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Both know en MaxBoxing.com Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:20:21 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Affino 5 RSS Generator support@maxboxing.com Weights From Chicago http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-chicago <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb1" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-chicago"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5841/005TomokiKamedaandAlejandroHernandez.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> All six boxers weighed in Friday ahead of their respective Showtime televised bouts at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Ill. On Saturday night. In the co main event WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda weighed in at 117 1/2lbs while challenger Alejandro Hernandez tipped the scale at 118lbs. </div> </div> Sat, 01 Nov 2014 07:21:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-chicago Fonfara returns to the ring Saturday, wants rematch with Stevenson http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/fonfara-returnl-to-the-ring-laturday-wantl-rematch-with-ltevenlon <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> By John J. Raspanti (Photo © Esther Lin / SHOWTIME): When Andrzej Fonfara arrived in Montreal, Quebec last May to face WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, he figured he had nothing to lose. His underdog status was well established. Nobody in the boxing community gave him much of a chance against the powerful champion. Stevenson, the hometown hero, entered the match having scored 14 consecutive knockouts... </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:04:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/fonfara-returnl-to-the-ring-laturday-wantl-rematch-with-ltevenlon McDonnell Signs To Face Kameda In 2015 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/mcdonnell--signs-to-face-kameda-in-2015 <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb3" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/mcdonnell--signs-to-face-kameda-in-2015"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5807/JamieMcDonnell.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Jamie McDonnell has signed up to meet Tomoki Kameda in a World Bantamweight title unification clash next year – providing he beats Walberto Ramos at the sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool,England on November 22. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:23:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/mcdonnell--signs-to-face-kameda-in-2015 Culcay To Defend European Title Against Varon  http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/culcay-to-defend-european-title-against-varon- <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb4" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/culcay-to-defend-european-title-against-varon-"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5841/JackCulcay.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> Jack Culcay is the latest addition to Team Sauerland’s staked card on December 6 in Oldenburg, Germany. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:18:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/culcay-to-defend-european-title-against-varon- Morelli Comment Angers Svensson http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/morelli-comment-angers-svensson <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb5" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/morelli-comment-angers-svensson"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5841/KiaraSvensson1.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> A model-comment from Lucia Morelli has fired up Klara Svensson ahead of their WBC World title fight on November 29 at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:12:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/morelli-comment-angers-svensson Fonfara And Ngumbu Workout Quotes And Pics http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/fonfara-and-ngumbu-workout-quotes-and-pics <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb6" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/fonfara-and-ngumbu-workout-quotes-and-pics"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5841/001DoudouNgumbuandAndrzejFonfara.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> Virtually all corners of the world were represented at Thursday’s final press conference at the W Hotel in Chicago for this Saturday’s Showtime televised boxing tripleheader from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago,Illinois,USA. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:32:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/fonfara-and-ngumbu-workout-quotes-and-pics Kovalev Is "Ready For Everyone In The Ring And In Life Too." http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kovalev-is-ready-for-everyone-in-the-ring-and-in-life-too <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb7" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kovalev-is-ready-for-everyone-in-the-ring-and-in-life-too"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5841/TeamKrusherattrainingcamp.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev opened up his camp to the media on Thursday in preparation for his November 8 unification bout with IBF and WBA titleholder Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:54:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kovalev-is-ready-for-everyone-in-the-ring-and-in-life-too Saunders Vs Eubank Jr Is Official World Title Eliminator http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/saunders-vs-eubank-jr-is-official-world-title-eliminator <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb8" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/saunders-vs-eubank-jr-is-official-world-title-eliminator"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5837/BillyJoeSaunders.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> The stakes just got higher between bitter British rivals rivals Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jnr. </div> </div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:30:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/saunders-vs-eubank-jr-is-official-world-title-eliminator Lemieux Excited About Facing Rosado http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lemieux-excited-about-facing-rosado <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb9" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lemieux-excited-about-facing-rosado"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5841/LemieuxRosadoPrePCHoganphotos3.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Big punching NABF middleweight champion David Lemieux and challenger Gabriel Rosado came face to face on Wednesday at a press conference in New York to promote their December 6 clash at the Barclays Center in New York, USA and the champion is excited at the thought of promoting his title in New York. </div> </div> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:33:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lemieux-excited-about-facing-rosado Fonfara returns home to face Ngumba http://www.maxboxing.com/news/promo-lead/fonfara-returnl-home-to-face-ngumba <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb10" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/promo-lead/fonfara-returnl-home-to-face-ngumba"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5822/small1_Andrzej-Fonfara-BLK.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Percy Dockery: On November 1, at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Ill, hometown favorite Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (25-3, 15 KOs) will face Doudou Ngumba (33-5, 12 KOs) in a 10-round light heavyweight contest. Fonfara, originally from Warsaw, Poland, is a coming off a competitive title fight against the feared and very powerful WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson. Fonfara got off the canvas twice in that bout to return the favor to... </div> </div> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:57:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/promo-lead/fonfara-returnl-home-to-face-ngumba