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Timing can be everything, even when considering boxing’s best pound for pound fighter.
It’s been quite awhile that anyone below featherweight was considered as the top pound for pound fighter, but with the retirement of Floyd Mayweather, a void has opened for the likes of Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez.
But should the Nicaraguan mighty mite be tabbed the best?
Not since Nonito Donaire has anyone in the lighter weights deserved attention and before that you had to go back to Mexico’s Ricardo “Finito” Lopez to mention a fighter...
TOP-NOTCH PROSPECTS CLASH ON
SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION QUADRUPLEHEADER
FRIDAY, OCT. 23, LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
FROM THE CELEBRITY THEATRE IN PHOENIX
Middleweights Rob Brant and Louis Rose Meet in Main Event
Live at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
NEW YORK (Oct. 9, 2015) – ShoBox: The New Generation returns on Friday, Oct. 23, live on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT) with a quadrupleheader that matches eight young prospects against each other in the toughest fights of their budding careers.
In the main event at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz.,...
Demetrius Andrade's Open media workout Quotes
Returns Oct. 17 at Mohegan Sun Arena
PROVIDENCE (October 9, 2015) - Last night at Big Six Academy in Providence, undefeated super welterweight contender Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs) hosted an open media workout in advance of his October 17th 10-round main event fight versus Argentinian opponent Dario Fabian "El Gallo" Pucheta (20-2, 11 KOs) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Stripped earlier this year of his World Boxing Organization WBO) title due to...
Current WBA World Super Bantamweight Champion Scott Quigg is 27 years old today, having been born on October 9th, 1988. Quigg is undefeated at 31-0-2, and he is one of the main attractions in the Matchroom Boxing Promotions stable.
Quigg seems to be on a collision course with Belfast´s Carl Frampton, who holds the IBF World Super Bantamweight title he took from Spanish veteran Kiko Martinez. With both men undefeated and both men carrying pieces of world titles, a showdown has been talked about by both men. Because of the expected hype and...
CLOSED CIRCUIT VIEWING TICKETS FOR
MIGUEL COTTO VS. CANELO ALVAREZ
ON SALE TODAY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
MEGA-FIGHT WILL TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21
AT THE MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER IN LAS VEGASPRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®
LAS VEGAS (Oct. 9, 2015) - Due to high demand from fans across the country, tickets for closed circuit viewings of the highly anticipated November 21 battle between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former Two-Time Super Welterweight World Champion...
“2 Days: Canelo Alvarez”
Premieres Saturday, Oct. 24 on HBO®
Oct. 9, 2015 – HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, Oct. 24 at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at boxing sensation Canelo Alvarez, one of the sweet science’s brightest superstars.
“2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of his fights and the next edition will focus on Mexican native Canelo Alvarez. HBO cameras followed...
After Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier squared off in their classic rubber match, the “Thrilla in Manila,” Ali biographer Thomas Hauser framed the importance of the confrontation in a manner that left no doubt that what was at stake transcended the possession of any sanctioning body’s bejeweled belt.
“They weren’t fighting so much for the heavyweight championship of the world,” Hauser noted. “They were fighting for the heavyweight championship of each other.”
In some ways, the Showtime-televised turf war that Daniel “Miracle...
Last weekend he looked terrific. The speed was apparent, the flash and the pot-shot punching was there too. He picked his spots and fought as the prey to set up his opponent, then when he felt he had things under control, he came on and pushed the fight assuming the role as the predator.
Basically, he dominated the bout and did what he wanted to whenever he wanted to. That's called jogging to victory.
Yes, I'm talking about Adrian Broner 31-2 (23), who stopped Khabib Allakhverdiev 19-2 (9) in the 12th round to win the vacant WBA...
JAMES DEGALE & LUCIAN BUTE TWO-CITY, TWO-COUNTRY KICKOFF PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
FOR NOV. 28 SHOWDOWN ON SHOWTIME®
No. 1-Ranked Issac Chilemba Faces No. 2 Eleider Alvarez
In WBC Light Heavyweight Elimination Bout
“My journey is just beginning, his will be ending.” – James DeGale
“I am the underdog...but the pressure is on him. The belt will remain in Quebec” – Lucian Bute
NEW YORK (Oct. 8, 2015)– Super middleweight world champion James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs), of England, and former world champion Lucian Bute (32-2,...
PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON NBCSN FIGHTER MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES & PHOTOS
Photos Credit: Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment
BOSTON (October 8, 2015) - Fighters took part in a media workout today at Welch's Gym in South Boston to kick off fight week for this Saturday night's Premier Boxing Champions onNBCSN card at Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA, headlined by Danny "Bhoy" O'Connor (26-2, 10 KOs) vs. Gabriel "Tito" Bracero (23-2, 4 KOs) with triple-header coverage starting at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets for the live...