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“Mikey Garcia, Lamont Peterson, Jermell Charlo, Bryant Jennings, and Curtis Stevens” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “HBO and Showtime” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

In the opening segment of the program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss this weekend’s action from Washington DC and New York City. James and Joseph will examine the winning efforts of Mikey Garcia, Lamont Peterson, Jermell Charlo, Bryant Jennings, Curtis Stevens, and many other talented fighters who were in competion this weekend. Continue reading

Adrien Broner interview

Below are excerpts from Adrien Broner’s interview with Brian Kenny:


Regarding his first loss last December to Marcos Maidana…

“That’s not the first time I took defeat. It might not be the last time. But God has got something in store for me. I am set for a major comeback.

“Maidana did what he was supposed to do. He threw big shots. I was in a hell of a fight. It comes with the territory. That’s boxing. Sometimes you don’t get hit, but sometimes you do. It’s not about that. It’s about how you get up. And I got up and fought to the last.” Continue reading

Victor Ortiz, Luis Collazo Interview

Monica Sears

Thank you very much. Thanks, everyone, for joining us today on this call. We have an exciting card to discuss today, headlining with Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo, who will both be on the line.

Before we get to that, I’d like to turn it over now to Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. Richard? Continue reading

Myriam Lamar Q&A: ”I will let my fists do the talking against Braekhus”

Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) will challenge Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) for her WBC, WBA & WBO Female Welterweight titles at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn on February 1st. We caught up with the French boxer as she prepares to take on the pound-for-pound number one.

Q: We are just over a week away from the fight. How has your training been going?

A: Everything is going perfectly. It’s going to be a huge event and I will show up in top shape. Scandinavian fans deserve to see both fighters at their best. Continue reading

Canelo vs. Angulo Media Conference Call Transcript

Kelly Swanson

Thank you, for joining us this morning and this afternoon here on the east coast, very snowy east coast, but we are so excited to be able to announce a fantastic SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View card coming up. On the line joining us today is Canelo Alvarez, former Super Welterweight World Champion and Alfredo Angulo, former WBO Interim Junior Middleweight World Champion.

To make the formal introductions and to get the call going I’d like to introduce Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. Continue reading

Nathan Brough Interview

Thus far, problematic hands have proved easily the stiffest opponent to Nathan Brough’s ambitions of becoming a champion prizefighter.

In an amateur career that spanned almost 12 years, the 6ft Scouse stylist won a brace of national junior titles, represented England at the 2001 European Junior meet in Yugoslavia, then bagged a fabulous bronze medal at the World Juniors in Cuba a year later.

The former scaffolder vaulted to the professional sphere shortly after copping a red card in the 2007 ABA light-welter final but, in five and a half years, he has been restricted to just ten gigs (all wins) because of his maligned hands. Continue reading

Ryan Farrag Interview

With a victory over reigning Olympic champion Luke Campbell already gracing his CV, Scouse scrapper Ryan Farrag has little to fear as he attempts to bulldoze his way to domestic title contention.

The all-action crowdpleaser made it to the ABA final in 2010 and his only reverse in 11 paid outings was a three round loss to future European champion Lee Haskins. Continue reading

Thomas Stalker Interview

Liverpool light-welter Thomas Stalker is one of the most decorated amateur boxing that England has ever produced and is now aiming to replicate his success in the pros under new promoter Frank Warren.

The Scouse southpaw who skippered the 2012 British Olympic squad was already 28 by the time he sacrificed his singlet and head guard last February. However, in 2013 he romped to five pro wins (including two first round stoppages) before signing with Warren earlier this month. Continue reading

“Jean Pascal and the Light Heavyweight division” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Adonis, Sergei, Bernard, Beibut, and Jean” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

In the opening segment of the program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss this weekend’s action from Montreal Canada, as well as from Memphis, Tennessee. James and Joseph will examine the winning efforts Ivan Redkach, Jean Pascal, and many other talented fighters, as well as future match-ups within the talented Light Heavyweight division. Continue reading

Eddie Chambers and the resurrection

Having been told a while ago that Eddie Chambers was thinking of joining Team Fury, I thought “Astute of him. Where has he been?”. Here was a Heavyweight fighter with a record of W36 L4 who had been beaten last year in his only fight of 2013, after a bad decision to move down to Cruiserweight. Were the gears grinding down on “Fast Eddie’s” career? At 31, and seemingly losing love for the sport, Eddie was squandering the talent he had been given.

I had had a conversation with Peter Fury a few months ago after Chambers had been part of the Fury training camp for the, ultimately, disastrous Haye debacle. He was very impressed with Eddie’s skills and attitude. But you don’t need Peter to tell you Eddie can box/fight/win. Even a layman can see that Eddie Chambers has been in with the very best the sport has had to offer over the past 6 years: Wladimir Klitschko, Alexander Dimitrenko, Alexander Povetkin, Tomasz Adamek, Samuel Peter. Continue reading