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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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Algieri  Faces Spence On April 16

Algieri Faces Spence On April 16

Promoter Joe DeGuardia is no April fool; quite the opposite. The month will be a buzz saw for the president and founder of Star Boxing, beginning with his induction into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame this Sunday, April 3. Algieri  Faces Spence On April 16
McDonnell Makes Title Defence Against Rosas

McDonnell Makes Title Defence Against Rosas

WBA Bantamweight king Jamie McDonnell will face ‘The Monster’ Juan Alberto Rosas at The O2 in London on April 9. McDonnell Makes Title Defence Against Rosas
Cardle Sends Message To Dodd

Cardle Sends Message To Dodd

Scotty Cardle sent a strong message to British Lightweight challenger Sean Dodd ahead of their rematch on Saturday night – “you are bang average and I’m going to teach you a lesson.” Cardle Sends Message To Dodd
Broner Stripped Of WBA Title

Broner Stripped Of WBA Title

Adrian Broner has been stripped of his WBA junior welterweight title after weighing in over the 140lbs limit ahead of his title defence Ashley theophane Thursday afternoon in Washington, DC. The fight will go ahead as scheduled, but only Theophane will be eligible to win the WBA title. Broner Stripped Of WBA Title
Smith Tells Groves To Get In Line

Smith Tells Groves To Get In Line

Callum Smith has told George Groves to go and earn a World title shot as he prepares to meet European champion Hadillah Mohoumadi in a final eliminator at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night. Smith Tells Groves To Get In Line
Benmakhlouf  Retains Title In Algiers

Benmakhlouf Retains Title In Algiers

WBF Cruiserweight Champion Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf from Algeria was scheduled to defend his title against Alejandro Emilio Valori on Thursday March 31, but when the Argentinean pulled out at short notice, Lars Buchholz from Germany accepted to step in on short notice to save the day. Benmakhlouf  Retains Title In Algiers
Haskins Makes First Title Defence Against Morales

Haskins Makes First Title Defence Against Morales

Lee ‘Playboy’ Haskins makes his long awaited first defence of the IBF bantamweight crown against the IBF #13 ranked bantamweight, Ivan ‘Niño Maravilla’ Morales. Haskins Makes First Title Defence Against Morales
Conlan And Nelson Clash For Commonwealth Title

Conlan And Nelson Clash For Commonwealth Title

Belfast super-flyweight Jamie Conlan will take on South Shields’ Anthony Nelson for the Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Championship on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders first world title defence against Max Bursak at the Copper Box Arena on April 30. Conlan And Nelson Clash For Commonwealth Title
Heavyweight Boxing Returns To Stockholm

Heavyweight Boxing Returns To Stockholm

Otto Wallin will be following in the footsteps of legendary Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson when he faces Irineu Beato Costa Junior on April 23 at the Hovet in Stockholm. Heavyweight Boxing Returns To Stockholm
Koelling Faces Cherviak In Potsdam

Koelling Faces Cherviak In Potsdam

Enrico Koelling is back in the title race on April 9 when he faces Oleksandr Cherviak for the vacant WBA Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Championship at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany. Koelling Faces Cherviak In Potsdam
Dodd Aims To Get It Right Against Cardle

Dodd Aims To Get It Right Against Cardle

Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd came close to a dream British title win in November – and says he’s going to get it right in his rematch with Lightweight champion Scotty Cardle at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night (April 2). Dodd Aims To Get It Right Against Cardle
Lee Claims New York State  Middleweight Title

Lee Claims New York State Middleweight Title

On Wednesday night, DiBella Entertainment staged another installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series at New York City’s famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan in front of a passionate sold-out crowd. Lee Claims New York State  Middleweight Title
Gjergjaj Next Up For Haye

Gjergjaj Next Up For Haye

Former two-weight world champion David Haye today announced that he will face undefeated Arnold ‘The Cobra’ Gjergjaj on Saturday, May 21 at The O2 in London. Gjergjaj Next Up For Haye
Weights From New York

Weights From New York

Weights From New York Weights From New York
Lucas Browne  Update

Lucas Browne Update

Statement by Lucas Browne: I made clear to the public last week that I intended to do all that I can to clear my name after the devastating news of the positive drug test following my successful defeat of Ruslan Chagaev for the WBA Heavyweight World Championship. Lucas Browne  Update

