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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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Kimura And Niyomtrong Retain World Titles In Qingdao

Kimura And Niyomtrong Retain World Titles In Qingdao

Sho Kimura successfully retained his WBO flyweight crown in Qingdao, China on Friday by knocking out Filipino challenger Froilan Saludar after 0:54 of the sixth round. Kimura And Niyomtrong Retain World Titles In Qingdao
Weights And Final Quotes From LA: Garcia And Easter Jr Ready For War

Weights And Final Quotes From LA: Garcia And Easter Jr Ready For War

WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia and IBF titleholder Robert Easter Jr weighed in Friday ahead of their unification battle at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Saturday night, and both men are in great shape and ready for war. Weights And Final Quotes From LA: Garcia And Easter Jr Ready For War
Whyte Has Weight Advantage Over Parker

Whyte Has Weight Advantage Over Parker

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte will have a 16lbs weight advantage when he faces former WBO champion Joseph Parker at the 02 in London on Saturday night. Whyte Has Weight Advantage Over Parker
Weights from Mexico City

Weights from Mexico City

The series Boxeo Telemundo  Ford continues its summer season this Friday, July 27 from the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. Weights from Mexico City
Groves Vs Smith Confirmed For September 28 In Jeddah

Groves Vs Smith Confirmed For September 28 In Jeddah

The Ali Trophy Final in the Super Middleweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series between George Groves and Callum Smith will take place on September 28 at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Groves Vs Smith Confirmed For September 28 In Jeddah
WBC champion Jose Ramirez defends title Sept. 14 against Antonio Orozco in Fresno

WBC champion Jose Ramirez defends title Sept. 14 against Antonio Orozco in Fresno

The wait is over. WBC champion Jose Ramirez defends title Sept. 14 against Antonio Orozco in Fresno

Whyte vs. Parker: Let 'Er Rip

Particulars: Saturday, July 28, 1 PM Eastern, O2 Arena, London, Eng. Dillian “Body Snatcher” Whyte vs. Joseph Parker (Showtime). By Allan Cerf Whyte vs. Parker: Let 'Er Rip

The tall and the short of it: Robert Easter Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia

IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. reminds me of some of the guys that guarded me during my erstwhile high school basketball career eons ago. They were tall and skinny with the wingspan of a Pterodactyl. By John J. Raspanti The tall and the short of it: Robert Easter Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia
Dmitry Bivol Sees Isaac Chilemba As 'A Good Challenge'

Dmitry Bivol Sees Isaac Chilemba As 'A Good Challenge'

WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia hosted a media workout at the Legendz Gym in Norwalk, California on Tuesday, July 24 in preparation for his title defense against light heavyweight contender Isaac "Golden Boy" Chilemba  of Malawi. Dmitry Bivol Sees Isaac Chilemba As 'A Good Challenge'
Whyte Is Ready For A Scrap On Saturday Night

Whyte Is Ready For A Scrap On Saturday Night

Dillian Whyte says he is ready for a good old fashioned tear up when he faces former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker at the O2 in London, England on Saturday night. Whyte Is Ready For A Scrap On Saturday Night
Easter Jr’s Dream Finally Comes True Saturday Night

Easter Jr’s Dream Finally Comes True Saturday Night

IBF Lightweight Champion Robert Easter Jr. participated in a media workout to kick off fight week in Los Angeles Wednesday as he nears his 135-pound title unification showdown against WBC champion Mikey Garcia this Saturday, July 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Easter Jr’s Dream Finally Comes True Saturday Night
Family Is Bivol's Motivation To Succeed In The Ring

Family Is Bivol's Motivation To Succeed In The Ring

Just four years after making his professional debut, WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol of Russia finds himself with a problem unique to formidable champions: finding worthy opponents willing to go up against him. Family Is Bivol's Motivation To Succeed In The Ring
Garcia And Porter To Clash For Vacant Title

Garcia And Porter To Clash For Vacant Title

Former welterweight champions Danny "Swift" Garcia and "Showtime" Shawn Porter are set to battle for the vacant WBC 147-pound world title on September 8. Garcia And Porter To Clash For Vacant Title
Christopher Diaz gunning to be next world champion from Puerto Rico

