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2013 Male Fighter Awards

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Who were the best of the best in 2013? What were the highest and lowest points of the year? Read this and you're guaranteed to learn something new, no matter how big of a boxing fan you are.

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Ringside results from Philly National Guard Armory

As far as Philadelphia was concerned, this week's "friday night fights" were headlined by Milton Santiago (debut) vs Moses Molina (1-4, 1 KO). Report by Ryan Bivins; photos by Darryl Cobb.

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Ringside results from Harrah's Philadelphia

Anthony Caputo Smith (14-2, 10 KOs) defied the odds against Anthony Ferrante (12-4, 7 KOs) and lifted the vacant Pennsylvania State cruiserweight title. BLH's Ryan Bivins and Darryl Cobb were there to take notes, videos, and photos of the full card.

2013 Round Awards

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Timothy Bradley vs Ruslan Provodnikov had the most "Round of the Year" candidates of any fight in 2013, but did it have the best one? Check out other leading candidates that may have flown under the radar.

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Photos & Results from MSG Theater

In a HBO double-feature Mikey Garcia (33-0, 28 KOs) and Bryant Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs) dominated Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KOs) and Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12 KOs) respectively. BLH photographer Darryl Cobb Jr. was in the building.

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Photos & Results from Resorts Atlantic City

In a NBC Sports double-feature Curtis Stevens (25-4, 18 KOs) ran over Patrick Majewski (21-2, 13 KOs) in 46 seconds while Thabiso Mchunu (14-1, 10 KOs) outpointed Olanrewaju Durodola (17-1, 16 KOs) in a 10-round snoozer. Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

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Hasan Young media day

Hasan Young (4-1-1, 2 KOs) faces Justin Johnson (6-5-4, 0 KOs) on the Stevens-Majewski undercard at Resorts AC on January 24th. Check out Hasan's fight preparation and learn of his dreams to become world champion.

Kermit Cintron signs to fight Ronald Cruz

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Former welterweight world champion Kermit Cintron (34-5-2, 28 KOs) has signed to fight Ronald Cruz (20-2, 15 KOs) by Cintron’s strength and conditioning coach, manager, and co-trainer Joseph Pastore. The fighters are scheduled to meet on March 15th.

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Jesse Hart & Bryant Jennings media day

Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart are scheduled to fight on the Mikey Garcia-Juan Carlos Burgos undercard on January 25th, to be broadcasted by HBO and TopRank.TV respectively. Ten days away they answered questions and held an open workout.

2013 Knockout Awards

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Was Adonis Stevenson's KO of Chad Dawson really the best of the year? Or did lesser profiled fights produce larger fireworks? Read about the best 2013 had to offer from all around the globe.

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Results from Sheet Metal Workers Hall - Phila. PA

In the aftermath of Dennis Hasson pulling out of the card, Damon Allen (4-0, 1 KO) stopped Anthony Linenfelser (3-5, 3 KOs) in the main event while Emmanuel Folly (2-0, 1 KO) did the same to Angel Carvajal (2-2, 0 KOs) in the co-feature.

2013 Female Fighter Awards

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Awards include but are not limited to Comeback Fighter, Breakout Fighter, Fighter, Event, Fight, Knockout, Round, Upset, Robbery, and Prospect of the Year. Read the most comprehensive women's boxing review for 2013.

Final 2013 Results (December 22 - 31)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, Argentina, Mexico, Poland, Hungary, Thailand, Switzerland, Japan, and the Ukraine.

Weekly Results (December 18 - 21)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Japan, Germany, Russia, and Spain, kinda.

BadCulture Radio: 2013 Wrap-Up

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Ryan Bivins joins BadCulture Radio and discusses some of the best and worst moments of 2013. 2014 will be previewed as well.

Fighter-Writer Diaries: Pilot

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This is the pilot episode of a new, sporadic series that I've contemplated doing for a while now. The title is self explanatory. I'm a fighter and, perhaps more obviously, I'm a writer. And this is a day in my life.

Weekly Results (December 11 - 14)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Thailand, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Canada, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Ukraine.

Glen Johnson pitches a shutout against Bobby Gunn

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Glen Johnson (52-18-2, 36 KOs) made easy work of Bobby Gunn (21-5-1, 18 KOs) at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA while the undercard was more exciting and/or competitive.

Weekly Results (December 3 - 7)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Thailand, Japan, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Belgium.

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Dante Selby Media Day (take #2)

Dante Selby was 2-0-1 before his first media day and nothing has changed since. Find out why.

Glen Johnson vs Bobby Gunn, Dec. 18

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Glen Johnson (52-18-2, 36 KOs) comes in as a late replacement for Roy Jones Jr and takes on Bobby Gunn (21-5-1, 18 KOs) on December 18th.

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Ringside results from Boardwalk Hall

Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KOs) vs Joseph Agbeko (29-4, 22 KOs) might have been the main event this past Saturday night but they certainly weren't the main attraction...

Weekly Results (November 24 - 30)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Thailand, Japan, China, Russia, Germany, Australia, Canada, France, Panama, Poland, New Caledonia, and the Philippines.

IBHOF class of 2014 announced

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Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad, and Joe Calzaghe are predictably added to the modern class. Find out who made the other categories.

Weekly Results (November 19 - 23)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Thailand, South Korea, Italy, Latvia, China, Germany, Nicaragua, and Poland.

BadCulture Radio

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BadCulture Radio returns with fight previews, recaps, and the latest news in the boxing world.

Weekly Results (November 10 - 16)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Yemen, France, Germany, Russia, Thailand, Bolivia, Bulgaria, and Poland.

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Results from Sands Casino Resort, Bethlehem, PA

In the main event Ronald Cruz (19-2, 14 KOs) starched Hector Munoz (22-11-1, 14 KOs) inside 3 rounds and took 1 step closer back to national exposure.

Weekly Results (November 4 - 9)

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Find out what you missed the past week. Countries highlighted in this review include the USA, UK, Argentina, Mexico, Russia, Canada, Italy, Poland, South Africa, and Ukraine.

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Augie Pantellas to become oldest prizefighter ever

Augie Pantellas (28-6, 20 KOs) plans to come out of retirement and set a new Guinness World Record by being the oldest man to compete in a sanctioned professional boxing match. He'll be 70 years old when he's scheduled to fight on June 7, 2014.

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