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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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Petrov Focused And Ready For Flanagan

Petrov Focused And Ready For Flanagan

WBO Lightweight Title challenger Petr Petrov has returned to his hometown of Madrid, Spain to finish preparations for his April 8th showdown with undefeated Champion Terry Flanagan at the Manchester Arena in the north of England. Petrov Focused And Ready For Flanagan
Katende Fights Again In Sunsvall

Katende Fights Again In Sunsvall

Former two-time Olympian Kennedy Katende faces a tough test in his second professional bout as he takes on Milan Cechvala in a six-round cruiserweight contest on April 22 at the Sporthallen in Sundsvall, Sweden. Katende Fights Again In Sunsvall

Boxing double header: Guerrero vs. Ruiz and Salgado vs. Gallo at Cache Creek Casino Resort on Saturday, April 15

Boxing Championship Double Header Guerrero vs. Ruiz and Salgado vs. Gallo at Cache Creek Casino Resort on Saturday, April 15th Boxing double header: Guerrero vs. Ruiz and Salgado vs. Gallo at Cache Creek Casino Resort on Saturday, April 15
WBC Upgrade Bellew To Emeritus Champion

WBC Upgrade Bellew To Emeritus Champion

WBC cruiserweight champ Tony Bellew has been elevated to Champion Emeritus by the World Boxing Council. WBC Upgrade Bellew To Emeritus Champion
Barthelemy Stops Blanco In 9

Barthelemy Stops Blanco In 9

Super featherweight prospect Leduan Barthelemy scored a ninth round stoppage win over Reynaldo Blanco at Robinson Rancheria Resort and Casino in Nice, California on Tuesday. Barthelemy Stops Blanco In 9
Barrera Faces Parker On April 15

Barrera Faces Parker On April 15

Sullivan Barrera, the Miami-based light heavyweight from Cuba, will return on Saturday, April 15 at Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom against Toledo, OH native Paul "Pay Per View" Parker. Barrera Faces Parker On April 15
Lemieux Makes Quick Return On Alvarez/Chavez Jr Undercard

Lemieux Makes Quick Return On Alvarez/Chavez Jr Undercard

Less than two months after delivering the top knockout of 2017 so far, Canadian puncher David Lemieux will return in a 10-round fight against Marco “Dorado” Reyes on Saturday, May 6. Lemieux Makes Quick Return On Alvarez/Chavez Jr Undercard
Maccow Returns On April 7

Maccow Returns On April 7

Sidney Maccow isn’t coming to Rhode Island next week to mince words or shake off ring rust. He’s coming to steal the show. Maccow Returns On April 7
Okolie Fights Again On April 15

Okolie Fights Again On April 15

Lawrence Okolie will fight for the second time as a pro at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on April 15. Okolie Fights Again On April 15
Karperis Stops Burrell In 4

Karperis Stops Burrell In 4

St. Nick,s Arena, The Hippodrome, Eastern Parkway, Ridgewood Grove, these were the legendary fight clubs that made New York the mecca of Boxing back in the day and Saturday night before a sold out and wild SRO crowd at The Paramount in Huntington, NY, promoter Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing put on a show that brought back the glory days of boxing. Karperis Stops Burrell In 4
Hernandez Wins Pro Debut

Hernandez Wins Pro Debut

A future star was born Saturday night as Nico Hernandez turned in a stellar performance in his professional debut, stopping Pat "Slacks" Gutierrez in the fourth round at the Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. Hernandez Wins Pro Debut
Arnfield Decisions Rose/Taylor Schools Koleva

Arnfield Decisions Rose/Taylor Schools Koleva

By Steve Bateson: Jack Arnfield outpointed Brian Rose in what was billed as the "Battle of Blackpool", retaining the WBA International Middleweight strap on the Linares Vs Crolla ll undercard in Manchester,England on Saturday night. Arnfield Decisions Rose/Taylor Schools Koleva
Robinson Wins Philly Rout