Christopher Diaz gunning to be next world champion from Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Star to Fight Masayuki Ito for the WBO 130-Pound Title at Kissimmee Civic Center Christopher Diaz gunning to be next world champion from Puerto Rico
Braekhus makes successful defense of title

Braekhus makes successful defense of title

"The First Lady" Cecilia Braekhus wins in Moscow Braekhus makes successful defense of title

War of words heats between Frampton and Jackson

WBO number five ranked featherweight Luke "Action" Jackson 16-0 (7) has hit back at claims from WBO interim champion Carl "The Jackal" Frampton 25-1 (14) that any Australian with a modicum of talent could represent the former British colony at the Olympic Games. By Anthony Cocks War of words heats between Frampton and Jackson
Alexander’s Rebirth Continues On August 4

Alexander’s Rebirth Continues On August 4

Undefeated professional middleweight boxer Vaughn Alexander lives a life devoted to religious faith and the peace and focus it brings him. He has reached this place at age 32 after experiencing the violence of hard times, including an 11-year prison term. Alexander’s Rebirth Continues On August 4
Team Hamazaryan Appeal Mattice Decision

Team Hamazaryan Appeal Mattice Decision

Immediate controversy ensued after the reading of the official scoring between lightweights Zhora Hamazaryan and Thomas Mattice on a televised card in Iowa on Friday night. Team Hamazaryan Appeal Mattice Decision
Luke Jackson Plan Huge Upset In Belfast On August 18

Luke Jackson Plan Huge Upset In Belfast On August 18

Australian Luke Jackson is not only planning a huge upset when he faces Carl Frampton in Belfast, Northern Ireland on August 18,he has also accused the Irish hero of being overweight and sluggish. Luke Jackson Plan Huge Upset In Belfast On August 18
Khonco Retains IBO Crown

Khonco Retains IBO Crown

By Lwazi Ndzobongo: Simphiwe Khonco retained his IBO minimum weight Title by unanimous decision in defeating Toto Landero on Sunday, at The OR Tambo Hall in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa.. Khonco Retains IBO Crown
Mykquan Williams Impresses Against Matt Doherty

Mykquan Williams Impresses Against Matt Doherty

On Saturday night, DiBella Entertainment returned to the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, CT, with another action-packed installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series, presented by Nissan of Queens, Azad Watches, OPTYX, Christos Steak House, and Gagliardi Insurance. Mykquan Williams Impresses Against Matt Doherty
Wilberth defeats Olvera Over Eight Rounds

Wilberth defeats Olvera Over Eight Rounds

By Ron Valderrama: Titled, "Guerra de Gallos," Battle for Tucson, Wilberth Lopez defeated Alfonso Olvera in an exciting toe-to-toe, eight round Jr Welterweight bout in Tucson last night at the Casino Del Sol. Wilberth defeats Olvera Over Eight Rounds
Munguia Defeats Brave Smith,Machado Retains WBA Title

Munguia Defeats Brave Smith,Machado Retains WBA Title

WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia retained his title via a 12 round decision over the British fighter and former champ Liam Smith at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday. Munguia Defeats Brave Smith,Machado Retains WBA Title
Usyk Schools Gassiev In Moscow

Usyk Schools Gassiev In Moscow

By Bradley Nuttell: The world boxing super series cruiserweight tournament has been brilliant. Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev were the two men who had battled their way to the final to win the Muhammad Ali Trophy and be the first ever undisputed Cruiserweight world champion, holding all four belts. Usyk Schools Gassiev In Moscow

Usyk unifies cruiserweight division, dominates Gassiev

Predicted as a 50-50 fight, Oleksandr Usyk pitched a near shutout in winning a 12-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Murat Gassiev at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia Saturday night. By John J. Raspanti Usyk unifies cruiserweight division, dominates Gassiev
Pascal Stops MMA Fighter Bosse In 8 Rounds

Pascal Stops MMA Fighter Bosse In 8 Rounds

Former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal Pascal returned on Friday night to score an eighth round stoppage win over MMA fighter Steve Bossé at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. Pascal Stops MMA Fighter Bosse In 8 Rounds
Weights From Foxwoods

