(Photo Credit: Eli Baylis / Premier Boxing Champions) BILOXI, MISS. (November 13) – In a telecast showcasing four fights that lasted a total of 13 rounds with 11 knockdowns and four knockouts, boxing fans were treated to a night of sensational Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike action from the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss. The evening culminated with an unforgettable all out war between light heavyweights Edwin Rodriguez and Michael Seals.… Read ArticleComments Off on Rodriguez defeats Seals
Depending on which way you look at it, Golden Boy CEO and former 6 division titlist, Oscar De La Hoya has played what can be seen as a pair of publicity masterstrokes of late – firstly with his controversial inclusion of female MMA fighter, Ronda Rousey appearing on the [GB owned] Ring magazine cover, and now, with an ‘open letter’ to Floyd Mayweather that has created a similar storm and diverted ‘attention’ back to boxing.… Read ArticleComments Off on De La Hoya’s Open Letter to Floyd His Latest Publicity Masterstroke?
He hasn’t been seen in a ring since December of last year, when he stopped Manuel Perez in 3 rounds and badly injured his hand, yet Victor Ortiz is finally ready to return to action, claiming he is fully healed and only needs one fight before going after ‘the big boys.’
“I’m finally healed. I shattered my wrist in my last fight in four places. I had two screws in there. I finally got my … Read ArticleComments Off on Victor Ortiz Ready for Ring Return
Just because UK fans knew it was likely coming, doesn’t make it any less a bitter pill to swallow, yet the [bad] news has finally dropped this afternoon [Fri] that Matchroom’s Dec. 12 show, headlined by the British heavyweight title clash between prospects Anthony Joshua (14-0, 14ko) and Dillian Whyte (16-0, 13ko) is to be a PPV event.
Promoters Matchroom and Sky Sports – their exclusive broadcast partner – are already taking an absolute hammering … Read ArticleComments Off on Fans Outraged at Joshua/Whyte PPV Decision
Matchroom boxing boss, Eddie Hearn, likes to make a wish list of fights he’s keen on making for the coming year, and top of the tree for 2016 is the huge welterweight showdown between IBF champion, Kell Brook and domestic rival, Amir Khan; a fight he is eyeing for the Summer.
Brook – currently recovering from a rib injury sustained shortly before his scheduled October clash with Diego Chaves – is intending to box 2 … Read ArticleComments Off on Hearn: Eyeing Brook v Khan in 2016
Adrien Broner has publicly responded to Floyd Mayweather’s recent comments to fighthype.com about him, saying, ‘There a lotta hate coming from your way, man….and I don’t like it.’
Broner, who was recently upgraded to WBA (sup) 140 lb champion after winning his 4th world title against Khabib Allakhverdiev, released an online video in which he claimed calls to his ‘big bro’ and former mentor have gone unanswered, meaning he had no choice but to go … Read ArticleComments Off on Broner Responds to Floyd Mayweather ‘Hate’ in Video
With about ten days left until this historic fight, we’re extraordinarily excited about this mega event between two world-class fighters and champions, Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez. As I’ve previously stated, this will absolutely be the fight of the year! For those fans that will be watching on HBO Pay-Per-View from their home, we believe this fight will provide one of the best dollar-for-dollar values of any fight in recent memory, when you consider the … Read ArticleComments Off on Cotto vs Canelo: Miguel Cotto Interview Conference Call Transcript
SAN JUAN, P.R. (November 12, 2015) — The boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated Top-Five world-rated lightweight contender FELIX “El Diamante” VERDEJO, and former five-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE, will headline, in separate title bouts, the year-end finale of MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV, on Friday, December 11. … Read ArticleComments Off on Verdejo and Donaire in action on 12/11
NEW YORK (November 12, 2015) – In advance of his upcoming move up to the light heavyweight division, WBA Super Middleweight World Champion Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KO’s) is vacating his title. Ward originally claimed the belt in November 2009 with a victory over long-time champion Mikkel Kessler in his opening fight of the Super Six tournament.
“I won the WBA belt for my first world title in 2009 and have defended it six times … Read ArticleComments Off on Andre Ward vacates his WBA title
Tyson Fury has claimed his recent comments regarding gay marriage, abortion and paedophilia, were taken slightly out of context and were not designed to offend, claiming that as a positive, they have generated more interest in his upcoming heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko.
Klitschko had responded to the comments from Fury, on dailymail.co.uk, by saying that his opponent must have a brain the size of a ‘walnut,’ going as far to suggest that he … Read ArticleComments Off on Fury: ‘My Business Is Selling the Fight / Didn’t Mean to Offend