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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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Hogan Outworks Nonaka, Homes In On World Title

Hogan Outworks Nonaka, Homes In On World Title

Dennis “Hurricane” Hogan is all but guaranteed a world title shot after outgunning and outhustling Yuki Nonaka for the WBO No.2  junior middleweight over 10 one-sided rounds at the Convention & Entertainment Centre in Brisbane on Saturday night. Hogan Outworks Nonaka, Homes In On World Title
Groves Drills Cox In 4 To Set Up Eubank Jnr Semi-Final

Groves Drills Cox In 4 To Set Up Eubank Jnr Semi-Final

George Groves stops Jamie Cox in a four round firefight to retain his WBA Super Middleweight Championship and advance to the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series Groves Drills Cox In 4 To Set Up Eubank Jnr Semi-Final
Barroso Powers To Victory Against Maldonado Jr

Barroso Powers To Victory Against Maldonado Jr

Ismael Barroso demonstrated power in both hands as he landed a devastating liver shot to stop Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado, Jr. in the sixth round of a scheduled 10-round super lightweight fight in the main event of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday. Barroso Powers To Victory Against Maldonado Jr
Weights From Carson

Weights From Carson

Leo Santa Cruz and Chris Avalos both made weight ahead of their WBA ‘Super’ featherweight title clash at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on Saturday night. Weights From Carson
Junior Middleweights Make Weight In Brooklyn

Junior Middleweights Make Weight In Brooklyn

The six boxers taking part in the three junior middleweight title fights at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, made weight Friday. Junior Middleweights Make Weight In Brooklyn
Groves And Cox Weigh In

Groves And Cox Weigh In

WBA Super World Super Middleweight champion George Groves (75,8 kg) and Jamie Cox (76,1 kg) are ready for Saturday’s Ali Trophy quarter-final clash at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Groves And Cox Weigh In
Zhakiyanov Has The Heart For Battle

Zhakiyanov Has The Heart For Battle

Zhanat Zhakiyanov believes he’s got the bigger heart in his clash unification clash with Ryan Burnett at the SSE Arena in Belfast on October 21 Zhakiyanov Has The Heart For Battle
Santa Cruz and Avalos  Head To Head

Santa Cruz and Avalos Head To Head

The final press conference took place at Whiskey Red’s in Marina Del Rey, California, for WBA featherweight super champion Leo Santa Cruz and WBA featherweight world champion Abner Mares. Santa Cruz and Avalos  Head To Head

Karim Mayfield: Returning home to fight Oct.21

Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield, who fights October 21 at the Armory in San Francisco, CA, has had 23 professional fights. He’s won 19 of them, with 11 knockouts but many have been on the road where getting a fair shake by the judges can be difficult. By John J. Raspanti Karim Mayfield: Returning home to fight Oct.21
Eubank Jr Predicts Groves Victory

Eubank Jr Predicts Groves Victory

Chris Eubank Jr. is predicting a victory for George Groves over his Ali Trophy quarter-final opponent Jamie Cox on Saturday at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Eubank Jr Predicts Groves Victory
Breazeale Takes On Molina In Brooklyn

Breazeale Takes On Molina In Brooklyn

Dominic Breazeale will take on Eric Molina in a 12-round WBC title elimination match on the undercard of the showdown between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Breazeale Takes On Molina In Brooklyn
Belfast Pride Spurs Barrett On

Belfast Pride Spurs Barrett On

Ryan Burnett has vowed to make Belfast proud as he puts his IBF Bantamweight crown on the line against WBA Super champion Zhanat Zhakiyanov at the SSE Arena in Belfast on October 28 Belfast Pride Spurs Barrett On

Mickey Garcia: The most avoided fighter on earth?

I believe Mikey Garcia is the most avoided fighter on the planet. The only boxer who can arguably make that same claim to fame is one Errol Spence. Now I’ll tell you why both of those statements are bullet-proof. Mickey Garcia: The most avoided fighter on earth?

Aussie Wrap-up: Mckean claims national heavyweight crown, Horn has a new opponent, Moloney twins close in on title shots

McKean claims national heavyweight crown, Horn’s new opponent named, Moloney twins close in on title shots Aussie Wrap-up: Mckean claims national heavyweight crown, Horn has a new opponent, Moloney twins close in on title shots
Lara And Gausha Work Out In Brooklyn

Lara And Gausha Work Out In Brooklyn

WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara and undefeated contender Terrell Gausha met with the New York media during a fight week open workout on Wednesday at Gleason’s Gym just days before they from the  Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. Lara And Gausha Work Out In Brooklyn
Santa Cruz And Mares Defend WBA Crown In Carson

