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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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Decorated amateur Chris Zavala signs with Top Rank

Ricky Burn Is Chasing Anthony Crolla Rematch

Ricky Burn Is Chasing Anthony Crolla Rematch

Ricky Burns laces them up for the 50th time on Saturday night at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England – and the Scottish boxing hero says that there are plenty more great nights left in the tank. Ricky Burn Is Chasing Anthony Crolla Rematch
Light Heavyweight Prospects Clash In Detroit

Light Heavyweight Prospects Clash In Detroit

Light Heavyweight prospects Umar Salamov and Brian Howard will meet in a 10-round matchup that will open the a televised tripleheader Friday, June 22 at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan. Light Heavyweight Prospects Clash In Detroit
Brook,Buatsi,Benn And Taylor Added To London PPV Card

Brook,Buatsi,Benn And Taylor Added To London PPV Card

Kell Brook will face Brandon Cook in a Super-Welterweight world title eliminator at The O2 in London as part of the undercard between heavyweights Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker on Saturday July 28. Brook,Buatsi,Benn And Taylor Added To London PPV Card
Even In Defeat Terry Flanagan Still Has Plenty Of Options

Even In Defeat Terry Flanagan Still Has Plenty Of Options

Terry Flanagan’s record for having the longest unbeaten winning run amongst the current crop of British boxers came to an end on Saturday night, in his home city of Manchester,England. Even In Defeat Terry Flanagan Still Has Plenty Of Options
Mekhrubon Sanginov Moves To Vegas To Fulfil Dream

Mekhrubon Sanginov Moves To Vegas To Fulfil Dream

Super-welterweight prospect Mekhrubon Sanginov from Dushanbe, Tajikistan, has moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to continue his dream of becoming a world champion. Mekhrubon Sanginov Moves To Vegas To Fulfil Dream
Nelson Plans To Punish Edwards

Nelson Plans To Punish Edwards

Anthony Nelson has branded Charlie Edwards ‘full of himself’ and has vowed to punish his over-confident opponent when they clash for the WBA Continental Flyweight title at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night. Nelson Plans To Punish Edwards
Heavywieght Unification Battle Edges Closer

Heavywieght Unification Battle Edges Closer

Although their has not been an official announcement as yet it looks like a heavyweight unification match up between IBF/WBA and WBO champion Anthony Joshua, 21-0-(20), and WBC title Deontay Wilder,40-0-(39), is close to being signed. Heavywieght Unification Battle Edges Closer
David Haye Announces His Retirement From Boxing

David Haye Announces His Retirement From Boxing

Little over a month after being stopped inside five rounds by Tony Bellew, former two weight world champion David Has announced his retirement. David Haye Announces His Retirement From Boxing
Winky Wright, Vitali Klitschko And Erik Morales Lead Hall Of Fame 26th Induction

Winky Wright, Vitali Klitschko And Erik Morales Lead Hall Of Fame 26th Induction

By J.R.Jowett: The International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, NY, held their 26th Induction weekend over June 7th to 10th. As always, it was a stellar event. And although there were boxing shows running all over the globe, for the real hardcore fan, this was the place to be. Winky Wright, Vitali Klitschko And Erik Morales Lead Hall Of Fame 26th Induction
Hyland Jr Aims For A Hat-Trick Of Wins For His Manager

Hyland Jr Aims For A Hat-Trick Of Wins For His Manager

Paul Hyland Jnr is aiming to seal a hat-trick of huge wins for his manager Mark Dunlop when he challenges British Lightweight champion Lewis Ritson at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night. Hyland Jr Aims For A Hat-Trick Of Wins For His Manager
Tyron Zeuge To Make Title Defence Against Rocky Fielding

Tyron Zeuge To Make Title Defence Against Rocky Fielding

Tyron Zeuge will defend his WBA regular Super Middleweight title against Rocky Fielding on July 14 at the Baden Arena in Offenburg, Germany. Tyron Zeuge To Make Title Defence Against Rocky Fielding

