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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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Washington Gets Title Shot Against Wilder

Washington Gets Title Shot Against Wilder

Undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder will now defend his title against unbeaten contender Gerald "El Gallo Negro" Washington in the main on Saturday, February 25, from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama,USA. Washington Gets Title Shot Against Wilder
Conlan Faces Cardoza For Vacant Title In Belfast

Conlan Faces Cardoza For Vacant Title In Belfast

Jamie Conlan will face former World title challenger Yader Cardoza for the Vacant WBC International Silver Super-Flyweight Championship at the Belfast Waterfront on Saturday 18th February. Conlan Faces Cardoza For Vacant Title In Belfast
Each Nation's Best: Argentina

Each Nation's Best: Argentina

By Derek Bonnett: Argentina is a federal republic located in the southern end of South America and rates as the eighth largest country in the world. The country is divided into twenty-three provinces with the capital city being Buenos Aires. Each province has its own constitution, but exist under the federal system. Upon visiting Argentina in 2005, I was awed by the beauty of its landscape, architecture, and people. Each Nation's Best: Argentina

Garcia knocks out Zlaticanin in three to capture lightweight title

Mikey Garcia grabbed the WBC lightweight championship Saturday night with an explosive knockout over Dejan Zlaticanin in front of a raucous crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. By Anthony "Zute" George Ringside photos by German Villasenor Garcia knocks out Zlaticanin in three to capture lightweight title

Patient Santa Cruz edges Frampton in rematch

In the weeks leading up to his rematch with Carl Frampton, Leo Santa Cruz repeated one word over and over. Patience. by John J. Raspanti Ringside photos by German Villasenor Patient Santa Cruz edges Frampton in rematch
Garcia Scores Chilling KO Over Zlaticanin

Garcia Scores Chilling KO Over Zlaticanin

By Jason Pribila: In the early 2010’s Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KO) was being groomed by Hall of Fame Promoter Bob Arum’s Top Rank to be their next Pay Per View attraction. Garcia Scores Chilling KO Over Zlaticanin
Santa Cruz Flips Script on Frampton, Regains Featherweight Title

Santa Cruz Flips Script on Frampton, Regains Featherweight Title

By Jason Pribila: On Saturday evening, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas hosted 10,085 fight fans, and the first great fight card of 2017. In the main event, Leo Santa Cruz flipped the script on Carl Frampton, as his decision loss on July 30, 2016 was reversed by the same scores:114-114, 115-113, 115-113. Santa Cruz Flips Script on Frampton, Regains Featherweight Title
SecondsOut Team Picks: Frampton Vs Santa Cruz ll

SecondsOut Team Picks: Frampton Vs Santa Cruz ll

Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night and SecondsOut’s writer once again put their reputations on the line to predict the outcome of one of the most evenly balanced contests of 2017. SecondsOut Team Picks: Frampton Vs Santa Cruz ll
Vera Defeats Larbi To Retain Title

Vera Defeats Larbi To Retain Title

By Ron Valderrama: John Vera defeated a tough and determined Salim Larbi retaining his WBA-NABA super welterweight title Friday night in Phoenix,Arizona. The featured bout was presented by Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions in association with Fight Hard Promotions. Vera Defeats Larbi To Retain Title
Frampton And Santa Cruz Weigh In For Rematch

Frampton And Santa Cruz Weigh In For Rematch

Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz weighed in Friday ahead of their world featherweight title rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Frampton And Santa Cruz Weigh In For Rematch
Selby's Vs Barros Canceled

Selby's Vs Barros Canceled

Saturday night’s scheduled eight-round super lightweight matchup between Josh Taylor and Alfonso Olvera will air as the opening bout on Showtime Extreme at 8 p.m. ET/PT preceding the David Benavidez vs. Sherali Mamadjanov eight-round super middleweight bout taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Selby's Vs Barros Canceled
Culcay To Defend WBA Crown Against Andrade

Culcay To Defend WBA Crown Against Andrade

Jack Culcay is set to defend his WBA Super Welterweight title against former WBO World Champion Demetrius Andrade on March 11 at the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Culcay To Defend WBA Crown Against Andrade

Will the real Mikey Garcia please stand up?

