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 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:42:34 GMT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Affino 5 RSS Generator support@maxboxing.com Boone drops the bomb, stops Benson in six http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/boone-drops-the-bomb-stops-benson-in-six <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> By John J. Raspanti: Over-confidence can be a killer. Just ask Phillip Jackson Benson, who last week faced perennial upset machine Darnell "Deezol" Boone at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Valley Forge, PA. Jackson Benson entered the squared circle that night riding a 12-fight win streak--including 10 consecutive knockouts. He undoubtedly looked up Boone&rsquo;s misleading record of 20 wins and 21 losses. He probably figured that all he had to do was show up... </div> </div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:17:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/boone-drops-the-bomb-stops-benson-in-six Benavidez Defeats Williams In Phoenix http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/benavidez-defeats-williams-in-phoenix <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb2" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/benavidez-defeats-williams-in-phoenix"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5846/DavidBenavidezVsRollinWilliams.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> By Ron Valderrama at ringside: David Benavidez had a short night defeating Rollin "Chiller" Williams for the NABF Youth light heavyweight title Saturday night at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona,USA. </div> </div> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:50:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/benavidez-defeats-williams-in-phoenix Hamzoui Retains World Title http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/hamzoui-retains-world-title <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb3" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/hamzoui-retains-world-title"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Amira Hamzoui retained her Womens World Flyweight Champion after successfully defending her crown on Saturday night, April 25, at the Hall des sports Pierre Gaspard in her hometown of Epernay, France, defeating challenger Alexandra Vlajk. </div> </div> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:33:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/hamzoui-retains-world-title  Wahlstrom Becomes First World Champ  From Finland http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/-wahlstrom-becomes-first-world-champ--from-finland <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb4" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/-wahlstrom-becomes-first-world-champ--from-finland"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12_lx.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> Eva Wahlstrom crowned herself the new WBC Female World Super featherweight Champion Saturday night at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. </div> </div> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:20:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/-wahlstrom-becomes-first-world-champ--from-finland Lucas Is The Pride Of Namibia http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lucas--is-the-pride-of-namibia <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb5" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lucas--is-the-pride-of-namibia"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5830/newGenericsize.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> Namibian based Desert Strom, Sakaria Lucas won a thrilling battle at the Windhoek Country Club Resort in Windhoek, Namibia on Saturday by stopping Issa Nampepeche of Tanzania in seventh round of their scheduled 12 for the vacant IBF Continental Africa’s featherweight title. </div> </div> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:32:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/lucas--is-the-pride-of-namibia Video: Briggs And Wilder Wage Verbal Battle In New York http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/video-briggs-and-wilder-wage-verbal-battle-in-new-york <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb6" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/video-briggs-and-wilder-wage-verbal-battle-in-new-york"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5843/DiontayWilderproudlydisplaystheWBCbelt.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> Former WBO heavyweight champ Shannon &rsquo;&rsquo;Lets Go Champ&rsquo; Briggs and current WBC titleholder Deontay Wilder clashed in a verbal battle in New York on Friday. </div> </div> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:58:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/video-briggs-and-wilder-wage-verbal-battle-in-new-york Ortiz Decisions Rivera Over 8 Rounds http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/ortiz-decisions-rivera-over-8-rounds <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb7" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/ortiz-decisions-rivera-over-8-rounds"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5840/Generic12.JPG" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Junior welterweight Roberto “Massa” Ortiz scored a 10 round unanimous decision over win Juan Jesus “Burbuja” Rivera at the Foro Polanco Masaryk in Mexico City, Mexico on Friday. </div> </div> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:28:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/ortiz-decisions-rivera-over-8-rounds Jack Claims WBC Crown/Jacobs Retains WBA Title http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/jack-claims-wbc-crownjacobs-retains-wba-title <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb8" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/jack-claims-wbc-crownjacobs-retains-wba-title"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5810/001DannyJacobsIMG4514.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> Badou Jack ’The Ripper’claimed the WBC super middleweight title with a 12 round majority decision win over current titleholder Anthony Dirrell at UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois,USA on Friday . </div> </div> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:02:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/jack-claims-wbc-crownjacobs-retains-wba-title Klassen Takes Out Mcotheli http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/klassen-takes-out-mcotheli- <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb9" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/klassen-takes-out-mcotheli-"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5387/malcolmklassen1.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Former world champion Malcolm Klassen scored a 10th round tko win over Xolani Mcotheli in a bout clash for the vacant IBO super featherweight International title at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa on Friday night. </div> </div> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:50:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/klassen-takes-out-mcotheli- Weights From New York http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-new-y <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ImageThumb10" style="float:left;"><a href="http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-new-y"><img src="http://www.maxboxing.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/5846/KlitschkoandJenningsheadtoHead.jpg" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="5" /></a></div> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> IBF/WBA and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and American challenger Bryant Jennings weighed in Friday ahead of their title clash at Madison Square Grden in New York on Saturday. </div> </div> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:52:00 +0000 http://www.maxboxing.com/news/max-boxing-news/weights-from-new-y