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30 AUGUST 2014

 

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By Derek Gionta, ringside: The prelude to Bernard Hopkins’ record breaking attempt to be the oldest fighter in history to unify world titles featured a number of undercard bouts including some of the brightest prospects from the DC and New York areas. Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime Championship Boxing presented the event at the Armory in Washington, D.C. Various bouts were televised on Showtime Extreme. Hopkins-Shumenov Undercard Results from DC Armory

Former world champion and wild punching Nicaraguan makes his long awaited comeback on February 21 against Raul "El Toro" Munoz in Rhode Island. Mayorga, who faced some of the best welterweights and last middleweights of his era has not fought since losing to Miguel Cotto almost 3 years ago. Ricardo Mayorga to return on Feb 21!



Mayweather v Canelo sets record as highest grossing pay per view event of all time Floyd Mayweather Jr and Saul Alvarez delivers as the richest boxing event in history Mayweather v Canelo sets record as highest grossing pay per view event of all time



Despite rumours to the contrary, Showtime Sports are standing firm that Mayweather v Guerrero exceeded 1 million PPV buys, Steve Kim reports The Million Mark for Mayweather?



Steve Kim looks at what is next for the pound for pound king of boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr Moving Forward by Steve Kim



Time For Change At The  Depot Center By James Walton: Saturday’s stacked card in California represents old vs new. A chance to inject new undefeated vigour in the Middleweight and Cruiserweight divisions. Time For Change At The  Depot Center



Trout Or Kirkland Could Be Next For Alvarez After the terrible news about Paul Williams being involved in a motor cycle accident, Golden Boy Promotions is looking for a new challenger to face WBC light middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Trout Or Kirkland Could Be Next For Alvarez



Khan Is Fully Focused On Garcia Amir Khan says he is over the disappointment of the Lamont Peterson ifight falling through and is fully focused on facing insists Danny Garcia for the WBC light welterweight champion Garcia on July 14. Khan Is Fully Focused On Garcia

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The Aftermath: Froch’s Destruction Of Bute Where The Two Combatants Go From Here By: Mike Sloan: Carl Froch had mentioned a few times leading up to last Saturday night that he felt Lucian Bute was a bit overrated. After watching the Englishman dismantleButeand eventually remove him from consciousness, maybe Froch was onto something. The Aftermath: Froch’s Destruction Of Bute Where The Two Combatants Go From Here



Martinez  Defeats Rivas By Ron Valderrama at ringside: May 26th Tucson-Az. Bantamweight, Hanzel "El Tornadito" Martinez survived a scare and managed to walk away with the WBC United States (USNBC) Bantamweight Title in a win over Felipe Rivas. Martinez  Defeats Rivas



Bute Vows To Return Lucian Bute has vowed to return a better fighter after losing his IBF super-middleweight title to Britain’s Carl Froch last weekend. Bute Vows To Return



Kessler Praises Froch Performance/Prepared To Face Froch Again Mikkel Kessler, one of only two men to have beaten Carl Froch has praised the Englishman for his impressive display in Lucian Bute last weekend. Kessler Praises Froch Performance/Prepared To Face Froch Again



Watch The Entire Audley Harrison Vs Ali Adams Fight British heavyweight Audley Harrison returned to the ring for the first time since being destroyed by David Haye last Saturday evening when he faced fellow Londoner Ali Adams at the Brentwood Centre in Essex Watch The Entire Audley Harrison Vs Ali Adams Fight



Johnny Tapia: 1967-2012 By Derek Bonnett: October 12, 1994 was a very special day for me in terms of my twenty-three years of following professional boxing. I was a seventeen year old kid at the time and the only things that got my heart pumping were cheerleaders, Camaros, and, mostly effectively, boxing matches Johnny Tapia: 1967-2012



Audley Targets Price Showdown Audley Harrison has announced he is seeking endorsement from the British Boxing Board of Control, to be the next challenger for the British Heavyweight Title. Audley Targets Price Showdown



Froch Targets Kessler Rematch New IBF super-middleweight champion Carl Froch has target a high profile rematch with Mikkel Kessler after impressively destroying the previously undefeated Lucian Bute on Saturday night. Froch Targets Kessler Rematch



On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 5/27/12 By Derek Bonnett: After losing to Andre Ward, Carl Froch vowed to go back to the drawing board to adjust his style. He felt his present form was not enough to elevate him to the next level of fighter he so passionately desired to be. Froch may have gone back to the drawing board before his showdown with Lucian Bute, but he didn’t change a thing. On the Move: SecondsOut World Rankings 5/27/12



Lopez Decisions ‘Baby Face’ Baja David Lopez won a 10 round decision over former prospect Julio Cesar “Baby Face” Garcia at the Gimnasio Auditorio Jorge Campos in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico on Saturday. Lopez Decisions ‘Baby Face’ Baja

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Results

Date August 29 Location Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina IBF female lightweight title Victoria Noelia Bustos w pts 10 Natalia Vanesa del Valle Aguirre Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia vacant WBO Asia Pacific Youth super featherweight title Nathaniel May w pts 10 James Mokoginta Location Ischia, Campania, Italy vacant IBF Inter-Continental light welterweight title Samuele Esposito w pts 12 Christopher Sebire

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Rios Feels Disrespected As Fight Draws Closer Brandon Rios has a point to prove writes Matthew Hurley Rios Feels Disrespected As Fight Draws Closer



The Wizard Is Gone Long-time boxing matchmaker, promoter, booking agent Johnny Bos passed away last weekend in Florida at the age of 61. J Russell Peltz, member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, recalls his association with the man known as The Wizard of Bos The Wizard Is Gone



Gennady "GGG' Golovkin out to prove he is the best middleweight standing Big punching, all action Middleweight sensation Gennady Golovkin begins training in Big Bear for his June 29 clash with Matthew Macklin Gennady "GGG' Golovkin out to prove he is the best middleweight standing



 Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith Don Smith investigates Rigondeux v Donaire post fight drug tests and gives readers an in depth look at the Arizona boxing scene  Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith



Despite rumours to the contrary, Showtime Sports are standing firm that Mayweather v Guerrero exceeded 1 million PPV buys, Steve Kim reports The Million Mark for Mayweather?

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