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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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Aussie boxing wrap-up: Bad Blood boils over at Lucas Browne and Dillian Whyte presser, Rohan Murdock promises "No Mercy" for Frankie Filippone, "Big" Joe Goodall turns pro, Maloney twins putting work ahead of #PATP7

Aussie wrap-up: Bad blood boils at the Lucas Browne & Dillian Whyte presser; Rohan Murdock promises “No Mercy” for Frankie Filippone; “Big” Joe Goodall turns pro; Moloney twins putting in work ahead of #PATP7; Thousands show up for Fammo statue unveiling By Anthony Cocks Aussie boxing wrap-up: Bad Blood boils over at Lucas Browne and Dillian Whyte presser, Rohan Murdock promises "No Mercy" for Frankie Filippone, "Big" Joe Goodall turns pro, Maloney twins putting work ahead of #PATP7

Alex Leapai targets Lucas Browne in 2018

Logan City’s former boxing world title challenger Alex “The Lionheart” Leapai 30-7-3 (24 KOs) is already eying off future opponents ahead of his comeback fight against New Zealander Thomas Peato at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on 14 October. Alex Leapai targets Lucas Browne in 2018

Top 10 Year in Review

By Mikko Salo: The year 2014 saw the heavyweight division gather momentum on different fronts. In Europe, the main market in today`s heavyweight landscape, the Undisputed Champion Wladimir Klitschko fought a 5-round barnburner against top contender Kubrat Pulev. The entertaining HBO-televised match-up proved us once again what kind of a special era in heavyweight boxing we are all witnessing. Klitschko is one of the all-time heavyweight kings and is not about to relinquish his crown... Top 10 Year in Review

Oquendo Boards Plane To Grozny

There has been lots of confusion over the last couple of days regarding this Sunday’s (July 6th) WBA world heavyweight championship bout between Ruslan Chagaev and Fres Oquendo in Grozny. Rumors said that the fight was off after Oquendo failing to board his plane to Russia twice due to family issues. Possible replacements such as former world champion Shannon Briggs, WBA #9 rated contender Alexander Ustinov and former... Oquendo Boards Plane To Grozny
State Of The Heavyweights: Top 10 Year In Review

State Of The Heavyweights: Top 10 Year In Review

Mikko Salo: The most positive development in the heavyweight year 2013 was the crowning of an Undisputed Heavyweight Champion. Wladimir Klitschko now... State Of The Heavyweights: Top 10 Year In Review
I Said That? A 2012 Preview Review: Part Three

I Said That? A 2012 Preview Review: Part Three

Marty Mulcahey: Today, I wrap up the annual “Preview Review,” featuring boxing’s traditional glory divisions from middleweight to heavyweight. In the 2012... I Said That? A 2012 Preview Review: Part Three
Boxing News Headlines for November 2 - 2012

Boxing News Headlines for November 2 - 2012

All of today’s headlines. Boxing News Headlines for November 2 - 2012

So You Think Hasim Rahman Was Bad?

By Marty Mulcahey: We live in a time where everyone believes we have the best and worst of everything and boxing fans are no different. No doubt, Hasim Rahman was a poor mandatory challenger that a second round kayo defeat last Saturday is verifiable proof of. It is hard not to draw the conclusion that Rahman’s ranking and mandatory challenger status came as a result of corruption or incompetence on the part of the WBA’s ranking system... So You Think Hasim Rahman Was Bad?
The Heavyweight Paradigm

The Heavyweight Paradigm

Anson Wainwright: All heavyweight conversations today seemingly start and end with the Klitschko brothers. For several years now, “The Brothers K”... The Heavyweight Paradigm
Haye Vs. Chisora, Povetkin vs. Rahman In London

Haye Vs. Chisora, Povetkin vs. Rahman In London

It is now official David Haye, will face Dereck Chisora at the West Ham soccer ground in east London on July 14. And in a heavyweight double bill Alexander Povetkin will defend his WBA title against American challenger Hasim Rahman. Haye Vs. Chisora, Povetkin vs. Rahman In London
Balzsay Retains WBA Crown Against Sartison

Balzsay Retains WBA Crown Against Sartison

WBA super middleweight champ Karoly Balzsay scored a 12th and final round stoppage win over Dimitri Sartison to retain his title at the Sport and Congress Center, Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany on Saturday. Balzsay Retains WBA Crown Against Sartison
Malignaggi On A Mission

