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Heavyweight Eddie Chambers Returning to Action in Atlantic City

Heavyweight Eddie Chambers Returning to Action in Atlantic City

Friday night in Atlantic City, former heavyweight title challenger Eddie Chambers returns to an American ring for the first time since 2013, when he lost to Thabiso Mchunu, in his only foray down to cruiserweight. “Fast Eddie” has always been a smaller heavyweight by modern standards, but his quick hands and sharp skills have allowed [...]

September 18, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Peter Quillin vs. Daniel Jacobs is a Great Matchup, but It’s No World Title Fight

Peter Quillin vs. Daniel Jacobs is a Great Matchup, but It’s No World Title Fight

In the era of alphabet soup insantity, world titles often mean little. It’s not unsual for a belt holder to emerge who is arguably not even in his division’s top 10. Peter Quillin and Daniel Jacob are both top 10 middleweights. And the fact that they are going to fight on December 5 is extremely [...]

September 17, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Wladimir Klitschko Wants to Be Tyson Fury’s Therapist

Wladimir Klitschko Wants to Be Tyson Fury’s Therapist

Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s unflappable demeanor has been as much a part of his invincible aura as his battering ram jab and crushing right hand. For Klitschko, it’s a matter of strategic principle not to allow himself to become emotionally heated. The contrast with his upcoming opponent, Tyson Fury, is vivid. The Irish-English contender wears [...]

September 16, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Demetrius Andrade Set to Announce Return

Demetrius Andrade Set to Announce Return

On September 15, former WBO junior middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade is scheduled to hold a press conference in Providence, Rhode Island, to announce the date and venue for his next fight. The 2008 Olympian has not fought since beating Brian Rose in June 2014. While he remains undefeated in the ring, Andrade was stripped of [...]

September 15, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Undercard Saves the Show for Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Pay-Per-View

Undercard Saves the Show for Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Pay-Per-View

On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought what he claims will be the final bout of his career, improving to 49-0 with a unanimous decision win over Andre Berto. Mayweather landed 57 percent of his punches while allowing Berto to score at just a 17 percent rate. The 40 percent difference between [...]

September 14, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Floyd Mayweather Denies Receiving Illegal Injection

Floyd Mayweather Denies Receiving Illegal Injection

Floyd Mayweather has come under fire for alleged doping prior to his May bout with Manny Pacquiao. A report claims Mayweather received an illegal injection of saline and vitamins the day before the fight. Floyd has come out today and vehemently denied any wrongdoing. “As already confirmed by the USADA statement, I did not commit [...]

September 11, 2015 Kevin Burke Boxing, Headlines 0

Potential IV Scandal Hangs Over Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

Potential IV Scandal Hangs Over Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

Heading into what is being promoted as the last boxing match of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s career, attention has suddenly shifted to a potential rules violation in the days prior to his last fight, against Manny Pacquiao, this past May. According to a report by SB Nation’s Thomas Hauser, following the Mayweather-Pacquiao weigh in on May [...]

September 11, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 1

Timothy Bradley vs. Brandon Rios Announced for November

Timothy Bradley vs. Brandon Rios Announced for November

On Tuesday, word came down from HBO that Timothy Bradley and Brandon Rios will hold a joint press conference on September 16, to officially announce that they are fighting on November 7 in Las Vegas. There is absolutely nothing not to like about this matchup. Bradley and Rios are both top 10 welterweights and Bradley [...]

September 10, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing 0

Undefeated Julian Williams Returns to Action Later This Month

Undefeated Julian Williams Returns to Action Later This Month

One of boxing’s more talented young fighters will return to action later this month when undefeated junior middleweight Julian Williams (20-0-1, 12 KOs) headlines a mid-week PBC broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Tuesday, September 22. The Philadelphia native will be appearing at the nearby Sands Bethlehem Events Center, facing Argentine veteran Luciano Cuello (35-3, [...]

September 9, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

A Lack of Enthusiasm Surrounds Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

A Lack of Enthusiasm Surrounds Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been fighting at the championship level since the end of the last century. For nearly two decades he has remained undefeated. Any fair analysis has to concede, at the very least, that he is the best fighter of his generation and one of the very best defensive boxers of all time. [...]

September 8, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0