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Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody for joining us. We have five of the fighters participating on the Saturday, August 9 event at Barclays Center and SHOWTIME on the call with us today. That includes Danny Garcia, R  
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By Reni M. Valenzuela,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

What’s the fuss? Pacquiao and Mayweather will “soon” hang up their gloves and it’s nothing new, but good news anyhow because retirement seems to be the only good they can do for the sport of boxing except when they fight each oth  
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Chaves expects war against Rios
By Dan Rafael,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Diego Chaves, who faces Brandon Rios in a 10-round welterweight bout on Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, had a difficult time just making it to the United States, which is to say nothing of how rough the fight could be. Chaves' visa was held up for a couple of weeks because of a   Read Full Story >>>

Rios: Everyone Thinks I'm Done, The Animal is Back!, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
LONDON - The ever-entertaining Brandon Rios has promised to produce his old sparkle as he battles Diego Chaves in a ‘do or die’ contest this Saturday night. Welterweight star Rios takes on the big-hitting Argentine Chaves this weekend, live and exclusive on BoxNation, and has vowed to get back t  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum Discusses Cotto vs. Alvarez and Chavez Jr. vs. Froch, Hopes to Make Both Fights Next Year
By Joe Habeeb, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Things are starting to heat up recently over at Top Rank Inc. As we are closing in on the final quarter of the year, the boxing schedule is looking very promising with some very intriguing matchups coming down the pike such as Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves, Terence Crawford vs. Raymundo Beltran, Man  Read Full Story >>>

Bernard Hopkins' move to HBO a 'Canelo' precursor?
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Barring a stunning upset Saturday night, the extended HBO blackout of fighters connected to Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions is due to end in the fall. And with that, De La Hoya’s star fighter, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, could very well be back on the pay-per-view arm of the premium network b  Read Full Story >>>

Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev agree to fall title unification bout on HBO
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Bernard Hopkins has spoken wistfully over the last several months of his desire to unify the light heavyweight title belts. Barring an upset of epic proportions Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J., it appears that the 49-year-old, boxng's oldest champion, has gotten his wish. Hopkins, who holds th  Read Full Story >>>

Santa Cruz: Rigondeaux Not Invincible, I'll Face Him!, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Leo Santa Cruz (27-0, 15KOs) will defend his WBC Super bantamweight crown on September 13th, as part of the Floyd Mayweather Jr-Marcos Maidana II undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, against an opponent yet to be named. After that...he's greatly looking forward to a unification against WBA/WBO c  Read Full Story >>>

Ideas For Provodnikov's Next..Rios-Chaves Winner, Herrera..And Maybe Bradley
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
I chatted with a source at Top Rank on Friday morning, and asked if it is likely or not that a Provodnikov-Bradley rematch gets made, especially in the very near term. Money would be an impediment, perhaps, with pieces of pie needing to be split among Ruslan, Banner, Bradley and Top Rank, was the ta  Read Full Story >>>

Kovalev "The Krusher" back on the Boardwalk & Rios vs Chaves potential FOTY
By Chris Carlson,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves look to steal the show in Las Vegas. The “Krusher” returns in a stay busy fight from Atlantic City, in this dual site card broadcasted by HBO this Saturday night. After the Adonis Ste  
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WEIGHTS FROM LAS VEGAS: RIOS - 147 LBS., CHAVES - 148 LBS., Sat, 02 Aug 2014

August 1, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada --- (L-R) Former World Lightweight champion Brandon Rios of Oxnard, Ca. and one-time interim world champion Diego Chaves of Buenos Aires weigh in (Rios 147 lbs, Chaves 148 lbs) for their u  
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By Ted Lerner,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

Pinoys on fire as they quash China 1, while China 2 squeaks by Japan as showdown looms in Beijing on Saturday (Beijing)--One team took the easy road. The other had to claw tooth and nail and barely made it through.   
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Weights from Cataño, Puerto Rico, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

