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Boxing and poker – maybe a start on something new?

Even though both sports are known for intense action and rough characters, boxing and poker aren’t usually combined. This didn’t stop Gus Hansen (known as one of the biggest full tilt poker names)and Danish poker pro Theo Jorgensen from duking it out. Both know as skilled poker players in both the online poker and live tournament circuit, did quite well as shown in the video.


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Groves Believes Time Is Right To Be Crowned Champ

Groves Believes Time Is Right To Be Crowned Champ

George Groves believes the time is right for him to be crowned World Champion when he meets Fedor Chudinov on Saturday, May 27 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield,England. Groves Believes Time Is Right To Be Crowned Champ
Ituarte Edges Out Zarate Over 12 Rounds

Ituarte Edges Out Zarate Over 12 Rounds

Erick Ituarte clinched the vacant Junior NABF Featherweight championship on Friday night by overcoming a third round knockdown by Isaac Zarate to win via 12 round split decision. Ituarte Edges Out Zarate Over 12 Rounds
Villa Continues To Impress

Villa Continues To Impress

Top featherweight prospect Ruben Villa continues to impress early in his professional career. Villa, a southpaw fighting out of Salinas, Calif., picked apart Anthony de Jesus Ruiz to win by fifth round technical knockout at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario on Friday. Villa Continues To Impress
McCarthy And Perez Clash In Belfast

McCarthy And Perez Clash In Belfast

Tommy McCarthy and Mike Perez will meet in a crunch Cruiserweight clash at the SSE Arena Belfast on June 10. McCarthy And Perez Clash In Belfast

Jason Gonzalez from ringside: Terence Crawford does his thing

Guess what folks? Terence Crawford is better than what we had thought. The unified (WBC/WBO) and Ring junior welterweight champion showcased his tremendous skillset against Felix Diaz, of the Dominican Republic, in the main event at Madison Square Garden Saturday night. By Jason Gonzalez Jason Gonzalez from ringside: Terence Crawford does his thing
Dirrell Trainer Sucker Punches Opponent

Dirrell Trainer Sucker Punches Opponent

Leon Dawson, the trainer and Uncle of super middleweight Andre Dirrell is being hunted by Maryland police after sucking punching Dirrell’s opponent Jose Uzcategui after the Venezuelan was disqualified for punching Dirrell after the bell. Dirrell Trainer Sucker Punches Opponent

Crawford wins every round, stops Diaz

WBO and WBC welterweight champion Terence Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) stopped game former gold medalist Felix Diaz (19-2, 9 KOs) in ten rounds at Madison Square Garden in New York City Saturday night. Crawford wins every round, stops Diaz
Russell Jr Breaks Down Escandon/Dirrell Wins Via Disqaulification

Russell Jr Breaks Down Escandon/Dirrell Wins Via Disqaulification

WBC featherweight champ “Mr.” Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) made a successful homecoming From the MGM National Harbor with a seventh-round stoppage against a determined Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) in the main event of Showtime Championship Boxing cars on Saturday. Russell Jr Breaks Down Escandon/Dirrell Wins Via Disqaulification
Vendetti Continues Winning Streak

Vendetti Continues Winning Streak

Melrose, Mass. – Greg Vendetti picked up his 10th straight win, stopping Ryan Davis of St. Louis in the first round of a scheduled eight-round junior middleweight bout on Saturday, May 20 at Melrose Memorial Hall. Vendetti Continues Winning Streak
Davis Takes Out Walsh In 3

Davis Takes Out Walsh In 3

Gervonta Davis went on the road in the first defense of his IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship and made a statement with an emphatic third-round TKO of previously undefeated local favorite Liam Walsh in the opening bout of Showtime Championship Boxing from Copper Box Arena in London. Davis Takes Out Walsh In 3

Gervonta Davis halts Liam Walsh in three rounds

IBF super featherweight champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis (18-0, 17 KOs) lived up to his nickname By John J. Raspanti Gervonta Davis halts Liam Walsh in three rounds
WBA Issues Apology For Controversial Scoring For Murata/N'Jikam Fight

