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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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Rosado Confident of Victory

Rosado Confident of Victory

Gabriel Rosado has vowed to win his 22nd April clash with Martin Murray, or retire if he comes up short. Rosado Confident of Victory
WBA Order Santa Cruz To Face Mares Next

WBA Order Santa Cruz To Face Mares Next

The World Boxing Association Championship Committee ordered Featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares the regular champion working teams to negotiate their upcoming mandatory fight WBA Order Santa Cruz To Face Mares Next

Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the spotlight: Analysis of his toughest opponent

On more than one occasion, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has named Emanuel Augustus as his toughest opponent. This may be a surprise to some boxing fans, as Mayweather stopped Augustus in nine heats, winning virtually every round of the contest. By Anthony "Zute" George Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the spotlight: Analysis of his toughest opponent
Dodd Faces Appleyard For Commonwealth Title

Dodd Faces Appleyard For Commonwealth Title

Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd will face Lee Appleyard for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday April 22. Dodd Faces Appleyard For Commonwealth Title
Murray Promises War Against Rosado

Murray Promises War Against Rosado

Martin Murray wants to prove he’s back with a bang at Middleweight and ready for another World title crack as he takes on Gabriel Rosado at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on April 22. Murray Promises War Against Rosado

Michael Ruiz Jr, the ultimate underdog, faces his toughest test

Michael Ruiz Jr. defines a fighter. He trains for hours in his chosen profession for little in return, except some bruises and disappointments. Still, he fights on, with the support of family, the love of his girlfriend, and the belief that his time will come. By John J. Raspanti Michael Ruiz Jr, the ultimate underdog, faces his toughest test
Gorman Passes Toughest Test

Gorman Passes Toughest Test

Nathan Gorman bolstered his experience and passed his toughest test to date with a comprehensive ten round points victory over Dominic Akinlade on Saturday night. Gorman Passes Toughest Test

Pacquiao-Horn fight comes full circle

Reports out of the Philippines this week suggest that the on-again off-again fight between global superstar Manny Pacquiao 59-6-2 (38) and unknown Australian Jeff Horn 16-0-1 (11) is back on with July 2 the proposed new date in Brisbane, Australia. By Anthony Cocks Pacquiao-Horn fight comes full circle
Ennis Wins On Middendorf Philly Card

Ennis Wins On Middendorf Philly Card

By J.R. Jowett reporting from ringside: Thank goodness for Chris Middendorf. The veteran matchmaker from the Balto-DC area has turned promoter and landed among the multiple small club enterprises lighting up Philadelphia. Ennis Wins On Middendorf Philly Card
Carita Stops Domingos In Two

Carita Stops Domingos In Two

By Stephen Tobey, Worcester, Mass. – Vinnie Carita’s game plan was a common one, punish the body and wear out his opponent before attacking the head. Carita Stops Domingos In Two
Briedis Dethrones Huck In Dortmund

Briedis Dethrones Huck In Dortmund

Mairis Breidis went into enemy territory and walked out WBC & IBO Cruiserweight Champion, unanimously outpointing Marco Huck in Dortumund,Germany on Saturday Night. Briedis Dethrones Huck In Dortmund
Rossy Is Next Up For 'The Real King Kong'

Rossy Is Next Up For 'The Real King Kong'

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz will return to the ring to take on Long Island’s Derric Rossy in a 10-round showdown Saturday, April 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event live from Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. Rossy Is Next Up For 'The Real King Kong'
Gallardo Shocks Mothmora, Magwaca Edges Ganoy, Nonina Tops Graf

Gallardo Shocks Mothmora, Magwaca Edges Ganoy, Nonina Tops Graf

Three WBF World Championship fights found winners on Friday night, March 31. Gallardo Shocks Mothmora, Magwaca Edges Ganoy, Nonina Tops Graf
Weights From Worcester

Weights From Worcester

Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE) held the official weigh today at Ballot Box for tomorrow night’s "New England’s Future 2" show at Worcester Palladium. Weights From Worcester
Kessler Announces Comeback/Froch Could Be Tempted Back In The Ring

Kessler Announces Comeback/Froch Could Be Tempted Back In The Ring

Danish boxing legend Mikkel Kessler announced his plans to return to the ring at a press conference on Friday at the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel in Copenhagen,Denmark. Kessler Announces Comeback/Froch Could Be Tempted Back In The Ring
Helenius And Chisora Renew Old Rivalry

Helenius And Chisora Renew Old Rivalry

Robert Helenius and Dereck Chisora came face-to-face for the first time since their controversial December 2011 showdown today at the Hotel Kamp in Helsinki, Finland as they prepare to renew their rivalry on May 27. Helenius And Chisora Renew Old Rivalry
Adams Debut Opponent Announced

Adams Debut Opponent Announced

Double Olympic Gold medallist Nicola Adams OBE will make her professional debut against Argentina’s Virginia Noemi Carcamo at the Manchester Arena next Saturday, live on BT Sport and BoxNation. Adams Debut Opponent Announced
Fonfara Back Training With Virgil Hunter

Fonfara Back Training With Virgil Hunter

Light-heavyweight contender, Andrzej Fonfara is back in the Bay Area, CA, training with Virgil Hunter. Fonfara Back Training With Virgil Hunter

All action: Marco Huck vs. Mariris Briedis

Marcus Huck and Mairis Briedis like to mix it up. They throw punches in bunches with bad intentions. The heavy-handed cruiserweights will fight tomorrow at Westfalanhalle in Dortmung, Germany for the vacant WBC title. By John J. Raspanti All action: Marco Huck vs. Mariris Briedis
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
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