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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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Rojas Scores Disqualification Win In Veracruz

Rojas Scores Disqualification Win In Veracruz

Veteran former world champ Tomas “Gusano” Rojas scored sixth round disqualification win Jose “General” Sanmartin in Veracruz, Mexico on Saturday Rojas Scores Disqualification Win In Veracruz
Margaritio Defeats Alvarez and Targets 'Canelo'

Margaritio Defeats Alvarez and Targets 'Canelo'

Former IBF and WBA welterweight champion Antonio “Tijuana Tornado” Margarito scored a 10round split decision win over Ramon “Inocente” Alvarez to win the WBO Continental junior middleweight title at the Baja California Center in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico on Saturday. Margaritio Defeats Alvarez and Targets 'Canelo'
Olympics Day 8: Heavyweight Final Confirmed

Olympics Day 8: Heavyweight Final Confirmed

Heavyweight final line-up confirmed on a day of big wins for the Super Heavyweights at the Rio 2016 Olympic Boxing Tournament Olympics Day 8: Heavyweight Final Confirmed
Olympics Day 7:Females Enter Tournament

Olympics Day 7:Females Enter Tournament

The first women’s bouts of the Rio 2016 Boxing Tournament got underway on Friday in Riocentro Pavilion 6, with four bouts at Flyweight (51kg) and Lightweight (60kg). Olympics Day 7:Females Enter Tournament
Flores Out Points Kielczweski Over 10 rounds

Flores Out Points Kielczweski Over 10 rounds

Undefeated rising contender Miguel Flores defeated exciting featherweight contender Ryan Kielczweski by unanimous decision (97-93, 96-94, 96-94) in the 10-round main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Flores Out Points Kielczweski Over 10 rounds
Flores And Kielczweski. Clash In Verona

Flores And Kielczweski. Clash In Verona

What happens when a pair of high-octane, 126-pound contenders with a combined record of 45-1 square off in the squared circle? You’re about to find out, as Premier Boxing Champions once again delivers top-notch Friday night boxing. Flores And Kielczweski. Clash In Verona
Svensson  Teams Up With Hammer

Svensson Teams Up With Hammer

Klara Svensson has teamed up with Christina Hammer ahead of her grudge match with Mikaela Lauren on September 10 at the Hovet in Stockholm. Svensson  Teams Up With Hammer
Latest Championship News From The BBBOC

Latest Championship News From The BBBOC

Latest Championship NeWS From The British Boxing Board Of Control Latest Championship News From The BBBOC
Sanigar Events Wins Selby Vs Satchell Purse Bid

Sanigar Events Wins Selby Vs Satchell Purse Bid

Sanigar Events have won the rights to stage the British Flyweight Championship between Champion Andrew Selby from Barry and the undefeated former British, Commonwealth and European Champion Kevin Satchell. Sanigar Events Wins Selby Vs Satchell Purse Bid
Olympics Day 6 Boxing Round Up From Rio

Olympics Day 6 Boxing Round Up From Rio

Thursday’s Olympic boxing action witnessed two more sessions of unmissable action across four weight categories; Bantamweight (56kg), Light Welterweight (64kg), Welterweight (68kg) and Light Heavyweight (81kg) divisions. Olympics Day 6 Boxing Round Up From Rio
Warren Wins Eubank Vs Langford Purse Bid

Warren Wins Eubank Vs Langford Purse Bid

Birmingham’s undefeated Tommy Langford will challenge Chris Eubank Jr for the British Middleweight Championship after promoter Frank Warren today won the purse bid to stage the fight. Warren Wins Eubank Vs Langford Purse Bid
Q And A With Sergey Kovalev

Q And A With Sergey Kovalev

World light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and his team took part in a Question and Answer session to discuss his November 19 ppv showdown unbeaten American Andre Ward. Q And A With Sergey Kovalev
Olympics Day 5: light Flyweight Semi Final Confirmed

Olympics Day 5: light Flyweight Semi Final Confirmed

Wednesday’s two sessions at the Rio 2016 Boxing Tournament saw thirteen bouts across five weight categories, featuring a total of 35 different nations in action. Olympics Day 5: light Flyweight Semi Final Confirmed

Ivan Robinson “Pays it Forward”

By John J. Raspanti: Former lightweight contender Ivan “Mighty” Robinson has dedicated his life to the sweet science. Robinson, now 45, started throwing punches forty years ago in Nicetown, a suburb of Philadelphia, PA. The future contender, nicknamed “Mighty Mouse,” engaged in his first amateur bout as an 8-year-old kid. In 1990, Robinson won a silver medal at the Goodwill Games. He turned professional a few years later. He went on to score two victories over International Boxing H Ivan Robinson “Pays it Forward”
Flores Prepares For Tough Test

