Breazeale Looking To Use Zumbrum As Statement!

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BreazealeZumbrun300While WBC #1 heavyweight and 2008 U.S. Olympic medalist Deontay Wilder (31-0, 31 KOs) is getting most the attention this weekend at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, there will also be another unbeaten heavyweight seeing action. 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (11-0, 10 KOs) returns to the ring on the same card against veteran heavyweight Billy “The Kid” Zumbrun (27-13, 16 KOs). The 6’7 Breazeale, who is advised by Al Haymon and is coming off a win against 2004 U.S. Olympian Devin Vargas in his last fight, is aiming to steal the show.
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Broner-Taylor Kickoff Cincinnati Press Conference!

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Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and super lightweight contender Emanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor held a kickoff press conference at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati on Thursday to formally announce their upcoming showdown on September 6. Broner (28-1, 22 KOs) will return to his hometown of Cincinnati for the first time in two years and will face Taylor (18-2, 12 KOs) in a 12-round super lightweight bout in the main event of a Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader from U.S. Bank Arena.
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Lundy ” Provodnikov Didn’t Want To Fight Me”!

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Former WBO light welterweight world champion Ruslan Provodnikov, known as “The Siberian Rocky,” is looking to step back into the ring this fall following a close loss to Chris Algieri in June, and Philadelphia’s “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy could be next on the hard-hitting Russian’s list. Coming off his third consecutive win in July, Lundy (25-3-1, 12 KOs) is now ranked #3 in the WBC among lightweights and would have no problem stepping up to 140 pounds to face Provodnikov, a fight he felt he should’ve had been in June when Provodnikov (23-3, 16 KOs) instead faced Algieri at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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Porter-Brook Weights From Carson, California!

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Venue: StubHub Center, Carson, California
Shawn Porter 146.75lbs vs. Kell Brook 146.5lbs
(IBF welterweight title)
Sakio Bika 167.75lbs  vs. Anthony Dirrell 168lbs
(WBC super middleweight title)
Omar Figueroa 135lbs  vs. Daniel Estrada 134.5lbs
(WBC lightweight title)
Deontay Wilder 224lbs  vs. Jason Gavern 247lbs
Jorge Linares 137lbs  vs. Ira Terry 132lbs
Dominic Breazeale 250lbs  vs. Billy Zumbrun 233lbs
Lydell Rhodes 142.6lbs  vs. John Nater 144lbs
Luke Campbell 136lbs  vs. Steve Trumble 132lbs
Callum Smith 171lbs  vs. Abraham Hernandez 166.6lbs
Fabian Maidana 142.4lbs  vs. Philip Soriano 141lbs
Jason Quigley 161.4lbs  vs. Fernando Najera 158.2lbs
Alan Sanchez 148lbs  vs. Jose Luis Ramirez Jr 144lbs

“Katie Hall” KO of the Month( August, 2014)

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“Dangerous Divas” On September 4th In San Diego!

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In less than a year, California boxing hall of fame promoter Bobby DePhilippis and his company, Bobby D. Presents, have become in one of the most prominent female fight promoters in the country. So much so that in their recent annual convention held in Chicago, the NABF (North American Boxing Federation) named DePhilippis the female fight promoter of the year.
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Vazquez-Bey On Mayweather-Maidana Undercard!

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IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (34-3, 13 KOs) today confirmed that he’ll be taking on fellow stylist Mickey Bey (20-1-1, 10 KOs) on the September 13 Mayweather-Maidana 2 card in Las Vegas. Vazquez will be making the seventh defense of the world title he has held for four years. He has won all six of his prior defenses by decision. The bout was originally slated for August 30. None of the undercard fights on that PPV telecast have been officially announced.

Brækhus Attempts To Unify Division Sept 13th!

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WBC, WBA & WBO female world welterweight champion Cecilia Brækhus (25-0, 7 KOs) will attempt to make history on September 13 by becoming the first female boxer in any weight category to unify a division by holding all four major titles when she takes on IBF champion Ivana Habazin (13-1, 5 KOs) at TAP1 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Victory in Copenhagen would not only make Brækhus the first female boxer to hold all four titles simultaneously but also just the third boxer in history to have achieved this feat following Bernard Hopkins’ and Jermain Taylor’s middleweight reigns.
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Khan Wants Guerrero, Alexander As Opponents!

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Welterweight contender Amir Khan says he plans to return in December, naming former world champions Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and Devon Alexander “The Great” as possible opponents. “I need a ‘tickover fight’ in December,” Khan told the BBC. “Opponent-wise we have looked at a few names, such as Devon Alexander or Robert Guerrero, but we have not confirmed anything just yet. We have to make sure they are available at the time.” Khan stated that he wanted to fight Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather, but those fights were unable to be made.

Legend Boxing Promoter Having Sex Change!