Santa Cruz And Mares Defend WBA Crown In Carson

California will be buzzing this coming weekend when WBA featherweight champions Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares in separate bouts at the StubHub Center in Carson in fights that are expected to produce fireworks. Santa Cruz And Mares Defend WBA Crown In Carson
Ceylan Ready To Face Warrington

Ceylan Ready To Face Warrington

Boxing writer Glynn Evans had a fascinating chat with Dennis Ceylan who meets Leeds hero Josh Warrington in a IBF featherweight title final eliminator at the First Direct Arena on October 21, where the winner is assured of a world title fight. Ceylan Ready To Face Warrington
Groves Predicts Stoppage Win Against Cox

Groves Predicts Stoppage Win Against Cox

George Groves says size matters and has predicted a stoppage win over domestic rival Jamie Cox in their World Boxing Super Series quarter-final contest this Saturday at The SSE Arena Wembley in London.  Groves Predicts Stoppage Win Against Cox
Ritson Signs Promotional Deal With Matchroom Boxing

Ritson Signs Promotional Deal With Matchroom Boxing

Lewis Ritson has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Ritson Signs Promotional Deal With Matchroom Boxing

Lubin prepared to upset favored Charlo

There is an old adage that states that stars are born in Brooklyn By Jason Gonzalez Lubin prepared to upset favored Charlo
Ambitious Moloney Twins Have World Title Ambition

Ambitious Moloney Twins Have World Title Ambition

When the Moloney twins step into the ring for “Punches at the Park 6” at the Melbourne Park Function Centre on Saturday 21 October they could be excused for looking past their Tanzanian opponents. Ambitious Moloney Twins Have World Title Ambition
Rodriguez Puts Unbeaten Record On The Line In Newark

Rodriguez Puts Unbeaten Record On The Line In Newark

Local prospect Julian Rodriguez returns to the ring as the New Jersey-native defends his perfect record in a six-round welterweight bout that highlights an exciting night of undercard attractions on Saturday, October 21 from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Rodriguez Puts Unbeaten Record On The Line In Newark
Gorman Is Out To Entertain Against Webb

Gorman Is Out To Entertain Against Webb

Heavyweight prospect Nathan Gorman believes his English Title fight with Nick Webb cannot fail to entertain. Gorman Is Out To Entertain Against Webb
Cool Groves Does Not Feel The Pressure

Cool Groves Does Not Feel The Pressure

George Groves reckons he is used to the pressure that could break his World Boxing Super Series rivals. Cool Groves Does Not Feel The Pressure

Third annual West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame sold out

This Sunday at the Garland hotel in North Hollywood, CA, champions, challengers, promoters, writers and legends will gather for the 2017 class of the West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame Banquet of Champions. By John J. Raspanti Third annual West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame sold out

Ibrahim Balla continues comeback against unbeaten Salim Mitango

IBRAHIM BALLA CONTINUES COMEBACK AGAINST UNBEATEN SALIM MTANGO Ibrahim Balla continues comeback against unbeaten Salim Mitango
Mijares Runs Streak to Nine

Mijares Runs Streak to Nine

By Derek Bonnett Durango, Mexico’s Cristian Mijares kept busy lacing up the leather for his third decision victory of 2017. Mijares Runs Streak to Nine
Selby  Defeats Flores

Selby Defeats Flores

By Jack Figg: Andrew Selby successfully improved his record to 10 wins in as many bouts as he saw himself past the electric and dangerous Maximino Flores of Mexico. Selby  Defeats Flores
Eubank Takes Out Yildirim In 3

Eubank Takes Out Yildirim In 3

Chris Eubank Jr.,26-1-(20), progressed to the next round of the World Series tournament on Saturday night by taking out Avni Yildirim, 16-1, (10) in the third round on Saturday  at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany. Eubank Takes Out Yildirim In 3

Chris Eubank Jr. demolishes Avni Yildirim in World Boxing Super Series quarter-final

Brash super middleweight Chris Eubank Jr. stopped Turkish challenger Avni Yildirim with an explosive display of firepower at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle arena in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday night. By John J. Raspanti Chris Eubank Jr. demolishes Avni Yildirim in World Boxing Super Series quarter-final
Tso Endures Swelling to Decision Kono

Tso Endures Swelling to Decision Kono

By Derek Bonnett In super flyweight at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Rex Tso scored a career best victory earning a technical decision over former two-time world champion Kohei Kono. Tso Endures Swelling to Decision Kono
Crolla Decisions Burns/Mimmoune Defeats Eggington

Crolla Decisions Burns/Mimmoune Defeats Eggington

Anthony Crolla scores a unanimous points victory over Ricky Burns in Manchester on Saturday Crolla Decisions Burns/Mimmoune Defeats Eggington
Castano Remains Undefeated

