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Global Boxing News for 11 Jan 2019

Kelly Swanson Thanks everyone for calling in for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner media conference call for their fight on January 19 live on SHOWTIME PPV® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las... Vegas. I'm more than happy to introduce Leonard Ellerbe, Chief Executive Officer of Mayweather Promotions to begin our call. Leonard? […]
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By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte says he’s heard the comeback rumors of former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko coming out of retirement to face him, and he’s very interested in that fight,... and feels that he’ll knockout the Ukrainian. Whyte says he’s sparred with Wladimir in the past, and that the 1996 Olympic gold medalist didn’t […]
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By Tim Royner: Fury’s promoter Frank Warren says the rematch against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will likely be taking place before June in the United States. Warren says one option for... the Wilder vs. Fury rematch is in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s a good deal for Wilder if the rematch with Fury takes place […]
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Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26 KOs) discussed his busy plans for 2019 as he prepares to defend his WBO Junior Middleweight World Title against Japanese contender Takeshi Inoue (13-0-1, 7 KOs) in a 12-round... battle. The action will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and will be streamed live […]
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By Trevor McIntyre: Dillian Whyte (25-1, 18 KOs) is reportedly unhappy after receiving what he considers a poor first offer to face IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) for a... big money contest on Sky Box Office on April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Whyte says that he, Deontay Wilder and […]
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Ellerbe picks Broner to beat Pacquiao

Boxing News 24 - 11 Jan 2019 17:00
By Allan Fox: Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe is leaning in the direction of Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner to defeat WBA World welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao this month on January 19... in their pay-per-view fight on SHOWTIME. Despite the boxing public and the media viewing Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 as the favorite to defeat former four-division […]
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The bad blood between James DeGale and Chris Eubank Jr. meant that the bitter rivals had to be kept well apart to film their ITV Box Office promotional video at the iconic Pinewood studios this week.... With the spectre of James Bond looming in the background, the pair had to be allocated separate filming times […]
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Promoter Frank Warren has told ESPN a rematch between Denotay Wilder and Tyson Fury will be made for a U.S. venue in the first half of 2019 and says there is no chance of Wilder fighting Anthony... Joshua before.
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Demetrius Andrade will make the first defense of his WBO World Middleweight against Artur Akavov on a bumper show at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York on Friday January 18, live on... DAZN in the US and Sky Sports in the UK. Andrade (26-0 16KOs) claimed the title in October to become […]
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Oliver Flodin (4-0) believes he has the necessary attributes to claim a career best win over Abdul Khattab (15-2-1, 4 KOs) when they clash in an eight-round Scandinavian middleweight thriller at the... Struer Energi Park on January 19. Flodin faces a significant step up in class as he takes on Khattab in just his fifth […]
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Dereck Chisora to continue his career

Boxing News 24 - 11 Jan 2019 06:12
By Tim Royner: Former heavyweight world title challenger Dereck Chisora (29-9, 21 KOs) plans on continuing his boxing career despite losing a rematch to Dillian Whyte last month on December 22 at the... O2 Arena in London, England. Not surprisingly, Chisora is still upset about his loss to Whyte, but he remains determined to continue […]
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Unbeaten featherweight prospect Ruben Villa (14-0, 5 KOs) makes his national television debut this Friday night in a co-featured fight of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader. The eight-round... bout takes place from StageWorks of Louisiana in the southern U.S. city of Shreveport. Coverage airs live on SHOWTIME beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Villa, a […]
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Roach: "Broner, you're in trouble" against Pacquiao

Boxing News 24 - 11 Jan 2019 03:12
By Mike Smith: Adrien Broner is heading for trouble in his fight against Manny Pacquiao on January 19, according to trainer Freddie Roach. He says Broner could get stopped in the early rounds if... Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) backs him up against the ropes, and shells him to pieces. Roach says that Broner’s low punch […]
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Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions and Rite Hook Promotions have jointly announced a co-promotion presentation, “St. Pete Fan Fest,” to be live-streamed on UFC FIGHT PASS©, on Saturday night,... February 16, from historic St. Petersburg Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Florida. “Roy Jones Jr and I are honored to work with such a hard-working and […]
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Badou Jack Las Vegas media workout quotes & photos

Boxing News 24 - 11 Jan 2019 02:02
Former two-division world champion Badou Jack hosted a media workout at Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas Thursday as he prepares to take on unbeaten top contender Marcus Browne for the WBA Interim... Light Heavyweight Title Saturday, January 19 on the Pacquiao vs. Broner SHOWTIME PPV® event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las […]
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Unbeaten lightweight and rising star Devin Haney and fellow undefeated Xolisani Ndongeni both made weight just a day before their ShoBox: The New Generation 10-round main event headlines a... tripleheader live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from StageWorks of Louisiana in Shreveport. (Photo credit: Rosie Cohe/SHOWTIME) The precocious Haney (20-0, 13 KOs), a seven-time national […]
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