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Yordenis Ugas stops Ray Robinson in 7 Ugas showed early that he had the serious power advantage in this fight, moving Robinson around the ring every time he landed a shot. Ugas then dropped Robinson in the opening frame, but Robinson hung in there, trying to use his boxing ability to keep Ugas at bay.
Results: Victor Ortiz - Devon Alexander ends in majority draw Former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz and former 2 division world champion Devon Alexander on Saturday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox at the Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso. The judges scored the fight 115-113 for Ortiz, 114-114 and 114-114.
Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander fight to majority draw Any draw in boxing is debatable by its very nature, but tonight's majority draw between Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander in the PBC on FOX main event will leave many scratching their heads, wondering how Alexander didn't get the win. Official scores for the fight were 114-114, 114-114, and 115-113 for Ortiz, a majority draw.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank result - who won? George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr - Groves won UD. Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK. 24/02/18 Super Middleweight Semi-Final:. Callum Smith vs Juergen Braehmer. Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg, Germany. Username. Password. Remember Me.
RING Ratings Update: Kenichi Ogawa dropped from junior lightweight rankings It was not an even playing field during their fight. It's a similar to the situation the Ratings Panel was presented with when Luis Nery stopped Shinsuke Yamanaka to win THE RING and WBC bantamweight titles last year. After Nery's victory it was revealed that the Mexican up-and-comer had failed a pre-fight test for a banned substance.
George Groves defeats Chris Eubank Jr. - Results George Groves retained his WBA World title and earned a unanimous points verdict to move into the final of the inaugural super middleweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series. The judges scored it 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 all in favor 'The Saint'.
George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr. Please check our iPhone/iPad, Android and Web mobile versions. Ã On February 17, 2018, at Manchester Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, WBA super middleweight champion George Groves, from Hammersmith, London, fought a title unification bout against IBO super middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr., from Brighton, Sussex.
Groves injures shoulder, place in WBSS final in doubt George Groves may have beaten Chris Eubank Jr. by unanimous decision Saturday night, but his place in the World Boxing Super Series final is uncertain after he suffered a shoulder injury.
Caleb Plant barely breaks sweat in decision win over 'Porky' Medina Caleb Plant hasn't yet had to show how brave he is in his young career, and he didn't seem interested in revealing that on Saturday night against Rogelio "Porky" Medina.
Caleb Plant wins step-up fight over Rogelio Medina Caleb Plant faced a step up in opponent quality tonight on FOX, and came through with flying colors with a 12-round decision win over veteran Rogelio "Porky" Medina. Plant won on scores of. BLH scored it 118-110 for Plant. Medina didn't really seem quite like himself in this fight.
Chris Eubank Jnr: I underestimated George Groves Chris Eubank Jnr admits he may have underestimated George Groves after he produced the finest display of his career to make it to the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight final.
Groves Decisions Eubank Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, WBA super middleweight champion George Groves, from Hammersmith, London, decisioned IBO super middleweight champion Chris Eubank Junior, from Brighton, Sussex, after 12 lopsided rounds in the World Boxing Super Series semifinal.
James DeGale responds to idea of fighting Chris Eubank Jr Eubank Jr was comprehensively outpointed on Saturday night as he lost to Groves.
Eubank Jr thinks he can still make the World Boxing Super Series final CHRIS EUBANK JR believes he can still reach the World Boxing Super Series final – despite losing to George Groves. In a bruising and bloody battle in Manchester, Groves secured a unanimous po…
Eubank Jr needs to retire after defeat to Groves claims Prince Naseem PRINCE Naseem Hamed has sensationally claimed that Chris Eubank Jr should retire. Eubank Jr suffered defeat at the hands of George Groves in a 12-round thriller in Manchester. The 28-year-old was…
The Saint shows his class, outboxes Eubank Jr. It might not have been the barnburner that many expected, but WBA super middleweight champion George Groves boxed his way a hard-fought 12-round unanimous decision over Chris Eubank Junior at the Manchester Arena in London, England, Saturday night. Scores were 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113.
Prince Naseem slams Eubank Jnr and urges him to RETIRE Eubank lasted until the 12th and final round at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, but missed out on Groves' WBA super-middleweight title on a points decision.
Groves edges Eubank Jr. in thriller, SIX PUNCHES OR LESS separated fighters in every round Stats from CompuBox showed just six punches per round separated the fighters during a war that could definitely warrant a second helping down the line. Undercard results:. Ryan Walsh and Isaac Lowe fought out a three-way-split draw at Manchester Arena in a contest which fully deserves a second helping.
Groves beats Eubank by unanimous decision George Groves beat Chris Eubank by unanimous decision to win the World Boxing Super Series semifinal and successfully defend his super middleweight title for a second time.
Prince Naseem Hamed makes crazy claim about Chris Eubank Jr Eubank Jr was comprehensively beaten by Groves in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr round-by-round verdict Groves was awarded the fight 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 by the judges as he eased past Eubank Jr.
George Groves easily beats Chris Eubank Jnr via unanimous decision Chris Eubank Jnr fought with all the heroism which distinguished his father and made a helluva fight of it at the end but only in mythology does David slay Goliath.
Results from Las Vegas In the opening bout from the Mandalay Bay Events Center junior middleweight Joe Spencer of Grand Rapids, Michigan made his pro debut with a stoppage over Uriel Gonzalez of Sonora, Mexico. Spencer dropped Gonzalez in the closing seconds of the opening round.
Early Results from El Paso By David Finger at ringside. From the Don Haskins Center in El Paso:. IBF 11th ranked junior middleweight contender Tony Harrison won his second fight since being stopped by Jarred Hurd back in February of 2017 in a fight for the vacant IBF junior middleweight title.
George Groves beats Chris Eubank Jr on points despite shoulder injury drama George Groves defeated Chris Eubank Jr on a unanimous points decision in a brutal World Boxing Super Series semi-final at the Manchester Arena.
Groves Trainer Responds To PE Teacher Jibe From Eubank In Victory Tweet PE teacher certainly proved to be wide of the mark considering the fact that McGuigan and Groves got the tactics absolutely spot on tonight. Boxing from the outside behind a long jab, Groves controlled the fight largely and boxed to the tempo that he decided to.
Chris Eubank Jnr is no hype job but he's got a long way to go DANIEL MATTHEWS AT THE MANCHESTER ARENA: Chris Eubank Jnr proved he is no gimmick or hype job but he still has a long way to go if he is to reach the levels where he feels he belongs.
George Groves: 'I wasn't going to let anything stop me' Groves celebrated retaining the WBA world super-middleweight title with his arm in a sling after suffering a suspected dislocated shoulder in the last round of his bruising encounter with Eubank Jr.
Groves rushed to hospital with suspected dislocated shoulder after Eubank Jr win GEORGE GROVES was taken to hospital moments after his points win over Chris Eubank Jr with a suspected dislocated shoulder. The WBA middleweight champ appeared to pick up the injury during the 12th…
George Groves enjoys comprehensive victory over Chris Eubank Jnr Groves had too much nous and experience for his rival and moves into the final of the World Boxing Super Series.
George Groves shines in unanimous decision win over Chris Eubank Jr. MANCHESTER, England - Too big. Too experienced. Ultimately too good. British star George Groves retained his WBA super middleweight belt and advanced to the final of the World Boxing Super Series tournament after posting a 12-round unanimous decision over countryman Chris Eubank Junior at the Manchester Arena on Saturday.
George Groves Beats Chris Eubank Jr. via Unanimous Decision George Groves added another belt to his repertoire and booked a spot in the World Boxing Super Series final on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, defeating Chris Eubank Junior via unanimous decision in a bloody, entertaining brawl.
World Boxing Super Series: George Groves retains WBA title after points win over Chris Eubank Jr George Groves retains his WBA super-middleweight title as a unanimous points win over Chris Eubank Jr takes him into the World Boxing Super Series final.
The Boxing World Reacts To Groves Beating Eubank Jr Credit to Eubank though for fighting tough from start to end. Particularly in the second half of the fight where in his heart of hearts he surely knew he was behind on the scorecards. Groves ran out winner in the end via unanimous points decision. Although one of the cards 115-113 in his favour raised a few eyebrows.
