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Futrell Defeats Hector Camacho Jr.

By Dan Gretz: One-time promising light welterweight, Hector Camacho Jr. (42-3-1, 24 KOs) lost an eight-round split decision to the unknown Don Juan Futrell (20-3-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the AVI Casino, in Laughlin, Nevada. Camacho Jr., the son of boxing great Hector “Macho Camacho,” came into the fight overweight for the Super […]

Witherspoon Stops Griffis!

By Matt Rohr: On Friday night, heavyweight prospect Chazz Witherspoon (19-0, 13 KOs) had a much tougher time against Talmadge Griffis (24-7-3, 16 KOs), as he struggled much of the bout before coming on and stopping him in the ninth round of their 10-round bout at the City Center arena in Saratoga Springs, New York. […]

Observations on Hopkins-Wright

By Brian Blackwell: On Saturday night, I watched the replay of the Bernard Hopkin vs. Winky Wright boxing fight, and once again it has proven amazing to me how different a fight can be when you get the opportunity to see it for a second time. After watching it the first time, I saw Winky […]

Vargas vs Mayorga

The following conversations with “El Feroz” Fernando Vargas and Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga took place at their Wednesday, July 25 press conference in New York. This is a follow-up to their July 11 press conference at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in which a brawl broke out. The fight release follows the conversations. The attached […]

Baldomir-Forrest: Does Vernon Have Anything Left?

By Sean Mcdaniel: In a battle between two 36-year-old former welterweight champions, Carlos Baldomir (43-10-6, 13 KOs) meets up with Vernon Forrest (38-2, 28 KOs) on Saturday, July 28, at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. Baldomir is coming off an eight-month layoff since losing his WBC welterweight title to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in […]

Hopkins vs Wright: Predictions

“Wright has waited a long time for a shot at Hopkins and this belt, and his hunger and strong right hook will prevail against the experienced “Executioner.” I’m picking Winky Wright by unanimous decision.” – Nancy Gay, The San Francisco Chronicle “Wright in a Split decision (115-113, 116-112, 113-115) that is not nearly as boring […]

The Paper Champion’s guide to avoiding unification! Ibragimov vs Chagaev in perspective!

By Izyaslav “Slava” Koza: Recently I had the utter displeasure of reading Chris Byrd’s comments regarding how the October 13 unification bout is basically useless. Seeing as during Byrd’s paper title reign I felt he was the worst of the so called “titleholders,” it was my duty to provide a response to those comments, by […]

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