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Boxing and poker – maybe a start on something new?

Even though both sports are known for intense action and rough characters, boxing and poker aren’t usually combined. This didn’t stop Gus Hansen (known as one of the biggest full tilt poker names)and Danish poker pro Theo Jorgensen from duking it out. Both know as skilled poker players in both the online poker and live tournament circuit, did quite well as shown in the video.


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Blackledge Issues Warning To Smith

Blackledge Issues Warning To Smith

Luke Blackledge has told Callum Smith that his World title dreams will be destroyed on Saturday as he plans to rip the British Super-Middleweight title from him at the Manchester Arena in the north of England. Blackledge Issues Warning To Smith

Tevin Farmer outclasses Dardan Zenunaj to capture NABF Jr. lightweight title

Last Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, Tevin Farmer defended his NABF jr. lightweight title against live underdog Dardan Zenunaj on a Peltz Boxing Promotions card. By Matthew Heasley Tevin Farmer outclasses Dardan Zenunaj to capture NABF Jr. lightweight title
Farmer Becoming A Star In Philly?

Farmer Becoming A Star In Philly?

J .R. Jowett reporting from ringside: The Great J. Russell Peltz teamed as usual with BAM Boxing and Joe Hand Prom’ns, plus Lou DiBella (DiBella Entertainment), for a show on Friday night at the 2300 Arena in S. Philadelphia. As usual, the place was just about sold out. Farmer Becoming A Star In Philly?

Saunders wins lackluster 12-round unanimous decision over Akavov

Was he rusty? Or perhaps he missed his trainer Jimmy Tibbs. By John J. Raspanti Saunders wins lackluster 12-round unanimous decision over Akavov
'Flat' Saunders Retains Title In Glasgow

'Flat' Saunders Retains Title In Glasgow

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders may have retained his title at the Paisley Lagoon Centre in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday night but he was far from impressive in out-pointing Artur Akavov over 12 rounds. 'Flat' Saunders Retains Title In Glasgow
Gassiev Edges Out Lebedev/Indongo Shocks Troyanovsky

Gassiev Edges Out Lebedev/Indongo Shocks Troyanovsky

Two world titles changed hands Saturday night at the MegaSport Arena in Moscow, Russia when Murat Gassiev defeated Denis Lebedev via 12 round split decision to claim the IBF cruiserweight title while Julius Indongo shocked Eduard Troyanovsky to claim the IBF junior welterweight crown. Gassiev Edges Out Lebedev/Indongo Shocks Troyanovsky
Pulev Defeats Peter In Sofia

Pulev Defeats Peter In Sofia

World ranked heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev forced former WBC heavyweight kingpin Samuel Peter to retire at the end of the third round on Saturday night at the Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria. Pulev Defeats Peter In Sofia
Demecillo Wins Vacant Title In Cebu

Demecillo Wins Vacant Title In Cebu

A busy weekend of championship boxing kicked off with two fights on Friday night (December 2), taking place in Cebu City, Philippines and Cairo, Egypt respectively. Both match-ups saw local favorites emerge victorious from entertaining bouts. Demecillo Wins Vacant Title In Cebu
Commey Disappointed After Split Decision Defeat

Commey Disappointed After Split Decision Defeat

Richard Commey is leaving Moscow and heading home after suffering a hotly contested battle and controversial 12 round split decision loss to Russia’s Denis Shafikov Son Friday night in their 12-round IBF Lightweight Title Eliminator. Commey Disappointed After Split Decision Defeat
Vincent Out-Points Lee In Lincoln

Vincent Out-Points Lee In Lincoln

By Stephen Tobey at ringside in Lincoln,R. The last time Shelly Vincent fought, she thought she won,The judges had a different perspective. On Friday, Vincent came back with an eight-round unanimous decision win over Marquita Lee of Novato, Calif. in a junior lightweight bout at the Twin River Events Center. Vincent Out-Points Lee In Lincoln
Saunders And Akavov Make Weight

Saunders And Akavov Make Weight

WBO middleweight champ Billy Joe Saunders and challenger Artur Akavov both made the contracted weight ahead of their title clash at the Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley, Scotland on Saturday. Saunders And Akavov Make Weight
Barrios Set For Lightweight Debut

