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Why Kubrat Pulev is the best fight out there for Wladimir Klitschko

Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KOs) has been widely criticized in these latter stages of his career for cherry picking his opponents. Going into his fight with Alexander Povetkin many people thought it would be a good match up, but as I feared, even though Povetkin was tougher than most, he completely failed to give Klitschko a good fight. A fighter’s challenge to a title is validated by who they have [...]

Stevenson-Bellew, Kovalev-Sillkah Nov. 30 in Quebec City on HBO

MONTREAL(October 17, 2013) -- The World Boxing Council (WBC), The Ring Magazine and lineal World light heavyweight champion, Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (22-1, 19 KOs), has promised to be a spectacular, popular and active champion. He is keeping his word, fighting more impressively with each other victory, as he now prepares for his fourth fight in 2013. Stevenson's third world championship fight [...]

Promoter of Klitschko vs. Povetkin Not Happy About How Fans Reacted

Before facing Alexander Povetkin, it was quite a while since Wladimir Klitschko was placed against a formidable opponent with the promise of an exciting match. Most of Wladimir’s opponents were written off by the boxing community before the first bell ever rang, similar to how Mike Tyson used to tune the boxing public to believe that the fight was never going to be competitive. That was [...]

Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins Philadelphia media workout quotes

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 17) - IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard Hopkins debuted his newfound ring persona known as "The Alien" at a media workout yesterday at Joe Hand's Boxing Gym in Philadelphia as he prepares for his Oct. 26 title defense against top rated contender Karo Murat. In true Hopkins fashion, the oldest fighter to win a world title in boxing history showcased his "out of this world" [...]

Joel Diaz: “There are no other opponents for Tim Bradley until we settle our business with Manny Pacquiao”

On this week’s edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”, expert trainer and former Lightweight contender Joel Diaz gave the listeners his thoughts on Tim Bradley’s boxing future in 2014. Although most boxing pundits have stated that a fight with the winner of this weekend’s Junior Welterweight Championship contest in Denver, Colorado, between Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov would be the most [...]

Arthur Abraham warms up against De Carolis for another world title shot

Arthur Abraham (37-4, 28 KOs) is a man on a mission. On October 26, he defends the WBO Intercontinental Belt against Giovanni De Carolis (20-4, 10 KOs) in Oldenburg, Germany. However primarily, the 33-year-old wants to prove that he still has it in him to become again the WBO Super-Middleweight World Champion. Over a year ago, in August 2012, he won that very belt against Robert Stieglitz. But in March, [...]

Legendary Nights: The Tale of Gatti-Ward premieres Saturday at midnight on HBO

HBO Sports, winner of nine George Foster Peabody Awards and 33 Sports Emmys® for documentaries, presents a new installment of the acclaimed LEGENDARY NIGHTS boxing documentary series this month when THE TALE OF GATTI-WARD looks back at one of boxing’s greatest rivalries, spotlighting the three-fight slugfest between Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward. Blending archival footage and new material shot [...]

50-Cent signs James Kirkland, returns to ring Dec. 7 on HBO

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's SMS Promotions officially announced its signing of world light middleweight contender James "Mandingo Warrior" Kirkland (31-1, 27 KOs) to an exclusive promotional contract. "James concentrates on conditioning and building strength,"50 Cent said. "He brings the fight to you and is aggressive in the ring. The crowd loves the action and I'm excited to make him a part of [...]

Kell Brook says he will avenge Ricky Hatton’s loss, is ready for Senchenko

Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook had an open workout in his native Sheffield earlier today, training in front of enthusiastic fans at a big shopping mall. Brook said afterwards that he is “counting down the days” to his October 26th bout with Ukraine’s Vyacheslav Senchenko and that he is relishing the idea of the Ricky Hatton conqueror giving him a stern test. Brook, 30-0(20) said [...]

Alvarado & Provodnikov Interview Transcript

For the first time in 13 years, and leave it to local world champion "Mile High" Mike Alvarado to do it, the Denver area will host a world championship boxing event. A sellout crowd is expected. It will be broadcast live on HBO beginning 9:45 pm ET and will be book-ended with some incredible programming for boxing fans -- the replay of last week's Timothy Bradley - Juan Manuel Márquez world welterweight [...]