Eubank Jr told to find a proper trainer after being 'schooled' by Groves GEORGE GROVES won the battle of Britain in a gruelling 12-round slog fest. Chris Eubank Jnr swung wildly, hoping to catch his opponent with one punch that would put Groves to the ground. Blood pour…
George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr - Results By Scott Gilfoid: As I predicted, George Groves was way too talented for the much smaller Chris Eubank Junior in beating him by a 12 round unanimous decision in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series on Saturday night in front of a packed Manchester Arena in Manchester, Eland.
George Groves fought with dislocated shoulder against Chris Eubank Jr The Londoner appeared to pick up the injury in the final session as he eased to a points win.
Billy Joe Saunders Rips Eubank Jr And Sr Following Groves Defeat Indeed, the hate is real between the two if after all these years since they fought that Saunders had to instantly give him stick online as soon as the judge's decision came in tonight. Groves won by unanimous decision in an excellent fight to watch.
Who won Groves vs Eubank Jr? World Boxing Super Series semi-final ends in Manchester THE public were finally treated to the spectacle they had been waiting months to see. George Groves took on fierce rival Chris Eubank Jr in the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series on Satur…
George Groves outboxes Chris Eubank Jr, moves to WBSS final It wasn't the most thrilling victory imaginable, but George Groves displayed his pedigree and class in a win over Chris Eubank Jr, retaining his WBA super middleweight title and moving to the final of the World Boxing Super Series tournament. Groves won on scores of 115-113, 116-112, and 117-112.
Results: Groves schools Eubank Jr. In a one-sided fight, WBA Super World super middleweight champion George Groves totally out-boxed a very limited challenger Chris Eubank Junior in beating him by a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series on Saturday night at the Manchester, England.
Groves v Eubank Result - Full Fight Report and Analysis It proved to be a tactically excellent display by George Groves in the end. He frustrated Eubank Jr largely who could not land clean on Groves. Groves ran out a winner by unanimous points decision in the end. Here's how he did it. Round 1: Groves takes the centre of the ring with a wide stance.
Result from George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr fight The pair met at the Manchester Arena with Groves' WBA super-middleweight world title on the line.
Groves defends world title with blood-splattered points victory win Eubank Jr GEORGE GROVES secured a comprehensive points victory over Chris Eubank Jr to successfully defend his WBA super-middleweight world title. But it came at some cost – it was revealed after the d…
Groves vs Eubank Jr: George Groves reaches World Boxing Super Series final George Groves beat Chris Eubank Jr on points to book a spot in the World Boxing Super Series final and retain his WBA 'Super' world title.
David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril II - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard LAS VEGAS - Two-division world champion Danny Garcia and former world champion Brandon Rios faced off Thursday at the final press conference for their WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator this Saturday, February 17 live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios Preview and Prediction Former world champions Danny Garcia of Philadelphia and Brandon Rios of Lubbock, Texas will be battling it out this Saturday, Feb. 17th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 12-round welterweight bout can be seen live in the U.S. On Showtime. TSN 2 will be showing it on tape delay the next afternoon at 12:30 ET.
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Yordenis Ugas Stops Ray Robinson in Seven, Secures Spence Shot Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - In an IBF welterweight final eliminator, Yordenis Ugas stopped Ray Robinson in the seventh round. Ugas will now move forward to a world title shot opportunity against current beltholder Errol Spence.
George Groves v Chris Eubank Jr: World Boxing Super Series - live! Round-by-round report: Will Chris Eubank Jr manage to upset the odds and beat George Groves? Find out with Nick Miller now.
Devon Alexander, Victor Ortiz Battle To a Majority Draw Devon Alexander deserved better Saturday night. A determined Alexander appeared to do more than enough to out-point Victor Ortiz, but he was forced to settle for a majority draw in their 12-round battle between former welterweight champions.
David Benavidez vs Ronald Gavril Preview and Prediction Unbeaten WBC Super Middleweight Champion David Benavidez of Phoenix, Arizona will be defending his title in a rematch against Ronald Gavril of Romania this Saturday, Feb. 17th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 12-round bout can be seen live in the U.S.
Chris Eubank Jnr's brother Sebastian shines on pro debut in undercard DANIEL MATTHEWS AT THE MANCHESTER ARENA: There was early Eubank success at the Manchester Arena on Saturday as Sebastian won his professional debut on a packed undercard.
Anthony Joshua insists he is bored of talking about a fight with Tyson Fury ANTHONY JOSHUA is fed up talking about Tyson Fury — and just wants to see some action from the fallen giant. Former world champion Fury is at a training camp in Marbella as he plots a long-awaited…
WBSS: Groves-Eubank Stream LIVE Now See WBA super middleweight champion George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr collide LIVE in the World Boxing Super Series semifinals at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
Benavidez Intends to 'Destroy' Gavril, Solidify Spot in Division David Benavidez's realizes the 12th round and the result of his last fight has created doubt about him. The unbeaten WBC super middleweight champion plans to eliminate that skepticism during his rematch with Ronald Gavril.
Live Stream : Eubank Jr. vs Groves Groves and Eubank Junior go nose to nose in Manchester. George Groves and Chris Eubank Junior went nose to nose and eye to eye for a very last time at a tense weigh-in before their Ali Trophy semi-final Saturday at the Manchester Arena.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr: live round by round fight updates The IBO Super Middleweight champion comes out to "Dr.
Fury picks Eubank Jr. to beat Groves on points By Tim Royner: Tyson Fury favors Chris Eubank Junior to defeat George Groves tonight in their World Boxing Super Series semifinals contest in Manchester. Fury says Eubank Junior will win on points, but he doesn't know why he's picking him. The former heavyweight champion Fury just thinks Eubank Junior will get the job done on Groves.
Groves vs Eubank Jr FREE live stream: How to watch fight online without paying a penny - but there is a catch TWO of Britain’s biggest boxing stars will go head-to-head TONIGHT in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final. And SOME fans can watch Chris Eubank Jr take on George Groves without paying a…
Groves vs Eubank viewers blast ITV after 'buying fight which does not appear on TV' BOXING fans fume on Twitter as they fail to be able to watch the George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr undercard despite purchasing fight on ITV Box Office. Viewers are being charged £16.95 to watch the…
Purses Disclosed For Garcia vs Rios Card In Las Vegas The guaranteed purses represent the amount that needs to be disclosed to the Athletic Commission but it is important to note these are just the minimum amounts the fighters will earn. Dan Rafael of ESPN has reported tonight's purses as the following:.
Caleb Plant Easily Out-Boxes 'Porky' Medina, Remains Unbeaten Caleb Plant didn't exactly excite the crowd in El Paso, Texas, but he boxed well and picked apart Rogelio Medina on Saturday night. The tactical Plant peppered Medina with jabs, used his athleticism to consistently move out of Medina's punching range and won their 12-round super middleweight match by unanimous decision.
Edward Heno outpoints Merlito Sabillo in Philippine crossroads fight Edward Heno scored the biggest win of his young career Saturday, defeating former world titleholder Merlito Sabillo by split decision to retain his OPBF junior flyweight belt at Gaisano City Mall in Bacolod City, Philippines.
Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - CompuBox Historical Review Danny Garcia threw and landed slightly below the weight class average for total punches against a who's who of opponents. Garcia landed 40.3% of his power punches., while opponents landed 37.6% of their power shots. Garcia landed just 3 jabs per round.
Eubank Jr: Did I Underestimate George Groves? Maybe. George Groves retained the WBA super middleweight belt when he outsmarted Chris Eubank Jr by unanimous decision in Manchester Arena on Saturday. Groves, who has fought in more big fights, used distance wisely to pick and choose his moments.
Groves v Eubank Jnr preview: Sportsmail breaks down world title fight The two super-middleweight rivals clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final and one of the most eagerly fights of the last decade.
Watch: Tyson Fury Gives Fight Night Prediction For Groves v Eubank Fury has been seen ringside alongside his father ahead of tonight's boxing main event at the Manchester Arena and has had a chance to give his prediction. He's back Eubank Jr on points:. Interesting in the sense that not many seem to be backing Eubank Jr on points.
