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Brook: It’ll be just me and Shawn Porter in the ring on August 16th

SHAWN PORTER AND KELL BROOK MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT Kelly Swanson Thanks, everybody, for calling in on this Monday. Today, we’re having our conference call with Shawn Porter and Kell Brook, who will be fighting against each other for Porter’s IBF Welterweight World Championship on Saturday, Aug.16. At this time, we’re going to start with […]

Salka to rough up Danny Garcia on Aug. 9

By Dan Ambrose: Unranked lightweight Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) says he plans on roughing up WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) and taking the fight to him next month in their fight at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Salka, 5’7”, sees vulnerability in Garcia when he watches his […]

Diego Chaves has his visa, Brandon Rios fight is on!

By Dan Ambrose: #10 IBF Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KOs) has received his visa today to travel to the United States to face former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KOs) this Saturday night on HBO from the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Chaves had to wait to get his […]

Lucas Browne vs. Andriy Rudenko this Friday

By Scott Gilfoid: #8 WBC Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (20-0, 18 KOs) will be fighting unbeaten Ukrainian Andriy Rudenko (24-0, 16 KO’s) this Friday night in heavyweight action at the Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom. This is an important fight for the 35-year-old Browne, because he can’t afford to lose it if he […]

Carl Froch, 2 fights from legendary status

By Tom Berridge: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch is already a complete legend in my eyes, regardless of whether he wins or loses his next fight, with the heart and grit of a lion and not being the most technical boxer, he gives us mere mortals inspiration to believe that with hard work and […]

Arum prefers Cotto to fight Canelo, and not Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says the ultimate decision on who WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) wants to fight in his next couple of bouts is going to be made by him. Arum isn’t bashful in saying that he wants Cotto to fight Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez next […]

Andre Dirrell battles Vladine Biosse this Friday, August 1st in Shelton, Washington

By Scott Gilfoid: Super middleweight talent Andre Dirrell (21-1, 14 KO’s) will be fighting this Friday night against the always tough Vladine Biosse (15-4-2, 7 KO’s) in a scheduled 10 round bout at the Little Creek Casino Resort, in Shelton, Washington, USA. The Dirrell vs. Biosse fight will be televised by ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, […]

Chavez Jr vs. Froch in the works for January 24th at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada

By Scott Gilfoid: A fight between former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) and IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) is in the works for January 24th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN. If Froch takes the Chavez Jr fight, […]

Mayweather looking sharp in new training video

By Chris Williams: In his latest training video from today, WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) is looking like he’s in top condition and ready to step inside the ring right now to face Marcos Maidana (35-4-31, KOs) in a rematch. Mayweather’s hand speed and power are both looking superb, as you […]

Arum: Algieri isn’t an easy fight for Pacquiao

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is starting to show some concerns about having matched his No.1 money fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) with possibly the wrong guy in scheduling him to face the younger, taller, longer-armed, and highly mobile Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs) on November 22nd at […]

Will fear deny Golovkin the chance to be an all time great?

By Robbie Bannatyne: Former American President, Franklin D Roosevelt, once insisted that there was ‘nothing to fear, but fear itself’ in his First Inaugural Address to the American public. If Roosevelt was alive now, and happened to be at Madison Square Garden last Saturday night, his famous statement would probably read something like ‘there is […]

Shannon Briggs interrupts Wladimir Klitschko’s camp before spar

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs reportedly barged in on IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s camp this morning in South Florida just before Klitschko was getting ready to spar, according to

De La Hoya: These matches [Garcia-Salka & Peterson-Santana] were made for a reason

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya did his best this past week in trying to justify the reasoning for the August 9th mismatches on Showtime between WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (28-0, 16 KOs) and unranked lightweight Rod Salka (19-3, 3 KOs) and IBF welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (32-2-1, […]

Golovkin-Geale HBO numbers not impressive, averages 984K viewers

By Chris Williams: The stats are out for last Saturday’s HBO fight between WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Geale, and they’re less than spectacular. According to the Nielson ratings, Golovkin vs. Geale was the 8th most popular boxing fight for HBO in 2014. The fight averaged 984K viewers and peaked at 1.048M. Dan […]

Are PED’s Knocking out our sport?

By Gav Duthie: In any article available on this sight about a current top boxer 1 in 3 comments on average usually contain reference to drug taking. “He’s on PED’s”, “That guy is 100% juiced” etc. It’s not really my place to make speculation as to who is or isn’t on drugs in the sport […]

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