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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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Ask Gerry Cooney – August 31st , 2016

Compiled by Allan Scotto: Hey, fans! Welcome to “Ask Gerry Cooney,” where you get to ask former heavyweight contender “Gentleman” Gerry Cooney any boxing-related question you’d like. Your questions for Gerry’s review will be featured at Maxboxing.com every week. Each week, Gerry will answer as many of your questions as he can on the Sirius XM radio show “Friday Night at The Fights,” which Gerry co-hosts with Randy Commission. The show airs every Friday on Sirius / XM Rush, Channel 93 Ask Gerry Cooney – August 31st , 2016
Golovkin Vs Brook Undercard Finalised

Golovkin Vs Brook Undercard Finalised

Paul and Callum Smith, Gavin McDonnell and Kid Galahad complete the line-up on the undercard of the showdown between pound-for-pound top 10 boxer Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook at The O2 in London on Saturday September 10. Golovkin Vs Brook Undercard Finalised
Brunson Takes On Garcia In South Philly

Brunson Takes On Garcia In South Philly

It’s another Philly vs. New Jersey showdown when junior middleweight Tyrone Brunson hopes to pin the first loss on Ismael “Tito” Garcia in their scheduled eight-round main event Friday evening, Oct. 14, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. First of seven fights is at 7 p.m. Brunson Takes On Garcia In South Philly
King Plans New Boxing Series, Stiverne Vs Povetkin Could Feature First

King Plans New Boxing Series, Stiverne Vs Povetkin Could Feature First

The architect and impresario behind the legendary The Rumble In the Jungle and Thrilla in Manila and countless other historic classic boxing events, Hall of Fame promoter, Don King, has plenty of fight left in him. King Plans New Boxing Series, Stiverne Vs Povetkin Could Feature First
Garza And Macias Put Unbeaten Records On The Line

Garza And Macias Put Unbeaten Records On The Line

In a classic match-up of contrasting styles, Rolando "Rola" Garza and Neeco "The Rooster" Macias will both put their undefeated records on the line in the "Knockout Night at the D" 8-round co-featured event, airing Friday night, September 9 from the outdoor Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC). Garza And Macias Put Unbeaten Records On The Line
DeLomba And Cowart Battle At Foxwoods

DeLomba And Cowart Battle At Foxwoods

DiBella Entertainment has announced their Broadway Boxing card, showcasing many of New England’s most promising prospects, this Thursday night in Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. DeLomba And Cowart Battle At Foxwoods
Roman Produces Dominating Performance In Corona

Roman Produces Dominating Performance In Corona

Danny Roman delivered a dominating and masterful performance in his fourth NABA Title defense on Friday night at the Omega Products International in Corona, California. Roman Produces Dominating Performance In Corona
Alvarez Vs Smith Undercard Quotes

Alvarez Vs Smith Undercard Quotes

All the boxers taking part on the undercard of the Saul Alvarez vs Liam Smith world championship event on September 17 took part in media conference call over the weekend to discuss their respective bouts. The call was hosted by Golden Boy Vice President Eric Gomez Alvarez Vs Smith Undercard Quotes
Controversial Ending In Bayonne Return  

Controversial Ending In Bayonne Return  

By JR. Jowett reporting from ringside: It has been nearly 40 years since there was boxing in Bayonne, NJ. But LGM Prom’ns (Nick Jayme), after two cards at other venues, presented their third show at the Pavilion there on Saturday. Controversial Ending In Bayonne Return  
Peralta Gets Shock Win Over Guerrero

Peralta Gets Shock Win Over Guerrero

By Marc Livitz: David Emanuel Peralta first set foot in the United States less than a week ago. However, in a night’s work, he made his name a recognizable one as he outclassed and outfought Robert Guerrero in a nationally televised welterweight bout at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Peralta Gets Shock Win Over Guerrero
Ramos And Rivera Put On A Show In Arizona

Ramos And Rivera Put On A Show In Arizona

By Ron Valderrama: The main event did not disappoint, legit action from the start as Abel Ramos met Juan Jesus Rivera in a bout scheduled for 8 rounds and for the ABO title. Ramos And Rivera Put On A Show In Arizona
Santiago Packs House...Sugarhouse, That Is

Santiago Packs House...Sugarhouse, That Is

By J.R. Jowett reporting from ringside: Casino boxing hit Philadelphia on Friday when Hard Hitting Promotions presented the first card at Sugarhouse Casino, right off Center City on the Delaware River. Santiago Packs House...Sugarhouse, That Is
Guerrero And Peralta Make Weight

