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Golovkin announces Oct.18 HBO return against Rubio — PHOTOS from Los Angeles!

By Big Joe Miranda / BigJoesPics.com (28-Aug-2014)

Middleweight destroyer Gennady Golovkin and opponent Marco Antonio Rubio met in Los Angeles on Wednesday to announce their Oct.18 HBO showdown, set to take place at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA.


Photos: Big Joe Miranda / bigjoespics.com

Klitschko injury pushes Pulev defense to Nov. 15 in Germany

By FightFan News Wire (27-Aug-2014)

Fight rescheduled: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev on November 15th, 2014 in Hamburg

The title defense of IBF/IBO Heavyweight Champion, WBO/WBA Heavyweight Super Champion and „The Ring Magazine“ 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.

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Mayweather-Maidana 2 heats up ahead of Sept. 13 rematch!

By FightFan News Wire (25-Aug-2014)

Video courtesy of Showtime

The drama is escalating as we inch closer to the most anticipated fight of the year. With just a few weeks to go until Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana touch gloves for the second time, there is plenty of controversy, animosity and MAYHEM between both camps. From the unresolved “glove issue” to Mayweather challenging Maidana to put his money where his mouth is, it is clear the feelings and opinions of these world-class fighters are not lost in translation. The hostility even extends to Maidana’s trainer, former world champion Robert Garcia, who challenged Mayweather to “take a little walk.” Check out this trash talking video, in advance of MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2, on Saturday, Sept. 13, LIVE on SHOWTIME PPV®.

Can Algieri stand up to Pacman? Pacquiao-Algieri made official at Macau press-tour kick-off conference!

By FightFan News Wire (25-Aug-2014)

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri came face to face today in Macau, China to kick off the press tour for their Nov. 22 title fight where the American will move up from 140 pound to challenge the Filipino star for his welterweight crown.

Photo courtesy of Top Rank

Boxing’s only eight-division world champion and Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO will defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York’s undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside The Ring.

Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, Banner Promotions and Tecate, the Pacquiao vs. Algieri world welterweight championship event will take place Saturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at
9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.

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Trout climbs off canvas to rally back and defeat Dawson

By Ace Freeman (22-Aug-2014)

Austin Trout W UD10 Daniel Dawson

It was in doubt early for former world champion Austin ‘No doubt’ Trout (27-2,14 KOs) when he was down twice in the third round against former two-time world title challenger Daniel Dawson (40-2-1, 26 KOs) in the main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights… but Trout rallied and came back to win by convincing decision to halt his two fight losing skid. Trout took control early but the two knockdowns in the third came via great right hand counters from the underdog Dawson. Trout was in trouble but showed resolve to hang in there. In the fourth he took charge again with his jab and never looked back. He dropped Dawson in the eighth and was on the verge of a stoppage but the Australian hung in and lasted the distance where Trout took the bout 97-90 on all three cards. The action went down at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.

InterBox: Quick Results from Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec

By Ace Freeman (22-Aug-2014)

Quick results from Friday night in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec.

Artur Beterbiev TKO 1 Alvaro Enriquez

Oscar Rivas TKO 5 Daniel Cota

Yves Ulysse Jr TKO 3 Hector Osornio

Steven Butler TKO 2 Sylwester Walczak

David Theroux W UD4 Michel Tsalla

Trout vs. Dawson on tap for Friday night on ESPN!

By FightFan News Wire (21-Aug-2014)

Photo courtesy of Goossen Promotions

Former world champion AUSTIN “No Doubt” TROUT (26-2,14 KO’s) returns to battle against two-time world title challenger DANIEL “The Rock” DAWSON (40-3-1, 26 KO’s) in the main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra™ from the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California on Friday, August 22nd. The Trout-Dawson fight will be televised live on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The event is promoted by Goossen Promotions.

Hyppolite, Gadbois and Hussain brothers win in Quebec!

By Pierre Lavoie / Way Productions (17-Aug-2014)

maple-leaf-iconEye of the Tiger Management brought professional boxing back to beautiful Quebec City as part of the popular Expo Quebec Festival Saturday night, Aug. 16th. In the exciting main event, Schiller Hyppolite pounded out an impressive and wide ten round unanimous decision over JJ McDonagh. In the co-main event Michael Gadbois stopped Raffaele Laezza in three rounds, while both Hussain brothers (Ayaz and Mian) also picked up impressive wins on the undercard.

For full video coverage by Way Productions’ Pierre Lavoie, check out the EoTTM Youtube page by clicking on this Way Productions banner:

Brook edges Porter to win welterweight title on Showtime!

By FightFan News Wire (16-Aug-2014)

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Turns out, it was Showtime … for “The Special One,” Kell Brook. In a minor upset, Britain’s Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), of Sheffield, England, won a battle of undefeated welterweights and the IBF world title with a majority 12-round decision over defending champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs), of Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday on SHOWTIME from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Brook, fighting in his first world championship match and making only his second start in the United States, won by the scores of 117-111, 116-112 and 114-114. There were no knockdowns.

