May 2011 Blog Posts (245)

PACQUIAO SETTLES DEFAMATION LAWSUIT

 

 

 

fightnews.com is reporting, Manny Pacquiao has settled his defamation lawsuit against Richard Schaefer and Oscar de la Hoya on confidential terms. In connection with the dismissal, Mr. Schaefer and Mr. De la Hoya made the following statement: “Richard Schaefer and Oscar de la…

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Added by Karceno on May 31, 2011 at 7:24pm — No Comments

The Gift Of Zab

 

 









Junior welterweight titleholders Amir Khan and Zab Judah will meet to unify their belts in one of the biggest fights of the summer on July 23 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Judah promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events told ESPN.com.

The bout will headline HBO's "World Championship Boxing," the second fight of a four-fight deal Khan signed with the network before his April 16 victory against Paul…

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Added by mayorga duran on May 31, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Paul Williams: "I got Caught, Not Beat Up" Ready to Move On

Two-time WBO welterweight title holder Paul Williams is looking forward to returning to the ring on July 9th as he takes on the undefeated Miami-based Cuban Erislandy Lara in Atlantic City. The 29 year-old was originally pencilled in to meet Nobuhiro Ishida, but the Japanese fighter was…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on May 31, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments

ShoBox has Big Back to Back Fights June 10-11

NEW YORK (May 31, 2011) – Back-to-back three-fight telecasts. On opposite coasts. Twelve top-flight boxers with a combined record of 181-11-2 and 111 KOs in six exciting fights. All on the one and only ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME®.



Weeks before it celebrates its 10th anniversary, there…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on May 31, 2011 at 12:25pm — 1 Comment

Glen Johnson's Strength & Conditioning Coach "Johnson is Stronger than Ever"

Steve Arintok, strength and conditioning coach for Glen "The Road Warrior" Johnson, says despite dropping down a weight class, the ageless fighter will be stronger than ever when he enters the ring this Saturday.

 

Johnson will meet WBC Super Middleweight Champion Carl "The Cobra"…

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Erik Morales turns down $1.5 Million to face Amir Khan

Rafael tweeted yesterday- Morales supposedly rejected $1.5 million for the fight with @amirkingkhan. Respect to Morales. He's smart. Knew it was a bad fight for him.

 

Has anyone else noticed that it is hard to get a "Fair" asking price to fight Amir Khan. Seems like every fight he trys…

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Will Nonito Donaire Benefit from Oscar Dela Hoya and Bob Arum Amends?

MANILA, Philippines – A peace pact between rival boxing promotion companies Top Rank Inc. and Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) could force Nonito Donaire Jr. to finish his contract with Top Rank, a veteran fight analyst said.



Showtime boxing analyst Al Berstein told Examiner.com that this may…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on May 31, 2011 at 8:52am — No Comments

Juan M. Marquez to get Medical help to pick up weight and not lose speed

Marquez is going to put on weight with medical help, saying “We will make a special preparation. Now I’ll do it under medical guidance and by people who will support us to gain weight without losing speed. So now it will be different.”



Marquez shouldn’t put too much faith in…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on May 30, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Zab Judah vs Amir Khan is on, 55-45 Split in Favor of Khan

The much talked about fight between WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan and IBF champion Zab Judah looks like it’s going to happen, according to boxing news from Dan Rafael on his twitter page. Rafael said “Both sides tell me they’d take 55-45 in Khan’s favor.” This sounds good, because Judah had been…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on May 30, 2011 at 8:41pm — 1 Comment

Tavoris Cloud vs Jean Pascal for the Summer on HBO

According to the latest boxing news, former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (26-2-1, 16 Ko’s) will be facing IBF light heavyweight champ Tavoris Cloud (22-0, 18 KO’s) next, as long as the 29-year-old Cloud wins his next fight next month on June 25th against Yusaf Mack (29-3-2, 17 KO’s). Cloud…

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Steve USS Cunningham speaks on illegal enhancing in boxing

 

by Kevin Davis

Illegal enhancing in combat sports the most are not that far from common, but with recent modifications to supplements, many wonder why hasn't there been any changes to the drug testing system combat sports are using. Experts tell me, and even Bob Arum has went public as to…

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Added by Karceno on May 30, 2011 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Prescott: I'll Sign a Khan-tract!

Now that negotiations between WBA Light Welterweight Champion Amir Khan and potential opponents WBC Junior Welterweight Champion Timothy Bradley and IBF Super Lightweight Champion Zab Judah have broken down, Colombian power puncher Breidis "The Khanqueror" Prescott (24-2, 19 KOs) wants Khan to make good on his promise to face him in a rematch.

 

For those who don't recall, Prescott fed Khan a leather sandwich packed with dynamite and ruined his…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on May 29, 2011 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather taking serious FLAK from JET magazine



Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never been especially known for dealing with criticism, constructive or otherwise, so we can only imagine how he’s responding to an article in the historic, African American weekly magazine JET right about now.

Chris Yuscavage, a writer from Hamilton, NJ, basically undressed…

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Added by Michael Marley on May 29, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Could Freddie Roach deliver Chavez Jr. to the Promise land?

 

Five time recipient of the trainer of the Year award, Freddie Roach is a humble man. Just like many other pundits Roach says that the fighter makes the trainer. If that is accurate than his prized fighter, Manny Pacquiao has made him famous. Or did he?

 

Consider…

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Added by Igor Frank on May 29, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments

AMIR KHAN CONFIRMS HE AND ALEX ARIZA ARE BACK IN BUSINESS

WBA Junior Middleweight Champion, Amir Khan has stated to the AP that he and Alex Ariza have put the past behind them and are working well together. Team Khan parted ways earlier this year after Ariza…
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Added by Karceno on May 29, 2011 at 12:54am — 1 Comment

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