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title Daniel Jacobs vs George Walton Pre-Fight Analysis

jacobs6678902By Brian Kenneth Blackwell: The Middleweight match-up between undefeated Daniel Jacobs 16-0(14 KO) and George Walton 20-3(12 KO), will be aired on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights, live from Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Arizona. Both fighters will be making the cross-country trip from their home state of New York to gain national attention on the up-and-coming Friday Night Fights. Read the rest of this entry »

title Is Haye Lost Without the Klitschko Brothers?

haye563445By Chris Williams: It seems as if British heavyweight David Haye (22-1, 21 KO’s) may have lost his golden goose when he backed out of a June 20th fight with IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko because of back spasms. A chain set of reactions have since occurred with Klitschko first replacing Haye as an opponent with Ruslan Chagaev, then telling Haye to “get in line” behind the other top contenders vying for a bout with Wladimir and then finally the collapse of Setanta Sports, who were going to be paying Haye for a fight with Klitschko. Read the rest of this entry »

title News – De La Hoya Plans on Staying Retired; Green gunning for Froch

By Jason Kim: Oscar De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KO’s) says he doesn’t plan on coming out of retirement, and that he will be moving from Puerto Rico to Los Angeles to be closer to his company Golden Boy Promotions, according to the Daily news. De La Hoya is said to be happy in retirement, and still somewhat in shock that he’s not competing anymore, saying “I still say to myself, ‘wow, I’m not fighting ever again.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather vs. Marquez Rescheduled on September 19th; Dzinziruk-Williams in September? – News

By Dave Lahr: The mega bout between unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez has been rescheduled for September 19th after Mayweather, 32, injured his ribs in training and couldn’t make the orignal July 18th date of the fight. This is good news, however, because ticket sales for the July 18th bout were reportedly anemic with few tickets having been sold for the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxing: The British Scene

fury53256By Neil Jones: I feel that people have perhaps lost sight of the bigger picture, and are basing there articles or opinions on little other than personal grudges. It’s maybe forgotten that we are boxing fans, who first and foremost want to be entertain by watching the best fighters in the best fights regardless of nationality. First and foremost I am a boxing fan. By that extension, I like to feel that I am non biased and objective. By the same standard, it means that I wanted Haye to whip Wladamir, Ricky to knock out Manny and Amir to batter Kotelnik, but we all know how that has turned out. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan talks of Hatton and Marquez fights

khan5454467By Liam Santiago: British boxing star Amir Khan (20-1, 15ko’s) will attempt to silence his critics on July 18th at the M.E.N arena, where he will meet Andriy Kotelnik (31-2-1, 13ko’s), in his first world title bout. Every boxer that laces up a pair of gloves will have their critics, but Amir seems to have more than just a few. Does he really deserve this level of criticism, especially from boxing fans in his own country? Khan speaks to me on what the future holds for him. Read the rest of this entry »

title What Does Pacquiao Have To Do To Silence His Critics? Part 2

pac5446By Joel Nepomuceno: As I stated in my article before this one, one of the key criticisms of Manny Pacquiao is that he hasn’t fought anyone in their prime, or that his opponents have all been shot or weight drained. Critics continue to argue that Pacquaio is only great because he’s only fought weight drained fighters. They always seem to ask, “why is he insisting on demanding catch weights?” Read the rest of this entry »

title Lopez-Lontchi, Ortiz-Maidana this Saturday – News

ortiz4345658By Sean McDaniel: WBO super bantamweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez (25-0, 23 KO’s) will be facing undefeated challenger Olivier Lontchi (18-0-1, 8 KO’s) in a 12-round bout at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Incredibly, the bout will be a pay-per-view fight which was past on by both Showtime and HBO cable networks, who probably saw the fight as a one-sided mismatch and decided to pass on it because of that. Read the rest of this entry »

title Early Analysis of Pacquiao-Cotto

pac453425By Roy Closa: Miguel Cotto is undisputedly a true welterweight while Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is a fast, versatile LWW. This fight is about power against speed. For Cotto, his bigger physique means power, more than anybody else that Pacquiao has fought before. Pacquiao has the hand speed and footwork advantage. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Needs to be the Sacrificial Lamb for Witter

By Scott Gilfoid: Ricky Hatton has been avoiding light welterweight Junior Witter (37-2, 22 KO’s) for as long as I can remember, and has a number of reasons for not fighting him most of it having to deal with Witter calling him out all the time. I don’t know about you, but I never realized that was such a crime that would get Hatton upset enough not to fight Witter. Read the rest of this entry »

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