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Photos: Provodnikov-Castillo press conference

Photos: Provodnikov-Castillo press conference

Former WBO jr welterweight champion Ruslan “The Siberian Rocky” Provodnikov (23-3, 16 KOs) and 40-year-old former two-time lightweight champion Jose Luis Castillo ...

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Crawford, Beltran ready to rumble

Crawford, Beltran ready to rumble

By Karl Freitag Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight world champion Terence "Bud" Crawford and #1 contender and mandatory challenger ...

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Terence Crawford/Ray Beltran media day

Terence Crawford/Ray Beltran media day

Photos: Chris Farina / Top Rank WBO Lightweight champion Terence Crawford "the Pride of Omaha" and #1 contender and mandatory challenger Ray Beltran ...

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Just a Sek – Krasniqi faces Polish challenge ahead of potential showdown with Brähmer

Just a Sek - Krasniqi faces Polish challenge ahead of potential showdown with Brähmer

Report/Photos by Tony Mayger Back in April 2012, Robin Krasniqi (42-3-0) traveled to London to do battle with Nathan Cleverly, the WBO light-heavyweight ...

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Promoter says Oquendo tested positive after WBA heavyweight title fight against Chagaev

Promoter says Oquendo tested positive after WBA heavyweight title fight against Chagaev

According to Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the World Boxing Association (WBA), ring veteran Fres Oquendo tested positive for the prohibited substances ...

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Boxing News

Campillo won a ‘majority’ decision

Turns out that the unanimous decision won by Gabriel Campillo over Beibut Shumenov was actually a majority decision. Apparently when the master scoresheet was filled in after round four, judge Glenn Feldman’s scorecard was accidentally penciled in as 10-9 for Campillo when in actually Feldman scored it 10-9 for Shumenov. As a result, Feldman’s final tally has now been revised from 114-112 favoring Campillo to 113-113. The cards of judges John Coyle (114-113) and Pasquale Procopio (115-111) both for Campillo were unaffected. The mistake was discovered on Sunday.



August 19th, 2009



Boxing News

Tucker-Strohl for USBO belt!

Light heavyweight Mark “TNT” Tucker will look to win his first title, as he will take on tough veteran Jim “Steel Chin” Strohl (27-7, 21 KOs) of Las Vegas, Nevada on September 25th at the Shipley Arena. Tucker (11-0, 7 KOs) is hoping to stay on the fast track to stardom but will have his hands full come September 25. The experienced Strohl has fought top rated fighters from light heavy to heavyweight, battling the likes of #1 contender Tavoris Cloud, Cedric Boswell, and 2000 Olympian Calvin Brock among others. Though he has been a pro for less than two years, Tucker holds victories over longtime contenders Rubin Williams and Ross Thompson, both of whom fought for world titles. The Tucker- Strohl contest is scheduled for ten rounds and is for the USBO light heavyweight belt. (more…)



August 19th, 2009

Boxing News

NYSAC KOs Winky card

By Flattop

FightNews has been informed that the inaugural card of Winky Wright’s Knockout Entertainment scheduled for tonight at the M2 UltraLounge in New York City, has been postponed until the company finalizes their promotional license. Knockout Entertainment hopes to launch the “Knockout Fight Club” series this Fall with shows to follow at South Beach, FL and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The concept behind the “Knockout Fight Club” series is to combine musical performances with boxing and hosts the events at trendy nightclubs.



August 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Ghost gears up for Klassen!

Photo: Peter Lim

Photo: Peter Lim

By Peter Lim  

Former two-time IBF featherweight titleholder Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero attempts to conquer a second weight division when he takes on IBF super featherweight titlist Malcolmn Klassen in Houston at the Toyota Center on Saturday, Aug. 22 on the undercard to Juan Diaz-Paul Malignaggi. “I was getting a little too big for featherweight,” the sharpshooting southpaw said. “Now that I’m at 130 pounds, I feel amazing. I love it.” The bout, staged by Golden Boy Promotions, will be aired on HBO. (more…)



August 19th, 2009

UFC

Liddell goes dancing

It won’t be Tito Ortiz, Rashad Evans, Wanderlei Silva, or Randy Couture in front of him, but on Monday, September 21st, when UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell makes his debut on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars”, the stage may have changed, but the intent hasn’t.

“I want to win,” Liddell told UFC.com. “I don’t like losing in anything, so I’ll work as hard as they’ll let me.” (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Giacon returns Thursday

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Unbeaten Spanish lightweight Luca “The Black Mamba” Giacon (7-0, 7 KOs), is scheduled to risk his undefeated condition on Thursday at the Fantastic Casino La Doña in Panama City, Panama, against local Leovigildo Siris (3-5-1, 1 KOs), in 6 rounds at 135 pounds. Giacon, a native of Malaga, Spain, has prepared at the Pedro Alcazar Gym in Curundu, Panama. This bout headlines a seven fight card organized by Premium Boxing Promotions which also includes two female bouts. The show starts at 7:30 PM with free admission.



