Charlo KO’s Lubin In First Round!

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Erislandy Lara wins by Unanimous decision. Jarrett Hurd stops Trout in the 10th round.
Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. WBC super welterweight champion Jermell Charlo ((30-0, 15 KOs) scored a sensational first round knockout over previously unbeaten Erickson Lubin (18-1, 13KO’s). A Charlo right hand laid out Lubin at 2:41.
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Whyte-Helenius Fight For The WBC Silver Heavyweight Title

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Dillian Whyte will face Robert Helenius for the WBC Silver Heavyweight title at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28. “It’s been a very frustrating few months trying to get someone to fight me,” said Whyte. “I thank Robert for stepping up and in two weeks’ time we will fight for the WBC Silver title in Cardiff. I love to fight and I’m looking forward to being back in the ring, getting the victory and moving on to challenge for the World Heavyweight title.”
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Spence, Jr-Peterson Scheduled To Fight In January!

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IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. has announced that he will make the first defense of his belt against former world champion Lamont Peterson in January 2018 on SHOWTIME on a date and site to be determined. “It’s finally time to defend my title, capture more titles and become the undisputed welterweight champion of the world,” stated Spence. “That’s what I’m ready to do next year.
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Lara-Gausha Make Weight!

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TV: Showtime

(Photo by: DiBella Entertainment)

Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Erislandy Lara 153.6lbs vs. Terrell Gausha 153.2lbs
(WBA junior middleweight title)
Jermell Charlo 153.6lbs vs. Erickson Lubin 153.4lbs
(WBC junior middleweight title)
Jarrett Hurd 153.6lbs vs. Austin Trout 153lbs
(IBF junior middleweight title)

Santa Cruz-Avalos Final Press Conference!

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Leo Santa Cruz: “I want to thank everyone in my team that helped me. We have trained hard. I have known Chris Avalos since the amateurs. We fought back in the day and I won. Now we are finally here for the rematch. We plan on giving a good fight.”
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Lara-Gausha Final Press Conference Quotes!

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Erislandy Lara: “On Oct.14, I will show why I’m the #1 fighter in the division…Absolutely I want to unify. That’s what I’m here for – to win all the belts. After this fight, hopefully one of these young guns will step up to the plate and fight me.”
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“Jun” KO of the Month (October, 2017)


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Luis Ortiz Tests Positive Before Wilder Fight!

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Luis Ortiz has failed a drug test, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed Friday.

Ortiz tested positive for banned substances in a test administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association. Ortiz was scheduled to fight Deontay Wilder in a heavyweight title fight on Nov. 4, but promoter Lou DiBella told ESPN’s Dan Rafael that the fight will likely be canceled.

This is the second time that Ortiz has failed a drug test. In 2014, after scoring a first-round knockout on Lateef Kayode, Ortiz tested positive for steroids and was suspended for eight months, and that fight was ruled a no-decision.

Frampton Signs With Frank Warren!

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Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren? has signed three-time world champion Carl Frampton to a promotional deal. ‘The Jackal’ recently cut ties with long-term promoter Barry McGuigan and trainer Shane McGuigan, who is Barry’s son. He will now be trained by Jamie Moore. Frampton stated via social media: “Offers on the table and I went with the best one. As simple as that.”

Matchroom Signs Daniel Jacobs!

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Eddie Hearn and Matchroom have announced their first American signing as Daniel Jacobs pens a multi-fight deal as part of Matchroom Boxing’s new venture in the US. The former middleweight champ will make his debut under the new banner in November live on HBO as ‘The Miracle Man’ aims to reclaim his world champion status.
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Linares Wins Split Decision Over Campbell!

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Saturday night at the ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Inglewood, California. WBA lightweight champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) scored a twelve round split decision over 2012 Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell

Mayer Wins Second Pro Bout!

