Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn feels that Khan’s game plan may go awry if he underestimates his fighter. Hearn believes that Khan has never faced a fighter with the kind of “heavy hands” that Brook has.
The Daily Mirror quoted Hearn as saying:
“If Khan wants a big fight, and a big fight…
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De La Hoya said this on his twitter: “Don’t worry people once Arum is not promoting anymore, I will make sure the sport I clearly believe and love will resurge to its glory days. If it was up to me and Bob Arum wasn’t around, Golden Boy [Promotions] would do Pac vs. Mayweather, Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez, Brandon…Continue
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“I’m going to tell Manny to consider retirement and not go on too long. He has some serious thinking to do – he was lucky and he got away with it against [Juan Manuel] Márquez,” Khan told the Telegraph. He also stated that he thought Marquez had won the fight and suggested he could beat…Continue
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With the heavyweight landscape now devoid of one of its premier attractions, the number of marquee fights in the sport's blue-ribbon division appears limited. However, according to the Daily Telegraph, Haye is "back in training, starting to get into shape", and the ESPIRIT Arena in Dusseldorf has been…Continue
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Making the first defense of his WBC Middleweight title, Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. put on his best performance to date in thoroughly stopping the wily veteran Peter Manfredo Jr.in under six rounds on Saturday night at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas. In front of a raucous Latino crowd…Continue
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Chavez stops Manfedo in the 5th round of a great battle. They gave the fans what they came for. Slow first start but then Chavez began to pick up the pace. There was some back and forth shots in the first few rounds but then Chavez landed a beautiful shot that hurt Manfredo and Chavez hopped all over him and he just could not answer back. With this win Chavez moves to 44-0 (31). Now everyone wants to know who is Next? Canelo or Martinez? Great night of fights.
Jose Pinzon won…Continue
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Rope a Dope Radio's own, Joshuwa Jernigan was on location in Houston, Texas yesterday to witness the final press conference for the WBC Middleweight Title fight between the champion, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Peter Manfredo Jr.
Joshuwa got a chance to catch up with…Continue
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Can 5 to 1 underdog, Manfredo Jr. score the upset or will Chavez Jr. silence his critics with an impressive knockout tonight? Those questions should be be…Continue
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"He [Pacquiao] might have won 2-3 rounds. He might have even won 4 rounds at most. It was a lot of give and take, but Marquez won damn near all the rounds man. It was so clear, even a…
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Roy Jones Jr. will be returning to the cruiserweight division and will be fighting on 10th December this year against Max Alexander in Atlanta Georgia. He is not quite ready to hang up his gloves and move into retirement at 42 years of age. Even…Continue
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Manny Pacquiao fever has run it's course, pinoy boxing loyalist are focusing on politics now more than anything else. With Freddie Roach saying there were Distractions and Ariza stating there were no Distractions. which one was it? Why can't it be that Juan Manuel Marquez, just did…Continue
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Per FightHype / Vivek Wallace:
Boxing Talk: On FightHype.com Manny Pacquiao's conditioning guru, Alex Ariza said that both he & Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach, as well as Pacquiao have asked for Mayweather next; but Arum simply isn't putting the plan in motion. This "Arum Agenda" didn't just start, but how much longer will it continue?
ARIZA AND ROACH PUSHING FOR MAYWEATHER TO BE NEXT, BUT ARUM ANGLING FOR MARQUEZ…
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IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys Stadium is a potential destination for the Antonio Margarito-Miguel Cotto rematch scheduled for…Continue
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LOS ANGELES -- Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has said he believes the megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will never happen because Mayweather is afraid of Pacquiao.
After Pacquiao's controversial majority decision over Juan Manuel Marquez last Saturday, Golden Boy Promotions…
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"I’d probably move up to 147 and maybe take on someone like Berto or take on a big name in the division" said Khan. "Maybe even Senchenko for the WBA title. Someone in the top 10 and then from there move on to maybe a super fight in the future."
The "super fight" in mind is…Continue
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