EVANDER HOLYFIELD TO TRAIN SOULJA BOY FOR CHRIS BROWN FIGHT

Although he’s consistently said Floyd Mayweather would train him for his Chris Brown fight, it appears Soulja Boy has a new trainer. According to TMZ, the young rapper has tapped the legendary Evander Holyfield to train him, instead of Mayweather. Soulja’s manager, Wack 100, says he linked the rapper up with Holyfield and Soulja pitched […]

ZAB JUDAH MAKES A SUCCESSFUL RETURN TO THE BOXING RING

Zab Judah’s long-awaited return to the boxing ring was a successful one, as the former welterweight champion defeated Jorge Luis Munguia by TKO in the second round on Saturday.  This was a bout essentially designed to make Judah look good and shake off any potential ring rust, so the mission was accomplished.  Judah last fought […]

ADRIEN BRONER’S SHOW CONCERN AND SUPPORT AFTER ALARMING IG POST EARLIER TODAY

Adrien Broner’s close friends are worried he may kill himself — and have contacted police to check in on the boxer after he went to social media and strongly implied he was going to take his own life.  Broner began posting early Wednesday morning — apologizing to his family and friends and saying, “I don’t […]

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BOXING CHAMP TERENCE CRAWFORD SURRENDERS TO POLICE

http://www.wowt.com/home/headlines/Champ-surrenders-to-police-in-theft-case-376716081.html&#x200 Omaha, Neb. (WOWT) Boxing champ Terence “Bud” Crawford surrendered to police Friday morning facing accusations of theft in a recent clash over a car. WOWT 6 News cameras were there as Crawford turned himself in at 7:23 a.m. Leaving the Police Department minutes later Crawford was asked if he wanted to talk about the […]

GENNADY GOLOVKIN (GGG) BECOMES THIRD BOXER TO SIGN WITH JORDAN BRAND

   The Jordan Brand, a product of legendary basketball player Michael Jordan’s greatness, continued broadening its horizons to boxing by signing Gennady Golovkin. Nike announced Golovkin joining the team through an official news release on Tuesday. Golovkin currently holds four world middleweight championships—the interim WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO titles.    Golovkin is the third […]

ANDRE WARD HAS SPARKED INTEREST ON FIGHTING IN RIO OLYMPICS

   Light heavyweight star Andre Ward has opened up on the possibility of fighting at the Olympic Games following the AIBA’s recent revelations.The 32 year-old, who is gearing up to make his debut at 175 pounds this weekend, is one of a few top names to make their interest public, despite some fierce opposition from […]

ANDRE WARD PREPS TO FIGHT ON MARCH 26th IN OAKLAND, CA

    Former WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs) will reportedly be fighting on March 26th against an opponent still to be determined at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. There are two potential opponents that could fill that date with the 31-year-old Ward in unbeaten Sullivan Barrera and Marco Antonio Periban (23-3-1, […]

BOB ARUM PUTS AN END TO RUMORS OF ADRIEN BRONER FIGHTING MANNY PACQUIAO PN APRIL 9th

   This week the name of Adrien Broner came up as a possibility as Manny Pacquiao’s opponent on April 9th. Admittedly, this was news to the veteran promoter. Pacquiao’s adviser, Michael Koncz, phoned Broner directly to see if he would entertain the idea. “Yeah, I was very surprised,” said Arum on Monday morning to BoxingScene.com. […]

ROY JONES JR. SUFFERS A BRUTAL KNOCKOUT AT THE HANDS OF MACCARINELLI

This could be the last we’ve seen of Roy Jones Jr. (62-9, 45 KOs) in a boxing ring. Enzo Maccarinelli (41-7, 33 KOs) dominated the famous 46-year-old prizefighter on Saturday night at the VTB Arena in Moscow. He notched two knockdowns in the fourth round, the second coming on a crushing overhand right to the […]

A LOOK BACK AT “THE THRILLA IN MANILA”: 40 YEARS LATER

Fourteen years after the famous “Thrilla in Manila,” heavyweight legends Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Joe Frazier and Ken Norton were brought together to have dinner and film a video talking about their incredible exploits in the ring. For the most part it was congenial—old warriors reliving the past. But there was still a spark in Frazier’s […]

ANDRE BERTO SAYS THAT FLOYD MAYWEATHER’S LEGACY WILL ALWAYS BE QUESTIONED

Andre Berto was soundly defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in what Money insists was his 49th and final professional fight, but The Beast doesn’t believe he cemented his legacy despite his undefeated record. According to Edward Chaykovsky of BoxingScene.com, Berto questioned Mayweather’s status among the all-time greats due to his lack of a killer instinct […]

TYSON FURY SHOWS UP TO THE PRESS CONFERENCE FOR HIS HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT WITH KLITSCHKO DRESSED AS BATMAN AND THEN BEATS UP THE JOKER

Tyson Fury enjoys making a spectacle at press conferences. Ahead of his world heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko, the self-proclaimed “Gypsy King” has attempted to get under the skin of the champion with a number of witty one-liners and aggressive remarks. Fury took it to the next level in London on Wednesday, arriving in […]

PAY PER VIEW NUMBERS SHOW THAT MAYWEATHER VS. BERTO WAS A FLOP

The numbers are in, and Floyd Mayweather’s supposed final fight against Andre Berto last Saturday (Sept. 12) was a pay-per-view dud. According to Yahoo Sports, the fight sold roughly 400,000 PPV buys, one source said, while another estimated a bit higher at between 500,000 and 550,000. Still, the result will be the lowest figure since […]

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