MaxBoxing News <p><strong>Boxing and poker &ndash; maybe a start on something new?</strong></p> <p>Even though both sports are known for intense action and rough characters, boxing and poker aren&rsquo;t usually combined. This didn&rsquo;t stop&nbsp;Gus Hansen (known as one of the biggest&nbsp;<a href="">full tilt poker</a>&nbsp;names)and Danish poker pro Theo Jorgensen from&nbsp;<a href="">duking it out</a>. Both know en Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:07:19 GMT 60 Affino 5 RSS Generator Showtime Showcases <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> By Steve Kim: HBO hasn&rsquo;t had a very good year when it comes to its boxing programming. This was highlighted on March 29th when the network broadcast a main event that featured Sergey Kovalev defending his WBO light heavyweight belt against the unknown Cedric Agnew, who was listed by bookmakers (who are the real experts most of the time) as high as a 38-1 underdog. To add insult to injury, it was announced earlier that week that Adonis Stevenson would be jumping ship to rival Showtime and </div> </div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:56:00 +0000 The Last 15-Round Jazz Fighter <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb2" style="float:left;"><a href=""><img src="" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Luis A. Cortes III: After the final bell rang on Saturday night, Bernard Hopkins made his way over to the ropes on the side of the ring where press row is seated while... </div> </div> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:16:00 +0000 Capriciousness, Thy Name Is Malignaggi <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> By Gabriel Montoya: Over the weekend, I wrote a story in which I compared Paulie Malignaggi to Hamlet when it came to the subject of anti-doping testing beyond what commissions mandate in boxing. While I omitted the fact that Malignaggi underwent testing with USADA for for his June 22, 2013 fight with Adrien Broner, I stand by that comparison. By his own words, the... </div> </div> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:53:00 +0000 Vermont Sees a Glimpse of the Future <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb4" style="float:left;"><a href=""><img src="" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> Stephen Tobey at ringside: Chris Gilbert’s second professional appearance in his hometown was even shorter than his first. The junior middleweight stopped... </div> </div> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:24:00 +0000 Malignaggi Shows Championship Heart <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb5" style="float:left;"><a href=""><img src="" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> By Bill Tibbs: Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi got dropped a couple of times before getting stopped by International Boxing Federation (IBF) world welterweight... </div> </div> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:00 +0000 Random Thoughts on a Saturday Night <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> By Steve Kim (Photo © Tom Casino / SHOWTIME): There was plenty of boxing programming on this Saturday from Showtime’s tripleheader in our nation’s capital, the HBO rebroadcast of Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley II, “Solo Boxeo” on UniMas and a fight card from the U.K. on AWE to “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley,” “All Access: Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana” and “Road to Juan Manuel Marquez-Mike Alvarado.” Some random thoughts on what was shown this past weekend... </div> </div> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Professor Hopkins schools Shumenov <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> By John J. Raspanti: Continuing to defy Father Time, IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) captured the WBA lightheavyweight crown by outworking the much younger Beibut Shumenov (14-1, 9 KOs) over 12 rounds at the D.C. Armory in Washington D.C on Saturday night. Hopkins, 49, is now the oldest fighter to ever unify a major title... </div> </div> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:03:00 +0000 Salka put on a clinic for Collado <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb8" style="float:left;"><a href=""><img src="" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> Rod Salka put on a boxing clinic for Alexei Collado in Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation main </div> </div> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:45:00 +0000 To Where Has the Ghost Disappeared? <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb9" style="float:left;"><a href=""><img src="" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Steve Kim: It’s been nearly a year since Robert Guerrero has been inside the ring. Last May, he was decisively beaten by Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand... </div> </div> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:29:00 +0000 Porter Wants Peace <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb10" style="float:left;"><a href=""><img src="" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Steve Kim: Kenny Porter’s son, Shawn defends his IBF welterweight title tonight at the D.C. Armory versus veteran Paulie Malignaggi as part of Showtime’s championship... </div> </div> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:22:00 +0000