title Deontay Wilder vs. Kertson Manswell this Saturday, August 4th

deontay wilder  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder (23-0, 23 KO’s) faces the capable Kertson Manswell (22-5, 17 KO’s) in a step up fight this Saturday scheduled for 10 rounds at the Exposition Hall, in Mobile, Alabama. Manswell, 35, 35 replaces Kelvin Price, who had to back out of the fight with Wilder after suffering a rib injury. Read the rest of this entry »



title Robert Guerrero: I’m the champ at 147 now

robert guerrero  photoBy Dan Ambrose: Robert Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KO’s) successfully moved up two divisions to capture the interim WBC welterweight title last Saturday night with a 12 round unanimous decision against Selcuk Aydin (23-1, 17 KO’s). Guerrero used a high punch volume attack in first 9 rounds and then clinched his way to a victory in the final three rounds after he tired out in the later rounds. Read the rest of this entry »



title Groves’ lack of flexibility may limit his career

george groves  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: If there’s one thing that kind of jumped out at me when watching unbeaten super middleweight contender George Groves dismantle a made to order Francisco Sierra last Saturday night in a 6th round stoppage it’s Groves’s lack of flexibility, average hand speed and his problems blocking right hand shots. Read the rest of this entry »



title Rigondeaux won’t get much from Marroquin bout on September 15th

guillermo rigondeaux  photoBy Dan Ambrose: WBA World super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KO’s) is penciled in to fight Top Rank 2nd tier prospect Robert Marroquin (22-1, 15 KO’s) on September 15th on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez bout on HBO pay-per-view at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



title Sturm-Geale: Felix trying to stay on top of the WBA mountain

felix sturm daniel geale  photoBy Jason Kim: WBA super World middleweight champion Felix Sturm (37-2-2, 16 KO’s) has been showing signs of decline in the past year with his close call fights against Matthew Macklin and Martin Murray. Those fights showed that the 33-year-old Sturm is starting to look a lot more mortal than he’s ever looked.

Although Sturm was able to bounce back from the controversial fights to easily beat Sebastian Zbik last April in a 9th round stoppage, Sturm is now facing IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale (27-1, 15 KO’s) on September 1st at the Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordhein-Westfalen, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »



title Robert Guerrero is going to have to find some power or he won’t last long at 147

selcuk aydin robert guerrero  photoBy Jason Kim: Robert Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KO’s) made what many boxing fans felt was a desperate move by jumping up two weight divisions to face previously unbeaten Selcuk Aydin (23-1, 17 KO’s) last night in San Jose, California. The gamble paid off with the 29-year-old Guerrero pounding out a 12 round unanimous decision. Read the rest of this entry »



title Chavez Jr. lack of hand speed will hurt him against Sergio Martinez

sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr  photoBy Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32 KO’s) feels energized as he heads into his September 15th showdown with the middleweight division’s best fighter Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) in a fight that will be televised on PPV on HBO. Read the rest of this entry »



title Orlando Salido vs. Mikey Garcia could happen next

orlando salido mikey garcia  photoBy Dan Ambrose: WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (39-11-2, 27 KO’s) wiped out Moises Gutierrez in the 3rd round last Saturday night in Mexico to remove the last obstacle between him and his next opponent, #1 WBO Mikey Garcia (28-0, 24 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



title Robert Guerrero = Safe fight for Khan in December

robert guerrero amir khan  photoBy William Mackay: If Golden Boy Promotions really wants to make sure that Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) doesn’t lose his next fight, then they should look no further than matching him up against WBC welterweight interim champion Robert Guerrero next. We saw how Guerrero has absolutely no power at 147 in his fight against Selcuk Aydin last weekend. Guerrero won the fight simply by landing a ton of arm punches. He almost threw 1000 punches but only a little 200 landed. Read the rest of this entry »



title Donaire needs to step up the competition after he beats Arce

nonito donaire jorge arce  photoBy Chris Williams: IBF/WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (29-1, 18 KO’s) was recently able to pick up an easy paper title against little known IBF champion Jeffrey Mathebula earlier this month on July 7th. With bigger fights available to him against WBC champ Abner Mares and WBA champion Guillero Rigondeaux, Donaire opted for the light hitting Mathebula to fight instead. Read the rest of this entry »



title Kim: Dirrell would be a bad match-up for Groves

george groves andre dirrell  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: Writer Steve Kim doesn’t see a fight between unbeaten British super middleweight champion George Groves (15-0, 12 KO’s) and Andre Dirrell (20-1, 14 KO’s) going well for Groves if and when they ever fight. Read the rest of this entry »



title Mayweather Jr. gets out of jail this Friday

floyd mayweather jr  photoBy Chris Williams: Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets out of the Clark County jail this Friday after having served 63 days for his domestic abuse charges. Mayweather Jr. will be ready to start working with his friend 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) on their new promotional company TMT (The Money Team) Promotions. Read the rest of this entry »



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