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title News – Will David Haye fight both Klitschkos? Quezada and Joe Goossen Team Up

British heavyweight boxer David Haye could fight both Klitschko brothers as part of a sensational two-for-one contract being thrashed out by lawyers. Speaking to Setanta Sports News Haye admitted that the two-for-one contract was “being talked about”. He said: Read the rest of this entry »

title Oral Extends Contract With Arena; Skelton Targets Haye; Cleverly-Onyango – News

Commonwealth heavyweight champion Matt Skelton has called out David Haye. Skelton, who defends his title against Martin Rogan on 28th February, said he “absolutely would” like a shot at Haye. Speaking to Setanta Sports News Skelton insisted his comments weren’t personal. He said: Read the rest of this entry »

title Abraham vs. Simon, Olusegun-Haywood, McNally-Delehedy – Boxing News

The King returns to the coast! Undefeated IBF middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (28-0, 23 KOs) will take on Lajuan Simon in Kiel on March 14. “I have big plans for 2009,” King Arthur said. “I will start with Simon – and at the end of the year I want to be super-champion at middleweight.” Read the rest of this entry »

title News: BJ Flores On ESPN; Alekseev Extends Contract With Spotlight; Darchinyan-Arce Poll

World ranked cruiserweight contender BJ Flores will head to Bristol, CT this Friday night, February 6th, to co-host ESPN’s Friday Night Fights studio show with Brian Kenny. Flores will be co-hosting as part of an agreement recently announced with the leader in sports entertainment with further appearances in 2009 to follow. Read the rest of this entry »

title Arce-Darchinyan, DeMarco-Raiymkulov Quotes; Mayorga Backs Out – News

Three of the four fighters who will be featured on Saturday’s excellent doubleheader on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING participated in a workout Wednesday that was open to the media and public. It was held at the TKO Boxing Gym in Anaheim, Calif. Read the rest of this entry »

title Jermain Taylor Is Training For Another Title Fight

taylor4562437455By Sam Gregory: In his first fight at the new weight of 168 pounds, Jermain Taylor improved his record to 28-2-1 with 17 knockouts with a decisive win over Jeff Lacy on November 15th. According to Taylor’s trainer Ozell Nelson, the former middleweight champion from Little Rock, Arkansas, will fight Englishmen Carl Froch for the World Boxing Council super middleweight title on either April 18th or April 25th this spring. Read the rest of this entry »

title Froch vs. Taylor In April

froch4633By Dave Lahr: According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor (28-2-1, 17 KOs) will be taking on WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch (24-0, 19 KOs) in April. The dates of the fight will be on either April 18th or the 25th, with the site still unknown. Froch, 31, recently defeated Jean Pascal in December to win the vacant World Boxing Council super middleweight title in a fight that was a candidate for fight of the year honors. Read the rest of this entry »

title How Badly Will Hatton Lose To Pacquiao?

hatton4654236By Chris Williams: I hate to rain on a lot of Ricky Hatton fan’s parade but he doesn’t stand a chance against Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd. It isn’t whether or not he’s going to lose the fight, in my view, it’s how badly he’ll lose. As far as I can tell, Hatton hasn’t shown anything in recent fights or throughout his entire career that would lead me to believe that he can stay in with Pacquiao for more than six one-sided rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayorga Pulls Out Of Angulo Bout

mayorga5623635By Jim Dower: Light middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo (14-0, 11 KOs) received some bad news this week in the form of former welterweight champion Ricardo Mayorga (28-7-1, 22 KOs) suddenly pulling out of their February 14th bout due to an injury that Ricardo sustained in training camp. The fight, if it had gone ahead, would have potentially given Angulo’s still young career a big shot in the arm had he been able to defeat Mayorga in an impressive manner. Read the rest of this entry »

title Freddie Roach on Possible Pacquiao-Mayweather Showdown

roach63223By Sam Gregory: Floyd Mayweather coming out of retirement is major boxing news even though Floyd himself has never made such a claim. The BBC managed to catch up with Mayweather at his pre-Super Bowl party in Ybor City, Fla. Saturday night before the big game. Despite bombarding Floyd with as many questions in as many ways as possibly to ask the same question, the answer remained the same; Floyd has no intention to step out of retirement now or anytime in the foreseeable future to fight Ricky Hatton or anyone for that matter. Read the rest of this entry »

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