By James Slater:According to advisor Michael Koncz, in speaking with Ringtv.com, superstar Manny Pacquiao will likely return to the ring in either May or June of next year. Koncz said he will be speaking with promoter Bob Arum in Las Vegas, and that there are a number of potential next opponents for Pac-Man.
According to the news piece, the frontrunners to land the massive payday and the massive opportunity are: Lamont Peterson,…
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By Vitali Shaposhnikov: As a huge fan of Freddie Roach and his approach to teaching boxing in Eddie Futch’s spirit, I have to say that lately I have been very disappointed in the coach of the year.
I see Freddie Roach as an amazing, one of a kind specimen of a human being, creating an exciting and important mission in his life despite having to deal with very complicated and disabling health issue. Against all odds, he became of the…
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The whole world has been a buzz lately, because of a rumor that Floyd 'money' Mayweather made an unusual size bet. One million dollars on the New England Patriots vs the Denver Broncos. "Tebow mania" was sweeping the nation, everyone was falling in love with this kid with these amazing…Continue
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Manny Pacquiao has become the third most searched person on the Yahoo search engine in 2011, I already know what's the question of the Pacquiao drone followers, where was Floyd Mayweather? Let's just say he wasn't in the top ten. Before we start celebrating this as a Manny…Continue
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Amir Khan has lodged an official appeal with the WBA and IBF concerning his December 10th loss against Lamont Peterson.
The now former double light-welterweight world champion has been told he'll hear the outcome by mid-January.
Khan's team, including Golden Boy Promotions, continue to be outraged by what they feel are examples of incompetence which directly led to their man losing his…
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By Joseph Herron:Although a deal has not been finalized, sources have indicated that Martinez/Macklin is very close to becoming a reality for a March 17th date at the newly renovated Madison…Continue
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By Kevin Davis
In a perfect world, a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would have already been in it's 3rd match by know. Due to the politcs to protect the world's most overrated athlete, This fight has been prolonged so that greedy promoters can make their pennies…Continue
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to reduced domestic violence battery and harassment charges before a Las Vegas judge. He was told to report to jail on Jan. 6. Judge Melissa Saragosa also ordered Mayweather to complete 100 hours of community…Continue
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The International Boxing Federation has rejected Amir Khan's appeal for an immediate rerun of his controversial points defeat by Lamont Peterson.
The ruling body dismissed Khan's claim that he was unfairly docked two points by referee Joseph Cooper for pushing.
"We found no discrepancies that would…Continue
By Vivek Wallace: How good is Amir Khan? For the better part of roughly 6 years now, many have asked this very question. On 26 nights, the rhetorical response to this…Continue
Dear Boxing Promoters, and fellow friends, some of you. We have encountered a great problem, dismal sales and many disappointments in the ring. To help prevent such unfortunate events from happening again, I have come up with five easy steps to improve or retool promoters. Not saying that all the…Continue
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www.irish-boxing.com ’s newest team member Joseph Taylor’s new regular feature Stateside. Each month Joe will sit down with an Irish American fighter or a an Irish fighter based across the Atlantic for a question and answers session. This month Joe chatted with Jamie…
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The world keeps waiting for the final verdict regarding the mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. There is enough finger pointing to go around and a combination of…Continue
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Hottest rumor in boxing is running rampant at Madison Square Garden and a well placed HBO source just confirmed to me that his ears are ringing from hearing it also. There will be no Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao Super Fight on May 5 in Las Vegas if Miguel Cotto, finishing up his contractual obligation to Uncle Bob Arum and Top Rank in his revenge rematch here Saturday night against disgraced Mexican handwrap cheater Antonio Magrarito, wins this bout. Why? Because Boricua Bomber Cotto,…Continue
By Kevin Davis
Rolando Arellano, manager of former welterweight champion, Victor Ortiz. spoke to me and gave me a great interview on current events since the Mayweather fight. In case your wondering who this guy is, he is the only guy that spoke at the Mayweather/ Ortiz presser like he had a…Continue
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