Williams vs. Ishida: A Fan’s Prediction

Williams Ishida  paul williams By Jimmy M: Next month on February 18, Paul Williams will face off against Nobuhiro Ishida. This is a fight that I am actually looking forward to seeing. This is a fight of two equally sized opponents, as far as height goes anyway. Read the rest of this entry »



Klitschko vs. Chisora: A real look inside

Klitschko Chisora  vitali klitschko derek chisora by James Hardiman (Chaos J): About a week ago, I wrote an article called ‘The Klitschko Curse Returns!’ and I hoped this would prove a point to certain biased writer/s with the intellect of a dust mite (not mentioning names) who hate on the Klitschko brothers for no real reason other then they are not American. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum likely to keep Cotto happy by giving him Pacquiao fight next May or June in a catchweight bout

Cotto Pacquiao Cotto vs. Pacquiao  miguel cotto manny pacquiao (Cotto seen here looking beat up in Pacquiao fight from 2009)By Dan Ambrose: As Dan Rafael astutely pointed out in his column at ESPN earlier today, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) will very likely be facing WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KO’s) next in a rematch in May or June at a catchweight of 150lbs. Read the rest of this entry »



Cleverly vs. Karpency to be shown on EPIX in U.S

Cleverly Karpency  nathan cleverly By Sean McDaniel” The February 25th match-up between WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (23-0, 11 KO’s) and #10 WBA ranked challenger Tommy Karpency (21-2-1, 14 KO’s) will reportedly be televised by EPIX in the United States. According to the latest news, the reason why Karpency was selected is because he’s an American and EPIX wanted a U.S fighter to be facing Cleverly due to the U.S fans that will be watching the fight. Read the rest of this entry »



WBC rules that Julio Chavez Jr. must fight Sergio Martinez next if they win their next fights

Martinez Macklin Martinez vs. Macklin Chavez Rubio Chavez vs. Rubio  sergio martinez julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: The World Boxing Council has given their vote of approval for a Sergio Martinez vs. WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bout as long as the two fighters win their next fights. Chavez Jr. must mandatorily face Martinez next, the WBC says. Read the rest of this entry »



Khan still moaning about his loss, talks of mystery man at ringside

Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By Scott Gilfoid: Amir Khan still fails to accept the fact that he got beat by the better man last month in his loss to Lamont Peterson. The latest news is that Khan is moaning about some mystery man seen at ringside speaking briefly with bout supervisor Michael Walsh and believes that the man was interfering with Walsh from the 6th round on. It’s a pretty big reach on Khan’s part because he definitely lost the fight without any conspiracy with his two penalization’s for shoving Peterson. Read the rest of this entry »



Andy Lee wants world title in 2012

 andy lee By John F. McKenna (McJack): Irish middleweight Andy Lee (27-1, 19 KO’s) had the good fortune to be followed closely as an amateur by legendary trainer Emmanuel Steward. The Limerick southpaw now fights at the Kronk Gym in Detroit after immigrating to the United States so that he could begin training under Steward. Read the rest of this entry »



Boxing observations: Khan, Peterson, Pacquiao, Mayweather, More!

Mayweather Pacquiao Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Khan Peterson Khan vs. Peterson  manny pacquiao lamont peterson floyd mayweather jr amir khan By Hector Gonzalez:

1. Lamont Peterson:

Boxing promoters need to realize that after the Peterson/ Khan fight, Peterson now has a strong fan base. I would like promoters to know that Peterson demonstrated the will power of a true warrior and a dignified champion and many of us boxing fans want to see him for the long run. Read the rest of this entry »



40-year-old Shannon Briggs to return to the ring in March

The Cannon  shannon briggs By Sean McDaniel: 40-year-old former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-6-1, 45 KO’s) will be returning to the ring in March to continue his boxing career after a year and half absence from the ring following a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision loss to WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko in October 2010. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum sees Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. – Marco Antonio Rubio fight selling well

Chavez vs. Rubio  marco antonio rubio julio cesar chavez jr By Dan Ambrose: Bob Arum reportedly is expecting a big crowd for the February 4th fight between his fighter WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31 KO’s) and Marco Antonio Rubio (53-5-1, 46 KO’s) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »



Bradley wants Cotto and Marquez

 boxing By Allen Fox: WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KO’s) has added Miguel Cotto and Juan Manuel Marquez to go along with Amir Khan for the big names that he would like to fight in 2012. Bradley hasn’t had a big fight since last year when he beat WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander by a 10th round technical decision last year in January. Read the rest of this entry »



Arum doesn’t see Pacquiao as deteriorating

 manny pacquiao By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum reportedly doesn’t see his prize gravy train fighter WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao as deteriorating at all. How Arum can see Pacquiao as not going downhill is beyond me because Pacquiao looks like the shadow of his former self from 2009. Read the rest of this entry »



Kell Brook looking for a high profile opponent for March 17th fight

 kell brook By Scott Gilfoid: #2 ranked WBO welterweight contender Kell Brook (26-0, 18 KO’s) is looking for a high profile opponent for his next fight on March 17th at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Thus far, there hasn’t been any one fighter that is being mentioned other than Matthew Hatton and that’s kind of hard to believe that he would be the high profile opponent that Brook is looking for. Read the rest of this entry »



Schaefer still counting on Khan-Peterson fight results to be overturned or an immediate rematch ordered

Khan vs. Peterson  lamont peterson amir khan By William Mackay: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schafer is waiting on the January 18th meeting from the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and the WBA to rule on his appeal to have the results of the Lamont Peterson vs. Amir Khan fight overturned or an immediate rematch so that Khan can remain the IBF/WBA light welterweight champion. Read the rest of this entry »



Andre Ward to have cast removed next week; will fight again in early 2012

 andre ward By Scott Gilfoid: WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) will reportedly have his cast removed from his left hand next week or so. This is the hand that Ward fractured in two places while training for his Super Six tournament fight against WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch. Read the rest of this entry »



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