By Shawn Craddick
Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto are out and Saul Canelo Alvarez is in. Here is the reason why. It's no surprise that Bob Arum does not want to make the May 5th fight with Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Who benefits from the extra $20-$40 Million…Continue
By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg
Junior welterweight contender Breidis Prescott (24-4, 19 KOs) is ready to pack his bags and travel to the UK for a rematch with former WBA/IBF champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18KOs). Khan's promoter Oscar De La Hoya recently told his social network followers that a…Continue
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By William Mackay: Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) feels he deserves a rematch after he was beaten by Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision last month on December 10th. Khan thinks he was judged unfairly and penalized needlessly on two occasions for him pushing off on Peterson to…Continue
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“I’m very comfortable working with him right now,” said DiBella. “I’m particularly comfortable knowing he has rededicated himself to boxing, that his weight is no longer an issue. I’ve got a lot of friends in Little Rock also and what you hear is that this is a new Jermain Taylor, or maybe more…Continue
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WBC Diamond beltholder and the boxer generally recognized as the true middleweight champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez held a press conference today at the Buenos Aires headquarters of the Association of Dairy Industry Workers of Argentina to set the record straight on the current situation with the WBC…
SOME THINK THE “H” IN H-BO IS FOR HAYMON
San Francisco, CA- Last week while appearing on “Ring Talk Worldwide,” the Godfather of HBO Boxing, Hall of Famer broadcaster Larry Merchant, was asked to discuss an issue that other people in a position like Merchant would duck, run or avoid. But this is Larry…Continue
Added by BoxingSocialist on December 27, 2011 at 3:33pm — No Comments
"Things happens for a reason. This fight [with Peterson] has probably put me back three months because I want to get the win against Lamont Peterson [in a rematch] and get to where I want to be. I hear Mayweather is in prison for 90 days. I think he'll need a couple of months to get back into it again and…Continue
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Junior-welterweight Adonis "Unertaker" Cabalquinto improved his record to 10 wins, no loss and no draw with 8 KOs when he made Dante Paulino quit in his stool during the rest period after the 3rd round. Paulino pressed the action in the 1st round but was easy target to Cabalquinto's deftly…Continue
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And honestly, I don't see anyone in their divisions beating them any time soon.
By J-H from Boxingscene forum…
Lou DiBella was in fine form, if not rare form, on Tuesday as he chatted with fightwriters alongside his ace middleweight, Sergio Martinez. Combustible Lou slammed HBO for what he said is an unfair playing field, slammed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. as an "arrogant little (penis)" and "spoiled little brat," said…Continue
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CANFIELD, Ohio - Former boxing champ Kelly Pavlik is free on bond after being arrested for a DUI late Wednesday night.
According to an arrest report, Pavlik allegedly hit a lamp post and telephone pole with a green ATV before driving home. When officers came to…
A great happening that shocked everybody in the world of boxing at the WBC Convention, the two immortal boxers Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, foes since Tyson bit off a pieces of Holyfield’s ear in a bout here in Las Vegas were reunited.
This was possible thanks to the WBC and the president…Continue
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(AllHipHop News) R&B singer Ray J. and boxing champ Evander Holyfield have partnered in a new venture intended to bridge the world of boxing and entertainment.
Holyfield, Ray J. and Sydney MacDonald of Everi Exposure Entertainment are planning to present a series of events…Continue
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DERECK CHISORA is 7-1 with Hills to stun Vitali Klitschko after it was announced the pair will meet in February.
Chisora lost to Robert Helenius for the European title recently but now gets a crack at Klitschko before David Haye, who is in line to face him in July.
Super-middleweight champion Carl Froch is 5-2 to overcomeAndre Ward in the final of the long-running Super Six series in Atlantic City on Saturday.
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Added by BoxingSocialist on December 12, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments
Whether anyone likes it or not, both Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr are huge ratings draws in Mexico, and are turning in good TV numbers in the United States as well.
Fighting on back-to-back weekends this month on HBO, both turned in strong ratings, but in the end, the same amount of viewers, and there's probably a catch that tilts the battle toward Alvarez for the time being.
On November 19, Chavez faced Peter Manfredo Jr in Houston. The fight drew a 2.66 rating…
MANILA, Philippines - Both Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao and Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez tested negative for steroids after their World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title bout last November 12 in Las Vegas.
"The steroid and drug tests for Mr. Pacquiao and Mr. Marquez are in. They were all negative," Keith Kizer of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said in a statement released to…Continue
World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman, one of the foremost admirers of pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao says he was “very disappointed” with Pacquiao’s performance and that Marquez “didn’t lose the fight.”
Sulaiman’s comments were made in an overseas telephone conversation with the…Continue
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza clarified that his reported difference with pound for pound king Manny Pacquiao, in which Manny is supposed to have thrown his cellphone and broken a glass, was “no big deal.”
Ariza told the…
MANILA, Philippines -- A sexy model from New York filed suit against former boxing superstar Oscar de la Hoya.
“Sexy Angelica Marie Cecora is suing Oscar De La Hoya after an alleged drug-fueled romp at the Ritz-Carlton in Midtown, where she says he went wild with drugs, booze and sex toys,” The New…
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