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Smokin’ Joe Frazier: An Appreciation

Like many fans, my introduction to the sweet science came from watching the highlight reel knockouts of Mike Tyson. A casual viewer at first, I soon became enamoured with the sport after watching such greats as Pernell Whitaker, Roy Jones Jr. and Lennox Lewis. Craving more, I decided to check out some of the great fighters of old. Every now and then, ESPN Classics would spotlight fighters such as Roberto [...]

Chris Algieri Wins Dominant Decision Over Emanuel Taylor

Friday night in front of a standing room only crowd at The Paramount and a nationally televised ESPN Friday Night Fights audience, "The Fighting Pride of Huntington", Chris Algieri won a dominant ten round unanimous decision over world ranked junior welterweight Emanuel Taylor of Baltimore, Maryland by scores of 98-92, and 97-93 twice. The ESPN Friday Night Fights/Rockin' Fights 12 event was [...]

Khan encouraging his twitter followers to push for Mayweather fight

Only my follows and fans can push for the fight against @FloydMayweather We need to get tweeting him. Give the fans what they want.— Amir Khan (@AmirKingKhan) February 15, 2014 Showing signs of worry about his status for his proposed May 3rd fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Amir Khan is now encouraging his 1.4 million twitter followers to work in his favor to exert pressure on Mayweather [...]

Chisora decisions Johnson; Fury stops Abell

British heavyweight Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO's) literally got away with murder tonight in throwing punches to the back of the head of his opponent Kevin Johnson (29-5-1, 14 KO's) for 12 rounds in beating him by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Copper Box Arena in London. UK. It's been years since I've seen a fighter throw as many rabbit punches as I saw Chisora throw tonight. It was constant [...]

Khan unhappy about having to wait on news about next fight

Amir Khan isn't a happy camper right now after waiting for almost a week without hearing anything from the Mayweather camp about his next fight on May 3rd. Khan thought he had earned the right to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring by virtue of his victory over Marcos Maidana in the Mayweather Promotions poll last week, but Mayweather has gone quiet ever since he announced the poll. Rumors are [...]

Fury and Chisora with a lot to lose tonight if they get beat

Tonight two of the best heavyweights in England will be in action in separate bouts with a lot on the line for both of them. England's Dereck Chisora (19-4, 13 KO's) has a 12 round fight against Kevin Johnson (29-4-1, 14 KO's) in the main event at the Copper Box Arena. In the co-feature, heavyweight Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KO's) fights Joey Abell (29-7, 28 KO's). The promoters for Fury and Chisora want [...]

Canelo’s perfect valentine and his date with Alfredo on March 8

Check out these & other photos of @caneloOficial & @ElPERRO82 training hard for March 8 here: http://t.co/2eS2czkr67 pic.twitter.com/UueAdOFOnS— GoldenBoyPromotions (@GoldenBoyBoxing) February 12, 2014 Love is magical such that it makes living beautiful like no other. Or love is the place to start life all over again. But contrary to what most people think of love, it is not always [...]

Tyson Fury tips-in at a heavy 274-pounds for clash with Joey Abell!

The weights are in for tomorrow’s heavyweight doubleheader in London, and the biggest shock/newsworthy item is the poundage Tyson Fury came in at. Fury tipped-in at 274-pounds, some twenty pounds heavier than for his last fight, while his opponent Joey Abell came in at 241-pounds. Fury did not remove his shirt while weighing in. In the chief support, Dereck Chisora, who has battled weight problems [...]

Can Kevin Johnson throw a wrench in the plans for a Fury vs Chisora rematch stadium fight?

This Saturday night from the Copper Box Arena in London Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury will be featured in stay busy fights on Box Nation. Ok so maybe that's not how long time U.K. promoter Frank Warren would want it phrased but that's exactly what this card is and for those who are hardcore enough (or just bored) it will be televised here in the states by Intergrated Sports with an asking price [...]

Froch vs. Groves II Huge Super Middleweight clash set for the summer

Carl Froch and George Groves will meet in a rematch of their epic IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight title clash live on Sky Sports Box Office, after terms were agreed this morning. The proposed scheduled date for one of the most hotly anticipated rematch in British boxing history is May 31, with a host of Britain’s most iconic sporting stadiums in the running to stage the contest. Froch [...]

Quotes From the Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Cedric Agnew Media Conference Call

Amid the wintery conditions facing the Northeast today, boxing media from around the country managed to take time out this afternoon to ask questions about the upcoming WBO Light Heavyweight Championship match between Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (23-0-1, 21 KOs) and Cedric "L.O.W." Agnew (26-0-0, 13 KOs) on March 29th at the Ballroom at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ. The fight will be televised [...]

Peter Fury: ‘Expect the rematch between Tyson and ‘Del Boy’ to be a proper old fashioned ‘straightener’ ’

At the ripe old age of 45, Peter Fury suddenly finds himself as one of the brightest emerging trainers in British boxing. Born into one of the nation’s most notorious traveling families, the Wakefield born ex pro first learned to fight on the caravan sites in the north of England. Hugely successful in business, he has latterly been carving a formidable reputation as the man who masterminded [...]