“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
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Esteemed trainer Jeff Mayweather offers his expert opinion...with some degree of professional certainty...on a variety of current boxing topics...not the least of which amongst them being his feelings on this weekends (Saturday, December 3) grudge-rematch, between puerto-rican star WBA junior-middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and denuded challenger, former title-holder, antonio…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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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.
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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,…Continue
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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]…Continue
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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.
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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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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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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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IF YOU MISSED PART 1 CLICK HERE …Continue
Mercurial Aspirant Continues To Electrify...
Gary Russell Jr. (19-0 11KO) apparently felt he had something to prove this weekend in his featherweight bout against Heriberto Ruiz (47-12-2 29KO)...scoring a stoppage by way of a scorching 1st round KO...perhaps in…Continue
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Pac fans can't claim Floyd is afraid or hasn't said Manny's name
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