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Mary McGee prepared to spoil Holly Holm’s swan song

634ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (April 25 2013) – Former NABC World lightweight title-holder “Merciless” Mary McGee (20-1, 11 KOs) is going to Albuquerque with nothing but respect for her opponent, 14-time, three-division world champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs). She’s also heading there to spoil the soon-to-be-retired Holm’s final appearance in a boxing ring, on Saturday night, May 11, at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque.

Holm recently announced that she will retire from boxing after this fight to pursue her mixed-martial-arts career. McGee will challenge Holm for her International Boxing Association (IBA) and World Boxing Federation (WBF) junior welterweight titles in the 10-round main event on the “Mayhem” card, presented by Fresquez Productions.

Fighting out of Gary, Indiana, McGee earned her title shot against Holm by stopping Victoria Cisneros (TKO4) in her last fight (December 7), on a card headlined by Holm vs.Diana Prazak. The rugged Cisneros had been the full distance against the likes of, among the more notables, Holm (twice), Cecelia Braekhus, Layla McCarter, Chevelle Hallback and Melissa Hernandez. Continue reading

Video: Amir Khan vs Julio Diaz, Wilder vs Harrison Press Conference Interviews

Khan, a former Unified Light-Welterweight World Champion, makes his long awaited return to a British ring against Former World Champion Diaz in a 12-round 143lbs catch-weight fight, with 2000 Olympic Champion Audley Harrison facing unbeaten heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder; the professional debuts of 2012 Olympic Bronze Medallist Anthony Ogogo and Khan’s younger brother Haroon; plus former Unified World Lightweight Champion Nate Campbell, all live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). To subscribe visit www.boxnation.com

British boxing superstar Amir Khan, his opponent Julio Diaz plus the undercard fighters featuring on their show this Saturday will come together for a head-to-head press conference live on www.boxnation.com from 12.30pm today. All fighters will come face-to-face and meet with the media to discuss their fights this Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield. Continue reading

Carl Froch takes to Twitter: Froch/Kessler 1 Replay At 10:15pm

The boxers, Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler, fight each other soon in a rematch of their 2010 bout. Sky Sports on Wednesday will replay that first fight, three years to the day since it happened, and Froch will live-tweet it. Carl Froch is taking over the @SkySportsBoxing account for the night and are using the hashtag #WatchWithFroch. Tune in for Watch With Froch, Wednesday, Sky Sports 2 HD, 10.15pm. Continue reading

Marvin Mabait to invade the US Market

Jr. Featherweight prospect Marvin “Chavacano Disaster” Mabait of Zamboanga City, Philippines will invade the United States market, Mabait, 25, who resides in Manila has a record of 18-1-2-12 KO’s and just signed a promotional contract with All Star Boxing, Inc of Tuto Zabala, Jr. Continue reading

Luke Campbell joins the Matchroom stable

London 2012 Olympic Gold medalist Luke Campbell is unveiled as the newest signing to Eddie hearn’s Matchroom Sport stable of fighters.

London 2012 Olympic Gold medalist Luke Campbell is unveiled as the newest signing to Eddie hearn’s Matchroom Sport stable of fighters. Watch the his first interview with the Matchroom cameras here Continue reading

Daniel Jacobs Heads in to Fight Week with a Clean Bill of Health

Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (Brooklyn, N.Y.) is heading in to his third fight back from cancer on Saturday at the Barclays Center, and he will be able to do so with his mind solely focused on boxing. The 26-year-old is wrapping up a successful training camp in the New York area, and great news at a recent doctors visit ensured that he will enter the April 27th bout with his mind clear. Continue reading