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By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch mentioned WBC champion Anthony Dirrell (27-0-1, 22 KOs) as a potential next opponent in early 2015 for his next fight. Froch was at ringside for George Groves’ win over EBU super middleweight champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-3-3, 6 KOs) tonight to become the mandatory challenger to WBC […]
By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: Some boxing fans are not happy with the many belts that have filled boxing as of late. They say it takes away from the sport for two reasons. One, they claim it’s just another way for the alphabet soup to align their pockets with more money. And two, it takes […]
By Scott Gilfoid: A very tired looking George Groves (20-2, 15 Kos) struggled to defeat the light hitting EBU super middleweight champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-3-3, 6 KOs) on Saturday night by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Wembley Arena in London, UK. The final judges’ scores were 118-110, 118-110 and 117-111. Groves threw over […]
Expect news about my next opponent within 10 days! — Mikkel Kessler (@MikkelKessler) September 20, 2014 By Scott Gilfoid: Inactive former WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) says he expected to make a statement about his next fight in the next days. This is obviously good news for fans of the 35-year-old […]
By Dan Ambrose: On Friday, Caribe Promotions won the purse bid for the title defense by WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KOs) for his defense against #1 IBF, #4 WBA Chris Avalos (24-2, 18 KOs). Caribe Promotions won with a winning bid of $317,777.77. The fight Rigondeaux-Avalos is being talked about for […]
By Scott Gilfoid: Well, it looks like Amir Khan can pretty much forget all about getting a fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr next year unless Khan takes care of his unfinished business with his two biggest blemishes on his resume in his knockout losses to Breidis Prescott and Danny Garcia. Khan never […]
By Jim Dower: Last night, WBO super flyweight title holder Omar Narvaez (43-1-2, 23 KOs) retained his WBO title in defeating #1 WBO Felipe Orucuta (29-3, 24 KOs) by an impressive 12 round majority decision in a fight staged at the Anfiteatro Municipal de Villa Maria in Cordoba, Argentina.
(Photo credit: Philip Sharkey) By Scott Gilfoid: Having been knocked out twice in a row in his last two fights has done nothing to diminish George Groves’ self-belief apparently, because he feels that he’s going to not only beat EBU super middleweight champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) tonight in their WBC 168 pound title […]
By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF/WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (41-12-2, 28 KOs) successfully made weight on Friday in weighing in at 130 pounds for the interim WBO super featherweight title against 33-year-old former world title challenger Terdsak Kokietgym (53-4-1, 33 KOs) on Saturday night at the Auditorio Municipal Fausto Gutiérrez Moreno, in Tijuana, Baja California, […]
By Scott Gilfoid: Boxing manager Sam Watson says that nobody wants to fight former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KOs). Watson says that fighters talk about wanting to fight Khan, but then they fail to show their interest by signing the dotted line for a fight to take place. Watson didn’t mention […]
By Chris Williams: Last Saturday night’s clash between WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) and Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31 KOs) was a huge success at the gate with the fight generating a whopping $15 million with 14,859 tickets sold for their fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to […]
By Raj Parmar: Rafael Garcia, the long-time corner man of pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, has officially announced that he will no longer be a part of Mayweather’s future fights in a corner man capacity. Garcia served as cut-man for Floyd for many years and also was in charge of wrapping Floyd’s hands but […]
(Photo credit: Photo Credit: Philip Sharkey) By Scott Gilfoid: The recently twice beaten #4 WBC George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) will be looking to end his two-fight losing streak on Saturday night against EBU 168lb strap holder Christopher Rebrasse at the Wembley Arena in London, UK. Groves weighed in at 167.4 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in. […]
Los Angeles, CA (September 19, 2014) Due to extraordinary demand, Standing Room Only tickets priced at $27 for “Mexican Style” will go on sale Today at 1:00 p.m. PT it was announced this morning by K2 Promotions.
George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) and Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) both made weight ahead of their WBC World Super Middleweight title final eliminator and European Championship clash. George Groves: 11st 13lbs and 6oz Christopher Rebrasse: 11st 13lbs 8oz Groves and Rebrasse will meet tomorrow night at the SSE Arena, Wembley. The ‘Return of the […]