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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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Linares Edges Out Campbell/Undercard Results

Linares Edges Out Campbell/Undercard Results

Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares successfully defended his WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight Titles with a split decision victory against the English southpaw Luke Campbell at Los Angeles’ “Fabulous” Forum on Saturday. Linares Edges Out Campbell/Undercard Results

Parker defeats Fury by majority decision

So much for the theory that WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) couldn’t win a decision in the UK. Parker, a native of New Zealand, retained his title with an uneventful majority decision over crowd favorite Fury (20-1,10 KOs) at the Manchester Arena in London, England Saturday night. Parker defeats Fury by majority decision
Parker Retains Title Over Fury In Manchester

Parker Retains Title Over Fury In Manchester

By Steven Bateson: Joseph Parker successfully retained his WBO Heavyweight Championship with a controversial majority decision over Hughie Fury in Manchester on Saturday night. It was a difficult to score in all honesty, neither fighter exactly staked their claims to be known as a "world champion" but the once again wide margins of the judges’ scorecards will bring boxing back into the limelight for all the wrong reasons. Parker Retains Title Over Fury In Manchester
Jack Vacates WBA Title

Jack Vacates WBA Title

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Light Heavyweight Championship title was vacated today(Sept 23) after Badou Jack sent a letter to the organization, in which he expressed his desire to give up the belt. Jack Vacates WBA Title

Ali Bomaye! Ali Bomaye!

The Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Bellagio in Las Vegas Ali Bomaye! Ali Bomaye!
Valdez Defeats Servania/Ramirez Wins A Barn Burner Against Hart

Valdez Defeats Servania/Ramirez Wins A Barn Burner Against Hart

By Ron Valderrama: Genesis Servania faced Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight title. Valdez, fighting before a capacity crowd at the Tucson Convention Center on Friday, set the tone from the first bell. The event was presented by Top Rank Boxing in association with Peltz Boxing and televised on ESPN. Valdez Defeats Servania/Ramirez Wins A Barn Burner Against Hart
Tepora Ko's Komanisi In 2

Tepora Ko's Komanisi In 2

By Lwazi Ndzobongo: Jhack Tepora won the vacant WBO International Featherweight via second round stoppage of Lusanda Komanisi here at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa on Friday night. Tepora Ko's Komanisi In 2
Linares And Campbel Make Weight

Linares And Campbel Make Weight

Jorge Linares and Luke Campbell passed the last test before going in the ring at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday. Linares And Campbel Make Weight
Kovalev Ready To Return Against Shabranskyy

Kovalev Ready To Return Against Shabranskyy

Former world light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and opponent Vyacheslav Shabranskyy took part in a Press conference Thursday to discuss their November 25 fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Kovalev Ready To Return Against Shabranskyy
Sparks Fly At Parker Vs Fury Weigh In

Sparks Fly At Parker Vs Fury Weigh In

Unbeaten challenger Hughie Fury and WBO heavyweight champ Joseph Parker got involved in a shoving match at today’s weigh in for their title bout at the Manchester Arena in the north of England on Saturday night. Sparks Fly At Parker Vs Fury Weigh In
Safer And Kaya Confirmed For Yigit's Undercard

Safer And Kaya Confirmed For Yigit's Undercard

Stockholm based boxers Robin Safar and Redouane Kaya will fight on the undercard of Anthony Yigit’s European Super Lightweight title defence against Sandor Martin on Saturday, September 30 at the Solnahallen. Safer And Kaya Confirmed For Yigit's Undercard

Linares vs. Campbell: Golden skill and British will

Saturday, September 23 at the Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles and HBO After Dark, it’s Jorge “Golden Boy” Linares vs. “Cool Hand Luke” Campbell By Allan Cerf Linares vs. Campbell: Golden skill and British will

The Rub: Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury

The bad blood between the camps of WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker 23-0 (18) and his nemesis Hughie Fury 20-0 (10) boiled over this week at the press conference on Monday to publicize their 12-round championship fight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England this weekend. By Anthony Cocks The Rub: Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury
Andre  Ward Retires aged 33

Andre Ward Retires aged 33

Pound for pound top 10 boxer Andre Ward has surprisingly announced his retirement from boxing at the age of 33. Andre  Ward Retires aged 33
Valdez and Ramirez Press Conference Transcript

Valdez and Ramirez Press Conference Transcript

Undefeated WBO champions ÓSCAR VALDEZ and GILBERTO "Zurdo" RAMIREZ will headline and exciting world championship event  This Friday! September 22, at Tucson Arena in  Tucson,Arizona. Valdez and Ramirez Press Conference Transcript
Campbell Believes Time is Right To Become Champ

