MaxBoxing News http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-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="http://www.pokerlistings.com/full-tilt-poker">full tilt poker</a>&nbsp;names)and Danish poker pro Theo Jorgensen from&nbsp;<a href="http://ekstrabladet.tv/sport/article1116901.ece">duking it out</a>. Both know en MaxBoxing.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:33:35 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Affino 5 RSS Generator support@maxboxing.com Parody: 50 Cent's New Book http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/parody-50-cents-new-book <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb1" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/parody-50-cents-new-book"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/Small1_50-Cent-Parody.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> Parody pic by icheehuahua: 50 Cent&rsquo;s New Book - How to Turn Crap into Rap... </div> </div> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:16:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/parody-50-cents-new-book Ask Gerry Cooney – August 23, 2014 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/promo-lead/ask-gerry-cooney--august-23-2014 <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb2" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/promo-lead/ask-gerry-cooney--august-23-2014"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5829/small1_Gerry-Cooney-Max-Boxing.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Allan Scotto: Hey, fans! Welcome to “Ask Gerry Cooney,” where you get to ask former heavyweight contender “Gentleman” Gerry Cooney any boxing-related question you’d like. Your questions for Gerry’s review will be featured at Maxboxing.com every week. </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:54:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/promo-lead/ask-gerry-cooney--august-23-2014 Golovkin vs. Burley http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/golovkin-vs-burley <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> By David Tyler: The Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale fight drew slightly over 1 million HBO viewers. That’s according to the Nielsen ratings provided by HBO. Not quite the record of 4.6 million. The Nielsen Media Research team explained that fights during the summer months do not draw as well as those fought in the Spring or Winter months. At least 1 million witnessed a great slugfest with Golovkin providing another electrifying performance in scoring his 17th consecutive knockout... </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:34:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/golovkin-vs-burley Weights From Temecula http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-temecula <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb4" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-temecula"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5787/AustinTroutPicturesHimselfKayo2.jpeg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> All the boxers weight in Thursday ahead of their respective bouts on the ESPN2 televised event at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula in California on Friday. </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:14:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-temecula Mike Silver's Q&A w Curtis Cokes http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/mike-silvers-qa-w-curtis-cokes <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb5" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/mike-silvers-qa-w-curtis-cokes"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/Small1_Curtis-Cokes-RED.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> Curtis Cokes held the welterweight title from 1966 to 1969. He was born and raised in Dallas,Texas, where he still resides. Curtis was a gifted all-around athlete in high school, excelling in baseball and basketball. He earned all-state honors in both sports and briefly played basketball for the Harlem Stars, a professional touring team... </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/mike-silvers-qa-w-curtis-cokes Danny Garcia's reaction to Kell Brook http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/danny-garcias-reaction-to-kell-brook <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb6" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/danny-garcias-reaction-to-kell-brook"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/Small1_Danny_Garcia-RED.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> Regarding Kell Brook&rsquo;s victory over Shawn Porter, Danny Garcia who was ringside to witness the action (as well as gauge the fighters), stated: "It was a good fight. I thought it was the right decision. I had it 8 to 4 for Kell Brook."... </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:20:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/danny-garcias-reaction-to-kell-brook Oscar on Cotto vs Canelo in May http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/oscar-on-cotto-vs-canelo-in-may <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb7" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/oscar-on-cotto-vs-canelo-in-may"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/Small1_Oscar-De-La-Hoya-RED.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> "When you are a champion like Juan Manuel Marquez, you choose where to fight. That is the position he is in," says Oscar De La Hoya. Regarding targeting Miguel Cotto vs. Saul Canelo Alvarez for May of Next year, De La Hoya states: "Behind Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, that&rsquo;s the fight the whole world would want to see."... </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:20:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/oscar-on-cotto-vs-canelo-in-may Roberto Duran: "Floyd lost the fight!" http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/roberto-duran-floyd-lost-the-fight <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb8" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/roberto-duran-floyd-lost-the-fight"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/Small1_Roberto-Duran-RED.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> "I say Mayweather (wins the rematch). He will beat him (Marcos Maidana) easier. For me, Mayweather lost the first match but they gave it to him. This time though Mayweather will use his head," says Roberto Duran to Marcos Villegas.... </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:20:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/roberto-duran-floyd-lost-the-fight Diaz on Cotto-Bradley "We'll Take It!" http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/diaz-on-cotto-bradley-well-take-it <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb9" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/diaz-on-cotto-bradley-well-take-it"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/Small1_Joel-Diaz-RED.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Here&rsquo;s an idea for Miguel Cotto - how about Timothy Bradley? In this latest, Chris Robinson catches up with Team Bradley, Joel Diaz (trainer), who confirms if the Cotto fight came across their table, they jump at it. Regarding a Cotto vs. Bradley match-up, Diaz says: "If it comes our way of course we&rsquo;ll take it."... </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:38:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/diaz-on-cotto-bradley-well-take-it Abraham And Smith Off In Germany http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/abraham-and-smith-off-in-germany- <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb10" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/abraham-and-smith-off-in-germany-"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5838/AbrahamandSmithfaceoff.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> On September 27 in Kiel, Germany, Arthur Abraham puts his WBO Super Middleweight title on the line against Paul Smith. </div> </div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:42:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/abraham-and-smith-off-in-germany-