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Legendary Boxing Writer Bert Sugar Dead At 74

Legendary boxing writer Bert Sugar–known for his vast knowledge of ‘the sweet science’, his quick wit and iconic cigar/fedora combo–died Sunday afternoon at the age of 74 following a long battle with lung cancer. Sugar is best known for his


HBO Boxing After Dark: Canelo Alvarez vs. Ryan Rhodes Weigh In Results

The talking is over, the hard training is done and now it’s time to fight. This Saturday, June 18, at Arena Vicente Fernandez in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez will make his first title defense

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Puerto Rican Prospects Do New York City Proud in ShoBox Event

On the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade Showtime headed from the West Coast out to the Roseland Ballroom in New York City for a second consecutive night in which they aired a ShoBox: The New Generation event. Saturday

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Kayode, Avalos and Hovhannisyan Come Up Big in ShoBox Triple-Header

The Showtime Sports crew headed down to Santa Ynez, CA last Friday night to present what turned out to be an exciting night of fights from the Chumash Resort Casino which showcased impressive performances by Lateef “Power” Kayode and Chris

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ShoBox: The New Generation Weigh In Results and Quotes (6/11/11)

It’s June so no better time than Friday for Graduation Day for three talented ShoBox: The New Generation alums returning for a Friday night tripleheader live on Showtime. Lateef Kayode (199.5 pounds), Chris Avalos (120 pounds) and Archie Ray Marquez

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Money Mayweather Returns to Challenge Welterweight Champ Victor Ortiz in September

After almost a year and a half away from the ring one of the biggest attractions and greatest talents in Floyd Mayweather, Jr. announced that he will make his return to the squared circle on September 17 when he challenges


Showtime and HBO World Championship Weigh In Results

It’s a busy weekend for boxing as Showtime Championship Boxing presents a split site double header as Carl Froch puts his WBC Super-middleweight title on the line against the battle tested veteran in Glen Johnson at the Boardwalk Hall in


Chavez Jr., Roach and Arum Discuss Upcoming Title Fight Against Zbik

Undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Sebastian Zbik defends his title against undefeated Julio César Chávez, Jr. in the main event of “The Son Also Rises,” this Saturday night at STAPLES Center. The fight will be televised live on

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Super Six World Classic Semifinalists Carl Froch and Glen Johsnson Conference Call Highlights

In just under two weeks WBC Super Middleweight Champion Carl “The Cobra” Froch will put his coveted title on the line against veteran Glen “Road Warrior” Johnson in the second of two semi-finals matchups to determine who will move on

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Former Champ Mikkel Kessler Returns To the Ring June 4 in Denmark

For the first time in over a year former WBC and WBA Super Middleweight Champion Mikkel “Viking Warrior” Kessler will return to the ring against Mehdi Bouadla on June 4 at Parken Stadium in Kessler’s birthplace of Copenhagen. The bout