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Gyllenhaal’s "Southpaw" Hits Theaters This Summer

On Thursday, The Weinstein Company announced a release date for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing film, Southpaw. Directed by the helmer of Training Day and The Equalizer, Antoine Fuqua, and scribed by Sons of Anarchy creator, Kurt Sutter, Southpaw will be hitting theaters this summer on July 31. Gyllenhaal, coming off his Golden Globe nominated turn in the excellent Los Angeles after dark thriller, Nightcrawler, clearly put in the time to look like a real fighter. Whereas the actor dropped 30 pounds to play Nightcrawler sociopath Lou Bloom, he...

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RINGSIDE REPORT: Rios Demolishes Alvarado

Broomfield, CO: Brandon Rios dominated and stopped Mike Alvarado in just three rounds on Saturday night at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The bout, which many folks thought and certainly hoped would be a continuation of the frequently thrilling and savage action seen in their first two scraps, was televised live on HBO. The fight was promoted by Top Rank as a “welterweight championship,” a considerable feat since neither man is a current titleholder in any division. But the WBO came through to offer it’s international...

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Rios vs. Alvarado III--What Happened...Really?

Saturday evening in Broomfield, Colorado, Jim Lampley stood in front of the HBO cameras alongside Andre Ward and tried to make sense of the disdain shown to Mike Alvarado by his supposed hometown fans. They were, as we all were, expecting another Excedrin inducing blood and guts slugfest complete with lacerations, broken teeth, as well as broken faces. As it turns out, Mike's trilogy with Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios turned out to be no more than a triumvirate of as many rounds in a completely one sided affair. Perhaps "Mile High" Mike's outside...

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Brandon Rios Makes Mike Alvarado Quit on His Stool After Three

In the HBO Main Event, Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (32-2-1 with 22 KOs) went into “Mile High” Mike Alvarado’s (34-3 with 23 KOs) Denver, Colorado backyard and thoroughly dominated the hometown favorite. Rios hammered Alvarado all around the ring in a complete and shocking mismatch to take the vacant WBO Welterweight title. To illustrate how one sided the fight was, Compubox had Rios landing 120 punches to Alvarado’s 20. This was the highly anticipated rubber match between these two action fighters. Rios took their first scrap by 7th...

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Contender or Prospect? Gilberto Ramirez Wins a Unanimous Decision Over Maxim Vlasov

Gilberto Ramirez stepped up in class tonight against Russian Maxim Vlasov and scored a unanimous decision victory. The score cards came in 96-94 with the other two judges scoring it 97-93. Compubox found Ramirez with a 179-115 edge for the rangy Mexican. Praised as an up and coming Super Middleweight contender (#2 WBC/WBO, #3 WBA/IBF), southpaw Gilberto Ramirez entered the ring with a sparkling 30-0 record with 24 KOs. The charismatic Mexican fighter had won his previous four fights by KO over solid opposition, including Fulgencio Zuniga...

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Murat Gassiev Wins In Front of Celebrity Boxing Crowd

MONTEBELLO, CA.---Celebrities roamed around the makeshift ball-room and inside the boxing ring, young kids and prospects belted each other with extra vigor. It was another All Star Boxing fight card at the Quiet Cannon. James Toney walked around giving autographs and posing for photos. He also had interest in a couple of young fighters on the card. Toney, who vehemently stated he’s not retired, will be promoting his own shows. He’s looking to begin in April. Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera walked into the Quiet Cannon and immediately...

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BRYANT JENNINGS: "Beating Klitschko Would Make Me THE REAL Champ"

It is the first round, in a manner of speaking, and heavyweight contender Bryant “By-By” Jennings is still in the feeling-out process. Whether it’s boxing, business or personal relationships, the 30-year-old Philadelphian believes it is unwise to rush in wildly without knowing who or what you’re dealing with. More than likely, Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) will fight a strategic, information-gathering opening stanza when he challenges WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO/The Ring/lineal champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KOs) in the HBO-televised main...

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There aren’t many can’t-miss fights in boxing, but Alvarado-Rios 3 is one of them. Mike Alvarado, age 34, and Brandon Rios, age 28, have already fought each other twice. Both fights were barnburners and Fight of the Year candidates. They boast a combined record of 66-5-1 (45 KOs) and each hold one win over the other in the series. It’s time to settle the score. On a media conference call earlier this week, Bob Arum said promoterly things about the fight. He referred to each of the fighters as “gladiators” and said both men...

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Rios and Alvarado Make Weight For Colorado Clash

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from 1STBANK Center, located in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, CO., when light heavyweights Gilberto Ramirez and Maxim Vlasov square off for 10 rounds. The main event of the evening, a 12-round welterweight showdown, features Mike Alvarado against Brandon Rios in the final chapter of their epic trilogy. Official Weights from Broomfield: Mike Alvarado: 146.5 lbs. Brandon Rios: 146.75 lbs. Gilberto Ramirez: 170.5...

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Bradon Rios

Mike Alvarado

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Gilberto Ramirez

Maxim Vlasov

UD Rd. 10

Konstantin Ponomarev

Steve Claggett

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Abner Lopez

Aik Shakhnazaryan

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