Guerrero And Peralta Make Weight

Robert Guerrero and David Peralta weighed in Friday 24 hours ahead of their welterweight clash at the Honda Center, Anaheim, California on Saturday night Guerrero And Peralta Make Weight
Salka Faces Savi

Salka Faces Savi

Rod Salka goes into today’s WFC 57 weigh-in preparing for a new foe in Justin Savi at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino tomorrow evening. His original opponent for the eight round, main event bout was Wilberth Lopez, who is unable to compete due to a medical issue. Salka Faces Savi
Burns Makes Title Defence Against Relikh

Burns Makes Title Defence Against Relikh

WBA junior welterweight champ Ricky Burns will defend his title against Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow,Scotland on Friday October 7. Burns Makes Title Defence Against Relikh
Roman And Quevedo Make Weight

Roman And Quevedo Make Weight

NABA Champion Danny Roman weighed in at 122 lbs., while challenger Enrique Quevedo ( measured 121.4 lbs. at Thursday’s “New Blood” weigh in. Roman And Quevedo Make Weight
Guerrero And Peralta Meet Face To Face

Guerrero And Peralta Meet Face To Face

Former multiple division world champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero and Argentine slugger David Emanuel "El Pirata" Peralta went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Guerrero And Peralta Meet Face To Face
Bristol Fight Night Set For Oct 15

Bristol Fight Night Set For Oct 15

Sanigar Events presents ’Straight Outta Bristol’ a night of Eight professional boxing matches at The Dolman Hall, Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, England on October . 15 Bristol Fight Night Set For Oct 15
Sugar House Casino Host Fight Card in Philly

Sugar House Casino Host Fight Card in Philly

The glory days when Philadelphia was one of the reining cities in all of professional boxing are long gone. There will never again be another Big Arena show in Philly as there once was at Convention Hall and the Spectrum. Sugar House Casino Host Fight Card in Philly
Zeuge And De Carolis Rematch On November 5

Zeuge And De Carolis Rematch On November 5

Tyron Zeuge is set to renew his rivalry with Giovanni De Carolis on November 5 in a WBA Super Middleweight title rematch at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany. The fighters will pick up where they left off following their World title tussle at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin on July 16, which after twelve fiercely contested rounds ended with a majority draw decision. Two judges scored the fight 114-114, while the third had Zeuge ahead 115-114. Zeuge And De Carolis Rematch On November 5

Guy Robb faces the biggest challenge of his career

By John J. Raspanti: Featherweight contender Guy Robb is keenly aware of the importance of his August 27 showdown with hard-hitting Miguel Marriaga. “It’s the biggest fight of my career,” Robb told this writer via email a few weeks ago. ”I feel confident and excited about the things to come.” The winner of the Robb-Marriaga match will likely get a shot at newly-crowned WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez. Trainer Roy Woods, who has worked with Robb (18-1, 8 KOs) since the S Guy Robb faces the biggest challenge of his career
Crolla Is Out To Create His Legacy Against Linares

Crolla Is Out To Create His Legacy Against Linares

Anthony Crolla MBE wants to create a boxing legacy – and says that begins by beating Jorge Linares when they clash for the WBA, WBC Diamond and vacant Ring Magazine Lightweight World titles at the Manchester Arena on September 24. Crolla Is Out To Create His Legacy Against Linares
Post Fight Quotes From Bethlehem

Post Fight Quotes From Bethlehem

Caleb "Sweet Hands" Plant says he will fight whoever is put in front of him after out pointing Juan De Angel on Tuesday night in the main event from the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa. Post Fight Quotes From Bethlehem
Plant Dominates De Angel

Plant Dominates De Angel

Undefeated Caleb "Sweet Hands" Plant dropped and dominated Colombia’s Juan De Angel on his way to a unanimous decision victory Tuesday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions card from the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa. Plant Dominates De Angel
'King Khan' Teases Comeback

'King Khan' Teases Comeback

Amir Khan has today stated his intentions to make a comeback in January, and, fight three times in 2017. 'King Khan' Teases Comeback
Spence Jr. Breaks PBC Viewing Records

Spence Jr. Breaks PBC Viewing Records

Errol Spence Jr. played his part in helping PBC break their record viewings when he stopped the unstoppable in his fine performance against Leonard Bundu. Spence Jr. Breaks PBC Viewing Records
Campbell And Mathews Clash In Liverpool

