ShoBox is typically a telecast dedicated to showcasing young boxing prospects, but Friday night the broadcast featured two talented veterans who have both been on the sidelines of the sweet science for more than 20 months. The two…Continue
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Keith Kizer, the executive director for the Nevada State Athletic Commission, reportedly could request that Ortiz come before the board to explain his comments. This could keep Ortiz from getting licensed to fight Andre Berto in their scheduled fight on February 11th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas,…Continue
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Martinez is talking about leaving HBO for Showtime, which would work out perfectly for a fight against Ward, because he has a contract for his fights to be televised on Showtime. Martinez’s next fight is scheduled for March 17th next year against Matthew Macklin at Madison Square Garden in New…Continue
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By James Slater:According to advisor Michael Koncz, in speaking with Ringtv.com, superstar Manny Pacquiao will likely return to the ring in either May or June of next year. Koncz said he will be speaking with promoter Bob Arum in Las Vegas, and that there are a number of potential next opponents for Pac-Man.
According to the news piece, the frontrunners to land the massive payday and the massive opportunity are: Lamont Peterson,…
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By Vitali Shaposhnikov: As a huge fan of Freddie Roach and his approach to teaching boxing in Eddie Futch’s spirit, I have to say that lately I have been very disappointed in the coach of the year.
I see Freddie Roach as an amazing, one of a kind specimen of a human being, creating an exciting and important mission in his life despite having to deal with very complicated and disabling health issue. Against all odds, he became of the…
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Boxing Trainer Ann Wolfe hasn’t always had the luxury of traveling…Continue
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is not your average boxing promoter, but the feisty, young reality television star is taking her talents from Seaside Heights in the Jersey Shore to the Atlantic City boardwalk this coming January to host the first "Team Snooki Boxing" event. Fans of the Jersey Shore may be a little puzzled to find out who the main attractions on the card will be though. Despite Polizzi's Italian family heritage and her love for all things "Guido," the January card is dubbed…Continue
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Sergio Martinez made a bold statement earlier on today in saying that he was no longer to be associate with the title body of the WBC (World Boxing Council) this after months & months of frustrating negotiations with the the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr team headed by Top Rank's one Bob Arum..Bob Arum hang on i have heard this name before...of course you have. This is the guy that won't make Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao instead would rather make a 4th fight between Manny Pacquiao…Continue
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Now that the potential mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been put on hold once again because of Mayweather’s recent 90 day jail sentence, Pacquiao is now in search of a new opponent, possibly for the summer of next year.
Let’s take a look at some of the names that have been…Continue
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By Dan Ambrose: If WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39 KO’s) can’t get a rematch against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in early 2012, then the 38-year-old Marquez wants to move up in weight and take on World Boxing Organization light welterweight champion…Continue
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“I’m very comfortable working with him right now,” said DiBella. “I’m particularly comfortable knowing he has rededicated himself to boxing, that his weight is no longer an issue. I’ve got a lot of friends in Little Rock also and what you hear is that this is a new Jermain Taylor, or maybe more…Continue
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WBC Diamond beltholder and the boxer generally recognized as the true middleweight champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez held a press conference today at the Buenos Aires headquarters of the Association of Dairy Industry Workers of Argentina to set the record straight on the current situation with the WBC…
The whole world has been a buzz lately, because of a rumor that Floyd 'money' Mayweather made an unusual size bet. One million dollars on the New England Patriots vs the Denver Broncos. "Tebow mania" was sweeping the nation, everyone was falling in love with this kid with these amazing…Continue
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Mayweather Sr. saw Khan’s recent fight against Lamont Peterson and didn’t understand why Khan chose to run around the ring all night looking sloppy and needlessly wasting energy. Mayweather Sr. says he would have never let Khan fight like that if he were his…
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Manny Pacquiao has become the third most searched person on the Yahoo search engine in 2011, I already know what's the question of the Pacquiao drone followers, where was Floyd Mayweather? Let's just say he wasn't in the top ten. Before we start celebrating this as a Manny…Continue
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I've never been one to openly criticize the sanctioning bodies much. I’ve always felt that there are so many others out there who do more than enough of it for me. It’s almost as if I’ve become immune to all of the questionable acts that they do. At this point, nothing seems to surprises me any more.
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Last week the boxing world was up in arms with the announcement of Floyd Mayweather Jr. being sentenced to 90 days in jail for his involvement in a September 2010 domestic violence case with his former fiancé’ Josie Harris and two of his children.
Mayweather is the type of fighter that draws…
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World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman believes that the WBC should not strip Floyd Mayweather Jr. of his welterweight title because of his being sentenced to 90 days in prison.
Sulaiman told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that while the “WBC officially has not…
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