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Pacquiao floors Algieri six times, wins unanimous decision

Pacquiao floors Algieri six times, wins unanimous decision

Photos: Chris Farina / Top Rank WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) scored a one-sided unanimous decision over previously unbeaten ...

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Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC belts

Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC belts

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Japanese southpaw Takashi Miura (28-2-2, 21 KOs), 130, impressively kept his WBC super-featherweight belt as he dropped ...

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World title twinbill in Japan today

World title twinbill in Japan today

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda A couple of WBC world title bouts will take place in Japan today (Saturday), and fight fans ...

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Update: Algieri makes weight for Pacquiao clash

Update: Algieri makes weight for Pacquiao clash

Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank Manny Pacquiao 143.8 vs. Chris Algieri 144.4 (WBO welterweight championship) Algieri initially weighed 144.4, stripped naked and weighed 144.2. He eventually ...

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More Camera Clicks from Macau

More Camera Clicks from Macau

Photos: Chris Farina - Top Rank Superstar Manny Pacquiao and New York's undefeated (20-0) WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Chris "Real Rocky" Algieri ...

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Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC belts

Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC

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World title twinbill in Japan today

World title twinbill in Japan

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Update: Algieri makes weight for Pacquiao clash

Update: Algieri makes weight for

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UFC

Lorenz Larkin Takes a Look Back

Wonder what Lorenz Larkin thinks of the inevitable questions about his upcoming bout with Derek Brunson being a must-win after losses in three of his last four fights?

Nothing at all . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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COMING UP NEXT: UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao is LIVE on PPV on Saturday, August 30 at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT . . . Click here for more



August 27th, 2014



Boxing News

WBC, WBA, IBF plan September Summit talks

After the Summit meeting between the WBC, WBA and IBF on June 21-24 in Cancun, Mexico, all three boxing organizations have continued to work on several important topics, which will be further discussed at a new meeting confirmed to take place on September 24 in Playa del Carmen, at the Grand Riviera Princess Hotel. WBC, WBA and IBF representatives have confirmed their attendance to this second meeting and the WBO has been invited to attend as well.

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August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Mayweather to attend ShoBox fights Saurday

Exactly two weeks before WBC/WBA welterweight and super welterweight boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather faces Marcos “El Chino” Maidana in the main event of “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2″ on September 13, Floyd will be at ringside to watch three of his Mayweather Promotions boxers top a ShoBox telecast at the Palms Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

“It’s great to be putting on another great card with Mayweather Promotions stars from top to bottom,” said Mayweather, president of Mayweather Promotions. “Even though we will be two weeks away from my rematch against Maidana, there is no way I would miss this. These guys all live by the motto of ‘Hard work, dedication,’ and I look forward to seeing that hard work pay off on August 30.”

In the featured attraction, undefeated super middleweight contender J’Leon Love will meet Rogelio Medina in a 10-round bout. In other ShoBox bouts, all featuring super middleweights, hard-hitting Badou Jack will take on Jason Escalera in a 10-round match and Ronald Gavril faces Thomas Falowo in an eight-rounder.



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Taylor released, Soliman fight could still happen

Former world boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been released on $25,000 bond after pleading innocent to first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault charges after allegedly shooting his cousin Tuesday at his home outside Little Rock, Arkansas. It looks like Taylor may be allowed to go to Florida to train for a scheduled October 8 title fight with IBF middleweight champion Sam Soliman. According to the Arkansas Journal, Taylor has previously had problems with his cousin and another man involved and the pair had shown up uninvited at Taylor’s home.



August 27th, 2014

UFC

EA Sports, UFC free content update deliver new fighters and more gameplay additions

Today Electronic Artsreleased the second free* EA SPORTS™ UFC® Content Update featuring three new UFC fighters* including welterweights Matt Brown and Mike Pyle, as well as heavyweight fighter Stipe Miocic. In addition to the roster expansion, the Content Update also contains key gameplay additions and improvements including, but not limited to: (more…)



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Arroyo-Ruenroeng update

IBF #1 flyweight ranked, McWilliams Arroyo (15-1, 13 KOs), will travel to Thailand on September 2, for his fight against the IBF champion Amnat Ruenroeng (13-0, 5 KOs). The clash is to be held on September 10, at the Liptapanlop Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, in a Jimmy’s Boxing presentation.

