“Kerri Keller” Miss Fourth Of July Knockout!


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Haymon/PBC Response To Top Rank Lawsuit!

No direct response from Al Haymon, but the Premier Boxing Champions website has released a statement from Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel, the law firm representing Haymon and his affiliated entities:

On behalf of our clients Alan Haymon, Haymon Boxing LLC, Haymon Sports LLC and Haymon Holdings LLC:
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Top Rank Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Haymon!

Today in U.S. Dis­trict Court in Los Angeles, Top Rank filed a lawsuit against Al Haymon, Haymon Boxing LLC, Haymon Sports LLC, Haymon Holdings LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and Media Group Holdings LLC. The lawsuit alleges violations of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act, the Sherman Antitrust Act, and a host of other state and federal laws.

Allegations against Haymon and his affiliated entities include:
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Tureano Johnson Wants GGG & Cotto At 160!

Gary Shaw Productions’ middleweight contender, Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs), is looking for the biggest fights in the division. Currently rated WBC #2, WBA #3, IBF #8 and WBO #13, Johnson is riding a 4-fight winning streak with the hopes of landing a world title shot.
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Barthelemy-DeMarco On CBS This Sunday!

This Sunday, Premier Boxing Champions will have two shows: Saturday on NBC features Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter, but there is a Sunday afternoon show on CBS highlighted by Rances Barthelemy (22-0, 13 KOs) facing Antonio DeMarco (31-4-1, 23 KOs). Coverage begins on CBS at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. Barthelemy gave up his IBF 130-pound title to move up in weight. DeMarco formerly held the WBC 135-pound title before losing it to Broner.

Here is what Barthelemy and DeMarco had to say at a media workout on Wednesday:
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Ward Makes Catchweight Smith 4.4lbs Over!

(Photo by: Roc Nation Sports)
Venue: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Andre Ward 171.8lbs vs. Paul Smith 176.4lbs
Antonio Nieves 120.6lbs vs. Stephon Young 122.8lbs
Wang Zhimin 137.6lbs vs. Jose Luis Guzman 137.6lbs
Meng Fanlong 181.2lbs vs. Albert Avina 191.8lbs
Aaron Coley 163lbs vs. Yosmani Abreu 160.8lbs
Luis Arias 161.4lbs vs. Tony Brinson 161.4lbs
Daniel Franco 125.6lbs vs. Jonathan Alcantara 126lbs
Sonny Fredrickson 139.8lbs vs. Juan Santiago 137.6lbs

Porter-Broner Weights From MGM Grand Arena!

(Photo by: Premier Boxing Champions)

Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
Adrien Broner 143.5lbs vs. Shawn Porter 144lbs
Errol Spence 149lbs vs. Phil Lo Greco 152lbs
Terrell Gausha vs. Luis Grajeda
Robert Easter 135lbs vs. Miguel Mendoza 136.5lbs
Michael Hunter 201lbs vs. Deon Elam 197lbs
Kevin Newman 164lbs vs. Bobby McIntyre 16lbs3
Sanjarbek Rakhmanov 143lbs vs. Brett Simmons 146lbs

N’Dam-Lemieux Weights From Montreal!

TV: Fox Sports 2
(Photo by: Golden Boy)

Venue: Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada
Hassan N’Dam 158.6lbs vs. David Lemieux 160lbs
(Vacant IBF middleweight title)
Dierry Jean 135lbs vs. Jerry Belmontes 134.4lbs
Luis Ortiz 238lbs vs. Bryan Polley 273lbs
Schiller Hyppolite 167.5lbs vs. Kevin Thomas Cojean 166.7lbs
Mian Hussain 148.7lbs vs. Ivan Pereyra 149.7lbs
Ghislain Maduma 140.9lbs vs. Michele Focosi 140.1lbs
Steven Butler 151.8lbs vs. Jaime Herrera 151.7lbs
Ayaz Hussain 143lbs vs. Miguel Antoine 144.5lbs
Yves Ulysse 143.9lbs vs. Renald Garrido 142.7lbs
Mathieu Germain 141.4lbs vs. Richard Horvath 139.5lbs

“Victoria Lomba” KO of the Month( June, 2015)


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Walters-Marriaga Final Press Conference!

