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HEAVYWEIGHTS CHEICK KONGO AND TONY JOHNSON HEADLINE BELLATOR 161
July 23, 2016 - Bellator MMA is heading back to the "Lone Star State," where a heavyweight bout pitting Cheick Kongo (24-10-2) against Tony Johnson (10-2) will serve as the main event of "Bellator 161: Kongo vs. Johnson," which takes place on September 16 at the ...... continue reading
ADAM LOPEZ AND ROMAN REYNOSO FIGHT TO A DRAW IN MAIN EVENT OF 15-YEAR ANNIVERSAY TELECAST OF SHOBOX
July 23, 2016 - With a potential title shot on the line, Adam Lopez and Roman Reynoso fought to a 10-round draw in the main event of the 15-year anniversary telecast of ShoBox: The New Generation Friday on SHOWTIME┬« from Foxwoods Resort Casino.  In attendance ...... continue reading
BELLATOR 159 RESULTS: JOE TAIMANGLO UPSETS DARRION CALDWELL VIA GUILLOTINE
July 23, 2016 - In the main event of the evening, Darrion Caldwell (9-1) was submitted by Joe Taimanglo (23-6-1) in an absolutely shocking upset :09 seconds into the third and final frame. With the defeat, the 2009 NCAA Div. 1 National Champion was handed the first ...... continue reading
ANDRE WARD DISCUSSES ALEXANDER BRAND CLASH: "HE'S NO BUM...AUGUST 7TH, I WILL BEGIN TO THINK ABOUT SERGEY"
July 22, 2016 - "As always I'm preparing my body and my mind, my spirit for war and in this case it will be August 6. I'm ready. I'm just excited to be active and I'm ready to answer any questions you guys have...he's no bum. He's the type ...... continue reading
ALEXANDER BRAND: "IT'S MY SECOND CHANCE AT FIGHTING WARD AND I'M HERE TO RUIN HIS PARTY"
July 22, 2016 - "I don't know if I will come out attacking or if I will counter more. It depends on how Ward will be fighting. But I will be ready. I will capitalize on his mistakes and make him pay...I'm a different kind of fighter than anyone else and ...... continue reading
SERGIY DEREVYANCHENKO DOMINATES SAM SOLIMAN; SCORES 2ND ROUND STOPPAGE
July 22, 2016 - Unbeaten rising middleweight Sergiy "The Technician" Derevyanchenko (9-0, 7 KOs) knocked down Sam "King" Soliman (44-14, 18 KOs) three times before stopping the former world champion in the second round of the main event of Premier Boxing Champions ...... continue reading
YOSHIHIRO KAMEGAI VS. JESUS SOTO-KARASS II ADDED TO GONZALEZ VS. CUADRAS CARD
July 21, 2016 - Following their epic 2016 "Fight of the Year" candidate fight this past April 15, at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, Yoshihiro "El Maestrito" Kamegai, (26-3-2, 23 KO's) and Jesus "Renuente" Soto-Karass, (28-10-4, 18 KO's), will ...... continue reading
JONATHAN GUZMAN EYES QUICK RETURN AGAINST LOPEZ VS. REYNOSO WINNER; READY TO CLEAN OUT DIVISION
July 21, 2016 - IBF Junior Featherweight Champion Jonathan "Salomon King" Guzman (22-0, 22 KOs) won't be taking any time to rest on his newly acquired laurels. The Dominican KO artist won his first world championship yesterday (Wednesday, July 20) by stopping ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CALLUM SMITH EAGER FOR SHOT AT BADOU JACK'S TITLE; TALKS BADOU JACK VS. JAMES DEGALE
July 21, 2016 - "If they do fight, then I'm going to fight September/October...if they don't agree to have a fight, then obviously Badou Jack's gotta fight me...it's July now and they still haven't come to an agreement...the biggest fight for me ...... continue reading
CARL FRAMPTON EAGER TO DISPLAY SKILLS AGAINST LEO SANTA CRUZ: "I AM READY FOR THE BIGGEST FIGHT OF MY CAREER"
July 21, 2016 - One of this year's most eagerly anticipated matchups has landed exclusively live on BoxNation with undefeated Irish sensation Carl Frampton taking on unbeaten featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz next Saturday night (July 30). ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS RECALLS SPARRING WARS; WOULD LOVE TO SHARE RING WITH BRONER, GARCIA, OR MAYWEATHER
July 21, 2016 - "I'd love to spar Mayweather...I'd like to spar Danny Garcia...I would love to spar Adrien Broner...just sparring; friendly sparring...I never go easy on sparring...they'd probably try to kick my ass too," stated former world champion ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] TOP RANK'S CRYSTINA PONCHER TALKS CRAWFORD VS. POSTOL, PACQUIAO'S RETURN, AND GOLOVKIN VS. BROOK
July 21, 2016 - "I'm really excited for this fight...this is two guys, undefeated, putting their records on the line, putting their belts on the line, fighting at their weight...what else could you guys want...both of these guys bring it," stated Top Rank's ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] PHILLIP BOWES TALKS CRAWFORD VS. POSTOL; INSISTS TERENCE CRAWFORD IS #1 POUND-FOR-POUND
July 21, 2016 - "You're only as old as you feel and I feel like I'm 18...my ultimate goal is just to get a championship first...I'm ready to go for it again...not degrading Ricky Burns, but if he can do it...I love Terence Crawford...great fighter...he ...... continue reading
