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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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Erislandy Lara stops Yuri Foreman with savage uppercut

Erislandy Lara retained his WBA 154-pound title last night by knocking out Yuri Foreman in the fourth round at the Amphitheater at Hialeah Park in South Florida. Erislandy Lara stops Yuri Foreman with savage uppercut
Lare Vs Foreman Post Fight Quotes

Lare Vs Foreman Post Fight Quotes

Lare Vs Foreman post fight quotes from Miami Lare Vs Foreman Post Fight Quotes
Lara Ko's Foreman in Fourth

Lara Ko's Foreman in Fourth

WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara continued his reign as one of the top 154-pounders in the world and delivered a sensational knockout of former world champion Yuri Foreman in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Friday night from Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami. Lara Ko's Foreman in Fourth
DeGale And Jack Make Weight In New York

DeGale And Jack Make Weight In New York

James DeGale and Badou Jack both made weight Friday ahead of their IBF/WBC super middleweight title clash In New York on Saturday night DeGale And Jack Make Weight In New York
Alvarez And Chavez Square Off At 164lbs 5oz

Alvarez And Chavez Square Off At 164lbs 5oz

Canelo Álvarez will take on former WBC Middleweight Champ Julio César Chávez, Jr. on Cinco de Mayo weekend, Saturday, May 6 in a 12-round battle to be contested at a maximum 164.5 pounds. Alvarez And Chavez Square Off At 164lbs 5oz

England vs. Sweden: James DeGale vs. Badou Jack

Londoner James, ‘Chunky’ DeGale, winner of Olympic Gold in 2008, takes on Las Vegas resident by way of Sweden, Badou Jack, aka “The Ripper,” in an important middleweight bout. By Allan Cerf England vs. Sweden: James DeGale vs. Badou Jack

Preview: Erislandy Lara vs. Yuri Foreman

Most boxing pundits feel being first on the tube will be the only thing special attached to this fight. A cure for insomnia; is what one boxing confidant labeled this boxing match. I am here to tell you it is worth watching. By Anthony "Zute" George Preview: Erislandy Lara vs. Yuri Foreman
Lara Primed And Ready For Foreman

Lara Primed And Ready For Foreman

Junior middleweight world champion Erislandy Lara is primed and ready for his world title defense against Yuri Foreman this Friday, January 13 in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions from Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami,Florida. Lara Primed And Ready For Foreman
Haertel And Bunn Face Polish Opposition

Haertel And Bunn Face Polish Opposition

German fighters Stefan Haertel and Leon Bunn are hoping to start the New Year on a high when they travel to Denmark to face Polish opposition at the Nordic Fight Night on January 21 at the Struer Energi Park. Haertel And Bunn Face Polish Opposition
Nielsen After Gym Wars With Khattab: "We are still good friends

Nielsen After Gym Wars With Khattab: "We are still good friends

Mikkel Nielsen has undergone tough preparations ahead of his second professional contest on January 21 at the Struer Energi Park where he goes up against Leri Tedeev in a six-round super welterweight clash. Nielsen After Gym Wars With Khattab: "We are still good friends
Latest Championship News From The BBBOC

Latest Championship News From The BBBOC

All the latest championship news released by the British Boxing Board of Control Latest Championship News From The BBBOC
Whyatt Hopes For A Winning Start To 2017

Whyatt Hopes For A Winning Start To 2017

Mordon lightweight Craig Whyatt is ready to make 2017 his year, starting at the Westcroft Leisure Centre on Saturday 11th February. Whyatt Hopes For A Winning Start To 2017
Jack And DeGale In Best Shape Of Their Lives

Jack And DeGale In Best Shape Of Their Lives

Fight week activities officially began Wednesday with media workouts at the brand new Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn before the super middleweight title unification showdown between WBC champ Badou Jack and IBF titleholder James DeGale that headlines the action this Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn,New York. Jack And DeGale In Best Shape Of Their Lives

Pacquiao versus Horn is on, but who will host?

