Feb
12

Roc Nation Sports Signs 6 New Boxers

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Roc Nation Sports reported yesterday that they have added 6 more boxers to their esteemed roster: Javier Flores (Welterweight), Sonny Fredrickson (Lightweight), Tyler McCreary (Featherweight), Wellington Romero (Junior Welterweight), Miguel Sanchez (Junior Middleweight), and Rudy Puga Jr. (Middleweight), have all signed exclusive promotional agreements. These additions come just one day after announcing their split with…
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Jan
20

Bryant Jennings Signs With Roc Nation Sports

Bryant Jennings

Undefeated heavyweight boxer Bryant Jennings has signed to Roc Nation Sports. Jennings is scheduled to fight for the world championship on April 25th on HBO at Madison Square Garden against Wladimir Klitschko. The deal for the fight had been agreed to a few weeks ago, but the deal was paused when Gary Shaw who was…
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Jan
09

Roc Nation Sports Signs Andre Ward

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Middleweight champion Andre Ward, regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, has joined Roc Nation Sports. Ward has only fought twice in the past three years due to a protracted contract battle with Goossen Promotions. Tom Brown of Goossen Promotions told ESPN.com “That chapter is closed. I’ve moved on”. “We have…
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Jan
06

Roc Nation Sports Presents ‘Throne Boxing’

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In August of 2014 Roc Nation Sports announced its entrance into boxing promotion and its first card is set for January 9th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The card will be headlined by welterweight prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison of Washington, D.C., and Long Island’s Tommy Rainone of Plainview, New York, in a scheduled 10-round…
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Aug
19

Roc Nation Sports Expands Industry Presence With Boxing Division

Recording artists Beyonce and Jay-Z take in the Toronto Raptors at the Brooklyn Nets game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

It’s not even two years old, but Roc Nation Sports has NBA, MLB and NFL clients.  It even lays claim to representing WNBA superstar and Tulsa Shock guard, Skylar Diggins.  Nine clients to be exact. Now, the division of Roc Nation is strategically aiming to enter the boxing sphere, according to President and Chief of…
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May
14

Controversy Will Continue With The 10-point Must System

Robbie Lawler (blue gloves) is declared the winner after his welterweight bout during UFC 167 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

On May 3rd, 2014 Floyd Money Mayweather defeated Marcos Maidana in one of the closest fights in recent history. Undoubtedly, the closest fight Money Mayweather has been in… quite possibly his entire career. While that fight was insanely close, fans throughout the world screamed controversy that Maidana was robbed, that boxing is corrupt, that something…
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Sep
22

Protect Yourself At All Times: Mayweather Stuns Ortiz in Controversial Knockout

Oscar De La Hoya v Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Many boxing fans are in an uproar after the controversial knock out of Victor Ortiz at the hands of Floyd Mayweather.  In the first three rounds, Mayweather showed no signs of ring rust despite a 16-month layoff.  He was able to impose his will on Ortiz with his sound defense and exceptional counter-punching ability. In…
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May
25

The NFL Takes to the Cage

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Kudos to the Atlanta Falcons for being the first professional sports team to implement their own team-sponsored MMA training program in their off-season workouts. This is a voluntary workout program run by MMAthletics, a company founded by FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer and UFC legend Randy Couture. As the popularity of the UFC and…
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Mar
05

James Toney Signs a UFC Contract

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It actually happened. After a few months of extreme persistence and incoherent rants, former boxing champion, James Toney, has gotten his way and has signed a deal to fight for the UFC. Toney first started his campaign to fight for the UFC on January 2nd, 2010 at UFC 108, where he was demanding to talk to…
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Feb
05

Does the NFL Have a Place in MMA?

Greg Nagy vs Herschel Walker

After last weekend’s MMA debut of former NFL superstar, Herschel Walker, I began to think if MMA could be a legitimate answer for athletes who still thrive to compete but have outstayed their welcome in the NFL either by way of retiring or through being cut. At 47, Walker is still in phenomenal shape and…
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