Flores Prepares For Tough Test

Unbeaten rising contender Miguel Flores has wrapped up training camp and is set to take on the toughest of his pro career as he faces once-beaten Ryan Kielcsweski in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes Friday, August 12 from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Flores Prepares For Tough Test
Olympics Day 4: Lightweight Last 16 Confirmed/Super Heavyweights start Campaign 

Olympics Day 4: Lightweight Last 16 Confirmed/Super Heavyweights start Campaign 

Tuesday’s two sessions of Olympic Games Boxing offered up eight thrilling Lightweight (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) bouts, as well as a first taste of Rio 2016 action for four of the eighteen Super Heavyweights. Olympics Day 4: Lightweight Last 16 Confirmed/Super Heavyweights start Campaign 
'El Chino' Officially Announces His Retirement

'El Chino' Officially Announces His Retirement

Former world champion Marcos ’El Chino’ Maidana has officially announced his retirement from the sport of boxing. The Argentine boxer made the announcement on his Team Maidana Facebook page. 'El Chino' Officially Announces His Retirement
Usyk Prepares For Title Shot In Bukovel

Usyk Prepares For Title Shot In Bukovel

Undefeated Cruiserweight Contender Oleksandr Usyk is deep in to his training in the beautiful city of Bukovel, Ukraine for his world title showdown with WBO Cruiserweight Champion Krzystof Glowacki set for Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland. Usyk Prepares For Title Shot In Bukovel
Yigit Returns To Stockholm To Face Roblesin

Yigit Returns To Stockholm To Face Roblesin

Undefeated Swedish fighter Anthony Yigit returns to his native Stockholm on September 10 to face Armando Roblesin a ten-round light welterweight contest at the Hovet. Yigit Returns To Stockholm To Face Roblesin
Olympics Day 3: Quarter Final Places Decided at 4 Weights

Olympics Day 3: Quarter Final Places Decided at 4 Weights

our weight classes were in action on Day Three of the Rio 2016 Boxing Competition, with eight crucial bouts deciding the quarter-finalists at Light Flyweight (49kg) and Heavyweight (91kg) as well four bouts at Welterweight (69kg) and Middleweight (75kg) across the two sessions. Olympics Day 3: Quarter Final Places Decided at 4 Weights

Ward dominates Brand, faces Kovalev in November

By John J. Raspanti: Andre Ward did what Andre Ward does Saturday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. He won every round against overmatched Alexander Brand, but a knockout seemed to be what the former Olympic gold medalist really wanted. The workmanlike 12-round unanimous decision set up his November 19 super-fight against undisputed light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, who looked on from ringside. Ward (30-0, 15 KOs) controlled the fight from the get go, flashing speed and Ward dominates Brand, faces Kovalev in November
Olympics Day Two:Second-round line-ups at Lightweight and Welterweight

Olympics Day Two:Second-round line-ups at Lightweight and Welterweight

The Men’s Lightweight (60kg), Welterweight (69kg) and Light Heavyweight (81kg) boxers took to the ring on Sunday morning to begin a second busy day with 20 bouts of Olympic boxing. Eighteen nationalities were represented across the morning’s ten contests, and it was Kenya’s Rayton Okwiri and the Ecuadorian Carlos Mina who got the crowd fired up in the opening session. Olympics Day Two:Second-round line-ups at Lightweight and Welterweight
Gonzalez Returns With A Win In Miami

Gonzalez Returns With A Win In Miami

Light Heavyweight contender Yunieski Gonzalez returned to the winning column after two consecutive heart breaking defeats to former world champ Jean Pascaland undefeated contender Vyacheslav Shabransky, scoring an explosive 1st round KO over the dangerous Brazilian Jackson Junior, in Miami, FL, on Saturday night. Gonzalez Returns With A Win In Miami
Witherspoon Wins Record Builder In Bristol

Witherspoon Wins Record Builder In Bristol

By J.R. Jowett reporting from ringside: “Doc” Nowicki and Dave Price (D&D Prom’ns) ran their second show in Bristol, PA, north of Philly on Saturday night. Witherspoon Wins Record Builder In Bristol
Diaz Impresses Against Vazquez

Diaz Impresses Against Vazquez

By Ron Valderrama: Since coming out of retirement in 2013, Juan "Baby Bull" Diaz has won his last 6 fights coming into tonight’s bout against an aggressive and determined Cesar Vasquez. Diaz Impresses Against Vazquez
Ward Vs Kovalev Set For November 19