Robinson Wins Philly Rout

By J.R. Jowett reporting from ringside: The eminently successful Hard Hitting Prom’ns (Manny Rivera & Will Ruiz) have evidently run their last show at the Sugarhouse Casino and moved a few blocks to a “new” venue, on Friday night. Robinson Wins Philly Rout

Talented Linares has no problem with Crolla in rematch

WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares boxed and punched his way to wide 12 round unanimous decision over former champion Anthony Crolla at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England Saturday night. By John J. Raspanti Talented Linares has no problem with Crolla in rematch
Weights From Kansas

Weights From Kansas

All the boxers taking part in their respective bouts at the Kansas Star Arena on Saturday,weighed in Friday. Weights From Kansas
Weights from Helsinki

Weights from Helsinki

Everything is set for Saturday’s two title fights in Helsinki, Finland. Juho Haapoja will face Leonardo Bruzzese for the vacant EBU-EU cruiserweight title Weights from Helsinki
Charlo To Defend Title Against Hatley

Charlo To Defend Title Against Hatley

WBC junior middleweight Champion Jermell Charlo will defend his world title against No. 1-rated challenger Charles Hatley Saturday on April 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Charlo To Defend Title Against Hatley
Linares And Crolla Weigh In For Rematch

Linares And Crolla Weigh In For Rematch

JoegeLinares and Anthony Crolla weifhed in Friday ahead of their WBA lightweight title rematch at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Linares And Crolla Weigh In For Rematch
Crolla: 'I'm In The Shope Of My Life'

Crolla: 'I'm In The Shope Of My Life'

Anthony Crolla says that he’s done everything he can to make sure he’s in the shape of his life for his rematch with Jorge Linares for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine World Lightweight titles tomorrow night at the Manchester Arena Crolla: 'I'm In The Shope Of My Life'

Canelo Alvarez is too small for gigantic Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Canelo Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions are making a huge mistake in taking on Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. in a fight on Cinco de Mayo weekend 2017. Why? By Blake "Racehorse" Chavez Canelo Alvarez is too small for gigantic Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Helenius And Chisora Set For Heavyweight Showdown

Helenius And Chisora Set For Heavyweight Showdown

Robert Helenius and Dereck Chisora are set for a huge heavyweight rematch on May 27 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland Helenius And Chisora Set For Heavyweight Showdown
Smith Vs Williams For WBO Interim Title

Smith Vs Williams For WBO Interim Title

The World Boxing Organisation today(March 23) sanctioned the bout between Liverpool’s Liam Smith and Clydach Vale’s Liam Williams for the WBO Interim Super-Welterweight World Title. Smith Vs Williams For WBO Interim Title
Hernandez Battles Davis On March 28

Hernandez Battles Davis On March 28

Unbeaten prospect Marcos Hernandez will look to keep his perfect record intact when he battles once-beaten Kyrone Davis in action featured on Premier Boxing Champions on Tuesday, March 28 from Robinson Rancheria Resort and Casino in Nice, California. Hernandez Battles Davis On March 28
Quigley Gets Tough Win Over Tapia

Quigley Gets Tough Win Over Tapia

By Marc Livitz: Jason "El Animal" Quigley hand his hands full at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California on Thursday evening in the form of Glen "Jersey Boy" Tapia. Quigley Gets Tough Win Over Tapia
Esparza Wins Pro Debut

Esparza Wins Pro Debut

By Marc Livitz: Marlen Esparza made her professional debut this evening at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Esparza Wins Pro Debut
Linares Vs Crolla Final Quotes

Linares Vs Crolla Final Quotes

Jorge Linares and Anthony Crolla held a final press conference on Thursday in Manchester, England, for their rematch this Saturday for the WBA Lightweight World Championship, live on SHOWTIME (6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT) from Manchester Arena Linares Vs Crolla Final Quotes