Eubank Jr: I'm coming to devastate George Groves By Jim Dower: Chris Eubank Junior is ready to put George Groves into retirement tonight, he says. Eubank Junior states that he's coming to devastate WBA Super World super middleweight champion Groves in their semifinals fight in the World Boxing Super Series tournament at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
Tyson Fury looking trim after shedding the pounds ahead of boxing return TYSON FURY cut a much slimmer figure as he appeared backstage at the Groves vs Eubank blockbuster this evening. The ‘Gypsy King’ is set for a return to boxing after being granted a lice…
Watch: Chris Eubank Jr and Groves Give Final Interviews Before Fight Anticipation is high among fight fans at the moment ahead of what promises to be a toe to toe battle in the super-middleweight division tonight in Manchester. Since the fight was initially announced back in November a lot of different opinions have floated around online on who will win the bout.
Groves vs. Eubank Jr. preview & prediction By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew is picking George Groves over Chris Eubank Junior in their fight tonight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. Bellew says a good big man beats a good little man.
WBA 122lb champ Daniel Roman arrives in Japan Report, photos by Joe Koizumi. WBA super-bantamweight champ Daniel Roman, a Mexican American born and residing in California, arrived here in Japan on Wednesday-a couple of weeks prior to his title defense against Japanese challenger Ryo Matsumoto in Tokyo on February 28.
Boxing fans furious after ITV Box Office crashes Groves' WBA super-middleweight world title will be on the line when the two go head-to-head.
Liam Gallagher and fans fume as ITV Box Office crashes for Groves vs Eubank Jr LIAM GALLAGHER has revealed his frustration after ITV Box Office crashed ahead of George Groves’ fight against Chris Eubank Jr. The former Oasis frontman was not happy after paying £16.99 for…
Groves Vs. Eubank Jnr: Who wins? Everyone has an opinion on what will go down in Manchester tonight as seemingly bitter British super-middleweight rivals George Groves and Chris Eubank Junior collide.
Hamed Rips Eubank Jr: He Should Retire, Not at Level He Thinks He Is! Manchester - George Groves used his experience and boxing skills to earn a unanimous points decision over Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday.
Seb Eubank wins on pro debut… but he almost missed his fight SEB EUBANK clocked up his first professional win after almost missing his debut due to strict security staff. The 26-year-old younger brother to Chris Jr was already fuming with his pro bow, after…
George Groves vs. Chris Eubank - CompuBox Punch Stats This was a down and dirty street fight with many close rounds. They landed within six punches of each other in all 12 rounds. George Groves was the more accurate power puncher, landing 37.7% to 21.2% for Chris Eubank. George Groves defeated fellow Brit Chris Eubank Jr in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series at the Manchester Arena.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr, LIVE: Updates from Manchester Arena George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr collide in Manchester on Saturday night, in one of the most hotly-anticipated domestic dust-ups in recent memory. Follow Sportsmail for live coverage.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr date, how to watch and betting odds The pair are fighting it out for the International Boxing Organization World Super Middleweight Title.
Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - LIVE Results From Las Vegas Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - In a junior middleweight contest, Joe Spencer, who is managed by Al Haymon, made his pro debut with a second stoppage of Uriel Gonzalez. Gonzalez was taking a beating in the first round and went down from a hook to the body in the final ten seconds.
How to watch George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr fight: live stream and TV channel details George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr are ready to meet in their WBA and IBO super-middleweight title fight this weekend.
Danny Garcia Girlfriend Reacts To Near Garcia-Rios Altercation At Weigh-In In many ways that's what professional fighting boils down to. The build-up of months and months of training, sacrifice and isolation that culminates in two highly aggressive and well-trained athletes wanting to well, fight one another.
Yes, Roy Jones Jr. Really Was That Good By the mid-90's, the question was being asked: was he the best ever? Certainly there had been no one quite like him in recent memory, no one who combined speed and power with such an unorthodox style.
George Groves Decisions a Bloody Chris Eubank Jr. I hurt him a hell of a lot of times, but as I say, credit to him, he dug it out." An aggressive Eubank blasted Groves with a left hook early in the 10th round. Groves took that shot well and got back to pumping his jab.
LIVE: Groves v Eubank Results - Including Undercard From Manchester It's really the first big fight of the year in boxing and in many ways it's hard to see how it can't live up to the hype for a number of reasons. Both guys are near their prime, have a lot to fight for, come into the bout off the back of impressive knockout wins and their fight styles appear on paper at least like they will gel well.
Seb Eubank blasts ITV after axing fight despite brother Chris being main event SEBASTIAN EUBANK has blasted ITV after they cut his fight from their live show in the build-up to brother Chris’ battle with George Groves. Sebastian is due to fight at the Manchester Arena tonight…
Watch: Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios Weigh In Nearly Ends In Brawl Garcia comes into the bout as a warm favourite expected to beat Rios but anyone who's followed Rios' career will tell you that he doesn't go down without a fight. One of the great brawlers of his generation, yesterday's weigh-in showed he's bang up for this fight tonight in Las Vegas.
Joe Joyce vs. Rodolf Jozic - Results By Tim Royner: Joe Joyce picked up his second victory of his still young career last Friday night in stopping Rudolf Jozic in round 1 at York Hall, in Bethnal Green, in London, England.
Groves vs Eubank Jr: What happens if the fight is a DRAW? Permutations explained GEORGE GROVES faces Chris Eubank Jr tonight in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final – which also doubles up as a defence of Groves WBA super-middleweight title. But – as the fight i…
George Groves vs. Chris Eubank - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Today's "Battle of Britain": is a bitter showdown between World champions "Sir" George Groves and Chris "Next Gen" Eubank Junior in today's super middleweight World Boxing Super Series semifinals-round bout, at Manchester Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Arum Explains Why HBO Are Deceitful Over Lomachenko Linares Date Linares is promoted by De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions but it has been revealed that Linares' actual main promoter is the organization Teiken Promotions. The fight is being aimed at for May 12th but appears the main hold up is the TV network situation.
Alexander: My Power Surprises People; Ortiz Will Be No Different Based on their histories, Victor Ortiz is supposed to be the superior puncher in his fight against Devon Alexander. Nevertheless, Alexander expects Ortiz to be surprised by his power. That often happens, according to Alexander, and he doesn't expect their scheduled 12-round welterweight fight Saturday night to be any different.
Groves vs Eubank Jr: Follow it on our live blog or at a local venue via Pubfinder Follow the super-middleweight showdown between George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr right here with Sky Sports.
Lomachenko vs Linares: Negotiations hit a wall over date According to a report at ESPN, the proposed fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares is looking like a no-go, at least for now, even though both fighters want the bout. The problem hinges on the dates available.
Groves vs Eubank Jr ring walk time: What is thew EXACT time the fight wil start tonight, and who is on the undercard? Tonight, at the Manchester Arena, George Groves faces Chris Eubank Jr in what is the semi-final of the World Boxnig Super Series and a defence of Groves’s WBA super-mi…
Callum Smith: 'I can fly under the radar to become world champion' Callum Smith rarely enjoys the full glare of the media spotlight, and the youngest, probably most talented - and arguably shyest - of the four professional boxing brothers from Liverpool has rather snuck under the radar and into the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament.
Who is Howard Foster? Judge for George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr tonight and when was he the referee for Carl Froch vs George Groves? HOWARD FOSTER will be on the panel of judges as Chris Eubank Jr faces George Groves in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final. But the 56-year-old has history with Groves after he controversially…
Ronald Gavril: I'm a Smarter, Stronger Fighter Than Benavidez Ronald Gavril took two important pieces of information from his first fight against David Benavidez. Despite dropping a split decision to the unbeaten Benavidez, Gavril walked away from their 12-round fight September 8 certain that he is smarter and stronger than the precocious knockout artist.
Groves v Eubank Jr. - Undercard results from Manchester Arena, UK Ryan Walsh and Isaac Lowe fought out a three-way-split draw at Manchester Arena in a contest which fully deserves a second helping. The pair battled tooth and nail for the coveted Lonsdale Belt but will need another twelve rounds following scores of 115-113, 114-116 and 115-115.
