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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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Gassiev-Dorticos Semi-Final Set For Sochi February 3

Gassiev-Dorticos Semi-Final Set For Sochi February 3

The Ali Trophy semi-final bout in the cruiserweight edition of the World Boxing Super Series between IBF World Champion Murat Gassiev (25-0, 18 KOs) and WBA World Champion Yunier Dorticos (22-0, 21 KOs) takes place at the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia on February 3, 2018. Gassiev-Dorticos Semi-Final Set For Sochi February 3
Bellew Vs Haye ll Rescheduled For May 5

Bellew Vs Haye ll Rescheduled For May 5

The rematch between Tony Bellew and David Haye will take place on Saturday, May 5 at The O2 in London Bellew Vs Haye ll Rescheduled For May 5
Dubois Faces Darch Test

Dubois Faces Darch Test

Since debuting in April, 20 year-old 6ft 5inch heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois  Has flattened all his victims inside five minutes Dubois Faces Darch Test
Selby Has Big Plans For 2018

Selby Has Big Plans For 2018

Lee Selby insists that re-aligning with promoter Frank Warren is the final cog in his quest to secure universal recognition as the world’s leading featherweight. Selby Has Big Plans For 2018

Ali deviates from feel good script, wins decision over exiting Cotto

And that’s all she wrote folks…After 17 years as a professional, Miguel Cotto has completed his final lap in the squared circle. By Jason Gonzalez Ali deviates from feel good script, wins decision over exiting Cotto
Promoters Battle In Philly; Dawejko And Carto Win

Promoters Battle In Philly; Dawejko And Carto Win

By J R. Jowett reporting from ringside: With two promoters going head to head on Friday(Dec 1), the first time in anyone’s memory that two shows ran on the same night in Philadelphia, Manny Rivera & Will Ruiz (Hard Hitting Prom’ns) went with their usual venue, the SRO Sugarhouse Casino. Promoters Battle In Philly; Dawejko And Carto Win
Vargas Retains Title Against Game Negrete/Acosta Claims Vacant Title

Vargas Retains Title Against Game Negrete/Acosta Claims Vacant Title

In the co-main event at Madison Square Garden in New York, despite suffering severe gashes over both eyes caused by accidental headbutts, WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Rey Vargas defended his title a second time Vargas Retains Title Against Game Negrete/Acosta Claims Vacant Title
Ali Spoils Cotto's Farewell Party In New York

Ali Spoils Cotto's Farewell Party In New York

On a night that Madison Square Garden in New York and the boxing world bid farewell to a boxing legend in Miguel Cotto, Sadam “World Kid” Ali stole the show, winning a unanimous decision victory and the WBO Junior Middleweight World Championship in front of 12,391 fans Ali Spoils Cotto's Farewell Party In New York
Price Out-Points Sokolowski

Price Out-Points Sokolowski

British heavyweight David Price returned after a long lay off to outpoint Kamil Sokolowski over six rounds at the Brentwood Centre in Essex, England on Saturday night. Price Out-Points Sokolowski
Encarnacion Defeats Bauwens In Rematch

Encarnacion Defeats Bauwens In Rematch

In October of 2010 Ruddy Encarnacion felt unlucky to only get a draw against Jean Pierre Bauwens, so he believed he had unfinished business in the rematch on Friday night, December 1, with the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental Lightweight title on the line.   Encarnacion Defeats Bauwens In Rematch
WBC Final Ruling Regarding Luis Ortiz

WBC Final Ruling Regarding Luis Ortiz

WBC Final Ruling Regarding Luis Ortiz Issued By World Boxing Council Board Of Governors WBC Final Ruling Regarding Luis Ortiz
Kahn Clary Scores Stoppage Win Over Morlade

Kahn Clary Scores Stoppage Win Over Morlade

By Stephen Tobey at ringside in Providence, R.I. – After a slow start, Toka Kahn-Clary wore down John Vincent Moralde and the southpaw from Providence earned a stoppage victory at the end of the seventh round of a scheduled 10-round bout at the Strand Theater on Friday. Kahn Clary Scores Stoppage Win Over Morlade
Haskins Returns On December 15.

Haskins Returns On December 15.

