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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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Quigg Teams Up With Freddie Roach

Quigg Teams Up With Freddie Roach

Scott Quigg has teamed up with new trainer Freddie Roach and will train at the famous Wild Card gym in Los Angeles. Quigg Teams Up With Freddie Roach
Noble Gets Golden Opportunity

Noble Gets Golden Opportunity

Rakeem Noble is gunning for the biggest scalp of his blossoming career as he takes on hometown favourite Tommy Coyle at the Hull Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Noble Gets Golden Opportunity

Peterson outworks Avanesyan to capture WBA title, Broner edges Granados

If there was ring rust on Lamont Peterson, it was left in the shop. By Anthony "Zute" George and John J. Raspanti Peterson outworks Avanesyan to capture WBA title, Broner edges Granados
Perez Claims Title In Mexico

Perez Claims Title In Mexico

Mexican veteran Mayela “La Cobrita” Perez captured the vacant WBF Womens World Atomweight title on Saturday night (Feb 18), at the Arena Pavillion del Norte in her home-town of Saltillo, beating undefeated compatriot Maryan Salazar. Perez Claims Title In Mexico
FULL Report: Jones Jr Defeats Gunn

FULL Report: Jones Jr Defeats Gunn

By Jeff.J.Jowett at ringside: A bizarre "one-off" promotion rivaling WWF was presented on 2/17/17 in the unlikely locale of Wilmington, DE. FULL Report: Jones Jr Defeats Gunn
Maicelo Fires Past Felix, Jr.

Maicelo Fires Past Felix, Jr.

By Marc Livitz:Jonathan Maicelo provided multiple knockdowns in an action filled, ten round lightweight contest win over Jose Felix, Jr. at the Don Haskins Center located on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso. Maicelo Fires Past Felix, Jr.
Bellotti Faces Davies In Title Eliminator

Bellotti Faces Davies In Title Eliminator

Reece Bellotti will face Dai Davies in an eliminator for the British Featherweight title at York Hall, Bethnal Green in the first of Matchroom Boxing’s NXTGEN series on Friday March 17 Bellotti Faces Davies In Title Eliminator
Lara Realises His American Dream

Lara Realises His American Dream

WBA and IBO junior middleweight champion, Erislady "The American Dream" Lara, is truly living the American dream since he has now completed all the eligibility requirements to become a U.S citizen. Lara Realises His American Dream
Lubin Fully Focused On Cota

Lubin Fully Focused On Cota

Undefeated rising star Erickson "Hammer" Lubin hosted media at his gym in his hometown of Orlando Thursday as he prepares to face Jorge Cota Saturday, March 4 in a 12-round super welterweight world title eliminator at the Barclays Cnterin Brooklyn New York. Lubin Fully Focused On Cota
WBA Aiming For 1 Champion In Each Division

WBA Aiming For 1 Champion In Each Division

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), said Wednesday at a press conference held in Panama City, Panama, that the WBA already has 8 divisions, of the 17 existing in boxing, with a single champion. WBA Aiming For 1 Champion In Each Division
Bowen The 'Bullet' Just Likes To Fight

Bowen The 'Bullet' Just Likes To Fight

In an age when it sometimes seems image is everything in boxing, Sam ‘Bullet’ Bowen is a throwback to a time when fighters just fought. Bowen The 'Bullet' Just Likes To Fight
Gamache Believes Svensson Can Cause An Upset On Feb 24

Gamache Believes Svensson Can Cause An Upset On Feb 24

Joey Gamache believes Klara Svensson is ready to pull off an upset when she challenges female pound-for-pound number one Cecilia Brækhus on Friday, February 24 at the Oslo Spektrum in Norway. Gamache Believes Svensson Can Cause An Upset On Feb 24

Fight preview: David Avanesyan vs Lamont Peterson

David Avanesyan (22-1-1 11 KO’s) defends his version of the WBA welterweight title against Lamont Peterson (34-3-1 17 KO’s), Saturday night in Cincinnati, Oho. By Anthony "Zute" George Fight preview: David Avanesyan vs Lamont Peterson

The Barbershop

By Allan Scotto The Barbershop

The pride and determination of Darnell Boone

A record can be misleading. By John J. Raspanti The pride and determination of Darnell Boone
Gallagher Says Smith Has 'A Natural Fighting Ability'

Gallagher Says Smith Has 'A Natural Fighting Ability'

Liverpool’s Liam Smith might have conceded his WBO junior middleweight title and unbeaten record to Mexican megastar ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Texas last September (ko9), but his coach Joe Gallagher insists that, still just 28, ‘Beefy’ is positively frothing to re-assert his domestic dominance. Gallagher Says Smith Has 'A Natural Fighting Ability'
Flanagan And Petrov Come Face To Face

Flanagan And Petrov Come Face To Face

WBO Lightweight Champion Terry Flanagan and his latest challenger Petr Petrov came face-to-face at a press conference Wednesday at the home of Premier League giants Manchester City ahead of their showdown at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 8th April Flanagan And Petrov Come Face To Face
Garcia Is '100 Percent Prepared For Anything Thurman Does'

