Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao, the world’s most tedious…
Marco Antonio Rubio has told World Boxing News that he is ready to accept an offer from Top Rank to face current WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on February 4th in Texas.
The 31 year-old has been patiently awaiting his shot at the coveted green belt after winning…Continue
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Congratulations to Brian Viloria on his big upset KO win over Giovanni Segura. After following Viloria’s career for its entire 11 years, one thing is now clear. Maybe it’s best if Brian Viloria is never favored again in a boxing…Continue
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A payment of $10,000 was easy to make for this appeal by Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions and the suggestion of tampering with the judges scorecards are going to be investigated. He made comments like it was a murder trial that was about to happen, however…Continue
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According to Chepo Reynoso, Canelo's manager, there have been discussions with Golden Boy's Oscar De La Hoya and Eric Gomez about staging a fight on April 21, and there are two possible opponents being mentioned - James Kirkland (30-1, 27KOs) and former three division world champion Shane Mosley (46-7-1,…Continue
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According to Examiner.com, Emanuel Steward, the trainer and manager of IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage, is fed with with Bundrage's promoter, Don King, due to King's failure to secure a fight for Bundrage in the active 154-pound weight division. Bundrage has only fought once since…Continue
By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star
CARL FROCH is determined to put British boxing back on the map after losing his WBC world super-middleweight title at the weekend.
His emphatic points defeat at the hands of American Andre Ward came just a week after…Continue
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Undefeated US boxing star Floyd Mayweather will plead guilty to reduced charges on Wednesday in a deal to end two pending criminal cases, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on Tuesday.
Mayweather faced up to 34 years in prison over a domestic violence incident and…Continue
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Let us settle with both truth and facts that co-exist, lest should we in any doubt be beholden to farcical wishes.
While his stunning win by knockout over Fernando Montiel of Mexico has been chosen by Sports Illustrated as “The Knockout of the Year” for 2011, Nonito "The Filipino Flash"…
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao, the world’s most tedious…
Added by Mike Powers (u mad?) on December 20, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Brief Commentary via HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - No doubt, promoter Top Rank Godfather Robert "Bob" Arum should top the list as the premier driving force behind the sport of boxing in this early 21st century. Even Don Jose Sulaiman knows that for sure. Sulaiman can't just compete the buster. Losing control of his own dictate to enforce…Continue
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On his official twitter account (@terrible100) Erik Morales took it upon him self to call out both promoters to make a tournament between the fighters of each stable. He wants Goldenboy and Top Rank to work together but not for peaceful harmony, but rather to engage in the art of…Continue
Added by Joe Habeeb on December 19, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments
The american athletic landscape is perpetually littered with the debris of nostalgia...the passionate pleas of those haplessly addicted to sentimentality can be heard reverberating across time, from one era onto the next..."he (insert name of current boxer) wouldnt last 3 rounds with (insert name of past era fighter)...(past era fighter) had 200 fights with 20 hall of famers on his resume...ad nauseam...folklore not withstanding...one has only to look at the nearly…Continue
Added by NORRIN on December 19, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
2011 was a bit of a let down from previous years, as more got confused, and little got settled. Action was plentiful, but the overall satisfying feeling fight fans are waiting for, largely eluded us. Here's what I would like to happen in the following year. I'm not a religious man, nor do I have the need for any of the following items to be delivered on a sleigh. Promoters are sadly my Santa, and fighters my elves. Let's get the factory up and running.
Added by Joe Habeeb on December 19, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments
While flash floods devastated Southern region of Philippines, congressman Manny Pacquiao made an announcement that created quite a storm around the boxing world. Turning thirty three years young today, pound for pound king of sweet science, Pacquiao sent the shockwaves throughout the boxing universe by stating that he would be willing to take less money in order to sign a contract to…Continue
Added by Arvin Segismar on December 19, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments
By Ian Wallwork: Kell Brook announced his arrival in the States on Saturday when he scored a fifth round win over the willing, but lacking, Luis Galarza. Brook, voted Britain's 2009 young boxer of the year, fought of the undercard of another fight you might have seen, Carl Froch vs Andre Ward.
Brook said to RingTV: "I'll take Mike Jones, I'll fight him in Atlantic City, and I'll destroy him."
Travelling to America with his promoter Eddie Hearn, Brook knew he…Continue
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Defeated, dejected and down, for sure, but far from out. That was the message from Carl Froch 48 hours on from his heavy, one-sided points loss to brilliant American Andre Ward in Atlantic City, NJ, at the weekend.
Yes, the Nottingham…Continue
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There is a certain rhythm to Andre Ward's game, a musical elegance gifted only to the finest performers. The technical brilliance is there, a product of a 10-year amateur career that culminated with an Olympic gold medal in 2004. There is the strength and power, quickness and speed, a perfect blend of skills…Continue
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WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is being earmarked for a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr if no deal is agreed between Mayweather and…Continue
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Sergio Martinez, the Argentinean middleweight recently called pound4pound king Manny Pacquiao a fake. I wonder does he even know what he is talking about?
Martinez lately has been making a lot of noise and calling out people to fight him. But no one of note seems to be paying…Continue
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