Australian welterweight contender Jeff “The Hornet” Horn 16-0-1 (11) was a virtual unknown on the world stage when he stepped into an Auckland ring last December to face ageing former three-time world title challenger Ali Funeka 39-5-3 (31) in defense of his WBO intercontinental title. By Anthony Cocks Pacquiao versus Horn is on, but who will host?

Rising star: Robert Brant

Robert Brant is a middleweight boxer who’s undefeated in 21 bouts. Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Brant about his upcoming fight and his stellar 2016. By Anthony George Rising star: Robert Brant
Broner: '100 Percent Focused On Boxing'

Broner: '100 Percent Focused On Boxing'

Former four-division world champion Adrien Broner hosted a press conference in his hometown of Cincinnati on Tuesday as he prepares to return home to face hard-hitting contender Adrian Granados on Saturday, February 18 from the Cintas Center at Xavier University Broner: '100 Percent Focused On Boxing'
Golovkin And Jacobs Come Face To Face In New York

Golovkin And Jacobs Come Face To Face In New York

Madison Square Garden in New York played host Tuesday to the Kick-Off Press Conference for the “Middleweight Madness” showdown between Gennady Golovkin Daniel Jacobs set for Saturday, March 18 at Madison Square Garden. Golovkin And Jacobs Come Face To Face In New York
Burns To Face Indongo In Unification Battle

Burns To Face Indongo In Unification Battle

Ricky Burns will face unbeaten Julius Indongo from Namibia for the WBA and IBF junior welterweight titles in a unification clash at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow,Scotland on April 15. Burns To Face Indongo In Unification Battle
Gorman Faces Big Puncher At Fenton Manor

Gorman Faces Big Puncher At Fenton Manor

Young heavyweight prospect Nathan Gorman will take a step up in class when he returns to the ring next month. Gorman Faces Big Puncher At Fenton Manor
Selby To Defend IBF Title Against Barros

Selby To Defend IBF Title Against Barros

IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby will defend his title against Jonathan Victor Barros on Saturday, January 28 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Selby To Defend IBF Title Against Barros

All-New ALI: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION, Starring Will Smith

Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Muhammad Ali with the Release of an All-New ALI: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION, Starring Will Smith in an All-New Version of the Film from Director Michael Mann Debuts For The First Time on Blu-ray™ January 17 All-New ALI: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION, Starring Will Smith
Price Vs Hammer Headlines Eubank Jr Vs Quinlan Undercard

Price Vs Hammer Headlines Eubank Jr Vs Quinlan Undercard

David Price will headline the Chris Eubnak Jr Vs Renold Quinlan ITV ppv card in London on February 4. Price Vs Hammer Headlines Eubank Jr Vs Quinlan Undercard
Three Championship Bout Added To Stoke Card

Three Championship Bout Added To Stoke Card

A trio of championship bouts have been added to Hatton Boxing’s event at the Fenton Manor Sports Complex in Stoke,England on February 18. Three Championship Bout Added To Stoke Card
Each Nation’s Best: Japan, Vol. 2

Each Nation’s Best: Japan, Vol. 2

By Derek Bonnett: Located in the Pacific Ocean, Japan is a country comprised of over three thousand islands in East Asia. Four of these islands, Honshu, Hakkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, actually make up 97% of the country’s entire land mass. The Japanese symbols that represent the country’s name actually translate to “sun-origin”, which is where the moniker “The Land of the Rising Sun” is derived. Each Nation’s Best: Japan, Vol. 2

When underdogs bite back: Renold Quinlan vs. Chris Eubank Jr.

Once-beaten Australian super middleweight Renold Quinlan 11-1 (7) knows he will be entering the ring as an unknown underdog when he steps into the square circle at the Olympia in London on February 4th in the first defence of his IBO world title against England’s Chris Eubank Jr 23-1 (18). By Anthony Cocks When underdogs bite back: Renold Quinlan vs. Chris Eubank Jr.
Pacquiao Vs Horn could end up In Sydney

Pacquiao Vs Horn could end up In Sydney

If Manny Pacquiao does defend his WBO welterweight title against Australian born WBO No.2 then the fight could end up in Sydney and not Queensland as first thought. Pacquiao Vs Horn could end up In Sydney