The Barbershop - March 23, 2017

By Allan Scotto The Barbershop - March 23, 2017

Downunder wrap-up: Luke Jackson targets Oscar Valdez, Punches at the Park III, Czar Amonsot the quiet achiever, Peter Fury banned from NZ, Clint Alderton-Mitch Clark rematch

Leading Australian trainer Billy Hussein is confident his undefeated featherweight charge Luke "Action" Jackson 14-0 (6) will be ready for a world title shot by the end of the year after scoring his 14th straight professional win with a seventh round stoppage of Tanzanian Mohammed Kamburuta 13-2 (3) at the Town Hall in Hobart, Tasmania on Saturday night. By Anthony Cocks Downunder wrap-up: Luke Jackson targets Oscar Valdez, Punches at the Park III, Czar Amonsot the quiet achiever, Peter Fury banned from NZ, Clint Alderton-Mitch Clark rematch
KELL BROOK TO DEFEND IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ERROL SPENCE, MAY 27

KELL BROOK TO DEFEND IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ERROL SPENCE, MAY 27

Kell Brook and Errol Spence Jnr will collide on May 27th at Brammal Lane, Sheffield for the IBF Welterweight Championship KELL BROOK TO DEFEND IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ERROL SPENCE, MAY 27

Michael Conlon scorches Eighth Avenue in pro debut

The Theater at Madison Square was the chosen venue for Michael Conlan, the decorated amateurs professional boxing debut. St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday which exudes Irish pride, was the chosen date, surely a plan that fit like a glove. By Anthony "Zute" George Michael Conlon scorches Eighth Avenue in pro debut

After some doubt, Mauricio Herrera returns to the ring

It seems almost inconceivable that a fighter with the credentials of former interim world junior welterweight champion, Mauricio Herrera, would be racked by doubt. By John J. Raspanti After some doubt, Mauricio Herrera returns to the ring
Bivol To Defend Title against Clarkson

Bivol To Defend Title against Clarkson

Undefeated former Russian amateur standout Dmitry Bivol will defend his Interim WBA Light Heavyweight Title against Samuel Clarkson in the 12-round main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday at the MGM National Harbor in National Harbor, Md., just outside of Washington, D.C Bivol To Defend Title against Clarkson
N'Dam And Murata Set For Title Fight

N'Dam And Murata Set For Title Fight

Teiken Promotions and Top Rank®, have begun negotiations for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) middleweight world title between interim WBA middleweight champion Hassan N’Dam and undefeated No. 2 world-rated contender Ryota Murata N'Dam And Murata Set For Title Fight
Taylor Faces Kolena On March 25

Taylor Faces Kolena On March 25

Katie Taylor will face former World title challenger Milena Kolena at the Manchester Arena on March 25, live on Sky Sports Taylor Faces Kolena On March 25
Welborn Is Out To Upset Morrison

Welborn Is Out To Upset Morrison

Jason Welborn says he’s the man to stop Marcus Morrison’s rise in the Middleweight division as they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Welborn Is Out To Upset Morrison
Pagcaliwangan Wins By Ko In Toronto

Pagcaliwangan Wins By Ko In Toronto

Star Boxing undefeated Super Banatamweight Marc "El Gwapo" Pagcaliwangan improved to with an impressive 3rd round KO of Mexico’s Emmanuel Villamar at the Powerade Center in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Pagcaliwangan Wins By Ko In Toronto
Two Title Fights To Take Place In Cape Town

Two Title Fights To Take Place In Cape Town

Both WBF male and female Bantamweight titles will be on the line on Friday March 31, when Lyon Promotions, Dream Team Promotions and Amandla Promotions collaborates to stage a big show at the Oliver Tambo Hall in Cape Town, South Africa. Two Title Fights To Take Place In Cape Town
Ward: 'I'll Smash Hughes Up

Ward: 'I'll Smash Hughes Up

Martin J Ward wants to wrap up the Lord Lonsdale belt for keeps before moving onto bigger honours – and meets Maxi Hughes for the third time as he starts that journey on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena. Ward: 'I'll Smash Hughes Up