(Photo by: Top Rank)

Felix Verdejo-Ivan Najera Quotes!
Undefeated WBA featherweight world champion Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters (25-0, 21 KOs) of Jamaica, and the boxing gem of Puerto Rico, undefeated #3 world-rated lightweight contender Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (17-0, 13 KOs) had their final press conference Thursday.
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Wilder-Molina Final Press Conference Quotes!

Two days before the first-ever world title fight in the state of Alabama, undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and challenger Eric Molina participated in a tense final press conference Thursday at Embassy Suites in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Lara-Rodriguez Weights From Chicago!

TV: Spike

Venue: UIC Pavilion in Chicago
Erislandy Lara 153.6lbs vs. Delvin Rodriguez 153.4lbs
(WBA super welterweight title)
Artur Beterbiev 175lbs vs. Alexander Johnson 174.2lbs
Artur Szpilka 231lbs vs. Manuel Quezada 233.5lbs
Eleider Alvarez 181lbs vs. Anatoliy Dudchenko 180.4lbs

N’Dam Objects To Officials For Title Against Lemieux!

N'damGary Hyde, manager of International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 1-ranked, mandatory middleweight contender Hassan N’Dam (31-1, 18 KOs), has objected to two officials named to work the June 20th IBF world middleweight title fight between N’Dam and David Lemieux (33-2, 31 KOs) at the famed Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
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Lara, Rodriguez, Beterbiev, Johnson Presentation!


Cuban Sensation Erislandy Lara Arrives In Chicago!

Cuban boxing star, Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs), has arrived in Chicago for his upcoming bout with Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4, 16 KOs) as Premier Boxing Champions returns to Spike this Friday June 12, 2015.
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NSAC Coming Down Hard On Drug Cheaters!

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today approved a “no tolerance” policy against fighters who fail tests for banned substances. Beginning September 1, penalties for steroid use will be severe. Suspensions will be three years, plus a hefty fine. Repeat offenders will receive a four year ban. Three strikes is a lifetime ban. Fines range from 50% to 100% of the athlete’s purse. Users of marijuana, diuretics or other substances face 18 month to two year suspensions and a fine of 30-40% of their purse for first offenders. Also results of fights will now be changed to a loss rather than a no-decision after a failed test. Fighters who don’t pay their fines will be suspended indefinitely, with the suspension recognized in all 50 states.

Golovkin-Monroe, Jr Weights From The Forum!


Venue: The Forum, Inglewood, California
Gennady Golovkin 159lbs vs. Willie Monroe Jr. 160lbs
(WBA/WBC interim middleweight title)
Chocolatito Gonzalez 111lbs vs. Edgar Sosa 112.4lbs
(WBC flyweight title)

Willie Monroe Jr, Open Media Training Workout!


Ojeda-Meza-Clay Headline As FNF Nears End!

ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights series continues to wind down to its end next week. In the second to last show, undefeated, up-and-coming lightweight Reynaldo “El Maestro” Ojeda (16-0, 9 KOs) faces veteran Monty Meza-Clay (36-4, 22 KOs) in the 10-round main event from the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. In his last fight, Ojeda scored a unanimous decision win over Sergio Villanueva, while Meza-Clay is looking to rebound from a 10-round unanimous decision loss to Rod Salka.
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Willie Monroe, Jr Arrives In L.A With Team!

WillieMonroeJrTeamWBA number-two ranked contender Willie “El Mongoose” Monroe Jr. has arrived at LAX with his team for Saturday’s middleweight title fight against Gennady Golovkin, that will take place at the Forum in Inglewood, California and will be televised on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10 PM ET/PT.
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