LAS VEGAS -- Amir Khan's camp is moving on to other opponents after the deadline imposed by Golden Boy Promotions for unified junior welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. to accept an offer to face fellow titlist Khan in a July 23 unification fight came and went Wednesday.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com that he had not heard from Bradley promoter Gary Shaw or anyone from the Bradley camp before the 4 p.m. ET deadline, or even several hours after it had… Continue
A deadline for unified junior welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. to agree to terms to face fellow titleholder Amir Khan was extended until Wednesday, but if a deal is not agreed to Khan will move on to another opponent, Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer, Khan's promoter, told ESPN.com on Monday.
Khan and Bradley have been penciled in to meet July 23 on HBO in either Las Vegas, Los Angeles or Anaheim. Schaefer and Bradley promoter Gary Shaw have a deal for the sides to split the… Continue
As reported earlier today Nobuhiro Ishida should be getting the HBO nod to fight Paul Williams for his return after a nasty 2nd round KO, by Middleweight Champion Sergio Martinez, Williams is looking to put on an impressive showing against Nobuhiro. Ishida is coming off his best performance in…
A slimmed down and solid Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola, who is on target to enter the Home Depot Center boxing ring on Saturday night, May 14 in Carson, CA at his lowest weight in four years. “Right now I’m training very hard,” said the former #1-ranked world…
The idiosyncrasies of world 'governing' bodies are a regular source of ridicule and frustration within boxing. The latest comes from the WBO which has stripped Sheffield's Kell Brook of their Inter-Continental belt whilst allowing the vacant title to be contested by… Continue
Added by Karceno on April 30, 2011 at 5:00pm —
When HBO decided to get deeply involved in the junior welterweight division in 2010 by making commitments to Amir Khan, Timothy Bradley Jr. and Devon Alexander, as well as putting Marcos Maidana on again, the idea was to create excitement in a division that is top-heavy with young talent.
Ideally, there would have been an unofficial tournament and a series of great fights culminating in the unification of most of the belts and a No. 1 fighter in the 140-pound division being crowned… Continue
Added by mayorga duran on April 28, 2011 at 10:06pm —
The Super Six World Boxing Classic semifinal bout between super middleweight titlist Andre Ward and Arthur Abraham is in jeopardy because Abraham's camp is upset with the selection of officials for the bout.
Ward, of Oakland, Calif., and Germany's Abraham are due to meet May 14 (Showtime) at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. However, Sauerland Event promoter Wilfried Sauerland, Abraham's promoter, said Tuesday that Abraham would pull out of the fight if the California State… Continue
Earlier today former five-time champion 'Sugar' Shane Mosley participated in an international media conference call in advance of his May 7th clash against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Fighting inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mosley is heading into the bout a huge underdog yet has kept a… Continue