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Eddie Hearn Working On Antonio Brown vs Logan Paul

Posted on 01/31/2020

By: Hans Themistode

There seems to be a new trend in the sport of boxing. 

Extremely popular YouTube/Social Media stars are putting down the cameras and picking up the boxing gloves in order to fight one another. 

On November 11th, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Social Media stars Logan Paul and KSI entered the ring against one another. This wasn’t the first time that they squared off either. Roughly one year earlier at the Manchester Arena in England, they fought to a draw as amateurs. This time around, they decided to ditch the headgear and make it a real fight. 

Well, as real as it could possibly be. 

KSI came up on the winning end back in November in a contest that drew the attention of a lot of fans but also irritated the die hards who actually had to witness the fight take place. This past Thursday night, we had ourselves another hard to watch contest between a bunch of YouTubers/Social Media stars as Jake Paul (Logan Paul’s brother) needed just one round to get rid of Ali Eson Gib at the Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami, Florida. 

Not to be out done of course, Logan plans on making a return to the ring. There is no need to scour the internet in order to figure out which fellow Social Media personality Logan will compete against this time. Reason being is that Logan does not intend on facing someone in the Social Media world. 

Instead, he has his eyes set on current NFL wide receiver, Antonio Brown. 

“We’ve made two offers now to Antonio Brown, and we’re negotiating a fight at the moment,” said  promoter Eddie Hearn about a fight between Brown and Paul. “I don’t know if it’s going to happen but we’re working on it. Obviously, it’s a fight that DAZN is very serious about, very excited about.”

The excitement that Hearn is alluding to, might not be shared by the viewing public who could see this bout as nothing more than another gimmicky sort of matchup. 

For what it’s worth, both Brown and Logan have gone back and forth about a fight between them. Brown even went as far as to place a clip of himself in a boxing gym working on his technique. 

Fans of Brown have grown used to the wide receiver catching footballs, not throwing punches. Yet, with Brown currently unsigned with any team at the moment as he battles legal trouble, it seems as though the fans of Brown will have to get used to this new reality. 

A date of April 25th, has already been thrown around as when the showdown could possibly take place. 

YouTube stars, Social Media personalities and now football players, have all thrown their names into the mix in terms of boxing. But with the curious nature of all of this, can this really be considered boxing? 

At this point, it doesn’t seem to matter. With the amount of fans that both Brown and Logan have at their disposal, if a contest between were to actually take place it would draw a huge crowd.

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TGB Promotions President Tom Brown Discusses the Heavyweight Landscape

Posted on 05/07/2019

By: Hans Themistode

The Heavyweight division is about to heat up in the next few weeks. Oleksandr Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) will make his Heavyweight debut when he takes on Carlos Takam (36-5-1, 28 KOs). Unified champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs), will be fighting in the U.S. for the first time as he battles against once beaten Andy Ruiz (32-1, 21 KOs). The “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury also takes his undefeated record and Lineal crown on the line when he takes on the obscure Tom Schwarz (24-0, 16 KOs) in Las Vegas. All of these men will be fighting in close proximity to one anther, and will be looking to make a statement.

Before any of these fighters step into the ring however, WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) will grace the ring first as he takes on Dominic Breazeale (20-1, 18 KOs) in what is certain to be a barn burner of a fight.

With so many intriguing matchups taking place in the Heavyweight division, who better to ask on their opinion of the Heavyweight landscape than TGB Promotions President Tom Brown. He gave us his thoughts on several of the top names in the Heavyweight division.

The reign of Wilder began in 2015, since then he has continued to dominate his opposition. Outside of a draw against Tyson Fury, Wilder has stopped every opponent he has stepped inside of the ring with. He has been a world champion for over four years which marks him as the longest current world champion.

His level of dominance has lead many to believe that he is in fact the best Heavyweight in the world. Count Tom Brown as one of those that believe’s the Tuscaloosa native is indeed the best Heavyweight fighter out there today.