Sometimes what we need is the sublime I watched the Heather "The Heat" Hardy verus Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton Bellator 194 "cage" fight last night. The bout was the first of their two-fight series-the second to be fought in the boxing ring at a date to be specified. Watching it, I was reminded that it always comes down to the work we put into things.
Chris Eubank Jnr says he's "willing to die in the ring to win," says George Groves "is not" There really does seem to be some genuine bad blood in the air as we approach tonight's big super-middleweight showdown between George Groves and Chris Eubank Junior. There is also, as a result of what Eubank Jnr has said about his willingness to die in the ring in the pursuit of victory, a sense of foreboding in the air.
Sauerland: I Want To See Best Fighting The Best Every Year! With George Groves and Chris Eubank set to go at it for the WBA Super World Super middleweight and IBO titles respectively on Saturday as well as Juergen Braehmer versus Callum Smith good to go in Germany next week the World Boxing Super Series 168lb tournament is well on course for its June 2 final at the O2 Arena in London.
Garcia vs Rios: Live coverage, 10 pm ET Tonight at 10 pm ET on Showtime, we close a big Saturday of boxing and live coverage with a tripleheader from Las Vegas, headlined by a welterweight bout between Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios. Garcia hasn't fought in 10 months, following his first career loss against Keith Thurman, but says he's ready to get back in the game.
Callum Smith Q&A on George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jnr George Groves and Chris Eubank Jnr collide in Manchester on Saturday night in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series. Here, Callum Smith gives his verdict on the weekend's big fight.
Joe Joyce-Dereck Chisora clash looking good for May 5 Bellew-Haye II card David Haye has let it be known how his star heavyweight, Joe Joyce, who last night improved to 2-0 with an easy one-round stoppage of Rudolf Jozic, is close to getting a big fight with Dereck Chisora next.
Boxing Tonight - Chris Eubank Jr vs George Groves That's every fighter's dream but this is just the beginning. It's collecting season and I'm coming for all the belts. After the tournament, every other belt holder is on the hit list.
Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios weigh-in It's the Danny Garcia show. Prediction: Danny Garcia on top - I'm going to put him to sleep." BRANDON RIOS:. "I can win fighting my style, hell yeah. That's how I won my world title. He's nobody special. Everyone thinks he's something special. He's nobody special.
Regis Prograis next fight: Undaunted by change of opponent Undefeated 140-pound contender Regis "Rougarou" Prograis remains focused on the prize despite the recent change in opponent for his March 9 showdown for the Interim WBC Super Lightweight World Championship.
Watch David Benavidez vs Ronald Gavril - Showtime Video SHOWTIME Sports released a video feature recapping the first fight between David Benavidez and Ronald Gavril ahead of their WBC Super Middleweight World Championship rematch this Saturday, February 17 live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
UK Tabloid Make Shocking Error About Eubank Jr vs Groves Fight The closer the fight gets the more and more the odds seem to be favouring Eubank Junior Whom a lot of late money appears to be piling on. Some after seeing the weigh-in perhaps are convinced that Eubank Jr is in better shape.
Tony Bellew Sides With Groves, Dave Coldwell Picks Eubank Former WBC cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew and his veteran trainer Dave Coldwell are in agreement on most things when it comes to boxing - but not when it comes to the outcome of tonight's super middleweight collision between world champions George Groves and Chris Eunank Jr.
Groves vs. Eubank - LIVE Results From Manchester Sebastian Eubank got his professional career off to a solid start with a points win. The 26-year-old formed part of the undercard to his brother Chris' World Boxing Super Series semi-final super-middleweight showdown against George Groves.
Bob Arum Speaks On Notorious Pacquiao Shoulder Injury After Mayweather Fight It was the biggest fight in history as an event but a fight that ultimately, didn't live up to the hype. Perhaps it never could in truth. The hype going into it was on a scale never seen before in boxing.
Antonio Margarito vs. Manuel Gomez Please check our iPhone/iPad, Android and Web mobile versions. Ã Margarito was 32-4. Gomez was 28-10-2. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds. On February 18, 2006 at The Aladdin in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBO welterweight champion Antonio Margarito, from Torrance, California, defended his title against Manuel Gomez, from Laredo, Texas.
Kevin Kelley vs. Troy Dorsey Please check our iPhone/iPad, Android and Web mobile versions. Ã Kelley was 26-0 coming in. Dorsey, a kickboxing sensation turned boxer, was 12-4-4.
Ortiz vs Alexander: Live coverage, 8 pm ET Tonight at 8 pm ET on FOX, live from El Paso, Texas, Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander headline a Premier Boxing Champions card in a pivotal welterweight showdown, a must-win for both men. Ortiz and Alexander are both in serious need of a notable win, with neither man having scored a marquee victory in years.
Fans Notice Something In Eubank Jr In His Final Interview Before Groves Fight Pre-fight nerves are normal. Common place for any sports person before a big event. But the World Boxing Super Series posed an interesting question to fight fans tonight ahead of the George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr fight - that got people talking:. I didn't personally feel he looked nervous at all - but many fans feel he did:.
Chris Eubank claims he left George Groves 'hurt' after Brit rivals sparred CHRIS EUBANK JR has claimed he left George Groves ‘hurt and angry’ after the British rivals sparred ahead of their world title clash. Groves faces Eubank Jr in the World Boxing Super Se…
Lolenga Mock vs. John Ryder in Play For April Eternally young 45-year super middleweight Lolenga Mock, 42-14-1, could be facing Englishman John Ryder, 25-4, early April in Denmark, writes BT. Ryder was last seen knocking out Patrick Nielsen while Mock outscored Dmitry Chudinov in his last fight. Mock vs Ryder will be for the vacant IBO I/C title.
Bob Arum Reveals The Most Difficult Fighter He Ever Worked With Many surely would think of Floyd Mayweather straight away. Given the open jibes the two have levelled at one another in the media over the years since Mayweather decided to leave Arum's Top Rank back in the day. However that's not the case. It's a fighter you may not have even heard of.
Tyson Fury's Father Offers Anthony Joshua Promoter A Massive Bet It's a fight that the public are already demanding and with Fury due to come back to the sport in the coming months, the fight is not going anywhere unless Joshua loses.
Otto Wallin vs. Adrian Granat Set for April 21 in Sweden Swedish heavyweights Otto Wallin and Adrian Granat will meet in a grudge match for the European Union title on April 21 at the Gärdehov ice hockey arena in Sundsvall, Sweden.
Arum Clarifies What Happens If One Of His Fighters Tests Positive For A PED Where money and sport meet you're always going to have those out there willing to cheat and risk the consequences. The problem exists on both sides of the pond in boxing but boxing unlike other sports where athletes test positive, has much harsher potential consequences.
Bob Arum Explains How He Scored Golovkin vs Canelo Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will rematch this May after a controversial ending to their first fight last September saw the bout scored a draw. Many felt Golovkin deserved to get the decision but whatever can be said about it, there's no denying it was an enjoyable to fight to watch on the whole.
David Haye Has Big News For Joe Joyce's Next Fight Well, David Haye is calling him on it. Has confirmed today that he and promoter Eddie Hearn have put together a significant financial package for heavyweight Chisora:.
Groves vs Eubank: Live coverage, 5 pm ET Today at 5 pm ET on ITV Box Office in the UK and various other outlets around the world, and maybe on YouTube in the United States, George Groves meets Chris Eubank Jr in a fight that should have great atmosphere in Manchester, and serves not only as a world title fight, but a ticket to the World Boxing Super Series final.
Arum: Loma-Linares Fallout Proves Deceitful Nature of HBO! Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is still very annoyed with the fallout of the lightweight bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA world champion Jorge Linares. Arum has an ESPN televised date of May 12, from New York's Madison Square Garden, penciled in for Lomachenko's debut at 135-pounds.
Joe Joyce set to face Dereck Chisora on the Haye-Bellew undercard Haye promotes Joyce and has history with Chisora, having knocked him out in their Upton Park clash in 2012 after an acrimonious build-up which saw the men fight at a press conference in Germany.