Ward Vs Kovalev Set For November 19

On Saturday, November 19, Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev and Andre "S.O.G." Ward Will clash for the world light heavyweight title . The official news came immediately after Ward out-pointed Alexander Brand at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Ward Vs Kovalev Set For November 19
Ward Out-Points  Brand To Set Up Super Fight With Kovalev

Ward Out-Points  Brand To Set Up Super Fight With Kovalev

By Marc Livitz: Andre Ward’s performance fell somewhere between expected and masterful on Saturday night in front of a hometown crowd at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Ward Out-Points  Brand To Set Up Super Fight With Kovalev
Brant Hands Beating To Fitzpatrick

Brant Hands Beating To Fitzpatrick

Current WBO NABO and WBA NABA Middleweight Champion Rob “Bravo” Brant of Saint Paul, Minnesota, kept his momentum plowing forward and continued to impress on Friday with a one-sided beat down of Chris “The Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick of Cleveland. Brant Hands Beating To Fitzpatrick
Morales Finds 'The Solution' To Defeat Franco

Morales Finds 'The Solution' To Defeat Franco

On the latest edition of LA Fight Club, the fans were treated to non-stop action from start to finish at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California in Friday night. Morales Finds 'The Solution' To Defeat Franco
Benavidez  Ko's Douglin/Luna Defeats Nelson

Benavidez Ko's Douglin/Luna Defeats Nelson

By Jason Pribila: The PBC hung its banner above the ring in the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on Friday evening. The main event featured teen-age knockout artist David Benavidez who broke down the game but limited Denis “Momma’s Boy” Douglin in the tenth and final round of their super middleweight bout. Benavidez  Ko's Douglin/Luna Defeats Nelson
Ward And Brand Make Weight In Oakland

Ward And Brand Make Weight In Oakland

Andre Ward and Alexander Brand weighed in Friday afternoon ahead of their light heavyweight bout at the Oracle Arena Oakland, California on Saturday night. Ward And Brand Make Weight In Oakland
DiBella Signs Diaz To Exclusive Deal

DiBella Signs Diaz To Exclusive Deal

Fresh off his sensational upset victory over previously undefeated and top-rated welterweight Sammy Vasquez Jr. on July 16th, Felix Diaz has signed an exclusive long-term promotional agreement with DiBella Entertainment (DBE). DiBella Signs Diaz To Exclusive Deal
Hardy Puts 'The Heat' On Vincent

Hardy Puts 'The Heat' On Vincent

Undefeated contenders Heather "The Heat" Hardy and Shelly "Shelito’s Way" Vincent hosted a media roundtable in Manhattan Thursday to officially announce their showdown taking place Sunday, August 21 at Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn. Hardy Puts 'The Heat' On Vincent
Martin Shot In The Forearm

Martin Shot In The Forearm

TMZ Sport has reported that former IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin was shot in the forearm earlier this week, and is laid up in the hospital … TMZ Sports has learned. Martin Shot In The Forearm

Ward one victory away from meeting Kovalev

Article and photo by John J. Raspanti: When Andre Ward returned to the ring in 2015 after a layoff of nearly two years, some boxing insiders said his performance was mediocre. Seven months later, Ward was back, tangling with undefeated Sullivan Barrera. Ward knocked down Barrera and won the fight easily. Still, there were whispers that he had lost a step. Ward (29-0, 15 KOs) fights Alexander Brand, winner of 25 of 26 bouts, with 19 knockouts, this Saturday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA Ward one victory away from meeting Kovalev
Burton To Take Frustration Out On Buglioni

Burton To Take Frustration Out On Buglioni

Hosea Burton says he’ll take the frustration of having to wait to defend his British Light-Heavyweight title out on Frank Buglioni when they clash for the Lord Lonsdale belt at the Manchester Arena on September 24. Burton To Take Frustration Out On Buglioni
Plant Faces De Angel In Bethlehem

Plant Faces De Angel In Bethlehem

Undefeated prospect Caleb "Sweet Hands" Plant will square off against hard-hitting Colombian Juan De Angel in a 10-round middleweight matchup on Tuesday, August 23 fromthe Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa. Plant Faces De Angel In Bethlehem
Pacquiao Gets Vargas on November 5

Pacquiao Gets Vargas on November 5

Fomer multi weight world champion Manny Pacquiao is set to return and fight again on November 5 and the opponent will be WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. The announcement was made by Pacquiao’s boxing manager, Michael Koncz on Wednesday. Pacquiao Gets Vargas on November 5
Ward Glad To Be Back In Oakland