Former IBF Bantamweight Champion Lee Haskins will return to action on December 15th at the Merthyr Leisure Centre in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. Haskins Returns On December 15.
Cotto And Ali Make Weight

Cotto And Ali Make Weight

Puerto Rican boxing legend Miguel Cotto made weight for the very last time Friday night as he prepares for the final fight of a memorable career. Cotto And Ali Make Weight
Yigit And Hughes Make Weight

Yigit And Hughes Make Weight

Anthony Yigit and his opponent Joe Hughes both made weight today ahead of their European Super Lightweight Championship fight tomorrow at the Leicester Arena in Leicester, United Kingdom. Yigit And Hughes Make Weight
Elbiali Steps Up To Face Pascal

Elbiali Steps Up To Face Pascal

Unbeaten light heavyweight Ahmed Elbiali will look to stamp his contender status when he faces former champion Jean Pascal in the 10-round main event from the Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida on December 8.   Elbiali Steps Up To Face Pascal
Q And A With Dmitry Bivol

Q And A With Dmitry Bivol

On Saturday at Madison Square Garden, World of Boxing hosted a media roundtable with WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol. Q And A With Dmitry Bivol
Lomachenko And Rigondeaux Discuss Showdown 10 Days Out

Lomachenko And Rigondeaux Discuss Showdown 10 Days Out

Ten days out from Vasyl Lomachenko’s world title defence against Guillermo Rigondeaux at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 9, the fighters and their respective teams discussed their eagerly awaited showdown Lomachenko And Rigondeaux Discuss Showdown 10 Days Out
  Promoters Go Head To Head In Philly

  Promoters Go Head To Head In Philly

With the show sold out a week in advance, why did they have a press conference? But they did. And it was good.   Promoters Go Head To Head In Philly

Miguel Cotto waves goodbye

Miguel Cotto’s boxing life has been filled with more peaks than valleys. By John J.Raspanti Miguel Cotto waves goodbye
Spence And Peterson  Come Face To Face

Spence And Peterson Come Face To Face

Unbeaten welterweight world champion Errol Spence Jr. and former champion Lamont Peterson went face-to-face for the first time Wednesday at a press conference in Brooklyn to discuss their world title showdown headlining action on Saturday, January 20 Spence And Peterson  Come Face To Face

Aussie Wrap-up: Jamie Weetch clashes with Yao Yi Ma at Thunderdome 23, Brock Jarvis continues busy year, Bob Mirovic set to retire at 51

Perth-based Welshman Jamie Weetch 10-2 (4) knows he has to turn in an impressive performance when he takes on Sydney’s Yao Yi Ma 15-2-1 (10) for the vacant IBF Pan Pacific junior middleweight title at Thunderdome 23 at Metro City in Northbridge, WA, this Friday if he wants to get the big fights he covets in 2018. By Anthony Cocks Aussie Wrap-up: Jamie Weetch clashes with Yao Yi Ma at Thunderdome 23, Brock Jarvis continues busy year, Bob Mirovic set to retire at 51
Yigit Signs Contract Extension With Team Sauerland

Yigit Signs Contract Extension With Team Sauerland

Anthony Yigit has signed a contract extension with Team Sauerland. Yigit Signs Contract Extension With Team Sauerland
Groves And Eubank Jr. Face To Face At Heated Press Conference

Groves And Eubank Jr. Face To Face At Heated Press Conference

Heated words were exchanged at the kickoff press conference before the Ali Trophy semi-final bout between WBA Super World Champion George Groves and IBO-Champ Chris Eubank Jr. at the Manchester Arena on February 17, 2018. Groves And Eubank Jr. Face To Face At Heated Press Conference
Selby Plans Painful Night For Ramirez

Selby Plans Painful Night For Ramirez

Welsh wizard Lee Selby intends to cement his standing as the leading light in Britain’s featherweight division by sizzling in the fourth defence of his IBF belt against unbeaten Mexican Eduardo Ramirez at London’s Copper Box Arena on December 9th.   Selby Plans Painful Night For Ramirez
Groves Vs Eubank Jr Sells Out In 7 minutes

Groves Vs Eubank Jr Sells Out In 7 minutes

It took seven minutes to sell out the Ali Trophy semi-final bout between WBA Super Champion George Groves and IBO-titleholder Chris Eubank Jr. at the Manchester Arena on February 17, 2018.  Groves Vs Eubank Jr Sells Out In 7 minutes
WBA Order Charr Vs Oquendo

