Macklin: I lost to Martinez because switched off a little bit upstairs

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Scott Gilfoid: Matthew Macklin partly explains his 11th round stoppage defeat to Sergio Martinez last night as resulting from him not moving his head as much as he had earlier in the round and dealing with fatigue that has begun to set in around that time of the fight. However, I think Macklin isn’t giving Martinez credit for stepping up his game after having been knocked down by Macklin the 7th. Read the rest of this entry »



Lewis: Khan and Froch will win back their lost titles this year

Khan Peterson 2 Khan vs. Peterson 2 Froch Bute Froch vs. Bute  lennox lewis carl froch amir khan By Sean McDaniel: Former heavyweight world champion and HBO analyst Lennox Lewis sees Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) and Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KO’s) winning back their lost titles. Lewis doesn’t give a time line for when that’s going to happen, but he believes just the same that both fighters will be able to snatch back their titles. Froch was beaten decisively by WBA World super middleweight champion Andre Ward last December, whereas Khan was defeated by Lamont Peterson by a controversial 12 round split decision last December. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan: In two or three bouts then the Mayweather fight can happen

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  floyd mayweather jr amir khan By William Mackay: Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) still thinks he’s going to be getting a fight against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s), even though Khan already failed his last test against Lamont Peterson in losing a 12 round split decision to him last December. Mayweather was completely turned off by Khan’s fighting style in that bout, in particular with his fouling – i.e., shoving, pulling down on Peterson’s head and putting him in headlocks. Mayweather thought Khan should have been disqualified for the fouling in that bout. Read the rest of this entry »



Brook looked vulnerable from the 8th round against Hatton

Brook Hatton Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By Scott Gilfoid: I hate to drizzle on Kell Brook’s loyal fans but I wasn’t at all impressed what I saw of him last night in his 12 round decision win over the hand-picked Matthew Hattn (42-6-2, 16 KO’s). First of all, what is Brook still doing fighting guys like Hatton after almost nine years as pro. Read the rest of this entry »



Chavez stops Julio; Gonzalez destroys Jimenez

By Jim Dower: Welterweight contender Omar Chavez (28-1, 20 Ko’s) rebounded from his disappointing loss in his last fight against Jorge Paez Jr. last December to come last night to stop Emilio Julio Julio (28-8-2, 13 KO’s) in the 9th round at the Palenque de Gallos, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »



Macklin: I thought I was in the driver’s seat against Martinez

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By William Mackay: Matthew Macklin felt good about what was going on in the fight going into the 11th round of his fight tonight against Sergio Martinez in Madison Square Garden, New York. Macklin saw himself up on the scorecards and on the verge of winning the fight until disaster struck in which the 28-year-old Macklin walked into a big left hand from Martinez and was knocked down. Macklin got up but was put down once more before the bell sounded ending the 11th round. Macklin never got a chance to come out for the 12th because his trainer stopped the fight in between rounds. Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook says he’d beat Khan, wants to fight him

Brook Hatton Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook amir khan By Scott Gilfoid: Undefeated welterweight contender Kell Brook (27-0, 18 KO’s) figures he’s ready now to take on and defeat former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) after beating 30-year-old fringe welterweight contender Matthew Hatton (42-6-2, 16 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »



DeMarco stops Roman in 5th round, holds onto WBC 135 pound title

By Jim Dower: Making his first defense of his WBC lightweight title, champion Antonio DeMarco (26-2-1, 19 KO’s) stopped 2nd tier challenger Miguel “Mickey” Roman (37-9, 29 KO’s) in the 5th round on Saturday night at the Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, in Sinaloa, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »



Macklin angers a sleeping giant Martinez and gets whipped

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Scott Gilfoid: Matthew Macklin may have wished he had not made the mistake of knocking Sergio Martinez down in the 7th round tonight in their Madison Square Garden fight in New York, because all it was wake up a sleeping giant, causing Martinez to pummel the UK fighter from pillor to post for the next four rounds until stopping him after the 11th. Read the rest of this entry »



Martinez gets up off the canvas to stop Macklin

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Allan Fox: Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez showed huge heart in getting up from a 7th round knockdown and then come back and drop Matthew Macklin twice in the 11th to get a stoppage on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. There weren’t any titles at stake in this fight, aside from the 37-year-old Martinez’s WBC Diamond strap. Macklin really made it a tough fight for Martinez by really putting a lot of pressure on him all fight long and landing some good shots. Read the rest of this entry »



Martinez comes on late to stop Macklin!

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Jason Kim: Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) came on late to get a stoppage of Matthew Macklin on Saturday night in stopping him after the 11th round had ended at the Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Martinez knocked Macklin down twice in the 11th round and had him on the verge of being stopped during the round. However, time ran out before Martinez could add to it. Read the rest of this entry »



Sergio Martinez destroys Matthew Macklin!

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin  sergio martinez matthew macklin By Jim Dower: WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) stopped Ireland’s Matthew Macklin (28-4, 19 KO’s) in the 11th round on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Martinez, 37, knocked a tired and hurt Macklin down twice in the 11th round with big left hand shots. After the round ended, Macklin’s trainer Buddy McGirt had the fight stopped due to Macklin being far too hurt to recover in time for the 12th round. Read the rest of this entry »



Brook beats Hatton but unable to stop him

Brook Hatton Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By William Mackay: Matthew Hatton got a minor victory tonight by being able to survive 12 rounds against undefeated Kell Brook in losing by a 12 round decision at the Motorpoint Arena in front of a huge pro-Brook crowd of 9000 fans. Hatton was expected to be stopped by Brook by many boxing experts and it sure looked like he was on his way to being stopped in the last four rounds of the fight, but Hatton did his best to hang on in the literal sense to last the full 12. Read the rest of this entry »



Rodriguez easily beats George

Rodriguez George Rodriguez vs. George  edwin rodriguez By Jim Dower: Undefeated supper middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez (20-0, 14 KO’s) demonstrated his class with a lopsided 10 round unanimous decision win over Don George (22-2-1, 19 KO’s) on Saturday night on the undercard of Matthew Macklin vs Sergio Martinez at the Madison Square Garden, in New York, New York, United States. Read the rest of this entry »



Maccarinelli vs. McPhilbin next Friday

By William Mackay: Former WBO cruiserweight champion Enzo Maccarinelli (34-5, 27 KO’s) is hoping to win a lower level belt against British cruiserweight champion Shane McPhilbin (8-2, 5 KO’s) in a minor test for the 31-year-old Maccarinelli next Friday at the Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK. Maccarinelli is just trying to stay busy and keep sharp for a hoped for a fight against WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly in 2013 or 2014, whenever Cleverly’s people feel he’s ready to take the Maccarinelli. Read the rest of this entry »



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