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James “Chunky” DeGale (21-1-0, 14 KOs) defeated American Andre “The Matrix” Dirrell (24-2-0, 16 KOs) by unanimous decision in a close and exciting back and forth fight.
Popular Irish Middleweight Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan made quick and easy work of the Dominican Republics Melvin Betancourt in front of a Boston fight crowd that seems to be taking him in as one of their own. Ryan “The Polish Prince” Kielczewski and Logan McGuinness also scored wins.
On the Friday, May 22 edition of Golden Boy Promotions’ Golden Boy Live, Eric Hunter (21-3, 11 KOs) emphatically dispensed of former contender, Antonio Escalante (29-8, 20 KOs) in one round.
On the final edition of ESPN 2′s Friday Night Fights, two 2015 Boxcino champions were crowned–one in the Super Welterweight division and one in the Heavyweight division.
Both Andre Dirrell and James DeGale made weight on Friday to officially finalize their bout on Saturday in Boston.
Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes returns to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, on Tuesday, June 30 for a special night of boxing from the 2300Arena.
David Lemieux and Hassan N’Dam hosted an international media conference call to announce and speak about their June 20 bout, live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
Alexander Povetkin ran through Mike Perez to score a dominant first-round knockout in Moscow, Russia.
Let’s go back in history for a second. The year was 2006; coming off a dramatic 12-round knockout of Sergei Liakhovich, Shannon Briggs had just won the WBO Heavyweight title and was viewed as the Heavyweight savior.
Check out Merissa Dyer’s in-depth preview and prediction for Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale which takes place in Boston on Saturday, May 23, 2015. The bout will be aired live on PBC on NBC.
The first live Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN (PBC on ESPN) telecast will feature a star-studded 12-round welterweight matchup between undefeated Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) and Luis Collazo (36-6, 19 KOs) when the series debuts on ESPN on Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m. ET.
Boxing has enjoyed an incredible year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around.
Fighters participating on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBC card took part in the final press conference today at historic Fenway Park in Boston before their respective fights at Agganis Arena, with televised coverage starting at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT.
Tony Calcara flashes back to the undisputed world Heavyweight championship bout between Mike Tyson and Frank Bruno from 1989.