Huck sees victory over Povetkin landing him Vitali fight

Huck Povetkin Huck vs. Povetkin  vitali klitschko marco huck alexander povetkin By Dan Ambrose: WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KO’s) will be doing WBC heavyweight champion Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko a big favor if he beats WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16 KO’s) next month on February 25th in their battle at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Rubio may need a knockout to beat Chavez Jr.

Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) is coming into his fight with WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) a the less popular fighter facing the son of a legend Julio Chavez at the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas. Everything is going against Rubio in this fight: The venue, age, speed, weight, reach, height and crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

Chisora: I’m going to fight Vitali on the inside

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Scott Gilfoid: British heavyweight Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) gave away his secret of how he plans on fighting WBC heavyweight champion Vitalk Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) next month in their February 18th fight at the Olympiahalle, Munich, Bayern, Germany. Chisora, 27, revealed on BoxNation’s Head to Head special that he’s going to work Vitali on the inside to try and punish him and take his World Boxing Council title. Read the rest of this entry »

Famous Ring Wars: Harry Greb vs. Mickey Walker

Greb Walker  boxing By John F. McKenna (McJack): Welterweight champion Mickey Walker, AKA “The Toy Bulldog” challenged the great Harry Greb, AKA “The Human Windmill” for the middleweight championship of the world at the Polo Grounds in New York City on July 2, 1925. Eighty six years after his premature death in 1926 at the age of 32, Greb is still considered by many boxing historians to be the greatest middleweight who ever lived and also among the top pound for pound fighters. Read the rest of this entry »

Hearn to open entire 13,500 seat Motorpoint arena for Brook vs. Hatton fight on March 17th

Brook Hatton  matthew hatton kell brook By William Mackay: In response to brisk ticket sales in the first week that the March 17th clash between undefeated welterweight contender Kell Brook (26-0, 18 KO’s) and Matthew Hatton, Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport will be opening the entire 13,500 seat Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Lucas Matthysse vs. Silverio Ortiz on January 20th for vacant WBC Latino light welterweight title

Matthysse Ortiz  lucas matthysse By Eric Thomas: Light welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse (29-2, 27 Ko’s) will be fighting little known Mexican fighter Silverio Ortiz (23-13, 11 KO’s) on January 20th for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Latino light welterweight title at the Nuevo Palacio Aurinegro, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina in a scheduled 12 round bout. Read the rest of this entry »

Roach still not in favor of Mayweather’s drug testing for Pacquiao

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao  manny pacquiao floyd mayweather jr By Chris Williams: Just when you thought the drug testing issues were already settled for a potential bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. for whenever they do eventually fight, Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach had to speak up and question whether Pacquiao should agree to the random blood tests for performance enhancing drugs. Read the rest of this entry »

Peter Quillin vs. Andy Lee a possibility for March 17th

Quillin Lee  peter quillin andy lee By Allen Fox: One opponent that’s being mentioned for middleweight contender Andy Lee (27-1, 19 KO’s) for his next fight on the undercard of the Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin fight on March 17th is unbeaten Freddie Roach-trained contender Peter Quillin (26-0, 20 KO’s). Read the rest of this entry »

Koncz say Pacquiao still hasn’t selected an opponent yet

Pacquiao Cotto Pacquiao vs. Cotto  manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: Michael Koncz, the close adviser to WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, is saying that Pacquiao still hasn’t selected an opponent yet for his next fight, which is tentatively set for June 9th after Floyd Mayweather Jr. is safely out of the picture doing his 90-day jail term. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotto will have to come down to 147lbs to fight Pacquiao; no catchweight

Pacquiao vs. Cotto Cotto Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: Although WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) still hasn’t revealed who he’ll be fighting next in late May or early June, it’s thought Pacquiao has selected a rematch against WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KO’s) instead of a much more desired fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. that boxing fans want to see. Read the rest of this entry »

Bernard Hopkins turns 47 today, likely to chase Bute fight in 2012

 lucian bute bernard hopkins By Dan Ambrose: WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32 KO’s) turns 47-years-old today and thanks to a successful appeal made to the World Boxing Council and California State Athletic Commission, Hopkins’ loss to Chad Dawson from last year was overturned and changed to a no contest. Read the rest of this entry »

Pacquiao’s wife Jinkee says Cotto is next

Cotto Pacquiao Cotto vs. Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao By Dan Ambrose: Manny Pacquiao’s wife Jinkee told “He wants Cotto.” I don’t know how much weight Jinkee has when it comes to having inside information about Pacquiao’s next opponent, but that sure does make sense because Cotto fits all the criteria that Pacquiao’s promoter likes in an opponent: A. Cotto fights for Top Rank on a fight by fight basis. B. He’s a big PPV attraction. C. He’s no threat to beat Pacquiao; D. He has a big fan base. Read the rest of this entry »

Vitali: Chisora is my next knockout victim, I promise

Klitschko Chisora Klitschko vs. Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora By Sean McDaniel: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO’s) was amused in talking to challenger Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KO’s) on BoxNation recently where the two of them spoke about their fight next month on February 18th. Read the rest of this entry »

Koncz: Maybe next week Pacquiao will announce his next opponent

 manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: Manny Pacquiao’s personal advisor Michael Koncz says that they may release the name for Pacquiao’s next opponent by the end of next week. Koncz doesn’t say who it will be and is holding onto the information until he’s met with Pacquiao and further discussed it. Read the rest of this entry »

Helenius to have shoulder surgery next week

 robert helenius By Allen Fox: EBU heavyweight contender Robert Helenius (17-0, 11 KO’s) will be sidelined for a while recovering from shoulder surgery. The 28-year-old Helenius, #1 WBO, #3 IBF, #3 WBA, #8 WBC, is expected to go under the knife next week on his right shoulder in Heidelberg, Germany, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN. Read the rest of this entry »

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