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Nikolay Potapov Volunteers To Take Belt From Lee Haskins

Nikolay Potapov Volunteers To Take Belt From Lee Haskins

By: Michael Woods Nov 23 2015

Lee Haskins is today in England, possessor of a shiny belt, the bantamweight belt made by the IBF. He got it from Randy Caballero, not in the ring, but in a room, after Caballero was stripped of it, for being grossly over the weight. Strange way to "win" a title, sure,... but anyway. Now Haskins looks forward. He'll need a dance partner to rumble with, in his first defense. There is a volunt...

Algieri vs. Bone To Run on Showtime Extreme Dec. 5

Algieri vs. Bone To Run on Showtime Extreme Dec. 5

By: The Sweet Science Nov 23 2015

DEC. 5 SHOWTIME BOXING ON SHO EXTREME® TO FEATURE CHRIS ALGIERI vs. ERICK BONE & UNDEFEATED LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT MARCUS BROWNE   SHOWTIME BOXING ON SHO EXTREME® (7 p.m. ET/PT) Chris Algieri vs. Erick Bone – 10 Round Welterweight Bout Marcus Browne vs. Francisco Sierra – Eight Round Light Heavyweight Bout   SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® LIVE ON SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) D...

“A Nasty” Anthony Crolla Beats Darleys Perez; Murray Is Gutted

“A Nasty” Anthony Crolla Beats Darleys Perez; Murray Is Gutted

By: The Sweet Science Nov 23 2015

Crolla achieves emotional World title dream Manchester man lands belt with brutal body shot – Murray edged out in Germany Anthony Crolla says it will take a long time for his incredible WBA World Lightweight title win over Darleys Perez at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night to sink in. Crolla delivered a stunning body shot in the fifth round to KO the Colombian champion in their rem...

Flags At Half-Staff For Bob Foster

Flags At Half-Staff For Bob Foster

By: The Sweet Science Nov 22 2015

HALL OF FAME FLIES FLAGS AT HALF-STAFF FOR LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION BOB FOSTER CANASTOTA, NY - NOVEMBER 22, 2015 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of light heavyweight champion Bob Foster, who passed away yesterday in Albuquerque. He was 76. “Bob Foster was a truly great light heavyweight champion and one of the most devastati...

HBO to replay the Cotto-Canelo fight Saturday, Nov. 28

HBO to replay the Cotto-Canelo fight Saturday, Nov. 28

By: The Sweet Science Nov 22 2015

HBO SPORTS® PRESENTS THE REPLAY OF THE WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT SUPERFIGHT MIGUEL COTTO VS. CANELO ALVAREZ SATURDAY, NOV. 28 HBO Sports serves up the exclusive replay of the world middleweight super fight MIGUEL COTTO VS. CANELO ALVAREZ, SATURDAY, NOV. 28 on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live coverage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, called all the acti...

Mexico Gets the Win; Canelo Scores UD12 Victory Over Cotto

Mexico Gets the Win; Canelo Scores UD12 Victory Over Cotto

By: Michael Woods Nov 22 2015

The boxing world has been hungering for a real-deal super fight, a pairing that would surpass the Super Bowl of over-hype, an antidote to the Ishtar was Mayweather-Pacquiao. Hopes abounded that the Saturday night clash, between Miguel Cotto, an aging but resurgent Puerto Rican icon, and the cinnamon-topped Mexican hitter Canelo Alvarez, would fill the bill, make us forget that night when Maywea...

Diego De La Hoya Goes To 13-0

Diego De La Hoya Goes To 13-0

By: The Sweet Science Nov 21 2015

DIEGO DE LA HOYA SHINES IN HIS GRAND RETURN TO LAS VEGAS LIVE FROM THE JOINT AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO IN LAS VEGAS AND AIRING ON BOXEO ESTELAR ONESTRELLA TV LAS VEGAS (Nov. 20, 2015) An action-packed card kicked off a weekend of back-to-back fight nights in Las Vegas, preceding the highly-anticipated Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez card at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Satur...

Saul “Neno” Rodriguez Blitzes Ivan Najera in Lightweight War in Vegas

Saul “Neno” Rodriguez Blitzes Ivan Najera in Lightweight War in Vegas

By: David A. Avila Nov 21 2015

LAS VEGAS---With several potential future match-ups staring at him as he entered the ring, Saul “Neno” Rodriguez stepped into the ring to face dangerous Ivan Najera with all eyes on upon him. Could he pass the test? After less than one round Riverside’s Rodriguez blasted San Antonio’s Najera out before a boisterous crowd at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday. Sitt...

Abraham- Murray :  Final Euro-Bureau Odds

Abraham- Murray : Final Euro-Bureau Odds

By: Phil Woolever Nov 21 2015

A DEUTSCH COIN FLIP – Miguel Cotto – Canelo Alvarez isn’t the only excellent event unfolding in the middleweight range tonight. Arthur Abraham’s pick ‘em tilt against Martin Murray doesn’t have that Vegas glitz, but their battle in a relatively subdued Hannover, Germany could produce just as dramatic boxing results.   When a high-profile,“friendly” football/soccer match in...

Caballero-Haskins is OFF

Caballero-Haskins is OFF

By: Michael Woods Nov 21 2015

Last night, Randy Caballero weighed 119 pounds. Today, he weighed 123.5. No, the IBF bantamweight champ, er, make that EX champ, didn't hit the Vegas buffets at midnight, as he counted down to a clash against Lee Haskins on the #CaneloCotto undercard in Vegas. Rather, the Cali boxer woke up, body bloated, in rebellion mode. This according to Eric Gomez, an exec with Caballero's promoter, ...