title Brooks, Serrano win belts at boxing block party

By Mike Stafford: Mother Nature smiled upon promoters Bob Duffy and David Schuster on Saturday at the Plattduetsche Park. All week, thunderstorms threatened to knock out the outdoor boxing extravaganza in Franklin Square, Long Island. But the weather was perfect, the fights exciting and the boxing-themed play that kicked off the event was a knockout.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Cammarelle deserved to get the gold medal, not Joshua

robert cammerelle anthony joshua  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: You only had to take one look on the face of talented Italian super heavyweight Roberto Cammarelle to know how completely disgusted he was with the judges decision to give Britain’s Anthony Joshua the gold medal in their 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medal finals match in London, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title Joshua wins gold medal on controversial decision over Cammarelle

robert cammerelle anthony joshua  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: For the 2nd time in the Olympic competition, Britain’s home fighter Anthony Joshua won a controversial decision in a fight he appeared to lose at home in London in the 2012 super heavyweight Olympic competition. Joshua beat 2008 Italian super heavyweight gold medalist Roberto Cammarelle by a 18-18 score, which then went into a countback tie-breaker. Joshua was given the gold based on his last round score of 8-5. Read the rest of this entry »

title Brian Vera defeats Sergio Mora by 12 round majority decision; Escalante stops Miranda

By Jason Kim: Middleweight Brian Vera (21-6, 12 KO’s) picked up a second win over former WBC junior middleweight champion Sergio Mora (23-3-2, 7 KO’s), beating him by a 12 round majority decision on Saturday night to capture the vacant WBO NABO middleweight title at the Illusions Theater, in San Antonio, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

title Cazares defeats Diaz

By Jim Dower: 34-year-old former two division world champion Hugo Fidel Cazares (37-7-2, 26 KO’s) picked up his second consecutive victory on Saturday night beating Daniel Diaz (19-4-1, 14 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Gimnasio de las Liebres, Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The final judges’ scores were 118-110, 119-110 and 118-111. Read the rest of this entry »

title Rigondeaux will need to obliterate Marroquin

guillermo rigondeaux  photoBy Dan Ambrose: WBA World super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KO’s) has the bad luck of being matched against a prospect instead of an actual contender for his next fight on September 15th against Robert Marroquin (22-1, 15 KO’s) of Top Rank at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Pacquiao-Bradley drew only 700,000 buys

timothy bradley manny pacquiao  photoBy Chris Williams: It’s reported that Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Tim Bradley last June only drew 700,000 pay-per-view buys on HBO, according to the Manila Bulletin. This is a huge departure from the 900,000 buys that many boxing fans had heard that the Pacquiao-Bradley fight brought in. Read the rest of this entry »

title Ndou defeats St Clair

By Jim Dower: Former IBF light welterweight champion Lovemore Ndou (49-13-2, 31 KO’s) defeated Gairy St Clair (42-12-2, 18 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Friday night at the Southport RSL Club, Southport, Queensland, Australia. The final judges’ scores were 116-112, 116-112 and 117-112, all for the 40-year-old Ndou. Read the rest of this entry »

title Walker with punchers chance against Adamek

By Sean McDaniel: 35-year-old heavyweight contender Tomasz Adamek (46-2, 28 KO’s) will be fighting the 6’4 1/2″ journeyman Travis Walker (39-7-1, 31 KO’s) on September 8th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Walker, 33, is probably going to need to pull out a KO win for him to have a chance at winning this fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Randall Bailey to have to make his shots count against Devon Alexander

randall bailey devon alexander  photoBy Dan Ambrose: IBF welterweight champion Randall Bailey (43-7, 37 KO’s) has a really tough first title defense against former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (23-1, 13 KO’s) on September 22nd in a still to be determined venue in San Antonio, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

title Dawson will need to adapt to beat Ward

chad dawson andre ward  photoBy Sean McDaniel: 30-year-old Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KO’s) has been one of the best fighters in the light heavyweight division for the past six years. Dawson has been nearly unbeatable during that one time, only losing to Jean Pascal on a cut two years ago in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golovkin-Proksa: Two power punchers go at it on 9/1

gennady golovkin  photoBy Dan Ambrose: WBA World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (23-0, 20 KO’s) will have the chance to test his huge punching power against EBU middleweight champion Grzegorz Proksa (28-1, 21 KO’s) next month on September 1st at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. Read the rest of this entry »

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