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title Has Calzaghe Already Damaged His Legacy?

cal45344By Scott Gilfoid: After carefully guarding his precious legacy as if it were the crown jewels or something, unbeaten Joe Calzaghe (46-0, 32 KOs), seems to have undid all the accolades that he might have received with his recent comments about the sport of boxing dying. With that comment alone, it made it seem as if Calzaghe, who is leaning towards getting out of the sport and retiring, is self-serving chap, someone who is ending his career after having made his fortune in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

title Hatton Is Open To a Fight With Mayweather

hatton46436773By Jason Kim: Ricky Hatton is reportedly interested in a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. if Floyd is serious about making a comeback in the near future. Hatton, 30, still has unfinished business, not to mention hurt feelings, from his painful 10th round stoppage loss to Mayweather in 2007, and naturally wants to try and seek revenge for the bout in the future. However, if Mayweather Jr. is serious about staging a comeback fight against Hatton, he’s going to have to wait in line for him, as Hatton appears to be all but set for a fight against pound-for-pound boxing star Manny Pacquiao in May 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

title Is Vitali Doing Wladimir a Disservice By Fighting Haye?

wladimir112255Photo by Pavel “Eagle eye” Terehov – By Matt Stein: Wladimir Klitschko must either be the nicest brother you could ever imagine having or else someone gullible, passive and easily walked over. Why else would he allow his older brother, Vitali Klitschko, to leapfrog over him and take on David Haye, a fighter that has for months been pursuing Wladimir with single-minded determination. Now, instead of Wladimir being the one to take on Haye in what will without a doubt be a minor mega-fight, Vitali has stepped up and will be fighting him instead. Read the rest of this entry »

title Greene vs. Sergio Martinez on January 17th

greene444242By Jim Dower: Undefeated light middleweight prospect Joe Greene (20-0, 14 KOs) will face his toughest task on January 17th in a scheduled 12-round bout for the interim World Boxing Council (WBC) light middleweight title in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Greene, 22, a former 2004 National Golden Gloves Middleweight Champion, is making a huge step up in competition to take on Martinez, 33, the interim WBC light middleweight champion. Read the rest of this entry »

title Latest Boxing News – Holyfield vs. Valuev; Alvarado-Huerta

valuev3425Evander Holyfield is convinced that neither size nor age will matter in Saturday´s showdown with Nikolai Valuev. The 46-year-old challenger is determined to become the oldest heavyweight champion in the history of boxing when he takes on the Russian Giant in front of a sell-out crowd of 12.500 fans in Zurich. In order to put his name in the record books, though, he needs to defeat the biggest and tallest champion of all time. “I will display a performance that will surprise many people,” Holyfield said at today´s official press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

title Will Holyfield Retire If He Loses To Valuev?

holyinterviewBy William Mackay: Evander Holyfield (42-9-2, 27 KOs) doesn’t know the word quit, but after Saturday night, he might want to add it to his vocabulary, because in facing seven foot Nikolay Valuev (49-1, 34 KOs), he’ll be at a tremendous disadvantage and will almost surely lose the fight. For those who are keeping score, this will be Holyfield’s fifth heavyweight title, if he should win the fight, a number that would further enhance his status among boxing fans. Read the rest of this entry »

title WBC Begins investigation into Mosley

mosley55544By Mark Boyles: Following claims from BALCO founder Victor Conte, and a defamation suit filed by Mosley, the WBC has launched an investigation into the use of prohibited substances by Shane Mosley in his fight against Oscar De La Hoya. Mosley has admitted to a grand jury that he used EPO and steroids as part of his training regimen in the build up to that fight, but is insisting that he was unaware that the substances he used were banned by the WBC. Mosley is suing Conte for claiming that he watched Mosley inject himself with EPO and that the boxer knew what he was taking. Read the rest of this entry »

title Karmazin, McKart, Arreola, DeGale, More – Boxing News

karmazin353531Two vacant titles will be up for grabs in the same fight this Saturday, December 20, 2008, at the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood, California when former World Champions, Roman “Made in Hell” Karmazin and Bronco “Superman” McKart, step into the ring against each other. Already approved for the vacant NABF Middleweight title, the bout between these two veterans of the ring will also be for the IBF Intercontinental Middleweight title. The winner of this important showdown will likely earn a top 5 ranking in the WBC and IBF and another world title opportunity. Read the rest of this entry »

title Latest Boxing News – Chagaev, Hatton, Pacquiao, More

ruslan2Light-welterweight champion Ricky Hatton will confirm his next fight by the end of the year according to his lawyer Gareth Williams. The comments come after Manny Pacquiao’s manager Bob Arum revealed talks with Hatton were already underway.

Speaking to Setanta Sports News Williams insisted that Hatton had become a box office gold in America. Read the rest of this entry »

title Leworthy-Walton This Saturday

By Brad Clark: Pete ‘The Choirboy’ Leworthy is set for the biggest test of career when he takes on Shaun ‘Slasher’ Walton. The 24-year-old boxer from Bristol enters the ring as a professional for the third time this Saturday in front of none other than Ricky Hatton. However, Leworthy has reasons for performing well other than impressing The Hitman. Read the rest of this entry »

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