Weights From Foxwoods

All the boxers weighed in Friday ahead of their respective bouts at Foxwoods Resort And Casino on Saturday. Weights From Foxwoods
Munguia And Smith Make Weight In Vegas

Munguia And Smith Make Weight In Vegas

WBO super lightweight champ Jaime Munguia and British challenger Liam Smith weighed in Friday ahead of their title bout at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday. Munguia And Smith Make Weight In Vegas
WBSS Super Lightweight And Bantamweight Quarter Final Draw Announced

WBSS Super Lightweight And Bantamweight Quarter Final Draw Announced

The quarter-finals for Season II of the World Boxing Super Series were set for the tournament’s Super-Lightweight and Bantamweight brackets at a Draft Gala Friday night at the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow,Russia.  WBSS Super Lightweight And Bantamweight Quarter Final Draw Announced
Ennis Ko's Alvarez,Mattice Stays Unbeaten With Controversial Win,Love And Sims Jr. Battle To Draw

Ennis Ko's Alvarez,Mattice Stays Unbeaten With Controversial Win,Love And Sims Jr. Battle To Draw

By Jason Pribila: In recent weeks the city of Philadelphia came close to landing coveted free agents in the NBA and MLB.  They would eventually lose out on both LeBron James and Manny Machado who both chose to take their talents to Los Angeles.  While the city turned out to not be a destination for free agents, their proud boxing tradition remains strong and was on display during the main event of the ShoBox that aired live from Winnavegas Casino Resort in Sloan, Iowa. Ennis Ko's Alvarez,Mattice Stays Unbeaten With Controversial Win,Love And Sims Jr. Battle To Draw
Lipinets  Battles Bone On August 4

Lipinets Battles Bone On August 4

Former super lightweight champion Sergey Lipinets will battle Erick Bone in a 147-pound 10-round showdown on Saturday, August 4 from NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Lipinets  Battles Bone On August 4
Usyk and Gassiev hit the scales

Usyk and Gassiev hit the scales

Usyk and Gassiev weighed in facing hundreds of Ukrainian and Russian fans in front of the Rossiya Theatre at the Pushkinskaya Square in the Russian capital. Usyk and Gassiev hit the scales
Media transcript: Kovalev, Bivol, Alvarez, Chilemba

Media transcript: Kovalev, Bivol, Alvarez, Chilemba

"I’m ready to fight any champion, because my goal is to get all four titles, to be undisputed champion." Sergey Kovalev Media transcript: Kovalev, Bivol, Alvarez, Chilemba

Tej Pratap Singh looking to upset Sam Soliman next weekend

Boxing from the land down under. By Anthony Cocks Tej Pratap Singh looking to upset Sam Soliman next weekend
Smith Dreams Of Anfield Title Defence

Smith Dreams Of Anfield Title Defence

Former world champion Liam Smith hopes victory over WBO super-welterweight champ Jaime Munguia on Saturday night will allow him to make a dream title defence at his beloved Anfield, the home of Liverpool Football Club. Smith Dreams Of Anfield Title Defence
Hamazaryan And Mattice Weigh In

Hamazaryan And Mattice Weigh In

Undefeated lightweight Zhora Hamazaryan weighed in at a ready 134.8 pounds, the same as his opponent Thomas Mattice ahead of their eight round bout  at The Winna Vegas Casino Hotel in Sloan, Iowa on Friday.  Hamazaryan And Mattice Weigh In
Qullin,Collazo And Napoleon Ready For August 4 Battles

Qullin,Collazo And Napoleon Ready For August 4 Battles

Former world champions Peter Quillin and Luis Collazo were joined by WBA Women’s Super Middleweight Champion Alicia Napoleon at a media luncheon in Manhattan Thursday to discuss their respective showdowns taking place on August 4 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Qullin,Collazo And Napoleon Ready For August 4 Battles
Vasquez Targets 'Chocolatito' Clash

