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Kirkland's Battering of Tapia Breaks CompuBox Record

James Kirkland was an absolute power punching machine, landing an avg. of 54 power shots per round - FOUR TIMES THE 154-POUND AVERAGE.. Mandigo's 73 power shots landed in round four is a CompuBox 154...Read More

Kirkland's Trainer: Tapia wouldn't last a week in our camp!

Ryan Burton catches up with trainer Ann Wolfe, to discuss the recent victory by junior middleweight James Kirkland, who powered past previously undefeated Glen Tapia at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic ...Read More

James Kirkland Wears Down and Stops Glen Tapia

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - In a junior middleweight showdown, James Kirkland (32-1, 28KOs) made his return to the ring and stopped a previously undefeated Glen Tapia (20-1, 12KOs) in six rounds. ...Read More

Kirkland-Tapia: CompuBox Historical Review

Tapia the busier fighter and more accurate (vs. much weaker opposition) than Kirkland. Tapia landed 13 of 42 jabs per round- mor than double the wgt. class avg. He'll need that stick to hold off the p...Read More

Kirkland-Tapia: BoxingScene.com's Staff Predictions

Amidst the massive amount of fights on HBO, Showtime and elsewhere around the boxing world on Saturday evening, there is one match that everyone has targeted for pure unadulterated violence. That w...Read More

Video: Glen Tapia Eager To Rumble With James Kirkland

Ryan Burton catches up with junior middleweight contender Glen Tapia, shortly after the boxer made weight, to get his final thoughts on the dangerous fight with James Kirkland - taking place on Saturd...Read More

Kirkland Not Overly Concerned With Layoff or Tapia

NEW YORK — James Kirkland isn’t worried about his 20-month layoff or his young, hungry, unbeaten opponent. With so many questions to answer in his first fight since March 2012, the powerful southpa...Read More

Video: Rigondeaux vs. Agbeko Tripleheader Weigh-In

New York, NY --- WBA/WBO 122 lb. champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and challenger Joseph Agbeko weigh in (Rigondeaux 121 lbs, Agbeko 121.6 lbs) for their upcoming world championship fight, Saturday, Dec...Read More

Photos: Rigondeaux, Agbeko Ready For Boardwalk War

New York,NY --- (L-R) WBA/WBO 122 lb. champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and challenger Joseph Agbeko weigh in (Rigondeaux 121 lbs, Agbeko 121.6 lbs) for their upcoming world championship fight, Saturda...Read More

Weights From A/C: Rigondeaux 121, Agbeko 121.6

Matthew Macklin, 159 lb. vs. Lamar Russ, 159 lb. - 10 rounds, middleweight...Read More

Tapia Plans To Take Chances, Entertain Against Kirkland

PATERSON, N.J. — Glen Tapia’s willingness to initiate exciting exchanges has made him a fan-friendly fighter since he turned pro five years ago. Some boxing experts envision a slugfest favoring Jam...Read More

Photos: Rigondeaux, Agbeko Face To Face in NYC

New York,NY --- (L-R) WBA/WBO 122 lb. champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and challenger Joseph Agbeko pose during the final press conference for their upcoming fight, Saturday, December 7, at Boardwalk ...Read More

Tapia on James Kirkland: I Will Show I Have More Talent

Undefeated junior middleweight contender Glen Tapia (20-0, 12KOs) plans to show his talents when he faces the most dangerous opponent of his entire career, top contender James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs). ...Read More

Kirkland Heads To Wolfe, Santos Heads To Lara

Sources with knowledge of the details have advised BoxingScene.com that junior middleweight contender James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs) will be heading back to former trainer Ann Wolfe. Kirkland has be...Read More

Glen Tapia Expects James Kirkland To Fight Aggressive

BoxingScene.com recently caught up with undefeated junior middleweight prospect Glen Tapia. The New Jersey native faces James Kirkland (31-1) as part of a HBO televised tripleheader in Atlantic City o...Read More

Video: Glen Tapia Talks Legendary Nights, Kirkland Bout

Bill Emes catches up with undefeated junior middleweight contender Glen Tapia to discuss his upcoming fight with the very dangerous James Kirkland and HBO's Legendary Nights documentary for the Gatti-...Read More

James Kirkland: I'm Going To Knock Tapia's Ass Out!

NEW YORK -- Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's SMS Promotions officially announced its signing of world light middleweight contender James "Mandingo Warrior" Kirkland (31-1, 27 KOs) to an exclusive promotiona...Read More

James Kirkland To Be Trained By Bob Santos, Tafralis

BoxingScene.com has been advised that junior middleweight contender James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs) will be trained by Bob Santos for his upcoming HBO televised fight Glen Tapia (20-0, 12KOs) on December...Read More

Tapia vs. Kirkland Contract Weight Moved Up To 156

The Glen Tapia-James Kirkland fight appeared to be in jeopardy earlier Monday, but representatives for the combatants came to an agreement on a new weight for what figures to be an action-packed brawl...Read More

Video: Glen Tapia on Going To War With James Kirkland

Ryan Burton catches up with junior middleweight contender Glen Tapia to discuss the fight with hard-punching James Kirkland, which is being discussed for the HBO televised tripleheader on December 7th...Read More