Ward to receive $900,000, Froch $600,000, plus UK TV money for tonight

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Sean McDaniel: Both Andre Ward and Carl Froch are going to be well paid for tonight’s Super Six tournament fight at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. According to news from Dan Rafael, Froch will receive $600,000, in addition to money from UK television, while Ward will get $900,000. Read the rest of this entry »



Ward defeats Froch

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Andre Ward UD 12 Carl Froch
Bowie Tupou UD 10 Donnell Holmes
Edison Miranda TKO5 Kariz Kariuki
Cornelius White UD 6 Yordanis Despaigne
Kell Brook TKO 5 Luis Galarza



Froch: Ward is in deep, deep water tonight

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: As the fight ticks closer, Carl Froch (28-1, 20 KO’s) is like a man possessed to beat WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (24-0, 13 KO’s) tonight to take his title and capture Showtime’s Super Six tournament trophy. Can Froch accomplish this? Probably not unless he raises his game a couple of levels and fights a lot better than he’s shown in the Super Six tournament. Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook needs to show his speed and power tonight against Galarza

Brook Galarza Brook vs. Galarza  kell brook By Sean McDaniel: With all the publicity that Amir Khan and David Haye have both received in 2011, unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook (25-0, 17 KO’s) has largely been forgotten by boxing fans. However, Brook is now on the threshold of trying to win over a whole different set of boxing fans in the United States starting tonight against Luis Galarza (17-2, 13 KO’s) in a 10 round bout at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch: Ward can’t knock me out

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: If there’s anything that Carl Froch (28-1, 20 KO’s) is sure about in putting his WBC super middleweight title on the line against WBA champion Andre Ward, it’s that he feels strongly that he won’t be getting knocked out tonight. Read the rest of this entry »



Pacquiao’s dismal performance against Marquez makes it tough to ask for a 50-50 deal with Mayweather

Pacquiao Mayweather Pacquiao vs. Mayweather  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: It may be a shock to some Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) coming out today on his 33rd birthday and stating that he’s willing to take a smaller percentage to make the fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2012, but I think Pacquiao really has no other choice in light of his horrible performance in winning a controversial 12 round decision over 38-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez last month. Read the rest of this entry »



Olympic style drug testing for Berto-Ortiz II rematch

Berto vs. Ortiz II  victor ortiz andre berto By Jim Dower: The February 11th rematch between Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) and Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s) will have Olympic style random drug testing for performance enhancing drugs. This no doubt is something that Berto wanted because he had questions about Ortiz shortly after his win over Berto last April. But now with testing taking place for this fight there shouldn’t be any complaints from Berto or Ortiz. Read the rest of this entry »



An American ref for tonight’s Super Six finals: Will this be a problem for Froch?

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Sean McDaniel: WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch has been on his guard about not wanting to fight in other countries or in situations where he has a possibility of losing a hometown decision. To this day Froch feels he was robbed in his 12 round decision loss to Mikkel Kessler last year in Denmark. Read the rest of this entry »



Mayweather is a master at self promotion

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  floyd mayweather jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): It is generally acknowledged by boxing fans that WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) is the most technically brilliant fighter of his generation. It is also a given that he would have given any of the great fighters from past generations a run for their money. Read the rest of this entry »



Lucian Bute wants Super Six winner – but will settle for loser if that’s all he can get

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  lucian bute carl froch andre ward By Sean McDaniel: IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) wants first dibs on the winner of tonight’s Super Six mega fight between Carl Froch and Andre Ward. Bute, 31, wants the winner of this clash according to news from Dan Rafael. Read the rest of this entry »



Roger Mayweather: Peterson will beat Khan in the rematch

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Amir Khan and Golden Boy Promotions may want to consider the advice from trainer Roger Mayweather before they go looking to get a quick rematch against IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson. Mayweather thinks it’s a really bad idea for Khan to ever fight Peterson again, because he thinks it’s a bad style match-up for Khan and believes Peterson has too much talent for him. Read the rest of this entry »



Bute picks Ward to beat Froch

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  lucian bute carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight champion Lucian Bute is picking Andre Ward to beat Carl Froch tonight in the Super Six tournament finals. I guess when it rains it pours, because this is yet another top fighter has come of the woodwork to pick Ward to beat Froch tonight in their battle to determine who the second best fighter is in the division. Read the rest of this entry »



Pacquiao willing to take the smaller money for Mayweather fight

Pacquiao Mayweather Pacquiao vs. Mayweather  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao turned 33 today and perhaps because of his increasing age Pacquiao came out and said he’s willing to take a smaller percentage than Floyd Mayweather Jr. to finally make this fight happen. Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook: Khan looked like a scared novice against Peterson

Brook Galarza Brook vs. Galarza  lamont peterson kell brook amir khan By Jason Kim: Unbeaten Kell Brook hopes to look impressive tonight against the capable Luis Galarza on the undercard of the Carl Froch – Andre Ward fight in the United States. Above all, Brook doesn’t want to look awful like fellow Brit Amir Khan did in losing his IBF and WBA light welterweight titles to Lamont Peterson last Saturday night. Brook saw the fight and was thoroughly disgusted by what he saw from Khan. Read the rest of this entry »



Tarver: Bernard Hopkins is looking to cash out now against Bute; I don’t think a Hopkins-Dawson II fight sells

Hopkins vs. Dawson II  chad dawson bernard hopkins antonio tarver By Dan Ambrose: With the latest ruling by the World Boxing Council mandating that WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins must fight an immediate rematch against Chad Dawson, it was hoped that boxing fans could see whether Hopkins could handle the younger Dawson without falling down with some kind of injury. Read the rest of this entry »



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