Dirrell to show his stuff against Cunningham on 12/30; Taylor battles Nicklow in comeback bout

Taylor Nicklow Taylor vs. Nicklow Dirrell Cunningham Dirrell vs. Cunningham  jermain taylor andre dirrell By Scott Gilfoid: In what may be one of the best Showtime televised cards in years, Andre Dirrell (19-1, 13 KO’s) will be making a comeback after a year out of the ring to face the hard hitting Darryl Cunningham ( 24-2, 10 KO’s) on December 30th in a scheduled 10 round at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: I had to push down on Peterson’s head to keep from getting headbutted

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: If you watched the fight last Saturday night you’ll have noticed that Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) spent the better part of the fight grabbing Lamont Peterson by the back of his neck and pulling his head forward in what appeared to be a method of shutting down Peterson’s offense. Read the rest of this entry »



Prediction: Ward to beat Froch without losing a round

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward Photo Credit: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Scott Gilfoid: Carl Froch limps into the Super Six finals licking his wounds from tough fights against Andre Dirrell, Mikkel Kessler, Glen Johnson and Arthur Abraham in the Super Six tournament. And before the tourney, Froch was within seconds of losing to Jermain Taylor when Froch was able to score a 12th round knockout win. Read the rest of this entry »



Erik Morales vs. Danny Garcia: Why not?

Garcia Morales  erik morales danny garcia By Gerardo Granados: It is official, it has been announced that the veteran lion king Erik Morales will defend his WBC light welterweight belt against the young lion but inexperienced Danny Garcia next January 28 at the Reliant Arena, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. Read the rest of this entry »



Maidana vs. Alexander on 2/25: Marcos making a big mistake by fighting in Saint Louis

Alexander Maidana  marcos rene maidana devon alexander By Eric Thomas: The last two fighters that have chosen to fight Devon Alexander (22-1, 13 KO’s) in his native Saint Louis, Missouri has lived to regret, with both Lucas Matthysse and Andriy Kotelnik losing by controversial 12 round decisions. Read the rest of this entry »



Golden Boy offers Lamont Peterson $1 million for Khan rematch

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Allen Fox: Golden Boy Promotions has reportedly offered IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) $1 million to fight their fighter Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) next on May 19th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, according to RingTV. Richard Schaefer, the CEO of Golden Boy, says the fight could also take place in another venue. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: There’s nothing in the rule book about warnings or points being deducted for pushing

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Amir Khan still sounds as if he hasn’t yet come to terms with the fact that he lost to Lamont Peterson, and is still grasping at straws to try and comprehend how he lost his two titles. Khan’s management at Golden Boy Promotions has already appealed the decision to the IBF, WBA and Washington State Athletic Commission to try and have Khan reinstated as the champion by having the results reversed. Read the rest of this entry »



Klitschko says Chisora will be a tough fight

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By John F. McKenna (McJack): WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) who faces Britain’s Derek Chisora (15-2, 10 KO’s) on February 18, 2012, says that Chisora may be the toughest fight of his career. He followed up those comments by saying that he rates Chisora’s chances of beating him at “50/50”. Read the rest of this entry »



Juan Manuel Marquez against the odds

 juan manuel marquez By Julian Valenzuela: How is it that a boxer can have the career, be in the type of fights that Juan Manuel Marquez has had and yet never really get the respect he deserves? He has fought the best, he has beat the best, and yet in every major fight he is considered an underdog. Read the rest of this entry »



WBC rules Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. must face Sergio Martinez next

Chavez Martinez Chavez vs. Martinez  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: At the WBC’s 49th annual convention the WBC determined that World Boxing Council middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) must face former WBC middleweight champ Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s) unless Chavez Jr. and Martinez can agree to fight other opponents rather than each other. Read the rest of this entry »



Steve Smoger to ref Froch-Ward fight this Saturday

Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward Photo: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Scott Gilfoid: Referee Steve Smoger will be working this Saturday’s fight between Andre Ward and Carl Froch at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Smoger is known for his hands off approach to working fights and rarely does he step in to penalize or halt fights until it’s clear that a fighter is in need of protection. I don’t know that this is necessarily a good thing for Ward. Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook needs to impress against Galarza on Saturday

Brook Galarza Brook vs. Galarza  kell brook By Sean McDaniel: Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook (25-0, 17 KO’s) faces Luis Galarza (17-2, 13 KO’s) in what Brook and his promoter hopes to be an easy fight on the undercard of the Andre Ward vs. Carl Froch Super Six tournament bout at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »



Froch has no inside game; Ward will dominate on Saturday

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: You can pretty much put WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch into the same bed as Amir Khan in terms of a complete lack of an inside game. Froch is about as weak a fighter as I can think of in the super middleweight division when it comes to trying to find his way around on the inside. He’s all elbows, and doesn’t have a clue how to move, block shots or throw them. Read the rest of this entry »



Bute, Dirrell, Abraham and Johnson pick Ward to beat Froch; only Kessler picks Froch

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  carl froch andre ward Photo: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Scott Gilfoid: Well, it looks as if it’s academic at this point; Carl Froch is going to lose to Andre Ward on Saturday night in the Super Six tournament in the United States. The top super middleweights in the division – Arthur Abraham, Andre Dirrell, Glen Johnson and Lucian Bute are all picking Ward to beat Froch by decision. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan’s manager: There are no rules saying that a push is a point deduction

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Allen Fox: Amir Khan is hoping to get a ruling from the IBF, WBA and Washington State Athletic Commission about his appeal to have his 12 round decision loss overturned and switched to a victory for him over challenger Lamont Peterson. Read the rest of this entry »



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