Claressa Shields vs. Szilvia Szabados on March 10

Claressa Shields - Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (1-0) of Flint, Mich., and bantamweight contender Nikolay Potapov (16-0-1, 8 KOs) of Podolsk, Russia, worked out for the media on Tuesday in advance of their ShoBox: The New Generation televised bouts for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” on Friday, March 10, at MGM Grand Detroit, and live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT).

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (1-0) of Flint, Mich., and bantamweight contender Nikolay Potapov (16-0-1, 8 KOs) of Podolsk, Russia, worked out for the media on Tuesday in advance of their ShoBox: The New Generation televised bouts for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” on Friday, March 10, at MGM Grand Detroit, and live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT).

The first women’s boxing main event to be featured on premium television, Shields’ history making fight will be a six-round battle against Hungary’s Szilvia “Sunset” Szabados (15-8, 6 KOs) for the Women’s NABF Middleweight Championship.

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Lemieux and Stevens conference call quotes

Curtis Stevens, David Lemieux - OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions: Thank you for joining us on the media call with former IBF Middleweight Champion David Lemieux and WBC Continental Americas Middleweight Champion Curtis "The Cerebral Assassin" Stevens.

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions: Thank you for joining us on the media call with former IBF Middleweight Champion David Lemieux and WBC Continental Americas Middleweight Champion Curtis “The Cerebral Assassin” Stevens.

First off, I would like to introduce Team Curtis Stevens. He is the trainer of Curtis Stevens, and he was a great fighter. He’s a good friend. He’s a great trainer today. It is my pleasure to introduce to you John David Jackson. So a few words, if you can, how camp is going.

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Yamanaka-Carlson final quotes

Final pleasantries between Carlos “Memin” Carlson (22-1, 13 KOs) and reigning WBC Bantamweight Champion Shinsuke Yamanaka (26-0-2, 18 KOs) were exchanged during Tuesday’s final press conference in Japan.

The 12-round championship fight is promoted by Teiken Promotions, in association with Thompson Boxing Promotions and originates from Ryogoku Sumo Arena in Tokyo this Thursday, March 2.

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Lucas Matthysse faces Emmanuel Taylor on May 6

Emmanuel Taylor, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Lucas Matthysse, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez - Argentinian slugger Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) makes his highly anticipated return taking on Emmanuel "Tranzformer" Taylor (20-4, 14 KOs) on the televised undercard of Canelo Álvarez vs. Julio César Chávez, Jr. mega-fight on Cinco De Mayo weekend. The event will take place Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m PT.

Argentinian slugger Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) makes his highly anticipated return taking on Emmanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor (20-4, 14 KOs) on the televised undercard of Canelo Álvarez vs. Julio César Chávez, Jr. mega-fight on Cinco De Mayo weekend. The event will take place Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m PT.

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Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua MBE becomes Sky Ambassador

Anthony Joshua - Sky today joined forces with IBF World Heavyweight champion boxer and Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua MBE,who has become a Sky Ambassador.

Sky today joined forces with IBF World Heavyweight champion boxer and Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua MBE,who has become a Sky Ambassador.

Joshua joins Sky and its award-winning products, services and content,from Sky Q and Sky Go to Sky Atlantic and Sky Sports. Fighting on Sky and Sky Sports Box Office, the heavyweight champion has been a constant fixture on screens over the past five years, with this news cementing a long-standing relationship.

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Lubin ready for the ring in Saturday’s Boxing World Title eliminator match

Erickson Lubin, Jorge Cota - More than just a fighter, Erickson Lubin is a boxing junkie. He watches everything. He sees everything. He knows everything - no matter the weight class.

More than just a fighter, Erickson Lubin is a boxing junkie. He watches everything. He sees everything. He knows everything – no matter the weight class.

So of course he was watching on June 25, 2016. That was when, before Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter squared off in a Fight of the Year-caliber welterweight title fight, fellow 154-pound prospect Jarrett Hurd got his chance to shine and announce his presence to the world in a co-main event watched by millions at home on CBS.

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Paddock Eyes Another Title Tilt

Luke Paddock believes he is only a couple of powerful performances away from getting another title shot.

‘Cool Hand’ tops the bill on BCB’s ‘No Guts, No Glory’ show at Walsall Town Hall on Saturday (4th March) and he wants to use the platform to springboard himself to bigger things. The 25-year-old has suffered two defeats in his last five bouts, both of which were for belts, but he believes it will be third time lucky when he gets another shot.

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