Roach once threw “Mystery Man” out of his gym

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson freddie roach amir khan By John F. McKenna (McJack): The “Mystery Man” at the center of the current controversy in the December fight in which Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) lost his title belts to new WBA/IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15 KO’s) was allegedly once thrown out of Freddie Roach’s gym. Read the rest of this entry »



Chisora says he will defeat Klitschko

Klitshko vs. Chisora Klitschko Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By John F. McKenna (McJack): Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) wasted little time before he began trash talking WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) when he showed up at the London press conference to hype their upcoming fight. “Del-Boy” as he is known to his fans will attempt to take the WBC title away from “Dr. Ironfist” when they clash in Munich, Germany on February 18. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum’s four-fighter list for Pacquiao: Two retreads and two non-stars

 manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: You know things are bad when you have Bob Arum rejecting Floyd Mayweather Jr. for a bout against his fighter Manny Pacquiao for the sake of Arum putting him in with one of four fighters – Timothy Bradley, Miguel Cotto, Lamont Peterson and Juan Manuel Marquez – that Arum has personally selected for him to fight. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan to move up to welterweight if he doesn’t get rematch with Peterson

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Allen Fox: Amir Khan (26-2, 18 KO’s) will reportedly be abandoning the light welterweight division and moving up in weight to welterweight if he isn’t given an immediate rematch when the IBF and WBA meet to decide Khan’s fate based on his appeal of his 12 round split decision loss to Lamont Peterson last month. Read the rest of this entry »



Paul McCloskey not fighting: Does he need a new promoter?

 paul mccloskey By Sean McDaniel: Paul McCloskey (23-1, 12 KO’s) defeated Breidis Prescott by a 12 round unanimous decision last year in September in a World Boxing Association title eliminator bout in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Read the rest of this entry »



Cunningham-Hernandez: Steve wins this one

Cunningham vs. Hernandez  yoan pablo hernandez steve cunningham By Jim Dower: The last time Steve Cunningham (24-3, 12 KO’s) and Yoan Pablo Hernandez (25-1, 13 KO’s) fought, Hernandez was fading at the time the fight was halted due to Hernandez suffering a cut from a headbutt in the 6th. The bout then went to the cards and Hernandez won by a technical decision. Read the rest of this entry »



Andre Ward wants a big fight for next bout

 andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) doesn’t plan on letting up after beating some of the best fighters in the super middleweight division in the Super Six tournament. Read the rest of this entry »



Cotto should be trying to get Mayweather fight in case he doesn’t get selected by Arum for Pacquiao

 miguel cotto By Chris Williams: The way that Bob Arum and Manny Pacquiao are dragging out the selection process for the Filipino’s next fight in June could end up costing WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto a big fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. because instead of being free to chase down Mayweather, who is currently looking for an opponent for his May 5th date at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cotto is sitting and waiting for Pacquiao and Arum to select one of four fighters. Read the rest of this entry »



Andre Dirrell plans on fighting in April, wants Lucian Bute

Bute Dirrell Bute vs. Dirrell  lucian bute andre dirrell By Scott Gilfoid: Andre Dirrell (20-1, 14 KO’s) plans on getting back in the ring by April of this year against a still to be determined opponent, according to fighthype.com. Dirrell wants a fight against IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) and would take him on immediately if Bute would give him the fight. Read the rest of this entry »



40-year-old Shannon Briggs to be back in the ring in March or April

 shannon briggs By Allen Fox: Former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-6-1, 45 KO’s) is looking to reload on his career and make a comeback in March or April against a still to be determined opponent. Briggs, 40, last fought in October 2010 when he was badly beaten by WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko by a 12 round unanimous decision. Read the rest of this entry »



Is Khan becoming infamous rather than famous in America?

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan has now had five bouts in the United States and three of them have involved Khan doing quite a bit shoving and pulling down on the head of his opponents. Sometimes it’s better for a fighter to keep quiet and take his loss like a man rather than crying day and night about in the media trying to get sympathy. Read the rest of this entry »



Bute should have to prove himself against Dirrell instead of Froch

Bute Froch Bute vs. Froch  lucian bute carl froch andre dirrell By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KO’s) would like nothing better than to be facing WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) next but Ward has already told Bute in firm language that he’s not going to be getting a fight handed to him based on the awful opposition that Bute has been matched against during the last three years while holding down the belt. Read the rest of this entry »



Erik Morales in tough fight against Danny Garcia on 3/24

Morales Garcia Morales vs. Garcia  erik morales danny garcia By Dan Ambrose: WBC light welterweight champion Erik Morales (52-7, 36 KO’s) a tiny reprieve by his gallbladder surgery that postponed his fight #1 World Boxing Council challenger Danny Garcia (22-0, 14 KO’s), but the fight has now been rescheduled for March 24th and Morales is still faced with the same tough task as he had before in trying to beat a younger, bigger, faster, stronger and taller Garcia. Read the rest of this entry »



Brandon Rios back in action on March 3rd at lightweight on HBO

 brandon rios By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA World lightweight champion Brandon Rios (29-0-1, 22 KO’s) will be back in the ring on March 3rd competing in the lightweight division in a fight that will reportedly be televised on HBO. Read the rest of this entry »



Vitali facing a little swarmer in Chisora on 2/18

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Sean McDaniel: It’s fair to say that WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) has never faced a fighter with a swarming like offensive style like Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) before. Read the rest of this entry »



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