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.comSat, 01 Oct 2016 00:48:07 -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/max-boxing-news/unconfirmed-reports-fury-fails-drug-testUnconfirmed Reports; Fury Fails Drug Test<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/unconfirmed-reports-fury-fails-drug-test"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5857/Tyson.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">ESPN have today reported that Tyson Fury has had a failed drug test with VADA, last week, with the banned substance being cocaine. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:30:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/unconfirmed-reports-fury-fails-drug-testhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/hooper-thinks-cardle-is-an-average-fighter-Hooper Thinks Cardle Is an 'Average' Fighter<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/hooper-thinks-cardle-is-an-average-fighter-"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/1129/KevinHooper.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Kevin Hooper says he will end Scotty Cardle’s ‘average’ reign as British Lightweight champion when they clash at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday October 7. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:12:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/hooper-thinks-cardle-is-an-average-fighter-http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/sheedy-im-im-all-wrong-for-langfordSheedy: 'I'm I'm All Wrong For Langford'<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/sheedy-im-im-all-wrong-for-langford"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5848/SamSheedy.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Despite being given little more than three weeks notice, Sam Sheedy is exuding total confidence ahead of his British middleweight title fight against Tommy Langford. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:05:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/sheedy-im-im-all-wrong-for-langfordhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/burns-to-get-broner-if-he-beats-relikhBurns To Get Broner If He Beats Relikh<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/burns-to-get-broner-if-he-beats-relikh"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5821/BURNSGONZALES8.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Ricky Burns will land a huge showdown with Adrien Broner if he successfully defends his WBA Super-Lightweight title against dangerous mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday October 7. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:54:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/burns-to-get-broner-if-he-beats-relikhhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/billy-joe-saunders-vs-artur-akavov-confirmed-for-october-22ndBilly Joe Saunders vs Artur Akavov confirmed for October 22nd<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/billy-joe-saunders-vs-artur-akavov-confirmed-for-october-22nd"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5857/BJS.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">This morning Frank Warren has confirmed that Billy Joe Saunders will make his first defence of his WBO World Middleweight title against Russia’s Artur Akavov on October 22nd. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:36:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/billy-joe-saunders-vs-artur-akavov-confirmed-for-october-22ndhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lopez-takes-on-valcarcelLopez Takes On Valcarcel<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lopez-takes-on-valcarcel"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">World ranked super bantamweight Adam Lopez will take on Carlos Valcarcel on Saturday, November 12th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:27:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lopez-takes-on-valcarcelhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kassem-faces-tough-testKassem Faces Tough Test<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kassem-faces-tough-test"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5857/RashidKassem.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Rashid &rsquo;The Dream&rsquo; Kassem faces his toughest career test when he takes on Britain’s Joe Murray on October 15 at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:04:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/kassem-faces-tough-testhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-chicago-Weights From Chicago<div style="display:block;"><div 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/5857/MikeLeevsChrisTraietti.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">All the boxers weighed in Friday ahead of their respective fights at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Friday night. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:50:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-chicago-http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/calzaghe-backs-to-defeat-braehmerCalzaghe Backs To Defeat Braehmer<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/calzaghe-backs-to-defeat-braehmer"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5857/BraehmerCleverlyPublicAd0021.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div><div style="float:left;">Joe Calzaghe is backing his countryman Nathan Cleverly to dethrone WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Juergen Braehmer on Saturday night at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany. </div></div>Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:40:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/calzaghe-backs-to-defeat-braehmerhttp://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/the-2nd-west-coast-boxing-hall-of-fame-shinesThe 2nd West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame shines<div style="display:block;"><div style="float:left;">By John J. Raspanti: Filled with tears, memories, and glory, The West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame held its second annual event this Sunday at the Garland Hotel in North Hollywood, California. </div></div>Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:25:00 +0000http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/the-2nd-west-coast-boxing-hall-of-fame-shines