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title Hatton Says He Was Over-Trained for Pacquiao Bout, and Rules out a Fight with Khan for the Time Being

By Jim Dower: Former light welterweight/Welterweight champion Ricky Hatton says that he was over-trained for his fight with Manny Pacquiao and that he peeked too soon, according to his comments in the Sportinglife. Hatton, 30, feels that he “left too much in the gym” while training for his fight with Pacquiao by over doing it at too early in the training camp. Read the rest of this entry »

title Foreman III vs. Burrage This Friday

By Jason Kim: Undefeated George Foreman III (1-0, 1 KO’s) will be making his second fight of his career on Friday night against winless George Burrage (0-5) in a scheduled four round bout at the Pan American Center, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Foreman III, the son of former boxing great George Foreman, will be looking to improve upon his past fight last month, a 1st round knockout over Clyde Weaver. Read the rest of this entry »

title Roach Discusses the Keys to Beating Mayweather: Break down his body

By Eric Thomas: The ole Nostradamus Freddie Roach has come up with the perfect plan on how to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., namely by attacking Mayweather’s body and breaking him down, Roach says in an article by writer David Tyler at Doghouse Boxing. Roach, the famous trainer for pound for pound boxer Manny Pacquiao, is looking forward to a future fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao and is already calculating a way for Pacquiao to beat the undefeated Mayweather. Read the rest of this entry »

title Upcoming Super Fight Between Pacquiao and Cotto

cotto6847983By Richard Bailey: To start with WOW! This is a fight fans fight. A fight the fans want to see, and now it’s happening. Bravo, Mr. Bob Arum, bravo indeed. Why is this fight a great match up? Simple! It’s the real POWER V PRECISION a title that should not have been given to the Ricky Hatton v Paulie, oh what’s his face. With respect to Ricky Hatton and Paulie, well Ricky really, their fight was exciting but only because we was all waiting for the knockout punch that we all thought was coming, but never did. Read the rest of this entry »

title Froch brags About His Punching Power: “I Punch Like a Mule”

By Scott Gilfoid: With few people giving World Boxing Council super middleweight champion Carl Froch (25-0, 20 KO’s) much chance of success in being able to win the Showtime Super Six tournament which begins in October, Froch took the opportunity to sing his own praises in an interview with Sky Sports earlier today, commenting “I punch like a mule.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Witter Predicts Knockout Victory Over Khan

By William Mackay: Junior Witter seems to be getting ahead of himself by looking for a unification fight against World Boxing Association light welterweight champion Amir Khan. Witter, 35, has a big fight this Saturday night against undefeated Devon Alexander (18-0, 11 KO’s) for the vacant WBO light welterweight in Rancho Mirage, California. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Needs to Fight Khan Before Amir Gets Destroyed Again

By David Lahr: Ricky Hatton continues to bide his time waiting for something or someone to get him off the couch and back into the boxing ring. Since being humbled in a 2nd round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao in May, Hatton has had problems making a decision about whether he wants to continue fighting. Recently, Hatton hinted that he’d like to possibly fight Juan Manuel Marquez if he can get by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in September. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxingnews24 Interviews Top Prospect Tony Jeffries

jeffries3434By Liam Santiago: Pride of Sunderland, Tony ‘Jaffa’ Jeffries (3-0, 3ko’s), is constantly proving himself to be one of Britain’s best boxing prospects around today. His July 10th stunning first round knock-out, over tough prospect Llya Shakuro (2-1, 1 KO’s) shown what type of fighter we have here. If you’ve never seen Jeffries, let me tell you, he can bang. However, he also has tremendous boxing ability which he proved by winning bronze at the Beijing Olympics. I interviewed Tony over the internet, below are the questions he answered. Read the rest of this entry »

title Lewis: “The Klitschko Brothers Should Fight” – News

By Scott Gilfoid: In an article in The Ring Magazine, former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis says he thinks the Klitschko brothers should fight. “I understand their mother doesn’t want to see them fight, but this isn’t tennis. They knew that when they got into boxing…In real life brothers fight all the time…Anyway you look at it, brothers get into it. Brothers fight. Why not get paid for it?” I’ve been saying the same thing for a long time. The Klitschko brothers need to stand up on their hind legs and make this fight happen. Read the rest of this entry »

title Who’s Currently the Most Overrated Boxer?

pacquiao3567By Stuart Gant: Critics and haters around the world often look at Joe Calzaghe’s record and instead of looking at the highlights in his career they always look at the fights that he missed.

As a fan I often support Joe against his critics and believe he was a great champion and a future hall of famer. I admit pulling out of fights against Glen Johnson and giving boxers like Peter Manfredo Jr title shots can easily be criticised but he still beat some big names including, Chris Eubank, Mikkel Kessler and Jeff Lacy and he also retired undefeated. Read the rest of this entry »

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