JOHN DAVID JACKSON FIRES BACK AT VIRGIL HUNTER; QUESTIONS ANDRE WARD'S POWER AND INSIDE FIGHTING
July 20, 2016 - "Listen, here is the thing, I don't know if Virgil is getting mad or not, but Virgil can't choose the same words that I choose. I'm a two-division world champion and I defended the title for 4 1/2 years, so when I talk about certain ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CANELO ALVAREZ ON GOLOVKIN VS. BROOK; TELLS GOLOVKIN "YOU SHOULDN'T OPEN YOUR MOUTH"
July 20, 2016 - "That fight has to happen...it's going to eventually happen...nobody wants to see a boring fighter...you shouldn't open your mouth because sometimes you'll bite your tongue," stated former world champion Saul Alvarez, who shared his ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] LIAM SMITH PUTTING NO STOCK IN CANELO'S KO OF AMIR KHAN; TALKS GAME PLAN AND BEING UNDERDOG
July 20, 2016 - "He's the biggest name in the sport...I don't mind being the underdog...it's just better when the underdog wins...I'm going there to try and stop Canelo...my plan is to break him down and stop him...I'm not going to box like Amir ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA ADMITS TALKS FOR CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN "DIDN'T GO VERY FAR"; INSISTS NOT THEIR FAULT
July 20, 2016 - "Canelo Alvarez is a jr. middleweight, that's the bottom line...Canelo always wants to fight the very best...yes, I did call his people the next day...it didn't go very far for some reason and it wasn't our fault...he's a natural ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CANELO ALVAREZ REVEALS WHEN HE'S MOVING UP TO 160; INSISTS HE'S STILL COMFORTABLE AT 154
July 20, 2016 - "No matter who I fight, there's always going to be criticism...the one pound is not a big difference...I feel comfortable at 154...no opponent is ever easy...I don't want no surprises come fight night...not too long...once my body feels I ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CALLUM SMITH INSISTS LIAM SMITH WILL SHOCK CANELO ALVAREZ; EXPLAINS HOW BOTH ARE VERY SIMILAR
July 20, 2016 - "He's been asking for the big names...we know how good he is...he is beatable...Floyd Mayweather beat him quite comfortable...it will be a very good fight to watch...they both throw similar combinations...he wont' be bullied by him...he ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] BRANDON RIOS EXPLAINS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO HAVE A RING RIVAL; TALKS THURMAN VS. PORTER OUTCOME
July 20, 2016 - "I had it a draw...a lot of people were saying that Porter won...they gotta rematch that...I closed that chapter...outside the ring, we can be cool...once you get in that ring...everything out that window," stated former world champion Brandon Rios, ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] LIAM SMITH INSISTS GAME PLAN IS TO KO CANELO ALVAREZ; WARY OF GETTING FAIR SHAKE FROM TEXAS JUDGES
July 20, 2016 - "I'm going there to stop Canelo...if I don't stop him, it won't be for the lack of trying...no one can come to me and say I'm not at Canelo's level," stated jr. middleweight champion Liam Smith, who talked about his upcoming ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CANELO ALVAREZ AND LIAM SMITH RESPOND TO CRITICS OF THEIR FIGHT; INSIST THIS IS BEST FIGHT FOR BOTH
July 20, 2016 - "I guarantee you they don't write the same stuff after September...a lot of them was expecting the Triple G fight, so I got the backlash of that, but the fight's on now...they'll know who I am after September...this is the best fight for ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] OSCAR DE LA HOYA EXPLAINS WHY CANELO VS. SMITH IS IN TEXAS; EXPECTS 80,000 FANS IN ATTENDANCE
July 20, 2016 - "Canelo Alvarez is an international sensation...the fans love him and we've been able to sell out arenas...I had invited Jerry Jones to the Amir Khan fight...Jerry Jones jumped on the opportunity...we felt that this fight should be an ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CANELO ALVAREZ VS. LIAM SMITH UK PRESS CONFERENCE
July 20, 2016 - FightHype.com was on hand in London, England where former world champion Canelo Alvarez and jr. middleweight champion Liam Smith held a press conference to promote their upcoming September 17 showdown. Check out what all the participants had to say! ...... continue reading
[VIDEO] CANELO ALVAREZ AND LIAM SMITH COME FACE TO FACE FOR STAREDOWN
July 20, 2016 - FightHype.com was on hand in London, England where former world champion Canelo Alvarez and jr. middleweight champion Liam Smith held a press conference to promote their upcoming September 17 showdown. Check out the scene as both fighters came face ...... continue reading
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