Froch targeting Bute if he can get by Ward in Super Six

Froch Ward Froch vs. Ward  lucian bute carl froch andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: Photo: Casino/Showtime – WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch (28-1, 20 KO’s) is making a cardinal sin in looking past his next opponent WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward (24-0, 13 KO’s), who Froch faces on October 29th in the Super Six finals, to a fight that Froch wants after the tourney ends against IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 23 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »

Mayweather – Ortiz to appear on HBO’s 24/7

Mayweather vs. Ortiz  victor ortiz floyd mayweather jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): It was reported in USA Today that Floyd Mayweather Jr (41-0, 25 KO’s) and World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-2-2, 22 KO’s) will be spotlighted on HBO’s 24/7 series to help promote their upcoming fight at the MGM Grand on September 17. Read the rest of this entry »

Barker-Martinez: Darren takes a huge step up in class on October 1st

Barker vs. Martinez  sergio martinez darren barker By Scott Gilfoid: After toiling away in near obscurity for the past seven years the 29-year-old Darren Barker 23-0, 14 KO’s) has been picked out by the best fighter in the middleweight division, Sergio Martinez (47-2-2, 26 KO’s), to fight on October 1st. It’s going to be bad for Darren. Read the rest of this entry »

What next for John Murray?

British Boxing  john murray By Scott Gilfoid: It’s been a little over a month since lightweight John Murray (31-1, 18 KO’s) was humiliated and badly exposed in an 8th round knockout loss to Kevin Mitchell on July 16th at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Murray, 26, still doesn’t have any fights planned and it makes you wonder how he’s going to respond to this loss. Read the rest of this entry »

Alvarez-Gomez: How many times will Saul knock Alfonso down before the bout is stopped?

Alvarez vs. Gomez  saul alvarez alfonso gomez By Dan Ambrose: I’ve seen WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (37-0-1, 27 KO’s) dominate his last two hapless opponents Matthew Hatton and Ryan Rhodes, making them look really bad in the process of giving them long and methodical beatings. Read the rest of this entry »

Berto in a must win fight against Zaveck

Berto Zaveck Berto vs. Zaveck  jan zaveck andre berto By Jason Kim: Former WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (27-1, 21 KO’s) may not want to acknowledge it but he has to beat International Boxing Federation (IBF) welterweight champion Jan Zaveck (31-1, 18 KO’s) in their fight on September 3rd at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi. Read the rest of this entry »

Eddie Chambers vs. Tony Thompson possible for Showtime on October 28th

Chambers Thompson  tony thompson eddie chambers By Dan Ambrose: Heavyweights Eddie Chambers (36-2, 18 KO’s) and Tony Thompson (36-2, 24 KO’s) could see their October 28th fight televised on Showtime. Chambers-Thompson will be fighting in an IBF heavyweight title eliminator bout at the Bally’s Event Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Read the rest of this entry »

Flashback: Sam Langford profiled

 boxing By John F. McKenna (McJack): Sam Langford was unquestionably one of the greatest fighters who ever lived. Sam was quite possible the best Pound for Pound fighter in the era he fought in, fifty years before that term was used. Read the rest of this entry »

Prescott: Khan is a fraud and a punk

Prescott vs. McCloskey Presccott McCloskey  paul mccloskey breidis prescott amir khan By William Mackay: Colombian knockout artist Breidis Prescott (24-2, 19 KO’s) had some choice words to say about WBA Super World light welterweight champion Amir Khan, who Prescott destroyed in one round three years ago. Prescott has zero respect for Khan because he never attempted to avenge his knockout loss. Prescott sees Khan as a fake, a fighter that isn’t the genuine article. Read the rest of this entry »

Chavez-Hearns fight called off, Dibella angry with Chavez Jr.

By Eric Thomas: The previously scheduled September 17th bout between WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Ronald Hearns has been cancelled due to Chavez Jr injuring his hand on a ceiling fan. Read the rest of this entry »

Marco Antonio Rubio vs. Mohammed Akrong on September 3

Rubio Akrong  marco antonio rubio By Allen Fox: No.1 ranked WBC middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio (51-5-1, 44 KO’s) has a stay busy fight against Ghanian Mohammed Akrong (13-3, 10 KO’s) in a 12 round bout for the interim World Boxing Council Latino middleweight title on September 3rd at the Centro de Convenciones, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Fury not interested in fighting Audley Harrison

British Boxing  tyson fury audley harrison By Sean McDaniel: British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and his promoter Mick Hennessy have rejected a fight against former Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Audley Harrison for September 17th, saying this to ESPN: “I’ve just brought Channel 5 into boxing — I don’t want to chase them away!” Read the rest of this entry »

Chavez Jr. injures hand, bout with Hearns may be off – News

Chavez Hearns Chavez vs. Hearns  ronald hearns julio cesar chavez jr By Eric Thomas: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (43-0-1, 30 KO’s) has reportedly injured one of his hands and the injury is bad enough to where he may be forced to pull out of his scheduled September 17th fight against fringe contender Ronald Hearns (26-2, 20 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »

Rumor mill: 48-year-old Evander Holyfield promised the winner of Chagaev-Povetkin

Chagaev vs. Povetkin  ruslan chagaev alexander povetkin By Jason Kim: According to German news, 48-year-old Evander Holyfield (44-1-=2, 29 KO’s) has meet with German promoter Kalle Sauerland and spoke to him about getting a crack at the winner of this Saturday’s fight between Alexander Povetkin (21-0, 15 KO’s) and Ruslan Chagaev (27-1-1, 17 KO’s) for the vacant World Boxing Association heavyweight title at Messehalle, Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Groves: DeGale needs to go his own way, I’ll try not to gloat [about beating him]

British Boxing  james degale george groves By Scott Gilfoid: British and Commonwealth super middleweight champion George Groves may have signed with Frank Warren, the same promoter for former British super middleweight champion James DeGale, but Groves doesn’t appear to be anymore interested in facing DeGale again than he was before signing with Warren. Read the rest of this entry »

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