20 Oct 2018

Rob Brant defeats Ryota Murata, Golovkin vs Murata looks to be off

Middleweight Rob Brant went from being a forgotten member of the World Boxing Super Series to the spoiler of a very profitable fight for ESPN and Gennady Golovkin as he defeated Ryota Murata to become the WBA middleweight world champion in the main event of Park MGM event in Las

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05 Apr 2018

Lara vs. Hurd Press Conference Quotes

  World champions Erislandy Lara and Jarrett Hurd went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference for their 154-pound world title unification this Saturday, April 7 live on SHOWTIME® from Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. WBA Champion Lara and IBF

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06 Sep 2017

Caleb Plant ready for new opponent, Andrew Hernandez

Unbeaten middleweight contender, Caleb “Sweethands” Plant (15-0, 10 KOs) is just a few days away from making his SHOWTIME debut this Friday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Plant will face late opponent, Andrew Hernandez (19-6-1, 9 KOs) in a ten-round bout.  Tune in this Friday on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT). With just a few

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06 Jun 2017

Chris Van Heerden in talks to fight LaMont Peterson

On the most recent episode of ITR Radio, veteran reporter Sevak Sarkisian interviewed Chris van Heerden, who shed light a lot of issues including why he is not with Freddie Roach anymore, which if you haven’t listen to it you should do so now.   The big takeaway from the

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14 Apr 2017

Jezreel Corrales signs with Golden Boy Promotions

In one of its finest acquisitions yet, Golden Boy Promotions has signed current WBA Super Featherweight World Champion Jezreel “El Invisible” Corrales (21-1, 8 KOs) to a multi-year promotional deal that will provide a runway for the sensational Panamanian boxer to cement his status as one of the all-time greatest

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04 Mar 2017

Keith Thurman edges Danny Garcia in welterweight unification fight

Welterweight Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0 22KOs) pick up a split dice unified the WBA and WBC welterweight titles as he outpointed two weight world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-1 19KOs) as the main event in front of the highest attending boxing event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New

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10 Feb 2017

Easter dominates, Zhakiyanov upsets Warren for title

IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. (18-0, 14 KOs) picked up a twelve round unanimous decision over Luis Cruz (22-4-1, 16 KOs) on Friday night at the Huntington Center, Toledo, Ohio. Easter controlled the whole fight dropping Cruz in the tenth, but was unable to get the knockout. The judges saw

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28 Jan 2017

Leo Santa Cruz outlasts Carl Frampton to win rematch

Leo Santa Cruz (33-1-1, 18 KOs) evened the score against Carl Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) with a twelve round majority decision to reclaim the WBA featherweight title on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight was competitive throughout and was a reverse of the first bout as

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22 Nov 2016

Lucas Browne rumored to have failed another drug test

The heavyweight division appears doomed at the current moment as a very strong, yet unconfirmed rumor states that Lucas Browne has failed a VADA test for his WBA fight against Shannon “The Cannon” Briggs. This would be Browne’s second failed drug test in this year alone, if this is true,

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17 Nov 2016

Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward final press conference (video)

  Kovalev vs. Ward “Pound For Pound”, a 12-round mega-fight for the WBO/IBF/WBA light heavyweight title at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, is presented by Main Events, Roc Nation Sports, Krusher Promotions and Andre Ward Promotions and is sponsored by the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Corona Extra, Monster Products,

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