July 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Don King and Floyd Mayweather Chilling like a Villian

By Michael Marley, courtesy of The Examiner



Buenas dias, Oscar de la Hoya.



Good morning, Al Haymon.



For breakfast this morning, may we offer you some scintillating photos posted by Floyd Mayweather himself on his Twitter social networking page?









In the photos and the 140 characters or less message, the vacationing Money Mayweather only mentions one “character.”



“I'm chillin' with…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on July 30, 2010 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Jason Litzau Blast Rocky Juarez

Story & photo by Jesse Kelley







Jason Litzau's fight with former title challenger Rocky Juarez last April was supposed to be his defining moment as a pro. Litzau and his camp had underwent a rewiring process of his fight approach in the ring throughout the prior year to bring more defense and intelligence to his power-punching, brawler style.



Litzau stuck with the new look against Juarez in April and found…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on July 29, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Marquez vs Diaz Presser





Story by Andreas Hale

Photos by Chris Cozzone





With only a few days before Juan Diaz (35-3, 17 KOs) and Juan Manuel Marquez (50-5-1, 37 KOs) meet in the rematch of their 2009 “Fight of the Year” encounter, both lightweights spoke to the media for the final time at the Mandalay Bay.



Both fighters are looking to rebound from losses in their last fight – Diaz dropped a decision to Paulie Malignaggi and Marquez lost a unanimous decision to Floyd… Continue

Added by BoxingSocialist on July 29, 2010 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Timothy Bradley vs Amir Khan battle of the Twitter !!!

By Mark Vester



Junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley and Amir Khan waged a war of words on twitter over the last few hours. Bradley said enough was enough when he saw an article where Khan said he would clean his clock if they met in the ring. The two 140-pounders have been waging a verbal war for the last few days.



Bradley - Amir Khan said he will knock me out. Bring it on baby I will fight you next! If your a man face me next and not [Juan Manuel]… Continue

Added by BoxingSocialist on July 29, 2010 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Pacquiao Wants Margarito in Mexico, Talks Mayweather

By Mark Vester



Speaking to The Philippine Star, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao said that he wants to face Antonio Margarito in his backyard of Monterrey, Mexico. The fight is going to take place on November 13 for the vacant WBC junior middleweight title. There will be a catch-weight of 150-pounds involved.



“I like Mexico. It’s nice in Mexico. Let’s try Mexico,” said Pacquiao to the paper.



Pacquiao is waiting for his adviser, Mike Koncz, to arrive to… Continue

Added by BoxingSocialist on July 28, 2010 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Lopez Marquez quick quotes





Undefeated WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez and two-division world champion Rafael Marquez faced off today at a kickoff news conference at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles to announce their September 18 showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The latest in the great rivalry between Puerto Rican and Mexican boxers, Juanma compared his showdown with Marquez to the Trinidad-De La Hoya epic. “This will also be a great fight, but with a big… Continue

Added by BoxingSocialist on July 28, 2010 at 11:39am — No Comments

Linares: I’m ready for Rocky





By Gabriel F. Cordero



Former two-division world champion Jorge “Niño de Oro” Linares is sure that his preparation was both good and complete. He says he feels calm in front of what is expected to be a hard battle with Rocky Juárez on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. “I should take care of Juarez,” he said. “We did good training, sparring with various Mexicans, Japanese and some Filipinos. We are confident because we didn’t have problems of any… Continue

Added by BoxingSocialist on July 28, 2010 at 11:33am — No Comments

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