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  1. Barclays Center Quick Results - PBC on NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Sweet Science

    Saturday night, April 16th saw NBC air the Premier Boxing Channel series live form the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The WBO Cruiserweight belt was on the line as champion Krzysztof Glowacki faced former titleholder Steve Cunningham in a twelve round feature bout.


  2. Steve "U.S.S." Cunningham: From Carriers Back to Cruisers Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Sweet Science

    They say that what goes around often comes around. That is probably as true for sailors as anyone else, and maybe more so for a former bosun's mate-turned-boxer, Steve "USS" Cunningham, than for anyone who ever prepared himself for battle on the sea or in the ring.


  3. Squatty and Inelegant, Khurtsidze Steals the Show With a Stout Performance in Bethlehem Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Sweet Science

    Let us make one thing perfectly clear to American boxing fans who, until Saturday night, might have been totally unaware of or only vaguely familiar with middleweight Avtandil Khurtsidze. The principal architect of what to date might be the most fan-friendly, action-packed bout of 2016 did not exactly come out of nowhere.


  4. What If Artur Szpilka Beats Deontay Wilder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Sweet Science

    This Friday night, the WBC World Heavyweight title is on the line at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as champion Deontay Wilder defends his belt against the challenge of Artur Szpilka . It has been a year since Wilder captured the vacant WBC belt with a defeat of Bermane Stiverne, and Wilder successfully defended the belt twice in 2015 to go for the year.


  5. In Honor of the Forthcoming Barclays Center Card, We Pay Tribute To Brooklyn's Rich Boxing HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Sweet Science

    WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder opposes Artur Szpilka in the main event of the January 16 boxing show at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. In the main supporting bout, Charles Martin meets Vyachelov Glazkov for the IBF heavyweight belt vacated by Tyson Fury.


  6. A Little Holiday Cheer From The "Premier Boxing Champions"Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    You have got to hand it to the Premier Boxing Champions for their body of work in 2015. In their first year, they put boxing back on television in a big way, producing 46 shows that aired on a variety of stations from CBS and NBC to Fox Sports 1, ESPN and SpikeTV to name a few.


  7. from Birmingham to Brooklyn, Wilder Ready for Larger Stage and Another Mystery GUESTRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    For someone so intent on making heavyweight history, Deontay Wilder doesn't appear to have studied up much on the subject. Introduced to a throng of media members last Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., a few hours prior to WBA "regular" middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs' first-round stoppage of Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, Wilder, the WBC heavyweight titlist, cut a dashing figure in designer sunglasses, a black dress shirt, black slacks and a tailored white sport coat with black lapels and polka dots.


  8. Galeano Beats Cameron on Friday, in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    On Friday evening, DiBella Entertainment's Broadway Boxing returned to the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY, for the latest installment of the popular series. The main event featured a battle of the boroughs between Bronx's Chris "Golden" Galeano, 156A1 2, and Brooklyn's Shawn "Killa" Cameron, 156A1 2, with the vacant New York State middleweight title at stake.


  9. Complete Card Announced for Friday's Broadway BoxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    This Friday, DiBella Entertainment's Broadway Boxing returns to the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY, for the latest installment of the popular series. Headlining the card will be undefeated prospects Chris Galeano and Shawn Cameron as the two square off in a 10-round battle for NYC bragging rights and with the New York State middleweight title on the line.


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    Nov 5, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    In light of the injury Gary Russell Jr. suffered while training, SHOWTIME SportsA will present a ShoBox: The New Generation telecast on Saturday, Nov. 14. The previously announced matchup between undefeated super welterweights Frank Galarza , of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Jarrett Hurd , of Accokeek, Md., will serve as the 10-round ShoBox main event. The ShoBox telecast will air live on SHOWTIMEA , the SHOWTIME streaming service and SHOWTIME ANYTIMEat 10:45 p.m. ET/PT from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.


  11. UN of Boxing On Salita Card Tonight, in BROOKLYNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    New York promoter Dmitriy Salita's cards are always filled with combatants from all over the world, a United Nations of pugilistic pride. Many of the flags being waved as the boxers walk to the ring will be clustered around the Eastern European zone.


