Rios Stops Alvarado In Three!

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Saturday night at the 1st Bank Center, Broomfield, Colorado. In the rubber match of their trilogy, Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 23 KOs) destroyed hometown favorite Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) in three one-sided rounds. Rios started fast, and punished Alvarado in every round. Rios seemingly couldn’t miss with the uppercut and finally dropped Alvarado with a left hook in round three. Alvardo survived the round but the fight was stopped after round three. With the win, Rios claimed the vacant WBO International welterweight title.

Matthysse Renews Contract With Golden Boy!

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Exciting super lightweight contender Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (36-3, 34 KOs) has renewed his promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions, it was announced today. “As Golden Boy works to put together a 2015 full of huge, fan-friendly fights, Lucas Matthysse is, and will now remain, a core part of our team,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Founder and President of Golden Boy Promotions. “Lucas is a strong and powerful fighter, someone the elite of the division have to look out for in the years to come, and we are excited to continue our successful partnership with him.”
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Alvarado-Rios Weights From Colorado!

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TV: HBO
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Venue: 1stBank Center, Bloomfield, Colorado
Mike Alvarado 146.5lbs vs. Brandon Rios 146.75lbs
Gilberto Ramirez 170.5lbs vs. Maxim Vlasov 170lbs
Aik Shakhnazaryan 141.5lbs vs. Abner Lopez 141lbs
Konstantin Ponomarev 147.5lbs vs. Steve Claggett 147.5lbs
Oleksandr Gvozdyk 175lbs vs. Cory Cummings 174lbs
Jeremy Ramos 151lbs vs. Rene Marquez 150lbs
Zsolt Daranyi 152lbs vs. Luis Marquez 151lbs

Alvarado-Rios Final Press Conference Quotes!

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On Thursday in Denver, Colorado, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum along with former world champions “Mile High” Mike Alvarado and Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios hosted the final press conference for “Alvarado-Rios 3,” the final chapter of their epic boxing trilogy. The twelve round welterweight clash will take place Saturday at the 1STBANK Center in nearby Broomfield and will be televised live on HBO.
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Gonzalez-Russell, Jr On April 18th?

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WBC featherweight world champion Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 48 KOs) could be defending his title against Gary Russell Jr. (25-1, 14 KOs) on the undercard of Chavez,Jr against Fonfara on April 18th. on a date to be named in the United States. Previously mentioned possible opponents for Gonzalez included Abner Mares, Jayson Velez and Leo Santa Cruz. Gonzalez’ promoter Promociones del Pueblo says Gonzalez will defend his title three times in 2015.

Haymon’s New Boxing Series Coming To Spike TV!

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Haymon Boxing will reportedly announce a new boxing series on Spike TV later today in Los Angeles. The first card will be March 13 featuring former welterweight world champions Andre Berto and Shawn Porter against separate opponents. Berto meets Josesito Lopez while Porter takes on Roberto Garcia. The series debuts just six days after another Haymon boxing series debuts on NBC

“Amy Taylor” KO of the Month (January, 2015)

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Jennings “It’s Time To Bring Titles Back To U.S.”!

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Roc Nation Sports has confirmed an agreement for newly signed boxer Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) to face heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KOs) on April 25 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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Stiverne OK After Being Released From Hospital!

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Two nights after being hospitalized following his loss to unbeaten challenger Deontay Wilder on Showtime from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne, his Hall of Fame promoter, Don King, and his trainer, Don House, hosted a press conference late Monday at the MGM Grand.

Here’s what they had to say:
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Taylor Faces New Charges Fight With Mora Off!

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IBF middleweight champion Jermain Taylor is being questioned by police for allegedly discharging a firearm on Monday during a Martin Luther King Parade in Little Rock, Arkansas. According to arkansasonline.com, a witness said police removed a gun from Taylor’s vehicle, then Taylor stepped out of the vehicle and was handcuffed by authorities.
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Klitschko-Jennings April 25th At MSG!

