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Don King goes on a epic rant at the Stiverne vs. Arrerola press conference

So yesterday, we mentioned that Don King pretty much hijacked the Stiverne vs. Arrerola press conference which was held on the campus of USC. For the better part of two hours King was the center of attention, jiving and jabbing like only he can. You can see some of this verbal flexing here , but the best part of the day is in this clip we are going to share with you below. King goes...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Braehmer vs. Oliveira presser quotes & photos, Don King in attendance

Here are the quotes and photos from the final press conference in Germany for the vacant WBA Light Heavyweight World Championship between leading contenders Juergen Braehmer (41-2, 31 KOs) and Marcus Oliveira (24-2-1, 20 KOs). Don King even made a rare appearance at a fight promotion, something which happens less and less these days. Oliveira is promoted by King, whose stable has...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Don King: “Boston Marathon Bomber Ain’t No Boxer” (VIDEO)

Earlier this week reports, including my own, surfaced indicating the Boston Marathon bombing suspect No. 1, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, trained as a boxer with the hopes of competing for the United States in the Olympics. However, one person who was disgusted that the word boxer was even associated with such a person accused of committing such an unthinkable act was legendary boxing promoter...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Shobox presser photos & quotes: Santana-Mamadjonov, Imam-Bryan

Promoter Don King, the four fighters who’ll compete this Friday, April 12, on ShoBox: The New Generation live on Showtime, and the other boxers who will fight on a stacked undercard participated in the final press conference Wednesday at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. In a clash of southpaw lightweight boxers in the ShoBox 12-round main event, unbeaten WBA No. 3-ranked contender...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyne seeks title shot, escape from Don King

ST. CHARLES, Mo. Every few minutes, the front doors of the pub opened, and newcomers walked past kilt-wearing waitresses toward a high top table occupied by Ryan "The Irish Outlaw" Coyne. Some asked for autographs on boxing gloves. Others clenched their fists and posed for pictures with the southpaw. Most just said: "Good luck." This feeling, the slow build...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL replacement referee Don King shows why NFL needs real referees back (Video)

NFL replacement referee Don King had some serious trouble explaining the penalty assessment on a play during Wednesday night's preseason game between the New England Patriots and New York Giants. It was a fiasco that presented a perfect example of why the NFL needs to get the real referees back as soon as possible. It happened with 6:08 left in the second quarter after...
Via Holdout Sports
August 30, 2012  |  1 Comment

NFL replacement ref Don King has issues explaining penalties during Patriots/Giants game (Video)

As we jog into the final week of the NFL preseason, it appears that the NFL replacement officials will be doing the first week of the 2013 NFL regular season. One of those replacement refs by the name of Don King had some issues trying to explain some penalties during last night's New York Giants/New England Patriots affair. Below are two separate situations where King...
Via Outside the Boxscore
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

50 Cent starts boxing promotion company

50 Cent has now joined the likes of Don King, Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya by founding his own promotional company for boxing. The rapper, who’s been involved in a variety of business dealings outside of music, is calling his company TMT Promotions. (TMT so humbly stands for “The Money Team.”) It’s already acquired a license in New York and is working on doing the same in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Snooki Bringing Pro-Boxing Team To Atlantic City

Team Snooki Boxing will be making its debut this January 28 at—where else—the Jersey shore. No, the meat-ball-sized reality star, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi,  won't be lacing up her own gloves but will be backing three Irish brothers ringside at Resorts Casino Hotel in the boardwalk city. Here comes boxing's newest Don King in high heels and mini skirt.  Hey...
Via The Other Paper
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Only in America: Jive Turkey

CBS Miami: Don King’s Turkey Giveaway Canceled After Truck HijackedMIAMI (CBSMiami) – Hundreds of needy South Floridians were disappointed to learn Friday that a truck loaded with Christmas turkeys to be donated by boxing promoter Don King had been hijacked.Don King’s spokesman Robert Weneck said the truck full of 2,000 turkeys bound for South Florida went missing over night...
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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