Vasquez Targets 'Chocolatito' Clash

Damien "Sugar" Vazquez wants to get in the ring with Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez when he makes his return to the ring, rumored to be on the undercard of Canelo vs. GGG on September 15. Vasquez Targets 'Chocolatito' Clash
Usyk And Gassiev Have Mutual Respect For Each Other But Saturday Will Be A War

Usyk And Gassiev Have Mutual Respect For Each Other But Saturday Will Be A War

Ukraine’s Aleksandr Usyk and Russia’s Murat Gassiev exchanged words of respect at the final pre-fight press conference ahead of Saturday’s World Boxing Super Series Final at the Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex, Moscow. Usyk And Gassiev Have Mutual Respect For Each Other But Saturday Will Be A War
Sanchez Says He Has Usyk All Worked Out

Sanchez Says He Has Usyk All Worked Out

Murat Gassiev’s coach Abel Sanchez has studied Aleksandr Usyk ahead of Saturday’s World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight final in Moscow, Russia and predicts problems for the Ukrainian if he does not improve from his performance in the semi-final against Mairis Briedis. Sanchez Says He Has Usyk All Worked Out
Dickens Vs Ward Rematch Off But Show Goes On

Dickens Vs Ward Rematch Off But Show Goes On

The rematch between Liverpool’s James Jazza Dickens and County Durham’s Martin Ward at the Rainton Meadows Arena on July 27 is now off, with Ward sidelined by a hand injury Dickens Vs Ward Rematch Off But Show Goes On

Undefeated but unknown by many, Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev battle for cruiserweight supremacy

Their names may be unfamiliar, as well as unpronounceable to Western tongues, but the bottom line is this. These guys can fight. By John J. Raspanti Undefeated but unknown by many, Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev battle for cruiserweight supremacy
Kovalev Pushing Onward, Ready for Alvarez

Kovalev Pushing Onward, Ready for Alvarez

By Marc Livitz: The ghosts of boxing past fully understand the importance of high profile fights being held in Atlantic City. Of course, while the absolute biggest of contests will likely continue to be showcased in Las Vegas or to a bit lesser extent, California, the world famous hotspot on the New Jersey coast is looking to return to its former prominence and hold its collective own. Kovalev Pushing Onward, Ready for Alvarez
Marios Barrios Is Looking To Extend His KO Streak

Marios Barrios Is Looking To Extend His KO Streak

Super lightweight contender Mario Barrios will look to deliver a sixth-consecutive knockout when he faces Jose Roman on Saturday from Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Marios Barrios Is Looking To Extend His KO Streak
Flanagan And Martin Confirmed For WBSS

Flanagan And Martin Confirmed For WBSS

American Ryan Martin and British former world champion Terry Flanagan are ready for Season II and the quest for the Muhammad Ali Trophy in the 140lb edition. Flanagan And Martin Confirmed For WBSS
WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Ryan Burnett and prospect Mikhail Aloyan are ready for Season II Of The World Boxing Super Series.

WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Ryan Burnett and prospect Mikhail Aloyan are ready for Season II Of The World Boxing Super Series.

WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Ryan Burnett and prospect Mikhail Aloyan are ready for Season II of the World Boxing Super Series. WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Ryan Burnett and prospect Mikhail Aloyan are ready for Season II Of The World Boxing Super Series.
Jackson Teases Frampton Over Amateur Record

Jackson Teases Frampton Over Amateur Record

Irish hero Carl Frampton is embroiled in a verbal clash with big fight rival Luke Jackson after the Australian teased him over their amateur achievements. Jackson Teases Frampton Over Amateur Record
Usyk Plans To Feed A Hungry Crowd In Moscow

Usyk Plans To Feed A Hungry Crowd In Moscow

Aleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev entertained a big crowd at Tuesday’s public workout in Moscow,Russia. Usyk Plans To Feed A Hungry Crowd In Moscow
Usyk confident as fight draws closer

Usyk confident as fight draws closer

Galarza Is Inspired By The Joy His Daughter Brings Him

Galarza Is Inspired By The Joy His Daughter Brings Him

As a veteran working on a winning streak to position himself for a shot at top contenders, there is little boxer Frank Galarza doesn’t know about what it takes to be a champion. Galarza Is Inspired By The Joy His Daughter Brings Him
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