Spence Jr. defends IBF title for third time this Saturday

IBF welterweight champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. will defend his title in a Dallas homecoming JUne 16 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco against unbeaten mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo  Spence Jr. defends IBF title for third time this Saturday

Puertico Rican star Chrisopher Diaz to fight Masayuki Ito for WBO title July 28

Troy Waters: Forged in fire

It has been said that sport doesn’t build character, it reveals it. By Anthony Cocks Troy Waters: Forged in fire
Gonzalez Stops Savi In 2

Gonzalez Stops Savi In 2

Star Boxing’s “Rockin’ Fights” lit up The Paramount Friday night featuring a main event between rising super lightweight Danny Gonzalez against Justin Savi at the Paramount Theater in Huntington on Friday night. Gonzalez Stops Savi In 2
Kauffman Scores Close Points Win Over Alexander

Kauffman Scores Close Points Win Over Alexander

Travis Kauffman scored a majority decision victory over Scott Alexander in a 10-round heavyweight matchup Sunday night at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California. Kauffman Scores Close Points Win Over Alexander
Joe Joyce Makes First Title Defence On June 15

Joe Joyce Makes First Title Defence On June 15

Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion Joe Joyce will defend his title and unbeaten record against Ghanaian powerhouse Richard Lartey at the home of London boxing, The York Hall, Bethnal Green, on Friday 15th June. Joe Joyce Makes First Title Defence On June 15

Mikey Garcia And Robert Easter Jr Set For Unification Battle

During the Showtime Boxing telecast of Santa Cruz vs Mares Saturday it was announced that WBC Lightweight Champion Mikey Garcia and IBF Lightweight Champion Robert Easter Jr. will meet in a 135-pound unification showdown between unbeaten stars Saturday, July 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Mikey Garcia And Robert Easter Jr Set For Unification Battle

Terence Crawford beats up Jeff Horn, wins by stoppage

Terence Crawford’s smile is innocent, but his boxing ability is fierce. By John J. Raspanti Terence Crawford beats up Jeff Horn, wins by stoppage

Crawford Crowned Two Weight Champ In Las Vegas

Former junior welterweight titleholder Terence “Bud” Crawford, 33-0-(24),became a two weight world champion at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday when he stopped Australian Jeff Horn, 18-1-1-(12), via ninth round tko . Crawford Crowned Two Weight Champ In Las Vegas
Jermell Charlo Retains WBC Crown In LA

Jermell Charlo Retains WBC Crown In LA

In the co-main event of the doubleheader at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, Jermell Charlo recorded a majority decision victory by outpointing former world champion Austin Trout Jermell Charlo Retains WBC Crown In LA
Leo Santa Defeats Abner Mares In Rematch

Leo Santa Defeats Abner Mares In Rematch

In an thrilling war that had the Staples Center crowd on its feet chanting for more, Leo Santa Cruz defended his WBA Featherweight Championship by winning a unanimous decision against four-division world champion Abner Mares in their rematch on Saturday night. Leo Santa Defeats Abner Mares In Rematch
Hooker Edges Out Flanagan To Become WBO Super Lightweight Champ

Hooker Edges Out Flanagan To Become WBO Super Lightweight Champ

By Steve Bateson: Maurice Hooker defeated Terry Flanagan via 12 round split decision to win the vacant WBO Super Lightweight Championship in Manchester, England on Saturday. Hooker Edges Out Flanagan To Become WBO Super Lightweight Champ
Fury victorious in comeback fight

Fury victorious in comeback fight

By Allan Cerf Fury victorious in comeback fight
Fury Returns With Seferi Stoppage

Fury Returns With Seferi Stoppage

Tyson Fury’s first fight in two and a half years ends with a fourth round stoppage over Sefer Seferi in front of a packed out Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Fury Returns With Seferi Stoppage
Mike Lee Claims NABO Title Despite Injury

