Lemieux and Guerrero promise fireworks

By Togorashi Hometown favorite David Lemieux and Fernando Guerrero agree on one thing: their showdown on the undercard of the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara Showtime tripleheader at Bell Centre this Saturday will likely end in a knockout. The power-punching Lemieux (31-2, 29 KOs), …

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TJ Dillashaw: For Coach and Colleagues

By cozman471 TJ Dillashaw always expected to be in this position, standing in the Octagon with a UFC title awaiting the victor. From the time he broke into the sport at the start of 2010, the 28-year-old Cal State-Fullerton product has been …

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Q&A: WBC 168lb world champion Sakio Bika

By Togorashi By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing WBC super middleweight champion Sakio “Scorpion” Bika talks to Fightnews and says he is interested in fights with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Arthur Abraham and Carl Froch. He predicts Froch will defeat George …

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Showtime Sports to live stream Stevenson-Fonfara weigh-in

By Doug Fischer

Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s weigh-in for the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara RING/WBC light heavyweight championship taking place on Saturday at Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The weigh-in begins at 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT.

The event will be hosted by Brian Custer from the Bell Centre and will be available via YouTube, Ustream and www.SHO.com/Sports.

Stevenson (23-1, 20 KOs), of Montreal, THE RING’s 2013 Fighter of the Year, is aiming to unify the 175-pound division, but must first get past the IBF No. 1 and WBC No. 3-ranked contender Fonfara (25-2, 15 KOs), of Chicago.

The two co-featured fights on the Showtime tripleheader feature power-punching Montreal middleweight David Lemieux (31-2, 29 KOs) against Fernando Guerrero (26-2, 19 KOs), of Salisbury, Md., in a 10-round bout and Houston’s unbeaten contender Jermell Charlo (23-0, 11 KOs) versus Japan-based Charlie Ohta (24-1-1, 16 KOs) in a 12-round junior middleweight match.

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Full Report: Jo Jo Dan successful in tune-up

By Togorashi By Dave Spencer at ringside Welterweight contender Jo Jo Dan did exactly what you want in a tune-up fight, win, stay healthy, get some rounds and win impressively. The #2 (IBF) ranked contender did all that has positioned himself for …

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Elam-Ramirez June 6th in Argentina

By Togorashi Cruiserweight Deon Elam (13-1, 7 KOs), a participant on The Contender 4 boxing reality series, will take on former world champion Victor Ramirez (19-2- 15 KOs) on June 6th with the IBF Latino cruiserweight title on the line. The bout …

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