Malignaggi On A Mission

Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi will soon embark on his Ukrainian mission, as he challenges undefeated World Boxing Association Malignaggi On A Mission
Intergrated Sports PPV - Senchenko vs. Malignaggi

Intergrated Sports PPV - Senchenko vs. Malignaggi

Senchenko vs. Malignaggi," presented by Union Boxing Promotion, is being distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 1:00 PM/ET Intergrated Sports PPV - Senchenko vs. Malignaggi

The Klitschko Konundrum

By Steve Kim: This Saturday in Dusseldorf, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko defends his collection of title belts (IBF, WBA and WBO) at the ESPRIT Arena against Jean-Marc Mormeck, best known for his days as a cruiserweight titlist. This is coming off the heels of Vitali’s defense of the WBC title a... The Klitschko Konundrum
The EPIX TV Cheat Sheet-Feb. 25, 2012

The EPIX TV Cheat Sheet-Feb. 25, 2012

Marty Mulcahey: The EPIX network is strategically expanding its role in boxing, taking on the challenge of a split-site broadcast emanating from Europe today... The EPIX TV Cheat Sheet-Feb. 25, 2012
Mexico City vs. Baku

Mexico City vs. Baku

HOBOKEN Host team Moscow Dynamo shutout and visiting Los Angeles Matadors last Friday night in Russia, 5-0, to move into a three-way tie with Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder and Astana Arlans, all sporting 6-2 records and 19 points, on top of Group A in the innovative World Series of Boxing ("WSB"). The Moscow vs. Los Angeles, distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports Media, replaced an originally scheduled Mexico City vs. Beijing match that was cancelled due to visa problems for Mexico City vs. Baku
'World Series of Boxing' PPV

'World Series of Boxing' PPV

Integrated Sports Media, the pound-for-pound king of sports distribution in North America 'World Series of Boxing' PPV
The EPIX TV Cheat Sheet- Dec. 2, 2011

The EPIX TV Cheat Sheet- Dec. 2, 2011

Marty Mulcahey: Order the pizza and stock plenty of beer; a full weekend of boxing awaits. The shows range from a star-studded pay-per-view to an always exciting “ShoBox”... The EPIX TV Cheat Sheet- Dec. 2, 2011
Fedor vs Monson PPV

Fedor vs Monson PPV

North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sports events Fedor vs Monson PPV
A Small Chance

A Small Chance

By Marty Mulcahey: The argument is over; the Klitschkos have established beyond a reasonable doubt that size matters... A Small Chance

Saturday Night at the Berto Rivage

By Steve Kim: This upcoming weekend marks the start of the college football season with a few marquee match-ups (LSU-Oregon and Boise State-UGA) but boxing also kicks off the first weekend of September as IBF welterweight titlist Jan Zaveck defends his belt against Andre Berto from the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, MS on HBO. This past week on a national conference call with reporters, Lou "Mount St." DiBella... Saturday Night at the Berto Rivage

Helenius Takes out Liakhovich in Nine

By Gabriel Montoya: At the Messehalle in Erfurt, Germany, heavyweight contender Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius, 16-0 (11), kept his unbeaten streak alive with a Helenius Takes out Liakhovich in Nine

An EPIX Heavyweight Investment

By Marty Mulcahey: Today’s EPIX broadcast is reminiscent of HBO’s celebrated “Night of the Young Heavyweights” show back in 1996, in which future world title challengers John Ruiz, Shannon Briggs, David Tua, Andrew Golota, Michael Grant and Jameel McCline shared the same ring. Tomorrow’s promotion is appropriately dubbed “Night of the Hunters” in Germany, since the winners... An EPIX Heavyweight Investment

Is Boxing on the Outside Looking In?: Part Two

By Steve Kim: One prominent promoter who isn’t downplaying the recent partnership that was announced between the UFC and the Fox Network is one Kathy Duva of Main Events. She readily admits this is a significant step for the MMA industry. "It’s a shame; we should be on the broadcast network because I think our events are so much more exciting," she told Maxboxing a few days ago... Is Boxing on the Outside Looking In?: Part Two
Alexander Povetkin on Ruslan Chagaev: “I think this will be a real battle.”

Alexander Povetkin on Ruslan Chagaev: “I think this will be a real battle.”