WBA Order Charr Vs Oquendo

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee has ordered the teams behind German based WBA Heavyweight Champion  Manuel Charr, and WBA No.3  Fres Oquendo to start negotiations for their mandatory fight. WBA Order Charr Vs Oquendo

Kovalev marks the spot

“The Krusher” Sergey Kovalev returned to the squared circle for the first time since losing two straight to Andre Ward. By Jason Gonzalez at ringside Kovalev marks the spot
Ceja Edges Teran in War

Ceja Edges Teran in War

By Derek Bonnett Julio Ceja looked for his second win of 2017 at Palenque de Deportes in Chetumal, Mexico. After destroying former bantamweight champion Anselmo Moreno in three rounds back in May, Ceja, who briefly held a super bantamweight title, took on tough Venezuelan Breilor Teran for a minor belt. Teran was riding a five fight win-streak over nondescript opposition, but owned more than a dozen defeats on his dossier. Ceja Edges Teran in War
Undercard Post Fight Quotes From New York

Undercard Post Fight Quotes From New York

Undercard Post Fight Quotes From New York Undercard Post Fight Quotes From New York
Barrera Out-Points Valera/Gamboa Edges Out Sosa

Barrera Out-Points Valera/Gamboa Edges Out Sosa

The co-feature of the evening to Kovalev Vs Shabranskyy in New York on Saturday started off with a bang as both Sullivan Barrera of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Felix Valera of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic scored knockdowns in the first round. Barrera Out-Points Valera/Gamboa Edges Out Sosa
Bejenaru Retains Title Against Mchunu

Bejenaru Retains Title Against Mchunu

By Stephen Tobey at ringside in Uncasville, Conn. – Constantin Bejenaru retained his WBC International cruiserweight title with a 10-round decision win over Thabiso Mchunu on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Bejenaru Retains Title Against Mchunu
Kovalev Krushes Shabranskyy In 2

Kovalev Krushes Shabranskyy In 2

By Jason Pribila – Ringside in New York – Sergey Kovalev looked invincible as he rose up the pound for pound ranks while collecting light heavyweight titles.   Then he faced Andre Ward and suffered controversial back to back defeats.  Since being stopped by Ward, Kovalev survived a car crash and a break up with his longtime manager, John David Jackson. Kovalev Krushes Shabranskyy In 2

Kovalev a champion again, stops Shabranskyy

Sergey Kovalev is no longer a former champion. Kovalev, 34, ended a two-bout losing streak and captured the WBO light heavyweight championship by blasting out game Vyacheslav Shabranskyy in round two at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City Saturday night. Kovalev a champion again, stops Shabranskyy
Charr Decisions Ustinov To Claim ‘Regular’ Title

Charr Decisions Ustinov To Claim ‘Regular’ Title

Manuel Charr won the vacant WBA heavyweight ‘Regular’ title at the König-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany on Saturday night when he out-pointed Alexander Ustinov over 12 rounds. Charr Decisions Ustinov To Claim ‘Regular’ Title
Menayothin Matches Marciano

Menayothin Matches Marciano

By Derek Bonnett Thailand’s Wanheng Menayothin, world titlist at 105-pounds, won his ninth world championship bout early this morning in Nakhon Ratchasima. Menayothin, one of boxing’s busiest fighters, won over Japan’s Tatsuya Fukuhara in a twelve round bout, giving him his fifth decision victory in 2017. What was lost on most boxing fans was that the victory also pushed Menayothin even with Rocky Marciano’s unbeaten streak and one more victory from a tie with Floyd M Menayothin Matches Marciano
Ustinov And Charr Clash For Vacant WBA Heavyweight Crown

Ustinov And Charr Clash For Vacant WBA Heavyweight Crown

The heavyweight division has been booming in recent times and this Saturday night Alexander Ustinov and Manuel Charr clash for the vacant WBA Championship.  Ustinov And Charr Clash For Vacant WBA Heavyweight Crown
Kinigamazi  Powers To Victory In Geneva

Kinigamazi Powers To Victory In Geneva

World Boxing Federation Super Featherweight Champion Patrick Kinigamazi showed a rare display of power on Friday night, November 24, as he retained his title on a show promoted by Tundra Promotions in Geneva, Switzerland. Kinigamazi  Powers To Victory In Geneva
Kovalev And Shabranskyy Make Weight In New York

Kovalev And Shabranskyy Make Weight In New York

Sergey Kovalev And Vyacheslav Shabranskyy weighed in Friday for their vacant WBO light heavyweight title clash in New York on Saturday night. Kovalev And Shabranskyy Make Weight In New York

Kovalev returns, but will he be the "Krusher" of old?