2016 Maxboxing trainer of the year: Virgil Hunter

Words. They can play a big part in what happens during a boxing match. Words can be spoken softly or intensely. But they must resonate in the ring to be effective. By John J. Raspanti 2016 Maxboxing trainer of the year: Virgil Hunter

Aussies on the rise in 2017: Heavyweight to junior middleweight

Everybody loves a list and there’s no better time to create one than at the end of the calendar year. So, while most of you were sipping champagne and celebrating in the streets while fireworks lit up the night sky overhead, I was locked away in the lab with a pen and a pad putting together my list of Australian boxers to watch in 2017. By Anthony Cocks Aussies on the rise in 2017: Heavyweight to junior middleweight
Jack Nears The End Of 'Best Training Camp Of Career'

Jack Nears The End Of 'Best Training Camp Of Career'

Super middleweight champion Badou Jack spoke to media in Las Vegas on Thursday, just days before he travels across the country for his world title unification showdown against James DeGale on Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Jack Nears The End Of 'Best Training Camp Of Career'
Serrano Ready For Title Defence In New York

Serrano Ready For Title Defence In New York

Four-division world champion Amanda Serrano hosted media at the Mendez Gym in New York on Thursday as she nears her championship defense against former champion Yazmin Rivas on Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn,New York. Serrano Ready For Title Defence In New York
Barnes,Geraghty And Ward Fight In Belfast On February 18

Barnes,Geraghty And Ward Fight In Belfast On February 18

Former Irish amateur star Paddy Barnes will make his second professional appearance against an opponent to be confirmed at the Belfast Waterfront Hall in Northern Ireland on Saturday 18th February. Barnes,Geraghty And Ward Fight In Belfast On February 18

2016 Maxboxing Fight of the year: Orlando Salido vs. Francisco Vargas

What happened last June seemed inevitable. Orlando Salido and Francisco Vargas don’t do boring. They do fighting. By John J. Raspanti 2016 Maxboxing Fight of the year: Orlando Salido vs. Francisco Vargas
Hearn Believes Klitschko Is In For A Painful Night Against Joshua

Hearn Believes Klitschko Is In For A Painful Night Against Joshua

Matchroom Sport’s chairman Barry Hearn believes Wladimir Klitschko is in for a painful night when he challenges Anthony Joshua for his old heavywieght titles at Wembley Stadium in London, England on April 29. Hearn Believes Klitschko Is In For A Painful Night Against Joshua
Davis Confident Going Into First World Title Shot

Davis Confident Going Into First World Title Shot

Mayweather Promotions unbeaten prospect Gervonta “Tank” Davis is wrapping up training for his challenge of super featherweight world champion Jose “The Sniper Pedraza in the opener of a Showtime televised world championship doubleheader on Saturday, Jan. 14, from Barclays Center in Brooklyn,New York. Davis Confident Going Into First World Title Shot
SecondsOut 2016 Divisional Superlatives

SecondsOut 2016 Divisional Superlatives

By Derek Bonnett: As another fruitful year of professional fisticuffs wraps up, SecondsOut has honored boxing’s greatest practitioners and non-participants with such accolades as Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Service to Boxing, etc. SecondsOut 2016 Divisional Superlatives

2016 Maxboxing Fighter of the year: Carl Frampton

Three minutes into his fight with heavy underdog Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. last year, world champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton found himself on the canvas for the second time. Most everyone at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas was stunned. Frampton most of all. By John J. Raspanti 2016 Maxboxing Fighter of the year: Carl Frampton
Linares Vs Crolla ll Set For March 25

Linares Vs Crolla ll Set For March 25

Anthony Crolla will meet Jorge Linares in a rematch for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring magazine Lightweight titles at the Manchester Arena in England on March 25. Linares Vs Crolla ll Set For March 25
McDonnell And Vargas To Contest Vacate WBC Title

McDonnell And Vargas To Contest Vacate WBC Title

British boxer Gavin McDonnell will will face Mexican Rey Vargas for the the vacant WBC super bantamweight title in Hull,England on February 25. McDonnell And Vargas To Contest Vacate WBC Title
WBC Latest Regarding Alexander Povetkin

