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 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:19:36 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Affino 5 RSS Generator support@maxboxing.com Barrios Added To Chavez Jr Vs Reyes Undercard http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/barrios-added-to-chavez-jr-vs-reyes-undercard <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb1" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/barrios-added-to-chavez-jr-vs-reyes-undercard"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5848/MarioBarrios.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> Unbeaten super-featherweight Mario Barrios returns to the ring against an opponent to be named on July 18. The 8-round bout will take place in Barrios&rsquo; home state at the Don Haskins Convention Center in El Paso, Texas on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs.Marcos Reyes card. </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:46:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/barrios-added-to-chavez-jr-vs-reyes-undercard German Youngster Returns On July 18 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/german-youngster-returns-on-july-18 <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb2" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/german-youngster-returns-on-july-18"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5848/LeonBauer.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Germany’s youngest professional boxer, Leon Bauer returns to the ring on July 18 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle on the undercard of Arthur Abraham’s WBO title defence against Robert Stieglitz </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:36:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/german-youngster-returns-on-july-18 Jenkins Is Ready For Title Challenge http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/jenkins-is-ready-for-title-challenge <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb3" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/jenkins-is-ready-for-title-challenge"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5802/ChrisJenkins.jpg2.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Chris Jenkins is ready to put ‘the hardest period as a pro’ behind him and claim the vacant British Light Welterweight title at the Manchester Arena on July 18. </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:31:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/jenkins-is-ready-for-title-challenge Official Statement From Golden Boy Promotions Regarding Al Haymon http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/official-statement-from-golden-boy-promotions-regarding-al-haymon <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb4" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/official-statement-from-golden-boy-promotions-regarding-al-haymon"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5836/OscardelaHoya.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> Golden Boy Promotions Founder and Chairman Oscar De La Hoya released the following statement today in the wake of Top Rank Boxing&rsquo;s lawsuit against Al Haymon and his affiliated entities. </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:31:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/official-statement-from-golden-boy-promotions-regarding-al-haymon Norman Calls Out Satchell http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/norman-calls-out-satchell <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb5" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/norman-calls-out-satchell"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> English flyweight champion Louis Norman is on the lookout for opponents willing to face him in 2015 and is gunning for a date with current British, Commonwealth and European titleholder Kevin Satchell. </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:10:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/norman-calls-out-satchell Ulli Wegner: 'Stieglitz Has No Hope' Against Abraham http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/ulli-wegner-stieglitz-has-no-hope-against-abraham <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb6" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/ulli-wegner-stieglitz-has-no-hope-against-abraham"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5848/ArthurAbraham.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> With only 17 days to go before Arthur Abraham locks horns with Robert Stieglitz in their fourth WBO Super Middleweight title contest, the champion and his coach Ulli Wegner, opened the doors to their training camp on Wednesday at the Olympic Centre in Kienbaum, Germany. </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:57:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/ulli-wegner-stieglitz-has-no-hope-against-abraham Barrera Faces Tough Test Against 'The Professor' http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/barrera-faces-tough-test-against-the-professor <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb7" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/barrera-faces-tough-test-against-the-professor"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5848/SullivanBarreravsJeffLacy.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> On July 25 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera will face his biggest challenge to date against Vasily "The Professor" Lepikhin but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past. </div> </div> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:41:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/barrera-faces-tough-test-against-the-professor Shabranskyy Stops Parker In Wide-Open Shootout! http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/shabranskyy-stops-parker-in-wide-open-shootout <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb8" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/shabranskyy-stops-parker-in-wide-open-shootout"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5842/Generic12.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> J. R. Jowett reporting from ringside: Golden Boy came to town, teamed with Joe Hand Promotions and promoted a show for Fox Sports 1 TV on Tuesday at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. </div> </div> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:01:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/shabranskyy-stops-parker-in-wide-open-shootout The Barbershop – July 1st, 2015 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/the-barbershop--july-1st-2015 <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> By Allan Scotto Happy Wednesday fans! (And Canada’s Day!) Welcome to this week’s edition of “The Barbershop,” a column designed to give you a forum to speak your mind about our question(s) of the week or any boxing-related issue you would like to comment on. We welcome and appreciate your participation, so take a minute; scroll down and leave your comment below. Now on to today’s question(s)... </div> </div> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:23:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/the-barbershop--july-1st-2015 Six Boxers Risk Undefeated Records On Showtime http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/six-boxers-risk-undefeated-records-on-showtime <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb10" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/six-boxers-risk-undefeated-records-on-showtime"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5844/AntoineDouglasStephanieTrapp.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> ShoBox: The New Generation will celebrate its 14th anniversary on Friday, July 17, with a quadruple header featuring eight promising boxers with a combined record of 125-4-4 with 1 No Contest and 75 knockouts. </div> </div> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:53:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/six-boxers-risk-undefeated-records-on-showtime