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Canelo Alvarez vs Lara: Common opponent makes prediction

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 29, 2014 - 02:18PM ET
Austin Trout (26-2, 14 KOs), who lost consecutive bouts to Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara by decision last year, has a definitive pick for Alvarez vs Lara which will take place July 12.  

Shannon Briggs, 4-0 in comeback, punishes foe (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 29, 2014 - 11:47AM ET
While he failed to orchestrate an opening round knockout for the first time in four fights, former WBO heavyweight title-holder Shannon Briggs (55-6-1, 48 KOs) ripped Raphael Zumbano Love (34-8-1, 27 KOs) en route to winning unanimous decision over 12 rounds last night in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  

Crawford vs. Gamboa: Expansion in the Midwest

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 29, 2014 - 09:49AM ET
"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." - Harry S. Truman  

50 Cent: Will tonight mark the emergence of the new 'Don King?'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 28, 2014 - 05:10PM ET
In 1974, a little-known boxing promoter coordinated what would later be known as the 'The Rumble in the Jungle,' a heavyweight title bout between defending champion George Foreman and popular challenger Muhammad Ali.  

Running | Better Than Cycling and Walking for Exercise and Fitness?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 28, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
Most boxers use running to enhance their cardio and improve endurance.  

Manny Pacquiao: Next fight options after Provodnikov upset

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 28, 2014 - 12:00AM ET
Earlier this month, relative unknown Chris Algieri stormed back after a pair of knockdowns to controversially defeat WBO jr welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov who was Manny Pacquiao's presumed next opponent.  

Erislandy Lara: "Canelo Alvarez is an insecure fighter who knows he's going to lose..."

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 27, 2014 - 10:20AM ET
To promote the upcoming July 12th PPV event against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, which has been accurately dubbed "Honor and Glory", current WBA Junior Middleweight Champion Erislandy Lara hosted a media workout at the Long Life Fighter Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday June 25th, and had much to say about his opponent to the press in attendance.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana 2? All signs point to rematch in September

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 27, 2014 - 09:27AM ET
While the world is patiently waiting on the announcement of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s September 13th opponent, which could be named as early as next week, logic and deductive reasoning should lead most inquisitive fight fans to a rematch with Marcos "El Chino" Maidana.  

Cotto vs. Martinez PPV buys disappoint

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 24, 2014 - 09:56AM ET
Although Miguel Cotto's stunning TKO performance over Sergio Martinez on June 7th exceeded most fight fans' expectation, the numbers of the HBO PPV event disappointed Top Rank's anticipated projections.  

Adrien Broner bites the dust in Miami

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 24, 2014 - 07:26AM ET
Last week, TMZ Sports caught footage of three division world champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner crashing his "hog" into a parked vehicle while attempting to embark on a bike convoy through the streets of Miami, Florida.  

Lomachenko: Boxer on the rise has many options

Written by Dion Hall at Jun 22, 2014 - 03:20PM ET
Last night in a 'technical' slugfest, Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1 1 KO) dominated Gary Russell Jr (24-1 14 KOs) over twelve rounds to set a record by winning a major world title with the fewest professional fights (3).  

Robert Guerrero defeats Yoshihiro Kamegai in riveting Fight of the Year candidate

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 22, 2014 - 01:39AM ET
In the main event of the evening, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (32-2-1, 18 KOs) made his successful return to the ring after a thirteen month layoff by scoring a unanimous decision over the surprisingly game Yoshihiro Kamegai (24-2-1, 21 KOs) in a very entertaining and action filled, twelve round "Fight of the Year" candidate.  

Devon Alexander wins exciting affair

Written by Dion Hall at Jun 22, 2014 - 01:14AM ET
In an action packed fight, Devon Alexander (26-2 2 KOs ) fought an uncharacteristically entertaining bout against Jesus Soto Karass (28-9-3 18 KOs) tonight in Carson, CA.  

Vasyl Lomachenko defeats Gary Russell Jr. to win WBO Featherweight title

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 22, 2014 - 12:25AM ET
In the most highly anticipated fight of the June 21st Golden Boy fight card from the StubHub Center in Carson, two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko (2-1, 1 KO) proved all of his detractors wrong by winning the WBO Featherweight Championship and out pointing the highly touted and formerly undefeated, Gary Russell Jr. (24-1, 14 KOs), in only his third professional bout.  

Devon Alexander defeats Jesus Soto Karass with 10 round UD

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 21, 2014 - 11:00PM ET
On Saturday, June 21st, two division world champion Devon Alexander "The Great" (26-2, 14 KOs) got back in the win column at the expense of brave contender Jesus Soto Karass (28-10-3, 18 KOs) by way of ten round unanimous decision.  

Boxing Schedule: Showtime & BoxNation: Jun 21

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 21, 2014 - 06:54PM ET
Showtime and BoxNation offer an intriguing, action-packed night in boxing.  

Gary Russell vs. Vasyl Lomachenko: Prediction and analysis

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 21, 2014 - 03:05PM ET
Tonight, from the Stub-Hub Center in Carson, California, Gary Russell Jr. will finally get his long awaited championship opportunity when he faces off against two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko for the vacant WBO Featherweight title.  

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