Cotto is too dangerous for Pacquiao now

Cotto Pacquiao Cotto vs. Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: I’m going to make a prediction and I’m dead certain that’s going to come true. Manny Pacquiao will not be fighting Miguel Cotto next on November 10th. Cotto won’t get the fight and will be bypassed for a lesser threat and a lighter puncher like Tim Bradley. Read the rest of this entry »

Adamek faces dangerous puncher Travis Walker

By Allan Fox: 35-year-old Tomasz Adamek (46-2, 28 KO’s) is going to have to try and find a way to survive the huge shots from 6’4 1/2″ Travis Walker (39-7-1, 31 KO’s) on September 8th in Newark, New Jersey. Adamek hasn’t faced a puncher with as quite as much power as Walker has since he moved up to the heavyweight division in 2009. This could prove to be a more difficult test for Adamek than he might expect it to be. Read the rest of this entry »

Rahman-Povetkin, Pulev-Ustinov on September 29th

Rahman vs. Povetkin Pulev vs. Ustinov  kubrat pulev hasim rahman alexander ustinov alexander povetkin (Picture: Photo Wende) By Sean McDaniel: 39-year-old #1 WBA Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KO’s) will be challenging for the title against WBA World heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KO’s) on September 29th in Hamburg, Germany. On the undercard will be heavyweight contenders Kubrat Pulev (16-0, 8 KO’s) facing unbeaten Alexander Ustinov (27-0, 21 KO’s) in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) heavyweight title eliminator bout. The winner of the fight will become IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s mandatory challenger. Read the rest of this entry »

Pacquiao’s next opponent expected to be chosen this week

 manny pacquiao By Allan Fox: Bob Arum will be meeting with Manny Pacquiao this week to select who will be standing across from him on November 10th. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is already out of the picture because Arum has ruled him out as one of the potential candidates to get the job. Arum has mentioned Miguel Cotto, Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez as the big three that Pacquiao will choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

Kell Brook to face Hector Saldivia on October 20th in IBF 147 lb eliminator

Brook Saldivia Brook vs. Saldivia  kell brook By Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten #4 IBF Kell Brook (28-0, 18 KO’s) will be facing #5 Argentinian Hector Saldivia (41-2, 32 KO’s) in an IBF 147 pound eliminator bout on October 20th after the International Boxing Federation ordered the fight to determine a mandatory challenger for the winner of the September 22nd fight between IBF champion Randall Bailey and challenger Devon Alexander. Read the rest of this entry »

Lennox Lewis calls on the scoring to be improved in Olympics

By Mark Havey: Many people have been infuriated with the results of the scoring for Olympic boxing. You can’t help but feel bad for the boxers as they have trained so hard, for so long. Sometimes it can be difficult to score, especially with the lighter competitors. Amateur boxing is performed with speed, not power. This lack of power means the boxer who has just been punched maintains a relatively still head. Read the rest of this entry »

Emanuel Steward: I have never offered to train Amir Khan

 amir khan By Mark Havey: The past few weeks Amir Khan (26-3, KO’s 18) has made it clear that he is weighing up his options in regard to his trainer. Khan currently trains under the experienced eye of Freddie Roach, the man many consider as the best training in the world. but recently Amir khan has been offering out names to anyone who will listen. And those names are of trainers who have asked to be his trainer. Emanuel Steward is one of those names. Read the rest of this entry »

Anthony Joshua knocks down Zhieli Zhang on his way to a very comfortable win

Joshua Zhang Joshua vs. Zhang  boxing By Dominic Sauboorah: Super-Heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua showed just how good he is by outclassing the former silver medallist at the Beijing Olympics Zhieli Zhang in the quarter-finals of the London 2012 Olympics. Joshua looked a lot more comfortable in this fight in comparison to his last fight against Erislandy Savon, dominating with his jab and knocking the Chinese fighter down in the 2nd round with a crispy right hook. Read the rest of this entry »

Why does Pacquiao need a catchweight handicap against Cotto?

By Chris Williams: Bob Arum is talking about matching Manny Pacquiao up against former Top Rank stable fighter Miguel Cotto in November at a catchweight handicap of 150 lbs for Pacquiao rather than at the full weight for the junior middleweight class. What I want to know is why does Pacquiao still need a catchweight handicap when he fights? Read the rest of this entry »

Arum focusing on Marquez’s large Hispanic fan base as reason for choosing him over Bradley for Pacquiao’s next fight

By Chris Williams: Besides Miguel Cotto as a potential next opponent for Manny Pacquiao to fight on November 10th, Bob Arum of Top Rank seems to be excited about the money potential of a fourth fight between Pacquiao and soon to be 39-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez. Arum believes that Marquez-Pacquiao 4 will be a huge fight due to Marquez’s large Hispanic fan base. Read the rest of this entry »

Bold Prediction: Manny’s next opponent already picked

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: Top Rank CEO is heading to the Philippines to discuss Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent. However, I will boldly go out on the limb and say that the opponent is already selected. It’s Juan Manuel Marquez. A couple reasons. For the most obvious reason its an in house fight. Read the rest of this entry »

Arum interested in Pacquiao-Cotto rematch, thinks he can make it happen at 150 catchweight

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is very interested in matching his fighter Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KO’s) against either Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO’s) or Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KO’s) in rematches. Read the rest of this entry »

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