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Jennings-Dawejko Media Day in Philly John DiSanto - PhillyBoxingHistory.com. Anticipation for the biggest Philly fight card in years surged on Tuesday when Bryant Jennings, Joey Dawejko, and others featured on Saturday night's show held a media day workout for fans and press at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia.
Lomachenko sees Gervonta Davis fight as not worthy of PPV By Jim Dower: Former IBF super featherweight champion Gervonta 'Tank' Davis believes that a fight between himself and Vasyl Lomachenko should be on pay-per-view. However, that's not how Lomachenko feels about it.
Golovkin: 'I no longer think about Canelo' With Gennady Golovkin set to return on May 5 against Vanes Martirosyan, live on HBO, the middleweight champion is still fielding questions about Canelo Alvarez, even though he doesn't want to be. Golovkin says that, for now at least, Canelo is in the past:.
Christian Carto is keeping a rich history alive The 21-year-old bantamweight from South Jersey - though his fighting roots are across the Delaware River, in Philadelphia - jokes that he'll get his degree by the time he's 45, at the rate he's going. This semester, the pint-sized Carto happens to be taking history, a subject he knows well, considering he's had a hell of a history himself.
WBC president says Keith Thurman can fight for vacated title once his hand is healed By Jeff Aranow: Keith 'One Time' Thurman vacated his WBC welterweight title on Tuesday due to a hand injury that will keep out of action for at least 8 more weeks. The hand injury is just the latest injury the 28-year-old Thurman has had to deal.
Russell vs Diaz: Press conference quotes "I'm one of the most dangerous fighters on the planet. Speed, power, ring IQ, we can get ugly if we need to. I don't plan on going 12 rounds. I'm not going the distance with anybody for the remainder of my career. Mark my words. "When you have guys that fight and move around a lot, it makes it difficult to get to them the way you want to.
Rey Vargas training for Azat "Crazy A" Hovhannisyan fight on May 12 The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. Vargas had the following to say regarding his training camp and his future in the sport of boxing:. "Like always, we're working on being better for the next fight.
Carlos Cuadras enters rehab Former super flyweight champion Carlos Cuadras, suspended by the WBC for refusing a post-fight drug test after his February loss to McWilliams Arroyo, has entered rehab for alcohol and recreational drug addiction. The drug in question was not specified.
David Haye rules out fighting Tyson Fury after previous failed attempt Haye pulled out of two 2013 bouts with Fury due to a shoulder injury that eventually forced him out of the ring for three and a half years. Fury has also had his own fitness problems.
Golovkin focused on Martirosyan, not Canelo By Dan Ambrose: Gennady Golovkin says he's only thinking about his scheduled fight against Vanes Martirosyan on May 5, and not looking past him towards a rematch with Saul Canelo Alvarez on September 15. Golovkin wants the rematch with Canelo, 27, but he needs to want to take the fight as well.
Carlos Cuadras has entered a rehabilitation program Former WBC superflyweight champion Carlos Cuadras, from Mexico, has been temporarily suspended by the WBC and has entered a rehabilitation program for drugs and alcohol abuse. Carlos Cuadras has entered a program in which he is accepting to, once and for all, eradicate his unfortunate addiction to recreational drugs and alcohol.
Keith Thurman VACATED WBC BeltGarcia vs Porter for TITLE⁉️ Keith Thurman has vacated his title according to boxingscene/WBC, and Danny Garcia vs Shawn Porter will be ordered for the full title. Thurman will have first crack at the winner. Thoughts on this breaking news?
Brian Custer talks cancer fight, advice he gave to Adrien Broner And while fate has smiled upon Custer professionally - he does the Showtime boxing gig and also handles basketball and football duties for other outlets - he wasn't given a reprieve from tough travels after tragedy touched his family and his dad was taken from him.
Isaac Dogboe has grand visions, starting with Jessie Magdaleno While Isaac Dogboe may be short on international name recognition, he's certainly not short on self-confidence. Not since "Prince" Naseem Hamed had a 50-foot billboard on the New York side of the Lincoln Tunnel. before ever stepping into an American ring, has a fighter in the lighter divisions come stateside from the U.K.
Estrada Vows: Menayothin Will NOT Tie Mayweather's 50-0! Panamanian challenger Leroy Estrada arrived in Thailand today ahead of this May 2 battle against undefeated WBC Minimumweight world champion Wanheng Menayothin, the man with the mission to tie the historic 50-0 unbeaten record of retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather.
Former heavyweight world champion David Haye's net worth revealed Haye earned £10million per fight at the peak of his career but now fights for considerably less.
Video: 12 Rounds with Andre Ward: Daniel Jacobs HBO Sports heads to Barclays Center in Brooklyn for an explosive doubleheader when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: DANIEL JACOBS VS. JOHANN DUHAUPAS is seen SATURDAY, APRIL 28 at 10:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.
April 25, 1998: Jones vs Hill It had taken far too long to happen, but this past February, Roy Jones Junior finally announced his long overdue retirement from the fight game. At the age of 49, he has, at long last, moved on, but not before giving his admirers too many sad spectacles, including knockout defeats to Danny Green and Enzo Maccarinelli.
Allen: Fury hits hardest yet chooses to school people Lineal world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury hits harder than anyone but opts to inflict pain over time, says sparring partner Dave Allen. Allen is a two-time Commonwealth title challenger who has also sparred the likes of Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko - but says there's nobody to match Fury for power or boxing skills.
Warren: Saunders' Domination of Lemieux Scared Off Golovkin Billy Joe Saunders believes he is a "level above" Martin Murray but says their world title fight will show how he compares to knockout king Gennady Golovkin. WBO middleweight champion Saunders, who is keen for a title unification fight with Golovkin, will face his fellow Briton in London on June 23.
Transnational Boxing Rankings - April 24 Weekly Rankings 24 April 2018 /Canelo out PED. * = new entry. Heavyweight Champion: Open 1. Anthony Joshua: 2. Deontay Wilder 3. Joseph Parker 4. Luis Ortiz 5. Dillian Whyte 6. Alexander Povetkin 7. Kubrat Pulev 8. Carlos Takam 9. Jarrell Miller 10. Dominic Breazeale.
A Lion in the UK? Jermall Charlo Says He'll Travel to Face Billy Joe Saunders, unsure on Canelo vs. GGG II Winner This past Saturday night produced another highlight reel knockout for interim WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo, as he stopped once-beaten Hugo Centeno Junior In the 2nd round inside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and aired on SHOWTIME.
Fight Community React To Whyte vs Ortiz Final Eliminator Order Here's how some of the boxing community has been reacting so far to the final eliminator news:.
Lomachenko: Gervonta Davis never been in a main event, how can he want PPV with me?! You never had a main event! You fight only co-main event. What are you talking about?! "What kind of pay-per-view are you talking about?!" On Floyd Mayweather saying he wants to make that fight happen:. "Aye, you know me, you know my legacy. I never scared, I never - nobody scared.
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