Barrios Set For Lightweight Debut

Undefeated prospect Mario Barrios is set to make his lightweight debut when he fights Argentina’s Claudio Rosendo Tapia in undercard action on Saturday, December 10 from Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles. Barrios Set For Lightweight Debut
Allen: ‘When Ortiz Hits Me I’ll Just  Laugh’  

Allen: ‘When Ortiz Hits Me I’ll Just  Laugh’  

Dave Allen says he will make Luis Ortiz look like an old man when they clash at the Manchester Arena on December 10. Allen: ‘When Ortiz Hits Me I’ll Just  Laugh’  
Sanchez Brothers Keep Fighting Despite Tragedies 

Sanchez Brothers Keep Fighting Despite Tragedies 

By Andy Rivera: To say the Sanchez Brothers; Josh and Jason are fighters is an understatement. In the past year the Albuquerque, NM based boxers have suffered the loss of older brother Alan who passed in an automobile accident in 2015 and then the family home was destroyed by a fire earlier this year. Sanchez Brothers Keep Fighting Despite Tragedies 
Commey Faces Shafikov In Moscow

Commey Faces Shafikov In Moscow

Ghanaian lightweight star Richard Commey faces two-time World title challenger Denis Shafikov in a final eliminator for the IBF title tonight at the Tough Fight Gym in Moscow. Commey Faces Shafikov In Moscow
Matchroom Sport Statement Regarding Josh Warrington

Matchroom Sport Statement Regarding Josh Warrington

Following the expiration of Josh Warrington’s promotional contract with Matchroom Boxing, promoter Eddie Hearn has made the following statement. Matchroom Sport Statement Regarding Josh Warrington
Frampton And Santa Cruz Come Face To Face In LA

Frampton And Santa Cruz Come Face To Face In LA

Featherweight world champion Carl Frampton and former three-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz went face-to-face in Los Angeles Thursday along with lightweight world champion Dejan Zlaticanin and undefeated former two-division world champion Mikey Garcia in advance of their respective showdowns Saturday, January 28 in a Premier Boxing Champions event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Frampton And Santa Cruz Come Face To Face In LA

Aussie wrap up: Dunn and George claim Commonwealth titles, Huni new world youth champion, Zappavigna returns on Charlo card

Australia claimed two Commonwealth titles on the weekend with Zac “Dynamo” Dunn 23-0 (18) outpointing Sheffield, England’s Liam “Cannonball” Cameron 19-5 (7) in Melbourne, Victoria on Friday night and Kris George 12-1 (6) beating the highly-favoured Cameron “The Hammer” Hammond 16-1 (8) by unanimous decision in an all-Aussie showdown in Toowoomba, Queensland on the same night. By Anthony Cocks Aussie wrap up: Dunn and George claim Commonwealth titles, Huni new world youth champion, Zappavigna returns on Charlo card

What's next for Vasyl Lomachenko?

A couple of years ago, many opined that Nicholas “The Axe Man” Walters would defeat Vasyl Lomachenko. By John J. Raspanti What's next for Vasyl Lomachenko?
Danish Doubleheader Kicks Off 2017 Nordic Fight Night

Danish Doubleheader Kicks Off 2017 Nordic Fight Night

The Nordic Fight Night starts the New Year in style with a Danish doubleheader at the Struer Energy Park on January 21 featuring the hotly anticipated return of super middleweight star Patrick Nielsen and a hometown title fight for the dynamite-punching Dina Thorslund. Danish Doubleheader Kicks Off 2017 Nordic Fight Night
Pulev Vs Peter Public Workout Quotes

Pulev Vs Peter Public Workout Quotes

Kubrat Pulev and Samuel Peter performed a public workout today at the Park Center shopping mall in Sofia ahead of their WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight title fight on Saturday night at the Arena Armeec. Pulev Vs Peter Public Workout Quotes
McGuinness Continues Comeback In Calgary

McGuinness Continues Comeback In Calgary

Undefeated junior welterweight Logan Cotton McGuinness will take one more step in his comeback and march towards a world title before the end of the year. McGuinness Continues Comeback In Calgary
Hopkins Prepared To Close Career In LA

