Hopkins-Shumenov & Fighters Workout Quotes!

(Photo by: Showtime)

Several of the featured fighters for Saturday’s “History at the Capitol” event at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. worked out for media members at Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Washington, D.C. The Showtime tripleheader headlined by future Hall of Famer Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins against Beibut Shumenov in a light heavyweight world championship unification.
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Mikey Garcia Files Lawsuit Against Top Rank!

WBO super featherweight champion Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia has filed a lawsuit to try to get out of his promotional contract with longtime promoter Top Rank. The lawsuit was filed last week in the Superior Court of Riverside County, California and alleges that Top Rank attempted to “exploit, own and permanently control” Garcia’s career. The suite also alleges that Top Rank acted as Garcia’s “unlicensed manager.” Ironically Garcia’s manager of record, Cameron Dunkin, is considered to be one of the best managers in boxing.
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Amir Khan Signs With Al Haymon!

Amir-Khan_2363601bFormer jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan has officially signed with influential adviser Al Haymon. Khan joins multi-division world champion Robert Guerrero, IBF jr. welterweight champion Lamont Peterson, and former welterweight champion Luis Collazo as the newest additions to Haymon’s rapidly growing stable of fighters, which already includes Floyd Mayweather, Danny Garcia, Adrien Broner, Marcos Maidana, Lucas Matthysse, Devon Alexander, Peter Quillin, Leo Santa Cruz, Gary Russell Jr., Austin Trout, Erislandy Lara, Andre Berto, Sakio Bika, Chris Arreola, Deontay Wilder, and Edwin Rodriguez, just to name a few.
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Lara-Canelo July 12th At The MGM Grand!

ErislandyLaraAccording to Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, WBA jr. middleweight champion Erislandy Lara will no longer be defending his title against former champion Ishe Smith on May 2. Instead, the Cuban standout will face former jr. middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Charr Wins Unanimous Decision Over Johnson!

Saturday at the Telekom Dome in Bonn, Germany, WBC #6 heavyweight Manuual Charr wasn’t able to deliver on his promise to be the first to stop Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson, but he did get the win, scoring a ten round unanimous decision over defensive specialist Johnson. Charr moved to 26-1, 15 KOs, while Johnson, 29-6-1, 14 KOs, has now dropped four of his last five, all by decision.

Pacquiao Defeats Bradley In Rematch!

Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in a rematch Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten WBO welterweight world champion Timothy Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs). Bradley came out in round 1 outboxing Pacquiao. In round two Pacquiao landed a couple of good punches.
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Hopkins Schools An Educates The Media Once Again!


Tony Ayala Sr. Passes Away At The Age Of 74!

After spending the last two months in the hospital following surgery, Tony Ayala Sr. passed away Thursday night at the age of 74.
His death was confirmed by his youngest son Paulie saying his father’s death was linked to diabetes complications.
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Bradley-Pacquiao Weights From MGM Grand!

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Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
Manny Pacquiao 145lbs vs  Timothy Bradley 145.5lbs
(WBO welterweight world championship)
Ray Beltran 134.5lbs vs  Arash Usmanee 135lbs
(Vacant NABO lightweight title)
Khabib Allakhverdiev 139.5lbs vs  Jessie Vargas 140lbs
(WBA interim super lightweight title)
Bryan Vasquez 130lbs vs  Jose Felix Jr 130lbs
(WBA interim super featherweight title)
Sean Monaghan 175lbs vs  Joe McCreedy 173lbs
(WBC Cont. Americas light heavyweight title)
Oscar Valdez 129lbs vs  Adrian Perez 130lbs
(NABF super featherweight “junior” title)
Esquiva Falcao 161lbs vs  Pubilo Pena 162lbs
Oleksandr Gvozdyk 174.5lbs vs  Mike Montoya 173lbs

Quotes From Charr-Johnson Press Conference!

charr-johnson_presser300On Saturday night heavyweights Manuel Charr and Kevin Johnson collide in the Telekom Dome in Bonn, Germany. They faced off Monday at the final press conference.

Manuel Charr: For me, a lot is at stake. This is a big and important fight. But I’m sure that I will be the first to knock out Kevin Johnson.