Mike Lee Claims NABO Title Despite Injury

WBO No.3 ranked light heavyweight contender Mike Lee broke his rib in the first round, but still claimed the NABO Light Heavyweight title with a 10-round unanimous decision over Jose Hernandez at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Mike Lee Claims NABO Title Despite Injury
De La Hoya Retains Title Via Stoppage In Verona

De La Hoya Retains Title Via Stoppage In Verona

Super bantamweight contender Diego De La Hoya successfully defended his NABF and NABO Super Bantamweight Titles against Jose “Sugar” Salgado via technical knockout at the end of the seventh round of the scheduled 10-round main event at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y on Friday. De La Hoya Retains Title Via Stoppage In Verona
Roberto Garcia Makes Title Defence Against Martin Murray

Roberto Garcia Makes Title Defence Against Martin Murray

Roberto Garcia will defend his WBC Silver Middleweight title against Martin Murrayat The O2 in London on June 23, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.  Roberto Garcia Makes Title Defence Against Martin Murray
Santa Cruz,Mares And  Charlo And Trout Make Weight

Santa Cruz,Mares And Charlo And Trout Make Weight

The four boxers involved in world title fights at the Staples Centre in California on Saturday, all made weight at Friday’s weigh in. Santa Cruz,Mares And  Charlo And Trout Make Weight
Danny Roman Makes Title Defence On June 16

Danny Roman Makes Title Defence On June 16

Danny Roman is close to winding down preparations for his WBA 122-pound title defense against unbeaten and No. 1 challenger Moises Flores set for Saturday, June 16.  Danny Roman Makes Title Defence On June 16
Tyson Fury Has Significant Weight And Height Advantage Over Sefer Seferi

Tyson Fury Has Significant Weight And Height Advantage Over Sefer Seferi

Former Unified Heavyweight World Champion Tyson Fury picked up his opponent, Sefer Seferi, after scaling 276 ½ pounds at the official weigh-in on Friday for his long-awaited return Saturday at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Tyson Fury Has Significant Weight And Height Advantage Over Sefer Seferi
Regis Prograis meets New Orleans media

Regis Prograis meets New Orleans media

Regis Prograis returned home Wednesday for a homecoming press conference at The Original French Market Restaurant & Bar to promote his WBC super lightweight diamond belt title defense against fellow unbeaten Juan Jose Velasco, July 14 at the Lakefront Arena on the campus of the University of New Orleans. Regis Prograis meets New Orleans media
Andy Vences back in the ring July 7

Andy Vences back in the ring July 7

Flanagan Super Confident, Hooker Happy To Be The Underdog

Flanagan Super Confident, Hooker Happy To Be The Underdog

Undefeated junior welterweights Terry Flanagan and Maurice Hooker faced off on Thursday just two days before they meet for the vacant WBO Junior Welterweight Championship on Saturday at Manchester Arena in the north of England.  Flanagan Super Confident, Hooker Happy To Be The Underdog
Charlo Is Out To Impress While Trout Plans To Cause Upset

Charlo Is Out To Impress While Trout Plans To Cause Upset

WBC junior welterweight champion Jermell Charlo and former world champion Austin Trout took part in the final press conference Thursday ahead of their title clash at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Saturday night. Charlo Is Out To Impress While Trout Plans To Cause Upset
Santa Cruz And Mares Promise A Thrilling Rematch

Santa Cruz And Mares Promise A Thrilling Rematch

WBA featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz and four-time world champion Abner Mares went face-to-face at the final press conference Thursday, two days before they rematch this Saturday, June 9 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.   Santa Cruz And Mares Promise A Thrilling Rematch
Bivol Makes Third Title Defence On August 4

Bivol Makes Third Title Defence On August 4

WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol will make his third title defense against Isaac "Golden Boy" Chilemba at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on Saturday, August 4. Bivol Makes Third Title Defence On August 4
Tyson Fury: "I Feel Sharper Now, More Power"

Tyson Fury: "I Feel Sharper Now, More Power"

