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 »



Does Kessler deserve a fight with the Froch-Ward winner?

Froch vs. Ward  mikkel kessler carl froch andre ward By William Mackay: Mikkel Kessler (44-2, 33 KO’s) has been quite vocal about wanting to fight the winner of tonight’s Super Six tournament finals bout between WBC champion Carl Froch and WBA champion Andre Ward sometime in 2012, but does Kessler deserve the chance? Read the rest of this entry »



Hopkins: Ward has too much ammunition for Froch; he’s in a higher class

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch bernard hopkins andre ward By Allen Fox: WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins was asked what he feels about who will win tonight’s fight between Carl Froch and Andre Ward, and Hopkins tipped the American to win the fight. While Hopkins liked Froch for what he described as his backward/unorthodox style of fighting, he felt that won’t be enough for him to get the win over a skilled technician like Ward. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch: “I’ve got to restore Britain’s pride” – Fat chance of that happening

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch comes into tonight’s fight against Andre Ward as one of the few remaining British world champion and he wants to make sure that he’s not whipped like the others have been. Before December started, it was thought by some British fans that this was a new era for British boxers and one that would last ages. Read the rest of this entry »



Two Headed Cobra

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward Photo: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Wayne Lloyd: Tonight in Broadway Hall – Atlantic City – the WBC World Champion Carl Froch (28-1, 20 KOs) will take on the undefeated WBA World Champion Andre Ward (24-0, 13 KO’s) in what is set to be one of the most hotly anticipated showdowns off 2011. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch v Ward: A Prediction

Froch Ward  carl froch andre ward Photo credit: Tom Casino/SHOWTIME – By Marcus Sales: After 2 years, the Super Six tournament to determine the number 1 168 pound fighter in the world comes to it’s conclusion tonight. Do we have the two best Super Middleweights facing off at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City? Some would argue not, but I think there is no doubt. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch needs to Knock Ward out to win in Atlantic City tonight

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Dallan O’ Donnell: As with all fights on foreign soil, the traveling fighter rarely has the outcome of the fight go his way. We have seen it recently in Germany when Martin Murray had a win taken away from him because he was the visiting fighter, fighting a hometown favourite. Read the rest of this entry »



Marco Antonio Rubio to fight Chavez Jr. next for WBC middleweight title

Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Jason Kim: Number #1 ranked WBC middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) will finally be getting his long awaited world title shot against World Boxing Council middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) on February 4th next year, according to the latest boxing news. Read the rest of this entry »



Groves: Froch will beat Ward with his unorthodox fighting style

Froch Ward Froch v Ward  george groves carl froch andre ward Photo: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Scott Gilfoid: British and Commonwealth super middleweight champion George Groves is going with fellow countrymen WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch in his Super Six matchup against Andre Ward tonight in the U.S. Groves has sparred with Froch in the past and was reportedly knocked down on one occasion and is very impressed with Froch’s power and fighting skills. Read the rest of this entry »



43-year-old Tarver: HBO & Showtime would be interested in me facing Wladimir Klitschko

Klitschko Tarver Klitschko vs. Tarver  wladimir klitschko antonio tarver By Dan Ambrose: 43-year-old Antonio Tarver (29-6, 20 KO’s) is still holding out hope that IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will decide to fight him in 2012, and Tarver thinks he can knock Wladimir out. What’s even more laughable than that is Tarver believes that HBO and Showtime would be interested in seeing him fight Wladimir. Read the rest of this entry »



Will Froch accept the decision if/when he loses to Ward on Saturday?

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch has taken issue with the scoring in two out of his last four fights in the Super Six tournament, and still refuses to acknowledge that he deserved to lose a 12 round unanimous decision to Mikkel Kessler last year in April 2010 in a fight that took place in Herning, Denmark. Read the rest of this entry »



Marco Antonio Rubio makes easy work of Vanda, stops him in five

By Jim Dower: In a stay busy fight for number #1 ranked WBC middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) he took out journeyman Matt Vanda (44-14, 24 KO’s) in the 5th round on Friday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: Both of the knockdowns should have counted against Peterson

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan (Khan seen here shoving Peterson to the canvas with an elbow in the 1st round. No punch landed, just the elbow. The referee ruled this was a legit knockdown.) By William Mackay: I got a kick out of Amir Khan on Sky Sports Ringside recently. Without any real prompt from the Ringside analysts, Khan inserted foot into mouth when he blurted that he felt that not one but both of the knockdowns of Lamont Peterson should have counted last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »



Pacquiao turns 33 on Saturday; He may not have much time left in boxing

 manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao turns 33 on Saturday, and that may seem young to some people, it’s not young for a small fighter. They tend to wear down a lot quicker than the bigger guys at the higher weights. If you’ve watched WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao plod his way through his last four fights you may have noticed that his legs are no longer there, and that he can no longer jump around from side to side like he did two years ago. Pacquiao has become a plodder and is so hittable now. Read the rest of this entry »



Rafael: Ward will dominate Froch

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: ESPN writer Dan Rafael sees WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (24-0, 13 KO’s) beating Carl Froch (28-1, 20 KO’s) tomorrow night in a fight that Rafael doesn’t see as being a close one. This may seem a bit jarring for some boxing fans because a lot of people seem to be under the impression that Ward will have to go to the end of the earth and back to beat Froch. Read the rest of this entry »



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