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Shannon Briggs blasts another foe in Round 1; 5-0 in comeback (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 24, 2014 - 05:04PM ET
Yesterday, 42 year old former heavyweight belt holder Shannon Briggs (56-6-1, 49 KOs) pulverized Corey Phelps (16-7-1, 8 KOs) in Round 1 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  

Brussels sprouts: Nutritious, hip superfood promotes weight loss?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 24, 2014 - 01:04AM ET
Brussels sprouts, which offer a fine source of protein, iron and potassium, are surging in popularity.  

Wladimir Klitschko and Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Best Ring Entrance/Fighter Walkout in Boxing? (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 24, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
From 1996 - 2001, there's no question Prince Naseem Hamed had the most electrifying ring entrances.  

Mike Tyson vs 'The Incredible Bulk' 25 years ago: The fight that never was

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 23, 2014 - 07:10PM ET
Who remembers the hype surrounding a possible bout between then heavyweight champion Mike Tyson (then 37-0) and NFL first round
draft pick, 6'6" 315 lb athletic freak Tony Mandarich 25 years ago?  

Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri: The fight Juan Manuel Marquez should have prevented

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 23, 2014 - 02:51PM ET
WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri (20-0, 8KOs), a relative unknown to anyone not a diehard boxing fan, will face superstar Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38KOs) for PacMan's WBO welterweight crown on November 22nd at the Venetian in Macau, China.  

Juan Manuel Marquez: Future in boxing still in doubt?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 22, 2014 - 10:45AM ET
Is he fighting again or isn't he?  

Harry Potter, Floyd Mayweather, 50 Cent... And the Challenge

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 21, 2014 - 10:12PM ET
Tensions are rising between former friends, boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather and rapper/fight promoter 50 Cent.  

Provodnikov vs Rios this fall?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 20, 2014 - 12:05PM ET
Following his upset loss to Chris Algieri earlier this summer, former junior welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov isn't looking for a tune-up on his path to redemption.  

Don King | Wild-Haired, 'P.T. Barnum' of Boxing Turns 83

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 20, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
Fight promoter Don King turned 83 today.  

Jay-Z: Boxing's newest promoter?

Written by Mark Weber at Aug 19, 2014 - 11:00PM ET
Quick question: What does boxing need more than anything right now?  

Floyd Mayweather has formidable punching power

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 19, 2014 - 11:04AM ET
Pound-for-pound king and consensus welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather (46-0, 26KOs) is often criticized for his perceived lack of punching power.  

Boxing Schedule 2014

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 19, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
2014 is here.  
Tags: schedules

Kell Brook's next fight: Options galore

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 18, 2014 - 12:13PM ET
Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KO) may not be a household yet name outside of the United Kingdom but he's an undefeated, bonafide world champion in boxing's deepest division.  

Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio on October 18th

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 18, 2014 - 10:39AM ET
Although it's not official, reports from both camps have been positive that an October 18th showdown between Super WBA Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) and interim WBC title holder Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) will more than likely be broadcast on HBO and staged at a location yet to be determined.  

Boxing news and quick hits: August 16-17, 2014

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 17, 2014 - 03:59PM ET
News from an eventful weekend in boxing.  

Floyd Mayweather: Shoulder roll defense examined by expert trainer (Video)

Written by Joseph Herron at Aug 17, 2014 - 02:21PM ET
Throughout boxing’s rich history, there have been great defensive fighters who have dazzled audiences around the world with their respective mastery of the “Sweet Science”.  

Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs): American heavyweight records 32nd straight KO (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 16, 2014 - 09:37PM ET
American heavyweight knockout machine Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32KO) stopped an overmatched but very game Jason Gavern (25-17-4, 11KO) earlier today when the latter retired on his stool after Round 4.  

Shawn Porter: The transformation from prospect to champion

Written by Mark Weber at Aug 16, 2014 - 10:40AM ET
Lebron who? Please, everyone knows the toughest man from Akron, Ohio is Shawn Porter.  
Tags: shawn porter

Floyd Mayweather vs Maidana 2: Will the underdog need a KO to win?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Aug 13, 2014 - 10:14PM ET
In May, Floyd Mayweather (46-0, 26 KOs) won a tight 12 round majority decision over Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) in an action-packed fight that featured far more brawling than the former was accustomed to.  

HBO Boxing: 'The Fight Game' returns September 16

Written by Press Release at Aug 11, 2014 - 12:36PM ET
For Immediate Release Aug. 11, 2014

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY BEGINS A FOUR-SHOW RUN SEPT. 16, PRESENTING A NEW EDITION EACH MONTH THROUGH DECEMBER, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO.  
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