Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

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Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”

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17
Dec

Lamont Peterson-Dierry Jean, Jermell Charlo-Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 25

IBF junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson will try to rebound from a third-round stoppage loss to Lucas Matthysse against Dierry Jean on Jan. 25 at The D.C. Armory.

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15
Dec

Shawn Porter makes case for Marcos Maidana fight

Shawn Porter on Marcos Maidana’s victory over Adrien Broner: “It didn’t go the way that I thought it would go. I actually thought that Broner would move more and use his quickness, but Maidana came in and got the job done.”

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04
Dec

Experts analyze Paul Malignaggi-Zab Judah buddy bash

Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah will meet in Saturday’s clash of Brooklyn natives. Sixteen boxing experts are split over who will win the showdown between the veteran two-division titleholders. 

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04
Dec

Lem’s latest: Malignaggi vows ‘no love taps’ with Judah

Paulie Malignaggi says he is motivated to defeat Zab Judah, despite the fact that the Brooklyn natives are friends. Malignaggi and Judah headline a Showtime-televised card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday.

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13
Nov

Alexander-Porter: The kid gloves are off

IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander defeated Shawn Porter once when they were amateurs, but says that he will be more dominant over his former rival when they meet as pros on Dec. 7 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

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05
Nov

Golden Boy wins purse bid for Peterson-Jean

IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson could defend his 140-pound belt against Dierry Jean in either January or February, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.

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28
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez to fight thrice in 2014

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer plans to have Canelo Alvarez fight three times in 2014. Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto and middleweight champ Sergio Martinez are among the top opponent considerations for Alvarez.

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26
Oct

Garcia looking to ‘build his way into 147’

If Danny Garcia’s next fight is not a defense of his RING, WBA and WBC 140-pound belts, it will likely be a non-title catchweight bout designed to facilitate a rise into the 147-pound division, according to his father and trainer Angel Garcia.

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26
Oct

Weigh-in has alien, short cake, kick-ass threats

Bernard Hopkins vows to march on at 48 years old against Karo Murat, Deontay Wilder tries to earn his 30th knockout without a loss, and Peter Quillin and Gabriel Rosado trash talk in advance of Showtime’s Saturday tripleheader.

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