title Schaefer: Victor Ortiz is one of the most exciting fighters in boxing

victor ortiz  photo(Victor Ortiz seen here moments after landing a picture perfect rabbit punch to the back of Josesito Lopez’s head for which Ortiz received no point deduction) By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer doesn’t like the fact that his fighter former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz is taking criticism from boxing fans and writers alike for quitting at the end of the 9th round last Saturday night in Ortiz’s 9th round stoppage loss to Josesito Lopez. Read the rest of this entry »

title Schaefer rules out Austin Trout for Canelo on 8/15

saul alvarez austin trout  photoBy Dan Ambrose: According to Dan Rafael, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer doesn’t plan on matching his star WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout on September 15th. Read the rest of this entry »

title Randall Bailey to defend IBF title against Devon Alexander on September 8th

randall bailey devon alexander  photoBy Allan Fox: According to an e-mail sent from Devon Alexander’s trainer Kevin Cunningham, Alexander will be challenging IBF welterweight champion Randall Bailey on September 8th. The venue still hasn’t been ironed out, but one can imagine that it will take place in Alexander’s home city of Saint Louis, Missouri due to the huge crowds that Alexander is able to attract there. Read the rest of this entry »

title The Time Is Now For Malignaggi

paulie malignaggi  photoBy Mark Uliano: Today on Twitter, WBA Welterweight champion Paulie ‘Magic Man’ Malignaggi went off on the newly crowned WBO titleholder, Timothy Bradley, for a chance at fighting Bradley in the near future. With the majority of the top Welterweight contenders busy in the coming months, a Bradley-Malignaggi unification clash would seem like the smart thing to do. Read the rest of this entry »

title Victor Ortiz needs a better trainer

victor ortiz  photoBy Hector Gonzalez: I was at the fight this weekend and had the privilege to watch the Victor Ortiz vs. Josesito Lopez live at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. What a showdown! Ortiz is receiving a lot of criticism for stopping the fight after getting a broken jaw during the 9th round. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan: I’m sure Mayweather is talking about fighting me

floyd mayweather jr amir khan  photoBy William Mackay: Despite the fact that Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) is coming off a defeat last December in a fight where he seemed to crumble mentally from the pressure that was put on him by Lamont Peterson, Khan thinks that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is interested in fighting him for some reason. Read the rest of this entry »

title How does Vitali rate against the all time greats?

vitali klitschko  photoBy John F. McKenna (McJack): It is always difficult when you attempt to make comparisons of fighters from different generations. For heavens sake it is hard enough to get trained boxing judges to get it right when watching a fight that is right in front of them. Read the rest of this entry »

title Who is the best of British?

nigel benn lennox lewis  photoBy Mark Havey: There is always talk of who is the best pound for pound. Most fans and experts concede that it is either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr. When looking at the past most say Muhammad Ali or Sugar Ray Robinson. But I would like to know who everyone thinks is the best P4P out of the British boxers from the past? Read the rest of this entry »

title Erislandy Lara likely to be ignored by Saul Alvarez for a long time to come

saul alvarez erislandy lara  photoBy Dan Ambrose: Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara (16-1, 11 KO’s) no doubt would love the opportunity to face WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (40-0, 29 KO’s) on September 15th in a Showtime televised pay-per-view bout. Read the rest of this entry »

title Josesito Lopez will have problems against guys like Matthysse and Maidana when he moves back down in weight

marcos rene maidana lucas matthysse  photoBy Allan Fox: If Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KO’s) is wise, he’ll try hard to get a rematch against Victor Ortiz so that he can get the best payday possible while at the same time facing a guy that you could self implode if he suffers another injury or starts taking punishment. Ortiz is the best option for Lopez, because he’s a vulnerable fighter in a war-like bout that Lopez tends to favor. Read the rest of this entry »

title Victor Ortiz’s jaw surgery a success; his mouth has been wired shut

victor ortiz  photoBy Eric Thomas: Victor Ortiz’s two hour surgery on his broken jaw is complete, and his mouth has been wired shut temporarily for healing to begin. Ortiz had surgery performed on Sunday night at the Sinai Medical Center in Los Angles to repair Ortiz’s broken jaw he suffered in his 9th round TKO loss to Josesito Lopez last Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Read the rest of this entry »

title How much of a role will preparation play in Khan V Garcia?

danny garcia amir khan  photoBy Adam Hill: In just under three weeks Las Vegas will welcome (dethroned) Amir ‘King’ Khan- former IBF and WBA titlist- as he attempts to claim Danny Garcia’s WBC light-welterweight crown. Read the rest of this entry »

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