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Former British and European champ Paul McCloskey has pulled out of the scheduled fight with unbeaten prospect, Bradley Saunders, due to a knee injury.
The fight was arranged for Saturday 29th March in Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on the undercard of the British cruiserweight title clash between champion Jon Lewis Dickinson and challenger Neil Dawson.
The Irish southpaw stated on Twitter earlier this week, “Regrettably I will not be fighting on 29th March Newcastle due an injury on my knee, on medical advice I’ve been advised to withdraw #gutted”.
North East’s hot prospect, Saunders shared his disappointment on hearing the news, “Not sure what’s happened, I was training my heart out for it. They said there was an injury but I think he…Continue
Carlos Molina is set to defend his title against Jermall Charlo this Saturday on the Canelo vs Angulo undercard, however he was arrested for an old warrant. We are being told he will continue to fight this Saturday Night.
“He’s being processed out of jail as of now, and I’m being told the fight was on,” said Richard Schaefer, chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions.
Schaefer said if Molina cannot fight, he will move the light-welterweight fight of Alvarez’s brother, Ricardo (23-2-3), against Sergio Thompson into the pay-per-view telecast on Showtime.
“I prefer to keep the world title fight on for Charlo, because he’s worked hard to get the opportunity,” Schaefer said. “I hear Molina is fired up more than ever. Based on what I’ve been told, everything is looking good, but I don’t want to speculate…
Recently we found out that Antonio Tarver is out of jail. Some close sources let us know that AL Haymon bailed Tarver out of jail and paid off his $200,000 debt to the casinos. Right now we have to take it for FACE Value. We don't know if he owes Al Haymon any fights to make up for the payment or not. We are just glad he is out of jail. I'm sure we will hear an announcement soon about Tarver's next fight. Stay tuned for more info ....
By Kevin Davis
In the perfect world of boxing, there would be a union to handle all disputes, within the sport. Judges would be suspended for terrible, outrageous decisions. Boxing peers will handle the penalties. Safety checks of locker room activity should be held in high regard. Better training of inspectors, referees, judges etc. Fair purses for all the fighters, no cutting corners by promoters. Last but not least a retirement pension. That's how I would purify the sport I love, others had this to say...
"I like this Karceno", said Ramon from YouTube, "We all need to change our mindset, and make a real impact on boxing. My dad and I use to watch boxing when I was little and nothing has changed, with the crooked judges and promoters stealing the…Continue
“Every fight is important, but this one is more special because all of the fans in Mexico will know that the winner of this fight is the No. 1 Mexican fighter. It’s a huge fight for Mexico and it’s a huge fight for Canelo and me.
“Everyone can have their own opinion on who will win the fight. My fans know what I do in the ring and they know what to expect on Saturday night.
“My hand will be raised. I’m ready now and I will give the fans my best performance against Canelo. You will see the best Alfredo Angulo on Saturday.
“Amir [Khan] and Andre [Ward] told me that I’m ready. They told me this is my…Continue
“I had a very relaxed camp, but, at the same time, I was very anxious to get back in the ring.
“More than the style difference [between Mayweather and Angulo], I’m just happy to be back in the ring. It’s a tough fight, but I’m very confident.
“I learned a lot from fighting Floyd, but I’m ready to get back in the ring to maintain the path that I was on before. This is what I love to do. I live to fight and we’re ready for Saturday.
“I’m fully concentrated on this fight. What happened in September is in the past. I’m focused on Saturday and Angulo.
“I’m here for the fans. That’s what I fight for.”