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Tony Morgan on drug testing for Berto-Ortiz II, steroids, corruption in boxing

“We will be testing. From what I’m told and as far as I’m concerned, we definitely will be testing.” – Andre Berto’s trainer Tony Morgan on the forthcoming rematch with Victor Ortiz

 
 
On Tuesday night I spoke with trainer Tony Morgan, known best for his work with former champion…
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Added by mayorga duran on November 30, 2011 at 8:09am — No Comments

Cotto vs. Margarito 2: Will It Be Different This Time?

The night was July 26th 2008 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas when these two fighters squared off in what turned out to be an instant classic that would not only warrant a rematch, but have more gasoline added to the fire with a "Plaster of Paris" like substance found in Margarito's hand wraps some 6…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on November 30, 2011 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

My Cotto/Margrito Preview

This is my Preview of Cotto vs Margarito 2.

If you want to read a back log of my boxing opinions I post under the name ripcity at east side boxing.  (I figure it is ok to mention since there is a link to the site on boxing socialist). 

Now on to the preview.

First I need to say that I have issues with this fight.  Margarito has lost his last two championship fights to Mosley than to Pacquiao.  On this alone I fell that he dose not deserve to be fighting for a…

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Added by Troy Grudin on November 30, 2011 at 12:31am — No Comments

Uh-Oh, Look what Boxer just got Busted by USADA ~ United States Anti Doping Agency

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Boxer Damon Allen has been suspended for six months by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

USADA says the 19-year-old lightweight from Philadelphia tested positive for a banned diuretic in July. Allen's suspension began on Sept. 1, but he loses all results from July 19 onward.

Allen is a student at Northern Michigan University and won a silver medal in the 2010 National Golden Gloves.

Copyright 2011…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 29, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Connecticut Boxer Matt Remillard Sentenced To 5 Years For Baseball Bat Attack

Professional Boxer Matt Remillard is more than capable of fighting with his fists, but after a fateful night of violence he picked up a baseball bat and bludgeoned a man nearly to death over their common relationship with a woman. The promising career of the 25-year-old Connecticut boxer will now be put on hold for the next five years, as Remillard serves out his sentence for the attack.

 

Remillard boxed out of Hartford, Connecticut and last fought in the ring back in March,…

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Added by Joe Habeeb on November 29, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

BOB ARUM: "FLOYD MAYWEATHER IS OUR TOP PRIORITY" LOl get serious bob sign the contract



By John McCormick

“Floyd Mayweather is our first priority,” stated Manny Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum when asked Pacquiao’s next opponent at the Trinity Boxing Club in lower Manhattan. “We want Manny to fight Floyd, he is our first priority. If Floyd isn’t available or the negotiations fall through, we will go after [Juan Manuel]…

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Added by mayorga duran on November 29, 2011 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Klitschko offer for Haye Londoner considering deal to fight Ukrainian WBC champion

Vitali Klitschko's management team have made David Haye an offer to fight the WBC world heavyweight champion next year.

The Briton anounced his retirement last month after losing his WBA title to Vitali's younger brother Vladimir in July.

But on…

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Added by mayorga duran on November 29, 2011 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Jeff Mayweather on why Amir Khan is overrated, Cotto-Margarito II, and more

Earlier this week I touched bases with Las Vegas-based trainer Jeff Mayweather, who gave his thoughts on the recent trilogy bout between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as…

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Added by mayorga duran on November 29, 2011 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Shocking reason why Arum is ducking Floydie

Marv Dumon

International Sports Examiner…
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Bob Arum: Floyd is our Number 1 Priority, then Juan Manuel Marquez 2nd

Floyd Mayweather is our first priority” stated Bob Arum when asked about whom Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent would be at a small boxing gym in lower Manhattan. “We want Manny to fight Floyd, he is our first priority. If Floyd isn’t available or the negotiations fall through, we will go after…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 29, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Amir Khan: My sparring partners are probably tougher than fighting Peterson

Khan said he’s been getting some good sparring from some tough sparring partners.

     

“They‘re not taking a step back,” he said, “Sparring with them is probably tougher than fighting Peterson.“

        

Though his focus remains on Peterson, Khan was asked…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 29, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Shannon Taylor on Life Support after Drug Overdose

BOXING: Former Australian world middleweight champion Shannan Taylor was on life support in hospital yesterday after a drug overdose, reports said.



Doctors were monitoring Taylor but there were serious concerns for his health. Some reports suggest his life support machine could be…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 28, 2011 at 9:56pm — No Comments

David Haye CONFIRMS talks with Vitali Klitschko Fight in March 2012

SUPPOSEDLY-retired former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has confirmed his team are in talks about a fight with Vitali Klitschko in March.



The Londoner officially retired in October but was known to be ready to fight again if the opportunity arose…

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Added by BoxingSocialist on November 28, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments

PART 2 BOXINGSOCIALIST EXCLUSIVE: FLOYD MAYWEATHER SPEAKS ON PACQUIAO CAREER, MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS and more.

By Kevin Davis

 

IF YOU MISSED PART 1 CLICK HERE …

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Added by Karceno on November 28, 2011 at 12:47pm — 36 Comments

Mayweather makes a clear challenge to Pacquiao

Pac fans can't claim Floyd is afraid or hasn't said  Manny's name

 

http://www.fighthype.com/pages/content11263.html

Added by Sean on November 28, 2011 at 6:49am — No Comments

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