“I think Wilder is the best Heavyweight in the world. He’s a great fighter and I believe he is the best.”

Brown’s thoughts are shared by many. The Heavyweight division is known for its big men with explosive power. Any fighter in the division can end a fight with one punch. Wilder’s power seems to boarder around a freakish level.

His adversary come May 18th, Dominic Breazeale, has only tasted defeat once. He has collected wins against solid opposition such as Carlos Negron, Eric Molina and Amir Mansour. Still, Breazeale is considered a long shot to defeat Wilder come fight night. Brown on the other hand doesn’t agree with that opinion.

“Breazeale is a terrific fighter. He’s only lost once and that was to Anthony Joshua who is another great fighter. People have to remember that Breazeale didn’t start boxing until he was 23 years old. He was good enough to make the 2012 olympic team. Do people understand how difficult it is to make that team? Especially without much amateur experience. He’s only going to get better and he’s going to give Wilder a very good fight come May 18th.”

Wilder vs Breazeale has all the makings of a great fight. These two also have a heated history outside of the ring which is sure to add fuel to the fire. As mentioned previously, many of the top Heavyweights are slated to enter the ring soon after Wilder.

Former unified Cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will be looking to make a statement as he enters the ring one week after Wilder.

“I think Usyk is unbelievable. He’s always impressed me, I think very highly of him. I think he’ll be a threat to anyone in the division because he’s so talented.”

Usyk, is on many if not all pound for pound lists. His introduction in to the Heavyweight division will make it an interesting one. He dominated the Cruiserweight division but will he able to do the same as he forays into the land of the big men is a question he must answer.

One fighter who will have his own questions to answer is Anthony Joshua. The unified champion won’t have a soft touch for his U.S. debut as his opponent Andy Ruiz, is as talented as they come.

“I think Joshua has a really tough fight ahead of him against Andy Ruiz. He has really fast hands, very skilled and the heart of a real warrior. I give him a real chance in that fight.”

As for how exactly Brown would go about ranking all of the Heavyweight’s he made sure to not mince words.

“Listen all of these fighters are great but I really believe that Deontay Wilder is the best Heavyweight in the world.”

It’s hard to argue with the sentiments spewed by Brown. However, with the big men all stepping inside the ring in short order, they can all stake their claim as the best in the world very soon.

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7 Feet Tall Boxing Champion Marselles Brown Wins New WBC Championship Title

Posted on 11/20/2016

7 Feet Tall Boxing Champion Marselles Brown Wins New WBC Championship Title
by Belinda Ware

Growing up as a kid, Marselles Brown became fascinated with the art of boxing. Throughout his initial career to the present, he never acknowledged the word “impossible.” As a professional boxer, he continues to beat the odds living up to his nickname as “More than a Conqueror.”

Standing at 7 feet tall, Marselles Brown is setting records as the tallest professional boxer to become a world heavyweight champion in the United States and in the WBU.


The WBU title was vacated prior to this bout but Brown has now secured yet another prestigious belt adding to his successful career. On November 18th, Brown defeated El Chango Lopez earning him the WBC Central America and Caribbean title.

Brown defeated Lopez with a KO in the 5th round live from Mexico. Brown entered the ring with a cool demeanor ready to fight. His technique in the ring was focused and precise moving, gliding and calculating his opponent with the eyes of a masterful champion.

Brown’s new WBC title win came in the 5th round of the fight. It is similar to his 5th round knockout bout with Chauncy Welliver, former WBC C.A. Champion, a fight where Brown earned the WBU World title. More recently, Brown defeated Saul Montana to win the WBU Heavyweight title.

In an interview today with Brown regarding his new WBC championship title, he shared, “ I want to thank the fans and my family and the media for their support. I am overwhelmed with joy and gratitude right now. This is an amazing feeling.”

What’s next for Marselles Brown? Possibly the Guinness Book of World Records.

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