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Jack beats Groves in title fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) Badou Jack put George Groves down in the first round Saturday night on his way to winning a 12-round split decision to retain his super middleweight title. Jack and Groves put on a spirited fight that was still in doubt when it went to the judges' scorecards. One judge favored Jack 116-111, and another had it 115-112 in favor of the champion, while the third judge...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Defeats Dirrell to Becomes WBC champ

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...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack outpoints Dirrell to claim WBC super-middleweight title

  Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title. Jack (19-1-1) received winning of 116-112 and 115-113, and the third had it even at 114-114. Jack, the Las Vegas-based Swede who fights under the banner of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s promotion company, connected with a big one-two combination in the ninth round and forced...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Results & photos: Erislandy Lara dominates Ishe Smith, Jack & Pearson win

Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) enjoyed a convincing 12-round unanimous decision victory over Ishe "Sugar Shay" Smith (26-7, 12 KOs) in the Showtime Boxing main event Friday night from The Illusions Theater at The Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. After a strong first round for Smith, Lara dominated the remainder of the fight using a combination of movement, speed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Erislandy Lara vs. Ishe Smith Set For 12/2

MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT “LONESTAR BATTLE: ERISLANDY LARA VS. ISHE SMITH” FRIDAY, DEC. 12 LIVE ON SHOWTIME ® Rising Star Badou Jack To Meet Texan Samuel Clarkson and Undefeated Junior Middleweight Chris Pearson Faces Tough Slugger Steve Martinez  From The Illusions Theater at The Alamodome In San Antonio, Texas  Live on SHOWTIME...
Via BadCulture
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Shobox weigh-in results: Love vs. Medina, Jack vs. Escalera, Gavril vs. Falowo

The six fighters who will compete in tonight's Saturday ShoBox made weight Friday at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. In the main event of a ShoBox tripleheader from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort today, undefeated super middleweight contender J'Leon Love (18-0, 10 KOs), of Inkster, Mich., will take on Rogelio "Porky" Medina (32-6, 26 KOs), of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico,in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Promotions To Headline ShoBox

TRAINING CAMP QUOTES FOR THIS SATURDAY’S MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION TRIPLEHEADER Undefeated J’Leon Love To Headline Against Rogelio Medina; Badou Jack Fights Jason Escalera & Unbeaten Ronald Gavril Takes On Thomas Falowo   Live on SHOWTIME® Immediately Following the Premiere Of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 Episode 1 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT LAS...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Promotions Shobox tripleheader on Aug 30th: Love, Jack & Gavril in action

On Saturday, August 30th at The Pearl at Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayweather Promotions presents a Shobox tripleheader live on SHowtime at 9:30 pm Eastern. Also that night, Showtime will be premiering the first episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 episode 1. Here are all of the details on the card, and the three featured fights.   SHOWTIME: SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Pearson Tested; Badou Jack Stopped; J'Leon Love Treads Water

If we must be inflicted with a zombified verson of ShoBox that fellates the promotional stable of Floyd Mayweather, the least Showtime can give us is match-ups in the spirit of the series, i.e. prospects in tough tests. We got that in two of the three bouts on Friday, with one test too difficult and another just about right. The third, the headliner, didn't rate. Super middleweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Unbeaten prospect Badou Jack knocked out in 1 minute

Badou Jack, a previously unbeaten fighter in the Mayweather Promotions stable, had a bad outing on Friday night's Shobox. Real bad. He went from on the cusp of a title shot, to knocked out in less than one minute. Watch the video of Badou Jack knocked out in one minute on ShoBox right here. It was certainly a shock, and a huge upset, as Badou Jack "The Ripper" was a very highly touted...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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