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title Selcuk Aydin says he’ll make a name for himself by beating Robert Guerrero on Saturday

(Photo: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: 28-year-old unbeaten welterweight contender Selcuk Aydin (23-0, 17 KO’s) doesn’t see himself as an underdog going into this Saturday night’s fight against Robert Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KO’s) at the HP Pavilion, in San Jose, California. Aydin sees this fight as putting him on the boxing map after he shocks fans and writers alike by pulling off an upset by beating the 29-year-old Guerrero. Read the rest of this entry »

title David Price won’t get anything out of the Audley Harrison fight

By Scott Gilfoid: I don’t know what it is about fighters nowadays. Instead of wanting to learn their craft by facing the best opposition fight after fight, you get guys taking the easy path against old journeyman that can no longer fight and 2nd and 3rd tier never was, never will be opposition. Read the rest of this entry »

title Miguel Cotto to fight on December 1st at Madison Square Garden

By William Mackay: Golden Boy Promotions has set aside Madison Square Garden for December 1st for Miguel Cotto’s next fight, according to RingTV. There still isn’t an opponent picked out for the bout but you have to imagine that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a possibility for Cotto. Mayweather defeated Cotto by a 12 round unanimous decision last May in a close fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Danny Garcia vs. Erik Morales II on 10/20; Quillin and Malignaggi also on the card

By William Mackay: WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia (24-0, 15 KO’s) won’t be facing Amir Khan next. Instead, the 24-year-old Garcia will be fighting a rematch against the soon to be 36-year-old Erik Morales (52-8, 36 KO’s) on October 20th at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. Also on the card will be WBA World welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi against an opponent still to be named, and unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin vs. TBA. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan to return to the ring on December 15th against an opponent still to be determined

By William Mackay: According to RingTV, former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) will be returning to the ring on December 15th against an opponent to be named later. Khan has already mentioned that he wants a rematch against WBA/WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia, who starched him in the 4th round on July 14th. Read the rest of this entry »

title Wladimir: The chances are there for a Haye-Klitschko fight

By Sean McDaniel: IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko thinks it’s possible that he or his brother WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko could wind up facing former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye in the near future if things work out with negotiations as well as Vitali winning his next fight against Manuel Charr in September. Read the rest of this entry »

title Broner, Seth Mitchell and Keith Thurman back in action on 10/6

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions is looking to put together a triple-header on October 6th in Atlantic City with unbeaten lightweight Adrien Broner (24-0, 20 KO’s), welterweight prospect Keith Thurman (18-0, 17 KO’s) and heavyweight contender Seth Mitchell (25-0, 19 KO’s) in separate bouts against opponents still to be determined according to RingTV. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pascal injures hand, August 11th fight against Cloud postponed

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBC light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal suffered an injury to his right hand and won’t be able to make his August 11th fight against IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud. The fight will now be postponed until a later date. Read the rest of this entry »

title Chisora to fight again in two months, wants Haye rematch in the future

by Sean McDaniel: Derek Chisora wants to get back in the ring in the next couple of months against an opponent “Everyone wants to see,” Chisora said to Ifilmlondon. Read the rest of this entry »

title Only 3,147 tickets sold for Khan-Garcia fight

By William Mackay: The Amir Khan vs. Danny Garcia fight was a dismal failure in the box office, according to Dan Rafael. Only 3,147 tickets were sold in grand total, and 3,364 tickets were given away by the Mandalay Bay Resorts & Casino where the fight took place. In other words, more than half of the people who showed up to watch the fight were fans who had tickets given to them. Read the rest of this entry »

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