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NEW YORK — Klitschko pulled out the win, but Philadelphia’s Bryant Jennings walked away with the fans. Saturday night, at Madison Square Garden, “Dr. Steelhammer” Wladimir Klitschko defeated Bryant Jennings by unanimous decision to rain his assorted alphabet titles. Judges final scores: 116-111, 116-111, 118-109. BadCulture.net scored the bout 116-111 for Klitschko. Slow getting started, Klitschko struggled to find the rhythm in the open rounds while Jennings attempted to connect with looping overhead rights. As action progressed, Klitschko pumped his signature multi-jab that kept Jennings at bay but largely unhurt. Continuing to work into the middle rounds, Klitschko released lethal straight right strikes that fans are used to seeing end the bout with other opponents…
LAS VEGAS — With Mayweather vs Pacaquiao less than seven days away, HBO presents “The Legends Speak.” Jim Lampley sits down with Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley, common opponents of both combatants, to analyze the fight and offer their impressions of the match-up while Max Kellerman sits down with legends of the sport Bernard Hopkins, Lennox Lewis and George Foreman sit down with HBO analysts Max Kellerman to weigh-in on the fight of the decade.
CHICAGO — During the Premier Boxing Champion broadcast on Spike, the middleweight title shifted hands once again… Friday night, in Chicago at the UIC Pavilion, Badou Jack defeated Anthony Dirrell by majority decision to become the new WBC super middleweight champion. This was Dirrell’s first defense of the title since defeating Sakio Bika for the title. “I was in great shape and I believed in myself,” Jack said. “All that talk don’t matter. I knew they couldn’t rob me. I thought I clearly won. It was a tough start to my career, but now I’m a world champ.” In the co-feature event, Danny Jacobs successfully defeated Caleb Truax to retain his version of the WBA…
Photo credit: BoxingScene.com Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off from Madison Square Garden in New York City with an exciting 10-round welterweight showdown between Sadam Ali and Francisco Santana. The main event pits Wladimir Klitschko defending his heavyweight championship against Bryant Jennings. Official Weights from New York: Wladimir Klitschko: 241.6 lbs. Bryant Jennings: 226.8 lbs. Sadam Ali: 146.8 lbs. Francisco Santana: 146.4 lbs. Join the conversation on Twitter: #KlitschkoJennings #
CHICAGO — This week, Premier Boxing Champions take the show to Chicago for a double header featuring super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell vs Badou Jack. In the co-feature event, WBA welterweight champion Danny Jacobs is challenged by Caleb Truax. The card will broadcast on Spike TV and airs beginning at 6PM PT.
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On Friday, April 25, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted Invicta FC 12: Kankaanpaa vs. Souza from Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. The nine-fight card streamed live and exclusively on UFCFIGHTPASS.com.
On Thursday, April 23, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 12: Kankaanpaa vs. Souza, which takes place tomorrow, April 24 from Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. The nine-fight card will stream live and exclusively on UFCFIGHTPASS.com at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.Below are the results of the event’s weigh-ins which were held at the Holiday Inn Kansas City Downtown – Aladdin Hotel. INVICTA FC 12 WEIGH-IN RESULTS Strawweight Title: Katja Kankaanpaa (114.6 lb) vs. Livia Renata Souza (113.9 lb) Flyweight: Roxanne Modafferi (125.7 lb) vs. Vanessa Porto (126.5 lb)1 Featherweight: Amanda Bell (146 lb) vs. Faith Van Duin (145.6 lb) Bantamweight: Ediane Gomes (134.8 lb) vs. Raquel Pa’aluhi (135.9 lb) 2 Featherweight: Peggy Morgan (145.7 lb) vs. Latoya Walker…
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 15, 2015) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever fight in MMA and I’m excited to get in there and compete at my new home.” Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Phil attended college close to home at Penn State University, where he became a four-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler for the Nittany Lions. Davis had his first professional MMA fight in…