Ward Glad To Be Back In Oakland

On Tuesday Andre Ward and power-punching Colombian Alexander Brand participated in a media workout at King’s Gym in Oakland, California in advance of their August 6 fight at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Ward and Brand will meet in 12-round WBO Intercontinental title bout televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:35 p.m. ET/PT. Ward Glad To Be Back In Oakland
Menayothin Retains WBC Crown

Menayothin Retains WBC Crown

Thailand’s WBC minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin remained unbeaten at the at the City Hall Ground in Chonburi, Thailand on Tuesday by edging out Saul ’Baby’ Juarez over 12 hard fought rounds. Menayothin Retains WBC Crown
Benavidez  Looks To Impress Against Douglin

Benavidez Looks To Impress Against Douglin

Undefeated rising contender David "El Bandera Roja" Benavidez is on the fast track to a world title opportunity and he will look to make another statement when he battles contender Denis Douglin in the 10-round main event on Friday, August 5 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. Benavidez  Looks To Impress Against Douglin
Demecillo  Edges Out Lagos In

Demecillo Edges Out Lagos In

Most would agree that its never a good idea to engage in war with someone called Rambo, but never-the less that’s what Kenny Demecillo did on Saturday night, July 30, and he is still WBF Asia Pacific Bantamweight Champion. Demecillo  Edges Out Lagos In
Koelling Defends Title Against Liebenberg

Koelling Defends Title Against Liebenberg

Enrico Koelling will defend his WBA Intercontinental Light Heavyweight title against Ryno Liebenberg on October 1 at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany. Koelling Defends Title Against Liebenberg
Brook Aims To Prove He Is An Elite Fighter

Brook Aims To Prove He Is An Elite Fighter

Kell Brook says his monster clash with Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin for the WBA, WBC, IBO and IBF Middleweight titles at The O2 in London,England on September 10, is his chance to prove he is an elite fighter. Brook Aims To Prove He Is An Elite Fighter

Frampton defeats Santa Cruz to win WBA featherweight title

By John J. Raspanti: Carl Frampton (23-0, 14 KOs) used quickness and intelligence to win a hard-fought 12-round split decision over Leo Santa Cruz (32-1-1, 18 KOs) at the at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The scores were 114-114, 116-112 and 117-111. Maxboxing scored the fight 115-113 for Frampton. As expected, Santa Cruz attacked from the opening bell. Frampton worked off his back foot. Santa Cruz landed a right--while Frampton connected with a solid left - right combination. Santa C Frampton defeats Santa Cruz to win WBA featherweight title
Orozco Outscores Lopez/Diaz Jr Stop Proa In 2

Orozco Outscores Lopez/Diaz Jr Stop Proa In 2

The Coachella Valley was treated to night of action on Saturday at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino featuring number one rated super lightweight contender “Relentless” Antonio Orozco taking on Abner “Jaeger” Lopez of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico in a 10-round super lightweight main event live on HBO Latino® Boxing. Orozco Outscores Lopez/Diaz Jr Stop Proa In 2
Malignaggi And Farmer Decision Winners In Brooklyn

Malignaggi And Farmer Decision Winners In Brooklyn

By Jason Pribila, ringside at Barclays Center: The PBC banner hung above the ring in their New York Home, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday Night for a loaded fight card headlined by Santa Cruz – Frampton. Malignaggi And Farmer Decision Winners In Brooklyn
Warrington Ko’s Hyland,Campbell Decisions Mendez,Whyte Schools Allen

Warrington Ko’s Hyland,Campbell Decisions Mendez,Whyte Schools Allen

Featherweight Josh Warrington Knocked out Patrick Hyland in the ninth round at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, England on Saturday night. Warrington Ko’s Hyland,Campbell Decisions Mendez,Whyte Schools Allen
'Superman' Proves He's 'Top Dogg'

'Superman' Proves He's 'Top Dogg'

Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson delivered a stunning knockout victory over Thomas “Top Dogg” Williams Jr. in the fourth-round of an exciting main event showdown on Friday night from Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Canada. 'Superman' Proves He's 'Top Dogg'
Burnett Craves Major Title Shot

Burnett Craves Major Title Shot

Ryan Burnett believes he’s edging closer to bringing a major title fight to Belfast as he defends his WBC International Bantamweight title against Cesar Ramirez at the First Direct Arena in Leeds,England on Saturday night. Burnett Craves Major Title Shot
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