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TERENCE CRAWFORD AND
BATTLE FOR ALL THE BELTS
Final Press Conference
Today! Thursday, August 17 at Noon CT
Sheraton Omaha Hotel - Regency Ballroom
Streamed Live at 1 P.M. ET / 11 A.M. PT
via the ESPN app and www.toprank.tv
Four-Division World Champion Miguel Cotto (Left) hits the mitts during his open media workout in Los Angeles in preparation for his fight against Yoshihiro Kamegai on August 26, 2017 in Carson, California at Stubhub Center which will be produced and distributed live on HBO.
WBC'S JILL DIAMOND TO GET AWARD
ALL BOXING UNDERCARD TAKING SHAPE
PHOTOS FROM THE 2017 NEVEDA BOXING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY ON AUGUST 12, 2017 AT CAESARS PALACE IN LAS VEGAS
FRANK GONZALEZ JR
JILL DIAMOND TO RECEIVE RAGING BABE LUMINARY AWARD
Diamond to be honored at Raging Babe Brunch: Shine Bright on September 16th
On September 16th, on the morning of boxing's next mega-fight, Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin, boxing's "Raging Babes" will gather at Mandalay Bay to celebrate and honor WBC Cares Chair and Journalist Jill Diamond at the Raging Babe Brunch, dubbed "Shine Bright."
COTTO PREPARES FOR KAMEGAI
PHOTOS FROM THE HOF INDUCTION
Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame THIS Weekend!
Exclusive Preview: Friday and Saturday Festivities
By Michele Chong
This weekend will be an epic one as the nonprofit Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) hosts its yearly Induction Gala at Caesars in Las Vegas. This charitable organization will helm their 5th annual event–and this year promises to be bigger than ever.
I've been fortunate to have covered this highly-anticipated bash since its inception with legendary sportscaster and NVBHOF Founder Rich Marotta. This star-studded gathering attracts the biggest and brightest names in the sport and offers boxing aficionados a golden opportunity to meet their heroes in a fan-friendly environment for all. THIS Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12 will offer unique and exciting events for the ticket holders. Here is my special preview of what the attendees can expect from the 2017 Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame weekend!
MELSON LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE LIVE
CRAWFORD-INDONGO ON SUPER CHANNEL
BOXING CHAMPION BOYD MELSON LAUNCHED CAMPAIGN FOR CONGRESS IN NEW YORK'S 11TH DISTRICT
Boyd Melson, former WBC USNBC champion, 2008 Olympic alternate, and Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, publicly launched his campaign for Congress against Republican Dan Donovan. The campaign released a video to mark the announcement which highlights Melson's dedication to helping others through his service to our country, his passion and commitment to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries, and the personal struggle and vow he made to help those struggling with drug addiction.
LIVE ON SUPER CHANNEL IN CANADA
9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT
WBO, WBC, WBA, IBF & The Ring Junior Welterweight World Championships (12 rounds)
TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD (31-0, 22 KOs, WBC, WBO & The Ring Champion, Omaha, NE
VS. JULIUS "Blue Machine" INDONGO
(22-0, 12 KOs), WBA & IBF Champion, Windhoek, Namibia
NABO & NABF Light Heavyweight Championships
OLEKSANDR "The Nail" GVOZDYK (13-0, 11 KOs), Champion, Kharkiv, Ukraine
CRAIG "El Gato Negro" BAKER (17-1, 13 KOs), Challenger, Baytown, TX
SHAKUR STEVENSON (2-0, 1 KO),
2016 Olympic Silver Medalist, Newark, NJ
DAVID PAZ (4-3-1, 0 KOs), La Plata, Argentina
Chris Jan Jaszczuk
LaManna and Sosa Chime in for this Saturday's WBC Silver Latino Welterweight title bout at The Clardige in Atlantic City
Former world champion Imamu Mayfield battles Lamont Capers
The undercard for Floyd Mayweather’s eagerly anticipated showdown with Conor McGregor on August 26 is beginning to take shape.
Mayweathers 22-year-old protégé Gervonta Davis looks set to fight Roman Martinez, while Britain's Savannah Marshall looks set to make her professional debut.