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Kellie Maloney frankBritish promotional legend Frank Maloney will undergo a sex change to become a woman, he has sensationally revealed. The 61-year-old father-of-three, who led Lennox Lewis to become world heavyweight champion, has been living as a woman called “Kellie” in preparation for the operation. The twice-married Londoner says he has always known he was a woman and recalls being jealous of girls in the school playground. “I was born in the wrong body and I have always known I was a woman,” says Kellie. “I can’t keep living in the shadows.” Frank became a household name after Lewis’s 1992 victory – the first Brit to take the title in almost 20 years.
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Garcia Scores Brutal Second Round KO!

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Peterson, Jacobs Both Look Impressive In Victories!
Saturday night at the Barclays Center, WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, stopped Rod Salka, in round two, after three brutal knockdowns. The first knockdown came from a hard right hand. Another right put Salka on the deck for the second time. Finally, a brutal left hook dropped Salka again. Referee Steve Willis stopped the fight at 2:31 of round two.
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Garcia-Salka Weights From Barclays!

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Venue: Barclays Center
Danny Garcia 141.75lbs vs. Rod Salka 141lbs
Daniel Jacobs 159.5lbs vs. Jarrod Fletcher 159.25lbs
(WBA middleweight title)
Lamont Peterson 140lbs vs. Edgar Santana 139.5lbs
(IBF jr welterweight title)
Sadam Ali 146.6lbs vs. Jeremy Bryan 145.4lbs
Anthony Peterson 137lbs vs. Edgar Riovalle 144.4lbs
Marcus Browne 176.4lbs vs. Paul Vasquez 174.2lbs
Prichard Colon 150lbs vs. Lenwood Dozier 154.2lbs
D’Mitrius Ballard 169lbs vs. Barry Trotter 168.4lbs
Zachary Ochoa 140lbs vs. Luis Cervantes 139.6lbs

Rigondeaux Easily KO’s Looknongyantoy!

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Rigondeaux_Looknongyantoy_680Undefeated unified junior featherweight world champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KOs) scored a first round KO over two-time world title challenger Sod Looknongyantoy (63-3-1, 27 KOs) on Saturday night at the Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. Looknongyantoy was rocked by an accidental headbutt and went down. When action resumed, they touched gloves, then Rigondeaux pounced and immediately landed a combination that dropped him. The bout was waved off by referee Mark Nelson after just 1:44. The KO ended a 37 bout winning streak for Looknongyantoy. Rigondeaux and Top Rank will now go their separate ways.

Sergio Martinez Decides To Continue BoxingCareer!

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After lengthy discussions with members of his team, now-former WBC Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez has decided to continue his boxing career. Determined to return and erase the terrible memory of what happened against fellow-great Miguel Cotto in June, 39-year-old Martinez will next face a top-10 contender with the goal of recapturing his world title.
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Shiming On HBO2, Rigondeaux On UniMas!

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Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist and national icon Zou Shiming and undefeated Top-Five world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez will headline Champions of Gold – championship boxing’s return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. Promoted by Top Rank and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, All Star Boxing, Caribe Promotions and Foreman Boys Promotions, the Zou Shiming / Gilberto Ramirez boxing doubleheader will take place Saturday, July 19, and will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2, beginning at 5PM ET/PT.

Also on that card, the bout between WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and Sod Kokietgym will be televised on UniMas via same-day delay at 11PM ET/PT on “Solo Boxeo Tecate.” This will be Rigondeaux’s last fight under his promotional contract with Top Rank.

Mayweather-Maidana Rematch Stays In Vegas!

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FloydMaidanaPresser2Although Mayweather Promotions recently received a promoter’s license in the state of New York, WBC/WBA welterweight and super welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather tweeted today that his September 13 rematch with Marcos Maidana will be at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This will be Floyd’s tenth straight fight at the MGM Grand, which has hosted every Floyd Mayweather fight since 2007. Mayweather-Maidana 2 will be promoted by Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions as Mayweather Promotions doesn’t have a Nevada promoter’s license.

Lara-Canelo Weights From MGM Grand!

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Venue: MGM Grand, Las Vegas
Erislandy Lara 155lbs vs Saul Alvarez 155lbss
Abner Mares 126.5lbs vs. Jonathan Oquendo 126.5lbs
Juanma Lopez 130lbs vs. Francisco Vargas 129lbs
Johan Perez 140lbs vs. Mauricio Herrera 140lbs
Tomoki Kameda 118lbs vs. Pungluang Sor Singyu 117lbs
(WBO bantamweight title)
Yamaguchi Falcao 161.5lbs vs. Jesus Cruz 162lbs
Jason Quigley 160lbs vs. Howard Reece 158lbs
Yoandris Salinas 123lbs vs. Enrique Quevedo 122lbs
John Karl Sosa 141.5lbs vs. Luis Bello 141lbs

Erislandy Lara Works Out In Front Of Fans!

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Golden Boy Going Through Major Changes!

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ESPN is reporting that Golden Boy Promotions has terminated deputy COO Armando Gaytan, executive vice president Raul Jaimes and vice president of marketing Nicole Sparks. All were close with former Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, who left the company on bad terms in early June.

“Sarah Clayton” KO of the Month( July, 2014)

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