Arthur Abraham wants to capture a world title in 2012 at middleweight

Abraham Farias Abraham vs. Farias  arthur abraham By Dan Ambrose: Arthur Abraham (32-3, 26 KO’s) is about as down as a fighter can be after losing three out of his last four fights in since 2010. Abrabam’s only win in the past two years was against Stjepan Bozic in February last year. The losses for Abraham came in the Super Six tournament against quality fighters. Read the rest of this entry »



How much longer can Chavez Jr. be shielded from Sergio Martinez?

Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr By Allen Fox: Bob Arum has already made it clear that he’s not interested in matching his fighters against Sergio Martinez. The problem is Arum really doesn’t have much choice when it comes to his fighter WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Read the rest of this entry »



Malignaggi still trying to get Senchenko title shot

Malignaggi Senchenko Malignaggi vs. Senchenko  vyacheslav senchenko paulie malignaggi By Dan Ambrose: Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) light welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi (30-4, 6 KO’s) hasn’t had a significant fight in over a year and a half since he was easily handled by WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan in an 11th round TKO loss in May 2010. Read the rest of this entry »



Arreola wants Wladimir in 2012

Klitschko Arreola Klitschko vs. Arreola  wladimir klitschko chris arreola By John F. McKenna (McJack): Chris Arreola will be stepping up in class in 2012 to face a higher level of competition than he faced in 2011. Chris kept busy in 2011 by fighting five times while concentrating on keeping his weight under control. In an interview with FIGHTHYPE Arreola’s trainer Henry Ramirez said that 2011 was a rebuilding year and was the year that Chris started taking boxing seriously and became dedicated to boxing. Read the rest of this entry »



Call me Victor the Psychic: My 2012 boxing predictions

 brandon rios By Victor Salazar: With the start of the New Year, starts a fresh slate for boxing and its fans. There will be plenty of opportunities for people to make a name for themselves or elevate their already established names. Let me hit you with some predictions and wishes for the New Year: Read the rest of this entry »



Chavez Jr. likely to try and trade shots with Rubio instead of listen to Roach and box

Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: If you look at World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s recent 5th round TKO win over Peter Manfredo Jr. last November you’ll see some of the changes that Chavez’s trainer Freddie Roach has made with Chavez’s old brawling style of fighting. Read the rest of this entry »



Bradley wants Khan fight but it’s not likely to happen now

Khan Bradley Khan vs. Bradley  timothy bradley amir khan By William Mackay: WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KO’s) is reportedly interested in facing former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) and giving him a beating. However, at this point it’s kind of out of Bradley’s hands. Read the rest of this entry »



De La Hoya likes Khan vs. 40-year-old Mosley or Prescott next in the UK

Khan Mosley Khan vs. Mosley  shane mosley breidis prescott amir khan By William Mackay: If Oscar De La Hoya had his way he’d like to see former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan fight 40-year-old Shane Mosley (46-7-1, 39 KO’s) next in the UK. De La Hoya also likes the idea of Khan fighting a rematch against Breidis Prescott (24-4, 19 KO’s) also in the UK if the Lamont Peterson rematch doesn’t happen for the 24-year-old Khan. Read the rest of this entry »



Marquez sees Bradley as tougher to fight than Pacquiao

Marquez Pacquiao Marquez vs. Pacquiao  timothy bradley manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Chris Williams: 38-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez still prefers to fight WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao next, but if he can’t get that fight then Marquez, who turns 39 in the summer, will go ahead and look for the next best thing and he feels that’s WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Hopkins: Dawson is the only fight for me

Hopkins Dawson Hopkins vs. Dawson  chad dawson bernard hopkins By Dan Ambrose: WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins is saying that a rematch against Chad Dawson is the only fight for him right now. Speaking on his twitter page, the soon to be 47-year-old Hopkins said “Me and Chad will fight very soon!! That’s the only fight for me!” Read the rest of this entry »



Chisora = a smaller, weaker Arreola? Vitali is going to breeze through this fight

Chisora Klitschko Chisora vs. Klitschko  vitali klitschko derek chisora chris arreola By Scott Gilfoid: My first reaction when I learned that WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) was going to face the smallish fringe contender Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) next on February 18th was one of shock and disbelief. Read the rest of this entry »



Berto disappointed in Ortiz’s big mouth

Berto Ortiz Berto vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz andre berto By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 Ko’s) is greatly disappointed by the blurting that former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s) did recently in an interview at maxboxing.com where Ortiz said he was trying to break Floyd Mayweather Jr’s nose when he headbutted him in his 4th round TKO loss last year in September. Read the rest of this entry »



Arreola to fight on Williams-Ishida undercard on February 18th, looking for a good opponent

Williams vs. Ishida  paul williams chris arreola By Allen Fox: Former heavyweight title challenger Chris Arreola (34-2, 29 KO’s) will be back in the ring as the co-feature on the undercard of the Showtime broadcast headlined by Paul Williams vs. Nobuhiro Ishida on February 18th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »



Hearn: Why not give Bellew a rematch with Cleverly

Cleverly Karpency Cleverly vs. Karpency  tony bellew nathan cleverly By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn asked the question that was on the tongues of a lot of boxing fans today when upon hearing the news that WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (23-0, 11 Ko’s) will be facing Tommy Karpency (21-2-1, 14 KO’s) next on February 25th, Hearn said on his twitter “Why not give Tony Bellew the rematch? It was a great fight and easy to make again?” Hearn is 100% right of course. Read the rest of this entry »



Saul Alvarez wants Cotto or Kirkland next

Alvarez Cotto Alvarez vs. Cotto  saul alvarez miguel cotto james kirkland By Chris Williams: Number #1 on his Christmas wish list for 2012 was a fight against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. next for WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (39-0-1, 29 KO’s), but now that Mayweather is heading for jail for 90 days starting on January 6th, Alvarez has downsized his dreams a little. Read the rest of this entry »



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