By Anson Wainwright: Ever since his amateur days, Alexander “Sasha” Povetkin has been labeled the saviour... Alexander Povetkin on Ruslan Chagaev: “I think this will be a real battle.”
Friday Night Fights, Take a Bow

Friday Night Fights, Take a Bow

By Steve Kim: This Friday night at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN, the always dangerous Grady Brewer takes on 2008 Olympian Demetrius Andrade in what marks the 2011 season finale of “Friday Night Fights” on ESPN2. Starting from the January 7th debut in Las Vegas where Mauricio Herrera upset Ruslan Provodnikov, it has been a year... Friday Night Fights, Take a Bow
Chisora / Fury weigh-in results

Chisora / Fury weigh-in results

Distributed in the United States via Pay-Per-Viewing by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 3 PM/ET – 12 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, and Avail-TVN, for a suggested retail price of only $24.95 (Check with your PPV provider for same day replay times); the telecast is also available in Canada to all Super Channel network subscribers Chisora / Fury weigh-in results
Fury & Theophane quotes

Fury & Theophane quotes

Undefeated heavyweight Tyson Fury (14-0, 10 KOs), who challenges British and Commonwealth heavyweight Champion Dereck “Del Boy” Chisora (14-0, 9 KOs) in Saturday’s 12-round main event on “The Big Brawl” Pay-Per-View event, live from Wembley Arena in London, held a workout today in London. Also working out today was co-feature boxer Ashley Theophane, who defends his British Boxing Board of Contro Fury & Theophane quotes

Klitschko beats the excuse out of Haye

By Gabriel Montoya (Photo © Ph.D. Yuriy Nesterenko): A toe, a toe, a kingdom for a toe. In front of 50,000 or so screaming fans at Imtech-Arena in Altona, Hamburg, Germany, heavyweight titleholder David Haye finally got into the ring against multiple-titlist Wladimir Klitschko for all but one of the pieces of the division crown. Unfortunately for Haye, he only brought nine toes into the ring with him. As it happened, the littlest piggy on his right foot had gone to market three weeks ago. How? Y Klitschko beats the excuse out of Haye
Fury - Chisora only first step

Fury - Chisora only first step

Undefeated challenger Tyson Fury believes his July 23 showdown in “The Big Brawl” Pay-Per-View event against defending British & Commonwealth Fury - Chisora only first step
US PPV of Chisora vs Fury

US PPV of Chisora vs Fury

Integrated Sports Media, the undisputed leader in independent pay-per-view boxing, announced US PPV of Chisora vs Fury
Since No One Asked- May 16, 2011

Since No One Asked- May 16, 2011

By Gabriel Montoya: Bored by Ward? “What is style?” a character of David Mamet’s once asked? “Style is nothing. Style is a... Since No One Asked- May 16, 2011
Segura vs Calderon 2 PPV Weights

Segura vs Calderon 2 PPV Weights

Distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 9 PM/ET  6 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, DISH Network and Avail-TVN, for a suggested retail price of only $39.95. Also available worldwide on In Segura vs Calderon 2 PPV Weights
Son of Ricardo Lopez added to Segura-Calderon 2

Son of Ricardo Lopez added to Segura-Calderon 2

Unbeaten Mexican flyweight prospect, Alonso  Finito Lopez, son of legendary Mexican boxer Ricardo  Finito Lopez, has been added to Saturday night s  La Revancha pay-per-view event, featuring the highly-anticipated rematch between WBO and The Ring light flyweight champion Giovani  El Guerrero Azteca Segura and former 108-pound king, Ivan  Iron Boy Calderon, live from Auditorio del Estado in Mexicali, Mexico Son of Ricardo Lopez added to Segura-Calderon 2

One Last, Last Time for Segura at 108

By Steve Kim: Prior to his first hook-up with Ivan Calderon last year in Puerto Rico, Giovani Segura privately pledged that this would be his last foray in the junior flyweight division. He would make this one final fight at 108-pounds in an attempt to unify his WBA title with Calderon’s WBO belt. This chance at history (and its accompanying payday) was worth... One Last, Last Time for Segura at 108
Segura on rematch w/ Calderon

Segura on rematch w/ Calderon

WBO and The Ring light flyweight champion Giovani “El Guerrero Azteca” Segura expects nothing le Segura on rematch w/ Calderon
Integrated Sports distributing ‘La Revancha” PPV

Integrated Sports distributing ‘La Revancha” PPV

Integrated Sports Media, the undisputed leader in the pay-per-view boxing, announced today that it will be distribu Integrated Sports distributing ‘La Revancha” PPV
Boxing News Headlines - Jan 10

