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Floyd Mayweather Media Day Photos and Quotes

FLOYD MAYWEATHER, 10-Time World Champion "In 18 years I haven't brought my best out yet. Being around the sport for so long, I have a lot of experience. I've boxed my whole life. I've never worked a job. "As I get older I want to settle down and be with my family. I've had enough fun. "It feels good to be in camp. Everyone on the team is ready to go out and do what we do best. "This is a give and [...]

Richard Abril survives Bogere’s take down attempts to gain SD

by Paul Strauss: When did take downs (ala MMA) slip into boxing contests? Boxing is supposed to be the sweet science confined to footwork, punching, blocking, and slipping punches and numerous other refinements. An occasional clinch is permissable, but when done in excess, penalties are imposed. But, "take downs" are strictly "verboten". If a fighter wants to engage in such tactics, he is encouraged [...]

Photos: Abril Retains WBA Title, Russell Wins

It may not have been an artistic success, but WBA Lightweight World Champion Richar “El Tigre” Abril will take it. “I am very happy to get the win, but I’m not happy at all with the way the fight went,” said Abril after retaining his WBA 135-pound title with a unanimous 12-round decision over previously undefeated Sharif “The Lion” Bogere in the main event of Saturday’s SHOWTIME [...]

Abril defeats Bogere; Russell Jr. dominates Gusev

By Jeff Sorby: Using his 5’11” height, WBA lightweight champion Richar Abril (18-3-1, 8 KO’s) defeated Sharif Bogere (23-1, 15 KO’s) on Saturday night by a 12 round unanimous decision in a physical at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. At times, the fight looked more like an MMA type of fight than actual boxing match, as Bogere often charged forward with his head lowered like [...]

Abril, Bogere, Russell Jr. & Gusev Media Workout Quotes

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 27, 2013) – When Cuba’s Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8 KO’s), of Miami, Fla., steps into the ring to face undefeated Ugandan Sharif “The Lion” Bogere (23-0, 15 KO’s), of Las Vegas, this Saturday, March 2 in the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING – Special Edition live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, [...]

TOMORROW! Tickets For The WBA Lightweight World Championship Between Richard Abril & Sharif Bogere At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino In Las Vegas Go On Sale

LAS VEGAS (February 16) - Tickets for the WBA Lightweight World Championship between Richard Abril and Sharif "The Lion" Bogere taking place on Saturday, March 2 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME go on sale tomorrow, Sunday, February 17 at noon PT. Unbeaten featherweight phenom Gary Russell Jr. will face Russia's Vyacheslav Gusev in the 10-round co-featured [...]

Schaefer working on Broner’s next fight; Abril a possibility

By Jeff Sorby: With the news that WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns will be fighting on January 26th in Glasgow, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is left with Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8 KO’s) as the possible next opponent for WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s) to fight on February 16th on HBO in the United States. Schaefer wanted to get Burns to take the fight in [...]

Bogere suffers injury, fight with Abril off; Thurman, Stiverne; Cruz

LOS ANGELES, November 12 - A partial tear of the left Achilles tendon has forced unbeaten lightweight contender Sharif "The Lion" Bogere out of his scheduled November 24 fight against Richard Abril for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) Lightweight World Title at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. Luckily, there was no evidence of a rupture in the 24-year-old Bogere's tendon [...]

Bundrage-Berto & Abril-Bogere on November 24th

By Rob Smith: A fight between former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO's) and IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage (32-4, 19 KO's) is reportedly almost complete for November 24th and will be televised by HBO, according to RingTV. On the undercard will be a fight between lightweight contenders Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8 KO's) going up against unbeaten contender Sharif [...]