Campbell Believes Time is Right To Become Champ

Luke Campbell MBE believes the time is right for him to rule the world as he prepares to challenge Jorge Linares for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine World Lightweight titles at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, Campbell Believes Time is Right To Become Champ
Crespo Has Harsh Words For Green

Crespo Has Harsh Words For Green

In the October 5th rematch on the Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars Boxing Series, New Haven’s Josh Crespo has had some harsh words for his cross town rival, Nate Green. Crespo Has Harsh Words For Green
Jake LaMotta Passes Away

Jake LaMotta Passes Away

Former world middleweight champion and Hall of Famer Jake LaMotta,has passed away at the age of 95. Jake LaMotta Passes Away
Chisora Signs For Matchroom Boxing

Chisora Signs For Matchroom Boxing

Dereck Chisora has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing.   Chisora Signs For Matchroom Boxing
Broadhurst Aims To Fulfil His  Full Potential

Broadhurst Aims To Fulfil His Full Potential

Don Broadhurst entered the pro ranks with a fanfare after his stellar amateur career. Broadhurst Aims To Fulfil His  Full Potential
Wilder And Ortiz Officially Announce November 4 Showdown

Wilder And Ortiz Officially Announce November 4 Showdown

Undefeated WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder and hard-hitting Cuban southpaw Luis "The Real King Kong’’ Ortiz announced their upcoming November 4 heavyweight world title bout on Wednesday from Dream Hotel in Downtown Manhattan Wilder And Ortiz Officially Announce November 4 Showdown

Michael Ruiz Jr: Always fighting back

“I have to keep winning” Michael Ruiz Jr. By John J. Raspanti Michael Ruiz Jr: Always fighting back
Barrios Marches On  In Bethlehem

Barrios Marches On In Bethlehem

Unbeaten super lightweight Mario Barrios defeated Naim Nelson via seventh round at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa on Tuesday night. The fast-rising star Barrios of San Antonio started the bout throwing multiple combinations to the head and body of Nelson of Philadelphia. Barrios Marches On  In Bethlehem
Linares Defends His Title Against Campbell

Linares Defends His Title Against Campbell

Jorge Linares will defend his WBA Lightweight Championship against Luke Campbell this week in California. Linares Defends His Title Against Campbell
Tucson Hosts Double Title Fight Night

Tucson Hosts Double Title Fight Night

Undefeated WBO champions Oscar Valdez and Gilberto Ramirez  will headline a world championship on Friday(Sept 22) at Tucson Arena in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Hosts Double Title Fight Night
Bragging Rights Up For Grabs In New Haven

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs In New Haven

In an eight-round featherweight showdown for New Haven bragging rights, Elm City’s Nate Green takes on long-time cross town rival and New Haven native, Josh Crespo. Bragging Rights Up For Grabs In New Haven
Seldin Vs Garrido Undercard Announced

Seldin Vs Garrido Undercard Announced

Star Boxing has announced the undercard for, Rockin’ Fights 28 on September 28th at the Paramount in Huntington, NY.  The main event features the highly anticipated return of Cletus "The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin vs. former French Jr. Welterweight champion, Renald "Le Lion" Garrido. Seldin Vs Garrido Undercard Announced
Vargas Vs Koivula Headline Remembrance Day Even

Vargas Vs Koivula Headline Remembrance Day Even

It’s fitting that boxers are often called warriors, as fighters truly understand suffering an Vargas Vs Koivula Headline Remembrance Day Even
Catterall Faces Toughest Test

Catterall Faces Toughest Test

Undefeated Super-Lightweight Jack Catterall is fast approaching the biggest test of his young career, facing British Champion Tyrone Nurse for his belt at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on October 21st. Catterall Faces Toughest Test
Langford Added To Leeds Card

Langford Added To Leeds Card

British Middleweight Champion Tommy Langford has been added to Frank Warren’s unmissable Edge of Glory card at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 21st October. Langford Added To Leeds Card
Honka Fights Again In Riga

Honka Fights Again In Riga

omi Honka will face his second professional test on the undercard of the World Boxing Super Series quarter-final fight between WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez on September 30 at the Riga Arena in Latvia. Honka Fights Again In Riga
Cameron Plans A Knockout Night In Sheffield

Cameron Plans A Knockout Night In Sheffield

Liam Cameron insist he isn’t paying much attention to Sam Sheedy’s verbal or Twitter proclamations ahead of their upcoming derby encounter. Cameron Plans A Knockout Night In Sheffield

Rohan Murdock puts the super middleweight division on notice

When Gold Coast super middleweight Rohan “No Mercy” Murdock 19-1 (14 KOs) steps back into the ring at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 14 October there will be only one result that counts. Rohan Murdock puts the super middleweight division on notice

Alvarez and Golovkin show talent and respect, but unseeing Byrd ruins the evening

