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Amir Khan & Golden Boy Promotions Make Tampering Accusations

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…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Saul Canelo Alvarez Possibility to Face either James Kirkland or Shane Mosely on April 21, 2012

 

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,…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Emanuel Steward Upset with Don King, Signing with him was the Biggest Mistake Ever

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:36pm — 1 Comment

Carl Froch: Nobody Beats Andre Ward at 168lbs

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Pleads Guilty to Reduce his Charges over Baby Mama Drama

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Nonito Donaire Wins Knockout of the Year

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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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 20, 2011 at 5:21pm — No Comments

WHY HAS FLOYD MAYWEATHER BEEN A CONSISTENT FAVORITE AGAINST MANNY PACQUIAO

 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao, the world’s most tedious…

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Added by Mike Powers (u mad?) on December 20, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

PROTECTING HIS BOXERS: Arum over Sulaiman's pre-ejaculated attempt to enforce WBC's rules?

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…

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Added by mayorga duran on December 20, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Erik Morales Wants A Goldenboy vs. Top Rank Tournament‏ At 140

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…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 19, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Any Given Saturday Night 3 ...A New GOLDEN ERA Of Boxing... ≡???≡

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…

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Added by NORRIN on December 19, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

BOXING WISH LIST FOR 2012

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.

 
1) No more…
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Added by Joe Habeeb on December 19, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Its up to Mayweather now to make it happen

Pacquiao makes a big move in a chess match of making a super fight with Floyd

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…

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Added by Arvin Segismar on December 19, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Kell Brook wants Mike Jones for IBF Welterweight Title Next

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Carl Froch Might Make Move to 175lbs to Face Jean Pascal Soon

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Sports Illustrated Named Andre Ward Fighter of the Year 2011

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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Camp has Sergio Martinez up Next if Pacquiao Falls Through

WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is being earmarked for a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr if no deal is agreed between Mayweather and…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Sergio Martinez calls Manny Pacquiao a FAKE



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…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Boxing Gym is Becoming the Wild Card Gym but in Vegas

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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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Dirrell Anthony that is, The Number 1 Mandatory to Face Andre Ward

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)…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 19, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

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