Ward knocks Barrera down, wins by unanimous decision

By John J. Raspanti at ringside: Andre Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) moved one step closer to a fall showdown with light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev by winning a wide 12-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Sullivan Barrera (17-1, 12 KOs) at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. Saturday night. All three judges had Ward winning the bout by scores of 117-109, 119-109, and 117-108. Ward, making his debut in the light heavyweight division, had some trouble with Barrera’s length in the... Ward knocks Barrera down, wins by unanimous decision
James DeGale Media Workout Quotes

James DeGale Media Workout Quotes

IBF Super Middleweight Champion James DeGale held an open media workout on Tuesday in London as he prepares to make the second defense of his title against mandatory challenger Rogelio Medina on Saturday, April 30 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C,USA . James DeGale Media Workout Quotes
Ahlin Takes On Mendy April 23

Ahlin Takes On Mendy April 23

Oscar Ahlin s back in action on April 23 against Patrick Mendy when the Nordic Fight Night hits the Hovet in Stockholm, Sweden. Ahlin Takes On Mendy April 23
Simmons Gets Title Opportunity Against Usyk

Simmons Gets Title Opportunity Against Usyk

Stephen Simmons will be facing one of the toughest tests of his professional career next month when he travels to Kiev to fight for the WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight title against current champion Ukrainian Olexsandr Usyk in Kiev. Simmons Gets Title Opportunity Against Usyk
Q and A With Timothy Bradley

Q and A With Timothy Bradley

Timothy Bradley talks about his rematch with Manny Pacquiao, his relationship with trainer Teddy Atlas and more. Q and A With Timothy Bradley
Super Middleweight Tournament Starts On April 30

Super Middleweight Tournament Starts On April 30

A three-fight series to crown a unified divisional champion will begin on Saturday, April 30, when WBC 168-pound champion Badou Jack defends his title against former long time titlist Lucian Bute, and IBF Champ James DeGale risks his belt against mandated challenger Rogelio Medina from the DC Armory in Washington D.C. Super Middleweight Tournament Starts On April 30
'Boo Boo' Re Signs Promotional Deal

'Boo Boo' Re Signs Promotional Deal

A Team Promotions, Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions and Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing are pleased to announce the re-signing of former WBO junior middleweight world champion,Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade to a new exclusive multi-year promotional contract 'Boo Boo' Re Signs Promotional Deal
Campbell Lands Commonwealth Title With Destructive Stoppage

Campbell Lands Commonwealth Title With Destructive Stoppage

Luke Campbell MBE landed the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight title with a brutal second round stoppage win over Gary Sykes at the Sheffield Arena. Campbell Lands Commonwealth Title With Destructive Stoppage
Blackwell Suffers  Bleed On The Brain

Blackwell Suffers  Bleed On The Brain

Nicky Blackwell is in an induced coma as of Sunday morning after suffering a bleed on the brain following his brave but unsuccessful battle with Chris Eubank Jr at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday night. Blackwell Suffers  Bleed On The Brain
Hernandez Defeats Miranda

Hernandez Defeats Miranda

By the time the seventh round ended, Dionisio Miranda wanted nothing to do with Andrew Hernandez. Hernandez was the more active and accurate boxer from the opening bell, dissecting Miranda with punches throughout their super middleweight clash before winning by seventh-round TKO on Saturday. Hernandez Defeats Miranda
Ward Returns, Shines In Oakland/Diaz Schools Velez

Ward Returns, Shines In Oakland/Diaz Schools Velez

By Marc Livitz: Andre Ward impressively got past Sullivan Barrera in an IBF light heavyweight title elimination bout on Saturday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. Ward’s first real stint in the division was a dominant one as he easily outclassed the Cuban fighter whose vast amateur record didn’t effectively translate into professional success. Ward Returns, Shines In Oakland/Diaz Schools Velez
Brook Takes Out Bizier In 2

Brook Takes Out Bizier In 2

By Olly Campbell: IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook did as expected in Sheffield on Saturday night, destroying outclassed Canadian challenger Kevin Bizier in two, one sided rounds. Brook Takes Out Bizier In 2
Eubank Jr Rips British Title Away From Brave Blackwell

