Petrov plans on taking Maidana’s title on Friday

By Dan Ambrose: Blessed with excellent power and very average boxing skills, WBA light welterweight champion Marcos Maidana (30-2, 27 KO’s) will be defending his World Boxing Association title on Friday night against Russian Petr Petrov (29-2, 13 KO’s( atr the Sociedad Alemana, Villa Ballester, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »



Did Ortiz quit against Mayweather?

Mayweather Ortiz Mayweather vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By Eric Thomas: One can’t look at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz fight without wondering what happened to Ortiz mentally for him to suddenly lose his focus and decide to headbutt Mayweather the way he did in the 4th round. Read the rest of this entry »



Marquez-Pacquiao: Roach not satisfied with a mere win for Manny, he wants a knockout

Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Chris Williams: After his fighter Manny Pacquiao was made to look bad in his previous two fights with Juan Manuel Marquez in 2004 and 2008, Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach wants Pacquiao to knockout Marquez this time. Read the rest of this entry »



Robert Guerrero going through shoulder rehab, interested in welterweight tourney

 robert guerrero By Jason Kim: Former two-time world champion Robert Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KO’s) is going through shoulder rehab after undergoing shoulder surgery recently to repair a partially torn left rotator cuff. Guerrero, 28, is optimistic that the shoulder will heal sufficiently to where he’ll be back at 100% of what he was before. Read the rest of this entry »



Gesta wins controversial decision over Manuel Perez

Gesta Perez Gesta vs. Perez  mercito gesta By Chris Williams: Lost in the attention received from the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz bout last Saturday night was a fight between undefeated lightweight contender Mercito Gesta (23-0, 12 KO’s) and second tier trial horse Manuel Perez (16-7-1, 4 KO’s) at the Bluewater Resprt & Casino in Parker, Arizona. Gesta has no defense for a right hand. It’s like he’s blind to stop them. Perez really outworked him in this fight. Read the rest of this entry »



Floyd Mayweather judged by different standard than Jack Dempsey

Mayweather Ortiz Mayweather vs. Ortiz  jack dempsey floyd mayweather jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): New World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) has received a ton of criticism since his controversial 4th round KO win over Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s) last Saturday night at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »



Tommy Morrison makes bail, seeks continued support from fans

 tommy morrison By Darren Barcomb: I received confirmation today from former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison’s wife that the Duke has made bail and has been released from jail in Sedgwick County, Kansas. The 42 year old Morrison had been jailed since August on drug charges stemming from a 2010 arrest for marihuana possession. Read the rest of this entry »



Andre Dirrell to fight in October or November

 andre dirrell By Scott Gilfoid: Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell (19-1, 13 KO’s) will reportedly be back in action by October or November, possibly on ESPN. Dirrell has been taking things slow since being hurt from a right hand while sitting on the canvas after slipping in his last fight against Arthur Abraham.

Boxing fans have been anxiously waiting all this time hoping and praying that Dirrell will get back in the ring soon so he can continue his promising career. Finally, Dirrell appears to be ready to resume impressing fans. He’ll start slowly with this upcoming fight against a likely 2nd tier opponent. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: I’ll be fighting Mayweather within six to nine months

Khan Mayweather Khan vs. Mayweather  floyd mayweather jr amir khan By Allen Fox: IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-1, 18 KO’s) sees himself fighting unbeaten WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) within six to nine months’ time after Khan moves up to welterweight. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum: Gamboa vs. Donaire possible for 2013

Gamboa Donaire  yuriorkis gamboa nonito donaire By Dan Ambrose: Bob Arum is looking to let a fight between Yuriorkis Gamboa (21-0, 16 KO’s) and Nonito Donaire (26-1, 18 KO’s) marinate some more rather than letting them fight before one of them gets beaten. Arum says he’ll match them up in 2013 after both of them move up to the lightweight division. Read the rest of this entry »



What if it was true?

By Gerardo Granados: A friend of mine asked me, “what if it was true? What if he does use or have used performance enhancement drugs in the past to achieve greatness?” He said to me “others have done it in the past and no one find out”. I respond to him “well I believe a man should stand his ground and defend his reputation if he is innocent and not allow anyone to call him a cheater.” Read the rest of this entry »



Arum: Mayweather hit Ortiz with a cheap shot; No rematch necessary

Mayweather Ortiz Mayweather vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum was appalled by Floyd Mayweather’s two-punch combination he landed to stop WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz last weekend, calling it a cheap shot. Arum also wasn’t impressed with the job that referee Joe Cortez did in the fight. Read the rest of this entry »



Floyd Mayweather V Victor Ortiz: Reflection

Mayweather Ortiz  victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By Jordan Sargent: As fans were being entertained with great world title fights last Saturday night between Erik Morales (52-7 KO36) V Pablo Cesar Cano (22-1-1 KO17) and Saul Alvarez V Alfonso Gomez (25-3-2 KO12) no one could have foreseen what would happen next. Read the rest of this entry »



Pascal could face the Hopkins-Dawson winner

Hopkins vs. Dawson  jean pascal chad dawson bernard hopkins By Dan Ambrose: HBO is reportedly interested in having former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (26-2-1, 16 KO’s) face the winner of the October 15th showdown between Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KO’s) and the current WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Pacquiao and Mayweather continue to play mind games

Pacquiao Marquez Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) and newly crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight titlist Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) continue to play their nonsensical mind games with each other. Read the rest of this entry »



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