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title Will Haye Retire If He Loses To Barrett?

By Scott Gilfoid: Tomorrow night, former cruiserweight champion David Haye (21-1, 20 KOs) will be making his biggest step of his new heavyweight career in a battle against Monte Barrett (34-6, 20 KOs) in a 10-round bout at the O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, in London.

Haye, 28, has a tremendous amount of things riding on this fight, not the least of it being his entire career. Read the rest of this entry »

title Codrington Stops Gill – Latest Boxing News

By Dan Ambrose: Exciting super middleweight power puncher Jaidon Codrington (19-2, 15 KOs) stopped journeyman William Gill (8-21, 7 KOs) with three seconds remaining in the 8th round on Thursday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center, in Providence, Rhode Island. Codrington, 24, a former star from reality television program The Contender, staggered Gill late in the 8th round with a monstrous left hand.

Codrington then followed up with a horde of combinations, driving Gill across the ring where he collapsed against the ropes causing referee Ricky Gonzalez to step in and halt the fight at 2:57 of the 8th. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mundine Decisions Pinto

By Nate Anderson: Former two-time World Boxing Association super middleweight champion Anthony Mundine (34-3, 23 KOs) easily defeated Rafael Sosa Pintos (31-3, 12 KOs) by a 10-round unanimous decision on Tuesday night at the E.G. Whitlam Recreation Center, Liverpool, in New South Wales, Australia. The final judges’ scores were 100-91, 99-91 and 100-88. Read the rest of this entry »

title Latest Boxing News: Froch-Pascal, De La Hoya-Pacquiao, Holyfield-Valuev and Cook-Foster

Super middleweight boxer Carl Froch is confident he can overcome Jean Pascal when the pair battle it out for the vacant WBC super middleweight on the 12th of December. Speaking to Setanta Sports News Froch described his opponent as predictable. Read the rest of this entry »

title Holyfield vs. Valuev on December 20th – Latest Boxing News

By Eric Thomas: Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield (42-9-2, 27 KOs) will be getting a second chance at a heavyweight title in a little more than a year, this time against World Boxing Association heavyweight champion Nikolay Valuev (49-1, 34 KOs) on December 20th at the at Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.

Holyfield, now 46, lost his last fight, a 12-round unanimous decision loss to heavyweight Sultan Ibragimov in October 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

title Will Taylor Put Lacy Out of His Misery?

By Jim Dower: After losing his last two fights to Kelly Pavlik, super middleweight Jermain Taylor (27-2, 17 KOs) will be hoping to get back on the winning track on Saturday night against WBC #4 ranked super middleweight Jeff Lacy (24-1, 17 KOs) in a 12-round WBC Super Middleweight Title Eliminator match at Vanderbilt University Memorial Gymnasium, in Nashville, Tennessee. Read the rest of this entry »

title How Can Haye Not Be Ranked In The Pound-For-Pound List?

By Jordan Taylor: David Haye. How he is not ranked in the pound for pound list is beyond me. With the greatest respect to Ivan Calderon and Paul Williams who have started surfacing in many lists, they do not come close to the Hayemaker.

An explosive boxer who successfully unified the Cruiserweight division by annihilated the so called No. 2 in the division (Enzo Maccarinelli) with a stunning TKO in round 2. Previous to that he challenged Jean-Marc Mormeck for the WBA and WBC Cruiserweight titles in 2007. Haye defeated Mormeck with a TKO in the 7th round. Read the rest of this entry »

title Should There Be an Asterisk Next To Calzaghe’s Name For His Win Over Jones?

By Michael Lieberman: I don’t care if Joe Calzaghe beat Roy Jones Jr. last Saturday night. The fight proved little other than Calzaghe is good enough to defeat the remnants of Jones, who is maybe operating at 30% of what he used to be while in his prime. A win over Jones at this point, as faded as he is as a fighter, needs to be put in the larger perspective to where he’s currently at as fighter.

And let us not be under any illusions about how diminished he is as a fighter, because he’s clearly only a shell of what he was while in the prime of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

title Latest Boxing News – Abraham-Sturm

By Erik Schmidt: World Boxing Association middleweight champion Felix Sturm came out on the attack in today’s Universum press release, saying he doesn’t see IBF middleweight champion as a competitor and not a class boxer like himself. Sturm also fired back at Abraham, who had said recently that he would fight Sturm for free, telling him to sign the contract if he wants to fight for free. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya-Pacquiao A Turn Off For Many Boxing Fans

By Jim Dower: As much as six division champion Oscar De La Hoya (39-5, 30 KOs) might like for boxing fans to be interested in his December 6th fight with former featherweight Manny Pacquiao (47-3-2, 35 KOs), so far the perspective bout seems to draw out more ridicule and disgust aimed at Oscar more than anything in the way of praise.

That, of course, won’t get in the way of the fight being a huge PPV attraction, one that will likely come close to matching the $120 million PPV that Oscar attracted for his 1997 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

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