Eubank Jr Rips British Title Away From Brave Blackwell

Chris Eubank Jr claimed the British middleweight title in style at the Wembley Arena in London on Saturday night with an emphatic 10th round stoppage win over the brave but outgunned champion Nicky Blackwell. Eubank Jr Rips British Title Away From Brave Blackwell
Prograis Ko's Herrera

Prograis Ko's Herrera

On a night of knockouts, unbeaten super lightweight Regis “Rougarou” Prograis of Houston knocked out Mexico’s Aaron Herrera at 2:17 of the first round Friday in the main event from Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla. Prograis Ko's Herrera
Miranda And Hernandez Make Weight In Tacoma

Miranda And Hernandez Make Weight In Tacoma

Super middleweights Dionicio Miranda and Andrew Hernandez both made weight for their main event at Saturday’s Battle at the Boat 105 at the Emerald Queen Casino in the Tacoma. Miranda And Hernandez Make Weight In Tacoma
Weights From Oakland

Weights From Oakland

Opening up the HBO televised card from the Oracle Arena is a 10-round featherweight battle between Joseph Diaz Jr. and Jayson Velez. The main event features a light heavyweight showdown between undefeated fighters Andre Ward and Sullivan Barrera. Weights From Oakland
Local Talent On Glorious Display In San Antonio 

Local Talent On Glorious Display In San Antonio 

By Marc Livitz at ringside in San Antonio, TX: A memorable night of fights took place on Friday night at the San Antonio Events Center in the presence of a raucous hometown crowd. Javier "Pit Bull" Rodriguez was unexpectedly thrust into the evening’s main event slot when the promotion’s star attraction, Ivan "Bam Bam" Najera failed to come near the bout’s contracted weight on Thursday afternoon. Local Talent On Glorious Display In San Antonio 
Corcoran Claims Vacant Title

Corcoran Claims Vacant Title

Corcoran out-pointed Danny Butler over 10 rounds to claim the Vacant WBO Intercontinental Junior-Middleweight Championship at York Hall in London on Friday. Corcoran Claims Vacant Title
Brook And Bizier Make Weight In Sheffield

Brook And Bizier Make Weight In Sheffield

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook and challenger Kevin Bizier weighed Friday ahead of their clash in Sheffield,England on Saturday night. Brook And Bizier Make Weight In Sheffield
Potatov And Young Working Hard Ahead Of Showdown

Potatov And Young Working Hard Ahead Of Showdown

Both of the main event combatants for the Friday, April 15, edition of ShoBox: The New Generation are entering the final stages of their training camps in preparation for their matchup of unbeaten bantamweights. Potatov And Young Working Hard Ahead Of Showdown
Video One On One With Andre Ward's Trainer Virgil Hunter

Video One On One With Andre Ward's Trainer Virgil Hunter

Andre Ward’s Trainer Virgil Hunter talks to HBO ahead of the undefeated American’s eagerly awaited return to the ring Against Sullivan Barrera this Saturday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland,California on Saturday. Video One On One With Andre Ward's Trainer Virgil Hunter
Weights,Quotes And Pics From Miami

Weights,Quotes And Pics From Miami

All eight fighters, including the six undefeated ones, made weight Thursday for the Showtime televised quadrupleheader Friday at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami,Oklahoma. Weights,Quotes And Pics From Miami
Brook I Know How Hungry Bizier Is

Brook I Know How Hungry Bizier Is

Kell Brook says he knows that mandatory challenger Kevin Bizier will be desperate to get his hands on his IBF World Welterweight title when they meet at the Sheffield Arena on Saturday night. Brook I Know How Hungry Bizier Is

Rising Joseph Diaz Jr. ready to send a message to other featherweights

By John J. Raspanti: Joseph Diaz Jr., (19-0, 11 KOs), who faces Jayson Velez Saturday, March 26 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA, is keenly aware of the import of the bout. His match with Velez will serve as a prelude to the main event featuring Andre Ward and Sullivan Barerra. "I really want to make a statement this fight,” said Diaz yesterday at a media day gathering in Oakland. “I want to show the world that Joseph Diaz could be the next big thing in boxing, so I trained very hard to Rising Joseph Diaz Jr. ready to send a message to other featherweights
Sykes Motivated By Gatekeeper Tag