Groves v Eubank Jr: WBSS Semi-Final preview and prediction 'The Saint' had been the nearly man of the division for so long - and has been brought through the hard way - from facing Kenny Anderson early on in his career to taking his licks from an experienced Carl Froch at the backend of the Nottingham legend's reign.
Saturday Boxing Odds Below are current odds for tonight's big fights. Manchester: Chris Eubank Jr - 187 vs George Groves +160 WBA super middleweight title, WBSS semi-final.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr live updates and undercard results Follow all the build-up, latest updates and undercard results in full from the Manchester Arena.
Groves vs. Eubank - CompuBox Historical Review Both throw and land similar amount of total punches. George Groves landed nearly 8 jabs per round - well above the super middleweight average. Chris Eubank has better power punch numbers, landing 15.5 of 35.6 to 10.7 of 28.1 for Groves. Eubank opponents landed just 4.4 power punches per round - less than half the super middleweight average.
Luis Ortiz explains prior failed drug test Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz has commented on testing positive for a banned substance during training for his first scheduled fight against WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder last year. Ortiz finally challenges Wilder on March 3 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Hypnotic Hands and Brutalised Bodies: Groves vs Eubank Jr. Saturday's World Boxing Super Series super middleweight semi-final between WBA super-middleweight British stars George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr is forecast by many to be a tight affair. Even amongst Behind the Gloves contributors, the consensus leans towards a victor being determined by points.
George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr. - Stats & Stakes Going into the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament, it looked like a strong possibility that this could come down to a UK invitational plus one. That's just what we've got. We know at least one man in the final will hail from there.
Groves and Eubank Jr. Top Marquee in Manchester This Saturday night, live from the Manchester Arena George Groves meets Chris Eubank Junior in a highly-anticipated bout. Will athleticism and work rate do the trick for Eubank Jr.? Or will experience and skill secure a victory for Groves? The World Boxing Super Series has provided a much needed boost to the early months of the boxing year.
Fight Night Live triple-header announced for Feb 23 in Rhode Island These are great people and great athletes and we're excited as always to give them a platform to showcase their talent and tell their stories. What a great way to open a jam-packed weekend of Facebook fights." CES Boxing kicks off the 2018 Twin River Casino Fight Series on Friday, Feb.
Groves Eubank Live Stream - How To Watch Online If you're in the US there will be two ways to stream the fight tonight. You will be either able to watch the live stream on the World Boxing Super Series Facebook page or their YouTube channel. For those in the UK although the fight is being shown as a pay per event on ITV Box Office.
Packed card announced for Evander Holyfield debut bill at Kings Theatre, Brooklyn on March 10 Advance tickets for 'Real Deal, Showcase Series II', presented in association with World of Boxing, priced at $150, $125, $75 and $50 are now on sale online through the Kings Theatre website, www.KingsTheatre.com. Among the fighters featured on the card is undefeated middleweight knockout artist, Edgar 'The Chosen One' Berlanga, of Brooklyn.
Callum Smith predicts Groves will beat Eubank World Boxing Super Series super middleweight semi-finalist Callum Smith believes he will be facing George Groves in the final. Although focused on his semi-final against Juergen Braehmer next weekend in Germany, Smith is keeping an eye on today's Groves-Eubank fight in the UK.
Ex-boxer David Rodriguez announces promotional venture Lone Star Boxing Lone Star was formed, Rodriguez says, after his retirement from fighting, when he called up his trusted friends Gotzev and Ortiz to talk about stepping into the promotional arena. "The difference between Lone Star Boxing and other promotional firms is that we will treat the fighters ethically and fairly," said Rodriguez.
When is Hughie Fury vs Sam Sexton and what TV channel is it on? HUGHIE FURY is poised for a shot at British Heavyweight glory after falling agonisingly short of winning the the WBO title against Joesph Parker in September. Team Fury claimed the 23-year-old was…
British Lionhearts with 5-0 victory over Croatia in the World Series of Boxing The British Lionhearts made a triumphant first appearance in the North East with a thumping 5-0 victory over the Croatian Knights in the World Series of Boxing on Friday night.
Who is Chris Eubank Jr dating? Boxer linked with reality TV stunners HE is the boxing champion of the world, and has been partying with more than one reality TV star. Although Chris Eubank Jr had said when pressed: “Boxing is my girlfriend.” Who has Chri…
Bob Arum Names The One Fighter He'd Love To Promote Arum has promoted many legends of the sport through the years from Ali, Hagler and in more recent years Manny Pacquiao. He's been in the boxing business for a crazy half a century at this point and has seen fighters come and go from all corners of the world.
Eubank Jr vs Groves undercard: Who is on Super Series semi-final card? GEORGE GROVES and Chris Eubank Jr do battle this Saturday night at the Manchester Arena. The mouth-watering all-British affair is a semi-final in the World Boxing Super Series and is also for Grove…
Estrada holds no fear of Srisaket challenge ahead of him The event will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 9:30 p.m. The bout is also being contested for the vacant RING Magazine title.
Fighter Who Sparred Groves and Eubank Predicts The Boxing Tonight On ITV A light-heavyweight from Lithuania by the name of Sergey Rozvadovskij has shared the ring with both boxers in the past as a former sparring partner. Speaking to the Boxing News magazine in the UK, he said of tonight's fight:. Indeed, that seems to be the school of thought out there at the moment from people who believe Groves will win.
Groves v Eubank Jr TV Information - How To Watch All the talk is now done with just the fists left to fly. Tonight's fight should have a ring walk time of about 10pm UK time which works out as 5pm ET and 2pm PT in the US. All is up for grabs with Groves' WBA super-middleweight title on the line and a place for the winner in the final of the World Boxing Super Series.
Photos: Ray Beltran Wins Bloody Fight With Moses For WBO Belt Ray Beltran conquered the WBO lightweight title by defeating Paulus Moses by unanimous decision. QUOTE: "I have no words. I gave everything I had. I really had to push myself. He is a very experienced and tough fighter.
Sergey Kovalev next fight: I feel much better and more comfortable against southpaws The answer to your question is yes. I think being at southpaw is going to be to my advantage. The short answer is yes, I think so. Question: Earlier, Igor, you said that you train for the distance and there is evidence of that in your record. Your last several fights, have gone to distance, but you haven't been in there with somebody like Kovalev.
Groves Points Out Something Wrong With Eubank At Their Weigh-In Fight day is a funny old day in some regards. For fans, the anticipation of a big fight all day long can drag on as debate online and in pubs about who will win tonight's boxing is discussed. For fighters, it's all about conserving energy until they need to use it tonight.
Joe Simonich: The Grizzly There were many others, of course, including Willie Ritchie, lightweight champ from 1912 to 1914. "Joe was expected to be too crude for the clever Ritchie and the match was made for August 20, 1924. As the San Francisco paper reported it, 'They can not come back.
Luis Ortiz: He says he's going to kill 'King Kong', I'm going to show the world who 'King Kong' is He says he's going to kill 'King Kong.' He's going to knock me out. I want to watch him try. I'm not like those other guys he fought. I'm a real fighter. Tough and with a lot of experience. I've been fighting since I was 10 years old. "He doesn't intimidate me.
Video: Superfly Juan Francisco "Gallo" Estrada Former WBA/WBO flyweight world champion Juan Francisco "Gallo" Estrada shows his skills in preparation for his world title challenge against WBC super fly champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai one week from tonight in Los Angeles.
Eubank: I'm Willing To Die in The Ring To Win - Groves is Not! CHRIS EUBANK JR has looked into the eyes of George Groves and claimed he has seen weakness. He believes he sees a man not willing to go as far as him to win when they meet in the highly-anticipated clash at Manchester Arena. "When I looked into his eyes I felt weakness and regret," he said.
Beltran: I gave everything I had "I have no words," said 36-year-old veteran Ray Beltran after winning the WBO lightweight title by defeating Paulus Moses on Friday night in Reno, Nevada. "I gave everything I had. I really had to push myself. He's a very experienced and tough fighter.
