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Abraham-Stieglitz battle it out in rubber match this Saturday in Germany

34-year-old former two division world champion Arthur Abraham (38-4, 28 KO's) will have his career on the line this Saturday night in his rubber match against WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (46-3, 26 KO's) at the GETEC Arena, in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. Abraham took a beating the last time he fought Stieglitz last year in March in Germany. Stieglitz didn't do much to [...]

Ricky Burns – Man of Steel

The polysemic name of Matchroom’s Saturday bill in Glasgow, ‘Man of Steel’, refers to the titanium plate inserted into the jaw of Ricky Burns and, by extension, to the sheer toughness of his character exhibited through his perseverance to hear the final bell as he battled through ten rounds with a broken jaw, courtesy of Raymundo Beltran during their last September bout, and followed by the absolute [...]

Quotes & Photos From Canelo Alvarez’s San Diego Media Workout

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) SAN DIEGO -- (Feb. 25, 2014) - Several dozen television camera crews, newspapers and web reporters, photographers, (video) bloggers and fans were on hand to watch popular former WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez during his media workout at House of Boxing on Tuesday in San Diego. With Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya [...]

The Pugilist KOrner: Joel Diaz, Jermall Charlo, “Iceman“ John Scully, Justin DeLoach, Kenneth Sims Jr., Eduardo Martinez, and Virgil Hunter

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special seven guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! The two hour plus program will feature expert trainer Joel Diaz, IBF Junior Middleweight title challenger Jermall “Houston Hitman“ Charlo, former Light Heavyweight title challenger and expert trainer “Iceman“ John Scully, Welterweight prospect Justin DeLoach, Gary [...]

Marcos “El Chino” Maidana: The Right Choice

“All roads lead to Mayweather,” his Moneyness is fond of saying. The road trekked by Marcos Maidana has been long and hard, featuring crushing disappointments and inspiring, even surprising triumphs. His story reads like a Hollywood script. A rough and rugged Argentine fighter who spends years trudging and struggling in obscurity is suddenly thrust into the spotlight courtesy of murderous power [...]

Johnson KOs Velasquez to Keep His Comeback Alive

Former three time world champion, Glen "Road Warrior" Johnson once again went on the road to his opponents` backyard and fought on only two weeks notice, as he dominated Velasquez before he turned up his offensive prowess in the fourth round and punished him before a powerful overhand right sent Velasquez to the ropes, promoting his trainer, Roland Estrada to stop the bout at 1:59 in the round, giving [...]

Left-Hook Lounge Radio – 9ET/6PT

Left-Hook Lounge Radio goes live this evening, hosted by EastSideBoxing resident scribe Vivek "Vito" Wallace, fight video phenom Andre Gant, and Latino boxing correspondent, Francisco Guzman! Tune in as the fellas preview Chavez vs Vera II, and breakdown the major announcement from Floyd 'Money' Mayweather who's now set to take on Argentinean Marcos Maidana! Call in live at 949.943.1665 or follow [...]

Chavez vs. Vera 2: “Boxing 411″ analysis and video presentation

Radio show host and ring announcer Joseph Herron joins talented, young trainer Rick Morones Jr. in this comprehensive video analysis of “Chavez vs. Vera 2”, as they break down the upcoming Top Rank, Inc. special event: This Saturday night, March 1st, from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, former WBC Middleweight Champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (47-1-1, 32 KOs) will take on perennial contender [...]

Amir Khan statement

BOLTON (Feb. 25) - Official statement from Amir Khan following the official announcement confirming that Marcos Maidana will fight Floyd Mayweather on Saturday 3rd May. “Following the announcement by Floyd Mayweather that he will be facing Marcos Maidana on May 3rd I would like to clarify my situation for my fans and members of the media. “Despite having signed my part of the agreement [...]

2 thousand tickets left for Canelo-Angulo fight on March 8th

Schaefer claims 12k tix are sold for #CaneloAngulo with about 2k left. All $25s are gone he said. #boxing— Dan Rafael (@danrafaelespn) February 25, 2014 In what you would have to interpret as a negative sign, former WBA/WBC light middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's March 8th fight against Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18 KO's) still hasn't sold out the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada despite [...]

Tomasz Adamek Gears Up to Face Young Challenger

Last November veteran Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (49-2-0, 29 KOs) was scheduled to take on the up-and-coming Ukrainian 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov (16-0-1, 11 KOs) at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY when Adamek fell ill and had to pull out just days before the fight. Czar went on to face Garrett Wilson at Turning Stone and won via unanimous decision in ten rounds. [...]

Mayweather Jr. Picks Maidana, Leaving Khan In Search For His Next Rival

The night when Marcos Maidana had achieved something that most boxing fans did not expect him to, at least not in the fashion that he did it in, by beating Adrien Broner with somewhat an indifferent, casual fashion, the thought of Maidana vs. Mayweather Jr. was born. There is a respectable number of boxing fans suggesting that Adrien Broner wasn’t himself that night, and that maybe Marcos Maidana [...]