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Denis Shafikov halts Rustam Nugaev on ESPN!

By FightFan News Wire (16-Aug-2014)

Denis Shafikov became the mandatory challenger for a lightweight title by upsetting Rustam Nugaev in the main event of “Friday Night Fights.”

Gary Shaw Productions presented another great edition of ESPN “Friday Night Fights” at the Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif. In the main-event, Lightweight contender Rustam Nugaev’s (27-7-1, 17 KOs) five fight knockout streak was halted by a very determined Denis Shafikov (34-1-1, 18 KOs), who put on a stellar performance winning by TKO at the 1:16 mark of round 9. With the victory, Shafikov becomes the mandatory challenger to fight IBF Lightweight Champion Miguel Vasquez, whom he just lost a close unanimous decision to in his last fight.

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Porter and Brook on weight, Dirrell-Bika II and Figueroa-Estrada round out exciting Showtime card Saturday!

By FightFan News Wire (15-Aug-2014)

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Video courtesy of SHOWTIME

An international lineup of boxing standouts from the United States, Venezuela, Ireland, England and Argentina will make up a stacked undercard ahead of Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader of championship bouts at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. In the main event, “ShowTime” Shawn Porter will defend his IBF 147-pound crown against British banger Kell Brook. Plus, WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika will risk his 168-pound belt in a rematch against unbeaten Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell, and undefeated Omar “Panterita” Figueroa Jr. will defend his WBC Lightweight World Championship against mandatory challenger Daniel “Tremendo” Estrada. The tripleheader airs live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).

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Exciting Eye of the Tiger Management card bringing boxing back to Quebec City Saturday night!

By Pierre Lavoie / Way Productions (15-Aug-2014)

Video courtesy of Pierre Lavoie / Way Productions

maple-leaf-iconEye of the Tiger Management is bringing boxing back to beautiful Quebec City as part of the popular Expo Quebec Festival Saturday night, Aug. 16th. In the exciting main event, Schiller Hyppolite will be taking on JJ McDonagh. The card will also feature the popular and fast rising Hussain brothers (Ayaz and Mian) who will be taking on separate opponents. Michael Gadbois is also slated to see action and while the card was also set to feature fast rising Steven Butler, he has now been moved to the Aug. 22nd card in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec.

Aug.16 Bowness Brawl brings Pro/Am boxing back to Calgary!

By Joe Bruiser (15-Aug-2014)

LIVE Professional boxing returns to Calgary, Canada on Saturday August 16, 2014 at the Bowness SportsPlex. Undefeated Alberta-based welterweight prospects Lukasz Weirzbicki (4-0) and Josh Wagner (5-0) will appear on the card in separate bouts, as well as recent-Dierry Jean opponent, Mexico’s Mario Perez.

Call 403-585-6952 or 403-804-5277 for Tickets!

Nugaev vs. Shafikov gem live tonight on ESPN!

By FightFan News Wire (15-Aug-2014)

Promoter Gary Shaw believes the scheduled main-event on ESPN “Friday Night Fights” this week, featuring lightweights Rustam Nugaev vs. Denis Shafikov, is going to be a potential fight of the year candidate. Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs), who’s rated IBF #5, WBC #3 and WBA #7, is currently riding a 5-fight knockout streak since arriving from Russian in 2013. Shafikov (33-1-1, 18 KOs), is coming off a 12-round unanimous loss to current IBF champion, Miguel Vasquez (33-3, 13 KOs). Both fighters have an aggressive style which Gary Shaw believes will make for an exciting night of boxing. The winner will position himself as the mandatory challenger to fight for the IBF title.

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Shawn Porter ready for “Showtime” against Kell Brook!

By Big Joe Miranda / BigJoesPics.com (14-Aug-2014)

Big Joe was on location at Wednesday’s media workout for the Saturday night showdown between Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter and Kell ‘Special K’ Brook set to take place at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA. 

Shawn Porter ready for Kell Brook | Big Joe Miranda / BigJoesPics.comPhoto: Big Joe Miranda / BigJoesPics.com

“It’s all about the prize. I know what’s to come and where I’m headed. The outcome is what motivates me to put on a great performance for the fans on fight night.” - Shawn Porter

Porter vs. Brook welterweight showdown headlines action packed triple-header this Saturday on Showtime!

By FightFan.com Staff (13-Aug-2014)

World champion, Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter will take on undefeated welterweight contender Kell Brook in an action-packed night of boxing also featuring the rematch between super middleweights Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell. Plus, Omar Figueroa Jr. will take on Daniel Estrada for the lightweight world championship. Live on SHOWTIME, Saturday August 16 at 9PM ET / 6PM PT.

Video courtesy of Showtime Sports