Ray Beltran realizes dream, earns bloody decision over Paulus Moses And so it proved as Beltran battled it out with hardened Namibian Paulus Moses, as expected, before emerging victorious after twelve bloody rounds.
Kavaliauskas KO's Avanesyan In Six By Marc Livitz: In the evening's co-main event, unbeaten NABF welterweight champion Egidijus Kavaliauskas successfully defended his title with an impressive sixth round knockout victory over David Avanesyan on the Beltran / Moses undercard in Reno, Nevada.
Beltran Wins Vacant Lightweight Title In Reno By Marc Livitz: "Sugar" Ray Beltran can at last call himself a champion after his unanimous decision win over Paulus Moses earned him the vacant WBO world lightweight championship at the Grand Sierra Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada.
Groves vs Eubank Jr: George Groves faces Chris Eubank Jr tonight and our panel of experts pick a winner George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr will soon end any argument about the outcome, but our panel of experts have tried to pick a winner from Saturday's big domestic fight.
Boxing legend Ricky Hatton makes George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr prediction The former world champion admits to being torn when making a prediction ahead of Groves’ battle with Chris Eubank Jr.
Chris Eubank Jr reveals secret diet trick ahead of George Groves fight Eubank Jr takes on Groves in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series at Manchester Arena.
George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr. Preview and Prediction There's a huge domestic clash in England this Saturday, Feb. 17th as WBA Super World Super Middleweight Champion George Groves will be taking on IBO Champion Chris Eubank Junior at the Manchester Arena. This is also a semifinal bout of the World Boxing Super Series.
Golden Boy Prez: Arum Must Be Flexible To Make Loma-Linares Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez does not believe that a potential bout between WBA lightweight titlist Jorge Linares and two-time Olympic gold medal winner Vasyl Lomachenko is completely dead. Right now there is a stalemate between Golden Boy and Top Rank over the May 12th date, which is what Top Rank has slotted for this bout on ESPN.
Joyce Destroys Jozic, Targets Chisora Next Heavyweight Joe Joyce set himself up for a potential showdown with Dereck Chisora at the York Hall in London on Friday night by scoring a first round ko win over Rodolf Jozic. Joyce's promoter David Haye said he wants to see him take on former world title challenger Chisora on the undercard of his May 5 rematch with bitter rival Tony Bellew.
Danny Garcia says he'll move to 154 if he can't get title shot By Allan Fox: Danny Garcia says his goal is to win another title at 147, but if he can't accomplish that, he plans on moving up to 154 to go after a belt in that division. Garcia is facing Brandon Rios this Saturday night in a stay busy fight for him on Showtime at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Arum Finally Gives His Side On Infamous Mayweather Blood Testing Issue Before Pacquiao Fight Literally - years before the fight was ever made. So many things had to be worked out in terms of money, ego, TV networks and everything else in between. Another story that was reported years before the fight was made however was the apparent disagreement on blood testing arrangements for the fight.
Daily Bread Mailbag: Thurman-Crawford, Spence, Charlo, Golovkin By Stephen "Breadman" Edwards. The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards discussing topics such as Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin, Floyd Mayweather vs The Hawk, giving his thoughts on the numerous weekend fights, the Charlo brothers, and more.
Arum Reacts To Bribing Boxing Judges Claims In Modern Boxing Every time there's a controversial decision in boxing many fans online scream corruption straight away. Very rarely will there be a school of thought that acknowledges that the judge in question may have just had a bad night. A bad day at the office like anyone in any work place could have.
Hall Of Fame Promoter Bob Arum Elaborates On Past Corruption Allegations A long time ago Arum was linked with an alleged story that suggested he was involved in something he should not have been in boxing. Speaking in an open Q and A forum on Reddit, one fan was keen to press him on the issue and asked the following:. Hi Bob, can you elaborate on the corruption with the sanctioning bodies in yesteryear?
Before and After Photo Of Groves Has People Talking Before Eubank Fight The above photo of Groves surfaced just ahead of tonight's fight and has got fans talking about how soft and gaunt Groves looks nowadays compared to what he did a few years back. Groves though tends to look drained sometimes in his weigh-ins. Perhaps the above photo is simply not catching him in as good a light as the other shot.
Bob Arum Responds To Blood Sucking Claims UFC President Dana White has long said Bob Arum was part of the reason for boxing's decline a few years back. White was famously quoted as saying in the past:. Well, in a Q and A session on Reddit Bob Arum was levelled the following question from one fan:.
Shocker: Kell Brook Reveals Battle With Depression and Alcohol The former IBF welterweight world champion has had a strong career to date when you look at it overall. He's been in some huge fights and done well out of the sport, from the outside it looks at least. But no one knows what's going on in someone's head behind closed doors.
Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Bryant Jennings, Kavaliauskas Win Reno, Nevada - Undefeated welterweight contender Egidijus 'The Mean Machine' Kavaliuskas successfully defended his NABF welterweight title by knocking out David Avanesyan at 1:55 of the sixth round. QUOTE: "I'm very happy right now. All I want to do is smile.
Bob Arum Reacts To Ray Beltran World Title Win - Blasts Past UK Judging The ESPN deal that Bob Arum struck up recently for his boxing promotional company Top Rank appears to be off to a good start. To be fair to him, last night's card in Reno was excellent. In what is a big weekend for boxing this weekend, last night's ESPN show was one hell of a way to kick off the next couple of days.
People Are Not Quite Sold Yet On Shakur Stevenson After Latest Win The 2016 Olympic silver medallist won an easy unanimous decision against Juan Tapia with all three judge's scorecards reading 80-72, 80-72 and 80-72 in his favour. He fought an intelligent, tactical fight that suited his style which the purists out there will surely appreciate.
Raymundo Beltrán vs. Paulus Moses - Results By Chris Williams: After 19 years as a pro, Raymundo Beltran finally captured a world title in defeating 39-year-old Paulus Moses by a 12 round unanimous decision on Friday night to capture the vacant WBO lightweight title at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.
Danny Garcia - Brandon Rios official weights WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator - Showtime Championship Boxing. Danny Garcia - 146 ½ pounds Brandon Rios - 146 ½ pounds. Referee: Kenny Bayless; Judges: Dave Moretti, Glenn Trowbridge, Steve Weisfeld. WBC Super Middleweight World Championship.
Ortiz - Alexander & Plant - Medina weigh-in results Devon Alexander 146.6 vs Victor Ortiz 146.4 Caleb Plant 166.8 vs Porky Medina 168.8. Also in attendance at Thursday's press conference were undefeated contender Caleb "Sweethands" Plant and Rogelio "Porky" Medina, who battle in a super middleweight world title eliminator.
Frank Warren Tabs Groves To Beat Eubank, Explains Why GEORGE GROVES should have the edge over Chris Eubank Jnr. This is an intriguing clash but I'm leaning towards the WBA super-middleweight champion holding on to his title and booking a place in the World Boxing Super Series final. It comes down to both boxers' experience for me and you look at who has the best record so far.
Beltran pulled away over second half of the fight After six rounds, Ray Beltran and Paulus Moses were tied 57-57 on two cards with Beltran was up 58-56 on the third card. The judges saw it all Beltran's way after that. Judges Eric Cheek and Burt Clements awarded Beltran five of the last six rounds, while judge Don Trella scored all six rounds for the new WBO lightweight champion.
Watch: Joe Joyce Delivers First Round KO - Fans Rip Opponent The David Haye promoted boxer knows that time is not exactly on his side with turning pro so late at the age of 32 and you can tell there is a healthy urgency in his work because of this. His hunger came out in full effect this past Friday night when he took Rudolf Jozic out clean inside one round at York Hall live on Channel Dave:.
Ray Beltran edges Paulus Moses via decision to grab vacant lightweight title Mike Coppinger is the Senior Writer for RingTV.com. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger.
Beltran outpoints Moses for vacant world title Raymundo Beltran and former titlist Paulus Moses fought a high-intensity, competitive fight that Beltran won by scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 116-112 to claim a vacant lightweight world title.