Kevin Johnson: Maybe you don’t know this yet, but Germany is my country. I don’t feel like an ‘away’ boxer here. At least when I’ve kicked Manuel Charr’s a** and beat him the Germans will love me!

Texas Boxing Commission’s Dickie Cole To Retire!

Official Statement: TDLR (Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation) is happy to have had a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Richard (Dickie) Cole. Dickie is retiring on April 30th of this year after 21 years in the Combative Sports program with the state of Texas! His legacy is the safe and organized combative sports events that are seen across the state.
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Virgil Hunter Rips Freddie Roach!

Virgil Hunter, trainer of Andre Ward, Amir Khan, Alfred Angulo, Andre Berto and several other fighters, responded to some of the recent statements that are being circulated in the press, from Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach.
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Tijuana’s Enriquez Wins NABF Title Over Blackshear!

EnriquezBlackshearfightFriday night at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in San Diego, Kenia Enriquez (11-0, 6KOs), #7 ranked WBC flyweight, dropped down a division to capture her first title in the shape of the vacant NABF light flyweight title via a 7th round TKO over the always tough Jolene “Classy Assassin” Blackshear (8-5, 3KOs) in a scheduled eight.
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Cunningham Gets Hard Fought Victory Over Mansour!

cunninghamwinsusbafightFriday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (27-6, 12 KOs) overcame two knockdowns to defeat Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (20-1, 15 KOs) by unanimous decision. Mansour came out aggressively, throwing hard punches from the very beginning. By round four, both fighters suffered cuts. Mansour finally connected with a right hand in round five and dropped Cunningham hard. Mansour put Cunningham on the deck again with his follow-up barrage, but Cunningham survived the round.
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“Christine Marie” KO of the Month(April, 2014)


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Enriquez-Blackshear Weights From San Diego!

Venue: Four Points Sheraton Hotel, San Diego, CA
Kenia Enriquez 107.5lbs vs Jolene Blackshear 107lbs
(Vacant NABF Light Flyweight Title)
David Barragan 153lbs vs Eddie Cordova 154lbs
Amaris Quintana 108lbs vs Susan Reno 108lbs
Adrian Vargas 145lbs vs Luis Cervantes 142lbs
Mario Angeles 146lbs vs Jarrod Tennant 151lbs

Bradley Ripped And Ready For Pacquiao!

(Photo by: Top Rank)

Undefeated WBO World Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley flexes during a tremendous turnout of press during media day Thursday at Fortune Gym for his eagerly-anticipated rematch against superstar Manny Pacquiao. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions and Tecate, Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 will take place, Saturday, April 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT

Mansour-Cunningham Weights From Philadephia!

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Venue: Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA
Amir Mansour 222.5lbs vs  Steve Cunningham 206lbs
Curtis Stevens 162.8lbs vs  Tureano Johnson 162.2lbs
Roberto Jose Acevedo 170lbs vs Lee Campbell 168.4lbs
Edner Cherry 144.1lbs vs  Robert Osiobe 144.3lbs
Mike Lee 179.3lbs vs  Peter Lewison 181.1lbs
Sullivan Barrera 176lbs vs  Larry Pryor 175.5lbs
Edgardo Torres 137.3lbs vs  Evincii Dixon 141lbs

Marquez-Alvarado Ticket Alert!

marquez-alvarado300posterTickets Go On Sale Today at 3 P.M. ET / Noon PT With a Special Limited Offer To Receive a Complimentary Companion Ticket!
Boxing is back at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305) and the historic inaugural brawl will feature four-division world champion and Méxican icon Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez battling former junior welterweight world champion and the pride of Colorado “Mile High” Mike Alvarado.
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Porter-Malignaggi Media Conference Quotes!

Malignaggi: I Don’t View Manny Pacquiao As A Very Good Fighter!
IBF welterweight champion Shawn “Showtime” Porter, former two-division world champion Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi, WBO middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and WBO European champion Lukas Konecny hosted an international media conference call Wednesday to discuss their respective title bouts on the April 19 Hopkins-Shumenov undercard at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.
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