Sykes Motivated By Gatekeeper Tag

Gary Sykes has warned Luke Campbell MBE that he’s not fighting to make up the numbers and will hand him a second pro defeat as they clash for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight belt at the Sheffield Arena on Saturday night. Sykes Motivated By Gatekeeper Tag
Blackwell Promises To Take The Fight To Eubank Jr

Blackwell Promises To Take The Fight To Eubank Jr

British middleweight champion Nick ’Bang Bang’ Blackwell has scoffed in the face of Chris Eubank Jr.’s claims he’s ’bland’ and ’boring’ and promised to take the fight to him when they meet on Saturday night at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Blackwell Promises To Take The Fight To Eubank Jr
Freddie Roach Q And A

Freddie Roach Q And A

Trainer Freddie Roach recently conducted a question and answer interview to discuss Manny Pacquiao’s farewell bout against Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 9. Freddie Roach Q And A
Stockholm Prepares For Massive Boxing Event

Stockholm Prepares For Massive Boxing Event

In September 1968, Jimmy Ellis retained the World Heavyweight title with a controversial fifteen-round decision over Floyd Patterson at the Råsunda Football Stadium in Stockholm. 48 years later, big-time boxing returns to the Swedish capital when the Nordic Fight Night hits the Hovet on April 23. Stockholm Prepares For Massive Boxing Event
Alvarez Vs Khan Undercard Announced

Alvarez Vs Khan Undercard Announced

Before WBC Middleweight Champion, Canelo Alvarez and former two-time world champion Amir "King" Khan step into the ring at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 7 three hard-hitting bouts have been confirmed to get fight fans ready for the main event. Alvarez Vs Khan Undercard Announced
DAVIES FACES KEATES FOR ENGLISH TITLE

DAVIES FACES KEATES FOR ENGLISH TITLE

Ohara Davies will face Andy Keates for the vacant English Lightweight title at The O2 on April 9, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Davies boxes for a first title in the paid ranks, racing to 10-0 and adding an eighth stoppage win to his impressive resume in January at The Copper Box Arena in London. DAVIES FACES KEATES FOR ENGLISH TITLE
CAMPBELL CAN BECOME HULL’S FIRST COMMONWEALTH CHAMP

CAMPBELL CAN BECOME HULL’S FIRST COMMONWEALTH CHAMP

Luke Campbell MBE says he will reap the rewards of his move to train in Miami as he bids to become Hull’s first ever Commonwealth champion when he meets Gary Sykes for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight title at the Sheffield Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. CAMPBELL CAN BECOME HULL’S FIRST COMMONWEALTH CHAMP
Pacquiao Vs Bradley Undercard Quotes

Pacquiao Vs Bradley Undercard Quotes

Undefeated contenders Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez, Óscar Valdez, Jose Ramirez, Evgeny Gradovich and Bob Arum hosted a Los Angeles Media Workout on Tuesday at Fortune Gym. The fighters worked out and discussed their upcoming championship fights on the Manny Pacquiao - Timothy Bradley NoTrump pay-per-view undercard Pacquiao Vs Bradley Undercard Quotes
Daws And Nieto To Rematch Before The Summer

Daws And Nieto To Rematch Before The Summer

Lenny Daws and Madrid’s Ruben Nieto will again clash for the European super-lightweight title after Daws’ promoter, Mick Hennessy, struck a deal with Team Nieto to stage the rematch in England before the summer. Daws And Nieto To Rematch Before The Summer
Shumenov  Returns In April

Shumenov Returns In April

WBA Interim Cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov is targeting the May 21st unification title winner between WBA titlist Denis Lebedev and International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion Victor Emilio "El Tyson de Abasto" Ramirez. Shumenov  Returns In April
Lucas Browne Statement

Lucas Browne Statement

“I would like to assure all my fans, the whole of the boxing world and all of Australia that I am not a drug user or a drug cheat. The news of this positive test has shocked and devastated me, and I will be fighting for as long as it takes to clear my name. Lucas Browne Statement
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