It wasn’t that long ago that Mikey Garcia was competing on the highest level in boxing, and considered to be one of the top pugilists in the world. He captured the featherweight title four years ago by dismantling Orlando Salido in New York. By Anthony "Zute" George Will the real Mikey Garcia please stand up?
Joshua Vs Klitschko Breaks Boxing Capacity Record At Wembley

Joshua Vs Klitschko Breaks Boxing Capacity Record At Wembley

The biggest boxing crowd Wembley Stadium has ever seen - a record 90,000 capacity - will watch the heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua MBE and Wladimir Klitschko live on Sky Sports Box Office, the Mayor of London announced today. Joshua Vs Klitschko Breaks Boxing Capacity Record At Wembley
Quinlan And Eubank Jr Face To Face

Quinlan And Eubank Jr Face To Face

Chris Eubank Jr and IBO super middleweight champion Renold Quinlan met for the first time on Friday in London to discuss their ITV ppv clash at Olympia in Kensington,London on February 4. Quinlan And Eubank Jr Face To Face

Aussies on the rise in 2017--Part three: Junior featherweight to minimumweight

Everybody loves a list and there’s no better time to create one than at the end of the calendar year. By Anthony Cocks Aussies on the rise in 2017--Part three: Junior featherweight to minimumweight
Frampton And Santa Cruz Arrive In Vegas

Frampton And Santa Cruz Arrive In Vegas

Fight week officially kicked-off Wednesday with fighter grand arrivals and media workouts before the Premier Boxing Champions event this Saturday, January 28 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,Nevada,USA. Frampton And Santa Cruz Arrive In Vegas
Rigondeaux Faces Flores On Cotto Vs Kirkland Undercard

Rigondeaux Faces Flores On Cotto Vs Kirkland Undercard

Two fights featuring world champions, emerging stars and fierce rivalries have been added to the televised pay-per-view undercard of Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland “The Return” on Saturday, February 25 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco. Rigondeaux Faces Flores On Cotto Vs Kirkland Undercard
Yafai To Make First Title Defence In Birmingham

Yafai To Make First Title Defence In Birmingham

Kal Yafai will make the first defence of his WBA World Super-Flyweight title at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday May 13. Yafai To Make First Title Defence In Birmingham
Menayothin Edges Out Jerusalem  To Retain Title

Menayothin Edges Out Jerusalem To Retain Title

Thailand’s WBC minimumweight champ Wanheng Menayothin retained his title with a close but unanimous 12 round decision over the previously unbeaten Filipino boxer Melvin Jerusalem in Phitsanulok, Thailand on Wednesday. Menayothin Edges Out Jerusalem  To Retain Title
Smith Blames Williams For Not Claiming Lonsdale Belt Outright

Smith Blames Williams For Not Claiming Lonsdale Belt Outright

Former WBO junior middleweight boss Liam Smith has blamed long-term rival Liam Williams for costing him the chance of winning the prestigious Lord Lonsdale belt outright and has vowed to settle the score when they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 8th April. Smith Blames Williams For Not Claiming Lonsdale Belt Outright
Harrison Vs Hurd Battle On Wilder Undercard

Harrison Vs Hurd Battle On Wilder Undercard

Junior middleweight contenders Tony Harrison and Jarrett Hurd will meet in a 12-round world title eliminator and Dominic "Trouble" Breazeale takes on undefeated Izuagbe Ugonoh in a 10-round heavyweight on Saturday, February 25. Harrison Vs Hurd Battle On Wilder Undercard
Linares And Crolla Set For Rematch

Linares And Crolla Set For Rematch

WBA Lightweight Champion Jorge Linares and former titlist Anthony Crolla held a press conference on Tuesday in Manchester, England, to formally announce their upcoming rematch on Saturday, March 25 at the Manchester Arena in the north of England. Linares And Crolla Set For Rematch
Cuadras Battles Carmona In All Mexican Clash

