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Winky Wright vs Vernon Forrest at 154lbs: Who would have won?

By John Kelvin: Vernon Forrest and Winky Wright were two of the best boxers of the last 10 years. Winky was a southpaw who had an excellent right jab which he used to control his opponents as well as turtle like defense which few opponents were able to penetrate. Vernon Forrest was a member of the […]

Mayweather-Marquez to Compete Against UFC 103; 3rd Suspect Arrested for Forrest Murder

By Jim Dower: The promoters for the September 19th bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez appears to have made a serious blunder by choosing the same date as the UFC 103 event, which will be taking place in Dallas.… Read

News – Police Make Arrest in Forrest Killing

By Jim Dower: In the latest boxing news, the Atlanta police department have arrested one of the suspects in the July 25th robbery and murder of former welterweight and light middleweight champion Vernon Forrest in Atlanta, Georgia. The police arrested 20-year-old Demario Ware, an Atlanta resident, and has charged him with the murder, robbery and […]

News Update on Vernon Forrest Murder

By Jason Kim: The reports that were made previously in the media about boxing star Vernon Forrest being murdered in an episode of car jacking are not correct, according to Atlanta Journal Constitution. Instead, it was a case of simple robbery. Forrest, 38, was at a Chevron service station on Whitehall street in Atlanta around […]

Vernon Forrest Shot Dead During Attempted Car Jack – News

By Jason Kim: With sadness, Boxingnews24 has learned that former welterweight and light middleweight champion Vernon Forrest (41-3, 29 KO’s) was shot and killed on Saturday night during an attempted car jack in Atlanta, Georgia. Forrest, 38, was reportedly putting air into one of his tires of his Jaguar automobile at a service station when […]

Forrest Decisions Mora, Recaptures WBC Light Middleweight Title

By Scott Gilfoid: Three months after losing his World Boxing Council light middleweight crown to Sergio Mora (21-1-1, 5 KOs), a former star from The Contender reality television series, Forrest recaptured it on Saturday night with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision at the MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final judges’ scores were 117-110, […]

Forrest-Mora – Almost Zero Fan Interest In This Fight

By David Lar: With only one day to go before the big WBC light middleweight rematch between champion Sergio Mora (21-01, 5 KOs) and Vernon Forrest (40-3, 29 KOs) the fan interest just isn’t there for this fight for some reason. Perhaps it’s due to the dull first fight between the two of them three […]

Forrest vs. Mora: Has Vernon Gotten Too Old For Boxing?

By Scott Gilfoid: Sometimes a fighter just get old overnight and loses it. That seems to be the case for Vernon Forrest (40-3, 29 KOs) who challenges World Boxing Council light middleweight champion Sergio Mora (21-01, 5 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Forrest, 37 and quickly approaching 38, […]

Forrest vs. Mora: Why Vernon Will Lose

By Jim Dower: Having seen the first between these two fighters, I can’t go along with the logic that former World Boxing Council light middleweight champion Vernon Forrest )40-3, 29 KOs) was just having an off night when he lost a 12-round majority decision to then challenger undefeated Sergio Mora (21-0-1, 5 KOs) in June. […]

Mora Upsets Forrest

By Jim Dower: Sometimes a fighter can grow old overnight. That was never more apparent in Saturday night’s bout between WBC light middleweight champion Vernon Forrest (40-3, 29 KOs) and former star from The Contender reality television boxing show Sergio Mora (21-0-1, 5 KOs), who pulled off an amazing upset of the 37 year-old Forrest […]

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