WBC Latest Regarding Alexander Povetkin

On December 16, 2016, VADA notified the WBC that Alexander Povetkin’s anti-doping test taken from his December 6, 2016 “A” Sample pursuant to the WBC Clean Boxing Program (“CBP”) yielded an adverse analytical finding for the banned substance Ostarine. WBC Latest Regarding Alexander Povetkin
Getting To Know James DeGale

Getting To Know James DeGale

IBF Super Middleweight Champion James DeGale has already made his name as a road warrior and will look to put on another great performance away from his London home when he takes on fellow super middleweight world champion Badou Jack in their unification showdown on Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Getting To Know James DeGale
State Of The Heavyweights: Top Ten Year in Review

State Of The Heavyweights: Top Ten Year in Review

By Mikko Salo: In last year´s Top Ten Year in Review column I wrote the following: “The heavyweight division is entering 2016 with the most positive buzz in a long, long time.” Well, the buzz did not last. Looking at the quality of the heavyweight fights in 2016 and comparing them with what we all expected, the past year has to go down in recent heavyweight history as one of the most disappointing State Of The Heavyweights: Top Ten Year in Review
Haertel And Bunn Added To Fight Night Undercard

Haertel And Bunn Added To Fight Night Undercard

German talents Stefan Haertel and Leon Bunn have been added to the undercard of the Nordic Fight Night on January 21 in Struer Energi Park in Denmark. Haertel And Bunn Added To Fight Night Undercard
Tapia’s Election To Hall Of Fame Highlights New Mexico Boxing

Tapia’s Election To Hall Of Fame Highlights New Mexico Boxing

By Andrew Rivera: The Boxing highlight in New Mexico in 2016, was the election of former multi weight world Champion Johnny Tapia,59-5-2. The late Tapia will be inducted with Heavyweight Legend Evander Holyfield and Tapia conqueror Marco Antonio Barrera. Tapia’s Election To Hall Of Fame Highlights New Mexico Boxing
Tronche Faces Toughest Test In Macau

Tronche Faces Toughest Test In Macau

Current WBC Mediterranean heavyweight champion Frenchman Raphael Tronche is set to face his toughest test to date as he prepares to face rugged Romanian Bogdan Dinu for the vacant IBF Intercontinental title. Tronche Faces Toughest Test In Macau

2016 Maxboxing knockout of the year

The knockout. The most shocking blow in boxing. It’s sudden, explosive, and defining--the final exclamation mark on a fight. By John J. Raspanti 2016 Maxboxing knockout of the year

This is the end: When legends die hard

As Bernard Hopkins toppled backward through the ring ropes, landing on the cement floor, a collective gasp rose throughout the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles, CA. By John J. Raspanti This is the end: When legends die hard
Remillard Ready For Ring Return

Remillard Ready For Ring Return

By Derek Bonnett: Most of us can say that a lot has happened in the last five years. A new job, perhaps. A new house. A child born. All these things and more would gladly be embraced by most and shared with all to rejoice in one’s good fortune. For Matt Remillard, Connecticut’s one-time featherweight contender, the last five years were not so memorable even though their impact will also be felt for a lifetime. Remillard Ready For Ring Return
Yigit vs Daws Rescheduled For Feb 11

Yigit vs Daws Rescheduled For Feb 11

Promoter Mick Hennessy has confirmed that the rescheduled date for Lenny Daws’ challenge for the European Super-Lightweight title will be Saturday 11th February 2017 at the Westcroft Leisure Centre, Carshalton Yigit vs Daws Rescheduled For Feb 11
Skoglund Disappointed By EBU's Decision

Skoglund Disappointed By EBU's Decision

Erik Skoglund has been left bitterly disappointed following the European Boxing Union’s (EBU) decision to reverse their ruling and allow current light heavyweight champion Robert Stieglitz a voluntary defence of his title Skoglund Disappointed By EBU's Decision
Weights From Tokyo

Weights From Tokyo

All four fighters involved in the two WBA world title fights at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday, made weight Friday. Weights From Tokyo
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