Ray Beltran Becomes New WBO Lightweight Champion Of The World 36 year old Beltran was a unanimous points decision victory tonight over Paulus Moses by scores of 117-111,117-111 and 116-112 to take the WBO lightweight belt which was vacant before the bout. The title became available after previous holder Terry Flanagan from Manchester recently vacated the belt after moving up in weight.
Ray Beltran beats Paulus Moses in bloody battle to claim WBO belt Friday night's ESPN main event was a terrific, bloody battle, with two fighters truly fighting for the vacant WBO lightweight title. In the end, it was Ray Beltran leaving with the belt, securing the title on his fourth try with a win over Paulus Moses.
Beltran beats Moses to win WBO lightweight title Photos: Mikey Williams/Top Rank. In his fourth world title try, 36-year-old Ray Beltran scored a twelve round unanimous decision over former world champion Paulus Moses to claim the vacant WBO lightweight title on Friday night at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.
The Danger of The Crawford-Horn & Pacquiao-Alvarado PPV Top Rank and ESPN are about to jump into the pay-per-view business in 2018 on April 14th with Terence Crawford vs Jeff Horn and a co-main event of Manny Pacquiao vs Mike Alvarado. Are you excited?
Egidijus Kavaliauskas stops David Avanesyan in sixth round of step-up fight And that's exactly what Egidijus Kavaliauskas did Friday night. The 147-pound prospect graduated to contender status with an impressive sixth-round stoppage of David Avanesyan in Reno, Nevada, on ESPN.
Victor Ortiz vs. Devon Alexander - Official weights By Jim Dower: At Friday's weigh-in, former WBC welterweight title holder Victor Ortiz weighed in at 146.4 pounds for his 12 round contest against former 2 weight class champion Devon Alexander. Alexander weighed in at 146.6 lbs. Both fighters looked visibly thin at the weigh-in.
Egis Kavaliauskas, Shakur Stevenson pick up wins on ESPN undercard Egis Kavaliauskas lived up to the hype tonight in a step-up bout on ESPN, stopping veteran David Avanesyan in the sixth round of a scheduled 10-round bout. Kavaliauskas wasn't a whirlwind throughout the fight or anything, fighting smart in the early rounds.
Arum: Golovkin Beat Canelo 8-4 in Rounds, It Wasn't Even Close! Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum saw IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin as the clear winner over Saul "Canelo" Alvarez last September at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight saw both boxers have their moments, but in the end it was scored as a twelve round split draw.
Ortiz vs Alexander: Fighters make weight for FOX main event Tomorrow night's PBC on FOX card is ready, as Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander made weight for the show from El Paso, Texas, though there was one fighter who had trouble on the scales. Ortiz and Alexander meet in a pivotal welterweight main event, scheduled for 12 rounds.
Kavaliauskas, Jennings smash foes Undefeated NABF welterweight champion Egidijus Kavaliauskas scored an impressive sixth round TKO over former WBA champion David Avanesyan on Friday night at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. A brutal barrage of punches by Kavaliauskas promoted referee Tony Weeks to waved it off at 1:55.
Brandon Rios: I'm coming to knock Danny Garcia out By Stanley White: Brandon Rios was keyed up at Friday's weigh-in for his WBC welterweight title eliminator fight with Danny Garcia this Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rios was upset during and after the weigh-in, saying that he's coming to knockout the 29-year-old Garcia to restart his career.
Kavaliauskas: I Want The Crawford vs. Horn Winner! Reno, Nevada - Undefeated welterweight contender Egidijus 'The Mean Machine' Kavaliauskas successfully defended his NABF welterweight title by knocking out David Avanesyan at 1:55 of the sixth round.
FOX Weights from El Paso Caleb Plant 166.8 vs Porky Medina 168.8 Note: Only Plant will be able to become the IBF #2 contender at super middleweight with a winPhoto: Juan Yepez / Premier Boxing Champions. Tony Harrison 157vs.
Will Superman Bite? Many of us were delighted to see one of the world's top pound-for-pound fighters, Terence Crawford, unify the super lightweight division last August.
Kolaj edges Chadlioui in Rome, win EU belt By Marco Bratusch at ringside. A controversial unanimous decision gave the vacant European Union light-heavyweight belt to local fighter Orial Kolaj, who went the full 12-round distance against Spaniard Mustafa Chadlioui in the main event of a Round Zero promoted boxing night in Rome, Italy.
Danny Garcia vs. Brandy Rios: HEATED weigh-ins from Mandalay Bay Things got a little heated at the weigh ins for both the main and co-main events. First, David Benavidez and Ronald Gavril got into it during their staredown with Benavidez repeatedy making throat slashing gestures.
Malignaggi: GGG respects Canelo's left hook By Sean Jones: Paulie Malignaggi says IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin had too much respect for Saul Canelo Alvarez's left hook in their fight last September, and this enabled the Golden Boy Promotions start to move on outside all night long to evade his pressure.
Photos: Heather Hardy Defeats Ana Julaton on Bellator Card In the first bout of their two-fight agreement, Heather Hardy won a unanimous decision over Ana Julaton in the main event of Bellator 194 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Jennings mauls Muralimov Two-time world heavyweight championship challenger and currently WBO #9, WBA #12 rated contender Bryant Jennings demolished Akhror Akhror Muralimov in three rounds on Friday night at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Jennings floored Akhror Muralimov five times before the bout was halted.
Joyce jolts Jozic, targets Chisora Now his promoter David Haye wants to see him take on former world title challenger Chisora in a blockbuster Battle of Britain bout on the undercard of his May 5 rematch with Tony Bellew.
Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios final weights, quotes SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING - 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator. Danny Garcia - 146 ½ pounds. Brandon Rios - 146 ½ pounds. Referee: Kenny Bayless; Judges: Dave Moretti, Glenn Trowbridge, Steve Weisfeld. WBC Super Middleweight World Championship.
Luis Ortiz: I Would Never Jeopardize My Career By Using PEDs Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz disputes any claims that he intentionally took any form of banned substance in the past.
Weigh-In Results: Garcia, Rios tip the scale at 146.5lbs Tomorrow night's Showtime action is good to go as both Danny Garcia and Brandon Rios made weight today in Las Vegas. Brandon Rios was up to the scale first and weigh-in at 146.5lbs. And truth be told, he actually looked to be in pretty good shape all things considered!
Ricardo Mayorga to return April 7 Ricardo Mayorga, 44 years old and well past his prime years, will return to the boxing ring on April 7 in Laredo, Texas, facing Rodolfo Gomez Jr.
James J. Jeffries Tribute at Knott's! Heavyweight champ James J. Jeffries will be celebrated Saturday, February 17 as the National Boxing Hall of Fame pays tribute to the late fighter. The event will be held at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif.
Eubank Jnr and Groves step up preparations for upcoming bout Chris Eubank Jnr is being motivated for his biggest fight against George Groves by the memory of his dream of challenging Gennady Golovkin being taken from him.
World Series of Boxing: British Lionhearts thrash Croatia 5-0 in Gateshead The British Lionhearts thrash the Croatian Knights 5-0 in their World Boxing Series match in Gateshead.
SuperFly2 quotes Juan Francisco Estrada - Hermosillo, Mexico workout Former world champion and #1 ranked mandatory challenger JUAN FRANCISCO 'El Gallo" ESTRADA,, closed his Hermosillo, Mexico training camp in style on Friday afternoon with a final sparring session in front of a huge crowd of local media and supporters.
Ray Beltran Bloody and Bruised, Decisions Moses For WBO Title 4 among the WBO's lightweight contenders. He is nearly 40, though, and before battling Beltran had lost his previous two world title fights. Burns beat him by unanimous decision in their 12-rounder in Glasgow in March 2012.
Chris Eubank Jr is 'ready to die' in the ring against George Groves CHRIS EUBANK JNR is “willing to die” in his grudge match with George Groves tonight. They will clash in the Manchester Arena, with Groves’ WBA super-middleweight title on the line. Eubank Jnr, 28,…
New main event in Ontario, CA Tonight's scheduled clash between NABF featherweight "junior" beltholder Erick Ituarte and Jose Ramirez has been cancelled. Ituarte made weight Thursday by checking in at 125.9, but Ramirez weighed nearly three pounds above the division limit at 128.9.