Campbell And Mathews Clash In Liverpool

Luke Campbell MBE will defend his WBC Silver Lightweight title against Derry Mathews at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on October 15. Campbell And Mathews Clash In Liverpool
Chisora Returns Against Janjanin In Stockholm

Chisora Returns Against Janjanin In Stockholm

Dereck Chisora returns to the ring on September 10 with an eight-round contest against Drazan Janjanin at the Hovet in Stockholm. Chisora Returns Against Janjanin In Stockholm
Ryder To Defend Title Against Arnfield

Ryder To Defend Title Against Arnfield

John Ryder will defend his WBA International Middleweight title against Jack Arnfield at the Manchester Arena on September 24. Ryder To Defend Title Against Arnfield
Spence Jr Tames 'The Lion' At Coney Island

Spence Jr Tames 'The Lion' At Coney Island

Undefeated rising star Errol "The Truth" Spence Jr. moved one step closer to a world title as he delivered a thunderous sixth-round knockout of tough Italian contender Leonard "The Lion" Bundu Sunday afternoon in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn. Spence Jr Tames 'The Lion' At Coney Island
Olympics Day 15:Shields,Zoirov And Yoka Claim Gold On Last Day

Olympics Day 15:Shields,Zoirov And Yoka Claim Gold On Last Day

American Claressa Shields and Netherlands’ Nouchka Fontijn were first into the ring, both with an added incentive to win besides the glory of Olympic gold. Olympics Day 15:Shields,Zoirov And Yoka Claim Gold On Last Day

The forgotten contender: Zora Folley meets Muhammad Ali

By John J. Raspanti: Muhammad Ali was gifted with a long and stinging left. It snapped out like a cobra’s tongue. When Ali was in his prime in the 1960’s, the blow was extremely quick. He would use it to set-up his rapid fire combinations. The punch rendered heavyweight champion Sonny Liston impotent in 1964. After six rounds of action, Liston’s eyes were swollen from numerous jabs and hooks. The fight was over. Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, was the new champion. Within a three- The forgotten contender: Zora Folley meets Muhammad Ali
Spence Jr and Bundu Make Weight

Spence Jr and Bundu Make Weight

All the boxers weighed in Saturday ahead of their respective fights at the Venue: Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY Spence Jr and Bundu Make Weight
Olympics Day 14: Adams,Ramirez And Lopez Win Gold In Rio

Olympics Day 14: Adams,Ramirez And Lopez Win Gold In Rio

It was a truly golden day of Olympic Boxing in Riocentro Pavilion 6 on Saturday, with three finals deciding the Rio 2016 Champions in the Women’s Flyweight (51kg), Men’s Bantamweight (56kg) and Men’s Middleweight (75kg) competitions. Olympics Day 14: Adams,Ramirez And Lopez Win Gold In Rio
Miller Forces Kassi To Quit/Menard Ko’s Mamadjonov

Miller Forces Kassi To Quit/Menard Ko’s Mamadjonov

Undefeated heavyweight prospect Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller won by third-round tko against veteran Fred Kassi in the main event on Friday night from Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, N.Y. Following a cagey first round that favored Kassi (18-5-1, 10 KOs), Brooklynite Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs), turned up the body work and pressure in rounds two and three. After landing 36-of-57 power shots in the third and racking up 30 connects to the body, Kassi retired on the stool between rounds, citing a hand injury. Miller Forces Kassi To Quit/Menard Ko’s Mamadjonov
Torres Marin Upsets Micsko In Sturovo

Torres Marin Upsets Micsko In Sturovo

Hungary-based Cuban Ericles Torres Marin put himself on the map on Friday night when he won the vacant Universal Boxing Organization™ International Middleweight title at the Pristav Pri Kompe in Sturovo, Slovakia. Torres Marin Upsets Micsko In Sturovo
Hardy And Vincent Promise Fireworks In Brooklyn

Hardy And Vincent Promise Fireworks In Brooklyn

Undefeated brawlers and longtime rivals Heather "The Heat" Hardy and Shelly "Shelito’s Way" Vincent hosted a media workout at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn Friday as they near their long anticipated showdown featured on Sunday, August 21 from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn. Hardy And Vincent Promise Fireworks In Brooklyn
Alvarez Vs Smith Undercard Announced

Alvarez Vs Smith Undercard Announced

As fans from around the world get ready to descend on the home of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for the world championship showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Liam “Beefy” Smith Golden Boy Promotions today announced the September 17 the three fights as part of the HBO Pay-Per-View telecast. Alvarez Vs Smith Undercard Announced
Olympics Day 13: Mossely Digs Deep To Claims Gold

