Boxing – Bellew granted world title shot in Canada
He’s 38 years old, narrowly defeated Martin Murray in his last bout and will once again miss the remainder of the year with injuries. In September against Murray, “Maravilla” looked nothing like the fighter who made Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. seem like a fool for 11-and-a-half rounds. It was a narrow victory that saw him get knocked down, and many felt the scores could have been closer than the official cards. Unfortunately for Martinez, there’s a monster in his yard: Kazakh punching machine Gennady Golovkin. GGG easily dispatched of rugged, veteran contender Matthew Macklin in June, and he’s already been labeled as the next big thing at 160 pounds.
Emile Griffith, gay former boxing champion remembered for killing Benny Paret in the ring, dies at 75
He was a forerunner to the current Puerto Rican featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz, who became the first active boxer to come out last year when he admitted he was gay. Emile Griffith playfully jabs fellow boxing legend Joe Frazier. Emile was a wonderful person and he had nothing to hide, said Ross, who wrote his 2005 biography, Nine, Ten and Out! The Two Worlds of Emile Griffith. He was very open. He wasnt a guy that would walk into a gay bar through the side door. He would go through the front door.
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Carrie McMahon, from Whitburn, first http://mayweathervssaulcaneloalvareztickets.blogspot.com/ discovered her taste for boxing watching Ricky Hatton fight Floyd Mayweather in 2007, and from then on, she was hooked. So when she saw that Mayhem Promotions were looking for Boxing Babes to walk fighters into the ring at their bouts, she jumped at the chance to throw her hat in the ring. The dental nurse then went on to knock out the competition, being named Mayhem Babe 2012 over 500 other entrants. And shes now standing tall again after taking on her biggest challenge yet organising a family fun day to raise funds for the Simpsons Memory Box Appeal (SiMBA) and Yorkhill Sick Kids Hospital. Carrie, 26, said: Mayhem Promotions are currently raising funds for the Sick Kids as one of the other girls son had to spend a lot of time there in his youth due to heart problems.
Hopkins named Barclays boxing ambassador
By BoxRec News | BoxRecNews 2 hours 3 minutes ago Eurosport – British boxer Tony Bellew Related Content Bet on Boxing Bellew turns 31 on November 30 which is a mooted date for the bout after the WBC ruled the bout had to take place before the end of the year. Quebec City is a likely venue for the clash, with Canadian Stevenson taking a voluntary defence in September against Floridas Cloud. The Liverpool star earned the mandatory position after defeating Isaac Chilemba at The O2 in May, with Stevenson claiming the belt with a stunning first round knockout of Chad Dawson in June in Montreal. I am delighted Tony has got the shot and what a perfect potential date for it, said promoter Eddie Hearn.
Sampson Boxing proud to announce new Signing
The 26-year-old southpaw Cuellar will make his first appearance under the Sampson Boxing banner on August 23, when he takes on the Dominican Republic’s ClaudioMarrero (14-0, 11 KOs) in a 12-round battle for the Interim WBA World Featherweight Championship at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York, and live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. Cuellar vs. Marrero will serve as the televised co-main event to the 12-round Argenis Mendez vs. Arash Usmanee clash for the IBF Super Featherweight Championship.
‘Boxing Babe’ provides aid for grieving parents
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The fighter will also do meet-and-greets with Barclays Center customers and business development meetings. “I’m honored to represent Barclays Center,” Hopkins told NYFightblog after he finished presiding over Golden Boys’ Manhattan presser to announce an Aug. 19 card in NYC. “At this stage of my career, I have more time to do things such as this assignment than physically fight. I’m excited.” He understands the potential influence he could have with some at-risk kids who have been written off by authority figures. “I was labeled unfixable,” said the boxer, who will soon begin to prep for an Oct.