Joe Joyce impressively stops Rudolf Jozic in the first round The Olympic silver medallist barely let Rudolf Jozic breathe at their London clash and, when he caught him with a crunching right hook on the stroke of the bell, his opponent had no answer.
Vera-Soro collide March 24 in WBA eliminator Undefeated WBA #2 John "The Phenom" Vera will take on WBA #3 Michael Soro on March 24 in Marseilles, France. The winner will be the mandatory contender at 154lbs and will receive a world title opportunity later this year.
Benavidez, Gavril make weight David Benavidez 167 vs Ronald Gavril 167.25 Note: An animated Benavidez bumped Gavril and made repeated throat-slash gestures. Danny Garcia 146.5 vs Brandon Rios 146.5 The fighters had to separated after some jawing during the faceoff.
Joe Joyce wins second professional fight in first round Olympic silver medalist Joyce followed up his debut win over Ian Lewison last year.
Parker sparring Tony Yoka; Joshua using Marlo Moore By Tim Royner: WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker seems to have won the battle in getting the best sparring partner in 2016 super heavyweight Olympic gold medalist Tony Yoka, whereas Anthony Joshua is using American Marlo Moore as his sparring partner.
Lomachenko-Linares hung up over date dispute A proposed showdown between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Jorge Linares appears unlikely to happen because the promoters for both fighters have been unable to agree upon a date.
February 16, 1970: Frazier vs Ellis Following Muhammad Ali's refusal to be drafted into the U.S. Army in June 1967 and his being relieved of both his title and his license to box, the matter of who should be considered the heavyweight champion of the world became a question of continual debate.
Egidijus Kavaliauskas looks to graduate to contender status against David Avanesyan That all changes Friday as the company will see if "Mean Machine" is for real when he steps up against tough contender David Avanesyan in a 10-round bout on ESPN. Kavaliauskas has impressed with his punching power and aggressive style, but the 29-year-old Lithuanian has yet to face anyone with discernible talent.
Chris Eubank Jnr insists George Groves is cashing out on his career Two fighting Englishmen will cash in to the tune of £1.5million each on Saturday night but Chris Eubank Jnr suspects George Groves is also cashing out on his boxing career in Manchester.
Chris Eubank Jr: 'I'm willing to die in the ring to beat George Groves' After all the hype, all the talk, all the debate, George Groves and his new arch rival Chris Eubank Junior have reached their crossroads fight.
Chris Eubank Jr opens up on relationship with controversial father He claims his showdown with George Groves is the career-defining clash he needs to establish himself.
Local favorites top Holyfield's debut Brooklyn show Top local prospects will be featured at the debut event presented by Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Sports and Entertainment on March 10 at the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY. Among the fighters featured on the card is undefeated middleweight knockout artist, Edgar 'The Chosen One' Berlanga, of Brooklyn.
Kavaliauskas Stops David Avanesyan in The Sixth Round Egidijus Kavaliauskas impressively passed the toughest test of his five-year pro career Friday night. The welterweight contender from Lithuania remained undefeated by knocking out Russia's David Avanesyan in the sixth round of a scheduled 10-round, 147-pound bout ESPN televised from Reno, Nevada.
Bivol talks Sullivan Barrera fight strategy By Allan Fox: WBA World light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol says he's going to use speed and movement to defeat his mandatory challenger #1 WBA Sullivan Barrera in their fight on HBO Boing on March 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Ituarte v Ramirez cancelled, Zarate v Ayala bumped to main event As a result, the 8-round bout between super bantamweights Isaac Zarate and Christian Ayala has been elevated as the main event at Friday's "Path to Glory." The six-bout card originates from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.
Joyce devastatingly KO's Jozic, wins for Hutchinson and Kiwitt Despite being billed for eight rounds, 'The Juggernaut' needed just less than one as Jozic hit the deck thanks to a sweeping right hand and failed to answer the ten count. The bell had actually rung to end the first, although the Croatian-German was in no position to continue and the bout was waved off.
Luis Ortiz: Wilder's trash talk makes me laugh Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz has commented on WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder, who he challenges on March 3 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. "He's talking too much," stated Ortiz from his training camp in Miami.
Shakur Stevenson Picks Apart Tapia, Easily Wins Decision Shakur Stevenson made a conscious decision before his fight Friday night to box the way that best suits him. The 2016 Olympic silver medalist admits he previously was too concerned about criticism of his tactical approach in the ring.
Who wins? Read a preview and prediction: Groves V Eubank Jr This right hand landed on the formidable chin of Carl Froch and sent him down heavily on to the canvas. Martin Murray made the admission that he believed the biggest one punch power he faced came from Groves. A huge compliment to Groves seeing that Murray has faced Gennady Golovkin.
Mayorga returns April 7 in Laredo Former multiple-time world champion Ricardo Mayorga takes on hometown veteran Rodolfo "Cobrita" Gomez Junior in a super middleweight 10-rounder on April 7 at the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. The 44-year-old Mayorga is coming off a loss to Andrey Sirotkin in November.
Top prospect Ryan Garcia to return March 22 Top super featherweight prospect Ryan Garcia will return to action on Thursday, March 22, when he headlines a Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN card from Indio, California. Garcia, 19, is 13-0 thus far as a professional, looking like a real blue chipper.
Barry McGuigan delivers his verdict on Groves vs Eubank Jr Groves is a terrific presence around the gym, no ego, and just about as determined a champion as I have seen.
Seniesa Estrada next fight: women's boxing in the current era of pugilism Building on the momentum of women's boxing in the current era of pugilism, the exciting Seniesa "Super Bad" Estrada will headline the highly anticipated March 16 return of LA FIGHT CLUB in an eight-round flyweight fight against Sonia Osorio at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, Calif.
WBSS: Groves and Eubank Jr. make weight Venue: Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK Promoter: Team Sauerland TV: Super Channel. "I told him he's not ready, I can see it in his eyes… ," said Eubank Junior "George doesn't want to be here. I want this more than anything I've ever wanted. He doesn't realize the danger he's in.
Brandon Rios a big underdog for Danny Garcia fight By Dan Ambrose: Brandon 'Bam Bam' Rios could be on the brink of another retirement with his fight this Saturday night against Danny 'Swift' Garcia on Showtime at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rios, 31, is a heavy underdog for this fight, and he's been handpicked by Garcia as the sacrificial lamb.
Garcia vs Rios: Official Weigh-In Today, beginning at 6pm ET, Showtime Sports will be live streaming the official weigh-ins for tomorrow night's tripleheader, headlined by Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios.
Photos: Victor Ortiz, Devon Alexander - Ready For Do or Die Bout - Former world champions Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander went face to face Friday one days before they enter the ring for their Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes main event showdown this Saturday, February 17 from Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus in El Paso, Texas.
Wilder vs Ortiz: Luis Ortiz says Deontay Wilder trash talk is just noise Luis Ortiz has slammed Deontay Wilder, claiming the WBC world heavyweight champion is.
Kovalev vs. Mikhalkin and Bivol vs Barrera quotes for 3/3 on HBO Kathy Duva: Welcome everyone to the Sergey Kovalev vs Igor Mikhalkin and Dmitry Bivol vs Sullivan Barrera international media conference call. This is Kathy Duva, CEO of Main Events. I just want to, on a personal note, tell everybody it's great to have you back after these few months.
Watch Eubank Jr vs Groves live stream: How to stream ITV Box Office fight This Saturday night sees one of the most anticipated fights of the year as George Groves faces Chris Eubank Jr in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series. When is G…
2018 Toyota Sequoia Platinum Mini Review The TBV crew started off the New year by hosting TBV Border Wars 2 in L.A. California. TBV Border Wars is a boxing event that was first held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the summer of 2017 where 10 novice fighters from across North America trained for months, united, and fought for the chance to feel the glory of victory.
George Groves hits back at Chris Eubank Sr ahead of mega-fight Eubank Senior has caused controversy by urging official Michael Alexander to be ready to stop the fight.