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Britain’s Kell Brook Dethrones Shawn Porter to Win Battle of Unbeatens and IBF Welterweight Title; Undefeated Anthony Dirrell Outpoints Sakio Bika for WBC 168-Pound Crown; Omar Figueroa Knocks Out Daniel Estrada to Retain WBC Lightweight Belt

by on Aug.17, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Heavyweight KO Sensation Deontay Wilder, Lightweight Contender Jorge Linares Take Care of Business on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

Catch Replay Tomorrow/Sunday at 9 a.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®, Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT On SHO EXTREME

Carson, CA, August 16, 2014 — Turns out, it was Showtime … for “The Special One,” Kell Brook.

In a minor upset, Britain’s Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), of Sheffield, England, won a battle of undefeated welterweights and the IBF world title with a majority 12-round decision over defending champion “Showtime” Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs), of Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday on SHOWTIME from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

Brook, fighting in his first world championship match and making only his second start in the United States, won by the scores of 117-111, 116-112 and 114-114. There were no knockdowns. (continue reading…)

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Quotes for Saturday’s Showtime Fight Bonanza Featuring Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera and Company

by on Mar.14, 2014, under Boxing News

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Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

Deontay Wilder hits the heavyweight bag.

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (March 13, 2014) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion  Danny “Swift” Garcia, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Champion Deontay “Bronx Bomber” Wilder, Malik “King” Scott, Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs spoke to the media during an open workout at Amelia Municipal Boxing Gym in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in advance of their respective fights this Saturday, March 15 bouts at Cloliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, which will air LIVE on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and SHOWTIME EXTREME.

Below is what the fighters had to say just two days away from fight night: (continue reading…)

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Real Combat Media Boxing Radio Episode #25

by on Aug.12, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ROSELLE PARK, NJ, August 13th, 2013 — Real Combat Media Boxing Radio returns with a super packed show for episode 25. Our host is Krysti Rosario of Los Angeles, CA, who is a former national amateur boxing champ. Krysti is also a current AIBA referee, judge and is a college boxing trainer. Our co-host for this episode, will be the popular boxing radio personality, Richard “The Boxing Prophet” Solomon of Queens,New York. Our guest media will be Rusty Rubin. Rusty was the former owner and Editor of Ring Sports Magazine and Ring Sports.com. Rusty has won several writing awards and has around 50 years of boxing writing experience.

Our featured guest is rising undefeated American Heavyweight star, Deontay Wilder. Deontay has knocked out every opponent he faced and is coming off a dominating performance where he knocked out former world champion, Sergei Liakovich in just one round. We will be discussing what is next for Deontay’s future. (continue reading…)

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Unbeaten Heavyweight Deontay Wilder Destroys Former World Champion Sergei Liakhovich in First Round for 29th Straight KO Victory

by on Aug.10, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Francisco Vargas Remains Unbeaten With Impressive 10-Round Decision Over Previously Unbeaten Brandon Bennett, Jermall Charlo Improves To 15-0 With Second-Round Knockout Over World-Ranked Antwone Smith; Replay Is Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME

INDIO, CA, August 10, 2013 — Undefeated Deontay Wilder saystwo prayersin his dressing room before a fight. One is a team prayer. The other, he says, is for his opponent.

“I know I’m blessed with God-given power,” he said after destroying former world heavyweight champion Sergei Liakhovich in Friday’s main event on ShoBox: The New Generation from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. “After our team prayer, I always pray that I don’t hurt the guy I’m fighting, that if he has a family he will be OK enough afterward to continue to provide for them.” (continue reading…)

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Undefeated Deontay Wilder Faces Former Heavyweight Champion Sergei Liakhovich in Shobox: The New Generation Main Event Friday, August 9, Live on SHOWTIME® from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California

by on Aug.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Tripleheader Features Two Outstanding 10-Round Co-Featured Fights – Francisco Vargas vs. Brandon Bennett and Jermall Charlo vs. Antwone Smith

Telecast Begins at 10 p.m. ET/PT

NEW YORK, August 7, 2013 — Undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder, most would agree, is a work in progress. He’s not your typical work in progress, however — unless you consider his record of 28-0 with 28 knockouts run of the mill.

Still, the question on most everyone’s mind: Does the former amateur standout and the last male American to medal in the Olympic Games possess the skills and talent to one day became a world champion? (continue reading…)

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