January 2012 Blog Posts (273)

About Darn Time, Ricky Hatton has Joined the REST of the World with a Twitter Account

See you all ringside this year!  

Hatton has also joined Twitter so he can interact with fans and media.

 

Twitter users can follow Ricky Hatton on the handle @realrickyhatton  where he will be keeping in touch with his followers on a daily basis.

 

‘The…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on January 4, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Amir Khan Ready to Revenge his Losses, First Prescott in the UK and then Peterson Rematch for 2012

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

Junior welterweight contender Breidis Prescott (24-4, 19 KOs) is ready to pack his bags and travel to the UK for a rematch with former WBA/IBF champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18KOs). Khan's promoter Oscar De La Hoya recently told his social network followers that a…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on January 4, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Manny Pacquiao: My Wife is Becoming More Beautiful, Look at Jinkee's Photoshoot Picture

MANILA, Philippines - Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao believes that his wife is becoming more beautiful, especially after seeing Jinkee's photo on the cover of MEGA magazine's January 2012 issue.



Pacquiao made the statement days after rumors circulated on the Internet that Jinkee's photo was…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on January 4, 2012 at 12:21pm — 2 Comments

Ricky Burns attacked by Thugs while jogging, Boxing Skills could not Help

  

WBO interim lightweight champion Ricky Burns was attacked by thugs, who threw cans and bottles at him while he was out jogging in his hometown of Coatbridge in Lanarkshire.



Burns, who returns to action at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on March 10, was doing his usual roadwork when he was…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on January 4, 2012 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Marquez: Bradley's Style is More Difficult Than Pacquiao

By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 04 Jan 2012

WBO/WBA lightweight champion Juan…

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Added by mayorga duran on January 4, 2012 at 8:53am — No Comments

Andre Berto’s revelations: Victor Ortiz is stupid and PEDs run rampant in boxing

On Tuesday night, former two-time welterweight champion Andre Berto made a pit stop by the Boxing Lab Radio Show, BoxingScene.com’s official audio program , hosted by Ryan Burton, Luis Sandoval, and Ernest Gabion.

Berto is eyeing a February 11th rematch with Victor Ortiz in a fight set to go down at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ortiz handed Berto the…

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Added by mayorga duran on January 4, 2012 at 8:51am — No Comments

Why does everyone want to see Julio Ceaser Chavez Jr. Fail?

I get the sense that people want to see Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fail as a boxer. While I'm not a fan of his I don't understand where this hate comes from. Now that he has won a championship and defended it Shouldn't he be given the same chance that any first time champion should have to prove himself? I'm…

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Added by Troy Grudin on January 4, 2012 at 1:30am — 5 Comments

Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Ordered to Pay $7.5 Million Over Ill-Fated Pacquiao Fight

Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Ordered to Pay $7.5 Million Over Ill-Fated Pacquiao Fight

It is being reported by TMZ that Nelson Mandela’s daughter just lost a $7.5 million battle in court — because that’s how much a judge ordered her to pay an L.A. boxing advisor … after she allegedly flaked on a deal to organize a Pacquiao/Mayweather fight. TMZ broke the story … a man identified as Duane Moody…

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Added by Karceno on January 3, 2012 at 8:49pm — 1 Comment

Barbershop picks for 2011 Fight of the Year

" It seems like all major fights this year were a bust," announced Dave the Barber upon my arrival at his fine establishment on San Fernando Road:" First we had Pacquiao Mosley which was a snooze fest, then we had Mayweather Ortiz fiasco. Cotto Margarito ll could have been a good fight, but it was one sided. Pacquiao Marquez lll…

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Added by mayorga duran on January 3, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Pacquiao vs Marquez 4 stirs up old anxieties, Penalosa a gap-filler

Would Manny Pacquiao choose to abandon a tangled thread?

