Q&A Banks: ‘This is for Emanuel Steward’

28
Oct

Q&A Banks: ‘This is for Emanuel Steward’

Johnathon Banks’ name was the first one mentioned by Emanuel Steward when Wladimir Klitschko asked who should replace him in Klitschko’s corner.

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27
Oct

HBO’s 2 Days: Seth Mitchell debuts Saturday

Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell will be profiled Saturday night on HBO’s “2 Days: Seth Mitchell.”

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10
Oct

Can Golden Boy’s Schaefer add Joshua to heavyweight stable?

Golden Boy Promotions would like to add British 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist Anthony Joshua to a stable that already boasts unbeaten American fighters Seth Mitchell and Deontay Wilder.

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10
Oct

Broner, DeMarco ready to let fists do the talking

Adrien Broner’s assessment of hard-hitting, upcoming rival Antonio DeMarco: “Power is nothing if you can’t connect; it’s like moving a sack of rocks.”

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21
Aug

Lem’s latest: Rigondeaux bout in jeopardy?

The bout between junior featherweights Guillermo Rigondeaux and Roberto Marroquin on the Sept. 15 Chavez-Martinez undercard could be in jeopardy following a complaint from promoter Gary Hyde.

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20
Aug

Q&A: Mitchell wants to raise boxing’s American fan base

Heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell believes that he can raise the status of boxing by becoming the first American to hold the title since since 2007, when Shannon Briggs briefly wore the WBO’s belt.

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19
Aug

Don King turns 81 on Monday

Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”

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16
Aug

Lem’s latest: De La Hoya says Wilder’s ready for the big stage

Oscar De La Hoya on undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder: “It’s time to take him to the big stage — the HBOs and the Showtimes. It’s time to unleash Deontay Wilder.”

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06
Aug

Lem’s latest: Rahman back in the title hunt

Hasim Rahman is back after wrist surgery and is in training for his Sept. 29 shot at WBA heavyweight titleholder Alexander Povetkin.

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05
Aug

Wilder: ‘I’m ready for the world’

Undefeated U.S. heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder: “I am, without hesitation, I would say, the best heavyweight that America has to offer.”

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