Former WBA/IBF and WBO heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury took one more step toward ending his 31-month exile Wednesday when he met face-to-face with Sefer Seferi at the final press conference at the Midland Hotel in Manchester,England. Tyson Fury: "I Feel Sharper Now, More Power"
Bivol vs. Chilemba added to Kovalev vs. Alvarez card

Bivol vs. Chilemba added to Kovalev vs. Alvarez card

Dmitry Bivol vs. Isaac Chilemba Added to Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez Card on Saturday, Aug. 4 Televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® Bivol vs. Chilemba added to Kovalev vs. Alvarez card

Take two: Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares meet again

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares are ready to “throw hands” once again. By John J. Raspanti Take two: Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares meet again
Santa Cruz Defends WBA Title In Rematch Against Mares

Santa Cruz Defends WBA Title In Rematch Against Mares

This Saturday, June 9th, Leo Santa Cruz will be defending his WBA Super  Featherweight Title against Abner Mares in a rematch Santa Cruz Defends WBA Title In Rematch Against Mares
Roberto Garcia Offers To Step In And Face Martin Murray On June 23

Roberto Garcia Offers To Step In And Face Martin Murray On June 23

WBC Silver Middleweight Champion Roberto Garcia has offered to step in and face Britain’s Martin Murray on June 23 after hearing the news that WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders had pulled out of their championship bout for a second time. Roberto Garcia Offers To Step In And Face Martin Murray On June 23

Skill is the key: Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn

Jeff Horn is the Rodney Dangerfield of boxing. You remember Dangerfield who claimed “I get no respect at all.” By John J. Raspanti Skill is the key: Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn
Crawford vs. Horn: Fight week conference call

Crawford vs. Horn: Fight week conference call

Crawford can fight any style and switch positions. It is a little bit easier to have a southpaw that you just chase around the whole time, whereas Crawford is switching back and forth all the time. Jeff Horn Of course, of course, no doubt. I’m just tired of hearing all of their excuses on gloves and the referee. You can only hear so much, and I’m just ready to go out there and shut him up. Terence Crawford Crawford vs. Horn: Fight week conference call

Tyson Fury: Gypsy king or master manipulator?

Tyson Fury is one of my favorite boxers. I’m even more a fan of his personality: a very intelligent, colorful man whose comedy turn on British TV was genuinely funny, whose thoughtfulness in terms of fans chatted or reporters accommodated is the stuff of legend and a bloke who puts the ‘B’ in blunt. In a good way. By Allan Cerf Tyson Fury: Gypsy king or master manipulator?
Jacobs Closing in On Alvarez As Golovkin Prices Himself Out Of Rematch

Jacobs Closing in On Alvarez As Golovkin Prices Himself Out Of Rematch

Head of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya Has told ESPN that Gennady Golovkin has priced himself out of a rematch with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez after demanding that the pair share a 50-50 split of the purse money. Jacobs Closing in On Alvarez As Golovkin Prices Himself Out Of Rematch

Aussie boxing news from the land down under

JEFF HORN VS TERENCE CRAWFORD NOT THE ONE-SIDED FIGHT MANY EXPECT By Anthony Cocks Aussie boxing news from the land down under
Man Shot Dead/Trainer Peter Taylor Injured At Bray Boxing Gym

Man Shot Dead/Trainer Peter Taylor Injured At Bray Boxing Gym

A man was shot dead and Peter Taylor, the father and trainer of WBA/IBF lightweight champion Katie Taylor, has been seriously injured when a gunman burst into Mr Taylor’s Bray Boxing Club in County Wicklow earlier today. Man Shot Dead/Trainer Peter Taylor Injured At Bray Boxing Gym

Returning to the ring wars, Mike Jimenez looks to the future

When Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez steps back into the ring this Friday, he’ll likely allow himself to think back for a moment to a year ago, when the Windy City favorite accomplished a dream. By John J. Raspanti Returning to the ring wars, Mike Jimenez looks to the future
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