Cataño, Puerto Rico - In the maint event bout for the vacant WBO Latino bantamweight title, Puerto Rican, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodríguez ( 9-0, 5 KO's ), and Alexis 'Beaver' Santiago ( 16-3, 7 KO's ) of Phoenix, both wei  
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Weights And Quotes From London - Prince-Svacina and Hillyard-Tolan, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
The public weigh-in and press conference for both the Baz Rehman sponsored Mark Prince versus Jiri Svacina MBC International Cruiserweight Championship bout, as well as the main support fight between London’s George ‘Hit Hard’ Hillyard and Belfast’s Tommy ‘The Tiger’ Tolan, took place place at The R  Read Full Story >>>

Anderson-Castaneda Tops “Lights Out” August 9!, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

Newark, NJ (August 1, 2014) – Popular welterweight Michael “Slick” Anderson of Newark will look to add another victory to his ledger when he faces hardcore veteran Rogelio Castaneda Saturday, August 9 in the eight   
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Fight Network Launches on Texas-Based Grande Communications on Aug. 1, 2014, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
TORONTO | NEW YORK (August 1, 2014) - Fight Network, the world's premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced that it is expanding onto Texas-based cable system Grande Communications. Beginning on Aug. 1, 2014, Fight Network can be found on chan  Read Full Story >>>

Lewiston, Maine (July 31, 2014) – New England Fights (NEF), the Northeast’s premier fight promotion, today announced that the company will bring the first professional boxing event to Lewiston, Maine since 2004. The show, which will mark the fight promotion's sixteenth in the state of Maine, is sch  Read Full Story >>>

Robert Guerrero A Big Hit At The 2014 Ringside World Championships, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

INDEPENDENCE, MO (August 1, 2014) - Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero was a big hit at the 2014 "Ringside World Championships", as he signed autographs for all the fans who were in attendance. Some of the money raised from the signe  
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Rios: Fight 'is do-or-die for me'
By Dan Rafael,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Rios (31-2-1, 23 KOs), a former lightweight titlist who is coming from two tough losses in 2013 --to Pacquiao and Mike Alvarado in March -- faces Chaves (23-1, 19 KOs) at The Cosmopolitan Casino in Las Vegas (HBO, 9:45 p.m. ET). Looking to be reborn with his longtime trainer Robert Garcia, Rios,   Read Full Story >>>

Welterweight boxer Brandon Rios looks to stay relevant
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
It’s one thing for a boxer to remain active. It’s quite another to remain relevant. Brandon Rios is battling to remain in the spotlight, to be worthy of fighting on TV. To remain relevant. Boxers who keep losing find themselves being dropped from main-event status and relegated to undercard  Read Full Story >>>

Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed Talks Signing With Top Rank
By David P. Greisman,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Junior-welterweight Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed has signed with Top Rank, a relationship that became official on July 23. He had in essence fought a “tryout” with them on June 14, when he appeared on the undercard of a Top Rank show. Now the 21-year-old from the Washington, D.C., suburb of Waldorf, Maryl  Read Full Story >>>

By Kuda Love ,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
With his knockout victory over Daniel Geale this past Saturday night, Golovkin has boosted his profile to a new level. GGG hype is in full effect. Golovkin is building on a successful last few years, which has seen him score 17 consecutive knockout victories and voted Ring Magazine Fighter Of The Ye  Read Full Story >>>

Is Bam Bam Rios Still Relevant?
By Robert Ecksel,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
With Saturday’s fight fast approaching, the relevance of Brandon Rios, or the lack thereof, has reared its ugly head… It’s easy to judge others. Narcissism gives us carte blanche to determine who has value and who does not. But playing God is an unreliable barometer of another’s true worth, e  Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014

Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) super featherweight champion Adonis "Yamagata" Aguelo will face WBC International lightweight titlist Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson in a 12-round bout on August 2 at Chetuma, Quintana Roo, Mex  
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Manny Pacquiao Desperately Needs An End To Boxing's Cold War
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
According to his own statements to the media, eight-division world champ, Manny Pacquiao has decided that he will retire from boxing in 2016 in order to possibly run for Senate in his native Philippines. This means, counting this November's upcoming bout with Chris Algieri in Macau, the future Hall   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Fights To Bring About “Change” For The Needy
Boxing Insider, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Manny Pacquiao has fought more grueling battles in the ring than most other decorated boxing veterans have. Yet on Monday, August 4th, viewers of the Oprah Winfrey Network will get to see PacMan do battle with a truly formidable foe indeed – ignorance. Not perceived ignorance, mind you, but real, ha  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Rios: “This is a do or die fight for me, and I’m gonna make it a do for me instead of a die!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Tomorrow night at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, Brandon ‘BAM BAM’ Rios will make his return to the ring against hard hitting Argentine boxer, Diego Chaves. The fight will be the first time Rios has stepped in the ring since his one sided decision loss to Manny Pacquiao. Many are hoping Rios  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Rios looks to regain confidence against Diego Chaves
By Francisco Salazar,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
NFL Hall of Famer Joe Namath once said “When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” Brandon Rios epitomized that quote leading up to his rematch against Mike Alvarado just 16 months ago. Rios was unbeaten, had held a world title belt  Read Full Story >>>

Golovkin’s Dilemma
By Matthew Hurley,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
With all the lunacy that goes on in boxing it’s always refreshing when a brilliant talent comes along. It’s even better when that fighter is a complete professional and a good guy to boot. Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, or GGG as his fans call him, is turning into something special.   Read Full Story >>>

Rubio on Golovkin: He’s not at top level, needs to fight a Mexican warrior!
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Mexican Marco Antonio Rubio gave an unequivocal answer when asked whether he would be willing to step in the ring with 160lb powerhouse Gennady Golovkin after witnessing the demise of Daniel Geale at the hands of the middleweight king. The 34 year-old, who currently holds the WBC interim title at  Read Full Story >>>

Peek Into the Soul of a Prizefighter—Part Eleven
By Peter Wood,, Sat, 02 Aug 2014
Reading a book is a very personal thing and I’d prefer not to name any one book. I’d prefer to keep my personal interests private… I asked professional fighters to finish this sentence: “MY FAVORITE BOOK IS…” Their responses were fascinating and illuminating; sometimes surprising and sometime  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Fight fans who couldn’t attend the exciting fight card presented by former two division world champion Gerry Penalosa in cooperation with Mayor Benhur Abalos at the Mandaluyong City Gymnasium because of the h  
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TODAY! Rios-Chaves/Vargas-Novikov Official Weigh-In - 3 P.M. PT, Fri, 01 Aug 2014
BRANDON RIOS vs. DIEGO CHAVES JESSIE VARGAS vs. ANTON NOVIKOV OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN Today! Friday, August 1 at 3 P.M. PT The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas - Gracia 4 & 8 * Open To The Public! * Streamed Live via LAS VEGAS, NV (August 1, 2014) -- Former world lightweight champion  Read Full Story >>>

Magboo seeks IBF Pan Pacific crown
By Dennis U. Eroa,, Fri, 01 Aug 2014

IT’S a go. Batangas pride and rising boxing gem JR ‘‘Star Boy’’ Magboo and Vergel Puton dubbed as Strongman will mix it up tonight for the International Boxing Federation Pan Pacific supert bantamweight crown at the Agoncillo  
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End of an era: Mayweather three fights left, Pacquiao five
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Fri, 01 Aug 2014
News that Manny Pacquiao is set to retire once his newly-inked Top Rank contract expires in 2016 has left those holding out hope of a super-fight with Floyd Mayweather with little time left to realise their dream. The 35 year-old has revealed that his upcoming bout with Chris Algieri on November   Read Full Story >>>


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