title Dawson: Hopkins can’t beat a guy like me

chad dawson bernard hopkins  photoBy Dan Ambrose: Former two-time light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KO’s) will have a huge advantage in the youth department over the 46-year-old WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) on October 15th in their HBO pay per view bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Read the rest of this entry »

title Vitali back in training for Adamek fight

vitali klitschko tomasz adamek  photoBy Eric Thomas: World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KO’s) is back in training for his September 10th fight against former two division world champion Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KO’s) in Poland, according to boxing news from German newspapers. Read the rest of this entry »

title Fury vs. Pajkic a possibility

tyson fury  photoBy Sean McDaniel: British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (15-0, 10 KO’s) was hoping to fight 40-year-old Martin Rogan for the Irish heavyweight title for his next fight on September 17th. However, Fury, 23, and his promoter Mick Hennessy have been unable to negotiate a fight with Rogan. Read the rest of this entry »

title Humberto Soto vs. Jose Alfaro on September 3

humberto soto  photoBy Eric Thomas: In pursuit of bigger fights and bigger paydays, World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight champion Humberto Soto (56-7-2, 32 KO’s) is moving up in weight to the light welterweight division to take on fringe contender Jose Alfaro (25-7, 22 KO’s) in a 10 round scheduled bout on September 3rd at the Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

title Bute vs. one of the Dirrell brothers a possibility

lucian bute anthony dirrell andre dirrell  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) is considering a fight against one of the Dirrell brothers – either Andre or Anthony Dirrell, according to Ringtv. It’s still in the discussions stage and it’s unclear if Bute will face only one or both of the brothers. Read the rest of this entry »

title Alvarez vs. Gomez: Can Alfonso give Canelo problems?

saul alvarez alfonso gomez  photoBy Jason Kim: No.6 ranked WBC light middleweight contender Alfonso Gomez (23-4-2, 12 KO’s) says that he’s still improving as a fighter despite his advancing age. He’s currently 30-years-old, and hasn’t taken on a really tough opponent since being knocked out three years ago in the 5th round by Miguel Cotto in a fight for the WBA welterweight title in April 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

title Dawson-Hopkins: Chad can beat Bernard by throwing 40 punches per round

chad dawson bernard hopkins  photoBy Dan Ambrose: Of his last three opponents, WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) has been matched against the perfect guys for him to be able to beat. In facing Enrique Ornelas, Roy Jones Jr and Jean Pascal, the one constant among all three fighters is that they each had low workrates, and not just for their fights against Hopkins. Read the rest of this entry »

title Sergio Martinez: I’d fight Pacquiao or Mayweather at 154 lbs

sergio martinez manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr  photoBy Chris Williams: Sergio Martinez is willing to come down from 160 lbs to take on either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr at a catch weight of 154 lbs, which I feel is more than fair catch weight limit. Martinez has taken some grief from boxing fans for picking out the two biggest names in boxing – Mayweather and Pacquiao – instead of looking at bigger guys at 168 to fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan: Timothy Bradley will never get to fight Pacquiao or Mayweather, he can’t sell tickets

manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr amir khan  photoBy Sean McDaniel: Frustrated that he can’t get a fight against World Boxing Organization (WBO) light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11 KO’s), WBA Super World light welterweight champ Amir Khan (26-1, 18 KO’s) chose to vent his frustrations on his twitter account today, saying that Bradley has zero chance of getting fights against Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr in the future because he’s not able to sell tickets. Khan doesn’t see either of those big named fighters choosing to take on a guy like Bradley who hasn’t proven that he can put fans in seats. Read the rest of this entry »

title Odlanier Solis makes comeback against Varol Vekiloglu on October 14th

odlanier solis  photoBy Dan Ambrose: Former heavyweight title challenger Odlanier Solis (17-1, 12 KO’s) will be making his comeback from major knee surgery on October 14th against German Varol Vekiloglu (18-2-1, 10 KO’s) in a scheduled 12 round bout for the vacant International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental heavyweight title at a still to be determined venue in Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan: I’m the biggest draw to fight Mayweather other than Pacquiao

boxing  photoBy William Mackay: Amir Khan takes exception to what Floyd Mayweather Jr had to say about him yesterday in an interview where Mayweather pointed out that Khan didn’t draw many boxing fans for his recent fight against Zab Judah. Read the rest of this entry »

title Guerrero: Maidana would have knocked Khan out if not for the referee

robert guerrero marcos rene maidana amir khan  photoBy William Mackay: Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KO’s) feels that WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan would have been knocked out in his fight against Marcos Maidana (30-2, 27 KO’s) last December had the referee working the fight Joe Cortez not broken up the action on many of the occasions where Maidana was pounding on Khan in close. Read the rest of this entry »

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