Olympics Day 13: Mossely Digs Deep To Claims Gold

Estelle Mossely won Olympic gold on Friday afternoon to cap a brilliant year for the French Lightweight (60kg). It was a gripping final, with China’s Yin Junhua powering into an early lead before Mossely dug deep to deliver a memorable turnaround. Olympics Day 13: Mossely Digs Deep To Claims Gold
Caleb Plant Training Camp Notes

Caleb Plant Training Camp Notes

Unbeaten prospect Caleb "Sweet Hands" Plant is closing in on making the leap from prospect to contender and hopes to help cement that position when he takes on hard-hitting Juan De Angel in the main event from the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa on August 23. Caleb Plant Training Camp Notes
Commey And Easter Jr To Clash For Vacant Title

Commey And Easter Jr To Clash For Vacant Title

Richard Commey will challenge Robert Easter Jr for the vacant IBF Lightweight title on September 9 at the Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania. Commey And Easter Jr To Clash For Vacant Title
Weights,Pics And Quotes From Rochester

Weights,Pics And Quotes From Rochester

The eight fighters who’ll be fighting Friday, Aug. 19 at Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, N.Y., all made weight Thursday. Undefeated Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller faces his toughest test to date in veteran Fred Kassi in the main event, which will take place at the outdoor USL soccer venue. The co-main event features promising Louisiana lightweight “Rock Hard Mighty” Mason Menard facing his most dangerous foe to date in Bahodir “Baha” Mamadjonov of Houston, Texas, by way of Uzbekistan in a 10-round Weights,Pics And Quotes From Rochester
Olympics Day 12: La Cruz Wins Light Heavyweight Gold

Olympics Day 12: La Cruz Wins Light Heavyweight Gold

Cuba’s Julio Cesar La Cruz became the Rio 2016 Olympic Light Heavyweight (81kg) Boxing Champion on Thursday afternoon in Riocentro Pavilion 6 with a unanimous win over Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov. Olympics Day 12: La Cruz Wins Light Heavyweight Gold
Team Shumenov Responds To Lebedev/Gassiev Fight Announcement

Team Shumenov Responds To Lebedev/Gassiev Fight Announcement

Team Shumenov believes it is worth reviewing recent history en-light of the recent announcement that WBA Super/IBF cruiserweigh champion Denis Lebedev will defend against Murat Gassiev in late November or early December in Russia Team Shumenov Responds To Lebedev/Gassiev Fight Announcement
Marreo Is Out To Make A Statement On Aug 21

Marreo Is Out To Make A Statement On Aug 21

Title contender Claudio "The Matrix" Marrero is ready to make a statement in the featherweight division beginning with his Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN showdown against undefeated Derrick Murray this Sunday, August 21 from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn. Marreo Is Out To Make A Statement On Aug 21
WBC Ruling Regarding Alexander Povetkin

WBC Ruling Regarding Alexander Povetkin

he WBC heavyweight championship of the world was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Russia. The Bout was Champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory defense of his title against Mandatory Challenger Alexander Povetkin. The Bout was the result of a purse bid the WBC conducted and which promoter World of Boxing won. WBC Ruling Regarding Alexander Povetkin
Wilder Is On The Mend After Surgery

Wilder Is On The Mend After Surgery

Just one month after his successful title defense against Chris Arreola on July 16, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is on the fast track to recovery following injuries suffered during the bout to his right hand and biceps. Wilder Is On The Mend After Surgery
Olympics Day 12: Yeleussinov Claims Welterweight Gold

Olympics Day 12: Yeleussinov Claims Welterweight Gold

Daniyar Yeleussinov of Kazakhstan won the Rio 2016 Men’s Olympic Welterweight (69kg) gold on Wednesday afternoon after a high-tempo final against Uzbekistan’s Shakhram Giyasov in the Riocentro Pavilion 6 boxing arena. Olympics Day 12: Yeleussinov Claims Welterweight Gold
Klitschko To Take Legal Action?

Klitschko To Take Legal Action?

Wladimir Klitschko and his manager, Bernd Boente, have insinuated today that they may well take legal action against team Fury for what they have called a breach of the rematch contract set out. Klitschko To Take Legal Action?
Burnett To Defend British Title Against Farrag

Burnett To Defend British Title Against Farrag

Ryan Burnett will defend his British Bantamweight title against Ryan Farrag at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on October 15. Burnett To Defend British Title Against Farrag
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