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Introducing Filipino Prospects Adonis Cabalquinto and Jerwin Ancajas

Junior-welterweight Adonis "Unertaker" Cabalquinto improved his record to 10 wins, no loss and no draw with 8 KOs when he made Dante Paulino quit in his stool during the rest period after the 3rd round. Paulino pressed the action in the 1st round but was easy target to Cabalquinto's deftly…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 24, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Hasim Rahman, I'm Not Stepping Aside for Huck, I'm Povetkin's Mandatory Challenger

 

Responding to news of a supposed showdown between WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin and WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck scheduled for February 25, Greg Cohen, promoter of former unified heavyweight champion and current WBA #1 contender and mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman, wishes to remind…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 24, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Ring Magazine Voted Pacquiao vs Marquez ROBBERY OF THE YEAR

There were worse decisions than Manny Pacquiao’s majority decision victory over Juan Manuel Marquez in 2011, but none were as high-profile as their third bout.

The result of Pacquiao-Marquez III was seen as the “Robbery of the Year” by 43 percent of the fans who voted in this year’s ******.com…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 24, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Tomasz Adamek lowering himself to Second Fiddle on Martinez vs Macklin Undercard



There is information circulating in Poland that former two-division champion Tomasz Adamek (44-2, 28KOs) is interested in appearing on the Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin card, which is scheduled to happen on March 17th at the Theater in New York's Madison Square Garden. Adamek is back in training after…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 24, 2011 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Amir Mansour Back in Prison, Heavyweight Contention is almost Lost Now



The holidays are not bright for heavyweight contender Amir Mansour (16-0), who received a 14-month prison sentence for violating his probation, according to the News Journal. Mansour, 38-years-old, returned to boxing after serving over an eight year sentence in federal prison for a drug possession conviction.…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 24, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments

The truth behind the bias of Larry Merchant

karceno and Larry merchant

By Kevin Davis
 
 Larry 'Lying' Merchant as i like to call him, once told me how he just loved, 'gladiator vs gladiator' boxing. "Just because your favorite color is blue, doesn't mean you like everything that's blue." Merchant said to me.…
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Added by Karceno on December 24, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Pacquiao is the one who should be getting sentenced

By Kevin Davis

 

 In a perfect world, a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would have already been in it's 3rd match by know. Due to the politcs to protect the world's most overrated athlete, This fight has been prolonged so that greedy promoters can make their pennies…

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Added by Karceno on December 24, 2011 at 4:36am — 2 Comments

My curent (December 23 2011) Pound for pound rankings.

Every boxing fan/expert has an opinion about who the best is both currently and all time.

This is my current Pound for Pound rankings.

1. Floyd Mayweather.  With his recent 3 month jail term coming up his stock is likely to drop as it looks like he won't be fighting May 5th.  For now Mayweather who is far and away the best boxer in the sport holds this spot.  Before you go complaining that he only fights tune up fights anyone other than Sergio Martinez who is two weight classes…

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Added by Troy Grudin on December 23, 2011 at 8:42pm — 1 Comment

Amir Khan Speaks About The Scorecard Controversy: Exclusive Interview

With answers required by Golden Boy Promotions recently over the win of Peterson over Khan, things are getting more and more suspicious and looming to become an even greater embarrassment to boxing. The year 2011 is ending with so much drama about the scorecards. Richard Schaefer said in the conference…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 23, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Sr and Thomas Hearns to Throw them hands..No Really..Throw hands..LOL

Two of the biggest names in boxing came together during the 49th Annual WBC Convention in Las Vegas last week and engaged in preliminary discussions about an exhibition match to benefit Barry's Boxing - a non-profit boxing gym that's become an institution in Las Vegas through the years.

Thomas Hearns and Floyd Mayweather Sr agreed to face each other in an exhibition, agreeing it would be a fine way to give back to the community and help raise $125,000 USD for a much-needed locker room…

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Added by NevaLostNevaWill on December 23, 2011 at 8:36am — No Comments

What Do Mayweather, Ward, Bradley, Russell Jr, and Broner All have in Common?



They're all undefeated.



And honestly, I don't see anyone in their divisions beating them any time soon.



By J-H from Boxingscene forum…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 4:53pm — 1 Comment

Paul Williams: Of Course I beat Lara, I didn't land the Ohhh-wee Shots but I outlanded him



JM: Do you feel in your heart that you truly beat Erislandy Lara [Williams was the official winner of the bout, but the verdict was widely criticized as one of the worst in recent memory]?



PW: “Of course I beat Lara. Watch the fight again. I threw more punches, and landed more…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment

Michael Koncz: Mayweather will get Reduced time for Good Behavior, talk fights after Holidays with Pacquiao

Koncz said he was “certain that Mayweather would get reduced time for good behavior” but stressed that they are “not going to worry about who Manny is going to fight until after the holidays. But we now have a certainty as to Mayweather’s status is which we didn’t know before. So it's good and it's…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Pavlik In Trouble Again, Arrested For DUI

After reports recently of a brand new start for Kelly Pavlik after battling alcoholism, he is once again in trouble as he continues to battle the disease. Pavlik was arrested this morning at his home in Canfield, Ohio and booked on charges of driving under the influence, failing to stop after an accident and failing to…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 22, 2011 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Larry Merchant: Bob Arum was Right about Floyd Mayweather all Along

Initial reaction to Mayweather’s sentencing…



“It is what it is. He’s been through a number of these charges before. This time he pleaded guilty. It speaks for itself. He pleaded what he pleaded and I don’t know…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 1:08pm — 1 Comment

Could Floyd's jail stint help Martinez?

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Added by MrBOXINGTODAY on December 22, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Was Victor Ortiz Hanging out with Kobe Bryants soon to be Ex-Wife??? Read Inside

Yesterday, I told you that every single day a story will come out with zero evidence of who Kobe Bryant or Vanessa Bryant are possibly dating, but similar to a Tim Tebow pass, the accuracy will be lacking.

 

Today on The Bold and the Bryants that Fast food site you guys like to visit often…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Lou DiBella: Chavez Arrogant Little P**is, Internet Writers Suck Up to Promoters and More ....

Lou DiBella was in fine form, if not rare form, on Tuesday as he chatted with fightwriters alongside his ace middleweight, Sergio Martinez. Combustible Lou slammed HBO for what he said is an unfair playing field, slammed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. as an "arrogant little (penis)" and "spoiled little brat," said…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Erik Morales had Gall Stone removed, Pic of Erik in Hospital

Current WBC Ssuper lightweight world champion Erik “Terrible” Morales underwent emergency surgery today after a gallbladder pain and it is not known if this will affect his next fight. El “Terrible” was operated for a small stone in the gallbladder just this morning (December 21). Fernando Fernandez,…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Likely to Lose his WBC Belt, has 1 year to defend it

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now set to be dealt another blow following the handing down of a six-month prison sentence to the fighter - as the WBC are now almost certain to strip him of his 147lb title.



The 34 year-old, who begins his stretch on January 6th,…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 22, 2011 at 12:04pm — 1 Comment

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