“We could coordinate everything related to McWilliams trip for September 2, because the date to travel was scheduled to arrive just four days before the fight. But now he has more time before the fight in Thailand,” said Peter Rivera, PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) Vice-President. “It will be a long journey to Thailand, like 29 hours, but we trust in the experience McWilliams has. When he was an amateur fighter he had to go to many countries in all the world to compete.” (more…)



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Klitschko-Pulev rescheduled for November 15th

The title defense of world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko against Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for November 15th, 2014 at o2 World Hamburg, Germany. Originally, the fight was supposed to take place on September 6th, also in Hamburg, but had to be postponed due to an injury of Wladimir Klitschko. All tickets will remain valid.

“I am very happy that we have found a new date for the fight in Hamburg so quickly. Since the arena was already sold out, we are particularly glad for the fans of Wladimir Klitschko. Our thanks go to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and our partners RTL and o2 World Hamburg, who both enabled the new fight date in the originally planned arena,” Klitschko manager Bernd Bönte said.

“I am delighted that the title defense can still take place in Hamburg, the atmosphere here is always gigantic. Due to the injury, I am taking a break from training now and will then start again with the preparation for the fight against Kubrat Pulev,” Wladimir Klitschko said. (more…)



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Heavyweight Boxing Buzz

Former heavyweight contender Jameel McCline was unsuccessful in his bid to become a U.S. Congressman in Florida. McCline came in third in the District 20 Primary election on Tuesday, netting 6.56% of the vote.

Undefeated heavyweight Andy Ruiz (22-0, 16 KOs) meets former world champion Sergei Liakhovich (26-5, 16 KOs) in a 10-round bout on September 20th at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ.



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

WBC, WBA and IBF to use instant replay

By Gabriel F Cordero

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman announced Tuesday that an agreement had been reached with the WBA and IBF to use instant replay in world championship fights and that this is one of the results of the meeting between the three sanctioning organizations last June in Cancun, Mexico. The instant replays will be used in world championship fights as well as fights for regional WBC, WBA and IBF titles. The WBC has used uses instant replay for eight years in an effort to prevent or resolve controversial actions that can alter the outcome of a fight.



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Joshua to face Airich next

Anthony Joshua MBE will face Konstantin Airich at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on September 13. The Kazakh-born German Heavyweight is tasked with stopping Joshua’s run of seven KO wins from seven pro fights, and the 35 year old brings a wealth of experience to the table, with 21 wins from 35 fights and having shared the ring for the full distance with Odlanier Solis and Denis Bakhtov and returns to Britain having reached the semi-finals of the Prizefighter International Heavyweights at Alexandra Palace in May 2011.

“This fight signifies the first real step up for Anthony,” said Hearn. “Airich has plenty of experience at the top level, he’s a lively competitor and can punch. Anthony is fresh from his visit to spar Wladimir Klitschko and fans in Manchester can expect an explosive performance. Joshua’s clash with Airich is part of an exciting night of action in Manchester, led by Scott Quigg’s WBA World Super Bantamweight title defence against Stephane Jamoye with chief support coming from Anthony Crolla’s WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title defense against Gamaliel Diaz.



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Maidana: I won the first fight and I’ll win again

By Miguel Maravilla
Photos: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME

Argentinian slugger and former world champion Marcos “Chino” Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) held an open media workout Tuesday afternoon at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, California in preparation for his rematch with pound for pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather (46-0, 26 KOs). The two will meet once again Saturday September 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on Showtime Pay-per View.

