WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk (46-2-1, 33 KOs) scored an eleventh round KO over former world champion Danny Green (31-5, 27 KOs) on Wednesday night at Challenge Stadium in Perth, Western Australia. Green largely outworked Wlodarczyk, but the champion finished the…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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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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By Keith Terceira
Strength and conditioning guru Alex Ariza has been making a lot of headlines in the last couple of days. Ariza works with numerous fighters at Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, California. Some of those fighters include WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao,…Continue
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The saga of where the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito fight will take place has now reached the level of surreal, with Cotto saying on a media teleconference Tuesday that if the fight isn't in New York, he won't fight.
Poor promoter Bob Arum sounded like…
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"Marquez showed that he is better than Pacquiao. [Pacquiao] is not invincible. He's not what you think he is,” said Chavez, who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame earlier this year. “He caught De La Hoya when he was finished. He had a good fight against Margarito, but he's slow. And Mosley…Continue
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Legendary trainer Emanuel Steward has scoffed at reports David Haye is lining up a fight with Vitali Klitschko, insisting the Briton does not deserve another Klitschko pay-day.
It is less than six weeks since Haye called time on his career, and yet already reports are circulating that the…
The trainer and uncle of Floyd Mayweather Jr, Roger, is eager for his charge to box Manny Pacquiao and foresees a swift, fifth round knockout victory for Floyd should the 34-year-old American and the Filipino stage a WBC/WBO unification contest in the welterweight division. Floyd Sr, however, believes that Pacquiao’s sub-par performance against Juan Manuel Marquez diminishes hope of a…Continue
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
Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn feels that Khan’s game plan may go awry if he underestimates his fighter. Hearn believes that Khan has never faced a fighter with the kind of “heavy hands” that Brook has.
The Daily Mirror quoted Hearn as saying:
“If Khan wants a big fight, and a big fight…
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De La Hoya said this on his twitter: “Don’t worry people once Arum is not promoting anymore, I will make sure the sport I clearly believe and love will resurge to its glory days. If it was up to me and Bob Arum wasn’t around, Golden Boy [Promotions] would do Pac vs. Mayweather, Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez, Brandon…Continue
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“I’m going to tell Manny to consider retirement and not go on too long. He has some serious thinking to do – he was lucky and he got away with it against [Juan Manuel] Márquez,” Khan told the Telegraph. He also stated that he thought Marquez had won the fight and suggested he could beat…Continue
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With the heavyweight landscape now devoid of one of its premier attractions, the number of marquee fights in the sport's blue-ribbon division appears limited. However, according to the Daily Telegraph, Haye is "back in training, starting to get into shape", and the ESPIRIT Arena in Dusseldorf has been…Continue
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Chavez stops Manfedo in the 5th round of a great battle. They gave the fans what they came for. Slow first start but then Chavez began to pick up the pace. There was some back and forth shots in the first few rounds but then Chavez landed a beautiful shot that hurt Manfredo and Chavez hopped all over him and he just could not answer back. With this win Chavez moves to 44-0 (31). Now everyone wants to know who is Next? Canelo or Martinez? Great night of fights.
Jose Pinzon won…Continue
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IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys Stadium is a potential destination for the Antonio Margarito-Miguel Cotto rematch scheduled for…Continue
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LOS ANGELES -- Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has said he believes the megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will never happen because Mayweather is afraid of Pacquiao.
After Pacquiao's controversial majority decision over Juan Manuel Marquez last Saturday, Golden Boy Promotions…
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