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Matchroom vs Top Rank – TnS Boxing Podcast #33

Matchroom vs Top Rank – TnS Boxing Podcast #33

Matchroom vs Top Rank - TnS Boxing Podcast #33 - As we close out calendar year 2016, the top two promotional companies in boxing today appear to be England's Matchroom Boxing and the USA's Top Rank, especially when you consider the attention both companies have devoted to expanding their internation...

Erickson Lubin Takes TSS 2016 Prospect of the Year

Erickson Lubin Takes TSS 2016 Prospect of the Year

Erickson Lubin Takes TSS 2016 Prospect of the Year - Undefeated super welterweight contender Erickson Lubin has been named the 2016 Prospect of the Year here at The Sweet Science. It isn't like the 21-year-old has not been on the radar for a long-time now. As a former National Golden Gloves cham...

Yordenis Ugas Wins TSS’s 2016 Comeback of the Year

Yordenis Ugas Wins TSS’s 2016 Comeback of the Year

Yordenis Ugas Wins TSS's 2016 Comeback of the Year -- Cuba's hard working Yordenis Ugas has been named The Sweet Science's Comeback Fighter of the Year for 2016 after a year that saw him go 2-0 following a layoff of more than two years. Ugas showed flashes of his talent as he climbed the rankings...

Povetkin Blows Hot, Now Facing Johan Duhaupas

Povetkin Blows Hot, Now Facing Johan Duhaupas

Povetkin Blows Hot - The WBC interim world heavyweight title fight between Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne scheduled for later today in Ekaterinburg, Russia is off in abrupt fashion. WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, fresh off the WBC's 54th annual convention in Miami, announced that Povetkin...

HBO Boxing Nov 26 Results – Loma Out-Techs Walters

HBO Boxing Nov 26 Results – Loma Out-Techs Walters

HBO Boxing Nov 26 Results - Bob Arum and his Top Rank Boxing were at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on Saturday night, November 26th, with a card featuring WBO world 130-pound champion Vasyl Lomachenko defending his title against Nicholas Walters.   The two men came out and spent a few...

Cardiff Fights Saturday – Flanagan Stops Cruz

Cardiff Fights Saturday – Flanagan Stops Cruz

Cardiff Fights Saturday - Saturday night in Wales saw Frank Warren and his Queeensbury Promotions at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff with a 10-fight card headlined by WBO World lightweight champion Terry Flanagan's title defense against Orlando Cruz. Cruz was making a bid to become the first open...

Kovalev vs Ward Results – Ward Edges Kovalev

Kovalev vs Ward Results – Ward Edges Kovalev

Kovalev vs Ward Results - HBO pay-per-view was at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night for the much awaited light heavyweight showdown between WBA, WBO and IBF world champion Sergey Kovalev (30-0-1) and challenger Andre Ward (30-0). The announcers were calling a full house at...

We Bid Farewell to “The Destroyer”

We Bid Farewell to “The Destroyer”

Bid Farewell Alex Stewart- Former heavyweight contender Alex "The Destroyer" Stewart passed away on Wednesday at the age of 52. The general feeling across the boxing world is one of a sense of loss, as Stewart fought some of the most memorable fights of the 1980s and 1990s in the rugged heavyweig...

Matchroom Results From Monaco – Ortiz Over Scott in Ugly Bout

Matchroom Results From Monaco – Ortiz Over Scott in Ugly Bout

Matchroom Results From Monaco - Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing were in Monaco on Saturday, November 12th with Hearn's first-ever fight event outside of the British Isles. The glitzy Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo was the place for the five-fight card that saw the featured attractions air on SKY...

Tragedy Hits Roman Gonzalez

Tragedy Hits Roman Gonzalez

Tragedy Hits Roman Gonzalez - World #1 pound for pound fighter Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez is in the midst of dealing with the death of his coach Arnulfo Obando. This is a devastating blow to the Nicaraguan fighter as both he and Obando had created a pair of big wins on the world stage, as well as...