WBA Issues Apology For Controversial Scoring For Murata/N'Jikam Fight

The President of the World Boxing Association Gilberto Jesus Mendoza has issued a statement via social media to apologise for the controversial scoring for the vacant WBA super middleweight title clash between Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam and Ryota Murata in Tokyo on Saturday night. WBA Issues Apology For Controversial Scoring For Murata/N'Jikam Fight
Davis Stops Rosario In Philly

Davis Stops Rosario In Philly

By J.R. Jowett reporting from ringside: Hyper-active Marshall Kauffman, now calling himself King’s Prom’ns, is becoming a throwback to the ‘50s, when promoters regularly ran weekly cards. Davis Stops Rosario In Philly
Murata Denied Against N'Dam; Higa and Shiro Add Titles to Japanese Golden Era

Murata Denied Against N'Dam; Higa and Shiro Add Titles to Japanese Golden Era

By Derek Bonnett Two Japanese boxers captured their first world championships as a professional at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan this morning, May 20. A third fell victim to poor scoring. Ryota Murata overcame a slow start to seemingly capture a middleweight strap with a decision over Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam. However, the judges favored N’Dam controversially. Daigo Higa dropped Mexico’s Juan Hernandez six times throughout the six rounds contested to claim a flyweight Murata Denied Against N'Dam; Higa and Shiro Add Titles to Japanese Golden Era
Crawford And Diaz Make Weight In New York

Crawford And Diaz Make Weight In New York

WBC/WBO junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford champion and challenger Feliz Diaz weighed in Friday ahead of their title clash at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday night. Crawford And Diaz Make Weight In New York
Russell Jr And Escandon Make Weight

Russell Jr And Escandon Make Weight

All the boxers weighed in Friday ahead of their respective fights at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on Saturday night. Russell Jr And Escandon Make Weight
Gevor Confident Of Defeating Wlodarczyk

Gevor Confident Of Defeating Wlodarczyk

German cruiserweight Noel Gevor says he is confident of causing an upset when he meets former IBF and WBC World Champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk tomorrow at the Hala Arena in Poznan, Poland. Gevor Confident Of Defeating Wlodarczyk
Davis Makes Weight At Second Attempt For Title Defence Against Walsh

Davis Makes Weight At Second Attempt For Title Defence Against Walsh

IBF super featherweight champ Gervonta Davis, and undefeated No. 1 contender Liam Walsh both tipped the scale at the 130-pound limit during Friday’s official weigh-in at the Theatre Royal Stratford East for Saturday’s clash at the Copperbox Arena in London,England. Davis Makes Weight At Second Attempt For Title Defence Against Walsh
De La Hoya Schools Ruiz 10 Rounds

De La Hoya Schools Ruiz 10 Rounds

By Ron Valderrama: Diego De La Hoya faced Erik Ruiz as the main event from Tucson Thursday night at the Casino Del Sol. The super bantamweight bout was presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Showdown Promotions and was televised on ESPN. De La Hoya Schools Ruiz 10 Rounds
Crawford 'Excited To Be Fighting At The Garden'

Crawford 'Excited To Be Fighting At The Garden'

Undefeated WBO and WBC Junior Welterweight Champion Terence Crawford of Omaha, Neb., will make his 2017 debut, Saturday night (May 20) at Madison Square against Felix Diaz. Crawford 'Excited To Be Fighting At The Garden'

Crawford vs. Diaz - A showcase with questions

On May 20 at the Theater, Madison Square Garden NY, NY, it’s Terrence, ‘Bud’ Crawford vs. Felix Diaz in a Junior Welterweight Championship fight. Crawford vs. Diaz - A showcase with questions
Hardy Victorious In Brooklyn

Hardy Victorious In Brooklyn

On Thursday evening, DiBella Entertainment’s popular Broadway Boxing series returned to New York for the first time in almost a year with a special edition, one-time-only event, held at Brooklyn’s historic Paramount Theater at Long Island University. Hardy Victorious In Brooklyn
Russell Jr And Escandon Come Face To Face