Cuadras Battles Carmona In All Mexican Clash

Former WBC Super Flyweight Champion Carlos ’Principe’ Cuadras, of Mexico City, Mexico returns to battle against cross-town rival and Former World Title Challenger David ’Severo’ Carmona , also of Mexico City, Mexico, on Saturday, March 18 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York. Cuadras Battles Carmona In All Mexican Clash
Avanesyan To Defend Title Against Peterson

Avanesyan To Defend Title Against Peterson

WBA Welterweight Champion David Avanesyan will defend his title against former two-time world champion Lamont Peterson in a 12-round matchup that serves as the co-main event of Showtime Championship boxing card on Saturday, February 18 from the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Avanesyan To Defend Title Against Peterson

Quinlan confident he can knock Eubank Jr. out

When Australian Renold “Dunghutti Destroyer” Quinlan 11-1 (7) steps into the ring to face England’s Chris Eubank Jr 23-1 (18) at London’s Olympia on February 4th he will have only one thing on his mind: an early night. By Anthony Cocks Quinlan confident he can knock Eubank Jr. out
Gonzalez Opens Training Camp To Media

Gonzalez Opens Training Camp To Media

WBC Super Flyweight Champion Roman ’Chocolatito’ Gonzalez,held court in front of a huge crowd of Nicaraguan media before heading to Costa Rica for training camp in preparations to defend his title against mandatory challenger Sriskaet Sor Rungvisai, of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at “The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden. Gonzalez Opens Training Camp To Media
Braekhus Vs Svensson Postponed Until Feb 24

Braekhus Vs Svensson Postponed Until Feb 24

The battle between #1 Women’s Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and Undisputed Welterweight World Champion, Cecilia Braekhus , and Mandatory Challenger Klara Svensson , scheduled for this Saturday, January 28 to the new date of Friday, February 24. Braekhus Vs Svensson Postponed Until Feb 24

Repeat or revenge: Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz do it again

Rematches, like movie sequels, are usually letdowns. Usually, but not always. By John J. Raspanti Repeat or revenge: Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz do it again
Judah Launches Comeback

Judah Launches Comeback

By J.R. Jowett reporting well back from ringside: Having been one of the leading matchmakers on the East Coast, Renee Aiken has now turned promoter (Boss Lady Prom’ns) and kept Trenton alive. The NJ capital was once a flourishing fight town that gave the boxing world Ike Williams and Sammy Goss, but was dead for decades before a recent revival. Judah Launches Comeback
    Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren

    Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren

Olympic female boxing Gold medalist Nicola Adams OBE, announced her decision to turn professional with Hall of Fame Promoter Frank Warren.     Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren
Five Champions Who Will Remain and Five Who Will Go in 2017

Five Champions Who Will Remain and Five Who Will Go in 2017

By Derek Bonnett: As we encounter another new year, the landscape of the boxing scene continues to evolve. With old champions acting out the final stages of their careers and new ones emerging to fill the void, boxing maintains a state of homeostasis and keeps fight fans intrigued even amid the dubious officiating and cries of scandal. Boxing, as always, will endure; however, not every participant with an alphabet title will be so lucky. Inevitably, the mighty will eventually fall and, Five Champions Who Will Remain and Five Who Will Go in 2017
Nielsen Out-Points Berrocal Over 10 Rounds

Nielsen Out-Points Berrocal Over 10 Rounds

Light heavyweight Patrick Nielsen won a 10 round unanimous decision over Colombian import Bebi Berrocal at the Struer Energi Park in Denmark on Saturday. Nielsen Out-Points Berrocal Over 10 Rounds
Herman Claims Title In Her Fourth Paid Fight

Herman Claims Title In Her Fourth Paid Fight

Boxing Returns To Worcester

Boxing Returns To Worcester

Boxing returned to Worcester on Thursday for the first time in more than five years to the delight of a capacity crowd of 2,100 passionate fans at the Palladium. Boxing Returns To Worcester
Ellis Wins Dogfight With Brooker

Ellis Wins Dogfight With Brooker

By Marc Livitz: In the evening’s co-main event at Ballys in Atlantic City, Ronald Ellis boxed and briefly brawled his way to a unanimous decision win over Christopher Brooker in an eight round, super middleweight clash. He remains undefeated. Ellis Wins Dogfight With Brooker
Roman Downs Lopez In Nine

