Khan says no one wants to fight him: Why doesn’t he fight Berto?

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan has been bellyaching long and hard recently about supposedly no one wanting to fight him in December when he plans on fighting next. Read the rest of this entry »



Klitschko – Adamek will be spectacular event

By John F. McKenna (McJack): The fight between World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KO’s) and former light heavyweight and cruiserweight champion Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KO’s) is less than a week away and Main Events CEO Kathy Duva cannot contain her enthusiasm. Read the rest of this entry »



Cotto’s revenge!! Will the Puerto Rican blow away the Tijuana Tornado this time around?

By Daniel Burns: It’s a question that still gets asked even today. Did Antonio Margarito (38-7, 27 KO’s) use illegal hand wraps in his first fight against Miguel Cotto (36-2, 29 KO’s)? Read the rest of this entry »



Marquez to receive $5 million; Pacquiao $20 million for November fight

By Chris Williams: 38-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez will be receiving the biggest payday of his career by far in his November 12th fight against Manny Pacquiao. Marquez will reportedly receive a guaranteed $5 million for the fight, while Pacquiao brings in $20 million. Read the rest of this entry »



Adamek one week away from Vitali money fight

By Dan Ambrose: Tomasz Adamek’s moment of truth with WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is only one week away now. Read the rest of this entry »



Russell Jr. looks fast in beating Miranda, but lacks power

By Dan Ambrose: Undefeated featherweight contender Gary Russell Jr. (18-0, 10 Ko’s) easily beat Leonilo Miranda by a one-sided eight round unanimous decision last Saturday night on the undercard of the Andre Berto vs. Jan Zaveck fight at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: I’ve cleaned up at 140; I want Mayweather now

British Boxing  floyd mayweather jr amir khan By William Mackay: Despite the fact that WBA Super World light welterweight champion Amir Khan still hasn’t avenged his defeat to light welterweight knockout artist Breidis Prescott, or fought Lucas Matthysse yet, Khan says he’s cleaned up the light welterweight division and is now ready to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his big payday next year. Read the rest of this entry »



Berto incredibly lucky the Zaveck fight was stopped

By Dan Ambrose: Andre Berto (28-1, 21 KO’s) needs to thank his lucky stars that the fight last night against IBF welterweight champion Jan Zaveck (31-2, 18 KO’s) was stopped because of cuts, because Zaveck was pounding an exhausted Berto and was looking like he was en route to a stoppage win. Read the rest of this entry »



McCloskey: I will beat the guy [Prescott] that beat Khan

McCloskey Prescott McCloskey vs. Prescott  paul mccloskey breidis prescott amir khan By Scott Gilfoid: Ireland’s Paul McCloskey (22-1, 12 KO’s) has a near hopeless dream of getting back in there with WBA Super World light welterweight champion Amir Khan for a second chance against him by beating Breidis Prescott (24-2, 19 KO’s) this coming Saturday on September 10th, at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. I see a lot of pain for McCloskey on Saturday, with him lying on the canvas wondering what hit him. Read the rest of this entry »



Rubio stops Akrong

By Eric Thomas: Number #1 ranked WBC middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio (52-5-1, 45 KO’s) made easy work of little known Mohammed Akrong (13-4, 10 KO’s) on Saturday night, stopping him in the 5th round at the Centreo De Convenciones, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »



Humberto Soto destroys Jose Alfaro, but doesn’t look powerful

By Eric Thomas: Making his first fight at light welterweight, former WBC lightweight champion Humberto Soto (56-7-2, 33 KO’s) destroyed lightweight Jose Alfaro (25-8, 22 KO’s) by a 2nd round TKO after Alfaro turned his back and quit on Saturday night at the Estadio Centenario in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »



Berto wants Ortiz rematch, will have to settle for Randall Bailey

By Jason Kim: Former WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) bounced back from his defeat to Victor Ortiz from his last fight in April to come back last night and defeat the IBF welterweight champion Jan Zaveck (31-2, 18 KO’s) on a cuts stoppage after the 5th round at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Read the rest of this entry »



Berto defeats Zaveck, picks up paper title

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 21 KO’s) captured the IBF welterweight title on Saturday night in beating champion Jan Zaveck (31-2, 18 Ko’s) by a 5th round TKO at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Read the rest of this entry »



Berto-Zaveck early results

Undercard action from Biloxi, Mississippi:

Randall Bailey UD 10 Yoryi Estrella
Luis Del Valle TKO 3 Anthony Napunyi
Ivan Redkach TKO 3 Vernon Alston
Gary Russell Jr UD 8 Leonilo Miranda Thomas Oosthuizen UD 12 Aaron Pryor Jr



Arum: Pacquiao – Marquez Trilogy will be a classic

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Top Rank CEO Bob Arum in a press conference today at the Manila Hotel said that the upcoming fight between World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) and WBO/WBA lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KO’s) will be a classic fight. Read the rest of this entry »



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