  12. Unbeaten Brant Ekes Out Win Over Rose; Miller, Clarkson Romp On ShoBoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    ROB BRANT IMPROVES TO 18-0 WITH HARD-FOUGHT 10-ROUND MAJORITY DECISION OVER LOUIS ROSE IN MAIN EVENT OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER PHOENIX - On a night when five of the six fighters were making their debuts on ShoBox: The New Generation , newcomers Rob "Bravo" Brant and Jarrell 'Big Baby" Miller remained undefeated and the one ShoBox returnee, Samuel "The Main Event" Clarkson, won his seventh in a row Friday live on SHOWTIME at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix. Brant , of St. Paul, Minn., withstood a late, sustained rally from Louis "The Unknown" Rose , of Los Angeles, to win a close, hard-fought 10-round majority decision in the ShoBox main event.


  13. Shobox: the New Generation WeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    The six fighters who'll be fighting on ShoBox : The New Generation tomorrow / Friday , Oct. 23, live on SHOWTIME A at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix , Ariz ., made weight Thursday on their first attempts inside The Lucky Saloon at Fort McDowell Casino in Fort McDowell, Ariz. Undefeated Rob "Bravo" Brant , of St. Paul, Minn., faces Louis "The Unknown" Rose , of Los Angeles, in a 10-round bout for the vacant WBC Continental Americas middleweight title in the main event.


  14. Dunkin Goes Back At Papa AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    We could get a Sadam Ali-Jessie Vargas scrap, but the site is an issue. Ali, a Brooklyner, scored a headliner date on HBO, Dec. 19. The cabler would televise portions of a card on that date, one promoted by Top Rank and Golden Boy, at Turning Stone in Verona, NY.


  15. Golovkin VS. Lemieux Final Press Conference Quotes Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    New York City In front of a huge collection of New York sports media, Boxing superstar and WBA/IBO and WBC "Interim" World Champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin, and IBF Middleweight World Champion David Lemieux, held court for the final time just three days prior to their Middleweight World Title Unification battle at the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden and produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View set for this Saturday, Oct. 17. Fighting out of Los Angeles, California, Golovkin is returning to Madison Square Garden for the fourth time where an expected sold-out audience will await him in his first world title unification bout and headlining his first HBO Pay-Per-View event.


  16. Monaghan & George Let It Rip. It's truTV Fight Week - Brooklyn Style BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    A Mets-Cubs showdown has nothing on the upcoming Brooklyn brawl between Long Beach, New York's undefeated No. 4 world-rated light heavyweight contender "Irish" SEANIE MONAGHAN and Chicago's DONOVAN "Da Bomb" GEORGE.


  17. Boston Beatdown "Light-Hitting" Bracero Scores Possible Ko of 2015 Over O'ConnorRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    This is a boxing town. Fights happen all the time here. Several broke out on Saturday night at the venerable Lowell Memorial Auditorium during a Premier Boxing Champions fight card promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Boston's Murphy's Boxing.


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    Oct 9, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    After Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier squared off in their classic rubber match, the "Thrilla in Manila," Ali biographer Thomas Hauser framed the importance of the confrontation in a manner that left no doubt that what was at stake transcended the possession of any sanctioning body's bejeweled belt. "They weren't fighting so much for the heavyweight championship of the world," Hauser noted.


  19. Deets On Oct. 2 la Fight ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    LOS ANGELES Golden Boy Promotions will open an intense fight weekend beginning with LA FIGHT CLUB on Friday, October 2 live on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT at the historic Belasco Theater. LA FIGHT CLUB , featuring the next generation of rising boxing stars, kicks off the first of back-to-back fight nights in downtown Los Angeles, followed by the highly-anticipated Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol card at the StubHub Center on Saturday, October 3 .


  20. Results From Queens, NY New Legends/DiBella ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | The Sweet Science

    On Saturday night, New Legend Boxing and DiBella Entertainment returned to Resorts World Casino New York City with another action-packed nine-bout card for the latest installment of the popular International Fight Night series, proudly sponsored by Nissan of Queens. In the main event, cruiserweight contender Alex Guerrero, 198, of Salisbury, MD, was shockingly upset by Atlanta's Brian Howard.


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