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Posted by Stephen McDonald on March 24, 2015

SportsCenter Exclusive: Brock Lesnar Rules out Returning to MMA, Will Remain with WWE

Watch Video Clip: http://es.pn/1xfo4CH Former UFC Heavyweight Champion and current WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar announced tonight on SportsCenter that he will not return to his MMA career in the UFC, but will remain with the WWE. Below are some quotes from his exclusive interview with ESPN’s Michelle Beadle. Lesnar on coming to the [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on March 24, 2015

Undefeated Welterweight Lawson to Meet Prescott at Historic Hialeah Park Race Track on Special Thursday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Former Junior Lightweight Titlist Barthelemy to Meet Perez in Co-Feature Undefeated up-and-coming welterweight Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) and veteran Breidis Prescott (27-6, 20 KOs) will headline a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra on March [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on March 18, 2015

ESPN Reaches Multi-Year Agreement to Televise Premier Boxing Champions Series

PBC on ESPN to Air 12 Two-hour Live Shows Annually on ESPN and ABC ESPN will televise Premier Boxing Champions, a series created for television by Haymon Boxing, featuring top-level fights between many of boxing’s biggest names. The multi-year agreement was announced today. The first of 12 two-hour annual live Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on March 4, 2015

Undefeated Junior Middleweight Harrison to Meet Smith on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The March 6 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra  and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated up-and-coming junior middleweight Tony “Superbad” Harrison (19-0, 16 KOs) and veteran “The Truth” Antwone Smith (23-5-1, 12 KOs) in the 10-round junior middleweight main event. Friday’s show will air [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 25, 2015

Undefeated Junior Welterweight Seldin to Meet García on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The February 27 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated up-and-coming junior welterweight Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (15-0, 12 KOs) and veteran Johnny García (19-2-1, 11 KOs) in the 10-round junior welterweight main event. Friday’s show from the [...]

Category: Boxing, ESPN Deportes

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 19, 2015

Boxcino 2015 Continues on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates with Heavyweight Quarterfinals

Videos: Watch ESPN’s Todd Grisham Preview the Fights Watch ESPN.com’s Making the Rounds Preview the Fight The February 20 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature the quarterfinals of the heavyweight portion of Boxcino 2015. Friday’s show, from Turning Stone [...]

Category: Boxing, ESPN Deportes

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 11, 2015

Boxcino 2015 Starts Feb.13 on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Videos: Watch ESPN’s Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas Preview the Fights Watch ESPN.com’s Making the Rounds Preview the Fights **Update 2/19/15:*** Please note brackets have been updated since original post ESPN2 Studio Show On-site; Flashback to Tyson vs. Douglas 25 Years Later; Video Profiles of Each Fighter The February 13 edition of ESPN Friday Night [...]

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 6, 2015

“Inside the Ropes” Debuts on ESPN Friday Night Fights

Video: Watch Teddy Atlas demonstrate the fundamentals of the bump and run technique ESPN Friday Night Fights is introducing a new series of video elements to help educate viewers on the various fundamentals of boxing. “Inside the Ropes,” in which ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas demonstrates various boxing techniques and fundamentals, debuted on the January [...]

Category: Boxing

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Posted by Stephen McDonald on February 5, 2015

Former Junior Middleweight Titlist Sergio Mora to Meet Abie Han on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The February 6 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra  and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature former junior middleweight titleholder Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora (27-3-2, 9 KOs) and veteran Abie “The Sun City Warrior” Han (23-1, 14 KOs) in the 12-round middleweight main event. Friday’s [...]