December 2011 Blog Posts (199)

Comeback Kids Jermain Taylor And Andre Dirrell Dominate On Shobox Card

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…


Added by Joe Habeeb on December 31, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Victor Ortiz Comments about Wanting to Break Mayweather's Nose Might Cost him his Boxing License

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,…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 30, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Sergio Martinez is trying to Secure a Fight with Andre Ward at 168lbs AFTER Macklin Fight

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…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 30, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Pacquiao Looking At May Or June Ring Return; Peterson, Bradley, Marquez, Cotto Being Discussed As Opponent

Manny Pacquiao

By James Slater:According to advisor Michael Koncz, in speaking with, 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,…


Added by Karceno on December 30, 2011 at 1:33pm — 2 Comments

Boxer Mayweather completes plea deal in Vegas

Boxer Mayweather completes plea deal in Vegas

Associated Press

Posted on December 30, 2011 at 10:35 AM…


Added by Karceno on December 30, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Freddie Roach Flip-Flopping...AGAIN

Freddie Roach

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…


Added by Karceno on December 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Why Ann Wolfe Deserves To Be Trainer Of The Year

I've always believed that when someone is able to defy the odds and achieve something special when no one really expects them to, it adds much more significance to the accomplishment in my opinion.


Boxing Trainer Ann Wolfe hasn’t always had the luxury of traveling…


Added by Joe Habeeb on December 30, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Jersey Shore's "Snooki" Poised To Promote Boxing With Inaugural January Fight Card

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…


Added by Joe Habeeb on December 30, 2011 at 2:49am — No Comments


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…


Added by Fighters Rated on December 30, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Will Pacquiao Lose Before A Fight With Mayweather Can Be Made?

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…


Added by Joe Habeeb on December 29, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Juan Manuel Marquez: I want Timothy Bradley if I can't get Pacquiao in Rematch

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…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Lou DiBella: Back with Jermain Taylor, His Health and Weight are No longer an Issue

“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…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Sergio Martinez Bashes WBC, Jose Suliman's Comments, Chavez Jr, and Leaves HBO Network

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…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 4:41pm — 1 Comment


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…


Added by Karceno on December 29, 2011 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Mayweather Sr. Freddie Roach don't know how to Train Amir Khan

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…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 29, 2011 at 9:40am — No Comments

Manny Pacquiao is Yahoo 3rd most search person in 2011

   By Kevin Davis

 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…


Added by Karceno on December 29, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

Should Martinez Forget About The WBC And Go After One Of The Other World Titles?

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.




Added by Joe Habeeb on December 28, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

andre ward interview with Jenna J from ON THE ROPES

JENNA: Now this tournament took over two years to get to a finish. How do you feel now that you are the Super Six Champion?

WARD: Oh man! It’s kind of a surreal feeling that it’s finally over, because there were times in the…

Added by Karceno on December 28, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Robert Garcia: Pacquiao is Better off without Mayweather

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…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 28, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

WBC President Sulaiman: Beating a Lady is Highly Critical, but Not a Major Sin or Crime

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

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 Standard that while the “WBC officially has not…


Added by BoxingSocialist on December 28, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

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