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On Saturday, former four-time Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch shared a tweet in which he said that he was “too big and too strong for GGG,” along with a photo displaying his hard-rock physique.
Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) comes to Bounce TV on Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 p.m. (ET), with the debut of the new monthly series, PBC – The Next Round, which will showcase the sport’s future stars and potential champions.
Happy Fourth of July. Read my ranking of the top 5 American pure boxers of all time—that is, unless you hate America. Do you hate America?
On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past.
20-year old unbeaten super-featherweight sensation, Mario Barrios (9-0, 5 KOs), returns to the ring against an opponent TBA July 18, 2015. The 8-round bout will take place in Barrios’ home state at the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Marcos Reyes card.
Vito Mielnicki’s GH3 Promotions is proud to announce the signing of undefeated Jr. Lightweight O’Shanique Foster to an exclusive promotional contract.
The two champions from the 2015 Boxcino tournament, Heavyweight Andrey Fedosov and Jr. Middleweight John Thompson have each entered the world rankings on the strength of their tournament wins.
D and D Management along with Mark Cipparone’s Club 1957 Management is pleased to announce a joint venture for which the two companies will now co-manage Jr. Welterweight contender Emmanuel Taylor.
The staff at RBRBoxing has saddled up again and decided to try our hand at some midyear awards for the categories of fight of the midyear, upset of the midyear, KO of the midyear, who is winning the TV battle, fighter of the midyear and round of the midyear.
Last year, I compiled the greatest list in the history of lists, naming the top five active fighters from the U.S. in honor of Independence Day. Guess what? I’m doing it again.
Tony Calcara recalls the 1991 clash between Heavyweight’s George Foreman and Jimmy Ellis.
Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) will finally take a step up in competition when he takes on Abner Mares (29-1-1, 15 KOs) on August 29 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA., according to an by Lance Pugmire of the LA Times.
Gilberto Gonzalez (26-3, 21 KOs) overcame a near-stoppage and a knee injury to score a third-round TKO victory over Hevinson Herrera (17-11-1, 11 KOs) in the main event of the July 2 edition of LA Fight Club at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, California.
The next group of games sees two weeks of action packed fights, including the premier of PBC on ESPN. The featured fights are Keith Thurman vs. Luis Collazo, fighting 7/11 on ESPN, and JC Chavez Jr. getting back in the ring on 7/18 on Showtime. Let’s take a look at all the matchups.