Castano Remains Undefeated

Friday night (Oct 6) saw three WBF championship fights take place, one in Buenos Aires, Argentina and two in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Castano Remains Undefeated
Crolla And Burns Weigh In

Crolla And Burns Weigh In

Anthony Crolla believes that his clash with Ricky Burns is going to be a pure crowd-pleaser – and he’ll power into more massive fights with a big win at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night Crolla And Burns Weigh In

Andre Ward: Reflections on a great career

I wasn’t surprised when I heard Andre Ward announced his retirement. By John J. Raspanti Andre Ward: Reflections on a great career

Dennis Hogan on the cusp of another title shot

By Anthony Cocks Dennis Hogan on the cusp of another title shot
Alexander Produces The Goods At Mohegan Sun

Alexander Produces The Goods At Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars Boxing Series presented by Main Events completed its third successful installment Thursday at the Arena at Mohegan Sun. In the main event, Rising Stars’ middleweight prospect Vaughn Alexander dazzled fans with a heart-stopping battle against local fan-favorite Elvin Ayala. Alexander Produces The Goods At Mohegan Sun
Eubank Jr Pays Tribute To His Father

Eubank Jr Pays Tribute To His Father

Chris Eubank Jr. honoured his father at a photo shoot before Saturday’s Ali Trophy quarter-final clash with Avni Yildirim at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, Germany. Eubank Jr Pays Tribute To His Father
Burns Is Out Prove He Can Win Another World Title

Burns Is Out Prove He Can Win Another World Title

Ricky Burns believes he can become a World champion once again and wants to prove there’s plenty of chapters to write in his story as he meets Anthony Crolla at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Burns Is Out Prove He Can Win Another World Title
Ortiz's Manager Clarify's WBC's Decision

Ortiz's Manager Clarify's WBC's Decision

Jay Jimenez, the manager of Luiz wants to clarify the current situation with his fighter and the WBC’s decision to remove him from challenging WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder. Ortiz's Manager Clarify's WBC's Decision
Wilder Vs Stiverne ll Set For Nov 4

Wilder Vs Stiverne ll Set For Nov 4

Its official, WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder will defend his title against mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, November 4 live in a rematch of their 2015 world title fight. Wilder Vs Stiverne ll Set For Nov 4
Warrington And Barrett Preparing For Important Fights

Warrington And Barrett Preparing For Important Fights

Josh Warrington and Zelfa Barrett are busy preparing for the most important fights of their respective careers on October 21st in Leeds. Warrington And Barrett Preparing For Important Fights
Balla Dreams Of A World Title Shot

Balla Dreams Of A World Title Shot

No-one likes to lose – least of all boxers – so when Ibrahim Balla came up short against Filipino Neil John Tabanao in June last year, he was shattered. Balla Dreams Of A World Title Shot
Chaos Erupts At Eubank And Yildirim’s Final Press Conference In Stuttgart

Chaos Erupts At Eubank And Yildirim’s Final Press Conference In Stuttgart

British IBO Champion Chris Eubank Jr. and Turkish Avni Yildirim and their respective teams fought with words at an overheated press conference before Saturday’s Ali Trophy quarter-final clash at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle.   Chaos Erupts At Eubank And Yildirim’s Final Press Conference In Stuttgart
Wlodarczyk Is Out To Prove 'Diablo' Is Back

Wlodarczyk Is Out To Prove 'Diablo' Is Back

Already a two-time cruiserweight world champion, Krzysztof "Diablo" Wlodarczyk will seek to become a champion a third time, and also put himself into the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-finals, when he battles IBF Champion Murat Gassiev on Saturday, October 21 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.     Wlodarczyk Is Out To Prove 'Diablo' Is Back
Pro Boxing Returns To San Francisco

Pro Boxing Returns To San Francisco

Professional boxing returns to the city of San Francisco, CA, on October 21, when Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield  takes on undefeated prospect Miguel Dumas Pro Boxing Returns To San Francisco

Cox: The future is now

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
Frampton Returns On November 18

Frampton Returns On November 18

Carl Frampton MBE will face Mexico’s Horacio Garcia in a ten round Featherweight contest on his highly-anticipated Belfast homecoming at the SSE Arena on Saturday 18th November. Frampton Returns On November 18
Arias Added To Brooklyn Card

Arias Added To Brooklyn Card

Undefeated heavyweight George Arias of The Bronx, NY, has been added to the undercard of the Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader on Saturday, October 14, at Barclays Center in Brookyln,New York. Arias Added To Brooklyn Card
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