Untangling the same thread does not really fit Pacquiao's ability to take things with a grain of salt. That's not his strongest appeal in boxing, not even his take over Juan Manuel Marquez, the great counter-puncher.  Pacquiao himself knows less about making stitches-net,…

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Added by mayorga duran on January 3, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Warren Never Offered Shumenov Feb. 25 Unification Fight vs. Cleverly

Hall of Fame promoter Don Chargin, advisor for World Boxing Association ("WBA") and International Boxing Association ("IBA") light heavyweight World champion Beibut Shumenov, has responded to a press release issued by Frank Warren Promotions that claimed Shumenov turned down…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on January 3, 2012 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Rubio wants to expose Chavez Jr. as a paper champion on February 4th

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr ByMichael Collins: Sergio Martinez is out as WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s next opponent. In place of the hard hitting Martinez, Chavez Jr. will be facing number #1 ranked World Boxing Council contender Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) on February 4th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

This fight is no less dangerous for Chavez Jr. than a fight against Martinez, because Rubio can punch with big power all night long.…

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Added by Karceno on January 3, 2012 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Kell Brook in action on March 17th

Kell Brook in action on March 17th

Kell Brook Kell Brook will make his first appearance of 2012 at the Sheffield Arena on March 17.



The unbeaten Welterweight star is back from his successful debut in America and promoter Eddie Hearn was quick to secure Brook to sign for another hometown show against an opponent to be named at a press conference next week.



The 25 year-old…

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Added by Karceno on January 3, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

March homecoming for Brook Sheffield return for welterweight contender

Kell Brook will return to hometown Sheffield to headline a 'massive' show on March 17.

The unbeaten Yorkshireman is the welterweight division's rising star following an impressive United States debut on the undercard of…

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Added by mayorga duran on January 3, 2012 at 5:02pm — 2 Comments

Juanma Lopez vs Orlando Salido on for March 10th

By Miguel Rivera



According to WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (37-11-2, 25KOs), his proposed rematch with Juan Manuel Lopez (31-1, 28KOs) will probably take place on March 10th in Puerto Rico. Salido had one of the biggest upset wins in 2011, when he stopped Lopez in eight rounds to…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on January 3, 2012 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Will Donaire Take The Pacquiao Route? … How High In Weight Can He Climb?

On Feb. 4, Former flyweight, super flyweight, and bantamweight champion, Nonito Donaire, looks to become a four division world champion, as he will attempt to capture the WBO Junior Featherweight Title, in a fight against former junior featherweight titlist, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.

 

Vazquez lost his WBO…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on January 3, 2012 at 3:43pm — No Comments

What's in Store for Boxing in 2012 Besides Mayweather vs Pacquiao

This year most are wondering whether or not Pacquiao and Mayweather will finally step into the ring to face each other. Those paying attetion to what goes on more than the media are able to see whats going on. But there are other fighters who get over looked. Elie Seckbach told Andre Ward in a recent interview that Floyd Mayweather said fighters like Andre Ward are underappreciated; it's true. Floyd vs Pacquiao shouldn't be the only focus.

 

There's Erik Morales who made his…

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Added by Phoenix on January 3, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Lou Dibella...a Man with Wise Words

i agree with lou dibella...sancitoning bodies are gettin too out of control with how they've been handling things with titles lately...i mean last year bradley got stripped of his title for not defending it...and they're giving erik morales a deadline to defend his...but they aren't doing anything to Chavez jr....it's some kraziness

 

http://www.fighthype.com/pages/content11469.html

Added by Phoenix on January 3, 2012 at 12:32am — No Comments

The difference between being "fast" or "quick" in Boxing

There's a difference between being fast and quick in Boxing. Many people think if a fighter is fast then he is also quick but this isn't always the case. Being quick is having the abilty to react to the opponent. For example you need to be relatively quick to have good defense or to be an efficient counter puncher. Many fighters are fast when they deceide to intiate a punch or manuever. The young Roy Jones Jr. was fast and quick but as he got older he reaction time (quickness) slowed.…

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Added by Charles Brandon on January 2, 2012 at 8:31pm — 1 Comment

Kimbo Slice to Face Undefeated Robert Bruce on Feb 11

Kimbo Slice will face Robert Bruce next month at the O’Reilly Center in Springfield, Missouri hot on the heels of his first full four-rounder against Charles Hackmann last weekend in Miami.



The 37 year-old, who had knocked his previous two opponents out cold in the first round, looked to tire at…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on January 2, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

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