Caballero vs. Hosono tomorrow night

Caballero Hosono  celestino caballero By Eric Thomas: World Boxing Association (WBA) World featherweight champion Celestino Caballero (35-4, 23 KO’s) makes his first defense of his title tomorrow night against Japan’s Satoshi Hosono (21-1, 15 KO’s) in what will likely be a huge mismatch at the Bunka Gym n Yokohama, Japan. Caballero, 5’11″, will have a four inch height advantage over the 5’7″ Sosona and a half foot in reach. Read the rest of this entry »



Jermain Taylor headlines a packed fight card tonight against Jessie Nicklow

Taylor Nicklow Taylor vs. Nicklow  jermain taylor Photo: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Jermain Taylor (28-4-1, 17 KO’s) will be giving boxing a huge shot of excitement when he makes his comeback tonight in a packed card against a quality fighter in Jessie Nicklow (22-2-3, 8 KO’s) at the Morongo Casino Resort & Speak in Cabazon, California. Taylor, 33, will be headlining the card which has Andre Dirrell (19-1, 13 KO’s) as the co-feature in his comeback fight against Darryl Cunningham (24-2, 10 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook rumored to be fighting Matthew Hatton next

Brook Hatton Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By Scott Gilfoid: In some disappointing news, unbeaten welterweight champion Kell Brook (26-0, 18 KO’s) is reportedly in negotiations with fringe welterweight contender Matthew Hatton (42-5-2, 16 KO’s) for a fight that will take place in early 2012. If the fight comes off this will be a continuation of the disturbing trend for the for the 25-year-old Brook to be matched against soft competition rather than serious threats that can teach him something that he’ll need to know when the day comes for Brook to finally fight someone with ability. Read the rest of this entry »



Mayweather Jr.’s fans are worried whenever Pacquiao agrees to Floyd’s demands

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Juan dela Cruz: We can’t deny the fact that everybody wanted to see Manny Pacquiao with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the opposite corner of the ring. The excitement and money it will bring will be tremendous and surely will break any sporting records. Unfortunately, Floyd is reluctant to have the fight. Read the rest of this entry »



Sergio Martinez anger understandable

Martinez Chavez Martinez vs. Chavez  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): WBC Diamond and The Ring middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s) is understandably upset that the World Boxing Council (WBC) failed to honor their promise to give Sergio a mandatory title shot with WBC full middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-1, 31 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Ortiz vs. Berto: Victor has to stay focused if he wants to win

Berto Ortiz  victor ortiz andre berto By Allen Fox: Former World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s) has extraordinary skills on both defense and offense, but he has a bad habit of mentally making bad mistakes at times that cost him big time in some of his fights. Ortiz will be meeting Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) in a rematch on February 11th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ortiz, 24, defeated Berto the last time they fought back in April 2011. Read the rest of this entry »



Bellew wants a rematch with Cleverly, feels he didn’t lose to him

Bellew Cleverly Bellew vs. Cleverly  tony bellew nathan cleverly By Scott Gilfoid: 29-year-old Tony Bellew (16-1, 10 Ko’s) has been left in the dust by WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (23-0, 11 Ko’s) after losing a controversial 12 round majority decision to him last October. Cleverly won the fight by the scores of 116-113, 117-112 and 114-114. Read the rest of this entry »



Peterson vs. Khan rematch: Khan will lose

Khan Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Hector Gonzalez: This article is not about Khan bashing. This article is about putting boxing into proper perspective. This article is about resisting the hype being put up by Golden Boy, and furthermore about why boxing needs a champion like Lamont Peterson. If there is a rematch, and you are considering putting money on Khan on the basis that he was robbed in their first bout, I would suggest that you look closer…. Khan does not have the skills to beat Peterson. Read the rest of this entry »



The WBC still hasn’t sanctioned Chavez-Rubio bout: Is Sulaiman having second thoughts?

Chavez vs. Rubio  sergio martinez marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Eric Thomas: The World Boxing Council still hasn’t officially sanctioned the already scheduled HBO fight between WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Marco Antonio Rubio on February 4th. The WBC originally said that Chavez Jr. would have to fight Martinez next but then Sulaiman came out and said that Chavez Jr. has asked to take an optional defense against Rubio. Read the rest of this entry »



Sergio Martinez wants Andre Ward fight but at a catchweight

Martinez Ward Martinez vs. Ward  sergio martinez andre ward By Dan Ambrose: WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27 KO’s) is open to the idea of facing WBA/WBC middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) in 2012, albeit with the help of a handy catchweight, according to RingTV. Martinez is already scheduled to fight Mathew Macklin on March 17th, but once that stay busy fight is out of the way, Martinez will be free to make the fight with Ward if he’s really serious about wanting to fight him. Read the rest of this entry »



Donaire faces Vazquez Jr. next, but still won’t fight Rigondeaux

Donaire Vazquez Donaire vs. Vazquez  wilfredo vazquez jr nonito donaire guillermo rigondeaux By Chris Williams: Nonito Donaire (27-1, 18 KO’s) faces a guy that was recently knocked in his last fight in Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (21-1-1, 18 KO’s), who Donaire have been matched up against by his promoter Bob Arum in a fight on February 4th for the vacant WBO super bantamweight title at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »



Vince Cleverly hopeful for Bernard Hopkins fight for Nathan in 2012

Cleverly Hopkins Cleverly vs. Hopkins  nathan cleverly bernard hopkins By Scott Gilfoid: Vince Cleverly, the trainer and father of WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (23-0, 11 KO’s), refuses to give up on the idea of matching Nathan against aging 46-year-old WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »



Alexander vs. Maidana: Devon to overwhelm Marcos with punches on 2/25

Alexander Maidana  marcos rene maidana devon alexander By Dan Ambrose: Marcos Maidana (31-2, 28 KO’s) still doesn’t know what he’s got himself into in facing Devon Alexander (22-1, 13 KO’s) on February 25th at the Scottrade Center in Saint Louis, Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »



Weights: Dirrell vs. Cunningham, Taylor vs. Nicklow

Taylor  Taylor vs. Nicklow Dirrell vs. Cunningham  jermain taylor andre dirrell Photo: Casino/SHOWTIME – By Jim Dower: At Thursday’s weigh-in for SHOWTIME telecast between Andre Dirrell and Darryl Cunningham and Jermain Taylor and Jessie Nicklow, Dirrell weighed in at 169lbs for his scheduled 10 round fight. Read the rest of this entry »



Mayweather’s chance to turn things around

Pacquiao Mayweather Pacquiao vs. Mayweather  floyd mayweather jr By John F. McKenna (McJack): World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) has the opportunity to turn things around when he emerges from the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas where he will serve a 90 day sentence for domestic violence beginning on January 6, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »



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