Garcia Is '100 Percent Prepared For Anything Thurman Does'

Danny Garcia palyed hosted to the Philadelphia boxing media at his training camp on Wednesday as he prepares to face fellow welterweight world champion Keith "One Time" Thurman in the main event on Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center, in Brooklyn,New York. Garcia Is '100 Percent Prepared For Anything Thurman Does'
Broner Vs Granados Final Quotes

Broner Vs Granados Final Quotes

Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and hard-hitting contender Adrian Granados kicked-off fight week with a media workout Wednesday ahead of their main event showdown Saturday, February 18 from the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Broner Vs Granados Final Quotes
Thurman Sees Garcia 'As Just Another Fight'

Thurman Sees Garcia 'As Just Another Fight'

Undefeated world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman hosted the boxing media at his training camp in St. Thurman Sees Garcia 'As Just Another Fight'
Debutant Watch: Dan Neville

Debutant Watch: Dan Neville

By Jon Briggs: The latest edition of Debutant Watch takes a trip to Reading,England to catch up with former Queensbury Boxing League fighter Dan Neville. Debutant Watch: Dan Neville
Lomachenko To Defend Title Against Sosa

Lomachenko To Defend Title Against Sosa

Two-division world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko WBA super featherweight titleholder Jason Sosa will battle for Lomachenko’s WBO super featherweight title, Saturday, April 8, at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD. Lomachenko To Defend Title Against Sosa

Broner vs. Granados - Another last chance for AB

Broner vs. Granados – Another last chance for AB By Allan Cerf Broner vs. Granados - Another last chance for AB
Shields Features On Detroit City Gold Card

Shields Features On Detroit City Gold Card

Six prospects will round out the Showtime televised bouts for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” on Friday, March 10, at MGM Grand in Detroit,Michegan. Shields Features On Detroit City Gold Card
I Saw Marty Fight

I Saw Marty Fight

By J.R .Jowett: The Last of the Tough Jews has passed to Eternity. Yes, there have been Jewish champions since, and there always will be. But Marty Feldman was the last of the subculture of great American Jewish fighters whose epicenter was NY’s Lower East Side and who spanned four decades from Abe Attell, Benny Bass, and Benny Leonard to Herbie Kronowitz, “Bummy” Davis, and Harold Green. I Saw Marty Fight
Nielsen Faces Turelli On Ceylan/Lowe Undercard

Nielsen Faces Turelli On Ceylan/Lowe Undercard

Mikkel Nielsen faces a tough test in just his third professional fight on March 18 at the Ceres Arena in Aarhus as he takes on Switzerland’s Flavio Turelli in a six-round junior middleweight contest on the undercard of Dennis Ceylan’s European title fight against Britain’s Isaac Lowe. Nielsen Faces Turelli On Ceylan/Lowe Undercard
Smith Super Confident Of Defeating Williams

Smith Super Confident Of Defeating Williams

Liam Smith and Liam Williams concluded their media tour Tuesday at the Cardiff City hall in Wales ahead of their all-British showdown at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 8th April Smith Super Confident Of Defeating Williams

Koncz puts the kybosh on Brisbane fight between Pacquiao and Horn

t looked too good to be true. That was the word on social media from glass-half-full Australian boxing fans who doubted that a global superstar like Manny Pacquiao would ever fight on antipodean shores. By Anthony Cocks Koncz puts the kybosh on Brisbane fight between Pacquiao and Horn
Brook To Defend IBF Crown Against Spence

Brook To Defend IBF Crown Against Spence

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook is set to defend his title against American mandatory challenger Errol Spence Jr in the UK,his promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed on Monday. Brook To Defend IBF Crown Against Spence
Granados Ready To Face Broner

Granados Ready To Face Broner

Top-rated contender Adrian Granados opens up in an intimate interview with Mark Kriegel in the latest edition of the reoccurring Showtime Sports® digital series, The Reveal with Mark Kriegel. Granados Ready To Face Broner
Mathews Is Out To Shut Davies Up

Mathews Is Out To Shut Davies Up

Derry Mathews says the whole of British boxing want him to shut Ohara Davies up when they clash in a grudge match at The O2 in London on March 4. Mathews Is Out To Shut Davies Up
Smith And Williams Face Off In Liverpool

Smith And Williams Face Off In Liverpool

Junior middleweight rivals Liam Smith and Liam Williams faced-off at a press conference at the iconic Royal Liver Building in Liverpool, England on Monday ahead of their showdown on Saturday 8th April at the Manchester Arena Smith And Williams Face Off In Liverpool
Each Nation's Best: South Africa

Each Nation's Best: South Africa

By Derek Bonnett: The Republic of South Africa ranks as the twenty-fifth largest country in the world and is populated with more than fifty-six million people. Located at the southernmost tip of Africa, South Africa is the among the top twenty-five most populated countries as well. Each Nation's Best: South Africa
Hatton Is So Proud Of New Champion

