Erik Morales’ replacement opponent down to three candidates

 erik morales By Dan Ambrose: Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions has reportedly narrowed down the list of potential replacement’s to face Erik Morales to three for the September 17th fight on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortzi fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Judah: Mayweather Jr. will knock Ortiz out early

 zab judah victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: Super Zab Judah (41-7, 28 KO’s) is going with unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41-0, 25 KO’s) to stop WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-2-2, 22 KO’s) early on in their fight on September 17th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Morales asked Schaefer for Maidana to be the replacement for Matthysse, but was turned down

 marcos rene maidana lucas matthysse erik morales By Jason Kim: Erik Morales was left without an opponent for his September 17th fight for the vacant WBC light welterweight crown on September 17th after Lucas Matthysse pulled out of the fight today citing a lingering illness. Read the rest of this entry »



Prescott: McCloskey fights to survive at this level instead of win

By William Mackay: Colombian Breidis Prescott (24-2, 19 KO’s) made some very astute observations about his opponent Paul McCloskey (22-1, 12 KO’s) in an interview at ringTV, where Prescott nailed it on the head when he said this about his fight against McCloskey on Saturday: “McCloskey is a very awkward fighter with a very ugly style. He’s not a big puncher. I feel that he is a runner who tries to use his head. But at the next level, he tries to survive instead of win.” Read the rest of this entry »



Froch-Ward: A loss for Carl will be disastrous for his legacy

Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: Photo credit: Casino/Showtime – WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch still doesn’t own up to the fact that he got beaten by Mikkel Kessler last year in a 12 round decision loss in April 2010. Froch also doesn’t accept that the talented Andre Dirrell should have been given a decision over Froch while fighting in front of his home crowd in Nottingham, England. Read the rest of this entry »



Prescott faces McCloskey in WBA light welterweight eliminator on Saturday

Prescott McCloskey Prescott vs. McCloskey  paul mccloskey breidis prescott By Scott Gilfoid: Breidis Prescott (24-2, 19 KO’s) dreams of getting back in the ring with Amir Khan and stroking him out of there like he did three years ago in a 1st round knockout. Prescott made it looking taking candy from a baby beating Khan. Read the rest of this entry »



Silent protest over Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Mayweather Ortiz Mayweather vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By Reni M. Valenzuela: All roads lead to Floyd Mayweather, Jr., indeed, as he proudly claims – to send him a serious message. Read the rest of this entry »



Warren will be backing DeGale’s when he fights Groves again

DeGale Wilcewski DeGale vs. Wilcewski  james degale george groves By Scott Gilfoid: British promoter Frank Warren is saying he’ll be backing the talented James DeGale when he fights George Groves again in the future. Warren recently added Groves to his promotional stable along with DeGale, making a rematch between DeGale and Groves almost inevitable. Read the rest of this entry »



Chad Dawson interested in fighting Adamek if beats Vitali on Saturday

Klitschko Adamek Klitschko vs. Adamek Dawson Hopkins Dawson vs. Hopkins  vitali klitschko tomasz adamek chad dawson By Dan Ambrose: Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KO’s) is very interested in fighting Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KO’s) at heavyweight if Adamek somehow beats WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KO’s) on Saturday night in Poland. Dawson, 29, previously fought Adamek and totally dominated him by a 12 round decision in February 2007. Read the rest of this entry »



Erik Morales vs. Anthony Crolla a possibility

Morales Crolla Morales vs. Crolla  erik morales By Allan Fox: Erik Morales could be facing Anthony Crolla (21-2, 9 KO’s) for the vacant WBC light welterweight title on September 17th instead of Lucas Matthysse, who pulled out of the fight earlier today. Crolla would be last case scenario opponent for the 35-year-old Morales if no other suitable light welterweight contender can be found on short notice. Read the rest of this entry »



Who could replace Matthysse, Jessie Vargas or Josesito Lopez?

Vargas Lopez Vargas vs. Lopez  lucas matthysse erik morales By Gerardo Granados: It has been reported that Lucas Matthysse pulled out of his fight against Erik Morales due illness or injury, and it is a real shame. The same thing happened to Marcos Maidana when Robert Guerrero injured himself, it seems like destiny won’t let boxing fans enjoy a couple of good fights. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan to fight Lamont Peterson on December 10th unless Erik Morales steps in

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson erik morales amir khan By William Mackay: IBF/WBA Super World light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-1, 18 KO’s) told Dan Rafael of ESPN that he’ll likely be defending his titles on December 10th against his IBF mandatory challenger Lamont Peterson (29-1, 15 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Cotto vs. Margarito II moved to HBO PPV

Cotto Margarito II  miguel cotto antonio margarito By Chris Williams: The December 3rd rematch between WBA Super World light middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (36-2, 29 KO’s) and Antonio Margarito (28-7, 27 KO’s) will be shown on pay per view by HBO instead of Showtime PPV, according to news from Dan Rafael. For boxing fans, this matters little because it’s still going to be a PPV bout. Read the rest of this entry »



Mayweather: Would it be natural if I moved up to heavyweight and was knocking every one out?

Mayweather Ortiz Mayweather vs. Ortiz  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Jason Kim: Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda – Floyd Mayweather Jr. was really dropping hints about Manny Pacquiao on the subject of performance enhancing drugs at Wednesdays press conference to market his fight with Victor Ortiz on September 17th. Read the rest of this entry »



Vitali: You have to be born as a heavyweight; you can’t eat your way there like Adamek

Klitschko Adamek Klitschko vs. Adamek  vitali klitschko tomasz adamek By Dan Ambrose: Photo Credit: Mike Gladysz – Tomasz Adamek has eaten his way up to the heavyweight division, and been helped to get a title shot against WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko by being matched against pretty much weak C level heavyweights. On Saturday, Adamek fights Vitali in Poland in a fight that Adamek really stands no chance at winning. Read the rest of this entry »



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