“I am very well prepared. I have trained very well. We have made some adjustments to capitalize on this fight,” Marcos Maidana told Fightnews.com. He looked very sharp hitting the pads as his trainer Robert Garcia and media looked on. (more…)



August 27th, 2014

UFC

UFC 177 Main Card Fantasy Preview

The UFC returns to Sacramento this weekend with one of the biggest rematches of 2014 headlining the card as Team Alpha Male’s T.J. Dillashaw looks to successfully defend his bantamweight title for the first time against the man he took it from, Renan Barao . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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COMING UP NEXT: UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao is LIVE on PPV on Saturday, August 30 at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT . . . Click here for more



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Zhakiyanov faces Edisherashvili Sept 10

Bantamweight powerhouse Zhanat Zhakiyanov will face Georgia’s unbeaten Gagi Edisherashvili at the Moulin Rouge Club in Minsk, Belarus on September 10. Zhakiyanov is the reigning European champion but will this time contest the WBC’s vacant EPBC crown. As he is already ranked at number two in the world, victory should push the Kazakhstani puncher closer to a clash with current WBC ruler Shinsuke Yamanaka.

“As Zhanat is so close to a world title fight we could have looked for an easier fight that this, but I think he performs at his best when he’s given a test,” said Zhakiyanov’s trainer and promoter Ricky Hatton. “Although this Georgian might not be very well known, he’s unbeaten in seven fights and anyone who doesn’t know how to lose is always dangerous.”



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Daniel Dawson reviews his bout with Austin Trout

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

WBA #15 light middleweight Daniel “The Rock” Dawson talks to Fightnews about his exciting ten round bout with former WBA 154-pound champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout, which he lost on points at the Pechanga Casino and Resort in Temecula, California last Friday. Dawson dropped the former world champion twice in round three with right hand bombs, but was dropped himself in round eight. Dawson suffered an injured leg during the bout.

“Fantastic match and my team and I felt we put together some great moments before tearing my calf in the fifth and the even worse in the seventh,” Dawson said. “Bit of an uphill struggle in the second half of the fight with only one leg but it has actually boosted my career and profile in Australia and the USA.” (more…)



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Yes Floyd Mayweather can read

By Kelly Swanson

I have worked with Floyd Mayweather since 2005 and feel it is only right that I come to his defense. The unfair reports that Floyd cannot read, which have been posted on social media by various individuals and reported by certain media outlets, are simply not true. The proof is in the pudding. This video that was recorded by Floyd for promotional purposes (which included taping a spot for a CBS College Football game and a spot promoting his fight against Marcos Maidana). I believe it is extremely unfair for people to make claims against others that are unfounded and hence, filled with malice. Help me right this wrong and report “the rest of this story” with these facts.



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Boxing Buzz

Carl Frampton promises a “mega” encounter against Kiko Martinez. More

Leonard Ellerbe brushes off the Mayweather Promotions critics. More

Sugar Ray Leonard talks Mayweather-Maidana 2. More

The Pacquiao Roadshow: More



August 27th, 2014

Boxing News

Jermain Taylor arrested in shooting incident

Former middleweight world champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested after alleged involvement in the shooting of a man identified as his cousin. The shooting took place at Taylor’s home in Maumelle, Arkansas. According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Taylor was charged with first degree domestic battering and aggravated assault and is currently being held without bond. Details are sketchy, but according to Arkansas Online, the cousin has been hospitalized in serious condition after being found at a nearby variety store.

Taylor is currently scheduled to challenge IBF middleweight champion Sam Soliman on October 8 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi, but these developments seemingly put that fight in jeopardy.



August 26th, 2014

Boxing News

Wladimir Klitschko ALS Ice Bucket Challenge



August 26th, 2014

Boxing News

Shannon Briggs ALS Ice Bucket Challenge



August 26th, 2014

Boxing News

Huck-Larghetti officials

WBO president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, August 30, in the 13th title defense of the cruiserweight champion Marco Huck against Mirko Larghetti, to be held at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, in a Sauerland Event presentation. For this fight, when Huck (37-2-1, 26 KOs) will defend his belt versus Larghetti (21-0, 13 KOs), who is the #12 ranked, the referee will be Jack Reiss (USA). Judges are William Lerch (USA), Carlos Ortiz Jr. (USA), and Alfredo Polanco (Mexico). The WBO supervisor for this fight will be John Handelaar.



August 26th, 2014




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