40-year-old Shannon Briggs to be back in the ring in March or April

 shannon briggs By Allen Fox: Former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-6-1, 45 KO’s) is looking to reload on his career and make a comeback in March or April against a still to be determined opponent. Briggs, 40, last fought in October 2010 when he was badly beaten by WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko by a 12 round unanimous decision. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Khan becoming infamous rather than famous in America?

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan has now had five bouts in the United States and three of them have involved Khan doing quite a bit shoving and pulling down on the head of his opponents. Sometimes it’s better for a fighter to keep quiet and take his loss like a man rather than crying day and night about in the media trying to get sympathy. Read the rest of this entry »

Bute should have to prove himself against Dirrell instead of Froch

Bute Froch Bute vs. Froch  lucian bute carl froch andre dirrell By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) would like nothing better than to be facing WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) next but Ward has already told Bute in firm language that he’s not going to be getting a fight handed to him based on the awful opposition that Bute has been matched against during the last three years while holding down the belt. Read the rest of this entry »

Erik Morales in tough fight against Danny Garcia on 3/24

Morales Garcia Morales vs. Garcia  erik morales danny garcia By Dan Ambrose: WBC light welterweight champion Erik Morales (52-7, 36 KO’s) a tiny reprieve by his gallbladder surgery that postponed his fight #1 World Boxing Council challenger Danny Garcia (22-0, 14 KO’s), but the fight has now been rescheduled for March 24th and Morales is still faced with the same tough task as he had before in trying to beat a younger, bigger, faster, stronger and taller Garcia. Read the rest of this entry »

Brandon Rios back in action on March 3rd at lightweight on HBO

 brandon rios By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA World lightweight champion Brandon Rios (29-0-1, 22 KO’s) will be back in the ring on March 3rd competing in the lightweight division in a fight that will reportedly be televised on HBO. Read the rest of this entry »

Vitali facing a little swarmer in Chisora on 2/18

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Sean McDaniel: It’s fair to say that WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) has never faced a fighter with a swarming like offensive style like Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) before. Read the rest of this entry »

Saul Alvarez has a real chance of beating Mayweather

Alvarez Mayweather Alvarez vs. Mayweather  saul alvarez floyd mayweather jr By Jason Kim: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (39-0-1, 29 KO’s) has a very real chance of beating Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26 KO’s) if he gets picked out to face him at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 5th. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Khan a bad ambassador for the sport?

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Rimar Cry: I’ve read a lot of comments about how, by not taking his defeat like a man, Khan’s a terrible sportsman and a whinging, cry baby. Read the rest of this entry »

Brook-Hatton: Could Kell have chosen a worse opponent than Matthew?

Brook vs. Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By Scott Gilfoid: After eight years as a pro, Kell Brook (26-0, 18 KO’s) is taking his step up fight on March 17th and it’s supposed to be fringe contender Matthew Hatton (42-5-2, 16 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »

Huck will surprise Povetkin with his power

Huck Povetkin Huck vs. Povetkin  marco huck alexander povetkin By Jim Dower: Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KO’s) is ready to start a new chapter in his career when he moves up in weight to take on World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16 KO’s) in a fight that will bring a lot of attention to the heavyweight division on February 25th at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

The Mystery Man will appear at Khan/Golden Boy appeal hearing on January 18th

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Scott Gilfoid: The Mystery man, whose real name is Mustafa Ameen, says he’ll be attending the January 19th Amir Khan/Golden Boy Promotions appeal hearing with the IBF/WBA to clear up why he was sitting with WBA supervisor Michael Welsh at the Khan vs. Lamont Peterson fight last month in Washington, DC. Read the rest of this entry »

Famous Ring Wars: Max Baer vs Jimmy Braddock “The Cinderella Man”

Baer Braddock  boxing By John F. McKenna (McJack): Max Baer won the heavyweight championship of the world on June 11 1935 by knocking out the Italian giant Primor Carnera, AKA “The Ambling Alp” in the 11th round. Max scored 11 knockdowns on the way to his KO win over Carnera and at 25 he was thought by boxing fans to be invincible. Baer was 6’4”, had the physique of a Greek god and the punching power to go along with it. To say that Baer had an air of arrogance and self confidence would be a huge understatement. Read the rest of this entry »

Merchant not excited about a Mayweather-Guerrero fight

Mayweather vs. Guerrero  robert guerrero floyd mayweather jr By Allen Fox: Like a lot of people, Larry Merchant, a TV analyst for HBO, doesn’t see the wisdom or the appeal of a Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Robert Guerrero fight on May 5th in what will be a PPV fight on HBO. Guerrero has been mentioned recently as one of two fighters that Mayweather is considering for his fight on the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

Lamont Peterson could sign with Top Rank, leaving Khan and Golden Boy out in the cold for a rematch

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Chris Williams: As Oscar De La Hoya was pointing out on his twitter page today, there is a very real possibility that IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) could be on the verge of signing with Golden Boy Promotions rival Top Rank in order to get a big money fight against WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Read the rest of this entry »

Donaire wants Arce, Nishioka and Rigondeaux-Ramos winner

Rigondeaux vs. Ramos Donaire Vazquez Donaire vs. Vazquez Jr.  wilfredo vazquez jr toshiaki nishioka nobuo nashiro guillermo rigondeaux By Dan Ambrose: Nonito Donaire (27-1, 18 KO’s) goes after his third world title belt next month against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (21-1-1, 18 KO’s) in a fight for the vacant WBO super bantamweight title at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Donaire doesn’t plan on standing in one place if he can pick up the title, as he wants to then face Jorge Arce (59-6-2, 45 KO’s) followed by a fight against WBC super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka (39-4-3, 24 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »

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