring is a 2012 U.S. Olympian and a Marine, one who enlisted months after the tragic events of 9/11 that re-shaped the modern era of America. Outside of Herring making a threat towards me on the internet (which was pretty amusing and funny), Herring is generally regarded as a

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16 May 2019

Top Rank Signs Australian Twin Sensations Jason and Andrew Moloney

The Moloney twins — undefeated super flyweight contender Andrew and top bantamweight contender Jason — have each signed a multi-year promotional agreement with Top Rank. The 28-year-old Moloneys, who are scheduled to fight in separate 10-round bouts June 15 in Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia, will showcase their talents in the

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16 May 2019

Rio Revenge? Michael Conlan to face Olympic Nemesis Vladimir Nikitin August 3 in Belfast

BELFAST (May 14, 2019) —Michael “Mick” Conlan’s amateur career ended in controversy and a pair of middle fingers. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Conlan appeared to have bested Russian standout Vladimir Nikitin in the 56-kilogram quarterfinals. The judges disagreed, and Conlan responded with a memorable double middle-finger salute. Almost three years

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15 May 2019

Andy Vences vs. Albert Bell set for June 8th in Reno, Nevada

One of the marquee fights ahead of the June 8th stacked card from Reno, Nevada topped by WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez versus Jason Sanchez has added some more Northern California talent to the bouts taking place at the Reno Convention Center. Though it was announced last week that

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04 May 2019

Gabriel Flores Jr gets stunning KO win in Stockotn, CA

Bluechip Stockton, California lightweight picked up a highlight reel one-punch KO over Eduardo Reis in his first fight in the Stockton Arena in Stockton, California. The left hook left landed and put Reis to sleep for a solid minute before he could get to his feet. IBF light heavyweight world

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30 Apr 2019

Gabe Flores Jr’s Stockton homecoming, years in the making

Blue-chip lightweight prospect Gabriel Flores Jr. was one of the best amateurs in America, before signing a lucrative contract with boxing promoter Top Rank Inc, when he was sixteen years old. Since a young fighter, Flores Jr. has wanted to fight at the new arena in Stockton, California, the Stockton

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21 Apr 2019

Terence Crawford bizarrely stops Amir Khan

WBO welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs) scored a sixth round TKO over former unified super lightweight world champion Amir Khan (33-5, 20 KOs) on Saturday night before a crowd of 14,091 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but not without some debate. Crawford, who dropped

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03 Apr 2019

Carlos Adames vs Frank Galarza featured on Crawford vs Khan PPV undercard

One of the 154-pound division’s biggest punchers — Dominican sensation Carlos “El Caballo Bronco” Adames — is set to make a thunderous statement April 20 at Madison Square Garden. NABF champion Adames will defend his belt against Brooklyn native Frank Galarza in the 10-round featured bout on the Terence Crawford

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