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R.I.P. Eddie Futch, Trainer Extraordinaire (August 9, 1911 – October 10, 2001)

Revered trainer Eddie Futch passed away on October 10th, 2001 at the age of 90. Futch dedicated his entire adult life to the boxing, remaining active over seven decades working on the sport that he loved. The Futch family moved from Hillsoboro, Mississippi to Detroit, Michigan and it was in the northern city that Futch learned boxing. Eddie Futch gravitated to the Brewster Recreation Center Gym, where he had a decorated amateur career from 1932-1933, culminating in a Detroit Golden Gloves Championship. Despite competing as a lightweight,...

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Broner Coach Nixes Theophane, Talks Porter-Thurman

Adrien Broner walked that walk, talked big and then backed it up against a pretty fair foe last weekend. He seems re-invigorated, having taken on a measure of humility, allowed some air out of his ego, and allowed that his way wasn't the best way to keep on making positive noise in the sport. His coach, Mike Stafford, told me that AB smartened up; he cut out the carousing, tossed some posse members curbside. And when will he glove up next, Coach? "January, first or second week," Stafford told me. And um, will he be fighting Ashley...

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Hopkins Aims To Get Satisfaction One More Time

It was a seemingly innocuous question about musical preferences, but with Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins, every question he asks or answers in response to someone else’s question probably has a hidden meaning. “What’s your favorite rock band?” he inquired in the most recent of the several hundred conversations we’ve had over the 27 years we’ve known each other. “The Rolling Stones, I guess,” I replied, after momentarily weighing the merits of Mick and Keith against those of John, Paul, George and Ringo. “Well, I’m the...

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Linares Defends Vs. Cano

A KING'S HOMECOMING ON OCTOBER 10 WBC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION JORGE LINARES DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST IVAN CANO IN HIS FIRST FIGHT IN VENEZUELA SINCE 2010 LOS ANGELES (October 9) - Five months after one of the biggest victories of his professional career against Kevin Mitchell, WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge "El Nino de Oro" Linares will celebrate by fighting in his native Venezuela for the first time in more than five years as he defends his title for the second time against Mexico's Ivan "Macanon" Cano on Saturday, October 10. The...

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FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LEE SELBY ARRIVES IN THE U.S. LOOKING TO MAKE AN IMPACT IN PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON ESPN DEFENSE AGAINST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION FERNANDO MONTIEL WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 9 P.M. ET/6 P.M. MT/PT Learn More About The Wales-Born World Champion Before He Makes His U.S. Debut GLENDALE, AZ(October 9, 2015) - Featherweight world championLee Selby(19-4-1, 4 KOs)is nearing his U.S. debut against former world championFernando "Cochulito" Montiel(54-4-2, 39 KOs) asPremier Boxing...

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FOLLOWING THE TRAGIC LOSS OF HIS FATHER AND TRAINER IRISH CONTENDER PATRICK HYLAND CARRIES A HEAVY HEART AS HE LOOKS TO FIND SOLACE IN THE RING ON SATURDAY NIGHT RETURNS ON THE UNDERCARD OF PBC ON NBCSN AT LOWELL MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM IN LOWELL, MASS. LOWELL, Mass. (10/9/15) - On Saturday night, Irish world-rated contender Patrick Hyland (30-1, 14 KOs) faces David Martinez on the undercard of the PBC on NBCSN event from Lowell, Mass. The fight won't be shown on television, Hyland views this is the most important fight of his career as he...

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AVILA ASKS: Should Chocolatito Be Number One P4P Over Klitschko?

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...

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Boxing Prospects Featured On ShoBox Quadrupleheader Oct. 23 Live on SHOWTIME

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.,...

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Demetrius Andrade's open workout quotes

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...

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Born on October 9th, 1988.... Scott Quigg Birthday

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...

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