1. Former Champion Jorge Barrios on Trial For Murder

    Jorge Rodrigo Barrios held the WBO Super Featherweight Championship 2005-2006. His most recent battle takes place inside of a courthouse some 250 miles away from Buenos Aires, Argentina...

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  2. Blake's Take on the 10 Greatest Cuban Boxers of All Time

    It is no secret that when it comes to boxing in the amateur ranks the nation of Cuba has been held among the elite for several generations...

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  3. UFC GYM Hosts Grand Opening, Several UFC Stars To Attend

    Ever wonder what it's like to train like an MMA fighter? Now you have the chance to find out first-hand. The UFC and New Evolution Fitness Company (NEFC) have partnered to bring the MMA training experience to you...

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  4. Earthquake in Haiti Forces Andre Berto Withdrawal from Bout with Shane Mosley

    As the rest of the world focuses on the tragic earthquake to recently rock Haiti, so too will Andre Berto. Today, in a prepared statement by the team of Berto (25-0, 19 KOs), it was announced ...

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  5. Manny Pacquiao Is the Biggest Fraud Since Milli Vanilli, if E-mails Are Legit

    First and foremost, let me just get it out of the way. Yes, I made a Milli Vanilli reference. Now more importantly, during the season premier of "ESPN Friday Night Fights," Teddy Atlas alleged ...

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  6. Underdog Ben Henderson Wants Another War

    After five grueling rounds with lightweight contender Donald Cerrone, Ben "Smooth" Henderson walked away with both an interim WEC Lightweight Championship and the split decision nod...

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  7. Trainer Freddie Roach Says Manny Pacquiao Will Now Fight Joshua Clottey

    ESPN is reporting that Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao's trainer, has stated that Pacquiao will defend his WBO welterweight title against former title holder Joshua Clottey on March 13 at a site to be determined in Las Vegas...

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  8. Jamie Varner: A Champion in Search of Respect, Looks To Unify WEC Title

    Often times when an athlete, no matter what the sport, has earned the right to be called a Champion, it comes with a much deserved sense of fulfillment. Such is not the case when it comes to WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie "C-4" Varner...

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  9. Manny Pacquiao Officially Files Defamation Suit Against Mayweather, Golden Boy

    As I sit here and thumb through a copy of a lawsuit filed today by Manny Pacquiao in a Nevada federal court I notice one paragraph that pretty much sums up the feeling that emanates from Team ...

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  10. Peter Manfredo Jr. Kicks Off 2010 Against Matt Vanda

    TKO Boxing Promotions announced today that they will host a pair of regional title fights showcasing New England area favorites in "The Pride of Providence" Peter Manfredo Jr. and Matt "The Sharpshooter" Remillard at the Mohegan Sun Casino on January 29..

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  11. Floyd Mayweather and Golden Boy Promotions Wish to Set the Record Straight

    It's been quite the week for anyone that covers the sweet science. As of now, the super-fight between the top two pugilists in the sport is off...

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  12. Rashad Evans: "Silva is My First, My Last, My Everything"

    Yup, I just hit you with some Barry White. Actually, it was Rashad Evans who recently channeled the late-great Mr. White during a national media teleconference...

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  13. Manny Pacquiao Vs Paulie Malignaggi On March 13: It Just Might Happen...

    The latest reports on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao saga are now, well, Mayweather-less. The proposed bout between the top two pound for pound pugilists in the world looks to be officially off ...

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  14. Top Rank Fires Back at Mayweather and Golden Boy, Fight Still Possible

    Top Rank Promotions wasted no time releasing a statement in response to Mayweather and Golden Boy Promotions regarding Manny Pacquiao's unwillingness to submit to a blood test in the days leading up to their bout...

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  15. Scott Smith Steals the Show at Strikeforce: Evolution

    Photo Credit: Kevin Blake After winning the Strikeforce Middleweight Championship over Frank Shamrock in March, Cung Le had chosen to spend his time in the acting arena rather than the world of MMA...

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  16. BREAKING NEWS: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight in Jeopardy

    It has come to light that the potential mega-event that is Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. may have hit a devastating snag. At the request of Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  17. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone Wastes No Time Getting Back in the Saddle

    This Saturday night, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone (10-2) will make his fourth appearance inside the cage this year as he takes on Ed "9mm" Ratcliff in what he hopes to be a step in the right direction ...

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  18. JUST IN: Golden Boy Promotions Sign Nate Campbell and Sergio Mora

    It was announced today by Golden Boy Promotions that they have added two more fighters to their ever-growing roster in Nate Campbell and Sergio Mora...

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  19. A Handful of Problems Haunt Kelly "The Ghost" Pavlik

    It's been a tough year for current Middleweight Champion Kelly "The Ghost" Pavlik. Following his lopsided decision loss to Bernard Hopkins in a Light Heavyweight bout late last year, Pavlik ...

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  20. Cung Le & Josh Thomson Strikeforce: Evolution Media Workout Coverage

    Both Cung Le and Josh "The Punk" Thomson participated in a media workout on December 16, leading up to this Saturday nights Strikeforce: Evolution fight card which will be held at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA and will be televised live on Showtime...

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  21. WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz Heads To Columbus, Torres and Pulver Both Return

    World Extreme Cagefighting will take its March 6 show to the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH where reigning World Bantamweight Champion Brian Bowles will make his first title defense against No...

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  22. Edison Miranda Is Ready to Become a Champion...Finally

    It's been over three years since Edison "Pantera" Miranda stepped into the ring to challenge Arthur Abraham for his IBF middleweight title...

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  23. Former Middleweight Champion Jermain Taylor Dropped by DiBella Entertainment

    After ending his amateur career following a bronze medal winning performance at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Jermain "Bad Intentions" Taylor was a can't-miss prospect heading into the professional ranks...

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  24. Diego Sanchez Will Become the Lightweight Champion at UFC 107

    This Saturday night one of the pound for pound best in the sport, BJ Penn, puts his lightweight championship on the line as he enters the Octagon to battle The Ultimate Fighter season one middleweight ...

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  25. Middleweight Brandon Gonzalez Makes Promotional Debut in Reno

    It will be a night of firsts on Friday, December 11 as hard hitting middleweight prospect Brandon "Flawless" Gonzales (8-0, 7 KOs) makes his debut under Terry and Tommy Lane's "Let's Get It On" Promotions in the inaugural Reno Xtreme Fights event...

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