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BOXING | Dixon Reflects on Saturday Night Victory

06/26/2017 06:22 PM

Louisville boxer Carlos Dixon won in his professional boxing debut on Saturday night in his hometown. Dixon won by knockout 31 seconds into his lightweight bout against Indianapolis’ Deangelo Huggins. The fight was part of Evander Holyfield’s “Tribute to Ali” boxing event, which was the inaugural boxing event for Real Deal Sports & Entertainment. Dixon stopped by Sports Night on Monday along with his father, TKO Boxing owner James Dixon. They spoke with Andrew Chernoff about Saturday night’s fight:  Read more 

NASCAR | Simendinger Looking Forward to Kentucky Speedway's Race Weekend

06/25/2017 11:00 AM

NASCAR is returning to the Bluegrass in less than two weeks. Kentucky Speedway will host the series in early July at the 1.5-mile track in Sparta, Ky. Track activity begins that week with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice on Wednesday, July 5. It all builds up to the three big races that weekend: July 6 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at 7:30 p.m. ET July 7 – NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300 at 8 p.m. ET July... Read more 

BOXING | Kentuckians Take Part in "Evander's Tribute to Ali"

06/24/2017 08:57 PM

Real Deal Sports & Entertainment’s inaugural boxing event took place Saturday night inside Louisville’s Freedom Hall. There were ten professional bouts on the full card. Meanwhile, two amateur fights kicked off the event. Multiple boxers from the Bluegrass took part in the action. The first professional boxer to fight was Louisville’s Abel Penna Falls. The 245-pound boxer faced off against Miami’s Joseph Benjamin White in a four-round heavyweight bout. The Falls-White bout ended in a majority draw. The second professional fight involving a boxer from... Read more 

NBA BASKETBALL | How does Donovan Mitchell earn longevity in the league

06/23/2017 07:15 PM

Drafted 13th overall by the Denver Nuggets and then immediately traded to the Utah Jazz, Donovan Mitchell is one of the highest drafted Louisville basketball players in recent years. Jeff Greer from the Louisville Courier-journal joined the show today to talk more about Mitchell’s best chance of making his NBA career lengthy and profitable.  Read more 

Donovan Mitchell drafted by Denver Nuggets with 13th pick overall

06/22/2017 09:55 PM

Donovan Mitchell, a sophomore guard for the University of Louisville last season, has been selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 13th pick overall in the 2017 NBA Draft first round. He was then sent to the Utah Jazz in a trade for former UK player Trey Lyles and the number 24 pick, Tyler Lydon. “We’re all very, very excited for Donovan on being drafted in the lottery,” said UofL men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino. “He put in a... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards in the mix for top level defensive talent

06/22/2017 06:30 PM

Still a few more months until football season, but recruiting is in full swing, and the Louisville Cardinals are in the mix for a few highly touted prospects. CardinalSports.com recruiting analyst Chris Person was on the show today, and we asked him about running back Lavonte Valentine, and a duo of linebackers, Ben Wilson and Alan Tisdale. We started though by getting his thoughts on the recent loss of wide receiver commit Akeem Hayes.  Read more 

BOXING | Card Announced for Real Deal Sports & Entertainment Event

06/22/2017 03:53 PM

Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment’s inaugural boxing event takes place inside Louisville’s Freedom Hall on Saturday night. The event, which is branded, “Evander’s Tribute to Ali,” is part of the “I Am Ali” festival. There will be ten professional bouts on Saturday night, preceded by two amateur bouts. The professional bouts are: 4 Rounds, Heavyweight – Joseph Benjamin White vs. Abel Penna Falls 6 Rounds, Light Heavyweight – Curtis Hill, Jr. vs. Eric Moon 6 Rounds, Welterweight – JaNelson Bocachica vs. Leonardo Carrizales 6 Rounds,... Read more 

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