By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder (25-0, 25 KO’s) is in the enviable position of fighting on Showtime television in what likely be a huge American audience on December 15th in this step up fight for the young 27-year-old Wilder against Kelvin Price (13-0, 6 KO’s) at the Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA. This is the perfect opportunity for the 6’7″ Wilder to display his talent for the boxing world because the fight card will get so much attention. Read the rest of this entry »
by Miguel Antonio “Miggs” Barragan: I hate to say it, but here we go again. On February 7th, 2013, fans will be “treated” to a championship match brought to us by Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, when undefeated WBA Super/WBC/Ring Magazine Super Lightweight champion Danny “Swift” Garcia returns to the ring to face former undisputed Welterweight champion Zab “Super” Judah.
Now, as much as it irks me to no end to see Zab receive yet another undeserved title shot, truth be told, that’s like the 5th thing wrong with this equation. Although I won’t go into a melatonin evoking tirade about them, I will however beg the question, why Judah? Why not Brandon Rios or Josesito Lopez? Or, here’s an idea. How about WBC mandatory challenger Lucas Matthysse? Read the rest of this entry »
By Scott Gilfoid: EBU super middleweight champion James DeGale (13-1, 9 KO’s) will be holding onto his Euro strap for a little while longer as he defends the belt against #7 WBC Mouhamed Ali Ndiaye (22-1, 13 KO’s) January 26th, according to Boxrec.com.
DeGale, 26, will be facing the 33-year-old Ndiaye at the Glow, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, United Kingdom. Depending on how well things go for DeGale he could be facing an even tougher struggle than in his last bout when he went life and death with Hadillah Mohoumadi last October in earning 12 round decision that was ultimately a lot closer fight than the judges scored it. Read the rest of this entry »
By Chris Williams: Little by little, Manny Pacquiao is slowly revealing what his game plan will be for his December 8th fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, and the more we learn of the plan the more it becomes obvious that this is the same old stale game plan that has failed Pacquiao on three previous occasions against Marquez. Pacquiao is basically doing to TRY to throw a lot of punches and use the same in and out movement that he used – without success – against Marquez in the past.
Speaking with the Manila Bulletin at mb.com.ph, Pacquiao said “The important thing for me is to keep busy throwing lots of punches.” Read the rest of this entry »
By Scott Gilfoid: Percy Custus, the trainer for American power puncher Yusaf Mack (31-4-2, 17 KO’s), says they’re ready to defeat IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (29-2, 21 KO’s) after having studied his style and they know what to do to beat him this Saturday night at the Capital FM Arena, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.
Custus told Sky Sports News “He’s [Froch] only a human being…We made a couple of adjustments for Carl Froch because we know a couple of things he’s going to do.” Read the rest of this entry »
By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) isn’t too impressed with what he’s seen of 29-year-old WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KO’s) in the speed and power departments and he figures to have a considerable advantage over him when they meet this month on November 24th at the Citizens Business Bank Arena, in Ontario, California, USA.
Berto told the Boxing Channel “He’s [Guerrero] pretty mechanical. He does everything by a textbook. Not too much speed, not too much power. My advantage is speed and power.” Read the rest of this entry »
By Chris Williams: Golden Boy Promotions and WBC super bantamweight champion Abner Mares (25-0-1, 13 KO’s) are going to have to put a sock in it for a little while because Top Rank promoter Bob Arum already has a nice little in house Top Rank fight he wants to set up for his fighter WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19 KO’s) after he destroys little Jorge Arce (61-6-2, 46 KO’s) next month on December 15th.
After Donaire obliterates the fading Arce, Arum wants to match Donaire up against another one of his Top Rank stable fighters in WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux next year. Read the rest of this entry »
By Chris Williams: Undefeated Adrien Broner (24-0, 20 KO’s) sees himself as becoming the biggest pay per view and gate attraction in boxing after the aging #1 and #2 money fighters in boxing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao depart from the sport in the near future. Broner, only 23, is already bringing in huge ratings on HBO and building tons of fans with his Mayweather-like fighting style and his impressive wins.
Broner faces WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco (28-2-1, 21 KO’s) in a fight on Saturday that’s more of a formality for Broner than actual fight. It’s seen by many boxing experts as an unofficial handing off of the WBC 135 pound title from DeMarco to Broner in a fight that will be televised by HBO at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. Read the rest of this entry »
Fury said on his twitter “I don’t give a toss about you idiots. When I’m world champ your all gonna be laughed at. Jealous mugs. My fans I love. The p**** can f/off.” Read the rest of this entry »
By Chris Williams: Roger Mayweather says his nephew Floyd Mayweather Jr. met with Top Rank promoter Bob Arum over a month ago to discuss putting a fight together between him and Arum’s money fighter Manny Pacquiao and Roger sees the fight happening in the near future, as well as a fight between Mayweather and WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.
Speaking with Jenna Jay in On the Ropes Boxing Radio at Doghouseboxing.com, Roger Mayweather said “My nephew [Floyd Jr] ain’t scared of no Pacquiao.” Read the rest of this entry »