Russell Jr And Escandon Come Face To Face

Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. and challenger Oscar Escandon went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they square-off in the main event of Showtime Championship Boxing this Saturday,( May 20) from MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Russell Jr And Escandon Come Face To Face
Davis And Walsh Sound Off At Final Press Conference

Davis And Walsh Sound Off At Final Press Conference

IBF Junior Lightweight Champion Gervonta Davis, undefeated No. 1 contender Liam Walsh and promoter Floyd Mayweather got into a jarring session during Thursday’s final press conference at the Landmark Hotel in London just two days before Saturday’s world title clash at the Copper Box Arena in London,England. Davis And Walsh Sound Off At Final Press Conference
Sarkozi  Vs Hardy Tops Bristol Card

Sarkozi Vs Hardy Tops Bristol Card

Sanigar Events return to Bristol on June 23rd with ’Young Guns’ a night of professional boxing at The Dolman Hall, Ashton Gate. Sarkozi  Vs Hardy Tops Bristol Card
Davis And Walsh Work Out In London

Davis And Walsh Work Out In London

Gervonta Davis and Liam Walsh participated in public workouts on Wednesday at the York Hall in advance of this Saturday’s IBF Junior Lightweight Championship from Copper Box Arena in London,England. Davis And Walsh Work Out In London
Smith Jr Defends title Against Barrera

Smith Jr Defends title Against Barrera

"The Common Man", Joe Smith Jr. will make his first start of the new year, defending his WBC International Light Heavyweight Title against world ranked Sullivan Barrera on Friday, July 15 from the iconic, Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles. Smith Jr Defends title Against Barrera
Two Super featherweight Titles On The Line In LA

Two Super featherweight Titles On The Line In LA

The super featherweight division will be on full display July 15 when two world title fights come to Los Angeles’ "Fabulous" Forum Two Super featherweight Titles On The Line In LA
Dasar Tempts Afolabi Out Of Retirement

Dasar Tempts Afolabi Out Of Retirement

On paper, it looks like a terrible mismatch: This Friday, unbeaten but untested cruiserweight contender Mario Daser (12-0) takes on former IBO champion and multiple time world title challenger Ola Afolabi for the IBO International International and WBO European Championship. Dasar Tempts Afolabi Out Of Retirement
The Chin Check - Volume III

The Chin Check - Volume III

By Steven Bateson: It’s that time of year where the boxing on offer comes thick and fast, weekend after weekend we are spoiled for choice and this one upcoming is no different. The Chin Check - Volume III
Brook And Spence Eager For Sheffield Clash

Brook And Spence Eager For Sheffield Clash

By Marc Livitz: Texas native and undefeated welterweight contender, Errol "The Truth" Spence has his sights set on his first world title. The 2012 Olympian has put together an impressive record since he turned pro that same year and he now stands with twenty one victories with eighteen knockouts. Brook And Spence Eager For Sheffield Clash

Young and sassy, versus experienced and clever

Inside the Gevonta Davis vs. Liam Walsh showdown Young and sassy, versus experienced and clever
Helenius Vs Chisora ll To Be Rescheduled

Helenius Vs Chisora ll To Be Rescheduled

Robert Helenius’ and Dereck Chisora’s WBC Silver World Heavyweight title fight, which was due to take place on May 27 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland, will be rescheduled for after the summer Helenius Vs Chisora ll To Be Rescheduled
Whyte Vs Wach Postponed

Whyte Vs Wach Postponed

Dillian Whyte has been forced to postpone his clash with Mariusz Wach on June 3 at The O2 in London due to a foot injury. Whyte Vs Wach Postponed
Walsh Determined To Defeat Davis

Walsh Determined To Defeat Davis

Liam Walsh is so intent on taking the IBF super-featherweight title from Gervonta Davis he left his wife in labour for a training camp. Walsh Determined To Defeat Davis
Escandon: 'I'm Confident In My Ability To Come Out Victorious'

Escandon: 'I'm Confident In My Ability To Come Out Victorious'

