IBHOF inductee Steve Smoger has seen the world thanks to boxing

10
Jun

IBHOF inductee Steve Smoger has seen the world thanks to boxing

From his first refereeing assignment in his home state of New Jersey in 1979 to the present, Steve Smoger has worked fight cards in 36 countries and territories, as well as 26 states in the U.S. The fan-favorite referee, who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame this weekend, is grateful for the world-travel experience as he closes in on 1,000 bouts worked.

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25
Oct

Hopkins ‘craves’ KO versus Murat, shot at Mayweather

Bernard Hopkins on Karo Murat: “I need a stoppage, definitely. I haven’t had a knockout since 2004.”

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23
Oct

Who wins Hopkins-Murat? The experts weigh in

Karo Murat says he’s confident of victory over IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins, whom he considers to be too old and as evidence points to “his gray hair and his gray beard.”

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18
Oct

Murat targets old, gray Hopkins

German challenger Karo Murat says that the career of IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins will end the way that it started: with a loss in Atlantic City.

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22
Aug

Trainer: Golovkin will have a ‘short night’ vs. Stevens

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez says that undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder will make short work of Curtis Stevens should a deal come to fruition for the duo to meet on Nov. 2 on HBO.

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20
May

Hopkins calls Murat ‘dangerous’

“I keep saying ‘I’m different’ because it is true and I’m going to prove it once again on July 13,” said 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins, referring to his upcoming fight with Karo Murat, who is 19 years younger.

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12
Apr

Hopkins: After Murat, then Froch, Bute, Cleverly?

If he gets beyond a mandatory title defense against Karo Murat in July, IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins would like to face Carl Froch or Lucian Bute. (This story also contains a video of Hopkins accepting Gennady Golovkin’s challenge.)

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07
Mar

Cloud calls Hopkins’ shades, mask, hoodie ‘childish’

Tavoris Cloud on Bernard Hopkins’ outfit at Wednesday’s press conference: “It was funny to just turn around and to just see a grown man with a ski mask on standing there and not saying nothing to nobody.”

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12
Jan

Q&A Brotman: ‘Ronald Reagan would have been a good boxer’

Washington, D.C.’s Charlie Brotman served as a publicist for Sugar Ray Leonard, and will, yet again, preside over the Inaugural Parade when President Barack Obama is sworn in on Jan. 21.

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09
Jan

Brotman to reign over Obama’s parade

Washington, D.C.’s Charlie Brotman has touted Sugar Ray Leonard and Riddick Bowe, and will, yet again, preside over the Inaugural Parade when President Barack Obama is sworn in on Jan. 21.

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