Kovalev returns, but will he be the “Krusher” of old? By John J. Raspanti Kovalev returns, but will he be the "Krusher" of old?
Farmer Looks Forward To A Special Thanks Giving

Farmer Looks Forward To A Special Thanks Giving

Tevin "American Idol" Farmer is spending this year celebrating a very special Thanksgiving. On December 9, the 27-year-old will challenge for his first world title against Kenichi Ogawa(22-1-0, 17 KOs), of Tokyo, Japan, with the vacant IBF junior lightweight championship on the line, at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Farmer Looks Forward To A Special Thanks Giving
Team Parker Keen To Make Joshua Fight

Team Parker Keen To Make Joshua Fight

WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker’s promoter has announced that his fighter is willing to face IBF/WBA and IBO champion Anthony Joshua in a unification battle and has made a ‘final bottom line decision’ to make the fight happen. Team Parker Keen To Make Joshua Fight
Kovalev vs.Shabranskyy Scouting Report Can The Krusher Stop Shabranskyy?

Kovalev vs.Shabranskyy Scouting Report Can The Krusher Stop Shabranskyy?

New York, NY:        On Saturday night, Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev  will look to regain the WBO Light Heavyweight World Title from The Theater at Madison Square Garden live on HBO World Championship Boxing againstVyacheslav "Lion Heart-Chingonskyy" Shabranskyy. Kovalev vs.Shabranskyy Scouting Report Can The Krusher Stop Shabranskyy?
Golovkin Receives Heroes Welcome In Mexico City

Golovkin Receives Heroes Welcome In Mexico City

Undefeated WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO middleweight world champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin is back home in the Los Angeles area after his visit to the Mexico, the motherland of his boxing style. Golovkin Receives Heroes Welcome In Mexico City
Williams defeats Smith by decision, but scorecards leave a lot to be desired

Williams defeats Smith by decision, but scorecards leave a lot to be desired

Williams defeats Smith by decision, but scorecards leave a lot to be desired by John J. Raspanti Williams defeats Smith by decision, but scorecards leave a lot to be desired

Battle of Brisbane 2 stacked with Aussie talent

The undercard of Jeff “The Hornet” Horn’s maiden WBO welterweight world title defence against Britain’s Gary “Hellraiser” Corcoran at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on 13 December is taking shape with some of Australia’s top talent getting the opportunity to showcase their skills to a worldwide audience on ESPN in the United States and BoxNation in the UK. By Anthony Cocks Battle of Brisbane 2 stacked with Aussie talent
Sullivan Barrera vs. Felix Valera Scouting Report Two Heavy-Hitters Square Off

Sullivan Barrera vs. Felix Valera Scouting Report Two Heavy-Hitters Square Off

This Saturday’s Kovalev-Shabranskyy HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast will include a battle between two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest punchers when Sullivan Barrera and Felix Valera square off at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Below is the scouting report for this exciting match-up: Sullivan Barrera vs. Felix Valera Scouting Report Two Heavy-Hitters Square Off
Alexander Returns With A Win

Alexander Returns With A Win

Former two weight world champ Devon Alexander “The Great” made a successful return to the ring on Tuesday night after a two years by outscoring a 10 round decision over Walter Castillo at the Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. Florida. Alexander Returns With A Win
Douglas And O'Sullivan Clash In Montreal

Douglas And O'Sullivan Clash In Montreal

A pair of middleweights looking to fight their way into title contention will face off on Saturday, December 16 in Montreal,Canada as once-defeated Antoine “Action” Douglas and Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan of Cork, Ireland go toe-to-toe for the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Title Douglas And O'Sullivan Clash In Montreal
Q And A With Eric Donovan

Q And A With Eric Donovan

By David Boyle: Eric Donovan is an Irish amateur boxing standout, having won a European bronze medal in the lightweight division. Having moved to the professional ranks Donovan is unbeaten in five fights with three stoppages. Q And A With Eric Donovan
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