Featherweight title challenger Oscar Escandon shares his thoughts on training camp and more ahead of his first world title opportunity against WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr this Saturday Saturday, (May 20) at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Escandon: 'I'm Confident In My Ability To Come Out Victorious'
Brooker Out-Point Riojas Over 8 Rounds

Brooker Out-Point Riojas Over 8 Rounds

past Friday night, Christopher Brooker won a workmanlike eight-round unanimous decision over veteran Oscar Riojas in a super middleweight bout that highlighted a seven bout card at a jam packed SugarHouse Casino. Brooker Out-Point Riojas Over 8 Rounds
Webster Headlines Bristol Return

Webster Headlines Bristol Return

By J.R. Jowett reporting from ringside: Where do they all come from? The Philadelphia area has no “big” fights, but small promotions abound in such profusion as to require a scorecard. Webster Headlines Bristol Return
O'Sullivan Notches Third Straight Win

O'Sullivan Notches Third Straight Win

By Stephen Tobey in PLAINVILLE, Mass. – Spike O’Sullivan notched his third straight win, stopping Chauncey Fields in the second round of a scheduled eight-round middle weight bout on Saturday, May 13 at Plainridge Park Casino. O'Sullivan Notches Third Straight Win
Kelleher Revives Dickson City

Kelleher Revives Dickson City

J. R. Jowett reporting from ringside: After a hiatus, boxing returned to Genetti Manor in Dickson City on 5/12/17. Kelleher Revives Dickson City

Ask Gerry Cooney - May 13, 2017

Ask Gerry Cooney – May 13th, 2017 Compiled by Allan Scotto Ask Gerry Cooney - May 13, 2017
Yafai Defeats Muranaka/Eggington Crowned European Champ

Yafai Defeats Muranaka/Eggington Crowned European Champ

Kal Yafai successfully defended the WBA Super Flyweight Championship against Japan’s Suguru Muranaka in his hometown of Birmingham Yafai Defeats Muranaka/Eggington Crowned European Champ
Weights From Leeds

Weights From Leeds

All the boxers weighed in Friday ahead of their respective bouts at the Leeds, England First Direct Arena this Saturday. Weights From Leeds
Davis Happy To Fight In UK

Davis Happy To Fight In UK

Gervonta Davis, America’s youngest world champion, and No. 1-ranked challenger Liam Walsh participated in an international media conference call on Wednesday in advance of their clash for Davis’ IBF super featherweight title on Saturday, May 20 from Copper Box Arena in London,England. Davis Happy To Fight In UK

Russell Brothers Media Workout Quotes

Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. hosted a media workout Thursday along with his brothers and rising prospects Gary Antuanne Russell and Gary Antonio Russell before all three brothers enter the ring on Saturday, May 20 live from MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Russell Brothers Media Workout Quotes
Yafai Aims to Unify Super Flyweight Division

Yafai Aims to Unify Super Flyweight Division

Kal Yafai believes he can build something special in Birmingham and wants to unify the Super-Flyweight division as he prepares to make the first defence of his WBA title against Suguru Muranaka at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday night Yafai Aims to Unify Super Flyweight Division
Cox Faces Taylor At Bramall Lanea

Cox Faces Taylor At Bramall Lanea

Jamie Cox will face Lewis Taylor for the WBA Inter-Continental Super-Middleweight title on his Matchroom Boxing debut at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Saturday May 27. Cox Faces Taylor At Bramall Lanea
Dickens Is Ready To Face Ward

Dickens Is Ready To Face Ward

British super-bantamweight boss Jazza Dickens is a proper fighting man who consciously swerves the easy route, writes Glynn Evans. Dickens Is Ready To Face Ward

Jimenez to meet Pryor in rematch, Lee on card, George returns to the ring

Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez, ranked #21 in the USA boxing rankings, will meet Aaron Pryor Jr. for the second time June 23 at The Dome at the Ballpark in Rosemont, Illinois. Jimenez to meet Pryor in rematch, Lee on card, George returns to the ring

The Barbershop - May 11th, 2017

Happy Thursday fans! The Barbershop - May 11th, 2017
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