title Alvarez-Lopez: The last of the easy fights for Canelo?

saul alvarez josesito lopez  photoBy Dan Ambrose: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 KO’s) will be continuing with his trend of facing less than dangerous opposition when he takes on 140 pounder Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KO’s) on September 15th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez, 22, says he wants to take on the big names in boxing like Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto after he gets through with light welterweight Lopez. Let’s hope so. Read the rest of this entry »

title Lamont Peterson still needs to be licensed by the NSAC in order to fight

lamont peterson  photoBy William Mackay: Lamont Peterson received a minor victory earlier today when the International Boxing Federation concluded that Peterson can retain his IBF light welterweight title despite him testing positive for synthetic testosterone last March. Read the rest of this entry »

title Chavez Jr. missing training days for Sergio Martinez fight

sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr  photoBy Dan Ambrose: According to fightnews.com, WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32 KO’s) missed four days of training this week for his upcoming fight against former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) at the Thomas & Mack Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »

title Joshua defeats Dychko by controversial decision; Cammarelle beats Medzhidov

robert cammerelle  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: Britain’s super heavyweight Anthony Joshua will be meeting former 2008 Italian Super heavyweight Olympic gold medalist Roberto Cammarelle in the finals of the Olympic competition to fight for the gold medal after both Joshua and Cammarelle came out on top in their semi-finals matches. Read the rest of this entry »

title Golden Boy will have to move Adrien Broner up to 140 at least if they want to find any big fights for him

adrien broner  photoBy Allan Fox: Former WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (24-0, 20 KO’s) is moving in the right direction by moving up one division to the lightweight division following a 5th round TKO win over Vincente Escobedo last month on HBO. However, that move isn’t going to be a big enough one for the 23-year-old Broner to find any halfway decent fights at that weight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Oosthuizen still a possibility for Froch

carl froch  photoBy Scott Gilfoid: Unbeaten South African Thomas Oosthuizen (20-0-1, 13 KO’s) is still a possible next opponent for IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (29-2, 21 KO’s) in November, according to Dan Rafael at ESPN. The only thing that needs to happen for the fight to be salvaged is for Froch’s promoter Eddie Hearn to up the offer for the 24-year-old Oosthuizen. Read the rest of this entry »

title Mayweather: Pacquiao is a beautiful fighter, I hope to fight him in the future

manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr  photoBy Chris Williams: In a sign that Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) is eager to get Filipino Manny Pacquiao in the ring as soon as possible, Mayweather said this about Pacquiao as quoted by Sports Illustrated “I think Pacquiao’s an unbelievable fighter, and hopefully we can make the fight happen in the future.” Read the rest of this entry »

title Donaire-Nishioka, Rios-Alvarado tickets go on sale on Thursday, August 16th

toshiaki nishioka nonito donaire mike alvarado brandon rios  photoBy Dan Ambrose: For boxing fans who plan on going to the October 13th card between IBF/WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire vs. Toshiaki Nishioka and Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado, tickets for the card will go on sale next week on Thursday, August 16th. Read the rest of this entry »

title McCrory: I don’t want to see Khan get hurt; he’s got nothing to prove anymore

amir khan  photoBy William Mackay: Sky Sports News boxing analyst Glenn McCrory thinks former two-time light welterweight champion Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) should retire now that he’s been knocked out again. McCrory believes that Khan is taking a great risk by continuing to fight and risk possibly getting badly hurt in one of his important fights against world class opposition. Read the rest of this entry »

title Marquez may get passed up by Pacquiao

manny pacquiao juan manuel marquez  photoBy Chris Williams: WBO light welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KO’s) will have to decide what he wants to do if Manny Pacquiao opts to fight someone else in November rather than choosing to face him for a fourth time. Read the rest of this entry »

title Abner Mares vs. Anselmo Moreno a possibility for October 13th

anselmo moreno abner mares  photoBy Dan Ambrose: Steve Kim is reporting that a fight between WBC super bantamweight champion Abner Mares (24-0-1, 13 KO’s) and WBA Super World bantamweight champion Anselmo Moreno (33-1-1, 12 KO’s) is a possibility for October 13th. Read the rest of this entry »

title Khan says he’ll be promoting fighters in 2012

amir khan  photoBy William Mackay: With his once promising boxing career beginning to tank badly, Amir Khan says he plans on promoting fighters this year. It’s unclear what his goals are but this sounds like a good backup plan for him if he takes another bad knockout loss or two and has to abruptly end his boxing career. Read the rest of this entry »

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