Category: Interviews

21Sep
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Sergio Martinez’s Protege Jon Fernandez Headlines ShoBox Quadrupleheader

Hard-hitting Junior Lightweight Jon “Jonfer” Fernandez will travel from Spain to the Firelake Arena in Shawnee, Oklahoma to headline the latest installment of the popular Showtime series, “Shobox:...

18Sep
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Exclusive Interview: The Dangers of Weight-Cutting

On November 10, 2017, 18-year-old Australian fighter Jessica Lindsay wrote “weight cutting is sick” on her Instagram page while preparing for a Muay Thai fight. Six days later, she died of extreme...

Bilal Akkawy Canelo Alvarez
10Sep
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Canelo vs. GGG 2: Super Middleweight Bilal Akkawy Talks Sparring Canelo Alvarez

Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, the hard-hitting Aussie Bilal Akkawy brought his talents to the states to help the Mexican superstar prepare for his showdown with Kazakh heavy-hitter, Gennady...

21Jul
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“Marvelous” Mykquan Williams Will Headline at Home for DiBella’s Broadway Boxing Card

20-year-old Junior Welterweight prospect Mykquan Williams will realize one of his dreams Saturday night when he appears in his first main event bout taking on Matt Doherty in a scheduled eight-round...

13Jul
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Joet Gonzalez Ready to Headline on ESPN

Featherweight prospect and Golden Boy Promotions fighter Joet Gonzalez (19-0, 11 KOs), returns to the ring this Friday night on ESPN from The Novo in Los Angeles.

08Jul
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Alberto Machado Ready to Live up to “Explosive” Moniker July 21 on HBO

Nine months since first capturing the WBA title, Puerto Rico's newest champ, Alberto "El Explosivo" Machado, makes his first title defense live on HBO.

Vergil Ortiz
13Jun
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Vergil Ortiz Warns the Super Lightweight Division: “I’m Coming For You”

Born in Dallas and raised in Grand Prairie, TX, Vergil Ortiz has quickly become one of boxing's top prospects to keep an eye on. With a record of 9-0, 9 KOs, it's not difficult to conclude that Ortiz is a...

11Jun
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Mercito Gesta Leads Latest Filipino Charge on ESPN

The resurgence in Filipino boxing couldn't come at a better time, coinciding with ESPN's expanded coverage of the sport. On June 14, Mercito Gesta picks up where his countrymen left off.

10Jun
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Franchon Crews-Dezurn: Loving Wife, Fighter & Diva (All In 1)

Super Middleweight Franchon Crews-Dezurn fights on the un-televised part of Showtime's Shields-Gabriels undercard June 22, but she's still must-see

Roberto Duran Jr.
25May
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Roberto Duran Jr.: Continuing the Legacy

Roberto Duran Jr., son of the legendary “Manos de Piedra” himself, is looking to create his own legacy and not just be remembered by the last name he bears.

25May
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Mario Barrios Eyes Title Shot Within the Year

Jr. Welterweight contender Mario Barrios (21-0, 13 KOs) is on the cusp of breaking through in boxing.

05May
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Australian Sensation George Kambosos Jr. Makes U.S. Debut Tonight on DiBella Card

Undefeated lightweight contender George Kambosos Jr. (13-0-0, 7 KO's) will headline tonight’s Broadway Boxing card from the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resorts and Casino in Connecticut when he takes on...

02May
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Errol Spence Talks Ocampo, Thurman, Moving to 154 & More (Video)

Errol Spence speaks with the media after his press conference to announce his June 19 fight against mandatory challenger, Carlos Ocampo.

01May
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ShoBox’s Steve Farhood On Boxing’s 2017 vs. 2018, Hurd-Lara 2 & More

Showtime Boxing's Steve Farhood called the action ringside at the WBC Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Welterweight tournament in Louisville Friday, April 27, but before the action started he spoke with...

Josue Vargas
21Apr
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Josue Vargas Headlines Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Boxing Card in Brooklyn

19-year-old Josue Vargas is gaining unique experiences in boxing that fighters who are 20 years older never get. 

17Apr
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Lamont Roach Jr.’s Undefeated Career Defined by Tragedy and Loss

On Monday, Maryland's own Lamont Roach Jr. (16-0, 6 KOs) arrived in Puerto Rico for his role in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions' latest installment on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, fighting opposite of...