September 2011 Blog Posts (259)

Amir Khan is Fighting Lamont Peterson in his Backyard of Washington, DC

Unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan is taking the bold step of making his next defense in Washington, D.C. -- the hometown of Lamont Peterson, his opponent on Dec. 10.

 

"Khan-Peterson definitely will be in Washington, D.C.," Golden Boy…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 30, 2011 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Monte Barrett: Teddy Atlas is a BIG Hypocrite ~talks Mismatches but His Guy is fighting Holyfield



Boxinginsider.com: Hey champ, how’s it going? What’s on your mind today?



Monte Barrett: Johnny, there are a couple of things I wanted to go on the record about. I’m pretty surprised about Teddy Atlas taking a fight with Holyfield.



Boxinginsider.com: OK, what’s your take on…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 30, 2011 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Timothy Bradley to make $5-7 Million for Pacquiao Fight, If they Fight ~ In talks

While the Palm Springs, Calif., native cites a desire for a bigger and better promotional push as the reason behind the jump to Bob Arum’s stable, it’s widely felt that the Hall of Fame promoter used a potential big-money fight with Pacquiao as bait to lure the 28-year-old champion away from his…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 30, 2011 at 4:01pm — 2 Comments

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's Breakdown of Marquez Domination, Look at these Numbers

In 2 fights vs Juan Manuel Marquez, Manny Pacquiao landed a total of 148 punches in the first fight while throwing 639 punches.



In their 2nd fight Pacman threw 619 punches and…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 30, 2011 at 3:16pm — 1 Comment

TIMOTHY BRADLEY SIGNS WITH TOP RANK WILL FIGHT ON PACQUIAO UNDERCARD



Unbeaten Coachella Valley boxer Timothy Bradley signed a new promotional contract Thursday and was assigned a prominent semi-main event fight, most likely against former champion Joel Casamayor, on the Nov. 12 Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez card at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Bradley (27-0, 11 knockouts) hasn't fought since January following a split…

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WBO President Yanks Joe Cortez from Upcoming Title Fight, because of the Mayweather vs Ortiz Fight

In a decision that is certain to win widespread acclaim, World Boxing Organization president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel has appointed Robert Byrd as referee in the WBO light flyweight title fight between champion Ramon Garcia Hirales of Mexico and former WBO minimum weight champion Donnie Nietes of…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 11:04pm — 1 Comment

After Manny Pacquiao Knocked me out, I thought about Suicide, I was Depressed ~ Hatton

Britain's former world welterweight champion Ricky Hatton admitted on Thursday that his brutal defeat at the hands of Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao drove him to the brink of suicide.

Hatton, who retired in July, was demolished inside just two rounds by Pacquiao in Las Vegas in May…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Victor Ortiz New Offer: I will fight Floyd Mayweather for FREE, Just give me a Rematch

Ortiz said this to RingTV: “I’m going to put this behind me. The reason I want the rematch is not for the money, but for the integrity, the dignity and the honor of our sport and for the fans. If Floyd Mayweather wants to give me the rematch, then I will be waiting for him with open arms. If he…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 2:20pm — 1 Comment

Sergio Martinez vs Floyd Mayweather after his fight with Barker??? Sergio has BIG NEWS

Pablo Sarmiento spoke to a radio station from Buenos Aires. about the future of…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 1:54pm — 1 Comment

Sergio Martinez: If Cotto beats me, I will sign over my Purse. He still won't do it, Afraid of Me

I could be fighting either one of them, but I hope Margarito wins. I will say it again: I hope Margarito wins, because I know he wouldn't have any problem fighting me, which is something…

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Rampage Jackson is leaving MMA turning Pro as a Boxer

Former UFC light…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

Olympic Hopeful Turning Pro ~ Iain Butcher

BELLSHILL boxing promoter Paul Graham has described adding Iain Butcher to his stable as ‘like signing David Beckham’.

 

The in-demand 19-year-old Motherwell flyweight has turned pro after turning his back on his Olympic dream as he wasn’t allowed to compete at his preferred…

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Jeff Mayweather Fires back hard at Burt Sugar over his Floyd Mayweather Comments



“Basically it’s just another guy who’s on Pacquiao’s d*** like everyone else,” Mayweather said after reaching out to discuss the Sugar article. “Because Pacquiao’s playing the good guy.”

 

Jeff added that too many people are busy judging Floyd by his outspoken personality to truly…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 10:08am — 2 Comments

Alfredo Angulo vs James Kirkland Nov 5th Cancun, Mexico

Looks like a November 5 HBO card from Cancun, Mexico will be headlined by Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (20-1, 17 KOs) against James Kirkland (29-1, 26KOs) in a super welterweight showdown. According to sources the deal is nearly done. This fight promises to be a war as…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 29, 2011 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Bernard Hopkins, Carl Froch, and Andre Dirrell will be “On the Ropes Boxing Radio” Today at 6:00pm EST


Bernard Hopkins, Carl Froch, and Andre Dirrell will be “On the Ropes Boxing Radio” Today at 6:00pm EST

Added by X-MaN on September 28, 2011 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Juan Manuel Marquez is smashing his Sparring Partners, In Great Shape Already

MANILA, Philippines — The thunderous fists of Juan Manuel Marquez have been rocking the foundations of Mexico City.



“Marquez has been beating up his sparring partners,” said Top Rank chief Bob Arum after receiving reports directly from Marquez’s training headquarters at…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 28, 2011 at 2:57pm — 1 Comment

Roach: I'm bringing the Killer out of Pacquiao, No more Mr. Nice Guy

BAGUIO CITY—Bringing out the killer’s instinct used to be easy for Manny Pacquiao.



Once his opponent landed a solid blow and he was unable to retaliate, Pacquiao would get mad. He would bang his gloves, snort and move in ready for the kill.



Well, not anymore. Pacquiao seems to have…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on September 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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