50 Cent, AKA Curtis Jackson, Owner of SMS Promotions, has secured his fighter IBF Featherweight champion Billy "The Kid" Dib 35-1-1 (21 KOs) to defend his belt against Cuban Luis Franco 11-1 (7 KOs) on March 1st at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods. It will be televised by ESPN on its Friday Night Fights schedule.
Added by Karceno on January 22, 2013 at 10:40pm — No Comments
If Freddie Roach can't come to terms with the fact his fighter lost to a better all around fighter, and wants to attribute Juan Manuel Marquez success to illegal substances. He is getting a welcome from Marquez himself to come and join him in mexico and see how he…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 22, 2013 at 2:31am — No Comments
Saturday night brought a full house, as the local residents of Round Lake Beach, came out to support the USA Amateur Boxers. The Hook Aim Cross Punch Boxing Club, gave us a wonderful night of boxing and fun, with raffles, food at the Sports Center and did I say boxing. Many…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 21, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
Karceno Back in the days it was me, you, and David Estrada working out and talking about boxing, all the times I was out North to visit. Now we're old, but looking back what did it feel like making the 96 USA Olympic team?
Bernard Hopkins has survived the test of time, one of the oldest fighters to ever have a fight, going on at 48 years old, how long can the Hopkins machine keep running. Love him, or hate him, Hopkins has made a living on being the underdog and overcoming the odds. Nature and…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 17, 2013 at 2:04am — No Comments
2012 have brought Nonito many blessings in the world, a fighter of the year honor as well as his trainer getting trainer of the year, his biggest fight purse ever and now the news of he and his beautiful wife Rachel are expecting their first child, that they named 'Baby…Continue
In a world in which big business is ruling over the sport we love,there are certain variables that must be accounted for. There is a reason that you cant see fights like Nonito Donaire vs Abner mares, or Brandon Rios vs Danny Garcia. According to my sources, Showtime sports…Continue
The North Easts premier boxing promoter Phil Jeffries joins forces with Frank Maloney and Loaded TV (Sky channel 200) to bring a British cruiserweight title fight to the Rainton Meadows Arena in Sunderland on Friday February 15th 2012. Current British cruiserweight champion John Lewis Dickinson from Newcastle makes the first defence of his coveted Lonsdale belt when he opposes former opponent David Dolan from Sunderland in a real North East Derby and pride will play a big part in this…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 12, 2013 at 2:52pm — No Comments
As of last week we all saw reports floating around about the condition of Manny Pacquiao, by a (Despite never examining him up close), neurologist Dr. Rustico Jimenez speculated Thursday that the Filipino boxer might be showing the first signs of Parkinson’s…Continue
It's hard to do an interview with light welterweight champion Brandon Rios and not sound like a fan. He answers everything so honestly, that you just can't help it.
KARCENO: Let's go, so it's been a minute, since we did our thing. Now that…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 9, 2013 at 12:21am — No Comments
The crowd is electric and all you can see is the ring, it's silent because you have block out every voice in the world. the fight starts, you do everything you're corner tells you and it just isn't working so you try plan b, and that fails next thing you…Continue
IBF welterweight champion of the world Devon Alexander has had harsh words to say about undefeated British challenger Kell Brook, On the BlogTalk radio show KO_Lounge Alexander called Brook, "Overrated" and "No threat at all" even had the stones to say he took this fight only because…Continue
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, barring any setbacks in interim fights or the like, will be rematching Sergio Martinez, barring any setbacks for Martinez, such as a …Continue
Added by Karceno on January 3, 2013 at 5:14pm — No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A neurologist on Thursday said he has been observing early signs of Parkinson's disease from Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.
Dr. Rustico Jimenez, President of Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines, told radio dzMM that…
Added by Karceno on January 3, 2013 at 4:22pm — No Comments
Fighter of the year for 2012 Nonito Donaire, has been more than a great example of a true fighter and champion. He is as humble as he was when he first came into the boxing world. You would think Donaire would have a mini presser to except this honor, but he was so proud and joyful…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 3, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
Legendary trainer Freddie Roach was interviewed by ESPN's Jeremy Schaap, and was asked about the fight with Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez, weeks before his fighter was knockout in six rounds. Schaap asked Roach "What if Manny Pacquiao lost this fight, what does it mean for his…Continue
Added by Karceno on January 1, 2013 at 3:45am — No Comments
Chicago's very own, Semajay Thomas, the best amatuer fighter at 141lbs, in this nation since 2009. He is trained by 96 Olympic Bronze medal winner, Nate Jones. Who also trains with the world's greatest fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr. Semajay, who make his pro debut in January,…Continue
Fightnews.com initially broke the news on December 20th that the proposed Showtime Championship Boxing televised fight between WBC interim super lightweight champion Lucas Matthysse (32-2, 30 KOs) and lightweight contender Henry Lundy (22-2-1, 20 KOs) was in jeaopardy. Lundy released his own statement that same day stating that the fight was on, but the fight is now officially off with contender Mike Dallas (19-2-1, 8 KOs) replacing Lundy. Ivan Cohen who is the legal manager of Lundy was…Continue
Added by Karceno on December 28, 2012 at 4:03pm — No Comments
It's headed towards a year and the man who won the upset of the year, Timothy Bradley. Can't seem to get a shot at another big fight. All Bradley did was beat a guy with two injured ankles. This is like a modern style punishment for ruining the Pacquiao momentum train. Why hate…Continue
The old saying goes, 'you don't kick a man when he's down' but how can you resist. We have been feed this false legend for years, while real true champions had to suffer and not get their shot at glory because of networks and promoters wanted to keep milking the cow. Now the…Continue