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Boxing Coach Arrested, Allegations of Recruiting Militants For ISIS

Spanish officials said police have arrested a Moroccan boxing coach suspected of heading a cell that spread propaganda and recruited militants for the Islamic State armed group....Read More

Stevie Marquez and The Fountain Of Youth: A Comeback Story

May 11th 2012, Red and Jerrys in Denver Colorado. This is the date and location of what was thought to be the final professional boxing match in the career of then 34-year-old veteran Stevie Marquez. ...Read More

Johnny Armour Sentenced to 16 Months For Selling Marijuana

Retired British bantamweight Johnny Armour has been sentenced to 16 months in jail for dealing marijuana, according to the Daily Mail Online. Two others were sentenced to 16 months and 11 months, the ...Read More

Philly Fight Night Series Returns March 10 At 2300 Arena

For decades, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” has been the working mantra for the tireless staff at Peltz Boxing. It holds true for 2017, as no fewer than four cards of its popular Philly Fight Night...Read More

Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Brook, Joshua-PEDs, GGG-Jacobs

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards discussing topics such as Errol Spence vs. Kell Brook, Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs, Anthony Joshua and performance enhancing drug...Read More

"Fighting Words" - Dropping the (Crystal) Ball on 2017

by David P. Greisman - Hindsight is 20/20. Foresight isn’t necessarily crystal clear. It helps, then, to have a crystal ball. My crystal ball is my greatest asset. Anyone can be an armchair quarterbac...Read More

Laila Ali Continues To Stay Busy With a New Show

Los Angeles – Known for her undefeated boxing record, along with being a television host, wellness & fitness expert, author, speaker and mom, Laila Ali now adds “podcast host” to her impressive repert...Read More

Lou DiBella Willing To Pay Price For Boxing In New York - For Now

Lou DiBella Willing To Pay Price For Boxing In New York - For Now

By Jake Donovan - Promoters and willing boxers continue to feel the effects of outrageous insurance policy requirements in order to stage a boxing or MMA show in the state of New York. Even in finally...Read More

Thompson Boxing Sets it's 2017 Schedule

For over 15 years Thompson Boxing has consistently been one of the most successful club shows in the country. Running the bulk of their cards from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California, they hav...Read More

Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Trinidad, PEDs, Rousey, More

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards giving his thoughts on Oscar De La Hoya's career, Floyd Mayweather Jr. matching up with Felix Trinidad, Manny Pacquiao vs. Terence Crawf...Read More

Mickey Rourke: I Want Two More Fights, Retire at 10-0 in 2017

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, actor Mickey Rourke is planning a return to boxing at age 64, so he can notch up 10 wins on his record. Rourke has eight professional wins under his belt and...Read More

DeGale: We’re Risking Our Lives; PED Epidemic in Boxing Must Stop

James DeGale admits he once was naïve to how prevalent performance-enhancing drug use is in boxing. Now, however, DeGale doesn’t want to participate in a fight unless he knows his opponent is clean. T...Read More

New Year's Crystal Ball Drop: Klitschko, Inoue, Crawford Headline

New Year's Crystal Ball Drop: Klitschko, Inoue, Crawford Headline

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - If you’ve gotten to this point and aren’t happy, it’s your own fault. You should have seen it coming last week. As has become early January tradition in this Tuesday morning spac...Read More

"Fighting Words" - Four Stories to Follow in 2017

by David P. Greisman - What a difference a year makes. There were three fight cards in January 2016. All of the main events were mismatches on paper — Deontay Wilder vs. Artur Szpilka, Danny Garcia vs...Read More

WBA Aims To Continue Eliminating Titles, Start Drug Testing Policy

In 2016, the World Boxing Association began their plan of eliminating world titles. In several of the weight classes, there were as many as three WBA champions. For example, in the middleweight divisi...Read More

Carlos Baldomir To Remain in Prison Over Sexual Abuse Allegations

Former world boxing champion Carlos Baldomir will continue to be detained until the starts of his trial for the allegations of sexual abuse of his minor daughter, who is now 14 years old. ...Read More

Edwin Valero Movie Ban Generates a Legal, Political Battle

On an April morning in 2010, Venezuelan boxing legend Edwin "El Inca" Valero, an undefeated two-time world champion, murdered his wife. Two days later, he took his own life in his prison cell at 28 ye...Read More

Marquez-Calzada Clash Will Headline Denver Card

Stevie Marquez (15-17-2) 10KO is set to square off with Daniel Calzada (13-16-3) 2KO, January 14th 2017, in Denver, Colorado at the “Glitter Dome Event Center”, located at 3600 Wynkoop St. ...Read More

Baltimore Boxing To Raise Funds for Leukemia, Lymphoma Society

Baltimore, MD – Jake Smith’s Baltimore Pro Boxing will assist with fundraising efforts for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in association with their “Scary Night at the Fights” card Friday, January ...Read More

Lampley Critical of Pay-Per-View Model on New ‘The Fight Game’

Jim Lampley didn’t bite his tongue regarding boxing’s broken pay-per-view model, the same television vehicle the company that employs him helps support. The veteran HBO blow-by-blow announcer was crit...Read More