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Mikaela Mayer Wins her Second Pro Bout! Friday night at the Convention Center, Tucson, Arizona, Lightweight Mikaela Mayer, 131.34, of Los Angeles, California, in an impressive performance, won by a third round TKO over Allison Martinez, 131.34. The bout was scheduled for four rounds. Mayer recently signed with Top Rank Promotions.

Alvarez-Golovkin Battle To A Draw At T-Mobile!

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On Saturday night in a sold out crowd of 22,358 at the T-Mobile Arena Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin battled to a draw. Golovkin retained his unified Middleweight Titles. Alvarez began strong, looked to counter in the middle rounds, then finished with a tremendous flurry in a contest hyped as a war and which ultimately turned into one. Alvarez got the nod on judge Adalaide Byrd’s scorecard by a wide margin of 118-110, but Dave Moretti had it 115-113 for Golovkin and Don Trella ruled it a draw.

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Rigondeaux-Lomachenko Is On For December 9th!

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Top Rank has confirmed that Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux will meet December 9th in a clash of unbeaten two-time Olympic champions. The fight will be for Lomachenko’s WBO super featherweight world title and take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ESPN will televise.

Canelo-Golovkin Weights From T-Mobile!

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TV: PPV

(Photo by Golden Boy)

Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
Canelo Alvarez 160lbs vs Gennady Golovkin 160lbs
(WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight title)
Joseph Diaz Jr. 126lbs vs. Rafael Rivera 127lbs
(Rivera one pound over, has one hour to lose it)
Diego De La Hoya 122lbs vs. Randy Caballero 121lbs
Ryan Martin 135lbs vs. Francisco Rojo 135.5lbs
(Rojo a half-pound over, has one hour to lose it)

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Wladimir Klitschko Retires, No Joshua Rematch!

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Former two-time heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired. “I have achieved everything I dreamed of, and now I want to start my second career after sports,” said the 41-year-old Klitschko in a statement. He had been considering a rematch with WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua later this year after their epic battle before 90,000 fans in London in April. Wlad’s two reigns as heavyweight champion were between 2000-2003 and 2006-2015. He leaves with a record of 64-5, 53 KOs.

Shields – Adler Weights From Detroit!

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TV: SHOBOX

Venue: MGM Grand Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
Nikki Alder 166lbs vs. Claressa Shields 165.2lbs
(WBC & IBF female super middleweight titles)
Vladimir Tikhonov 123.2lbs vs. Jesse Angel Hernandez 123.2lbs
Ja’Rico O’Quinn 118.8lbs vs. Jose Elizondo 119.4lbs
Domonique Dolton 155lbs vs. Antonio Chaves Fernandez 155lbs
Antonio Urista 160.4lbs vs. Serdar Hudayberdiyev 156.2lbs
James Smith 119.2lbs vs. Yakubu Kareem 120.8lbs

“Faith Rayah ” KO of the Month (August, 2017)


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Crawford-Diaz Weights From New York City!

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TV: HBO

Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York City
Terence Crawford 139.2lbs vs. Felix Diaz 139.4lbs
(WBC/WBO super lightweight title)
Ray Beltran 134.6lbs vs. Jonathan Maicelo 134.8lbs
Shakur Stevenson 124.6lbs vs. Carlos Suarez 124.2lbs
Konstantin Ponomarev 149.6lbs vs. Ed Paredes 150.2lbs
Teofimo Lopez 134.8lbs vs. Ronald Rivas 135.4lbs
Tong Hui Li 153.8lbs vs. Daniel Calzada 154.2lbs
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov 138lbs vs. Agustine Mauras 135.8lbs
Steve Nelson 174.2lbs vs. Gilberto Rubio 173lbs
Henry Lebron 130.2lbs vs. Johnny Estrada 131lbs

Beterbiev Cutting Ties With Montreal Promoter!

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IBF #2, WBA #3, WBO #3, WBC #5 light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev has posted on Instragram that he wants out from his arrangement with Montreal promoter Yvon Michel.
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