Roman Downs Lopez In Nine

By Marc Livitz: Danny "The Baby Faced Assassin" Roman delivered a one sided beating and the first loss of Adam Lopez’s career en route to a ninth round TKO victory on Friday night. The WBA super bantamweight title elimination bout took place at the Bally’s Event Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Roman Downs Lopez In Nine
Frampton vs Santa Cruz ll/Zlaticanin vs Garcia Conference Call Transcript

Frampton vs Santa Cruz ll/Zlaticanin vs Garcia Conference Call Transcript

Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz ll takes place on Showtime on Saturday, January 28. It’s a doubleheader presented in association with Premier Boxing Champions from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Frampton vs Santa Cruz ll/Zlaticanin vs Garcia Conference Call Transcript
Diaz Makes Crawford Top Of His Hit List

Diaz Makes Crawford Top Of His Hit List

Felix Diaz ended a successful 2016 as a world ranked junior welterweight contender with another two impressive victories added to his ledger. He is determined to continue that momentum this year by facing the biggest challenges. The top name on his hit list remains WBC/WBO junior welterweight world champion Terence Crawford. Diaz Makes Crawford Top Of His Hit List
Nordic Fight Night Weights

Nordic Fight Night Weights

All the fighters made weight today ahead of the Nordic Fight Night tomorrow at the Struer Energi Park in Denmark featuring the return of Patrick Nielsen and a title fight for hometown hero Dina Thorslund. Nordic Fight Night Weights

The return of Zab Judah

Zab Judah returns to the ring at the ripe old age of 39 on January 21st in Trenton, New Jersey, when he faces unknown Jorge Luis Munguia. By Anthony "Zute" George The return of Zab Judah
Weights And Final Quotes From Atlantic City

Weights And Final Quotes From Atlantic City

The six fighters who will compete tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 20, on ShoBox: The New Generation made weight on Thursday for the live Showtime televised tripleheader (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino. Weights And Final Quotes From Atlantic City
Smith Ready To Take On The World

Smith Ready To Take On The World

Callum Smith says he is ready to fight any Super-Middleweight in the world for the vacant WBC crown. Smith Ready To Take On The World
Nielsen Returns On Saturday

Nielsen Returns On Saturday

Danish super middleweight Patrick Nielsen makes his long awaited return to the ring on Saturday night when he takes on Colombian southpaw Beibi Berrocal at the Struer Energi Park in Denmark. Nielsen Returns On Saturday
Garcia Vs Thurman: Someone's 0 Must Go

Garcia Vs Thurman: Someone's 0 Must Go

Undefeated welterweight world champions Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman hosted a press conference in Brooklyn,New York on Wednesday to discuss their primetime showdown on Saturday, March 4 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,New York. Garcia Vs Thurman: Someone's 0 Must Go
McDonagh Calls Out McGregor

McDonagh Calls Out McGregor

Irish boxer Peter McDonagh has blasted fellow countryman and MMA superstar Conor McGregor and told him he should fight him first before he even talks about fighting Floyd Mayweather. McDonagh Calls Out McGregor

Aussies on the rise in 2017--Part two: Welterweight to featherweight

Everybody loves a list and there’s no better time to create one than at the end of the calendar year. By Anthony Cocks Aussies on the rise in 2017--Part two: Welterweight to featherweight
Frampton Reports 'Brilliant' Training Camp

Frampton Reports 'Brilliant' Training Camp

Undefeated featherweight world champion Carl Frampton hosted media at his training camp in Las Vegas on Tuesday ahead of his rematch with former three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday, January 28 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Frampton Reports 'Brilliant' Training Camp

DeGale and Jack go to war at Barclays

After a six-month drought, boxing finally returned to ‘Gotham City’ By Jason Gonzalez at ringside DeGale and Jack go to war at Barclays
Jack Ordered To Defend WBC Crown Against Smith

Jack Ordered To Defend WBC Crown Against Smith

Badou Jack has been ordered to defend his WBC super middleweight title against mandatory challenger Callum Smith from Liverpool, Englan Jack Ordered To Defend WBC Crown Against Smith
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