Hopkins Prepared To Close Career In LA

By Marc Livitz: Whether as boxer, promoter or both, Bernard Hopkins has been a staple of the boxing vanguard for the better part of two decades. The former undisputed middleweight champion was victorious in twenty consecutive title defenses over 11 years before he made the choice to jump 15 pounds to the north and test his luck as a light heavyweight. Hopkins Prepared To Close Career In LA
Cueller And Mares Media Workout Quotes

Cueller And Mares Media Workout Quotes

Featherweight world champion Jesus Cuellar and former three-division world champion Abner Mares participated in a media workout in Los Angeles Tuesday in advance of their long awaited showdown taking place Saturday, December 10 from Galen Center in USC in Los Angeles Cueller And Mares Media Workout Quotes
Pulev Predicts Spectacular Victory Against Peter

Pulev Predicts Spectacular Victory Against Peter

Kubrat Pulev has predicted a strong and spectacular victory for Bulgaria when he faces former World Champion Samuel Peter in his long awaited homecoming fight on December 3 in Sofia. Pulev Predicts Spectacular Victory Against Peter
Obenauf Next Up For Taylor

Obenauf Next Up For Taylor

Katie Taylor will take on Viviane Obenauf in her second pro fight at the Manchester Arena on December 10. Obenauf Next Up For Taylor
New Opponent For Wallin

New Opponent For Wallin

Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin must meet a new opponent in a new country after Eugene Hill was forced to withdraw from their scheduled contest on December 9 at the Rosvalla Arena in Nyköping, Sweden. New Opponent For Wallin

Aussie wrap-up: Browne fails drug test, The Hornet hones in on Pacquiao, Ritchie comes up short against Tyson

Australia’s leading heavyweight Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne is battling to save his career after reportedly testing positive to the muscle and bone strengthening substance ostarine this week. By Anthony Cocks Aussie wrap-up: Browne fails drug test, The Hornet hones in on Pacquiao, Ritchie comes up short against Tyson

Vasyl Lomacheno dominates Nicholas Walters, wins by TKO

WBO Super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko dazzled Nicholas Walters for 20 minutes, forcing the former champion to quit after seven one-sided rounds at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. Saturday night. By John J. Raspanti Vasyl Lomacheno dominates Nicholas Walters, wins by TKO
Day Out-points Stapulionis Over 10 Rounds

Day Out-points Stapulionis Over 10 Rounds

Saturday at the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Main Events and Mohegan Sun debuted the pilot event of the Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars Boxing Series. Fans in attendance and watching online via Facebook Live were treated to nine exciting bouts of boxing which featured both locals talent and international prospects. Day Out-points Stapulionis Over 10 Rounds
Flanagan Cruzes Past Orlando In Cardiff

Flanagan Cruzes Past Orlando In Cardiff

WBO lightweight champ Terry” Flanagan scored a routine eighth round stoppage win over Orlando Cruz on Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales Flanagan Cruzes Past Orlando In Cardiff
Jones Forces Hall To Quit/Davies Schools Scarpa,Taylor Wins Debut

Jones Forces Hall To Quit/Davies Schools Scarpa,Taylor Wins Debut

American junior middleweight Carson Jones claimed the vacant WBC Silver title after forcing Ben Hall to quit on his stall due to a shoulder injury at the Wembley Arena in London On Saturday. Jones Forces Hall To Quit/Davies Schools Scarpa,Taylor Wins Debut
Lomachenko And Walters Weigh In

Lomachenko And Walters Weigh In

WBO super feathetweight champ Vasyl Lomachenko and opponent Nicholas Walters weighed in Friday ahead of their bout at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Lomachenko And Walters Weigh In
Stiverne Vs Povetkin Set For December 17

Stiverne Vs Povetkin Set For December 17

Former WBC’ Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne will battle Alexander Povetkin on Saturday, December 17 in Ekaterinburg, Russia Stiverne Vs Povetkin Set For December 17
Commey To Face Shafikov In Moscow

Commey To Face Shafikov In Moscow

Former world title challenger Richard Commey of Accra, Ghana heads to Moscow, Russia on Friday, December 2, 2016 for a showdown with fellow former world title challenger Denis Shafikov ,facing off in a 12-round IBF Lightweight World Title Eliminator. Commey To Face Shafikov In Moscow
Dunn Makes History In Victoria