Boxing News Headlines - Jan 10

Ton of Fresh Headlines Boxing News Headlines - Jan 10
Integrated Sports Media scores PPV KO in 2010

Integrated Sports Media scores PPV KO in 2010

Integrated Sports Media, North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sporting events, delivered 14 power-packed events this year from around the globe to sports fans in the United States and Canada. Integrated Sports Media scores PPV KO in 2010
Vazquez-Hernandez on Integrated Sports

Vazquez-Hernandez on Integrated Sports

Integrated Sports Media announced today that it will distribute the October 16th “The Rising Son Returns” Pay-Per-View event, featuring Boricua star Wilfredo “WV2” Vazquez, Jr. in his seco Vazquez-Hernandez on Integrated Sports
Promethean Logic- Sept. 7, 2010

Promethean Logic- Sept. 7, 2010

Coyote Duran: Happy Tuesday, Howlers! Read on for a little logic on Ricky Burns vs. Roman Martinez, shifty-ass sanctioning bodies and Klitschko-Peter II! Promethean Logic- Sept. 7, 2010

Emanuel Steward: "Wlad will Unload his Missiles Earlier than Usual"

By Gabriel Montoya (Photo © Howard Schatz): On September 24, 2005, current IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, 54-3 (48), entered the ring at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall a thrice-stopped fighter with many doubters and a lot to prove. His opponent: Sam “The Nigerian Nightmare” Peter, an undefeated Nigeria-born, power-punching slugger with highlight reel KOs and a “Who Next?!” (Yes, it’s spelled that way) attitude when it came to opponents. While he was considered the cruder Emanuel Steward: "Wlad will Unload his Missiles Earlier than Usual"
Morales & Sosa updates

Morales & Sosa updates

Erik Morales and Edgar Sosa recently visited the Raul "Raton" Macîas gymnasium as invited guests of former champion Isaac "Tortas" Bustos. Morales & Sosa updates
Limond upset minded for Morales on Sept. 11 PPV

Limond upset minded for Morales on Sept. 11 PPV

Willie “Hands of Steel” Limond, WBU Lightweight Champion, will be a plaid matador to Mexican bull -- 5-time world champion in three different weight classes, Erik “Terrible” Morales -- in their September 11 showdown that head Limond upset minded for Morales on Sept. 11 PPV
Gayrat Ahmedov faces his stiffest test vs. Dallas Vargas

Gayrat Ahmedov faces his stiffest test vs. Dallas Vargas

World Boxing Association No. 9 rated light heavyweight Gayrat Ahmedov, the reigning WBC Asian Boxing Council and Interim PABA champion, faces his stiffest test as a pro July 23 against Dallas “Deaf Pride” Vargas (22-4, 16 KOs) in a Gayrat Ahmedov faces his stiffest test vs. Dallas Vargas
Klitschko vs. Sosnowski: Weigh-In Results, Photos

Klitschko vs. Sosnowski: Weigh-In Results, Photos

Integrated Sports Media: North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sports events has presented World Championship and world-class boxing matches featuring Erik Morales, Ricky Hatton, Cristian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Ivan Calderon, Rocky Martinez, Nicolai Valuev, Amir Khan, Marco Antonio Barrera, Arthur Abraham, David Haye, John Ruiz, Wilfredo Vasquez, Jr. and Ruslan Cha Klitschko vs. Sosnowski: Weigh-In Results, Photos
Quotes from Vazquez, Martinez & Bedak

Quotes from Vazquez, Martinez & Bedak

Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr.: “We are prepared to defend the title and look good to my people. That’s what we intend to do – a good job. My condition is the best from working with my da Quotes from Vazquez, Martinez & Bedak
Montoya’s Monday Mailbag 24 May 2010

Montoya’s Monday Mailbag 24 May 2010

Good Monday, fight fans. We have takes on all the action from this weekend’s fights. Plus, as always, Montoya’s Weekend Fight Picks results. Montoya’s Monday Mailbag 24 May 2010
Montoya’s Friday Mailbag

Montoya’s Friday Mailbag

Happy Friday, fight fans. We have takes on Abner Mares vs. Yonnhy Perez, Victor Ortiz, Amir Khan, Miguel Cotto vs. Yuri Foreman and a whole lot more. It’s going to be a great weekend of fights, so sit back, grab your favorite liq Montoya’s Friday Mailbag
All Boxing News Headlines for May 15

All Boxing News Headlines for May 15

Chee: Tons of Today’s Headlines. All Boxing News Headlines for May 15
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