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VERONA, N.Y. – For a fight that was so right in a lot of ways, Lucas Matthysse’s 12-round, majority decision over Ruslan Provodnikov here Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino somehow seemed very wrong. A throwback kind of fight with a definite 1950s feel shouldn’t have been contested in an antiseptic, smoke-free arena. Where were the men in fedoras, unfiltered cigarettes dangling from their lower lips, a bluish haze of smoke rising to the rafters like a rolling fog bank? Why weren’t the reporters on press row pecking...

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AVILA RINGSIDE Too Strong Fonfara Beats Blown Up Chavez Jr in CA

Andrzej Fonfara showed that a good big man beats a good smaller man most of the time as he stopped Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s light heavyweight bid by knockout on Saturday before a near sold out crowd. With most of the 8,636 fans wearing the traditional Chavez red head bands and screaming support for Mexico’s Chavez (48-2-1, 32 Kos) at the StubHub Center, it was Poland’s Fonfara (27-3, 16 Kos) who shut down the crowd and the blown up middleweight with a dominating performance. Fonfara showed bigger man talent in the opening round as he...

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Chavez Jr. Bails Out On Stool, Fonfara Too Strong For Son of Legend

ANDRZEJ FONFARA STOPS JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR., WINS BY 9TH-ROUND TKO AT STUBHUB CENTER Photo Credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME Amir Imam Remains Unbeaten With Unanimous Decision Over Walter Castillo Unbeaten Moises Flores Outpoints Oscar Escandon To Win WBA Super Bantamweight Interim World Title; Omar Chavez Triumphs By Decision, Fabian Maidana by Knockout on SHO EXTREME Catch SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Replay Monday, April 20, at 10 p.m.ET/PT on SHO EXTREME CARSON, Calif. (April 18, 2015) – Confident and determined, Andrzej “The...

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THERE WAS BLOOD! Matthysse Defeats Provodnikov

Fight of the year, they said coming in, can't miss. Warriors personified, two men who were born and bred to inflict violence upon other lesser beings. Who would be the lesser being at the Turning Stone Casino, in Verona, NY, the Siberian Rocky or the banger from Argentina? Both men had their moments, for sure. Matt was on target, busy and mobile early. He had Ruslan's face looking like a Halloween mask. But Provo came on late, didn't listen to the bruising on his face, and he plugged forward. He landed power shots on a fatiguing Matthysse,...

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NASTY NEBRASKAN Crawford Stops Dulorme in The Sixth

Terence Crawford, the BWAA 2014 Fighter of the Year, showed off his chops on Saturday night, in Texas, on HBO. He tangled with Thomas Dulorme, the Puerto Rican hitter, and started off measured, then picked up steam. In round six, down came the hammer...Dulorme went down three times, and the ref said no mas. The time of the ending was 1:51, and with that Crawford wins a title at 140. Dulorme came in a 22-1 with 14 Kos, while the Nebraskan Crawford was 25-0 with 17 Kos in the Arlington, Texas tangle. Yep, he moved up in weight with zero...

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MATTHYSSE VS. PROVODNIKOV WEIGH IN, PRESS CONFERENCE AND 1-ON-1 INTERVIEW VIDEOS Verona, NY (April 18, 2015)--Below are videos from fight week for Tonight's "sure-fire" Fight of the Year Candidate between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov from Turning Stone Resort Casino and and will be televised LIVE on HBO Boxing After Dark® beginning at 9:45 ET/PT. Media outlets can use the videos on their websites by copying/pasting the embedded codes on their websites {youtube}v_dD7LKbfgg{/youtube} Matthysse - Provodnikov weigh in...

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Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao

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Countdown To Mayweather-Pacquiao: Why It's A Dead-End Super Fight

What does the upcoming Mayweather-Pacquiao Super Fight mean for boxing's future landscape? In the past, "Super Fights" there often were residual effects from the outcome which set up the next highly anticipated bout. When "Smokin" Joe Frazier clipped the wings of "The Butterfly" Muhammad Ali on March 8, 1971, it set forth a four year period in which Ali fought George Foreman and Frazier two more times as they exchanged the undisputed heavyweight title between the three of them. That period is considered one of the best eras in heavyweight...

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Manny Pacquiao Los Angeles Workout Quotes

MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO'S HOLLYWOOD MEDIA WORKOUT ATTRACTS RECORD MEDIA TURNOUT! Quotables From Notables Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach and Bob Arum 16 Days Before The Fight of the Century SATURDAY, MAY 2, AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW Photo Credit : Esther Lin/SHOWTIME HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 16, 2015) –It was Manny Media Mania at Wednesday's media workout for Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO. Pacquiao...

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Pacman Media Day Bash in L.A. A 14 Year Anniversary

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF-Fourteen years have passed since Manny Pacquiao first walked into the Wild Card Boxing gym on Vine Street and excited the usually low-key trainer Freddie Roach. “I’ve got a guy,” said Roach, an octave higher than usual, I remember. We watched him spar and obliterate a number of boxers in that gym. So when he made his debut against Lehlo Ledwaba for the IBF super bantamweight title in Las Vegas, I made it a point to watch that fight in particular. That date June 23, 2001, is important for two reasons: first, it was...

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* * * VIDEO ALERT * * * CLIP LIFT OF EPISODE 1 OF INSIDE MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO AVAILABLE NOW IN ADVANCE OF SATURDAY’S PREMIERE Saturday, April 18 on SHOWTIME® Immediately FollowingSHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Chavez vs. Fonfara The fight the fans craved is finally here. Now, after years of anticipation and negotiation, the reality of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao stepping into the ring is just over two weeks away. Check out this clip lift from Episode 1 of the SHOWTIME Sports® documentary series INSIDE MAYWEATHER vs....

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Floyd Mayweather Las Vegas Workout Quotes

FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER LAS VEGAS WORKOUT QUOTES AND PHOTOSSATURDAY, MAY 2, AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW Photo Credit: Idris Erba/Mayweather Promotions LAS VEGAS – (April 15, 2015) – More than 200 accredited press members from around the world descended upon Mayweather Boxing Club for Tuesday’s Floyd Mayweather Media Day. It was the 11-time world champion Mayweather’s first and only open training session before his welterweight world championship unification mega-showdown against Manny...

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Waiting For the Workout...

Watch Tuesday's open workout with Floyd Mayweather, beginning at 7 PM ET, 4 PM PT. That is the notice on the home page to the stream of the Mayweather workout put together for media on Tuesday late afternoon at the Floyd gym in Vegas. On screen, the chyron read "Mayweather Open Workout, Stay Tuned." So I did…I waited, and watched. I saw media clustered around a ring, also waiting. And waiting…and waiting still more. By 8:17 PM ET, I was watching, and chuckling, and thinking this was appropriate. Because, after all, we'd waited…and...

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