We shouldn’t have been surprised. With boxing’s horrific history of terrible judging, especially in Sin City, would another bad score really surprise us? By John J. Raspanti Alvarez and Golovkin show talent and respect, but unseeing Byrd ruins the evening
Murdock Plans To Ko Mbelwa

Murdock Plans To Ko Mbelwa

When Gold Coast super middleweight Rohan “No Mercy” Murdock steps back into the ring at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 14 October there will be only one result that counts. Murdock Plans To Ko Mbelwa
Braehmer And Brant Ready For Clash In  Schwerin 

Braehmer And Brant Ready For Clash In  Schwerin 

Juergen Braehmer and Robert Brant meet in the ring on Friday October 27 at the Kongresshalle in Schwerin, Germany. Braehmer And Brant Ready For Clash In  Schwerin 
Wilder Set To Defend WBC Crown Against Ortiz  

Wilder Set To Defend WBC Crown Against Ortiz  

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is set to defend his title against undefeated Cuban Luis Ortiz at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on November 4.   Wilder Set To Defend WBC Crown Against Ortiz  
Murray plans To Back up Fighting Talk

Murray plans To Back up Fighting Talk

Joe Murray says he will back up his fighting talk, when he appears on a huge night of boxing in his home city of Manchester on September 23. Murray plans To Back up Fighting Talk
Postol  Wins in Kiev

Postol Wins in Kiev

Dmitry Mossienko at ringside in Akko public hall in Kiev Ukraine’s former WBC welterweight champion from Brovary Victor The Iceman Postol won a tough, though   unanimous decision against slick and dangerous Uzbek opponent Jamshidbek Najimeddinov Postol  Wins in Kiev

Draw leaves many questions unanswered

By Jason Gonzalez Draw leaves many questions unanswered
Smith Defeats Skoglund In 12 Round War

Smith Defeats Skoglund In 12 Round War

Callum Smith overcomes Erik Skoglund in the first Super Middleweight quarter final of the World Boxing Super Series, clinching a unanimous decision in Liverpool on Saturday Night Smith Defeats Skoglund In 12 Round War
Saunders outpoints Monroe to retain

Saunders outpoints Monroe to retain

Billy Joe Saunders retains his WBO Middleweight Championship against Willie Monroe Jnr with a unanimous decision in lacklustre affair. Saunders outpoints Monroe to retain
Canelo And Golovkin Each At 160

Canelo And Golovkin Each At 160

By Marc Livitz reporting from Las Vegas: In a break from tradition, the doors at the MGM Grand Garden Arena opened at 10am on Friday morning instead of the usual afternoon time for boxing fans to grab an ideal seat for a championship weigh-in. Canelo And Golovkin Each At 160
Smith And Skoglund Make Weight In Liverpool

Smith And Skoglund Make Weight In Liverpool

Britain’s Callum Smith and Swedish Erik Skoglund are ready for Saturday’s super middleweight premiere of the World Boxing Super Series and the quest for the Ali Trophy at the Echo Arena, Liverpool. Smith And Skoglund Make Weight In Liverpool
Saunders And Monroe Weigh In

Saunders And Monroe Weigh In

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and American challenger Willie Monroe Jr weighed in Friday ahead of their title bout on Saturday night. Saunders And Monroe Weigh In
Bellotti Faces Cunningham For Commonwealth Crown

Bellotti Faces Cunningham For Commonwealth Crown

Reece Bellotti challenges Jason Cunningham for the Commonwealth Featherweight title in the latest instalment of the JDNXTGEN series at York Hall in Bethnal Green on Friday October 13. Bellotti Faces Cunningham For Commonwealth Crown

A number of questions surrounding the Alvarez vs. Golovkin showdown

With Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin set to collide this Saturday at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, there are a few questions that still remain, and hopefully we will get the answers to them when it’s all said and done. The first question at hand is who will be the victor of this epic encounter? By Jason Gonzalez A number of questions surrounding the Alvarez vs. Golovkin showdown
Latest British Championship News From The BBBOC

Latest British Championship News From The BBBOC

The British Boxing Board of Control have released their latest British and English Championship news. Latest British Championship News From The BBBOC
Joseph Diaz and Undercard Press Conference

Joseph Diaz and Undercard Press Conference

By Marc Livitz in Las Vegas: Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin shared the podium on Wednesday for the final press appearance leading up to their middleweight unification showdown in Las Vegas. Joseph Diaz and Undercard Press Conference
Eubank Jr And Yildirim Go Head To Head

Eubank Jr And Yildirim Go Head To Head

British IBO Champion Chris Eubank Jr. and Turkish challenger Avni Yildirim exchanged words at a kickoff press conference in Stuttgart before their quarter-final bout on October 7 at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, Germany. Eubank Jr And Yildirim Go Head To Head
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