August Boxing Preview

By Togorashi

August is normally a light month for boxing action, but with the Rio Olympics running, action is even more sparse. Eleven shows, five from PBC, two from Top Rank, one each from Golden Boy, Roc Nation, Salita Promotions and Zanfer Promotions.

Below is the month’s TV lineup in the US:

August 5 – ESPN
David Benavidez vs. Denis Douglin (super middleweight)
August 6 – HBO
Andre Ward vs. Alexander Brand (light heavyweight)
August 6 – UniMas
Juan Diaz vs. Cesar Vazquez (lightweight)
August 12 – ESPN
Miguel Flores vs. Ryan Kielczewski (featherweight)
August 13 – beIN Sports Espanol
Antonio Margarito vs. Ramon Alvarez (super welterweight)
August 19 – Showtime
Jarrell Miller vs. Fred Kassi (heavyweight)
August 19 – Estrella TV
Vyacheslav Shabranskyy vs. Oscar Riojas (light heavyweight)
August 21 – NBC
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Leonard Bundu (welterweight)
August 23 – Fox Sports 1
Caleb Plant vs. TBA (super middleweight)
August 27 – Spike
Robert Guerrero vs. David Peralta (welterweight)
August 27 – UniMas
Miguel Marriaga vs. Guy Robb (featherweight)

Things heat up again in September.

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Frampton extends British boxing dominance

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By Robert Coster

With Peter Frampton’s win over Leo Santa Cruz, there are now 14, yes 14 British world champions in the four major boxing organizations (WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO). The USA, once the dominant power in pro boxing, follows with 11 world titlists and Mexico is third with 9.

UK: Tony Bellew, Kell Brook, Ricky Burns, Anthony Crolla, James DeGale, Terry Flanagan, Carl Frampton, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Lee Haskins, Jamie McDonnell, Billie Joe Saunders, Lee Selby, Liam Smith.

USA: Deontay Wilder, Daniel Jacobs, Jermell Charlo, Jermall Charlo, Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman, Jesse Vargas, Terrence Crawford, Jason Sosa, Gary Russell Jr, Rau’shee Warren

Mexico: Jose Argumedo, Ganigan Lopez, Juan F Estrada, Carlos Cuadras, Hugo Ruiz, Oscar Valdez, Francisco Vargas, Miguel Berchelt, Gilberto Ramirez

So how did we get to this golden age in British boxing? British boxing expert and columnist Eric Armit attributes it to a top level amateur program, excellent promoters, some of the best trainers in the world and great TV backing.

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[VIDEO] ANGEL GARCIA ON GOLOVKIN VS. BROOK; QUESTIONS WHY BROOK WOULD MOVE UP

“Everybody has a chance…he’s not a middleweight…I don’t know…there’s a lot of money at welterweight…why go up…there’s no money up there,” stated world-class trainer Angel Garcia, who shared his thoughts on the intriguing …… continue reading

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[VIDEO] FREDDIE ROACH REACTS TO AMIR KHAN MMA TALK; CALLS IT “THE WORST MOVE IN THE WORLD”

“Conor’s got a tough fight coming up, he might not win that one, but Amir Khan, I think he beats every day of the week…very difficult for a fighter to change over…it’s very different with submission holds…I don’t think it’s a …… continue reading

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[VIDEO] ANGEL GARCIA SAYS HBO SHOULD BE EMBARRASSED THAT CRAWFORD VS. POSTOL WAS ON PAY-PER-VIEW

“I ain’t wasting my money…HBO should be embarrassed…listen, the real champions, they don’t get no respect and they don’t get no exposure,” stated world-class trainer Angel Garcia, who shared his thoughts on Terence Crawford’s …… continue reading

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[VIDEO] LOU DIBELLA SAYS CARL FRAMPTON IS BEST IRISH FIGHTER HE’S EVER SEEN; FRAMPTON VS. SANTA CRUZ FOTY

“You could make a very strong argument that you were just privileged enough to see the Fight of the Year…Frampton may be the best Irish fighter I’ve ever seen…it was a brilliant fight,” stated promoter Lou DiBella, who had high praise for …… continue reading

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