August 18th, 2009

UFC

UFC 100 on Spike stats

Spike TV’s telecast of UFC 100 (originally airing on pay-per-view July 11) drew more Men 18-34 (513,000) than anything else on television on Saturday, August 15. Airing from 10:00pm-12:30am ET/PT, the telecast drew 2 million viewers, a 1.8 rating in Men 18-34, a 1.7 rating (950,000) in Men 18-49, and a 1.5 household rating. (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Announcement

Noons takes to the hill

Middleweight Karl “KJ” Noons will take to the hill on Wednesday night, August 19th at Petco Park to throw out the first pitch before the San Diego Padres take on the Chicago Cubs . . . . click here for more



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Mares, Rodela foes named

2004 Mexican Olympian Abner Mares (18-0, 11 KOs) will face Carlos Fulgencio (11-3-1, 7 KOs) in an eight-round junior featherweight bout and “Dangerous” David Rodela (13-1-3, 6 KOs) will battle Gamalier Rodriguez (8-1-2, 4 KOs) in the co-featured six-round junior lightweight fight topping the third edition of the monthly live boxing series “Fight Night Club” at L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia in Los Angeles on August 27th.



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Klitschko-Arreola officials named

The officials for the September 26 WBC heavyweight championship bout between Vitali Klitschko and Chris Arreola have been selected and approved by the Officials Committee of the California State Athletic Commission. The referee will be Jon Schorle (California). Judges are Ken Morita (Japan), Anek Hongtongkam (Thailand) and Guido Cavalieri (Italy).



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Brewer to face unbeaten Onolunose

Undefeated Nigerian junior middleweight Albert “The Punisher” Onolunose has stepped in to face Grady Brewer in the main event this Saturday night, August 22nd at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort, it was announced today by Chet Koerner, President of TKO BOXING Promotions. Brewer was originally scheduled to face Philadelphia’s Anthony Thompson who withdrew this past weekend from the fight. Said Koerner, “Thompson just backed out, he left a message claiming that he’s retiring from boxing and doesn’t want to fight anymore. Luckily Onolunose has stepped in to face Brewer on short notice.” (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Mayweather-Marquez undercard

The TV undercard for the Floyd Mayweather vs Juan Manuel Marquez showdown on September 19 was officially announced today. The lineup includes WBA featherweight champion Chris John (42-0-2, 22 KOs) in a rematch against Rocky Juarez (28-4-1, 20 KOs), former WBO interim lightweight champion Michael Katsidis (25-2, 21 KOs) will try to regain that now vacant title against 2004 Olympian Vicente Escobedo (21-1, 13 KOs) and welterweight Zab Judah (37-6, 25 KOs) faces comebacking Antonio “Toño” Diaz (46-5-1, 29 KOs).



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Pacquiao-Cotto scorching hot

'Firepower' tickets almost gone

After a monstrous opening sale, less than 1,000 tickets remain at the 16,200-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena for Top Rank’s ‘FirePower’ Pay Per View featuring Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto. All of the 9,000 seats at $150, $350 and $500 are completely sold out. The available seats are at the $1,000 and $750 price categories. Bob Arum, CEO of Top Rank, was elated with the huge response. “We are looking forward to making Pacquiao vs Cotto as one of the greatest box office and Pay Per View successes of all-time,” he said. Pacquiao vs. Cotto is scheduled November 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Pacquiao vs. Cotto ‘FirePower’ will be available on HBO Pay Per View.



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Q&A: Ken Reinsfield

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By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing

Ken Reinsfield guides the career of world heavyweight contender Shane Cameron who will clash with David Tua on October 3rd in New Zealand in what will be the biggest fight in New Zealand boxing history. Fightnews talks with Ken who explains about his special relationship with Shane, how difficult it was to make the Tua vs Cameron fight happen, why Cameron deserves to be favorite and the advice Mike Tyson gave him when he worked as a sparring partner to the former unified world heavyweight title holder. (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Braekhus to defend belts

Cecilia Braekhus is looking forward to her first professional fight in Denmark as she prepares for her September 12 clash with Lucia Morelli. The First Lady, unbeaten in 12 bouts (2 KOs), is thrilled to be a part of Team Sauerland´s fight night in Herning. “I cannot box in Norway, so this is probably about as close as I will get to home,” she said with her trademark smile. “I am really excited to fight in Herning. I have a lot of friends in Denmark and I really want to put on a good show.” (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Lo Greco to fight in Budapest

Undefeated Canadian welterweight contender Phil Lo Greco (17-0, 9 KOs) will make his debut for his new Italian promoters OPI 2000 (Salvatore and Christian Cherchi) on Saturday in Budapest against Frenchman Sebastian Spengler (14-9-2, 4 KOs). The bout is scheduled for eight rounds.



