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HBO Offers Summertime Film Festival

HBO SPORTS® PRESENTS A SUMMER FESTIVAL OF ACCLAIMED BOXING PROGRAMMING, FEATURING A DIFFERENT FILM EVERY TUESDAY FROM JULY 7 TO AUG. 4 ON HBO2 Recognized as sports television’s best storyteller and the leading TV platform for boxing in the U.S., HBO Sports presents four of its acclaimed boxing documentaries and an Emmy®-nominated HBO Films drama on consecutive Tuesday evenings this summer on HBO2. Featuring HBO Sports’ trademark blend of unseen archival footage, home movies, revealing interviews and unique storytelling, the festival...

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Sullivan Barrera Camp Notes; He Fights July 25

Big Bear Lake, CA: On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily "The Professor" Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past. Barrera Against Jeff Lacy Photo Credits: David Spagnolo/Main Events In 2009, Sullivan defected from Cuba with four other fighters from the Cuban National Team. It was his third attempt to flee...

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What’s in a Name? Maybe Plenty, If You’re a Boxer

When he authored “Romeo and Juliet” (probably in either 1594 or 1595), William Shakespeare likely did not consider the ramifications of one of the play’s most oft-quoted lines as it might pertain to some distant generation of professional boxers, particularly those from the Republic of Congo, Thailand or Poland. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” Shakespeare had Juliet proclaim, but perhaps her affection for Romeo would not be so deep if her beloved were a fighter from Bangkok,...

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Marysol Castro Joins ESPN as Host of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN

Marysol Castro Joins ESPN as Host of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN Todd Grisham and Bernardo Osuna to Serve as Reporters Nigel Collins to Provide Social Media Content, Insight and Analysis Noche de Combates’ Team of Commentators to Lead PBC’s Coverage on ESPN Deportes Marysol Castro has joined ESPN as host of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) and will make her debut when the series premieres live in prime time Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. Castro, who will be on site for all PBC on ESPN fights, will also...

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Fall Out Tuesday: Vargas, Bradley and L.A. Sports Arena

Days following the welterweight title showdown between Tim “Desert Storm” Bradley and Jessie “Vegas” Vargas, the aftermath has yet to settle in the summer heat. If anything, it’s heated up. Harsh words were exchanged between the two desert factions following the early stoppage that led to an explosion of fallout from fans, critics and team members. Words have led to Team Vargas expressing intent to file an official protest to the California State Athletic Commission because the referee stopped the fight seven seconds too early last...

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Arum, Top Rank Aim Overhand Right At Haymon; Lawsuit Seeks $100-Plus Damages

UPDATE: Late afternoon on Wednesday, a statement from Team Haymon was released, in response to the Top Rank suit. Here it is: Statement from Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel: Re: Top Rank, Inc. v. Alan Haymon et al On behalf of our clients Alan Haymon, Haymon Boxing LLC, Haymon Sports, LLC and Haymon Holdings LLC The lawsuit filed today by Bob Arum and Top Rank is entirely without merit and is a cynical attempt by boxing’s old guard to use the courts to undermine the accessibility, credibility and...

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Broner Coach Stafford Fires Back, At Floyd Sr and the "Opportunists"

Adrien Broner took his second loss on June 20, to Shawn Porter, and the knives and microscopes came out afterwards. The diagnoses were dispensed, by physicians amateur and professional, by the press, on Twitter, by the boxingheads...they and we offered takes on what the problem is with The Problem. Me, I chimed in...26 punches a road? Weak volume...pick up the pace, son! You heard it, you saw it…and you might have seen the scathing critique put out there by Floyd Mayweather Sr. "Broner looked like nothing…He looked like a bum. First...

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Rocky Sequel "Creed" Drops This Fall; Check Out the Trailer

You know you will see them, if they keep making 'em till 2050, you will keep checking out the Rocky sequels. That is in your blood... A new one drops, and this time, the focus is on the son of Apollo Creed; his dad died in the ring, and the ring is a place of existential ambivalence for him. Looks like this re-boot is aimed at maybe a different segment of the movie-going public. It's directed by the man who made "Fruitvale Station," Ryan Coogler, and the trailer, seen below, ain't done by Bill Conti. {youtube}Uv554B7YHk4{/youtube} Smart...

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Mohammedi Counting Down To Date With Krusher

ents Training Camp Notes: Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi Adjusted to Life at The Summit and Ready to Face the Krusher with Abel Sanchez Big Bear Lake, CA: On July 25, 2015, Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KOs) the current IBF #1 contender, will face WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on HBO World Championship Boxing....

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ShoBox Is Back, July 17

SIX BOXERS RISK THEIR UNDEFEATED RECORDS IN SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION QUADRUPLEHEADER FRIDAY, JULY 17, LIVE ON SHOWTIME® Antoine Douglas Faces Istvan Szili In Main Event On The 14th Anniversary Of Prospect Developmental Series, Live At 10 p.m. ET/PT Telecast Jump-Starts Big Weekend of Fights on SHOWTIME and PBC on CBS NEW YORK (June 30, 2015) – The popular and respected prospect-oriented developmental boxing series ShoBox: The New Generation will celebrate its 14th anniversary on Friday, July 17, with a quadrupleheader live on...

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