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title Cunningham Supports Old Foe Adamek; USA Boxing Week – News

cunningham34221When Jersey City’s Polish ex-pat Tomasz ‘Goral’ Adamek defends his IBF Cruiserweight title, on the 27th February 2009, against Detroit’s Johnathon Banks at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey; he will
have an unexpected supporter cheering him on ringside, former Cruiserweight King Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham. Read the rest of this entry »

title Perez-Favela, Diaz-Marquez, John-Juarez, More – News

Making his way back to the ring February 28, 2009 on the Juan Manuel Marquez vs Juan Diaz card, will be Philadelphia’s undefeated hard hitting Jr. Welterweight prospect, Danny “Swift” Garcia (10-0, 7 KOs). Garcia will face Cristian Favela of Los Mochis, SI Mexico in a scheduled eight round bout at the Toyota Center in Houston TX. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jennings Ready To Defeat Cotto

jennings224By Jim Dower: British welterweight Michael Jennings (34-1, 16 KOs) finds himself facing some very tough odds in facing former WBA welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (32-1, 26 KOs) for the vacant WBO welterweight title on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden, in New York, New York. Jennings, 31, will be facing one of the strongest and biggest punchers in the welterweight division in the 28-year-old Cotto. Read the rest of this entry »

title Diaz-Marquez: Both Fighters Have A Lot To Lose

marquez67567671By Manuel Perez: Lightweight Juan Diaz (34-1, 17 KOs) and Juan Manuel Marquez (49-4-1, 36 KOs) meet in one of the biggest fights of 2009 on February 28th at the Toyota Center, Houston, Texas. There’s nothing on the line aside from the little known IBO lightweight title belonging to Diaz, and the pride and reputation for both fighters. Read the rest of this entry »

title News – Haywood Super Against Olusegun?

Light welterweight Scott Haywood has been one of the best kept secrets on the British boxing scene recently but the 27 year old is ready to change that on Friday, February 27 when he gets the opportunity to face world class operator Ajose Olusegun at the Metrodome in Barnsley, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Will Lose To Pacquiao

hatton464635By Scott Gilfoid: The latest in the war of words is that Ricky Hatton’s assistant trainer Lee Beard is predicting a 6th round stoppage of Manny Pacquiao. Yeah, right. That isn’t going to happen, except maybe in Hatton’s dreams or something. Though I wouldn’t mind seeing Pacquiao get stretched, because he’s pretty overrated as far as I can tell. A loss to Hatton would be a good thing for him. It’s too bad Hatton doesn’t have the ability to make that happen. Read the rest of this entry »

title Does it Matter Where Haye-Klitschko Takes Place?

haye5455646By Scott Gilfoid: I don’t know about you, but I’m officially sick of the David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko negotiations and want them to get on with it or leave it. The latest news is that Haye is willing to travel to Germany to make the fight. Apparently, Haye is willing to go the extra yard to get the fight, even singing on for the rematch options that the Klitschko management wants. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pavlik-Rubio: Kelly Has A Lot of Proving To Do

pavlik34324563By Jason Kim: To be kind, middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (34-1, 30 KOs) looked absolutely horrible in his last fight, losing and looking way overmatched against 43-year-old Bernard Hopkins in a 12-round unanimous decision in October. Calling it a bad night, never could get off with his punches and was beaten soundly by a fighter that Pavlik, with his youth and power, should have been able to beat if he was the real deal. Instead, Pavlik took a beating and ended up looking one dimensional and limited as a fighter. Read the rest of this entry »

title Is Angulo Too Slow To Be Champion?

angulo22211By David Lahr: Light middleweight Alfredo Angulo (15-0, 12 KOs) opened some eyes on Saturday night in the process of taking out veteran Cosme Rivera in the 5th at the BankAtlantic Center, in Sunrise, Florida. Angulo showed crushing power in hurting Rivera on a number of occasions in rounds three and five, eventually battering him until the fight was stopped in the 5th. The referee Telis Assimenios waited way too long before stepping in and stopping the fight, letting poor Rivera get hit with far too many shots if you ask me. Read the rest of this entry »

title Barrera vs. Khan: What Are Amir’s Options If He Loses?

khan63562By Chris Williams: You take a good fighter like Amir Khan (19-1, 15 KOs), and then you put him in with a knockout artist early in his career with the obvious conclusion being Amir being flattened in the 1st. Next, his trainer is sacked and replaced by a well known one with experience in training offensive fighters. Khan is then given the formidable task of having to face legendary fighter Marco Antonio Barrera with possibly the WBO lightweight title on the line. Read the rest of this entry »

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