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24 APRIL 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

Lomanchenko claims fight with Salido is set for March 1st 2014 By Dmytro Mossienko: Double Olympic champion and highly regarded professional Vasyl Lomachenko has claimed that he will fight for the WBO Featherweight title against champion Orlando Salido on March 1st 2014 Lomanchenko claims fight with Salido is set for March 1st 2014



What does Marquez have left? Matthew Hurley explores if the Mexican great still has enough in the tank to beat Timothy Bradley this weekend. What does Marquez have left?



McDonnell: “I need everyone’s support” Top bantamweights, Jamie McDonnell and Julio Ceja, went head-to-head for the first time at a packed press conference on Tuesday (May 7). McDonnell: “I need everyone’s support”



Haye Vs Chisora Weigh In Video By Wayne Bartlett: Dereck Chisora will enjoy a two stone weight advantage over David Haye this Saturday, when the pair finally get to trade blows (with gloves on) this Saturday night at Upton Park. Haye Vs Chisora Weigh In Video






Larsen Ready For Comeback, Blackledge Confident Mads Larsen and Luke Blackledge on Wednesday faced the press in Copenhagen, Denmark before travelling on to Herning where they will collide at the Nordic Fight Night on Saturday. Larsen Ready For Comeback, Blackledge Confident



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

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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



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



Busy Weekend For Italian Boxing By Petrer Lerner: There was a bit of everything happening in Italian boxing over the weekend: the long-awaited return of the protagonists of last year’s fight of the year, two EU and a European title fight, two impressive visitors, the comeback of the former pound-for-pound king of Italy, plenty of knockdowns and an absolutely gruesome miscarriage of justice. Busy Weekend For Italian Boxing



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

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Date April 23 Location Johannesburg, South Africa Middleweight Martin Murray w rtd 7 Ishmael Tetteh light welterweight Paul Kamanga w tko 7 Adam de Moor light welterweight Grant Fourie w tko 4 Luyanda Jako heavyweight Martin Bakole‎ w tko 2 Chris Mabombo light welterweight Boitshepo Mandawe w tko 4 Herbert Nkabiti super middlweight Vhonani Netshidamboni drew 6 Page Tshesane

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Matthew Hurley looks back at Manny Pacquiao’s return victory over Brandon Rios and questions where the Filipino superstar goes next Pacquiao Is Right Back In The Mix



What does Marquez have left? Matthew Hurley explores if the Mexican great still has enough in the tank to beat Timothy Bradley this weekend. What does Marquez have left?



May Day Winners and Losers Jason Pribila reflects back on the weekend that was, and who were the real winners and losers from the May 4th promotion May Day Winners and Losers



The Great Heavyweights – Jack Dempsey By John F. McKenna: Jack Dempsey roared onto the boxing scene just prior to the beginning of the 1920’s. The “Roaring Twenties” if you will. And no individual did more to put that roar into the age which brought theUnited States into its role as a world power The Great Heavyweights – Jack Dempsey



Timothy Bradley: 'Im In The Greatest Shape Of My Life' By: Marc Livitz: The fight of his life is just two weeks away and he wishes it could take place tomorrow. Palm Springs, California native Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley strongly feels that the contest which is set to take place on June 9 at the MGM in Las Vegas is the opportunity of a lifetime Timothy Bradley: 'Im In The Greatest Shape Of My Life'

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