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title Pacquiao – “I’m Ready To Fight Him [Hatton]”

By Jason Kim: Light welterweight Ricky Hatton (45-1, 32 KOs) may not have long to wait for another big money fight no matter how things work out between Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao on their December 6th fight. Initially it was De La Hoya who was the main one eager to fight Hatton next, but now Pacquiao has come out saying “I’m Ready To Fight Him [Hatton].” Read the rest of this entry »

title Kentikian-Toktaulova on December 5th – Boxing News

By Erik Schmidt: In a stay busy fight WBA/WIBF flyweight champion Susi Kentikian (22-0, 16 KOs) will defend her titles in a 10-round bout against Russian Anastasia Toktaulova (13-9, 2 KOs) on December 5th at the Sporthalle Brandberge, Halle an der Saale, in Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. Kentikian, only 22, has breezed through seven title defenses of her WBA belt since winning it against Carolina Alvarez in a 9th round stoppage in February 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

title Froch-Pascal For Vacant WBC Title on December 6th

By Nate Anderson: Super middleweight Jean Pascal (21-0, 14 KOs) will be making his toughest fight of his career on December 6th in a fight against unbeaten Carl Froch (23-0, 19 KOs) in a 12-round bout for the vacant World Boxing Council super middleweight title at the Trent FM Arena, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Read the rest of this entry »

title Arreola-Walker and Williams-Phillips on Saturday

By Tim Williams: This Saturday an exciting heavyweight showdown will take place between two of the most powerful heavyweights in the U.S when Chris Arreola (25-0, 22 KOs) takes on Travis Walker (28-1-1, 22 KOs) in a 12-round International Boxing Federation (IBF) title eliminator bout at the Citizens Business Bank Arena, in Ontario, California. Read the rest of this entry »

title Arreola, Walker, Maccarinelli, Banks, Phillips & Williams – Boxing News

On Saturday, November 29, undefeated Cristobal “The Nightmare” Arreola will defend his WBC Continental Americas title against Travis “Freight Train” Walker on the first-ever professional boxing card to be held at the new state-of-the-art Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. The bout is scheduled to air on HBO’s “Boxing After Dark” preceding the main event, 2-time WBO Welterweight Champion Paul “The Punisher” Williams vs. 3-time World Champion Verno Phillips. Read the rest of this entry »

title Haye: Will His Boxing Career Survive The Klitschko Brothers?

By Michael Lieberman: After months of searching for a big-named opponent, much hyped British heavyweight David Haye (22-1, 21 KOs) settled for nearly 40-year-old journeyman Monte Barrett as his opponent for his November 15th showcase fight, knocking him down early and often, eventually stopping him in the 5th round. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cotto To Try and Rebuild His Career Against Jennings in February

By Chris Williams: Although former World Boxing Association welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (32-1, 26 KOs) might much prefer to go right into a title fight against WBO champion Paul Williams, unfortunately Cotto will have to take a brief detour along the way with a WBO title eliminator match against #2 ranked Michael Jennings (34-1, 16 KOs) on February 14th in New York. Jennings, 31, from Britain, has fought the entirety of his career in the UK against mostly obscure, lowly ranked fighters. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Doesn’t Rate a Fight With De La Hoya

By Scott Gilfoid: I don’t know about you, but after watching Ricky Hatton’s poor performance against Paulie Malignaggi last Saturday night, I for one, don’t want to see Hatton getting in the ring against Oscar De La Hoya anytime soon. It’s not that it wouldn’t be interesting, because it would have a certain circus-like appeal to such a fight, but as for it being a competitive fight that would have lasting value, the fight would probably fall far short of attaining that goal. Read the rest of this entry »

title Will Calzaghe Fight Another Old Timer?

By Michael Lieberman: With two victories in a row over the old timers of the middleweight division, Joe Calzaghe (46-0, 32 KOs) is debating whether to continue on with his boxing career or not. Whether he does or doesn’t, I sure hope he chooses someone below 39 for his next fight because it’s hardly interesting to see him fight another fighter on or near his 4th decade on this planet. Read the rest of this entry »

title Forget About a Lewis Comeback

By Jim Dower: If it isn’t already obvious by now to all boxing fans, let me be the one to tell you, Lennox Lewis won’t be making a comeback to the sport now or probably ever and the fans that are hoping for him to come back really need to give it a much needed rest. For some reason, the topic of Lewis making a comeback pops up every few months, if nothing else because of the dull state of the heavyweight division. Read the rest of this entry »

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