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Lamar Odom vs. Riddick Bowe Fight Denounced by Association of Boxing Commissions

The Association of Boxing Commissions condemned Riddick Bowe's upcoming fight with former NBA star Lamar Odom and other events that involve aging boxers. "It makes for a hot topic just to talk about fighters' age—Evander [Holyfield], [Mike] Tyson, Riddick Bowe—but age discrimination is not what the discussion should be about," ABC President Michael Mazzulli said. "The discussion should be about safety."
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Calexico boxing coach dies from COVID

CALEXICO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - A father and boxing coach lost his battle to COVID-19 on. Troy Loaiza stood by the boxing ring this morning that his dad used to coach at. Ignacio Sanchez was 75-years-old. He helped create the La Familia Boxing Club. Not only did Sanchez help form...
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Floyd Mayweather ‘Sabotages’ Gervonta Davis Fight

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has seemingly ruined a huge boxing contest. A bout between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia had been on the cards and the potential fight could have come to fruition. After Garcia’s stoppage of Luke Campbell on Jan. 2 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, he not only called out Davis but promised to knock him out inside two rounds.
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Triller, Holyfield, and Trump: Did Evander Get Hustled?

PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY — The last thing a fighter loses isn’t his legs, speed, or power. It’s his ego. Evander Holyfield was a great fighter. His victories over Mike Tyson, Riddick Bowe, Buster Douglas, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, and Dwight Muhammad Qwai are the stuff of legend. But Holyfield is 58 years old. Prior to fighting Vitor Belfort on September 11, he hadn’t fought in more than ten years. He had nothing left as a fighter except his ego.

Ricky Hatton calls for investigation into Evander Holyfield exhibition

Boxing legend Ricky Hatton has called for an investigation into how ex-heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield got sanctioned to fight at 58. Hatton, a UK superstar who won world titles in two weight divisions before losing to Floyd Mayweather, was shocked at what he saw one week ago in Florida. Holyfield,...

‘Game Of Thrones’ Star That Played The Mountain Shows Off Impressive 100 Lb. Weight Loss – Photos

The ‘Game Of Thrones’ star that played The Mountain showed off his 100-pound weight loss & he looks better than ever. Game of Thrones star, Hafthor Juliuss Bjornsson who played The Mountain, lost a whopping 100 pounds in preparation for his boxing match against pro arm wrestler, Devon Larratt. The fight is set to take place on Sept. 18 in Dubai, and Hafthor looks to be in the best shape of his life. The actor posted a shirtless selfie to Instagram, showing off his insane six-pack abs with the caption, “Today was a good day. Good night champs.”

Triller’s Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort event tanked in buys

According to Dan Rafael, Triller Fight Club’s Sept. 11 pay-per-view event between Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort was a financial bust. Triller Fight Club’s Sept. 11 pay-per-view boxing event headlined by Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort drew loud criticism from boxing fans and pundits. Initial reports are that it was...
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Mikey Garcia Returns On October 16th To Face Sandor Martin

He’s held titles in four different weight divisions. He’s also spends considerable periods of time outside the ring. Now, Mikey Garcia is set to return to action this October 16th, in his first fight since the winter of 2020. Time away from the ring aside, no one can say Garcia hasn’t accomplished a lot – or feared challenging himself. His is a record of very good – sometimes great – competition. Garcia’s ring foe this time, however, is the widely unknown Sandor Martin. Boasting a record of 38-2, the 28 year old Spaniard is most likely being sent in as a tune up opponent for his more decorated foe. Boxing, however, is a sport where anything can happen, so one can’t be too sure how this one will turn out.

Game Of Thrones Mountain Actor Shows Off Incredible Transformation Before Boxing Match

The Mountain from Game of Thrones looks absolutely shredded in some new pictures on social media. He's preparing for a boxing match and that meant cutting a ton of weight in preparation for that event. Hathor Bjornsson, his real name, will be taking on Devon Lariat in Dubai later today. It's been a long road to this point for the 32-year-old as he's had to transfer his skills to fit a variety of disciplines. Before entering the ring, he was competing in Strongman Competitions like World's Strongest Man. He reached that mountaintop and the Icelandic Giant has been looking for new challenges ever since. The call of boxing has been there for a while and he began preparing for an entirely different arena. Bjornsson has lost over 100 pounds in the lead-up to this fight. (The results show the strongman has been grinding hard to make weight and put on a good showing.) There's no question that he looks ready for the moment.

Ken Burns takes on Muhammad Ali in new ‘warts and all’ PBS documentary

Filmmaker Ken Burns has taken on the Civil War, World War II, America’s pastime and Prohibition, but never has the award-winning documentarian worked on a project that felt as relevant to him at its completion as his latest feature, “Muhammad Ali.”. “I’ve never done a film in which I paid...

Game of Thrones Star Thor Bjornsson (aka the Mountain) Shows Off His New Body Ahead of Boxing Match

Thor Bjornsson of Game of Thrones looks more shredded than ever following his transition into boxing from strongman competitions. A behemoth of a man at 6'9", Bjornsson might be best known for playing "The Mountain" on Game of Thrones, though he has primarily been a successful strongman. Remarkably, he won the Arnold Strongman Classic, Europe's Strongest Man, and the World's Strongest Man competitions all in the same year.

Meet Nicole Barke – nicknamed the Burmese Python – the newest star of women’x boxing who started as ballet dancer

BRITISH women’s boxing has a terrifying new force with the Burmese Python arriving with a history of head-butting, bank jobs and terrible ballet. Nicola Barke, 28, makes her pro debut against experienced Hungarian Gabriella Mezei tonight after a long and bloody career in taekwondo, kickboxing and Lethwei, a Burmese martial art where gloves are banned and skull attacks allowed!

The Legacy of Muhammad Ali in Western Massachusetts

This Sunday night, Ken Burns’ latest documentary, “Muhammad Ali,” will premiere on New England Public Media. The film explores the life and lasting legacy of the late heavyweight boxing champion. Born Cassius Clay in 1942, Ali captivated millions of fans across the world with his speed, grace, and power in...

Logan Paul Spotted Overseas With Broken Arm

Over the last few years, Logan Paul has been looking to make a go of it in the boxing world. At times, he has been ridiculed for his efforts especially when you consider how he has never officially won a fight. He drew against KSI the first time around and in the second fight, he lost in what was a controversial decision at the time. The joke is on all of us though as just a few months ago, he got to fight against the likes of Floyd Mayweather who is one of the greatest to ever do it.

Punchy Biden-lookalike grandad goes viral for fighting boxing gadget

An 80-year-old Lancashire grandfather has gone viral on TikTok and Instagram in a video featuring him squaring off with a sparring aid for boxers. ) of Bob "Bruiser" Smith of Bamber Bridge near Preston ducking and diving around the Sparbar sparring device has received over 90 million views across the two social media sites.