Chavez Jr. and Martinez both test negative for performance enhancing drugs

Chavez Jr Martinez  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr (Photo: Alma Montiel) By Dan Ambrose: In the first of what will likely be many drug tests conducted on WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez saw both fighters test negative for performance enhancing drugs, according to RingTV. Read the rest of this entry »



Chavez – Martinez promises to be good fight

Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr (Photo: Alma Montiel) By John F. McKenna (McJack): The upcoming matchup between WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32 KO’s) and Ring Magazine middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) promises to be a good contest with both combatants eager to demonstrate to boxing fans that they are worthy of holding the middleweight crown. The fight will take place on September 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »



Haye returns with a vengeance as Klitschko nemesis

Haye Klitschko Haye vs. Klitschko  wladimir klitschko david haye By John F. McKenna (McJack): Former cruiserweight and WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (26-2, 24 KO’s) has returned with a vengeance as a nemesis for WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO’s). “The Hayemaker” was discredited to a large degree last July after his humiliating decision loss to Vitali’s brother WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (58-3, 51 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Amir Khan’s ‘Shock’ defeat is reflective of the state of boxing

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  amir khan By Kwame Cinquez: Amir Khan’s brutal knock-out at the hands of the limited Danny Garcia only came as a shock to those who have a limited knowledge of the sport. It has been coming. Having watched Amir from the Olympics, I have never been impressed with his boxing ability. Read the rest of this entry »



What is really going on for Pacquiao?

Pacquiao Bradley Pacquiao vs. Bradley  manny pacquiao By Babatis Banda: There seems to be a really bad thing going for Manny Pacquiao. His camp is no longer united like it used to, at least from the rumors concerning the conditioning coach Alex Ariza and Manny’s trainer, Freddie Roach. Ariza has also made some very confusing press statements in the recent past. Read the rest of this entry »



Roach: Khan will out-box Garcia in a rematch; he should fight him next

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  freddie roach danny garcia amir khan By William Mackay: Trainer Freddie Roach wants Amir Khan to get back in the ring and face WBC light welterweight champion Danny Garcia in December to try and avenge his 4th round TKO loss rather than having Khan move up to 147. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan is too high maintenance for Roach

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  freddie roach amir khan By Chris Williams: Some fighters are simply too needy and too high maintenance to be worth the trouble of having them around in the first place. I think Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) might be one of those types of fighters for trainer Freddie Roach. Having a needy fighter like Khan around is a negative because when he does fail, and you know he’s going to, the trainer has the spotlight put on him for somehow failing him. The trainer is put in the hot seat all of a sudden, and you get people questioning whether the trainer knows what he’s doing. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum to meet with Pacquiao in early August to decide opponent for November 10th

Pacquiao Bradley Pacquiao vs. Bradley  manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: Bob Arum of Top Rank will be meeting with his recently defeated fighter Manny Pacquiao early next month to try and come to a decision about who the Filipino will fight next on November 10th. There’s not much decide really. It’s down to two opponents – Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »



Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia – The New 140 Pound King

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  danny garcia amir khan By Mark Uliano: After Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia’s (24-0, 15 KO) 4th Round TKO of Amir Khan this past Saturday on HBO, boxing fans and analysts on various media and social outlets have been wondering who the newly crowned Ring champion, WBA and WBC champion will be facing next. Read the rest of this entry »



Saul “Canelo” Alvarez turns 22 today!

Alvarez Lopez Alvarez vs. Lopez  saul alvarez josesito lopez (Photo credit: Golden Boy Promotions, GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS, Ramiro Gonzalez, German Villasenor) By Dan Ambrose: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 KO’s) turned 22-years-old today as he prepares for his September 15th title defense against Golden Boy Promotions picked opponent Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KO’s) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Carl Frampton vs. Kirko Martinez on 9/22; Paul McCloskey in action as well

Frampton Martinez  paul mccloskey kiko martinez carl frampton By Sean McDaniel: Unbeaten super bantamweight contender Carl Frampton (14-0, 9 KO’s) will be challenging EBU super bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez (26-3, 19 KO’s) on September 22nd at the Odyssey Arena, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Also on the card will be WBA super middleweight champion Karoly Balzsay, Brian Magee, Paul McCloskey, Martin Lindsay and Eamonn O’Kane in separate bouts. Read the rest of this entry »



Over 13,000 tickets already sold for Chavez Jr-Martinez bout

Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr (Photo: Alma Montiel) By Jason Kim: With slightly less than two months to go before the September 15th fight between WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0, 32 KO’s) and Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s), there has already been over 13,000 tickets sold for the event, according to Eleconomista.com.mx for their fight on HBO pay-per-view at the Thomas & Mack Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The venue only holds 18,000 and it’s a given that it will be sold well before the 15th of September. Read the rest of this entry »



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