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title Pacquiao and Roach made a big mistake in fighting Bradley

By Chris Williams: Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao for some reason decided that it was a good idea for them to face unbeaten Timothy Bradley next on June 9th instead of one of the more typical opponents – coming off a loss, drained from a catchweight or completely shot – to fight in their HBO PPV mega fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya: This is the perfect time for Cotto to fight Mayweather

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya thinks that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is more vulnerable now to getting beaten than he ever has in the past as he heads into his mega fight against WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto next month. De La Hoya doesn’t say why he feels that way, only that he thinks that Cotto is getting Mayweather at the exact right time in his career. Read the rest of this entry »

title Tyson Fury now wants the Klitschko’s

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Just last fall 6’9” Tyson Fury (18-0, 13 KO’s) admitted that he was not yet ready to take on either one of the Klitschko’s and acknowledged that he needed more experience before fighting either of the dominant heavyweight champions. Now after defeating 42 year old Martin Rogan (17-3, 7 KO’s) to win the Irish heavyweight championship Fury believes, or says he believes, that he is ready to take on a Klitschko. Read the rest of this entry »

title Provodnikov to be used as Bradley clone for Pacquiao sparring

By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao will be using light welterweight contender Ruslan Provodnikov (21-1, 14 KO’s) as the Bradley-like clone to get the 33-year-old Pacquiao ready for his June 9th fight against unbeaten Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KO’s) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Dawson: I want to be the first to KO Hopkins

By Dan Ambrose: Chad Dawson (30-1, 17 KO’s) wants to be the first to knockout 47-year-old WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) when they meet up on April 28th in their rematch at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The two fought last October with Hopkins hitting the canvas and injuring his shoulder during a fall in the 2nd round. Read the rest of this entry »

title Groves’ injured nose expected to take 10 weeks to heal

By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten British super middleweight champion George Groves (14-0, 11 KO’s) still has hopes of facing WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz after Groves’ nose heals up in an estimated 10 weeks time, according to boxing news from Read the rest of this entry »

title Adrien Broner vs. Gary Sykes a possibility for 5/19 on Khan-Peterson undercard

By Scott Gilfoid: A mismatch between WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (23-0, 19 KO’s) and British 2nd tier fighter Gary Sykes (20-2, 5 KO’s) is being talked about for the May 19th undercard of the Amir Khan vs. Lamont Peterson 2 rematch at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cleverly pulls out of Krasniqi title defense because of illness

By Scott Gilfoid: There must have been a hex on WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly’s fight plans to take on the light hitting, little known #4 WBO contender Robin Krasniqi on April 28th, because the fight was plagued by problems from the very start. Cleverly has pulled out of the fight due to a lingering illness that has gotten in the way of his ability to train. Cleverly has some kind of virus. Read the rest of this entry »

title Fury: I should be ready for the Klitschkos soon

By William Mackay: Big 6’9″ former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (18-0, 13 KO’s) is ripping through the 2nd tier ranks, beating all the easy opposition while at the same time bragging that he’s almost ready to face the Klitschkos. When Fury had the chance to fight a good heavyweight in David Price, he ran in the other direction and even gave up his British and Commonwealth titles rather than take the Price bout. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao denies he is overconfident

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Filipino icon World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) is denying reports that he is overconfident ahead of another long tedious training camp in preparation for his upcoming fight with undefeated WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0-1 NC, 12 KO’s). Bradley will have the opportunity of a lifetime when he clashes with Pacquiao on June 9 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

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