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title Abraham 159.6 Simon 157.2 – Weights; Macklin Looking To Defeat Elcock – News

Matthew Macklin is adamant that class will prevail in “The Battle of Brum” at the Aston Arena on Saturday night. Macklin challenges city rival Wayne Elcock for his British Middleweight title in the headline bout on a Hennessy Sports show, which is live on ITV4 from 7:45pm. Read the rest of this entry »

title Weigh-In: Maskaev 248 Boruff 231; Castle-Johanneson on March 20th – News

A thrilling domestic showdown has been added to Ian Napa’s upcoming European title defense on Friday, March 20 at Newham Leisure Centre in London, England as Henry Castle clashes with Carl Johanneson at lightweight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Brewster vs. Sprott on Saturday

sprott88321By Jason Kim: Both Lamon Brewster (34-4, 30 KOs) and Michael Sprott (34-12, 16 KOs) are coming into this fight under less than impressive circumstances with both having lost two out of their last three fights respectively. On Saturday night, Brewster and Sprott meet up in an 8-round bout at the Ostseehalle, Kiel, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

title Dib Defeats Browne, Wilson and Haumono Fight To a Draw

dibs45By Nate Anderson: Featherweight contender Billy Dib (22-1, 11 KOs) defeated Davey Browne (15-1-1, 4 KOs) by 8th round technical decision on Wednesday night for the IBF Pan Pacific Youth featherweight and interim WBC World Youth featherweight title at The Cube, Campbelltown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Dibs, 23, using his unorthodox style of boxing reminiscent of a slightly poor version of Naseem Hamed, used his boxing skills and a lot of movement to control most of the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Andy Lee faces familiar foe in Sipos – News

Andy Lee will face a familiar foe at The O2, Dublin on March 21st when he takes on former European title challenger, Alex Sipos on the Hunky Dorys World Title Fight Night. Lee was a late addition to an already packed O2 line-up after a scheduled headline appearance at Madison Square Garden fell through last week. Read the rest of this entry »

title Roach: “If Khan Can’t Beat This Guy [Barrera], It’s Over”

khan43434By William Mackay: This Saturday night, Amir Khan (19-1, 15 KOs) has a lot riding on the line when he meets up with former three time champion Marco Antonio Barrera (65-6, 43 KOs) in a lightweight bout at the M.E.N. Arena, in Manchester, Lancashire. At 22, Khan has a lot to lose in this fight, with his trainer Freddie Roach saying “If he can’t this guy at this point in his career, I believe it’s over, yes. I believe then he’ll never be a world champion, and if you can’t be a world champion this sport, you don’t belong it in it.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Pavlik vs. Mora in Summer

pavlik645255By Jim Dower: Although nothing has been signed as of yet, it appears that WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (35-1, 31 KOs) will be facing former reality television star from The Contender Sergio Mora (21-1-1, 5 KOs) in the Summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in a split site pay-per-view with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fighting Luciano Cuello in Mexico. It seems like a poor card, hardly one for PPV and more suited to ESPN or Friday Night Fights if you ask me. Read the rest of this entry »

title Zappavigna Dominates St. Clair, Geale Stops MacKillop

lenny43435By Nate Anderson: In an impressive punching performance, unbeaten light welterweight prospect Leonardo Zappavigna (18-0, 13 KOs) pounded out a one-sided 12-round unanimous decision over former IBF super featherweight champion Gairy St. Clair (41-9-2, 18 KOs) last night at The Cube, Campbelltown, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

title THIS TUESDAY! Dawson-Tarver News Conference in Las Vegas

dawson5445566LAS VEGAS, NEV (March 12, 2009) – Undefeated IBF/IBO light heavyweight champion CHAD DAWSON (27-0,17 KOs), from New Haven, Conn. and three-time world champion ANTONIO TARVER (27-5, 19 KOs), from Tampa, Fla., will host a news conference luncheon announcing their world championship rematch, This Tuesday! March 17 in “Festival Hall” at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas (4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. 89169.) Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. with the news conference beginning at Noon. Read the rest of this entry »

title Boxing News – Cunningham Steams In To Support Maccarinelli; Bute-Zuniga Weights & Quotes

macc455Former IBF World Cruiserweight Champion, Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham gives his view on this weekend’s big battle at the M.E.N. Arena in Manchester between Wales’ Enzo ‘Big Mac’ Maccarinelli and American-based Brit Ola
‘Kryptonite’ Afolabi for the interim WBO Title. Read the rest of this entry »

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