Rigondeaux vs. Marroquin on September 15th on Chavez Jr-Martinez undercard

Rigondeaux Marroquin  guillermo rigondeaux By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank has moved to further beef up their September 15th fight card headlined by WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez by adding WBA World super bantamweight champion Gullermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KO’s) in a title defense against one of Top Rank’s stable fighters, 2nd tier prospect Robert Marroquin (22-1, 15 KO’s) at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read the rest of this entry »



Haye believes Khan can return to top level

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  david haye amir khan By John F. McKenna (McJack): Former World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight champion David Haye (26-2, 24 KO’s) is of the opinion that his good buddy Amir Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) can return to the top level in boxing and again be a champion. “The Hayemaker” who also fought last Saturday night scored a five round TKO over Derek Chisora (15-4, 9 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »



Broner to move to lightweight after Escobedo fight on Saturday

Broner Escobedo Broner vs. Escobedo  vicente escobedo adrien broner (Photo: Pat Lovell – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions) By Scott Gilfoid: After WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (23-0, 19 KO’s) blows out Vincente Escobedo (26-3, 15 KO’s) in their HBO televised bout, Broner says he’ll be moving up to the lightweight division to seek out greater accomplishments. There’s simply no one for the 22-year-old Broner to fight at 130, so he needs to move up to the lightweight division and go after the few names they have up there. Read the rest of this entry »



Pavlik a possibility for Froch on Nov. 3rd or Nov. 10th

Froch Pavlik Froch vs. Pavlik  kelly pavlik carl froch By William Mackay: IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (29-2, 21 KO’s) will be defending his newly won title on either November 3rd or November 10th against possibly former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s). This will be Froch’s tune-up before he faces former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute and Mikkel Kessler in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »



Amir Khan can learn from Mayweather Jr

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  floyd mayweather jr amir khan By Babatis Banda: Amir Khan is a decent fighter. I am not sure if Khan can be considered an elite fighter anymore, but what Amir has is plenty of youth and speed. He does not possess elite skill, he has no great power and he lacks patience. Amir needs to learn to balance his deficiencies and his strengths. Read the rest of this entry »



Maccarinelli banned for 6 months

British Boxing  enzo maccarinelli By Dan Henderson: British fighter Enzo Maccarinelli has been banned from boxing for 6 months after failing a drug test. He tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a specified stimulant which can be found in nutritional supplements that can be bought in various shops. The ban will run from the 19th of April until the 18th of October. Read the rest of this entry »



Guerrero moves up two weight divisions to face Aydin

Aydin Guerrero Aydin vs. Guerrero  selcuk aydin robert guerrero By Allan Fox: Robert Guerrero (29-1-1, 18 KO’s) wants a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr, and is willing to do almost anything to get that fight, including moving up two weight divisions on July 28th to fight unbeaten welterweight contender Selcuk Aydin (23-0, 17 KO’s) at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan vs Theophane. Really?

By Dan Henderson: In the British media there has been rumours flying around that Khan may face Ashley ‘Treasure’ Theophane and this rumour surprised me somewhat because it’s not a fight I would see Khan take because there wouldn’t be much money in involved for Khan for the risk. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan unhappy that he’s had to fly long distances to train with Roach

Khan Garcia Khan vs. Garcia  freddie roach danny garcia amir khan By Jason Kim: One of the issues that Amir Khan has with his trainer Freddie Roach is that he often had to fly long distances in order to trainer with Roach, sometimes having to fly all the way to the Philippines to get in training time. Read the rest of this entry »



De La Hoya says “Look at what Pacquiao did to me – he destroyed me”, in hyping Alvarez-Lopez fight

Alvarez Lopez Alvarez vs. Lopez  saul alvarez oscar de la hoya josesito lopez By Dan Ambrose: Just to show you how desperate Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya has become to try and get boxing fans excited about the September 15th mismatch between WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez and the slender light welterweight Josesito Lopez that has been hand-picked by Golden Boy, De La Hoya has resorted to bringing up how he was thrashed by the much smaller Manny Pacquiao back in 2008 to show that size doesn’t matter. Unfortunately it does matter. Read the rest of this entry »



Ward to have to deal with Dawson’s height and reach advantage on September 8th

Dawson Ward Dawson vs. Ward  chad dawson andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) is going to have to find a way to deal with the height and reach advantage of Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KO’s) on September 8th at the Oracle Arena, in Oakland, California. Ward is listed as the favorite to win this fight, he’s going to have be giving away five inches in reach against the long-armed Dawson. Read the rest of this entry »



Rigondeaux expected to renew contract with Top Rank for two years

 guillermo rigondeaux By Dan Ambrose: WBA World super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KO’s) is reportedly in negotiations with Top Rank to renew his contract with them that expired yesterday on July 16th, according to fightnews.com. The 31-year-old Rigondeaux could renew for two more years with Top Rank. Read the rest of this entry »



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