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Kadyrov awards Baysangurov!

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By Alexey Sukachev

Following his impressive performance against tough Nigerian Eromosele Albert last Saturday, Russian junior middleweight Zaurbek Baysangurov (22-1, 16 KOs) was highly praised by Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov. Baysangurov, who retained his WBA Intercontinental title during his shutout victory, was awarded with new apartments in the centre of Grozny and was also decorated with the highest national honor, i.e. the order of Ahmad Kadyrov, former Chechen president and the late father of Ramzan Kadyrov. The winning fighter, who is promoted by K2 East Promotions, was also given a huge bonus paycheck of $300,000 by Moscow businessmen Ruslan Baysarov. Both Kadyrov and Wladimir Klitschko witnessed Zaurbek’s win at ringside on Saturday night.



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Diaz-Malignaggi card finalized

Former unified lightweight world champion Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz takes on former 140-pound world titleholder Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi on Saturday in the headliner at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The co-featured bout sees IBF junior lightweight world champion Malcolm Klassen challenged by heavy-handed Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero as he looks for a world title in a second weight class. Opening up the nationally televised portion of the card is unbeaten rising middleweight star Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs against ‘Contender’ alumnus Ishe Smith. (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Green-Jones in Sydney?

By Craig Watt

Reports from the New South Wales government in Australia today are indicating that the proposed IBO cruiserweight title fight between Australian Danny Green and Roy Jones Jr will be held in Sydney on November 21st. It was widely expected that Ethiad Stadium in Melbourne was a front runner to hold the bout with a capacity of 50,000 that would accommodate Australia’s biggest and most anticipated fight ever. However, the NSW premier Nathan Ress confirmed today, “This is the biggest fight in Australian boxing history and we will be arranging a huge spectacle for the people of the country. After such a great win in the USA I am sure the people of Australia want to get behind Danny Green in a fight that all of us want to see. We will be planning a number of big events in the build up to the fight that will beam Australia all around the globe.” Many people expect a live gate in excess of 40,000 for the bout and Sydney possesses a number of relevant venues with the Sydney Football Stadium holding 45,000 and Stadium Australia, which was built for the 2000 Olympics, holds a capacity of 83,000 fans. Either would be the preferred option in the city.



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Q&A: Rashad Ganaway

Photo JC Diaz

Photo JC Diaz

By Jose Reyes

Little Rock, Arkansas lightweight prospect “The One” Rashad Ganaway (10-1-1, 7 KOs) will face unbeaten lightweight prospect Mickey Bey (12-0, 7 KOs) in a scheduled 8 round bout on the Golden Boy Promotion: Juan Diaz vs Paul Malignagi undercard Saturday, August 22nd at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Ganaway has been on a steady climb on the win column after turning pro late in January 2008. Despite Rashad’s impressive amateur record (Rashad amassed a record of 280-23) and multiple trips to national tournaments, his amateur career wasn’t laced with awards and national titles, which is why Rashad intends to make up for it as a pro. What makes Rashad more than a blip on the radar in boxing in the thick lightweight division is his lightning quick speed and explosive firepower. Read on to get to know more about this up and coming lightweight prospect who will be taking on his toughest assignment to date when he faces Mickey Bey. (more…)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Minto-Holmes Photo Report

By Brady Crytzer; photos by Gary Sarti

Following four exciting rounds of action Friday evening at the Pullman Park in Butler, PA, the contest for the vacant NABO heavyweight title between Brian “The Beast” Minto (34-2, 21 KOs) and Donnell “The Real Touch of Sleep” Holmes (31-1-2, 27 KOs) was waved off due to an accidental headbutt which opened a cut over the left eye of Minto. After reviewing the scorecards, Minto was awarded a technical decision. (More)



August 18th, 2009

Boxing News

Yuri Foreman title shot looms

By Marty Rosengarten

Top Rank today won a purse bid to promote the WBA super welterweight championship defense of Daniel Santos against mandatory challenger Yuri Foreman at the WBA office in Panama City, Panama. Top Rank’s Carl Moretti presented the winning (and only) bid of $165,000. Possible dates and sites are November 14th on the Pacquiao-Cotto super card in Las Vegas, or December 5th in either New York City or Atlantic City.