A miracle almost happened on 34th street

The ‘Big Apple’ is known to be the type of city where your dreams can become a reality. However, in the case of the middleweight kingpin Daniel Jacobs, his aspiration of becoming the “Top Dawg” at 160 pounds seemed less authentic and more fictional. In front of him stood his toughest task to date, well at least in the squared circle that is. By Jason Gonzalez A miracle almost happened on 34th street
Williams Not Concerned About Facing Smith

Williams Not Concerned About Facing Smith

Welshman Liam Williams scoffs at recent insinuations from Liam Smith that he cowers whenever the pair come together, writes Glynn Evans. Williams Not Concerned About Facing Smith
Pulev Faces Johnson In Sofia

Pulev Faces Johnson In Sofia

Kubrat Pulev will defend his WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship against former World title challenger Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson on Friday, April 28 at the Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria Pulev Faces Johnson In Sofia
Debutant Watch: Colin Day

Debutant Watch: Colin Day

The latest edition of Debutant Watch heads north to Skelmersdale, Lancashire to feature light-welterweight prospect Colin Day. Debutant Watch: Colin Day
Butler Targets All British World Title Fight

Butler Targets All British World Title Fight

Former IBF Bantamweight Champion Paul Butler is eyeing an all-British World Title showdown with Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell. The Baby Faced Assassin fights for the third time under new trainer Joe Gallagher in an eight round contest at the Manchester Arena on April 8. Butler Targets All British World Title Fight
Tsagouris Crowned Champ/Cabral Upsets McGuinness

Tsagouris Crowned Champ/Cabral Upsets McGuinness

The City of Toronto finally has a champion, and her name is Sandy Tsagouris. Tsagouris Crowned Champ/Cabral Upsets McGuinness
Derevyanchenko vs Russell Fight Overview

Derevyanchenko vs Russell Fight Overview

By Dmytro Mossienko: Jamaican Kemal Russell started the fight in Tunica carefully and so did Derevyanchenko, as they probably had seen each other for only the second time in life after the weigh-in. Derevyanchenko vs Russell Fight Overview
Rose'  Career Is On The Line Against Arnfield

Rose' Career Is On The Line Against Arnfield

Brian Rose admits his career is on the line in the battle of Blackpool – but says he’ll prove against Jack Arnfield that he can still win major honours as they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Rose'  Career Is On The Line Against Arnfield

David Brophy springs upset to claim Zac Dunn's Commonwealth title

In a shock result, Scottish super middleweight David Brophy 19-1-1 (3) made his trip halfway around the world to Australia a successful one, scoring just the third stoppage of his 21 fight pro career against world-ranked Zac Dunn 23-1 (18) to claim the Commonwealth 168-pound title at the Melbourne Pavilion in Flemington, Victoria on Friday night. By Anthony Cocks David Brophy springs upset to claim Zac Dunn's Commonwealth title
Flanagan Dreams Of Emulating Boyhood Hero

Flanagan Dreams Of Emulating Boyhood Hero

WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan wants to emulate his boyhood hero Ricky Hatton by at his beloved Manchester City soccer ground. Undefeated Flanagan tops an evening of action when he defends his title against Petr Petrov at the Manchester Arena in the north of England on Saturday 8th Flanagan Dreams Of Emulating Boyhood Hero

Sor Runvisai upsets Gonzalez in 12 round war

In an early candidate for fight of the year, Sirsaket Sor Runvisai scored a majority decision victory over pound-for-pound king Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez at the legendary Madision Square Garden in New York City Saturday night. Sor Runvisai upsets Gonzalez in 12 round war

Golovkin knocks Jacobs down, wins fight by debatable decision

Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin withstood a spirited challenge from WBA titleholder Danny Jacobs to win a contentious 12-round unanimous decision at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City last night. By John J. Raspanti Golovkin knocks Jacobs down, wins fight by debatable decision
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