Hatton Is So Proud Of New Champion

Zhanat ’ZZ’ Zhakiyanov personified courage and persistence as he shocked Rau’shee Warren to become Ricky Hatton’s first world champion as a trainer. Hatton Is So Proud Of New Champion
DeMarco Returns With A Win

DeMarco Returns With A Win

Former world champion Antonio DeMarco returned after a long layoff Saturday night to score a 10 round unanimous points win over Luis Solis at the Gimnasio Municipal Gustavo Díaz Ordaz in Baja California. DeMarco Returns With A Win
Kreiskott Retains Title In Germany

Kreiskott Retains Title In Germany

In the main event of a self-promoted show at the EMKA Sportzentrum in Velbert, Germany, WBF International Heavyweight Champion Werner Kreiskott made a successful first defense of his title on Saturday night, February 11. Kreiskott Retains Title In Germany
Yigit Puts On Masterclass To Claim European Crown

Yigit Puts On Masterclass To Claim European Crown

Anthony Yigit scored a 12 round unanimous points decision win over Lenny Daws to claim the European junior welterweight title on Saturday night at the Westcroft Leisure Centre in Carshalton, London. Yigit Puts On Masterclass To Claim European Crown

"Merciless" Mike Mollo: Fighting for country and family

He wasn’t supposed to win. A year ago, Mike Mollo traveled to Legionowo, Poland, to fight undefeated local hero, Karzysztof Zimnoch. By John J. Raspanti "Merciless" Mike Mollo: Fighting for country and family
Baranchyk Defeats Ramos In A War

Baranchyk Defeats Ramos In A War

Junior welterweight prospect Ivan Baranchyk and a game Abel Ramos brawled in an absolute slugfest that featured three knockdowns in the main event of of a Showtime televised card at Buffalo Run Casino & Resort on Friday night. Baranchyk Defeats Ramos In A War
February 18 Belfast Show Postponed

February 18 Belfast Show Postponed

A head cold has forced Jamie Conlan to postpone his upcoming fight against Yader Cardoza at the Belfast Waterfront on Saturday 18th February. February 18 Belfast Show Postponed
Culcay And Andrade Collide On March 11

Culcay And Andrade Collide On March 11

Former amateur foes ‘Golden’ Jack Culcay and Demetrius ‘Boo Boo’ Andrade will meet for the WBA Super Welterweight Championship on March 11 at the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Culcay And Andrade Collide On March 11
Catterall Defends Title Against Gethin

Catterall Defends Title Against Gethin

Jack Catterall will defend his WBO Inter-Continental Super-Lightweight title against Walsall’s Martin Gethin at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 8th April. Catterall Defends Title Against Gethin
Flynn Fights For First Title In Glasgow

Flynn Fights For First Title In Glasgow

Charlie Flynn will fight for his first pro title when he meets Ryan Collins for the Celtic Lightweight title at the SSE Arena in Glasgow on April 15. Flynn Fights For First Title In Glasgow
Weights And Final Quotes From Miami

Weights And Final Quotes From Miami

Ivan “The Beast” Baranchyk and once-beaten Abel Ramos weighed-in on Thursday for their 10-round main event Friday from Buffalo Run Casino & Resort in Miami, Okla. Weights And Final Quotes From Miami
Fox Vs McNeil Added To Wilder/Washington Undercard

Fox Vs McNeil Added To Wilder/Washington Undercard

On the undercard of the Wilder-Washington world heavyweight championship, unbeaten middleweight contender Alantez Fox will meet Birmingham-native Kenneth McNeil in a 10-round bout for the vacant WBC-USNBC title. Fox Vs McNeil Added To Wilder/Washington Undercard
Fonfara And Dawson Clash In Brooklyn

Fonfara And Dawson Clash In Brooklyn

Exciting Polish contender Andrzej Fonfara will meet former world champion Chad Dawson in a 10-round light heavyweight attraction as part of a night of non-televised undercard bouts on Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Fonfara And Dawson Clash In Brooklyn
Lee Returns Against Leatherwood In New York

Lee Returns Against Leatherwood In New York

Former WBO Middleweight Champion ’Irish’ Andy Lee, will celebrate St. Patrick Day with a return to The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, March 18 Lee Returns Against Leatherwood In New York
Plant Faces Awimbono On Feb 25

Plant Faces Awimbono On Feb 25

Unbeaten prospect Caleb Plant will look to keep his perfect record intact when he takes on Thomas Awimbono in the main event on Saturday, February 25 from Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Plant Faces Awimbono On Feb 25
Elbiali Back Training After Hand Injury

Elbiali Back Training After Hand Injury

After fracturing his hand in 2016, unbeaten light heavyweight prospect, Ahmed Elbiali is back in the gym. Elbiali Back Training After Hand Injury
Ceylan And Lowe Renew Rivalry

Ceylan And Lowe Renew Rivalry

Dennis Ceylan and Isaac Lowe continued their war of words at a press conference today ahead of their European Featherweight title fight on March 18 at the Ceres Arena in Aarhus, Denmark. Ceylan And Lowe Renew Rivalry
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