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Sunday, 11 September 2011 04:15

Gamboa Defeats Ponce de Leon

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In a clash of former world champions, unbeaten featherweight Yuriorkis Gamboa (21-0, 16 KOs) scored a eight round technical decision over determined Daniel Ponce De Leon (41-4, 34 KOs) on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Tonight on HBO at 10:30 EST, WBA Super Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (20-0, 16 KOs) faces off against Mexican tough man Daniel Ponce De Leon (41-3, 34 KOs) at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Friday, 09 September 2011 10:28

Vitali Klitschko vs. Tomasz Adamek: Head to Head

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Tomorrow night, 40 year old WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KOs) defends his coveted crown against 34 year old Polish warrior Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KOs) in front of 45,000 loyal fight fans packed in Stadion Miejski, a newly designed soccer stadium in Wroclaw, Poland.

"Of all my fights, if I could get one back, this would be the one."  

Floyd Mayweather Sr.

Friday, 09 September 2011 00:03

Brazilian Prosecutors to Re-Examine Gatti's Death

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Brazilian prosecutors said Thursday that they are looking again into the death of boxer Arturo Gatti.

It was supposed to be a real treat for an undercard - Seasoned veteran versus young star, smooth technician versus knockout specialist...

Wednesday, 07 September 2011 15:40

The Poker Play of Tyson Fury

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In poker, the generally preferred style of play for a successful player is called 'tight-aggressive'. This means that, all other variables being equal, a player should wait for a good hand (play tight) and unload heavy bets when the hand comes around (play aggressively).

Wednesday, 07 September 2011 00:29

Toney Secures Tilt With Lebedev

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Following an aborted flirtation with the UFC, the once great James Toney (73-6-3, 44 KO) will meet Denis Lebedev (22-1, 17) for a fight of little significance at the Khondynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia. The fight will take place on November 5th.

WBC FECOMBOX heavyweight titlist David "El Niño" Rodriguez (35-0, 33 KO) was to take one more step toward an expected clash with Chris Arreola next year, his expected knockout recital to be supported by a performance from El Paso's Jennifer Han.