August 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Pavlik-Williams to be rescheduled

The attractive clash between between WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (35-1, 31 KOs) and WBO interim jr middleweight champ Paul “The Punisher” Williams (37-1, 27 KOs) in Atlantic City, NJ, has been postponed due to a Pavlik hand injury. Kelly suffered an injury to the middle knuckle of his left hand while training. As a result, the bout will be have to be rescheduled from October 3 to possibly November 21 or early December. Stay tuned…



August 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Dawson-Johnson undercard

Junior middleweight contenders “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey (22-0-1, 10 KOs) and Alfredo “Perro” Angulo (16-1, 13 KOs) will meet in the co-feature on the big Chad Dawson-Glenn Johnson II card in Hartford, Connecticut, on November 7. Both bouts will be televised on HBO.



August 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Chavez ready for Diaz

Two-time world champion Jesus Chavez has commented on his September 26th fight against former lightweight world champion David Diaz at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. Although Chavez grew up in Chicago and was an amateur star there, he has never fought in the WIndy City as a pro. “It means a great deal for me to finally fight in my hometown of Chicago,” said Chavez, now an Austin, Texas resident. “I have a lot of friends and family back home and it’s going to be a special night for me to fight there. I’ve known David since we were kids; we grew up in the amateurs together. There’s a mutual respect for each other but once the bell rings we both have to take care of business. It’s a great fight for the Chicago sports fans.” Chavez, who has had second thoughts after retiring following a TKO loss to Michael Katsidis in April, has been preparing for the bout in Austin with longtime trainer Fernando Castrejon. For Diaz it will be his comeback fight after losing his title to Manny Pacquiao in June 2008.



August 17th, 2009

Feature Story

Brähmer/Balzsay Presser

Photo: Balazs Czagany

Photo: Balazs Czagany

A press conference was held today in Budapest Hungary for Saturday’s “Universum Champions Night” world title twinbill on Saturday. Speaking to the media were local hero WBO super middleweight champion Karoly “Hitter“ Balzsay (21-0, 15 KOs) and his challenger Robert Stieglitz (35-2, 21 KOs) plus the participants in the just announced and hastily arranged WBO interim light heavyweight world title clash between European light heavyweight champion Jürgen Brähmer (33-2, 27 KOs) and unbeaten Aleksy Kuziemski (17-0, 4 KOs). (more…)



August 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Brähmer-Kuziemski for WBO title!

Photo: Balazs Czagany

Photo: Balazs Czagany

Now it’s official. At Saturday’s “Universum Champions Night“ in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, two world championship fights will be the highlight for the boxing fans with additional title bouts scheduled. In the headliner, European light heavyweight champion Jürgen Brähmer of Germany will get his second shot for a world title when he faces his unbeaten Universum stablemate Aleksy Kuziemski of Poland. It will be a clash for the WBO Interim world championship at light heavyweight. In the second world title bout, unbeaten WBO super middleweight champion Karoly Balzsay will make his second defense of his WBO belt, this time in his native country of Hungary. Perfectly prepared for this challenge by his coach Firtz Sdunek and highly motivated, the 29-year-old Balzsay takes on Robert Stieglitz of Germany. (More to come)



August 17th, 2009

Feature Story

Title twinbill in Cabo San Lucas

Photo: Zanfer Boxing

Photo: Zanfer Boxing

Unbeaten super featherweight Humberto “Betilllo”Gutierrez (25-1-1, 19 KOs) will take on WBC #1 rated Sergey Gulyakevitch (26-1, 12 KOs) for the WBC interim 130lb title on Saturday at the Auduitorio Municipal in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

In the co-feature will be the third clash in the trilogy between IBF minimumweight champion Raul “Rayito” Garcia (26-0-1, 16 KOs) against Sammy Gutierrez (21-4-2, 12 KOs). In the first two confrontations, “Rayito” came out with a split decision win and a draw. (more…)



August 17th, 2009

Boxing News

Tyson DVD signing in LA!

On Tuesday (8/18) former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson will meet fans and sign copies of Tyson, available on DVD and Blu-ray, at Borders located at Sunset & Vine in Hollywood, California. Borders Hollywood will begin distributing priority event wristbands with the purchase of the Tyson DVD when the store opens at 10am. Tyson is scheduled to be there between 7-8PM. Joining Mike will be Oscar-nominated writer James Toback, who directed “Tyson.”



August 17th, 2009

Full Report

“Pinoy Power 2″ report/gallery

Ringside by Rocco Morales
Photos by Mary Ann Owen

Before a packed house of 1,838 fight fans at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nonito Donaire boxed, danced, and, when necessary, traded bombs with the very determined, yet overmatched, Rafael Concepcion.

Donaire (22-1, 14 KOs), was the heavy favorite coming into the fight, but gave up a significant weight advantage to Concepcion, as well as a hand injured in the fight, in securing the victory . . . Click here for full report & gallery



August 16th, 2009




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