Category Archives: Interviews

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Amir Khan Finds a Second Home in the Bay Area

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) As Bolton’s Amir Khan awaits word for his next fight, he recently spent an extended period of time training at Virgil Hunter’s private gym in Hayward,…

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Jacobs’ Manager Gives His Take on GGG-Jacobs

By Andrew McCart (@Andy_FCBoxing) With a little over four weeks to go until Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs face each other for middleweight supremacy, FirstClassBoxing.com caught up with Jacobs’ friend…

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Steve Farhood talks David Benavidez, Josh Taylor, and Women’s Boxing

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Boxing historian and International Boxing Hall of Famer Steve Farhood recently spoke with FirstClassBoxing.com. Farhood, who provides commentary on ShoBox: The New Generation and Showtime Extreme,…

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Al Bernstein talks Anthony Joshua, Garcia-Thurman and more

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) On the eve of the Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz rematch, Al Bernstein was hosting the Corona sponsored pre-party at the Losers Bar located inside…

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Promote James Lindemann Previews PBE Show on 17/3 at Bowlers Arena

Professional Boxing Entertainment (PBE) have announced their St Patrick’s Day show on March 17 at the B.E.C Arena, Manchester, will see former World Amateur Bronze Medallist Joe Murray top the…

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Richard Schaefer: “I love the Irish Fans”

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Richard Schaefer, the man behind the newly found Ringstar Sports, is off to quite a start over the past few months from a promotional standpoint. This…

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‘I Definitely Want a Shot’: Abner Mares on Facing the Winner of Frampton/Santa Cruz

By Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) Las Vegas, NV – WBA Super Welterweight titleholder Abner Mares was in attendance at the pre-fight Frampton-Santa Cruz 2 activities at the MGM Grand this weekend….

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Shawn Porter talks Josh Taylor

By: Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) Las Vegas, NV- At Frampton-Santa Cruz 2 media luncheon, Showtime Shawn Porter spoke to the press regarding his future plans and tomorrow night’s fight card. Porter…

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Chris Conwell gets a second bite of the English title apple on March 13 in Nottingham

Manchester’s Chris Conwell has found himself preparing for another title shot. Conwell is straight back in the English title mix, this time against Carl Greaves’ fighter Sam Bowen. ‘Conny’ elaborated…

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Michael Amoo-Bediako: In Ghana There is Some Fantastic Talent Out There and They Need a Platform to Showcase Their Skills

By Andrew McCart (@Andy_FCBoxing) I first met boxing manager and CEO of Streetwise Promotions Michael Amoo-Bediako in December 2013. It was backstage at the famous York Hall in London at…