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Sor Rungvisai Shocks Tomas Rojas, Wins WBC Crown

In yet another 2011 shocker, Suriyan Sor Rungvisai (19-5-1, 7 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Tomas Rojas (36-13-1, 24KOs) to capture the WBC super flyweight title at Khunmuangsri stadium in Srisaket, Thailand. The scores [...]



Sylvester vs Proksa, EBU Title Battle Set For October 1

Former IBF middleweight champ Sebastian Sylvester (34-4-1) returns on October 1 in Neubrandenburg on a Sauerland promotion with a fight for the vacant EBU title against Polish opponent Grzegorz Proksa (25-0). The two will battle it out in [...]



Antonio Margarito Begins Camp For Cotto on October 3

I recently spoke with trainer Robert Garcia to get his thoughts on the forthcoming rematch between IBF bantamweight champion Abner Mares and Joseph Agbeko as well as his take on how his fighter Nonito Donaire factors into the equation [...]



Lauri vs Shafikov, Haapoja vs Arrami Double on 9/23

P 3 Boxing in Finland, headed by Pekka Maeki, will stage their first event of the new season on September 23 in Helsinki. In the main fights - Giuseppe Lauri (52-7, 31KOs) will finally - after several postponements - take on Denis Shafikov (26-0-1 [...]



Andy Lee Was Adamant About Facing Brian Vera Again

Promoter Lou DiBella applauded Andy Lee and his handlers because they were adamant about landing a rematch against Brian Vera for Lee’s next fight.“They made me make this fight,” DiBella said on a conference call. “Believe me, I promote [...]



Cunningham: I Don't Think Tarver Believes He'll Win

Steve Cunningham, regarded as the No. 1 cruiserweight in the world by The Ring, is looking for the big fights that have long eluded, and in doing called out Antonio Tarver, who made his entrance into the cruiser division with a knockout last month [...]



Robert Garcia Talks Donaire, Agbeko-Mares, More

On August 13th, trainer Robert Garcia had a vested interest in the bantamweight title showdown between former champion Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko and newly-crowned IBF champion Abner Mares. In front of a raucous crowd inside of the Hard [...]



Matthew Hatton Outpoints Abramenka In Blackpool

At Tower Circus in Blackpool, England, former world title challenger Matthew Hatton (now 42-5-2, 16 KOs) erased a few bad memories of his previous fight, a one-sided loss to Canelo Alvarez in March for the vacant WBC light middleweight [...]



Lucas Matthysse vs Erik Morales Interview Transcript

We are very excited to have these two great fighters on the call today for Star Power. A little bit over four weeks to go. I can't wait. It clearly is one of the most entertaining cards I can remember having ever been put together; really exciting fights in [...]



Burns-Broner Talks Were Productive, Says Frank Warren

Earlier this week, promoter Frank Warren had a meeting in London with Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer. The Golden Boy exec is interested in matching his unbeaten super featherweight, Adrien Broner (21-0, 17KOs), against Warren's [...]



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