Dunn Makes History In Victoria

Friday night, at The Melbourne Pavilion in Flemington, Victoria, Australia, Joe DeGuardia’s undefeated Super Middleweight Zac Dunn became the first Australian in almost 30 years to win a Commonwealth title as he bested a determined Liam Cameron over the 12 round distance in a Super Middleweight showdown Dunn Makes History In Victoria
Taylor Ready For Pro Debut

Taylor Ready For Pro Debut

Katie Taylor says she feels in the best shape of her life as begins her professional boxing career tomorrow night against Karina Kopinska at The SSE Arena, Wembley,London. Taylor Ready For Pro Debut
Bellew Vs Haye Set For March 4 In London

Bellew Vs Haye Set For March 4 In London

Former WBA heavyweight champ David Haye and WBC cruiserweight king Tony Bellew will clash in a Heavyweigh tbout at The O2 in London,England on March 4. Bellew Vs Haye Set For March 4 In London
Taylor Hopes To Become Pioneer For Female Boxing

Taylor Hopes To Become Pioneer For Female Boxing

Katie Taylor says she’s determined to turn her amateur success into World title glory as she sets off on her professional journey with a debut against Karina Kopinska at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday night. Taylor Hopes To Become Pioneer For Female Boxing
Weights From Brentwood

Weights From Brentwood

Bradley Skeete and John Thain both made weight ahead of their British welterweight title bout in Brentwood, Essex on Friday night. Weights From Brentwood
Flanagan Plans To Put On A Show In Cardiff

Flanagan Plans To Put On A Show In Cardiff

This Saturday at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, WBO lightweight boss Terry Flanagan is promising to provide a refresher to anyone who doubts his standing as the planet’s premier 135lb prizefighter, writes Glynn Evans. Flanagan Plans To Put On A Show In Cardiff
Cruz Hopes To Make History As First Openly Gay World Champ

Cruz Hopes To Make History As First Openly Gay World Champ

Puerto Rico’s Orlando Cruz is determined to make history by becoming boxing’s first openly gay World Champion. Cruz challenges WBO Lightweight king Terry Flanagan this Saturday at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. Cruz Hopes To Make History As First Openly Gay World Champ
Quigg Returns Against Cayetano

Quigg Returns Against Cayetano

Scott Quigg will meet Jose Cayetano for the WBA International Featherweight title at the Manchester Arena on Saturday December 10. Quigg Returns Against Cayetano
Mixture Of Talent On Show At Mohegan Sun

Mixture Of Talent On Show At Mohegan Sun

This Saturday, Mohegan Sun and Main Events will premiere the pilot event of Mohegan Sun’s Rising Stars boxing series. Mixture Of Talent On Show At Mohegan Sun

Talent, speed and power: Vasyl Lomachenko takes on Nicholas Walters

This Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV, WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko will defend his championship belt against former featherweight titleholder Nicholas “The Axe Man” Walters. By John J. Raspanti Talent, speed and power: Vasyl Lomachenko takes on Nicholas Walters
Ortiz Takes On Allen In Manchester

Ortiz Takes On Allen In Manchester

Luis Ortiz will face Dave Allen at the Manchester Arena on Saturday ,December 10 Ortiz Takes On Allen In Manchester
Frampton Vs Santa Cruz ll Set For Jan 28

Frampton Vs Santa Cruz ll Set For Jan 28

World featherweight champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton and former three-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz will meet again in a rematch on Saturday, Jan. 28 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Frampton Vs Santa Cruz ll Set For Jan 28
Saunders Vs Akavov Postponed Until Dec 3

Saunders Vs Akavov Postponed Until Dec 3

A medical delay over Russian challenger Artur Akavov has resulted in his WBO Middleweight title fight with Billy Joe Saunders being postponed by seven days to December 3. Saunders Vs Akavov Postponed Until Dec 3
Jesus Cuellar-Abner Mares Conference Call Transcript

Jesus Cuellar-Abner Mares Conference Call Transcript

Jesus Cuellar-Abner Mares Conference Call Transcript Jesus Cuellar-Abner Mares Conference Call Transcript
Ward Vs Kovalev Fight Stats

Ward Vs Kovalev Fight Stats

In the wake of the controversial unanimous decision victory for Andre Ward over former WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev on Saturday night which most writers, commentators, and media scored a decisive Kovalev victory, Compubox released the breakdown of their punch stats for the November 19 megafight. Ward Vs Kovalev Fight Stats
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