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 enMaxBoxing NewsMaxBoxing.comSun, 26 Jun 2016 18:17:44 -0100http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rsssupport@maxboxing.comNewshttp://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/Icon/Logo/rss_16.pnghttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news60http://www.affino.comhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/keith-thurman-wins-exciting-battle-over-shawn-porterKeith Thurman wins exciting battle over Shawn Porter<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;">By John J. Raspasnti: Good friends Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter met in a boxing ring Saturday night. Thurman, the defending WBA champion, said yesterday he would knock Porter out. In the end he needed all his skills to win a close 12-round unanimous decision at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. All three judges scored the bout 115-113 for Thurman. Maxboxing also had Thurman winning the bout by a couple of points. Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) started the bout fast. He clipped the </div></div>Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:06:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/keith-thurman-wins-exciting-battle-over-shawn-porterhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/thurman-edges-out-porterhurd-stops-molina-in-10Thurman Edges Out Porter/Hurd Stops Molina In 10<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/thurman-edges-out-porterhurd-stops-molina-in-10"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5855/010ThurmanvsPorterTomCasino.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Prizefighting returned to CBS on Saturday with a Fight of the Year candidate as undefeated WBA welterweight world champion Keith Thurman edged former world champion Shawn Porter in a close but unanimous decision scored 115-113 by all three ringside judges. </div></div>Sun, 26 Jun 2016 07:24:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/thurman-edges-out-porterhurd-stops-molina-in-10http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/alvarado-gets-past-torres--korobov-tops-veraAlvarado Gets Past Torres / Korobov Tops Vera<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/alvarado-gets-past-torres--korobov-tops-vera"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5854/MikeAlvarado002.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">By Marc Livitz at Ringside in Dallas, TX: "Mile High" Mike Alvarado showed grit and spirit Saturday evening as his road to a comeback didn&rsquo;t come easily to him at The Bomb Factory in downtown Dallas. </div></div>Sun, 26 Jun 2016 07:13:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/alvarado-gets-past-torres--korobov-tops-verahttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/joshua-stops-breazeale-in-7-to-retain-titleJoshua Stops Breazeale In 7 To Retain Title<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/joshua-stops-breazeale-in-7-to-retain-title"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5855/WEIGHINJOSHUABREAZEALE12.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">British heavyweight puncher Anthony Joshua made a successful first defence of his IBF title with a seventh round tko win over the previously undefeated Dominic Breazeale at the 02 in London on Saturday night. </div></div>Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:50:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/joshua-stops-breazeale-in-7-to-retain-titlehttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/groves-decisions-murray-eubank-destroy-dorantargets-golovkinGroves Decisions Murray/ Eubank Destroy Doran,Targets Golovkin<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/groves-decisions-murray-eubank-destroy-dorantargets-golovkin"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5855/WEIGHINMURRAYGROVES4.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">George Groves won the battle of former world title challengers at the 02 in London on Saturday night by scoring a clear and unanimous 12 rouns decision over fellow Briton Martin Murray. </div></div>Sun, 26 Jun 2016 04:17:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/groves-decisions-murray-eubank-destroy-dorantargets-golovkinhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kojo-takes-final-countK.O.J.O. Takes Final Count<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kojo-takes-final-count"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/112/wreathgeneric_lx.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">By Jeff Jowett: His magnetic writing style inexorably drew the reader into his slightly off-center world. When you read something by Jack Obermayer, it was on his terms. </div></div>Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:33:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kojo-takes-final-counthttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/rodriguez-decisions-quijano-in-tampavalentin-tops-jackson-Rodriguez Decisions Quijano In Tampa/Valentin Tops Jackson<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/rodriguez-decisions-quijano-in-tampavalentin-tops-jackson-"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">By Marc Livitz: Ricardo Rodriguez slugged his way past David Quijano in an intriguing battle for the WBO Latino super flyweight title on Friday evening at the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida. </div></div>Sat, 25 Jun 2016 09:06:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/rodriguez-decisions-quijano-in-tampavalentin-tops-jackson-http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/sosa-stuns-fortuna-to-claim-title-in-beijingSosa Stuns Fortuna To Claim Title In Beijing<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/sosa-stuns-fortuna-to-claim-title-in-beijing"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Jason Sosa produced the fight of his life to claim the WBA super featherweight from the previously unbeaten champ Javier Fortuna via 11th round tko win in Beijing, China on Friday. </div></div>Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:07:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/sosa-stuns-fortuna-to-claim-title-in-beijinghttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/thurman-and-porter-make-weightThurman And Porter Make Weight<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/thurman-and-porter-make-weight"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5855/014ShawnPorterandKeithThurman.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">WBA welterweight champ Keith Thurman and challenger Shawn Porter made weight Friday ahead of their world title bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday. </div></div>Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:41:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/thurman-and-porter-make-weighthttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lvarado-korobov-and-vera-hit-the-scaleslvarado, Korobov And Vera Hit The Scales<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lvarado-korobov-and-vera-hit-the-scales"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5855/IMG0135.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">By Marc Livitz in Dallas, TX: Veterans as well as ring rookies will make up the vast majority of a night of boxing tomorrow as Top Rank Promotions showcases an eleven fight "Solo Boxeo" card, which is set to take place at the Bomb Factory in the Deep Ellum District of downtown Dallas. </div></div>Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:31:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lvarado-korobov-and-vera-hit-the-scales