Roach: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather needs to happen now; people are losing interest in the fight

Pacquiao Mayweather  manny pacquiao freddie roach floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: Freddie Roach says he wants to see the Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. mega fight happen right now while both fighters are still relatively in their primes. Roach didn’t seem as anxious for the fight to happen last year when Mayweather was agreeing to weight penalties, glove sizes, and purse splits. Read the rest of this entry »



Haye: If the Klitschkos want a tough challenge then they need to fight me

Haye Klitschko Haye vs. Klitschko  wladimir klitschko david haye By Scott Gilfoid: It looks as if we haven’t heard the last of former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KO’s). Just when you thought Haye had permanently retired to go off and seek his fortunes as a movie actor, he’s still talking about wanting to come back and fight the Klitschko brothers – if they showed him any interest in fighting him. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum: Mayweather has no chin, he hates Pacquiao’s right hand

Pacquiao Marquez Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: Bob Arum of Top Rank lashed out at unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. yesterday in an interview, saying that it’s Mayweather who doesn’t want to make the fight happen with Arum’s fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Read the rest of this entry »



Mayweather, Marquez, Pacquiao and the Haters, Part 2

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez floyd mayweather jr By Glen Anglin: Manny Pacquiao is a once-in-a-lifetime treat for boxing fans. The man is a fiend in the ring; an electric, flashing, inexplicable force of nature. He throws blizzards of punches, is always in shape and always comes to fight and fights often. Are there flaws in his technique? Read the rest of this entry »



Famous Ring Wars: Sugar Ray Robinson vs Joey Maxim – Pt 2

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Although Robinson continued to pile up points and win rounds the intense heat and humidity appeared to be taking its toll. At one point his corner urged him to slow down and asked him if he thought he was Jack Dempsey. Read the rest of this entry »



Famous Ring Wars: Sugar Ray Robinson vs Joey Maxim – Pt 1

Robinson Maxim  sugar ray robinson By John F. McKenna (McJack): On February 5, 1943 after winning 85 fights as an amateur, 69 of those via the KO route, 40 coming in the first round and then winning his first 40 professional fights, Sugar Ray Robinson lost his first fight to “The Bronx Bull” Jake LaMotta. Read the rest of this entry »



Mayweather, Marquez, Pacquiao and the Haters

Pacquiao Marquez Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez floyd mayweather jr By Glen Anglin: There are a few reasons why many otherwise even-minded people view boxing as a sport of criminals and boxers and boxing fans as borderline thugs. Ignorance, the desire to feel superior, disgust at the violence of a true blood sport all play into it. Read the rest of this entry »



Berto vs. Bailey close to happening

Berto Bailey  randall bailey andre berto By Jason Kim: IBF welterweight champion Andre Berto (28-1, 22 KO’s) will likely be facing number #2 ranked IBF contender Randall Bailey (42-7, 36 KO’s) for his first defense of his International Boxing Federation title that he won over former champion Jan Zaveck last September. Read the rest of this entry »



Saul Alvarez says he doesn’t get involved in scandals, the WBC backs him

Alvarez Cintron Alvarez vs. Cintron  ulises solis saul alvarez kermit cintron By Dan Ambrose: Photo credit: Alma Montiel – At a press conference on Wednesday, WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez isn’t admitting that he hit International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight champion Ulysses ‘Archie’ Solis with a two punch combination during a training incident at the Barranca de Oblates in Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »



John Murray back with trainer Gallagher; still faces a likely KO loss to Brandon Rios in December

Rios Murray Rios vs. Murray  john murray brandon rios By Scott Gilfoid: John Murray (31-1, 18 KO’s) is reportedly back with his old trainer Joe Gallagher after a brief bit of time away from him. However, it likely won’t matter for Murray’s next fight who’s working as his trainer because Murray is really up against it in his December 3rd fight against WBA World lightweight champion Brandon Rios (28-0-1, 21 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Read the rest of this entry »



Marquez: Pacquiao doesn’t like to be attacked

Pacquiao Marquez Pacquiao vs. Marquez  manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez By Chris Williams: Through his two fights with Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez has noticed that Pacquiao does well as long as you don’t put pressure on him and attack him. But when you throw a lot of punches and are constantly coming forward, Pacquiao struggles. Read the rest of this entry »



Kessler’s surgery a success; will fight Stieglitz in March or April

Kessler Stieglitz Kessler vs. Stieglitz  robert stieglitz mikkel kessler By Allen Fox: Mikkel Kessler (44-2, 33 KO’s) reportedly underwent successful finger surgery on his right hand and will now begin his rehabilitation period. Kessler will be facing WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz in March or April depending on how well Kessler’s finger responds during the rehab period. Read the rest of this entry »



Toney vs. Lebedev for interim WBA cruiserweight title on Nov 4th

Toney Lebedev  james toney denis lebedev By Dan Ambrose: The November 4th fight between 43-year-old James Toney (73-6-3, 44 KO’s) and Russian Denis Lebedev (22-1, 17 KO’s) will have the interim WBA cruiserweight title on the line in their fight at the Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia. Read the rest of this entry »



Lucian Bute building his legacy

Bute Johnson Bute vs. Johnson  lucian bute glen johnson By John F. McKenna (McJack): International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Middleweight champion Lucian “Mister KO” Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) will continue to work on building his legacy when he takes on the ageless 42 year old former light heavyweight champion Glen “The Road Warrior” Johnson (51-15-2, 35 KO’s) on November 5. Read the rest of this entry »



Sauerland wants Kessler to face Ward-Froch winner in Denmark in 2012

Ward vs. Froch  mikkel kessler carl froch andre ward By Eric Thomas: After Mikkel Kessler (44-2, 33 KO’s) could fight the winner of the Super Six finals bout between Carl Froch and Andre Ward next year in Denmark if Kessler’s promotional company Sauerland gets their way. They want Kessler to fight the Ward-Froch winner in Parken, Denmark in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »



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