Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

Garcia and Porter weigh in

Danny Garcia says he is ready to reclaim his world title when he faces Shawn Porter for the vacant WBC welterweight crown in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday. More: continued here

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Barclays Center named official East Coast home arena for Premier Boxing Champions – ESPN (press release) (blog)

ESPN (press release) (blog) Barclays Center named official East Coast home arena for Premier Boxing ChampionsESPN (press release) (blog)The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York — already one of the world's busiest venues for big-time boxing — is going to remain that way. The arena has struck a deal with Premier Boxing Champions to become its official East Coast home …

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Josh Taylor and Lee McGregor have formed boxing band of brothers after swapping Scotland for London – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Josh Taylor and Lee McGregor have formed boxing band of brothers after swapping Scotland for LondonMirror.co.ukNeither paid much attention to the other – but a decade later Josh Taylor and Lee McGregor have reunited as Scottish boxing's rising stars. "My older brother used to box when I was 10 or 11," McGregor, 21, tells Mirror Sport. "I wasn't doing …

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Merriman on McNair, Upcoming Bare-Knuckle Boxing Match – 247Sports

247Sports Merriman on McNair, Upcoming Bare-Knuckle Boxing Match247SportsShawne Merriman is one of the most physical players to ever wear a Maryland uniform and in a few months he'll box professionally without gloves in a World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation match. But on an appearance on the Rich Eisen Show Tuesday … More: continued here

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Boxing: ‘Ahas’ Nietes, 3 other Pinoy boxers make weight for ‘Superfly 3’ – ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN News Boxing: 'Ahas' Nietes, 3 other Pinoy boxers make weight for 'Superfly 3'ABS-CBN NewsWe've got a fight tomorrow! Donnie Nietes and Aston Palicte both make weight ahead of their #Superfly3 world title match. pic.twitter.com/OVbUHL5t7C. — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) September 7, 2018. LOS ANGELES – Four Filipino fighters made …and more » More: continued here

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Avtandil Khurtsidze: Former boxing champion jailed for 10 years – BBC News

BBC News Avtandil Khurtsidze: Former boxing champion jailed for 10 yearsBBC NewsGeorgian former boxing champion Avtandil Khurtsidze has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for working as the "chief enforcer" for an "elite" criminal enterprise. He was convicted in June in New York of racketeering and wire fraud conspiracy …Former World Boxing Champ Sentenced for His Alleged Role in …

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Boxers to compete in upcoming national boxing championship in Columbus – WTVM

Boxers to compete in upcoming national boxing championship in ColumbusWTVMThe Sugar Bert Boxing Title Belt National Qualifier takes place Sept. 8 and Sept.9 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. Columbus has been a three-time host city of the Olympic style boxing. "Coming to stuff like this, you see all different … More: continued here

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Cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk signs for Matchroom Boxing, making Tony Bellew fight likely – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk signs for Matchroom Boxing, making Tony Bellew fight likelyTelegraph.co.ukUndisputed cruiserweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing, making a fight with Tony Bellew likely this year, before stepping up to challenge for the world heavyweight crown. The pound-for-pound star will …Oleksandr Usyk inks promotional deal with Matchroom BoxingESPNOleksandr Usyk to fight …

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Man held over Bray Boxing Club murder linked to drug dealing – Irish Times

Irish Times Man held over Bray Boxing Club murder linked to drug dealingIrish TimesA man arrested over the gun murder of Bobby Messett in a Co Wicklow gym in June, and the wounding of two other men, including boxing coach Pete Taylor, is linked to drug dealing in Dublin's north inner city. The 31-year-old was arrested in Dublin late …and …

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Panel: Who is the welterweight king?

With Amir Khan looking to return to the welterweight world-title mix, we ask our Panel to give their verdict on who is the current king of the division? More: continued here

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Carroll signs Matchroom deal

Irish star Jono Carroll has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing, which will mean he is back on Sky Sports. More: continued here

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Boxing Odds: Garcia vs. Porter, Superfly, Canelo vs. GGG – Bloody Elbow

Bloody Elbow Boxing Odds: Garcia vs. Porter, Superfly, Canelo vs. GGGBloody ElbowSaturday night is a busy night for fans of combat sports, with two boxing cards, plus UFC 228. The boxing matches are particularly interesting, with a number of ranked fighters taking part in close fights. Here are some of the weekend's odds, courtesy …Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter predictions: …

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