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title What’s Next For Mosley?

shane433355By Manuel Perez: New WBA welterweight champion Shane Mosley (46-5, 39 KOs) must feel like a little kid in a big candy store since winning the title from Antonio Margarito with an upset 9th round TKO on Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. With the decks stacked against him, the small 5’9″ Mosley pulled off the upset by using his natural advantage in hand speed along with a strategy which included a lot of clinching to defeat Margarito. Read the rest of this entry »

title Haye vs. Wladimir on June 20th at Stamford Bridge

haye3445519By Scott Gilfoid: British heavyweight David Haye (22-1, 21 KOs) has finally landed a Klitschko, in this case Wladimir, the IBF/WBO heavyweight champion and considered by many boxing fans to be the best heavyweight on the planet. The fight will take place at the Stamford Bridge, in London on June 20th. Haye, 28, will be making a big step up from the mediocre heavyweight competition that he’s faced thus far in facing Wladimir. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cotto vs. Margarito II In June?

margarito43535By Eric Thomas: In the latest news from the rumor mill, Miguel Cotto (32-1, 26 KOs) may be facing Antonio Margarito (37-6, 27 KOs) in June for a rematch of their July 2008 fight. It would, of course, depend on Cotto successfully beating British welterweight Michael Jennings in their fight on February 21st for the vacant World Boxing Organization welterweight title. It was thought that Cotto would be facing either Shane Mosley or possibly the winner of the May 2nd fight between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton, but the word has it that Bob Arum wants to go ahead with the Cotto-Margarito fight instead. Read the rest of this entry »

title Rivera-Edwards, Galarza-Rojas, O’Connor – News

When 140-pound star Juan Urango travels to Montreal, Canada’s Bell Centre to face Herman Ngoudjo for the vacant IBF world junior welterweight championship on Friday night, he won’t be alone, as two of his Seminole Warriors Boxing stablemates will be joining him in an attempt to make it a 3-0 night for the Florida-based promotional company. Read the rest of this entry »

title Barrera-Khan: Two-thirds of the 20,000 tickets Already Sold

khan5454466By Sean McDaniel: Lightweight Amir Khan’s fight March 14th fight with seven-time world champion Marco Antonio Barrera is selling incredibly well, fans already having purchased two-thirds of the 20,000 tickets in just a few days for the that’s to take place at the M.E.N. Arena in Lancashire. It’s rather surprising given Khan’s disastrous failure in losing a by a 1st round knockout to Breidis Prescott on September 6th, 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

title News: Vitali: Wlad will fight Haye in 2009; Martinez-Cintron On Feb 14th

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is confident that a fight between his brother Wladimir and British heavyweight contender David Haye will happen in the next 12 months. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jennings Looking To Upset Cotto; Evans, Munroe-Martinez – Boxing News

jennings334Fresh off the back of Shane Mosley’s surprise KO win over Antonio Margarito at the weekend, Michael Jennings has promised to deliver another welterweight shock when he fights Miguel Cotto next month. Chorley based Jennings will challenge Cotto for the WBO World Welterweight crown at New York’s Madison Square Garden on February 21. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Close To An Agreement For Pacquiao Bout

hatton45463758By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao has signed the contract and faxed it to the headquarters of Top Rank and it looks as if the fight will now go ahead once Ricky Hatton signs the contract which he is expected to do. Hatton recently walked away from negotiations after tiring of waiting for Pacquiao to sign the contract, but after a couple of days in which Hatton was looking into other options, Pacquiao changed his mind and agreed to accept the 52-48 purse split. According to Hatton’s lawyer, Gareth William, they expect announce the fight on Thursday in a press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

title Will Rubio Make Pavlik Look Like Margarito?

pavlik524224By William Mackay: It doesn’t help that WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (34-1, 30 KOs) was not long ago soundly defeated by a fighter that is trained by the new hot trainer Nasim Richardson, but the similarities go further than that. Like Antonio Margarito, Pavlik was expected to win big in his last fight and ended up taking sound thrashing, winning zero rounds and badly beaten. Read the rest of this entry »

title The Klitschko Brothers Need To Forget Valuev and Fight Each Other

wladimir422By Scott Gilfoid: In an article today, World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko and his brother Wladimir, who holds both the IBF and WBO belts, complained that WBA title holder Nikolay Valuev’s promoters are preventing him from facing them, despite Valuev himself wanting the fight. However, it’s hard not to see why the promoters wouldn’t want the brothers to fight Valuev, because each of the would very likely knock Valuev out and grab his WBA title long with it. Read the rest of this entry »

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