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title Broner: I’m going to prove Mikey Garcia wrong

By Allan Fox: Adrien “The Problem” Broner is not a happy camper at being counted out and overlooked by fans for his fight against Mikey Garcia on July 29. Broner says he’s a better fighter than what people think he is, and he intends on proving Garcia, the fans and the bettors all wrong in his fight on Showtime at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

title Roach: Pacquiao targeting Mayweather rematch

By Jeff Aranow: With an important fight against Jeff Horn this Saturday, Manny Pacquiao is still in hopes of getting a rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr., says trainer Freddie Roach. Pacquiao and Horn will be fighting in front of a sold-out crowd of 50,000 on Saturday night on ESPN at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golovkin wants to beat Canelo by making it a WAR

By Dan Ambrose: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) isn’t from Mexico but he plans on using what he refers to as the “Mexican style” of fighting learned from his trainer Abel Sanchez to defeat Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) on September 16. Canelo says he wants to show who has the real “Mexican style” of fighting when he gets Golovkin inside the ring at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title MMA: Where Amateurs Thrive Part 2

By Angel Flowers: Last month I wrote an article about how MMA fighters would box if they could. I singled out the biggest fact of why this is true was because of money. Some of my readers pointed out that future Floyd Mayweather victim Conor ”Notorious” McGregor has made millions of dollars as the UFC’s top star, but had to admit it was pocket change to guys like Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. Read the rest of this entry »

title Conor McGregor isn’t much of a fighter says Roach

By Allan Fox: Trainer Freddie Roach says UFC star Conor McGregor isn’t much of a fighter in terms of his boxing skills. Roach, who trains Manny Pacquiao, sees McGregor as little more than a 4-round fighter at this point. Roach says he was told by boxer Chris Van Heerden that he “killed” McGregor during a sparring session they had. Read the rest of this entry »

title 2017 Mid-Year Awards

By Donavan Leonard: Boxing ain’t what it used to be. Although fans do not truly long for a revisit of the “bum of the month” tour, more activity by the top fighters would certainly be appreciated. As recently as 2013 Gennady Golovkin fought four times in one calendar year. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jeff Horn plans on knocking out Pacquiao like Marquez did

By Chris Williams: Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) says he’s been studying Juan Manuel Marquez’s brutal knockout of Manny Pacquiao from 2012 so that he can learn from him, and he plans on following what he learned this Saturday night when he faces the Filipino star at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

title Rigondeaux willing to fight Lomachenko at 130

By Chris Williams: Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) has a big fight if he’s interested in fighting 2-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs). The unbeaten Cuban talent has called out Lomachenko repeatedly in the last week asking initially for a fight at 126. That offer did not perk up interest by Lomachenko thus far. Rigondeaux has now offered to move up 2 weight classes to fight Lomachenko at 130. Rigondeaux says he’s still not hearing Lomachenko agree to the fight despite him being willing to fight in his weight class at super featherweight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao rates Jeff Horn as “tough opponent”

By Allan Fox: Manny Pacquiao isn’t looking past his mandatory challenger Jeff Horn this Saturday night on July 1 in their fight on ESPN at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao will in foreign territory, fighting in front of a large crowd of Horn’s boxing fans. There will be over 50,000 fans crowing the Suncorp Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

title Will we get a big fight for Adonis Stevenson?

By Gav Duthie: We are going round in circles in watching the career of the brilliant but stagnant Adonis Stevenson. The big punching Canadian destroyed Andrezj Fonfara in 2 rounds a few Saturdays ago in a senseless rematch that nobody needed to see. Stevenson is 39 years old and we are currently seeing him once a year against average opposition. Read the rest of this entry »

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