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It was announced today by BILD that WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will be defending his title against Bryant Jennings on April 25 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, rather than Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Interestingly it was also reported that the Klitschko camp has a September date reserved at a venue in Hamburg, Germany, for a possible fight against Shannon Briggs before moving on to a megafight against WBC champ Deontay Wilder next year. No mention made of any mandatory obligations Wlad might have.

Al Haymon Signs Canadian Star Lucian Bute!

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Interbox has confirmed that Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) has signed a representation agreement with Al Haymon. The participation of InterBox in the promotion of Lucian Bute’s career will remain unchanged. The first fight is planned for the end of this spring. “InterBox has been working with Lucian since his professional debut in 2003.
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Kell Brook Returns March 28th In Sheffield!

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Kell Brook will make the first defense of his IBF welterweight title on March 28 at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, England. He ripped the belt away from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles in August with a career-best performance and will make his hotly anticipated first defense against an opponent to be named at a press conference on Thursday.

Wilder Wins By Unanimous Decision Over Stiverne!

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wilder-stiverne3fightSaturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, 2008 U.S. Olympic Heavyweight Bronze Medalist Deontay Wilder, (33-0, 32 KOs), had his dream come true by capturing the WBC heavyweight title by outboxing Bermane Stiverne, (24-2-1, 21 KOs), over twelve rounds.
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David Lemieux Signs With Golden Boy!

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Golden Boy Promotions and Eye of the Tiger Management have joined together as Canadian fan favorite and tour de force David Lemieux (33-2, 31 KOs), has signed an exclusive promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. After his explosive headlining debut in the U.S. at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, on Dec. 6, the beloved Montreal native not only retained his NABF middleweight title, but proved to critics that he is a powerful force in the 160 pound class.
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Stiverne-Wilder Weights From MGM Grand!

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TV: Showtime, Showtime Extreme
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Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
Bermaine Stiverne 239lbs vs Deontay Wilder 219lbs
(WBC Heavyweight Championship)
Leo Santa Cruz 121.5lbs vs. Jesus Ruiz 122lbs
(WBC super bantamweight title)
Fidel Maldonado Jr. 139lbs vs. Amir Imam 140lbs
Vyacheslav Shabranskyy 177lbs vs. Garrett Wilson 178lbs
Cesar Quinonez 139lbs vs. Joan Valenzuela 141.5lbs
Eric Molina 241.5lbs vs. Rapahel Zumbano 241lbs

Broner “Roc Nation $40 Mill Offer Bullshit!

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Three-division former world champ Adrien Broner fiercely attacked Jay-Z for what he says is a highly insulting offer to join Roc Nation Sports.
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Golden Boy Reach Settlement With Schaefer!

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Golden Boy Promotions and former CEO Richard Schaefer has finally been settled. Schaefer was the man in charge of Golden Boy until leaving the company last June. Golden Boy then reportedly filed a $50 million dollar legal claim against Schaefer and claimed he was still under contract to them until 2018.

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Ramirez Opens Big Bear Camp!

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GilbertoRamirezUnbeaten world rated super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez (30-0, 24 KOs) of Mazatlan, Mexico opened his Big Bear training camp today to prepare for his big HBO debut against Maxim Vlasov (30-1, 15 KOs) from Russia.
Ramirez put it seven hard rounds sparring with Vyacheslav Shabranskyy at Abel Sanchez’ Summitt Training Center. Manager Jesus and trainer Hector Zapari were pleased with Ramirez’ conditioning and predicted he would be at his career best for the fight January 24 in Denver, Colorado.

Taylor-Mora Battle February 6th On ESPN FNF’s!

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ESPN has announced that IBF middleweight champion Jermain Taylor (33-4-1, 20 KOs) is scheduled to defend his title against Sergio Mora (27-3-2, 9 KOs) on the February 6 edition of ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights.” The site will be the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Taylor will be making the first defense of the belt he won from Sam Soliman at the same venue in October. Both fighters are with manager/advisor Al Haymon.