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
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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
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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.
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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
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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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It was a packed scene on Friday afternoon inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. Several professional and amateur talents alike were honing their skills for the respective battles that lay ahead for them.
WBA featherweight champion Celestino Caballero…
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FLINT, Mich. — Andre Ward dominated Carl Froch to win Showtime’s Super Six World Boxing Classic this past weekend.
Ward won a unanimous decision over Froch to retain his WBA title and to win Froch’s WBC super middleweight belt.
Flint boxer Anthony Dirrell (24-0, 21 KO’s)…Continue
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The International Boxing Federation has rejected Amir Khan's appeal for an immediate rerun of his controversial points defeat by Lamont Peterson.
The ruling body dismissed Khan's claim that he was unfairly docked two points by referee Joseph Cooper for pushing.
"We found no discrepancies that would…Continue
For two years now most of the boxing news has been dominated by the hopes a of a mega fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. It has been accepted by just about everyone on the planet that these two men are the best boxers in the world…Continue
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In the weeks leading up to this fight, and for a long time now we've heard Andre Ward's toughness called into question. Once again he proved…Continue
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Carl Froch lost his WBC super-middleweight belt and his bid to become Super Six champion after Andre Ward was awarded a unanimous points decision in Atlantic City. Froch never got to grips with Ward's cagey style and became the latest in a catalogue of British fighters to lose their world titles abroad in 2011.…Continue
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Kell Brook admitted he had to shake off his nerves before he halted Luis Galarza in style on his American debut.
The Sheffield fighter revealed he felt the pressure ahead of his first fight on US soil, but he quickly settled in the ring and Galarza was picked apart…Continue
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