BAMMA, leaders in MMA sports entertainment and the home of European MMA, announce two title fights for BAMMA 21 to be held on the 13th June at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. The event will be broadcast on SPIKE TV UK and around the world. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, CA- The Henry Armstrong Foundation has received a signed glove from Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and seven division world champion Manny Pacquiao, which will be auctioned off at an exclusive Mayweather/Pacquiao watch party May 2nd at Porter Ranch in the San Fernando Valley. Continue reading
courtesy of Bovada, (www.Bovada.lv, Twitter: @BovadaLV). There will be even more props next week for the fight.
“We have been holding Mayweather -210 and Pacquiao +170 for over three weeks now and we feel it is quite solid with almost even action on both sides. With Manny paying almost 2/1, our risk on him has been steadily growing and there is no question we will need Floyd to win on May 2nd. Continue reading
On May 30th Black Flash Promotions will host their 4th boxing event when they present a card of up and coming professional boxers from the Collyhurst and Moston Boxing Club in Manchester. Continue reading
Light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (15-0) is itching to get back in the ring against a highly rated opponent. He last fought in January when he destroyed former champion Jeff Lacy in 4 rounds. Continue reading
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Top Rank statement: “At the top of the hour there were a massive number of calls from the media. Our conference call system, which has worked for years literally went down and we were unable to communicate with our operators. This was very unfortunate and we apologize.”– Lee Samuels
“I’m not thinking about bigger or taller…I’m used to it…the legacy that I achieved in boxing is already there,” stated 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who made it clear that he’s not concerned aobut undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather being the naturally bigger fighter… Continue reading
Ruslan Chagaev preparing for first title defense with Pedro Diaz
The whole boxing world was shocked by the sudden death of Fritz Sdunek late last year. One of the people affected most by the passing of the legendary trainer was regular WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev who was working out with Sdunek only days before the coach passed away. “Fritz was one of the best human beings I ever met and also probably the best boxing trainer in the world”, states Chagaev. “He can never be fully replaced but I am happy that we found another coach who is working and thinking as professional and analytic as Fritz.” Continue reading
Lorenzo Demetrius Simpson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 15, 2000. He is an American amateur boxer, and attends St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland, where he is a ninth grade high school basketball student-athlete. Simpson resides with his family in Owings Mills, Maryland. He has an older brother, Maurice, and a younger brother, Donte. Simpson’s story serves as an inspiration for people who have endured significant adversity and continue to pursue their goals. Continue reading
Video: Floyd Mayweather – “We’ll see what Pacquiao brings to the table”; Says Last Fight Is In September!
Videos courtesy of Fighthype.com: “You know, I got one more fight and I’m going to honor my contract…my last fight is in September. One more fight in September,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who made it clear that after Pacquiao, he only plans on fighting one more time before hanging up his gloves for good.
“That’s not important…what I do with sparring partners, that’s not important…I could have a good day in the gym, you know, sparring partners can have a good day on me. That don’t count.
” It counts under the lights when it’s for all the marbles,” stated undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, who commented on reports that he’s been knocking out sparring partners during training camp for his upcoming clash with Manny Pacquiao. Continue reading