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    Broner Set For 9/6 Cincinnati Homecoming

    Cover photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture CINCINNATI HOMECOMING FOR ADRIEN BRONER SET FOR SEPT. 6 FORMER THREE-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION TO MEET EMMANUEL TAYLOR AT U.S. BANK ARENA, LIVE ON SHOWTIME® PLUS, LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. ROBERTO ORTIZ  TICKETS GO SALE TOMORROW, FRIDAY, AUG. 1 LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2014) – Former three-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner will return to his hometown arena following a two-year absence to headline a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® event on Saturday, Sept. 6 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Broner will face talented young prospect Emmanuel “Tranzformer” Taylor in a 12-round super lightweight bout.  In the co-main event, scheduled for 10 rounds in the same weight class, Argentine powerhouse Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse will attempt to continue his road back to the top of the 140-pound division when…

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    Peterson: “Each Fight Out I Try To Get Better”

    Photo Credit:  Delane Rose – Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event. As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon. Here is what the participants had to say: LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion “Each fight out I try to get better and better, I add new things to my camp. I’m focused more on my craft. I’m not a fighter who wins a belt and will be satisfied…

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    Rios: “The old Bam Bam …will be back …”

    Photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/BadCulture Courtesy of HBO, below is Brandon Rios’ write-up/blog on his 2014 ring return. BRANDON RIOS “When you are on top of the world there are people who always want to be with you. I didn’t really know some of them but they wanted to be close to me. “But when you are at the lowest point in career, no one comes around. “No one seems to care. “This is why my fight against Diego Chaves is do or die for me. And I want to make it a ‘do’ and not the ‘die’ part. “I promised Robert (Garcia, chief trainer) I would follow his instructions in the gym and do whatever it…

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    [Video]: Danny Garcia Media Day In Philly

    Philadelphia, PA (July 30, 2014) – Danny “Swift” Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) hosted a Wednesday afternoon media workout at his home gym in Philly 10 days out from his showdown with “Lightning” Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Garcia-Salka is the main event to a Showtime triple-header that also features Lamont Peterson vs Edgar Santana for the IBF light welterweight title and Daniel Jacobs vs Jarrod Fletcher for the vacant regular WBA middleweight title (Gennady Golovkin is the super WBA champion). Unlike the world championship undercard, Garcia-Salka is scheduled for 10 rounds at a catchweight of 142 lbs. Nonetheless it is the main event as Danny Garcia, the…

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    Raging Babe Online Store To Launch Friday

    LAS VEGAS (JULY 31, 2014)–Michelle Rosado, Raging Babe founder launches her much anticipated Raging Babe web store (www.ragingbabe.com)  this Friday. The online store will offer boxing themed clothing for both women and men, as well as novelty items at affordable prices. “This Raging Babe line has been in the works for over a year. I wanted it to be unique, affordable, relatable and yet fashionable for both women and men too. I believe our merchandise will appeal to the boxing fans around the world!”, said Rosado. From August 1 – September 1, 10% of total proceeds will be donated to Heart By Faith: Kennedy Cunningham’s Heart Transplant Fundraiser. “Kennedy Cunningham is the true definition of a Raging Babe. She’s…

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WSOF: 4 Bouts Added To “Palomino vs. Gonzalez”

“World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” Adds Four Undercard Bouts to Compliment Five-Fight Main Card LAS VEGAS – (July 30) – The lineup for next week’s “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” is now complete with the addition of a four-bout preliminary card. The new additions to the event include lightweights Lucas Montoya (6-3) vs. Jimmy Spicuzza (4-0), welterweights Danny “Dee1″ Davis Jr. (9-8-1) vs. Jorge “Lil’ Monster” Lopez (11-4), bantamweights Adam Acquaviva (1-1) vs. Cody Maltais (2-0) and featherweights Soslan Abanokov (4-1) vs. Bryson Gutches (2-0). “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” takes place Aug. 9 at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Featuring a key lightweight matchup between…

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UFC On FOX: Lawler, Johnson Win In San Jose

By Brandon Stubbs, Contributing Writer UFC brought the octagon to San Jose and found some new contenders after all the action was said and done. A New “King” Found? In an interesting tilt in the lightweight division, former Strikeforce vet and San Jose native Josh Thomson took on late replacement Bobby “King” Green. The fight seemed like it would have more talking in it than action, with Green doing most of the yapping in the cage. The fight was close with only the 2nd round having a clear winner…Green. During the round, he was able to maintain cage control and never gave Thomson a chance to get in any sort of rhythm. In the end,…

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Those “Crazy Diaz Brothers” Are Back …

Well at least one of them… After a year long self-imposed retirement, this past Thursday, Nick Diaz signed a new three fight with the UFC (financial terms were not made available). Since his last fight in March of 2013, UFC made Diaz multiple fight offers, but he turned them down. No word or time frame on his return to the cage, but on a moments notice he will step in. “Next year I guess, whatever though,” he stated to UFC.com. “I can fight tomorrow, tonight. You have to do what you have to do. … [I came today] to sort things out with Dana White and Lorenzo [Fertitta].”  Coming off of back-to-back loses, (against George…

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[Video]: Janelle Monae’s Electric Lady

The queen of black and white clothing and the world’s most perfect pompadour (sorry Bruno) is back with new music. Janelle Monáe – Electric Lady [Official Video]

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Former WWE Champ Catches Burglary Suspect

PHOENIX, AZ- People who steal are among the lowest of the low. As a recent victim of a home burglary, there is NO COUNTRY for thieves in my heart or head. While it’ not the most logical thinking, I wish I was home so I could have kicked some butt. Well as long as they didn’t have a gun or knife. I’m pretty buff, I work out. Of all the houses in the world to break into, two ding bats decided to break into the home of former WWE champion “Daniel Bryan”. According to reports, the wrestler was returning home from an outing with his wife, and as he pulled up in carport, he saw…

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[Video] Drake Sings “Let It Go” as Pacquiao (?)

LOS ANGELES, CA – I keep forgetting Drake was an actor before he was a rapper… This week at the ESPY’s Drake took on a new character that wasn’t in Degrassi, In a skit entitled, “Manny Pacquiao Sings,” Drake, acting as the Filipino sensation, sits inside a recording studio recording his version of “Let It Go” from the Disney movie Frozen. Gary Cole appears in the segment with him as an over-zealous producer. Drake is hilarious. Enjoy  

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Williams Reportedly Pulls Gun At Comedy Show

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – At one point it seemed like Katt Williams was in the headlines with a legal infraction every other week. For the last year, it’s been relatively quiet. Until this week… According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, the Sheriff Department is investigating the fun-sized comedian for brandishing a weapon at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood. Williams was reportedly attendance (not performing) at the comedy club for a night of fun and laughs until the comedian performing (no word of who it was) felt the need to heckle him about his height and race. Williams reportedly didn’t take the heckling too lightly, entered into an altercation with the funny,…

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[Video] 50 Cent Spoofs Maleficent on JKL

NEW YORK, NY – Parents, we’ve been granted a temporary reprieve from, ‘Let It Go’ and not a moment too soon. Instead, we now found our homes and thoughts permeated with the sauntering and high cheek boned beauty that is Angelina Jolie and her role as Maleficient, aka the dark witch that made Sleeping Beauty go night night. Well the fun doesn’t stop there thanks to our good friend Jimmy Kimmel and rapper 50 Cent. In the latest of his hilarious spoofs, Kimmel joins forces with Fiddy to give their spin on Maleficient. Watch it here. Well played Kimmel. Well played 50 aka Ferrari.