The Capital Showdown: A brief review – Peterson beats Khan, More!

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Paul Jones: On Saturday, DC hosted the Capital Showdown headlined by WBA and IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KOs) and hometown favorite Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KOs). In front of more than 8,600 fans at the Washington Convention Center, it was the body attack and effective aggression of Peterson that narrowly outpointed the power and movement of Khan. Read the rest of this entry »



Peterson: Tim Bradley is better than Amir Khan

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  timothy bradley lamont peterson amir khan By Scott Gilfoid: Now having fought both Timothy Bradley and Amir Khan, IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson can now make an educated judgment of who the better fighter is between them and he not so surprisingly is picking Bradley as the much better fighter. Read the rest of this entry »



Ward to end Froch’s Super Six trophy dreams this Saturday

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: All good things must come to an end, and on Saturday night WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch’s dream of winning the Super Six tournament and bringing home the trophy to Nottingham will be crushed by the fists of the talented American boxer WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan pushed Peterson 50 times last Saturday and only lost two points

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Scott Gilfoid: For the Amir Khan fans who felt that referee Joe Cooper was victimizing Khan for taking two points away from him for pushing Lamont Peterson last Saturday night, someone has gone to the trouble of putting together a Youtube video showing all of the instances where Khan pushed Peterson in the fight and the final total of Khan’s pushes came to a whopping total of 50. Read the rest of this entry »



Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight on Feb 4th, possible opponents Rubio or Martirosyan

 vanes martirosyan nonito donaire marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Jason Kim: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) is looking to make his second title defense of his World Boxing Council belt on February 4th against either junior middleweight Vanes Martirosyan (31-0, 19 KOs) or Marcos Antonio Rubio (52-5-1, 45 KO’s) at the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »



Golden Boy wants Khan-Peterson II on May 19th at the Staples Center

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: It looks as if Golden Boy Promotions, the promoters for Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s), are looking at May 19th as the date for a potential rematch between Khan and Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s). The CEO of Golden Boy, Richard Schaefer, wants the fight to take place on May 19th, not March 31st as was previously reported, and the venue is the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, according to boxing news from Dan Rafael of ESPN. Read the rest of this entry »



Peterson plans on forcing Khan into a war in their rematch

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) knows how to beat Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s), and he says he’s not going to waste valuable time trying to box Khan in their rematch early next year in March like he did in this fight. Peterson instead plans on going after Khan and forcing him to fight a war in the same way Peterson did in the second part of their fight last Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »



David Haye willing to wait for Vitali fight, wants to KO him then retire

Klitschko Haye Klitschko vs. Haye  vitali klitschko david haye By William Mackay: Former two division world champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KO’s) is willing to wait his turn at getting a shot against WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s), even if it means Haye having to wait as long as five years to get that shot. Haye doesn’t care. Although he’s technically retired, he wants to fight one more time, win the World Boxing Council strap, and then go back into retirement. Read the rest of this entry »



Bernard Hopkins doesn’t want to fight Ward, targeting Bute instead

Hopkins Bute Hopkins vs. Bute  lucian bute bernard hopkins andre ward By Dan Ambrose: 46-year-old WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-6-1, 32 KO’s) looked horrible in his last fight against Chad Dawson, falling over his back and hitting the canvas in the 2nd round. Hopkins says his left shoulder was injured during the fall, and some boxing fans believe him, while others think Hopkins took a dive to escape a beating. Read the rest of this entry »



Seth Mitchell – New heavyweight prospect from the USA

Ibragimov Mitchell Ibragimov vs. Mitchell  boxing By John F. McKenna (McJack): New American heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell (24-0-1, 18 KO’s) achieved what he and his team set out to do on Saturday night when he scored a 2nd round TKO over the more experienced 1996 Olympian Timur Ibragimov (30-4-1, 16 KO’s). Mitchell sized up Ibragimov up in the 1st round and then decided to start unloading the heavy artillery early in the 2nd round. Read the rest of this entry »



Chisora won’t last long against Vitali

Klitschko Chisora Chisora vs. Klitschko  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Scott Gilfoid: With the news that Britain’s Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) will be the next opponent for WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) on February 18th next year, all you can think of is this is another mismatch for Vitali like the many that have come before. Read the rest of this entry »



Would Khan have given Peterson a rematch if he had won?

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Allen Fox: I personally think Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) shouldn’t bother giving former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KOs) a rematch next March. The reason I feel this way is that Khan likely wouldn’t have given Peterson the time a day if he had won the fight instead of Peterson last Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »



David Price should overtake Tyson Fury in 2012

Price McDermott Price vs. McDermott  tyson fury david price By Marcus Sales: In January David Price will take on John McDermott in a British Title eliminator. This fight has been postponed a couple of times and I am really looking forward to seeing Price in the ring again. No disrespect to John McDermott but I feel he will be out of his league against Price and that Price will win in convincing fashion. Where will this leave Price in the heavyweight scene? Read the rest of this entry »



Why some fans dislike Amir Khan

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Hector Gonzalez: I’m getting really tired of Amir Khan fans accusing boxing fans such as myself of prejudice for not liking Khan, that boxing fans don’t like him because of his ethnic decent. It has nothing to do with that. I thought I’d write a commentary as to why boxing fans such as myself have always believed that Khan was nothing but a hype job. Pay close attention. Read the rest of this entry »



Peterson: The rematch will be an easy one, Khan can’t fight on the inside

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: The new IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) feels his rematch with Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) won’t be nearly as tough a fight as last Saturday night’s 12 round split decision win for Peterson at the Convention center in Washington, DC. Peterson says he made some mistakes that fight that allowed Khan to have more success than he should have. Peterson plans on fixing those mistakes, taking the fight to Khan, not getting hit nearly as much, and forcing him to fight on the inside a lot more than last time. Read the rest of this entry »



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